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Microsoft Sells U.S. Defense Dept. on Windows 10

The U.S. Department of Defense has committed to upgrade 4 million devices to Windows 10, giving Microsoft Corp. one of its best proof points yet that the seven-month-old operating system is secure.<p>The rollout is the biggest Windows 10 installation to date. Just last month, the Redmond, Wash., …

Windows 10

iPhone 5SE Release Date, Apple Gets Aggressive

Mark Gurman reports that the iPhone 5SE will go on sale on Friday March 18th, just three days after it is revealed on Tuesday March 15th. With the caveat that his sources think this could be changed (which means I’m tagging this as ‘assuming Taniyama-Shimura‘) this release date says a lot about …

iPhone

'Apple’s bargaining power over Google is weaker than previously thought'

But that "$1 billion" factoid set off a round of speculation about how dependent Google is on Apple for its revenues. The $1 billion number suggests that 13.5% of Google's entire revenue comes from Apple users, predominantly when they use Google as their search engine in the Safari browser.<p>That …

iPhone 5se and iPad Air 3 said to go on sale March 18

Apple is now said to put its iPhone 5se and iPad Air 3 up for sale on March 18, just three days after the company is expected to hold an event to announce the new hardware.<p>Sources also claim there will be no pre-order period for the devices.<p>The iPhone 5se is expected to be a hybrid iPhone 5s and 6, …

IPad Air

Google Brings Serverless Computing To Its Cloud Platform

Google Cloud Functions, the latest addition to the Google Cloud Platform, enables developers to upload JavaScript code snippets that are triggered in response to a few events. This new service, which is in Alpha, is available to select customers whose accounts are whitelisted by Google. Cloud …

Cloud Computing

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer tells us his successor is doing great, except for 2 small things

By and large, Ballmer told Business Insider, he's happy with Microsoft's progress under Satya Nadella.<p>He thinks that key cloud initiatives Office 365 and Azure are progressing at a great pace, and credits Nadella for setting out a very clear vision and communicating it to stakeholders:<p>He sort of …

Microsoft may be running the biggest Turing test in history

If you live in China and you've been on WeChat, there's a decent chance you've come across or at least heard of chatty teenager named Xiaoice.<p>Xiaoice …

A New Kind of Computer Chip Could Soon Make Your Smartphone Way More Powerful

And it could save you some battery too.<p>Your smartphone is already pretty smart. Chances are it has a GPU (for graphics) and a CPU (for everything else) packed into its tiny microchip brain. Those two parts alone make it more powerful than entire desktop PCs from only a decade or so ago, but a new …

NATO report: A 2013 Russian aerial exercise was actually a 'simulated nuclear attack' on Sweden

The aircraft followed a flight path that deviated from typical Russian air force routes in the region. While Russian planes often fly between "mainland" Russia and the Baltic enclave of Kaliningrad, these aircraft made a detour that suggested they were carrying out a simulated attack of some …