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Report: Windows 9 technical preview may arrive in September

The next version of the Windows operating system, identified as Windows "Threshold" or Windows 9, could arrive as early as end-September.

Microsoft announces Matter Center for Office 365 for lawyers, early access program

Microsoft announced this week plans to roll out a document management and collaboration product specifically for lawyers. Called Matter Center for Office 365, the company is currently accepting applications for it's preview version.

Spotlight: Microsoft pulls update after Blue Screen of Death incidents

Microsoft has decided to pull one of its August Patch Tuesday after it caused some users to experience the dreaded Blue Screen of Death, forcing a reboot, explains security researcher Paul Ducklin in a Naked Security blog

Microsoft Surface Pro 3: To buy or to wait

Should you get the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 today, or wait? Paul Mah highlights two reasons why you may want to wait.

Microsoft yanks problematic update after reports of system crashes

Microsoft has quietly recommended that users uninstall one of last week's security update after some users reported irrecoverable system crashes.

Google, Amazon, partners to Obama: Don't solve a privacy problem that's not there

A coalition of many of the nation's foremost storage facilities for personal data urge the Dept. of Commerce not to take pre-emptive action against them for privacy violations they're certain they're not causing.

Microsoft releases complete list of improvements to Windows 8.1 in 'August Update'

Microsoft released a long list of tweaks and features that it rolled out in its August 2014 update for Windows 8.1.

Spotlight: Why make Microsoft pick whether to violate EU or US law?

For  eWeek  over the weekend, Wayne Rash presents exclusive news that the European Commission is considering approaching the U.S. Justice Dept. about its concerns over a U.S. court ruling forcing Microsoft to turn over data on one of its customers--data that had been stored on one of its Ireland-based servers

But as long as you don't read PDFs or surf the web, don't worry, everything's fine

Happy Tuesday, everyone. Please patch all systems having anything to do with the web.

Microsoft's August patch resolve bugs in IE, Windows, server apps

Microsoft will be delivering nine security updates to customers today, patching Internet Explorer, Windows, OneNote, SQL Server, and SharePoint Server.