Microsoft posted robust 16.1 percent year-over-year revenue growth in the IT operations management (ITOM) software market last year, closing in on markets leaders IBM, CA Technologies and BMC Software, which all had lackluster performances in 2012, according to Gartner.
On Tuesday, the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations will question Apple CEO Tim Cook and Chief Financial Officer Peter Oppenheimer about Apple's practice of shifting profits offshore to avoid U.S. tax payments.
Microsoft's Windows 8, the all-in-one operating system for touch-screen and non-touch-screen devices, is not satisfying IT departments, according to Forrester Research.
Whenever I think about the state of software security, I get an image of that rooftop party scene in the movie Independence Day, starring Will Smith.
Google has demanded that Microsoft pull its Windows Phone 8 YouTube app, which contains a number of features that Google deemed to have violated its terms of service. Features that Google took issue with include the ability to download videos, as well as the removal of advertisements embedded by YouTube.
Hewlett-Packard this week took the wraps off a new laptop-tablet hybrid that runs on the Android operating system. The SlateBook X2 is priced at $479.99, and comes with both the tablet and keyboard dock portion in the same package. It is not possible to buy the tablet as a stand-alone item.
Adobe's decision to only offer future Creative Suite products, such as Photoshop and Illustrator, through an ongoing subscription to its Creative Cloud software-as-a-service product has customers rebelling.
Microsoft released a couple of ads this week bashing Google Docs, which while clearly missing the mark, probably didn't give the message they were hoping to convey.
Ultimately, if there is one lesson we can learn from these fake technical support calls, it is to never to give faceless strangers the opportunity to remotely access your PC.
Have you ever encountered a password strength meter when setting a password? If you've ever wondered if they work, first-of-its-kind research offers tantalizing proof that password meters do indeed offer more than just a "feel good" level of security-- assuming they are set up correctly.