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Microsoft PowerShell goes open source and lands on Linux and Mac

Sysadmins, rejoice: PowerShell is coming to Linux. Microsoft announced that its automation and scripting system is breaking out of the confines of Windows and going open source.

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Parallels Desktop 12 brings Windows and Xbox to macOS

Performance, memory handling many useful improvements for the new edition of the popular virtualization software for Mac

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Microsoft's new plan to save Edge: reward points

Microsoft today made a play to boost its Edge browser with an awards program that gives users points for using the Windows 10 application.

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After the Anniversary Update: What’s next for Windows 10?

Now that Microsoft's Anniversary Update of Windows 10 is live, the company is planning two major updates for next year.

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Intel debuts Project Alloy VR headset

The biggest news out of the Intel Developer Forum this year is Project Alloy — Intel’s push in virtual and augmented reality.

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Microsoft will bring holographic 'mixed reality' to every Windows 10 PC

Microsoft is bringing Windows Holographic to the masses with a forthcoming update to Windows 10, in a move to make it easier to use mixed reality hardware on any PC.

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End to free upgrade halts rapid Windows 10 growth

Windows 10's usage share growth sank after Microsoft ended the free upgrade it had offered customers for a year.

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Cortana: The spy in Windows 10

Cortana, Windows 10’s built-in virtual assistant, is both really cool and really creepy.

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Respect: Windows 10's security impresses hackers

Windows is a popular attack target for criminals and researchers alike, but Microsoft has done a good job of making it harder to target security flaws in the OS

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No Man's Sky launch on PC puts a big dent in the resurgence of computer gaming

The No Man's Sky launch on PC is a terrible nightmare. Some gamers have even decided to wait for bug fixes. This is not a good sign.

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Microsoft restarts Windows 10 beta builds

Microsoft has resumed delivery of Windows 10 previews to its Insider members after taking a break amid the release this year's lone major upgrade.

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HP turns to Windows 10 for mobile devices, cuts reliance on Android

HP has dabbled in many OSes over the last few years, but the company always seems to come back to Windows.

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Reviewed: No Man’s Sky doesn’t live up to the hype, but it does provide a unique thrill

The most hyped game of the year is a bit of a letdown, especially after you realize the planets all share some similarities. It's also a brilliant match for sci-fi lovers.

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HP pushes for augmented reality with its Elite x3 phone and HoloLens

HP wants to add augmented reality to its Elite x3 smartphone, and it's looking at Microsoft's HoloLens as one way to do it.

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Microsoft patches 27 flaws in Windows, Office, IE and Edge

Microsoft has released another batch of security patches, fixing 27 vulnerabilities in Windows, Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, and its new Edge browser.

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Microsoft pledges two Windows 10 upgrades in 2017

Microsoft has committed to delivering two Windows 10 feature upgrades in 2017 after issuing only one this year.

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Install Windows 10 with privacy settings

The Express settings option will make your installation go faster, but you might inadvertently agree to conditions you wouldn't choose for yourself.

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Microsoft adds year to Windows 10 support

Microsoft has bolstered its claim that Windows 10 will be its last operating system by extending the OS's support lifetime to 2026.

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