Serious cyber-attack threat compounded by lack of individuals' online security
The major computer virus that could give hackers access to sensitive information is a serious threat, as hundreds of thousands of people have little or no security software, according to the Institution of Engineering and ...
Microsoft reveals HP tablet-laptop hybrid at Taiwan show
Microsoft unveiled two new Windows devices—a tablet-laptop hybrid and a seven-inch tablet—at Asia's largest tech show in Taiwan Wednesday.
Online pirates thrive on legitimate ad dollars (Update)
Movie and music piracy thrives online in part because crafty website operators receive advertising dollars from major companies like Comcast, Ford and McDonald's.
At a Glance: Biggest tech donors in 2013
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan, a pediatrician, topped the list of the most generous American philanthropists in 2013 with a donation of 18 million shares of Facebook stock that are now worth more ...
Microsoft allies with Salesforce.com in 'cloud' push
Microsoft said Thursday it has partnered with business services software star Salesforce.com as part of its push into the Internet "cloud."
Microsoft claims breakthrough in real-time translation
Microsoft has announced what it called a breakthrough in real-time voice translation and said it would offer a test version through its Skype messaging unit before the end of 2014.
Microsoft bets on Surface Pro 3 as laptop replacement
In unveiling a larger, lighter, more "lapable" version of its Surface tablet on Tuesday, Microsoft defied the expectations of many who had thought it would be announcing a smaller tablet.
Music streaming is 'game changer' for record companies: Universal
Stiff competition among technology giants for a share of the burgeoning online music streaming market has given traditional record companies a much-needed boost, a top Universal executive said Thursday.
German NSA panel to invite heads of US Internet giants
A German parliamentary panel looking into US Internet and telecoms surveillance plans is to invite the heads of Facebook, Google, Apple and Microsoft, a lawmaker said Wednesday.
Review: Surface Pro 3 works as laptop, has trade-offs
To appreciate Microsoft's latest tablet computer, you need to accept the notion that one device can do it all. The Surface Pro 3 works as a tablet when you want to watch video or read e-books. It works as ...
Researchers automate privacy compliance for big data systems
Web services companies, such as Facebook, Google and Microsoft, all make promises about how they will use personal information they gather. But ensuring that millions of lines of code in their systems operate in ways consistent ...
Microsoft to press China after Windows 8 ban
Microsoft said Tuesday it would maintain efforts to gain approval in China for its Windows 8 operating system after a ban announced by Beijing.
Microsoft takes aim at laptops with new Surface tablet (Update)
Microsoft on Tuesday unveiled a new Surface Pro tablet designed as a powerful all-purpose computer fit to replace a laptop.
China rules out Windows 8 for government computers
China's government says it will avoid buying computer equipment that runs on Windows 8 in a setback for Microsoft's efforts to promote the operating system.