Microsoft founder Bill Gates was one of the elite few who visited Apple co-founder Steve Jobs prior to his death, and the billionaire doesn't hold back his emotions during a new interview on the subject.
If you life webcomics then have we got a news item for you. And if you're a big fan of streaming movies and YouTube, your life is about to get better, but if you're looking to upgrade to Windows 8, you may have to wait a little on your iTunes. That and more in this week's hot topics.
After splitting off its Nook division last fall, Barnes & Noble appears to be entertaining getting out of the digital business altogether in a possible sale to partner Microsoft valued at as much as $1 billion.
Microsoft has made it clear that its Silverlight browser plugin will be going away in the years to come, which is forcing companies like Netflix who rely on it for desktop streaming to adopt other technologies.
Americans are still reeling from the explosions that rattled the Boston Marathon on Monday afternoon, which all but consumed social media outlets like Twitter and Facebook almost immediately after they took place. As a result, you might have paid far less attention to tech-related announcements (and who could blame you?), but thankfully we've assembled a handful to get you up to speed.
Do you remember where you were nine years ago? Some of us were probably sitting by our computers waiting for Google to invite us to join Gmail, the search giant's fledgling email service which has grown to be equally huge almost a decade later. And if that's not enough milestone for you, Roku has now sold its five millionth player since 2008! We've owned at least five of them during that time, so are you one of those who have the other 4,999,995?
There's nothing gamers like better than updates to their favorite titles -- especially when it's new cross-platform support for Borderlands 2 for Mac, or rumors of a possible Xbox event being held next month.
Many of our readers are probably iPhone owners, so you may have met Thursday's news about Facebook Home with a shrug or even a groan -- after all, what are the odds it will ever come to iOS? (Slim to less than none.) True Facebook junkies will probably be setting their alarm clock early on April 12 to download it anyway. Missed the news? Get caught up with our overnight recap below...