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Microsoft Warns of Monster Bug, In a Week of Them

Microsoft took the unusual step of warning that a computer bug it has now patched could be used by a cyber weapon similar to the WannaCry worm, which spread across the globe two ye...

Microsoft Warns of Monster Bug, In a Week of Them

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Microsoft Warns of a Monster Computer Bug, In a Week of Them Microsoft took the unusual step of warning that a computer bug it has now patched could be used by a cyber weapon similar to the WannaCry worm, which...
08:56, 05/15/2019

Had a Hard Time Seeing Last Week's Epic Game of Thrones Battle? Well, Maybe You Should Upgrade to This 65" Monster TCL’s affordable 6-series TVs are a favorite of ours since they offering every form of HDR (including top-shelf Dolby Vision), local dimming zones fo...
22:42, 05/01/2019

Microsoft warns wormable Windows bug could lead to another WannaCry (credit: Pixabay) Microsoft is warning that the Internet could see another exploit with the magnitude of the WannaCry attack that shut down compute...
23:14, 05/14/2019

Microsoft warns users about email security scam Security researchers at Microsoft have issued a warning concerning an ongoing spam wave which utilizes malicious RTF documents to infect users' ...
21:00, 06/10/2019

Monster Truck Jumps Record Seven Other Monster Trucks These days, it’s hard to find something on newsfeeds that’ll make a person drop their jaw in a good way—no matter the subject matter. That, thankfull...
23:56, 05/13/2019

Microsoft warns 10,000 customers they’re targeted by nation-sponsored hackers Enlarge / United Nations HQ in New York. (credit: Javier Carbajal) Microsoft said on Wednesday that it has notified almost 10,000 customers in the ...
03:42, 07/18/2019

This week in tech history: Microsoft shows us the Surface At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come...
19:14, 06/16/2019

This week in tech history: Microsoft announces its first 'real' laptop At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come...
20:14, 05/04/2019

One climate crisis disaster happening every week, UN warns Developing countries must prepare now for profound impact, disaster representative saysClimate crisis disasters are happening at the rate of one a we...
13:14, 07/07/2019

U.N. food chief warns aid suspension in Yemen likely to start this week United Nations food chief David Beasley warned the Security Council on Monday that a phased-suspension of food assistance in Yemen was likely to begi...
17:28, 06/17/2019

Nibali will peak in final week of Giro, warns coach "Primoz Roglic may have made a strong impression in the opening time trial of the Giro d\u0027Italia but the overall race favourites will need to pea...
23:42, 05/12/2019

Cycling: Nibali will peak in final week of Giro, warns coach Primoz Roglic may have made a strong impression in the opening time trial of the Giro d'Italia but the overall race favorites will need to peak durin...
21:14, 05/12/2019

Frankenstein’s Monster’s Monster, Frankenstein is a bite-sized bit of theatrical satire There’s plenty to admire about Frankenstein’s Monster’s Monster, Frankenstein, not the least of which is its brevity. Netflix, after all, is a great ...
17:42, 07/16/2019

Frankenstein's Monster's Monster, Frankenstein is a lot of trailer to process We’ll let you take a moment to sort out the title for Netflix’s upcoming mockumentary, Frankenstein’s Monster’s Monster, Frankenstein. Go ahead. Once...
20:42, 07/02/2019

Microsoft wants to start marketing Microsoft 365 as a single product in its new fiscal year Microsoft is stepping up its efforts to market Microsoft 365 -- its subscription bundle of Windows 10, Office 365 and Enterprise Mobility + Security ...
20:42, 07/02/2019

Microsoft Build 2019: Azure, Microsoft Graph, IoT and IE mode highlights ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley handicaps Microsoft's vision to lead with its three core clouds: Azure, Microsoft 365 and gaming. Here's the plan and other goo...
00:56, 05/12/2019

Microsoft Build 2019: Everything announced on Azure, IoT, Edge on Chromium, AI, Windows apps, Microsoft Graph Azure, AI and conversational bots are key themes for Microsoft's big developer conference, but the software giant also gave developers some strategic...
18:14, 05/09/2019

Microsoft Search rolling out to all Microsoft 365 and Office 365 commercial customers Offering businesses the ability to search for information across their internal networks, the tool should reach all supported customers by the end of...
21:28, 05/07/2019

Microsoft ships antivirus for macOS as Windows Defender becomes Microsoft Defender Microsoft is bringing its Windows Defender anti-malware application to macOS—and more platforms in the future—as it expands the reach of its Defender...
13:28, 05/02/2019

This monster SUV costs $1.8M The Karlmann King was inspired by diamond cutting and stealth fighters and may be the most expensive SUV ever.        ...
23:00, 05/13/2019

Why the memory of the Holocaust has become a "monster" In his novel about a Holocaust scholar, Yishai Sarid is critical of Israeli remembrance culture. In an interview with DW, he speaks about Auschwitz a...
13:56, 06/24/2019

The other monster ruining these Mets PHILADELPHIA — Every day, the other players on the roster try to do something to make you feel good about the Mets, to make the Mets feel good about ...
07:56, 06/26/2019

Anne Hathaway’s mom kept her from becoming a ‘little monster’ When she accepted the Golden Globe for “Les Misérables,” Anne Hathaway thanked her mother. The star was 8 when she saw Kate McCauley Hathaway play Fa...
05:42, 07/19/2019

Is Facebook really the corporate monster everyone wants it to be? The ethics of Facebook, as a corporation, have come into question lately. Though criticisms of the platform have stretched back to its inception, the...
19:42, 06/28/2019

Everything new coming to Netflix this week, and everything leaving (week of July 7) In all likelihood, many of you will still be watching Stranger Things 3 this week, but once you’re done, there’s a bunch of new content h...
19:28, 07/07/2019

Everything new coming to Netflix this week, and everything leaving (week of July 14) If you didn’t get enough David Harbour (Chief Jim Hopper) from Stranger Things this month, we’ve got some good news for you: You can also...
17:14, 07/14/2019

Everything new coming to Netflix this week, and everything leaving (week of June 23) The single most exciting addition to the Netflix streaming service arrives this Wednesday. It’s not a new season of a popular series or an orig...
22:14, 06/23/2019

Everything new coming to Netflix this week, and everything leaving (week of June 9) The hits keep on coming in June as Netflix has another killer selection of new titles dropping this week. The two biggest titles on this list are Ral...
01:00, 06/10/2019

Everything new coming to Netflix this week, and everything leaving (week of June 30) It’s Stranger Things week, everyone! Although this week is absolutely packed with new content (it is the beginning of a new month after all), t...
00:42, 07/01/2019

Everything new coming to Netflix this week, and everything leaving (week of June 16) The week of June 16th looks to be a relatively quiet week for Netflix releases, save for one major addition. No, I’m not talking about Adam Dev...
21:28, 06/16/2019

Everything new coming to Netflix this week, and everything leaving (week of June 2) Another busy week for Netflix has begun, as the fifth season of Black Mirror is set to hit the streaming service this Wednesday. Unlike seasons 3 and...
20:42, 06/02/2019

CHEAP: Get $1,500 (!!!) off this monster Alienware 15 laptop Another day, another deal. This time, we’re looking at the Alienware 15, which is currently available on Dell’s website with a steep discount. How st...
02:14, 05/27/2019

The biggest star in the universe is a monster next to our Sun A hypergiant near the center of the Milky Way is the biggest star we know of, making the sun look like a dust speck.       ...
15:56, 05/16/2019

Monster Looks Beyond Energy Drinks Into Alcohol Monster Beverage, the leader in energy drinks, is considering selling hard seltzers, malt beverages and spirits as it fends off incursions by competi...
06:42, 06/08/2019

We Went Hunting In Monster Hunter: Iceborne Just in time for the beta this weekend, here’s a brand new video from E3 in which Tim and I play the upcoming Monster Hunter World: Iceborne expansio...
22:00, 06/21/2019

Monster Hunter World has a free trial on PS4 If Monster Hunter World completely passed you by when it released last year, you can make up for lost time by trying it out in a free trial on PS4 ri...
18:56, 05/11/2019

Monster Hunter World Iceborne expansion: What we know so far The Monster Hunter World Iceborne expansion really wants you to use the slinger. Adds new custom mods to boot.        ...
22:14, 05/10/2019

Miners looking for gemstones find ancient sea monster instead Miners digging for gemstones found something entirely different last month; rather than uncovering the shiny and iridescent gemstone known as ammolit...
20:42, 07/05/2019

The 2019 Ford Focus ST Is Fun But No Hardcore Monster Ford has purged its non-truck catalog of American cars, meaning that the 2019 Focus ST won’t be sold stateside. That’s a tragedy, in concept, becaus...
05:00, 07/04/2019

Meet the Ghostbusters monster that could floor a tyrannosaur This picture shows a demonic new species of dinosaur, Zuul crurivastator, emerging from a rocky tomb. It had a sledgehammer tail that could bring dow...
10:00, 06/11/2019

Kaapo Kakko Looks Like A Beautiful, Unstoppable Monster The projected second pick in the upcoming NHL Draft has been nothing short of dazzling for his native Finland during the ongoing IIHF World Champions...
00:56, 05/17/2019

Prosecutors had gone easy on ‘monster’ Jeffrey Epstein The charges filed against Jeffrey Epstein by Manhattan US Attorney Geoffrey Berman followed harsh criticism of other prosecutors for their handling o...
05:56, 07/09/2019

3D-printing Dungeons & Dragons’ Monster Manual Dungeons & Dragons and 3D printing feel like a match made in tabletop heaven -- as one fan discovered when he learned how to print miniatures.Read Mo...
23:56, 07/07/2019

Boat or plane? Legacy of the Caspian Sea Monster In the late 1960s, decades deep into the Cold War, US intelligence analysts monitoring the Caspian Sea came across satellite images of an oddly shape...
14:14, 06/21/2019

Monster Hunter Cosplay Continues To Kick Ass I had to do a triple take on this piece of Monster Hunter cosplay, first to see that it wasn’t some $600 Japanese statue, then to see it wasn’t some ...
02:28, 05/07/2019

Everything new coming to Netflix this week, and everything leaving (week of May 12) Any week with more Nailed It! — one of the stupidest and most joyous cooking shows ever made — is a good week. Therefore, this is a prett...
19:28, 05/12/2019

Everything new coming to Netflix this week, and everything leaving (week of May 26) Just when it looked like this might be another slow week, the first day of the month managed to sneak in on Saturday to inundate us with new content....
18:28, 05/26/2019

Everything new coming to Netflix this week, and everything leaving (week of May 19) We’re reaching the end of the month, which means the Netflix release schedule is starting to thin out a bit. Other than the return of Spike Lee...
18:56, 05/19/2019

Everything new coming to Netflix this week, and everything leaving (week of May 5) The comedown after the first week of a new month is always tough for Netflix subscribers, but the good news is that there are a few gems that might p...
20:28, 05/05/2019

The first PS5 benchmark might’ve just leaked, showing monster performance gains over PS4 Sony’s PlayStation 5 console will hit stores during next year’s holiday shopping season, but we already know a few things about the conso...
03:28, 06/27/2019

Facebook still can’t control the far-right political propaganda monster it built The week leading up to the European Union Parliamentary elections reinforced the image of Facebook as a company unable to control its platform.Read M...
11:42, 05/27/2019

The Original Bigfoot Monster Truck Is Getting the Restoration It Deserves Before monster trucks were a thing, Big Foot was blowing people’s minds with its gargantuan custom boat engine and 66-inch tires. The truck doesn’t r...
03:00, 05/07/2019

Brooks Koepka is the monster Tiger Woods created Tiger inspired a generation of golfers. Now one is out to stop him. Say hello to Brooks Koepka, the man standing in Tiger's -- and everyone else's --...
13:42, 05/17/2019

The ‘Pocket-Sized Monster’ Terrifying Farmers the World Over The fall armyworm is hungry, on the move and scaring farmers the world over. The crop-devouring pest has spread from the Americas to Africa and Asia,...
01:42, 06/03/2019

