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It sounds like France may also have their very own PRISM-like spying network, gathering data from the Internet into a centralized database housed underground. Which country will be announced next?
For the first time, Apple now has a higher satisfaction rate than Samsung amongst customers in South Korea. The report covers issues in the first year, speed to recovery, and overall satisfaction.
Douglas Engelbart, creator of the computer mouse, died today. His invention has been used by nearly everyone on the planet and has made computer use more accessible than the keyboard alone. He was 88.
Facebook has admitted an embarassing security flaw that was used to leak the email addresses and phone numbers of six million Facebook users. The good news is the attack doesn't appear malicious.
Another alleged Microsoft employee has commented on the Family Sharing plan, as well as the company's plans to integrate their own social media platform into the Xbox One. Is this fact or fiction?
Everyone on the Internet is saying that Big Brother is going to be watching you while you play your Xbox One. With all of the other surveillance and tracking going on in the world, why should we care?
Microsoft announced the price for the upcoming Xbox One console earlier today, and it's already available for pre-order. In addition, if you pre-order it, you'll get a "day one" achievement.
Researchers at the University of Minnesota have created a device that lets regular people control flying robots using only their brain and all without a neural implant.
One of the interesting tidbits we heard this week was the fact that Microsoft has been building datacenters in parking lots. Even more interesting? They don't put a roof on the datacenter.
Many users are experiencing yet another Netflix outage. Is the core cause AWS or is it something else?
As TechEd continues, we are learning more and more about what to expect in the upcoming version of Windows 8. Today, Microsoft went into details discussing their plans for biometrics.
Do you want to feel like James Bond? Microsoft is here to help with that dream by offering one lucky person an Aston Martin V8 Vantage Coupe. Best of all, the contest is available to most of the world
We covered a lot of material on the first day of Microsoft TechEd North America 2013. Here we will wrap up all of the topics we discussed so that you won't miss a second of coverage.
With Windows 8.1 set for customer preview on June 26th, information about what changes we can expect in the operating system is being released. Today Microsoft talked about UI and security features.
There's been a lot of Azure news here at TechEd, and Microsoft wants everyone to try it out for themselves. To entice you, they're offering you $200 worth of service credits for the first month.
Acer announced the Iconia W3 today, and we managed to see it up close and personal at TechEd North America. Check out our impressions!
We are liveblogging from the TechEd North America 2013 conference in hot and humid New Orleans. We expect several product update announcements, including Windows Server Blue, SQL Server 2014, and more
TechEd is starting today, and there will be plenty of new announcements. Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 20012 R2, and SQL Server 2014 will all be available for public preview later this month.
Microsoft's TechEd Surface deal appears to be a ringing success. The conference hall was bustling with attendees waiting in line for hours to purchase the two Microsoft tablets.
Do you want a Surface RT with touch cover for $99? Or maybe you'd prefer to buy a 128GB Surface Pro for $399? If that interests you, then fly to New Orleans next week and attend TechEd with us!
What does Microsoft have planned for the enterprise environment? We'll be traveling to New Orleans next week to talk with company leaders at TechEd 2013.
While there are still many questions about what the upcoming Xbox One will and won't be, we have learned a lot in the past week. Based on what you already know, will you buy an Xbox One at launch?
In a partnership with the NFL, Microsoft plans on bringing Surface technology to the sidelines of NFL games. They also have plans to increase interaction between the game and fans with Smartglass.
Everyone likes a good deal, but free money is even better! Check out the Microsoft Store where you can get a $10 credit off of a future purchase for simply giving them your email address.
If you own a Windows Phone, Microsoft would like to give you the chance to win some prizes. Simply download the Microsoft Store app, spin the wheel, and see if you're lucky.
What does an ex-CEO of a multi-billion dollar company do after getting fired? Why it's obvious that he records a music album... about business... for young adults just entering the workforce...
What was once old is new again: DirecTV is once again rumored to be interested in purchasing Hulu, but will they pull the trigger or once again balk at the high price tag?
Did you know that most identity theft is done the old fashioned way, by stealing your mail, wallet, or social engineering on the phone? That's what we learned at the Secure360 conference today.
The United States Department of the State has forced Defense Distributed to remove the blueprints from their website. Although the site has complied, has the genie already been let out of the bottle?
Zen Studios is releasing its hit pinball platform, Pinball FX2, on Steam this coming Friday, but one lucky reader will win a code for the tables before you can buy them!
The second monthly photography contest is complete, and ArcticRift was the winner! The contest's next theme is "The View From My Window," and the prize is a Neowin subscription!
The world may be in for a shock because it looks like we'll soon have the ability to use a 3D printer to create a fully working plastic firearm. What does this mean for the future?
The April photography contest is now closed, and the voting is open to select the winner. Take a look at the photos, place your entry for the best, and help one lucky member win a Mimobot!
You know how Apple used to sue everyone with an "i" in front of their name? It looks like Fitbug is doing the same with the word "fit" as they claim trademark infringement against rival Fitbit.
The official Neowin photography contest is underway and we have many excellent entries. Remember, the winner will take home an 8GB Captain Kirk Mimobot thumb drive!
One theme was clear at MMS 2013: Microsoft is serious about competing with and overtaking VMware in the virtualization market, and companies like Dominos Pizza and Xerox are on the forefront.
Microsoft began filming its "Bing vs. Google" commercials in Topeka, Kansas, the town that, in an effort to lure a Google Fibre install, temporarily renamed itself to "Google, KS."
What did Brad Anderson have to say at the MMS 2013 keynote conference? We learned about cloud computing, especially around Azure and Intune, as well as the consumerization of IT, and yummy pizza!
Microsoft announced that they are one of the founding members of the OpenDaylight Project, an effort run by the Linux Foundation designed to create a new and common Software-Defined Networking.
We're here in windy Las Vegas, and the MMS2013 opening keynote is set to start at 8:45am PT. Join us here as we live blog our thoughts on what Brad Anderson from Microsoft has to say.
Google's latest application gives the Internet smell - over 15,000,000 scentibytes of smell, to be exact! Will this new app make the mainstream, or will it be a smelly pile of poop?
The photography competition from March is now closed, a winner has been chosen, and a new theme for April has been selected. Participate in the next contest and you could win a Mimobot!
Today is World Backup Day. Do you backup your data? And more importantly, do you test restoring your backups? If not, today's the day to take a few minutes and ensure your data is safe from harm.
What does Microsoft have planned for the enterprise environment? We'll be traveling to Las Vegas next week to talk with company leaders to find out their vision for the corporate world.
A security "researcher" used vulnerabilities in embedded devices to create a huge botnet (dubbed Carna Botnet) that was then able to map out the Internet's IPv4 address range.
Are you struggling to get a signal far away from your wireless router? Let Neowin help you out with this free Amped Wireless repeater! Read about the details on how to enter!
An ITC judge struck down a lawsuit by Motorola that looked to ban the Xbox 360 console from being imported into the United States due to patents on short-range wireless technology.
After a French court ruled Twitter had to turn over the identities of people engaged in anti-Semitic tweets, the company delayed and is now being sued for $50M for "playing the indifference card."