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  • News: Microsoft plans large expansion in China to push cloud services

    To benefit from a growing Chinese market, Microsoft on Thursday said it is increasing its investment in the country, with new hires, more research for local requirements, and an expansion to additional cities and provinces to bring cloud computing services to its enterprise customers.

  • Video: Video: Nokia launches Lumia 920

    Watch as Nokia introduces the Lumia 920 at a New York news conference on September 5, 2012. Here's a video of the Nokia Lumia 920 launch.

  • News: Windows Server 2012 embraces the data center

    Microsoft has taken its server OS a giant step forward with Tuesday's release of Windows Server 2012, making this version the first that can be controlled remotely so it is more suitable for data centers.

  • News: FAQ: Windows Server 2012 GA Today

    Microsoft is having a new release for all of its OS line-ups this year, from phones (Windows Phone 8) and PCs (Windows 8 / RT) to servers (Windows Server 2012).Traditionally the server OS has gone up for sale last, after the corresponding desktop/laptop OS has been available in retail for purchase. However this time, the server component is showing up first, for purchase in stores and as part of pre-built OEM servers. Windows 8, the client OS to complement the server, is still two months away from "GA" or General Availability to public. Enterprise IT might well see this version as an inflection point for servers, as much as Windows 2000 was against Windows NT 4. Among the changes are the addition of the Modern UI (formerly "Metro"), the enhanced PowerShell, the product re-segmentation, simplification of end-user license, and more. We shall only be talking about the release of the OS itself, in this article, and answer some Frequently Asked Questions.

  • News: Update: UK price for Windows 8 upgrade

    Microsoft has revealed the price UK users will pay to upgrade to Windows 8 when the OS launches on October 26. Rather than the $39.99 our US cousins will be charged for Windows 8, UK PC and laptop users will have to shell out £25 - pretty much exactly $39 at today's exchange rate.

  • News: Windows 8 users evenly split between PC, laptop and tablet

    In a poll hosted by PC Advisor, Windows 8 users are evenly split on which device they would prefer to use the new Microsoft OS.

  • News: Nine fixes in Microsoft's August Patch Tuesday

    Microsoft has announced that August's Patch Tuesday will contain nine security bulletins, with some fixes rectifying vulnerabilities that allow attackers to install malware without permission.

  • News: Windows 8 Professional & Server 2012 Also Leak, Checksums and How to Install

    We have already seen that the Enterprise-N Edition of Windows 8 had leaked just a day after Microsoft announced RTM of its latest operating system on the 1st of August. Now for those who want an early taste of the new OS before its public launch on October 26, there are copies of what claim to be the new OS floating online, in the usual dodgy places.

  • News: Microsoft opens Office Store for apps

    Microsoft has opened a preview of its Office Store for downloading Office 2013 apps.

  • News: Windows 8 packaging gets leaked

    Microsoft's Windows 8 retail packaging has been leaked online ahead of its release.

  • News: Microsofts Windows 8 Metro murder mystery

    Metro, Microsoft's bright and bold new user interface, is no more, as company sops using design's code name.

  • News: Microsoft launches Outlook.com to replace Hotmail

    Microsoft has overhauled its Hotmail service and replaced it with Outlook.com.

  • News: 7digital releases first digital music store for Windows 8

    7digital has releases its online music store for Windows 8, becoming the first of its kind.

  • News: 36 billion apps downloaded this year

    Although app downloads approach 40m a year, the average number per smartphone is set to drop, says analyst.

  • News: Windows 8 release date set for 26 October

    Microsoft has announced that Windows 8 will launch on 26 October.

  • News: Microsoft Urges Users to Shut Down Windows Gadgets or Risk Attack

    Rather than fix vulnerabilities with Gadgets and the Sidebar in Windows Vista and Windows 7, Microsoft is advising users to disable the features altogether.

  • News: Samsung to release Windows RT tablet in October

    Samsung is looking to launch a Windows RT tablet when Windows 8 is launched in October.

  • News: Windows Server 2012 to ship in August

    Closely following a similar announcement for its Windows 8 operating system, Microsoft also said it will release to manufacturers (RTM) its next-generation operating system for the server, Windows Server 2012, next month.

  • News: Windows 8 release date confirmed for October

    Microsoft has announced that Windows 8 will be released by the end of October.

  • News: Windows 8 Upgrade Offer: $40, Even if Upgrading From Win XP

    For a limited time, Microsoft will offer upgrades to Windows 8 Pro for a flat $40, as long as you're using Windows XP or later.

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