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Microsoft expands its bug bounty program, increases payouts
— 5:39 PM on August 6, 2015

How do you keep enterprising hackers from unloading exploits into the wild? Microsoft has been paying bounties to researchers who find and disclose security...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

Microsoft wants $15 for its Windows 10 DVD player
— 1:03 PM on August 6, 2015

The Windows 10 upgrade may be free, but it removes Windows Media Center from PCs with the add-on installed. Users with Windows Media Center enjoyed DVD...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

Xbox One gets UI overhaul, DVR features in November
— 4:35 PM on August 4, 2015

Back at E3, Microsoft teased some big interface changes for the Xbox One, with a focus on speed. At Microsoft's Gamescom presentation, the ccompany...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles Operating systems

Reports: Win10 gaming performance similar to Win8.1
— 6:03 PM on August 3, 2015

With Windows 10's launch, all three major PC graphics companies (that's Intel, Nvidia, and AMD) released updated drivers for the new operating...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Operating systems Windows

Spoofed Win10 update emails carry nasty ransomware
— 4:39 PM on August 3, 2015

Microsoft is rolling out its free Windows 10 upgrade in phases, which means that some of those who are signed up to receive the new...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

Mozilla CEO protests Win10's default application setup process
— 12:54 PM on July 31, 2015

Mozilla CEO Chris Beard has written an angry open letter to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella regarding a change to Windows 10's default application settings. Apparently,...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Operating systems Windows

14 million have upgraded to Windows 10 in its first 24 hours
— 9:26 AM on July 31, 2015

As we found out when we got together and recorded our latest podcast last night, Scott is the only member of the TR staff that's...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

Windows 10's Solitaire games go freemium
— 12:31 PM on July 30, 2015

In a bold move, Microsoft is paving the way to the future of PC gaming with its expanded Solitaire suite. What's that mean? You have to pay...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software Windows

Windows 10 arrives today in 190 countries
— 7:57 AM on July 29, 2015

Have you heard? Windows 10 is out today, and if you have a PC running Windows 7 or Windows 8, it's a free upgrade...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

Razer purchases Ouya's software platform and technical team
— 1:23 PM on July 27, 2015

Razer has purchased Android game console maker Ouya's software assets, app store and games library. Ouya's software development and technical staff will be joining Razer, as well. The company...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

PCWorld's Win10 review dives deep into the upcoming OS
— 1:52 PM on July 24, 2015

In case you've been living under a rock, Windows 10 is coming. PCWorld senior editor Mark Hachman's in-depth review of Windows 10 is worth...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

Phil Spencer: Xbox One may get PC game streaming
— 8:26 AM on July 23, 2015

Maybe the old adage "better late than never" is true. Plenty of options for in-home game streaming are readily available (or at least...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

Microsoft posts $2.1 billion loss due to mobile restructuring
— 5:33 PM on July 21, 2015

Microsoft released its Q2 financial report. Thanks in part to its previously-announced phone hardware business restructuring, the company has posted a $2.1 billion loss. A...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

Microsoft promises at least 10 years of support for Win10
— 1:36 PM on July 17, 2015

Despite some confusion over statements made by Microsoft executive VP Terry Myerson at Windows 10's introduction, the new operating system does indeed have a...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

HP's Win10 business offerings include new hardware, services
— 1:18 PM on July 16, 2015

Windows 10 is coming, and PC makers everywhere are capitalizing on its release as a way to stem declining PC sales. HP certainly isn't...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Operating systems Windows

Microsoft releases Windows 10 build 10240, may be RTM
— 3:50 PM on July 15, 2015

Microsoft has announced the availability of the latest Windows 10 preview build, version 10240, and the company's blog post about the new release offers...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

MS ends support for Server 2003, Security Essentials on XP
— 11:00 AM on July 15, 2015

Heads up, Windows sysadmins and users everywhere. This is a friendly reminder to let you know that Microsoft has finally stopped providing definition updates...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

Bid farewell to new Windows 10 preview builds, fresh installations
— 12:30 PM on July 14, 2015

As Windows 10's July 29 release draws near, Microsoft is temporarily shuttering ISO downloads and cutting off fresh installs of the preview OS. Gabe...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows