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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 a question—say, "How tall is the tower in Paris?"—a...

Microsoft open sources algorithm that gives Bing some of its smarts

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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, with...
00:32, 05/11/2019

Chromium-based Edge: What's coming next in Microsoft's open-source browser Microsoft's next version of its Edge browser is currently in a bare-bones preview release for developers. At its Build developers conference, the comp...
02:32, 05/07/2019

Facebook open-sources deep learning framework Pythia for image and language models Facebook's Pythia deep learning framework, which is now available in open source, is designed to benchmark natural language processing and vision AI m...
01:32, 05/22/2019

Facebook used its AI smarts to build detailed disease prevention maps Facebook has created highly detailed population maps to help health organizations, researchers and universities tackle disease outbreaks and plan publ...
17:48, 05/20/2019

AI Could Predict Death. But What If the Algorithm Is Biased? Opinion: Researchers are studying how artificial intelligence could predict risks of premature death. But the health care industry needs to consider a...
18:32, 04/28/2019

IBM made a quantum algorithm that could make AI more powerful Artificial intelligence can automatically sort out data, but it struggles for some particularly complex data sets – a quantum algorithm could do bette...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Google's poetry algorithm automates teen angst Roses are red, violets are blue, poetry is hard, but now a machine will do it for you. From today, you can use Google's AI to create a unique "po...
19:00, 05/02/2019

YouTube’s recommendation algorithm is trying to ruin Avengers and Game of Thrones for me Look, I know the internet is dark and full of terrors if you’re not up to date on your favorite bits of pop culture. I should know better than to thin...
11:32, 04/30/2019

Google Researchers Trained an Algorithm To Detect Lung Cancer Better Than Radiologists Algorithms have screwed up in horrifying, hilarious, and unfortunate ways, so it’s nice when one with the potential to save lives nearly nails it. On ...
02:32, 05/21/2019

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 good...
00:16, 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 ...
15:32, 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 ...
17:48, 05/07/2019

"Computer Baba" Runs Maha Yagna Algorithm For Digvijaya Singh's Success In a giant yellow marquee in the heart of Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, thousands of sadhus practicing "Hath Yoga" are served food. Led by "Computer Baba", t...
16:16, 05/07/2019

Google favors left-leaning outlets CNN, New York Times in its Top Stories algorithm, study says Google’s Top Stories box provides users with articles from left-leaning news organizations such as CNN 62.4 percent of the time -- with only 11.3 perc...
18:32, 05/13/2019

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 ...
16:48, 05/02/2019

Intel will open three Project Athena Open labs to test next-gen laptops Intel is opening three laboratories in Taipei, Taiwan, Shanghai, China and Folsom, California to test vendors' laptop components and ensure they ...
08:48, 05/08/2019

McIlroy to skip Irish Open to focus on Open Championship "Rory McIlroy is set to skip the Irish Open at Lahinch in July to focus on the Open Championship in his native Northern Ireland later that month, the ...
16:00, 05/01/2019

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 data and what kind can Microsoft actually se...
16:32, 05/09/2019

Sources: Vogel to interview for Lakers job Former Magic and Pacers head coach Frank Vogel is flying out to Los Angeles on Thursday to interview for the Lakers' head coaching position, league so...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Sources: NBA looks to move up start of FA talks The NBA is expected to move up the start of its annual moratorium from midnight ET on July 1 to 6 p.m. on June 30, sources told ESPN, with plans to im...
20:48, 05/15/2019

Man robbed by woman after refusing to pay for sex: sources A man was allegedly robbed at knifepoint in the Bronx by a woman he met on a dating app after he refused to pay for sex, police and sources said Tuesd...
23:48, 05/21/2019

Sources: JPP has fractured neck, may miss '19 Bucs DE Jason Pierre-Paul will likely need surgery and will visit specialists this week in the hope that he might be able to play this season after su...
20:00, 05/07/2019

Cavaliers interview four in Denver, sources say The Cavaliers are close to finishing their first round of candidate interviews for the franchise's head-coaching job after meeting with assistant coac...
02:48, 05/12/2019

Lakers, Lue end talks without deal, sources say The Lakers and Tyronn Lue, who had been a favorite to fill their head-coaching vacancy because of his X's and O's knowledge and his strong relationshi...
01:32, 05/09/2019

Sources: Lakers to talk with Vogel again soon Former Magic and Pacers coach Frank Vogel made a strong impression in his interview with the Lakers and the sides are planning to talk again soon abou...
22:00, 05/11/2019

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 ...
21:16, 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 investig...
20:32, 05/01/2019

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 ab...
19:32, 05/11/2019

Sources: George out for camp start after surgery Thunder All-Stars Paul George and Russell Westbrook both underwent surgeries Tuesday, the team announced. While Westbrook's procedure will allow him t...
02:32, 05/08/2019

Sources: Urias to be reinstated, rejoin Dodgers Left-hander Julio Urías will be reinstated from administrative leave after Major League Baseball did not obtain a security video that allegedly showed...
06:32, 05/21/2019

Sources: Man United rule out move for Sancho Manchester United will pursue alternative targets to bolster their attacking options this summer after ruling out an £80 million move for Borussia Dor...
21:00, 05/22/2019

Sources: Wolves tab Rosas to lead basketball ops The Timberwolves have hired Rockets executive Gersson Rosas to serve as president of basketball operations, league sources told ESPN, making him the N...
00:32, 05/02/2019

Sources: Wolves tap Rosas to lead basketball ops The Timberwolves have hired Rockets executive Gersson Rosas to serve as president of basketball operations, league sources told ESPN, making him the N...
00:16, 05/02/2019

After Oil, U.S. Weighs Sanctions on Iran's Other Dollar Sources The Trump administration is considering a more aggressive enforcement of its economic sanctions on Iran—targeting more companies and financial institu...
22:00, 05/02/2019

AP sources: Former CIA chief Brennan to brief Dems on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats will hear from former CIA director John Brennan about the situation in Iran, inviting him to speak amid heightened c...
14:00, 05/19/2019

Dad of burned toddler tried to hide from cops: sources The father of a 3-year-old found burned to death in a chained-shut car in Queens Sunday tried to hide from cops as his daughter was consumed by flames...
22:48, 05/06/2019

Tesla says may seek alternative financing sources Tesla Inc said on Monday it could seek alternative financing sources although it expects cash generated from its business would be enough to fund its ...
15:00, 04/29/2019

Sources: Grizz make it known they'd pick Morant The Grizzlies have told interested parties at the NBA draft combine that they intend to select Murray State guard Ja Morant with the No. 2 pick in the...
04:16, 05/16/2019

Jet Airways Lenders Not Considering New Revival Proposals, Say Sources Jet Airways crisis: Struggling with a debt of more than $1.2 billion, the airline - which suspended all its flight operations last month - owes money ...
11:16, 05/07/2019

Fiat Chrysler in tie-up talks with Renault: sources Fiat Chrysler and Renault are in talks on a comprehensive global tie-up that could address some of the main weaknesses of both carmakers, two sources ...
05:00, 05/26/2019

Sources: Wings trade Cambage to Aces The Dallas Wings have traded Liz Cambage to Las Vegas for Moriah Jefferson, Isabelle Harrison and the Aces' first two picks in 2020, according to ESPN...
18:16, 05/16/2019

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, ther...
14:16, 05/17/2019

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 ...
20:32, 05/21/2019

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 li...
13:16, 05/07/2019

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, th...
02:16, 05/11/2019

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 ...
01:32, 05/11/2019

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 a...
14:48, 05/21/2019

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 online...
20:00, 05/06/2019

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 developme...
05:32, 05/21/2019

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 Mi...
17:48, 05/04/2019

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 Surf...
04:16, 05/05/2019

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 ...
22:00, 05/20/2019

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 On...
01:16, 05/16/2019

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 the...
16:16, 05/09/2019

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 equipp...
04:00, 05/03/2019

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 disabilit...
04:32, 05/04/2019

