Azure

Microsoft Announces Big Investments In Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand

Microsoft's AI investments continue in south east Asia, after investments in Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia, as well as Thailand

3 weeks ago

Microsoft Launches Smallest AI Model, Phi-3-mini

Lightweight artificial intelligence model launched this week by Microsoft, offering more cost-effective option for Azure customers

1 month ago

Microsoft Profit Rises 33 Percent Thanks To AI, Cloud

Strong AI adoption and cloud helps Microsoft deliver another strong quarterly performance, amid $3 trillion valuation

4 months ago

Microsoft Expects AI Revenue Growth As Shares Surge

Microsoft expected to see strong revenue growth amidst strong AI adoption, but Azure sees flat margins on infrastructure investment

4 months ago

Microsoft Unveils Two Customised Chips For AI

Two custom-designed chips will deliver AI services and will be used internally in Microsoft data centres and Azure cloud

6 months ago

Microsoft Q1 Benefits From Cloud Strength

Microsoft beats Wall Street expectations in all categories for its first quarter financial results, helped by strong cloud performance

7 months ago

Ofcom To Investigate Amazon, Microsoft Over Cloud Domination – Report

UK regulator is reportedly pushing for an antitrust investigation into Amazon and Microsoft's cloud dominance

8 months ago

Google Files FTC Cloud Protest Against Microsoft

Cloud battle. Submission made by Google to US antitrust regulator, alleging anti competitive practices by Microsoft Azure

11 months ago

Microsoft To Acquire 4 Percent Of London Stock Exchange In Cloud Deal

Ten year cloud data deal between LSE and American software giant, sees Microsoft acquire 4 percent of equity stake in…

1 year ago

Microsoft Shares Sink After Weak Forecast

Enterprise software giant Microsoft beat Wall Street expectations, but shares fell as it issued weak guidance for the coming quarter

2 years ago

Rivals Slam Microsoft Over Licence Change

Cloud rivals AWS and Google hit out at Microsoft's changes to its licence agreements, calling them anti competitive and not…

2 years ago

Netflix Partners Microsoft For Cheaper Subscription Plan…With Adverts

Streaming giant Netflix has partnered up with Microsoft for a cheaper consumer subscription plan, that will feature adverts

2 years ago

Microsoft Faces EU Antitrust Questions Over Cloud Business – Report

European Commission reportedly begins questioning Microsoft customers and rivals about Azure business and licensing deals

2 years ago

Pentagon’s JEDI Contract Successor, JWCC, Delayed Until December

Yet another cloud contract delay. US DoD delays its Joint Warfighting Cloud Capability (JWCC) contract from April until December

2 years ago

Microsoft Data Centre Region In Finland To Heat Nearby Cities

Software giant Microsoft is to build a new energy efficient data centre region in Finland, which will supply heating to…

2 years ago

Google To Acquire Mandiant For $5.4 Billion

Mandiant is to be acquired by Google, after the Alphabet division agrees to pay $5.4 billion for the cybersecurity veteran

2 years ago

Microsoft Adds Azure Cloud Data Centres In India, China

Microsoft announces fourth data centre in India and opens fifth Azure region in China with the 'North China' region, as…

2 years ago

HPE Wins NSA Cloud Contract Worth $2bn

Hewlett Packard Enterprise wins $2 billion cloud services contract with America's top secret intelligence agency, the NSA

3 years ago

Microsoft Warns Cloud Customers Of Potential Breach

Leaky cloud storage bucket. Thousands of Microsoft Azure customers are warned of data exposure risk in Redmond's Cosmos database

3 years ago

NSA Awards $10bn Contract To AWS, But Microsoft Files Complaint

Revenge for the JEDI? Microsoft files an official complaint with government regulator, after NSA awards $10 billion contract to AWS

3 years ago

Microsoft Thrives Thanks To Azure Growth

Software giant posts record results, as certain business segments (Azure) thrive during Coronavirus pandemic, but others struggle

3 years ago

Microsoft Adds Another Security Acquisition With CloudKnox

CloudKnox is being acquired by software giant Microsoft, to equip it with unified privileged access and cloud entitlement management

3 years ago

Microsoft’s Nadella Hints At Significant Windows Update

Major update is coming for the veteran Windows 10 operating system, CEO Satya Nadella teases at Microsoft Build conference

3 years ago

Pentagon Mulls JEDI Contract Cancellation Amid Legal Fight

The Pentagon may cancel the JEDI contract altogether and start over, due to the legal battle raging over Microsoft's award

3 years ago

Judge Refuses To Dismiss AWS Claim Of Trump JEDI Interference

Failure for attempt by Microsoft and US DoJ to dismiss complaint from Amazon Web Services about Trump's JEDI contract interference

3 years ago

Microsoft Cloud To Help Volkswagen Self-Driving Push

German car maker Volkswagen expands Microsoft partnership to use Azure cloud services to help it develop self-driving cars

3 years ago

Microsoft Invests In GM’s Cruise For Self-Driving Future

Software giant confirms it is part of a $2 billion investment in GM's Cruise self-driving unit, which will utilise Azure…

3 years ago

Microsoft Developing Own ARM-Based Server Chips

Bad news Intel? Redmond designed its own ARM-based chips for its Azure servers, and even possible future Surface device, report…

3 years ago

Microsoft Finds Malicious Code In Its Systems After SolarWinds Compromise

Fallout from the significant SolarWinds attack by suspected Russian hackers continues, with Microsoft admitting it has been impacted

3 years ago