NYT: Facebook Offered Big Tech Firms More User Data Than Previously RevealedFacebook, based in Menlo Park, offered more of its users' data to companies including Microsoft and Amazon than it has admitted, according to a new report by The New York Times.
Apple Valuation Sinks to No. 2 – Below Microsoft for First Time in YearsMicrosoft has surpassed Apple as the world's most valuable publicly-traded company. The two companies were back and forth throughout the week but at the close of trading Friday, Microsoft held the top spot.
Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Dies At 65Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has died, his investment firm Vulcan said Monday. He was 65.
Tech Companies Eyeing Small Coastal Community In San JoseTech companies looking to expand are now eyeing Alviso, a small coastal enclave of San Jose, but residents of the area have mixed feelings about the prospective changes.
Tech Companies Are Meeting To Talk About Protecting The ElectionFacebook, Twitter, Google, Microsoft and other leading tech companies will meet Friday to talk about protecting their platforms from manipulation during the midterm elections.
Russians Targeted Senate And Conservative Think Tanks, Microsoft SaysParts of an operation linked to Russian military intelligence targeting the US Senate and conservative think tanks that advocated for tougher policies against Russia were thwarted last week, Microsoft announced early Tuesday.
Microsoft Embraces Collaboration In $7.5B Deal For GitHubMicrosoft is paying $7.5 billion for the popular coder hangout GitHub as the maker of Windows further embraces the types of open-source projects it used to shun.
Amazon And The Rest Of Big Tech Are On FireInvestors who put their faith in Jeff Bezos are being rewarded. Again.
Microsoft To Ban 'Offensive Language' And Monitor Your Private AccountThe tech giant is planning to ban accounts that use "offensive language" and will go through your private data to "investigate" users.
Data Often Left Unsecured As More Companies Rely On Cloud-Based SystemsIt's part of our mobile-connected lifestyle: storing much of our personal information on the cloud as backup to keep it safe. But the cloud has leaks that have put millions of Americans’ private information at risk.
Fears Next Global Cyberattack Could Hit Infrastructure, Nuclear Plants, RailwaysA cybersecurity expert says the biggest cyberextortion attack in history is going to be dwarfed by the next big ransomware attack.
Microsoft Says Updates Protect Windows Users From Alleged NSA MalwareMicrosoft said the company had already built defenses against nine of the 12 tools disclosed by TheShadowBrokers, a mysterious group that has repeatedly published NSA code.