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

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'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?

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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

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'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

HMRC and NHS have “dropped the ball” over Windows XP April support shutdown, says Labour

Hackers' free-for-all with personal data expected, says shadow Cabinet Office minister
05 Feb 2014

Microsoft Windows 9 slated for April 2015 release

Codenamed 'Threshold', Microsoft appears keen to distance the release from Windows 8
14 Jan 2014

St. Edmund's College picks VMware over Microsoft and Citrix because of 'better functionality'

Hertfordshire-based school anticipates £63,000 of savings from virtualisation project
02 Dec 2013

Scottish Government to provide staff with Windows 8 tablets

Initiative designed to let employees work more efficiently when on the move
11 Oct 2013

Pinewood Studios Group 'saves 15 hours a week' with Veeam Essentials

Restoring Microsoft Exchange mailbox used to take firm a whole day, and now takes minutes
31 Jul 2013

Nokia chose Windows instead of Android to offer mobile carriers 'third alternative'

Stephen Elop opted out of negotiations with Google as he could see Samsung dominating Android back in 2010
15 Jul 2013

Ballmer unveils Microsoft shake-up, promising a 'single experience' for users

'No other company has such strength across so many categories today' he boasts
12 Jul 2013

Android and Samsung dominate European smartphone market

Apple market share just 18 per cent compared with Google's 70 per cent
01 Jul 2013

Microsoft gives zero-day vulnerabilities to US security services - Bloomberg

Microsoft gives zero-day vulnerabilities to US spooks in 'ask no questions' pact
14 Jun 2013

Windows ‘Blue’ officially christened Windows 8.1

Free update will be available before Christmas, says Microsoft
15 May 2013

Microsoft aims to silence critics with Windows 8 redesign

Much-criticised Windows 8 to be revamped, Microsoft reveals, as OS passes 100 million licence sales
07 May 2013

Apple profits fall for first time in ten years

Tim Cook announces $60bn share buyback to appease shareholders
24 Apr 2013

Crash Podcast: Samsung, Google, Phones & Windows RT

On this week's podcast we discuss Samsung breaking away from Android, Google's privacy woes, then 40th anniversary of the mobile phone, and the potential demise of Windows RT
04 Apr 2013

Blue makeover to fix Windows 8 flaws

Windows Blue upgrade expected in autumn – one year after disappointing Windows 8 launch
26 Mar 2013

EasyJet takes off with Windows 7 upgrade

Migration to Windows 7 from XP has helped 'change lives' of easyJet's mobile workers, explains CTO Andy Caddy
22 Mar 2013

Ex-Microsoft SVP slams 'aggressive' Ballmer and 'lame duck' board

Software giant desperately needs new blood, says Kempin
22 Jan 2013

Confusion over Windows Phone 7.8 update

Users of obsolete Windows Phone operating system still waiting on long-promised update
18 Dec 2012

Windows 8 outsells Windows 7, claims Microsoft's Windows business head

40 million copies of Windows 8 sold in the first month, claims Tami Reller
28 Nov 2012