Microsoft presentation gives up on Edge
Published in News
Wednesday, 01 November 2017 11:51

Microsoft presentation gives up on Edge


Installs Chrome instead


A Microsoft engineer carrying out a demo before assorted hacks had to abandon his Edge browser and install Chrome after his Vole-approved default browser froze.

Microsoft sued for discriminating against women
Published in News
Wednesday, 01 November 2017 11:48

Microsoft sued for discriminating against women


This is fast getting out of control

The outfit whose CEO once said women could obtain good karma for taking lower salaries than men is being sued in a court case which is getting bigger by the day.

Microsoft working on Apple’s next “breakthrough”
Published in Notebooks


Foldable notebook pen and digital-ink functionality

Software king of the world, Microsoft, is working on a foldable device with an emphasis on pen and digital-ink functionality that runs Windows 10.

Cloud boom helps big tech bottom line
Published in News
Friday, 27 October 2017 12:41

Cloud boom helps big tech bottom line


Amazon, Microsoft, Google and Intel cash in

Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and Intel are making a killing from the Cloud.

Microsoft kills off Kinect
Published in News
Thursday, 26 October 2017 12:08

Microsoft kills off Kinect


End of an error

The software king of the world Microsoft has given up on its depth camera and voice recognition microphone.

Tech giants spend fortune buying US politicians
Published in News
Wednesday, 25 October 2017 11:12

Tech giants spend fortune buying US politicians


Buy one get another free

US tech giants are spending a small fortune on "lobbying" politicians and the situation is getting worse.

Microsoft’s Open Source cloud slap to Google
Published in News
Wednesday, 25 October 2017 10:34

Microsoft’s Open Source cloud slap to Google


Azure Container Service built on Kubernetes

Microsoft has unveiled the Azure "Container Service", a new service for the Azure cloud computing platform that's built on Kubernetes.

Cray expands HPC in the cloud
Published in News
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 11:49

Cray expands HPC in the cloud


Chummy with Microsoft

Cray continues to expand its HPC in the cloud plans and has teamed up with Microsoft to bring supercomputer-as-a-service solutions to Microsoft's cloud.

Azure was downed for seven hours by fire alarm
Published in News


SLA for that day down to  71.6

It’s all very well these arrogant tech firms telling us that our data is safe and always accessible in the cloud - but that’s clearly not so.

Microsoft Cortana speaker hits stores
Published in Wearables
Monday, 23 October 2017 18:15

Microsoft Cortana speaker hits stores


Invoke speaker at $199

Microsoft has joined a long list of vendors supporting smart talking speakers. The marriage with the famous Harman Kardon manufacturer created a Cortana powered speaker called Invoke.