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Ballmer exits Microsoft board -- stock market nods approval

Ballmer's departure had to happen someday, but the news came so abruptly that many were caught flatfooted

In Microsoft's cloud quest, some will get left behind

Risk of 'technical drift' is especially pernicious when your vendor appears to support the cloud but is only paying lip service

HP Stream revealed: Microsoft's Chromebook killer is a Chromebook clone

German-language site Mobile Geeks recently uncovered specs on the HP Stream 14. It looks nice, but can it run Windows well enough?

Report: Windows 'Threshold' public preview will debut this fall

A report from ZDnet says Microsoft is almost ready to make the shift away from Windows 8

Microsoft's new approach to Windows updates is all marketing sizzle no steak

Microsoft has declared Patch Tuesday shall henceforth be called 'Update Tuesday' as a nod to new 'more nimble' Windows update policy

Microsoft yanks botched Black Tuesday patches KB 2982791, KB 2970228, KB 2975719, and KB 2975331

Microsoft recommends that users uninstall last week's update -- even if their machines are working fine

Users find fix for botched KB 2982791 and KB 2970228 Windows update

Microsoft has yet to pull the bad patch, respond to support cases, offer an explanation -- or even acknowledge the BSOD Stop 0x050 problem

Blue Screen Stop 0x050 error reported for systems installing KB2976897, KB2982791, and KB2970228

Two Microsoft kernel-mode driver updates are triggering BSOD error message on some Windows systems

Black Tuesday: Microsoft offers massive IE patch rollup but no ActiveX blocks

Initial reports also include puzzling behavior for some Start menu Taskbars, patches for some Surface tablets, and an underwhelming Win 8.1 'Update 2'

Microsoft's Cortana voice assistant could well come to Windows 9

It could be a race between Apple and Microsoft as to who gets a voice assistant on the desktop first

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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In Microsoft's cloud quest, some will get left behind
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In Microsoft's cloud quest, some will get left behind

Blog by J. Peter Bruzzese

Risk of 'technical drift' is especially pernicious when your vendor appears to support the cloud but is only paying lip service
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