Microsoft addressed a claim that Windows 8 will not allow Linux operating systems to coexist in a dual-boot configuration on PCs.
The Directions on Microsoft consultancy team Thursday highlighted "Windows 8" and "Windows Server 8" roadmap changes from Microsoft's Build event last week.
Google's Android and Apple's iOS will be the dominant tablet operating systems in the market through 2015, with Microsoft's Windows 8 OS trailing at a distant third, according to the latest Gartner projections.
Microsoft last week released a community technology preview version of Windows Management Framework 3.0.
IT professionals wondering what x86 applications "Windows 8" will support in the near future probably will have to wait.
Microsoft provided more details about its upcoming Windows To Go product running Windows 8 at its Build conference on Thursday.
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Microsoft described improvements in its next-generation server technology, code-named "Windows Server 8," at its Build conference for developers today.
Microsoft handed out 5,000 Windows 8 tablets to developers today during its Build conference, currently being held in Anaheim, Calif.
Microsoft kicked off the preliminaries of its Build conference by previewing just how its new code-named "Windows 8" operating system will make the case for IT professionals, developers and users.
Microsoft launched its long-awaited Build conference earlier today with a Windows 8-focused keynote led by Steven Sinofsky.
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Microsoft announced yesterday a new startup procedure for Windows 8 which it says will lead to 30 to 70 percent faster boot speeds compared to Windows 7.
Microsoft announced today that its Hyper-V hypervisor will be part of Windows 8, its still-under-wraps client operating system.
Microsoft this week described further some file management changes to come in Windows 8.
Microsoft on Wednesday showed off a new user interface for copying files in Windows 8.