Microsoft to release free antivirus PC software
(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. says its new computer security program can be downloaded starting on Tuesday.
Apple's restriction-free music downloads create pause
When Apple Inc. announced in January that it would sell restriction-free music files, that was supposed to mean consumers could buy songs and play them on the portable gadget of their choice.
The Free Software Foundation takes aim at Gmail
Scientists develop new tools for conservation and wildlife management
(Phys.org) -- A University of Exeter team has developed new software tools for helping prioritise efforts in species conservation. As well as determining which species need our help, it will also be useful ...
Microsoft says Vista buyers to get free Windows 7
(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. said Thursday that prices for the Windows 7 computer operating system are largely in line with those for Vista, and that people who buy PCs before the new system goes on sale in October ...
Skype comes to iPhones on Tuesday
Skype has confirmed that a free software application enabling iPhone owners to use its Internet telephone service will be available in Apple's online App Store beginning Tuesday.
Software Helps Design Energy Stingy Buildings (w/ Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new quick, easy to use and free software tool created by NREL developers seamlessly combines the building energy simulation of EnergyPlus with the popular drawing interface of Google's SketchUp, ...
'Killer app' for research launched
(PhysOrg.com) -- New free software, launched by Oxford University scientists, gives researchers the tools they need to collaborate more efficiently and quickly with colleagues scattered around the world and ...
Nokia launches mobile streaming music in US
Nokia said Tuesday it was launching a free music streaming service for US customers with its Lumia handsets, without ads, as the Finnish firm seeks to gain traction in the smartphone market.
Get dialed in on how to safeguard your smartphones
Remember the sneaky trick played by software makers? Download a free program and somehow it would automatically install an unwanted "search toolbar" on your computer's Internet browser. That annoying ploy hasn't disappeared ...
Rights groups: Stop selling spyware to dictators
A coalition of human rights groups is launching a campaign to curb the international trade in surveillance software, saying exports of sophisticated espionage programs are chilling free speech across the globe.
Google, Costco and Facebook best employers
Google, Facebook and wholesale retailer Costco offer the best pay and benefit packages in the United States, according to employee ratings compiled by the US job site Glassdoor.
Share and share alike: How the modern world affects our tendency to share
From giving directions to a stranger to cooking a meal for loved ones, sharing is an essential part of the human experience. A new study in the Journal of Consumer Research unravels the complexities of sharing and examin ...
Supreme Court could limit software patents
The Supreme Court appears willing to make it tougher to approve patents for computer software in a case that is being closely watched by technology companies.