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 companie...
00:32, 05/03/2019

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 ...
18:48, 05/15/2019

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 to...
05:16, 05/08/2019

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 internet...
13:16, 05/14/2019

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.Re...
18:32, 05/08/2019

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 3...
22:48, 05/02/2019

Sources: Vogel to coach Lakers with Kidd on staff Frank Vogel has agreed to a three-year deal to become the next head coach of the Lakers, league sources told ESPN, with Jason Kidd agreeing to become ...
02:48, 05/12/2019

The world's supply of rubber is in jeopardy. Can we find new sources? Rubber is essential to modern life, but the trees that provide it could be wiped out by a deadly disease. Some scrubby weeds may provide the unlikely ...
21:16, 05/17/2019

U.S. House panel aims for May 15 hearing on Boeing 737 MAX: sources The U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is tentatively planning a May 15 hearing on the now grounded Boeing 737 MAX and the Federal...
22:32, 05/01/2019

Sources: Nate Diaz to face Pettis in UFC return Nate Diaz's first fight since August 2016 is close to becoming a reality. Diaz and former lightweight champ Anthony Pettis have agreed to fight Aug. 1...
05:48, 05/12/2019

Shell pursuing $1 bln exit from Indonesia LNG project -sources Royal Dutch Shell is moving to sell its stake in Indonesia's $15 billion Abadi liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, industry and banking sources said,...
13:32, 05/03/2019

Petrobras removes three banks from BR Distribuidora privatization -sources Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA has removed three banks from the privatization process of fuel distribution unit Petrobras Distrib...
19:16, 05/17/2019

U.S. Senate intelligence panel subpoenas Trump's son: sources The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed one of the president's sons, Donald Trump Jr., to answer questions about his contacts with Russi...
23:32, 05/08/2019

Swiss government baulks at signing EU treaty: sources Opposition from across the political spectrum will make it all but impossible for the Swiss government to sign a draft treaty with the European Union ...
19:00, 05/23/2019

Colfax nears deal to sell air and gas unit to KPS -sources Welding and valves manufacturer Colfax Corp is nearing a deal to sell its air and gas handling division to private equity firm KPS Capital Partners fo...
05:16, 05/13/2019

More Delay Likely For Assembly Polls In Jammu And Kashmir, Say Sources Assembly polls in Jammu Kashmir is not likely to be held before November, indicated sources in the home ministry. The Election Commission, they said, ...
04:16, 05/02/2019

Wells Fargo CEO search hobbled by pay limitations: sources Wells Fargo & Co's hunt for a new CEO is being impeded by limits on how much the bank can pay its next leader, a person close to the search and severa...
13:00, 05/11/2019

U.S. Congress to get classified Iran briefings next week: sources Officials from U.S. President Donald Trump's administration will conduct classified briefings on the situation with Iran next week, congressional sour...
05:16, 05/17/2019

AP sources: Trump officials discussed deporting families WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security officials considered arresting migrant families around the country who had final deportation orders and removing t...
05:32, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 2-Mexican government punishes former Pemex CEO - sources Mexico's government has punished the former chief executive of state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos for misuse of public funds in the purchase of fertil...
03:32, 05/23/2019

Wells Fargo CEO search hobbled by pay limitations -sources Wells Fargo & Co's hunt for a new CEO is being impeded by limits on how much the bank can pay its next leader, a person close to the search and severa...
05:16, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Tesla says may seek alternative financing sources Tesla Inc said on Monday it could seek alternative sources of financing although it expects cash generated from its business to be enough to fund its ...
15:48, 04/29/2019

Exclusive: UniCredit advances toward bid for Germany's Commerzbank – sources UniCredit has stepped up preparations for a potential bid for Germany's Commerzbank by drafting in investment bankers including a former top German of...
00:00, 05/15/2019

Sources: Popovich expected to sign 3-year deal Once Gregg Popovich formally commits to return for his 24th season with the Spurs, he's expected to sign a three-year contract that will keep him as t...
22:00, 04/30/2019

Sources: Pitcher skips MLB draft for Japan deal Carter Stewart is in agreement with a Japanese team on a deal that could set a new precedent for young prospects looking to make more money early in t...
08:16, 05/22/2019

AP sources: Jets, Gase trade Lee to Chiefs for 6th-rounder NEW YORK (AP) — Two people with direct knowledge of the deal say the New York Jets have agreed to trade linebacker Darron Lee to the Kansas City Chief...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Observers' Advice For Immediate End To Bengal Campaign Overruled: Sources Election Commission observers had recommended that the campaign for the last round of voting in West Bengal for the ongoing national polls should end ...
17:00, 05/16/2019

FAA says Boeing 737 MAX 8 approval could come early as late June: sources FAA and Boeing representatives briefed members of the International Civil Aviation Organization's governing council in Montreal on Thursday on efforts...
03:32, 05/24/2019

Toyota to produce Lexus NX at Canada plant: sources Toyota Motor Corp will invest hundreds of millions of dollars to produce its Lexus NX luxury crossover vehicle at a Canadian plant, sources said on Mo...
20:48, 04/29/2019

Volkswagen sounds out buyers for MAN Energy Solutions -sources Volkswagen has approached several companies to gauge their appetite for buying MAN Energy Solutions, which makes large diesel engines for ships and po...
17:48, 05/06/2019

Toyota to produce Lexus NX at Canada plant - sources Toyota will invest hundreds of millions of dollars to produce its Lexus NX luxury crossover vehicle at a Canadian plant, government and industrial sou...
19:16, 04/29/2019

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 hi...
06:32, 05/07/2019

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 Bui...
00:32, 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 in...
01:00, 05/16/2019

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 Hat...
21:16, 05/06/2019

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 h...
19:32, 05/02/2019

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 t...
01:48, 05/17/2019

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 ...
15:00, 05/13/2019

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....
05:32, 05/03/2019

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 ...
02:48, 05/03/2019

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 Flui...
17:48, 05/06/2019

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....
23:48, 05/16/2019

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....
20:48, 04/28/2019

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 developers...
18:48, 05/15/2019

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 2019...
00:32, 05/07/2019

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. It...
00:00, 05/10/2019

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 ...
11:16, 05/15/2019

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 ...
21:48, 05/21/2019

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 C...
15:32, 04/29/2019

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 ...
21:16, 05/17/2019

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 all...
14:16, 05/01/2019

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 ...
22:16, 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, ...
21:48, 05/08/2019

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 compa...
13:00, 05/22/2019

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, the...
17:48, 05/06/2019

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.R...
19:16, 05/07/2019

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 o...
17:32, 05/17/2019

Microsoft wants its Azure servers to be as durable as tardigrades Microsoft is working to improve the reliability of its Azure infrastructure on multiple fronts, including via 'Project Tardigrade,' its effort to enab...
21:16, 05/14/2019

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 th...
18:32, 05/23/2019

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 firm...
13:00, 05/22/2019

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 elec...
17:48, 05/06/2019

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 just...
15:00, 05/17/2019

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 a...
02:00, 05/08/2019

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, develope...
01:16, 05/21/2019

Air New Zealand picks Boeing for wide-body jet order - sources Boeing Co has won a hard-fought contest to sell wide-body aircraft to Air New Zealand Ltd, beating a challenge from Europe’s Airbus, industry sources ...
06:00, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 2-Starbucks' China challenger Luckin raises $561 mln in U.S. IPO -sources Luckin Coffee Inc , the Chinese challenger to Starbucks Corp, on Thursday priced its U.S. initial public offering at the top end of its targeted price...
02:16, 05/17/2019

Uber prices IPO at $45 per share, at lower end of target range -sources Uber Technologies Inc on Thursday priced its initial public offering at $45 per share, according to people familiar with the matter, at the lower end ...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Swanky new Upper East Side bar savors sources of its caviar A swanky new caviar bar on the Upper East Side is getting its eggs from a slew of overseas suppliers — as well as a sturgeon farm in Florida that’s op...
03:48, 05/06/2019

