Windows 8/RT


Reller Touts Windows 8 Upgrade Success at Financial Analyst Event

The new head of the Windows business at Microsoft explained Windows 8 to financial analysts today, dropping a few stats along the way.

Survey Analysis: Businesses Not as Keen on Moving to Windows 8

Forrester Research is seeing some signs that businesses might be slower to adopt Windows 8 compared with its predecessor.

First 48: A Weekend with Microsoft's Surface Tablet

After only using the device for a couple of days, Brien shares some of his initial thoughts on the the Windows RT-based hardware.

Windows 8 Patching Right on Schedule

Discovered vulnerabilities this early in the software's lifecycle should be neither shocking or unexpected.

Sinofsky Denies Leadership Clash as Reason for Leaving Microsoft

The departure of Microsoft Windows Division President Steven Sinofsky this week has generated press rumors, but Sinofsky himself has offered a blanket denial.

Window Azure Getting High-Performance Computing Improvements

Microsoft today announced some coming Windows Azure improvements for organizations engaged in high-performance computing analyses.

MAP Toolkit 8.0 Beta Available

A beta of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 8.0 was released this week.

Security Firm Willing To Sell Windows 8 Hole to Highest Bidder

A French security company has claimed that it's found a security issue in Windows 8. Want to find out what it is? You gotta pay first.

Adobe To Piggyback Flash Updates on Microsoft's Patch Tuesdays

This new scheduling is directly associated with Microsoft's decision to embed Flash into Internet Explorer 10.

Microsoft Changes Windows 8 'Metro' Name to 'Windows Store App'

It's official -- well, sort of. Microsoft has formally changed the "Metro" name used to describe a user interface and an app style for Windows 8 to a new name, "Windows Store app."

Microsoft Highlights Windows 8 Opportunity at Build 2012

Microsoft's annual Build event rolled out new Windows Phone 8 developer tools plus Windows 8 pep talks for developers.

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.

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.

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