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Mobile first, cloud first: Nadella's new mantra

Satya Nadella will indeed carry forward the "devices and services" strategy of his predecessor, but with his own unique spin.

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.

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Windows XP support cutoff poses data breach risk for retailers

Symantec said retailers running Windows XP-based POS terminals will soon face an increased attack risk.

How to upgrade from XP to Windows 7 or 8 with the least cost, hassle, and downtime

(Sponsored) Create high quality Blu-rays right on your Mac with only a Blu-ray drive and one versatile application.

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Windows XP gained market share in January (or did it?)

According to Net Applications, use of the aging system has actually increased—just months before official Microsoft support is slated to end.

Windows XP users reluctant to part, or to adopt Windows 8

The soon-to-be-retired Windows XP is gaining user share while adoption of Windows 8 and 8.1 stalls.

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Report: Chatter about Nadella's appointment as Microsoft CEO grows louder

The Wall Street Journal says that Microsoft's cloud chief is negotiating the terms of his contract with the company's board.

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Report: Satya Nadella to be named Microsoft CEO; Gates out, too

According to Bloomberg, Microsoft's board will name cloud chief Satya Nadella Microsoft's next chief executive.

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Dell KACE upgrade deploys OS upgrades to 250 devices, simultaneously

With Microsoft killing support for Windows XP in April, Dell is launching a new version of its KACE K2000 deployment appliance.

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Xbox One, holiday sales drive Microsoft to record revenue

Microsoft easily blew away analyst estimates, thanks to its consumer businesses and Surface tablet. But Windows revenues decreased.

New Windows malware tries to infect Android devices connected to PCs

Researchers from Symantec found a Windows Trojan program that uses ADBto install online banking malware on Android devices

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As Microsoft readies Q2 earnings report, non-financial questions swirl

There's uncertain over the future of Windows, Office for iPad, and the company's search for a CEO.

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How to make Microsoft great again, one Nokia phone at a time

Five lessons Microsoft could digest from the business it's about to swallow.

Metro apps infiltrate the desktop in leaked Windows 8.1 Update 1 images

Images from a prolific Windows leaker show Metro apps pinned to the desktop taskbar.