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Bill Gates: Control-Alt-Delete 'was a mistake'

Microsoft's co-founder claims that an IBM keyboard designer created the function and wouldn't allow a single button to access the log-in screen.

By Sep. 26, 2013


Mars rover fine after space version of Control-Alt-Delete

NASA scientists report successful rebooting of Curiosity after the Mars rover suffers a software glitch.

By Nov. 13, 2013


Alt-J open for Soundhalo app, lets you instantly buy gig footage

A new Android app means you'll never have to hold up your phone and record grubby bootleg footage again -- or go to a gig for that matter.

By May. 17, 2013


Tweak the Alt-Tab interface

Customize your Alt-Tab interface.

May. 11, 2010


Alt media player VLC cut from Apple App Store

Popular cross-platform media player gets yanked from the App Store--at the request of the software's original developer.

By Jan. 8, 2011


Dell hits ctrl-alt-delete on consumer PCs

As its commercial sales have rebounded, Dell's consumer lineup has struggled. Now Dell is in the process of rolling out new branding and a more simplified product line for the holidays.

By Nov. 19, 2010


Photos: Alt wheels for fleet drivers

Alternative fuels and electric power trains are making a dent in corporate fleets, from heavy-duty hybrids to natural gas SUVs.

15 Images By Oct. 6, 2009


Gates and control-alt-delete

At a 2001 event celebrating the PC's 20th anniversary, IBM engineer Dave Bradley talks about how the control-alt-delete keystroke came to be, quipping that, though he invented it, Bill Gates made it famous.

Jun. 26, 2008


Control, alt, sit?

Stackable stools shaped like keyboard keys!

By Feb. 26, 2007


Enable Ctrl-Alt-Del log-in window in Windows 7

Add one more security speed bump to help thwart malicious programs on Windows 7 machines.

By Nov. 19, 2009