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  1. Steam gamers already use Windows 10 more than all Linux distros combinedRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | PC World

    ... , a mighty tempting carrot for enticing PC gamers to upgrade. Windows 10's appeal isn't limited to gamers alone. Microsoft's new operating system was installed on 14 million PCs on its very first day.Hot damn. Brad Chacos spends the days jamming to ...


  2. Gears of War Ultimate Edition takes you down memory laneRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Sal Pizarro

    The original Gears of War was as important to the Xbox 360 as Halo: Combat Evolved was to the original Xbox. It was an exclusive title that helped define Microsoft's console for that generation.


  3. How to activate Windows 10's secret God ModesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | BetaNews

    Windows 7 introduced a useful hidden God Mode that displays all of the admin tools and control options on a single screen. This feature was carried over to Windows 8.x, and the good news is, because Microsoft has yet to phase out Control Panel, it also works just fine in Windows 10. It's very easy to action God Mode -- you just need to create a folder and give it a special name -- and there's actually quite a few alternative God Modes available.


  4. Fixstars Solutions Inc. Achieves a Microsoft Silver Cloud Platform CompetencyRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Information Technology

    To earn a Microsoft silver competency, partners must successfully demonstrate expertise through rigorous exams, culminating in Microsoft certifications. And to ensure the highest quality of services, Microsoft requires customer references for successful implementation and customer satisfaction.


  5. 'Gears Of War: Ultimate Edition' Will Include Entire SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Tom's Hardware

    ... addition, the first game in the series was getting its own remake called Gears of War: Ultimate Edition . However, Microsoft recently added a few more surprises to the remake. Thanks to the Backwards Compatibility feature, buying Gears of War: ...


  6. Microsoft says 14 million computers now running Windows 10Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Denver Post

    Microsoft says its' new Windows 10 operating system is now running on more than 14 million computers, two days after the software was released as a free download. That's a far cry from the company's goal of getting Windows 10 onto a billion devices within three years.


  7. How to protect yourself against Windows 10's controversial new Wi-Fi Sense featureRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Boy Genius

    Microsoft added a new feature to Windows 10 called Wi-Fi Sense. It's a very smart feature that allows trusted users to connect to a Wi-Fi network without needing to know the network's password, and it's the first time that technology like this has been available so widely.


  8. Gears of War: Ultimate Edition really becomes ultimate with four free gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Ars Technica

    ... one-up each other just to stand out. One way to do so is to slap a ton of additional content onto the disc, which Microsoft tried last year with the fumbled launch of Halo: The Master Chief Collection . Well, the company is trying again-this time ...


  9. PHOTO: An Uber representative registers people on a smartphone, July 21, 2015, in New york City.Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | ABC News

    Uber has ballooned into a $50 billion transportation juggernaut just five years after its launch -- and now Microsoft is said to want a piece of the action. The software company reportedly invested $100 million as part of a massive $1 billion fundraising round Uber recently completed, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.


  10. SingleHop Positioned in Gartner 2015 Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, North AmericaRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

    ... hosting and private cloud solutions to new market segments and geographic regions. Its acquisition of Microsoft expert and infrastructure provider Server Intellect extended SingleHop's private cloud platform to address the Microsoft Windows ...


  11. Microsoft cut 14 percent of it workforce in fiscal 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Business Journal

    The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of American City Business Journals. Microsoft cut its workforce by 14 percent, eliminating 19,000 positions in fiscal year 2015, with 13,000 related to Microsoft's failed Nokia business.


  12. Windows Server 2003 Meets the Zombie ApocalypseRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Small Business Computing

    ... at the time. Weeks after the support cut-off, the ancient OS still lingers, according to Chris Woodin, director of Microsoft sales operations at Softchoice. Servers running the software still numbers "in the millions," he told Small Business ...


  13. Smart Gadgets from Guns to Cars Ripe for HackingRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Wireless Design & Development

    ... 10, but now you have these devices that are not hard to get into," Kruegel said, referring to latest generation Microsoft computer operating system. Hacking smart watches, door locks, fitness bands, power meters, or other devices woven into the ...


  14. BlackBerry Ltd.Passport "Silver Edition" Leaks, So much for a Software PivotRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Learn Bonds

    ... smartphones has lagged behind Apple's iPhones and devices running on Google's Android OS. In fact, it appears that Microsoft's Windows phones have a bigger share of the smartphone market than BlackBerry. BlackBerry's software business has been the ...


  15. Windows 10 Mobile: Microsoft reveals which phones are first in line for updateRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Inquirer

    MICROSOFT HAS REVEALED the Windows Phone handsets that will be the first to be upgraded to Windows 10 Mobile, but has failed to confirm when the operating system will be released. The company has named the first 10 handsets as the Lumia 430, Lumia 435, Lumia 532, Lumia 535, Lumia 540, Lumia 640, Lumia 640 XL, Lumia 735, Lumia 830 and Lumia 930 .


  16. Satya Nadella: All eyes on HoloLens from 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Inquirer

    SPEAKING Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has told the BBC that the HoloLens holographic system is getting so close that we can almost touch it. Not that we could actually touch the main elements of it.


  17. The demise of an adorable robotRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | New Vision

    ... Some 14 million people installed the Windows 10 operating system in the first 24 hours following its release, Microsoft said.... Facebook on Thursday said it is ready to begin test flights of a high-altitude drone designed to provide Internet access ...


  18. Will Windows 10 Win Developers Back To Microsoft?Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago |

    In September 2000, Microsoft was celebrating its 25th anniversary. During an incident at one of the celebratory events that surely would have gone viral in minutes had social and smartphones been available at the time , then-president and CEO Steve Ballmer stomped and clapped across the stage, working himself up into a sweaty frenzy as he repeatedly chanted one word: "Developers."


  19. Does Windows 10 violate HIPAA?Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | On Target

    According to Microsoft's privacy statement for Windows 10 , for the Input Personalization feature, "...your typed and handwritten words are collected to provide you a personalized user dictionary, help you type and write on your device with better character recognition, and provide you with text suggestions as you type or write. Typing data includes a sample of characters and words you type, which we scrub to remove IDs, IP addresses, and other potential identifiers."


  20. 13 helpful Windows 10 tips, tricks and tweaks to try outRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | TrustedReviews

    Want to get the most out of Windows 10? Here's the handy features, tips, tricks and tweaks we'e discovered to help you become the master of Microsoft's latest OS instalment Hopefully by now you've taken the plunge and upgraded from Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 . If you've read our review, then you'll know we're generally fans here of the changes Microsoft has made, especially the return of the Start Menu and the surprisingly powerful Cortana integration.