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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

From Windows from Vista to 8.1, Microsoft Year-end Patch Tuesday hits 'em all

Headaches in the IT department tomorrow

Microsoft's new volume-licensing scheme could simplify buying, managing products

More info available next week

Microsoft anti-Google ad trashes Chromebook as 'not a real laptop'

Redmond rattled

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

Oracle integrates DTrace debugger into its Linux distribution

Oracle Linux administrators can finally take advantage of the powerful DTrace debugging tool, first designed for Solaris

Microsoft's Desktop Optimization Pack gets Win 8.1 management capabilities

The suite of IT management tools also gained the ability to virtualize Office 2013

New OpenSUSE embraces 64-bit ARM

The newly released OpenSUSE 13.1 distribution comes with the latest version of OpenSrtack


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