How Monster Hunter World Became Capcom's Greatest Success For a long time, when we thought of Capcom, we thought of its big franchises like Resident Evil and Street Fighter, but Monster Hunter always lurked ...
00:14, 05/15/2019

Cops hunt for monster who threw kittens from moving SUV New Jersey police are on the hunt for a heartless person who tossed two kittens from a moving SUV over the weekend. Police were called to the interse...
20:42, 06/26/2019

‘Monster’ abducted 4-year-old girl from bed, hid her in chest: cops A 20-year-old “monster” snatched a Pennsylvania girl from her bedroom, then stashed her in a wooden chest at his grandparents’ home...
21:56, 05/02/2019

The mystery of The Loch Ness Monster may finally be solved Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard about the Loch Ness monster at some point.       ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

A Monster to History, Stalin Is a Tourist Magnet in His Hometown How do you market a homegrown monster to the rest of the world? A popular museum in Stalin’s hometown in Georgia adopts an admiring tone, and the gui...
10:28, 06/30/2019

A pirate rides a zombie sea monster in this Age Of Conan: Bêlit exclusive Conan the Barbarian stories are steeped in masculinity, tales of raging men and scantily clad women in a world where violence is the law. Conan’s gre...
23:28, 05/03/2019

The Brosno Dragon: The Loch Ness Monster’s Russian Cousin? Most people are familiar with the legendary Loch Ness Monster – a mysterious cryptid said to lurk in the depth of Loch Ness in Scotland.  ...
17:14, 05/23/2019

Pokémon Rumble Rush Is As Basic As Pocket Monster Battling Gets The mobile game formerly known as Pokéland and now called Pokémon Rumble Rush is out today for Australian Google Play users. While the rest of the wo...
01:56, 05/16/2019

USWNT’s first challenge: Stopping England’s goal-scoring monster Here are three keys for the USWNT in their Women’s World Cup semifinal matchup against England on Tuesday. 1. Containing Ellen White The United...
16:56, 07/02/2019

Monster tornado rips through city in China, killing 6 and injuring 190 At least six people were killed and 190 others were injured after a ferocious tornado tore through the city of Kaiyuan, north-east China's Liaoning p...
23:56, 07/04/2019

Scientists Finally Closing in on Nessie, The Loch Ness Monster Ever since the Irish Missionary St. Columba confronted a ‘great serpent’ in the River Ness in 565 AD, Loch Ness in Scotland has been the traditional ...
11:56, 05/02/2019

Not ’Zilla: 12 giant monster movies that break the Toho mold A kaiju is a bit like obscenity: hard to define, but you know it when you see it. They must be gigantic, of course, and preferably either reptilian o...
19:42, 05/29/2019

Monster swarm of ladybugs shows up on San Diego weather radar A swarm of ladybugs flying through San Diego this week was so massive, it showed up on the National Weather Service’s radar — appearing to be a huge ...
23:00, 06/06/2019

Ahead of execution, Tennessee killer Donnie Johnson says he was a 'monster' The state of Tennessee will execute death row inmate and convicted killer Donnie Johnson Thursday night, a day after he called himself a "monster" an...
23:42, 05/16/2019

The Loch Ness monster might be real-life dinosaur, scientists say The Loch Ness monster might be real, according to DNA taken from a lake where the famously elusive — and so far fictitious — beast is said to dwell. ...
07:00, 06/05/2019

Code officer's family calls killer 'monster' at sentencing The children of a municipal enforcement officer shot and set afire by a man with a history of code violations recounted through tears and clenched fi...
02:28, 05/07/2019

Each Family Member Is A Different Monster-Slaying Class In Children of Morta Children of Morta is an upcoming action game about a monster-slaying family, developed by studio Dead Mage and published by Frostpunk developer 11 Bi...
20:56, 06/05/2019

Monster gets 120 years in prison for livestreaming sexual abuse of his daughter A depraved Iowa man was sentenced to 120 years behind bars for repeatedly sexually abusing his daughter — from infancy to 6 years old — and even rapi...
22:00, 06/06/2019

In Final Stranger Things Season 3 Trailer, the Monster Has a Voice With Stranger Things season 3 less than two weeks away, Netflix has released a new and final trailer that shows what the Hawkins teenagers are up aga...
08:56, 06/21/2019

The Milky Way's monster black hole has a cool gas halo — literally For the first time,  astronomers may have imaged the cool disk of gas surrounding the gigantic black hole at the heart of the Milky Way, a new study ...
20:42, 06/06/2019

Monster Jam husband-and-wife duo make thrilling stunts into a family thing This husband-and-wife duo rule their family by day and tag-team monster trucks by night. Since 1998, Jim and Dawn Creten have impressed fans with whe...
00:00, 06/08/2019

Watch Cookie Monster lead the 7th-inning stretch at Wrigley Field Many major-league baseball teams have the crowd sing “Take Me Out To The Ball Game” for the stretch between the top and bottom halves of the seventh ...
21:56, 06/28/2019

12-foot monster squid attack captured in rare deep-sea video It’s not sci-fi. There really is a giant squid among us — and now there’s video proof. Though we’ve have known about its exis...
00:56, 06/25/2019

Steven Spielberg is creating a horror series that you can only watch at night, like a monster Steven Spielberg’s next foray into the horror genre, Spielberg After Dark, is literally only fit for nightfall. Per The Hollywood Reporter, his next ...
19:42, 06/10/2019

Five reasons NASCAR fans should love the Monster Energy All-Star Race There are plenty of reasons for NASCAR fans not to enjoy the All-Star Race. But here's a look at why they should.      ...
23:14, 05/18/2019

'Monster' kidnapped Jayme Closs, stole her 'normal life': family Family members of 13-year-old Jayme Closs said the Wisconsin man who murdered her parents and kidnapped her was a "monster" who stole her "normal lif...
22:28, 05/24/2019

The Pride’s queer superhero team returns in this Fame Monster exclusive When it comes to queer representation in superhero comics, publishers all too often expect readers to be grateful for crumbs. There have been queer-l...
19:42, 06/03/2019

Have the Ancient Origins of Scotland’s Loch Ness Monster Been Identified on Film? A Scottish filmmaker has published evidence of the “true nature and origins" of the 1450-year-old mystery of the Loch Ness Monster, which he discover...
20:42, 07/07/2019

A Chrysler PT Cruiser Monster Truck Called 'PT Bruiser' Is for Sale Right Now and It's Amazing For some reason, the world likes to give the Once Hot-Selling Chrysler PT Cruiser a lot of shit, but I for one am a fan of its daring, 1920s hot rod-...
22:56, 06/16/2019

Monster Mars dust storms may have helped blow Red Planet's water away Huge Mars dust storms like the one that killed NASA's Opportunity rover may have helped to blow some of the Red Planet's ancient water away for good,...
18:00, 05/08/2019

Pelicans agree to trade Anthony Davis to Lakers for monster haul LeBron James has his man. Pelicans superstar Anthony Davis is on his way to the Lakers, according to ESPN. The Lakers agreed to send Lonzo Ball, Bran...
01:56, 06/16/2019

Kawhi Leonard's monster Game 1 for Raptors should have 76ers worried It was only the first game of the series, but if Kawhi Leonard keeps putting up big numbers, the 76ers are in trouble.      ...
18:14, 04/28/2019

United Technologies-Raytheon tie-up would make a ‘monster supplier’ and reshape the industry United Technologies has struck a deal to combine its booming aerospace business with defense contractor Raytheon, a surprise twist capable of rattlin...
20:00, 06/10/2019

Watch: Cookie Monster sings 'Take Me Out to the Ball Game' at Wrigley Field The Chicago Cubs called on "Sesame Street" staple Cookie Monster to sing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" during the seventh inning stretch before comp...
13:28, 06/28/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes wants to break up the social network monster Though he hasn’t worked for the company in a decade, Chris Hughes helped develop Facebook at Harvard with Mark Zuckerberg. However, in a fiery new op...
23:42, 05/09/2019

B&O's refreshed Beoplay H9 headphones come with monster battery life and Google Assistant After (narrowly) beating Apple to the punch with super-expensive "truly wireless" earbuds supporting wireless charging functionality, Bang & Olufsen ...
14:42, 05/18/2019

Monster who left baby girl needing surgery after ‘severe’ sex attack jailed The High Court in Glasgow heard how Alan Kusz, 43, tried to blame the infant's mother for the injuries, which a doctor disturbingly described as the ...
21:56, 07/17/2019

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge FOMO Has Turned Me Into a Garbage Monster, and I Hate It Ever since it was announced, I managed to care very little for Disney’s reveal that Star Wars would be coming to its American theme parks in the form...
23:42, 07/02/2019

PS4 Monster Hunter World Iceborne Beta Release Date confirmed as PS Plus Exclusive Capcom has revealed when players will be able to get hands-on with the upcoming beta for Monster Hunter Iceborne - and it's good news for players wit...
22:28, 06/18/2019

Boston Bruins' Torey Krug delivers monster hit without helmet in Stanley Cup Final Boston Bruins defenseman Torey Krug looked like a linebacker on skates during Monday night’s Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final against the St. Louis Bl...
13:00, 05/28/2019

Daughter of Catherine Oxenberg, India, called a 'monster' over NXIVM sex cult involvement A Nxivm whistleblower once lashed out at India Oxenberg, calling her a “monster” for “spreading hate” as part of the alleged sex cult, an attorney cl...
14:00, 05/17/2019

Cody Bellinger blasts monster home run on birthday, is greeted with MVP chants at Fenway LA Dodgers outfielder Cody Bellinger was greeted with audible chants of "MVP" at Boston's Fenway Park after he launched a monster home run. ...
05:28, 07/14/2019

Pokémon Rumble Rush is an island-hopping, monster-capturing romp for iOS and Android The new mobile game has you exploring different islands in the Pokémon universe. You can collect new monsters through a simple battle system.Read Mor...
22:42, 05/15/2019

Trevor Noah pans 'professional tickle monster' Joe Biden's 2020 campaign Late-night hosts discussed the former vice-president’s presidential bid and Trump’s angry response to itLate-night hosts discussed Joe Biden’s presid...
19:42, 05/01/2019

Helmet-less Torey Krug delivers monster hit in Bruins' Game 1 win vs. Blues After losing his helmet Jostling with David Perron, Bruins defenseman Torey Krug proceeded to go the length of the ice to deliver a monster check. &...
09:56, 05/28/2019

Monster Hunter Iceborne Beta Countdown: Start Time, PS4 Release Dates, More Capcom's newest Monster Hunter beta is due to go live on Friday morning and promises to introduce loads of new features to the game - here's what you...
13:42, 06/20/2019

Kansas man who lost wife in prior tornado has home damaged by monster EF-4 twister A man in Kansas who suffered a devastating loss from a previous tornado found himself this week picking up the pieces after a massive twister affecte...
20:42, 05/30/2019

BREAKING: Monster tornado tears through US destroying houses in 'mass casualty incident' A MONSTER tornado has torn through a US state destroying houses, flipped cars and injuring dozens in what has been declared a "mass casualty incident...
09:28, 05/28/2019

Angel’s comic-book revival pits the vampire against a social media monster It’s been 20 years since Buffy’s vampire boyfriend got his own spin-off show, Angel, expanding the scope of Joss Whedon’s TV universe while cementing...
00:14, 06/26/2019

Coca-Cola gets green signal to sell energy drink under Monster contract An arbitration tribunal has ruled that Coca-Cola Co can sell its energy drink globally under the terms of the contract with Monster Beverage Corp , ...
16:42, 07/01/2019

Dauntless brings free-to-play monster-slaying to Nintendo Switch later this year Nintendo Switch players will soon have another monster-hunting game to play. In a new Nintendo Direct video for the Electronic Entertainment Expo, in...
19:56, 06/11/2019

Coco-Cola free to sell energy drink under Monster contract - Arbitration panel Coca-Cola Co said on Monday an arbitration tribunal informed the beverage maker that it could sell its energy drink under the terms of the contract w...
15:14, 07/01/2019

