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Microsoft may revisit its earlier policy of separate release schedules for business and consumer versions of Windows.
After a dozen years, Windows XP is ready to retire, and Microsoft promises to cut off tech support and security updates soon.
The developer event moves up a couple months to April 2014.
According to NPD, sales of familiar products -- TVs and tablets -- led the way on Black Friday, although emerging categories (headphones?!) also recorded strong showings.
Microsoft tells Neowin.net that there is no end-of-life for Windows 7, at least from PC makers.
A vulnerability that allowed attackers to potentially take over your PC using malicious TIFF images will be patched, Microsoft says.
Ford chief executive Alan Mulally says, again, that he's interested in leaving the car maker. Bloomberg reports that Mulally isn't going anywhere through 2014.
Microsoft unveiled a preview app for Windows 8.1, with terrain and several famous world cities (plus Fresno, Calif.) redone in glorious 3D.
Not just because Microsoft stops supporting it in April, but because you'll enjoy modern features and much better security.
IDC is projecting Windows tablets to have a 10.2 percent market share by 2017, increasing from an expected 3 percent this year.
Are we headed toward a unified Windows OS? Eventually. But the first steps in that direction are making certain apps common among the various Microsoft platforms.
According to figures from Net Applications, Windows 8's uptake stalled in November; Windows 7 continued to gain ground.
A vulnerability in Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 is exploited with a flaw in Adobe Reader in a new attack, researchers at FireEye said.