Microsoft releases Hololens development kit
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 03 August 2016 11:02

Microsoft releases Hololens development kit


If you have a spare $3,000

Software King of the World Microsoft is flogging its HoloLens development kit for $3,000 a pop in a move to expand the community of developers building apps for the beastie.

Microsoft calls in the axeman again
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Friday, 29 July 2016 11:21

Microsoft calls in the axeman again


More cost cutting coming

Software King of the world Microsoft is planning to lay off 2,850 more employees in the next year, according to a filing it just made with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

Microsoft slashes Xbox One price again
Published in Games
Tuesday, 26 July 2016 11:51

Microsoft slashes Xbox One price again


You can pick one up for $249

Software giant Microsoft is continuing to cut the price of its Xbox One console. You can pick one up for $249 which is the third price cut in less than two months.

Has Microsoft given up on Windows?
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Wednesday, 20 July 2016 16:52

Has Microsoft given up on Windows?

In some ways it sure looks like it

As we reported earlier today, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella proclaimed the virtues of its cloud computing platform.

Microsoft to improve its networking
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Wednesday, 20 July 2016 12:52

Microsoft to improve its networking


Will put BitTorrent tech to work

Software King of the World Microsoft is about to tweak the TCP stack on its Windows 10 Anniversary update and Windows Server 2016 including some torrenting technology.

Microsoft making a bomb on the cloud
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Wednesday, 20 July 2016 12:13

Microsoft making a bomb on the cloud


Office 360 doing well too

Microsoft has done better than the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street predicted, thanks mostly to making rather a lot of dosh on the back of its commercial cloud business.

Google secretly working on AR
Published in Wearables
Monday, 18 July 2016 11:46

Google secretly working on AR


Not interested in VR

The dark satanic rumor mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn claiming that Google has abandoned its VR projects and is secretly working on a an augmented reality-style headset.

Microsoft will miss its billion devices target
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Even tricking users into downloading it didn't work

Software King of the World Microsoft's cunning plan to install Windows 10 on a billion devices by mid-2018 will probably not happen.

Edge might be the only browser for Netflix HD
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Microsoft might even be telling the truth on this one

Software king of the world Microsoft has made another claim for its Edge browser – it is the only one which can run Netflix’s HD.

Lenovo will build Microsoft's data servers
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No one ever got fired for buying Lenovo

It seems that Lenovo has managed to buy IBM's reputation along with its server business and scored a contract building data centers for Microsoft.