India sees little scope for Jet Airways revival: government sources The Indian government sees little hope of a bidder emerging for debt-laden Jet Airways Ltd, which halted operations last month, two senior finance min...
13:16, 05/05/2019

Airbus considers legal action against Germany over Saudi ban: sources Airbus is considering suing the German government as its freeze on arms exports to Saudi Arabia means the company is unable to complete a border secur...
22:16, 05/05/2019

Donald Trump Jr. seen resisting Senate committee subpoena: sources Donald Trump Jr. is unlikely to comply with a U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee subpoena to testify about his contacts with Russia, two congressional...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Air New Zealand picks Boeing for wide-body jet order: sources Boeing Co has won a hard-fought contest to sell wide-body aircraft to Air New Zealand Ltd, beating a challenge from Europe’s Airbus, industry sources ...
06:16, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Volkswagen sounds out buyers for MAN Energy Solutions -sources Volkswagen has approached several companies to gauge their appetite for buying MAN Energy Solutions, which makes large diesel engines for ships and po...
16:00, 05/06/2019

India sees little scope for Jet Airways revival - govt sources The Indian government sees little hope of a bidder emerging for debt-laden Jet Airways Ltd , which halted operations last month, two senior finance mi...
16:00, 05/05/2019

U.S. readies sanctions, charges over Venezuela food program: sources The United States is preparing sanctions and criminal charges against Venezuelan officials and others suspected of using a military-run food aid progr...
03:48, 05/22/2019

KCR's "1996 Formula" Revolves Around Prime Minister From South: Sources A Prime Minister from south India in a non-BJP, non-Congress arrangement at the centre is Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao's mission, say ...
07:32, 05/07/2019

Russia's early May oil output below level set in global deal - sources Russian oil output from May 1 to May 16 fell to 11.156 million barrels per day (bpd), below the 11.18 billion bpd level set as part of the global oil ...
15:16, 05/17/2019

Apple’s new iPhone 11 design leaked by multiple reliable sources This week, we should learn when Samsung will finally release its first smartphone with a foldable display, the Galaxy Fold. The handset was supposed t...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Organic chloride in oil at Russia's Novorossiisk is rising, within limits: sources The levels of organic chloride in oil loadings from the Black Sea port of Novorossiisk have been on the rise since early May, but stayed within the al...
20:32, 05/13/2019

Some major Deutsche Bank investors want chairman to go early: sources At least three major investors in Deutsche Bank want Chairman Paul Achleitner to step down early amid discontent with the bank's turnaround, two peopl...
12:48, 05/21/2019

Allergan to prevail in vote over CEO Saunders' chairman role: sources Allergan Plc is on course to defeat a shareholder resolution tabled by David Tepper's hedge fund Appaloosa LP that would have forced the drugmaker's C...
02:32, 05/01/2019

Opposition Plans An Unusual Request For President After Polls: Sources With two more rounds of elections to go, Opposition parties are planning to meet the President after the elections are over, to impress upon him not t...
01:32, 05/08/2019

Indigo joins likely bidders for Thomas Cook airline: sources Indigo Partners and Lufthansa are among the likely bidders for Thomas Cook's airline business, with a deadline of May 7 set for expressions of interes...
14:32, 05/02/2019

Exclusive: EPA to unveil less ambitious U.S. biofuel credit reform - sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to unveil a narrowed-down version of its proposed biofuel credit market reform this month after regulat...
02:48, 05/24/2019

EPA has received DOE input for 2018 small refinery waivers: sources The Department of Energy has given the Environmental Protection Agency its scoring results for the 40 outstanding 2018 applications made by small refi...
03:00, 05/02/2019

Exclusive: UniCredit advances toward takeover bid for Germany's Commerzbank – sources UniCredit has stepped up preparations for a potential bid for Germany's Commerzbank by hiring investment bankers, including a former top German offici...
17:00, 05/14/2019

CORRECTED-Wells Fargo CEO search hobbled by pay limitations -sources Wells Fargo & Co's hunt for a new CEO is being impeded by limits on how much the bank can pay its next leader, a person close to the search and severa...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Carrefour considers sale of stake in China business: sources Carrefour, Europe largest retailer, is exploring the sale of a minority stake in its loss-making business in China and has started sounding out potent...
13:16, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Toyota to produce Lexus NX at Canada plant -sources Toyota Motor Corp will invest hundreds of millions of dollars to produce its Lexus NX luxury crossover vehicle at a Canadian plant, sources said on Mo...
19:48, 04/29/2019

Militants kill at least 25 Nigerian soldiers, some civilians in ambush: sources Islamist insurgents killed at least 25 soldiers and a number of civilians in an ambush in northeast Nigeria on Saturday morning, two security sources ...
02:16, 05/26/2019

Carige's temporary administrators summon trade unions: sources The temporary administrators in charge of Banca Carige have summoned union representatives for an urgent meeting, two sources close to matter said on ...
12:32, 05/09/2019

Exclusive: China backtracked on almost all aspects of U.S. trade deal - sources The diplomatic cable from Beijing arrived in Washington late on Friday night, with systematic edits to a nearly 150-page draft trade agreement that wo...
21:16, 05/08/2019

Exclusive: China backtracked on nearly all aspects of U.S. trade deal - sources The diplomatic cable from Beijing arrived in Washington late on Friday night, with systematic edits to a nearly 150-page draft trade agreement that wo...
12:48, 05/08/2019

AP sources: Cavs sign Michigan’s Beilein to 5-year deal CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers went back to college to get a coach. Cleveland has signed Michigan’s John Beilein to a five-year contract, three ...
17:32, 05/13/2019

KCR's Federal Front Pitch Gets Cold Shoulder From MK Stalin: Sources Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao's efforts to rope in DMK chief MK Stalin for a non-Congress, non-BJP Federal Front, did not go off the wa...
17:48, 05/13/2019

U.S. regulator sees approval of Boeing 737 MAX to fly as soon as late June: sources The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) expects to approve Boeing Co's 737 MAX jet to return to service as soon as late June, representatives of the...
05:16, 05/24/2019

Lions Gate offered to sell Starz to CBS for $5.5 billion: sources Lions Gates Entertainment offered to sell cable channel Starz to CBS Corp for $5.5 billion after rebuffing a lower offer, two sources familiar with th...
23:16, 05/17/2019

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 progre...
01:32, 05/22/2019

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 lon...
21:48, 05/08/2019

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 ta...
20:00, 05/06/2019

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 upd...
02:32, 05/07/2019

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 consu...
22:32, 05/16/2019

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 ...
01:16, 05/08/2019

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 me...
22:32, 05/16/2019

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 downlo...
06:48, 05/21/2019

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 an...
23:00, 05/16/2019

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 offe...
00:32, 05/07/2019

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 hapti...
03:16, 05/07/2019

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 ...
02:32, 05/21/2019

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 physi...
21:16, 05/06/2019

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 ...
02:48, 05/25/2019

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 feat...
21:00, 05/06/2019

Microsoft releases Visual Studio dev kit for Ethereum dapps Microsoft is further broadening its suite of enterprise-grade blockchain tools with the launch of a Visual Studio development kit for Ethereum and its...
14:00, 05/07/2019

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-so...
14:48, 05/07/2019

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 obtai...
02:48, 05/26/2019

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, too...
04:32, 05/21/2019

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, w...
02:48, 05/25/2019

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 Linux...
17:00, 05/07/2019

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 ...
19:48, 05/06/2019

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. Tod...
17:48, 05/06/2019

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 Framewo...
01:16, 05/09/2019

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 Upda...
00:16, 05/22/2019

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 “jo...
08:32, 05/17/2019

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 wi...
18:32, 05/14/2019

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 for...
21:00, 05/03/2019

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 wi...
19:00, 05/15/2019

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.Re...
22:32, 05/23/2019

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 wholesom...
13:32, 05/02/2019

