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Microsoft expands Windows on Devices program for the Internet of Things

Microsoft wants to put a small version of Windows 8 on more developer boards

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Vulnerability in popular Joomla e-commerce extension puts online shops at risk

The security issue might affect other extensions as well, researchers from Sucuri said

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Windows 9 leak shows multiple desktops, notifications, new Start menu, and more

The new Windows is coming, and it looks a lot more like Windows.

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VMware patches third-party components in vSphere platform

VCenter Server and ESXi patches update the bundled versions of Apache Struts, Apache Tomcat, glibc and JRE

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday thwarts nosey malware

This month's round of Patch Tuesday updates includes a critical fix for Internet Explorer

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Why Steve Ballmer wrote Windows' classic Crtl+Alt+Delete text himself

Windows 3.x's Crtl+Alt+Delete menu was a blue screen, but not THE blue screen.

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Forget Windows 9 and Windows Phone: Will it all be called just plain 'Windows'?

Microsoft appears to be getting away from version branding with its Windows Phone products. Is this the start of a bigger shift in Microsoft's naming conventions for Windows?

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Microsoft: number of certified Windows devices has quadrupled in a year's time

New form factors, price points, and a greater diversity of hardware partners make for fertile ground for PCs this holiday season, Microsoft says.

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Hackers exploit critical vulnerability in popular WordPress theme component

WordPress admins should check if their sites use the Slider Revolution plug-in and update it immediately, researchers said

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Twitter launches bug bounty program

The company will pay researchers at least $140 for privately reporting serious vulnerabilities in its Web services and mobile apps

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China gives Microsoft 20 days to answer questions in anti-monopoly probe

Microsoft has not been fully transparent in its investigation, China has said

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Having problems updating Windows 7? Try changing DNS settings

A number of people have reported issues updating their Windows 7 machines to solve the latest Microsoft update snafu. But there might be a relatively simple fix.