Microsoft says Google is bypassing its cookie stopping technology too
Microsoft fixing security bug in Internet Explorer (Update)
(AP)—Microsoft is releasing an update to its Internet Explorer browser to fix a security problem that could expose personal computers to hacking attacks.
Java software said to put computers in peril
The US Department of Homeland Security warned Thursday that a flaw in Java software is so dangerous that people should stop using it.
Facing the Windows XP apocalypse? Here are some options
Are you ready for the "XP Apocalypse" on April 8? That's when Microsoft Corp. plans to stop issuing security updates for the aging, but still-popular XP version of its flagship Windows operating system, which ...
Google turns Android smartphones into interpreters
Google on Wednesday began turning Android-powered smartphones into interpreters with experimental software that lets the handsets translate conversations in real time.
Mozilla's Shumway pushes Flash to off-ramp
Math that powers spam filters used to understand how brain learns to move our muscles
A team of biomedical engineers has developed a computer model that makes use of more or less predictable “guesstimates” of human muscle movements to explain how the brain draws on both what it recently learned and ...
ACLU: Slow smartphone updates are privacy threat
One of the leading U.S. civil-rights organizations is taking on an unusual cause: spotty smartphone updates. The American Civil Liberties Union is asking the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to investigate what it considers ...
Windows anti-piracy tool causes controversy
When Microsoft released its WGA (Windows Genuine Advantage) anti-piracy tool in July of 2005, its goal was to attempt to find a way to track and help reduce the illegal use of its Windows XP operating system. But the company ...
New software 'teaches' computers how to identify beauty
Beauty is no longer just in the eye of the beholder-computers "taught" to evaluate photographs can match people's aesthetic judgments of "beautiful" or "pretty" more than 70 percent of the time, according to Penn State researchers.
Should I buy a PC or Mac?
Q. Our 6-year-old PC computer is dying a slow death and we are considering moving to a new iMac but have a few concerns. First, of all, we have several Word documents on our disk drive now that we want to keep and add to ...
UCI Innovation for Developers: Cut to the Action CodeGenie
Microsoft Highlights Changes to the Windows Kernel
At WinHEC, Microsoft technical fellow Mark Russinovich discussed, among other things, how uniprocessor kernel variants were now gone from Windows Server 2008, which reduces the need for downtime.