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Microsoft Buys AI-Powered Scheduling App Genee 10 comments
Microsoft Details Its 24-Core 'Holographic Processor' Used In HoloLens 76 comments
PlayStation 3 Games Are Coming To PC 92 comments
Ask Slashdot: How Will You Handle Microsoft's New 'Cumulative' Windows Updates? 392 comments
Microsoft Announces 'Cumulative' Updates Will Become Mandatory For Windows 7 and 8.1 275 comments
Google Will Kill Chrome Apps For Windows, Mac, and Linux In Early 2018 102 comments
Microsoft Has Broken Millions Of Webcams With Windows 10 Anniversary Update 216 comments
Microsoft PowerShell Goes Open Source and Lands On Linux and Mac 396 comments
Intel Unveils Project Alloy 'Merged Reality' Wireless Headset 43 comments
Windows UAC Bypass Permits Code Execution 79 comments
All Windows 10 PCs Will Support HoloLens Next Year 86 comments
Former CEO of Angry Birds-Maker Rovio Hired To Revive Nokia's Phone Business 87 comments
Disable WPAD Now or Have Your Accounts Compromised, Researchers Warn 75 comments
No Man's Sky Launches On Steam and GOG and It's Off To A Rocky Start 157 comments
Microsoft Starts Testing Windows 10's Next Major Update 94 comments
Researchers Crack Microsoft Feature, Say Encryption Backdoors Similarly Crackable 86 comments
Annoying 'Open PDF In Edge' Default Option Puts Windows 10 Users At Risk 117 comments
Microsoft Disables RC4 In Internet Explorer 11 and Edge 40 comments
Chrome Is Nearly Ready To Talk To Your Bluetooth Devices 151 comments
London's Metropolitan Police Still Running 27,000 Windows XP Desktops 166 comments
Linux Kernel 4.8 Adds Microsoft Surface 3 Support 133 comments
Linux on Windows Exposes a New Attack Surface 228 comments
Microsoft Researchers Reveal Remote Encryption-Bypassing 'Evil Butler' Exploit 29 comments
Ask Slashdot: Share Your Experiences With Windows 10 376 comments
Microsoft To Release Two Major Windows 10 Updates Next Year 150 comments
Apple Should Stop Selling Four-Year-Old Computers 472 comments
Microsoft, Google, Apple Could Be Requested To Actively Block Pirated Downloads, Says Report 207 comments
LibreOffice 5.2 Officially Released 103 comments
Microsoft's HoloLens Is Now On Sale To Anyone In The US Or Canada 53 comments
Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Anniversary Update 177 comments
One Year Later: Windows 10 Now Runs On Over 21% of All Desktops 272 comments
PSA: Windows 10 Is Still Free For Those Who Use Assistive Technologies 91 comments
All Windows 10 Kernel Mode Drivers Must Be Digitally Signed By Microsoft 440 comments
Microsoft Brings ChakraCore to Linux and OS X 106 comments
Slashdot Asks: Free Upgrade To Windows 10 Ends Today: What's Your Thought On This? 503 comments
Microsoft To Lay Off Another 2,850 People In the Next 12 Months 162 comments
Microsoft Faces Two New Lawsuits Over Aggressive Windows 10 Upgrade Tactics 105 comments
Microsoft To Disable Policies In Windows 10 Pro With Anniversary Update 535 comments
Office 365 Gets New Word, PowerPoint and Outlook Features 99 comments
You Can't Turn Off Cortana In the Windows 10 Anniversary Update 369 comments
Xiaomi Launches Mi Notebook Air Windows 10 Laptop Featuring 1080p Display, Starts at $520 88 comments
Steam On Windows 10 Will Get 'Progressively Worse': Gears of War Developer 412 comments
Windows 10 Anniversary Update: the Best New Features 375 comments
Microsoft's Surface Hub Is a 'Hit', Demand Outstrips Supply 67 comments
Google Gets Rid Of App Launcher In Chrome 52, Browser's Mac Client Gets Material Design 68 comments
Microsoft Responds To Allegations That Windows 10 Collects 'Excessive Personal Data' 159 comments
France: Windows 10 Collects 'Excessive Personal Data', Issues Microsoft With Formal Warning 112 comments
Windows 10 Warns Chrome and Firefox Users About Battery Drain, Recommends Switching To Edge 377 comments
