Jeff Bezos is now the second richest person in the world
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Just behind Bill Gates 

Online book-seller Jeff Bezos is now the second richest person into the world, leap-frogging Amancio Ortega, and Warren Buffett.

Would you trust windows in your Microsoft cars?
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Cortana, Office365, Skype, and Azure cloud integration in the car


Microsoft said that it will begin licensing some of its intellectual property (IP) for internet-connected automobiles in an effort to usher in a new wave of real-time communications, roadside assistance, infotainment services, and self-driving features for consumers over the next few years.

Nvidia gets onto Microsoft's cloud
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Hey you, get onto my cloud 

Nvidia and Microsoft unveiled blueprints for a new hyperscale GPU accelerator to drive AI cloud computing.

WikiLeaks says big tech companies will get CIA zero-day exploits first
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“Vault 7” is the most comprehensive release of US spying files ever made public

On Tuesday, the leak-focused site founded by Julian Assange released thousands of alleged CIA documents purporting to show how the agency has been able to crack open devices from Apple, Samsung, Google, and Microsoft.

Qualcomm Centriq server supports Microsoft's cloud
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Qualcomm Centriq 2400 goes to OCP

Qualcomm is getting serious about its server and data center strategy and the company has announced support for Microsoft cloud services. 

Windows is now on ARM servers
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Intel’s data centre  goose is cooked

After months of rumour, Windows is finally fully functional on ARM based chips and the Wintel alliance is in tatters.

Why did Microsoft rename Win Holographic to "Windows Mixed Reality"?
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First developer kits arriving later this month


Last week Microsoft decided to make a brand name change to the Windows Holographic platform that will ship with an upcoming version of Windows and enable a variety of apps and programs to run on new head-mounted display units arriving this spring.

Windows 10 will stop randomly re-booting on updates
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Changes to updates


Software King of the World, Microsoft, is finally making some changes to the way Windows Updates are applied to Windows 10 PCs.

Microsoft announces Xbox Game Pass service
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Bringing Netflix-style subscription to Xbox One

Microsoft has just made the Xbox One console a bit more interesting by announcing a new subscription service called the Xbox Game Pass, which will give access to over 100 games for US $9.99 a month, when it launches later this spring.

Windows 10 use continues to grow
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But Windows 7 is still king

NetMarketShare’s monthly OS usage figures show that Windows 10 use is growing but it is still a long way behind the aging and insecure Windows 7.