Edge accidently leaks your data to Bing
Software King of the World Microsoft is investigating claims that its Edge browser appears to be sending URLs you visit to its Bing API website.
Microsoft suggest buying fewer PCs
The future is cloudy
Despite it earning its fortune on the back of supplying software for PCs, Microsoft does not think owning such hardware is a good idea anymore.
Microsoft agrees to stop bundling Teams with Office
Avoiding an anti-trust probe
Microsoft will stop forcing customers of its popular Office software to also have its Teams video conferencing and messaging app automatically installed on their devices, in a move designed to prevent an official antitrust probe by EU regulators.
Big Tech lay-offs are already costing them
19th-century staff management approaches don’t work
Faced with falling margins after the Covid bubble burst, Big Tech let thousands of staff go on the assumption that they could rehire them when things got better at the end of the year, but they might have miscalculated, according an Intuit boss.
Cloud sales starting to slow
Analysts expecting the slowest growth for a decade
Demand for cloud-computing services is slowing and Microsoft and Amazon are expected to report the slowest revenue growth for their cloud-computing businesses since the firms started breaking out performance last decade.
Microsoft releases DirectStorage 1.2 SDK
Adds buffered IO mode to speed up HDD performance
Microsoft has released DirectStorage 1.2 SDK, enabling buffered IO mode that should offer better performance for slower storage media, such as HDDs.
Musk throws toys out of the pram after Microsoft quits Twitter
Either pay me lots of money or I will sue
Software King of the World, Microsoft seemed to unleash supreme twit Elon [look at me] Musk’s inner child when it decided it no longer wanted to have anything to do with Twitter.
Microsoft and Epic set their AI on medical records
Looking for trends
Software king of the world Microsoft and Epic Systems announced that they are bringing OpenAI's GPT-4 AI language model into health care for use in drafting message responses from health care workers to patients and for use in analysing medical records while looking for trends.
Google worried that AI might be evil
Ironic, don't cha think?
Google CEO Sundar Pichai has been telling the world+dog that Google is not releasing its advanced models of its AI chatbot because they might end up being evil.
Amazon offers CodeWhisperer for free
Price war with Microsoft
Amazon is making its AI-powered coding assistant CodeWhisperer free for individual developers, reports the Verge, "undercutting the $10 per month pricing of its Microsoft-made rival."