How the Microsoft founder is changing the way the world is vaccinated and, potentially, the course of the pandemic.
Key senators and corporate executives warned at a hearing on Tuesday that the “scope and scale” of the hacking of government agencies and companies, the most sophisticated in history, were still unclear.
Many big businesses have not set targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Others have weak goals.
In “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster,” the billionaire Microsoft founder lays out his concerns for the earth and some concrete ideas for the future.
A month after the holiday season, gamers are still contending with scalpers, bots and immense demand as they hunt for elusive devices.
Microsoft, Starbucks and Amazon are among the companies offering the government assistance with logistics and operations.
Russian hackers may have piggybacked on a tool developed by JetBrains, which is based in the Czech Republic, to gain access to federal government and private sector systems in the United States.
Those behind the widespread intrusion into government and corporate networks exploited seams in U.S. defenses and gave away nothing to American monitoring of their systems.
The hackers gained more access than the company previously revealed, though the attackers were unable to modify code or access emails.
Evidence from the security firm CrowdStrike suggests that companies that sell software on behalf of Microsoft were used to break into Microsoft’s Office 365 customers.
Nearly a decade of hype led to a troubled release riddled with glitches, a livid fan base, refunds for potentially millions of players and a possible class-action lawsuit.
The warning, from the Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity arm, indicated that hackers had found another line of attack to enter systems used by the government and Fortune 500 companies.
As regulators seek ways to curb the company’s power, there is more focus on the vast index — hundreds of billion of web pages — behind its search engine.
Silicon Valley is building a powerful influence industry in Brussels, which has “never seen this kind of money” spent this way.
It’s not too late for the government to take back power from Big Tech.
One of the richest women in the world devoted decades to preparing for a pandemic.
The Salesforce C.E.O.’s planned acquisition of Slack will have him competing directly with the Goliath that is Microsoft.
A ninth-century Viking adventure, a game about robots that literally feels good to play and an escape from hell: Here is what’s new across gaming systems to satisfy players of all stripes.
The video game industry has notched record spending and profit in 2020, but to sustain its growth, it must prepare to compete with the return of concerts, movie theaters and live sports.
The gaming console, coming out in its latest version on Thursday, has become the Japanese giant’s centerpiece product.
The test detects the response of T cells to the virus — an arm of the immune system that may be just as important as antibodies to preventing reinfection.
With a winning combination of solid hardware and software, Sony’s new console makes us excited about the next generation of gaming.
Nice hardware? Check. Fair price? Check. Cool, exclusive games? T.B.D.
Something has to be done about the technology sector. Here’s what to keep in mind.
In the final days of voting, election officials and cybersecurity experts are keeping a close eye on a range of possible ways foreign governments and other hackers could interfere.
In a landmark antitrust complaint, the Justice Department is targeting a secretive partnership that is worth billions of dollars to both companies.
Even as the Justice Department sued Google, some antitrust experts wondered whether a different government response would be more effective.
The goal is to disrupt Russia’s well-honed information-warfare systems, whether they are poised to hack election systems or influence the minds of voters.
The Justice Department’s antitrust case points to restrictive contracts, a focus that a professor said “is as old as the Sherman Act.”
Fearing Russian ransomware attacks on the election, the company and U.S. Cyber Command mounted similar pre-emptive strikes. It is not clear how long they may work.
The tamest social network has become a thriving outlet for Black users to call out marginalization in the workplace — and on LinkedIn itself.
In a report led by Democrats, lawmakers said Apple, Amazon, Google and Facebook needed to be checked and recommended reforming antitrust laws.
The company’s acquisition of ZeniMax Media puts it in a strong position against Sony just weeks before the release of their next generation of gaming consoles.
Technological progress has outpaced the political debate again. What will happen when the next TikTok arrives in the United States?
The approval delays President Trump’s threat to block a popular Chinese-owned social media app from the United States until it receives investment from American partners.
He channeled support for campaigns to eradicate polio, reduce infant mortality, build schools and help find an AIDS vaccine — among other causes.
Gamers are awaiting Sony’s PlayStation 5 and Microsoft’s Xbox Series X, though supply might be limited because of the pandemic.
The move leaves Oracle as the sole known remaining bidder, as the clock ticks down on President Trump’s executive order to block the app.
China is also growing more adept at targeting campaign workers. But contrary to Trump administration warnings, Beijing is mostly aiming at Biden campaign officials.
China is also growing more adept at targeting campaign workers. But contrary to Trump administration warnings, Beijing is mostly targeting Biden campaign officials.
Amazon, a rival for the $10 billion contract, has complained that President Trump interfered in the process.
The S&P 500 dropped 3.5 percent on Thursday, the biggest single-day fall since June 11, as big tech companies weighed on it heavily.
In an 11th-hour twist, Beijing raised a potential hurdle for a sale of TikTok, further roiling the race to buy the Chinese-owned app.
The tech giant, once an example of how not to operate in the nation’s capital, now has a successful influence operation there.
The retail giant said it was teaming up with Microsoft, which has been negotiating for weeks to buy the popular Chinese-owned video app.
The app would have asked employees to report if they had a fever and any new symptoms each day. Some see it as an invasion of privacy.
Neither side wanted a big deal. But what began as talks about a small investment ballooned with interventions from President Trump.
Apple is the first U.S. company to reach $2 trillion in value, capping a staggering ascent that began in the pandemic.
As the economy contracts and many companies struggle to survive, the biggest tech companies are amassing wealth and influence in ways unseen in decades.
Microsoft’s latest version of Flight Simulator is so realistic that it suggests a new way of understanding the digital world.