Microsoft has set July 29 as the official release date for the new operating system, Windows 10. Customers could begin installing the free upgrade on existing PCs, 2-in-1s and large tablets that Wednesday. The end date for the free deal will be July 29, 2016.
With Microsoft saying that Windows 10 “is the last version of Windows,” the company may have a naming problem. The idea that Windows 10 would be a forever OS, at least in its nameplate, was not a new concept. But Microsoft had not before put it in such stark terms.
The first glance at the future of Office for Windows is here, in the form of the Office 2016 IT Pro and Developer Preview. It’s the first public look at the “new” Office suite that will be released sometime the second half of this year. The first reviews say that while there are a few interesting user additions, the bigger improvements so far are under the hood and will be of interest to businesses.
Net neutrality has been debated for a decade, but the NFederal Communications Commission's historic vote last month signals only the beginning of further battles and likely lawsuits.
Swiss security outfit recently disclosed a sneaky new Asort of ransomware. It is a new twist on the Cryptolocker-type of disk encryption.