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1 hr ago | ComputerWorld

HP reports surprise growth as PC sales climb

HP's revenue climbed 1 percent to $27.6 billion for the quarter ended July 31, the company announced Wednesday.

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5 hrs ago | The Code Project

Rendering text with Direct2D & DirectWrite

This is the first article in a series intended to illustrate an approach to safer C++ development made possible by the C++11 standard, while building our code directly on top of the Windows C and COM based APIs.

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12 hrs ago | This is Hull

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James Smith, of Hull IT specialists Oughtred and Harrison, has waerned about the dangers to Windows XP users of the CryptoLocker virus AT LEAST four businesses in East Yorkshire have been hit by a damaging computer virus, IT firm Oughtred and Harrison has said.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

MSDN Blogs

Security Updates for Windows XP Embedded and Windows Embedded Standard 2009 - July 2014

Note: MyOEM is a restricted-access portal for OEM partners with a valid license agreement with Microsoft or with a Microsoft Authorized Embedded Distributor and for internal OEM employees.

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Computing.co.uk

Munich considers dumping Linux to return to Windows - after just one year

Munich, the German city that pioneered a shift from Microsoft Windows to Linux on the desktop, is considering a switch back after user complaints.

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Related Topix: Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux

Today.Az

Internet Explorer gets new name

In an "Ask Me Anything" chat on Reddit last week, engineers from Microsoft's Internet Explorer team fielded questions about the world's most infamous Web browser.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Hispanic Business

Horizon Datasys Expands Its Offices to Keep Up With the Increasing Demand for Its Line of Products

The move will enable the company to have access to a new office space double the size of the one it had previously.

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InformationWeek

Windows 'Threshold': 7 Things To Expect

Microsoft will reportedly release its next version of Windows as a public preview by this fall.

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JK on the run

Hello, HP Stream 14: A $199 Windows laptop aimed squarely at the Chromebook market

Microsoft isn't taking the low-cost Chromebook threat lightly. Instead it's working with partners to create $199 to $249 Windows laptops and it has enlisted HP's help with the HP Stream 14. It even comes with cloud storage for 2 years, just like a Chromebook.

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TMCnet

Turn End-of-Life XP Systems into VDI Thin Clients at Up to 90 Percent Savings

It's natural to feel frustrated that support for Windows XP ended as of April 8 of this year.

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Forbes.com

Microsoft Considered Renaming Internet Explorer Due To Negative Perceptions

According to Net Applications, Internet Explorer has more than a 58% web browser market share as of now.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

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Ancient Stuxnet Flaw Still Being Used to Attack Millions of Windows XP PCs [FARS News Agency]

A software vulnerability exploited by cyberweapons including Stuxnet and Flame is still being used to attack millions of users around the world four years after it was patched, a Kaspersky analysis has suggested.

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CiteULike

Characterizing and Predicting Which Bugs Get Fixed: An Empirical Study of Microsoft Windows

In Proceedings of the 32Nd ACM/IEEE International Conference on Software Engineering - Volume 1 , pp.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

Hardware consultancy services

Contract award: care of server and client systems - bm 035/290 809 / hos-ols. Care of server and client systems.

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InformationWeek

IE's Bad Reputation: Will Microsoft Rebrand?

Internet Explorer hasn't been able to shake its reputation as a buggy browser because users refuse to upgrade to cleaner versions -- despite their complaints.

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Cadalyst

Mouse Without Borders

I was at a client site a couple weeks ago when reader Casey King showed me a handy utility called Mouse without Borders - a free download from the Microsoft Garage .

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

TechNet Blogs

Page: August 2014 Security Bulletin Release Webcast Q&A

Q1: For MS14-044 in a clustered SQL 2008 the bulletin states to apply the update to the active node, then the inactive node.

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DFW Catholic

IT Help Desk Technician - Archdiocese of Boston

SUMMARY: Reporting to the IT Service Desk Supervisor, assists in the operations of the IT Service Desk by providing support, installation, troubleshooting and training to Pastoral Center, parish and school users and staff.

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Tom's Hardware

Windows "Threshold" Tech Preview Coming Soon?

As expected, unnamed sources are now reporting that Microsoft will launch a preview of Windows 9 "Threshold" in early October 2014, or perhaps even in late September 2014.

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City Paper

It's Arcade Fire Weekend in D.C.

Arcade Fire is all about the District this weekend. Before the Montreal group takes over the Verizon Center this Sunday with Dan Deacon , you can spot a few of the band's members at smaller gigs at the Rock & Roll Hotel.

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