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With Spotify now live in the United States, five CNET editors give the music streaming service a whirl. We've got our gripes, but overall, we're fans.
Patch Tuesday next week will see fixes for vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, Internet Explorer, Visual Studio, .NET Framework, and GDI+.
Fixes for IE bug revealed in Pwn2Own contest and holes in Server Message Block software for client and server are among 64 holes addressed in 17 bulletins.
Windows 7 customers are advised to disable the Windows Aero interface to mitigate against an attack. Some image-viewing applications may be affected, the company says.
Microsoft stitches up a pair of Windows 7 holes, along with fixing up zero-day flaws in SMB and IIS offerings.
Windows 7 features called Direct2D and DirectWrite will speed up Internet Explorer 9 performance. But Firefox hopes it might retool for the same benefit first.
By showing its first glimpses of technology in Internet Explorer 9, Microsoft also is showing it's serious about building a competitive browser.
Redmond issues eight patches that affect Visual Basic 6, Internet Explorer, Word, Excel, Windows Search, SharePoint, and Windows Media Components.
Security firm says it has seen attempts to exploit vulnerability in Windows that was patched last week and expects other attempts to be successful.
Patch Tuesday's security bulletins affect Microsoft Windows GDI+, Windows Media Player, and Office OneNote. Vulnerabilities include an attacker taking complete control of a system.