State auditors told the University of Baltimore that some of its accounting procedures were inadequate and that its computer network was not always secure.
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Dr. Julia Rosenstock begins her workday like many Americans: She checks her computer, the lifeblood of her daily routine.
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[...]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]