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With Windows 10, a new salvo in the browser wars

Windows 10 shipped this week and with it a bevy of new apps from Microsoft. Chief among them is a replacement for the long derided Internet Explorer in the form of Edge. While the update to the baked-in browser is widely seen as an upgrade, users have found that an upgrade to Windows 10 will disregard the previous version's default browser and automatically institute Edge as Web surfing go-to.

Microsoft unveils Office Mobile apps for its just released Windows 10 OS

Microsoft announced the availability of Office Mobile apps for its just released Windows 10 operating system. Office Mobile, which includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote, is optimized for touch-based tablets and small screen devices running Windows 10.

Microsoft releases fully functional trial of Windows 10 enterprise

Microsoft has released a trial edition of Windows 10 enterprise for corporate customers that will stay fully functional for 90 days.

Microsoft teams with Jasper to integrate IoT platforms

Microsoft is partnering with Jasper, an Internet of Things platform provider, to integrate Microsoft Azure IoT Suite, due out later this year, with Jasper's IoT services platform.

Four things that CIOs can look forward to in Windows 10

Still debating whether to make the switch to Windows 10? We highlight four things that CIOs can look forward to in Microsoft's newest version of Windows.

Your quick reference guide to Windows 10 for the enterprise

The quick reference guide to the most pertinent Windows 10 coverage you may have missed.

Google Compute Engine plays catch up, lets users control encryption keys

Google is inviting users of its cloud service to control their own encryption keys, with an offering available in beta form. Its competitors, Amazon Web Services and Microsoft's Azure, already have similar offers. 

With Aurora, AWS offers another way to lock in users

Amazon Web Services said Aurora, its My-SQL compatible database engine, is now available for anyone to use. While the offering gives users a cheaper alternative to the expensive commercial MySQL products, it also further locks users into AWS. 

Microsoft pushes out rapid-fire series of patches as Windows 10 release nears

Microsoft pushes out multiple patches for soon-to-be-released Windows 10 over the last week.

Here's what recent cloud earnings reports say about smaller cloud providers

Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, IBM and Google are really dominating the public cloud market, making it increasingly difficult for smaller, niche service providers to stay afloat.