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Microsoft hits Samsung with Android patent-royalty suit

Microsoft files a contract dispute suit against Samsung over Android patent-licensing royalties.

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Google scraps its mysterious floating retail store

One of Google's secretive barges appears to be heading to the scrap yard, a US court orders Microsoft to turn over data stored overseas, and HP teases a stylish smartwatch.

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Google scraps its mysterious floating retail store

One of Google's secretive barges appears to be heading to the scrap yard, a US court orders Microsoft to turn over data stored overseas, and HP teases a stylish smartwatch.

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Samsung: Our tablet is more everything than Apple's or Microsoft's

In new ads for the Galaxy Tab S, Samsung insists that its latest tablet is more playful, more colorful, more adaptable.

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Tech Retrospect: Microsoft's international email woes

Turns out storing your data overseas may not be such a good idea. Also, Samsung teases some "very innovative" products. Those stories and more in this week's rundown of all the tech news.

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Nokia employees in China protest Microsoft layoffs, report says

Hundreds of Nokia employees in China reportedly rally against the software giant's "hostile takeover and violent layoffs."

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REDMOND, WASHINGTON - JULY 17: A building on the Microsoft Headquarters campus is pictured July 17, 2014 in Redmond, Washington. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced, July 17, that Microsoft will cut 18,000 jobs, the largest layoff in the company's history. (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

US judge orders Microsoft to produce emails held abroad

Microsoft had sought to prevent the Justice Department from obtaining emails in Ireland without first getting the country's consent.

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Windows XP still runs at more than half of businesses surveyed

Though Microsoft no longer supports the aged OS, a fair share of businesses haven't yet kicked the XP habit.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 10:   An E3 attendee tries out the Virtuix Oculus Rift and Omni Treadmill at E3 Electronic Entertainment Expo June 10, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. The annual video game conference and show runs June 10-12.  (Photo by Dan R. Krauss/Getty Images)

Sky backs Oculus Rift in CNET UK podcast 399

Self-driving cars are coming to UK roads, and Sky is throwing money at virtual reality -- but would you watch telly in a helmet?

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Nokia actually acknowledges the working classes

So many phone ads try to outhipster one another. This Nokia ad honors the drivers of school buses and golf carts.

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Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 wins plaudits for display, says researcher

Microsoft's newest 12-inch tablet has one of the best displays of any tablet out there, according to DisplayMate Technologies. That's no mean feat.

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With EA Access, Microsoft brings Xbox One vision back from the dead

It's been more than a year since Microsoft began course-correcting its vision for the Xbox One. Now, with the EA Access subscription service, the company has a way to salvage it.

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