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 for...
22:16, 05/15/2019

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,...
12:16, 05/03/2019

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 envi...
18:16, 04/28/2019

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 Minecraft...
06:00, 05/19/2019

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 t...
20:16, 05/18/2019

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 wil...
15:48, 05/23/2019

Microsoft Announces World's First AI Whisky Created By Azure Microsoft has partnered with Swedish distiller Mackmyra to create the world's first AI-generated whisky recipe. Here's what the drink looks and taste ...
12:00, 05/17/2019

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.Read...
18:16, 05/21/2019

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 every...
18:48, 05/20/2019

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 p...
14:00, 05/15/2019

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 c...
23:32, 04/29/2019

News roundup: Microsoft Build, Google I/O, and SAP Sapphire Karen Roby gives a snapshot of this week's news coverage on TechRepublic and ZDNet. The stories include three major conferences, a telecom data breach...
01:16, 05/10/2019

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 s...
11:32, 04/30/2019

You won't need to use the Microsoft Store to install Windows 10 apps in the future The Microsoft Store, which was once the only way to install UWP (Universal Windows Platform) apps, hasn’t been the success that Microsoft hoped...
13:48, 05/10/2019

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 ...
01:16, 05/10/2019

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 computer...
04:48, 05/15/2019

Deutsche Bank plans cuts in U.S. equities, prime unit: sources Deutsche Bank is planning cuts at its U.S. equities business, including prime brokerage and equity derivatives, to win over shareholders unhappy about...
21:48, 05/23/2019

Centre Asks Top Court Collegium To Rethink Elevation Of 2 Judges: Sources The Supreme Court collegium's recommendation to elevate two judges has hit a hurdle, with sources claiming that the centre has returned it over senior...
18:48, 05/07/2019

Exxon Mobil evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield: sources Exxon Mobil has evacuated all of its foreign staff from Iraq's West Qurna 1 oilfield and is flying them out to Dubai, three sources told Reuters on Sa...
13:32, 05/18/2019

Sony and hedge fund manager Dan Loeb call truce: sources The much anticipated rematch between hedge fund manager Dan Loeb and Sony Corp. has been put on hold — for now, The Post has learned. In April it emer...
02:16, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 4-Lions Gate offered to sell Starz to CBS for $5.5 billion - sources Lions Gates Entertainment offered to sell cable channel Starz to CBS Corp for $5.5 billion after rebuffing a lower offer, two sources familiar with th...
03:48, 05/18/2019

Global private equity firms to bid for Hitachi's chemical unit - sources Global private equity firms Bain Capital, Carlyle Group and KKR & Co are among potential bidders for Japanese conglomerate Hitachi Ltd's chemical unit...
08:32, 05/17/2019

Sudan's military, opposition discuss powers of joint council: sources Sudan's military rulers and an opposition alliance met on Monday to discuss the powers of a joint military-civilian council to steer the country's tra...
21:16, 04/29/2019

New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals -sources New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers ta...
03:48, 05/24/2019

CORRECTED-Allergan to prevail in vote over CEO Saunders' chairman role-sources Allergan Plc is on course to defeat a non-binding shareholder resolution tabled by David Tepper's hedge fund Appaloosa LP that would have instructed t...
03:48, 05/01/2019

GE books more power plant orders, beats Mitsubishi, Siemens: sources General Electric Co won the most orders in the sharply contracting market for new gas-fired power plants in the first quarter, according to people fam...
20:48, 05/14/2019

WRAPUP 1-U.S. regulator sees approval of Boeing 737 MAX to fly as soon as late June -sources The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) expects to approve Boeing Co's 737 MAX jet to return to service as soon as late June, representatives of the...
03:48, 05/24/2019

Chinese EV maker CHJ seeks to raise up to $500 million in growth push: sources Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker CHJ Automotive is seeking to raise $300 million to $500 million in its latest funding round, two people with direc...
12:16, 04/30/2019

Exclusive: Kone looks at options for potential Thyssenkrupp elevator deal - sources Finland's Kone is assessing the viability of a bid for Thyssenkrupp's 14 billion euro ($15.7 billion) elevators division even as the German conglomera...
19:32, 05/15/2019

Exclusive: Anadarko to pursue deal talks with Occidental Petroleum - sources Anadarko Petroleum Corp, the U.S. oil and gas exploration and production company that agreed this month to sell itself to Chevron Corp for $33 billion...
08:48, 04/29/2019

New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals: sources New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers ta...
02:32, 05/24/2019

Commerzbank to hold supervisory board meeting to discuss strategy: sources Commerzbank plans to hold an extraordinary meeting of its supervisory board on May 21 to discuss strategy, people familiar with the matter said on We...
20:00, 05/15/2019

Tiger Woods to celebrate Masters win at White House next week, sources say Tiger Woods is set to make a trip to the White House on Monday to attend a ceremony hosted by President Trump in recognition of his recent triumph in ...
04:16, 05/02/2019

Thomas Cook sets May 7 deadline for interest in airline business - sources Thomas Cook has set a deadline of May 7 for expressions of interest in its airline business, with Indigo Partners and Lufthansa among the likely bidde...
18:48, 05/01/2019

Big Deutsche Bank investors demand a succession plan for chairman - sources Some major investors in Deutsche Bank are demanding a succession plan for Chairman Paul Achleitner, two people with knowledge of the matter said on Tu...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Taiwan's Foxconn readies chip boss to succeed Gou as chairman: sources Foxconn is poised to nominate chip unit boss Liu Young to succeed Terry Gou as chairman in a surprise choice by the iPhone assembler, two people with ...
15:00, 05/13/2019

6 jail guards indicted for illegal visitor strip searches: sources Six female city Corrections officers have been indicted on felony and misdemeanor charges involving illegal strip searches and body cavity searches of...
10:00, 05/06/2019

USTR Lighthizer to meet Motegi for trade talks in Japan on May 24 -sources U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will visit Japan on May 24 to meet with Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi to accelerate trade talks ahead...
06:00, 05/20/2019

Billionaire Jeff Bezos to unveil plans for moon presence, sources say Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos will unveil plans on Thursday for missions to the moon tailored to the U.S. government's renewed push to establish...
18:16, 05/09/2019

Second Venezuelan opposition lawmaker seeks refuge in Italian embassy: sources Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Americo De Grazia entered the Italian embassy in Caracas on Thursday after a pro-government legislative body stripped h...
00:16, 05/10/2019

Japan's SoftBank taps into Mexican fintech startup Clip: sources Japan's SoftBank Group invested about $20 million in Mexican payments startup Clip early this year, one of its first Latin America deals as it launche...
20:32, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Seven banks face EU antitrust fines for forex rigging - sources Barclays, Citigroup , HSBC, JPMorgan and three other banks are set to be fined by EU antitrust regulators in the coming weeks for rigging the multitri...
19:48, 05/09/2019

USTR Lighthizer to meet Motegi for trade talks in Japan on May 24: sources U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will visit Japan on May 24 to meet with Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi to accelerate trade talks ahead...
06:16, 05/20/2019

Accused serial subway saboteur likes to ‘inconvenience people’: sources The alleged serial subway staller possibly responsible for delaying some 750 delays by pulling trains’ emergency brakes told cops he loves to ca...
01:00, 05/25/2019

CORRECTED-Dow Texas lockout may end after fire-hit tank farm reopens -sources The reopening of a portion of a Deer Park, Texas, petrochemical tank farm after a massive mid-March fire may lead to the end of a lockout of union wor...
21:32, 05/10/2019

India's BJP preparing for return to power after surprise exit polls: sources India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is preparing to meet coalition partners to discuss a new government, two BJP sources said on Monday, after...
12:16, 05/20/2019

Trump plans official launch of re-election campaign in mid-June: sources President Donald Trump, facing a potentially difficult path to winning a second term in November 2020, plans an official rollout to his re-election ca...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Attempted Break-In At IAF's Paris Office Handling Rafale Jets: Sources There was an attempt to break into the Paris office of the Indian Air force (IAF) team overseeing the manufacture of 36 Rafales ordered by India, sour...
14:00, 05/22/2019

