Microsoft's Windows 8.1 Update 1 has reached the RTM, or release to manufacturing, stage, according to various reports.
Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT news for Friday, 3/7 including: how BYOD could help the enterprise Windows XP upgrade, 200 exabytes of mobile data traffic in the next five years, tool allows hackers to add malicious code to Android apps, increased Wi-Fi risks in Europe and Google's possible hand in the drop of the Android/Windows tablet by Asus.
Microsoft will be releasing a total of five updates for March 2014, according to the latest Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification that was released. The relatively lightweight update consists of two "critical" updates with the final three pegged as "important."
It was a good week for seeing software-defined and virtualized IT infrastructure in action. Three prominent companies talked shop in the media, providing some details about how these trends work in real-world settings: Goldman-Sachs, Microsoft and Cisco.
You don't expect to hear OpenText, SAP and SharePoint in the same product name, but that's what we have.
Microsoft will stop shipping security updates for Windows XP come April 8, 2014. This cessation comes after an incredible run of 12 years and five months, and is substantially longer than many desktop operating systems such as Apple's OS X.
Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT stories for Friday, 2/28 including: Microsoft's decision to cut licensing fees for Windows Phone 8, how much NFC-enabled smartphone shipments will rise in the next five years, forecasts for the global wireless infrastructure market, the 46 percent increase in US tablet cellular connections and the results of the FCC's H-Block spectrum auction.
SAN FRANCISCO--Microsoft this week released the next version of its enhanced mitigation experience toolkit, or EMET, and fixed a security hole in the tool exploited by Bromium Labs.
Microsoft renamed its free version of Office last week in an effort to eliminate some of the confusion around the old name, but somehow there are still too many online Office domains.
Microsoft on Sunday confirmed that the company is set to issue an update to Windows 8.1 with tweaks designed to benefit users of traditional PCs without touch displays.