Don't-Miss Software Stories
Facing a rapidly evolving technology market, Bell Labs is paying more attention to projects that can bring it short-term gains, in areas such as software.
No milestone release image will be available, however, until the final beta early next month.
A group of technology companies called on Congress to shut down patent assertion entities -- known as patent trolls -- whose infringement lawsuits are taking resources away from hiring and research.
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Dropbox has upped its game on the desktop with new features for Windows and Mac that show your latest Dropbox activity at a glance.
Following its debut last fall, Ubuntu GNOME Remix is now a supported part of the distribution's family.
Despite the promise of hefty rewards, hackers failed to fell Google's Linux-based OS last week.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Stanford University have partnered to save for posterity over 15,000 software programs created in the early days of microcomputing.
From Indigo to Google's Field Trip, a brand-new generation of smart apps represent first steps toward the future of all human-machine interaction.
Barnes & Noble will give owners of certain Nook models a free app every week as part of its ongoing Free Fridays promotion, which until now has been limited to e-books.
Java, Reader, and Flash are irresistible targets for hacking exploits. So what's it like living without the oh-so-vulnerable trio?
Users on any PC platform can now control presentations from an Android phone.
Microsoft is reportedly offering manufacturers steep discounts on Windows and Office licenses to spur the creation of low-cost Windows 8 touchscreen laptops.
A U.S. senator has proposed a bill that will allow consumers to unlock cellphones for use in other networks, after President Obama backed over 114,000 petitioners who asked the government to legalize the deed.
This latest vulnerability report follows a week after the same company reported two other holes in Oracle's plug-in