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Top 10 IT news stories of the week: GCHQ staff lend a hand to the Tor Project and Sony gets slated for its security. Again

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Popular this week include an analysis of Sony's security shortcomings and the cheeky tip-offs from GCHQ staff to the Tor Project
29 Aug 2014

Microsoft: Windows 9 'technology preview' to be unveiled on 30 September

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Windows 9: Out goes the 'charms bar'; in comes the 'mini start menu'
22 Aug 2014

Microsoft to release Windows 9 technology preview next month

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Microsoft dangles imminent Windows 9 release in front of disgruntled Windows 8 users
15 Aug 2014

Virtualisation cures Windows XP migration woes at Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust

Jimmy Parker, development office lead at Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust, tells Danny Palmer why the trust opted to switch to a Liquidware Labs virtual interface
08 Aug 2014

Backbytes: The long, slow death of Windows XP

Windows XP is slowly dying out, according to the web-stat counters – but it's Windows 7 people want, not Windows 8
04 Aug 2014

'The clerk who’s never used any of the Office suite – why update him?' Biffa CIO David Gooding

What kind of technology lies behind your bin collection? Peter Gothard visited waste management giant Biffa to find out – and what he discovered may surprise you
30 Jul 2014

Free Windows?

What are the chances of Microsoft giving away its operating system – and even some of its most popular applications – for free? Peter Gothard asked some Redmond-watchers for their thoughts
28 Jul 2014

Microsoft revenues up 12 per cent as Nadella explains reorganisation

Microsoft re-organisation to unite operating system teams as it posts full-year revenues up 12 per cent
23 Jul 2014

Windows to be offered free of charge by 2017

But enterprises may be looking at subscription models
15 Jul 2014

CIO interview: Unite head of IT Paul Mease

Unite head of IT Paul Mease tells Danny Palmer how he’s ensuring the right IT infrastructure is in place to support the union’s 1.4 million members
04 Jul 2014

Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014: Law firm DLA Piper mulls Microsoft Surface rollout

Windows ecosystem preferred by DLA Piper, but it may take employees a while to buy-in
12 Jun 2014

Microsoft “Patch Tuesday” to fix critical security flaws

Bug fixes will fix two critical security flaws - but Windows XP users will be left vulnerable
13 May 2014

No 'immediate risk' in still running Windows XP - Kingfisher

Europe's biggest DIY retailer believes it has Windows XP security covered until upgrade is rolled out
01 May 2014

Microsoft admits major vulnerability in Internet Explorer

Windows XP users most at risk from 'Operation Clandestine Fox'
28 Apr 2014

Windows XP expires today: here's what you need to do…

What are the best practices for organisations wanting to shift away from XP?
08 Apr 2014

London borough to roll out Google Chromebooks to escape Microsoft's licensing costs

Barking and Dagenham claims it would have to pay over £200,000 more to replace outgoing Windows XP desktops with Windows 7 PCs
02 Apr 2014

Microsoft market share dips below 90 per cent, according to web counters

Net Marketshare and StatCounter claim Microsoft market share falls below 90 per cent as MacOS gathers pace
17 Mar 2014

‘Snake’ cyber espionage operation the work of 'well-funded professionals'

BAE Systems analyses toolkit and finds that it 'bears all the hallmarks of a highly sophisticated cyber operation'
07 Mar 2014

End of Windows XP support leaving organisations 'asleep at the wheel' and vulnerable to hackers - EY

'Hackers will use this as an opportunity to take advantage of those organisations that have not got their house in order,' warns EY
06 Mar 2014

Research: Legacy systems – time to bite the bullet?

Upgrading legacy systems is a difficult and risky business. John Leonard takes a look at what organisations are running and why
03 Mar 2014

'Unconnected' XP machines just as dangerous as networked ones, argues Coalfire consultant

'It doesn’t face the internet' is a flawed argument by KPMG, says Andrew Barratt
28 Feb 2014

Microsoft to slash price of Windows 8.1 by 70 per cent - report

Manufacturers of lower-priced laptop and tablet devices to pay only $15 for licence, sources say
24 Feb 2014

Why are people still hanging on to Windows XP, and are they dicing with disaster?

Avast and KPMG weigh in on the debate
21 Feb 2014

Remove Microsoft admin rights to mitigate 92 per cent of vulnerabilities

Avecto analysed data from security bulletins issued by Microsoft throughout 2013
18 Feb 2014