Feature The controversial H-1B visa program is seeing some changes that could smooth the visa application process – and proposed changes that could make it more restrictive. CIO's Sharon Florentine explains what's going on.
Feature How much progress has been made in gender diversity in the IT field in the past few years? CIO writer Sharon Florentine, who frequently blogs about women in IT, talks with Juliet Beauchamp and Ken Mingis about companies that are leading the way.
News The faster pace of developer releases of Apple's next version of OS X indicates that the desktop/laptop operating system upgrade could launch earlier than expected.
News Some new Windows 10 users have been caught off guard by a new peer-to-peer service in the OS that relies on a customer's upload bandwidth to distribute updates and apps.
News The large number of Windows users likely to upgrade to Windows 10 could lead to Internet slowdowns this week as downloads clog ISPs' networks.
News An updated look at how fast Windows users are upgrading their computers indicates that Microsoft could have Windows 10 on more than 440 million PCs by early 2017.
News In a big shift for Microsoft, Windows 10 users will get new features and functions for a full decade from the time the OS is purchased.
News Mozilla plans to release the Windows 10 version of Firefox in August or September, and hopes that doing so will allow it to keep users from jumping ship to Microsoft's Edge browser.
News The end-user license agreement for Windows 10, not surprisingly, includes changes that spell out everything from how automatic updates are handled to what happens to pirated copies when a user tries to upgrade.
News With the launch of Windows 10 at the end of this month, Microsoft will also roll out an entirely new way of updating and upgrading the operating system. Here's a primer on how that should work.
News The push for mobile payments in the U.S. continues to build steam as banks shift to chip-embedded cards and merchants roll out new payment terminals that can accept them.
News Early-bird Windows 10 testers won't be getting new preview builds of the new OS for now because the company has stopped deliveries to focus instead on distribution.
News Microsoft is still making smartphones for its Windows 10 Mobile OS, but the company has largely given up on the mobile course set by former CEO Steve Ballmer.
News Microsoft today took an "impairment charge" of $7.6 billion related to its acquisition of Nokia -- the last major move made by Steve Ballmer when he ran Microsoft.
News Mozilla has decided that its current 18-week development schedule is too slow, and it plans to speed up the delivery of new features for its Firefox browser.