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Reports of an imminent and broad Microsoft business reorganization keep mounting, including an anonymously sourced article from The Wall Street Journal's AllThingsD blog that says CEO Steve Ballmer will unveil the plan on Thursday.
Google's quest to turn the browser into a platform of its own continues with new APIs designed to make Chrome's offline-enabled packaged apps more useful.
Large companies like Google can pay the popular ad-blocking extension AdBlock to let their ads through.
Prominent shareholder advisory group Institutional Shareholder Services has given a stamp of approval to Dell founder Michael Dell's bid to take the company private.
Microsoft's preview 'reminds' small-to-medium businesses to also use its Office 365, Intune, and Azure software.
Microsoft's Windows Store crosses a major milestone as it gains post-BUILD momentum.
TechNet was a cheap way for IT pros and others to get access to Microsoft products and support, but it’s being phased out for free services that won’t be quite as sweet.
ABI Research says Apple and Android are the clear leaders, but in a growing market opportunity remains for other platforms.
Windows 8.1 isn't just an update—it's an apology to customers. But if you didn't like Windows 8, don't expect the new release to change your mind.
Oracle's long-awaited 12c database has apparently received a firm launch date, with a company executive stating that it will be released "within the next two weeks."
The number of Windows 8 apps increased at about the same time that the first Windows 8.1 details leaked. Coincidence? Who cares? Not Microsoft, certainly.
Microsoft is offering up to $100,000 for vulnerabilities found in Windows 8.1 that are paired with exploits, but it's pretty much up to Microsoft to decide who gets paid how much based on a set of subjective criteria.
Microsoft and cellphone maker Nokia were in advanced talks about an acquisition of the Finnish company's device business, but the discussions have broken down, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.
As Microsoft rolls out new apps like Vevo for Windows 8, when should we expect a dedicated Windows 8 app for Facebook? The unofficial answer: try pinning a shortcut instead.
Oracle addressed 40 security issues in Java and enabled online certificate revocation checking by default in its scheduled critical patch update for Java on Tuesday.