Banks are racing to upgrade their ATMs before they become prime targets for hackers. It all has to do with Windows XP.
Xbox One will soon be Twitchier than the PlayStation 4.
WhatsApp, the popular messaging service for smartphones that’s being acquired by Facebook, will soon be offering a voice service.
Facebook is buying mobile messaging service WhatsApp for up to $19 billion in cash and stock, by far the company’s largest acquisition.
With Sony’s PlayStation 4 hitting shelves Friday, and Microsoft’s Xbox One release next week, the two gaming systems are sure to compete for holiday shoppers’ dollars in the upcoming weeks.
Microsoft released its long-awaited Windows 8.1 upgrade as a free download Thursday. It addresses some of the gripes people have had with Windows 8, the dramatically different operating system that attempts to bridge the divide between tablets and PCs.
Microsoft is making its Xbox Music streaming service available for free on the Web — even to those who don’t use Windows 8.
The Xbox 360 is getting a makeover.
Microsoft is trying to fix what it got wrong with its radical makeover of Windows. It’s making the operating system easier to navigate and enabling users to set up the software so it starts in a more familiar format designed for personal computers.
Microsoft thinks it has the one. The company unveiled the Xbox One, an entertainment console that wants to be the one system households will need for games, television, movies, sports and other entertainment. It will go on sale later this year, for an undisclosed price.