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Rollout of Windows 10 April Update Halted For Devices With Intel and Toshiba SSDs 89 comments
Microsoft To Launch a Line of Lower-Cost Surface Tablets With 10-inch Displays By Second Half of 2018, Report Says 75 comments
One Year After WannaCry, EternalBlue Exploit Is Bigger Than Ever 62 comments
Microsoft Works To Port Ubuntu To Windows ARM 105 comments
Windows Notepad Finally Supports Unix, Mac OS Line Endings 291 comments
Microsoft's New Mobile Strategy: Create Windows-like App 'Experiences' For Smartphones 74 comments
Microsoft Says 700M Devices Now Run Windows 10 120 comments
Microsoft's 'Meltdown' Patch For Windows 10 Contains a Fatal Flaw 106 comments
Windows 10 Is Finally Getting An Improved Screenshot Tool 143 comments
Ask Slashdot: Any Idiosyncrasies of the New Windows 10 April 2018 Update? 149 comments
Google Chrome is Freezing Intermittently With the Windows 10 April 2018 Update, Users Say 183 comments
Code Published for Triggering a BSOD on Windows Computers -- Even If They're Locked 118 comments
Windows 10 April 2018 Update is Coming On April 30 214 comments
iTunes Now Available From the Microsoft Store For Windows 10 26 comments
Microsoft Plans Version of Windows 10 For Devices With Limited Storage 142 comments
E-Waste Innovator Will Go To Jail For Making Windows Restore Disks That Only Worked With Valid Licenses 426 comments
Surface Phone Speculation Spurred By New Phone APIs In Windows 77 comments
Microsoft Readies Windows 10 April Update With New Features and Enhancements 109 comments
Hacking a Satellite is Surprisingly Easy 199 comments
Microsoft Developers Hid a Secret Puzzle in Windows Backgrounds as They Knew Images Would Leak 44 comments
Microsoft Drops OneNote From Office, Pushes Users To Windows 10 Version 72 comments
Chrome 66 Arrives With Autoplaying Content Blocked By Default 88 comments
Windows 10 Update Will Support More Password-Free Logins 66 comments
Microsoft Delays Windows 10 Spring Creators Update Because of 'Higher Percentage of BSODs' 108 comments
Microsoft Built Its Own Custom Linux Kernel For Its New IoT Service 199 comments
ReactOS 0.4.8 Released 60 comments
Microsoft Windows 10 Gains Linux/WSL Console Copy and Paste Functionality 168 comments
Microsoft Discovers Blocking Bug and Delays the Release of Windows 10 Spring Creators Update 83 comments
Microsoft Removes Antivirus Registry Key Check for All Windows Versions 49 comments
Microsoft Open-Sources Original File Manager From the 1990s So It Can Run On Windows 10 173 comments
Is Microsoft Trying To Make Windows 10 Mail Worse? 232 comments
Ask Slashdot: Do You Miss Windows Phone? 284 comments
Microsoft Open Source Tool Lets You 'Bring Your Own Linux' To Windows 135 comments
Microsoft Modifies Open-Source Code, Blows Hole In Windows Defender 71 comments
Microsoft Will Bring 64-Bit App Support To ARM-Based PCs In May 71 comments
Microsoft Is 'Demoting' Windows for the Cloud, Says CNN 127 comments
Microsoft Issues Out-Of-Band Security Update To Patch a Meltdown Patch It Released Earlier This Year 36 comments
Microsoft's Longtime Windows Boss Terry Myerson To Leave the Company Amid a Huge Executive Reorganization 130 comments
Microsoft's Windows 7 Meltdown Fixes From January and February Made PCs More Insecure 84 comments
Microsoft Releases New Tool To Get More Distros on Windows 216 comments
Windows Server 2019 Will Feature Linux and Kubernetes Support 99 comments
Microsoft Says Windows 10 Spring Creators Update Will Install in 30 Minutes 173 comments
Microsoft Brings Native HEIF Support to Windows 10 152 comments
Ghana's Windows Blackboard Teacher And His Students Have a Rewarding Outcome 82 comments
Microsoft Wants To Force Windows 10 Mail Users To Use Edge For Email Links 172 comments
Microsoft Removes Antivirus Registry Key Check for Windows 10 Users 38 comments
Microsoft Admits It Updated Some Windows 10 Computers To Newest Build Despite Users Telling It Not To Do That 137 comments
Windows 10's Next Update Will Be Called 'Spring Creators Update' 92 comments
Windows 10 Is Finally Adding Tabs To File Explorer 161 comments