Slashdot Asks: Do You Install Preview Version Of An OS On Your Primary Device? 151 comments
The Freeware Hall of Fame Enters Its 20th Year 41 comments
Microsoft 'Patch' Blocks Linux Installs On Locked-Down Windows RT Computers 141 comments
Microsoft Store Offers Free Laptop If They Can't Upgrade Your PC To Windows 10 126 comments
Microsoft: Windows 10 Won't Hit 1 Billion Devices By Mid-2018 104 comments
A Smaller Version of Raspberry Pi 3 Is Coming Soon 89 comments
Windows Malware Poses As Ransomware, Just Deletes Victims' Files 118 comments
Microsoft: Only Microsoft Edge Will Play Netflix Content At 1080p On Your PC 237 comments
Vulnerability Exploitable Via Printer Protocols Affects All Windows Versions 78 comments
PC Shipments Return To Growth In the US 75 comments
Ubuntu's Unity desktop environment can run in Windows 170 comments
Researchers Develop A Way To Stop Ransomware By Watching The Filesystem 102 comments
Ask Slashdot: Should You Upgrade To Windows 10 For Accessibility Features? 110 comments
Microsoft Targets The iMac With New All-In-One Surface PCs, Reports Say 140 comments
Microsoft Xbox Project Scorpio Puts Out 6 TFLOPs On Par With Current Gaming PCs 162 comments
Linux Grabs More Than 2% of Desktop Market Share 249 comments
Microsoft Prepares One Final, Full-Screen Get Windows 10 Nag 151 comments
'UpgradeSubscription.exe' File In Preview Build Hints At Windows 10 Subscriptions 285 comments
Dell Stops Selling Android Tablets 82 comments
Windows 10 Anniversary Update To Roll Out On August 2 156 comments
Microsoft To Make Saying No To Windows 10 Update Easier 212 comments
.NET Core 1.0 Released, Now Officially Supported By Red Hat 123 comments
Woman Wins $10,000 Lawsuit Against Microsoft Over Windows 10 Upgrades 443 comments
'Linux vs Windows' Challenge: Phoronix Tests Popular Games 141 comments
Lenovo Warns Users To Upgrade Pre-Installed Tool With Severe Security Holes 43 comments
Surface 3 Stocks Dwindling As Microsoft Plans System's Demise 59 comments
Microsoft Tests New Tool To Remove OEM Crapware 117 comments
Microsoft Open-Sources 'Checked C,' A Safer C Version 208 comments
BadTunnel Bug Hijacks Network Traffic, Affects All Windows Versions 105 comments
How a Bad UI Decision From Microsoft Helped Macro Malware Make a Comeback 129 comments
Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14361 Released 135 comments
Firefox 47 Arrives With Synced Tabs Sidebar, Better YouTube Playback 129 comments
Microsoft Could Turn Every PC Into an Xbox 255 comments
Drive-By Exploits Pushing Ransomware Now Able To Bypass Microsoft EMET 52 comments
EFF Petitioned To Investigate Windows 10 Upgrades 312 comments
Even In Remotest Africa, Windows 10 Nagware Ruins Your Day 224 comments
Microsoft Wants To Power Self-Driving Cars With Software, Not Build One 220 comments
Microsoft Removes the 'X' From Windows 10 Update Leaving No Way Out 664 comments
Top Windows OEM Lenovo Urges Customers To Uninstall Accelerator Application 49 comments
Samsung: Don't install Windows 10 186 comments
Windows Zero-Day Affecting All OS Versions On Sale For $90,000 187 comments
Microsoft Sells 1,500 Patents To Xiaomi To Build 'Long-Term Partnership' 66 comments
Nearly 1 In 4 People Abandon Mobile Apps After Only One Use 141 comments
Ask Slashdot: Would You Recommend Updating To Windows 10? 982 comments
Microsoft Will Stop Spamming Android Users With Office Ads In The Notification Tray 110 comments
Microsoft Removes 260-Character Path Length Limit In Windows 10 Redstone 260 comments
Massive Backlash Building Over Windows 10 Upgrades 501 comments
Microsoft's Get Windows 10 App, KB 3035583, Reappears 328 comments
Microsoft May Ban Your Favorite Password 232 comments
Microsoft Backtracks On 'Nasty Trick' Upgrade To Windows 10 376 comments
