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Microsoft axes 'dozens' more from former Nokia phone biz

The Register - ‎5 hours ago‎
Updated Nadella isn't not done yet. Microsoft has made further redundancies in its the old Nokia phone division, as Finnish paper Helsingen Sanomat reports.

Microsoft looks to be retreating from EU antitrust fight against Google

Ars Technica - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Ars has learned that members including UK-based price comparison site Foundem—the original complainant in the antitrust case against Google—resigned from ICOMP, after Microsoft backed away from what had been a dogged campaign against its search ...

Ex Microsoft exec opens arm of Seattle tech firm in Adelaide

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
A Seattle-based technology firm with backers including Microsoft and an investment fund established by United States singer Lady Gaga and her former manager has set up an Australian office in Adelaide.
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Microsoft Upgrades Windows 10 Powers Of Control

Forbes - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Earlier this week a Voat thread started something. It detailed extensive Windows 10 background telemetry making thousands of connections every hour to Microsoft MSFT -8.40% servers. It did this with every accessible tracking option disabled and even a ...
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Microsoft's new app can identify dog breeds from photos

The Next Web - ‎8 hours ago‎
Microsoft says its iOS app offers even more features, like a percentage meter showing how close your uploaded picture matches the breed in its database, along with info on several breeds.
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Not everyone's thrilled with Microsoft's Quantum Break PC announcement

Eurogamer.net - ‎5 hours ago‎
Microsoft's critics focus on three points: one, they have been misled into buying an Xbox One with the promise of exclusives that subsequently turn out to no longer be so; two, the mere existence of PC versions of Xbox One games means there's no point ...

Revolution R Enterprise has been Rereleased as Microsoft R Server

InfoQ.com - ‎5 hours ago‎
Revolution Analytics' flagship product, Revolution R Enterprise, has been rebranded as Microsoft R Server. In addition to Windows, Microsoft R Server runs on Linux (SUSE/Red Hat), Hadoop (Red Hat only), and Teradata DB. The primary advantage of ...

Insight Enterprises Absorbs Another Hit After Microsoft Partner Program Changes

CRN - ‎10 hours ago‎
Insight Enterprises continues to feel the effects of changes Microsoft made to its partner program in 2014, stating Wednesday that it expects another multimillion dollar hit to its earnings this year.
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Microsoft: 74 Device Partners Will Bring Office To Android

InformationWeek - ‎17 hours ago‎
Microsoft is broadening its mobile footprint in a major way, the company announced earlier this week. Redmond has announced mobile-focused partnerships with a total of 74 device makers in 25 countries.

ENCRYPT Act co-sponsor learned tech ropes at Microsoft

Computerworld - ‎15 hours ago‎
One of four congressional sponsors of the ENCRYPT Act of 2016, which would preempt state and local laws banning encryption on smartphones, cut her teeth in mobile communications for Microsoft. U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-Wash.) worked as vice ...

Microsoft Open Sources PDB

InfoQ.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
To address this situation, Microsoft has released much of the code needed to read and write PDF files under the MIT license.
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Microsoft: Win 10 Will Protect States from Hackers

Maximum PC - ‎10 hours ago‎
Microsoft's Mandy Tidwell took to the company's blog this week to ensure governments that Windows 10 has the best security to thwart hackers.
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Microsoft, HCL Partner For IoT Incubation Center

InformationWeek - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Microsoft is working with HCL Technologies, an India-based IT services company, to drive enterprise adoption of the Internet of Things by leveraging the Azure IoT Suite.

Registration now open for Microsoft Edge Web Summit 2016

Windows Central - ‎16 hours ago‎
Web developers can now register to attend the Microsoft Edge Web Summit 2016, which will be held at Dogpatch Studios in San Francisco on April 4. The free one-day event is being held to give developers more information on the web browser that's ...
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Microsoft Stock: 3 Reasons to Be Bullish on Microsoft Corporation

Profit Confidential - ‎3 hours ago‎
Microsoft Stock In a turbulent market, buying stocks can be met with much trepidation. But for the smart investor, a market correction such as the one we are experiencing now can be an excellent buying opportunity.
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To save the iPad, Apple needs to copy Microsoft

ZDNet - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Apple might be able to sell more iPad Pro tablets than Microsoft shifted Surface units -- IDC estimates numbers in the region of 2 million for the iPad Pro compared to some 1.6 million for the Surface -- but with iPad sales falling, Microsoft may hold ...
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Layoffs continue in Microsoft's mobile division: Report

Times of India - ‎58 minutes ago‎
NEW DELHI: Microsoft is reportedly laying off "dozens" more employees its mobile business, according to a report in the Finnish newspaper Helsigin Sanomat.
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Microsoft Backwards-Compatible Games List Expands, 'Lego Batman' and Three More Added to Lineup

Latin Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 10: Xbox One logo during the Microsoft Xbox news conference at the Electronic Entertainment Expo at the Galen Center on June 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.
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Microsoft promises to implement full Windows 10 data tracking controls

Ghacks Technology News - ‎17 hours ago‎
Microsoft informed Forbes recently that it plans to release updates later this year that puts users of the company's new operating system Windows 10 in full control over data sharing and telemetry, if they so desire.
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