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Microsoft shows off Windows 10 running Linux
Published in News


Comes with its own Linux kernel

Software King of the World Microsoft has just released a new Windows 10 Insider Preview build featuring the Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 which allows you to run more Linux software on Windows and with better performance than Vole's previous attempts.

Microsoft and Oracle link up their clouds
Published in Cloud
Thursday, 06 June 2019 11:30

Microsoft and Oracle link up their clouds


Double the rain

Software King of the World Microsoft has decided to link its cloud with one belonging to the licence fee collector Oracle.

Macworld admits Apple has lost the plot
Published in News
Thursday, 06 June 2019 11:03

Macworld admits Apple has lost the plot


Cut and pastes Fudzilla arguments

You know that there is something wrong when a fanatical Apple fanboy rag like Macworld starts to use phrases to describe the fruity cargo cult which might have come from Fudzilla.

Bing is no longer a joke
Published in News
Monday, 03 June 2019 12:05

Bing is no longer a joke


It took ten years but now makes big money

It is the tenth birthday of Microsoft’s Bing search engine and Bloomberg wants to point out that it has gone from a joke to a money spinner for Redmond.

Microsoft abandons universal Windows apps
Published in News


End of an error

Software King of the word Microsoft has walked away from the  idea of having universal Windows apps that would span across phones, tablets, PCs, and Xbox consoles.

Microsoft talks about Windows Lite
Published in News
Thursday, 30 May 2019 12:23

Microsoft talks about Windows Lite


A Modern OS for the Post Modern world

Software King of the World Microsoft has been talking about the need for something it calls Modern OS.

Google knifed Microsoft over Chrome brower
Published in News


Et Tu as Vole rushes to Chrome 

Google might have  stabbed Microsoft in the back after Vole started testing its new Microsoft Edge browser based on Chromium.

Microsoft calls for GDPR for US
Published in News
Wednesday, 22 May 2019 10:59

Microsoft calls for GDPR for US

 

EU showed the way

Microsoft Corporate Vice President and Deputy General Counsel Julie Brill has called for the US to adopt a similar sort of privacy regulation to the EU.

Huawei ban hurts US tech too
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 21 May 2019 11:27

Huawei ban hurts US tech too


Intel, Qualcomm, Google, Microsoft

The four above are just the tip of the iceberg and probably the companies that will most suffer from the ban, but ISV like Adobe, antivirus makers, any US-based software maker on Android or Windows selling to Huawei will be affected too.

Microsoft and Sony team up to fight Google
Published in Gaming


Looking at cloud-based gaming.

Software king of the world Microsoft and Sony are partnering on cloud-based gaming services in an area where they have been traditional rivals.