Lessons Learned From The Microsoft Anti-Trust Case That Began In The 1990s

October 7, 2019 at 09:22PM NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Verge reporter Adi Robertson about today’s tech giants being investigated for possible antitrust violations and lessons learned from the Microsoft case in the ’90s. Lessons Learned From The Microsoft Anti-Trust Case That Began In The 1990s…

Microsoft Says Iranians Tried To Hack U.S. Presidential Campaign

October 4, 2019 at 08:31PM Microsoft says a hacker group with ties to Iran has targeted a U.S. campaign, in the latest sign that foreign governments may try to influence the 2020 election. Microsoft Says Iranians Tried To Hack U.S. Presidential Campaign…

Time: We Asked Microsoft’s Devices Boss About the New Surface Lineup. Here’s What She Said

October 03, 2019 at 07:54PM Just after Microsoft unveiled a number of new Surface gadgets on Wednesday, TIME sat down with Microsoft devices boss Robin Seiler to talk about the company’s latest products and its hardware strategy moving forward. Among the highlights of Microsoft’s new offerings: the dual-screen Surface Neo and Surface Duo, set forContinue reading “Time: We Asked Microsoft’s Devices Boss About the New Surface Lineup. Here’s What She Said”

Microsoft unveils Surface Duo folding smartphone in latest gamble to take on Apple and Samsung

October 03, 2019 at 12:23PM Foldable device is tech giant’s first phone in more than three years Microsoft unveils Surface Duo folding smartphone in latest gamble to take on Apple and Samsung … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Microsoft unveils Surface Duo folding smartphone in latest gamble to take on Apple and Samsung

Microsoft launches Surface Pro X and previews folding phone

October 02, 2019 at 06:37PM Product bonanza includes bigger Surface Laptop 3, Surface Earbuds and updated Surface Pro 7 Microsoft has launched the Surface Pro X, a redesigned thin and light two-in-one Windows 10 PC running on custom ARM chips rather than traditional Intel processors, plus the Surface Pro 7 and Surface Laptop 3, andContinue reading “Microsoft launches Surface Pro X and previews folding phone”

Time: Microsoft Just Stunned the Tech World With a Foldable Phone and More

October 02, 2019 at 07:30PM Microsoft on Wednesday unveiled a handful of new Surface devices, including a pair of unexpected show-stoppers that came in the form of the Surface Neo and Surface Duo, a pair of dual-display devices revealed by Chief Product Officer Panos Panay. “This is industry-pushing technology, and it’s technology pushing possibilities,” saidContinue reading “Time: Microsoft Just Stunned the Tech World With a Foldable Phone and More”

Microsoft’s Windows Virtual Desktop service is now generally available

September 30, 2019 at 05:00PM Microsoft today announced that Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD), its Azure-based system for virtualizing the Windows and Office user experience it announced last September, is now generally available. Using WVD, enterprises can give their employees access to virtualized applications and remote desktops, including the ability to provide multi-session Windows 10 experiences,Continue reading “Microsoft’s Windows Virtual Desktop service is now generally available”

Walt Disney Studios partners with Microsoft Azure on cloud innovation lab

September 16, 2019 at 04:31PM Seems like everything is going to the cloud these days, so why should moving-making be left out? Today, Walt Disney Studios announced a five-year partnership with Microsoft around an innovation lab to find ways to shift content production to the Azure cloud. The project involves the Walt Disney StudioLab, anContinue reading “Walt Disney Studios partners with Microsoft Azure on cloud innovation lab”

Microsoft President: Democracy Is At Stake, Regulate Big Tech

September 13, 2019 at 07:18PM Brad Smith says governments need to step in and set rules for the Internet giants. “Almost no technology has gone so entirely unregulated, for so long, as digital technology,” he says. Microsoft President: Democracy Is At Stake, Regulate Big Tech…

Time: How Microsoft’s Brad Smith is Trying to Restore Your Trust in Big Tech

September 08, 2019 at 02:00PM Inside a sunny conference room on the Microsoft campus in Redmond, Wash., a small team of employees is describing how technology can save the world. From technology. Microsoft’s Digital Diplomacy unit consists of two dozen policy experts who work on everything from the ethical use of artificial intelligence to protectingContinue reading “Time: How Microsoft’s Brad Smith is Trying to Restore Your Trust in Big Tech”

Microsoft acquires jClarity, an open source Java performance tuning tool

August 19, 2019 at 04:26PM Microsoft announced this morning that it was acquiring jClarity, an open source tool designed to tune the performance of Java applications. It will be doing that on Azure from now on. In addition, the company has been offering a flavor of Java called AdoptOpenJDK, which they bill as a freeContinue reading “Microsoft acquires jClarity, an open source Java performance tuning tool”

Microsoft Azure CTO Mark Russinovich will join us for TC Sessions: Enterprise on September 5

August 15, 2019 at 08:49PM Being the CTO for one of the three major hypercloud providers may seem like enough of a job for most people, but Mark Russinovich, the CTO of Microsoft Azure, has a few other talents in his back pocket. Russinovich, who will join us for a fireside chat at our TechCrunchContinue reading “Microsoft Azure CTO Mark Russinovich will join us for TC Sessions: Enterprise on September 5”

