Don't-Miss Operating System Stories
At its Silicon Valley TechFair last week, Microsoft Research showed off how its Kinect computer-vision sensor could transform the way you use webcams, whiteboards, and more.
Ubuntu 14.04 'Trusty Tahr' is here as Canonical's latest LTS release. It's more about stability than new features, but still begins a new era for Ubuntu.
In the future, Chrome OS users may unlock their PCs just by having their smartphone nearby.
Since February, Qihoo 360 has been rolling out Windows XP security software to 200 million users
Red Hat plans to incorporate advanced Linux tools such as systemd and SELinux into Docker
The server edition of Ubuntu 14.04 comes with Docker and better support for solid-state disks
XPocalypse? What XPocalypse? A big chunk of antimalware software vendor Avast's users are sticking with XP despite the many risks.
With the Cortana digital assistant and a vibrant new interface, the OS is finally positioned to attract the users and developers it critically needs.
Like Windows XP itself, Microsoft's 'Bliss' image of rolling green hills has aged, and evolved. Here's its story— and what the real-world site looks like today.
Windows XP, Microsoft's beloved seventh major operating system, has died at the hands of its creators. It was 12.
Microsoft is busy signing last-minute deals with big business to provide support for Windows XP after the deadline ends. What would you pay to get in on this?
The U.K buys 12 months of "breathing space" before support for Windows XP expires.
At first blush, Microsoft's Cortana gives Google Now a run for its money.