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Microsoft abandoned VR plans for Xbox One
Microsoft abandoned VR plans for Xbox One
If you are waiting for a VR headset for Xbox One, you will be disappointed in Microsoft. According to Mike Nichols, chief markering officer ...... 22 Jun 2018 - 2 comments
Xbox Game Pass gets FastStart in latest preview build
Xbox Game Pass gets FastStart in latest preview build
Microsoft is rolling out its latest beta system update to Xbox One Preview Beta members and some Delta Ring users and it enables FastStart for ...... 18 Jun 2018
Microsoft to challenge Amazon in checkout-free retail stores
Microsoft to challenge Amazon in checkout-free retail stores
According to a report, Microsoft is working on technology to compete with Amazon Go in delivering checkout-free shopping markets. The Amazon ...... 14 Jun 2018
Microsoft to release next-gen Xbox in 2020?
Microsoft to release next-gen Xbox in 2020?
According to a report, Microsoft is aiming to release its next generation Xbox hardware in 2020. At Microsoft's E3 press conference this ...... 13 Jun 2018 - 1 comment
WATCH: Halo Infinite teaser trailer from E3
WATCH: Halo Infinite teaser trailer from E3
At the Xbox press conference at E3 this weekend, Phil Spencer revealed the first announcement / teaser trailer for the forthcoming Halo Infinite. ...... 11 Jun 2018 - 1 comment
E3 2018: Microsoft announces Gears 5, Gears Pop! and Gears Tactics
E3 2018: Microsoft announces Gears 5, Gears Pop! and Gears Tactics
The wildly successful Gears of War franchise is getting three new titles in the near future, including Gears 5 which is set for a 2019 debut. ...... 11 Jun 2018
Microsoft confirms Crackdown 3 delayed until next year
Microsoft confirms Crackdown 3 delayed until next year
The eagerly anticipated Crackdown 3 will not ship this year and has been pushed back yet again to a later release date, Microsoft confirms. ...... 08 Jun 2018
GitHub acquisition sends some developers to GitLab
GitHub acquisition sends some developers to GitLab
Following the news earlier this week that Microsoft is to acquire GitHub, rival GItLab saw a huge increase in developers shifting to its platform. ...... 06 Jun 2018
Microsoft to acquire GitHub
Microsoft to acquire GitHub
Several sources claim that Microsoft is about to announce its acquisition of GitHub later today. GitHub is a de facto open source distribution ...... 04 Jun 2018 - 8 comments
Microsoft to launch a cloud gaming platform?
Microsoft to launch a cloud gaming platform?
Microsoft has set up a new gaming cloud division late last year, and according to The Verge, the company's new team is readying for a future ...... 16 Mar 2018 - 1 comment
Microsoft celebrates AI translation at parity with humans
Microsoft celebrates AI translation at parity with humans
Microsoft has achieved something that many probably thought would be ways off in the future. The Redmond-based tech giant has managed to reach ...... 15 Mar 2018 - 1 comment
Windows phones are back! Microsoft selling Lumia smartphones again
Windows phones are back! Microsoft selling Lumia smartphones again
Microsoft made it fairly clear last summer that it's not really interested in Windows phones any more by dropping support from almost all Lumia ...... 24 Feb 2018 - 1 comment
This how much Meltdown and Spectre fixes slow down your computer
This how much Meltdown and Spectre fixes slow down your computer
As companies are trying to recover from what were, and still are, perhaps the most severe CPU bugs in the history of the computer, people are ...... 12 Jan 2018 - 3 comments
Microsoft brings Edge browser to Android and iOS
Microsoft brings Edge browser to Android and iOS
After years and years of development as a part of the Windows 10 ecosystem, Windows 10 Mobile never managed to grow into a proper business. ...... 02 Dec 2017 - 2 comments
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
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