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Microsoft Windows 10 upgrade row settled

Following a wave of complaints by users, Microsoft has decided to tweak its upgrade policy for the tech giant’s Windows 10 operating system. The company is changing the notices it sends to users of previous versions.

Deutsche Welle

Internet giants agree to curb hate speech

Major Internet companies Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft and YouTube have teamed up with the European Commission to combat the spread of hate speech online. They agreed to tackle flagged posts or videos within 24 hours.

Deutsche Welle

Google gets louder on voice-activated tech

Beyond delivering search results and the Android mobile operating system, tech giant Google is moving into virtual reality and voice-activation technology – going toe-to-toe with Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and Amazon.

Deutsche Welle

Big business behind a free Windows 10?

Microsoft is starting to roll out its new Windows 10 operating system. It's available for free to a large proportion of Windows users. You think that's a poor business model? – Far from it, insists DW's Hardy Graupner. Windows 10 comes with quite a lot of new features and improvements over everything we've seen before. Among other things, there's now…

Deutsche Welle

Microsoft plans acquisition of Israeli company developing touch services

By Sally Saad US technology company Microsoft will purchase Israeli company N-trig, specialised in fast-response touch techniques and digital pens, with a total cost of $200m. The 190 company’s employees will be moved to Microsoft to be part of a research centre developing the touch technology and digital pens, according to Israeli newspapers Yedioth and …

Daily News Egypt

Mobile app use jumped over 100% in 2013

Deloitte’s annual technology predictions report published shows that in the UK at least one of the world’s most mature mobile markets the number of text messages sent over the course of 2013 fell by some 7 billion to 145 billion messages.

Daily News Egypt