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3 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Continued reliance on Windows XP in physician practices may threaten data security

Physicians who use Windows XP in their practices may be affected by Microsoft's recent discontinuation of support for the program, according to an article published April 8 in Medical Economics .

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7 hrs ago | The Inquirer

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop arrives this week as Windows XP alternative

FOLLOWING Canonical's unveiling of Ubuntu 14.04 Long Term Support edition of Linux for servers, the company has announced its release of the desktop edition.

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Related Topix: Ubuntu, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux

11 hrs ago | DesignLines

Gartner: Windows XP End Boosted Q1 2014 PC Sales

The long-running decline of the desktop and notebook PC market, as consumers tend to buy and use lighter, more mobile, tablet computers and smartphones, continued in the first quarter of 2014, according to market research company Gartner Inc .

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Consulting, Gartner, Science / Technology, Computers

15 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Claudia Buck: Computer users must be extra alert

To upgrade to a newer, safer operating system, call the Microsoft customer support line at 696-7786..

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Related Topix: Computers, Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology, PC

Tue Apr 15, 2014

CIO

Update Lets Microsoft Zune Play With Windows Vista

Microsoft released its Zune video and music player and accompanying Zune Marketplace online store in November, but out of the gate the device was not Vista compatible.

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Post-gazette.com

Ced Kurtz's Techman: Don't delay in finding out Heartbleed's impact on your cyberlife

The Heartbleed vulnerability has gotten a lot of press recently, and for good reason.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology, WebMD

KMIR 6

Intel reports lower 1Q net income, higher revenue

Intel's earnings fell in the first three months of the year amid a continued slump in the worldwide PC market, but revenue grew slightly because of solid demand for tablet processors and its data center services.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Computers

CBS Atlanta

FBI's facial recognition database holds records on millions of Americans

Following a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation , the FBI has just released new documents that show the Bureau is making steady progress on its facial recognition database.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Computer Security, Science / Technology

CIO

Windows XP Lives On: Avast Survey Shows 27 Percent of its XP Users Don't Plan to Switch

PC World - Microsoft may have ended support for Windows XP, but free antivirus software vendor Avast projects that for millions of users, that won't mean squat.

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WinBeta

Large Indian Bank bids farewell to Windows XP, upgrades 33,000 PCs to newer version of Windows

One of India's largest state-owned banks, Canara Bank, has completely migrated from Windows XP.

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Blackpool Today

Change will leave firms' data at risk

Businesses on the Fylde coast may be putting themselves at risk by running out-of-date computer software, experts have warned.

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ClipSyndicate

Video: Bring Back Apple's Mac Vs. PC Ads Since Windows XP Isn't Supported

Microsoft officially ended support for Windows XP last Tuesday--over 12 years since it was first sold in October 2001.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Nag.blog

Civilisation: Beyond Earth supports OpenGL, Linux and Mantle

You know that goosebump-inducing trailer for Sid Meier's Civilisation: Beyond Earth ? Well, there are some interesting things that haven't gotten nearly as much attention as that epic music or the fact that the series is finally returning to the stars - namely the technologies that the game employs.

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Related Topix: Open Source Software, Linux, CPU, 4A Games, Metro: Last Light, Deep Silver, Irrational Games, 2K Games, BioShock, X360

TheStreet.com

Jennings: Backlash in China as Microsoft Cuts XP Support

Microsoft's decision to end XP security updates for the 13-year-old operating system as of April 8 shows "extremely irresponsible behavior" and "lack of trustworthiness," said Chinese state mouthpiece Xinhua News Agency .

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology, Public Relations, Business News

KXVO

Understanding the growing movement against Google Glass

We named Google Glass our best mobile product of 2013 because of the game-changing potential, but not everyone agrees.

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Related Topix: Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Science / Technology, Amazon

ZDNet

Windows XP: How fast can companies unwind it?

About 40 percent of companies are still running Windows XP, but IBM's Fiberlink expects that figure to fall quickly.

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International Business Times

Windows XP 'Totally Dead' on April 8; UK Gov't And...

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella gestures during his keynote address at the company's "build" conference in San Francisco, California April 2, 2014.

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MSDN Blogs

CarlosAg Blog - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

I was running out of disk space in C: and was unable to install a small software that I needed, so I decided to clean up a bit.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Microsoft Download Center

HD Photo Feature Specification 1.0

HD Photo is a new file format for continuous-tone still images that surpasses the limitations of existing image formats.

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By Ron Miller

As Microsoft Support for XP Expires, Antivirus Vendors Pick Up The Slack

Microsoft is finally going to stop supporting Windows XP today --for real --and yet almost 30 percent of all Windows users stubbornly cling to it.

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