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Microsoft signs deal with Cruise
Published in Transportation
Wednesday, 20 January 2021 11:24

Microsoft signs deal with Cruise


Azure cloud-computing platform for cars

Microsoft is joining GM, Honda and others in a $2 billion investment round in Cruise to help commercialise its self-driving cars.

Industry responds to Qualcomm Nuvia acquisition
Published in Mobiles


Analysis: 22 quotes as Qualcomm partner need a custom ARM CPU core

After the initial article about the acquisition of high performance/high-efficiency Nuvia Phoenix core means for Qualcomm, I wanted to address industry quotes and the overwhelming response. It comes down to a single bottom line. Qualcomm will be able to compete with Apple CPU cores in a few years.

Microsoft builds universal Outlook client
Published in News
Wednesday, 06 January 2021 11:05

Microsoft builds universal Outlook client


Will replaces the default on Windows 10

Software King of the World Microsoft is building a universal Outlook client for Windows and Mac that will also replace the default Mail & Calendar apps on Windows 10.

Microsoft asks AMD to pull its finger out
Published in Gaming
Tuesday, 05 January 2021 11:24

Microsoft asks AMD to pull its finger out

 
We need more Xboxes

Two months after the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S released, Microsoft is scrambling to meet demand and has asked chipmaker AMD to fast-track production.

Microsoft wants to improve Windows look
Published in News
Tuesday, 05 January 2021 11:18

Microsoft wants to improve Windows look


Windows is BACK

Software King of the World Microsoft is planning a “sweeping visual rejuvenation of Windows” that is designed to signal to users of the operating system that “Windows is BACK”.

Microsoft developing its own chips
Published in News
Wednesday, 23 December 2020 10:48

Microsoft developing its own chips

 

Looks like Apple was not the only one

Software King of the world Microsoft is designing its own processors to be used in cloud systems and Surface computers as part of a cunning plan to reduce reliance on Intel.

Microsoft and Google join Facebook in fight against Israeli NSO
Published in News


It makes tools which are "powerful, and dangerous" 

Microsoft and Google, have joined Facebook's legal battle against hacking company NSO, filing an amicus brief in federal court that warned the Israeli firm's tools were "powerful, and dangerous".

2021 will be the year passwords die
Published in News
Monday, 21 December 2020 12:08

2021 will be the year passwords die


Microsoft plans the execution date

Software King of the World, Microsoft is planning to kill off passwords for its customers in 2021.

Microsoft warns of new Adrozek malware
Published in News
Friday, 11 December 2020 10:22

Microsoft warns of new Adrozek malware


Targets all the major browsers

Microsoft has given details about a new malware campaign targeting major browsers such as Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Yandex, and Mozilla Firefox.

Microsoft releases two new Windows 10 test builds
Published in News


Including X64 app emulation for ARM

Microsoft has made available two different Windows 10 test builds, one of which includes the promised x64 app emulation for ARM, among other features.