Long before Apple started selling its iPad Air, more than double the number of consumers asked for price quotes on their older tablets than last year, a pair of buyback companies said.
Microsoft continues to try to scare Windows XP users into upgrading, saying the chance that malware will infect their PCs could jump by two-thirds.
OS X Mavericks could end up on more than 90 percent of Macs, according to statistics from Web analytics firm Net Applications.
Automakers and municipal governments are testing new technologies that would make it possible to offer wireless charging stations embedded in the pavement or even in manhole covers -- thus removing the power cords from electric vehicles.
Microsoft's new update for Windows Phone 8 added support for larger phones and higher-resolution screens, a move analysts hoped would soon put the operating system onto small-sized tablets, a market Microsoft and its hardware partners have largely ignored.
Microsoft has begun selling gift cards good for purchases on its digital content market, taking a page out of Apple's iTunes playbook.
Microsoft will probably report better than expected Windows revenue when it issues its third-quarter earnings numbers this month, based on PC shipment estimates by research firm IDC.
Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin have created microscopic enclosures to group certain forms of bacteria together to discover how they interact to spread disease.
Silicon Motion announced it is sending samples of a new USB 3.0 controller chip that will boost performance in flash drives by up to 50%.
The security researcher who was awarded $100,000 by Microsoft said he spent about two weeks pondering, then demonstrating a new way to circumvent Windows' defensive technologies.
With its acquisition of gesture-recognition company Flutter, Google may be looking to beef up Google Glass and its Android products while also looking to win over the hearts and minds of Apple iPhone users.
DRAM prices are already up 35 percent since the recent fire at Hynix's plant in Wuxi, China, and supply is not expected to be restored until the first half of 2014.
Security experts identified the Internet Explorer browser update as the one to deploy first.
Google is rolling out a redesigned tab page for Chrome, delivering on a promised revamp for users running rougher-edged versions of its browser.