Alan Martin

Recent articles by Alan Martin

Hang on, there's a Microsoft Office World Championship?

Hang on, there's a Microsoft Office World Championship?

Let the PowerPoint battles commence.
Alan Martin Aug 9 2017, 11:40AM Software
Microsoft drops support for Paint

Microsoft drops support for Paint

Was part of Windows since version 1.0 was released in 1985.
Alan Martin Jul 25 2017, 9:21AM Digital
How ransomware manipulates a user's brain into paying up

How ransomware manipulates a user's brain into paying up

University study examines the tricks cybercriminals play.
Alan Martin Jul 23 2017, 5:08PM Security
Microsoft trash talks MacBook amid "best" Surface sales

Microsoft trash talks MacBook amid "best" Surface sales

Triumphant blog post from Microsoft celebrates Surface success.
Alan Martin Dec 14 2016, 6:55AM Mobility
Bill Gates joins other billionaires for climate change fund

Bill Gates joins other billionaires for climate change fund

Directors of the Breakthrough Energy Ventures fund worth $170bn alone.
Alan Martin Dec 13 2016, 7:06AM Strategy
Surface Studio is Microsoft's desktop with a twist

Surface Studio is Microsoft's desktop with a twist

Company reveals all-in-one PC aimed at creatives.
Alan Martin Oct 27 2016, 7:00AM Finance
Tech billionaires dominate Forbes' 2016 rich list

Tech billionaires dominate Forbes' 2016 rich list

Gates, Bezos, Zuckerberg and Ellison make up four of the top five.
Alan Martin Oct 20 2016, 3:21PM Strategy
WhatsApp wants to share your number with Facebook

WhatsApp wants to share your number with Facebook

Goes back on promise not to reduce its privacy protections.
Alan Martin Aug 29 2016, 11:36AM Security
Apple stores hit by thief disguised as 'Genius'

Apple stores hit by thief disguised as 'Genius'

Man steals US$16,130 worth of iPhones.
Alan Martin Jun 12 2016, 8:13PM Mobility
Chinese govt plants 488 million fake comments each year

Chinese govt plants 488 million fake comments each year

Massive astroturfing operation revealed.
Alan Martin May 22 2016, 4:58PM Security
Microsoft responds to Windows 10 privacy backlash

Microsoft responds to Windows 10 privacy backlash

Reveals businesses will be able to stop data being sent to Redmond.
William Maher , Alan Martin Sep 30 2015, 7:09AM Security

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