Move over, Felix Baumgartner. Alan Eustace, a senior vice president at Google, rode a balloon more than 25 miles up, then cut the cord.
Buyers are snapping up the well-regarded Surface Pro 3 tablet, which has replaced virtually all other versions on Microsoft's website. In the earnings call, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella also talked up the Xbox and Lumia businesses.
Microsoft's revenue climbs on the strength of its consumer businesses, although profits fall following the Nokia acquisition.
Backed by a who's who list of big names in the chip industry, startup Soft Machines is launching a chip that spreads workloads out over a CPU's cores.
The smaller, scrappier productivity company showed a similar product called Inbox Insights in August. In the wake of Google Inbox, the company says it will continue developing its competing solution.
As Chromebooks gain credibility among consumers, corporations and schools, Intel has every reason to elbow into what used to be ARM's turf exclusively.
Build 9860 of Windows 10 adds new notifications capabilities via the Action Center, as well as the ability to sign up for more frequent build updates.
The new ESL app adds Xbox One games to its game competitions, setting the stage for FIFA soccer tournaments alongside PC games like Defense of the Ancients 2.
While the price is right, it's still unclear what performance the new E FUN Nextbook hybrid Windows tablet will offer, however.
The people are speaking! Users of the Windows 10 Technical Preview can suggest and vote for desired features. Here are the features getting the most thumbs-up right now.
Reuters reports that wireless millimeter-wave technology could be part of Google's broadband future. Don't think of it as high-speed, ubiquitous wireless broadband, but rather a cost-saving measure for its Google Fiber infrastructure.
Apple refreshes its "most energy efficient desktop computer," the Mac mini.
The Surface Pro 3 offers all the advantages of a tablet along with all the performance of a solid notebook. Until I can do better, there's no reason to go back.
Intel says it shipped more than 100 million microprocessors for the first time. The good news for consumers? Hard-won price battles mean cheaper products for you and me.
Messaging apps are multiplying and mutating rapidly. With Skype Qik, Microsoft's joining the trend, featuring self-destructing video messages that can be shared and reacted to.
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