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4 hrs ago | MacMegasite

CS Odessa Announces New Computer and Network Solutions for ConceptDraw

CS Odessa is pleased to announce some new professional solutions for ConceptDraw PRO that has been added to the ConceptDraw Solution Park. The new Computer and Network Solutions provide a great toolset for IT and network professionals who use ConceptDraw PRO.

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8 hrs ago | OStatic

SUSE Parent Merger, Microsoft Copying Linux, and Predictions

Today in Linux news SUSE owner, The Attachmate Group, announced a merger with Micro Focus leaving openSUSE users nervous. The Register says the new Microsoft Windows 9 is incorporating features long in use in Linux.

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

Tue Sep 16, 2014

TechNet Blogs

Blog Post: System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager - Software Update Compliance Dashboard

I used a Software Update dashboard just as an example but it seems there is a lot of interest in Software Update dashboards. Reporting on Software Updates can be tricky because depending on the organization different people or groups may want to see numbers in different ways.

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PC Magazine

Windows 9 Details Expected on Sept. 30

Eager for a look at the next version of Microsoft Windows? You'll need to sit tight for just two more weeks. Microsoft last night sent invitations for an event in San Francisco on Sept.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups

ZDNet

Another Italian city announces it's ditching Microsoft Windows for open source

The City of Udine is moving from Windows for OpenOffice - and may soon ditch Microsoft at an operating system level too. If there's one thing that obsesses local government organizations in recession-ridden Italy nowadays, it's cutting spending.

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Related Topix: Italy, World News, Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups, Computers, Microsoft Office

Mon Sep 15, 2014

CMSWire

The Future of SharePoint is the Cloud #gartnerpcc

It's not exactly ground-breaking, but Jim Murphy, a research director in Gartner's web and cloud group, thinks Microsoft is trying to lure its SharePoint users into the cloud, despite the number of enterprises that are still using it on-premises. Speaking at this morning's session on the future of SharePoint at Gartner's Portals, Content and Collaboration Summit in London, Murphy reassured attendees that there is still plenty of time before time runs out on the on-premises version.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology

The Straits Times

RIP, Nokia phones

In the past decade, I have reviewed numerous Nokia devices, and I have definitely used several of them. But of the phones that I have bought, Nokia was never on that list.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology, The, Video Games, Deep Silver

Sys-Con Media

SoftServe Achieves Microsoft Windows Azure Circle Membership in the UK

The Microsoft Azure Circle is a group of specialized Microsoft partners that are committed and focused on cloud computing, as well as providing deployment planning services for customers interested in moving to the Azure cloud. With a proven history of outstanding service and performance helping customers adopt and develop applications through Microsoft Azure, SoftServe is a perfect fit for this program.

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Related Topix: SoftServe, Science / Technology, Microsoft, Tellme, Startups, Cloud Computing

Sun Sep 14, 2014

NewsFactor

Windows 9 Screenshots Leaked?

Rather, leaked Windows 9 screenshots are circulating on the Internet and, if they are bona fide, offer a glimpse into what the future of desktop computing may look like for Windows users. ComputerBase and WinFuture, two German technology sites, got their hands on 20 images that claim to depict the "Windows Technical Preview."

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

Sat Sep 13, 2014

NewsFactor

Patch Tuesday: IE Again Top Priority

One, a cumulative patch for Internet Explorer, is rated critical and three are rated important. The bulletins fix 42 unique common vulnerabilities and exposures in Microsoft Windows, IE, Lync and .NET Framework.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups

I programmer

September Week 2

Do you have better things to do than scour the internet for news? No worries - if you need to know what's important for the developer, IProgrammer Weekly puts the unmissable bits together in a handy digest. This one covers September 4-10.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Microsoft, Open Source Software, Ubuntu

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Slashdot

City of Turin To Switch From Windows To Linux and Save 6M Euros

The move will mean installing the open source operating system on 8,300 PCs, which will generate an immediate saving of roughly 300 per machine - a sum that will grow over the years as the need for the renewal of proprietary software licences vanishes, and the employees get used to the new machines. Yeah, I was about to say that the reasoning behind the decision was shrouded in mystery, but same idea.

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

The Mac Observer

Apple's Success: Going to Extremes and Out of Control

Apple was a hungry, underappreciated company for many years both before and after the return of Steve Jobs. Now that Apple has achieved unconstrained, unabashed, tumultuous success, that often treads on customers, what exactly is Apple going to do about it? I remember the PC war years.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, Steve Jobs, Microsoft

Northwest Florida Daily News

Poor video playback could have numerous causes

Q: I have a Toshiba laptop running Windows Vista. Whenever I try to watch a YouTube video, the picture fills up with little pixels or small matrices and messes up the picture.

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Computers, Internet Service Providers

FSFE News

Italy: High Court shoots down Windows tax

Italy's High Court has struck a blow to the practice of forcing non-free software on buyers of PCs and laptops. According to La Repubblica , the court ruled on Thursday that a laptop buyer was entitled to receive a refund for the price of the Microsoft Windows license on his computer.

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

Hispanic Business

The Ohio Attorney General Information Technology Services, Windows XP Announcement

As a result, XP and IE8 will still work on devices, but moving forward the continued use of XP and/or IE8 exposes your device to security risks, threats, vulnerabilities and viruses. Additionally, as software and hardware manufacturers continue to optimize and leverage more current versions of Windows Operating Systems and IE, users will begin to experience that more and more applications and devices simply don't function properly or fail entirely.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computers

Thu Sep 11, 2014

DigiTimes

Demand for notebook components in 3Q14 short of expectations

Despite seeing strong second-quarter performance, demand for notebook components in the second half of 2014 has so far fallen short of expectations, according to sources from supply chain makers. The sources pointed out that strong demand for notebooks in the second quarter was mainly due to a replacement trend triggered by Microsoft ending support for Windows XP.

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Examiner.com

The Future of Microsoft Windows Phone

Today, a huge blow to the Windows Phone franchise was revealed by Microsoft, with plans to drop the Nokia name and Windows Phone logo entirely from branding of their next generation phones this holiday season. The news was first reported by Geekongadgets.com and later confirmed by The Verge .

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Computers

Times Herald

County IT chief pushes to replace computersCounty IT chief pushes to...

County IT chief pushes to replace computers St. Clair County has an old computer system, and it could take $600,000 to update. Check out this story on thetimesherald.com: http://bwne.ws/1tDhSxC A computer lab is filled with outdated technology at the St. Clair County Administrative Office Building, 200 Grand River Ave., Port Huron.

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Related Topix: Computers, St Clair County, MI, Port Huron, MI, Science / Technology

NewsFactor

Windows 9 Screenshots Allegedly Leaked

Rather, leaked Windows 9 screenshots are circulating on the Internet and, if they are bona fide, offer a glimpse into what the future of desktop computing may look like for Windows users. ComputerBase and WinFuture, two German technology sites, got their hands on 20 images that claim to depict the "Windows Technical Preview."

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Tellme, Startups

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