Troy writes the Tech Files column as the Personal Technology Columnist at the San Jose Mercury News. He also covers the digital media, mobile and video game industries and writes occasionally about Apple, chips, social networking and other aspects of technology. Previously, Troy covered Apple and the consumer electronics industry. Prior to joining the Mercury News, Troy reported on technology, business and financial issues for TheStreet.com and CNET News.com.
For the first time since its founding, Microsoft may soon have neither Bill Gates nor Steve Ballmer in a top role. But at least in the case of Gates, the change could mean one of the company's long-time leaders will Read More →
Flickr users looking for more room for their photo collections can no longer pay the service for extra space.
The Yahoo-owned photo site quietly eliminated its so-called Doublr account last fall, company spokeswoman Ellen Cohn said. That account Read More →
Samsung, it seems, has a rival to Google Glass in the works.
The Korean electronics giant is developing a pair of smart glasses that it's tentatively dubbed Galaxy Glass, according to The Korea Read More →
Do you have a question your dying to ask Edward Snowden? You'll have the chance later today.
The former government contractor who leaked details of the government's extensive online spying efforts will be taking questions in a Read More →