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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.

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Windows 10 Preview testers will get a free upgrade to final RTM version

Testing a Windows 10 preview build now? You won't be stuck with it forever.

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This janky prototype paved the way for Microsoft Surface

Every device starts out with a rough prototype, but it's rare to get a good look at the humble beginnings of a popular device.

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Windows 10 will kill off 'Patch Tuesday' as Microsoft pushes constant stream of updates

With Windows 10, Microsoft could deploy patches as soon as they're ready, rather than wait for the second Tuesday of each month.

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Companies are falling behind on securing their SAP environments

More than 95 percent of SAP systems are vulnerable, a SAP security firm said

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Dell bringing Windows desktop to Chromebooks through appliance

With virtualization, Dell's Appliance for Wyse -- vWorkspace provides businesses an option to upgrade from Windows PCs to Chromebooks.

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Windows 10 will let you flip off your friends with middle finger emoji

It's becoming more important than ever to express yourself online, but only Microsoft's Windows 10 lets you express a full range of emotions with the middle finger emoji.

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Windows 10 can tap Cortana for help with data analysis

The new OS will also feature multiple desktops and enhanced security features.

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Windows 10 customers can go slow with Windows Update for Business

For IT managers, OS updates can be a pain. Windows Update for Business lets them choose which devices receive updates, and when, giving them far more control than they had before.