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Oct 8, 2014

UB’s computer network not always secure, audit says

State auditors told the University of Baltimore that some of its accounting procedures were inadequate and that its computer network was not always secure.

Apr 10, 2014

Should you be worried about Heartbleed bug?

Millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other personal information may be at risk as a result of a major breakdown in Internet security revealed earlier this week.

Sep 23, 2013

Microsoft unveils new Surface, fixes shortcomings

NEW YORK — Microsoft refreshed its Surface tablet computers Monday, giving them longer battery life and better comfort on laps as the software giant continues its transformation into a devices and services company. The company said it tried to address many shortcomings of the first-generation Surface models, sales of which have been slow. Microsoft needs […]

Aug 23, 2013

Micros’ profit dips while revenue grows

Micros Systems Inc., of Columbia, said it earned less in its recently ended fiscal fourth quarter, but results still met or exceeded Wall Street’s expectations.

Jul 31, 2013

Dell’s board deals blow to CEO’s $24.4B buyout bid

SAN FRANCISCO — Dell’s board rejected CEO Michael Dell’s attempt to change the voting rules for his bid to buy the slumping personal computer maker, a decision that is likely to doom the deal. But the endangered buyout could still get a reprieve if Michael Dell and his allies accept a counterproposal that would extend […]

Jul 23, 2013

Apple’s 3Q earnings fall 22 pct on flat revenue

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple’s latest quarterly report confirms the iPhone maker’s growth has stalled along with its pace of innovation. The results announced Tuesday mark the second straight quarter that Apple Inc.’s earnings have fallen from the previous year after a decade of steadily rising profits. Despite the ongoing erosion, Apple fared slightly better than […]

Jul 21, 2013

The health IT evolution: The benefits to patients and providers

Dr. Julia Rosenstock begins her workday like many Americans: She checks her computer, the lifeblood of her daily routine.

May 16, 2013

Dell’s 1Q earnings fall 79 pct as PC sales sag

ROUND ROCK, Texas — Dell’s first-quarter earnings plunged 79 percent as the shift to smartphones and tablets reduced demand for the company’s personal computers. The dismal performance announced Thursday actually might work to Dell Inc.’s advantage. That’s because Dell’s board is trying to persuade shareholders to accept a $24.4 billion buyout offer from CEO Michael[...]

Jan 22, 2013

Reports: Microsoft may invest in Dell buyout

NEW YORK — Microsoft has joined the negotiations to buy struggling computer maker Dell, according to media reports. Both CNBC and The Wall Street Journal reported that Microsoft Corp. may invest some of the money needed to take Dell Inc. private after 25 years as a publicly traded company. Tuesday’s stories cited unidentified people familiar […]

Nov 13, 2012

Microsoft releases IE 10 browser for Windows 7

SAN FRANCISCO — The latest version of Microsoft’s Web browser is now available to the vast audience connecting to the Internet on personal computers running on the Windows 7 operating system. The redesigned browser, Internet Explorer 10, made its debut last month when Microsoft released Windows 8, which makes dramatic changes to an operating system […]

Oct 25, 2012

Microsoft CEO hails imminent release of Windows 8

NEW YORK — Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer celebrated the imminent release of the company’s Windows operating system after two years of work. Windows 8 is the most dramatic overhaul of the personal computer market’s dominant operating system in 17 years. Microsoft Corp. redesigned it so it will run on increasingly popular tablet computers, as well […]

Sep 10, 2012

Toys R Us gets into the tablet computer game

WAYNE, N.J. — Toys R Us said Monday that it plans to launch its own tablet computer aimed at children called Tabeo on Oct. 21, a low-priced entry into the increasingly crowded tablet business. The news comes ahead of the holiday season, which can account for up to 40 percent of retailers’ annual sales. Toys […]

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