FireEye spot spooks' Microsoft Office hack
Published in News
Wednesday, 13 September 2017 11:52

FireEye spot spooks' Microsoft Office hack


Pass the SOAP

FireEye found a malicious Microsoft Office RTF document which has all the hallmarks of being made by the CIA to hack Microsoft Office docs.

Big US corporations rule AI development
Published in News
Friday, 08 September 2017 11:46

Big US corporations rule AI development

 
Amazon, eBay, IBM, Google, Facebook, and Microsoft, what could go wrong?

Just to prove you have absolutely nothing to worry about from AI, an outfit called Netscribes has worked out that the entire market is sewn up by big US corporations.

Amazon and Microsoft build super digital assistant
Published in News


Alexa gets her Cortina

Amazon and Microsoft are partnering to integrate their Alexa and Cortana digital assistants.

Microsoft announces Age of Empires IV
Published in Games
Wednesday, 23 August 2017 22:48

Microsoft announces Age of Empires IV


Remastered Age of Empires Definitive Editions

Microsoft has pulled a rather big surprise at Gamescom 2017 by announcing a sequel to the popular Age of Empires series as well as revealing that Age of Empires II and III will also be get remastered.

Microsoft falsely accused Intel for poor Surface drivers
Published in Notebooks


But it was its own fault


Software King of the World Microsoft has been caught with its royal pants down trying to pin the blame for its own poor Surface drivers on Intel.

Kaspersky withdraws Microsoft antitrust complaint
Published in News


Vole agrees to change how it delivers security updates to Windows users


Russian cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab has withdrawn antitrust complaints against Microsoft.

Microsoft forced into more chip development
Published in Processors


All the AI stuff

It is starting to look like there will be a new kid on the chip block, as Microsoft is being forced to hone skills of its own.

Python is top programming language
Published in News
Monday, 24 July 2017 06:00

Python is top programming language


At least according to the IEEE

 IEEE Spectrum's annual report on the top programming languages has decided that Python is the top programming language.

Industry giants back Apple in Qualcomm case
Published in News


Trust me, we’re industry giants

A group that represents industry giants has sided with Apple fighting a legal case Qualcomm has made has sent the US International Trade Commission (ITC) comments that take the side of the fruity cargo cult.

Microsoft moves US jobs to China
Published in News
Thursday, 20 July 2017 06:00

Microsoft moves US jobs to China


Global outsourcing is continuing to Make America grate again

While the US right wing press has been claiming that Donald Trump is bringing jobs back to America, it is starting to look like this is all spin.