Golf: Ikeda tames 8000-yard monster in Japan, qualifies for British Open Yuta Ikeda qualified for next month's British Open by winning the Japan Tour's Mizuno Open on Sunday, a tournament where the monster length of the co...
22:42, 06/02/2019

Coca-Cola gets green signal to sell energy drink under Monster Beverage contract An arbitration tribunal has ruled that Coca-Cola can sell its energy drink globally under the terms of the contract with Monster Beverage, the two co...
20:56, 07/01/2019

Kawhi Leonard signing with Los Angeles Clippers; Paul George joining him via monster trade Kawhi Leonard is joining the Los Angeles Clippers, and he won't be coming alone: Paul George will be joining him via a monster trade with the Th...
10:30, 07/06/2019

Fossil of ‘real-life Loch Ness Monster’ found in Antarctica was the biggest sea dinosaur ever Fossil hunters have pieced together the remains of an enormous sea creature which is being labeled a real-life Loch Ness monster. Researchers have un...
19:00, 06/10/2019

The Soviet MD-160 “Caspian Sea Monster” ground effect vehicle aquatic plane/boat [called an ekranopl The Soviet MD-160 “Caspian Sea Monster” ground effect vehicle aquatic plane/boat [called an ekranoplan in local parlance] is a little like the combin...
05:14, 06/11/2019

Kyle Larson wins $1 million NASCAR All-Star Race after transferring from Monster Energy Open Kyle Larson won the final stage of the Monster Energy Open and used that experience to win his first NASCAR All-Star Race.     &...
09:00, 05/19/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Coca-Cola gets green signal to sell energy drink under Monster contract An arbitration tribunal has ruled that Coca-Cola Co can sell its energy drink globally under the terms of the contract with Monster Beverage Corp, th...
17:28, 07/01/2019

A Crisis Of Faith: Pope Francis Has Left The Catholic Church To Worship A Monster Truck He Saw Flatten 30 School Busses Today marks an abrupt end to the six-year reign of perhaps the most beloved and popular Pope of the modern era. On the steps of the Vatican this morn...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Xbox Monster Hunter World Iceborne Beta: Bad News for Xbox One owners? There's a new beta coming for Monster Hunter Iceborne, but there's bad news for anyone one a Microsoft console that wants to play the game before it ...
22:28, 06/18/2019

'Godzilla' brings Millie Bobby Brown to new monster fight Millie Bobby Brown may use brute force against demon monsters in "Stranger Things," but the teenage actress relies more on intelligence to outsmart t...
01:00, 05/30/2019

Cookie Monster dominated 'Take Me Out To the Ballgame' at Cubs game Celebrities love singing during the 7th-inning stretch at Cubs games. On Thursday, the Cookie Monster from Sesame Street took over the mic.  &#...
15:00, 06/28/2019

Cage fight! We pit Godzilla's monster squad against pop culture's biggest and baddest Godzilla and his monster friends throw down in 'King of the Monsters.' But how would they do against Voltron and the 'Stranger Things&...
20:00, 06/04/2019

Garfield, Only He's A Nightmarish Monster Starring In A Game Boy Game Last year, just in time for Halloween, Lumpy made some short animations based on artist Will Burke’s nightmarish Garfield sketches. Fast forward to M...
07:28, 05/14/2019

Here's how the new Corvette Stingray could morph into a 'fire-breathing monster' The eighth generation of the Chevrolet Corvette, referred to by enthusiasts as the C8, will be revealed Thursday night as the 2020 Corvette Stingray....
12:42, 07/18/2019

Cookie Monster dominates 'Take Me Out to the Ball Game' during Cubs game The Cookie Monster likes two things: cookies and baseball. So, the Sesame Street character sang 'Take Me Out to the Ballgame' at a Cubs&apo...
06:28, 06/29/2019

Microsoft's To-Do app is now available for Mac Microsoft has released To-Do for Mac, finally giving Apple users access to the task management tool on their desktops. The Mac app will allow users t...
20:42, 06/17/2019

The Microsoft Graph is yours, not theirs The Microsoft Graph is a key component of the company's AI strategy. But what is it exactly? And how much, and what kind, of data can Microsoft see?R...
10:42, 05/09/2019

Microsoft Surface Pro 7: what we want to see Microsoft has been consistently designing some of the best Windows tablets and 2-in-1 laptops for years with its Surface lineup. When the Surface Pro...
01:14, 07/18/2019

Microsoft Plays Nice At the opening keynote for Build, Microsoft’s annual developer conference in Seattle, we heard more about Starbucks than Windows. A ten-minute demo a...
18:14, 05/11/2019

Microsoft Office vs LibreOffice Microsoft Office and LibreOffice are both excellent office suites, but how can you be sure which is right for you? On the surface the two look very s...
03:56, 06/24/2019

Everything Microsoft Announced At E3 2019 The first details on a powerful new Xbox console, release dates for anticipated games like Cyberpunk 2077, and another developer acquired by Xbox Gam...
23:56, 06/09/2019

Xbox One X is $100 off during Microsoft's E3 sale It's one of the most wonderful times of the year for gamers as E3 is upon us. Not only will the next week or so bring more game announcements th...
20:56, 06/07/2019

How Microsoft is using AI to improve accessibility Microsoft sees AI as the key that'll unlock new and innovative accessibility technologies. Here's how it's applying it both within and outside of its...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Microsoft 365 Gets More Privacy Controls Microsoft has added new features to Microsoft 365 that include controls to automatically expire or revoke access to encrypted emails and data investi...
14:42, 05/01/2019

Microsoft may actually be committed to PC gaming this time Microsoft is serious about PC gaming. It has said that before, but now it's finally proving it with a decent new Xbox app and a focus on Game Pass.Re...
01:00, 06/25/2019

Microsoft posts a record $29.1 billion Q1. Same old, same old (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft has posted the results of the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, which runs up until September ...
22:14, 05/02/2019

Microsoft calls for US version of GDPR As we approach the one year anniversary of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Microsoft has outlined its vision for...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Former Microsoft employee gets 2 years for embezzlement SEATTLE (AP) — A former Microsoft sports marketing director has been sentenced to more than two years in prison after admitting he tried to embezzle ...
00:14, 06/29/2019

Microsoft Is Considering a Dedicated Office Key for Keyboards—Here's What It Should Do Microsoft introduced the Windows key on the Microsoft Natural Keyboard back in 1994, and while sometimes it can be a bit annoying (like when you acci...
19:00, 06/18/2019

Microsoft could replace the Menu key – which you probably never use – with a new Office key Of all the keys on your keyboard, the Menu key – which sits to the right of the spacebar – is likely to be the least used, and Microsof...
12:00, 06/18/2019

Microsoft teases 'Minecraft' AR for your phone Microsoft has something big in store for Minecraft fans. The company used the start of Build 2019 to offer a teaser for an augmented reality Minecra...
19:14, 05/07/2019

Microsoft: The open source company Enlarge The news from Microsoft's Build developer conference that surprised me most was that Microsoft will ship a genuine Linux kernel—GPLed, wit...
03:00, 05/11/2019

High Hopes for Microsoft Beyond the Cloud? On Monday, while many of us dissect the latest episode of Game of Thrones, thousands of developers will convene in Seattle to talk about all things M...
17:42, 05/04/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with WSL 2 Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18917 from the 20H1 branch with download, Narrator, WSL, and inking improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Re...
07:56, 06/13/2019

How Microsoft’s Fluid Framework flows Microsoft's Fluid Framework sounds complex and ethereal, but it's really just a novel approach to an old problem, more or less using existing tools.R...
17:42, 05/08/2019

JPMorgan, Microsoft Team Up on Blockchain JPMorgan Chase is tapping Microsoft’s cloud-based services to boost its blockchain platform, aiming to make it easier, faster and cheaper for compani...
23:42, 05/02/2019

Microsoft Paint isn't going anywhere, and gets new accessibility features Microsoft has been making a strong push toward accessibility in the past year, with the Xbox Adaptive Controller proving to be one of the best Xbox O...
23:42, 05/15/2019

Microsoft ‘still considering’ a $60 xCloud streaming console Although not much has been said about it publicly, Microsoft is still considering a cheap new micro-console that could stream games from its xCloud s...
21:14, 07/08/2019

Microsoft has a patent to help you keep track of your adventures When you're traveling on an exciting new adventure, sitting down to write about everything that happened each day may be the last thing you feel...
20:42, 05/20/2019

Microsoft Wants to Protect Your Identity With Bitcoin Microsoft announced plans to use the bitcoin blockchain to create a "digital identity" that could be used to access sites and apps across the interne...
13:14, 05/14/2019

Someone may have just leaked all of Microsoft’s plans for E3 2019 In many ways, E3 2019 will be the last hurrah for this video game console generation. Sony has recently confirmed that it is already deep in developm...
04:56, 05/21/2019

Microsoft teams up with the VA to help wounded warriors 22 VA rehabilitation centers around the country will receive Xbox adaptive controllers specially designed for gamers with mental or physical disabili...
00:14, 05/04/2019

What new collaborations will you be doing in Microsoft's Fluid Framework? Microsoft promises a new kind of shared interactive experience inside documents. But what does that really mean, and what does SharePoint have to do ...
14:56, 05/28/2019

The Morning After: Microsoft, Linux and Windows 10 Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. The week started with Microsoft's big developer conference, and at 1 PM ET, we'll be coming to you l...
13:56, 05/07/2019

Save over $100 or 20% on a Microsoft Surface Go tablet Last July, Microsoft launched its Surface Go line of tablets in order to compete with Apple's lower-end iPad tablets. The Surface Go slates are equip...
01:00, 05/03/2019

You can now try out Microsoft’s Edge browser for macOS Microsoft has officially announced a preview of its Microsoft Edge browser for the macOS. Microsoft originally unveiled plans for the browser at its ...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Microsoft's Surface Pro 6 laptop is nearly $300 off on Amazon Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider The Microsoft Surface Pro 6 is one of the most stylish and powerful 2-in-1 laptops out there. For a limited tim...
23:42, 06/27/2019

Microsoft Word uses AI to improve your writing Microsoft is about to challenge Grammarly (not to mention Google) on its home turf. The company is developing an Ideas feature for Word's onlin...
18:42, 05/06/2019

Microsoft Launcher getting a bucketload of new features soon As developers keep adding new features and improvements via regular updates, Microsoft's Android launcher is becoming better and better. The upcoming...
00:28, 06/23/2019

Microsoft Outlook is getting a much-needed facelift At last year's Ignite conference Microsoft announced an opt-in experience that would allow users to try out the new Outlook on the web and now a...
06:42, 07/06/2019

Microsoft Office is getting better on virtual desktops New features are coming to Office 365 to help improve its functionality in virtualized environments, including the upcoming Windows Virtual Desktop s...
23:14, 07/02/2019

The Morning After: Sony and Microsoft are teaming up Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. It's Friday. We'll have to wait until next week for SpaceX's Starlink launch, but, for now, the...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Microsoft vs. Google: Why this browser war isn't about privacy At Microsoft's just-concluded Build developers conference, questions about privacy and trust took center stage. Yet despite multiple opportunities, t...
02:56, 05/11/2019

Microsoft is evolving by focusing on people The Microsoft of today would have been unrecognizable just a few years ago. That was clearer than ever at this week's Build conference, where th...
15:56, 05/09/2019

Microsoft Azure: A cheat sheet This comprehensive guide about Microsoft Azure includes common use cases, technical limitations, and what to know before adopting the cloud computing...
22:56, 05/10/2019

Hands-On With Microsoft's New Elite Controller The current Elite is already the best controller (a lot of) money can buy, but Microsoft is showing off a new and improved version at E3, which you c...
02:14, 06/11/2019

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella comes to Red Hat Summit If the mountain won't come to Muhammad, then Muhammad must go to the mountain. Or, in this case, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella came to Red Hat Summit t...
13:56, 05/08/2019

