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Microsoft Reveals Windows Hello Biometrics for Windows 10

Also, the company announced a new security tool that will use Windows 10 device authentication over user passwords.

Microsoft Planning Azure and Windows 10 'Internet of Things' Products

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella outlined the company's "Internet of things" vision at Convergence 2015 today, including Azure and Windows products to come.

Sluggish Tablet Market Will See Some Windows 10 Gains This Year

The tablet market will grow a "modest" 2.1 percent this year, according to research results announced today by IDC.

Microsoft Unveils Upcoming Windows 10 Mobile Devices

Microsoft showed off new Windows 8.1 smartphones devices -- that will have the ability to run Windows 10 at a later date -- and presented a demo for the mobile version of its Project Spartan Web browser today at the company's Mobile World Congress (MWC) event.

Windows Server 2003's Critical Deadline Is Fast Approaching

In less than five months, Microsoft will discontinue support for Windows Server 2003, meaning millions of systems could pose security risks and fail to meet compliance requirements. Are you ready?

Microsoft Kills Lenovo Superfish Adware

Windows Defender will now block and prompt users how to easily remove the adware found preinstalled on some Lenovo systems.

New Government-Linked Spyware Found in Hard Drive Firmware

The malware used is impossible to remove from infected devices, according to Kaspersky Lab.

2015 International CES Highlights

The latest generation of Intel chips fills out top-of-the-line portables from most of the major PC manufacturers.

Microsoft Spills Details on Windows 10 and Device Sizes

It's turning out that size will matter somewhat when it comes to Microsoft's leading-edge Windows 10 operating system.

Microsoft Adds to Gen-2 Open Compute Project

Microsoft is contributing to the Open Compute Project's second-generation Open CloudService specification.

Microsoft Unveils New Health Platform and Microsoft Band Product

Microsoft this week announced the creation of a new cloud-enabled health platform to support apps and devices.

Microsoft Partners with Dell on New 'Cloud in a Box'

Microsoft made several announcements at a press event today about its cloud products, including a new partnership with Dell.

IBM Dumps Chip Division, Reports Weak Quarterly Earnings

IBM announced today that it will be paying $1.5 billion to semiconductor manufacturer Globalfoundries to take over its struggling chip business.

PC Shipments Decrease in Q3

Worldwide PC shipments declined in the third quarter, according to analyses published this week by IDC and Gartner Inc.

Microsoft Touts Its Surface Pro 3 for Business Use

Microsoft pitched its Surface Pro 3 PC product line to business users today, offering a promo and a new support program.

Yahoo Servers Reportedly Hacked Using 'Shellshock' Hole

Romanian hackers are targeting the Yahoo Games servers.

Redmond Third-Party Reader's Choice Awards: The Big Grow Bigger

Vendor consolidation is leading IT pros to favor fewer players, according to this year's annual Redmond Third-Party Reader's Choice Awards.

Microsoft Revives Its WinHEC Hardware Dev Event

Microsoft is relaunching its WinHEC event for hardware developers.

Using PowerShell To Evaluate Storage Health

Here's how to access the information you need when analyzing storage status.

What's the Future for Surface Tablets?

Will Nadella's Microsoft look to stop its Surface push? Or will the company give it some more time to grow?

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