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Microsoft updates Macbook Pro competitor, here's the new Surface Book 2
Microsoft updates Macbook Pro competitor, here's the new Surface Book 2
Microsoft has announced today a new Surface Book 2, the second generation of the hybrid laptop. It is aimed solely at competing against the ...... 17 Oct 2017 - 5 comments
If it wasn't clear already, it's now official: Windows phone is dead
If it wasn't clear already, it's now official: Windows phone is dead
Microsoft has finally confirmed that it does not intend to release any new smartphones with Windows 10 Mobile or provide software updates for ...... 09 Oct 2017 - 6 comments
WATCH: Age of Empires IV is announced
WATCH: Age of Empires IV is announced
Microsoft today released an announce trailer for Age of Empires IV as we approach the 20 year anniversary of the release of the original title ...... 21 Aug 2017 - 1 comment
Microsoft announces a new edition of Windows 10 - aimed for real pro users
Microsoft announces a new edition of Windows 10 - aimed for "real pro" users
Microsoft has announced a new edition of Windows 10, aimed for power users. The new version, Windows 10 Pro for Workstations has four major ...... 11 Aug 2017 - 33 comments
Microsoft's Paint app faces axe
Microsoft's Paint app faces axe
Microsoft's iconic Paint application is coming to the end of its development, having been available in Windows since 1985. The application ...... 25 Jul 2017 - 8 comments
Kaspersky wants EU to investigate Microsoft on security products
Kaspersky wants EU to investigate Microsoft on security products
Russian security software firm Kaspersky has asked European regulators to investigate Microsoft over its practices related to Windows Defender. ...... 07 Jun 2017 - 6 comments
Microsoft pushes update for serious Windows flaw
Microsoft pushes update for serious Windows flaw
Microsoft has quickly patched an unmasked security vulnerability in its software that potentially allowed attackers to hijack a PC. The remarkable ...... 10 May 2017
Microsoft is changing pace with Windows 10 updates
Microsoft is changing pace with Windows 10 updates
Microsoft's recent Creator's Update was in the works for a long time and finally the major update hit Windows 10 earlier this month. Now you ...... 21 Apr 2017 - 2 comments
Microsoft will let users test apps before installing
Microsoft will let users test apps before installing
Microsoft's Playable Ads will let Windows 10 users try out an app before downloading it and installing it onto their devices. The user can ...... 13 Mar 2017 - 4 comments
Cortana reminds you even when you forgot to add the reminder
Cortana reminds you even when you forgot to add the reminder
Microsoft has announced an update to its voice assistant Cortana with a single new feature. The so-called Commitment feature allows the Windows ...... 10 Feb 2017 - 22 comments
Apple joins Google, Facebook, Amazon, to study and advance AI
Apple joins Google, Facebook, Amazon, to study and advance AI
It is clear that artificial intelligence is going to be a huge part of future computing. It might not mean Haley Joel Osment's David from 2001 ...... 28 Jan 2017 - 1 comment
Windows Insiders get their hands on the new Game Mode
Windows Insiders get their hands on the new Game Mode
The upcoming and anticipated Creators Update for Windows 10 is still a long way from being released but there are some parts of it that you ...... 26 Jan 2017 - 3 comments
Microsoft admits it pushed Windows 10 update too aggressively
Microsoft admits it pushed Windows 10 update too aggressively
Microsoft's unofficial podcast Windows Weekly had a surprise guest in Microsoft's Chief Marketing Officer Chris Capossela. In the podcast he ...... 23 Dec 2016 - 15 comments
Microsoft is working on a major design update for Windows
Microsoft is working on a major design update for Windows
Windows 10 has been largely a success for the Redmond giant but there's still work to do. The company is obviously trying to figure out how ...... 28 Nov 2016 - 14 comments
Google reveals actively exploited Windows vulnerability
Google reveals actively exploited Windows vulnerability
Google has revealed details of a 0-day vulnerability in the Windows operating system that it claims is being currently exploited. The search ...... 01 Nov 2016 - 3 comments
Microsoft's new Surface Book has 16-hour battery life
Microsoft's new Surface Book has 16-hour battery life
Alongside the new Surface Studio, Microsoft also unveiled an updated Surface Book notebook yesterday, one that offers incredible battery life ...... 27 Oct 2016
Microsoft launches ergonomic keyboards for Surface fans
Microsoft launches ergonomic keyboards for Surface fans
Microsoft unveiled a new ergonomic keyboard yesterday at their special event, a wireless device for Surface fans. The company says a pair ...... 27 Oct 2016
Microsoft tried to buy Facebook in 2010
Microsoft tried to buy Facebook in 2010
