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Windows 7, Server 2008 R2 released to manufacturing

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft announced it had released to manufacturing Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Very little has changed between the Release Candidate builds that went to the public in May and the RTM versions, testers say. source tree.


Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft's fiscal 2010 battle cry: Growing our share
Special Report: Windows 7 nears the finish line
Mary Jo Foley: Here are the real windows 7 test pilots
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Windows 7 - why and why risk it?
Mary Jo Foley: Who will get Windows 7 and when


How much do IT professionals earn?

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WiFi drop-off problem still dogging MacBooks

David Morgenstern: One year after I first wrote about this issue, owners of the latest MacBook models are still complaining about erratic WiFi performance and drop-offs.


Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Report: Apple lawyers tried to hush exploding iPods
Andrew Nusca: Apple, Verizon to team on tablet?

How many PCs are enough? 5? 10?

About half of the readers who responded to a poll said they have five or more computers. How many do you have? Share in the talkbacks.



How much do IT professionals earn?

Find out in the 2009 activeTechPros IT salary & skills report. Be a member and get free access.

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How much do business professionals earn?
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Analysts: AMD has no answers for Intel

Larry Dignan: An analyst made the case that Atom is a real killer to AMD. Simply put, AMD doesn't have any answers for Intel.


Larry Dignan: AMD's second quarter margins squeezed

Why Microsoft open-sourced its Linux drivers

Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft really did release not one, but two, pieces of code under the formerly Microsoft-hated GNU General Public License (GPL) this week. Here's the real story why they did it.


Dead-finger tech: Google Apps

Christopher Dawson: If we had a particular item that we'd consider "dead finger tech" (i.e., a bit of technological goodness that you'd only take from us by prying it from our cold, dead fingers), mine would be Google Apps.



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