Microsoft’s Turing-NLG AI is so scary they will not let it out of the lab
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Clippy will start searching for Sarah Conner

Software King of the World Microsoft is sitting on a new AI language model which is so scary it is not letting it out of the lab.

IBM snubs Microsoft Teams
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Cuts it some Slack instead

Big Blue has snubbed Microsoft's Microsoft Teams and chosen Slack for its more than 350,000 employees it what is being seen as a big test for the software.

Bill Gates is not buying a super yacht
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Bizarre rumour debunked

Over the weekend the interweb tubes were blocked by a story that software King of the World Sir William Gates the III was splashing out on a huge hydrogen-powered superyacht which has turned out to be totally made up.

Windows 7 refuses to shut down
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You don't have permission

While Microsoft has done its best to kill off Windows 7, a new bug in the software suggests that it does not want to die.

Microsoft’s borked Windows 10 search excuse was rubbish
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Here is what we did to fix it

Last week, searching in Windows 10 was borked, with a black bar showing where search results should be, even for those who tried to perform a local search of their files.

Microsoft continues growth
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Has Wall Street in its hands

Software King of the World Microsoft reported quarterly sales and profit that beat Wall Street expectations, driven by the first acceleration of Azure cloud computing revenue growth in eight quarters amid a pitched battle with cloud unit.

Dead Windows 7 gets another security patch
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To fix a borked wallpaper job

Microsoft has issued a surprise patch for Windows 7 after saying it would never ever do that again.

Here is the strange case of a Microsoft subsidiary
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Worthless and then suddenly worth $30.4 billion

After nearly 12 years the IRS can start to wrap up its tax audit of Software King of the World Microsoft connected to the strange case of the Puerto Rico subsidiary.

Apple finally removes support for Flash
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Now the ghost of Steve Jobs will have to find another reason why Safari keeps breaking

More than a decade ago, Apple's High Priest Steve Jobs moaned that Flash was responsible for things breaking in his software.  Now, it seems Apple is ending all connection with the software which appears to have outlasted Jobs himself.

Microsoft’s new Xbox will not ship with reason to buy
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Xbox Series X will not have true first-party exclusives

Software King of the World Microsoft has decided that its new Xbox, the Xbox Series X, will launch without true first-party exclusives – which some in the industry think is going to kill the console stone dead.