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The difference is touch: tablet and touchscreen laptop users adopted more Windows Store apps than users with non-touch displays.
Patents are supposed to protect innovation, but some seem better designed to create confusion—or lawsuits.
Samsung will host a US$800,000 contest for developers that build apps for the Galaxy S4 using the company's peer-to-peer software interface.
Microsoft has responded to a high-profile put-down by Google CEO Larry Page, but Oracle, at least for now, won't be drawn into a public fight with the executive.
Can't decide among operating systems? This tablet lets you have it three ways.
GNOME 3 is now the default desktop in this newly renamed Linux distribution.
A new 'Do Not Track' option and an expanded Social API are among the highlights to expect in this new release.
Apple's cold shoulder isn't a death blow for Windows RT, but it is another critical knock against the beleaguered operating system.
A U.S. appeals court has ruled that an abstract idea is not patentable simply because it is tied to a computer system, signaling what one judge described as the "death" of software and business method patents.
This newly updated Linux distro is based on Fedora 18 but adds numerous features for extra usability.
By 'eating its own dog food,' the company says it hopes to accelerate progress on Ubuntu Touch.
Intel has acquired two software companies as it continues to build its burgeoning portfolio to include more tools to write and manage programs and interfaces.
SAP's Sapphire conference kicks off next week in Orlando, setting the stage for the company to sell customers on its visions for cloud-based applications, in-memory computing and mobility.
Most recently, Coverity scanned 7.6 million lines of code in Linux 3.8 and found a defect density of just .59.