Pac-Man 256 Coming To PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC With Multiplayer 54 comments
Microsoft Urged to Open Source Classic Visual Basic 331 comments
Updated Skimer Malware Infects ATMs Worldwide 121 comments
Firefox Tops Microsoft Browser Market Share For First Time 141 comments
Microsoft Releases Big 'Convenience Rollup' Update For Windows 7 159 comments
Symantec Antivirus Products Vulnerable To Horrid Overflow Bug 79 comments
Microsoft To License Nokia Brand To Foxconn, Says Report 139 comments
Microsoft Auto-Scheduling Windows 10 Updates 506 comments
Dangerous 7-Zip Vulnerabilities Flow To Top Security, Software Tools 109 comments
Opera Adds Power-Saving Mode, Offers 'Up To 50 Percent' Longer Battery Life 42 comments
WhatsApp Now Has a Desktop App, Available on Windows, OS X 166 comments
Microsoft Unlocks Framerates For Smoother Gameplay On Windows 10 96 comments
Sales Of PCs, Laptops, Tablets Continue to Fall, Hit Lowest Point Since 2011 314 comments
Microsoft: Windows 10 Will Remain Free For People With Accessibility Needs 78 comments
Microsoft Will Stop Supporting Windows Live Mail 2012 105 comments
Microsoft To End Nagging Windows 10 Upgrade Notifications In July 158 comments
'Recommended' Windows 7 Update Is Breaking PCs With ASUS Motherboards 250 comments
Lenovo Patches Serious Flaw In Pre-Installed Support Tool 22 comments
Microsoft No Longer Allows Admins To Block Windows Store Access In Windows 10 Pro 407 comments
Windows 10 Now Runs On 300M Active Devices; Upgrade To Cost $119 After July 29 192 comments
Medical Equipment Crashes During Heart Procedure Because Of Antivirus Scan 266 comments
Microsoft Overhauls SharePoint To Compete With Slack In The Mobile Era 75 comments
Windows 10 Updates Are Now Ruining Pro-Gaming Streams 500 comments
Windows Desktop Market Share Drops Below 90% 383 comments
Malware Taps Windows' 'God Mode' 114 comments
Developer Installs Windows 95 On An Apple Watch 98 comments
Microsoft Limits Cortana Search Box In Windows 10 To Bing and Edge Only 361 comments
Cisco Finds Backdoor Installed On 12 Million PCs 67 comments
Microsoft Buys Into DNA Data Storage 81 comments
Windows Phone Free-Fall May Force Microsoft To Push Harder On Windows 10 250 comments
Microsoft Announces Windows 10 Build 14328 With Windows Ink, New UI 141 comments
Core Windows Utility Can Be Used To Bypass Whitelisting 118 comments
Ubuntu Linux Continues To Dominate OpenStack and Other Clouds 23 comments
Apple Deprecating Quicktime For Windows, Micro Trends Urges Users To Uninstall 212 comments
Chrome 50 Updates Push Notifications, Drops Support For Old Windows and OS X Versions 168 comments
Badlock Vulnerability Falls Flat Against Hype 21 comments
Microsoft's BSOD Is Getting More Descriptive With QR Codes 156 comments
Experts Crack Petya Ransomware, Enable Hard Drive Decryption For Free 49 comments
Variation in Depiction of Same Emoji on Different Platforms Can Lead To Miscommunication 111 comments
Torvalds Hasn't Given Up On Linux Desktop Domination, Will 'Wear Them Down' 565 comments
Computer Created A 'New Rembrandt' After Analyzing Paintings 115 comments
Opera's Ex-CEO Launches Vivaldi 1.0 For Power Users 135 comments
Tomorrow's PS4 Update To Add Game Streaming for PC and Mac, Privacy Features 64 comments
Microsoft Trials Outlook Premium For $4 Per Month, With No Ads and Custom Domains 108 comments
Head of Oracle Linux Moves To Microsoft 95 comments
Mozilla Co-Founder's Ad-blocking Brave Browser Will Pay You Bitcoin To See Ads 159 comments
Windows 10 Anniversary Update Will Bring Android Notifications To Your PC 35 comments
Microsoft Denies Edge Is Getting A Native Ad Blocker 62 comments
Intel Launches Xeon E5 v4 Family of Processors Based On Broadwell-EP 42 comments
Patch Out For 'Ridiculous' Trend Micro Command Execution Vulnerability 31 comments