Iran insists on ramping up oil sales to stay in nuclear pact: sources Iran insists on exporting at least 1.5 million barrels per day (bpd) of oil, triple May's expected levels under U.S. sanctions, as a condition for sta...
20:48, 05/13/2019

Commercial property group Garbe plans Frankfurt listing -sources German logistics property group Garbe Industrial Real Estate is preparing for a Frankfurt stock market flotation in the autumn, hoping to benefit from...
13:48, 05/22/2019

RPT-UPDATE 2-Seven banks face EU antitrust fines for forex rigging - sources Barclays, Citigroup , HSBC, JPMorgan and three other banks are set to be fined by EU antitrust regulators in coming weeks for rigging the multi-trilli...
10:32, 05/10/2019

U.S. EPA proposes hike in biofuel mandate to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020: sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed increasing the volume of biofuels refiners must blend into their fuel annually to 20.04 billion ...
07:16, 05/10/2019

Foxconn's chip boss tipped to be Taiwanese group's next chairman: sources The world's largest contract manufacturer Foxconn is poised to nominate the head of its chip business as chairman to succeed Terry Gou, who plans to r...
06:48, 05/13/2019

Exclusive: China's BAIC seeks to buy 5 percent Daimler stake - sources China's BAIC Group is seeking to buy a stake of up to 5 percent in Daimler as a way to secure its investment in Chinese Mercedes-Benz manufacturing co...
13:00, 05/11/2019

Foxconn's chip boss tipped to be Taiwanese group's next chairman -sources The world's largest contract manufacturer Foxconn is poised to nominate the head of its chip business as chairman to succeed Terry Gou, who plans to r...
08:16, 05/13/2019

U.S.-China trade talks stall over draft deal revisions: sources The United States and China made no progress in trade talks this week in Washington as U.S. negotiators rejected Chinese Vice Premier Liu He's argumen...
13:00, 05/11/2019

Global private equity firms to bid for Hitachi's chemical unit: sources Global private equity firms Bain Capital, Carlyle Group and KKR & Co are among potential bidders for Japanese conglomerate Hitachi Ltd's chemical unit...
09:32, 05/17/2019

Bahrain’s Investcorp hires Citi, JPMorgan for loan refinancing – sources Bahrain-based alternative investment manager Investcorp has mandated Citi and JPMorgan to coordinate the refinancing of a $400 million loan, sources f...
23:16, 05/19/2019

Explosion hits tourist bus near Egypt's Giza pyramids: security sources An explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people near a new museum being built close to the Giza pyramids in Egypt on Sunday, two secur...
16:00, 05/19/2019

Exxon Mobil evacuates foreign staff out of Iraqi oilfield - sources Exxon Mobil has evacuated all its foreign staff members out of Iraq's West Qurna 1 oilfield and is flying them out to Dubai, three sources told Reuter...
15:48, 05/18/2019

Kraft Heinz launches sale of baby food unit: sources U.S. packaged food giant Kraft Heinz has launched the sale of its baby food brand Plasmon with preliminary bids due by the end of next week, two sourc...
13:48, 05/09/2019

Hedge fund Vor Capital secures investment from Borealis Strategic: sources Borealis Strategic Capital Partners, which invests in new hedge funds, has written its first check to commit capital to Europe-oriented stock fund Vor...
06:16, 04/29/2019

Sources: Call of Duty 2020 In Upheaval As Treyarch Takes Over, Plans Black Ops 5 Next year’s Call of Duty has gone through a major upheaval, as publisher Activision informed developers this week that studios Raven and Sledgehammer,...
02:48, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Foxconn's chip boss tipped to be Taiwanese group's next chairman -sources The world's largest contract manufacturer Foxconn is poised to nominate the head of its chip business as chairman to succeed Terry Gou, who plans to r...
08:16, 05/13/2019

Automakers expect White House to delay decision on auto tariffs -sources Automakers expect U.S. President Donald Trump to delay a decision due next week on whether to impose steep tariffs on imported cars and auto parts on ...
00:48, 05/09/2019

Foxconn poised to nominate chip boss as Taiwan group's next chair: sources iPhone assembler Foxconn is poised to nominate its chip unit head as group chairman to succeed Taiwan presidential hopeful Terry Gou, in what is inter...
12:00, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Global private equity firms to bid for Hitachi's chemical unit - sources Global private equity firms Bain Capital, Carlyle Group and KKR & Co are among potential bidders for Japanese conglomerate Hitachi Ltd's chemical unit...
09:16, 05/17/2019

India's BJP prepares return to power as exit polls predict clear win: sources India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is to meet coalition partners to discuss a new government, two BJP sources said on Monday, after exit poll...
17:16, 05/20/2019

Automakers expect White House to delay decision on auto tariffs: sources Automakers expect U.S. President Donald Trump to delay a decision due next week on whether to impose steep tariffs on imported cars and auto parts on ...
10:32, 05/09/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Dow Texas lockout may end after fire-hit tank farm reopens -sources The reopening of a portion of a Deer Park, Texas, petrochemical tank farm after a massive mid-March fire may lead to the end of a lockout of union wor...
21:32, 05/10/2019

White House to announce delay on imported auto tariffs decision-sources The White House is set to announce on Friday that President Donald Trump will delay a decision by up to six months on whether to impose tariffs on imp...
15:16, 05/17/2019

Ardian close to buying Cerberus-owned wind farms in Spain- sources French investment fund Ardian is close to buying wind farms from Spanish renewables group Renovalia in a 550 million euro ($617.87 million) deal, two ...
00:48, 05/14/2019

OPEC has two main options for June meeting, both foresee output rise: sources Saudi Arabia and Russia are discussing two main scenarios for a meeting of OPEC and its oil-producer allies in June and both frameworks propose increa...
01:32, 05/20/2019

RPT-Ardian close to buying Cerberus-owned wind farms in Spain- sources French investment fund Ardian is close to buying wind farms from Spanish renewables group Renovalia in a 550 million euro ($617.87 million) deal, two ...
10:16, 05/14/2019

Exclusive: Banks to invest around $50 million in digital cash settlement project - sources Several of the world's largest banks are in the process of investing around $50 million to create a digital cash system using blockchain technology to...
06:32, 05/17/2019

Exclusive: Hedge funds target Centene, may oppose WellCare deal - sources Hedge funds Corvex Management LP and Sachem Head Capital Management LP have built stakes in U.S. health insurer Centene Corp and are exploring challen...
22:48, 05/06/2019

U.S. EPA stalls biofuel waiver transparency plan after White House blowback: sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has suspended work on its plan to publish the names of refineries securing exemptions from federal biofuels l...
23:00, 04/30/2019

EPA stalls biofuel waiver transparency plan after White House blowback: sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has suspended work on its plan to publish the names of refineries securing exemptions from federal biofuels l...
02:32, 05/01/2019

U.S. Justice Department staff recommends blocking T-Mobile-Sprint deal, sources say The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust division staff has recommended the agency file a lawsuit to block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of...
16:48, 05/22/2019

| WATCH: Palestinians agree on Gaza ceasefire: Hamas, Islamic Jihad sources Palestinian leaders in Gaza have agreed a ceasefire with Israel, three officials with knowledge of the talks said, after the most serious flare-up sin...
17:00, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Commercial property group Garbe plans Frankfurt listing -sources German logistics property group Garbe Industrial Real Estate is preparing for a Frankfurt stock market flotation in the autumn, hoping to benefit from...
13:48, 05/22/2019

Malaysian police raid Deloitte office for 1MDB-related documents - sources Malaysian police raided the Kuala Lumpur office of audit firm Deloitte on Thursday to search for documents and records related to a multibillion-dolla...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Exclusive: Advent readies new $2.2 billion Latam private equity fund - sources U.S. private equity firm Advent International Corp is preparing to launch a $2.2 billion fund to invest in Latin American companies, two people with k...
06:16, 04/29/2019

