UPDATE: To story we covered earlier.
Microsoft is releasing a security update for Internet Explorer that closes a gap that allowed attackers to take complete control of a computer. It also issued the update to Windows XP users, despite dropping support for the older operating system last month. (more…)
In a rare move, US Computer Emergency Readiness Team says to stop using Internet Explorer until Microsoft can plug a critical security hole. (more…)
However it’s unclear if spy agency has used the Xbox tech. The UK intelligence agency GCHQ had previously evaluated the potential of the Xbox 360’s Kinect camera for bulk surveillance purposes, a new report claims.
Apple has reportedly closed a deal to acquire PrimeSense, the 3D-sensor company behind Microsoft’s Kinect sensor. (more…)
Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a global leader in microcontroller (MCU) and touch technology solutions, today announced the company’s groundbreaking XSense® flexible touch sensor has achieved Windows® 8 certification as part of a customer’s system, ensuring the innovative touch material addresses the rapidly expanding markets for Windows 8 smartphones, tablets, Ultrabooks and other PC and consumer devices.
The latest Windows update is causing problems for owners of Microsoft’s Surface RT gadgets. (more…)
Microsoft is releasing its long-awaited Windows 8.1 upgrade as a free download starting Thursday. It addresses some of the gripes people have had with Windows 8, the dramatically different operating system that attempts to bridge the divide between tablets and PCs. (more…)
As reports claim Apple is gearing up to launch a so-called “iWatch,” another rumor claims that Microsoft is late enough in the development stage of its own smart watch that testing of the device has moved over to the company’s Surface hardware development team.
Today’s the day. Microsoft is making available to anyone and everyone with Windows 8 and Windows RT a public preview build of its next Windows release, Windows 8.1, codenamed “Blue.” (more…)