Microsoft's free Windows 10 giveaway: What that means

Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system debuts Wednesday, as the longtime leader in PC software hopes that giving the upgrade away for free will help it carve out a new role in a world where people increasingly rely on ...

Research reveals how advertisers play the online bidding game

When an ad pops up in your Web browser, there's a lot going on behind the scenes. Advertisers are competing for the space in front of you in what amounts to an auction. In milliseconds, their computers have to decide how ...

Interactive linguistics tool detects political 'framing'

As communication strategists gear up for the 2016 presidential campaign – trying to manipulate public opinion with "message framing" – communication researchers are recruiting political news junkies in a nationwide test ...

Google web-browsing toolbar debuts in Cuba

A Google toolbar to streamline tasks—such as searching the Internet or bookmarking online pages with Web browsing programs—made its debut in Cuba.

Review: Google laptop impresses, but don't try it offline

There's a lot to love about Google's new high-end Chromebook Pixel laptop: a vivid, high-resolution touch screen, powerful speakers and next-generation USB ports meant to standardize power chargers. All for $300 cheaper than ...

Upgrade to core HTTP protocol promises speedier, easier web

Hypertext Transfer Protocol, HTTP, is a key component of the world wide web. It is the communications layer through which web browsers request web pages from web servers and with which web servers respond with the contents ...

Flipboard magazines not just for mobile anymore

Smartphones and tablets have been pushing the personal computer aside, thanks in part to popular apps made by mobile-first entrepreneurs like Flipboard CEO Mike McCue.

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