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The final deadline for Windows XP support will act as a starting pistol for hackers, as they target hundreds of millions of users on unpatched systems.

Microsoft has already granted the 12-year-old OS several stays of execution, but the firm has said it will finally end extended support on 8 April 2014 – despite the […]

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Microsoft is in a tough spot. Windows RT is all but dead in the water. But Microsoft has approximately a zillion and a half Surface RT tablets collecting dust in warehouses. And so Ballmer and Co. continued its ignorant fight against Apple and the far more successful iPad with another TV spot that pits the […]

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Microsoft’s shares fell by more than 11 percent on Friday after the company announced its quarterly earnings, so it’s pretty safe to assume that CEO Steve Ballmer is pretty unhappy with the way his Redmond-based empire is going.

The International Business Times writes that Microsoft might come down to a pretty unexpected solution when it […]

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Microsoft and Windows 8 are squarely blamed in a new report from top research firm IDC for a startling plunge in PC sales last quarter.

The firm said global PC sales suffered one of their steepest drops in decades over the past three months, the first full quarter since Windows 8 went on sale last […]

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