The early change this year to daylight-saving time has gone relatively smoothly, according to most sources, despite eleventh-hour changes in strategy at some companies.
Bill Gates, Microsoft’s chairman, was the world’s richest person for the 14th consecutive year, Forbes announced yesterday as it debuted its mogul rankings for 2006.
The iMac and MacBook are ready to move into the enterprise, global IT management consultant Seth Weintraub argues, if IT decision-makers can get over their prejudice against equipment that's traditionally been aimed at consumers.
Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates said Wednesday that he feels “deep anxiety” over the ability of the U.S. to compete globally and added that the country is risking its technology leadership because of failures in its education system and immigration policies and inadequate research spending.
Apple’s CFO said Tuesday that Windows Vista is no threat to Mac OS X 10.5 “Leopard” and argued that the steep hardware requirements of Microsoft’s new operating system will give Leopard an opportunity to step in and grab more market share.
Microsoft Tuesday said that reports published last month claiming that Google Inc. profited from sites pimping pirated movies and software show why copyright holders shouldn’t trust the search company.
Piper Jaffray’s Gene Munster believes an Intel-native version of Adobe’s Creative Suite will boost Mac sales.
The unknown hacker who claimed last week that a tool he’d created could generate valid Windows Vista activation codes has admitted that the crack was cracked.
A Web site posted a tool Thursday that can apparently crack Windows Vista’s activation process by applying brute force — and lots of time — to come up with valid product keys.
According to a 1997 memo made public as part of a recently-settled antitrust case, Microsoft threatened to drop Office 98 development while in talks with a then-struggling Apple.
CompUSA will close more than half of its retail computer and electronics stores in the next two to three months.
The interface of Microsoft's Vista is a step back, especially when compared to OS X, user interface analyst Andreas Pfeiffer says.
Mike Elgan has written a pre-emptive epitaph for once-mighty Palm.
Analysts weigh in with Computerworld on the ramifications of the deal between Apple and Cisco Systems to share the iPhone trademark.
The NBA unveiled a new video mashup tool on its Web site that allows fans to build customized video mashups on the site.