Microsoft is finally closing the door on the Windows XP era. Introduced to the buying public on Oct. 25, 2001, this relic is still going strong, found in nearly one-third of all computers today. FULL STORY
Web Browsers Prove Easy To Hack None of the major browsers are impervious to focused hacker teams. All four were successfully hacked in the two-day Pwn2Own contest. Chromebook security also proved less than perfect.
Zuckerberg Voices NSA Frustration Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he has called President Obama to express his frustration over what he says is long-lasting damage caused by the government's surveillance programs.
Google X: Secret Lab for 'Moonshots' At a time when other tech companies have trimmed research budgets or focused tightly on their core business, Google's X division is pursuing a range of seemingly outlandish hush-hush ideas.
'Burger King Baby' Seeks Birth Mom In 1986, a newborn wrapped in a red sweater was found abandoned in the bathroom of a fast-food restaurant. Nearly three decades later, she's all grown up and trying Facebook to find her biological mother.
Is the NSA Using Facebook Malware To Spy on You? Facebook users look out, the National Security Agency may be spying on you by pretending to be Facebook. At least that's what The Intercept, a Web publication dedicated to covering the NSA, is reporting.
Samsung Goes Big with Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 The rise of the tablet computer has come at the expense of PC sales. But is a tablet a viable stand-in or full-time replacement for a business laptop when you're about to take off on the road?
Will PCs Be Dead and Gone by 2018? Has the gloom finally turned into doom for the PC market? The forecast is getting worse. Now, IDC is predicting shipments will decline another six percent in 2014 and continue sliding through 2018.
Mobile Technology Spotlight
Sprint Rolls Out Branded Prepaid for $45 In the wake of other prepaid offers by competitors, Sprint is making moves on the prepaid wireless front with a new $45 monthly branded offer aimed at customers who want more control over what they get.
Is Facebook Ramping Up App Marketing? The venue for Facebook's biggest push yet into the potentially lucrative world of mobile application marketing could be its upcoming F8 2014 Conference in San Francisco, observers and analysts say.
Amazon Said To Be Readying a Smartphone E-commerce giant Amazon is reportedly moving forward on a long-rumored smartphone. The company is said to have discussed the project, code-named Project Aria, with manufacturers.
Enterprise Technology Spotlight
In Its Final Days, Windows XP Still Popular Microsoft is finally closing the door on the Windows XP era. Introduced to the buying public on Oct. 25, 2001, this relic is still going strong, found in nearly one-third of all computers today.
CA Exits Data Modeling Market with ERwin Sale Embarcadero Technologies isn't exactly a household name, but the database software firm is making headlines by acquiring CA Technologies' data modeling business. The sale enables CA to focus more on IT services.
OpenText Delivers New SPS Offering Enterprise data management leader OpenText launched OpenText Microsoft SPS for Extended ECM for SAP Solutions to help deliver compliance-assurance capabilities to customers.