Your Money: Don't fall victim to bogus tech support calls

...personal information, which they get from publicly available phone directories. They might even guess what computer operating system you are using.The caller tells you that your computer is sending error messages, and they've detected a virus...

HP, a Silicon Valley icon, is ready for its break-up

...giants. Microsoft has been forced to change the way it sells software, as fewer people buy PCs that run its Windows operating system. PC-maker Dell is shifting its focus to corporate data centers, paying $67 billion to acquire commercial computing...

Put down that tablet: Microsoft, Intel and PC makers have $70M to remind you PCs are awesome

...by Windows 10, which Microsoft bills as its best operating system yet."With this perfect storm of innovation, we...the late July release of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system couldn't reverse the slide. Worldwide shipments...

Augusta Metro, University Health federal credit unions to merge

...all the employees will be retained except for the ones that are retiring. The member of University Health approved the merger on Sept. 23. It becomes effective on Thursday, but the operating systems won't be synched until December.

Google tries to woo iPhone owners with Android watch app

...program uniting the devices running on different operating systems is being released Monday in Apple's app store...with iPhones dating back to the 5, as long as their operating systems have been updated to at least iOS 8.2."This...

Google to be part of new holding company, 'Alphabet'

...company's Chrome browser and related products, Pichai was given responsibility in 2013 for Google's Android mobile operating system.With the reorganization, Page signaled that he wants to give more authority to CEOs of the companies that will...

The Latest: Apple TV catches up with app store

...home screen make things simpler. To make sure everything runs smoothly, Apple created a new version of its mobile operating system called "tvOS."The app store also allows for non-video services, such as games and music.A new remote has...

Five ways Windows 10 fixes annoyances in its predecessor

NEW YORK - It took me just a weekend to get comfortable with Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system, something I never did with its predecessor, Windows 8, even after nearly three years.With Wednesday's update, Windows no...

Microsoft cuts 7,800 jobs as phone sales flag from its Nokia purchase

...Office software for Apple and Android devices, while preparing to launch a major overhaul of its flagship Windows operating system at the end of this month."Our reinvention will be centered on creating mobility of experiences across the entire...

New phone apps cover Microsoft Office and voting for mayors

...another move to make some of its most popular software available to people who don't use Microsoft's Windows operating system.The company had released redesigned versions for Android tablets in January and for iPhones and iPads last year...