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posted in October 2010
Microsoft’s quarterly profit shows that the software giant is in a strong position to migrate its products to the clouds.
Microsoft CEO claims devices running the operating system will take share from Androids, iPhones, and other popular handsets.
The e-reader application for Microsoft's new mobile OS includes features not yet available on other Kindle software.
Mozilla will push the release to early 2011 to complete remaining work on the open source browser.
In a nod to Facebook’s dominance, MySpace tries to regain popularity by shifting focus from user's profiles to news.
iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch apps available for growing Chinese smartphone and PC markets.
A N.Y. judge says the music file-sharing site must now disable its software, five months after losing a copyright infringement suit.
The Apple iPad faces a challenge from the bookseller's color touch screen e-reader as a platform for books and periodicals, an industry analyst says.
iPhone, iPad and other Apple products will be integrated into Unisys IT systems.
On the eve of a "major announcement" from rival Barnes & Noble, Amazon.com said it has sold more e-readers this quarter than ever before.
The Nintendo DS, the main rival to Sony's portable gaming device, sold more than four times as many units in August.
The iconic cassette player will soon disappear from Japanese store shelves, marking the end of the one-time dominant music player.
Matching the Barnes & Noble Nook's "LendMe" technology, Amazon will allow Kindle users to share books with each other for up to 14 days.
Games For Windows Marketplace plans to offer a host of popular PC games for download from Microsoft and other publishers, including Halo, Gears of War and Grand Theft Auto.
Competing with Nvidia's GeForce GTX 460, the HD 6870 and 6850 gaming graphics card take advantage of Microsoft's DirectX 11 technology in Windows 7.
Demand for the motion-based game controller is outpacing supply, according to Sony, which bodes well for the slumping gaming industry.
The world's largest retailer will start putting Barnes & Noble's e-book device on store shelves this weekend.
Investment will help OpenFeint platform expand its push into the Apple iPhone and Android smartphones.
Software giant’s fastest-selling OS ever surpasses Vista in global PC ubiquity.
"Angry Birds" for Apple's iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch is Chillingo's best known game; the company's titles also include "Cut the Rope," "Helsing's Fire," and "Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs."
Steve Jobs called the new and updated Air laptops MacBook, iPad "hook-ups" at the "Back To The Mac" event, which also introduced Lion OS X and a FaceTime for the Mac beta.
Third-quarter revenue rose 2%, aided by the sale of the HotJobs employment listing service.
The latest addition to the Caviar Green family of internal SATA drives is supported in 64-bit versions of Windows Vista and Windows 7.
Preparing for its next-generation, 22-nanometer microprocessors, the chipmaker plans to upgrade four fabs and build a new factory.
Redmond's technology visionary since Bill Gates stepped away, Ozzie was credited by CEO Steve Ballmer with guiding the software marker's transition toward cloud computing.
Apple sold 14.1 million iPhones in the quarter, a 91% increase over a year ago, and 4.19 million iPads.
The disks subscribers previously had to insert in the gaming consoles to access Netflix streaming service have been replaced by a free downloadable application.
Gaming sales were down 8% overall in September from a year ago, according to NPD Group, but adding non-store sales of products such as rentals, used games, subscriptions and downloads boosted the sales report.
A free downloadable Netflix application will allow subscribers to watch movies from the gaming console without inserting a separate disk.
Business process management middleware is the key pickup in third acquisition this year involving master data management.
The market is expected to explode from 19.5 million units this year, likely cannibalizing sales of netbooks and e-readers, Gartner says.
The New York Times offers feature-rich subscription app for free on Apple’s tablet computer, with a paid service planned for 2011.
The increase in texting reported by Nielsen is part of broader growth in mobile data usage among U.S. high schoolers.
Stronger than expected sales driven by demand for notebook and graphics processors.
The developer version of the web browser, which is not recommended for general use, integrates Google's Instant Search into the address bar.
The N900 is rumored to be the first handset to get the operating system developed by Intel and the Finnish phone maker.
Mac maker saw shipments rise more than 24% to topple Acer from third place.
Bing searches will include pictures of Facebook friends next to the web pages that they recommend.
Mac OS X and MacBook Air updates as well as a MacBook Pro hybrid hard drive are among the products rumored to be on the event agenda.
After revising its third quarter forecast in August, the chipmaker reported record revenues of $11.1 billion for the quarter.
The new section of the Kindle e-book stores is for authors whose works are larger than a magazine article but less than the typical novel.
Internet television service, already available on the iPhone, is also coming to Xbox 360.
Intended for entertainment media PCs used to view HD movies and edit video and photos, the Fermi-based card has a dedicated processing engine to reduce power consumption and heat.
The redesigned media-streaming device has the same internal design and components as the iPad, iPhone 4, and iPod Touch.
Mirror Worlds' multimillion-dollar award in a patent infringement suit amounts to "triple dipping" Apple contends in a motion it filed requesting a stay of the jury decision.
In addition to the power boost from the Atom N550, the Aspire One AOD255 features a 10.1-inch display, a nearly full-size keyboard, and eight hours of battery life.
Do-it-yourself authors and independent publishers can earn as much as 65% of the list price for works published through the program.
Dick Costolo, the chief operating officer, will take over from Evan Williams and be charged with leading the micro-blogging service to profitability.
Microsoft's share of the browser market fell in September, despite 6 million downloads of the IE9 beta, according to Net Applications.
Electronic Arts has renamed the enemy troops fighting U.S. soldiers in the multiplayer portion of the game out of respect to the friends and family of soldiers who have died in Afghanistan.
The company's board cut CEO Steve Ballmer's bonus due to Microsoft's loss of mobile phone market share and failure to match Apple's iPad.
Clearwire says the three resignations stem from an 'abundance of caution' related to recent changes in antitrust laws.