Microsoft has recently offered more than $250,000 to researchers who can develop new security defenses to protect users of its Windows operating system against hack attacks that can exploit software bugs. Last Wednesday at the Black Hat security conference, Microsoft announced that they will pay $200,000 for the best “novel runtime mitigation technology designed...

Many in the tech world have been waiting for the release of the Samsung Galaxy Tab in the hope that it will prove to be a real contender for the crown that the Apple iPad essentially created. Nobody really knows why they need a tablet PC that has fewer functions than the average smartphone and yet everybody seemingly wants one. Unfortunately, while the waves have been...

Microsoft has finally confirmed the details of what could be a major change in the smartphone wars having given full details of the crossover between XBox Live and Windows Mobile 7. If you own a phone that rocks up Windows 7 then you will be able to play XBox Live games directly on your phone. You will be able to bag achievements, play multiplayer, and download some high...