Eight leading US-based technology companies on Monday called on Washington to overhaul its surveillance laws following the revelations of online eavesdropping from fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden.
Microsoft announced it worked with police in Europe and the United States to disrupt a "dangerous" army of virus-infected computers used to hijack searches at Google, Bing and Yahoo.
Microsoft is joining the movement to encrypt traffic that flows across its networks, citing "serious concerns" about government surveillance.
Software giant Microsoft has announced that it will `retire` its Messenger online chat feature on March 15 and replace it with the Skype internet telephony service.
Day in Pics: 24th November
Showbiz World - November 24, 2014
Los Angeles Auto Show