By eliminating licensing fees for the OS on devices with a screen smaller than 9 inches, Microsoft is placing a bet on rapid expansion over revenue.
How it shakes out will profoundly affect the way we all use computing devices, warns high-profile developer Tim Bray. And should we cede so much control to Apple and Google?
Apple's new computer language Swift promises to prevent the programming problems that have plagued its predecessors.
Apple finally delivers a cure for the "goto fail" plague, but this isn't the first time that sluggish Apple response times have put its users at risk.
Mobile security remains a struggle: CanSecWest calls attention to flaws in Android and BlackBerry 10, while a newly discovered encryption weakness in iOS 7 could put iPad and iPhone owners at risk.
If Apple had used a third-party source code analyzer on its encryption library, it could have avoided the "gotofail" bug.
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After a multiday delay that irked users, Apple has released a system software update for OS X Mavericks that fixes what's become known as the "gotofail" security vulnerability.
Learn why it's a big deal to update OS X and iOS software now, check out Samsung's new Gamepad controller, and get ready for Facebook's Feed to show posts from pages you don't follow.
Valve has lifted the lid on a new type of controller, with a touchscreen, trackpads, and buzzing feedback.