Researchers Bypassed Windows Password Locks With Cortana Voice Commands 90 comments
Ask Slashdot: Should We Worry Microsoft Will 'Embrace, Extend, and Extinguish' Linux? 431 comments
Microsoft Confirms Windows 10 'S Mode' 90 comments
Chrome 65 Arrives With Material Design Extensions Page, New Developer Features 34 comments
Kali Linux For WSL Now Available in the Windows Store 69 comments
Chrome On Windows Ditches Microsoft's Compiler, Now Uses Clang 94 comments
Windows Phone 8.1 Users Are Having Trouble Downloading Apps From the Store 64 comments
Microsoft Updates Guideline on Windows Driver Security 17 comments
Apple To Suspend iTunes Store Support For 'Obsolete' First-Gen Apple TV 123 comments
Microsoft Starts Selling Lumia Windows Phones Again 111 comments
Intel, Microsoft, Dell, HP and Lenovo Expect PCs With Fast 5G Wireless To Ship Next Year 59 comments
Microsoft Finally Documents the Limitations of Windows 10 on ARM 121 comments
Microsoft Stops Pushing Notifications To Windows 7 and 8 Phones 64 comments
Man, Seeking New Copy of Windows 7 After Forced Windows 10 Upgrade, Sues Microsoft 357 comments
Ask Slashdot: Could Linux Ever Become Fully Compatible With Windows and Mac Software? 359 comments
Windows 10 Compatibility Issues Forcing US Air Force To Scrap a Significant Number of Computers 151 comments
Hey Microsoft, Stop Installing Apps On My PC Without Asking 511 comments
Windows 10 Is Adding an Ultimate Performance Mode For Pros 151 comments
Windows 10 Will Soon Get Progressive Web Apps To Boost the Microsoft Store 152 comments
NSA Exploits Ported To Work on All Windows Versions Released Since Windows 2000 95 comments
Why Windows Vista Ended Up Being a Mess 224 comments
Microsoft Is Now Selling a Surface Laptop With An Intel Core m3 Processor For $799 108 comments
New Zero-Day Vulnerability Found In Adobe Flash Player 87 comments
Surpassing Windows 7's Market Share For the First Time, Windows 10 Now the Most Popular Desktop OS From Microsoft 166 comments
Microsoft's Cloud Bet Continues To Pay Off In Latest Earnings 63 comments
Lenovo's Fingerprint Scanner Can Be Bypassed via a Hardcoded Password 67 comments
Microsoft Issues Windows Out-of-Band Update That Disables Spectre Mitigations 90 comments
Windows 10 Will Soon Let Users Track the Data Microsoft Collects 148 comments
Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 S Laptops Starting at $189 and New Office 365 Tools for Students 107 comments
City of Barcelona Dumps Windows For Linux and Open Source Software 255 comments
Subscriptions With Automated Recurring Billing Come To Windows 10 80 comments
Intel Says Chip-Security Fixes Leave PCs No More Than 10% Slower 276 comments
Microsoft Announces First Mobile Carriers To Support Always Connected PCs 109 comments
Dell's Mobile Connect Application Will Allow Users To Easily Mirror Their Smartphone on PC; To Come Pre-installed On Company's Future PCs 60 comments
Microsoft Details Performance Impact of Spectre and Meltdown Mitigations on Windows Systems 237 comments
Microsoft Says No More Windows Security Updates Unless AVs Set a Registry Key 136 comments
Nvidia's GeForce Now Windows App Transforms Your Cheap Laptop Into a Gaming PC 100 comments
Microsoft's Meltdown and Spectre Patch Is Bricking Some AMD PCs 299 comments
Alexa is Coming To Windows 10 PCs From HP, ASUS and Others 99 comments
Lindows Resurrected! Freespire 3.0 and Linspire 7.0 Linux Distros Now Available 77 comments
Microsoft Issues Rare Out-of-Band Emergency Windows Update For Processor Security Bugs 129 comments
Intel Responds To Alleged Chip Flaw, Claims Effects Won't Significantly Impact Average Users 375 comments
'Kernel Memory Leaking' Intel Processor Design Flaw Forces Linux, Windows Redesign 416 comments
Microsoft's Fall Creators Update Already on More Than Half of All Windows 10 PCs 140 comments
Windows 10 Visits To US Government Sites Surpass Windows 7 For the First Time 111 comments
More Unix Tools Coming To Windows 10 123 comments
Security Firm Keeper Sues News Reporter Over Vulnerability Story 73 comments
