More than a quarter of the world's PCs rely on Windows XP, according to research firm Net Applications. How is it that a 12-year-old operating system has hung on for this long as the second-most-used in the world? Blame China.
Microsoft's deadline to end support for Windows XP is April 8, and while most PCs haven't used the operating system in years, there's a certain computer you interact with on a regular basis that probably still relies on it.
Boyd Gaming Corp ., operator and half-owner of the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, New Jersey, is marketing notes before corporate bond issuance accelerates amid better-than-expected quarterly results.
Cleveland, which has poured almost $1 billion into such projects as three sports stadiums and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, is on the verge of spending $465 million in an effort to remake itself as the epicenter for the sale of medical equipment and supplies.