Microsoft urges joint action on cybercrime

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Speaking at a Council of Europe conference, Microsoft official Tim Cranton said the number of virus-infected computers in the world has been rising, reaching 63,000 a day in the second half of last year (11%...

Defense Dept. Report Urges Adoption of Open Technology

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The Defense Department should adopt an open technology model for software procurement and distribution, according to a new report prepared for Sue Payton, deputy undersecretary of Defense for Advanced Systems and Concepts. That report,...

Microsoft urges users to update Flash Player

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In an unprecedented move, Microsoft has issued a critical advisory urging users to apply a critical update from Flash Player update from Macromedia. The vulnerability first reported by eEye Digital Security and Sec...

Microsoft's Gates Urges End to Tech Visa Limits

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The United States should remove visa limits to allow more skilled foreign citizens to work at U.S. companies if it wants to remain a leader in technology, Microsoft Corp. Chairman Bill Gates said on Wednesday....

IBM urges Sun to make Java open source

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IBM has sent an open letter to Sun Microsystems, urging the company to make Java technology open source, CNET News.com learned late Wednesday. In a letter sent by Rod Smith, IBM's vice...

Music Biz Urges Download Harmony

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The music industry is pushing bitter technology rivals -- most notably Microsoft and Apple -- to shake hands in the interest of promoting digital downloads, Billboard has learned. Hardware makers and digital format developers, including...

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