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AMD Unveils Opteron 6300 Chips and ARM Server Processor Plans

AMD on Monday unveiled its newest Opteron 6300 Series processors, on top of its plans to adopt the ARM platform for servers.

Windows Server 2012 Essentials Available, With Hardware Yet To Come

Windows Server 2012 Essentials hit "general availability" on Thursday, but those looking for new server products likely will have to wait.

Ballmer Plays Up Enterprise Use of Windows 8/Windows RT Devices

Microsoft said that it is confident that businesses will be open to the idea of integrating recently released Windows 8 devices in their companies.

Microsoft Unveils Windows Phone 8 Availability Window at Launch Event

Microsoft has officially launched the next piece in its Windows 8 picture Monday with a Windows Phone 8 event in San Francisco.

Windows 8 and Surface Windows RT Available to Consumer Buyers

Microsoft's new Windows 8 client operating system hit general availability today, along with the Windows RT version of the Surface tablet.

Microsoft Holds Windows 8 and Surface Launch Events

With the launch of ts first-ever computer, the Surface, Microsoft on Thursday began a crucial new era in its history.

OEMs Showcase Windows 8 and Windows RT Devices

Key OEM partners Acer, ASUS, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Lenovo, Samsung, Sony and Toshiba are among those launching or making available a new class of devices based off of Windows 8.

Can Microsoft Surface RT Beat the iPad in Display Clarity?

A researcher at display technology firm DisplayMate has found that preliminary results are mixed when comparing Surface RT's resolution to its Apple competitor.

New Lower Cost Samsung Chromebooks Arriving Next Week

Google announced today that it is now possible to preorder new Samsung Chromebooks.

Microsoft Surface Team Dives Deep on Design Questions

The Microsoft Surface team fielded some questions in a Tuesday Reddit session about the company's new tablet device, which is available today for preordering.

UPDATE: Microsoft Surface Windows RT Preordering Starts Today

Microsoft today announced it is taking advance orders for its Windows RT-based Surface "tablet PC."

Google Surpasses Microsoft as Most Valuable Tech Company

Google now ranks as the No. 2 most valuable technology company.

Microsoft Inks exFAT Licensing Deal with RIM

Microsoft has struck an intellectual property deal with mobile device maker Research In Motion.

Windows Phone 8 Hits RTM Status

According to multiple outlets, Windows Phone 8 reached the release-to-manufacturing milestone late last week.

Windows RT Devices To Ship with Office 2013 Preview Installed

Microsoft confirmed today that Windows RT ARM-based devices will be sold with a free "preview" edition of Office Home and Student 2013 RT preinstalled.

Dell Gears Up for Virtualization with Windows Server 2012 Products

Dell on Tuesday unfurled its Windows Server 2012 product line and described its virtualization support efforts.

Nokia's Windows Phone 8 Devices Unveiled

Nokia and Microsoft today took the wraps off two new smartphones running the forthcoming Windows Phone 8 operating system.

September Reader Letters: High Hopes for Surface Tablet Devices

Will Microsoft's Windows 8 Surface tablet sink or float? Here's what readers think.

IDC: Worldwide Server Market Down in Q2

Non-x86 servers were hit hardest, while Linux and bladed servers benefitted.

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