Microsoft Office 365: A cheat sheet Office 365 provides the productivity tools required by a modern enterprise workforce. This guide covers key details, including available applications...
21:00, 05/28/2019

Microsoft gives Immersive Reader the AI treatment Microsoft is turning its Immersive Learning tool into an Azure Cognitive Service and partnering with do-it-yourself computer-building kit maker Kano ...
16:00, 06/20/2019

Microsoft is teasing Windows 1.0, and everyone is confused Microsoft is up to something. Yesterday the Windows team dropped a sizzler video on Twitter, announcing the "all-new" Windows 1.0. It posted the same...
14:42, 07/02/2019

Deal: Microsoft Surface Pro 6 prices are down again Lately, Microsoft has been on a roll when it comes to offering discounts on its 2-in-1 tablets, with both the Surface Pro and the more affordable Sur...
02:56, 05/05/2019

We Put Microsoft’s Project xCloud To An Unexpected Test It’s unclear how accurately one can judge a new game-streaming service at a show like E3 here in Los Angeles, when the value of the service is going ...
18:00, 06/11/2019

Microsoft unveils Minecraft Earth, the new AR hotness In celebration of Minecraft‘s tenth anniversary, Microsoft played its Pokemon GO card and released an augmented reality phone app that shows the game...
23:42, 05/17/2019

Saved from obsolescence, Microsoft is now making Paint better Enlarge / A picture apparently constructed in Paint using the keyboard exclusively. (credit: Microsoft) The news for mspaint.exe aficionados is jus...
23:42, 05/16/2019

Microsoft has patented an Xbox One controller with braille Microsoft has been driving to make gaming more accessible. Last year, the company launched the Xbox Adaptive Controller in an effort to help gamers w...
15:56, 05/07/2019

Microsoft’s AI hallucinates unique whisky flavors When whisky is made in Scotland it’s called scotch. When it’s made in Kentucky it’s called whiskey – the Irish also add the “E”. But when it’s made i...
02:14, 05/16/2019

The UK’s first Microsoft Store opens in July. Here’s what to expect Microsoft today announced that its long-awaited UK retail launch will take place on July 11, less than six weeks from now, when it opens its first Lo...
17:14, 05/30/2019

Microsoft Testing Passwordless Sign-Ins for Windows 10 Microsoft is testing a passwordless future for Windows 10 PCs. The company has released a new build for Fast Ring insiders that adds a new option tha...
13:56, 07/11/2019

Microsoft and Red Hat launch Kubernetes autoscaling project Microsoft introduced several new Kubernetes offerings today, including Kubernetes Event-Driven Autoscaling (KEDA), an open source project with Red Ha...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Microsoft invests in seven AI projects to help people with disabilities Today marks the eighth annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day, and for the second year, Microsoft is awarding grants to AI projects meant to make ...
20:42, 05/16/2019

View RAW Images in Windows 10 With Microsoft's New Plugin Microsoft just released a free RAW Image extension for Windows 10 that makes viewing RAW files much easier in Windows’ File Explorer—photographers, r...
20:00, 07/11/2019

Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 has become the AR industry’s dullest thud So far, HoloLens 2 looks a lot like its predecessor: boring and unlikely to get the mainstream attention it needs to become more than a footnote in h...
22:56, 05/06/2019

Microsoft Xbox previews streaming service Microsoft Xbox is previewing its upcoming game streaming service, codenamed "Project xCloud", at the annual E3 games expo in Los Angeles. The service...
02:28, 06/12/2019

Microsoft teases next-gen Xbox news at E3 event Many have suspected that Microsoft would talk about its next Xbox at its E3 event, and that now appears to be virtually guaranteed. Gamers have disco...
20:28, 06/09/2019

Microsoft to Test New Videogame-Streaming Project The tech giant said on Sunday it will begin publicly testing its new videogame-streaming initiative in October, just ahead of when Google’s competing...
06:42, 06/10/2019

Microsoft HoloLens 2 needs to get into living rooms sooner rather than later Watching someone use Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 while holding a conversation with you is almost as good of a demonstration as using it yourself. I...
03:14, 05/10/2019

Microsoft Edge is getting an Internet Explorer mode There are some big changes ahead for Microsoft's Edge browser. In December, the company announced that it'll be moving over to Chromium, th...
17:42, 05/06/2019

With ElectionGuard, Microsoft is trying to fix a growing global problem Microsoft has announced the ElectionGuard software developer kit (SDK), along with a new tool within Microsoft 365 called CampaignGuard, at Build 201...
17:56, 05/06/2019

Microsoft hints towards a new ‘modern OS’ with seamless updates Microsoft‘s VP of Consumer and Device Sales, Nick Parker, hinted yesterday towards a new ‘modern OS‘ with seamless updates at the Computex trade show...
11:42, 05/30/2019

Microsoft makes Google’s BERT NLP model better Microsoft AI researchers used methods laid out by in part by Google AI chief Jeff Dean for its MT-DNN achieve state-of-the-art language understanding...
21:42, 05/16/2019

Microsoft thrives on Android, iOS as bet away from Windows pays off As Microsoft Word tops 1 billion installs on Android and Office is all over the iOS productivity rankings, the software giant has its beyond-Windows ...
22:00, 07/15/2019

Apple and Microsoft made a new iCloud for Windows app Apple and Microsoft teamed up to create an iCloud Drive experience that will hopefully resolve some compatibility issues. A brand new iCloud for Wind...
23:42, 06/11/2019

Microsoft's Windows 1.0 announcement was about 'Stranger Things' Microsoft set the internet abuzz last week when it made a cryptic announcement about the "all-new" Windows 1.0 -- and now we know why. As we'd a...
20:56, 07/08/2019

Microsoft's Fluid Framework is a new take on document collaboration  Where do we go beyond web-based productivity apps like Google Docs and the Office 365 suite? That's what Microsoft is aiming to explore with Flu...
17:42, 05/06/2019

Microsoft hints at new features and big changes coming in Windows 11 When compared to Windows Vista and Windows 8, Windows 10 has been a runaway success. That’s not to say that Microsoft’s latest operating ...
23:14, 05/29/2019

Microsoft and Oracle link their cloud services to take on AWS Microsoft and Oracle reached an agreement to make their two cloud computing services work together with high-speed links between their data centers.R...
00:42, 06/06/2019

Microsoft Insists Improvements in AI Need Not Come at the Cost of Privacy Microsoft announced a "zero-code" experience for the people who don't write code and brought a "code-first" machine learning experience for developer...
17:56, 05/15/2019

Surface Laptop 2 gets up to $300 saving in the Microsoft Store Microsoft has cut the price of its Surface Laptop 2 by up to $300, so if you've been thinking of buying this excellent device – which is ...
17:28, 05/17/2019

Microsoft just teased an AR Minecraft game for phones While Microsoft spent most of the day focusing on enterprise solutions, including a way to protect elections from malicious software, it ended the Bu...
05:56, 05/07/2019

Apple's New iCloud for Windows App Now Available in Microsoft Store Apple and Microsoft have teamed up to offer a brand new iCloud experience to the Windows 10 users. The companies have released a new iCloud for Windo...
15:42, 06/12/2019

Microsoft wants to secure elections and political campaigns Get the jokes about voting booths crashing left and right out of your system: Microsoft announced today that it's taking a few steps towards ele...
17:42, 05/06/2019

Microsoft is a favourite target for brand spoofing Brand spoofing or phishing email attacks aren’t new but they’re growing every quarter as cybercriminals are tricking more people to dis...
17:00, 06/26/2019

Here’s why your Microsoft Store ebooks won’t work next month The eBook market is most closely associated with four prominent players: Apple, Amazon, Barnes and Noble’s, and Rakuten, which makes the Kobo eReader...
09:42, 06/28/2019

Review: The Microsoft Pro Intellimouse is a really, really lovely mouse I know you come to this site for deep, contemplative thought on the technological issues of the day, but sod it: the Microsoft Pro Intellimouse is re...
23:42, 06/26/2019

Microsoft’s new ‘Flight Simulator’ looks like a wild 4K ride Microsoft showed off the next version of its Flight Simulator game at E3 2019, and it looks incredible. The company began the video teaser showing of...
03:00, 06/10/2019

Microsoft drops Huawei laptops from its store Microsoft has stopped selling the Huawei MateBook X Pro in its online store in the wake of the US Government’s blacklisting of the Chinese fir...
13:42, 05/22/2019

Quitting the five tech giants: Could you manage without Microsoft? Even though Microsoft is no longer as ubiquitous in our computing lives as it once was, it could be argued the company is stronger than ever before. ...
19:56, 05/26/2019

Microsoft AI creates realistic speech with little training Text-to-speech conversion is becoming increasingly clever, but there's a problem: it can still take plenty of training time and resources to pro...
05:42, 05/27/2019

This $50 bundle can turn you into an Microsoft Excel whiz You can not only learn all the hidden nooks and crannies that keep Excel so popular after 30-plus years, but prep to get certified as an Excel expert...
16:14, 05/13/2019

Microsoft to Launch Just One Next-Gen Xbox Console, Not Two: Report Microsoft is reportedly focused on developing a single console for release next year, unlike the previous reports that had claimed the existence of t...
16:28, 06/21/2019

One Year Later, Did Microsoft (And Friends) Keep Their E3 2018 Promises? E3 2019 is just around the corner, and it’s going to look very different this year without PlayStation. Before we look to the future and are blinded ...
00:56, 06/04/2019

Microsoft’s Surface Pen stylus could one day also be a Bluetooth earpiece Microsoft could be planning on designing a future Surface Pen stylus that can be wrapped around your ear and used as a Bluetooth headset.The plans we...
15:00, 06/14/2019

Microsoft is teasing Windows 1.0 and other 1980s software Enlarge / Windows got the '80s treatment, but we're not sure what's actually being promoted. (credit: Aurich Lawson) Either Microsoft is gearing up...
13:28, 07/03/2019

Microsoft launches AI for Cultural Heritage program Microsoft's latest AI for Good initiative -- AI for Cultural Heritage -- aims to preserve and celebrate people, places, and historical artifacts.Read...
23:56, 07/11/2019

Microsoft may still have a streaming-only console on the drawing board Microsoft’s new baby, the console codenamed Project Scarlett, is currently getting the lion’s share of attention. Despite not having a working model ...
00:42, 07/10/2019

Microsoft continues distancing Cortana from Windows Microsoft's virtual assistant Cortana could be split off from Windows 10 to become its own separate app. The Verge reports that a beta version o...
17:00, 06/28/2019

Microsoft Surface Studio 2 review: in a class of its own Stunning all-in-one PC that slides to become drawing tablet is held back by high price and old chips The Surface Studio 2 is Microsoft’s beautiful al...
15:28, 05/01/2019

Microsoft keeps hiding Azure revenue numbers, but why? CIOs want to know that they're betting on a winner, but they might already have enough data for Microsoft Azure without getting revenue numbers, too....
22:42, 04/28/2019

Double Fine joins Microsoft Studios Microsoft Studios has been on an acquisition spree over the past year or so, snatching up the likes of Ninja Theory, Playground Games, InXile, and Ob...
03:00, 06/10/2019

Microsoft unveils an even more customizable Elite controller Remember the Xbox Elite controller? Well, it's just been replaced. Microsoft says its new Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 (what a mouthf...
03:00, 06/10/2019

Any eBooks you bought from Microsoft will soon disappear forever With physical goods increasingly getting replaced by a digital equivalent — from books to movies and much more — it begs the question: Ho...
04:14, 07/02/2019

Microsoft Announces Project Scarlett, The Next-Gen Xbox Microsoft today teased some its first plans for Project Scarlett, the next-generation Xbox, and the buzzwords make it sound impressive: up to 120 fra...
23:56, 06/09/2019

Microsoft's next big Windows 10 update is actually pretty small We hope you liked the features added in the Windows 10 May 2019 update, because it may be a while before other noticeable upgrades happen. Microsoft ...
10:42, 07/02/2019

