Microsoft will release the next beta of Windows Vista in April, according to a popular blog that follows the company.
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Microsoft has reported the highest quarterly revenue in company history for its fiscal 2006 second quarter on the strength of its Windows OS and a series of highly anticipated product releases. Still, the company fell slightly shy of analysts' revenue expectations.
Google has added new search-based features to its news site, which on Monday emerged from beta testing more than three years after its introduction, according to a company spokeswoman.
A live test of a new service that automatically scans travelers' passports using computer technology debuted at the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) Friday.
As expected, Google launched a new video download service during a keynote by co-founder and President Larry Page at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas Friday.
NFR Security unveils a protection against a zero-day Windows exploit that hackers have been targeting since last week. The exploit is in the way several versions of Microsoft's Windows OS handle corrupted .WMF (Windows Metafile) graphic files.
A firm that holds patents for technology used in Internet voice calling is suing search giant Google Inc. for US$5 billion over its Google Talk instant-messaging client, according to court papers.
Microsoft may be cooking up a major internet partnership to rival Google's newly bolstered relationship with American Online (AOL), according to a blog posting by a Microsoft manager.
There will be an increase in mobile malware in 2006, which could cause extensive damage to mobile devices because only a small percentage of mobile users run security software, according to McAfee's security research lab.
Microsoft has released to manufacturing a long-awaited interim update to the current version of Windows Server OS, Windows Server 2003 R2.
Microsoft has added an enhanced satellite view along with other new user features to its local search product, which was rebranded this week from Virtual Earth to Windows Live Local.
The next pre-release of Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) 7 for Windows XP browser has been pushed into early next year, the company's IE team said in a blog posting.
Microsoft Corp. plans to test publicly an online classified service before the end of the year, a company representative said Wednesday.
The wait is over for the Firefox faithful, as the Mozilla Foundation released the new version of the browser as planned.
After a host of test releases and one false start, a new version of the Firefox browser will be ready on Tuesday, according to a media alert issued by the Mozilla Foundation this week.