First major outing of Hollywood's UltraViolet digital streaming effort shows the scheme for what it really is: DRM all over again, and a way to make you pay for content over and over, too.
Microsoft might be shelving the Zune player, but a well-executed Zune tablet could be a game changer.
Microsoft concedes, as many predicted, that its Zune strategy can't happily coexist with a program designed to promote others' devices and services.
Microsoft is getting rid of the PlaysForSure brand used to identify compatible digital media devices and services and is rolling the requirements into its Certified for Vista program.
New reports say the company is in the process of phasing out its Zune brand in favor of placing its parts into other ongoing company efforts.
A group of film studios, consumer electronics companies, software makers, and ISPs say they are offering consumers an easier way to store, view, and access content. Critics say it's PlaysForSure all over again.
Going gaga for gadgets in the desert, while Facebook basks in new valuation. Also: are the DVD's days numbered?
Steve Jobs makes a surprise appearance on Apple's earnings call and tries to answer critics and competitors regarding competition with Android, Google, and potential tablet makers.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is taking a more direct role overseeing consumer products. Here are some suggestions on how to turn the troubled Zune brand around.
CNET Car Tech takes a look at Kia's new voice command feature.