Xbox at E3 2019: what we want to see from Microsoft's big keynote conference It's shaping up to be a big E3 for Microsoft. With Sony skipping this year's event entirely, Microsoft's Xbox E3 2019 conference has t...
19:00, 05/23/2019

Battletoads gameplay revealed at Microsoft’s E3 briefing After announcing a new Battletoads at last year's Electronic Entertainment Expo, Microsoft has given us a better look at the game at its event this y...
22:56, 06/09/2019

Skills gap holding back AI adoption, says Microsoft Microsoft is witnessing a skills gap for companies to take advance Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies and implement it in real commercial appl...
13:28, 05/01/2019

AT&T teams with Microsoft on 5G, AI, cloud, and edge innovations The carrier and software giant will work together on next-generation networking and cloud applications, relying on AT&T's 5G network and Microsoft's ...
18:56, 07/17/2019

All the Xbox Announcements From Microsoft's E3 2019 Event At E3 2019, Microsoft gave release dates for Halo Infinite, Gears 5, unveiled Flight Simulator 2020, confirmed George R.R. Martin's Dark Souls collab...
12:56, 06/10/2019

Microsoft designs an Xbox controller with Braille Microsoft is clearly invested in adaptive gaming controllers. Its Xbox Adaptive Controller for Xbox One and PC was the star of its latest Super Bowl ...
00:42, 05/08/2019

Microsoft’s Windows 1.11 app is the perfect tie-in for ‘Stranger Things 3’ Whether you binge-watched Stranger Things 3 the day it dropped on Netflix, or you’ve decided to savor it at a slower pace, you need to check ou...
04:14, 07/09/2019

Review: Microsoft’s Windows 1.11 is an Upside Down mess Microsoft today announced that it was the year 1985. We checked the Microsoft store to confirm this and, as Windows 1.11 was just made available, the...
02:42, 07/09/2019

Watch Microsoft's E3 2019 press event here with us! Microsoft, with Sony sitting out this year, has a big show ahead of it -- and a big chance to claim all the gaming headlines. In the last 24 hours, M...
03:00, 06/10/2019

What to expect at Microsoft Build 2019: AI, Azure, and more Microsoft's Build 2019 (May 6 to May 8) will discuss AI, IoT, Azure, Microsoft 365, Windows 10, HoloLens, GitHub, Visual Studio, .NET, Xbox, and more...
23:42, 05/02/2019

Microsoft Azure: Everything you need to know about Redmond's cloud service Second only to AWS among cloud providers, Microsoft Azure is an ever-expanding set of cloud-based computing services available to businesses, develop...
01:56, 05/21/2019

Microsoft rolls out new cloud services for AI and blockchain Microsoft Corp on Thursday announced new tools for software makers aimed at making technologies such as artificial intelligence and blockchain easier...
01:56, 05/03/2019

Amazon, Microsoft wage war over the Pentagon's 'war cloud' Amazon and Microsoft are battling it out over a $10 billion opportunity to build the U.S. military its first "war cloud" computing system. But Amazon...
01:42, 07/10/2019

Microsoft Teams is now officially bigger than Slack Enlarge / A Microsoft office (not to be confused with Microsoft Office). (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft Teams may have only been arou...
02:42, 07/12/2019

Microsoft's Web Browser for Macs Has Leaked Online Mac users who are tired of Chrome, Firefox, and Safari just got a new (if not totally official) way to browse the web. Monday evening, a Twitter user...
21:14, 05/07/2019

Microsoft's 'Modern OS' vision: A foreshadowing of 'Lite' or more of the same? Is Microsoft's vision for 'a modern OS' something brand-new? Or is it just the next phase of the Microsoft 'Modern Desktop'? 'Modern' is in the eye o...
18:00, 05/29/2019

Microsoft teases a 'modern OS' with 'seamless updates' Microsoft made a nod towards a possible new operating system at Computex in Taipei this week, when corporate vice president of consumer and device sa...
17:28, 05/29/2019

Microsoft announces new features for SharePoint and OneDrive At its annual SharePoint Conference in Las Vegas, Microsoft announced that it is adding new features to SharePoint and OneDrive for Business.The comp...
11:42, 05/22/2019

Microsoft’s TORC will let you feel squeezable objects in AR and VR Conveying the elasticity of an object in AR or VR could made the difference between carrying a virtual ball and actually feeling its texture in your ...
21:42, 05/02/2019

Microsoft's reworked Edge browser is available to try on Windows 7 Microsoft has expanded the reach of its Chromium-based Edge browser to one of its most important audiences: namely, people who have to (or want to) u...
06:00, 06/20/2019

Why Microsoft could be dropping the ball on software piracy Search for “cheap microsoft office” on Bing, Microsoft’s own search engine and you might be surprised to see what gets displayed...
19:56, 07/18/2019

For under $15, you can become a certified Microsoft network or security expert You can school up on all aspects of Microsoft offerings and earn company-approved certification with the Microsoft Network and Security Fundamentals ...
17:56, 04/29/2019

Microsoft’s Edge for macOS arrives in preview Fifteen years after Microsoft walked away from the Mac browser scene, it's back with Edge -- currently in semi-stable beta forms for curious testers....
21:00, 05/07/2019

Here's Microsoft's new plan to keep Cortana alive and differentiated Microsoft is looking to breathe new life into Cortana by enabling its digital assistant to handle more complex queries, starting with people-centric,...
06:14, 05/09/2019

Microsoft: Gaming should be for everyone, shouldn’t be toxic stew Enlarge (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft's Xbox chief Phil Spencer has written a paean to video gaming, calling games a unifying force that anyone and...
20:42, 05/21/2019

Microsoft wants to close the UWP, Win32 divide with 'Windows Apps' Is Microsoft's UWP going away? Is the Microsoft Store on its way out? Microsoft Corporate VP Kevin Gallo explains the latest twists in Microsoft's lo...
18:28, 05/08/2019

Microsoft’s next Xbox is coming in 2020 with 8K graphics and SSD storage At its E3 briefing today, Microsoft announced Project Scarlett, the working name for its next-generation Xbox game console – and it sounds like it’s ...
08:28, 06/10/2019

Microsoft's next step toward embracing Android: Adding app support? Microsoft is considering bringing Android apps to Windows 10 Lite devices like its rumored dual-screen Centaurus PC. Can Microsoft embrace and extend...
23:00, 06/24/2019

Microsoft's Cortana will eventually sound more like a real assistant Virtual assistants like Microsoft's Cortana, Amazon's Alexa and Google's have finally made voice-controlled computing a reality. But t...
23:28, 05/06/2019

Microsoft’s M12 leads $25 million investment in API marketplace RapidAPI Microsoft's M12 has led a $25 million investment in RapidAPI, a public API marketplace that is launching a new service today for internal APIs.Read M...
13:28, 06/11/2019

Deal: Microsoft Surface Pro 6 is up to $300 off on Amazon (multiple models) Microsoft newest Surface Pro 2-in-1 laptop is getting massive discounts on Amazon, but none of the deals includes any accessories. If you want a bran...
10:28, 06/12/2019

Piecing together Microsoft's 'people-centric' computing strategy Microsoft's vision for how it can put people at the center of its future computing experiences pulls together everything from its coming Fluid Framew...
06:14, 05/09/2019

Microsoft sets high expectations with next-gen Xbox announcement Microsoft on Sunday gave the world the first official details about its Xbox 2, its next-gen console that is currently referred to as Project Scarlet...
15:56, 06/10/2019

We're Liveblogging Microsoft's E3 2019 Press Conference [Update: Over!] Josh Rivera and Gita Jackson are here to walk you through the highs, lows, and awkward cheering of Microsoft’s E3 2019 press conference! You can watc...
23:56, 06/09/2019

New Microsoft Flight Simulator Looks Uncannily Like Real Life Announced today and releasing in 2020, the upcoming Microsoft Flight Simulator looks greater than fiction. Apparently, its hyper-realistic graphics a...
23:56, 06/09/2019

Microsoft leases new office building in downtown Manhattan Microsoft has signed a downtown lease for a major office outpost in New York City, The Post has learned. The tech giant this week signed its lease fo...
01:28, 05/16/2019

Watch Microsoft's E3 2019 Presentation Live, Right Here [Update: It's Over!] E3 is even more upon us with Microsoft’s press conference at 4pm Eastern/1pm Pacific. We’re expecting new games and updates from the numerous studios...
23:56, 06/09/2019

Microsoft 'Builds' its data story, in the cloud and at the edge On the day after Cinco de Mayo, it's Christmas for Azure database pros. Cosmos DB, Azure Database and Azure SQL Data Warehouse all see significant up...
00:28, 05/07/2019

Microsoft says its Teams app is bigger than Slack and growing faster The success of Teams, at least in relation to Slack, is an example of how Microsoft can make hits out of young products just by distributing it to it...
21:42, 07/11/2019

Xbox on a phone: Microsoft Project xCloud hands-on Microsoft's Project xCloud is almost ready for public consumption. In fact, it's launching in some capacity this October, with the ability ...
03:00, 06/11/2019

News Roundup: Microsoft Build, Google I/O, Sapphire Karen Roby gives us a snapshot of the news covered this week on TechRepublic and ZDNet. The stories include 3 major conferences, a telecommunications...
21:14, 05/09/2019

Microsoft unveils new Xbox console to be released next year The device will be four times more powerful than the Xbox One X console and be powered by an Advanced Micro Devices chip, the company said during its...
04:00, 06/10/2019

News Roundup: Microsoft Build, Google I/O, and Sapphire Karen Roby gives us a snapshot of the news covered this week on TechRepublic and ZDNet. The stories include 3 major conferences, a telecommunications...
21:14, 05/09/2019

Microsoft's Elite Series 2 Controller Feels Like an Improvement in Every Way On Sunday, Microsoft announced a new iteration of the Microsoft Elite Controller. And that is great news because while the original was a landmark co...
16:42, 06/11/2019

Microsoft offers software tools to secure elections Microsoft has announced an ambitious effort to make voting secure, verifiable and subject to reliable audits by registering ballots in encrypted form...
00:14, 05/08/2019

Microsoft releases Windows 1.11 throwback app as a Stranger Things tie-in Enlarge / Eleven and the gang face down weird dangers yet again in the third season trailer. (credit: YouTube/Netflix) If you were one of the many ...
01:14, 07/09/2019

Microsoft is finally bringing full Linux to Windows 10 Linux could soon be coming to your desktop after Microsoft revealed plans to ship a full Linux kernel directly in Windows 10.In great news for open-s...
15:56, 05/07/2019

All the New Details About Microsoft Xbox Project Scarlett and xCloud Sony and Google have spared few details about their next-gen video game systems, but Microsoft has been quieter about how it plans to deliver games i...
03:00, 06/10/2019

Microsoft to spend $100 mln on Kenya, Nigeria tech development hub Microsoft Corp will invest $100 million to open an Africa technology development centre with sites in Kenya and Nigeria over the next five years, the...
15:14, 05/14/2019

Microsoft partners with distillery to create world’s first AI whiskey Microsoft has helped distill the first-ever whiskey that has been developed by artificial intelligence. The tech giant, which is usually associated w...
16:28, 05/14/2019

Microsoft's dual-screen tablet could run Android apps Microsoft could release a radically different Surface as early as the first half of 2020. Rumors about a dual-screen tablet have been circulating sin...
17:28, 06/24/2019

Microsoft teases Xbox Scarlett in E3 countdown videos Microsoft has been tweeting out videos counting down the days until its E3 2019 keynote presentation - and it’s been hiding hints to its next-...
06:28, 06/09/2019

Microsoft Releases Patches for a Critical Flaw on Windows 7, XP Microsoft is warning PC owners using older Windows versions to urgently run Windows Update on their systems in order to protect their data against a ...
15:42, 05/15/2019

Microsoft wasted its best opportunity to get the jump on Sony at E3 2019 When Sony announced last fall that it would be skipping E3 for the first time ever in 2019, my mind started racing. Sony dominated the current consol...
21:42, 06/10/2019

