Microsoft this week gave developers the first in-depth look at Windows 8--the operating system that could finally make it a player in the tablet market. Take a look at key elements.
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Windows 8 gives users the option to work through a new interface inspired by Windows Phone 7's Metro UI. It borrows the "Live Tiles" display from Windows Phone 7. Live Tiles show real-time feeds from social networking services, corporate inboxes, news sites, and other information sources directly on the home screen.
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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