Microsoft's Windows 8 includes a host of new features and capabilities to keep desktop PCs a centerpiece of business and consumer computing in the age of smartphones and tablets.
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The new Start menu serves as both a launchpad and a dashboard--a way to see at-a-glance activity for many different kinds of data via Live Tiles, and a way to quickly access common apps. It has been refined a bit since the first public betas, but the underlying metaphor hasn't changed in any major way.
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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