Microsoft Extends Its Windows Hello Login Security Features To Apps and the Web 47 comments
Microsoft Launches Cognitive Services Based On Project Oxford and Bing 21 comments
Skype is Getting Cortana and Crazy Bot Messaging 43 comments
Microsoft Launches HoloLens Emulator, No Headset Required 31 comments
Microsoft Unlocks the Ability To Turn Xbox One Consoles Into 'Development Kits' 73 comments
Windows 10 Now Runs On 270 Million Monthly Active Devices 264 comments
Confirmed: Microsoft and Canonical Partner To Bring Ubuntu To Windows 10 492 comments
Chinese QQ Browser Caught Sending User Data To Its Servers 68 comments
Git 2.8 Officially Released 87 comments
Microsoft Finally Ships $8,999 Surface Hub 109 comments
Popular Transmission BitTorrent Client Released For Windows 85 comments
Microsoft Releases a Version of Windows 10 For the Chinese Government 90 comments
Slashdot Asks: What's Your Favorite Easter Egg? 165 comments
Atari Vault Hits Steam, Play 100 Classic Games On PC 90 comments
Patent That Cost Microsoft Millions Gets Invalidated 45 comments
Petya Ransomware Uses DOS-Level Lock Screen, Prevents OS Boot Up 155 comments
USB Trojan Hides In Portable Applications, Targets Air-Gapped Systems 83 comments
Company Behind Badlock Disclosure Says Pre-Patch Hype Is Good Marketing 79 comments
Apple Worries Spy Technology Has Been Secretly Added To Computer Servers It Buys 251 comments
Red Hat Becomes First $2 Billion Open-Source Company 116 comments
That Awkward Moment When 'Apple Mocked Good Hardware and Poor People' 551 comments
Google Will Kill Its Chrome App Launcher For Windows, Mac, and Linux In July 77 comments
Wine Makes It Possible To Run Vulkan Windows Programs On Linux 52 comments
Microsoft Asks If You'd Be Happy With Selling Back Digital Xbox One Games For 10% 101 comments
Canonical Finally Lets Users Move The Unity Launcher To Bottom In Ubuntu 16.04 176 comments
Microsoft Working on Tool to Port Chrome Extensions to Edge 40 comments
More Devs Now Use OS X Than Linux, Says Survey 532 comments
Sexism Is Still a Thing At Microsoft's GDC Party 586 comments
NSA Suggested Clinton Use A $4,750 Windows CE PDA 109 comments
Pwn2Own 2016 Recap: Hackers Earn $460,000 For 21 Hacks 52 comments
US Government Pushed Many Tech Firms To Hand Over Source Code 151 comments
Microsoft Tries Hard To Play Nice With Open Source, But There's an Elephant In the Room 163 comments
Apple Stores iCloud Data With Google 49 comments
Microsoft Finally Rolls Out Windows 10 Mobile To Older Phones 44 comments
Meet the Guy Whose Software Keeps the World's Digital Clocks In Sync 78 comments
Researchers Find iOS Malware That Infects Non-Jailbroken Devices 39 comments
Microsoft Denies Rogue Windows 10 Upgrades, Says Users Remain Fully In Control 515 comments
Steam Stealer Malware Becomes Extremely Sophisticated, Remains Very Cheap 95 comments
Microsoft Still Accepts Bitcoin, Apologizes For 'Inaccurate Information' 25 comments
Typosquatters Running .om Domain Scam To Push Mac Malware 64 comments
Docs With Malicious Macros Deliver Fileless Malware 39 comments
Windows 10 Upgrade Reportedly Starting Automatically On Windows 7 PCs 370 comments
New Tool Offers Look At Performance of UWP Games On Windows 29 comments
Patch Tuesday Brought Windows 10 Ad Generator 490 comments
Microsoft To Court: Make Comcast Give Us Windows-Pirating Subscriber's Info 259 comments
Brazilian Coders Are Pioneering the First Cross-OS Malware Using JAR Files 124 comments
Another Windows 10 Update Causing Problems 354 comments
Microsoft Losing Ground On Windows Store and UWP For Gaming 209 comments
Windows RT Could Make a Comeback 73 comments
Windows' Built-In PDF Reader Exposes Edge Browser To Hacking 97 comments
Microsoft To Unify PC and Xbox One Platforms 214 comments
