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 ...
Microsoft Edge Enters Extension Testing With Recent Build Release

Microsoft Edge Enters Extension Testing With Recent Build Release

Browser extensions were absent from Windows 10’s Edge as Microsoft and developers got things right and optimized to be used with the browser. Build 14291 features extensions support ...
Microsoft Rolls Out Windows 10 Mobile to Lumia Phones

Microsoft Rolls Out Windows 10 Mobile to Lumia Phones

  Today marked Windows 10 Mobile finally launching. The update is available for several phones in the Lumia family on the 430, 435, 532, 535, 540, 635, 640, 640 XL, 735, 830, ...
Microsoft Could Scoop Up SwiftKey

Microsoft Scoops Up SwiftKey

  Update (2/3): Microsoft has purchased the mobile on-screen keyboard app and company SwiftKey. Word is that Microsoft is interested in picking up SwiftKey with a price tag ...
Microsoft to Focus On Getting Research Ideas to Product Stage

Microsoft to Focus On Getting Research Ideas to Product Stage

It is sometimes pointed out how Microsoft’s research wing doesn’t get plenty of concepts off the drawing board and to that tangible, usable stage. When Microsoft Research does ...