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Windows XP only the latest example of risky software, argues KPMG

Consumer PCs already laden with risky programs

Microsoft signals strategy shift at Build conference

At its Build development conference, Microsoft unveiled Windows Runtime to unify code bases for desktop and mobile Windows applications

Windows can't keep partying like it's 1999

Microsoft will use its Build developer conference to talk about innovations for its flagship OS

Wall Street Beat: Mixed news for tech puts dent in sector confidence

Nasdaq Computer index closes down for the week

'Windigo' Linux bot hijacks servers to feast on PCs behind sysadmins' backs

Finds 26,000 compromised servers

9 must-do's if you must stick with Windows XP

F-Secure spells out some practical steps

Red Hat Enterprise Linux now on Amazon's GovCloud

The base images are managed by Red Hat and cost from $0.084 per hour

China's Windows XP users to still get security support

Windows XP still reigns as the most popular PC OS in the nation

Microsoft urges customers to ditch XP, Office 2003

Individuals and businesses sticking with the OS and suite after support ends in April face security risks, technical obsolescence, it warns

Major SSL flaw found in iOS, OS X

Apple has released a patch for iOS and says an OS X fix will be released 'very soon'

Bring your own wearables on the way, Google exec warns CIOs

Google announced an OS for wearables in March

Microsoft to give Windows away for phones, small tablets

The move is an attempt to increase the OS' presence in those devices, where Android and iOS rule

China's unsupported XP machines could become a massive botnet army

Will we all pay the price of piracy?

Microsoft publishes MS-DOS, Word for Windows source code

How history was made...

Windows XP's vulnerability underscored by latest Patch Tuesday update

Penultimate patches as clock reaches 11.59pm

Linux Foundation to offer introductory Linux MOOC on edX

The online learning platform is now including material from six nonacademic institutions to meet user demand

Major security flaw threatens Linux users

Race is on to fix the problem

Wind River outfits VxWorks for 'Internet of things'

VxWorks features a modular architecture and the option to run a 20KB micro-kernel

AMD boosts Android on Windows PCs and tablets powered by its chips

AMD is using BlueStacks dual-OS Android system and some extra code to play 'Angry Birds' on a tablet -- without touching the screen

Nokia Here Maps app coming to Windows 8.1 devices

It will be available for free from the Windows Store in the coming days


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