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Google quashes 31 vulnerabilities, restores Metro mode 'steppers' with Chrome 34

Updates browser after paying nearly $30,000 in bug bounties read more »

Windows XP: Chronicle of a death foretold

The end-of-support deadline for Windows XP, heavily publicized since 2007, is upon us, and hundreds of millions of PCs still run the OS read more »

Build: Microsoft Azure embraces outside technologies

Microsoft has open-sourced its new C# compiler and Azure now incorporates the open source Chef and Puppet configuration managers read more »

Government plan to adopt ODF file format sparks standards debate in UK

Microsoft wants the government to adopt two formats, ODF and OOXML, but critics say that would be unwise read more »

Canonical to close Ubuntu One cloud-storage service

In the face of stiff competition, the company will quit to focus on its OS read more »

Wall Street Beat: Mixed news for tech puts dent in sector confidence

Nasdaq Computer index closes down for the week read more »

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Innovation, productivity, agility and profit

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Windows 8

Windows 8

Check out our latest articles on Microsoft's next-generation operating system.


Securing the Enterprise

 Join ComputerworldUK's editor in chief, Mike Simons, and Dell executives in a series of video discussions on how to respond to cyver criminals.


HP acquisitions

HP acquisitions

Following HP's dispute with Autonomy, we look back at other HP acquisitions in this Computerworld UK slideshow.


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Linux desktop In Depth

Has Dell created the perfect thin client?

Cloud changed the game read more »

Five open alternatives to Microsoft Office 2013

These free and open source options deliver many of the same features at a very compelling price read more »

LibreOffice 4.0 - Six new features coming to open source suite

Wider compatibility and integration can already be found in the first release candidate for this upcoming major update. read more »

Fedora Linux 18 'Spherical Cow' - Five notable new features

In addition to including the MATE desktop, this latest release also adds UEFI Secure Boot support read more »

10 reasons to choose Ubuntu 12.10 over Windows 8

Canonical has touted its new OS as a good way to 'avoid the pain of Windows 8' - Here's why you should take up the challenge read more »

Cloud storage - Top 5 issues with the top 5 providers

Survey points to security and capacity concerns read more »

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Linux desktop Slideshows

Seven key technologies the Mac brought us all

The computers we use today derive their core experience from Apple's Mac, but the Mac also popularised other tech that's now standard read more »

Mageia - A rising Linux star

If the world of Linux distributions has ever had a rising star, it's Mageia. Read on for a brief tour of Mageia's interface and features read more »

15 free security tools you should try

Here are some of the best-known free security tools you can try inside your own network read more »

The 9 most endangered IT career paths

The IT job landscape is evolving quickly. Here's how to avoid IT extinction read more »

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Mitigating Risk: Why Sticking with Windows XP Is a Bad Idea

The countdown begins for Window XP read more »

The life and times of Windows XP

Extended support for Windows XP expires on 8th April 2014. Is your business prepared? read more »

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