Hate passwords? We all do. So Microsoft, Google, and other browser makers have made WebAuthn to replace passwords with your fingerprint and facial recognition.
Stories by Mark Hachman
Microsoft has launched HoloLens 2 with an expanded field of view and—with a price of $3,500—a clear aim at business rather than consumers.
Intel's seventh chief executive is something of a closed book. From what he's said, however, it appears that Bob Swan is choosing to stay the course.
AMD's chief executive builds off her CES introduction of Radeon VII and the 3rd-generation Ryzen with disclosures about ray tracing plans, more cores for its Ryzen chips, and more.
Intel's surprisingly newsy press conference at CES ushered in its new Core chip, Ice Lake, plus a few surprises: a stakced "Lakefield" chip and "Project Athena," its
A new rootkit, Zacinlo, that attacks United States users of Windows 10 has re-surfaced. It's hidden inside a "VPN" that promises to secure your PC.
Microsoft's new Azure Sphere security package for billions of IoT devices includes two surprises: a new chip that Microsoft will license, plus its own Linux kernel.
Add Windows 7, Windows 8.1 to the list of Microsoft operating systems protected against Spectre and Meltdown, as well as the Kaby Lake, Coffee Lake, and Skylake chips from Intel.
A little-known security firm claims that AMD's Ryzen and Epyc architectures are subject to major exploitable flaws. AMD said it hasn't had time to confirm or deny the claims.
Putting Cortana on Amazon devices, and Alexa on Windows PCs, would seem to doom Harman Kardon's Cortana-powered smart speaker. But Skype may be the secret sauce that saves it.
The company uses IFTTT-like recipes to help automate everyday tasks like filling out Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, with the goal of saving time (and employee sanity) within businesses.
Tabbed Windows. A customizable login screen. Tens of thousands of votes have poured in for these features and more, but time's running out for these features to make it into Windows 10's launch version.
Oh, what a year to forget
In a candid interview with the Wall Street Journal, Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer said that he was encouraged to hustle his transformation plan into motion, but ended up being pushed out the door.
Microsoft chairman Bill Gates acknowledged that the "CTRL-ALT-DEL" means of logging into your Windows PC was a mistake, although done with the best of intentions.