Google yesterday boosted payments to researchers for reporting bugs in Chrome, saying the move was prompted by a decline in vulnerabilities submitted by outsiders.
Toshiba today confirmed what Microsoft intimated yesterday: It won't be delivering a Windows RT-based tablet anytime soon.
Microsoft today said that Windows RT, the spin-off of Windows 8, has been completed and will power ARM processor-equipped tablets and PCs from Asus, Dell, Lenovo and Samsung.
Next week's regular security update will address at least 14 vulnerabilities, including four in Internet Explorer and some for enterprise services.
Two security organizations have released online tools that let Windows users check for possible infections by the surveillance malware Gauss.
Additional security would have prevented destruction of Wired reporter's digital life.
Microsoft Tuesday said users of Windows 8 will be able to change the default setting for the "Do Not Track" privacy feature in Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) when they first run the new operating system.
Apple's personal computers remained fixed in fourth place during 2012's second quarter, a spot it's occupied most of the year, a technical support franchise said today.
Microsoft froze the code for its revamped operating system on Wednesday, and by Thursday an apparently pirated version was found online.
Google's Chrome lost usage share for the fifth time in the last seven months, while Mozilla's Firefox gained share for the second consecutive month.
Microsoft today announced that it's wrapped up Windows 8 and declared that the operating system has met the "release to manufacturing" (RTM) milestone.
More than 1 million people registered with the new Outlook.com email service on opening day, Microsoft said.
The refreshed operating system has held the No. 1 spot on the Mac App Store's bestselling paid app list since it popped to the top last Wednesday.