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  • Microsoft unveils “built from the ground-up” Windows 10

    Microsoft has unveiled its next Windows operating system, Windows 10, while also providing a first look at an early technical preview for the PC available October 1.

  • Microsoft skips a number, says 'Windows 10' will be a big break from the past

    Microsoft's major update to its operating system, called Windows 10, has been built to blend old and new in a way that will be familiar to Windows 7 users while also retaining much of its more modern tile interface.

  • Q&A: Meet Microsoft's new Azure CTO, Mark Russinovich

    Earlier this month, Microsoft quietly appointed software architect Mark Russinovich as chief technology officer for its Azure cloud computing platform, formalizing a role he's been executing for the past several years.

  • Four charged with stealing Army helicopter training software

    Four alleged members of an international computer hacking ring face charges in the U.S. of breaking into the computer networks of the U.S. Army and several tech companies and stealing several software packages, including programs used to train Army helicopter pilots.

  • Cray aims to stay in big leagues with XC40 supercomputers

    Cray has added more horsepower to its latest supercomputer, the XC40, and already has scored some big-time customers.

  • Icahn says PayPal spin-off is almost a 'no brainer'

    Activist investor and hedge-fund manager Carl Icahn says eBay's decision to spin off PayPal into a separate company is "almost a no brainer."

  • Mobile developers get offline sync in new Amazon SDK

    With features such as offline sync in the new version of its Mobile SDK, Amazon Web Services is hoping to lure developers away from the cloud services offered by Google and Apple.

  • Oracle unveils Alta, a next-generation user interface

    Oracle has overhauled the way it will build user interfaces in a bid to meet customers' expectations for user-friendly mobile applications -- and also to keep pace with rivals Salesforce.com and Workday.

  • $10 billion and counting as NZ mobile commerce market rises in value

    New Zealanders are increasingly using tablets or smartphones to purchase a wide range of goods, content and services, including physical goods, travel, insurance, cinema tickets, music, news and e-books.

  • Cisco, Oracle find dozens of their products affected by Shellshock

    Cisco Systems and Oracle are hard at work identifying networking and other products in their portfolios that are affected by the critical Shellshock vulnerability.

  • Connected ad panels to improve mobile speeds and coverage

    To make it easier for higher mobile broadband speeds using small cells, Alcatel-Lucent has joined forces with outdoor advertising company JCDecaux on the development of connected ad panels.

  • European Commission details grounds for Apple tax probe

    The European Commission believes Apple could have received significant tax reductions from Irish authorities, and is focusing its investigation on tax rulings that favored two Apple subsidiaries, according to a newly revealed Commission document.

  • Pioneer's rearview mirror gives drivers cloud data

    If your car isn't smart and connected yet, Pioneer has a rearview mirror that can do the trick.

  • Apple's iPhone will go on sale in China on Oct. 17

    Apple's iPhone 6 will go on sale on Oct. 17 in mainland China, one of the biggest markets for the company, with high demand expected from existing iPhone users.

  • China clears iPhone 6 for sale only after security tweaks

    China has effectively cleared the iPhone 6 for sale in the country, granting the product a license, but not before a government regulator demanded Apple make some security changes in the iOS operating system to fix suspected flaws in the software.

  • Kaspersky Lab appoints new APAC managing director

    Kaspersky Lab has hired a new Asia Pacific managing director, Peter Hewett, to replace Harry Cheung who retired in September.

  • Apple patches Bash vulnerability in OS X

    Apple released a patch Monday for Shellshock, a serious software vulnerability disclosed last week, although the company had said it posed no risk to most users.

  • Full speed ahead as Kiwi firm bags Queensland Rail contract

    Queensland Rail has selected Tait Communications for the digital migration of its radio communications network.

  • "Watershed day" as NZ domain name game hots up

    Billed as a “watershed day” for InternetNZ’s second level domain name, from 1pm today Kiwis across the country will be able to register a new .nz registration option.

  • Second cyberattack hits SuperValu grocery stores' payment systems

    SuperValu, the grocery store operator hit by a cyberattack in June and July, has suffered a second attack on its payment processing system, it said Monday.