Win32 apps sent to isolation
Published in News
Thursday, 25 May 2023 11:30

Win32 apps sent to isolation

Playing with sandcastles In Windows 11 sandbox

At its Build 2023 conference this week, Microsoft announced Windows 11 will run Win32 apps in isolation mode soon.

Gamers bid to stop Activision Blizzard takeover fails
Published in Gaming

All Playstation gamers

A federal judge has refused to grant a requested preliminary injunction that would have stopped Microsoft's continuing effort to buy Activision Blizzard. 

Sabrent announces Rocket Q M.2-2230 NVMe Gen 4 SSD series
Published in PC Hardware

Perfect for those Steam Decks, Surfaces, and upcoming Asus ROG Ally

Sabrent has launched its newest Rocket Q NVMe Gen 4 SSDs that will come in M.2 2230 form-factor, and in capacities of up to 2TB, making them perfect for upgrading the Steam Deck, Microsoft Surface, upcoming ASUS ROG Ally handheld console, or any other device that is limited to M.2 2230 SSD form-factor.

Telcos wants Big Tech help to pay for 5G upgrades
Published in Network

Want EU to make it happen

Big tech companies accounting for more than five per cent of a telecoms provider's peak average internet traffic should help fund the rollout of 5G and broadband across Europe, according to a draft proposal by the telecoms industry. 

EU regulators look at Microsoft's Azure
Published in Cloud

Claims that Vole is nibbling at rivals again

Microsoft's Azure cloud business has been targeted by the European Union's antitrust arm, amid concerns the US software firm is leveraging its market power to squeeze out rivals. 

Open saucers have job security
Published in News
Monday, 15 May 2023 11:42

Open saucers have job security

No one wants to fire them

While tech companies are laying off staff claiming that they are cutting costs because of “economic headwinds” they do not seem that keen to let their open saucers go.

Microsoft will not increase salaries this year
Published in News

Bonus and stock award budget will remain the same

Microsoft will hold off on offering salary increases to full-time employees.

Microsoft thinks fusion power is closer
Published in News
Thursday, 11 May 2023 11:16

Microsoft thinks fusion power is closer

Expects to be buying it in five years

Software King of the World Microsoft thinks that fusion power could be just around the corner and here sooner than most people think.

EU set to clear Microsoft's Activision buy out
Published in Gaming

Announcement expected on May 15

While the British government has blocked Microsoft's $69 billion acquisition of Activision, it seems that Europe has no problem with allowing it.

Microsoft backs AMD's move into AI
Published in AI
Friday, 05 May 2023 11:12

Microsoft backs AMD's move into AI

Creating an Athena chip

Software King of the World Microsoft is helping finance AMD's expansion into AI chips. Meanwhile, AMD is working with Microsoft to create an in-house chipset, codenamed Athena, for the software giant's data centres.