Microsoft faces $8.5 B penalty in ‘Vista Capable’ case

Microsoft faces $8.5 B penalty in ‘Vista Capable’ case

Microsoft would have to come up with as much as $8.5 billion to settle accounts with the customers affected by...

January 22nd, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Microsoft’s 3 great ’08 Mistakes

Microsoft’s 3 great ’08 Mistakes

As the year winds down, financial analysts are predicting that Microsoft will pre-announce negative earnings for the first time since...

December 31st, 2008 Shane O Neill

Windows XP granted another reprieve

Windows XP granted another reprieve

Microsoft Corp. has once again extended an impending deadline for Windows XP's demise, the company confirmed yesterday. System builders, the...

December 22nd, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Unpatched IE7 exploit imperils millions of computers

Unpatched IE7 exploit imperils millions of computers

Chinese security researchers mistakenly released the code needed to hack a PC by exploiting an unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft's Internet...

December 11th, 2008 Jeremy Kirk

Netbooks: small, cheap — and fast?

Netbooks: small, cheap — and fast?

Linux distributor Good OS and BIOS vendor Phoenix Technologies each have plans to make netbooks speedier devices, the vendors said...

December 1st, 2008 Peter Sayer

Windows 7 will run on SSD netbooks

Windows 7 will run on SSD netbooks

Netbooks equipped with solid-state drives (SSD) sporting as little as 16GB of storage capacity will be able to comfortably run...

November 9th, 2008 Eric Lai

Five unconventional strategies for cutting IT costs

Five unconventional strategies for cutting IT costs

Every time the economy turns downward, IT shops take a hit. In the U.S. IT market, Forrester Research predicts that...

October 15th, 2008 Tom Sullivan

What you need to know before upgrading to Windows XP SP3

What you need to know before upgrading to Windows XP SP3

Microsoft Corp. has released service pack 3 to Windows XP, which the software maker plans to stop selling through OEMs...

May 6th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Dell offers migration services to Canadian clients

Dell offers migration services to Canadian clients

Dell on Tuesday said it would begin providing Canadian customers software packaged with services that aim to automate mass migration...

March 25th, 2008 Briony Smith