Microsoft is the company to watch in 2016

Microsoft is the company to watch in 2016

From innovative hardware to augmented reality and open source, the new Microsoft is bolder and stronger than it has been for years

01/07/16

2015: The year tech found its groove and its soul

2015: The year tech found its groove and its soul

Better tech pay, more philanthropy, a big win for Net neutrality -- here's a taste of what was worth toasting this past year in tech

12/24/15

Yahoo, HP Enterprise, Dell, Mozilla: The one reason they're all in trouble

Yahoo, HP Enterprise, Dell, Mozilla: The one reason they're all in trouble

Chances are strong that no one and no strategy can save these companies, so mired in the past

12/17/15

Advertisers vs. ad blockers: The race to Internet armageddon

Advertisers vs. ad blockers: The race to Internet armageddon

Publishers need advertising dollars, but obnoxious ads have spawned a boom in revenue-killing ad blockers

12/10/15

Hacking is a business -- and business is good

Hacking is a business -- and business is good

Price lists, Black Friday discounts, and hacking as a service are all part of the increasingly sophisticated underground economy of cyber crime

12/03/15

Tech’s five biggest turkeys of 2015

Tech’s five biggest turkeys of 2015

This year’s flock of turkeys underpaid women and African-Americans, exposed users to fraud and embarrassment, and carelessly loaded their products with malware

11/25/15

The IT job party can't stop, won't stop for certain skills

The IT job party can't stop, won't stop for certain skills

Hiring and salaries will likely soar even higher in 2016, but less so for blacks and women -- and consultants may struggle

11/19/15

The fix is in: Proof that H-1B visa abuse is rampant

The fix is in: Proof that H-1B visa abuse is rampant

Outsourcers in particular have found a way to avoid the requirement to pay foreign workers the same wages as Americans

11/12/15

Get Windows 10? Microsoft's push comes to shove

Get Windows 10? Microsoft's push comes to shove

We all learned in kindergarten that bullying and breaking promises is wrong -- so cut it out, Microsoft

11/05/15

Microsoft and SAP: Old dogs learning new tricks

Microsoft and SAP: Old dogs learning new tricks

The cloud is killing old-line tech, but some providers are successfully moving to the future

10/29/15

Microsoft leads the charge to protect user privacy

Microsoft leads the charge to protect user privacy

Silicon Valley, long an enabler of government digital spying, is changing its tune, and Microsoft is at the forefront

10/22/15

First 'Jeopardy,' next the world: IBM's plans for Watson

First 'Jeopardy,' next the world: IBM's plans for Watson

IBM is betting on its cloud analytics platform to give the company a new lease on life, with the help of developers

10/15/15

Robots, not routers, are the future of the new Cisco

Robots, not routers, are the future of the new Cisco

Cisco’s new CEO is doubling down on the Internet of things and making software the star of the show

10/08/15

The FTC is wrong about antitrust fears over Android

The FTC is wrong about antitrust fears over Android

Microsoft can't develop a successful mobile operating system, so it's making a crybaby case against Google

10/01/15

Only a moon shot can fix government IT

Only a moon shot can fix government IT

Instead of lurching from crisis to crisis, it’s time to euthanize our geriatric federal IT and start over

09/24/15

Microsoft Surface and Dell stick it to Apple in the enterprise

Microsoft Surface and Dell stick it to Apple in the enterprise

By teaming up with a quartet of heavyweights, Microsoft will push Surface into the enterprise and boost Windows 10 deployment

09/10/15

IT certifications lose their luster among employers

IT certifications lose their luster among employers

As vendors crank out more and more certs, their value is flattening, while premium pay for underlying skills continues to soar

09/03/15

Carriers want to take your Wi-Fi for their own use

Carriers want to take your Wi-Fi for their own use

An unlikely alliance of consumer advocates, cable providers, and tech companies push back on carriers' congestion-handling technology

08/27/15

Upgrading an old PC to Windows 10? You're on your own

Upgrading an old PC to Windows 10? You're on your own

Microsoft's free upgrade strategy places the burden of support on PC makers -- and for 'unsupported' systems, they're punting to you

08/20/15

Yes he can! Nadella turns around Microsoft -- for real

Yes he can! Nadella turns around Microsoft -- for real

Microsoft’s CEO has put the twin disasters of Windows 8 and the Nokia acquisition to rest and is overcoming the failures of the Ballmer era

08/13/15

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