Microsoft tops expectations with record revenue (Update)
Microsoft soared to record revenues in the last quarter, confounding Wall Street forecasts on the back of strong demand for Xbox consoles, Surface tablets and Internet "cloud" services.
IBM sees five tech-powered changes in next five years
Technology stalwart IBM on Tuesday predicted classrooms getting to know students and doctors using DNA to customize care are among five big changes on the horizon.
Google steps up its battle for Internet 'cloud'
Google is stepping up its efforts to move into the Internet "cloud," taking on rivals like Amazon and Microsoft in competition for business customers.
TED Talks take wing online as enclave ends
As a week of mind-bending TED Conference talks ranging from animal necrophilia to fighting poverty ended Friday, inspiring presentations from the renowned gathering were spreading.
Microsoft retools Office for touch screen, Web use
Microsoft is selling a retooled version of its Office software to consumers as an online subscription service for the first time in an attempt to extend one of the company's key franchises beyond personal ...
Videogames coming to a cloud near you
Videogames are moving further into the Internet cloud with new devices and services unveiled at the big Consumer Electronics Show this week.
CES show to see changing of guard in tech sector
The inexorable push for mobility in gadgets has reshaped the electronics industry, a shift that reflects a changing of the guard at the world's biggest consumer technology show.
Google joins 'cloud' data storage trend
Google on Tuesday launched a long-anticipated "Drive" service that lets people store photos, videos, and other digital files in the Internet "cloud."
Some file-sharing sites drop the sharing
Caution is spreading among popular file-sharing services known for letting users circulate pirated Hollywood content.
Data to be a defining tech trend in 2012
The start of this year was marked by a tech industry obsession with where to put growing mountains of information gathered online and by sensors increasingly woven into modern lifestyles.
Blue Jeans Network makes video calls a casual fit
Well-funded start-up Blue Jeans Network (BJN) came out of stealth mode on Wednesday with a service intended to make video conferences as common as telephone calls.
Android@Home: Google's Android moving into homes
Google wants Android to move into people's homes with the open-source software powering everything from smart light bulbs to sound systems.
Internet warriors hone skills at Black Hat - DefCon
Internet warriors are gathering this week to explore chinks in the armors of computers, bank teller machines, mobile phones, power grids, and other "smart" devices intrinsic to modern life.
Coalition wants US privacy law revamped for Internet Age
Internet giants including Microsoft and Google have joined US privacy groups and academics in a campaign to get outdated US privacy laws revamped for the Internet Age.