Big tech would build a Muslim register
Published in News
Monday, 05 December 2016 14:09

Big tech would build a Muslim register


No one remembers IBM, including IBM

It seems that the top tech companies have learnt nothing from the experience of IBM during the 1930s and are happy to help build Donald “Prince of Orange” Trump’s Muslim database.

Google might buy Facebook
Published in News
Sunday, 04 December 2016 01:34

Google might buy Facebook

It's entirely feasible

The word on the information strasse is that Google wants to buy Facebook. It is entirely speculative, but could have legs.

Surface Phone to come with Snapdragon 835 SoC
Published in Mobiles


Backed by 6GB of RAM

There have been quite a few rumors that Microsoft is making a Surface Phone and it appears that it will pack serious power with Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 835 SoC and 6GB of RAM.

EU set to support Microsoft’s LinkedIn deal
Published in News
Thursday, 24 November 2016 14:00

EU set to support Microsoft’s LinkedIn deal

Seems to be avoiding the antitrust missteps

Software giant Microsoft is likely to gain EU approval for its $26 billion buy of professional social notworking site LinkedIn after making concessions aimed at addressing competition concerns.

Microsoft plans to bring x86 emulation to ARM
Published in News
Tuesday, 22 November 2016 12:22

Microsoft plans to bring x86 emulation to ARM


It will be in Windows 10 in 2017

Microsoft will be rolling out x86 emulation for ARM processors in the Redstone 3 upgrade of Windows 10 late next year.

Microsoft tries to please EU
Published in News
Wednesday, 16 November 2016 16:05

Microsoft tries to please EU


But will it be enough?

The European Commission was approached by Microsoft in an attempt to appease antitrsut regulators investigating its proposed takeover of Linkedin.

Microsoft scores Tesla AI contract
Published in News
Wednesday, 16 November 2016 12:23

Microsoft scores Tesla AI contract


Cloud based AI for cars

Software king of the world Microsoft has won a contract with Tesla OpenAI, the non-profit artificial intelligence (AI) research firm backed by Tesla Motors.

Microsoft discounts Xbox One
Published in Games
Tuesday, 08 November 2016 13:24

Microsoft discounts Xbox One


In time for Christmas

While the UK is seeing price rises thanks to the falling pound, it seems that Microsoft is slashing the pricing of its Xbox One.

Dell shows off its answer to Microsoft's Surface Studio
Published in Notebooks


PC innovation enters new era 

Microsoft's Surface Studio has been getting much praise for its innovative design, and while Apple is slow to copy it, Dell has pushed out its own version which looks rather nice.

Microsoft improves Windows updates
Published in News
Thursday, 03 November 2016 21:00

Microsoft improves Windows updates


Rolling out to Windows Insider users for PC later this year


In a blog post earlier today, Microsoft  said it will be changing the way it distributes updates to Windows 10 users beginning with a new Unified Update Platform (UUP) that handles update checking in the cloud, rather than on a client device.