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Tim Greene covers security and keeps an eye on Microsoft for Network World.

Surface RT begins its escape from Microsoft retail stores

Microsoft has altered its approach to selling Windows RT tablet/notebooks, at least in Australia. And the U.S. could soon follow.

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Word vulnerability tops Microsoft's targets for Patch Tuesday

A vulnerability in Microsoft Word ranks among the top security problems that will be addressed December 11 by Microsoft's Patch Tuesday fixes.

Windows 8 adoption will take a while, says Microsoft

Business adoption of Windows 8 won't happen overnight. Here's why and how.

Office 365 email conks out twice within a week

Two email outages within one week of each other prevented emails from reaching inboxes.

Windows 8 gets first critical Patch Tuesday security bulletins

Windows 8 hasn't even been on sale for a month yet but is already the recipient of three critical security updates via Microsoft's monthly Patch Tuesday security bulletins, each of which will block flaws that allow remote execution of code on targeted machines.

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Microsoft doubles down on Windows 8 developers

Microsoft is all-in on the biggest gamble in its history.

Businesses must evaluate Windows 8 now, experts say

Businesses should be looking at Windows 8 even if they are dead certain it won't be their operating system of choice for years to come, experts say.

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Windows 8: Businesses may take years to adopt new OS

Windows 8 is so different from Windows 7 that the learning curve for end users will be a nightmare

PC sales drop: Blame Windows 8?

Customers waiting for Windows 8, as well as businesses completing the refresh of their inventories, triggered a dip in PC sales that may recover by year-end.

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Microsoft: Expect 100,000 Win 8 apps by Feb. 1; 400M devices by July

Microsoft has set some ambitious goals for Windows 8—400 million devices in customer hands by next July and more than 100,000 applications stocked in the Windows Store by the end of January, according to a top Microsoft sales exec.

Windows 8 tablets market share to quadruple in 2012

Windows 8 will help boost overall sales of tablets by nearly 10 million this year over estimates made just three months ago, but Android and Apple products will be the main driver behind the increase, according to IDC.

New VMware Horizon Suite Delivers Apps, Data to Any Device

VMWare Tuesday pulled the wraps off its mobility platform, Horizon Suite.

Dell, HP Say Windows 8 Is Trashing PC Sales

To hear Dell and HP tell it, the slump in PC sales can be blamed in part on Windows 8, which won't do much to improve the situation until sometime next year.

Microsoft Unveils Redesigned Logo

The revamp goes hand-in-hand with Microsoft's gamble on touch-centric Windows 8, the new operating system scheduled to be released in October.

Microsoft Outlook.com Doesn't Play Well With Android Mobile

One of the hot new features of Microsofts upgraded and renamed email service Outlook.com -- that devices without Office loaded onto them can open Office attachments in the cloud via a browser wont work with Android mobile devices.