Microsoft arms for a fight with UK regulator
Published in Gaming
Monday, 06 February 2023 11:10

Microsoft arms for a fight with UK regulator


Expecting opposition

Software King of the World Microsoft is getting ready for a fight with the UK's competition regulator over its Activision Blizzard acquisition.

Microsoft says its "quiet update" was not spying
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Trust us

Software King of the World Microsoft has reassured users that its KB5021751 update which was quietly delivered last month via its Windows Update channel was not spying on rival software.

EU tells Microsoft why it is worried about Activision Blizzard deal
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Vole says it is prepared to make concessions

The European Union has sent Microsoft a list of its concerns about the ongoing purchase of Activision Blizzard for $69 billion.

Nintendo, Playstation, and Xbox will be skipping E3 2023 show
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Weight will be on publishers' shoulders

According to the latest reports, all three big console makers, Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft, will not be attending the E3 2023 conference.

Google fired employees by email
Published in News
Monday, 30 January 2023 10:48

Google fired employees by email


Then locked out

Some Google employees were shocked to get to work and discovered that they have been fired. 

Microsoft wants 2.5 gigawatts of solar power
Published in News
Thursday, 26 January 2023 11:46

Microsoft wants 2.5 gigawatts of solar power


Teams up with South Korea's Hanwha Qcells

Software King of the World, Microsoft said it would add as much as 2.5 gigawatts of solar power to its operations under a partnership with South Korea's Hanwha Qcells.

Microsoft asks Sony to hand over legal details
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Wednesday, 25 January 2023 10:23

Microsoft asks Sony to hand over legal details


Activision Blizzard case might get messy for Sony

Microsoft has subpoenaed Sony for legal information to bolster its attempt to acquire Activision Blizzard in a move which could force the console maker to reveal a lot of information it does not want disclosed.

Microsoft confirms involvement with ChatGPT
Published in AI
Tuesday, 24 January 2023 10:10

Microsoft confirms involvement with ChatGPT


Multibillion dollar investment

Software King of the World Microsoft has confirmed that it is chucking billions at the company behind the artificial intelligence program ChatGPT.

Microsoft conducts census of “out-of-date” versions of Office
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Swears it is all above board

An update of Microsoft Office last week included code which sniffs out old versions of Office.

Microsoft stops selling Windows 10 licences
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Thursday, 19 January 2023 11:21

Microsoft stops selling Windows 10 licences


Licence to kill, killed 

Software King of the World Microsoft is about to pull the plug on sales of Windows 10 licences from its online site.