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Hands-on: Windows 10's latest preview build feels close to finished

With just a month left until Windows 10's public launch, Microsoft's next OS seems on track for completion.

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Microsoft's fast, furious week: Inside new Windows 10 and Office 2016 previews galore

Microsoft has released no less than five new Windows 10 and Office 2016 preview builds over the past week as July 29 draws nigh.

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Microsoft releases third Windows 10 preview of the week in sign of OS stability

The new operating system is nearing its final release

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Windows 10's Wi-Fi Sense password sharing sparks security concerns

The option would allow anyone with a network's password to share access to it with all their friends.

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Windows 8.1 seizes undisputed lead over Windows XP

The worst of the XPocalypse is over, but can free upgrades avert a similar crisis for Windows 7?

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One third of enterprise iOS devices vulnerable to app, data hijacking attacks

Researchers from FireEye found five flaws that can be exploited by rogue apps installed through the iOS enterprise provisioning system

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Latest Windows 10 SDK preview helps developers build cooler photo apps

New APIs let developers build apps that can take HDR photos and integrate with Windows 10's face recognition feature

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Microsoft Windows 10 build 10159 includes new, photo-centric login screen

Build 10158 was so Monday. Tuesday brought Build 10159, with more than 300 bug fixes and the "very interesting change" of the new login screen.

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Microsoft parental control update let kids browse more than they should

An update to this free parental control product left some long-time users in the lurch.

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Microsoft's Windows 10 build 10158 brings Edge browser improvements, UI polish

Build 10158 provides users with the latest preview of Microsoft's forthcoming operating system

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MIT tests 'software transplants' to fix buggy code

MIT researchers have shown a way to fix flaws using code copied from a working program

Surface, Windows RT tablets receiving promised update soon (but not Windows 10)

Windows RT was a compromise for ARM-based tablets, and so is its upgrade path: new features, but not the whole, new operating system.

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Cybercriminals adopt recently patched zero-day exploit in a flash

It only took four days for a recently patched vulnerability in Flash Player to start being used in large-scale attacks