Over the next ten years, Adobe plans to shift its business away from selling boxed software to a web-based distribution model. Chief executive Bruce Chizen told the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco that money...

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Random House, the world's largest book publisher, is considering joining a book-search project run by search-engine giant Google, once considered an arch-enemy by the paper publishing industry. According to sources close to the matter, the...

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SanDisk stated that NAND component prices have plummeted 50% in the past two months due to excess supply and along with increasingly cut-throat competition, the company has been forced to take drastic measures to keep...

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In October 2006, the United States gave China more time to reduce widespread piracy and counterfeiting of U.S. goods, but five months later the superpower is again considering whether to take legal action at the...

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Jeff Han is a research scientist for New York University's Media Research Lab. Here, he demonstrates—for the first time publicly—his intuitive, "interface-free," touch-driven computer screen, which can be manipulated intuitively with the fingertips, and responds...

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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, sometimes known as the Wizard of Woz, has revealed that he is unhappy about Apple's decision to switch to Intel processors. Although Wozniak officially left Apple in 1985 he retains a...

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Microsoft said on Thursday it would contest what it called an unjustified European Commission decision to impose backdated daily fines if it fails to comply with European Union antitrust sanctions. The U.S. software giant said...

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Microsoft will move the graphics for its next version of Windows outside of the operating system's kernel to improve reliability, the software giant has told Techworld. Vista's graphics subsystem, codenamed Avalon and formally known as...

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Speaking at a supercomputing conference in Seattle, Gates announced that the company has reached the Beta 2 stage for its Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003. The product consists of both a cluster-optimized version of Windows...

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iTunes on the Move

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A cellphone which incorporates Apple's iTunes music player software is finally set to be launched after repeated delays. The device, made by Motorola, is expected to be unveiled next week, although both those firms and...

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Move Over, Blue Screen of Death?

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Some Longhorn testers are seeing red. But never fear, Microsoft execs say: There will be no Red Screen of Death in the next version of Windows, due in 2006. As if the...

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Apple Computer on Thursday issued a scathing response to RealNetworks' move to unlock Apple's proprietary technology and make it possible for people to listen to music in RealNetworks' digital file format on iPod devices. ...

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Hewlett-Packard Co., which co-developed the 64-Itanium platform with Intel Corp., joined other OEMs in supporting the chip maker's move to add 64-bit extensions to its 32-bit Xeon processor line. Intel CEO Craig Barrett,...

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Microsoft slams HP's iTunes move

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HP's move to release an own-branded digital-music player based on Apple's iPod – and to ship iTunes pre-installed on all HP PCs – has angered Microsoft. General manager of Microsoft's Windows digital media division David...

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Though Apple doesn't fancy itself a high-performance computing giant, the company says it's making some headway in regard to both supercomputers and smaller-scale clusters. The Mac maker's machines made a surprise leap...

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The Defense Department said on Friday it planned to link its high-tech weaponry, battlefield sensors and other communications systems to an upgraded Internet operating system within five years. John Stenbit, the Pentagon's chief information officer,...

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