The future is cloudy
Microsoft posted quarterly profit and revenue that beat analysts’ estimates, as more businesses signed up for its Azure cloud computing services and Office 365 productivity suite.
There might be a spy amongst us
Microsoft detected and helped block hacking attempts against three congressional candidates this year, a company executive said.
Takes responsibility for all modern life
While software king of the world Microsoft appears to have pulled the plug on most of its consumer products, its execs told partners that Redmond isn't giving up on ordinary people.
It seems to have better developers
While the fruity cargo cult Apple's software developers have difficulty making software which can handle daylight saving and moving time zones, Microsoft is looking at introducing leap-seconds to its operating system.
Can't get the staff
Software king of the world Microsoft is considering moving more of its operations overseas because Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump will not allow it to bring in more foreign workers.
Smaller Surface Go starts at $399
After an endless line of earlier well-leaked rumors, Microsoft said its cheapest Surface to date, the $399 Surface Go, is up for grabs. The new model is both smaller and lighter, as well as comes with apparently surprisingly decent hardware specifications.
Cleared FCC approval
Microsoft's $400 Surface tablet, codenamed Libra, has cleared FCC approval and could be with us soon.
Worried they may be assisting a human rights violation
More than 100 Microsoft staff have reportedly written to CEO Satya Nadella protesting the company's work for the US's Immigration, Customs and Enforcement (ICE) agency.
Could launch in Q1 2019
While there have been plenty of rumors regarding Microsoft's next-generation augmented/virtual reality headset, the latest one suggests that it will be based on Qualcomm's recently announced XR1 SoC.
Will not answer questions on Windows 7, 8.1, 8.1 RT or Zune
Software King of the World Microsoft has decided that it will not answer user questions in technical support forums for Windows 7, 8.1, 8.1 RT and numerous other products.