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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

Tue Jul 22, 2014


Region-Free DVD Player BlazeDVD 7 Unveils Totally New and Easy-to-Use User Interface

BlazeVideo, a provider of innovative media solutions, launched an updated version of its No.


Related Topix: DVD Players, Science / Technology

Los Angeles Times

MixRadio, a music streaming service, to spin off from Microsoft

Unless Google or Amazon make a big marketing push, some analysts don't see Pandora losing its dominant position in music streaming.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Google, Marketing, Science / Technology


Cloud Startup AppZero Launches Promo To Jump-Start Windows Server 2003 Migrations

As the Windows XP migration bonanza fades, cloud startup AppZero isn't wasting any time getting its partners revved up for the next big channel opportunity: Microsoft's ending of support for Windows Server 2003.


Related Topix: AppZero, Microsoft, Startups, Andover, MA


Chromebook shipments continue to rise, Acer leads the way

Google's Chromebooks have been making inroads as of late. Many schools have been adopting the platform, and there have even been stories of businesses moving over after the death of Windows XP.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks

Cyber IA

For more than 40 years, TASC has partnered with our customers toward one goal-the success of their missions.


Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News, Science, Computer Science

The Code Project

WPF VB.Net Additional

This code demonstates what you can easily to add a additional button to WPF Window titlebar.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

Mon Jul 21, 2014


A history of the Microsoft Flight Simulator franchise: the origins, the end, and a new beginning

With roots that stem back to the late 70's, Microsoft Flight Simulator has since garnered a relatively strong and loyal following, almost cult-like in fact.


Related Topix: Microsoft Flight, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Computers, Microsoft, Startups, IBM, Science / Technology

MSDN Blogs

RichEdit Plain-Text Controls

A Unicode plain-text editor appears to have a single set of character formatting properties for the entire text and a single set of paragraph formatting properties.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Microsoft Office, Computers

TechNet Blogs

Blog Post: VMware Issues With Exchange DAG

When resolving issues with on-premises Exchange sometimes the issue may be directly within Exchange, other times the root cause may lie outside Exchange.


Related Topix: Blog News, Science / Technology, CPU


Still running Windows XP? Antivirus products put to the test

Microsoft no longer supports XP users, but a host of antivirus products tested by AV-Test can still defend you from viruses.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups


Chrome gets sharp after dumping 30-year-old Windows technology

Google last week said that it was finally ditching a 30-year-old technology to display fonts on Web pages in its Chrome browser for Windows.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Blog News, Science / Technology

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Plainfield School District to Sell Used Laptops, Desktops

Submitted by District 202: District 202 will sell surplus laptop and desktop computers to the community starting at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, at Plainfield North High School, 12005 S. 248th Ave. The event will continue until 4 p.m., or until all computers are sold, whichever comes first.


Related Topix: Computers, Science / Technology


5 Strange Microsoft Products You Probably Never Knew Existed

You've probably seen quite a few Microsoft-branded computer accessories over the years, but here are five things that you might have missed.


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


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