Microsoft open sources algorithm that gives Bing some of its smarts Enlarge / The Eiffel Tower. (credit: Pedro Szekely) Search engines today are more than just the dumb keyword matchers they used to be. You can ask ...
20:42, 05/15/2019

Microsoft outlines new features for its Wave 2 Dynamics 365 CRM and ERP refresh Microsoft is readying 'hundreds' of new features for Dynamics 365 and its Power Platform, which it will deliver between October 2019 and March 2020 a...
21:42, 06/10/2019

Microsoft opens first European store in London's West End Microsoft will open its first European retail store in London on Thursday, showcasing technology ranging from Xbox games and Surface tablets to augme...
15:56, 07/10/2019

E3 2019 liveblog: all the news from Microsoft's Xbox conference Join the Guardian’s video games editor Keza MacDonald and correspondent Keith Stuart for live news from the Xbox E3 2019 press conference: will we se...
22:28, 06/09/2019

Microsoft files patent for controller with Braille readout Microsoft has apparently applied for a patent for a new Xbox controller with the ability to show visually-impaired gamers what’s on screen via a hapt...
04:56, 05/07/2019

Microsoft E3 2019 live blog: we're here and ready for the Xbox Two We're live from the Microsoft Xbox E3 2019 conference at Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles. We'll be bringing you all the biggest Xbox ...
21:56, 06/09/2019

Bookmark This Site to Try Microsoft's New Windows PowerToys This Summer Remember PowerToys? They were those Windows 95- and Windows XP-era utilities that granted you features beyond what “regular” Windows users could do w...
18:14, 05/15/2019

Microsoft Launches Programme to Preserve Cultural Heritage Using AI Microsoft said it will "use AI to work with non-profits, universities and governments around the world to help preserve the languages we speak, the p...
16:42, 07/12/2019

Microsoft to open first European store in central London Firm shows commitment to UK with shop, which features a gaming lounge and AR devicesMicrosoft is opening its first European store on Oxford Street, i...
18:28, 07/10/2019

Coles partners with Microsoft to transform its business for the future Under the partnership, Coles is building an enterprise data platform in Azure to bolster its analytics capabilities and enable the use of artificial ...
13:42, 07/09/2019

Hell freezing over? Microsoft readies its own Linux for Windows I told you Microsoft might be building its own Linux distro. They're not there yet but this new Microsoft Linux kernel for Windows Subsystem for Linu...
18:42, 05/07/2019

Microsoft teams up with JP Morgan to shill enterprise blockchains Microsoft and American bank JP Morgan are teaming up to make it easier to put enterprise businesses on the blockchain. Yesterday, Microsoft announced...
12:42, 05/03/2019

Microsoft stops asking you to change your Windows 10 password every 60 days Microsoft has finally removed its 60-day password expiration policy from its Windows 10 security baseline, claiming there are better ways to keep use...
17:28, 06/03/2019

Microsoft's Official Examples Of "Acceptable Trash Talk" Are A Joy Microsoft updated the company’s “Community Standards for Xbox” earlier this week, and while this is normally not news, the content is so damn wholeso...
12:00, 05/02/2019

These are the features Microsoft has killed with Windows 10 May 2019 Update With every update, Windows 10 gains a lot of new features, but Microsoft also gives the elbow to some functionality, and highlights features which wi...
13:42, 05/23/2019

Deal: Grab Microsoft's premium Surface Headphones for $100 off Microsoft made a risky move when it decided to launch the Surface Headphones, a premium product that directly competes with the likes of Sony WH-1000...
20:56, 06/15/2019

Microsoft’s AI generates realistic speech with only 200 training samples In a newly published paper, Microsoft researchers describe a state-of-the-art AI speech system that needs only 200 samples to achieve high accuracy.R...
20:56, 05/23/2019

Microsoft might beat Apple to market with an ARM-powered laptop Apple is expected to replace Intel chips that typically power MacBooks with ARM-based creations of its own, and we keep seeing rumors pointing in tha...
04:56, 06/26/2019

xCloud, Microsoft’s answer to PlayStation Now, can stream 3,500 games While Microsoft’s game-streaming service isn’t ready for primetime yet, it’s further along than anyone thought: Project xCloud, ...
00:00, 05/25/2019

New Microsoft patent teases Surface Pro 7 with USB Type-C – finally Microsoft's presumed Surface Pro 7 could take the product line's accolades to the new level with the long-awaited inclusion of a USB Type-C...
00:00, 05/25/2019

Microsoft wants to make 'Minecraft' easier for kids to read Microsoft is bringing its Immersive Reader to Minecraft: Education Edition. The tool will let users expand the text in character dialogue, settings a...
23:28, 06/20/2019

Microsoft demos its bid at creating 'secure' voting systems Microsoft is keen to show that its election security system is more than just a theoretical exercise. The company has demonstrated the first voting ...
12:42, 07/18/2019

Make Microsoft President Facebook's New CEO, Former Security Chief Says Facebook must hire Microsoft President Brad Smith as its new CEO as it is right time for Mark Zuckerberg to step down, a former Facebook security chi...
14:28, 05/22/2019

Is Microsoft teasing a Netflix tie-in? Stranger Things have happened Microsoft yesterday took to Twitter and Instagram to tease social media denizens with a cryptic Windows 1.0 video. After you check your calendar to m...
23:56, 07/02/2019

Microsoft To-Do for Mac: The free task tracking app's standout features Microsoft's To-Do is now available for Mac. Here are the details about the free task tracking app, including which functions have not been ported to ...
00:28, 06/26/2019

Update: You can now officially install Microsoft Edge on macOS UPDATE (21 May): Microsoft has officially released the preview version of its Chromium-based Edge browser for macOS and it's available for downl...
04:00, 05/21/2019

Microsoft isn’t planning for Project Scarlett to be the last Xbox console Before the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 launched in 2013, there was some speculation about whether or not there would be another console generation in ...
03:42, 06/14/2019

Sony blindsides PS5 team with news of Microsoft partnership The team-up announced last week between gaming’s eternal blood rivals, Microsoft and Sony, came as a surprise to many — including, apparently, Sony’s...
07:00, 05/21/2019

Facebook, Cloudflare, Microsoft, and Twitter suffer outages Enlarge / The internet this week, more or less (credit: torange.biz (modified)) Last week, Verizon caused a major BGP misroute that took large chun...
02:00, 07/04/2019

Microsoft announces SharePoint Home Sites, Q&As in Yammer, and more At Microsoft's SharePoint Conference in Las Vegas, the company unveiled new features heading to Microsoft 365 services like SharePoint and Yammer.Rea...
18:42, 05/21/2019

Microsoft beefs up security for your most important OneDrive files Microsoft is adding extra layers of security to OneDrive for your most important files. It's setting up a protected section called OneDrive Pers...
23:14, 06/25/2019

Microsoft wins multibillion-dollar cloud deal from AT&T Microsoft's effort to catch Amazon Web Services in cloud got a major boost from a new deal with AT&T and an agreement to build out services for ...
15:14, 07/17/2019

Microsoft, AT&T sign cloud deal worth more than $2 billion Microsoft Corp and AT&T Inc on Wednesday said they reached a deal under which the telecommunications company will tap Microsoft's Azure cloud service...
18:00, 07/17/2019

Microsoft starts rolling out Windows 10 May 2019 Update Microsoft started rolling out the Windows 10 May 2019 Update on May 21, 2019. The company also launched a Windows health dashboard to track its progr...
01:14, 05/22/2019

Microsoft says mandatory password changing is “ancient and obsolete” (credit: ABC Photo Archives / Getty Images) Microsoft is finally catching on to a maxim that security experts have almost universally accepted for ...
00:28, 06/04/2019

Ebooks Purchased From Microsoft Will Be Deleted This Month Because You Don't Really Own Anything Anymore Anyone who bought ebooks through the Microsoft Store is in for a rude shock in the coming days. The good news? You can get a refund. The bad news? Al...
13:00, 07/01/2019

Leak shows Microsoft's very purple 'Fortnite' Xbox One S Microsoft's rumored Fortnite Xbox One appears to be real... and it wouldn't just be a basic software bundle. WinFuture claims to have obta...
05:14, 05/26/2019

Microsoft posts record Q4 results despite Xbox slowdown We're all used to hearing how well Microsoft has been doing by now, so the company's earnings report for Q4 2019 comes as no surprise. Once...
03:56, 07/19/2019

Microsoft is selling a cut-back 15-inch Surface Book 2 for $1,999 When Microsoft introduced the Surface Book 2 in 2017, it added a 15-inch screen option. While that gave the Macbook Pro some serious competition, it ...
22:00, 06/19/2019

Microsoft brings tracking prevention to its Edge browser Recently Mozilla has updated Firefox with features that block companies from tracking you across different websites, and now Microsoft is testing sim...
07:14, 06/28/2019

Microsoft is selling Huawei laptops again – but that might not be good news You may recall that Huawei laptops were removed from Microsoft’s online store in May, following the US government’s blacklisting of the...
12:00, 06/18/2019

Microsoft's 'blow out' quarter beats projections by $1 billion Microsoft beat analysts' revenue projections by nearly $1 billion when it announced earnings for the fourth quarter of its 2019 fiscal year, as its c...
06:14, 07/19/2019

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner says being a Microsoft executive is 'a dream job' Jeff Weiner told CNBC's Jon Fortt that, about three years after the Microsoft acquisition, he gets to work with "an extraordinary group of indiv...
19:28, 06/19/2019

Microsoft is testing a major change to Windows keyboards Microsoft is apparently considering adding a dedicated Office key to keyboards, and the move is absolutely brilliant if you think about it. Microsoft...
14:28, 06/19/2019

AI for Earth: How Microsoft is using Azure to build a more sustainable world Microsoft's Azure machine learning tech is being put to good use in a grant program designed to give computing resources to scientists working on env...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Microsoft wants more durable hinges to stop laptops from breaking A new patent has been published which suggests that Microsoft is looking into ways to make the hinge in future Surface devices more durable – ...
13:28, 06/19/2019

Microsoft joins Hyperledger blockchain technology community Microsoft is joining the Hyperledger open source community for blockchain projects today, the latest move by a tech giant toward blockchain applicati...
20:28, 06/18/2019

Brazil's GPA taps Microsoft to test 'Amazon Go'-like technologies Brazilian food retailer GPA SA plans to open its first store to test technologies such as facial recognition and "scan & go" shopping by year-end, fo...
20:28, 06/28/2019

Microsoft's Classic IntelliMouse Returns With Its Cord Still Intact Twenty years ago, Microsoft vastly improved how we all point and click with the introduction of its IntelliMouse Explorer that used a small camera to...
19:00, 05/28/2019

Microsoft resumes sales of Huawei laptops online The action reflects the evolving dynamic for U.S. companies that have done business with Huawei, which has been caught in the middle of growing U.S.-...
23:14, 06/17/2019

The Morning After: Microsoft's cheaper 15-inch Surface Book 2 Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Hey there! The birthplace of Juul (and many other players in the vape world) is closing in on an e-cigarette b...
15:14, 06/20/2019

Microsoft’s next Surface Pen could be a smart stylus usable across all devices The next version of the Surface Pen could be a much smarter stylus capable of being used across all your devices, automatically switching between dif...
15:00, 04/30/2019

Microsoft says new ElectionGuard software averts U.S. election hacks Software giant Microsoft has unveiled new technology it says will upgrade security in U.S. voting machines, and ensure all ballots are counted and au...
18:42, 07/18/2019

Microsoft starts public tests for 'Halo: Reach' on PC Halo: Reach is now playable on PC... for a handful of very early adopters. Microsoft and 343 Industries have shared a slew of Master Chief Collection...
01:42, 06/30/2019

The Microsoft Outlook hackers are stealing victims’ Bitcoin Earlier this month, hackers accessed the emails of numerous Microsoft Outlook users after snatching the credentials of one of the company’s customer ...
11:00, 04/30/2019

Microsoft is reportedly testing two exciting new Surface models A rumor earlier this week claimed that Microsoft is working on a Surface notebook based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8cx platform that was designed...
03:28, 06/27/2019

