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Slideshow: Apple WWDC 2014 keynote highlights

Missed the keynote? Here are the highlights.

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Live blog: WWDC 2014 keynote

Jason Snell, Dan Moren, and Serenity Caldwell will be live in San Francisco for Apple's 2014 developer's conference keynote.

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Apple users put at risk by 3-week delay between OS X and iOS patches, researchers say

IOS users were kept vulnerable for three weeks to known security issues previously patched in Safari for OS X, a former Apple employee said.

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Microsoft will release a new version of Office for Mac this year

At the CeBit trade show in Germany, a company official said there should be more news of the office suite in the second quarter.

Apple encryption mistake puts many desktop applications at risk

Apple's Mail, FaceTime, Calendar, Safari browser and Software Update could be vulnerable, a researcher said.

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North Korea's home-grown OS looks a lot like Apple's OS X

The latest version of the software dumps a Windows-like interface for a Mac-style desktop.

on pcworld.com

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Lenovo-Moto deal's impact on Apple? Zip

Analysts just don't see any new threat to Apple from beefed-up Chinese smartphone maker.

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iOS called fastest-growing mobile OS, but Android rules

Apple iOS is the fastest growing mobile operating system in 2013, with iPhone users growing this year from 14 percent of worldwide market share in Q1 to 19 percent in Q3, according to GlobalWebIndex.

on techhive.com

Nine out of 10 Macs are eligible for free Mavericks upgrade

OS X Mavericks could end up on more than 90 percent of Macs, according to statistics from Web analytics firm Net Applications.

The free-OS revolution: What Apple's Mavericks move means for Windows

Apple's claim of revolutionizing pricing with OS X Mavericks isn't quite as revolutionary as claimed. The new-age "One Microsoft" is already laying the groundwork for free Windows upgrades.

on pcworld.com

Windows 8 users now outnumber Mac addicts

But that still doesn't mean Microsoft's new-look operating system is setting the world alight.

on pcworld.com

VMware releases Fusion 6 to support OS X Mavericks, Windows 8.1

VMware has released the latest version of Fusion, its app for running Windows and other OSes on your Mac. Its chief focus: support the latest versions of OS X and Windows

Apple and the enterprise: A complicated relationship

Over the past 15 years, Apple has worked, and at times struggled, to figure out the best way to integrate its products into enterprise environments. Columnist Ryan Faas takes a look at that complex relationship.