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  • Microsoft wants you to forget Windows 8

    Unless MIcrosoft radically changes its habits, it will throw Windows 8 down a deep memory hole even before a successor ships.

    Written by Gregg Keizer26 July 14 01:20
  • Apple-IBM deal threatens Android's enterprise push

    The new Apple-IBM partnership seems sure to help Apple sell more iPads to businesses, but it may also be setting off alarm bells at mobile device management companies large and small.

    Written by Matt Hamblen17 July 14 02:57
  • VMware: We're aiming to be a top 3 Cloud provider

    Gartner's annual Magic Quadrant is a sort of who's who of the cloud computing market. And while VMware made the company's most recent list, it didn't receive the highest of marks.

    Written by Brandon Butler25 June 14 04:18
  • Why One CIO Is Saying 'No' to BYOD

    A growing backlash threatens to thwart the BYOD trend. The CIO of a large electrical contractor explains why his company will "never have a BYOD environment.'

    Written by Tom Kaneshige25 June 14 04:05
  • The Next Heartbleed: 5 security vulnerabilities to watch

    By and large, the major websites hit by Heartbleed have recovered. So have the bad guys, who are undoubtedly plotting their next move. Here, security experts offer their take on five large-scale, Heartbleed-level vulnerabilities for which CIOs should prepare.

    Written by John Brandon10 June 14 00:57
  • XPocalypse, not now

    Two months after Microsoft ended support for Windows XP, the catastrophic wave of exploits security experts expected to wash over the aged operating system have failed to materialize.

    Written by Gregg Keizer09 June 14 04:53
  • Microsoft's money pit: Surface has lost $1.2bn

    Microsoft has lost more than $1.2 billion so far on its Surface tablet business, an expensive experiment that makes tomorrow's revelations of new hardware an important milestone for the "devices" side of its corporate-refashioning strategy.

    Written by Gregg Keizer19 May 14 21:35
  • Microsoft CEO Nadella aces first-100-day test

    If Satya Nadella is celebrating his first 100 days as CEO of Microsoft today, no one can blame him, a corporate leadership expert said.

    Written by Gregg Keizer16 May 14 02:26
  • How to Use OpenStack in Your Small Business

    The OpenStack cloud platform works well for companies that aim to deploy software or infrastructure as a service but remain wary of doing so using public cloud services. Here's how to find out if OpenStack is right for your business.

    Written by Paul Mah15 May 14 23:09
  • 10 Ways to Keep Windows XP Machines Secure

    Now that Microsoft's support for the popular Windows XP operating system has ended, you'll need to use every trick in the book to stop your machines from being compromised.

    Written by Paul Rubens05 May 14 23:49
  • With Gundotra out, changes likely for Google+

    Now that Google's Vic Gundotra, a senior vice president and the head of Google+ is leaving the company, changes are likely afoot at the social network he championed since its inception, industry analysts said.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin25 April 14 21:05
  • Microsoft Surface Mini seems likely to ship soon

    Microsoft may be prepping to ship a mini version of its Surface tablets within a month, based on an Amazon.com listing for a case custom made for the device.

    Written by Tim Greene25 April 14 04:09
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