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Microsoft explores new security strategies based on virtualization to better protect enterprise customers from malware and identity theft. When we're talking about Windows 10 features, security upgrades are often edged out of the spotlight by flashy additions like Cortana for desktop, Microsoft Edge, and Universal Apps....

IBM is advancing rapidly into new fields like data analytics, cloud computing and mobile applications. And while the technology company’s second-quarter results showed encouraging progress in those businesses, it was not enough to translate into growth for the company as a whole. Virginia M. Rometty, IBM’s...

Among the many promises of the Internet of Things — a network of Wi-Fi-connected devices and equipment managed with smartphones — is the automation of everyday life, whether finding a parking space or discovering a discounted blouse at the mall or lighting the streets when...

SEATTLE — Next week, when Microsoft releases Windows 10, the latest version of the company’s operating system, the software will offer a mix of the familiar and new to the people who run earlier versions of it on more than 1.5 billion computers and other...

Research points to ways to reduce incorrect assessments of patient conditions Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC's electronic surveillance framework for hospitalized kids is poised to significantly reduce false-positive identification of serious health conditions. This according to new peer-reviewed research published today in the journal Pediatric Critical...

Healthcare organizations can use the new functions for archiving, encryption, auditing, and event monitoring, all in the cloud. Salesforce on Tuesday hoisted up a new platform for building apps. Called Salesforce Shield, the cloud-based customer relationship management provider explained that Salesforce Shield is geared toward companies...

SEATTLE — Almost 20 years ago, Microsoft licensed the Rolling Stones song “Start Me Up” to add a dash of rock ‘n’ roll to the release of Windows 95, the product that catapulted the company to a high-water mark of influence in the tech industry....

Quip, Cotap, and others are scrapping the mobile-first playbook. Bret Taylor had a chart that was going the wrong way. The CEO of Quip, a startup whose namesake app promised to redefine word processing for the mobile era, had seen a curious trend: Desktop usage of Quip,...