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.

HoloLens might look cool but it overheats
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Microsoft still has work to do


Microsoft's HoloLens system is pretty cool, but unfortunately it could turn you into a flaming Michael Jackson, according to one developer.

Intel inside Samsung devices
Published in Notebooks


Slowly edging its way back into mobile

Chipzilla famously missed the mobile boom, but it appears the outfit is slowly edging its way back. Not only is it counting Asus as its chum it seems to be making friends with Samsung.

Notebook makers look to servers to make up for lost cash
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Non-notebook lines way forward


ODMs are giving up on PCs in favour of non-notebook production lines and servers.

Microsoft Surface phone rumours
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Arriving by the end of the year

Details of Microsoft's coming Surface phone have started appearing on online and we did a quick shifty amongst them to find out what was the most likely. 

AI assistant turned fascist sex slave on Twitter
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You have to be careful what you learn from whom

Microsoft’s had a wizard idea about getting its AI robot to learn about humans from Twitter. The program was so good that it quickly turned into a conspiracy theorist, Hitler-loving, incest sex-promoting Trump supporter.

Microsoft in Skylake U-Turn
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Also broke Windows 10 Mobile promise

Software outfit Microsoft has U-turned over its decision to kill off support for Intel Skylake processors running Windows 7 and 8.1 next year.