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Microsoft reorgs its Trustworthy Computing group; cuts some staff

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The fallout from Microsoft’s latest round of layoffs is continuing, with a reorg and job cuts affecting the company’s Trustworthy Computing group.

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GammaTech Durabook R11 puts rugged tablets on a diet

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At 2.76 pounds, this new Windows tablet is the lightest 11.6-inch ruggedized slate on the market, according to its maker.

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Microsoft’s new Universal Mobile Keyboard works with iOS, Android and Windows devices

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Microsoft will deliver next month a single mobile keyboard that works with iOS, Android and Windows tablets and phones.

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Another Italian city announces it’s ditching Microsoft Windows for open source

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The City of Udine is moving from Windows for OpenOffice – and may soon ditch Microsoft at an operating system level too.

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City of Turin decides to ditch Windows XP for Ubuntu and €6m saving

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The capital of Piedmont has been lured to open source with the prospect of doing away with licences and delaying the refresh cycle.

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Microsoft to drop Nokia, Windows Phone brands: Yet another report

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Microsoft may be phasing out usage of both ‘Nokia’ and ‘Windows Phone’ in its advertising and marketing materials as soon as this holiday season.

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Microsoft patches Windows, Lync Server

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A Cumulative Update for Internet Explorer fixes 37 vulnerabilities, one of which is old and publicly-disclosed, although not especially severe.

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Admins wanted for Mac Outlook setup survey

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Microsoft is planning some serious changes to Outlook for Mac and the developer of a setup script wants some feedback before he heads to Redmond.

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Microsoft to patch Windows, IE, Lync Server next week

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A total of four updates will be released next Tuesday. One is a critical update for Internet Explorer.

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Microsoft Devices to Sell its Smartphones Online on Daraz.pk

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Microsoft Devices Pakistan recently signed an MoU with Daraz.pk, enabling fans of Windows Phones to browse, select and purchase their favourite Lumia devices directly from the comfort of their homes. Daraz.pk is Pakistan’s leading online shopping portal. This collaboration presents Lumia devices to a unique segment of online shoppers. The Lumia series, known for its innovation and trendiness, is one of the fastest growing smartphone [...]

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