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Microsoft says it snooped on Hotmail to track leak

Microsoft Corp., which has skewered rival Google Inc. for going through customer emails to deliver ads, acknowledged Thursday it had searched emails in a blogger's Hotmail account to track down who was leaking ...

Mar 21, 2014
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Microsoft releases OneNote for Macs, makes it free

Microsoft Corp. on Monday released a version of its OneNote note-taking software for Macs and added new features and a free tier for all of the software's users in moves clearly targeted at up-and-coming productivity ...

Mar 17, 2014
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Bringing the world reboot-less updates

It's an annoyance for the individual computer user: You've updated your operating system, and now you need to reboot. This is so the computer can switch to the modified source code.

Jan 24, 2014
4.4 / 5 (8) 0 | with audio podcast

New software battle coming to smart TVs

More choice—and confusion—is coming to the next generation of TVs. At least three new software systems were announced Monday for Internet-connected television sets, which let viewers watch Internet video and interact ...

Jan 06, 2014
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Valve releases both Steam Machine and SteamOS

(Phys.org) —Video game maker Valve Corporation has officially made SteamOS available for download for anyone who wishes to do so. At the same time, the company announced that it has also shipped Steam Machines ...

Dec 16, 2013 report
4.4 / 5 (25) 11 | with audio podcast

Ransomware no cause for New Year celebration: Sophos

(Phys.org) —From operating systems on desktops to software and peripherals on smartphones, information thieves have been clever, inventive and successfully stealthy in finding pathways for stealing personal ...

Dec 16, 2013 weblog
4.5 / 5 (8) 0 | with audio podcast