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Nvidia says its GeForce drivers are Windows 10-ready

The operating system isn't ready yet, but Nvidia's drivers are—good news for gamers looking to upgrade their systems in a few months.

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Microsoft will bypass carriers, push Windows 10 updates directly to phones

Microsoft's update policy for Windows 10 mobile devices is a break from the fragmentation of the Android world.

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It's official: Windows 10 will not be free for pirates

Sorry, if you want to upgrade to Windows 10, you'll need an authentic, genuine version of either Windows 8.1 or Windows 7, Microsoft said Friday.

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Hands on: Windows 10 Mobile Build 10080 leaps forward in productivity, fun

While it's still far from perfect, Microsoft's first official "Windows 10 Mobile" build adds Office and Xbox apps, and previews its latest music and movies apps.

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Major Windows 10 phone build adds Office apps, new Store, Music, Xbox apps

Build 10080 of Microsoft's Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones is a big one, with numerous apps, including Office, added to the phone.

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Microsoft's time-accelerating Hyperlapse tech is now an app for Windows phones, Android

Move over, Instagram. You can now shoot smooth, accelerated videos with your Windows or Android phone.

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Windows 10 will ship with Candy Crush Saga preinstalled

Microsoft, in all its benevolence, announced today that it will generously pre-install Candy Crush Saga for you. So kind of them.

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Microsoft: Cortana will appear just in 'select markets' at Windows 10 launch

It's one thing to translate dialog boxes, another thing to translate speech on the fly, as Cortana must. So it's not surprise the personal digital assistant will have a limited initial release with Windows 10.

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Microsoft announces Windows 10 versions for consumer and business, but pricing remains murky

The company detailed versions for consumers and business, but important details about eventual pricing remain unspecified. Consumers don't have to worry, though; it's free, free, free.

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Critical VM escape vulnerability impacts business systems, data centers

The vulnerability, dubbed Venom, affects systems usings the QEMU, Xen and KVM virtualization platforms

Microsoft's Patch Tuesday fixes 46 flaws in Windows, IE, Office, and more

Companies should prioritize three security bulletins that are rated critical.

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New Windows 10 build 10080 for phones could arrive this week

Microsoft's Gabe Aul has said it's coming but hasn't provided any other information. We're all waiting with bated breath for Continuum, though.

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Apple mobile devices still dominate at companies, but Windows, Android gain

Windows and Android tablets decrease Apple's share on business tablets by double digits, according to a report.