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OS X global market share passes Windows Vista

According to the latest monthly totals from web metrics firm Net Applications, global usage of Apple’s (AAPL) Mac OS X platform overtook that of Microsoft’s (MSFT) Windows Vista in the month of August. The …

Microsoft offers free Xbox 360 to PC buyers

Microsoft is looking to bolster sales of Windows-powered computers this summer by offering students a free Xbox 360 video game console with a qualifying PC purchase. Beginning on May 18th in Canada and on …

Windows 8 PCs and tablets set to launch in October

Early rumors suggested that devices running Microsoft’s next-generation Windows 8 operating system might launch as soon as this summer, but a new report places the platform’s public release in the fourth quarter. Citing …