The browser power struggle continues. Opera Software disputed Microsoft's claim that Edge, the default browser in Windows 10, consumes less power on a laptop than Opera's flagship. Google shouldered in to defend Chrome. Can't we all get along?
"Microsoft's practices with their newest operating system, named Windows 10, has been ignorantly unethical at best and malicious at worst," wrote the petition organizer, Todd Kleinpaste.
Chinese users have joined the chorus of those upset by Microsoft's recent aggressive push to get them to upgrade to Windows 10.
Apple sold 4 million Macs in the March quarter, a 12 percent decline from the same period a year ago and a larger contraction than for the PC business as a whole.
Apple opposed the Department of Justice's renewed demand that it assist investigators in accessing a drug dealer's iPhone, arguing that the government has not proved the company's help is required
Even though Microsoft retired Windows XP two years ago, an estimated 181 million PCs worldwide ran the crippled OS last month.
Windows 10 boosted its growth in users during March after a slow February.
Microsoft does not plan to build an online ad blocker into its Edge browser, a Microsoft engineer said today at its Build conference.
Microsoft completed work on the first version of Windows 10 designed specifically for Chinese government agencies, according to a report from the People's Republic of China.
An outside contractor with established ties to the FBI has most likely shown investigators how to circumvent the iPhone's security measures by copying the contents of the device's flash storage, a forensics expert said.
Twitter today said it would halt updates to the Windows version of TweetDeck in four weeks.
Microsoft's Edge and Internet Explorer browsers are losing user share at such a rate that Microsoft could fall behind Google in the browser market as early as May.
Microsoft this week made good on a 2014 promise and withheld security updates from users of older versions of Internet Explorer.
Mozilla is changing Firefox's rigid every-six-week release cadence to a looser schedule that resembles what Google has used for Chrome since 2008.
Windows 10's user share jumped in January by its second-largest one-month increase since its launch, data from analytics vendor Net Applications showed.
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