After last year's semi-washout, the March security contest will again try to draw out exploits of the Chrome operating system.
Microsoft's financial reports indicate it took a $39 million hit on its tablet sales during 2013's fourth quarter.
Two-thirds of "brand marketing messages" were opened in Q4 on a smartphone or tablet as another task flees the personal computer.
Intel will transition its McAfee division to become Intel Security in 2014, putting space between it and the erratic founder of the 27-year-old security firm.
Microsoft transmits a wealth of information from Windows PCs to its servers in the clear, claims a security researcher.
Windows 8 adoption increased in December to claim almost 12 percent of all Windows systems, while users finally start to abandon Windows XP, Net Applications reports.
Crashes are among the top complaint from users of iPad Air, Fire HDX, and iPad Mini.
Amazon, NPD Group trumpet sales of the bare-bones laptops in 2013 to consumers and businesses
The PC industry takes "glimmers of hope" from market interest in more capable talents, analyst notes; but 2014 may be a pivotal year.
The free trial version expires in January, and users may not be able to access some data unless they license the paid version.
Microsoft may revisit its earlier policy of separate release schedules for business and consumer versions of Windows.
Traditional PCs are continuing to give up ground to smartphones and tablets.
The browser's latest update features reduced memory consumption designed to boost browser performance.
American shoppers are still eyeing tablets, but two-in-one devices may satisfy some.
One out of ten laptops shipped this year support touch input, says NPD DisplaySearch
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