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was on CNBC yesterday reminiscing about the time the company bid for Facebook in 2010. Ballmer says the ...... 25 Oct 2016
Microsoft to hold new Surface event on October 26th
Microsoft to hold new Surface event on October 26th
Microsoft has sent press invites to an event on October 26th where the Redmond giant will unveil new Surface hardware. Additionally, the ...... 09 Oct 2016 - 2 comments
Microsoft Excel blamed for errors in academic papers
Microsoft Excel blamed for errors in academic papers
A Melbourne-based institute has demonstrated that a feature of Microsoft's Excel spreadsheet software has resulted in errors in scientific papers ...... 25 Aug 2016 - 3 comments
Microsoft acquires game streaming service Beam
Microsoft acquires game streaming service Beam
Microsoft has used a small portion of its huge cash position to acquire interactive game streaming service Beam. Beam allows viewers to "play ...... 12 Aug 2016
Microsoft releases Anniversary Update for Windows 10
Microsoft releases Anniversary Update for Windows 10
As promised, Microsoft has released the first Anniversary Update for the company's number one product. This is the first major update for Windows ...... 04 Aug 2016 - 6 comments
Microsoft ends Skype support for Windows Phone and Androids before 4.03
Microsoft ends Skype support for Windows Phone and Androids before 4.03
Microsoft has announced today that it will no longer support Skype for those using Windows Phones and users with Android versions before 4.03. ...... 22 Jul 2016 - 1 comment
Xbox One S to officially launch on August 2nd
Xbox One S to officially launch on August 2nd
Microsoft has confirmed that its upcoming slimmed-down console, the Xbox One S, will officially launch on August 2nd alongside the Windows 10 ...... 20 Jul 2016
Netflix will only stream 1080p on Microsoft Edge or IE11
Netflix will only stream 1080p on Microsoft Edge or IE11
Last week, Microsoft made headlines by claiming that its Microsoft Edge was the only browser that could handle 1080p streaming on your PC. ...... 19 Jul 2016 - 2 comments
Microsoft clears up confusion about Xbox Play Anywhere
Microsoft clears up confusion about Xbox Play Anywhere
Microsoft has released a new press statement that should clear up any confusion about its upcoming Xbox Play Anywhere service. Last week, ...... 10 Jul 2016
Microsoft acquires professional social network LinkedIn for $26 billion
Microsoft acquires professional social network LinkedIn for $26 billion
Earlier today, Microsoft agreed to acquire professional social network and job posting site LinkedIn for $26.2 billion. The companies say ...... 14 Jun 2016 - 2 comments
Minecraft: Education Edition now available in beta
Minecraft: Education Edition now available in beta
Microsoft has announced the open beta of Minecraft: Education Edition, which it hopes to get into schools by the end of the third quarter. ...... 09 Jun 2016
Microsoft reneges on adding TV DVR to Xbox One
Microsoft reneges on adding TV DVR to Xbox One
Microsoft has announced that they will not be adding a TV DVR feature to the Xbox One, despite announcing it last August. "After careful ...... 09 Jun 2016 - 6 comments
Xiaomi to buy 1500 patents from Microsoft
Xiaomi to buy 1500 patents from Microsoft
Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi will buy 1500 patents from Microsoft in the coming months, likely a sign that the company wants to finally expand ...... 07 Jun 2016 - 1 comment
Is Xbox One getting VR games next year?
Is Xbox One getting VR games next year?
Sony has a huge lead in this generation's console wars but it's far from over yet. There might be another hurdle that could change things up ...... 03 Jun 2016 - 5 comments
Windows 10 upgrade woes sends woman to Microsoft offices for help
Windows 10 upgrade woes sends woman to Microsoft offices for help
A Finnish woman turned up at Microsoft offices demanding help after a Windows 10 update rendered her computer useless. Microsoft has come ...... 31 May 2016 - 9 comments
Microsoft guts phone business, will cut 1,850 jobs
Microsoft guts phone business, will cut 1,850 jobs
Microsoft has announced plans to streamline its smartphone business, trimming more than 1,850 jobs mostly in Finland. Having completed the ...... 25 May 2016
Microsoft sells its entry-level feature phone business to Foxconn
Microsoft sells its entry-level feature phone business to Foxconn
Microsoft has announced that it is selling their entry level feature phone assets to Foxconn subsidiary FIH Mobile for $350 million. Additionally, ...... 19 May 2016
Microsoft's Pre-Touch to revolutionize UI design?
Microsoft's Pre-Touch to revolutionize UI design?
Even if not all products out of Redmond have captured the market (yes, I'm looking at you Windows Phone), you have to give it to Microsoft Research ...... 06 May 2016
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