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Windows 7, XP and even Vista GAIN market share again

Source: The Register

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Addresses Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference
Windows 8.x failure to launch confirmed Whatever Microsoft is doing to get punters adopting Windows 8.x isn't working, at least if the latest figures from Netmarketshare showing its older operating systems growing faster than its latest progeny are any ...
Source: The Register   Full article at: The Register Jul 2 2014, 11:02pm CDT

CoreOS secures $8m funding to launch Managed Linux As A Service

Source: TechRadar UK

Google Hosts Its Annual I/O Developers Conference
CoreOS announced that it has secured $8 million (around £4.7 million, or AUS$8.5 miillion) in Series A funding and unveiled two new products, Managed Linux and Core Update, one year after the company's Linux distribution of the same name launched.In the company's words, CoreOS is particularly suited for very large, enterprise-focused server deployments, effectively delivering the world's first "OS-as-a-Service".Patches are deliv ...
Source: TechRadar UK   Full article at: TechRadar UK Jul 1 2014, 6:12am CDT

Windows Threshold: The modern UI takes a backseat for desktop users

Source: Neowin

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Addresses Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference
Microsoft is working on its next major Windows update, Threshold, and we have some new details about the direction that the company is taking with its next major update to the OS. Read ...
Source: Neowin   Full article at: Neowin Jun 30 2014, 7:58am CDT

Avast 2014 R4 promises improved security, new anti-spam library

Source: BetaNews

Avast Software has released the fourth update to its Avast 2014 range of products with the unveiling of build number 9.0.2021 for Avast Free Antivirus 2014, Avast Internet Security 2014 and Avast Premier Security 2014. As with the previous few updates, R4 contains no new features, but does include several important security enhancements among other tweaks and optimizations that once again make it essential for existing users. Avast promises tighter security through improved process secur ...
Source: BetaNews   Full article at: BetaNews Jun 27 2014, 8:10am CDT

CCleaner optimizes memory usage, adds support for forthcoming Chrome 64-bit browser

Source: BetaNews

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As the month draws to a close, Piriform issues its regular update to its freeware Windows cleaning utility with the releases of CCleaner 4.15 and CCleaner Portable 4.15. Highlights in the latest release include support for the forthcoming 64-bit build of Google Chrome, plus an improved secure wipe algorithm as well as memory and architecture optimizations. Following on from the recent pre-release versions of Chrome 64-bit, CCleaner has bee ...
Source: BetaNews   Full article at: BetaNews Jun 25 2014, 8:54am CDT

Collaboration and education key to fighting cybercrime

Source: Tech Radar

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With the threat landscape constantly shifting and evolving, the fight against cybercrime is never truly over.Organisations are therefore under pressure to stay updated with the latest online threats and must work incessantly to mitigate the risk they pose to their business. To find out what areas of defence companies need to be prioritising amid the current threat landscape, we spoke to Malwarebytes' Malware Intelligence Analyst, Chris Boyd.TechRadar Pro: Have you noticed the threat landsca ...
Source: Tech Radar  Full article at: Tech Radar Jun 25 2014, 7:00am CDT

Linux Mint 17 'Qiana' KDE now available

Source: BetaNews

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I love using and tinkering with Linux -- it is a very rewarding hobby. However, I am quite busy most days and don't have as much time for tinkering and playing around as I would like. Still, I enjoy using Linux-based operating systems for general use, and for that I demand something easy and mindless. There are so many distributions to choose from (some may argue, too many), but lately I just go with dependable and easy-t ...
Source: BetaNews   Full article at: BetaNews Jun 23 2014, 11:44am CDT

Emsisoft Anti-Malware 9.0 adopts Windows 8-themed facelift, available for just $9.99

Source: BetaNews

Emsisoft has released Emsisoft Anti-Malware 9.0, a brand new version of its dual-engine anti-malware tool for Windows users. Version 9.0 sports a major facelift, improved performance and "hundreds of detail improvements" for better usability. To celebrate the release, users have a nine-day window in which to purchase 12 month’s protection for the special introductory price of just $9.99, a saving of 75 percent on the usual MSRP. The biggest change ...
Source: BetaNews   Full article at: BetaNews Jun 19 2014, 3:49am CDT

Stickies allows text notes to contain images, adds desktop stack option

Source: BetaNews

Looking for a digital solution to the raft of sticky notes plastered across your desk? ZHorn Software has just unveiled Stickies 8.0a, the first major update to its free desktop sticky tool for Windows since November 2012. New features include support for inserting images in text stickies, the ability to stack desktop stickies together and periodic automatic backups. Once installed, Stickies resides i ...
Source: BetaNews   Full article at: BetaNews Jun 17 2014, 4:38am CDT

How to restore your Windows computer to its factory settings

Source: Digital Trends

Apple Unveils Software To Run Windows XP
With this guide, you'll be able to restore your Windows PC to the settings that it had when you first bought it.The post How to restore your Windows computer to its factory settings app ...
Source: Digital Trends   Full article at: Digital Trends Jun 15 2014, 8:15am CDT

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