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Both smartphones cost below $100, but some tough choices have been made to get there
For the first time in recent history, Microsoft has issued no security bug fixes for Internet Explorer.
The posting of a Windows 10 test platform for phones has reignited speculation that Microsoft's next OS will embrace all platforms.
The flaws are of moderate and low severity, but server admins should still update
Customers are seen to be wanting to upgrade to Windows 10, said the company's CTO.
Flaws in third-party software libraries often find their way into products, a problem that will occupy developers and sysadmins next year
Systems administrators are urged to install critical patches that address remote code execution flaws in NTP
Malicious Git code repositories can execute rogue commands on client machines interacting with them
Microsoft claims more activity than any previous Windows test build, and more than 1.5 million sign-ups to date.
"How could we be upset about lots of people wanting to try our new stuff?"
Cortana, taskbar tweaks, and an updated titlebar for Modern UI apps are among the highlights of the leaked Build 9901.
Microsoft announces a Webcast to describe what it calls 'the next chapter' of Windows 10, this time emphasizing Windows 10's consumer appeal.
Microsoft issued 7 security patches for the month, including three that are critical, covering security vulnerabilities found in Windows (both the server and desktop editions), Office, Exchange Server, SharePoint Server and Internet Explorer.