|Patch Tuesday Offers Critical Fixes
It’s the fourth Patch Tuesday of 2014 -- but it’s the last for Windows XP and Office 2003. Microsoft released four patches on Tuesday -- two are critical and two are important. The patches cover 11 flaws.
|China Approves Microsoft-Nokia Deal
Following a longer than usual wait, China has approved Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's devices and services business. The $7.4 billion deal had been held up over patent licensing concerns.
|Microsoft Pulls Plug on Windows XP
The end is here -- Microsoft has officially ended support for Windows XP -- and software companies see a lucrative opportunity in Redmond’s moves to stop updating the popular version of its OS.
|Against a Wall, Some Buy XP Support
The end is near for the Windows XP operating system, with Microsoft cutting the cord for support on April 8th. Some companies and government agencies still aren't ready and are scrambling to find cover.