Tag: license

Computing, Operating Systems

Microsoft stops sales of Windows 7 and 8.1 OEM licenses

November 2, 2016

Via: TechSpot

Microsoft is now all-in on Windows 10. The company has stopped selling OEM licenses of Windows 7 Professional and Windows 8.1 to manufacturing partners, effectively restricting all new systems to Microsoft’s latest operating system. Microsoft’s partners have had some time […]

Operating Systems

Government says Apple licenses iOS, it doesn’t sell it

October 26, 2015

Via: itCurated

Source photo According to the government, you don’t own the software inside your iPhone or iPad. This came up during a recent legal tussle involving the Department of Justice. The DOJ is trying to get Apple to crack encrypted code […]