Over its 40 years of doing business, some of the best views of Microsoft came from its workers’ ground-level perspective of the company’s ups and downs.
Two fraternity brothers are riding a growth wave with this social-media site, directing a business reportedly worth $400 million after less than two years.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate struggled unsuccessfully to prevent an interruption in critical government surveillance programs early Saturday, blocking a House-passed bill and several short-term extensions of the USA Patriot Act. The main stumbling block was a House-passed provision to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of domestic phone records. Instead, the records would...
No guarantees, but someone who skips risky websites and doesn’t open email attachments from unknown senders is probably safe with Windows Defender, Patrick Marshall writes. He also advises another reader having trouble with Adobe Acrobat and Creative Suite 6.
Playing the role of family tech support reinforces the difference between how computers are put together and how the nontech-inclined public uses them.
According to the Wall Street Journal, Amazon has approached Etsy sellers to join its new market for “handcrafted goods.”
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — The operator of a popular adult dating website said Friday it's investigating a data security breach following reports that hackers stole names, email addresses and information about the sexual orientation or habits of up to 4 million members. Britain's Channel 4 news outlet reported that hackers posted some of the...
Microsoft and Salesforce.com held significant talks about the Redmond company purchasing its smaller rival, CNBC reported on Friday, the latest turn in weeks of chatter about a potential sale of the San Francisco company. The two sides failed to reach a deal and talks broke off, the financial news network reported. Microsoft was said to be...
The chairman of Temple University's physics department was arrested in what prosecutors said was a scheme to provide U.S. technology secrets to China in exchange for prestigious appointments.
Microsoft’s search engine had a nervous, shaky beginning but is now a credible competitor, recently reaching a point where it is behind one of every five desktop searches in the U.S.