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4 Tips for a Greener Bedroom

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

The bedroom's where you spend much of your time. Even if you're sleeping for most of it, ensure that your home's most intimate room is in line with the principles of sustainability.

How Much Does Microsoft Know About You?

redmondmag.com | Lee Pender07/01/2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Just about every software vendor or Web service collects information about its users. Some do it with more subtlety than others, but the fact is that ...

Is Steve Jobs 'Offended' By HTC? New Theories Behind The Lawsuit

Fortune | Philip Elmer-DeWitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A new theory about why Apple decided to take HTC -- and indirectly, Google -- to court...

Bill Gates' Attraction to the Number Eight

R. B. Stuart | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
R. B. Stuart

images provided by NewsMarket/Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation In November, CNBC's program "Biography" highlighted gazzilionaires, Bill Gates, and W...

Windows 7 'Inspired' By Mac, Microsoft Manager Admits

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

In an interview with PCR, Simon Aldous, Microsoft's partner group manager, went on the record acknowledging that Microsoft's new Windows 7 software wa...

Microsoft Investigates Windows' 'Black Screen Of Death' Problem

TechFlash.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Microsoft says it's looking into reports that its latest security updates are causing some Windows machines to stop working and display a mostly black...

Windows 7 Release: Software Pirates In China Beat Microsoft To The Punch

nytimes.com | REUTERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

At shops in the bustling Xinyang market in Shanghai, fake Apple iPhones and Bose speakers were displayed alongside bootleg copies of Microsoft's Windo...

Microsoft Ad FAILS: A Look At The Worst Microsoft Commercials (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Microsoft's tried to put its unfortunate "Vista" chapter behind it with the launch of Windows 7 -- but has it put an end to bad ads? This Slate video...

Windows: China Court Tells Microsoft To Stop Some Windows Sales

AP | JOE McDONALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

BEIJING — A Beijing court has ordered Microsoft Corp. to stop selling some versions of its Windows operating system in China in a licensing disp...

Microsoft: Malware Causing Black 'Screen Of Death' Problems

mirror.co.uk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Microsoft's been looking into the black screen of death reports that have popped up in wake of a recent Windows update, and is back with its findings:...

Windows 7 Review: Everything You Need To Know About Microsoft's Vista Upgrade (PHOTOS, ROUNDUP)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Windows 7 is out! But should we really be excited? Will the new Microsoft upgrade really be a step-up from the nightmare that was Vista? We've got a...

Windows 7 Release Date: October 22

AP | JESSICA MINTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SEATTLE — Microsoft Corp. said Tuesday that Windows 7, the next version of its computer operating software, will go on sale Oct. 22, in time to ...

Microsoft To Release Version Of Windows 7 Next Week

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Microsoft Corp said on Friday a version of its long awaited Windows 7 operating system will be made available from next week....

Microsoft To Let Consumers Test Windows 7 On Friday

Reuters | Franklin Paul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Microsoft Corp plans to let consumers test the next generation of its computer operating system, Windows 7, starting on Friday and said the new softwa...

Greenspan Owns Up To Bad Policy

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Sony drastically cut its financial forecast, with analysts noting that its profit for the fiscal year ending in March 2009 could plunge 59% from the...

New Thin Solar Cells Allow Greater Flexibility Of Use

The New York Times | Henry Fountain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Photovoltaic cells, the basic building blocks of solar panels, are more efficient and less costly than ever. But manipulating cells (which are usually...

iPhone Has Companies Clamoring To Integrate Touch Tech

The New York Times | Michael Fitzgerald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Breakthroughs often beget other breakthroughs, and Apple's slick use of touch technology on its iPhone has set touch-screen makers to salivating. An i...

Another Microsoft Reorganization, Circling The Wagons 'Round Windows

Silicon Alley Insider | Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The head of Microsoft's Platforms and Services Business (which includes the online business), Kevin Johnson, is headed to Juniper Networks. Microsoft...

Vista Or Bust: The End Of Windows XP

New York Post | Brian Garrity | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

For PC users, the countdown to Windows 7, Microsoft's next operating system, starts now. The Redmond, Wash.-based software giant today is discontinui...

Users Plead Microsoft To Save Windows XP

AP | JESSICA MINTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SEATTLE — Microsoft Corp.'s operating systems run most personal computers around the globe and are a cash cow for the world's largest software m...

Windows Server 2008 Official Launches To Much Fanfare

Ars Technica | Peter Bright | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Windows Server 2008, which was released earlier this month, was officially launched today. Windows Server 2008 brings many eagerly anticipated admin-p...

Microsoft Helps Nab $900M Piracy Ring

AP | JESSICA MINTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SEATTLE — Near-perfect knockoffs of 21 different Microsoft programs began surfacing around the world just over a decade ago. Soon, PCs in more ...

Xmas Sales Of Xbox Could Turn Microsoft Into Growth Story Again

24/7 Wall Street | Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Christmas may come early to Microsoft (MSFT) investors. Just a year ago, it was hard to imagine that the world's largest software company would ever ...