Microsoft apologises over web browser 'error' in EU
Microsoft apologised on Tuesday after the European Commission opened a probe over its failure to provide customers a web browser choice, saying it was a mistake. ...
Microsoft makes unspecified number of job cuts
Microsoft said Thursday it was cutting an unspecified number of jobs in marketing and advertising as part of a move to "align" its operations to key priorities.
NIST releases test framework for upgrading smart electrical meters
Next-generation "smart" electrical meters for residential and commercial buildings will have computerized operating systems just as laptops or mobile devices do. On July 10, 2012, the National Institute of Standards and Technology ...
Microsoft sets October release for Windows 8 (Update)
Microsoft's next-generation operating system will be available in October as the software giant strives to stay relevant in a blossoming mobile era centered on tablets and smartphones.
New approach uncovers data abuse on mobile end devices
Increasingly often, mobile applications on web-enabled mobile phones and tablet computers do more than they appear to.
Some see Waterloo for troubled BlackBerry maker
BlackBerry maker Research in Motion is now in a struggle for survival after its latest quarterly report underscoring its deteriorating position against other smartphone makers, analysts say.
Google releases Chrome browser for iPhone, iPad
Google's Chrome browser can now be used to surf the Web on the iPhone and iPad.
How Google's Nexus 7 device compares with rivals
Google Inc. said Wednesday that it will sell its own tablet computer, the Nexus 7, based on its Android operating system.
Microsoft's 'Surface' tablet aims for productivity
(AP) Microsoft unveiled a new tablet computer, Surface, that attempts to take advantage of one of the few criticisms of Apple's iPad that it is better for consuming content than creating it.
Microsoft stirs buzz on possible iPad challenger (Update)
Microsoft kept the tech world buzzing Monday ahead of a mysterious announcement which has fueled speculation the software giant may unveil a product to challenge the Apple iPad.
Linux creator, stem cell scientist win big technology prize
US-Finnish software engineer Linus Torvalds, who created the Linux open source operating system, and Japanese stem cell researcher Shinya Yamanaka on Wednesday won a 1.2-million-euro technology prize in Finland.
Taiwan's HTC denies Microsoft snub over Windows 8
Taiwan's leading smartphone maker HTC on Thursday denied reports that it would be excluded by Microsoft from adopting the new operating system Windows 8 in its products.
Cassini plasma spectrometer turns off
(Phys.org) -- The Cassini plasma spectrometer instrument (CAPS) aboard NASA's Cassini spacecraft was turned off between Friday, June 1 and Saturday, June 2, when a circuit breaker tripped off after the instrument ...
Revamped Google maps goes offline for mobile (Update)
Google unveiled a revamped maps program Wednesday that allows mobile users to use the service without an Internet connection as the Internet giant geared up for a possible competing service.