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Businesses get 3-month reprieve from Windows 8.1 Update

The Windows 8.1 Update migration deadline for businesses has been extended by three months. As reported previously, businesses running on Windows 8.1 had until May 13 this year to upgrade to the just...

Microsoft dramatically lowers price for Windows XP custom support

It has emerged that Microsoft has reduced the fees that large enterprises have to pay for custom support, just weeks before the official retirement of the venerable Windows XP operating system.

News Scan: 'Always-on IT' a new fact of life; Teaching COBOL as job differentiator; more

The top news stories for April 21, 2014.

Death of cable by 'cord cutting' is greatly exaggerated

A recent survey of TV viewers states that close to one-fifth of viewers without pay TV have abandoned it in favor of Netflix or Hulu. That may be a little much, as a veteran broadband and entertainment industry analyst confirms.

Wearable technology--what's right for your workplace?

Bill Bartow writes that wearable technologies are poised to take the workplace by storm, and hold promise of cost savings and increased productivity benefits for many companies.

Moving the goalpost again: Quantenna promises 10 Gbps 802.11ac

A combination of wave dynamics and creative marketing could catapult wireless office bandwidths next year. Quantenna might have the right formula.

New big data center named for WWII code-breaker Turing

The British government has funded the creation of a new big data research center to be named after computer pioneer and WWII code-breaker Alan Turing.

AT&T, Sprint and Verizon say no to download booster feature on Galaxy S5

The highly touted "download booster" feature in the new Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone, which bonds both Wi-Fi and LTE radios together to accelerate the download of large files, has apparently been disabled by some carriers.

Building the future connected office

In order to prepare for tomorrow's connected office, Patrick Charron says IT managers should act today to prepare the enterprise infrastucture, and develop proper policies and procedures to allow for an open and collorative environment.

Rural broadband group: Utility bill inserts might help spread the good word

The group representing the interests of the nation's broadband service providers to rural districts believe rural Americans need a good public service announcement about what good things the Internet can do for them.