Microsoft Axes Teenage Girl AI Chatbot After It Sympathizes With HitlerSome users found Tay's responses odd, and others found it wasn't hard to nudge Tay into making offensive comments, apparently prompted by repeated questions or statements that contained offensive words.
Major Tech Companies Seeking Permission To Cut Down 'Heritage' TreesFive companies, including Google and Microsoft, are seeking permits to get rid of about 300 "heritage" redwood, cedar and oak trees standing in the way of development plans.
Microsoft Releases Security Update For Explorer Microsoft is releasing a security update for Internet Explorer that closes a gap that allowed attackers to take complete control of a computer. It also issued the update to Windows XP users, despite dropping support for the older operating system last month.
Boy, 5, Finds Flaw In Xbox Live Security A 5-year-old San Diego boy has outwitted the sharpest minds at Microsoft — he's found a backdoor to the Xbox.
Google's Role In Woodland Child Pornography Arrest Raises Privacy ConcernsFederal investigators arrested a Woodland man on child pornography charges after Google found images on his computer.
Microsoft Reveals $499 Price, More Details On Xbox OneMicrosoft revealed the console, which it has billed as an "all-in-one" entertainment solution for living rooms, will be released in November and cost $499. The initial reactions to the device have been mixed.
Twitter Adds Security Measure To Logins Twitter is adding an extra security measure to users' accounts in an effort to prevent unauthorized logins.
Best Places For Computer Classes In SacramentoVirtually every sector of the economy uses technology to operate, so computer skills are critical to get hired or advance one’s career. Read on for some of the best computer classes offered in the Sacramento area.
Windows 8 Computers Go On Sale In OctoberComputers running on the next version of Microsoft's Windows operating system will go on sale in October.
Bill Gates, Steve Ballmer Each Donate $100K To Campaign Supporting Gay MarriageMicrosoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer and co-founder Bill Gates have each donated $100,000 to the campaign supporting the state's new gay marriage law, which faces a referendum vote in November.
Microsoft Unveils 'Surface' Tablet ComputerMicrosoft has unveiled Surface, a tablet computer to compete with Apple's iPad.
Microsoft Agrees To buy Skype For $8.5BMicrosoft Corp. said Tuesday that it has agreed to buy the popular Internet telephone service Skype SA for $8.5 billion in the biggest deal in the software maker's 36-year history.