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Ex-Microsoft employee charged with leaking Windows RT, activation server code

Big mistake: Allegedly used Hotmail, SkyDrive to share trade secrets with French blogger

Why Support Matters: Thwarting Data Loss Through Upgrading Windows

Once Microsoft flips the switch to turn off XP support, your already vulnerable systems and data will become even riskier and costlier to maintain. Upgrading Windows is the key to preventing serious problems.

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Hands-on: NCAA March Madness Live, a great Windows time waster

Basketball fans who owns a Windows 8 PC or Windows Phone, this is the app to run once March Madness begins.

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Microsoft and Google aren't happy with mutant Android-Windows hybrids

Android and Windows in one device may appeal to users, but Microsoft and Google reportedly aren't happy with the idea of sharing space on the same PC.

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Nook's Windows apps halted for mysterious 'Microsoft Consumer Reader'

Buh-bye Nook, hello Nook content in a Microsoft-made native app?

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Oops! Windows 8.1 update leaked by Microsoft itself

Well, that's embarrassing.

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Windows 8.1 with Bing appears to pay for Windows... with Bing

Bing could be the revenue vehicle that will make Windows with Bing low-cost or free, according to a leak of the installer.

How to boost SMB productivity with Windows 7 and 8

Whether you've already upgraded from XP or you're still preparing to, your business can reap some solid benefits from Windows 7 and 8 by following some simple procedures. Here's how.

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Windows for free? Microsoft toys with service-stuffed 'Windows 8.1 with Bing'

The mysterious Windows 8.1 with Bing build that popped up last week is Microsoft's experiment in subsidizing Windows with services, sources say.

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Microsoft's hardware chief shifting to services when Nokia's Elop arrives

Julie Larson-Green, who now runs Surface and Xbox, takes a lower-level job with the group responsible for Office

Windows 8 may be selling, but different figures define its use

Calculations show that between 165 million and 184 million copies of Windows 8 are being used to access the Web.

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Windows 8.1 update due in spring with concessions to mouse and keyboard users

Changes to the user interface will make it easier to hold onto your input devices. Microsoft will also loosen the hardware spec to allow for lower-cost gear.

Microsoft to drop price of Windows 8 licenses 70% for low-end devices, report says

Boot-to-desktop also to become standard for non-touch PCs, according to anonymous source.