It has heard it is a money spinner
Software giant Microsoft is not the best at picking where the industry is going, it missed the Internet and failed to get into mobile so the news that it is thinking of getting into the PC hardware business just as it is dying is not surprising.
The Surface Table was touted as a damn fine idea a few years ago, but it never really saw much mileage outside the television studios.
It is just a coincidence it has a file "UpgradeSubscription.exe"
Microsoft has had to deny that it is planning to bring in a subscription model after the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.
Discounted as badly as the British pound
Microsoft is limiting supplies of their Microsoft Band 2 in stores with a possible plan to get rid of stock before an eventual launch of the rumoured Microsoft Band 3.
Better on your battery
Software giant Microsoft claimed that its new Edge browser has succeeded in beating Google’s Chrome browser in key tests on battery use.
Cue “it deletes Windows 10” gags
Software king of the world Microsoft is testing a handy tool, which scans your computer for bloatware and allows you to delete it.
You Know Who wants a spell to make robots talk
Software (You-Know-Who) has just splashed out and bought Wand Labs which makes bots which can talk to muggles.
MS16-072/KB 3163622 patch breaks group policy settings
Software giant Microsoft has admitted that its MS16-072/KB 3163622 patch will cause headaches for system administrators.
Refreshed console and controller available in August
At E3 2016 this week in Los Angeles, Microsoft made its new Xbox One S console playable on the show floor for attendees to try out the revised Bluetooth controller before the console officially hits store shelves in August.
Goodnight US and Korea
Chinese companies are swamping the top of the pops of smartphone makers and while Samsung and Apple are the main brand leaders, companies based behind the Great Wall take up the rest of the spots.