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According to Buzzed, Microsoft said yesterday (June 13th) that it’s buying LinkedIn for $26.2 billion, an unexpected purchase of the professional network that has 430 million members. LinkedIn will remain an independent unit of Microsoft and keep its name and current CEO. AP reports that the acquisition gives Microsoft the opportunity to further brand itself […]

President Obama, his wife Michelle, and their two daughters attended service at the historic Alfred Street Baptist Church in Alexandria, Virginia for Easter Sunday.

Plus, JetBlue flight attendant's lawyers say "she may have not known" about the coke and a new study finds a link between coffee and miscarriages.

Also, a new study finds that 80 percent of girls in the juvenile system have experience abuse and Microsoft cuts almost 8,000 jobs.

(HOUSTON) — If you’re one of the millions of people who use Internet Explorer, listen up. The Department of Homeland Security is warning you not…

African American tech executive John Thompson has been appointed the new chairman of Microsoft Corporation, replacing chairman and co-founder Bill Gates. Thompson is the former…

I know what you’re thinking: “How is government Internet snooping going to affect me?”  Well, according to CNN.com,  Facebook and Microsoft disclosed that they received thousands of requests for user data from government agencies in the United States in the last half of 2012.  Read more:

  Just because you are paranoid doesn’t mean no one is recording your video calls. At least that seems to be the sentiment of some when they talk about recent changes made by Skype.  CNN.com has the story.  Read More:

If you remember “Clippy” — that googly-eyed paper clip that once hopped out of the corner of the computer screen to “help” with Microsoft Office tasks — chances are you don’t remember him fondly. Many Office users cringed when the Microsoft cartoon delivered cheerily obvious messages like: “It looks like you’re writing a letter.” “I […]

The holidays have arguably come early for armchair disc jockeys, who can scratch along with exclusive musical mash-ups of songs by popular artists in remix simulator “DJ Hero 2.” Supporting two turntables and a plastic microphone, additional freestyle tricks and an expanded single-player career mode, the sequel to last year’s popular rhythm game also enjoys […]

It’s not even one day old, but the new Kinect video-gaming system was at the center of a potential controversy. Gaming review site GameSpot reported that two of its dark-skinned employees had problems getting the facial recognition features of the Kinect to work. According to the report, the system recognized one inconsistently and was never […]

(CNN) — When it comes to 3-D gaming, Phil Spencer isn’t seeing eye to eye with his competitors. The entertainment industry has been placing big bets on 3-D — it helped the latest “Jackass” sequel earn $50 million at the box office this weekend — and that whirlwind will soon make its way to video […]