Archive for May, 2014

Microsoft Announces it Will No Longer Support Windows XP, Seriously

Posted by | Filed under News | May 15, 2014 | Tags: , , , , | No Comments

This week marked the first Update Tuesday – Microsoft’s designated day to push out monthly OS and security updates to supported devices – that did not cover Windows XP. Brandon LeBlanc, a spokesperson for Microsoft, reinforced that detail in a blog post on Tuesday. “With today’s Update Tuesday, if you are still on Windows XP […]

The Man Who Sold the Internet

Posted by | Filed under News | May 12, 2014 | Tags: , , | No Comments

Tech giants joined Internet startups last week to rally against Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler in a letter protesting proposed rules that would allow Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to charge Internet companies for preferential treatment or “fast lane” access to users. The new regulations, which would prioritize Internet traffic based on financial or technical preference […]

Microsoft’s Patch for Internet Explorer on XP is Exception Not the Rule

Posted by | Filed under News, Tips and Tricks | May 5, 2014 | Tags: , , , , | No Comments

After last week’s highly publicized Internet Explorer security flaw, Microsoft released an emergency update to patch the vulnerability. The update, named MS13-021, offered a fix for versions 6-11 of Internet Explorer on all supported editions of Windows, as well as IE versions 6, 7 and 8 on Windows XP machines. The decision to offer an […]

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