Microsoft sets a cutoff date for free Office app viewers

Full Article : Computerworld – Microsoft is warning customers that it will retire several Office application viewers in little more than four months, shutting off the spigot to the free document readers used by … Read more

HP stealthily installs new spyware called HP Touchpoint Analytics Client

Full Article : Computerworld – Hard to imagine in this age of privacy scandals, but HP is installing a telemetry client on its customers’ computers — and it isn’t offering any warning, or asking … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: 5 ways you can unlock your enterprise mobility strategy

Full Article : Computerworld – More and more industries are mobilizing their workforces. From nurses passing information to their colleagues via secure messaging as they change shifts, to police officers replacing paper notebooks with … Read more

Microsoft is flailing with Android app support on Chromebooks [Update: The saga continues]

Full Article : Computerworld – These days, Microsoft is supposedly all about services — about getting you to use and subscribe to its software, regardless of what platform you prefer. That’s why it’s especially … Read more

Microsoft Thanksgiving turkeys: One patch disappears, another yanked

Full Article : Computerworld – For those of us keeping track of Windows patches, the long four-day weekend in the U.S. felt like another instantiation of Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride. Here are the developments, … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: Microsoft Surface Book 2: the best product that never should have existed

Full Article : Computerworld – The Surface product line is fascinating in that it resulted, much like the Microsoft phone and Zune, from a problem that the firm was having that should have been … Read more