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Microsoft Fixes Cookie Security Bug in Windows Azure

Microsoft fixes a security bug in Windows Azure, and offers a new "extra small" cloud computing instance.

Windows Market Share Drops Below 90%

Analysis: Macs, smartphones and tablets are eating into Microsoft's long dominance.

Early Adopter Spells out Microsoft Azure's Strengths and Shortcomings

Few people know Windows Azure as well as Joannes Vermorel. Here's his take on Microsoft's cloud platform.

Windows Azure Turns One in 'Anemic' Market

On the anniversary of Windows Azure's introduction, the cloud platform market targeted by Microsoft is dwarfed by infrastructure and software clouds.

Google Catches Bing Copying Search Results

An interesting 'sting' operation carried out by Google's search engine team appears to show that Microsoft's Bing is copying some of Google's search results.

Internet cloud

Amazon Cloud Now Can Send Bulk E-mail

Amazon is adding a bulk e-mail sending service for businesses and developers to its compute cloud.

Two-Thirds of U.S. Internet Users Lack Fast Broadband

Two-thirds of U.S. Internet connections are at speeds less than 5 Mbps, putting the United States well behind speed leaders South Korea and Japan.

Ballmer to Chinese President: 90% of Microsoft Customers in China Using Pirated Software

While Chinese President Hu Jintao knew he'd face some tough questions when he came to the United States this week, he probably didn't figure most of them would come Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer

Intel VP: Windows Must Adapt to Tablet Age

Intel and Microsoft have been slow to adapt to the rise of tablets. Intel's chief says there's time to recover.

The Mac App Store's Hottest Productivity Apps

After Dropping H.264, Google Admits It's More Popular Than WebM

A Google official has acknowledged H.264 is more popular than Google's favored WebM video codec, but said H.264 will eventually fade away because of restrictive licensing.


The 10 Biggest Hoaxes in Wikipedia's First 10 Years

The online encyclopedia that anyone can edit has had its share of hoaxes over the years. Here are the top 10.

Windows on Verge of Dropping Below 90% Market Share

Windows is on the verge of dropping below 90% market share, with Macs, smartphones and tablets posing an increasingly serious threat

Gartner's Magic Quadrant Disses Amazon Cloud

Gartner's Magic Quadrant calls Amazon's cloud computing service 'visionary' but 'unproven.'

Wikipedia's 10th Anniversary: Edit Wars, Controversy, and Internet Dominance

Wikipedia and its users are planning more than 300 celebration events across six continents for the 10th anniversary of the free, online encyclopedia