Poll Officer Dissented In 5 Cases Of Clean Chit To PM, Amit Shah: Sources Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah have been given seven clean chits by the Election Commission since Tuesday over complaints by the...
11:00, 05/04/2019

In Move To Quit, Rahul Gandhi Finds Support In Sister Priyanka: Sources Rahul Gandhi's decision to quit as Congress president may have been unanimously rejected by senior party leaders, but he has found support in his sist...
00:32, 05/26/2019

Exclusive: FAA tells U.N. aviation agency 737 MAX ungrounding in U.S. could happen by late June - sources U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) representatives told members of the United Nations' aviation agency they expect an ungrounding of Boeing Co...
00:48, 05/24/2019

Exclusive: JPMorgan cuts ties with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma - sources JPMorgan Chase & Co has cut ties with Purdue Pharma LP over the OxyContin maker's alleged role in the U.S. opioid crisis, forcing it to find a new ban...
20:48, 05/23/2019

Exclusive: Jaitley unlikely to remain Indian finance minister in Modi's new term - sources India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is unlikely to continue in his current role due to poor health as Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his second...
12:16, 05/24/2019

Anadarko likely to deem Occidental's buyout offer superior to Chevron's bid on Monday: Sources Anadarko is likely to determine that Occidental's buyout offer is superior to the agreement its board reached last month with Chevron, sources te...
20:48, 05/06/2019

Big Deutsche Bank investors demand a succession plan for chairman Achleitner - sources Some major investors in Deutsche Bank are demanding a succession plan for the lender's chairman, Paul Achleitner, two people with knowledge of the mat...
12:00, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 1-New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals -sources New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers ta...
03:48, 05/24/2019

Malaysian police raid Deloitte office for 1MDB-related documents: sources Malaysian police raided the Kuala Lumpur office of audit firm Deloitte on Thursday to search for documents and records related to a multibillion-dolla...
11:32, 05/23/2019

Microsoft patented a braille-displaying controller accessory for the blind Those rows of dots would display in-game text as finger-readable braille dots. Last year, Microsoft released ...
19:32, 05/09/2019

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 m...
02:00, 05/24/2019

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 unp...
16:48, 05/02/2019

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 organi...
16:48, 05/02/2019

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 obviousl...
15:16, 05/15/2019

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 surprising...
13:16, 05/17/2019

Microsoft's security chief explains why the company is eliminating passwords Microsoft's Bret Arsenault, who serves as its top cybersecurity executive, discussed the top issues facing his company and its clients, and offer...
21:00, 05/01/2019

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 Windo...
05:48, 05/22/2019

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 experiences...
21:48, 05/16/2019

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 ...
14:32, 05/14/2019

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 ...
15:48, 05/17/2019

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....
15:48, 05/04/2019

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, Ama...
20:48, 05/15/2019

Microsoft’s latest security service uses human intelligence, not artificial Enlarge / Microsoft security experts monitoring the world, looking for hackers. (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft has announced two new cloud services t...
16:48, 05/02/2019

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's...
00:16, 05/12/2019

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 to tackle the future of entertainment. The companies are planning to w...
01:48, 05/17/2019

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 Edge...
05:32, 05/21/2019

Microsoft courts developers with Windows Terminal and Subsystem for Linux 2.0 Microsoft is aiming to make developers' lives easier with the addition of Windows Terminal and Subsystem for Linux 2.0. Learn how you can potentially ...
17:48, 05/07/2019

Microsoft, Sony to Partner on Cloud Technology for Gaming Services Microsoft Corp.and Sony Corp. said Thursday that they are working together on certain cloud-based technologies for their videogame-streaming platforms...
23:48, 05/16/2019

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 Thursda...
23:32, 05/16/2019

Rivals in gaming, Microsoft and Sony team up on cloud services For the last two decades, Sony and Microsoft’s gaming divisions have been locked in all-out war against one another: on price, on hardware, on...
23:16, 05/16/2019

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 ...
07:48, 05/03/2019

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 yo...
10:16, 05/12/2019

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 usi...
05:32, 05/03/2019

Microsoft 3Q19 revenue up 14% on the back of strong cloud and, uh, Windows? (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) In the third quarter of its 2019 financial year, which ran up until March 31, 2019, Microsoft's revenue was $30.6...
19:16, 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 ...
02:32, 05/07/2019

Microsoft introduces Power BI Embedded enhancements and PowerApps updates Microsoft announced improvements heading to Power BI and PowerApps, including Power BI Embedded enhancements and life cycle management tools.Read More...
21:16, 05/06/2019

Microsoft's new software detects hacking, tracks ballot through the system Microsoft Corp. has launched new software that makes it more difficult to hack elections, detects whether a cyber intrusion has occurred and determine...
21:16, 05/06/2019

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 'coming...
01:16, 05/21/2019

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 s...
16:48, 05/22/2019

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 learnin...
01:48, 05/04/2019

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 happen...
10:16, 05/18/2019

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 AI...
22:16, 05/17/2019

Exclusive: FAA tells U.N. panel it expects Boeing 737 MAX approval as early as late June - sources U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) representatives told members of the United Nations' aviation agency they expect approval of Boeing Co's 737...
00:48, 05/24/2019

Exclusive: Operator of Venezuelan PDVSA's fleet seeks to detain tankers: document, sources German shipping firm Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) has moved to legally detain three of Venezuelan PDVSA's oil tankers to collect on late paym...
21:48, 05/23/2019

Exclusive: Tesla expects global shortage of electric vehicle battery minerals -sources Tesla Inc expects global shortages of nickel, copper and other electric-vehicle battery minerals down the road due to underinvestment in the mining se...
13:16, 05/03/2019

Exclusive: Tencent and Riot Games developing mobile version of League of Legends -sources China's Tencent Holdings Ltd is working with its U.S. unit Riot Games to develop a mobile version of "League of Legends", the world's most popular des...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Exclusive: Tesla expects global shortage of electric vehicle battery minerals - sources Tesla Inc expects global shortages of nickel, copper and other electric-vehicle battery minerals in the near future due to underinvestment in the mini...
20:32, 05/02/2019

Exclusive: Sequoia China to cut up to 20 percent of investment staff as tech growth slows - sources Sequoia Capital China, widely viewed as a bellwether for Chinese tech investment, is set to lay off as much as 20 percent of investment staff as a slo...
10:16, 05/06/2019

Donald Trump Jr. agrees to closed-door interview with Senate Intel Committee: sources The Senate Intelligence Committee has struck a deal with Donald Trump Jr. to appear for a closed-door interview next month, pulling the two sides back...
05:32, 05/15/2019

Exclusive: Tencent and Riot Games developing mobile version of League of Legends - sources China's Tencent Holdings Ltd is working with its U.S. unit Riot Games to develop a mobile version of "League of Legends", the world's most popular des...
12:16, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 2-Malaysian police raid Deloitte office for 1MDB-related documents - sources Malaysian police raided the Kuala Lumpur office of audit firm Deloitte on Thursday as part of a widening probe into a multibillion-dollar scandal at s...
18:16, 05/23/2019

A big shift in cloud war between Amazon, Google, Microsoft is coming: P&G top tech exec P&G's top technology executive says the booming cloud market will contract in the next five years as customers stop paying for multiple platforms...
19:16, 04/30/2019

Google, Microsoft work together for a year to figure out new type of Windows flaw Enlarge (credit: Marco Verch / Flickr) One of the more notable features of Google Project Zero's (GPZ) security research has been its 90-day disclos...
16:48, 05/02/2019

Windows 10 update pushes Microsoft closer to a password-free future With its Windows 10 May 2019 update, Microsoft is getting one step closer to eliminating passwords. The company's Windows Hello has earned its FI...
18:16, 05/09/2019

Microsoft tips new Edge browser features, election security tech SEATTLE—Much of the news coming out of this year's Microsoft Build developer conference has already been announced, including Windows 10 updates, the ...
21:00, 05/06/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with File Explorer and accessibility improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18894 from the 20H1 branch with File Explorer and accessibility improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read Mo...
16:32, 05/09/2019

