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Latest Operating Systems news

Microsoft: Windows RT 8.1 update glitch affects only Surface RT tablets

The OS update remains unavailable from the Windows Store

With Windows 8.1, Microsoft seeks redemption of bold, flawed OS redesign

The OS update starts shipping on Thursday and addresses several criticisms made at Windows 8

The future of Linux: Evolving everywhere

Canonical's Saucy Salamander gives Ubuntu some speed

The new version of Ubuntu will also come with the latest edition of OpenStack

Valve announces Linux-based SteamOS aimed at taking over your living room

PC game maker offers open source alternative to Xbox and PlayStation

Canonical looking to tap Dell to promote Chinese version of Ubuntu OS

In March Canonical announced the Chinese version of its Ubuntu OS, with the support of Chinese government institutions

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

Mysterious gremlins hit Windows RT 8.1 update

The OS got pulled from the Windows Store on Saturday

Windows XP users to get Chrome updates after April 2014, says Google

But veiled warning is clear: this OS is near the end

Scottish Government set to roll out Windows 8 tablets

Civil servants will be equipped with Samsung and Dell tablets in a bid to boost efficiency

Microsoft offers Azure discounts in renewed cloud push

The company announced several new server offerings for cloud computing

Microsoft OS chief: One API to rule them all

Microsoft is pushing ahead with a unified Windows strategy

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

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