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  • China working on Linux replacement for Windows XP

    By Tim Greene | 24 April, 2014 05:08

    China is working on a Linux operating system that can replace the now-vulnerable Windows XP and protect the country's networking infrastructure.

  • Microsoft's Bing goes ad-free for all U.S. schools

    By Gregg Keizer | 24 April, 2014 03:02

    Microsoft yesterday opened its ad-free Bing search engine option to all U.S. K-12 schools, both public and private, after running a pilot program since August.

  • Bing for schools out of pilot stage, promises ad-free search

    By John Ribeiro | 23 April, 2014 17:42

    Microsoft is throwing open an advertisement-free version of its Bing search engine to all eligible kindergarten to 12th grade schools in the U.S., after completing the pilot stage of this program that was first run in five large public school districts.

  • iPhone 6 rumour rollup for the week ending April 21

    By John Cox | 23 April, 2014 03:12

    The iOSphere this past week wondered at the prospect of iPhone 6 with a Supercharged Siri, an all-knowing, all-doing software entity that will manage your iOS life for you. Eventually, probably in iOS 9, Siri will offer psychotherapy.

  • How to keep your smartphone (and its data) secure

    By Daniel P. Dern | 22 April, 2014 23:28

    In our daily activities, our smartphones increasingly store or access sensitive business and personal data -- not just email, but also financial and medical information, company systems, travel itineraries, etc. Many of us also use smartphones to access cloud data repositories like Dropbox, Evernote, Google Docs, Microsoft OneDrive and Apple iCloud.

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  • How to Work Seamlessly Across Multiple Devices

    By Paul Mah | 19 March, 2014 12:57

    Employees who used to burn the midnight oil at the office now get to do so from the comforts of home, thanks to the proliferation of personal laptops, tablets and smartphones. Getting files to appear on and sync with multiple devices can be challenging, but a little bit of advanced planning can go a long way.

  • 7 Reasons Not to Use Open Source Software

    By Paul Rubens | 11 February, 2014 13:44

    Businesses of all sizes embrace open source software and the benefits it can bring. Sometimes, though, choosing proprietary software makes better business sense. Here are seven scenarios when it pays to pay for your software.

  • How to Prepare Your Small Business for Tech Success

    By Paul Mah | 14 January, 2014 13:49

    Take some time in the early days of 2014 to improve the computer setup in your home office or small business. These security, networking, storage and productivity tips will help you work faster once you get back to business as usual.

  • VDI Technology Better, Faster and Cheaper, But Adoption Still Slow

    By Allen Bernard | 25 September, 2013 13:07

    Virtual desktop infrastructure has come a long way since the terminal service days of the 1960s. Heck, VDI has come a long way since the 2000s thanks to plummeting prices for clients, better graphics cards and improved administration. By and large, though, VDI deployments remain more of a niche solution.

  • How to Announce Your Job Departure on Social Media

    By Kristin Burnham | 26 June, 2013 18:22

    Don't leave your network in the dark when you leave a job. Here are the dos and don'ts for announcing a career change on LinkedIn and other social networking sites.

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  • Windows' new normal shows software-as-a-service ambitions

    By Gregg Keizer | 18 April, 2014 06:27

    Microsoft's new updating "normal" for Windows -- a faster-paced tempo that demands customers apply releases within weeks -- is a first step in moving the OS to a services-style model. But companies may be leery of the change.

  • Microsoft's Office for iPad shakes up mobile enterprise

    By Tom Kaneshige | 15 April, 2014 05:43

    It's hard to overstate the impact of the Microsoft Office for iPad. The arrival of the dominant productivity suite on the dominant tablet promises to change how iPads are viewed in the enterprise. Office for iPad may also crush competitive apps, shut out Cloud storage providers and limit MDM vendors.

  • How to support Windows XP now that Microsoft isn't

    By Paul Rubens | 07 April, 2014 23:54

    Official Microsoft support for Windows XP has ended. However, as many as 20 per cent of business endpoints still use the popular operating system. If your company ranks among those still using XP, here's how you can protect your machines from the forthcoming onslaught of security vulnerabilities.

  • At Build, mobility gets a boost with universal Windows apps

    By Matt Hamblen | 04 April, 2014 21:21

    Microsoft's announcement of universal Windows apps demonstrates the company's commitment to improving its share of the tablet and smartphone markets.

  • Trek Bicycle Rides Project Management Tool to Efficiency

    By Stephanie Overby | 03 April, 2014 02:54

    Getting new products to market on time is critical, especially for a business that is seasonal. In order to improve new product development and delivery Trek Bicycle implemented a project management tool that is keeping teams better connected, collaborating and creative.

Whitepapers about Microsoft

  • Delivering Private Clouds Today

    Developing effective private cloud management and implementation plans is a top priority for many IT decision makers. Highly integrated management environments can monitor and optimize complex, heterogeneous private cloud applications, while infrastructure can provide IT staff with self-service provisioning capabilities and tools to automate many routine processes and workflows. This white paper discusses industry-wide views on private cloud management trends and priorities, while case studies highlight the benefits of using enhanced architecture and highlight the lessons learned.

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