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Microsoft Stops Minecraft Pocket Edition Updates for Windows Mobile Devices

Windows Mobile fans of Minecraft have been dealt a significant blow. However, the development hours needed to keep the game up to date are no longer …

Microsoft

Report: Microsoft Is Building New Windows Shell Which Scales across PC, Mobile, and Xbox

Microsoft seemingly plans to implement a new, universal Windows Shell into Windows 10 that will scale across PCs, tablets, phones, HoloLens, and Xbox.<p>…

Microsoft

DNA Analysts Create Prototype Microscope Based on Windows Phone

Researchers at Nature Communications have released a study on targeted DNA sequencing and <i>in situ</i> mutation analysis. Twelve members of the scientific …

Life Sciences

Microsoft Names Concentrix a Trusted Advisor of the Bing Network

In a blog post today, Microsoft has named Concentrix as a trusted advisor to the Bing Network. The decision is part of the company’s Bing Partner …

Microsoft

Microsoft Brings PIX Debugging Tool to Windows

Microsoft has announced a new service for Windows game developers. PIX is a performance and tuning debugging tool that has been around for a long …

Microsoft Patent Shows Early Development of Cortana Multitasking

Microsoft has been clear about its desire to make Cortana more accessible and useable. The company is working on ways to overcome some underlying …

Microsoft

Microsoft is Bringing Cortana to the Android Lock Screen

Microsoft is starting to bolster the features of Cortana on Android. The company wants the virtual assistant to become an alternative to Google Now …

Microsoft

Microsoft Xbox and Sony PlayStation Dominated Ad Spending During December

Mobile gaming has changed the way in which consumers play. Indeed, it has opened the most the market to the most casual of gamers. Consoles have …

Advertising

Microsoft Brings New Locale APIs and Email Subscriptions to Power BI

Microsoft has expanded the amount of custom visual APIs for Power BI developers. The company announced a roll out of custom visual developer tool …

Microsoft’s Ebook Windows Store First Screenshot Arrives

Microsoft is reportedly working on a new storefront for purchasing ebooks from the Windows Store. The new feature will be introduced with the Windows …

Microsoft Will Ship Developer Versions of Windows 10 Mixed Reality Headsets in March

Microsoft has confirmed its will start selling its first PC-attached mixed reality headsets for Windows 10 to developers this March. More …

Virtual Reality

FTC Sues Qualcomm Over Unfair Tactics to Monopolize Chip Market

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed a lawsuit against processor giant Qualcomm Inc. The filing was made on Tuesday as the regulatory …

21st Century

Microsoft Introduces Configuration Manager for Surface Enterprise Management Mode

Microsoft has announced a new service called System Center Configuration Manager. The solution is part of the company’s Surface Enterprise Management …

Microsoft

Microsoft Will Not Participate in Muslim Registry after Donald Trump Meeting

Earlier in the week, President-elect Donald Trump hosted a meeting in New York with tech industry leaders. Among them were both Microsoft CEO Satya …

Microsoft

Microsoft Acquires Simplygon, Plans to Accelerate 3D for Everyone

Developed by Sweden-based Donya Labs AB, Simplygon has been acquired by Microsoft as part of the plan to speed up the company’s ‘3D For Everyone’ …

Microsoft

New Microsoft-based Tech Could 'Transform the Retail Experience' through Personalized Shopping

At the National Retail Federation’s annual Big Show this year, Microsoft unveiled a number of digital retail innovations based on its could platform. …

Microsoft

Microsoft Releases Alcatel IDOL 4S Unlocked Model in the Microsoft Store

Microsoft has released an unlocked model of Alcatel’s Windows phone in the Microsoft Store that will ship at $470. Last November Alcatel unveiled …

Microsoft

Microsoft's 'Council for Digital Good' Program Encourages Teens to Practice a Safe, Healthy Online Life

Microsoft is launching a new pilot program, and it’s looking for the voices of teens to define it. The Council for Digital Good will <i>“help lay the</i> …

Microsoft

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: We Want AI to Make Workers More Effective, Not Replace Them

AI has become the next big buzz word for many companies, and will likely foster the next big leap in technology. However, hyper-intelligent computers …

Microsoft

Microsoft Launches Azure Automation in West Central US Regions and UK

Microsoft has given Azure Automation users more options for locating Automation accounts in geographic locations, announcing the availability of the …

Automation

Microsoft: Windows 7 Can't Keep up with Increased Security Requirements, unlike Windows 10

It’s no secret that Microsoft wants as many people as possible on Windows 10. The company has been putting considerable effort into updates of the …

Microsoft

Microsoft Launches 'FREEdom Rewards' Xbox Campaign to Promote Free-to-Play Games

Xbox One has a wealth of free games, but it looks like Microsoft isn’t quite happy with the adoption rate. The Redmond giant has launched a new …

Gaming

Baidu Hires Former Microsoft Executive and AI Expert Qi Lu as COO

Chinese search engine company Baidu has managed to hire nine-year Microsoft employee Qi Lu as its Chief Operating Officer. Lu left the Redmond giant …

Artificial Intelligence

Xbox One Games Coming This Week

It hasn’t necessarily been a good start to 2017 for the Xbox One in terms of games. Of course, I am referencing the decision by Microsoft Studios to …

Gaming

Microsoft’s Project Osaka for Office 365 Leaks

Details have emerged regarding a new Microsoft service for Office 365 called Project Osaka. according to WalkingCat, this tool has previously been …

Microsoft

Firefox 52 Gets Font Whitelist to Prevent Browser Fingerprinting

Mozilla is making its latest build of Firefox more secure by stopping browser fingerprinting via system fonts. With the latest scheduled stable …

Firefox

Intel Looking to the Future with 5G: The Company’s First 5G Modem Promises to Connect IoT Devices

If we are not already there, a connected world is on our doorstep. People have already become used to being connected through mobile devices, but the …

Microsoft Brings Azure Analysis Services to Southeast Asia and East US 2 Regions

Microsoft has recently brought its Azure Analysis Services suite to Southeast Asia and East US 2. Regions. The release means more people now have …

Databases

Ben Heck Presents Self Made “Xbox One S Laptop”

After tearing apart an Xbox One Slim back in August 2016 Ben Heck decided to transform the console into something new instead of putting back. In a …

Gaming

Windows 10 Anniversary Update Stops Zero-Day Exploits Without Patch

Security in Windows 10 has been a hot topic recently. Microsoft has said from the launch of the platform that security is a focus and maintaining …

Microsoft