Samsung Poised To Unseat Intel As King Of MicrochipsIntel's more than two decade-long reign as the king of the silicon-based semiconductor is poised to end Thursday when South Korea's Samsung Electronics elbows the U.S. manufacturer aside.
It's Time To Redouble Your Cybersecurity StepsThe WannaCry ransomware was a harsh reminder of how difficult it can be to keep your data and devices safe. But you can take steps to safeguard yourself.
Amazon Refreshes Lineup Of Low-Cost TabletsAmazon is offering a thinner and lighter version of its cheapest, seven-inch tablet, while shaving $10 off of the price of an eight-inch model. The company is also selling a kids version of the eight-inch tablet.
Microsoft Says Windows 10 On 500 Million DevicesMicrosoft said that 500 million devices are now running Windows 10, its latest operating system. That is up from 400 million last September, but far short of the company's 1 billion goal by 2018.
Trump Not Sold On Russian Link To HackingDonald Trump said that "no computer is safe" when it comes to keeping information private, expressing new skepticism about the security of the online communications that his administration is likely to use.
Fingers Make Handy Digital Keys, But Not Safe OnesIt sounds like a great idea -- forget passwords, and instead lock your phone or computer with your fingerprint. It's a convenient form of security, though it's also perhaps not as safe as you'd think.
Apple Updates MacBook Pro With Keyboard Touch BarApple is adding a new touch-sensitive panel to the MacBook Pro. The touch panel will enable new keyboard functions. It will also come with a fingerprint sensor, similar to one in the iPhone, to unlock the device.
HP Promises Fix For Printer Update That Bars Outside InkHP has apologized to customers for a software update that made some of its printers stop working with ink cartridges from competing suppliers, even if the printers had accepted the same cartridges in the past.
Dallas Man Sentenced To Jail For Sabotaging Citibank ComputersAn employee who sabotaged Citibank's computer system because he believed he was about to be fired has been sentenced to nearly two years in prison.
Court Upholds 'Net Neutrality' Internet Access RulesA federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the government's 'net neutrality' rules that require internet providers to treat all web traffic equally. The rules treat broadband service like a public utility.
Hospital Pays Thousands To End Attack Known As 'Ransomware'A large American hospital chose to pay hackers who were holding its computer network hostage, a move its CEO said was in its best interest and the most efficient way to end the problem.
Apple Defies Industry Trend Of Falling PC SalesApple keeps defying the PC industry trend. While other major computer-makers saw shipments fall in 2015, Apple increased the number of Macs it shipped worldwide last year.