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Is It The End of the Road For Windows 2000?

With Windows XP entering Extended Support mode this week and Windows 2000 due to leave extended support on July 13 2010, Andrew Garcia suggests that now is a good time to start planning your next OS upgrade.

Mac Share Goes Down – Again

We asked - could the recession help the Mac against the PC? The answer is no. Price pressure and the recession took their toll

Microsoft Tries To Patch Hacker Holes

The latest security bulletins address issues being targeted by hackers in the wild, including vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Excel and WordPad

Windows 7 May Have XP Downgrade Option

Reports claim users will still have the option of downgrading to Windows XP from Windows 7 after the latter is released, even though mainstream support for XP will have ended

Windows On 96 Percent of Netbooks? No Way!

A Microsoft exec has announced the death of the Linux netbook. He's ignoring the world picture, and speaking too soon: Linux is still alive on the tiny laptops at least for now, says Joe Wilcox

Microsoft takes money back from sacked workers

Microsoft is asking recently laid-off employees to return some of their severance pay that the company apparently overpaid, according to reports. As the recession bites, Microsoft and IBM are both facing layoffs and bad publicity.

Mobile World Congress: Summary of Day 1

Video: The ecological mobile of Samsung, the presentation of Windows Mobile 6.5 and the new products presented by Nokia mark the inauguration of the MWC.

IE 8 and Windows 7 RC-Beta Mashups

Microsoft gives and gives more. On the 23rd January, the company extended the download availability of Windows 7 Beta 1. Yesterday, 26th January, Microsoft released Internet Explorer 8 Release Candidate 1. But the two shall never meet.

Microsoft Results Disappoint, 5,000 Job Cuts Coming

Microsoft reported quarterly results on the 22nd January that missed Wall Street expectations and the software giant announced that it would eliminate 5,000 jobs. The results show that even Microsoft is not immune to the recession and ...