Microsoft throttles Surface Pro 6 and Surface Book 2
Published in PC Hardware


As fast as a Pentium 2

Software King of the World Microsoft appears to be throttling its Surface Pro 6 and Surface Book 2 down to 400 MHz – which is about the speed of an old Pentium 2.

Big hole found in Microsoft protocol
Published in News
Wednesday, 14 August 2019 11:46

Big hole found in Microsoft protocol


Been there since Windows XP

A little known Microsoft protocol, which has been used by all Windows operating systems since Windows XP is insecure and a doodle to exploit.

Microsoft provides tools to find holes in Azure
Published in News


Boosts bug bounties

Software King of the World, Microsoft has released Azure Security Lab, a sandbox-like environment for security researchers to test its cloud security. The company also doubled the top Azure bug bounty to $40,000.

LinkedIn is moving to Microsoft’s Azure public cloud
Published in Cloud


Expected after the buy-out

LinkedIn said it’s finally migrating computing workloads from its own equipment to the Azure public cloud and giving Microsoft its critical data.

Microsoft invests a billion in OpenAI
Published in AI
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 12:02

Microsoft invests a billion in OpenAI


Will develop tech for Azure

Microsoft today announced that it would invest $1 billion in OpenAI, the San Francisco-based AI research firm cofounded by CTO Greg Brockman, chief scientist Ilya Sutskever, with backing from luminaries like LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman and former Y Combinator president Sam Altman.

Microsoft pays $25 million to make a bribery charge go away
Published in News


A little ironic -- don't cha think?

Software king of the world Microsoft has agreed to pay $25 million to settle US government investigations into what now must be called "alleged" bribery by former employees in Hungary.

A fifth of big corporations are still on Windows 7
Published in News


Hackers rub paws with glee

With just six months until Microsoft officially ends support for its nine year old operating system Windows 7, almost a fifth of large enterprises still haven’t migrated to Windows 10.

Microsoft has not killed off its dedicated streaming Scarlett
Published in Gaming


Still working on it

Microsoft is still making a dedicated streaming device to complement its next-gen Scarlett console offering.

Microsoft "bug" was a feature
Published in News
Tuesday, 02 July 2019 12:24

Microsoft "bug" was a feature


Vole doesn't think you need to back up your registry

Microsoft has issued a warning to all Windows 10 users that a serious and long-running bug in the platform was “by design”.

Bill Gates says he has never got over one mistake
Published in Mobiles


We missed doing an Android

Software King of the World, and sworn enemy of the mosquito, Bill Gates, says he never has really got over his biggest mistake.