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Linux 4.0 may have only bug fixes, no new features

Linux creator Linus Torvalds wants comments on a proposal for an entirely bug-fixes and stability release in about a year

Some Windows 8.1 updates tripping over driver problems

Affected users are reporting that their attempts to download the new version of the OS are failing

Apple quietly release iOS 7.0.3, with new fixes and features

It isn't just new iPad, MacBook Pro and Mac Pro news this week...

Evolutionary, not revolutionary iPad news expected Tuesday

Apple is also expected to put dates and prices on the Mac Pro and OS X Mavericks

Mysterious gremlins hit Windows RT 8.1 update

The OS got pulled from the Windows Store on Saturday

Windows XP users to get Chrome updates after April 2014, says Google

But veiled warning is clear: this OS is near the end

Scottish Government set to roll out Windows 8 tablets

Civil servants will be equipped with Samsung and Dell tablets in a bid to boost efficiency

Microsoft offers Azure discounts in renewed cloud push

The company announced several new server offerings for cloud computing

Microsoft OS chief: One API to rule them all

Microsoft is pushing ahead with a unified Windows strategy

Linux popularity rises as enterprises conquer 'irrational fears', claims SUSE

Security cited as major attraction

Windows 8.1 creates mouse-control problems for gamers

Microsoft has acknowledged the issues, but it hasn't come up with a fix yet

Microsoft to Windows XP users: your operating system is a major security risk

Warns of XP security malaise

Cracked Windows RT 8.1 update fixed, back in the Windows Store

The problem affected only some Surface RT tablets, leaving them unable to boot up

Microsoft: Windows RT 8.1 update glitch affects only Surface RT tablets

The OS update remains unavailable from the Windows Store

With Windows 8.1, Microsoft seeks redemption of bold, flawed OS redesign

The OS update starts shipping on Thursday and addresses several criticisms made at Windows 8

The future of Linux: Evolving everywhere

Canonical's Saucy Salamander gives Ubuntu some speed

The new version of Ubuntu will also come with the latest edition of OpenStack

Valve announces Linux-based SteamOS aimed at taking over your living room

PC game maker offers open source alternative to Xbox and PlayStation

Canonical looking to tap Dell to promote Chinese version of Ubuntu OS

In March Canonical announced the Chinese version of its Ubuntu OS, with the support of Chinese government institutions

Linux 'Hand of Thief' Trojan offered for sale at $2,000 a time

Russian gang tries its luck


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