Microsoft’s Bing search engine is five times more likely to serve up malicious sites in search results than Google, according to German research outfit AV Test.
Opinion It was Jerry Sanders III who first coined the phrase that, together with Intel and Microsoft, AMD and the other two were the “Holy Trinity”.
Google chairman Eric Schmidt believes more regulation is needed in the civilian drone market. The use of drones by law enforcement and enthusiasts is skyrocketing, but it is also raising new concerns about privacy, reports the BBC.
Foxconn has gone on a hiring spree, adding as many as 10,000 assembly line jobs per week in Zhengzhou, its major iPhone production facility.
As wearable electronics are set to emerge as a new trend - with recent reports that Apple and Samsung are working on their own watches - it seems Microsoft may be about to have another pop at an interactive wristwatch.
The global semiconductor materials market fell by two percent in 2012 compared to the same time in 2011, SEMI has found.
Shuttle is well known for its lineup of fanless x86 PCs, most of which are powered by Intel's Atom processor.
Nasdaq CEO Robert Griefield is about to get a smaller bonus this year, thanks to his brilliant execution of the Facebook IPO last year.
Opinion There is no other way of saying it, PC makers are in a world of trouble. The slump is getting worse and many punters now believe that we might see two subsequent quarters of double digit decline. The trouble is, they can’t do much about it, at least not in the short term.
Bitcoin has suffered a flash crash, surprising absolutely no one. The cyber currency tumbled from $266 to just $55 in a single day of trading.
The US House Intelligence Committee passed a bill to remove legal barriers that have stopped the government and private companies from protecting their networks against foreign hackers.
Intel has been showing off its next-generation Thunderbolt technology which boasts double the speed and backward compatibility of the earlier versions. The technology does look good on paper and the fact that it is going under the bonnet of Apple machines means that it is guaranteed a lot of excited free publicity from the Apple frenzied press.
The once buoyant Indian IT industry appears to be continuing to slide.This week the IT industry association Nasscom has forecast that in 2013 there will be 50,000 fewer jobs available.
It is starting to look like the US courts are losing patience with copyright troll companies and they are starting to find themselves on the wrong side of the law.
Software giant Microsoft has kicked off a nasty marketing war directly against Google and ended any pretence of niceness between the pair. The Vole has released a series of attack ads in the US which have upped the ante considerably in its trade war against Google which began five months ago.
Microsoft has spared little effort in transforming its flagship Xbox 360 into a versatile entertainment hub, making the system much more than a gaming console.
The Vatican is the only country on the planet with zero live births. However that doesn’t mean that the residents of this tiny city state, which was granted independence by Benito Mussolini in 1929, do not indulge in sexually explicit shenanigans.
The first quarter of 2013 was the worst for PC sales since 1994, IDC said.
The Iranian suspicion of Western mapping systems is getting a little silly.
Anyone who thought that airport security would allow smartphone use on a plane in the future might be a little worried to know that it is possible to hijack a plane with one.