Microsoft Making the Text You Type Into Chrome in Incognito Mode Private Microsoft is working with the Chromium open source project to improve usability and privacy, as it prepares to launch its own Chromium-based version o...
17:32, 05/03/2019

Microsoft escalates its cloud battle with Amazon after a slew of new Azure announcements This year's Microsoft Build conference is packed with Azure cloud announcements, suggesting that cloud is only becoming a bigger focus at the com...
20:32, 05/06/2019

Microsoft to make OneDrive differential sync available for all file types later this year Microsoft is adding new features to SharePoint, OneDrive for Business and Stream video, and is continuing to push ahead with its 'SharePoint Spaces' m...
00:16, 05/22/2019

Microsoft and Sony team up for video games in the cloud, but what's it mean for gamers? Microsoft and Sony battle it out console video game dominance. But they are teaming up to make cloud gaming services as good as video streaming. ...
14:32, 05/18/2019

Asphalt 9: Legends, other Gameloft titles get Microsoft Xbox Live support Gameloft and Microsoft have teamed up to offer gamers streamlined access to popular Xbox Live features and functionality newly available on mobile. Th...
02:32, 05/07/2019

Microsoft pushes ahead with conversation transcription, virtual microphone arrays Microsoft Research's 'Project Denmark' technology allows users to use the microphones in phones and laptops to create a virtual array that can handle ...
02:16, 05/11/2019

Tech news roundup: Microsoft Office 365, Facebook scandal, and AI adoption Karen Roby highlights some of this weeks news coverage on TechRepublic and ZDNet. The stories include a security warning from Microsoft, a rundown of ...
20:00, 05/15/2019

Microsoft's Solitaire Is Finally Getting Honored in the Video Game Hall of Fame It’s hard to imagine a video game dominating more screen time than Microsoft’s Solitaire has since first introduced with Windows 3.0 in 1990. It’s bee...
03:32, 05/03/2019

Microsoft Build 2019 Postmortem: Bring on the graph, but hold the glitz It was hard to top last year’s demonstration of the new Microsoft 365 experienced powered by the Microsoft Graph. The focus this year shifted to how t...
16:48, 05/08/2019

Microsoft patches Windows XP, Server 2003 to try to head off 'wormable' flaw Citing a potential 'wormable' flaw in Remote Desktop Services, Microsoft is patching not just Windows 7, but its no-longer-supported XP and Windows Se...
21:16, 05/14/2019

Microsoft’s bringing some nifty improvements to Chromium-based Edge and Chrome Microsoft is working on making Chromium-based Edge and Google’s Chrome browser smoother when it comes to scrolling, and also aiming to help out...
14:16, 05/08/2019

Microsoft-Owned GitHub Hit by Hacker Holding Code Repositories for Ransom Hackers have hit open source software development platform GitHub, removing code repositories and asking ransom from developers in order to restore th...
21:48, 05/04/2019

Report: Sony employees caught off guard by Microsoft cloud partnership Enlarge / The kinds of Azure server racks that could soon play host to Sony content under a recent cooperation deal. Following Microsoft and Sony's...
18:48, 05/20/2019

Microsoft cloud annualized run rate hits $13bn in strong first quarter Microsoft posted revenue of $20.5 billion in the first quarter of its 2017 financial year, a negligible rise on the same quarter last year. Operating ...
22:48, 05/02/2019

These photos of Google's and Microsoft's CEOs show how far they've taken their rivalry (GOOG, MSFT) Google and Microsoft each held their annual developer conferences the same week this year. It's a sign of the rivalry between the two tech giants. Goo...
04:16, 05/08/2019

Microsoft Build 2019 preview: Azure is the star, and Windows is a bit player Ten years ago, Microsoft announced the official release of Azure and pitched "three screens and a cloud" at its signature developers conference. Today...
16:00, 05/06/2019

Microsoft brings redesigned Apple Watch notifications to Outlook users A quick heads up for those of you who are using Outlook for iOS on a regular basis. It looks like Microsoft has decided to revamp the Outlook notifica...
03:48, 05/21/2019

Exclusive: India orders anti-trust probe of Google for alleged Android abuse - sources India's antitrust watchdog has ordered an investigation into Alphabet Inc's unit Google for alleged abuse of its popular Android mobile operating syst...
14:16, 05/10/2019

Microsoft teases Minecraft AR game for smartphones, full reveal coming this month It's hard not to try and copy the success of Pokemon GO when you have a game like Minecraft that's at least just as popular as Nintendo's propriety. I...
02:32, 05/07/2019

Microsoft rolls out a new Windows 10 20H1 test build with broader dictation support Windows 10 20H1 test build 18885, available to Fast Ring testers, includes a number of fixes. And Android notification support is coming to the Micros...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Microsoft joins group seeking to avoid historic climate change lawsuit Legal immunity would squash raft of climate lawsuits launched by cities and counties across the US seeking compensation for damages Microsoft has join...
14:16, 05/01/2019

Microsoft workers decry grueling '996' working standard at Chinese tech firms A letter on Github demanded companies comply with labor laws, limiting workers to 40 hours a week versus a 12-hour day standardMicrosoft employees hav...
14:16, 05/01/2019

Sony shares skyrocket after the company announces partnership with Microsoft, share buyback Shares of Japanese conglomerate Sony surged in morning trade on Friday after the company announced the previous day a share buyback of more than $1 bi...
04:48, 05/17/2019

Google Stadia takes on Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo with new online game platform Google's Stadia, announced at the Game Developers Conference Tuesday, will make games available on Chrome browsers on PCs, computers, phones and ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Microsoft plans to have software tools to make elections secure ready this summer Microsoft says it has developed software tools to make voting in elections more secure. The "ElectionGuard" software will be available this summer. &...
21:32, 05/07/2019

Microsoft to start pushing Windows 10 version 1903 automatic updates within weeks Thanks to Microsoft's new Download and Install option for feature updates, you no longer have to worry that your PC will install the next version auto...
04:32, 05/22/2019

Google unveils new $999 smart glasses for businesses, undercutting Microsoft's HoloLens on price Google announced Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 on Monday, a new set of smart glasses that's catered toward businesses and costs $999. Google ...
19:48, 05/20/2019

Microsoft exec: Windows 10 upgrade cycle is driving sales growth — and it's only halfway done Microsoft will stop supporting Windows 7 and Office 2010 in 2020. As customers move to newer products, Microsoft will be able to sell them additional ...
22:32, 05/14/2019

Non-invasive glucose monitor EasyGlucose takes home Microsoft’s Imagine Cup and $100K Microsoft’s yearly Imagine Cup student startup competition crowned its latest winner today: EasyGlucose, a non-invasive, smartphone-based metho...
02:32, 05/09/2019

Nikkei rises as techs lead gains; Sony jumps on buyback, Microsoft tie-up Japan's Nikkei share average jumped on Friday, led by Sony and technology shares, but ended the week with a slight loss amid concerns about rising U.S...
09:16, 05/17/2019

Microsoft is addressing tough paradigms on the intelligent edge with Azure Data Boxes Computing on the edge takes many forms. Sometimes it's a tiny $1 chip. Sometimes it's a refrigerator-sized data box that you have to mail to Microsoft...
05:00, 05/11/2019

Trump administration to give Border Patrol agents authority to decide asylum claims on the spot: Sources The Department of Homeland Security is racing to implement a plan that would give federal law enforcement on the border the authority to conduct inter...
22:48, 05/02/2019

An Xbox controller with a built-in Braille display is Microsoft’s latest gaming accessibility play Microsoft has been leaning into accessibility in gaming lately, most visibly with its amazing Adaptive Controller, and a new patent suggests another ...
22:00, 05/06/2019

Report: Microsoft And Sony's Cloud Gaming Collaboration Caught The PlayStation Team By Surprise It was a surprise to say the least last week when news broke of a vague agreement between Microsoft and Sony—normally arch rivals in the console gamin...
09:48, 05/20/2019

