Mozilla strikes Firefox search deal with Yahoo

Mozilla Corporation and Yahoo announced a “strategic five-year partnership” agreement today. The deal makes Yahoo the default search experience for Firefox on mobile devices and PCs. The new deal replaces a longstanding partnership between Mozilla and Google which concludes at the end Continue reading

YouTube Announces a Streaming Music Service

Look out, Spotify: Google has officially announced a new music subscription service that takes advantage of YouTube’s vast collection of music and existing relationships with labels. YouTube Music Key is a paid subscription service currently in beta, and you’ll need an invite Continue reading

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 preview includes Mac-like trackpad gestures

Microsoft is continuing its pace of releasing a new Windows 10 Technical Preview every three weeks. The last build (9860) included more than 7,000 changes and a new notification center, and today’s release (9879) includes some similar minor tweaks. Microsoft is adding Continue reading

Windows Blamed for Home Depot Hack; Execs Get Macs

The Home Depot recently revealed that its systems had been hacked, leaving approximately 56 million customer credit cards and 53 million email addresses vulnerable to cybercriminals. Now, the retailer is apparently blaming Microsoft’s Windows operating system for its security vulnerabilities, Continue reading