EU data supervisor probes Microsoft software deals
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Are EU institutions following data privacy rules?

EU data protection authorities are rather concerned about deals being hatched out between Microsoft, the European Commission and other EU institutions.

Microsoft, Nintendo, Sony investigated over game service
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British watchdog growls that online services might be unfair to gamers.

The UK's Competition and Markets Authority [CMA] is investigating Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony to see if their online service practices violate consumer protection law.

Windows 10 use grows
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Tuesday, 02 April 2019 11:25

Windows 10 use grows


Windows 7 falling faster

Windows 10 has started to make more significant gains, mostly at Windows 7’s expense.

Security researcher admits knocking over Microsoft and Nintendo
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Wanted confidential information

A 24-year-old security researcher pleaded guilty today to hacking into Microsoft and Nintendo servers and nicking confidential information.

Microsoft in the secret war against Iranian hackers
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Now owns their domain names

Software King of the world, Microsoft, has been involved in the secret war against a group of Iranian government sponsored hackers.

Microsoft shames Amazon
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Thursday, 28 March 2019 12:26

Microsoft shames Amazon


Asks politicians to tax big tech more

While most big tech companies are seeking to avoid paying any tax at all, Microsoft is lobbying to make them all pay more.

Microsoft creates DNA drive
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 22 March 2019 12:12

Microsoft creates DNA drive


Just a bit slow

Software King of the World Microsoft just booted up the first “DNA drive” for storing data.

Microsoft winning thanks to Amazon fears
Published in Cloud
Monday, 18 March 2019 12:30

Microsoft winning thanks to Amazon fears


Rivals worry about Amazon support

Software King of the World Microsoft is doing rather well in the cloud wars because some of the bigger retailers are worried about handing over their cash to rival Amazon.

Microsoft to automatically remove botched updates
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Shutting the door after the horse has bolted

Software King of the world Microsoft has penned a bit of software which will automatically remove botched updates.

Foxconn-Microsoft legal spat escalates
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Tuesday, 12 March 2019 12:42

Foxconn-Microsoft legal spat escalates


You say potato and I say tomato

Taiwanese mega-manufacturer Foxconn has outright denied that it infringed Microsoft patents and claimed it never needed to pay a red cent.