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  • News: 42% of PCs will run Windows 7 by end of the year

    More than two in five (42 percent) of the world's PCs will be running Windows 7 by the end of the year says Gartner.

  • News: Explorer gains users, despite Microsoft's overall losses

    Microsoft's long and steady decline in browser market share continued in July, but there is one bright spot for Redmond: Among Windows 7 PC owners, Internet Explorer is gaining, albeit only slightly.

  • News: Internet Explorer gains among Windows 7 users, despite Microsoft's overall losses

    Microsoft's long and steady decline in browser market share continued in July, but there is one bright spot for Redmond: Among Windows 7 PC owners, Internet Explorer is gaining, albeit only slightly.

  • News: 74% of all rootkit infections originate on XP PCs

    Nearly three quarters (74 percent) of all rootkit infections originate on a PC running Windows XP, says Avast.

  • Video: First Windows Phone 7 'Mango' phone unveiled in Japan

    The first smartphone based on the new "Mango" edition of Microsoft's Windows Phone platform was unveiled on Wednesday in Tokyo. Developed by Fujitsu Toshiba Mobile Communications, the IS12T has a 3.7-inch screen and a 13.2 megapixel camera. Bluetooth and Wi-Fi are included in the CDMA-based phone, which is also waterproof. It will be available in Japan only in September or sometime after. The phone is the first of several anticipated handsets due over the next few months that Microsoft hopes will signal its return to the smartphone market as a serious player.

  • News: Microsoft profits hit $5.87bn

    Microsoft has revealed its profits for the last quarter hit $5.87bn, that's 30 percent up on last year.

  • Video: Ballmer jokes about the slow growth of Windows Phone 7

    Plus, Assange fights his extradition, one of China's fastest supercomputers goes online, Netflix slaps its users with a big price hike, Verizon Wireless opens a new LTE innovation center, Telehealth now allows patients to talk to their doctors via webcams and finally students compete for the Microsoft Imagine Cup.

  • News: Microsoft: Windows 8 system requirements same as Windows 7

    Microsoft has confirmed the system requirements for the forthcoming Windows 8 operating system will be the same as those needed to run the current platform, Windows 7.

  • Video: WPC 2011: Steve Ballmer on competition, Apple and Windows Phone

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer reviews the last 12 months for Microsoft, and where is stands competitively

  • Video: The week in technology, 1 July 2011

    On World Tech Update this week Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer introduces Office365, the US Supreme Court rules that violent video games can be sold and rented to minors, Egypt promises never to shut off the Internet again, News Corp takes a huge loss on MySpace, police use wearable cameras to capture evidence and the Getty Museum uses Google Goggles for art info.

  • Video: Watch Microsoft's Steve Ballmer launch Office365

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer launched the much-awaited Office 365 on Tuesday, after a beta program of about nine months, as the company responds -- some critics say belatedly -- to the rising popularity of cloud-based applications for collaboration and communication.

  • News: Forrester: No End in Sight for IE Enterprise Slide

    Despite Windows dominance and a surge in Windows 7 enterprise upgrades, corporate use of Internet Explorer continues to decline due to more workplace consumerization that emphasizes choice and an increase in browser-agnostic apps.

  • News: Windows 7 migration: Tips and tricks

    Guide covers all the bases of migrating to Windows 7, from expert tips to vendor tools to make it easier.

  • News: Tablets and economy hit PC and netbook sales

    Worldwide PC shipments are now expected to grow by just 4.2 percent in 2011, down from a February forecast of 7.1 percent.

  • News: How Windows 8 Will Challenge Enterprise IT

    Windows 8 will work on more devices, which will create complications for enterprises as the consumerization of IT gathers steam. The major challenges: hardware and application incompatibility and Windows upgrade fatigue.

  • Video: COMPUTEX: Microsoft unveils touch-oriented Windows 8

    Microsoft showed the next version of its Windows OS at a press event in Taipei on Thursday, unveiling a completely new tile-based interface that it hopes will be better suited for the emerging world of tablet PCs.

  • News: Microsoft unveils touch-oriented Windows 8

    Microsoft showed Thursday the next version of its Windows OS at a press event in Taipei, unveiling a completely new tile-based interface that it hopes will be better suited for the emerging world of tablet PCs.

  • News: Microsoft unveils touch-oriented Windows 8

    Microsoft showed Thursday the next version of its Windows OS at a press event in Taipei, unveiling a completely new tile-based interface that it hopes will be better suited for the emerging world of tablet PCs.

  • News: BlueStacks Merges Android and Windows

    Android smartphone applications are rapidly emerging as powerful and widely adopted business tools, while Windows PCs comprise the vast majority of small office networks. But so far, the two environments have remained largely separate, which also adds to the workload of those who have to manage small business networks.

  • News: Microsoft CEO confirms Windows 8 will be released in 2012

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has confirmed the next version of its Windows operating system will hit shelves in 2012.



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