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Microsoft stealthily rebrands Bing Finance, with other Bing apps to follow

In a curious game of hide-and-seek, Microsoft appears to be rebranding its Windows 8 Bing apps as MSN apps

Microsoft skips a number, says Windows 10 will be a big break from the past

The company showed an early build of its new OS in San Francisco on Tuesday

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Leaker claims only some Windows 8.1 users will get free Windows 9 upgrades

For those currently running Windows 7, the upgrade will come with a price tag, according to tweets from "Wzor," a notorious spiller of Microsoft secrets.

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Windows Tech Preview: Your pregame guide to Microsoft's big event

A concise list of what you need to know before Microsoft launches its next Windows extravaganza on Tuesday

With new OS, Microsoft will try to put Windows 8 era behind it

The company is expected to unveil a preview of the Windows 8 successor on Tuesday

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Surface Mini saga portends end of Windows RT

Recently revealed details about Microsoft's aborted Surface Mini are a likely indicator that Windows RT is headed the way of the dodo

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Shellshocked: Yes, it's a huge threat, and here's why

InfoWorld's Paul Venezia describes in technical detail what he's seeing on his own servers -- and it's not good

HP leads Microsoft in Metro app usage

Only 17 percent of Microsoft's usage was on Surface Pros, showing that people who have a choice rarely chose Metro apps

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How to choose the right Linux distro

RHEL/CentOS, Fedora, Ubuntu, Debian, and OpenSuse have far more similarities than differences, but choosing the wrong one for the job can make life much harder

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Microsoft exec: 'Windows 9' to be announced next week

A tightly-guarded detail on the next version of Windows may have slipped out.

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iOS 8's iCloud Drive reveals the dark side of empowered users

Apple's iCloud Drive deployment was sure to mess up people's access to documents -- and it did

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The skinny on thin Linux

In the leap from Web to cloud, the new shape of the Linux server is thin, light, and fine-tuned to a single purpose

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Microsoft mind games surround Windows Technical Preview

Whether Microsoft will release a public Technical Preview of Windows 9 at its Sept. 30 press conference remains in doubt

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New leaked screenshots reveal more about Windows 9

New info from build 9841, including a resizable Start Menu and multiple virtual desktops, adds to expectations for Windows Technical Preview

4 ways Docker fundamentally changes application development

How Docker containers streamline development and deployment, encourage best practices, and enable a new breed of micro-services based applications

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Windows 9: A new hope

Three UI changes show a positive new direction away from the unloved Windows 8

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What to expect with Windows 9

With Build 9834 leaks and confirmations springing up all over, here’s what to expect from Microsoft on Sept. 30

Micro Focus buying Novell, Suse Linux owner for $1.2 billion

Micro Focus is picking up Attachmate for a little over half of what Attachmate paid for Novell just three years ago

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