The Chinese government may be about to ease up on its policy of censoring its citizens.
Microsoft launched yet another trade-in program to convince consumers to switch to a Windows device, this time aimed at iPhone owners.
One of the most common questions posed to Microsoft's Surface team Monday was whether the company would buy back used tablets so that customers could upgrade to the newest models set to ship in a month.
3D printing comes to the kitchen, as developers experiment with printing meals to please palates and combat food waste.
Microsoft executives last week came the closest yet to saying that the company will release Office on iPads and Android tablets, but stopped short of specifics.
Microsoft has expanded a buyback program to boost sales of Windows smartphones and tablets, and will pay up to $350 for a variety of rival hardware running Apple's iOS and Google's Android.
Microsoft yesterday acknowledged yet another problem with its Sept. 10 updates, confirming that one of those fixes broke Office 2010 Starter Edition by changing the file associations of already-created documents.
Microsoft said that hackers are exploiting a critical, but unpatched, vulnerability in IE8 and IE9. Its engineers are working on an update to plug the hole.
A planned Wednesday demonstration launch of a cargo spacecraft could help double the number of companies that NASA has on tap to supply the International Space Station.
A Microsoft MVP and Windows expert has sent company CEO Steve Ballmer a letter asking him to look into the worrisome trend of releasing sub-standard patches.
Mozilla said slower-than-expected progress on Firefox for Microsoft's Windows 8 "Modern" user interface means that the touch-based browser likely won't launch until late January.
HP TippingPoint's bug bounty program today said it will again sponsor a mobile-only hacking contest this fall, when it will put up $300,000 in prize money for researchers who demonstrate successful attacks against mobile services and browsers.
Startup Ossia is developing wireless charging technology called Cota that's based on the same unlicensed spectrum that powers Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Zigbee and other wireless standards, and can charge devices from as far as 10 feet and eventually 30 feet.
Prices of DRAM chips have continued to climb after a major Hynix FAB plant was damaged by fire last week.
Seagate announced that it has sold more than 1 million drives using a new recording technology that will offer consumers 5TB hard drives next year and possibly 20TB drives by 2020.