Do the Antivirus Programs for Windows XP Actually Work?

The good news is that there are a few good very antivirus programs that work well on XP. The bad news is that these programs are few and far between – so you will have to search for them. To make life easier we have listed a few of these programs here.

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Should we Tax Data or Advertising to Fund Basic Income?

“We could hold Google and Facebook and all those big multinationals accountable; we could make sure that people; like those who are currently ‘voluntarily’ contributing their data to pump up companies’ profits are given something that is adequate to support their livelihoods in exchange,” Fuller said.

Fuller’s idea makes a lot of sense because most of those companies’ values come from the data they collect and disseminate. Figuring out how to charge a tax on that data will be difficult because much of its value is theoretical.

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Does Intuit Make Money?

The Republicans efforts at “tax reform” are likely to make the tax code even more confusing and cumbersome, creating more demand for Intuit’s tax-preparation software. That means Intuit will end up selling more copies of Turbo Tax and Quick Books next year.

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Microsoft is the Best Value Investment in Software

That means nearly 90% of the desktop computers in the world are running on Windows products. It also means that the rival operating systems are not even competitive with Microsoft’s offerings.

All of the Apple Mac OS 10 systems had a market share of 6.71% and Linux had a share of 2.98%. This means that Apple is not even big enough to be a niche player in this market. Even Linux, which is theoretically the biggest threat to Windows, is tiny.

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Are 129 Million PCs still using Windows XP?

Windows XP is still the world’s third most popular operating system if those numbers are accurate. Netmarketshare calculated that the world’s most popular operating system is Windows 7 with a 46.63% market share. Second most popular is Windows 10 with a 29.26% market share.

Around two-thirds of the PCs in China and over half the PCs in Russia and India are running on unauthorized versions of Windows, Endgadget reported. The Software Alliance estimated that 70% of the computers in China, 64% of the computers in Russia, and 58% of the PCs in India are using bootlegged versions of Windows.

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Is Microsoft the Best Value in Tech Stocks?

Microsoft just turned in a stellar earnings report for second quarter 2017 that contains such incredible numbers. Value investors had better take notice because Microsoft also demonstrated that it is one of the best money makers in the market today.

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Microsoft Reveals its Answer to Apple Pay

So far you can only access Visa (NYSE: V) and MasterCard (MA) through Microsoft Wallet. American Express and Discover are not mentioned at its website. Just eight banks are mentioned but only two major US banks accept it; Bank of America and US Bank. One major Canadian Bank TD Bank is also mentioned at the website. Chase is listed there as coming soon

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Microsoft is Still a Great Income Investment

Microsoft meets some of Warren Buffett’s criteria for a really good company

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Ten Really Nice Dividend Stocks to add some Cash to Your Portfolio

Dividends are the icing on the cake, not the desert itself. There are plenty of horrendous companies out there that pay great dividends.

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