Microsoft has continued a rapid roll-out of Azure Cloud services, adding a cloud region in the UK in 2016. Customers in the Middle East and Africa will also benefit from extra data centres.
Microsoft has acquired long-term partner and security firm Secure Islands. The company says the acquisition will ensure customers are being provided with global protection and compliance standards.
The indie game showcase at PAX is a fan favourite and allows developers to display their projects on the big stage. These are Neowin's top indie game picks.
Ex-Google employee Sanmay Ved exploited a mistake and bought Google.com earlier this month. After acknowledging the mistake, Google gave him compensation which Ved then donated to a charity.
Cyber criminals said they will continue to DDoS Russian banks, unless Bitcoin ransoms are met. The DDoS attacks are a part of a rising online extortion trend involving cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin.
Samsung latest smartwatch additions, the Gear S2 and S2 classic, have officially been launched in U.S. stores. The release comes months after Apple's reported strong demand for its Apple Watch.
Samsung are offering to pay the installment bills for new Galaxy S6 customers, until the end of 2015. The latest campaign comes as an attempt to curb Apple's 6S sales in the US.
Apple is the latest corporation to be stung with massive tax-evasion fines in China. The company must pay $71M USD, as well as a $10M USD fine, for unpaid taxes in the 2013 financial year.
An iPhone 5 has become an unlikely hero during a shooting in California. The device stopped the bullet from penetrating a student during the botched robbery, potentially saving his life.
Mobile messaging application WhatsApp has hit an astounding 900 million active monthly users. Since Facebook's $22bn acquisition, it became the second Android app to hit 1 billion downloads.
Google wants to reenter the Chinese market by launching a revamped Google Play Store. Both parties have been in conflict since 2010, when Google announced they would stop censoring search results.
Microsoft was among many companies targeted in Lizard Squad's hack-for-hire services. The cybergang became notorious after forcing PSN and Xbox Live to go offline on Christmas last year.
The hype surrounding the gold iPhone 5S left consumers hungry for gold-colored phones. A Vietnamese company are now dipping Samsung Galaxys into a real gold tank to fuel the growing demand.
20-year-old Morgan Culbertson faces prison time after admitting to creating a malicious Android spyware. The former security intern created a tool that allows attackers to take over Android phones.
You might soon be able to buy a Big Mac with your Android Phone, if this leaked McDonald's memo is anything to go by. Android Pay is reportedly set to roll out in US stores on August 26.
Opportunistic criminals have given Ashley Madison users another reason to worry about, after emails blackmailing users emerged. The extortionists are demanding exactly 1.0000001 BTC from people.
New research into phone security has found an alarming number of Android users using easy to predict screen lock patterns. Bad patterns are comparable to obvious passwords, such as "1234567".
MyRepublic CEO Malcolm Rodrigues says Australia has "stuffed" its $41bn broadband network. He says Australia's internet speed will remain inferior after completion, ahead of the ISP's launch.
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Google will no longer rely on contracted security staff after announcing guards will be included in the payroll; the new employees will receive the same benefits as Google engineers and programmers.
The latest analysis reveals America's smartest students live in states with higher internet speeds. Highest scoring states include Delaware, Maine, Rhode Island and Microsoft's home state Washington.
Microsoft's Redmond headquarters in Washington is home to America's fastest internet. This puts the company ahead of Californian-based companies such as Apple, Facebook and Cisco.
Samsung has revealed plans to launch two high-end smartphones in hope of recovering from its Q2 $1bn profit loss. The flagship will be a likely addition to the popular Galaxy Note line.
Stanford University researchers claim they have discovered a new method of producing lithium batteries. The finished product could double or even triple the life of a phone or an electric car.
A boy got the shock of his life recently after turning on his Xbox after a decade. He discovered his late father's ghost car, which was recorded when he clocked the best time on a rally game.
Xbox Europe will not be spared from Microsoft's 18,000 employee layoff, after it emerged many job cuts were underway at its Reading location. 75% of employees with EMEA roles will be made redundant.
