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Microsoft releases five critical security updates

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Windows, Internet Explorer and SQL server all affected
15 Aug 2012

Samsung starts its defence in patent dispute with Apple

The iPhone 4v and the Samsung Galaxy smartphone
Defence opens following revelation of 'non-aggression pact' between Apple and Microsoft
15 Aug 2012

Microsoft unleashes Outlook.com as Hotmail successor

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New browser-based email service comes connected to Facebook and Skype
01 Aug 2012

Microsoft posts first ever quarterly loss

But software giant's share price rises
20 Jul 2012

HTC takes a swipe at Apple in London High Court

Taiwanese firm wins swipe-to-unlock patent battle
05 Jul 2012

Microsoft releases security mega patch - and a fix for a zero-day exploit

Twenty-six Windows security flaws to patch on 'super Tuesday'
13 Jun 2012

Windows RT 'may have anti-trust implications', says Mozilla

Ovum: Biggest winners of API war could be Android
11 May 2012

Conficker worm is still biggest threat to enterprises - Microsoft

220 million instances in 100 countries reported - but still Microsoft claims it is easy to defend against
26 Apr 2012

Windows desktop admin rights – an open door for malware?


05 Apr 2012

Microsoft addresses critical vulnerability in latest security update

Seven vulnerabilities are closed by the patch, including a critical flaw with Windows Remote Desktop Protocol
14 Mar 2012

Microsoft fixes critical bugs in Explorer and Windows

The bugs could allow hackers to remote-access users' machines if left unpatched
15 Feb 2012

Time the DWP bucked up its ideas


09 Jan 2012

Microsoft sues retailer Comet

US software giant claims the retailer created and sold counterfeit Windows recovery CDs
05 Jan 2012

Backbytes has got Assad all wrong


29 Nov 2011

Is Assad a Mac or a PC?


16 Nov 2011

Cheshire Council uses desktop analytics to shape Windows 7 migration

It is reducing its applications estate and renegotiating Microsoft licences as a result
13 Oct 2011

Rumours of the PC’s demise are exaggerated

Talk of society entering a ‘post-PC era’ is premature, writes Dawinderpal Sahota
24 Aug 2011

Microsoft asks for feedback on Windows 8

New blog invites users to help shape Windows 8
17 Aug 2011

Tesco signs eight-year Microsoft deal

Tesco to deploy Microsoft products and services across 14 countries
02 Aug 2011

Do the goings-on in student dorms spell the end for Microsoft?


29 Jul 2011

Stampede away from XP expected imminently

The majority of firms that still favour Windows XP are expected to migrate soon
22 Jun 2011

Fedora 15 offers a lot to tempt enterprises away from Windows

Gnome 3 interface gives the open source operating system a business-friendly look and feel
21 Jun 2011

Patch Tuesday: a look behind the scenes

As IT managers around the world get to grips with another bundle of software fixes from Microsoft, Stuart Sumner looks at the processes that lie behind this monthly ritual
07 Jun 2011

Microsoft shows off Windows 8

First look impresses pundits, but firm's launch strategy risks alienating PC makers
02 Jun 2011