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The $9,000 Surface Hub 2S is out now
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 18 April 2019 11:08

The $9,000 Surface Hub 2S is out now


50-inch needs Steelcase’s Roam stand

Software King of the World Microsoft has released its Microsoft Surface Hub 2S which, for nine grand, seems to be a rather expensive whiteboard.

Microsoft said no to installing facial recognition software for cops
Published in AI


It is not ready yet

Software king of the world Microsoft turned down a lucrative contract installing facial recognition software in California cop cars and body cameras.

Microsoft joins Apple in dirty tricks campaign against Right to Repair
Published in News


Returns to its evil Volish ways

It appears that Microsoft has returned to its old evil ways and joined the fruity cargo-cult Apple fighting against Right to Repair legislation in the US.

Windows XP dies final death
Published in News
Wednesday, 10 April 2019 12:27

Windows XP dies final death


Yep it is still around in some official form, until yesterday

Windows XP, which has been powering machines for more than 17 years, is finally dead.

EU data supervisor probes Microsoft software deals
Published in News


Are EU institutions following data privacy rules?

EU data protection authorities are rather concerned about deals being hatched out between Microsoft, the European Commission and other EU institutions.

Microsoft, Nintendo, Sony investigated over game service
Published in News


British watchdog growls that online services might be unfair to gamers.

The UK's Competition and Markets Authority [CMA] is investigating Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony to see if their online service practices violate consumer protection law.

Windows 10 use grows
Published in News
Tuesday, 02 April 2019 11:25

Windows 10 use grows


Windows 7 falling faster

Windows 10 has started to make more significant gains, mostly at Windows 7’s expense.

Security researcher admits knocking over Microsoft and Nintendo
Published in News


Wanted confidential information

A 24-year-old security researcher pleaded guilty today to hacking into Microsoft and Nintendo servers and nicking confidential information.

Microsoft in the secret war against Iranian hackers
Published in News


Now owns their domain names

Software King of the world, Microsoft, has been involved in the secret war against a group of Iranian government sponsored hackers.

Microsoft shames Amazon
Published in News
Thursday, 28 March 2019 12:26

Microsoft shames Amazon


Asks politicians to tax big tech more

While most big tech companies are seeking to avoid paying any tax at all, Microsoft is lobbying to make them all pay more.