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Poll: Scant demand for Microsoft's Windows 8

(AP)—Microsoft bills Windows 8 as a "re-imagining" of the personal computer market's dominant operating system, but the company still has a lot of work to do before the makeover captures the imagination of most consumers, ...

Oct 29, 2012
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Bi-ocular animations of two oceans

NOAA's GOES-13 and GOES-15 weather satellites sit 60 degrees apart in a fixed orbit over the eastern and western U.S., respectively, providing forecasters with a look at the movement of weather systems in ...

Apr 08, 2013
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iPhone tops in US as Android rules the world

Apple's iPhone remained the most popular smartphone among US buyers in the closing months of 2012 while Android handsets were on top worldwide, Kantar Worldpanel ComTech reported on Tuesday.

Jan 22, 2013
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Prosecutors urge use of iPhone anti-theft system

Top prosecutors in San Francisco and New York and the mayor of London are urging iPhone users to download Apple's new iOS 7 operating system that includes a feature they believe might curb a rash of thefts.

Sep 18, 2013
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Apple announces OS X Mavericks at WWDC

Apple is switching from its decade-long practice of naming its Mac operating system updates after big cats. Instead, it's paying homage to the geography of its home state.

Jun 10, 2013
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At a glance: Changes coming with Windows 8.1

Microsoft plans an update to its Windows 8 system to address some of the complaints and incorporate other feedback received since the radical makeover to the operating system came out in October.

Jun 05, 2013
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What corporations can learn from Microsoft

A failure to recognize and adapt to changes in mobile computing is what ultimately led to the most recent change at the top of Microsoft. But the blame should not fall solely on the shoulders of CEO Steve Ballmer, who recently ...

Aug 29, 2013
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Bargains and options abound for PC buyers

There is a silver lining in the struggles of the PC industry. Bargains abound if you're buying a computer for a student heading to school this fall, or if you're finally upgrading that creaky old Windows XP machine.

Aug 20, 2013
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