Why the Navy Still Pays Millions for Microsoft’s Windows XP

Microsoft will ship the Navy custom updates Microsoft stopped supporting Windows XP in April 2014, but the product is still a moneymaker. That’s because some customers just can’t let go of it. The United States Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), for instance, inked a $9.1 million contract with the Redmond, Wash.-based tech giant this month to keep […]

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Microsoft to Take Windows XP Off Life Support Despite Its 29% Market Share

Change: It’s inevitable in and of itself, and it’s inevitable that some people don’t like it. Change: It’s inevitable in and of itself, and it’s inevitable that some people don’t like it. Ars Technica cites a report from Net Market Share contending that Microsoft’s almost-13-year-old operating system, Windows XP, can still be found on almost 30% of computers that connect […]

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