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Computer viruses infect Gundremmingen nuclear power plant in Germany
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Computer viruses infect Gundremmingen nuclear power plant in Germany

A nuclear power plant in Germany has been found to be infected with computer viruses, but they appear not to have posed a threat to the facility's operations because it is isolated from the Internet, the station's operator said on Tuesday.

The free, Microsoft Windows 10 upgrade offer ends 29 July; here's all you need to know
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The free, Microsoft Windows 10 upgrade offer ends 29 July; here's all you need to know

Microsoft aims to get Windows 10 running on a billion devices by 2018, and a major pie of that depends on getting users on older Windows editions to upgrade to Windows 10.

Facebook malware infects 10,000 people in 48 hours
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Facebook malware infects 10,000 people in 48 hours

The Facebook malware could hijack the account, change privacy settings, impersonate the target by sending fake messages and extract data.

Windows 10 is on 300 million devices, free upgrade to end on 29 July
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Windows 10 is on 300 million devices, free upgrade to end on 29 July

Microsoft just announced on its Windows Experience Blog that over 300 million users have installed Microsoft Windows 10 on their devices.

Microsoft Windows' latest Insider Preview brings Bash, improvements to Cortana and more
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Microsoft Windows' latest Insider Preview brings Bash, improvements to Cortana and more

Bash integration, pinned apps in virtual desktops and improvements to Cortana are just some of the changes being implemented in Microsoft Windows 10

HP unveils Spectre x2, a cheaper Surface Pro-like hybrid
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HP unveils Spectre x2, a cheaper Surface Pro-like hybrid

Just on the heel of Microsoft's new Surface Pro 4 announcement, HP has pulled the wraps off its new similar device dubbed Spectre x2.

Windows 10 now running on 14 million computers, claims Microsoft
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Windows 10 now running on 14 million computers, claims Microsoft

Microsoft says its' new Windows 10 operating system is now running on more than 14 million computers, two days after the software was released as a free download.

Windows 10 review round-up: Microsoft's new OS gets a thumbs up from critics
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Windows 10 review round-up: Microsoft's new OS gets a thumbs up from critics

The initial reviews of Windows 10 are out, and the new OS version seems like a winner already.

Windows 10 launch: Is it worth the free upgrade to Microsoft's latest OS?
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Windows 10 launch: Is it worth the free upgrade to Microsoft's latest OS?

If the only reason you are thinking to upgrade to Windows 10 is it's free, then you might want to read these additional factors you need to consider.

Windows 10: All you need to know about Continuum and why it's relevant for 2-in-1 users
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Windows 10: All you need to know about Continuum and why it's relevant for 2-in-1 users

With mobiles and tablets now regularly featuring higher resolution screens than desktops and laptops, and are closing the performance gap as well, the lines between different computing devices are blurring. Here's how Windows 10 is changing it further.

A silver lining for Microsoft: Better Windows experience across mobile, desktop and cloud
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A silver lining for Microsoft: Better Windows experience across mobile, desktop and cloud

Newsrooms across the globe have been talking about Microsoft over the past couple of days. It was meant to be about the next operating system from Microsoft – Windows 10. But turns out, most of them were discussing layoffs at Microsoft.

Microsoft quietly content as EU moves on Google
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Microsoft quietly content as EU moves on Google

Microsoft Corp emanated an air of quiet satisfaction on Wednesday as European antitrust regulators readied charges against rival Google for abusing its monopoly power in the online search business.

Security researchers claim new Windows security weakness
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Security researchers claim new Windows security weakness

Computer security researchers said they have uncovered a new variation on an old weakness in Microsoft Corp's Windows operating system that could theoretically allow hackers to steal login credentials from hundreds of millions of PCs.

Microsoft is working to improve touch mode on Windows 10: Report
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Microsoft is working to improve touch mode on Windows 10: Report

Existing previews for Microsoft's Windows 10 have been largely optimized for the mouse and keyboard experience but now, the company is reportedly working on improving the touch experience for Windows 10 as well.

Google, Microsoft battle drives down prices for PCs, tablets
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Google, Microsoft battle drives down prices for PCs, tablets

Google is releasing its cheapest Chromebook laptops yet, two versions priced at $149 aimed at undercutting Microsoft's Windows franchise and gaining ground in even more classrooms.

Adobe Flash hit by new zero-day flaw -- needs patching
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Adobe Flash hit by new zero-day flaw -- needs patching

Anything user can do on their computer the attacker’s programme can do. In a worst case like this, they can load malware on user's computer.