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.
Former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop has moved into a commanding position as the overwhelming favorite to win the CEO job at Microsoft, according to online bookmakers.
More of us are accessing the Internet from mobile devices, as measured by site access by mobile browsers.
Google added an App Launcher preview to Chrome on OS X that lets Mac owners run the company's new packaged apps from the Dock.
Microsoft got some good news from metrics company Net Applications, which said Windows 8's user share in August is now larger than Vista's at the same point in the latter's post-launch timeline.
Maybe people are listening to Microsoft's demand that they ditch Windows XP.
Just because Microsoft doesn't plan on giving Windows XP patches to the public after April 8, 2014, doesn't mean it's going to stop making those patches; but it will distribute them very selectively.
Researcher IDC has slightly lowered its tablet shipment forecast for 2013 and beyond, blaming competition from larger-sized smartphones and futuristic wearable computing devices.
Feedly on Monday launched its paid RSS service, following up on a promise made three weeks ago when it announced a subscription option.
Nearly one in four browsers are now armed with an ad-blocking tool, reducing revenue at free-content websites, an Irish company said today
Google shipped Chrome 29, patching 25 vulnerabilities and rolling out under-the-hood changes the company said would offer more relevant suggestions when users typed in URLs or search strings.
Microsoft on Saturday apologized for a three-day partial outage of Outlook.com and said the email service was back up and running, only to note hours later that problems still plagued some customers.
Mozilla's Firefox browser has lost more than 11 percent of its user share in the last two months, giving Google's Chrome another shot at replacing it as the world's No. 2 browser, according to new data.