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New tech toys abound at the Consumer Electronics Show

New tech toys abound at the Consumer Electronics Show

Love it or hate it, technology is here to stay, and this week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is the place to see what will be making your life easier -- or more frustrating -- in coming months.
MARCELLA S. KREITER

Mozilla, Google deal worth $900 million

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. Internet company Mozilla, a non-profit company, has been set up for an enormous revenue leap with a new deal with Google, sources told Web site AllThingsD.
Microsoft to back away from CES

Microsoft to back away from CES

REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. software giant Microsoft Corp. said 2012 would mark its last keynote address at Consumer Electronics Association trade show.
Microsoft exploits Android malware

Microsoft exploits Android malware

REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 14 (UPI) -- U.S. technology giant Microsoft said it is giving away five free phones to consumers who can tell the most horrifying story about a rival operating system.

Malware creeping into portable documents

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Malware designed to damage computer systems is being secreted into portable documents commonly known as pdf by cybercriminals whose efforts usually are thwarted by antivirus software.

EU pushes rules for data cloud privacy

BRUSSELS, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- European users of software that accesses online "data clouds" should have their data privacy rights respected by non-EU nations, a top Brussels official says.

China, Bill Gates in nuclear reactor talks

BEIJING, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- China says it is ready to start work on a novel design for a nuclear reactor with the help of a firm created by Microsoft Corp. founder Bill Gates.

Upgraded Xbox Live hits delays

REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 6 (UPI) -- An online posting from U.S. technology giant Microsoft said upgrades for the game platform Xbox were taking longer than expected.
Xbox Live takes on the cable box

Xbox Live takes on the cable box

REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Microsoft's Xbox Live is poised to reinvent the functions of the set-box that has long been a staple of U.S. television viewing, experts said.

Two die in Lake Huron plane crash

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich., Dec. 4 (UPI) -- An Amazon Web Services manager and another man died when their small airplane went down on the shore of Lake Huron, the U.S. Coast Guard confirmed Sunday.

Holiday shopping a balancing act for Brits

LONDON, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Economic times are still tough for many British families but parents indicate they will still try to give their children -- and retailers -- a merry Christmas.

Tech experts: Siri continually learning

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Technology experts say the more people use the new Apple iPhone's signature voice-activated feature Siri, the better it will work.
Gates testifies in Novell antitrust case

Gates testifies in Novell antitrust case

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates testified in Utah Monday rival Novell failed to produce a word processing program in time for the launch of Windows 95.

HTML5 is coming on strong

NEW YORK, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- A new programming strategy is coming on strong among the most popular U.S. Web sites, a company that tracks Internet technologies said.

John Opel, former IBM chief, dead at 86

FORT MYERS, Fla., Nov. 5 (UPI) -- John R. Opel, the head of IBM when it introduced personal computers in the 1980s, has died in Fort Myers, Fla., a family member said. He was 86.
TV veteran Andy Rooney dead at 92

TV veteran Andy Rooney dead at 92

NEW YORK, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Veteran CBS "60 Minutes" television essayist Andy Rooney died in New York Saturday of post-surgical complications, the network said. He was 92.

Bill Gates calls foreign aid effective

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Microsoft mogul Bill Gates says increasing aid to the Third World is a worthwhile project that Americans will support despite the tough economy.

Blog: Major U.S. corporations hacked

NEW YORK, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Microsoft, IBM, and Amazon were among 760 companies hit by cyberattacks this year, a security analyst says.
Nokia debuts Windows phones

Nokia debuts Windows phones

LONDON, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Finnish phone firm Nokia Corp. said Wednesday it was ready to debut its first devices based on Microsoft Corp.'s operating system.
Google talking about possible Yahoo! bid

Google talking about possible Yahoo! bid

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. Internet giant Google is talking with private equity firms to consider a purchase of rival Yahoo!, a source told The Wall Street Journal.
Yahoo! may soon have bidders at its door

Yahoo! may soon have bidders at its door

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 20 (UPI) -- U.S. technology giant Microsoft Corp. is reviving its pursuit of search engine Yahoo! Inc., this time with partners, sources told The Wall Street Journal.

Video gamers raise $1M for charity

REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Video gamers in 97 countries, sponsored by groups including Washington state-based Microsoft, raised more than $1 million for charity in a 24-hour fundraiser.
Romney talks tough on China trade

Romney talks tough on China trade

REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Presidential candidate Mitt Romney says the United States needs to crack down on intellectual property violations by China,

Sonic CEO: It was right to fight order

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Sonic.net Inc. Chief Executive Officer Dane Jasper said opposing a secret government order to turn over client information was the "right thing to do."
TNT to re-air Steve Jobs TV movie

TNT to re-air Steve Jobs TV movie

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- U.S. cable network TNT says it will pay tribute to the late Apple founder Steve Jobs by re-airing the TV movie "Pirates of Silicon Valley."
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