But chip shortage hurt hardware
Software King of the World Microsoft reported some stonking fourth-quarter results thanks mostly to the antics of its cloud operations. But all was less rosy in its hardware section which was down 20 percent due to supply constraints.
Expanding security business
Software King of the World Microsoft has written a check for a cloud security start-up CloudKnox.
And it has proudly shown it off
The days when Microsoft CEO, the shy and retiring Steve Ballmer, called Linux cancer on the software industry, are really dead and buried – Vole now has its own Linux distribution which it is even telling people about.
I see a blue door and I want to paint it black
Microsoft is changing its famous Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) to black in Windows 11.
Microsoft shareholders have filed a resolution demanding the company consider making its products easier to repair.
Valve also adds it to DOTA 2
It appears that AMD's FidelityFX Super Resolution (FSR) will be coming to Xbox consoles as it is has already been made available to preview in Xbox GDK.
So, you didn’t need to be an evil empire after all
While Microsoft might have floundered around for years being an evil empire, it appears that it is only after it stopped playing monopoly that it made some serious money.
Takedown notices fly
Microsoft has begun fighting back against leaked copies of Windows 11 which are out there in the big wide world.
Wants Vole dragged into antitrust hot water
Republican politician Jim Jordan, who takes home lots of campaign funds from Google is apparently furious that Microsoft does not appear to be involved in any antitrust hot water.