Top Features Absent From Windows 7
From dropping SteadyState to the lack of touch support, universal software updates, or third-party hardware support there's still a great deal missing from the Microsoft operating system. Some, inexplicably, didn't carry over from XP or Vista and others still haven't materialized despite widespread, ongoing demand. Why would Microsoft skimp on offering features that seem in their best interest to provide natively? One possibility is that they don't feel that way -- because they're waiting for so
Microsoft Asks Court To Ban Tivo DVRs
The software maker claims the underlying software in Tivo set-top boxes violates its patents and is looking to block sales of the devices in the U.S.
Google Co-Founder Larry Page To Replace Schmidt As CEO
Google on Thursday reported Q4 2010 revenues of $8.44 billion, but the bigger news was that co-founder Larry Page will take over as CEO in April, with current chief Eric Schmidt moving out of day to day leadership to become Executive Chairman.
Ubuntu Linux Getting Qt Toolkit
The Nokia toolkit will enable developers to write Web-enabled applications once, and deploy them across multiple platforms.
12 Money Saving Tech Tips For SMBs
Smaller companies are under constant pressure to maximize their performance with minimal resources. However, you can't do business without technology -- and tech means spending money, something there never seems to be quite enough of for growing businesses. You keep a vigilant eye on costs as a matter of course. So you need to be creative to get what you and your employees need -- from phone service to software to desks and chairs -- without busting the budget. No matter what your business needs
Microsoft Warns Of Xbox Shortages
The software maker says strong holiday sales of Xbox 360 and Kinect could mean inventory levels won't be enough to meet demand in early 2011.
iPad Takes A Bite Out Of PC Sales
Apple's hot-selling tablet, along with Android-powered slates, is eating into Microsoft and Intel's dominance of the personal computing market.
Top 10 SMB Predictions For 2011
We dusted off an old piece of tech -- the crystal ball -- to see what the New Year has in store for small and midsize business. 2011 will without a doubt be the year when "trend" becomes "normal" in a variety of business areas, from mobility to virtualization to social marketing. And while certain industry lingo might simply become part of the everyday vocabulary, the term "SMB" itself is likely to be thrown around even more loosely than it was in 2010, by vendors, politicians, and a host of oth
Microsoft Needs A Wider Cloud Strategy
Bob Muglia, the departing president of Microsoft's Server and Tools Business, crafted a limited cloud approach based on the hand he was dealt. Here's what his successor should do.