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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 days ago

Russia Behind SolarWinds Hack – US Intelligence

Russia was the likely culprit of the damaging SolarWinds supply chain compromise, multiple US intelligence agencies declare

2 weeks ago

Microsoft Says SolarWinds Hackers Viewed Its Source Code

Microsoft says SolarWinds hacking group penetrated its internal systems and viewed source code, but downplays security threat

3 weeks ago

SolarWinds: Dozens Of US Treasury Email Accounts Hacked

Scale of SolarWinds compromise continues to be revealed, as US Senator confirms dozens of email accounts at US Treasury were…

1 month 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…

1 month 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

1 month ago

Amazon Urges Rethink On JEDI Contract Award

Amazon claims Microsoft cloud contract award was down to political interference, but Microsoft alleges that Amazon retrospectively adjusted its bid…

1 month ago

Microsoft Warns Of Russia, North Korea Attacks On Vaccine Research

Russia and North Korea carrying out cyber-attacks on pharmaceuticals companies and researchers involved in coronavirus vaccine research, Microsoft says

2 months ago

Microsoft To ‘Reinvigorate’ Windows 10 User Interface – Report

New look and feel for Windows 10 is reportedly on the way, as part of a major revamp of the…

3 months ago

Microsoft President Warns Of Cyberattack ‘Onslaught’

Brad Smith tells attendees at security event that democracies at risk from cyber onslaught from the likes of Russia, China,…

3 months ago

Microsoft Issues Two Emergency Windows Patches

Microsoft publishes out-of-band patches for bugs in Visual Studio Code and Windows Codecs Library that could allow attackers to take…

3 months ago

Microsoft Takes Down Trickbot Hacking Operation

Another takedown from Microsoft sees it disrupt key Trickbot servers, which it said could have indirectly impact US election infrastructure

3 months ago

Microsoft Gives Staff Permanent Remote Work Option

Microsoft staff get option to work remotely on permanent basis, with increased flexibility on hours and geographical location also part…

3 months ago

Microsoft Probed By US For Racial Discrimination

Redmond diversity plans to double the number of black and African American senior staff faces scrutiny from US government

4 months ago

Microsoft Cloud Services Outage Hits Office 365, Outlook

Cloud services from technology giant Microsoft laid low on Monday evening for a number of hours, by what seems to…

4 months ago

Microsoft Raises Orkney Undersea Data Centre

Up she rises! Microsoft’s moonshot project to build more environmentally sustainable data centres under the ocean is deemed successful

4 months ago

President Trump Warns No Extension To TikTok Sale Deadline

Sell up or shutdown. ByteDance's 15 September deadline to sell TikTok operation will not be extended, President Trump warns

4 months ago

Microsoft Offers Deepfake Detection Tool

Effort to combat disinformation campaigns sees Microsoft offer software tool to help identify deepfake photos and videos ahead of US…

5 months ago

Walmart Joins Microsoft In Bid For TikTok

American owner of ASDA supermarket joins forces with Microsoft in bidding to acquire the US and overseas operations of TikTok

5 months ago

Microsoft Word Can Now Transcribe Audio

No more heavy keyboard pounding? Killer feature added, as Microsoft Word gains ability to transcribe audio conversations into document

5 months ago

Microsoft To Enables TLS 1.3 By Default In Windows 10 Test Builds

Windows 10 Insider Preview test builds to have TLS 1.3 enabled by default, as Microsoft begins broad Windows 10 rollout…

5 months ago

Microsoft To Retire Veteran Browser Internet Explorer

Beginning of the end for web veteran Internet Explorer, as Microsoft announces gradual retirement of the legacy web browser

5 months ago

Oracle Explores Purchase Of TikTok US Operations – Report

Oracle holds preliminary talks with Chinese owner of TikTok, about possible acquisition of US and other worldwide operations

5 months ago

Microsoft Surface Duo To Cost $1,400

How much? Microsoft makes its dual screen Duo smartphone available for pre-order in the US only, starting at an eye-watering…

5 months ago

Microsoft Expands Teams Meetings To 20,000 People

Microsoft extends Teams amidst broad shift to remote working, with 'view-only' meetings up to 20,000 people and a new one-on-one…

6 months ago

China Lashes Out At Proposed TikTok US Sale To Microsoft

Tech cold war between United States and China continues, as Chinese state media says it will not accept 'theft' of…

6 months ago

Microsoft Looks To Buy TikTok US Operations

Microsoft confirms it is in preliminary talks to buy TikTok's operations in the US, as government threatens to ban the…

6 months ago

Microsoft Cuts Jobs, But Doesn’t Disclose Numbers

Software giant remains coy about revealing scale of job cuts across its global operations, or even which roles have been…

6 months ago

Microsoft Project Freta Looks To Eradicate Undetected Malware

Demonstration technology carries out offline sweeps of Linux virtual machine snapshots at large scale to help organisations root out in-memory…

6 months ago

Microsoft Retail Stores To Close Permanently

No surprise? Microsoft is calling time on its 83 retail Stores globally, and will transform four flagship outlets into “experience…

7 months ago