Dell Technologies and Microsoft expand partnership through VMware The tech giants launch new Azure VMware Solutions and Microsoft and VMware reveal they're working together on digital workspace offerings and future ...
21:56, 04/29/2019

Canada says Microsoft and Facebook will do more to help ensure security of election Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc have agreed to help boost the security of Canada's October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bo...
21:56, 05/27/2019

Microsoft finally releases Hyper-V Server 2019 Microsoft has made Hyper-V Server 201, which it first released last fall, available on its Evaluation Center and plans to deliver it to Visual Studio...
23:14, 06/17/2019

Microsoft's latest IntelliMouse revival is a pro model for gamers If you pine for the nostalgia of Microsoft's revived IntelliMouse but want the performance of a thoroughly modern gaming mouse, you're in l...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Microsoft's first UK store opens in London on July 11th It's been several years in the making, but Microsoft has finally announced an opening date for its flagship store in London. Its first physical ...
13:14, 05/30/2019

Microsoft launches Azure cloud services for AI and blockchain Microsoft has announced a series of new Azure services and developer technologies ahead of its Build conference next week that will make it easier fo...
00:42, 05/04/2019

Windows 10: Has Microsoft cleaned up its update mess? (Spoiler: no) Four years after the debut of "Windows as a service," Microsoft continues to tweak the Windows Update for Business rules. And if you don't know how t...
19:14, 07/16/2019

Project xCloud: everything we know about Microsoft's cloud streaming service Last year Microsoft announced it was working on Project xCloud, a new streaming service that aims to let you play big-name games on whichever device ...
00:28, 06/06/2019

Microsoft adds requested new feature for the Your Phone Companion app Microsoft's Your Phone Companion app allows users to sync their Android phone with their Windows 10 PC. Texts, notifications, and photos can be sent ...
23:42, 05/18/2019

Microsoft’s offers software tools to secure elections Microsoft is announcing an ambitious effort intended to make U.S. voting more secure and verifiable. The company will offer free open-source software...
18:00, 05/06/2019

Microsoft’s Cortana gains conversational AI, becoming an ‘intelligent agent’ Over at Build 2019 in Seattle, Washington, Microsoft has revealed its plans to push forward with making Cortana a smarter digital assistant which off...
17:56, 05/06/2019

How Microsoft hopes to preserve privacy while gathering AR map data Researchers at Microsoft detail an attack vector for augmented reality map data, and a method that might help to preserve privacy in those same maps....
20:28, 06/13/2019

Microsoft Word smashes billion installs on Android Microsoft Word has been downloaded and installed more than one billion times on Google Play, joining a very small club of non-Google or Facebook-owne...
20:28, 07/15/2019

Microsoft kicks off the rollout of the Windows 10 May Update 1903 Microsoft's Windows 10 May Update/1903 is available to consumers and business customers as of today, May 21. It's available through WSUS, Windows Upd...
23:56, 05/21/2019

Watch Microsoft's Build 2019 keynote here at 11:30AM ET We're thick in the middle of developer conference season -- Facebook's F8 event took place last week, and Google I/O kicks off tomorrow. To...
17:42, 05/06/2019

Microsoft’s Project Scarlett might be the most backwards-compatible console ever In the midst of the rest of the news from E3, Microsoft quietly revealed it’d no longer be adding older games to its Backwards Compatibility program,...
23:28, 06/12/2019

Bill Gates' biggest mistake at Microsoft? Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates says letting Google’s Android platform become dominant was his “biggest mistake” at the company. &...
16:00, 06/25/2019

Best Buy outdoes itself and Microsoft by offering the highest Surface Pro 6 discounts ever For the umpteenth time in the last few months, the popular Surface Pro 6 tablet is on sale from Microsoft at a cool $200 discount in multiple configu...
09:14, 06/07/2019

Microsoft, Adobe and SAP are making progress in their campaign against Salesforce Adobe, Microsoft and SAP are pointing to more customers for their Open Data Initiative, which frees data from normally siloed software and puts them ...
19:28, 07/15/2019

Microsoft is shutting down its internet board and card games Microsoft has already given users of older Windows versions some not-so-subtle hints that it's time to move on. Now, it's giving them more...
00:28, 07/15/2019

Microsoft announces new Minecraft Earth AR game for Android and iOS Microsoft teased a brand new Minecraft-related AR (augmented reality) mobile game about two weeks ago and confirmed it recently. It's called Minecraf...
07:28, 05/19/2019

Microsoft, Sony partner on streaming games, chips and AI Microsoft Corp and Sony Corp on Thursday said they struck a strategic partnership in which Sony would use Microsoft's cloud for streaming games and m...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Microsoft releases first test version of its Edge browser for Mac Last month, Microsoft released a preview of its new, Chromium-powered Edge browser for Windows 10. Now, you can test drive the browser with macOS, to...
20:42, 05/20/2019

Microsoft wants to apply AI ‘to the entire application developer lifecycle’ Visual Studio IntelliCode offers code completion and style inference, but Microsoft wants to apply AI and machine learning to help developers at ever...
19:42, 05/20/2019

Microsoft closes its 'specialty stores' in mall kiosks Microsoft has closed its remaining specialty stores, or in-mall kiosks, and appears to be consolidating its retail presence around full-fledged brick...
23:28, 06/04/2019

Inside the 'Bat Cave' Where Microsoft's Top-Secret Presentations are Designed Microsoft established 'Bat Cave' shortly after Satya Nadella was appointed as the CEO to modernise the development of on-stage presentations and demo...
22:14, 06/06/2019

Microsoft Botched Its First HoloLens Demo of Build 2019 Anything can happen during a live event. Or not happen. As it just so happens, Microsoft Build 2019 opened up with a whole lot of nothing thanks to a...
21:42, 05/06/2019

Microsoft, Sony reveal game-streaming partnership Microsoft and Sony are exploring how the two could collaborate on cloud-based gaming and content-streaming, as well as on smart sensors for Sony cons...
20:14, 05/16/2019

Microsoft’s plan for Edge: Integrated IE compatibility, better privacy Microsoft has outlined its plans for the next stage of development for the new Chromium-based Edge browser, and those plans include a trio of new fea...
21:14, 05/06/2019

Microsoft, Oracle team up on cloud services in jab at Amazon Microsoft Corp and Oracle Corp on Wednesday said they reached an agreement to make their two cloud computing services work together with high-speed l...
14:56, 06/05/2019

Microsoft and Sony to collaborate on game-streaming technology together Microsoft is helping Sony on its next game console - or at least the game-streaming service that will be running on it: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella a...
22:56, 05/16/2019

Microsoft and Intel will continue to support Huawei laptops Both Microsoft and Intel have confirmed that they will continue to support Huawei laptops despite the Chinese company’s blacklisting by the US...
14:00, 06/25/2019

Microsoft rolls out AI and robotics toolkit in limited preview At Build 2019, Microsoft announced a preview program for building intelligent agents with Microsoft AI and Azure tools that can autonomously run phys...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Microsoft announces cloud gaming partnership with Sony Microsoft and Sony, makers of the eternally-competing Xbox and PlayStation consoles, respectively, today announced they were partnering up to find “j...
02:56, 05/17/2019

Microsoft, Sony to Partner on Cloud Technology for Gaming Services Microsoft and are teaming up to work on cloud and game-streaming technologies, an unusual partnership between two longtime videogame rivals facing ne...
01:42, 05/17/2019

Microsoft's return to its nerdy roots is good news for developers Microsoft spent years trying to be cool and failed. Now that Microsoft is content to be nerdy, with the most impressive developer tooling around, it'...
00:56, 05/12/2019

Microsoft's xCloud game streaming service begins in October Microsoft didn't give us many new details about its Project xCloud game streaming service at E3, but at least we know when it's going to ar...
03:00, 06/10/2019

Microsoft looks ready to add another Windows 10 Edition, Home Ultra, to its list Microsoft and its PC partners may be ready to take the wraps off a new Windows 10 Home edition that potentially would work on more powerful PCs than ...
17:14, 05/28/2019

Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass Subscription Service is Coming to PC Microsoft is bringing the Xbox Game Pass subscription service over to the PC ecosystem. Xbox Game Pass for PC will offer access to more than 100 titl...
09:42, 05/31/2019

Microsoft leads enterprise SaaS market revenue race The enterprise SaaS market continues to grow at an extraordinary pace and according to a new report from Synergy Research, enterprise SaaS revenue ma...
07:42, 06/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Canada says Microsoft and Facebook will do more to help ensure security of election Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc have agreed to help boost the security of Canada's October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bo...
22:42, 05/27/2019

Another patent teases some kind of foldable device coming from Microsoft It's been quite the year for foldable devices, though actually getting them on sale has proved a struggle for companies dealing with the cutting...
16:56, 06/29/2019

Microsoft And Sony Announce Vague Cloud Gaming Partnership Microsoft said today that it will partner with Sony, its chief rival in the gaming console space, on “new cloud-based solutions for gaming experience...
22:28, 05/16/2019

Microsoft's Project Scarlett Xbox Console to Release in 2020 Microsoft unveiled on Sunday its next-generation Xbox console, known as "Project Scarlett," which is set to hit store shelves during the 2020 holiday...
08:28, 06/10/2019

Microsoft has hinted at this for a while, but now it’s official: Xbox Game Pass is coming to PC. Microsoft has hinted at this for a while, but now it’s official: Xbox Game Pass is coming to PC. No word on timing or any other details just yet; Xbo...
15:56, 05/30/2019

Sony and Microsoft team up on cloud-based gaming and entertainment In an unlikely turn of events, Microsoft and Sony announced today that they are teaming up to tackle the future of entertainment together. The compan...
20:42, 05/16/2019

REFILE-Microsoft opens first European store in London's West End Microsoft will open its first European retail store in London on Thursday, showcasing technology ranging from Xbox games and Surface tablets to augme...
16:56, 07/10/2019

Microsoft details 'Modern OS,' its vision for a future operating system At Computex 2019, major tech companies are showing off their newest products and  visions for the future of computing. Microsoft is also sharing...
23:00, 05/29/2019

What Microsoft and Sony’s streaming partnership means for gaming’s future Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty / Hanna-Barbera) In a rare move, console rivals Microsoft and Sony announced a major collaboration on Thursd...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Microsoft is bringing Xbox Game Pass to PC with over 100 games at launch We’re still a couple weeks out from E3 2019, but Microsoft decided not to wait that long to reveal that its Xbox Game Pass subscription service...
21:56, 05/30/2019

China Telecom outage takes down Apple, Microsoft and AWS for 7 hours China Telecom recently experienced a significant outage that lasted nearly eight hours and affected many Western sites and services such as Apple, Am...
23:42, 05/15/2019

Microsoft Pro IntelliMouse aims to be the perfect mouse for gaming and work Microsoft is again revamping the classic IntelliMouse, this time adding features to make it more suitable for gamers.The Microsoft Pro IntelliMouse b...
17:14, 05/29/2019

Deal: Save over $100 on a Microsoft Surface Go tablet with Type Cover The most recent device coming from Microsoft, the Surface Go is an excellent choice for those looking to buy a lightweight, yet powerful laptop. Asid...
07:28, 05/29/2019

Microsoft acquires Drawbridge to bolster LinkedIn's marketing platform Microsoft plans to use Drawbridge's digital identty management technology, which uses machine-learning techniques, to grow LinkedIn's Marketing Solut...
04:42, 05/29/2019

Microsoft courts Steam’s audience with Xbox Game Pass on PC Okay, Microsoft, what bad karma are you trying to negate? The company is not only bringing several of its games to Steam, relinquishing them from Win...
00:14, 05/31/2019

Apple, Google and Microsoft are fighting to keep your encrypted chats private Just as more tech companies are starting to see the light when it comes to privacy and security, intelligence agencies would still like to be able to...
01:42, 05/31/2019

Microsoft's 'Project Scarlett' Xbox arrives holiday 2020 Microsoft is following through on its teaser for next-gen Xbox details, and it's clear the company is ready to take the PlayStation 5 head-on. T...
03:00, 06/10/2019