India’s Reliance Jio inks deal with Microsoft to expand Office 365, Azure to more businesses; unveils broadband, blockchain, and IoT platforms

August 12, 2019 at 09:09AM India’s Reliance Jio, which has disrupted the local telecom and features phone businesses in less than three years of its existence, is now ready to aggressively foray into many more businesses. In a series of announcements, the subsidiary of India’s largest industrial house Reliance Industries today said it will commerciallyContinue reading “India’s Reliance Jio inks deal with Microsoft to expand Office 365, Azure to more businesses; unveils broadband, blockchain, and IoT platforms”

CircleCI brings its continuous integration to Microsoft programmers for first time

August 07, 2019 at 02:04PM CircleCI has been supporting continuous integration for Linux and Mac programmers for some time, but up until today, Microsoft developers have been left on the outside looking in. Today, the company changed that announcing new support for Microsoft programmers using Windows Server 2019. CircleCI, which announced a $56 million SeriesContinue reading “CircleCI brings its continuous integration to Microsoft programmers for first time”

Ninja leaves Twitch for new Microsoft streaming service Mixer

August 02, 2019 at 11:13AM ‘I’m freaking out in the best of ways,’ world’s most famous Fortnite player says Ninja leaves Twitch for new Microsoft streaming service Mixer … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Ninja leaves Twitch for new Microsoft streaming service Mixer

Time: Fortnite Superstar Ninja Is Taking His 14 Million Followers From Twitch to Microsoft’s Mixer

August 01, 2019 at 08:16PM Fortnite superstar Tyler “Ninja” Blevins has left Twitch and is taking his video game live streams to Microsoft’s Mixer platform, a stunning switch that could have wide-ranging consequences for the rapidly growing industry. Ninja announced his move Thursday, ending a hugely profitable partnership with Twitch, a live streaming giant ownedContinue reading “Time: Fortnite Superstar Ninja Is Taking His 14 Million Followers From Twitch to Microsoft’s Mixer”

Microsoft Azure now lets you have a server all to yourself

August 01, 2019 at 06:43PM Microsoft today announced the preview launch of Azure Dedicated Host, a new cloud service that will allow you to run your virtual machines on single-tenant physical services. That means you’re not sharing any resources on that server with anybody else and you’ll get full control over everything that’s running onContinue reading “Microsoft Azure now lets you have a server all to yourself”

Microsoft acquires data privacy and governance service BlueTalon

July 29, 2019 at 05:24PM Microsoft today announced that it has acquired BlueTalon, a data privacy and governance service that helps enterprises set policies for how their employees can access their data. The service then enforces those policies across most popular data environments and provides tools for auditing policies and access, too. Neither Microsoft norContinue reading “Microsoft acquires data privacy and governance service BlueTalon”

Head in the cloud(s): the return of Microsoft Flight Simulator

July 24, 2019 at 10:00AM An unexpected revamp of Microsoft’s classic flying simulator could usher in a new era of cloud function for games Flight Simulator was once one of the jewels in Microsoft’s crown, as close to synonymous with PC gaming as it’s possible to get. The series debuted a staggering 37 years ago,Continue reading “Head in the cloud(s): the return of Microsoft Flight Simulator”

Elon Musk’s AI project to replicate the human brain receives $1 billion from Microsoft

July 23, 2019 at 11:03AM ‘The creation of AGI will be the most important technological development in human history,’ says OpenAI boss Elon Musk's AI project to replicate the human brain receives $1 billion from Microsoft … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Elon Musk's AI project to replicate the human brain receives $1 billion fromContinue reading “Elon Musk’s AI project to replicate the human brain receives $1 billion from Microsoft”

In spite of slowing growth, Microsoft has been flexing its cloud muscles

July 22, 2019 at 07:40PM When Microsoft reported its FY19, Q4 earnings last week, the numbers were mostly positive, but as we pointed out, Azure earnings growth has stalled. Productivity and business, which includes Office 365, has also mostly flattened out. But slowing growth is not always as bad as it may seem. In fact, it’sContinue reading “In spite of slowing growth, Microsoft has been flexing its cloud muscles”

AT&T signs $2 billion cloud deal with Microsoft

July 17, 2019 at 05:24PM While AWS leads the cloud infrastructure market by wide margin, Microsoft isn’t doing too badly, ensconced firmly in second place, the only other company with double-digit share. Today, it announced a big deal with AT&T that encompasses both Azure cloud and Office 365. A person with knowledge of the contractContinue reading “AT&T signs $2 billion cloud deal with Microsoft”

Pentagon war cloud: Judge clears way for Amazon versus Microsoft showdown over $10bn military contract

July 12, 2019 at 06:56PM Project to last at least 10 years Pentagon war cloud: Judge clears way for Amazon versus Microsoft showdown over $10bn military contract … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Pentagon war cloud: Judge clears way for Amazon versus Microsoft showdown over $10bn military contract