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7 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

Windows 8 Died at Launch, Microsoft Moves on to Windows 9

A man uses the camera of a Nokia Lumia 820 smartphone as he poses in this photo illustration taken in the central Bosnian town of Zenica, September 3, 2013.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Cameras, Mice, Science / Technology, US News, Conservative Political News

12 hrs ago | PC World

Watch Doom being played on a hacked ATM

It's hard to make ATMs more thrilling then they already are, seeing as how they're designed to spit money at you.


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16 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

Microsoft China placed under official investigation as offices in four cities raided

The State Administration for Industry and Commerce sent its investigators to the company's offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Chengdu today for an official investigation.


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

20 hrs ago | Finextra Research news

Doom on an ATM

The hack entails stripping down an NCR Personas ATM running Windows XP and the installation of custom software and controls.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Midrange-l mailing list

Re: Knowledge Center 'Hmmm.'

Windows 7 made it possible to have important manuals 2 mouse clicks away: pin Acrobat Reader to the Windows task bar, then pin the manuals to Acrobat Reader and voile: right click the Reader icon, select the manual and it's there.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

Sat Jul 26, 2014


Foray Into Linux

Apart from the Simplicity Linux I looked at nearly two years ago I have only used Linux run from a CD-ROM.


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

[H]ard OCP

Microsoft Anti-Malware Support for XP Is Counting Down

Another nail in the coffin of Windows XP has entered its countdown phase. All Anti-malware updates for XP are scheduled to end next July.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology

Fri Jul 25, 2014

PC Mark Vantage

PCMark Vantage is the standard benchamrking performance test for the Windows Vista opertaing system.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, CPU

Current (20140714) Windows Vista 32 bit updates part 3

This article is part three of three for Windows Vista 32 bit and one in a series in which I enumerate all current updates for Windows Vista and Windows 7. Part one is located here and is about installing Windows Vista, Service Packs 1 and 2, Internet Explorer 9, and DotNET.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups


Location based Dreamworks Dragons Adventure World Explorer for Windows mobile devices

Using some of that built in smartphone techin a game for kids. I'm Fred Fishkin with technology BootCamp, a report on gadgets and gear.


Related Topix: iPhone, Science / Technology

Thu Jul 24, 2014

TechNet Blogs

Blog Post: Save The Date - End of Exchange 2010 Mainstream, Windows 7 ...

In a little under 6 months, multiple products will experience a support life cycle change.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Microsoft Office

Windows IT Pro

Windows Server 2003 Migrations Stalled by Significant Bug, Hotfix Coming, Workaround Available

For those good and proactive server admins who are working hard to migrate Windows Server 2003 installations before the end of life deadline on July 14, 2015, you might want to hold off for a bit at least until Microsoft produces and releases a hotfix.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology

Government Computer News

By embracing SaaS , Milwaukee County refocuses on constituents

Milwaukee County in eastern Wisconsin covers over 1,190 square miles, encompassing the city of Milwaukee and 17 other smaller towns.


Related Topix: Milwaukee County, WI, Milwaukee, WI, Microsoft, Startups

Microsoft's Open Interoperability Gamble Rolls New Dice

After the 'new recipe' Coke flavoured reception that Windows 8 received and the death of Windows XP support, Microsoft is faced with an uphill struggle to garner credence for its new approach to openness and interoperability.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology, Skype, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Open Source Software, iPhone, Linux

Wed Jul 23, 2014

International Business Times

Windows 9 Release: Reasons of Free Download for Windows 8 and Windows 7 Customers

Windows 9 is expected to be released on October 2014 according to a leakster. However, a question stands for all interested users - is it going to be free for Windows 7 and Windows 8 machines? Windows 8 users may recall that Windows 8.1 Update is free using the Windows Store app on the Start Screen.


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

Hispanic Business

Ashampoo Releases New Photo Management and Editing Software: Photo Commander 12

Ashampoo, a leading PC software developer with more than 170 million installations and 18 million customers, has released Photo Commander 12, the latest version of its easy-to-use photo storage and editing software.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

Ars Technica

Booming cloud business is leading the way for Microsoft

PCs may not be thriving the way they once were, but Microsoft has posted a strong set of financials for the fourth quarter of its 2014 financial year on the back of substantial, sustained growth in its cloud businesses.


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

O'Flaherty Blog

Medical Practices Simply Can't Afford To Skimp On IT Infrastructure

The Earth orbits the Sun, and medical practices can't afford to skimp on IT infrastructure some facts are simply immutable.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, Medicine, Computers

The Sanatoga Post

County Helps Police Meet Laptop Software Needs

Probably the last thing Lower Pottsgrove police expected to encounter in their line of duties was office equipment problems in patrol cars, but that's what they'll deal with before July ends, Chief Michael Foltz said.


Related Topix: Pottsgrove, PA, Microsoft, Startups, Sentillion, Science / Technology


Microsoft EMET 5.0: New features and functionality

With the release of Microsoft EMET 5.0 come new features and functionality. Michael Cobb explains what's new in the technical preview.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups


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