Microsoft Scoops Up Gaming Live Streaming Service Beam

Microsoft Scoops Up Gaming Live Streaming Service Beam

Microsoft announced that it would pick up the gaming live streaming service Beam. Hitting the live streaming scene in January, its immediate competition was the established Twitch, ...
Windows 10's Anniversary Update Released

Windows 10’s Anniversary Update Released

It’s a bit after the actual anniversary week of Microsoft launching Windows 10, but the Anniversary Update dropped earlier this week—but you may not have even noticed it without ...
Microsoft Has A Bloatware Removal Tool Ready For Windows 10 Anniversary

Microsoft Has A Bloatware Removal Tool Ready For Windows 10 Anniversary

People sometimes take their time about upgrading operating systems. It makes sense, it isn’t going anywhere. Unless you’re simply an XP holdout, most are probably sitting at Windows ...
CEO Satya Nadella Explains What LinkedIn Acquisition Means To Microsoft

CEO Satya Nadella Explains What LinkedIn Acquisition Means To Microsoft

Microsoft announced that it would be acquiring business and employee hub LinkedIn for $26.2 billion. There was a lot of head scratching as to why exactly, but Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella ...
Microsoft Will Remain Focused On Software And Not Enter Self-Driving Car Arena

Microsoft Will Remain Focused On Software And Not Enter Self-Driving Car Arena

A number of tech companies want to get to an autonomous vehicle on the road and on the market between now and the next few years. One company somewhat quiet in all the news about self-driving ...
Microsoft and Facebook Team Up For MAREA Atlantic Subsea Cable Project

Microsoft and Facebook Team Up For MAREA Atlantic Subsea Cable Project

Facebook and Microsoft announced that they would be joining forces to lay down the highest capacity subsea internet cable across the Atlantic. The internet cable—known as “MAREA” ...
Microsoft Closes Down Game Developer Lionhead Studios

Microsoft Closes Down Game Developer Lionhead Studios

It’s not unusual to hear of a studio closing down when a parent company needs to streamline things. Lionhead Studios, the developer of the popular Fable series for PC and Xbox console ...
Google and Microsoft Call Legal Truce

Google and Microsoft Call Legal Truce

At any time a major tech company will have some ongoing action against some entity whether it’s another tech company, a patent troll, or the government and the purposes tend to vary ...
Microsoft Is Suing The DOJ Over Secrecy Orders

Microsoft Is Suing The DOJ Over Secrecy Orders

Microsoft is butting heads with the Department of Justice over user privacy and transparency, according to The Verge. The Redmond-based company claims that the DOJ has been forcing ...
Microsoft Pulls Tay Following Hate Speech Tweets

Microsoft Pulls Tay Following Hate Speech Tweets

In case you missed it; earlier this week Microsoft let its Twitter chatbot Tay into the world—only for things to take a bad turn and end in the Tay taking time off from Twitter. Things ...