Mozilla plans to push 12 million users of the aged Firefox 3.5 to a newer version next month by taking the unprecedented step of automatically upgrading their browser.
Microsoft is telling Mac Office users it doesn't yet have a fix for a PowerPoint bug that it patched for Windows customers.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer today promised that the company would continue to develop and support Skype on rival platforms.
On Monday, Skype began serving up an update to Mac users of its chat and Internet phone software, fixing a dangerous bug that a researcher said could be used to build a worm
Mozilla has patched Firefox 4 for the first time, fixing eight flaws, including a major programming oversight that left the browser vulnerable to attack on some Windows systems.
Two senators said that representatives from both Apple and Google will testify at a Congressional hearing next month on consumer privacy and smartphones.
Apple's explanation about how and why iPhones track users' locations was too late, too little, a crisis communications expert tells Computerworld.
In the month since Firefox 4's launch, the browser has racked up 100 million downloads, Mozilla says. But a Web analytics company says the new browser has done nothing to boost Mozilla's overall share of the browser market.
FTC Chairman Jon Liebowitz singled out Google for not adopting "Do Not Track," the privacy feature that lets consumers opt out of online tracking by Websites and advertisers.
Adobe has patched a critical vulnerability in Flash Player that the company said criminals were already exploiting with malicious Microsoft Word and Excel documents.
Mozilla this week jumped into its new faster-tempo development program for Firefox 5.
Google denied an allegation by rival Microsoft that it lied about an important government certification for Google Apps for Government.
According to a forecast from market researcher Gartner, Apple's iOS will dominate the tablet market through the middle of the decade.
Intuit has warned users of its tax preparation software to be aware of identity theft scams in the wake of a major breach at marketing firm Epsilon.
Security experts warned users to watch for targeted e-mail attacks after a breach at a major marketing firm that may have put millions of addresses in the hands of hackers and scammers.