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Microsoft Surface Mini Likely to Ship Soon

Network World - Microsoft may be prepping to ship a mini version of its Surface tablets within a month, based on an Amazon.com listing for a case custom made for the device.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Cameras, Ipad, Science / Technology, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

Thu Apr 24, 2014

AnandTech

Microsoft Q3 2014 Financial Results

Overall GAAP revenue was down less than 1% over Q3 2013 at $20.403B, with Non-GAAP revenue up 8% due to Windows Upgrades, Office Deferral, and Video Game Deferral last year bringing down the Non-GAAP revenue last year.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Game., Video Games, Science / Technology, X360, Microsoft Xbox

Ars Technica

Strong cloud, weak PCs, and accounting rules give Microsoft a flat 3Q 2014

Microsoft posted its financial results for the third quarter of its 2014 financial year, corresponding to the first quarter of the 2014 calendar year.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology

ComputerWorld

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols: Here comes the black market for XP patches

I expect conversations along those lines to happen in real life on, say, May 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology

Forbes.com

The Case For Making Windows XP Open Source

It has been over two weeks now since Microsoft support for Windows XP expired . So far, the world as we know it has not come to a grinding halt for Windows XP users, but that isn't a reason to let your guard down-it's really just a matter of time.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups

VentureBeat

ShopKeep raises $25M as it aims to replace aging Windows XP point of sale systems

ShopKeep POS , a New York City-based startup that uses iPads and a cloud analytics platform to replace traditional cash registers, has announced a new $25 million round of funding led by Thayer Street Partners.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Small Business, Personal Finance, PayPal, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

InfoWorld

Windows XP Migration: Protect and Secure Critical Data | White Paper

With the end of the Microsoft Windows XP operating system's lifecycle on April 8, 2014, businesses are faced with the decision to migrate to a newer operating system or to continue with XP without continuing security updates.

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InfoWorld

Windows XP Migration: Protect and Secure Critical Data

Web browser or Office suite? Microsoft's and Google's office productivity and collaboration clouds pit rich and complex against simple and lean more This case study, which focuses on Acxiom, explores how the company was able to secure employee data, reduce migration costs and boost productivity with the CommVault Edge software.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups

BetaNews

SmartFTP debuts new ribbon-based interface, drops Windows XP and Vista support

SmartSoft has unveiled SmartFTP 6.0 and SmartFTP 6.0 , a major new update of its powerful FTP client for Windows machines.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Microsoft Office, Mice, Microsoft, Startups

Waukon Standard

Supervisors set public hearing for issuance of bonds to help fund new ...

Pictured above at the proclamation signing are, left to right, Allamakee County Board of Supervisors members Sherry Strub and Dennis Koenig, Allamakee County Economic Development and Tourism Executive Director Laura Olson, Allamakee County Board of Supervisors Chairman Larry Schellhammer, and Allamakee County Economic Development and Tourism Office ... (more)

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Related Topix: Allamakee County, IA, Libraries, Computers, Science / Technology, Waukon, IA

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Hispanic Business

360 Safe Guard Ranked the Best Security Software by COSEINC's Latest Windows XP Protection Evaluation

The report shows that the overall XP vulnerability attack interception rate was 63.3% and 360 Safe Guard was the only program which successfully intercepted all attacks.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, BitDefender

Southland Times

Kiwi XP use drops

Trade Me says the proportion of people visiting its website who were using Windows XP computers dipped below 10 per cent for the first time last month.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups

ComputerWorld

China working on Linux replacement for Windows XP

China is working on a Linux operating system that can replace the now-vulnerable Windows XP and protect the country's networking infrastructure.

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

How

Web Fonts Grow Up: Web Turns 25

The Web turned 25 this month and many of its original core fonts have "grown up," gone "Pro" and become Web fonts over the last few years.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology

Hispanic Business

Shield Watch's Clients Beat the Windows XP Deadline - Thanks to ...

That means that XP users will no longer receive security patches from will be vulnerable to exploits and malware.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computers, Computer Security

Ananova

Chinese Government Shuns 'Expensive' Windows 8

The Chinese government will try to patch up the outdated Windows XP operating system -because it is too expensive to upgrade.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups, Computer Security, Business News

InfoWorld

You want to replace Windows XP with Linux? Seriously?

Web browser or Office suite? Microsoft's and Google's office productivity and collaboration clouds pit rich and complex against simple and lean more IT organizations are inundated with the support issues and headaches that accompany supporting a mobile workforce.

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

WTOP-FM Washington

With PCs on death's door, a last gasp

Desktop and laptop computers are standing at death's door, which is propped open by the growth of tablets and smartphones, technology analysts say.

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Computers, Science / Technology, Ipad, Microsoft, Startups

The Motley Fool

Can VMware Inc. Sustain Its Momentum Through Earnings?

Why is VMware outperforming the market when blue chip companies like IBM and Microsoft are fighting to maintain the status quo? Can the growth continue, or will seasonality follow through from the fourth quarter? Expectations are low for the quarter Last quarter, VMware announced higher-than-expected revenue just days before its scheduled ... (more)

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science, Computer Science, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology

Tue Apr 22, 2014

I4U Future Technology News

Windows 8.2 / 9 will welcome back the Start Menu

Fans of the original Windows interface got some great news on Microsoft's annual BUILD developers conference where it was annoucned that the company would be putting back the highly demanded Start menu back into action.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, 9, Science / Technology

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