A music artist has challenged the NSA by sending them a mixtape encoded by private key-based cryptograph. David Huerta ensured the NSA cannot crack his "kickass" cassette without the private key.
An Israeli company denied claims of "patent trolling" during its lawsuit with tech giant Apple. A Californian court ruled against Emblaze, meaning Apple will be spared paying $511m of compensation.
The latest external audit conducted by a third party found that Samsung's suppliers are continuing to abuse employee rights. The allegations renewed calls to stamp out labor violations by 2015.
The latest study reveals a strong preference among youths for tablets. The majority of next-generation tech users prefer to game on devices such as iPads and Galaxy's rather than handheld devices.
Google is looking to expand business services by providing a domain registration service to rival the likes of GoDaddy. The company hopes to target the 55% of businesses who have no online presence.
Atari is set to release gamified hardware and wearable technology as a part of a comeback strategy. According to T3, their products could "gamify" everyday tasks and reward users accordingly.
Yahoo! may be launching a video-sharing site to rival the likes of YouTube, according to anonymous sources. The plan could see famous YouTube stars being offered contracts to move to the new site.
Security companies have discovered malicious apps which discretely turn Android phones into inefficient crypto-currency miners. The Play Store apps allowed a criminal to mine thousands of Dogecoins.
China wants an explanation from the U.S. after it was discovered the NSA infiltrated Huawei in 2009. Chinese officials are concerned about the dilemma which could raise tensions between the nations.
The NSA reportedly hacked Huawei in 2009 after suspicions of its growing presence in the Western world. During the "Shotgiant" program, the source code for several products were stolen.
Thousands of Twitter users in Turkey are accessing VPN and Tor to bypass the government's ban of the social networking site. A forum has appeared on WikiLeaks, encouraging users to "use it anyway".
A hacker has been sentenced to 18 months of prison after extorting women by hacking their webcams to obtain illicit images. Among Jared James Abrahams' victims include Miss Teen USA Cassidy Wolf.
A man who Googled his name was in the shock of his life after discovering he was one of the state's most wanted men. Christopher Viatafa saw a listing on the police website and handed himself in.
A U.S bankrupcy filing reveals Mt. Gox continued trading Bitcoins despite being robbed of 750,000 BTC. Analysts and investors are now wondering why Mark Karpeles didn't pull the plug earlier.
Australian businesses are continuing to accept Bitcoin payments weeks after exchange Mt. Gox became bankrupt. The crypto-currency's volatility has not deterred Imbiss25 and Glowgolf from trading it.
An estimated 6,000,000 Twitter accounts were mistakenly reset yesterday, triggered by a system error. The social networking website assures users are not at risk and apologises for any inconvenience.
Microsoft browser Internet Explorer has lasted throughout many generations of PCs. In the wake of a mobile-device market boom, could the popular program become available to Android and iOS devices?
San Francisco woman Sarah Slocum has managed to film her assault with a Google Glass device. The footage shows a man approaching her while being verbally abused by a female in the background.
Windows Phone is not showing any signs of slowing down in Europe according to the latest study. The OS has continued its momentum by holding a double digit share for the last four months.
It has emerged that WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton applied for a job at Facebook in 2009, and got rejected. More than five years later and his start-up application has fetched a whopping $19bn.
LG is set to launch its latest flagship, the G Pro 2, well ahead of rivals Samsung. The powerful phone will feature a 1W speaker and massive 5.9 inch screen making it one of the biggest on the market.
A security researcher has found a flaw in Snapchat which allows hackers to crash users' phones through DoS attacks. This comes only months after 4.6 million accounts were breached through the app.
From 19 February, HP will limit firmware updates to customers under warranty and Care Pack Service clients. HP says the move will put the company in line with the best practices of the industry.
Five out of the top ten fastest Internet connections are in Asia, according to a study by Akamai technologies. Smaller European nations such as Latvia, the Netherlands and Belgium also made the list.