Windows 10 Facial Recognition Feature Can Be Bypassed with a Photo 95 comments
Microsoft Removes Google's Chrome Installer From the Windows Store 124 comments
Microsoft Releases a Preview of OpenSSH Client and Server For Windows 10 144 comments
Windows 10 Bundled a Password Manager with a Security Flaw 48 comments
Microsoft's 'Malware Protection Engine' Had A Remote Code Execution Flaw 54 comments
'Process Doppelganging' Attack Bypasses Most Security Products, Works On All Windows Versions 126 comments
ReactOS 0.4.7 Released 94 comments
Google Wants Progressive Web Apps To Replace Chrome Apps 154 comments
Microsoft Debuts Windows 10 on ARM; Asus and HP Unveil Laptops With 20-Hour Battery Life, Gigabit LTE 139 comments
Lead Developer of Popular Windows Application Classic Shell Is Quitting 97 comments
Windows 10 Now on 600 Million Active Devices 142 comments
Microsoft Sees the Future of Windows 10 as Sets, Ditching Windows For a Tabbed App Interface 302 comments
Microsoft Office Now Available On All Chromebooks 113 comments
Linux Pioneer Munich Confirms Switch To Windows 10 336 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Are Your Greatest Successes and Weaknesses With Wine (Software)? 252 comments
Microsoft Confirms Surface Book 2 Can't Stay Charged During Gaming Sessions 138 comments
New Windows Search Interface Borrows Heavily From MacOS 86 comments
Microsoft Offering Free Windows 10 Development Environment VM for a Limited Time 81 comments
Windows 8 and Later Fail To Properly Apply ASLR 62 comments
All Major Browsers Now Support WebAssembly 243 comments
Munich Council: To Hell With Linux, We're Going Full Windows in 2020 544 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Should A Mac User Know Before Buying a Windows Laptop? 449 comments
Windows 10's Version of AirDrop Lets You Quickly Share Files Between PCs 108 comments
Microsoft Releases Standards For Highly Secure Windows 10 Devices 173 comments
Microsoft Is Working On a Foldable Device With a Focus On Pen and Digital Ink 87 comments
Windows 10's 'Controlled Folder Access' Anti-Ransomware Feature Is Now Live 157 comments
Google Says 64 Percent of Chrome Traffic On Android Now Protected With HTTPS, 75 Percent On Mac, 66 Percent On Windows 90 comments
Microsoft Teases Multi-Day Battery Life For Upcoming ARM-Powered Windows Devices 72 comments
Microsoft Begins Rolling Out Windows 10 Fall Creators Update 118 comments
Microsoft Surface Book 2 Puts Desktop Brains in a Laptop Body 141 comments
Microsoft's Fall Update With Redesigned Xbox Dashboard Is Now Available To All 38 comments
Munich Plans New Vote on Dumping Linux For Windows 10 412 comments
Dutch Privacy Regulator Says Windows 10 Breaks the Law 63 comments
How Does Microsoft Avoid Being the Next IBM? 223 comments
Microsoft May Have Price Increases in Store For Windows 10 Pro Workstation, Win 10 Downgrade Customers 210 comments
Windows 10 Update Removes Windows Media Player 255 comments
Mozilla To End All Firefox Support For XP, Vista In June 2018 131 comments
HP's Spectre x360 13 Promises Up To 16 Hours of Battery Life in a Faster, Cooler Design 45 comments
According To Star Trek: Discovery, Starfleet Still Runs Microsoft Windows 237 comments
Microsoft Shutters Groove Music, Will Move Users To Spotify 51 comments
New 'Illusion Gap' Attack Bypasses Windows Defender Scans 74 comments
Richard Stallman vs. Canonical's CEO: 'Will Microsoft Love Linux to Death?' 269 comments
Why You Shouldn't Imitate Bill Gates If You Want To Be Rich 311 comments
Ford Is Using Microsoft's HoloLens To Design Cars In Augmented Reality 31 comments
Bill Gates Says He's Sorry About Control-Alt-Delete 320 comments
'Bashware' Attacks Exploit Windows 10's Subsystem for Linux 80 comments
HP Users Complain About 10-Minute Login Lag During 'Win 10 Update' 105 comments
BlueBorne Vulnerabilities Impact Over 5 Billion Bluetooth-Enabled Devices 121 comments
ShadowBrokers Releases NSA UNITEDRAKE Manual That Targets Windows Machines 99 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Can You Do With An Old Windows Phone? 169 comments
Bug In Windows Kernel Could Prevent Security Software From Identifying Malware 75 comments
