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  • Why Microsoft wants to help developers build bots

    One of the key parts of Satya Nadella's keynote address to attendees at Microsoft's Build developer conference Wednesday was a discussion of creating virtual assistants and intelligent chat bots to help users do everything from managing their calendars to booking hotel reservations.

    Written by Blair Hanley Frank02 April 16 04:56
  • 5 things to expect from Microsoft's big developer conference

    Microsoft executives will take the stage at Moscone West in San Francisco on Wednesday for the first of two keynote addresses to the company's big Build developer conference. Here are five key things to expect from the next two days of Microsoft announcements.

    Written by Blair Hanley Frank30 March 16 11:31
  • 10 Windows 10 migration issues you need to consider

    Upgrading to a new client operating system is a massive headache for the CIOs of most organizations. That's because it's disruptive, it impacts hardware purchasing decisions, it drains IT budgets and it can take up hours of IT staff time.

    Written by Paul Rubens29 July 15 00:59
  • 9 reasons not to upgrade to Windows 10 -- yet

    Windows 10 is here - and many users (especially those who have been wrestling with Windows 8) are probably eager to upgrade. But even if you can get it now -- the upgrade will be sent first to <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/article/2944212/microsoft-windows/windows-10-release-date-delayed-itbwcw.html">those who signed up for the Windows Insider beta program</a> and then in "slow waves" to everyone else -- you may want to hold off.

    Written by Preston Gralla21 July 15 20:35
  • 2015 to test Microsoft's resolve and execution

    Microsoft faces not only its 40th anniversary in 2015, but a host of challenges that will define it for years to come, analysts said today.

    Written by Gregg Keizer19 Dec. 14 07:41
  • Why Windows 10 isn't the big leap forward Microsoft says it is

    As I wrote for Computerworld, Windows 10 has a lot to answer for – and it sets itself up for answering these questions in a big way by skipping a version number and jumping straight to 10 from 8.

    Written by Jonathan Hassell10 Oct. 14 00:18
  • XPocalypse, not now

    Two months after Microsoft ended support for Windows XP, the catastrophic wave of exploits security experts expected to wash over the aged operating system have failed to materialize.

    Written by Gregg Keizer09 June 14 04:53
  • Microsoft CEO Nadella aces first-100-day test

    If Satya Nadella is celebrating his first 100 days as CEO of Microsoft today, no one can blame him, a corporate leadership expert said.

    Written by Gregg Keizer16 May 14 02:26
  • 10 Ways to Keep Windows XP Machines Secure

    Now that Microsoft's support for the popular Windows XP operating system has ended, you'll need to use every trick in the book to stop your machines from being compromised.

    Written by Paul Rubens05 May 14 23:49
  • Microsoft misjudges customer loyalty with kill-XP plea

    Microsoft grossly overestimated the loyalty of those it thought were its most steadfast customers when it asked them to help get friends and family members to dump Windows XP, a corporate communications expert said.

    Written by Gregg Keizer02 March 14 12:48