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Good news for Microsoft: China wants to dump Windows

If China makes good on its threat to break up with Windows, Microsoft could lose the battle -- yet win the war

Appeals court denies Oracle request to restore $1.3 billion judgment against SAP

SAP is very pleased with the court's action, a spokesman says

Mozilla presses forward with new revenue plan, debuts ads in Firefox preview

Mozilla has added small ads to the new tab page of Firefox's roughest-edged Nightly build

Google completes its office suite for iOS, to no one's benefit

Google Slides is a limited, awkward tool that shows -- for mobile productivity -- the real battle is between Apple and Microsoft

SAP, a devices company? Maybe, maybe not

SAP's patent application for a foldable device is more likely a competitive hedge than the precursor to a hardware play, one analyst says

Chrome sings 'When I'm 64' on Windows

Google promotes 64-bit browser to polished, 'Stable' channel; trumpets faster speed, better stability

Jive deepens integration with Cisco's WebEx and Jabber

New enhancements result from a partnership the vendors struck in May to bundle the Cisco products with Jive's enterprise social suite

Docker 1.2 punches up security, day-to-day management

The popular Docker app-container project tweaks its feature set, but far bigger changes are waiting in the wings

The API economy, the killing joke, and the prisoner's dilemma

APIs are a cornerstone of the modern cloud economy. But are we putting too much faith in the people who make these platforms?

Five ways Docker is taking over the world

Docker is more than a fad -- it's a real-deal technology finding widespread adoption and creating its own ecosystem

Microsoft Windows Test Center: analysis

Windows 7 RTM: The revenge of Windows...

Windows Vista lacked the right stuff to unseat Windows XP. Does Windows 7 really have what it takes? more

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InfoWorld Windows 7 Deep Dive Report

InfoWorld's experts evaluate the newest edition of Windows in the context of what matters to IT and business professionals more

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InfoWorld's free tool lets you monitor your own PC, test PCs, users' PCs, and Windows servers with easy dashboard... more

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