Chrome 61 Arrives With JavaScript Modules, WebUSB Support 115 comments
Microsoft Extends Free Windows 10 S-To-Pro Upgrade Deadline 93 comments
Windows 10 Fall Creators Update to Arrive October 17 60 comments
Amazon's Alexa and Microsoft's Cortana Are Going To Work Together 70 comments
New York City Cops Will Replace Their 36,000 Windows Phones With iPhones 215 comments
Microsoft .NET Core 2.0 For Linux Released; Redhat Will Bundle Microsoft's .NET 185 comments
Microsoft Will Never Again Sneakily Force Windows Downloads on Users 200 comments
In Defense of the Popular Framework Electron 138 comments
We're Not Walking Away From Continuum, Says HP 44 comments
Russian Group That Hacked DNC Used NSA Attack Code In Attack On Hotels 197 comments
Kaspersky Drops Antitrust Complaint After Microsoft Promises To Make Changes To Windows 10 31 comments
Microsoft Dumps Notorious Chinese Secure Certificate Vendor 57 comments
The NSA Intercepted Microsoft's Windows Bug Reports 52 comments
Microsoft Is Updating the Windows Console Colors For the First Time In 20 Years 142 comments
Microsoft's Windows Phone Keyboard For the iPhone Is Dead 42 comments
Microsoft Won't Patch 20-Yr-Old SMBv1 Vulnerability (You Should Just Turn the Service Off) 131 comments
Microsoft's 'Windows Subsystem For Linux' Finally Leaves Beta 163 comments
FreeBSD 11.1 Released 219 comments
Microsoft Launches Windows Bug Bounty Program With Rewards Ranging From $500 To $250,000 34 comments
Microsoft Confirms It's Not Killing Off Paint After Outpouring of Support 244 comments
Microsoft Paint To Be Killed Off After 32 Years 388 comments
Windows 10 Will Cut Off Devices With Older CPUs 274 comments
Avast Now Owns CCleaner After Acquiring Piriform 101 comments
Exploit Derived From EternalSynergy Upgraded To Target Newer Windows Versions 61 comments
Windows 10 Creators Upgrade Cuts Support For Some Intel PCs Early 148 comments
'Windows 10 Is Failing Us' 551 comments
Media Player Classic Home Cinema (MPC-HC) for Windows Pushes What Could Be Its Last Update 139 comments
Microsoft Yanks Three Bad Patches Of Their Last Outlook Patch 78 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Software (Or Hardware) Glitch Makes You Angry? 484 comments
PC Shipments Hit the Lowest Level In a Decade 202 comments
24 Cores and the Mouse Won't Move: Engineer Diagnoses Windows 10 Bug 352 comments
Ubuntu Is Now Available On the Windows Store 121 comments
Microsoft Will Sell Office, Windows as a Bundle 263 comments
Microsoft's Last 'Bug Bash' Before Windows 10 Fall Creators Update 80 comments
WikiLeaks Unveils CIA Implants That Steal SSH Credentials From Windows, Linux PCs 140 comments
OneDrive Has Stopped Working On Non-NTFS Drives 130 comments
OpenBSD Will Get Unique Kernels On Each Reboot 162 comments
Linux Is Not As Safe As You Think 237 comments
France Drops Windows 10 Privacy Case After Microsoft Changes Telemetry Settings 51 comments
India Presses Microsoft For Windows Discount in Wake of Cyber Attacks 90 comments
The Biggest Windows 10 Shop? Microsoft Partner Accenture 40 comments
Windows 10 Will Soon Protect Files and Folders From Ransomware 219 comments
WikiLeaks Dump Reveals CIA Malware For Tracking Windows Devices Via WiFi Networks 85 comments
London Metropolitan Police's 18,000 Windows XP PCs Is a Disaster Waiting To Happen 232 comments
Britain's Newest Warship Runs Windows XP, Raising Cyber Attack Fears 302 comments
Microsoft Bringing EMET Back As a Built-In Part of Windows 10 49 comments
Google Chrome Bests Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Opera In Independent Battery Life Tests 114 comments
32TB of Windows 10 Internal Builds, Core Source Code Leak Online 201 comments
WikiLeaks Doc Dump Reveals CIA Tools For Hacking Air-Gapped PCs 74 comments
Microsoft Claims 'No Known Ransomware' Runs on Windows 10 S. Researcher Says 'Hold My Beer' 125 comments
Fireball Browser Hijack Impact Revised After Microsoft Analysis 10 comments
Microsoft Admits Disabling Anti-Virus Software For Windows 10 Users 208 comments
