Microsoft plans to create client applications under its new ‘Evoke Studio' banner, according to a recent job posting. Microsoft Research and OneDrive are listed as implementation partners.
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The U.S. agency that regulates anti-trust matters is asking new questions about Android's licensing terms. The FTC has engaged several Google partners in search of more information.
AppAdvice has discovered new keys in iTunes metadata that strongly indicate Apple will follow through with Tim Cook's previous acknowledgement that users want to hide unwanted first-party apps.
In a post-Build interview, the CEO was bullish on Continuum and discussed Microsoft's way forward with Cortana, asserting AI will pervade all points of computing and mobility, including cars.
Reuters is reporting that Microsoft and Amazon are vying for HERE's cloud business and continued access to map data, with the retail giant considering an equity stake in the former Nokia unit.
Home phones aren't dead yet. Despite the decline of landlines in the wake of rising mobile phone usage, Google will offer a home VoIP service called Fiber Phone for its gigabit Internet customers.
Essentially a news feed of 3rd party services like Twitter and GitHub, Connectors combines with Outlook Groups to create a centralized workspace for richer team collaboration.
The SEC accused a former Microsoft employee of profiting from stock trades before key public announcements, such as a drop in Windows revenue and the Nokia acquisition in 2013.
At the Starbucks annual shareholder meeting, the coffee retailer's President and ex-Microsoft exec Kevin Johnson said the official Windows app will arrive in 30 to 45 days.
At its event yesterday, Apple was blissfully unaware of its environmental hypocrisy, how it depends on the ubiquity of affordable PCs, and that millions of users can't afford a $750 iPad Pro.
Amid claims of sexism, Phil Spencer apologized after last night's Xbox GDC event featured women dancing for the largely male audience, saying it "was unequivocally wrong and will not be tolerated."
The global pizza chain plans to add delivery bots with a 12 mile range to its list of tech-savvy moves like Cortana integration and ordering via Twitter and SMS. Testing has begun in Australia.
Beset by internal conflicts, the robotics unit is reportedly on the auction block after failing to commercialize its research soon enough. Amazon and Toyota could be interested.
The massive “malvertising” campaign is targeting users on popular sites including the BBC, MSN, AOL, The New York Times, and nfl.com. Vulnerabilities in Flash and Silverlight are being exploited.
Invoking a new tab in Microsoft's classic browser running on Windows 8 and 7 will apparently trigger the message, ‘Microsoft recommends upgrading to Windows 10.' in yet another push to sway users.
The new, more restrictive policy will ensure that users located in Europe will not see delisted URLs, even if they search on non-European versions like Google.com.
Tomlinson, the internet pioneer who built the original email system and first used the @ symbol to separate user from host, died of an apparent heart attack this weekend.
The antenna communicates using long-range radio waves, letting you stay connected to people and use offline maps while hiking, skiing or otherwise without coverage.
Last September, Google added 'voice typing' to Docs. Starting today, you can edit using your voice to copy and paste, add bullets, select and replace text, and change styles.
In a bid to compete with app-based messengers, Google is helping a consortium of carriers implement Rich Communication Services (RCS) to succeed SMS, bringing read receipts to regular texting.
A new Indigogo campaign promises to provide a $119 laptop dock for devices running Windows 10 Mobile, Android and iOS. The device can also serve as a secondary display for a PC or Raspberry Pi.
As the video service launches in 190 regions worldwide, malware and phishing campaigns are increasingly targeting users' Netflix credentials and banking info, according to a report by Symantec.
Employee donations were up 7% in 2015, marking the 6th year workers have contributed over $100 million. Over two-thirds of employees participated, while Microsoft matched donations up to $15,000.
Microsoft continues its quest to leverage its patent position, with Acer joining Samsung, ASUS, Dell and Sony in preloading Skype, OneDrive and the Office suite on Android.
In a wide-ranging discussion, the former Microsoft CEO also discussed his Twitter investment, his charitable work, and revealed that he meets with Satya Nadella 4 to 5 times a year to brainstorm.
As Nadella marks his second anniversary of celebrated success, it's time for Steve Ballmer to get a second look as his big bets, like Surface, Azure and Office 365, start paying off.
According to the New York Times, Microsoft has built prototype server containers designed to sit in the ocean, cooling naturally and reducing data transfer latency by being located closer to cities.
AV-Test Institute's latest findings show that Microsoft has significantly advanced its stock anti-malware offering. And surprisingly, Windows Defender protects better on Windows 8 than Windows 10.
Microsoft has published testing documentation listing 'Windows 10 for desktop editions (Home, Pro, Enterprise and Education) ARM' and 'Windows 10 Mobile x86', hinting at some intriguing possibilities.
Password Manager, bundled with the company's consumer suite for Windows, was found by Google to expose passwords and allow remote code execution via open HTTP RPC ports.
Apple's pre-release version of iOS includes new features for an array of products, including CarPlay, Apple Watch, Apple News, and a Night Shift mode for reducing blue light for nighttime viewing.
Microsoft appears closer to revealing the successor to the popular Lumia 640, with a new photo showing a prototype phone, and FCC documents confirming LTE support and a 5 inch display.
Intel continues its foray into portable computing with its first Compute Sticks, offering powerful Core M processors, three USB 3.0 ports, Bluetooth 4.2 and a $399 price tag.
Acer's new 2-in-1 brings a Core M processor, 7.85mm aluminum chassis, the ability to drive two external 4K displays, and compatibility with a graphics-boosting dock.
Cyanogen makes good on its agreement with Microsoft, allowing the personal assistant to reach deeper into the Android variant compared to a Cortana app installation.
According to a database run by the U.S. government, the number of disclosed and fixed vulnerabilities by product was led by OS X, iOS and Flash, with Android at #20 and Windows at #14.
New images have surfaced showing a new Samsung Ultrabook weighing just 1.9 pounds or 860 grams and measuring half an inch thick. The new laptop will likely be introduced at CES next week.
Recapping the year on Windows Weekly, Chris Capossela revealed detailed Microsoft thinking around a possible Surface Phone, and vowed to step up an already aggressive Windows 10 upgrade push on PCs.
With Microsoft's updated Translator app, you can speak into your wearable while your partner reads the translation on your phone seconds later. No more handing your phone back and forth.