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Mingis on Tech: A dive into Windows 10 Creators Edition and the future of OSes

Coming soon to a PC near you: Windows 10 Creators Edition. But what comes after that in the years ahead for PCs, and Macs, and mobile devices? Are we headed for a voice-activated future?

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How to fix five Windows 10 headaches

Microsoft's Windows 10 OS is a lot better than its predecessor, but it still has some annoying quirks. We help you solve them.

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Surface Studio First Look: Features and specs

You know Microsoft's Surface Studio is different as soon as you see the gorgeous display and try the innovative touch experience. Here's what it was like for us.

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Microsoft completes Windows 10 customized for China's government

Microsoft has finished a version of Windows 10 for China's government and state-owned businesses, and is ready to begin selling the software.

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Windows Server on ARM laptops is for Azure only

What makes the work of porting code to the ARM instruction set worthwhile is both the scale of cloud and the kind of services Microsoft runs in Azure. The economics works for cloud, not your data centers.

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Windows 10 Redstone: A guide to the builds

Now updated for build 15063, released on Mar. 20, 2017: Get the latest info on new builds of Windows 10 Redstone as they roll out from Microsoft.

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Pwn2Own ends with two virtual machine escapes

Two teams of researchers managed to win the biggest bounties at this year's Pwn2Own hacking contest by escaping from the VMware Workstation virtual machine and executing code on the host operating system.

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Apple vs. Microsoft 3.0: The quest for electronic medical record supremacy?

EMR is in desperate need of a standard. Should Apple or Microsoft come to the rescue?

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Microsoft ready to block updates for Windows 7 on latest PCs

Microsoft may be prepping to enforce a new support policy for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 that blocks updates on newer machines with the latest processors.

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How to be the first to get the Creators Update

Just join the Insiders and watch it download, if you dare.

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Windows 10 'servicing stack' update cripples some PCs

Some users are reporting that one of this week's Windows 10 updates crippled their PCs.

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Microsoft quietly promotes Creators Update in Patch Tuesday update

Microsoft has begun a low-key promotion for the next Windows 10 feature upgrade with the release of this month's Patch Tuesday updates.

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Unix tip: Using bash on Windows

The relatively new bash on Ubuntu on Windows brings some new possibilities to Windows users

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Get ready for the Windows 10 Creators Update

Microsoft is about to release the Windows 10 Creators Update, a major update to its operating system. We preview what you can expect.

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Microsoft fixes record number of flaws, some publicly known

Microsoft's batch of security patches for March is one of the largest ever and includes fixes for several vulnerabilities that are publicly known and actively exploited.

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Largest ever Patch Tuesday from Microsoft

After last month’s rather brief Patch Tuesday from Microsoft, we see one of the largest ever releases of updates for Windows and Microsoft Office -- and of course another critical update for Adobe Flash Player.

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Microsoft stays security bulletins' termination

Microsoft today postponed the retirement of the security bulletins it uses to describe in detail each month's slate of vulnerabilities and patches.

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Signs point to finalizing of the Windows 10 Creators Update

Final version number appeared and internal sign off has reportedly begun.

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