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Microsoft shutters the marketplace for its PC games distribution service, effectively plunging it into limbo.
Cyber criminals will bank their Windows XP zero-day vulnerabilities until after Microsoft stops patching the aged operating system next April, a security expert argued today.
Lenovo opens its Reach consumer cloud service for public preview. Reach is a "cloud-desktop" service through which applications can be launched without downloading and installing them locally on mobile devices and PCs.
Windows' share of the tablet market grew slightly in the second quarter, as shipments also ticked up in the face of a slow-down by tablets overall, researcher IDC said.
In a recent study, Windows 7 and Windows XP hold strong with users, but Windows Vista usage declines.
Microsoft released Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview, with features aimed at making BYOD and virtualization easier for SMBs.
Microsoft is encouraging enterprises to test Windows 8.1 Enterprise, which ships with a boatload of nifty enterprise features to simplify life for admins.
Tablet sales continue to increase as sales of laptops and other PCs decline.
In a bid to push developers on to Microsoft's most modern browser, Microsoft releases a developer version of Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7.
Don't expect Microsoft to launch a direct competitor to Google's Google Now and Apple's Siri. Instead, Microsoft envisions its Bing search engine operating quietly in the background.
Microsoft's massive $900 million Surface RT gaffe may have been, as one analyst put it, "an absolute abomination" in operations, but the company cannot give up on the ARM-based platform, experts said.
Microsoft must be ready to accept, as has Apple, that it's better to cannibalize its own sales than to let competitors do it.
The supply of Windows Small Business Server is drying up, but SMBs can embrace Windows Server 2012 Essentials instead.