3 carriers to build Google's mobile wallet into new phones

...Google already does with its search engine, Gmail and YouTube on millions of other phones running on Android ? an operating system that Google has been giving away for years to ensure people keep using its products on mobile devices. Google profits...

Controversial software on Lenovo laptops uses cutting-edge visual search technology

...uninstall.ome experts say users might want to wipe their hard drives and start over, re-installing the Windows operating system.That's not an easy task for casual users, Westin said, "but it's the best way to be completely sure."

Microsoft shows off Windows 10 and 'HoloLens'

...renderings of people, machines or other objects.The new gadget runs on the newest version of Microsoft's flagship operating system, Windows 10, which the company says is designed to provide a more familiar experience as users shift back and forth...

Local school districts still weighing flexibility options

...10 billion cut from schools over the last decade ? especially in a district like Columbia County, where the operating system appears to be working.Columbia County alone has lost more than $115 million since 2003, while nearly $173 million...

BlackBerry launches Classic in last-ditch effort

...Apple showed that phones can handle much more than email and phone calls. Blackberry was late in overhauling its operating system to compete.BlackBerry now holds a small fraction of the U.S. smartphone market after commanding a nearly 50...

Apple unveils thinner iPad featuring faster processor, better camera

...starting Friday.Meanwhile, Apple made its new Mac operating system, Yosemite, available as a free download starting...competition from cheaper tablets running Google's Android operating system. Google announced Wednesday that an 8.9-inch...

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...unveiling of its latest tablet computer at an Oct. 16 event. The showcase also is expected to feature an update to the operating system for its Mac computers and the possible release of a new digital payment service called Apple Pay. The company's...

Microsoft to buy Minecraft maker for $2.5 billion

...2009. It is the most popular online game on Xbox, and the top paid app for Apple's iOS and Google's Android operating system in the U.S."Minecraft is more than a great game franchise - it is an open world platform, driven by a vibrant...

Dow, S&P 500 mark latest record highs; relief over better news from Japan and Germany

...percent, to $7.93 on news that the company plans to launch a tablet computer next year that will run on the Android operating system.? SunEdison surged 29.3 percent after the solar energy company agreed to buy wind energy company First Wind for...

Apple's iOS 8 upgrade makes typing on iPhone much simpler

...my iPhone if I hadn't upgraded to Apple's new operating system, iOS 8.With the free upgrade, typing on the iPhone's...outside party, similar to what Google's Android operating system has allowed for years. A few are free, while others...