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Giant video gaming conference E3 gets going in L.A.

Jun 5, 2012
And it's all about the game consoles. How will Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony stave off mobile and social games?
Posted In: video games, e3, nintendo, Sony, Microsoft

Microsoft makes 'Do Not Track' the default

Jun 4, 2012
Advertisers are not amused. In the upcoming version of Windows, Internet Explorer will have its "Do Not Track" feature turned on by default. Goodbye creepy ads that seem to follow you around -- hello, more generic ads for great deals on car insurance?
Posted In: Microsoft, web tracking, do not track, tracking, browsers, internet explorer, online advertising, QR code, health care

Barnes & Noble teams up with Microsoft on Nook

Apr 30, 2012
We found out this morning that Microsoft is investing $300 million in Barnes & Noble's digital book business. Why would the sometime rivals decide to join together?
Posted In: Barnes & Noble, Nook, Microsoft

An unlikely partnership to build the e-textbook business

Apr 30, 2012
When you think ebooks, the iPad and the Kindle come to mind -- not Microsoft Windows. But Microsoft's been losing enough ground in tablets and e-readers that today it's decided to spend $300 million to invest in Barnes & Noble's Nook digital-book business.
Posted In: Nook, textbooks, Barnes & Noble, Microsoft

Microsoft invests in Nook

Apr 30, 2012
Add another player to the digital textbook market. Microsoft announced at $300 million investment in Barnes & Noble's Nook reader.
Posted In: Barnes & Noble, textbooks, e-books, Nook, nook tablet, Microsoft

Google wants to store your stuff in its cloud

Apr 25, 2012
Google Drive premieres, offering users five gigabytes or more of space for documents, pictures, videos, what-have-yous. Plus, learn this term: liquidmetal.
Posted In: Google, cloud computing, apple, Microsoft, iPhone, macbook pro

Is the newest cool kid on the block … Microsoft?

Apr 20, 2012
The software graybeard may have a future in mobile after all.
Posted In: Microsoft, mobile, android, apple, iPhone, ios, zynga, Draw Something

Nokia's new Windows Phone: A legit contender?

Apr 5, 2012
The Windows Phone platform is about to get a big boost from Nokia. The Finnish company is launching the Lumia 900, a smartphone that runs on Windows. Also, Google wants to put a computer in your glasses.
Posted In: nokia, iPhone, android, apple, Google, Microsoft

Ode to the 'Start button'

Feb 29, 2012
Microsoft's iconic workhorse is gone from the latest version of Windows.
Posted In: windows 8, computers, start button, windows, Microsoft

An update on The Great Google Cookie Scare of 2012

Feb 22, 2012
What you need to know about how Google may be following you around the web.
Posted In: apple, Google, Microsoft, safari, internet explorer, privacy, cookies

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