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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

Windows 8 and Windows Phone developers get access to Facebook Login

The Facebook single sign-on service will make it easier for people to register and log into those Windows apps, according to Microsoft

USENIX: Red Hat prepares for 64-bit ARM servers

ARM processors could lead to server racks with thousands of nodes, the Red Hat ARM chief predicts

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

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

Microsoft hops on 3D printing bandwagon with Win 8.1 app

3D Builder is available now for download from the Windows Store

Suse Linux Enterprise expands regular support to 10 years

Suse expands general support on customer requests

Test and test again: the lesson from Windows 8.1's bumpy rollout

That's good advice for Microsoft, developers, hardware partners and customers

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


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