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May 1, 2013 at 8:56 AM

Windows 8 market share rises to 3.82 percent, according to Net Applications

Corrected version Microsoft’s new Windows 8 operating system garnered 3.82 percent of the desktop operating system market share in April, according to Web tracker Net Applications. That’s up from a 3.17 percent in March. Older Windows operating systems, as one would expect, declined in share, though fractionally. Windows 7’s share declined only from 44.73 ┬ápercent…

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April 9, 2013 at 3:53 PM

Support for Windows XP ending next year, the push against Google and other news

I’m back from a few days away. Here are some highlights of what’s been happening: Microsoft had said earlier that it was ending support for the 12-year-old Windows XP in April 2014. It’s issuing the notice again, a year before that’s scheduled to happen on April 8, 2014.In an official blog post urging people…

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