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Thu, May 16, 2013 - The new OS isn't expected to ever reach 50 percent adoption in workplace PCs, according to the IT research firm.
Thu, May 16, 2013 - Integrating Google Wallet with Gmail makes sending and receiving funds as easy as sending an email. Here's what you need to know about the new feature.
Wed, May 15, 2013 - Frank X. Shaw, Microsoft's head of corporate communications, defended his company's Windows information disclosure strategy, denying that Microsoft has adopted Apple's 'cone of silence' approach to imparting news.
Wed, May 15, 2013 - Dell drastically cut the online price of its Windows RT tablet, reducing the price by $200 to $299.99 for Dell XPS 10.
Tue, May 14, 2013 - The update will be officially called Windows 8.1, according to Windows division co-chief Tami Reller
Tue, May 14, 2013 - Microsoft says its coding practices and its corporate management structure both comply with an international application security standard to encourage secure software development.
Tue, May 14, 2013 - After she narrowly escaped a kidnapping, Chin Xin-Chi created a mobile app to help prevent other women from becoming victims themselves.
Mon, May 13, 2013 - Microsoft today said it has increased the head count for its June developers conference, and will sell the extra tickets Wednesday.
Mon, May 13, 2013 - The multitude says Windows 8 sucks. Microsoft says it's sold 100 million licenses. Where does the truth lie?
Mon, May 13, 2013 - Microsoft on Friday called some media coverage of its plans to update Windows 8 sensationalist and an effort to drive website page views.
Mon, May 13, 2013 - Hadoop is nearly synonymous with the analysis of big data. The Hortonworks Data Platform on Windows is significant as it means that companies lacking Linux expertise will finally be able to benefit from the big data analysis platform, which has been out of the reach of Windows shops.
Mon, May 13, 2013 - Analysts believe Microsoft won't dare charge for this year's update to Windows 8, but one is certain it will for future annual releases.
Sat, May 11, 2013 - Microsoft is firing back with a little pop of its own amid criticism that its Windows 8 operating system is like New Coke, which fizzled after its debut.
Fri, May 10, 2013 - One of Microsoft's top Windows executives this week said the company remains bullish about Windows RT and has no intention of dumping the limited-feature, touch-enabled tablet operating system.