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One tweak can make your Windows PC virtually invulnerable

A study from Avecto found that almost all of the vulnerabilities reported by Microsoft in 2013 could be mitigated with one easy change to user privileges.

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Bing's Windows Phone apps now talk to Windows

Microsoft adds or updates several Bing-powered Windows Phone apps, with one thing in common: they now talk to Windows.

Five Tips for Upgrading from Windows XP to Windows 7 or Windows 8

Ready to upgrade from Windows XP? Here are some tips to making that transition seamless.

Microsoft working on Kindle-like Xbox reading app for Windows 8

Windows users may soon be reading books, magazines, and comics through an Xbox-branded reading app.

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Microsoft asks for help coaxing users to ditch Windows XP

As the countdown to Windows XP's cutoff continues, the company encourages users to help users to upgrade, but offers no discounts for the new OS.

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Microsoft’s consumers want to know: 7 questions for Satya Nadella

Satya Nadella knows Microsoft's enterprise business. But we're not IT admins. Here's what we, the people who buy Microsoft products, want to know.

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Mobile first, cloud first: Nadella's new mantra

Satya Nadella will indeed carry forward the "devices and services" strategy of his predecessor, but with his own unique spin.

Microsoft names Satya Nadella CEO

Microsoft has named Satya Nadella its next CEO. The company's cloud and enterprise chief, Nadella will replace Steve Ballmer after a five-month search.

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Windows XP support cutoff poses data breach risk for retailers

Symantec said retailers running Windows XP-based POS terminals will soon face an increased attack risk.

How to upgrade from XP to Windows 7 or 8 with the least cost, hassle, and downtime

(Sponsored) Create high quality Blu-rays right on your Mac with only a Blu-ray drive and one versatile application.

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Windows XP gained market share in January (or did it?)

According to Net Applications, use of the aging system has actually increased—just months before official Microsoft support is slated to end.

Windows XP users reluctant to part, or to adopt Windows 8

The soon-to-be-retired Windows XP is gaining user share while adoption of Windows 8 and 8.1 stalls.

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Report: Chatter about Nadella's appointment as Microsoft CEO grows louder

The Wall Street Journal says that Microsoft's cloud chief is negotiating the terms of his contract with the company's board.

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Report: Satya Nadella to be named Microsoft CEO; Gates out, too

According to Bloomberg, Microsoft's board will name cloud chief Satya Nadella Microsoft's next chief executive.