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Microsoft to deliver Windows 10's business update service in stages

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Windows 10's usage share closes in on OS X's

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LinuxCon 2015 in Seattle: It's all about the servers

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Microsoft waives Windows 10 'branches' for now

Microsoft will not begin using Windows 10's multiple update tracks, or "branches," until later this year, analysts said, and in the interim will continue to push all updates to everyone at the same time. read more »

Apple releases final OS X Yosemite non-security update

The update's appearance Thursday signaled that Apple is just weeks away from introducing its successor, OS X El Capitan. read more »

Microsoft's rollout of Windows 10 gets B+ grade

Microsoft has done a good job rolling out Windows 10 in the first two weeks, analysts said today, and the general vibe for the new OS has been positive, despite glitches that dampened some enthusiasm. read more »

Patch bundles are the new norm for Windows 10

Microsoft yesterday showed that it will distribute security updates to Windows 10 as bundled in a single download. read more »

The Takeaway: Windows 10's uptake surges

Windows users seem to have taken a shine to Microsoft's new OS, which ended last week powering a record 3 percent of all Windows devices. read more »

Windows 10's user share suggests 45M devices are running the new OS

Microsoft's Windows 10 piled up user share, finishing last week with a record 3% of all Windows-powered devices. read more »

Windows 10 makes diagnostic data collection compulsory

Microsoft has expanded its diagnostic data collection with Windows 10, making what had been a voluntary telemetry program now mandatory. read more »

Windows 10's usage share continues climb

Microsoft's Windows 10's global usage share has quintupled since its July 29 launch, according to new analytics data. read more »

Microsoft issues first hefty Windows 10 update

Microsoft today delivered the first large-sized update for Windows 10, a "servicing update" that weighed in at around 325MB. read more »

The Takeaway: Could Apple's El Capitan arrive sooner than expected?

The faster pace of developer releases of Apple's next version of OS X indicates that the upgrade could launch earlier than expected. read more »

Apple picks up OS X El Capitan's development pace

Apple's OS X El Capitan has been on a faster tempo of preview releases than its 2014 predecessor, signaling that the upgrade for the Mac could launch later this month or in September. read more »

Review: Ikea wireless-charging furniture is stylish and functional but not without issues

Ikea's new line of furniture is following an industry trend toward embedding wireless charging into products, including automobiles. I found Ikea's flavor of this quite well built and stylish, but I did take issue with a couple things. read more »

So long (Vista), it's been good to know yah

Windows Vista, the perception-plagued operating system Microsoft debuted in early 2007, now powers just two out of every 100 Windows PCs. read more »

Bad vibe brews about Windows 10

Windows 10's vibe on social media has soured since Microsoft launched the operating system last week, Adobe said today, citing new data from its metrics platform. read more »

The Takeaway: Why Windows 10 wants your upload bandwidth

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Windows 10 commandeers users' upload bandwidth

Microsoft will use its customers' upload bandwidth to deliver Windows 10's updates and apps with a P2P technology resembling BitTorrent, a fact that caught some by surprise. read more »

Windows 10's usage share jumps 4x in three days

Microsoft's Windows 10 got off to a roaring start in its first few days. read more »


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