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Microsoft, IBM make cloud gains against Amazon
Microsoft and IBM are gaining momentum in the cloud infrastructure services market, putting pressure on Amazon and outpacing rival Google, according to a new study. Read the latest...
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Windows Phone 8.1 update takes Cortana to China, UK, and three other countries

July 30, 2014

Microsoft's voice-activated digital assistant Cortana is coming to China in a beta version nicknamed 'Xiao Na,' as part of several new functions packed into a Windows Phone 8.1 update.

iPhone gets first free app for encrypting voice calls

July 30, 2014

An open-source project has released the first free application for the iPhone that scrambles voice calls, which would thwart government surveillance or eavesdropping by hackers.

Amazon says $9.99 e-books will boost revenue, including for Hachette

July 30, 2014

Amazon.com believes that pricing e-books at $9.99 will boost sales by over 74 percent as the books are highly price-elastic.