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50 min ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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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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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Globe and Mail

This small cap's cash flow reveals its true earning power

DirectCash Payments Inc. currently operates more than 20,000 ATMs worldwide, in convenience stores, restaurants, airports, casinos, bars and other venues.

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Finextra Research news

US Bank moves 5000 ATMs to Windows 7

US Bank has fully converted its fleet of nearly 5,000 U.S. Bank automated teller machines to the Windows 7 operating system, avoiding issues that could arise since Microsoft has discontinued support of its previous operating system, Windows XP.

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MSDN Blogs

How to: Recycle your old computers and devices for Earth Day

Today is Earth Day. Show your love for the globe by getting rid of your old technology in the most environmentally friendly way possible.

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The Code Project

T-Rex animation

This is a self contained EXE composited animation, written in procedural code with the low level SDK programming FLAT API, to get rid of any external dependencies.

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MSDN Blogs

Important Information around Windows XP for Education Institutions /...

On the 24 March the Crown Commercial Service was finalising details of a government-wide agreement with Microsoft that would provide all eligible public sector organisations with a further one-year support for Windows XP and Office 2003 products.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Earnings Preview: Microsoft

PC sales are expected to decline at a slower rate this year, giving Microsoft a boost, while the end of support for XP should lead to better license sales.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Financial Markets, Computers, Science / Technology, Microsoft Xbox, Video Games

News 4 Jax

Woman records, shares call with scammer

A Mandarin woman turned the tables on cyber criminals after she received a series of harassing phone calls from scammers posing as Microsoft Windows representatives.

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Neowin.net

The Start Menu will reportedly return to Windows this fall

I'm with WZor and also expect it to come as a free update to Win8 rather than only with Win9 that we'll need to buy.

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The Miami Herald

Learning to love the computer, warts and all

Myles Chefetz does a tasting in the kitchen at Prime Fish with chef Todd Zimmer, April 14, 2014.

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Free Republic

50 Open Source Replacements for Windows XP

Microsoft officially ended support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014. That means the company is no longer patching newly discovered security vulnerabilities in the operating system, and people who continue to use it are opening themselves up to security risks.

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Hispanic Business

Banks Raise Investment On E-Banking Channels

Deposit Money Banks in the country have significantly increased the level of investment in their electronic banking channels as part of efforts to combat the rising threat to the alternative banking system.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Microsoft Windows Phone Should Gain Momentum Despite Sagging Growth In Smartphone Markets

Investors seem to get it - the smartphone market is saturated. Share prices of all major smartphone vendors sagged in 2013.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups, Wireless, Telecom, Nokia

Neowin.net

Canonical trying to lure XP users with the release of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS for Desktop

There are a range of improvements to the latest version of the popular distro, such as "a slicker experience, with improvements to the Unity [user interface]", Canonical stated.

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