Google and Apple go to battle over how browsers protect users from third-party tracking.
Microsoft is starting to roll out developer kits and emulators for both Android and 10X developers who want to build for coming dual-screen devices, starting with its own.
Microsoft now has 56 announced cloud regions, as of its latest addition, Israel, which is coming online next year.
Microsoft will change the default search engine in Chrome from Google to Bing for its Office 365 ProPlus customers starting mid-February.
Five servers storing customer support analytics were accidentally exposed online in December 2019.
Linux-Windows compatibility layer Wine 5.0 is now out, with over 7,000 updates.
The NFL playoffs saw the release of a new ad for Microsoft Teams. I wonder how many people put this thing together.
Users say recent Windows 7 update has removed wallpapers – a bug or a conspiracy to push Windows 10?
Microsoft starts bumping more Windows 10 1809 PCs up to the Windows 10 November 2019 Update.
The sum represents ESU fees for over 33,000 government workstations that are still running Windows 7, allowing German government systems to receive security updates for one more year.
Microsoft is making new additions to the open-sourced ONNX Runtime to provide developers with access to advances it has made to deep-learning models used for natural-language processing.
The programming language created by Mozilla has hit a sweet spot in the world of systems programming.
Microsoft's top lawyer cautions Europe not to use a meat cleaver for regulating facial recognition.
Google CEO weighs in on AI regulation debate in Europe.
Could anyone possibly be excited by, or even interested in, a new browser. I tried the new Microsoft Edge on my MacBook Air and examined my feelings.
Happy Podoween! All the major Bluetooth earbuds from your favorite manufacturers - including the new AirPod Pro -- have been updated for Fall 2019.
A tour through some of most popular - and most unusual - Windows devices of the last two decades, from Tablet PCs to the Surface Duo.
Microsoft started working on the hybrid devices that now make up the Surface family back in 2009. The group has made some missteps along the way, but today its lineup of Windows 10 devices is genuinely impressive and widely imitated. Here's how the brand has evolved.
A year by year summary of the most significant events in Linux's history to date.
At the dawn of the Internet age, Microsoft used every trick it knew to dominate the World Wide Web. That strategy worked for a few years, but aggressive antitrust enforcement and equally aggressive competitors crushed the company's onetime dominance. Here's a quarter-century of history that explains just what happened.
Every installation of Windows 10 includes a huge collection of built-in apps. Some are Universal apps that are updated from the Microsoft Store. Others are legacy apps that hang around because other programs expect them to be there. If you prefer a tidy system, many (but not all) of these apps can be uninstalled, especially if you prefer a third-party alternative. This gallery offers a comprehensive look at how to unclutter your copy of Windows 10.
Windows 10 version 1903, which will be officially dubbed the May 2019 Update, begins rolling out soon. Here are some of the new capabilities you can expect in yet another feature-packed semi-annual release. (This gallery is based on a near-final Insider Preview release.)
If you're looking for a suite of utilities that will both boost your productivity and improve the performance of your PC or Mac, then Parallels Toolbox is or you. And there are a variety of options to allow you to pay for the features you need.
Windows 10 version 1809, officially the October 2018 Update,started rolling out October 2. Here are some of the new capabilities you can expect in this surprisingly feature-packed release. (This gallery is based on a near-final Insider Preview release.)
Regardless of the manufacturer name on the back of your Android device, you can install any one of the following apps and use your phone or tablet as your primary means to surf the web, manage email, and keep tabs on your agenda. Bonus: iOS versions available too!
The latest Windows 10 feature update includes the first public release of the Timeline feature as well as dozens of smaller enhancements to the Windows 10 user experience. Here's what you can expect.
The Cortana web service is tightly tied to Windows 10, which means you can get instant answers to some common questions and calculations without having to open a web browser. Here are 16 tricks that work directly in the Windows 10 search box.
In the early days of the PC revolution, Microsoft aggressively pursued the consumer market with products and services built for fun and games. In recent years, with the notable exception of Xbox and related gaming products, Microsoft has been killing off those products. Here's a look at the departed.
Samsung wants to be the smartphone brand for the enterprise and thanks to powerful communication consolidation apps like Samsung Focus, it's definitely doing what it needs to in order to gain followers.
Coke 2, Bic's 'she-pen', and Nokia's 'taco phone' N-gage probably shouldn't have been released, but they shouldn't be forgotten either.
We tried Microsoft's new browser on a MacBook and got a peculiar surprise.
Two proof-of-concept exploits published for the CurveBall (CVE-2020-0601) vulnerability.
Microsoft has started rolling out its new Edge browser to the general public. Its new features should be welcomed by consumers and enterprise customers, but how will Google respond?
Fixes were released as part of the Microsoft's January 2020 Patch Tuesday.
The longer you've used Windows the more likely you are to have built up a collection of tips and tricks for squeezing out extra performance. Here are five popular techniques that haven't stood the test of time and deserve to be retired.
You can pay for extended security updates after Windows 7 support ends in Jan. 2020. Ed Bott has tips on how to find a partner who can assist. Read more: https://zd.net/36LbzCp
Researcher warns organizations to patch Pulse Secure VPN flaws now or risk 'big game' REvil ransomware attacks.
Microsoft's popular Outlook app makes gains on Android after being preinstalled on Galaxy Note 10.
These five stories show why the future of technology belongs to Linux and open-source software.
Beginning January 15, 2020, Microsoft will be delivering its new Chromium-based Edge browser automatically to Windows 10 users via Windows Update, unless its Edge Blocker Toolkit is applied.
Microsoft also gives Windows 10 a new take on the classic four square grid.
Gallium hackers are using cheap and disposable malware and hacking tools to compromise telco networks.