Xbox Game Pass for Steam: Everything you need to know about Microsoft's latest service Today, Microsoft announced several new steps it’s taking to contribute to the thriving PC gaming ecosystem via the successful Xbox Games Pass service...
16:42, 05/30/2019

Sony and Microsoft ink key entertainment deal ahead of PS5 and next-gen Xbox launch Sony and Microsoft are huge rivals in the gaming business, with each company set to unveil new hardware in the not too distant future. In a surprisin...
14:00, 05/17/2019

Microsoft’s London store opens July 11 –and is almost on Apple’s doorstep Microsoft has finally announced a launch date for its bricks-and-mortar store in London, and the doors will open on July 11.The UK’s flagship ...
18:00, 05/30/2019

Microsoft removes Huawei laptop listings from its online store Google may have killed Huawei’s ambitions to become the world’s top smartphone brand, but Microsoft is quietly following suit. The Windows maker has ...
16:42, 05/22/2019

Microsoft is showing a dual-screen Surface device to employees Rumors of Microsoft making a dual-screened Surface appear to be solidifying, although you may need to adjust your expectations. Sources for The Verg...
19:42, 06/03/2019

Microsoft releases first Chromium-based Edge preview for MacOS Microsoft officially has released the 'Canary' version of its Chromium-based Edge browser for MacOS. Developer and beta previews for MacOS are 'comin...
01:56, 05/21/2019

Microsoft Excel can provide real-time stock data You might use Excel to track your budget, but your investments? That's less likely when stock prices change from moment to moment. Now, though...
21:14, 06/05/2019

Microsoft saved Minecraft Earth's AR gameplay reveal for Apple One thing missing from Microsoft's initial Minecraft Earth announcement? Actual gameplay. Strangely enough, it looks like Microsoft saved that h...
23:56, 06/03/2019

Microsoft’s Windows 10 May 2019 Update is now out, new ‘Light’ theme included Keeping to its promise of semiannual updates, Microsoft today announced it’s made the next big version of Windows 10 available. The simply-named Wind...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Microsoft admitted to private Linux developer security list Linux developers recognize Microsoft's contributions to Linux and security -- by letting the company's Linux developers in its closed linux-distro se...
23:56, 07/08/2019

Microsoft, Alphabet reportedly plan to shift production out of China Several major U.S.-based technology companies are planning to shift substantial production out of China, spurred by a bitter trade war between Washin...
14:56, 07/03/2019

Is the Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Microsoft's biggest Surface Pro rival? When reviews editor Cherlynn Low spent some time with Samsung's Galaxy Book 2 back in October, she determined that the brilliant display, long-l...
19:42, 07/04/2019

Microsoft announces OneDrive Personal Vault for sensitive files Microsoft will roll out OneDrive Personal Vault, a new security layer for protecting sensitive and important files, in Australia, New Zealand, and Ca...
18:42, 06/25/2019

Microsoft seems very proud of its smart contract auditing tools for blockchain Microsoft is very proud of its Azure Blockchain-powered smart contract auditing tools for Ethereum – so much so it decided to flaunt some of the bene...
12:28, 06/04/2019

Microsoft improves One Drive security with new Personal Vault feature In an effort to help users protect their most important and sensitive files, Microsoft is adding a new secure storage area to OneDrive called Persona...
22:14, 06/25/2019

Microsoft to spend $100 million on Kenya, Nigeria tech development hub Microsoft Corp will invest $100 million to open an Africa technology development center with sites in Kenya and Nigeria over the next five years, the...
16:28, 05/14/2019

Report: Microsoft still planning a low-cost, streaming-focused Xbox At this year's E3, Microsoft had a lot to say about its high-end Xbox One successor (code-named "Project Scarlett") and about its previously announce...
02:28, 07/04/2019

As developer toolchains consolidate, Microsoft takes pole position Developers may be tiring of siloed, best-of-breed solutions and are increasingly looking to vendors to pull disparate tools together, giving Microsof...
03:42, 06/05/2019

Microsoft publishes first Edge for macOS preview, promises to make it truly “Mac-like” Enlarge (credit: Microsoft) One of the most important ways that Microsoft wants to make the new Chromium-based Edge different from the current Edg...
05:14, 05/21/2019

Microsoft filed a patent for dual-screen dawn simulation Redmond's 2017 patent describes a first screen, a second screen, and a controller that activates the screens based on when 'dawn' is determined by th...
05:56, 07/05/2019

Microsoft makes OneDrive more secure with Personal Vault for Android and iOS Microsoft has just announced it's making OneDrive more secure with the addition of Personal Vault, a protected area that can only be accessed by the ...
04:56, 06/26/2019

Microsoft Surface Pro 6 scores $200 discount today only in its most affordable variant Microsoft was ranked fifth among the world's top tablet vendors in a recent market report, and although the popularity of the Surface line is obvious...
19:14, 05/15/2019

How Microsoft reinvented itself as a master of the tech universe | John Naughton Long written off by as a parable of missed opportunities, Bill Gates’s firm has become the third in history to be valued at $1tnIt may have escaped y...
09:56, 05/12/2019

Microsoft is prepping a new Surface Pro 6 variant for heavy multitaskers on a budget After Microsoft waited almost two years to upgrade the 2015-released Surface Pro 4 and another 16 months to revise the 2017 generation of the popular...
15:42, 05/17/2019

Windows Mixed Reality headsets are disappearing from the Microsoft Store Microsoft may be having a change of heart when it comes to its range of Windows Mixed Reality headsets – if the models stocked on its own webs...
14:00, 06/25/2019

Microsoft, Alphabet team up to teach quantum computer programming The very concept of a quantum computer can be daunting, let alone programming it, but Microsoft thinks it can offer a helping hand. It's partne...
05:42, 05/27/2019

Microsoft starts testing Windows 10 19H2 in the Slow Ring Microsoft is starting to test its Windows 10 19H2 feature release, which will basically be similar to a Cumulative Update with new features turned of...
23:42, 07/01/2019

Sony, Microsoft, And Nintendo Come Out Against Trump’s Tariffs On Gaming Consoles Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo have joined forces to tell the U.S. government that its newly-proposed tariffs on goods imported from China would hurt ...
21:42, 06/26/2019

Gizmodo Ebooks Purchased From Microsoft Will Be Deleted This Month Because You Don’t Really Own Anyt Gizmodo Ebooks Purchased From Microsoft Will Be Deleted This Month Because You Don’t Really Own Anything Anymore | Jalopnik At $4,800, Could This Reb...
14:56, 07/01/2019

Microsoft is axing internal use rights for its products for its reseller partners Microsoft is discontinuing internal use rights for product licenses, as well as cutting previously included on-premises support incidents provided to...
18:56, 07/06/2019

Microsoft Buys Psychonauts 2 Developer Double Fine Productions Surprising the audience in attendance at its E3 2019 press conference (and basically everyone), Microsoft today announced that it has acquired Double...
23:56, 06/09/2019

Amazon and Microsoft battle for $10bn 'war cloud' contract with Pentagon Project would allow the US military to use artificial intelligence to speed up war planning and fighting capabilitiesAmazon and Microsoft are battlin...
23:00, 07/09/2019

ProBeat: Microsoft and Sony deal validates Google Stadia Gaming rivals Microsoft and Sony have partnered to work together. This is a direct response to Google's Stadia, and all comes back to the cloud and A...
21:00, 05/17/2019

Microsoft discreetly wiped its massive facial recognition database Microsoft has been vocal about its desire to properly regulate facial recognition technology. The company's president, Brad Smith, appealed dire...
14:42, 06/06/2019

Microsoft could make AMD-powered Surface devices after falling out with Intel A new report suggests that Microsoft could be considering moving from Intel to AMD to power its next lineup of Surface device after apparently becomi...
12:42, 06/26/2019

Huawei needs Google’s Android and Microsoft’s Windows 10 like fish need water The import ban the Trump administration imposed on Huawei a few days ago was the next logical step in the trade war against China. While some people ...
01:14, 05/24/2019

Microsoft's entry-level Surface Go variant is cheaper than ever after a discount of over $100 Microsoft's smallest and lightest tablet yet is obviously not as powerful as the oft-discounted 12.3-inch Surface Pro 6, but since it typically start...
16:14, 06/25/2019

Microsoft Surface Headphones with Cortana and noise cancellation go $100 off list to $250 Microsoft is one of the many companies widely rumored to be preparing a frontal attack on Apple's crazy successful AirPods, but before that can happe...
12:56, 05/18/2019

Microsoft adds new calendar-related feature to Outlook for Android There's nothing more frustrating than having to check two, three or sometimes four apps just to make sure that you won't be late to your meeting or t...
19:00, 06/08/2019

Microsoft adds more AI, mixed-reality, IoT services to its Azure line-up A couple days ahead of Build 2019, Microsoft is showcasing some new AI, MR, IoT and blockchain capabilities powered by Azure which it will be showing...
23:42, 05/02/2019

Dell and Microsoft pour millions into A.I. start-ups that are reshaping the workforce Dell and Microsoft venture capital arms are investing in AI start-ups that have products to help companies manage data and harness machine learning t...
20:14, 07/16/2019

Microsoft’s Azure Kinect Developer Kit begins shipping in the U.S. and China Today at its Inspire conference in Las Vegas, Microsoft announced that Azure Kinect Developer Kit is generally available and shipping in the U.S. and...
23:56, 07/11/2019

AI Weekly: Microsoft, machine learning framework interoperability, and ONNX Microsoft and Facebook made the Open Neural Network Exchange (ONNX) for interoperability between frameworks and hardware optimized for machine learni...
22:14, 05/03/2019

Password1, Password2, Password3 no more: Microsoft drops password expiration rec For many years, Microsoft has published a security baseline configuration: a set of system policies that are a reasonable default for a typical organ...
13:28, 05/02/2019

Microsoft Build 2019: Fluid Framework promises a more collaborative Web Compound documents are back. Microsoft's newest approach to making them happen is via its 'Fluid Framework,' coming to users and developers late this...
00:28, 05/07/2019

RIP Backgammon — Microsoft to shutter its Internet Games service by next year Pour one out for another gaming legend we’re losing. Microsoft revealed last week it’s no longer supporting its suite of Internet Games that have bee...
22:56, 07/11/2019

Motorola has kept quiet about the Moto Z4's surprising support for a Microsoft accessory Officially set to be launched on Verizon tomorrow, the Motorola Moto Z4 might be known for the continued support it brings for Motorola's modular Mot...
22:14, 06/12/2019

State-sponsored cybercriminals attacked 10,000 Microsoft customers in 2018 Microsoft said on Wednesday that it had notified almost 10,000 customers in the past year that they’d been the target of state-sponsored attacks. The...
16:42, 07/18/2019

Microsoft Flight Simulator embodies Game Pass’s potential Microsoft Flight Simulator was a big surprise at E3 2019. It's not a game that appeals to everybody, but that doesn't matter as much on Game Pass.Rea...
02:28, 06/18/2019

Microsoft's biggest business segment is now the one that includes its Azure cloud Microsoft's Intelligent Cloud segment had more revenue than the units containing Office and Windows for the first time in more than three years....
03:28, 07/19/2019

Microsoft wants to help business users to build their own customized digital assistants Microsoft's evolving 'conversational AI' strategy looks to be a key focus at Build 2019. And Cortana is still part of that strategy, though in a more...
21:56, 04/29/2019

How Microsoft found a Huawei driver that opened systems to attack Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Huawei MateBook systems that are running the company's PCManager software included a driver that would let un...
13:28, 05/02/2019

Microsoft Surface Growth Surprises as Xbox Sales Disappoint Microsoft on Thursday posted quarterly earnings that trounced expectations, citing growth in partnerships with companies on technology and cloud comp...
10:42, 07/19/2019

Microsoft launches fully managed Azure Blockchain Service Microsoft announced its own fully managed blockchain service. The Azure Blockchain Service is launching in preview, but some companies are already us...
23:42, 05/02/2019