Trump wants his mate Ellison to buy Tik-Tok
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Is this what the whole thing was about?

US President Donald Trump has said tech giant Oracle would be "a great company" to take over TikTok's US operations.

Microsoft spills the beans on Xbox GPU
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AMD RDNA 2 architecture

Software king of the world Microsoft has been on the Interwebs talking about the gubbins inside its new Xbox Series X, and what interested us was its GPU.

Microsoft releases new flight sim
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Reviews seem rather positive

Microsoft has released a new flight simulator using a new graphics engine and satellite data from Bing Maps.

Microsoft reveals dual-screen Surface Duo device
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Know when to fold em, know when to hold em

Microsoft has revealed its dual-screen Surface Duo device which runs Google's Android operating system, is "purpose-built for mobile productivity."

Microsoft provides open service to match Google’s Istio
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The Volish love of open stuff takes on Google

While the world worries about the governance of Google's Istio service mesh, Microsoft has seen an opportunity to offer a simple and truly open alternative.

27 human genes have been renamed because of Excel
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Microsoft's impact on history will echo down the timeline for ever

Over the past year or so, some 27 human genes have been renamed, all because Microsoft Excel kept misreading their symbols as dates.

Xbox Live Gold ain't dead yet according to Microsoft
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Still important for the future

When Software King of the World Microsoft removed the option to purchase 12 months of Xbox Live Gold from the Microsoft Store, many tthought the outfit could be planning to kill off the service with the launch of the Xbox Series X. 

Trump advisor wants Microsoft to pull out of China
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They don't need it anyway

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro suggested Microsoft could divest its holdings in China if it buys the Chinese owned short-video app TikTok.

Microsoft wants to buy TikTok's US operations
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Post haste

Microsoft wants to boy  the short-video app TikTok, a potential blockbuster deal that could re-shape the social media industry and further inflame crumbling US-China relations.

Health crisis causes boom for technology companies
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Top 25 companies making a killing

The COVID-19 pandemic is providing new business opportunities for the tech sector, as evidenced by the performance of the world’s top 25 technology companies, according to a GlobalData report.