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  • Microsoft makes its case for Windows 10

    SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft figures one way to get people psyched about Windows 10 is to make sure there are plenty of cool features and apps for smartphones and tablets that use the new operating system...

    While Microsoft has already previewed some aspects of the new Windows, a parade of top executives will use Microsoft’s annual “Build” conference to demonstrate more software features and app-building tools, with an emphasis on mobile...

  • India presses Microsoft for Windows discount in wake of cyber attacks

    India is pressing Microsoft Corp to offer a sharply discounted one-time deal to the more than 50 million Windows users in the country so that they can upgrade to the latest Windows 10 operating system in the wake of ransomware attacks...

    Rai said India began talks with Microsoft after the WannaCry ransomware attack last month, noting that both WannaCry and this week's attack, dubbed by some cyberexperts “NotPetya”, exploited...

  • Microsoft unveils Windows 10 S for its Surface laptops

    Microsoft Corporation on Tuesday unveiled Windows 10 S, a streamlined version of its popular operating system, geared toward low-cost laptops for students, as it tries to take share from Google's Chrome OS-run computers...

    The company said the Surface laptop integrated with Windows 10 S is priced from $999 and will be available for pre-order starting Tuesday...

  • Preventing Windows from upgrading

    There is no doubt that Windows 10, with all its niceties and features, has been shoved down our throats by forcibly upgrading our machines without our consent...

    The “Get Windows 10” update comes courtesy of Microsoft’s monthly security patches and is a recommended update denoted as “KB3035583”...

  • Glass windows at metro stations serving as advertisement space

    RAWALPINDI: The glass windows of some metro bus stations are now serving as advertisement space for the Punjab chief minister and his accomplishments...

    In many of the advertisements, pasted on the glass windows at stations from the Secretariat to Saddar, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif’s picture is accompanied by details of projects started by the provincial government, from the wind power project to the reduction in the price...

  • Probing crashed Windows

    The Windows operating system is used on a gazillion computers and laptops worldwide...

    Imagine yourself working on that critical Excel spreadsheet and suddenly Windows crashes with that dreaded BSOD! Losing a crucial document is bad enough, but these crashes can be far more dangerous in nature and may cause the loss of far more critical data as well...

  • Microsoft aims to reboot connections with Windows 10

    SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft is aiming to build lasting relationships with Windows 10, to be launched on Wednesday and seen as critical to reviving the fortunes of the once-dominant tech giant...

    For the first time, Microsoft is making a major new version of Windows available free as an upgrade to anyone using either of the prior two generations of the system...

  • The six best companions for your Windows OS

    Windows is the operating system of choice for a large number of laptop and personal computer users...

    The default Windows task manager can provide you with a lot of information regarding the programs running on your computer, detailing the amount of performance impact it is having...

  • Smashed windows, chaotic confrontation before inauguration

    ” But at one point, police gave chase to a group of about 100 protesters who smashed the windows of downtown businesses as they denounced capitalism and Trump...

    Earlier, the DisruptJ20 coalition, named after the date of the inauguration, had promised that people participating in its actions in Washington would attempt to shut down the celebrations, risking arrest when necessary...

  • Opening up windows in a fortress

    Dawn had flourished for the most part in an era where the competition had been of low intensity ever since the Pakistan Times in Lahore and the Morning News in Karachi had been taken over by the state-owned National Press Trust (NPT)...

    I quite cherish a remark that was narrated to me by Zohra Yusuf, a Dawn friend, who quoted Zubeida Mustafa, a very senior member of the Dawn family, as telling her that I was opening up windows in...

  • India restores date re-export facility for Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: India has allowed the re-export of dried date shipments currently parked at the Attari border check post since February...

    Around 96pc of the country’s total date exports are India-bound and the hike in duties adversely affected the local producers who mostly rely on India’s huge market for their sales...

  • Three roads to have date palm trees

    GUJRAT: The district government has arranged at least 500 date palm trees for plantation on the medians of three thoroughfares including the old GT Road...

    It is quite surprising that the district government had just two months ago uprooted the date palm trees from the city’s Court Road...

  • ECP extends date for disposal of delimitation appeals

    BAHAWALPUR: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has extended the date of the disposal of the objections/appeals against the proposed/preliminary delimitations of the union councils and wards in the rural as well as urban areas across the province for the upcoming local government polls...

    Talking to Dawn, officiating Bahawalpur regional election commissioner Mian Muhammad Shahid confirmed that the ECP had extended the date... ...

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