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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'

Windows 8 Update: Microsoft wants Windows 8 to get small to run on more devices

Write once run most places....

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

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

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


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