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Posts tagged “Windows”

Updated 3:25 p.m. Tuesday

Allscripts competes for military contract; Windows 10 tutorial; Amazon's startup page

Bulldog In today's Bulldog update of technology news: Allscripts could be the military's next health records provider; Windows 10 tutorial site; Amazon shows off startup products.

5:42 a.m. Tuesday

Microsoft launches Windows 10: Here's what that means

  Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system debuts Wednesday, as the longtime leader in PC software struggles to carve out a new role in a world where people increasingly rely on smartphones, tablets and information stored online.

Updated July 10

Premium Lock Lenovo retains top spot in Q2 PC market share

Lenovo retains its top position astride International Data Corp. (IDC) second quarter PC shipment market share tracker, moving from 19.4 percent of the market a year ago to 20.3 percent. Lenovo CEO Gianfranco Lanci says the PC business is a powerful growth engine for the company.

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Updated April 20

Premium Lock Windows 10 may be coming in late July

New Microsoft logo Will Windows 10 hit the market in July? CNET reports that LIsa Su, the CEO of Advanced Micro Devices disclosed the release date during a conference call Friday discussing AMD's first-quarter earnings.

November 7, 2014

Premium Lock Microsoft 'freemium:' It's giving away Office apps for iPhone, iPad

Microsoft is offering free upgraded versions of its Office software for iPhones and iPads, as the software giant further embraces the so-called "freemium" strategy favored by many newer companies seeking success online.

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October 31, 2014

Premium Lock Microsoft promises new Office for Macs, but not until next year

New Microsoft logo Microsoft did release one component, the Outlook email program, through the company's Office 365 subscription service, which costs $100 a year. But a full Office package for Macs was expected this year, as Microsoft usually releases that a year after it produces a new version for Windows.

October 1, 2014

Premium Lock Microsoft's Windows 10 tries blending new with familiar

Microsoft is trying to soften an unpopular redesign of Windows by reviving features from older versions while still attempting to nudge desktop users into a world of touch screens and mobile devices.

Windows 10  Windows 10

March 31, 2014

Premium Lock Review: Microsoft Office for iPad is pretty and functional

iPad Mini  Microsoft Office fans who've spent the last nine months using the software's suite of apps on their tiny smartphone screens are probably thrilled that they can finally create and update documents on the iPad's significantly bigger display surface. The new version of Office for Apple's tablet is not likely to be a big deal for anyone else.

Updated March 28, 2014

Premium Lock Microsoft unveils Office for iPad - Will hell freeze over next?

Microsoft has released an iPad version of its popular Office software suite, a breakthrough heralding a new era under a CEO who promises to focus more on the devices that people are using instead of trying to protect the company's lucrative Windows franchise.

Satya Nadella    Satya Nadella

March 7, 2014

Premium Lock A Red Hat stunner: 'Miccosoft .NET apps on OpenShift' Yes, you read correctly

Working with Uhuru Software, Red Hat is now incorporate a rival Microsoft product - .NET - to its three-year-old OpenShift platform-as-a-service. Really? Red Hat even published a blog to explain what's going on to those who might find the concept a bit unbelievable.

Yep - that's a Windows node in a Red Hat product Yep - that's a Windows node in a Red Hat product

October 19, 2012

Premium Lock Microsoft profit falls ahead of Windows 8 launch

Microsoft's net income fell 22 percent in the latest quarter as it deferred revenue from the sale of its upcoming Windows 8 operating system to PC makers - and as PC sales in general took a dive.

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October 18, 2012

Premium Lock Analysts, PC industry cool on Windows 8

Windows 8 While Microsoft is touting next week's launch of Windows 8 as the savior of the computer industry, PC makers and analysts are increasingly skeptical that the new OS will lure consumers away from tablets and smartphones.

September 27, 2012

Premium Lock Gates praises new Windows: 'I'm very pleased with it'

Windows 8 "Hardware partners are doing great things to take advantage of the features," Bill Gates says. "It'll be a big deal."

September 26, 2012

Premium Lock Intel CEO warns new Windows 8 isn't fully ready

Windows 8 Microsoft is eager to get Windows 8, the first version of its flagship software designed for touch tablets, into computers next month to help it vie with Apple Inc.'s iPad during the holiday shopping season. Releasing the operating system before it's fully baked is the right move, and Microsoft can make improvements after it ships, Intel's CEO said.

September 5, 2012

Premium Lock Microsoft releases Windows Server 2012

Microsoft Microsoft released the first major update to its server operating system since 2009 on Tuesday, a prelude to releasing Windows 8 to consumers next month.

July 16, 2012

Premium Lock Microsoft unveils Office focusing on tablets, touch features

Microsoft "We are taking bold steps at Microsoft," Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer says. "The new, modern Office will deliver unparalleled productivity and flexibility for both consumers and business customers. It is a cloud service and will fully light-up when paired with Windows 8."

July 9, 2012

Premium Lock Microsoft Windows 8 will hit shelves in October

New versions of Windows typically come out every three years, but this update is the most widely anticipated overhaul of the software since 1995.

Screen shot of new Windows 8 start screen Screen shot of new Windows 8 start screen

December 23, 2010

Premium Lock From Red Hat to rPath: Erik Troan shares story of road from Linux to Windows

Erik Troan Having crated version control for Linux-based systems, rPath's founders saw a Windows-based world waiting for the same tools.

September 3, 2010

Premium Lock Analyst upgrade helps lift Red Hat to 52-week high

Red Hat Research note says more customers are replacing Windows with Red Hat Linux for servers. Red Hat will announce latest quarterly earnings on Sept. 22.

Updated July 26, 2010

Premium Lock Microsoft has head in the ‘cloud,’ bank account on the ground

Microsoft Analysis: After enduring three consecutive quarters of revenue declines during the recession, the seeds Microsoft sewed are bearing fruit, as Windows 7 and Office 2010 have generated significant growth despite the ongoing economic uncertainty.

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