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#Windows 8

# windows-8 - Friday 21 March, 2014

Microsoft admits it snooped on blogger's emails to track company leaks
# Security
# Security

Microsoft admits it snooped on blogger's emails to track company leaks

Mar 21st 2014, 9:18 AM 6,178 Views 3 Comments

The decision was taken after an ex-Microsoft employee leaked early copies of Windows 8 and Windows 7 to a tech blogger.

# windows-8 - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Here are some things Microsoft needs to fix in Windows 8
# Fix 'em Up
# Fix 'em Up

Here are some things Microsoft needs to fix in Windows 8

May 18th 2013, 5:00 PM 13,536 Views 27 Comments

The tech giant is updating its much-criticised Windows 8 software next month, here’s a few things we’re hoping to see.

# windows-8 - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Microsoft to update Windows 8 in bid to address complaints and confusion
# Windows 8
# Windows 8

Microsoft to update Windows 8 in bid to address complaints and confusion

May 7th 2013, 2:15 PM 10,797 Views 52 Comments

The changes, part of a software package given the codename “Blue”, won’t be released to consumers and businesses until later this year

# windows-8 - Thursday 11 April, 2013

PC sales down 14 per cent, as Windows 8 'slows the market'
# RIP PC?
# RIP PC?

PC sales down 14 per cent, as Windows 8 'slows the market'

Apr 11th 2013, 8:39 AM 8,690 Views 67 Comments

Figures from the International Data Corporation say the latest edition of Microsoft Windows is turning people off buying PCs.

# windows-8 - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Microsoft getting sued over most distinctive new Windows 8 feature
# Windows 8
# Windows 8

Microsoft getting sued over most distinctive new Windows 8 feature

Oct 31st 2012, 6:28 PM 16,714 Views 19 Comments

A company called SurfCast claims that Live Tiles “violates” one of its patents.

# windows-8 - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

Microsoft chief says Windows 8 is off to a "stunning" start
# Tech
# Tech

Microsoft chief says Windows 8 is off to a "stunning" start

Oct 30th 2012, 9:37 PM 13,337 Views 34 Comments

Steve Ballmer said there have been four million upgrades to Windows 8 in the past three days.

# windows-8 - Thursday 25 October, 2012

Microsoft launches new tablet in bid to take on Apple's iPad
# Microsoft
# Microsoft

Microsoft launches new tablet in bid to take on Apple's iPad

Oct 25th 2012, 6:17 PM 11,335 Views 34 Comments

Ireland just getting the new Windows 8 operating system for now, as Microsoft praises the company’s Sandyford, Dublin team for its work on device.

# windows-8 - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Microsoft's Windows 8 on its way
# Microsoft
# Microsoft

Microsoft's Windows 8 on its way

Aug 2nd 2012, 11:42 AM 5,050 Views 30 Comments

Customers with PCs and tablets that run Microsoft’s operating system are one step closer to upgrading.

# windows-8 - Friday 20 July, 2012

Microsoft makes first ever loss
# Windows Woes
# Windows Woes

Microsoft makes first ever loss

Jul 20th 2012, 9:42 AM 3,976 Views 2 Comments

However revenue still rising as the software giant gears up for the launch of the Window’s 8 operating system.

# windows-8 - Monday 5 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Mar 5th 2012, 7:55 PM 3,983 Views 4 Comments

All the day’s big stories, plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…

Confused about the new version of Windows? Here's everything you need to know
# Windows 8
# Windows 8

Confused about the new version of Windows? Here's everything you need to know

Mar 5th 2012, 1:39 PM 7,875 Views 41 Comments

What’s new in Windows 8? And how come there’ll be two different types of OS for tablets? Business Insider explains.