Microsoft to unveil new Windows software
A news report out Thursday indicated that Microsoft is poised to give the world a glimpse at a new-generation computer operating system that will succeed Windows 8.
33 years after creating the PC, IBM leaves it behind in favour of the cloud
With the sale of first its desktop PC business and now its server business to Chinese partner Lenovo, IBM has come full circle. By exiting the hardware business IBM leaves behind the low-end market it inve ...
With One M8, HTC gives smartphone users a choice: Android or Windows?
It's hard to get excited about using the Windows Phone operating system instead of Android or Apple's iOS. There's a long list of official apps that can't be downloaded, including YouTube, Snapchat, Dropbox ...
Ahead of Emmys, Netflix already winning online
Even if it doesn't take home any of the major trophies at Monday's Emmy Awards, Netflix will have already proven itself the top winner in one regard: Internet programming.
Microsoft in $2 bn talks for 'Minecraft' maker
Microsoft is in talks to buy the Swedish company behind the wildly popular "Minecraft" video game in a deal valued at more than $2 billion, The Wall Street Journal said Tuesday.
What's at stake with Windows 9?
When Microsoft presents its first public glimpse of Windows 9 - it's expected to happen late this month or early next - a lot more than just an operating system is at stake.
Big data tamed with the cloud
Big data: it's the hot topic these days, promising breakthroughs in just about every field, from medicine to marketing to machine learning and more. But for many of us, the problems of managing big data hit ...
Cloud data makes life easier for government spooks – and the law gives them a free pass
With the growth of internet-based cloud services, storage, social media and mobile devices, our activities increasingly leave digital shadows in our wake – social media activity, website visits, mobile ...
Japan launch of Microsoft Xbox One a damp squib
The Japanese launch of Microsoft's Xbox One fell flat on Thursday, with journalists covering the debut far outnumbering buyers.
'Minecraft' could boost Microsoft's mobile reach (Update)
Microsoft's decision to spend $2.5 billion for the creator of the hit game "Minecraft" could help the Xbox maker grab attention on mobile phones, a new priority for the company.
Microsoft to spotlight new Windows software September 30
Microsoft on Monday sent out invitations to a September 30 event at which it is expected to provide a glimpse at the next version of its Windows operating system.