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Chinese officials seize Microsoft PCs, emails, financial info in antitrust probe

Regulators in China today said that they made sudden appearances at several Microsoft offices on Monday to gather evidence for an antitrust probe.

Apple unveils minor bumps to MacBook Pro laptops

Apple today refreshed the MacBook Pro line with minor upgrades of the processor, a small price cut to the aged non-Retina model, and additional RAM for the least-expensive Retina configurations.

Feds arrest Florida man who allegedly conned Apple out of $309K

A Florida man was arrested and charged with wire fraud after he allegedly bilked more than three-dozen Apple stores across the country of more than $309,000 worth of products over a several-month stretch.

Mozilla knocks off 'interim' label, names Chris Beard CEO

Mozilla today ditched the "interim" label for Chris Beard and appointed him CEO.

Yosemite's traffic share triples after public beta debuts

The preview of Apple's OS X Yosemite public beta last week resulted in a tripling of the upgrade's share of online traffic.

Chinese regulators target Microsoft for office visits

Officials today from the China government appeared at four Microsoft offices, but the purpose of the visits was unclear.

Consumer Office 365 tops a half-billion dollars in annual revenue run-rate

Microsoft's Office 365 'rent-not-buy' subscription service is at an annual revenue run-rate of more than half a billion dollars.

Workarounds to purge search bar from Firefox's new tab page are available

Firefox users who don't like the changes to the browser's new tab page have multiple options.

Layoffs cool Microsoft employees' opinion of CEO Satya Nadella

The percentage of Microsoft current and former employees who approve of CEO Satya Nadella has dropped since the company announced layoffs.

Apple will 'set the world on fire' with iPhone 6 sales

Look for Apple to "set the world on fire" later this year with huge sales of the next iPhone.

Apple hasn't exhausted its supply of Yosemite betas

Apple still has redemption codes available for its public beta of OS X Yosemite.

Microsoft wants you to forget Windows 8

Unless MIcrosoft radically changes its habits, it will throw Windows 8 down a deep memory hole even before a successor ships.

The other Apple economy: $2B in devices on eBay

In the U.S. alone, nearly $2 billion worth of Apple devices -- Macs, iPhones, iPads and iPods -- were sold on eBay over the past 12 months.

Apple sends users scrambling for OS X Yosemite

Apple today released the public beta of OS X Yosemite, giving nondevelopers their first chance to preview an upcoming Mac operating system in 14 years.

Long replacement cycle drags down iPad sales

Apple announced it sold 13.3 million iPads in the second quarter, a year-over-year drop of 9%, the second straight quarter of declining numbers, and blamed a slowdown in developed markets.

Microsoft again writes off Surface inventory, renews profitability doubts

Microsoft again took a hit on its Surface business, the company acknowledged Tuesday.

Apple unwraps OS X Yosemite public beta Thursday

Apple will release its first public beta of OS X Yosemite early Thursday

Mozilla ships Firefox 31, adds search to new tab page

Mozilla released Firefox 31, patching 14 vulnerabilities, debuting a search box on the new tab page and adding a Google-provided service that detects and blocks known malicious files before they're downloaded.

Apple grows Mac sales by 18% on the back of the MacBook Air

Apple sold 4.4 million Macs in the June quarter, the most ever for that three-month stretch, with an annual growth rate the rest of the PC industry hasn't seen since 2010.

What to listen for during Apple's earnings call today

Apple today will reveal its Q2 revenue and device sales during a conference call with Wall Street. Here's what to listen out for.

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Gregg Keizer Gregg Keizer covers Microsoft, security issues, Apple, Web browsers and general technology breaking news for Computerworld.