Microsoft doing well thanks to cloud
Published in Cloud
Friday, 20 July 2018 11:34

Microsoft doing well thanks to cloud


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.

Microsoft finds first evidence of mid-term election tampering
Published in News


There might be a spy amongst us 

Microsoft detected and helped block hacking attempts against three congressional candidates this year, a company executive said.

Microsoft has not given up on consumers
Published in News


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.

Microsoft leaps seconds ahead of Apple
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 19 July 2018 10:42

Microsoft leaps seconds ahead of Apple


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.

Microsoft considers shifting jobs overseas
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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. 

Microsoft goes cheap on the Surface
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 10 July 2018 22:57

Microsoft goes cheap on the Surface


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.

Microsoft's $400 surface tablet might be here soon
Published in Mobiles


Cleared FCC approval

Microsoft's $400 Surface tablet, codenamed Libra, has cleared FCC approval and could be with us soon.

Microsoft staff asked boss to walk away from Trump immigration contract
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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.

Microsoft HoloLens 2 to run on Qualcomm's XR1 SoC
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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.

Microsoft exits support forums
Published in News
Tuesday, 12 June 2018 11:01

Microsoft exits support forums


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.