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Microsoft blends the old and new with Windows 10

Microsoft unveiled a major update to its operating system, called Windows 10. The company did a lot to make Windows 10 feel familiar to people who are used to running older, Win32 style apps. We got a first look at some of the new features.

Asus unveils Transformer Book V at Computex

The Transformer Book V is a smartphone, tablet, and laptop that can run both Windows and Android.

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.

Microsoft tries again with new Surface tablets

The Surface Pro 2 will run Windows 8.1 on Intel's Haswell processors. Aimed at power users and professionals it will cost $899.

Windows 7 Reinstall

How to make a new disc and reinstall Windows 7 when you don't have the original disc.

Steve Ballmer runs out of time at Microsoft

Editor in chief Jon Phillips thinks the time is right for Steve Ballmer to step down as CEO at Microsoft.

Asus laptop/tablet hybrid runs Windows and Android

One of the most unique computers unveiled at this year's Computex is the Asus Transformer Book Trio. What looks like an ordinary laptop is actually two computers. Under the keyboard is a Windows PC based on an Intel Core i7 processor, and behind the screen is an Android computer running on an Intel Atom chip.