This week, Microsoft took a $900 million charge against its Surface effort, showing that the idea of merging PCs and tablets has not resonated with consumers. At the same time, growth in mobile phones
Despite financial disappointments, Microsoft has offered a new, more aggressive stance toward competitors. Instead of telling people that Apple is bad, should Microsoft start telling people why it's good?
The latest set of numbers showing which versions of Android are actually being used in the real world have been published by Google. The new data shows that Android 4.x, which includes Ice Cream Sandwich
He designed it for iStockPhoto, a subscription-based site that offers thousands of pictures for customers to use in designs and other projects. When the Twitter founders were browsing the site in search
Football spectators in northern Brazil decapitated a referee after he fatally stabbed a player for refusing to leave the pitch, officials say. An angry mob stormed the field during the amateur game in
Former Newcastle United striker Nile Ranger has been charged with rape, police have confirmed. Former Newcastle United striker Nile Ranger has been charged with rape and will appear in court next month.
Thanks to some outstanding work on the transfer market, Fiorentina have turned from relegation contenders to Scudetto challengers in the space of a single season. It was only this time last year that were
Cristiano Ronaldo still has a lot to prove at Real Madrid. While he's undeniably had great personal success since making the move from Manchester United, his club has played second fiddle to Barcelona
“The Roost–stop hunching over your laptop,” I read, back and neck aching as usual. I had been working at my laptop like a gargoyle since early in the morning. But in the Roost, a laptop stand that’s raised
Purported low-cost iPhone model spotted; Jelly Bean knockoff packs Snapdragon 600 CPU, sells for $199
The low-cost iPhone has reportedly been spotted, with a peripherals maker revealing design details for the device in an in-house produced video – but there’s a twist: an Android-running smartphone has
The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 has held its own against some stiff competition in the past, but with its successor still a few months away, a rather large shadow has loomed upon it. The Sony Xperia Z Ultra
The media giant has launched Amplify and its student-focused Amplify Tablet and spent three years trying to win over skeptics in the education industry. Has it paid off? Joel Klein joined News Corp. in
Third in a series People who use competing products just don’t get the loyalty of Apple users. “What is so special about the iPhone? That Macbook Air? An iPad Mini?” The product specs rarely seem extraordinary,
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis are chart-topping rap sensations. In a special rebroadcast, they sat down last year with guest host Celeste Headlee to talk about their latest album 'The Heist' a few months their
It will open up 11 schools where the only tool students and teachers will use is the iPad. The idea of an iPad-centric school is so wild, these schools have been informally nicknamed as "Steve Jobs schools,"
Android's growth is now coming from cheap, no-name smartphone makers, a ccording Needham analyst Charlie Wolf. Samsung's share of the Android market has stalled around 40%, while the ultra-low-cost Android
HTC just can’t seem to catch a break when it comes to the company’s finances. The British bank Barclays Plc has cut its estimate for HTC Corp’s earning throughout 2013, due to concerns that the smartphone
We are at the beginning of the most radical transformation of our food industry since the Green Revolution. Until now, food innovation — including agricultural production, processing, distribution and
And the research behind it could change how we all interact with computers and with each other. Michael Scaturro On the hottest day of the summer so far in Berlin, Tom Bieling, a 32-year-old doctoral walked
In celebration of equal rights, the proudly gay-friendly search giant has hidden a fabulous easter egg for users who search “gay.” This isn’t the first time Google has come out in support of gay marriage.
Search and mobile superpower Google is working on new technology that would effectively purge all images of child pornography and abuse from most of the Web. Google disclosed new efforts to fight online
What on Earth just happened? This, via The Changeover, is going to make your brain hurt a little: I really can't comprehend what I'm looking at, but I do know that Gael Monfils is a special individual