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Is Microsoft rethinking its decision to build Office for iPad?

Comments from the company's marketing chief suggest Microsoft may be having second thoughts

Patch Tuesday: Windows 8, Exchange in danger

Light patch due tomorrow

Criminals use Java to infect Linux and Mac users with DDoS bot

Cross-platform chicanery

Windows 9 rumours freeze corporate Windows 8 uptake

No reason to jump from XP to the current Microsoft OS

US firms struggling with Windows XP end of life deadline

Virtualisation and cloud rise still modest

Technology of the Year 2014: The best hardware, software, and cloud services

InfoWorld's 2014 Technology of the Year Award winners recognize the best tools and technologies for developers, IT pros, and businesses

Chinese vendors plan tablets loaded with both Android and Windows

The 'white box' tablets will be priced at around $250

Google follows Apple in pursuit for in-car entertainment systems

The technology giants are set to go head-to-head in the auto industry

Frustrated users complain about SkyDrive problems after Windows 8.1 update

There are more than 120 active discussion threads on Microsoft's SkyDrive forum

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 issued in beta form

RHEL 7.0 embraces containers and NUMA-aware virtualization, and offers a unified command line interface

Toyota recalling nearly 2 million Priuses due to software glitch

The software issues could cause a loss of power in the popular hybrid vehicles

North Korea goes OSX-like with new operating system

The latest version of the software dumps a Windows-like interface for a Mac-style desktop

Dell to bundle Cumulus Linux network OS

Targetting cloud companies with open osurce offer

Apple to fix iOS 7 crash bug

The flaw sometimes causes iPhones to shut down suddenly

Windows XP will get antivirus updates until July 2015

Crumb of comfort

Red Hat takes more active role in CentOS, funds developers

Red Hat's involvement will assure future of the community distribution, says project chair

Microsoft disavows workaround for SkyDrive problems on Windows 8.1

The company has now posted troubleshooting steps on its official support discussion forum for affected users

Moving a city to Linux needs political backing, says Munich project leader

Munich city authority has migrated almost 15,000 PCs from Windows NT to its own Linux distribution

LG embraces Chrome OS, announces all-in-one desktop

The South Korean company said it was unveiling an all-in-one computer running Chrome OS at the International CES show

Microsoft backtracks on when it will stop selling Windows 7

It is a serious issue for organisations still moving from XP


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