software license

Microsoft Windows

This exploit could give users free Windows 7 updates beyond 2020

The tool, built to bypass extended support eligibility checks, was successfully tested on a dummy Windows 7 update
9 Dec 2019
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Microsoft U-turns on ‘completely insane’ self-service scheme

Policy to bypass IT admins has been tweaked and delayed to 2020 following customer backlash
1 Nov 2019
Microsoft Windows

Microsoft gives SMBs reprieve on Windows 7 support

Now all businesses can pay to receive Windows 7 updates through to 2023
2 Oct 2019
Microsoft Windows

Microsoft plots major Windows 10 UI refresh for 2-in-1s

The Spring 2020 update features a more desktop-like experience for convertibles in 'tablet mode'
30 Aug 2019
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft offers select Windows 7 users extended support

Lifeline gives sluggish enterprise customers an additional 12 months of free security updates
27 Aug 2019
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft overhauls Windows 10 to avoid broken updates

Microsoft hopes a new mechanism, longer preview stage and machine learning tools will consign update catastrophes to the past
5 Apr 2019
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Microsoft Windows

Windows 10 October 2018 update deemed safe for deployment

Six-month saga at an end as the major update is finally being pushed to businesses
29 Mar 2019
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Apple strips Facebook of enterprise certificates

Tech giants war over violation of internal enterprise programme as Google also admits to breaching rules
31 Jan 2019
enterprise resource planning (ERP)

Questions you still need to ask SAP about indirect access

SAP believes it has solved customers' concerns around indirect access, but some unanswered questions remain
15 Jun 2018
Business strategy

Big IT firms ‘gouge council clients for extra cash’

Microsoft and Oracle accused of raising software licenses to make up for flagging revenue
27 Mar 2015