Imation relaunches Windows on USB stick system

LONDON, Ont.-- Imation has relaunched the Stealth Zone embedded Windows on USB stick product it acquired when buying Canadian firm MXI Technology last June.Now called Stealth Zone Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard (MWES), the

Published on: February 26th, 2012 John E Dunn

Microsoft sues U.K. retail chain for pirating Windows

FRAMINGHAM (01/04/2012) - Microsoft today sued a U.K. electronics retail chain for selling Windows recovery discs to customers, claiming that the practice amounts to piracy.Comet Group PLC, which operates about 250 stores in

Published on: January 17th, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Users desert Windows XP in near-record numbers

Microsoft's Windows XP shed a large amount of usage share again last month as users continued to desert the decade-old operating system for Windows 7.Windows XP lost 2.4 percentage points of share to

Published on: January 3rd, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Microsoft’s Windows revenues plunge 30 per cent

Revenues from Windows plummeted 30 per cent last quarter compared to the same period the year before, Microsoft said on Thursday.But in an earnings call with Wall Street analysts on Thursday afternoon, Microsoft

Published on: January 31st, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Passware launches BitLocker password cracker

Passware Inc. says it has come up with a way to access files on USB drives secured by the BitLocker encryption feature of Microsoft Corp.’s Windows. Mountain view, Calif.-based Passware announced this week the

Published on: September 21st, 2010 Greg Meckbach

Windows Phone 7 handsets prepped for developers

Microsoft is confirming that "many thousands" of pre-release Windows Phone 7 handsets will be given to selected developers starting in July, but confusion over how that will be done continues.At its TechEd conference

Published on: June 17th, 2010 John Cox

HP unveils new services for client virtualization

Hewlett-Packard Co. unveiled Wednesday a new client infrastructure portfolio of services designed to give IT departments better control over today’s mobile device-agnostic end user. One analyst said the portfolio’s focus on client virtualization

Published on: April 14th, 2010 Kathleen Lau

IT’s ‘love affair’ with Windows XP ending, says survey

Businesses are finally prying their hands from Microsoft Corp.'s Windows XP as they warm to Windows 7, a research company said today."Over the years, IT has had a real love affair with XP,"

Published on: March 18th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Dad performs IT makeover at son

When Mitch Garvis asked his son’s elementary school teacher to print a document and the teacher asked him to come back and pick it up the next day, he realized something was wrong

Published on: March 10th, 2010 Jennifer Kavur