How Hollywood Got Hacked: Studio at Center of Netflix Leak Breaks Silence 79 comments
Microsoft Will Disable WannaCry Attack Vector SMBv1 Starting This Fall 73 comments
Green Party Leaders Don't Want Windows In Munich 139 comments
NSA Links WannaCry To North Korea 99 comments
Oil Changes, Safety Recalls, and Software Patches 129 comments
Microsoft Warns of 'Destructive Cyberattacks', Issues New Windows XP Patches 76 comments
Why Does Microsoft Still Offer a 32-bit OS? 367 comments
Tim Cook Takes Swipe at Windows During MIT Commencement 91 comments
Skype Retires Older Apps for Windows, Linux 121 comments
Intel Fires Warning Shot At Qualcomm and Microsoft Over Windows 10 ARM Emulation 197 comments
WannaCry Exploit Could Infect Windows 10 52 comments
Google Releases Chrome 59 72 comments
Kaspersky Files Antitrust Complaint Against Microsoft Over Disabling Its Antivirus Software 134 comments
Microsoft Leak Reveals New Windows 10 Workstation Edition For Power Users 113 comments
Chinese 'Fireball' Malware Infects Nearly 250 Million Computers Worldwide 66 comments
Microsoft Accidentally Released Internal Windows 10 Development Builds 76 comments
Qualcomm, Microsoft Announce Snapdragon 835 PCs With Gigabit LTE 102 comments
Windows XP Computers Were Mostly Immune To WannaCry 58 comments
Microsoft's Looking To Reboot Mobile with New Software and Hardware: Sources 114 comments
PC Market Could Return To Growth in 2019 94 comments
Security Analyst Concludes Windows 10 Enterprise 'Tracks Too Much' 284 comments
In a Throwback To the '90s, NTFS Bug Lets Anyone Hang Or Crash Windows 7, 8.1 128 comments
Windows Switch To Git Almost Complete: 8,500 Commits and 1,760 Builds Each Day 221 comments
Intel Drops Thunderbolt 3 Royalty, Adds CPU Integration and Works Closely With Microsoft 107 comments
Microsoft To Launch Its Netflix-Style Game Pass On June 1; Live Gold Subscribers Get Early Access 36 comments
Chinese Giant Huawei Gets Serious About PC Business, Announces Plans For Global Expansion 53 comments
Microsoft's New Surface Pro Features Faster Intel Kaby Lake Processor, 13.5 Hours of Battery Life 66 comments
Microsoft Announces 'Windows 10 China Government Edition', Lets Country Use Its Own Encryption 108 comments
Stealing Windows Credentials Using Google Chrome 53 comments
Almost All WannaCry Victims Were Running Windows 7 123 comments
Linux Distros Won't Run On Microsoft's Education-Focused Windows 10 S OS 115 comments
CIA Co-Developed 'Athena' Windows Malware With US Cyber Security Company, WikiLeaks Reveals 108 comments
French Researchers Find Last-ditch Cure To Unlock WannaCry Files 36 comments
ReactOS 0.4.5 Released 118 comments
Windows XP PCs Infected By WannaCry Can Be Decrypted Without Paying Ransom 60 comments
'WannaCry Makes an Easy Case For Linux' 411 comments
Group Linked To NSA Spy Leaks Threatens Sale of New Tech Secrets 105 comments
'Don't Tell People To Turn Off Windows Update, Just Don't' 507 comments
Slashdot Asks: In the Wake Of Ransomware Attacks, Should Tech Companies Change Policies To Support Older OSs Indefinitely? 360 comments
Microsoft Blasts Spy Agencies For Leaked Exploits Used By WanaDecrypt0r 324 comments
Researchers Find New Version Of WanaDecrypt0r Ransomware Without A Kill Switch 98 comments
Why Doesn't Harvard Want To Talk About Its Mystery Microsoft Azure Project? 51 comments
Windows 10 On ARM Will Support x86 Apps From Outside the Store 115 comments
New Windows Look and Feel, Neon, Is Officially the 'Microsoft Fluent Design System' 95 comments
Apple is Bringing iTunes To the Windows Store 87 comments
Microsoft Announces Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, the Next Major Update To Desktop OS 121 comments
Azure Goes Database Crazy With One New NoSQL, Two New SQL Services 39 comments
Windows 10 Now On 500 Million Devices, Up By 200 Million in a Year 123 comments
Microsoft Thinks USB-C Isn't Ready For the Mainstream 293 comments
Microsoft Wants You To Care For Your Surface Like a 'Luxury' Handbag 83 comments
Microsoft Is Planning To Turn Windows 10 PCs Into Amazon Echo Competitors 82 comments
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