Microsoft ramps up protection for Outlook email
Microsoft on Tuesday said it is scrambling Outlook email messages in transit to thwart spying by governments or others.
A new use for touchless technology in the operating theatre
Pioneering work using touchless technology for vascular surgery is now being extended to neurosurgery.
Linux is the quiet revolution that will leave Microsoft eating dust
Linux, the most widely used open source operating system in the world, has scored a major publicity coup in the revelation that it is used on 94% of the world's top 500 supercomputers. ...
New Microsoft-Nokia smartphone is... Android (Update)
Microsoft on Tuesday opted for the Android operating system from arch rival Google for its new Nokia smartphone, in a move aimed at regaining momentum in the competitive mobile sector.
Review: Warming up to tablets with keyboard covers
It took some travels across the country for me to appreciate a tablet with a keyboard cover.
Talking technology is becoming ubiquitous and maybe even useful
It's the stuff of science fiction. The crew of the Starship Enterprise talks to the replicator in "Star Trek." Joaquin Phoenix's character falls for his chatty operating system, Samantha, in "Her."
Google, Microsoft to add smartphone 'kill' switches (Update)
Google and Microsoft said Friday they plan to join Apple in offering theft-deterring "kill switches" in their smartphone operating systems, as part of an agreement with mayors and police agencies.
Crime data show iPhone 'kill switch' cuts thefts
New crime data show Apple's addition of a "kill switch" to its iPhones last September has sharply reduced robberies and thefts, authorities said Thursday.
Tech giants seek to halt overseas snooping by US
Microsoft Corp. and four other large American technology companies are using a Manhattan court case to draw a line in the cloud, saying the U.S. government has no right to seize computer data stored outside ...
Winners and losers from the E3 video-game show
(AP)—The 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo wasn't as dramatic as last year's, when Sony and Microsoft were battling for attention in advance of the fall debuts of their new game consoles, the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
E3 unleashes next generation of gruesomeness
(AP)—Game makers at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo went for the jugular.
Kinect for Windows helps decode the role of hand gestures during conversations
We all know that human communication involves more than speaking—think of how much an angry glare or an acquiescent nod says. But apart from those obvious communications via body language, we also use our ...
Despite more leaks and teases, E3 still surprises
The jaws aren't dropping at E3. Traditionally, the Electronic Entertainment Expo is the place where video game publishers reveal their biggest and boldest creations. That's changed in recent years as game ...
Microsoft fights court order in test on overseas data
Microsoft is challenging a US court order that would require it to hand over data from an overseas server in a test of the reach of American law enforcement.