Microsoft Brings Post-Breach Detection To Windows 10 79 comments
Ask Slashdot: Establishing Procurement Policies Regarding Secure Boot? 104 comments
Microsoft Unhappy With Beta Testers, Demands Answers 355 comments
Microsoft Telemetry Collection, Explained 213 comments
Windows 10 Now Showing Full Screen Ads On Lock Screen 599 comments
Microsoft To Acquire Xamarin 130 comments
Attackers Can Turn Microsoft's Exploit Defense Tool EMET Against Itself 40 comments
Ask Slashdot: Good Technical Guide To Windows 10? 199 comments
Windows 10 Forced Update Resets Default Apps To Microsoft Products 387 comments
Windows 10 To Be Installed On 4 Million US Department of Defense Computers 235 comments
ReactOS 0.4 Brings Open Source Windows Closer To Reality 141 comments
Internet Archive Brings Classic Windows 3.1 Apps To Your Browser 109 comments
ZDNet Writer Downplays Windows 10's Phoning-Home Habits 264 comments
Putin's Internet Czar Wants To Ban Windows On Government PCs 307 comments
Microsoft Launches Windows 10 Update History Site To Share Update Release Notes 56 comments
Windows 10 Gets Core Console Host Enhancements 249 comments
Even With Telemetry Disabled, Windows 10 Talks To Dozens of Microsoft Servers 583 comments
Avast SafeZone Browser Lets Attackers Access Your Filesystem 37 comments
Ask Slashdot: Fixing UVC Camera Issues Under Windows? 148 comments
Microsoft To Acquire SwiftKey Predictive Keyboard Technology Company For $250M 118 comments
Windows 10 Passes Windows XP In Market Share 315 comments
Windows 10 Now a 'Recommended Update' For Windows 7 and 8.1 Users 581 comments
Microsoft's Windows Phone Platform Is Dead 456 comments
Attackers Use Microsoft Office To Push BlackEnergy Malware 51 comments
Hot Potato Exploit Gives Attackers the Upper Hand On Multiple Windows Versions 127 comments
Microsoft: Only the Latest Version of Windows Will Support New CPU Generations 458 comments
Microsoft Ends Support For Internet Explorer 8-10 and Windows 8 155 comments
Intel Skylake Bug Causes PCs To Freeze During Complex Workloads 122 comments
'Get Windows 10' Turns Itself On and Nags Win 7 and 8.1 Users Twice a Day 720 comments
Microsoft Teams With Automakers To Put Windows, Office In Cars 196 comments
Microsoft Monitoring How Long You Use Windows 10 314 comments
Windows, OS X, and iOS Top 2015's List of Software With the Most Vulnerabilities 111 comments
Microsoft Has Your Encryption Key If You Use Windows 10 314 comments
Microsoft CMO Confirms Development of 'Spiritual Equivalent' of Surface Phone 165 comments
Wine 1.8 Released 119 comments
New Outlook Bug Doesn't Require Users To Interact With Emails To Be Compromised 102 comments
Microsoft Extends SmartScreen To Foil Malvertising and Exploit Kits 48 comments
Universal Remote Desktop Coming To Windows 10 Soon 125 comments
Microsoft Will Resume Pushing Windows 10 To Machines With Win7, 8.1 665 comments
Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Moving To Per-Core Licensing 288 comments
Windows 10 Fall Update Uninstalls Desktop Software Without Informing Users 360 comments
Microsoft Pulls Windows 10 November Update (1511) ISOs 195 comments
Happy 30th Birthday, Windows! 249 comments
Microsoft Invests $1 Billion In 'Holistic' Security Strategy 80 comments
Microsoft's Plan To Port Android Apps To Windows Proves Too Complex 131 comments
Microsoft Rolls Out Major Fall Update To Windows 10 181 comments
Windows 3.1 Glitch Causes Problems At French Airport -- Wait, 3.1? 406 comments
Google Will Retire Chrome Support For XP, Vista, OS X 10.6-8 In April 2016 140 comments
First Remote-Access Trojan That Can Target Android, Linux, Mac and Windows 63 comments
Latest EMET Bypass Targets WoW64 Windows Subsystem 125 comments
Apple Usurps Oracle As the Biggest Threat To PC Security 320 comments
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