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10 Great Features in 10 Different OSes

If you were making the ultimate operating system, what features would you choose? Here's one take on the best of the best from Mac OS X, Ubuntu, Unix, iOS, Windows and more.

Q&A: Google Official Rebuts Microsoft's Cloud Critiques

Google Product Mananger Rajen Sheth fends off claims about the need for rich Office clients, traditional PCs, and alleged shortcomings in Google's hosted apps and SLA policies.

26 Questions with Microsoft's Tom Rizzo on Office 365, Google and More

In this Q&A, Microsoft Senior Director of Online Services Tom Rizzo talks up Redmond's hybrid cloud offerings and its desktop/server solutions, and shrugs off any threat from Google Inc.

Clouds Collide in Strategic Microsoft vs. Google Battle

Microsoft's flagship Windows, Office and Exchange offerings may face renewed challenges in the stratospheric battle to come.

IT Graduates Find Difficult Job Market

The challenges facing the class of 2011 could be just as difficult as last year, but new careers can be forged by taking the right steps.

5 Cool Tech Announcements from CES 2011

Here's what we're looking forward to getting our hands on from last week's Consumer Electronics Show.

Top 10 Reasons to Like IE 9

Microsoft's latest browser isn't a mere upgrade, and here's why that's a good thing.

IE 9 Q&A: Microsoft's Ryan Gavin on IE 9's Future

Ryan Gavin, senior director of Internet Explorer, talks about the company's direction with IE 9 and how the browser will affect IT professionals.

IE 9 Reader Review: Internet Explorer to the 9s

From speed to UI to HTML 5,Redmond magazine readers share what they like -- and don't -- about Microsoft's Internet Explorer 9 beta, and how it compares to the previous versions.

5 Workhorse Workstations Built for Tough Jobs

These new desktop PC models offer plenty of power and room for more.

10 Challengers to Microsoft

Redmond has no shortage of rivals that want a piece of its business. While there are certainly more than 10, these competitors are keeping Microsoft's top execs up at night.

10 Best Things Microsoft Did in 2010

When it comes to the enterprise, Microsoft hit the ball out of the park in 2010. Here's our favorite offerings.

Top 10 Companies Microsoft Should Buy Today

Here's 10 companies we think Microsoft should buy right now to solidify its place in a variety of markets.

10 Legal Lows for Microsoft

Microsoft is known for protecting its patent rights in quiet ways, often settling out of court with companies by establishing intellectual property licensing deals.

Top 10: Then and Now

In our last "list issue" in 2007, we made a number of picks. Here's some of the top ones -- and what we think of them now.

10 Unnecessary Microsoft Product Name Changes

Why, oh why?

10 Top Office 2010 Features

Here's the top 10 most important (although not necessarily best) features Microsoft Office 2010 has to offer your users.

10 Microsoft Product Code Names That Should've Stuck

Often, Microsoft's code names are better than its resulting product names. Here's 10 examples that Microsoft should have at least considered keeping.

10 Bad Tech Acronyms and Abbreviations

From the silly to the contrived, here's 10 that make us cringe every time we run across them.

Talking the Talk: When Will Microsoft Take Speech Recognition to the Enterprise?

Speech-recognition technology can boost efficiency and might someday make its mark on the enterprise -- if Microsoft would only promote it.

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