Windows on ARM will not be full fat
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Tuesday, 20 February 2018 12:24

Windows on ARM will not be full fat


So limited Microsoft has pulled a document saying how much

When Microsoft announced it was making a version of Windows 10 on ARM chips the world celebrated the end of the x86 obsession which has limited PCs for decades.

Microsoft sued for $600 million
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Tuesday, 20 February 2018 12:11

Microsoft sued for $600 million


Or a single working copy of Windows 7

An Albuquerque man has sued Microsoft with the unusual choice of providing a fresh copy of Windows 7 or $600 million in damages.

Microsoft reveals blockchain plans
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Wednesday, 14 February 2018 11:52

Microsoft reveals blockchain plans


Microsoft Authenticator app being tested

Software King of the World Microsoft has been talking about its plans to use blockchain distributed-ledger technologies to store and manage digital identities securely.

Gates warns other tech companies of Microsoft style arrogance
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Don't do what we did


Bill Gates warned other tech giants that they risk the kind of nightmarish government intervention that once plagued Microsoft if they continue to act arrogantly.

Skype bug can't be fixed without a major rewrite
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Gives an attacker system level privileges

Skype has a significant security flaw that Microsoft can't fix without a major code rewrite.

IBM sues over diversity head-hunt
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Tuesday, 13 February 2018 10:33

IBM sues over diversity head-hunt


Resigned to compete claim


Biggish Blue has sued its former executive Lindsay-Rae McIntyre, who was named Microsoft new chief diversity officer over the weekend, alleging violation of a one-year non-competitive agreement.

Big tech lobby groups soften anti-China bill
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Friday, 09 February 2018 11:28

Big tech lobby groups soften anti-China bill


It would hurt US business

An attempt by US politicians to harm Chinese trade has backfired after it emerged it would do more harm to IT companies who are dependent on China.

Amazon now more valuable than Microsoft
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Thursday, 08 February 2018 11:08

Amazon now more valuable than Microsoft


But Vole is still the software king of the world

Amazon is now worth more than Microsoft as the online shopping behemoth weathered the recent Wall Street turmoil.

Microsoft sells lower spec, cheaper Surface
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Monday, 05 February 2018 12:27

Microsoft sells lower spec, cheaper Surface


Cheaper and slower

Software King of the World Microsoft has launched a new version of its Surface Laptop with a price tag of $799.

Microsoft Defender will block dodgy scareware
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Saving customers from themselves

Microsoft is stepping up its efforts to protect Windows users from scareware that convinces people to buy or upgrade products.