When screensavers were first introduced in the 1980s, they were designed to prevent burn-in on CRT monitors. In the LCD era, they’ve largely been used as a distraction and minor security feature, but Microsoft now has a new potential use […]
In a debate at the Gartner Symposium in Sydney, Nick Jones argued the case that Apple would never be a viable enterprise technology provider, while his fellow analyst Robin Simpson took the case for Apple’s role in business.
The most popular Web search engine in China, Baidu.com, was attacked by a group of hacktivists identifying themselves as the Iranian Cyber Army. The hackers hijacked the domain’s DNS records and pointed it to a server under their control.
Microsoft is pushing to bring computer programming back into the classroom – and back into the realm of the imagination. That push comes through Kodu, a game developed by Microsoft Research that invites users to create their own worlds while […]
The discount promotion program which Microsoft had launched some time back, for students, will expire on January 5, 2010 at 12:00 am CST. So if you are a student and have not taken advantage of this offer, you may want […]
One of the most popular features of Bing’s home page, launched in May, has been its use of stunning photographs taken from around the world. Embedded within each photo are mouse-able “hot spots” that offer more information about what’s in […]
Catalyzed by Google CEO Eric Schmidt’s comments on privacy, Dolzler, a Mozilla executive, on his private blog, is telling Firefox users to ditch Google for Microsoft’s Bing, stating that Bing provides superior security.
The newly launched Microsoft Payments Community will share its thoughts, comments, news and reflections about payments and core banking from a subject matter expert from Microsoft’s Financial Services Team.
EntityCube is a research prototype and is a test bed for exploring object-level search technologies, which automatically summarizes the Web for entities (such as people, locations and organizations) with a substantial presence.
Today, MSN announced an extension of the partnership with BermanBraun Interactive and a new partnership with Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S. (HFM U.S.), publisher of ELLE, Woman’s Day and ELLE DECOR brands, to launch a new online lifestyle experience focused on […]
Google’s nascent browser has paired with one of the most popular free security programs in the world so that when users run the Avast installer on a computer that has neither Chrome nor Avast, they’ll be offered a chance to […]
The Google homepage is sporting a new look. Google has released a new version of its classic homepage. The main feature of the new homepage is that it “fades in” — when the page first loads, it shows only the […]