More than four years after its release, Windows 8.1 is no longer eligible for mainstream support. Even though security fixes will be provided until 2023, Microsoft will no longer offer bug fixes.
Facebook M, a human-supervised smart assistant based on Messenger, won't be accessible starting January 20. M suggestions, a far simpler version of the assistant, will continue to function, though.
More than a year after ending the Windows 10 free upgrade offer for the general public, Microsoft will finally end its extended offer to assistive technology users this Sunday, December 31.
Cyber crimes have made several headlines in 2017, rising to the top as the most feared crime in the United States. One of the main reasons may be the lack of cyber security professionals.
As the end of the year approaches, Microsoft wants Xbox gamers to celebrate their gaming achievements with the Xbox Year in Review. The tool gathers personalized gaming data with easy sharing options.
Two years after creating the first two-qubit logic gate, researchers have now announced a new chip design based on currently available technology developed for silicon microprocessors.
Amazon Sumerian, currently free, allows the creation of immersive and interactive scenes without programming or 3D graphics expertise and is compatible with Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and mobile devices.
The Mobile World Congress Shanghai will be held from June 27 through June 29 under the theme “Discover a Better Future”. More than 60,000 attendees and 600 participating companies are expected.
It's quite a challenge to balance a two-legged robot so it can stay still or walk properly but not only can Boston Dynamics' humanoid robot, Atlas, walk or jump but it can now also perform backflips.
Baidu, better known for its search engine dominating the Chinese market, has announced two smart speakers this week. The Raven H and Raven R both have innovative designs with the latter able to dance.
Intel announced today the auctioning of an all-included VIP experience for CES 2018. It is a fundraising effort to benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties.
Scientists have discovered a possible hidden chamber inside the Great Pyramid by using muography, a technique based on particle physics. Also, a new record atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide.
Based on recent measurements of the magnetic moment of the antiproton, physicists conclude that our universe should not exist with more experiments underway; plus Einstein's theory on happiness.
This month, Rockstar is celebrating the fourth anniversary of GTA Online and has decided to launch a special celebration for players, with a GTA$400,000 award and new Halloween content.
Under tight budget, scientists from Brazil have discovered a Cooper pair analog for photons, paving the way for new physics; the first-ever neutron star collision was recorded; Earth's asteroid buddy.
Scientists at the University of Geneva, Switzerland, have demonstrated the entanglement of 16 million atoms, a world's first; two independent teams have found evidence of missing baryonic matter.
The World Solar Challenge is a solar-powered car race that covers 1,878 miles (3,022 km) through the Australian Outback. It started on October 8 and is expected to go through October 15.
Every year, the Nobel Prize is awarded for outstanding contributions for humanity in physiology or medicine, physics, chemistry, literature, and peace, alongside with the Nobel Prize in Economics.
The Google Store first launched back in 2015 as the new home for the company's hardware offerings. Today, the Store seems to be arriving at Mexico, Brazil, Indonesia, and other countries.
Google unintentionally discounted prices for Cloud Platform customers in Brazil who were paying in local currency, due to a "misconfiguration". The correct prices will be charged from November 1.
Facebook's innovation initiative, Estação Hack, was launched yesterday in São Paulo, Brazil. It is a world first for the company and will offer tech and entrepreneurship training to foster startups.
The possibility that existence is an illusion has challenged philosophers since antiquity, but a new result obtained by theoretical physicists implies it would be impossible to simulate our universe.
The first detection of gravitational waves by both LIGO and Virgo detectors was announced this week; a new type of supercomputer using polaritons was successfully tested; and more.
Molecular robots that can be used to build other molecules were synthesized for the first time; the first electrically activated artificial tissue with intrinsic expansion ability, and more.
Get a copy of Rise of Nations: Extended Edition for just $4.99 on either the Windows Store or Steam until September 28. Players on both platforms will be able to play together in multiplayer matches.
Cassini's 20 year old mission came to an end last Friday after the spacecraft finished its 22 final orbits between Saturn and its rings; This year's recipients of the Ig Nobel Prize; and more.
India will join France, the UK, and China in a push to ban gasoline and diesel cars. According to the country's road transport minister, companies should prepare for upcoming legislation changes.
Scientists have found that about one million Facebook accounts are enrolled in "collusion networks" run by spammers, which generated as many as 100 million fake "likes" between 2015 and 2016.
Seven months after launching add-ins for Outlook on iOS, Microsoft announced last Friday the availability of the feature for some Android users and the launching of several new add-ins.
China's deputy industry minister announced this Saturday that the country will formulate a timetable to stop production and sales of traditional energy vehicles in favor of "new energy vehicles".
Scientists have determined where in the sky an alien should be to spot Earth using human-like technology; a new quantum computing architecture for silicon quantum processors developed; and more.
China has announced its plans to build a “high-speed flying train” capable of reaching speeds over three times the speed of sound. It would be a direct competitor to Elon Musk's Hyperloop.
The fastest X-ray generator in the planet was fired for the first time, while machine learning was used to predict earthquakes and AI leveraged to analyze gravitational lenses 10 million times faster.
Microsoft has announced today its new deep learning acceleration platform, codenamed Project Brainwave, created for real-time AI. It supports Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit and Google's Tensorflow.
Microsoft has once again achieved human-like speech recognition, after IBM set a new threshold for it. With a 5.1 percent word error rate, Microsoft is now the front runner in the industry.
Following last week's acquisition of Mobileye, Intel has now announced a partnership with Fiat Chrysler, in addition to BMW, to deliver fully automated driving for production by 2021.
Microsoft may announce pre-order details for its upcoming Xbox One X. Phil Spencer, head of Xbox, chimed in via Twitter stating more would be revealed on August 17. The console arrives on November 7.
After today's announcement by Consumer Reports that all Surface devices would lose their 'recommended' status, Microsoft released a statement advocating for the high quality of its devices.
Just after announcing the completion of the acquisition of Mobileye, Intel has announced its plans to build a fleet of 100 autonomous vehicles for testing in the United States, Israel, and Europe.
Intel's $15.3 billion all-cash bid for Mobileye, which develops technology for autonomous vehicles, has now completed, Mobileye will be combined with Intel's Automated Driving Group.