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January 2015 Windows 10 beta

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The ghosts of CEOs past: Apple's liberation, Microsoft's haunting

Apple amazing quarter has set the bar unrealistically high while Wall Street unfairly discounts Microsoft's potential

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Big Windows 10 KB 3035129 patch also fixes Fast ring option

The patch rollup for Windows 10 build 9926 appears to also fix a peripatetic Fast ring inconsistency and adds a new branch option

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Enterprises: Get ready to pay to go slow on Windows 10

Details remain murky, but Microsoft's biggest customers will have to pay for a traditional update cadence, say analysts

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In Microsoft's mobile-first, cloud-first strategy, Windows takes a supporting role

The operating system that built Microsoft will serve as a conduit for the cloud services that now earn far more for the company

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Microsoft is looking a lot like Apple — and Nadella like Jobs

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is showing the same kind of leadership that Steve Jobs used to rescue Apple

All signs point to the demise of Microsoft's Surface tablet

Microsoft is within a whisker of calling it quits on its failed experiment with the Surface tablet

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Downloading Windows 10 build 9926? Get KB 3034229 ASAP

Here’s what to do immediately after you install the Windows 10 January Technical Preview

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Microsoft touts $7-per-user monthly pricing for Windows subscription packages

Microsoft has released details on the first-ever per-user Microsoft Windows subscription

Windows 10 and the mystery of the missing cloud

Azure, one of the strongest cards in Microsoft's hand, was absent from the Windows 10 preview event

Spartan and IE11 to coexist in Windows 10

Just months after Microsoft promised an end to duality in Windows, its new OS will include two very different browsers

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Microsoft announces Office 2016 suite, touch-enabled Office for Windows 10 apps

Office for Windows 10 apps will be free to use on phones and tablets -- no Office 365 subscription required

The two-browser strategy for Windows 10, at least for now

Microsoft demonstrated a new Windows 10 browser on Wednesday. Whether it's the new IE12 remains an open question

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Windows 10 January Technical Preview: Show me the bits

The dog-and-pony show is over, but a key question remains: Why isn't Microsoft releasing the January Technical Preview?

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Windows 10 upgrades will be free for existing Windows users -- at first

With a free upgrade path from Windows 7 and up, Microsoft is going all-out to get existing users onto Windows 10 -- but what awaits afterward?

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Windows 10, inspired by Apple's OS X

Apple has reshaped the destiny of the PC, and Microsoft appears to now be following its lead

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10th time's the charm: Microsoft finally solves big problems with Surface Pro 3

Surface Pro 3 is relatively glitch-free after its 10th firmware update, released last week, resolved many long-standing issues

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'Bingbooks' need free Office to compete with Chromebooks

Analysts debate the wisdom of giving Office 365 away to sell low-end laptops and tablets

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9 features you'll likely see at this week's Windows 10 extravaganza

Here's everything you really need to know before the live stream (hopefully) starts at Wednesday's Windows 10 consumer launch

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