Windows Vista is more secure than XP and Open Source, says Microsoft

Windows Vista was hit by significantly fewer publicly disclosed security flaws in its first year than Windows XP and open source rivals in their first years, according to a report from Microsoft.The report,

Published on: January 25th, 2008 Matthew Broersma

Microsoft unveils its virtualization arsenal

Microsoft has laid out plans to become a bigger force in the market for virtualization software, stepping up its assault on established leaders such as VMware. The plans announced Monday include the acquisition

Published on: January 22nd, 2008 James Niccolai

More Mac malware attacks expected

As Apple continues to grow its worldwide market share and the company's products find their way into more business environments, attackers are certain to follow and create greater volumes of exploits aimed at

Published on: January 22nd, 2008 Matt Hines

Red Hat more buggy than Windows, study shows

Secunia has found that the number of security bugs in the open source Red Hat Linux operating system and Firefox browsers far outstripped comparable products from Microsoft last year.In a report released this

Published on: January 18th, 2008 Matthew Broersma

India’s largest Linux rollout forges ahead despite tremendous odds

On May 26, 2006, Elcot (Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu) let in its first penguin. Things would never be the same again.That day, Elcot's managing director, C. Umashankar, walked into his office in

Published on: January 16th, 2008 Kanika Goswami

Small businesses “fastest adopters” of Microsoft Vista

Nearly half of businesses are in some phase of preparing to update desktops to Windows Vista, with small businesses moving the fastest to implement the OS, according to a new report released Monday.The

Published on: January 15th, 2008 Elizabeth Montalbano

Schools advised against upgrading to Vista

British schools should not upgrade to Microsoft's Vista operating system and Office 2007 productivity suite, the British Educational Communications and Technology Agency (BECTA) said in a report on the software. It also supported

Published on: January 12th, 2008 Peter Seyer

Mac attracting more corporate curiosity – but is Apple interested?

If Apple Inc. were a football team, the New England Patriots would have had some serious competition this year.The company is the undefeated king of cool in the consumer electronics and home computer

Published on: January 11th, 2008 Robert L. Mitchell

Dual-boot Windows cum Linux laptops being developed

The One Laptop Per Child Project (OLPC) and Microsoft are working together to develop a dual-boot system to put both Linux and Windows on laptops aimed at kids in developing countries, the head

Published on: January 10th, 2008 Dan Nystedt

Eight hot-button issues to watch for in ’08

Ready for 2008? Budgets may tighten, but IT's challenges will just keep growing: security problems, virtualization technology, legal issues, users who can't be stopped and that worrisome baby-boomer brain drain. Here are eight

Published on: January 3rd, 2008 Frank Hayes

Norton AV 11 for Mac likely to boost OS X Leopard adoption

The release by Symantec Corp of anti-virus software product designed for Apple's new Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard is likely to further boost the operating system's desirability, according to a Canadian technology analyst.Symantec's

Published on: December 13th, 2007 Nestor Arellano