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

Security cited as major attraction

Journalists at News UK welcome Chromebooks

But Rupert Murdoch’s UK news arm says it won’t be rolling out the Google laptops just yet

Bill Gates vows the return of Microsoft Bob

In an informal talk, the Microsoft co-founder also said that getting rid of patent laws would be 'crazy'

Apple OSes to overtake Windows in 2015, says Gartner

Tablet and smartphone popularity will propel Apple, but Android will continue to dominate the market

Intel looks past Windows, sees Android for Haswell successor

Intel is looking to hire a program manager who will take charge of porting Android to Haswell successors

Project Cauã: revolutionising IT for the masses

'Maddog' Hall’s plan for a server in every high rise and millions of jobs…

IDC: No end in sight for rising smartphone sales

Boom time for mobile app developers

Start menu isn't back in Win 8.1, but some key features are

Microsoft will try to address Windows 8 user interface complaints with the upcoming update of the OS

Google tests enhanced notifications in Chrome browser

The new features can be previewed now in the beta version of Chrome for Windows

Google to boost speed, cut data use on mobile devices

Chrome's speed and developer tools are being brought to Android mobile devices

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

Russian gang tries its luck

Oracle sues companies it says provide Solaris OS support in illegal manner

The lawsuit is the latest move by Oracle against third-party support providers

T-Mobile to launch its first Firefox phone next week

The Alcatel One Touch will hit Poland two weeks after Telefonia launched the ZTE Open

First ransomware app targeting Android devices spotted in the wild, Symantec says

Cybercriminals will increasingly port PC-based malware to new OS

Report: Microsoft and Nokia talked acquisition

Recent discussions aimed at a deal aren't likely to be revived, a Wall Street Journal report said

Microsoft to include Outlook app with update to Windows 8 RT

Microsoft is addressing one of the criticisms of Windows 8 RT by adding its popular email client

Foxconn, Mozilla partner for Firefox OS cellphones

The deal could make it easier for cellphone makers to produce Firefox OS handsets

Oracle, managed services provider to settle suit over third-party support

Oracle had accused ServiceKey of participating in a 'gray market' conspiracy for hardware and Solaris support services

New Kinect for Windows to improve human interaction with computers

Kinect for Windows hardware will be released next year; the SDK is due in late June

Windows Blue will be free upgrade for Windows 8 customers

The update will be officially called Windows 8.1, according to Windows division co-chief Tami Reller


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