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Microsoft tells big biz: No free Windows 10 for you, crack wallets open

Hey, insert credit card, check out our new update system, says Redmond

You must have at least 8 inches for Windows 10 to go all the way

Comment El Reg decodes Microsoft's size rule

Sorry, admins: Microsoft says NO new Windows Server until 2016

Wedging Docker containers into Windows to take a leeeettle longer

Microsoft 'showers gold' on anti-Google Cyanogen and its Android alternative

Redmond part of $70m funding round, say sources

Ugly, incomplete, buggy: Windows 10 faces a sprint to the finish

Review Unpicking the past is a messy business for Microsoft

Windows 10 heralds the MINECRAFT-isation of Microsoft

Redmond is building a stack of visualisation tools for the generation that grew up with clickable everything

Microsoft's Ignite gabfest includes just ONE session about Windows Server

Devices and clouds in the spotlight, Servers nowhere to be seen for now

BOO! Grave remote-code exec flaw in GNU C Library TERRIFIES Linux

When there's something strange in your gethostbyname, who y'gonna call? Ghostbusters

Welcome to Spartan, Microsoft's persuasive argument for... Chrome

Change as constant in Redmond's browser strategy

SURPRISE! Microsoft pops open Windows 10 Preview build early

No need to wait until next week, after all

Developers, developers, developers! But WILL they support Windows 10?

Analysis HoloLens is sexy, but Microsoft faces a battle to win devs' hearts and minds

Is Windows RT not invited to the Windows 10 upgrade party?

Redmond says ARM-based OS to get just 'some of the functionality'

Free Windows 10 could mean the END for Microsoft and the PC biz

Analysis Satya Nadella's great price-slash gamble

FIVE Things (NOT 10: these are REAL) from the WINDOWS 10 event

Analysis Microsoft Operation Relevance – how’s it doing?

Windows 10: The Microsoft rule-o-three holds, THIS time it's looking DECENT

Analysis Cortana, Spartan, Xbox, DirectX 12 – oh my

Microsoft will give away Windows 10 FREE - for ONE year

Plus, Cortana gets 'Yoda mode'

Windows 10, day ZERO ... Will Nadella be the HERO?

Putting success on hold for another two years?

Will fondleslab's fickle finger of fate help Windows 10?

Even if it does, Microsoft’s price genie is hard to rebottle

Canonical goes all Internet of Stuff with Ubuntu for DRONES

Robots and such will dance to our tune, hopes Shuttleworth

Pull up the Windows 10 duvet and pretend Win8 and Vista were BAD DREAMS

SO cosy and safe, mummy

Buggy? Angry? LET IT ALL OUT says Linus Torvalds

'I'm not a nice person and I don't care about you': LinuxLord

You'll get sick of that iPad. And guess who'll be waiting? Big daddy Linux...

It's a post-post-post PC world

Windows 7 MARKED for DEATH by Microsoft as of NOW

Mainstream support ends TODAY

I don't think you're ready for this Jelly: Google pulls support for Android WebView

Soz, 60% of active user base, your sh*t is too OLD

SURPRISE: Norks' Linux distro has security vulns

Red Star turns into death star

Latest NORKS Linux and Android distros leak

They've gone TOO FAR this time with Mac OS and Angry Birds ripoffs

Windows XP beats 8.1 in December market share stats

Merry Christmas, Satya Nadella

Lollipop licked: KitKat still king in Android land

Latest stats show Android 4.4 leading the pack

Microsoft flings Office apps for Android slabs at world+dog

Right, never mind that iPad, then

About 4King time: Panasonic finally reveals voice-control Firefox OS TVs

CES 2015 Plus full HD camcorders and home spycams

Windows Phone bumping along the bottom

Microsoft's stats for developers advise them to aim low … in Russian or Spanish

Devuan rebels hope to deliver Debian fork in 2015

343 people on the mailing list, €3,473 in cash and systemd replacement under way

YEAR of the PENGUIN: A Linux mobile in 2015?

Choh. Just as they sort the desktop out, bloody PCs disappear

Windows Server 2003 custom support could cost MILLIONS

Got a few million tucked under the mattress for Microsoft?

Forget Google's robot cars, now it's on to ANDROID cars

Next OS to come built into auto dashboards, sources claim

Android gives Google a search monopoly? Not so fast, says judge

More facts needed before class-action suit can proceed

Microsoft kills its Euro pane in the a**: The 'would you prefer Chrome?' window

Time runs out on mandatory non-IE installation tool

Fedora 21: Linux fans will LOVE it - after the install woes

Review Purrs like a beauty once you get her running

Microsoft says to expect AWESOME things of Windows 10 in January

Next build to be a major update

Win Server 2003 custom support: That's NOT going to be fun

Forrester: Forget profits, Microsoft just won't want to do this

Microsoft says January Windows 10 build will excite sysadmins

Business users become the focus from early 2015

Skinny Ubuntu Linux 'Snapped' up by fat Microsoft cloud

All the libraries, just 110MB