Intel's annual report claims that both customers and shareholders have filed numerous suits claiming they've been harmed by what Intel has or hasn't done regarding Spectre and Meltdown.
Microsoft's Cortana has added support for the IFTTT conditional platform plus a number of smart services, both helping bring Cortana more in line with competing services from Amazon and Google Home.
Intel has launched the Core i3-8130U for laptops and two-in-one PCs, the first time it's shipped a Core i3 chip with the ability to "turbo boost" to a faster clock speed if a game needs it.
How to use a VPN to watch the Olympics online via a foreign broadcaster, and avoid the vapid banter of NBC's games coverage.
As Microsoft celebrates the five-year anniversary of the Surface Pro, data from IDC reveals that unit sales of Microsoft Surface detachable laptops and tablets have dropped nearly 19 percent in the last year.
Microsoft reveals Windows 10 Insider Build 17093, whose changes include new multi-GPU management, a revamped Game Bar, and more. Windows' spring update isn't done yet.
After halting Spectre and Meltdown mitigation patches because of instability, Intel feels it's solved the problem, at least for Skylake PCs.
Intel plans to replace hard drives with a new storage ecosystem: Its NAND flash SSDs and Optane memory for temporary storage, and the cloud for everything else.
By itself, Logitech's flagship mouse offers a superior mousing experience. But when paired with the Logitech Flow software, the MX Master 2S offers a best-in-class experience.
Microsoft may be planning to make Windows 10 S the default OS mode for future PCs. The leaked document, revealed by Thurrott.com, also says an upgrade path to full Windows 10 will be available.
Microsoft said you should expect to see previews of the Office 2019 apps next quarter, but you'll need Windows 10 to run them.
While Microsoft's Windows Defender frowned upon "optimizer" or "cleaner" apps that didn't explain what they did, it's drawing the line on "scareware" apps that tell you that your PC will be ruined if you don't pay up.
Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella tried to respond to concerns that Microsoft's consumer strategy may be floundering, though his response wasn't especially convincing.
AMD's earnings call revealed plans to bake a Spectre fix into its Zen 2 architecture and other interesting nuggets for end users, along with strong profits and revenue for the fourth quarter.
As Intel warns against installing its latest Spectre patch, Microsoft issues a new patch to remove the older one—along with the ability to toggle protections on and off.
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