Microsoft tries to please EU
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Wednesday, 16 November 2016 16:05

Microsoft tries to please EU


But will it be enough?

The European Commission was approached by Microsoft in an attempt to appease antitrsut regulators investigating its proposed takeover of Linkedin.

Microsoft scores Tesla AI contract
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Wednesday, 16 November 2016 12:23

Microsoft scores Tesla AI contract


Cloud based AI for cars

Software king of the world Microsoft has won a contract with Tesla OpenAI, the non-profit artificial intelligence (AI) research firm backed by Tesla Motors.

Microsoft discounts Xbox One
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Tuesday, 08 November 2016 13:24

Microsoft discounts Xbox One


In time for Christmas

While the UK is seeing price rises thanks to the falling pound, it seems that Microsoft is slashing the pricing of its Xbox One.

Dell shows off its answer to Microsoft's Surface Studio
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PC innovation enters new era 

Microsoft's Surface Studio has been getting much praise for its innovative design, and while Apple is slow to copy it, Dell has pushed out its own version which looks rather nice.

Microsoft improves Windows updates
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Thursday, 03 November 2016 21:00

Microsoft improves Windows updates


Rolling out to Windows Insider users for PC later this year


In a blog post earlier today, Microsoft  said it will be changing the way it distributes updates to Windows 10 users beginning with a new Unified Update Platform (UUP) that handles update checking in the cloud, rather than on a client device.

Russians exploit Windows hack
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Wednesday, 02 November 2016 11:26

Russians exploit Windows hack


Mr Putin says thanks very much Google

Russian hackers are taking advantage of the information on a zero day Windows flaw that Google gave them to hack western machines.

Google drops Microsoft in it with security flaw disclosure
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Lets Apple off but makes Microsoft customers vulnerable

After allowing Apple six months to fix a critical zero-day flaw, it seems that the Google security team gave Microsoft just 10 days to fix something before going public.

Microsoft releases PC with 3D features
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Thursday, 27 October 2016 10:53

Microsoft releases PC with 3D features


Coming at ya

Software king of the world Microsoft unveiled its first ever desktop computer and a free update to its Windows operating system that allows edits using 3D simulations.

Microsoft announces Surface Studio desktop PC
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Wednesday, 26 October 2016 22:20

Microsoft announces Surface Studio desktop PC


Features Surface Dial haptic feedback tool

On Wednesday, during a Microsoft event in New York, company Surface chief Panos Panay went on stage and announced an all-in-one desktop PC designed for "creators and professionals". 

Microsoft working on a Quantum PC which may not work
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A bit like Vista only using cats

Software king of the world, Microsoft is building a quantum computer which, in addition to potentially dead and alive cats, features parts which physicists are not sure actually exist.