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 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 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 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 Senate passage on Wednesday of fast-track trade authority for President Obama has H-1B visa reformers worried about their efforts to change the controversial program.
News BlackBerry may be known for its hardware, but it's finding that revenues from licensing its software and technology are more important to the company's future success.
News Microsoft has reshuffled its executive ranks, getting rid of former Nokia chief Stephen Elop and handing more responsibilities to Windows head Terry Myerson.
News As Microsoft preps Windows 10 for its July 29 rollout, the company is putting the finishing touches on how it will offer regular updates and patches. One thing is clear: Big changes are coming.
News Eugene Kaspersky has a theory about the hackers who created Duqu 2.0 and infiltrated his company's systems: it was a nefarious research mission.