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Microsoft to refresh Windows 8 core app trio today

Calendar drops support for sync to Google's cloud calendar, claims report

Bretford releases enterprise guide for iOS deployments

Topics include activating and configuring iOS devices, app ownership, and backing up data

HP could claim $4 billion Itanium damages from Oracle

Evidence hearing told Oracle's decision to stop porting to Itanium permanently hurt HP

IDC: Android, iOS benefit from tablet sales surge -- but not Windows 8

Windows RT on ARM processors is a drag on Microsoft, says analyst

Windows 8 Update: Bizarre 5-pound Android tablet morphs into Win8 all-in-one

A tablet with desktop performance, is the claim

BlackBerry claims 100 UK customers now using its new OS

Blackberry Balance separation of work and personal data and apps is key to enterprise

Windows 8 uptake slows for third month

New OS falls even further behind the pace of 2007's flop, Windows Vista

Microsoft upgrades Office 365 for business

Forrester has said the suite has improved, but also warns of vendor lock-in

MWC: Mozilla previews Firefox OS with four phone makers on board

The first phones will come from Alcatel One Touch, LG Electronics and ZTE

Linux Foundation releases secure boot loader

The UEFI boot loader can allow independent Linux distributions to run on Windows 8 machines

Google: Chrome and Android will remain separate operating systems

Exec chairman Schmidt says each OS addresses a different problem

UK's largest NHS Trust ditches laptops in favour of Windows To Go

Happy BYOD

Microsoft to end Windows Phone 8 support in July 2014

Bad news for enterprises that have gambled on the new phone OS

Chrome OS runs the table at Pwnium 3

UK-based MWR Labs impresses the security gurus

Google beefs up Chrome OS IT controls

Administrators will have more settings for managing end user settings in areas like web browsing

IDC: Windows 8 a factor in lower 2012 PC sales

The end of support for Windows XP should force more PC upgrades later this year

ARM CEO confident in Windows RT future

Warren East hints that a 64-bit Windows RT may be on the way

HP sells webOS to LG for smart TVs

LG will acquire the mobile operating system's source code and engineering team

Ubuntu mobile developer preview to launch on 21 February

One platform supports a wide range of screen sizes and resolutions

Gartner: Apple OS X will be as accepted as Windows by the end of 2014

No enterprise IT barriers to Apple laptops and notebooks says analyst


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