The week after high-profile events are usually humdrum. This was anything but. The Microsoft story hit two important milestones right after BUILD 2014 concluded. Windows XP reached end of support the same day when Windows 8.1 Update started landing on computers the world over. A selection of the important bits,...

Oh boy, that did not take long at all. While one would guess that after the release of Windows 8, most would have understood that a single software product can rarely save a whole industry. And that too, something as highly volatile as the PC market! Something has to come from the hardware makers themselves too, in...

According to the latest statistics provided by market research firm Net Applications, Windows XP is currently powering 37.13 percent of computers the world over. These numbers put the classic operating system as the second most popular in the world, just behind Windows 7, which tops the rankings at 44.37 percent. This...