Microsoft will block SHA-1
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Shutting out the spooks and other criminals

Software Giant Microsoft has joined Mozilla and will consider blocking the SHA-1 hashing algorithm on Windows to keep the US spooks from using it to spy on users computers.

Microsoft one drive free to decrease from 15GB to 5GB
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Office 365 users to kiss free storage goodbye

Microsoft had capped the unlimited  free storage for Office 365 users and it has dropped the free  One drive from 15GB to 5GB. 

Microsoft will update you to Windows 10
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All your bases are belonging to Microsoft

Those running older versions of Windows with their updates switched on could find that Microsoft will automatically upgrade them to Windows 10 next year

Google killing off Chrome OS
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Android won the war

Search engine Google looks set to scrap its Chrome OS and replace it with a consolidated version of Android that runs on PCs.

Microsoft’s Edge grinding to a halt
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This is a dead Spartan

Microsoft’s Edge, formally known as Spartan, appears to be grinding to a halt and no-one seems to be caring much about it.

DirectX 12 sports an impressive  multi-GPU feature
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Provides a decent performance boost

Microsoft's upcoming DirectX 12 API will bring plenty of performance improvements but one the most impressive is its ability to mix GPUs and combine Radeon and Geforce graphics cards for some extra performance.

Apple has no faith in its Surface clone
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Expecting limited orders

Fruity cargo cult Apple does not appear to believe that it can beat Microsoft’s new Surface Pro, even though it copied all its key elements.

Microsoft shakes off the curse of Steve Ballmer
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First growth in 15 years


For ages Microsoft has suffered from static growth and a share-price which was more consistent than the speed of light.

Windows 10 might get advertising
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You get nothing for free

Those who really believed that Microsoft was going to not make any money off the back of Windows 10 will be disappointed to discover that the software giant is experimenting with adverts.

Microsoft upgrades Surface book to 1TB
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Costs $3,199

After Apple copied its Surface book, Microsoft seems to be trying to outdo the company in terms of ridiculous pricing.