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Intel, Microsoft going long distance with Cortana on Windows 10 PCs

Intel and Microsoft are working on technology so you can shout out commands to Cortana or activate a PC from far.

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Obama orders review of election hacks as Trump doubts Russia's role

President Barack Obama has ordered U.S. intelligence agencies to conduct a full review of the cyberattacks that allegedly tried to disrupt this year's election, as his successor Donald Trump casts doubt over Russia's possible...

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Severe AirDroid vulnerability exposes users, patch incoming

Sand Studio says the update fixes a serious security issue in the latest release that exposed personal information to attackers.

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Samsung to brick remaining Galaxy Note7s through software update

Battery charging to be severed starting Dec. 19, but Verizon doesn't want to release the update.

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Ransomware attacks against businesses increased threefold in 2016

The number of ransomware attacks targeting companies increased threefold from January to September, affecting one in every five businesses worldwide.

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Android device updates: Android 7.1.1 brings a batch of goodies to Google's Pixel and Nexus

For anyone still hanging onto Verizon's Droid Turbo, your patience has been rewarded with the debut of Android Marshmallow.

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More Samsung foldable phone rumors: The first one may arrive in 2017

A new report claims that two Samsung bendable phones may be on the way, including one that can still be used while closed.

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Attackers use hacked home routers to hit Russia's 5 largest banks

Botnets made up of hacked home routers were used to launch distributed denial-of-service attacks against the five largest financial organizations in Russia.

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Microsoft and LinkedIn aim for ‘logical’ integrations

Microsoft and LinkedIn are now officially one company with a common vision for the future of work and social collaboration. Analysts say early integration plans reveal priorities across both platforms.

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Building a business case for offshore robotic process automation

Dwindling labor cost savings offshore are leading many captive centers to implement new robotic process automation.

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Microsoft brings F# to Jupyter Notebooks on Azure

The free service for document-sharing with live code can be used for building machine learning models

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7 hiring trends for 2017

Hiring is a challenge for CIOs, and it won’t get much easier in the coming year, particularly for IT departments that are trying to fill key security and networking roles.

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US mulls rules for airlines that plan in-flight Wi-Fi voice calls

The U.S. Department of Transportation is considering making it mandatory for airlines to inform passengers before purchasing tickets if they will allow voice calls using mobile wireless devices on board their aircraft, thus hoping to...

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Georgia says it's traced an attempted voter hack to DHS

Georgia's secretary of state says the state was hit with an attempted hack of its voter registration system from an IP address linked to the federal Department of Homeland Security.

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AMD packs more horsepower into GPUs with new Radeon ReLive software

AMD has called its latest Crimson edition the GPU software update of the year and rightfully so. Called Crimson ReLive, it squeezes more horsepower out of the latest Polaris and older Fury GPUs and makes gaming and VR experiences more...

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BlackBerry unveils BlackBerry Secure for enterprise IoT mobile security

BlackBerry touted a comprehensive mobile-security platform for a variety of IoT devices connected to enterprises

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Cortana for iOS, Android now features quick access to common actions

Microsoft's Cortana virtual assistant is getting a facelift on iOS and Android aimed at making it more useful for users, and also bringing a bit of brightness to what's currently a rather dour interface.

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Russian cyberspies likely behind DNC breach move on to German election

A group of suspected Russian cyberspies blamed for interring in the U.S. elections is also attempting to influence the upcoming vote in Germany, according to the country’s domestic intelligence agency.

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