News

Uber throws in the towel in battle with French taxi drivers

The company has suspended its UberPop service in France following attacks from taxi drivers unhappy with the service


Enough is enough with the AMD rumors

So who is thought to be acquiring AMD now? Oracle? Apple? Ford Motor Co.? Donald Trump? Nope, this week it's Microsoft's turn to be the buyer du jour. The logic behind the rumor is that Microsoft is concerned about the fiscal...

Five smartphones to look forward to

The second half of 2015 looks as exciting as the first for smartphone buyers

Ad fraud Trojan updates Flash Player so that other malware can't get in

Despite being distributed through exploit kits, the Kovter Trojan appears to be ruining their business by patching valuable flaws

Reddit moderators in revolt, Reddit on lockdown

In today's open source roundup: Reddit moderators strike back against the site's management. Plus: Voat.co slammed with traffic, asks for bitcoin donations. And Voat.co redditors discuss the new onslaught of Reddit traffic.

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, July 3

Windows 10 close to finished... Intel reshuffles leadership... Microsoft, Kyocera strike Android patent licensing deal

Cisco leaves key to all its Unified CDM systems under doormat

Cisco's Unified Communications Domain Manager software contains a privileged account with a static password that can't be deleted or changed

IT firms' cloud appetite strong as gear sales surge 25 percent

Servers are in high demand as cloud gear sales outpace those of other IT equipment

Samsung faces lawsuit in China over bloatware on phones

The Shanghai Consumer Council is demanding that Samsung make the bloatware removable

Reddit sections go dark after exit of staffer

Some moderators claim they should have been consulted

Microsoft buries hatchet with Kyocera, ending litigation

A deal between the two companies puts an end to a lawsuit over Android patents

Plex hacker demands Bitcoin ransom for return of data

The hacker is threatening to release the data if a ransom is not paid in bitcoins

Hands-on: Windows 10's latest build feels close to finished

With just a month left until Windows 10's public launch, Microsoft's next OS seems on track for completion

Supreme Court justices hold stock in tech vendors, other firms

Justices' financial disclosure forms aren't available online, Fix the Court says

How Instagram spots a trend

Instagram relies on simple automated analysis of hashtags to understand the hot topics among its users

Third build of Windows 10 in one week a sign of OS stability

The new operating system is nearing its final release

Scott McNealy sees gold in the hills of social data

Now head of Wayin, the former Sun CEO aims to wrest enterprise value from all the chatter

Bevy of cheap LTE smartphones on the way, Qualcomm says

Products powered by the Snapdragon 210 processor have been slower to arrive than the chip maker expected

win10upgradedialog

Windows 10 upgrades: What to expect on July 29

If you're not a Windows Insider, you may have to wait past launch day as Microsoft rolls out the upgrade in waves.

Load More