Microsoft earned $22.1 billion in third quarter
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Azure doing well

Microsoft reported earnings for its third fiscal quarter of 2016, including revenue of $22.1 billion. This means that in Q3 2015, Microsoft saw $21.73 billion in revenue and earnings – slightly better than Wall Street expected.

Microsoft Surface phone rumoured to have Snapdragon 830
Published in Processors


Wants top of the range

The much rumoured never seen Microsoft Surface Phone is not likely to have Intel inside.  According to the latest rumours, it will have the unannounced Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 instead.

Microsoft kills off Xbox 360
Published in Games


360 comes a full circle

Microsoft has announced it is finally killing off its popular Xbox 360 video game console which has been in the shops for 11 years.

Direct X bloke creates Twitter storm
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Games developers are moaning wage-slaves

Microsoft DirectX’s co-creator Alex St. John has kicked over a hornets next by claiming that game development employees are "wage-slaves" who have "embraced a cultural of victimology".

Microsoft denies the Oculus rift delays are its fault
Published in Wearables


Xbox One control pad not to blame

Software giant Microsoft has moved to deny a daft internet rumour that it was responsible for the ongoing Oculus Rift supply issues.

Microsoft developing laptop powered by a phone
Published in Mobiles


Windows 10 phone in Continuum mode

Microsoft is developing a laptop that runs off a Windows 10-powered phone in Continuum mode.

Microsoft tries to make BSOD friendlier
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Lipstick on a pig


Software giant Microsoft is working to make Windows' infamous Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) a little friendlier, adding a quick-response code (QR code) which can be scanned with a smartphone or tablet.

Windows 10 pop-up invades Japanese bill-boards
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Call Godzilla

Microsoft’s continued obsession with forcing users to upgrade to Windows 10 is starting to break things.

Microsoft puts Ubuntu on Windows
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Hell has frozen over


Microsoft has announced a partnership with Canonical which means it is possible to install Canonical's Ubuntu on Windows 10.

Microsoft open sources its Chatbot software
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Now you can make your own racist friend


Software giant Microsoft has open-sourced its chatbot framework allowing developers to build their own versions of  Redmond's disastrous Twitter bot experiment.