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Microsoft revamps its startup programs with $500M commitment and new co-selling program
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 23:29

 Microsoft has launched a number of programs for startups. These programs never quite told a cohesive story about Microsoft’s commitment to...

Microsoft makes it easier to preview Windows apps
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 20:42

If you're looking to get a peek at what cool features are coming to Windows apps in the future, then you pretty much need to run an Insider build...

Google Drive now lets you easily comment on Microsoft Office files, PDFs and images
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 18:30

 Google is launching an update to Google Drive today that will make it easier for teams and agencies to use a mix of G Suite and Microsoft Office...

Microsoft will buy out existing cloud storage contracts for customers switching to OneDrive for Business
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:35

 Microsoft is targeting its cloud storage rivals including Dropbox, Box, and Google today by offering to essentially buy out customers’ exi...

Windows 10 can now show you all the data it’s sending back to Microsoft
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 21:32

 Microsoft’s and its partners’ engineers use the telemetry data from Windows 10 to diagnose crashes, learn about its users hardware c...

Amazon stock market value on verge of eclipsing Microsoft
  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 21:38

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc's shares surged on Friday, pushing its stock market value above $ 700 billion and threatening to eclipse Microsoft Corp, a...

Microsoft starts selling a $799 Surface Laptop
  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 10:35

 Here’s a pretty good way to help spark sales in the post-holiday doldrums of early February. This week, Microsoft rolled a handful of new ...

Microsoft disables 'buggy' Intel patch
  • Wed, 31 Jan 2018 01:40

An update for Windows 7, 8.1 and 10 disables a flawed patch issued by Intel. BBC News - Technology

Microsoft buys gaming services startup PlayFab to bolster its Azure platform
  • Tue, 30 Jan 2018 08:30

 In the latest chapter of GAFAM’s continuing bid to conquer online gaming, Microsoft has acquired PlayFab, which helps game developers lau...

Microsoft drops the price of its standard support for Azure to $100 per month
  • Mon, 29 Jan 2018 03:28

 If you are a Microsoft Azure customer and want to get 24/7 access to technical and billing support for your company, as well as a response time ...

Microsoft calls for 'new Digital Geneva Convention' after spate of high-profile cyberattacks
  • Fri, 26 Jan 2018 20:34

Microsoft is pushing for a new set of global norms to try and police government activity in cyberspace. Europe News

Microsoft to open four data centres in France
  • Wed, 24 Jan 2018 02:33

Microsoft is to open four data storage centres in France to meet growing customer demand for cloud computing. france-RFI

AltspaceVR CEO joins Facebook months after selling his startup to Microsoft
  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 06:40

 After selling his social virtual reality startup to Microsoft in October, Eric Romo, the co-founder of AltspaceVR, is joining the competing soci...

Microsoft doubles down on its low-priced Chromebook competition for schools
  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 21:30

 Say what you will about Chromebooks, there’s little question that Google’s low-cost offerings have reignited edtech. Last May, Micro...

Exclusive: U.S. sanctions curb Microsoft sales to hundreds of Russian firms
  • Mon, 22 Jan 2018 14:40

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Two of Microsoft's official distributors in Russia have imposed restrictions on sales of Microsoft software to more than 200 Russia...

As Alexa, Google Assistant dominate CES, Apple and Microsoft face tough decisions
  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 00:23

Alexa continued to rack up integration wins at CES this year, and Google is struggling to keep pace. Is it too late for Microsoft and Apple? Unless th...

China’s Industrial Bank teams up with Microsoft to build digital and cloud power
  • Wed, 10 Jan 2018 23:15

Mid-sized Industrial Bank has signed a strategic partnership with Microsoft China in Shanghai to shore up its smart banking capabilities, the latest e...

Microsoft says security patches slowing down PCs, servers
  • Wed, 10 Jan 2018 12:54

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday that software patches released to guard against microchip security threats slowed down some personal compu...

Microsoft says the Gears of War 4 studio's sticking with the series, but this leak says otherwise
  • Tue, 09 Jan 2018 06:42

It sounds like something is stirring within the halls of Gears of War 4 developer The Coalition gamesradar all-platforms

How Hotmail changed Microsoft (and email) forever
  • Mon, 08 Jan 2018 19:48

Enlarge / The many lives of Hotmail. (credit: Sean Gallagher) Twenty years ago this week, on December 29, 1997, Bill Gates bought Microsoft a $ 45...

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