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Microsoft reissues Windows 8.1 Update for enterprise customers

Install it now, because August is the new cutoff for future fixes
Neil McAllister, 16 Apr 20:21

Ditch the sync, paddle in the Streem: Upstart offers syncless sharing

Upload, delete and carry on sharing afterwards?
Chris Mellor, 16 Apr 20:08

Red Hat to ship RHEL 7 release candidate with a taste of container tech

Grab 'near-final' version of next Enterprise Linux next week
Neil McAllister, 16 Apr 01:14

Batten down the hatches, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS due in TWO DAYS

Admins dab straining server brows in advance of Trusty Tahr's long-term support landing
Jack Clark, 16 Apr 00:31

Microsoft lobs pre-release Windows Phone 8.1 at devs who dare

App makers can load it before anyone else, but if they do they're stuck with it
Neil McAllister, 14 Apr 20:10

Windows 8.1, which you probably haven't upgraded to yet, ALREADY OBSOLETE

Pre-Update versions of new Windows version will no longer support patches
Shaun Nichols, 14 Apr 20:06

Android engineer: We DIDN'T copy Apple OR follow Samsung's orders

Veep testifies for Samsung during Apple patent trial

Microsoft Research adds interactivity to Windows 8 Live Tiles

Sneak peek at a better Windows 8.x Start screen or lab foolery?
Simon Sharwood, 14 Apr 00:29

US taxman blows Win XP deadline, must now spend millions on custom support

Gov't IT likened to 'a Model T with a lot of things on top of it'
Neil McAllister, 11 Apr 21:55

Cheat Win XP DEATH: Little-known tool to save you from the XPocalypse

Howto Your handy guide to keeping snubbed operating system ticking over
Liam Proven, 10 Apr 11:04

Uh oh! Here comes the first bug in the Windows 8.1 Update

Fortunately, it only affects Windows Server Update Services customers
Neil McAllister, 09 Apr 20:02

Windows 8.1 Update: Throws desktop drones a bone but still as TOUCHY as ever

Plus: Taskbars, right-click menus, apps set free
Tim Anderson, 09 Apr 13:02
Windows XP boot screen

Windows XP still has 27 per cent market share on its deathbed

Windows 7 making some gains on XP Death Day
Simon Sharwood, 08 Apr 06:35
Larry Ellison, photo by Oracle Corporate Communications

SPARC and Solaris will live until at least 2019

Oracle reveals three generations of silicon and Solaris 12 release schedule
Simon Sharwood, 07 Apr 05:29


Nothing's as SCARY as an overly aggressive SOFTWARE PIMP

Something for the Weekend, Sir? Ha ha... you’ve been UPGRAYEDDED!
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

How Microsoft can keep Win XP alive – and WHY: A real-world example

Sysadmin blog Redmond needs to discover the mathematics of trust
Trevor Pott, 02 Apr 00:18

Microsoft buries Sinofsky Era... then jumps on the coffin lid

+Comment 'Windows 9' will wipe the slate clean
Andrew Orlowski, 16 Jan 09:02
Virtualisation for Beginners

I want virtualisation on my iPhone, and I want it NOW

Analysis You're holding the next virtual battleground in the palm of your hand
Rupert Goodwins, 12 Dec 10:01


Windows Phone 8.1: Like WinPho 8, but BETTER

Hands on Blog blag bug... You said WHAT would be in the OS?
Andrew Orlowski, 04 Apr 13:30

Nothing's as SCARY as an overly aggressive SOFTWARE PIMP

Something for the Weekend, Sir? Ha ha... you’ve been UPGRAYEDDED!
Alistair Dabbs, 04 Apr 12:28

Final Windows XP Patch Tuesday will plug Word RTF vuln

You know, the one that insta-pwns your PC when you open the file
John Leyden, 04 Apr 11:02

'We’re not SNEAKY, we're DADS from the MIDWEST'

Quotw Plus: 'DMCA takedown in personal folders?'

Win XP usage down but not out as support cutoff deadline looms

Flee! Flee from XP, or from WAN sectors at least! - so say industry advisors
John Leyden, 04 Apr 08:33

Tamil Nadu's XP migration plan: Go Linux like a BOSS

Indian state dumps Microsoft for Bharat Operating System Solutions Linux
Simon Sharwood, 04 Apr 04:32

Microsoft in 1-year Windows XP survival deal with UK govt

Don't just take it and then relax, warns Redmond, you still have to migrate
Gavin Clarke, 03 Apr 08:01

Is this photo PROOF a Windows 7 Start Menu is coming back?

Build 2014 Screenshot hints at yet another attempt to fix the desktop
Neil McAllister, 03 Apr 00:29

Back off, Siri! Microsoft debuts Halo beauty Cortana

Build 2014 Major Microsoft mobile OS update to arrive in coming months
Neil McAllister, 02 Apr 21:54

How Microsoft can keep Win XP alive – and WHY: A real-world example

Sysadmin blog Redmond needs to discover the mathematics of trust
Trevor Pott, 02 Apr 00:18

Hotmail-gate: Windows 8 code leaker pleads guilty to theft of trade secrets

On the bright side, he's won our world's worst software pirate prize
Neil McAllister, 01 Apr 20:29
Ubuntu 14.04 menus in window

Sticky Tahr-fy pudding: Ubuntu 14.04 slickest Linux desktop ever

Review Wait, Canonical actually listened to us?
Scott Gilbertson, 28 Mar 11:30
A garden gnome depicted stretched out across picnic table... with a pipe in one hand while the other props him up. Has a confrontational look in his eye...

GNOME 3.12: Pixel perfect ... but homeless

Review Best thing out of GNOME camp for YEARS, but who'll take it in?
Scott Gilbertson, 27 Mar 14:01

Windows 8 BREAKS ITSELF after system restores

Driver and firmware updates impossible without patch
Simon Sharwood, 26 Mar 02:33
Microsoft Word

As WinXP death looms, Microsoft releases its operating system SOURCE CODE for free

Anyone can download it – we did, and it's all there
Iain Thomson, 25 Mar 22:44
Microsoft campus

Meet Microsoft's latest Windows Server reseller – come on down, Google

GCPLive Search king, OS giant team up to take on Amazon
Jack Clark, 25 Mar 19:59
Windows 9x BSOD

It's 2014 and you can pwn a PC by opening a .RTF in Word, Outlook

Windows giant warns security flaw exploited in wild, but no patch available right now

Whitehall and Microsoft thrashing out 1-year NHS WinXP lifeline

Exclusive Substantial saving on Microsoft's $200-custom support tag?


Check and wipe: The la-la-la-it's-not-happening plan is no good
John Leyden, 18 Mar 14:01