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2 hrs ago | Times Herald

Jim Ketchum: Demise of Windows XP is a story of love won then lost

It came as sort of a "Dear John" letter -- or maybe "Dear User," since Microsoft sent it.

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4 hrs ago | The Telegraph

Upgrade prop for PCs

Calcutta, April 19 : Microsoft's decision to discontinue support to the Windows XP operating system earlier this month has helped to arrest the steady fall in sales of personal computers globally.

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

9 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Computer glitch disrupts testing for 1,200 Miami-Dade students

A computer glitch temporarily halted FCAT testing for hundreds of Miami-Dade students this week in a reminder of the potential downside to replacing No.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology, Standardized Testing, Education, St Johns County, FL

13 hrs ago | WinBeta

MsMpEng.exe application error renders Microsoft Security Essentials useless on Windows XP

Microsoft has rolled out a new antimalware engine and signatures to correct a bug with Microsoft Security Essentials, Forefront Client Security, Forefront Endpoint Protection, Windows Intune Endpoint Protection, and System Center Endpoint Protection, which rendered the security solutions unusable on Windows XP and Windows Server 2003.

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16 hrs ago | InformationWeek

Re: Windows XP holdouts

Using words like "holdouts' and "excuses" indicates that you are on the Microsh*t payroll.

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20 hrs ago | Oracle

After Windows XP and Office 2003: E-Business Suite Implications

Our policy for the E-Business Suite is that we support certified third-party products as long as the third-party vendor supports them.

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

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Hispanic Business

Do a Ana County says good-bye Windows XP

But, until the upgrades are installed, its computers running Windows XP -- along with millions in the same situation worldwide -- are at increased risk for software attacks.

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CIO

Analysts Have Mixed Emotions in Bidding Farewell to XP

CIO - Microsoft's end-of-support deadline for Windows XP last week came with mixed emotions.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, CIO News, Microsoft, Startups, Science, Computer Science, PC, Computers

CBS Atlanta

Personal data alert: Smartphone thefts in US doubled in 2013

A report published showed that 3.1 million smartphones were stolen in the US last year, that's a big jump from the 1.6 million figure in 2012.

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

Lifehack.org

Graphic Designer Explores The Human Experience Using Computer Error Messages

Victoria Siemer a.k.a Witchoria , a Brooklyn based graphic designer is currently creating a series of photographs names "Human Error".

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ComputerWorld

IE6: Retired but not dead yet

Microsoft may have retired Internet Explorer 6 last week, but it's still keeping track of the ancient browser's user share on a death watch-like website that's been running for more than three years.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology, Redmond, WA, Web Design, Arts, Computers

Customer Interaction Solutions

Banks Don't Have Latest Microsoft System

Most banks have not changed their operating systems to the new Microsoft widows 7 and 8, exposing themselves to computer-generated attacks, the Microsoft Uganda manager has said.

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

Thu Apr 17, 2014

CNet News

Ubuntu Linux Has What It Takes to Challenge Windows on the Desktop

A new Long Term Support release of Ubuntu Linux, code-named "Trusty Tahr," arrives just as Microsoft ends support on Windows XP.

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

MSDN Blogs

The story behind Windows XP's Bliss wallpaper

03-Oct-2008: Syndicated to the Dynamics Communities . 10-Oct-2008: First Post by Scott Stephenson.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Startups, Social Software, Microsoft

Business Wire

Accenture and Avanade Complete Digital Workplace Implementation at Standard Life

The initiative is part of Standard Life's Digital Workplace strategic program, which is designed to streamline its IT services across all its businesses in Europe, North America and Asia, providing its employees globally with a consolidated, enhanced and digitally-enabled working environment so they can better support the company's growth agenda, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Startups, Alliance Tech, Tier Technologies, Consulting, Accenture, Duck Creek Technologies, Software, Science / Technology, CIO News

Computer Weekly

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In this week's Computer Weekly, the NSA/GCHQ snooping scandal has added to concerns about security of virtual private networks - we find out how IT chiefs should respond to the threat.

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TechNet Blogs

Blog Post: Windows XP vs Windows 8.1 - Demonstrating Tasks

Useful tools, tips & resource for IT professionals including daily news, downloads, how-to info and practical advice from the Microsoft UK TechNet team, partners and MVP's April 8th 2014 has been and gone, a notable day in the history of Microsoft and indeed the IT industry.

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The Code Project

FTP from Windows CE 5.0 Devices

In the industry many hand-held devices with bar code scanners are still in use. With Windows CE 5.0 it is possible to program applications for these devices, who's technology was 10 years ago mainstream.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

ComputerWorld

Windows XP's retirement turns into major security project for Chinese firm

Microsoft may have retired Windows XP, but one of China's leading security vendors is trying to keep the OS threat-free, and rolling out protection software to hundreds of millions of users in the nation.

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SFGate

The most viewed picture ever is from Sonoma

Workers unfurl a huge Windows XP banner in 2001. The image most closely associated with the operating system was taken in Sonoma County You've likely seen it.

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Related Topix: Sonoma, CA, Science / Technology, Sonoma County, CA, Microsoft, Startups

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