Google hires woman as new CFO, luring Morgan Stanley exec from Wall St. to Silicon Valley

...dominant search engine and digital ad network, the Mountain View, Calif., company also boasts the top mobile operating system in Android and the most popular video site in YouTube, as well as the popular Chrome browser and Gmail service...

As Explorer loses ground, Microsoft readies new web browser

...Microsoft has built a new web browser designed for the modern web and mobile devices to go with its new Windows 10 operating system that's coming later this year. Explorer will still be available, but Microsoft hinted this week that its new...

BlackBerry offers new phones but turns focus to software

...made by Apple and those run on Google's Android operating system, like the popular Samsung models.Chen's major...from its devices and made them available for the operating systems of would-be competitors.It has since struck new...

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."

Procrastinating on Windows server leads to hacker risk

...last year? Well, Microsoft is dropping another operating system soon. This one isn't visible on your desktop at...cyber-security risks. "Any server running this operating system will be completely exposed to serious hacker attacks...

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...

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...

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...