Microsoft releases lineup of planned Windows 10 editions
Windows 10 will be released with at least six different variants, with features tailored for businesses, personal users and mobile devices, Microsoft said Wednesday.
Microsoft opens Windows 10 to Apple, Android apps
Microsoft hopes to get more people using the next version of its Windows software on all kinds of devices by giving them access to many of the same apps they're already using on Apple or Android phones.
Physicist warns of problems with speeding up financial markets
What Microsoft didn't say about Windows 10 is important to know
There's a lot to like about Windows 10, the next version of Microsoft's flagship operating system. But the tech giant has also worryingly left unanswered a lot of important questions about the software.
Open source virtual reality platform takes on 13 new partners
Self-repairing software tackles malware
University of Utah computer scientists have developed software that not only detects and eradicates never-before-seen viruses and other malware, but also automatically repairs damage caused by them. The software ...
Advanced modeling software explores whether Augustus Caesar really transformed Rome
With degrees in Etruscology and Roman architectural history, Diane Favro has traveled to every corner of the Roman Empire, from Algeria to Germany to Lebanon, and written several books on the subject matter ...
World's smallest micro-camera promises to revolutionize smart sensors
Swiss researchers at CSEM in Neuchatel have developed the smallest-ever complete vision system on a chip, called Vision-In-Package (VIP). With a variety of potential uses—including brand recognition, robotic ...
Ads in free mobile apps have hidden costs for both users and developers, study finds
There's no such thing as free - especially with smartphone apps, according to a new study.
TV of the future may be a sphere (Update)
The TV of the future may not be a rectangle, but a sphere.
Android Wear with ADM will ring out phone location
Eavesdropping concerns in Samsung smart TVs (Update)
Watch what you say in your living room. Samsung's smart TV could be listening. And sharing.
TAU researchers move Star Trek's fictional "Tricorder" into the real world
For the crew of the Starship Enterprise, Star Trek's "Tricorder" was an essential tool, a multifunctional hand-held device used to sense, compute, and record data in a threatening and unpredictable universe. ...
New 3-D printing algorithms speed production, reduce waste
New software algorithms have been shown to significantly reduce the time and material needed to produce objects with 3-D printers.