Microsoft’s Azure Cognitive Services adds reinforcement learning for recommendations and doodle recognition AI Microsoft's Azure Cognitive Services introduced new AI tools today, including Personalizer, which uses reinforcement learning to improve recommendatio...
05:32, 05/03/2019

Microsoft launches Service Mesh Interface, Visual Studio Code Kubernetes extension 1.0, and Virtual Kubelet 1.0 Microsoft has launched the Service Mesh Interface (SMI) specification, Helm 3 alpha, Visual Studio Code Kubernetes extension 1.0, and Virtual Kubelet ...
18:16, 05/21/2019

Exxon evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield: Iraqi official, sources Exxon Mobil has evacuated all of its foreign staff from Iraq's West Qurna 1 oilfield and is flying them out to Dubai, a senior Iraqi official and thre...
14:32, 05/18/2019

Exclusive: FBI targets Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, GE, Philips in Brazil graft case - sources The FBI is investigating corporate giants Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, General Electric and Philips for allegedly paying kickbacks as part of a scheme ...
13:16, 05/17/2019

Turkey sends weapons to Syrian rebels facing Russian-backed assault: Syrian sources Turkey has equipped an array of mainstream Syrian rebels it backs with fresh supplies of weaponry to help them try to repel a major Russian-backed ass...
02:16, 05/26/2019

Build 2019: Microsoft wants to help business users build 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 ...
23:32, 04/29/2019

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 update is out, and it fixes the worst thing about Windows updates Microsoft last month announced a new Windows 10 policy that seems to fix the worst thing about Windows updates in general. The company decided to fina...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Dell, Microsoft Expand Cloud Partnership With Azure VMware Cloud Support Dell and Microsoft have extended their partnership at the Dell Technologies World 2019 to deliver a fully native, supported, and certified VMware Clou...
15:32, 04/30/2019

Latest Surface Pro 6 deals are joined by rare Surface Go discounts at Microsoft and Best Buy Microsoft makes without a doubt some of the most powerful, productive, and versatile tablets on the market today, reportedly preparing a multitasking-...
16:48, 05/24/2019

Xbox Live WARNING: Microsoft BANNING Xbox One users in shock new rule change MIcrosoft has altered the terms and conditions on its Xbox Live page today - making it easier to get banned for poor behaviour. Here's what you need t...
07:48, 05/04/2019

We Need To Change The Way We Open Our Car Doors I saw another report today of someone on a bicycle getting doored into traffic and dying. It’s common in the U.S. to simply fling your door open as yo...
11:00, 05/18/2019

What to know about open wound care An open wound leaves internal tissue exposed. They require special care depending on the type of wound. Minor open wounds may not require medical trea...
04:32, 05/24/2019

Australia's Lee wins LA Open Australian Minjee Lee claimed her first victory of the season at the LPGA's LA Open in California on Sunday, finishing four strokes ahead of South Kor...
05:32, 04/29/2019

Auschwitz exhibit to open in NYC An extensive exhibit on Auschwitz, the Nazi concentration camp, will open next week in New York and includes 700 Holocaust artifacts, most never befor...
04:48, 05/03/2019

Microsoft Announces Minecraft Earth, A Minecraft Version Of Pokémon Go In a move that’s equal parts surprising, inevitable, and brilliant, Microsoft today announced Minecraft Earth, an augmented reality game that will let...
16:00, 05/17/2019

The Osakas’ Brief Sister Act at the Miami Open Mari Osaka, ranked 338th, is the big sister of Naomi, and she got a wild-card entry, playing her first WTA main draw match on Thursday. She acquitted ...
00:48, 04/29/2019

Joe Biden says he’s open to breaking up Facebook HAMPTON, N.H. — Joe Biden said he would be open to breaking up Facebook, a sign of the deep skepticism among many Democratic presidential contenders a...
00:32, 05/14/2019

Biden open to breaking up Facebook On the campaign trail in New Hampshire, Joe Biden said he would be open to breaking up Facebook. The former vice president said that dismantling large...
11:32, 05/14/2019

Bruins open as Cup favorites against Blues The St. Louis Blues, who were a 300-to-1 long shot to win the Stanley Cup in early January, have come a long way but still will enter the Stanley Cup ...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Kyrgios withdraws from French Open "Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from the French Open only days after claiming the event \"sucks\" compared to Wimbledon, according to tournament organiser...
17:16, 05/24/2019

U.S. Stocks Open Mixed After Fed Outlook U.S. stocks opened mixed as banks and other companies that benefit from a better growth outlook reacted well to Wednesday’s Federal Reserve policy dec...
15:48, 05/02/2019

10 Outdoorsy Gifts That Dad Will Actually Want to Open on Father's Day ‘Tis the season where everyone has a suggestion as to what gift you should buy your father. Pro tip: avoid the same old cliché items like whiskey bott...
01:48, 05/22/2019

Lidl will open 25 new US supermarkets over the next year Despite early struggles in the United States, German discount grocery chain Lidl still believes it can grow in this country and replicate its longtime...
03:00, 05/22/2019

The Center For Opportunity set to open in June TUCSON — Several months ago in Cleveland, Joe Lanckiewicz hopped on a greyhound bus. When it stopped in Tucson, he got off, anxious to start ove...
16:00, 05/18/2019

New Statue of Liberty Museum set to open A new museum opening at the Statue of Liberty is giving visitors another opportunity to explore its history and the impact the iconic structure has ha...
15:16, 05/15/2019

11 best open world games on PC today Now that gaming PCs are more powerful than ever before, the best PC games have evolved in ways no one would have seen coming a decade ago. If you want...
01:16, 05/16/2019

French Open: Players to Watch For the men, keep your eyes on Stefanos Tsitsipas, Guido Pella and Felix Auger-Aliassime. For the women, it’s Kiki Bertens, Belinda Bencic and Anett K...
07:32, 05/24/2019

Dragon Age 4: everything we know so far about the open secret of a sequel They say good things come to those who wait and we’re hopeful that will be the case for Dragon Age fans who are patiently hanging on for news o...
21:00, 05/03/2019

4th & Monday: An open letter to NFL rookies Just a week after the 2019 draft, reality set in as a number of teams held rookie minicamps. The competition for coveted roster spots is now underway....
19:00, 05/06/2019

Federer to play in Italian Open Coming off his first clay event in three years, Roger Federer announced Saturday he'll play in next week's Italian Open to prepare for the French Open...
18:00, 05/11/2019

| Injured Wie withdraws from US Women's Open US golfer Michelle Wie said Friday the nagging right wrist injury that has sidelined her since March will keep her out of the US Women's Open next wee...
02:48, 05/25/2019

Top cloud providers 2019: AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud; IBM makes hybrid move; Salesforce dominates SaaS The cloud computing race in 2019 will have a definite multi-cloud spin. Here's a look at how the cloud leaders stack up, the hybrid market, and the Sa...
21:48, 05/12/2019

Fig launches new open-ended crowdfunding program Instead of using the 30-day campaign model, Open Access follows a milestone-based system. It also allows developers to get money from backers immediat...
05:00, 05/09/2019

Del Potro says to play singles at Madrid Open Juan Martin Del Potro will return to singles action in the Madrid Open this week after 10 weeks out with a knee injury, the Argentine said on Tuesday....
18:00, 05/07/2019

2 Texas men died trying to jump car over open drawbridge LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Two Texas men are dead after trying to jump a compact car across the gap on a raised drawbridge. Louisiana State Police say i...
04:48, 05/25/2019

Del Potro set to play singles at Madrid Open "Juan Martin Del Potro will return to singles action in the Madrid Open this week after 10 weeks out with a knee injury, the Argentine said on Tuesday...
17:48, 05/07/2019

Djokovic reaches Madrid Open quarterfinals Novak Djokovic has eased into the Madrid Open quarterfinals with a straight sets win over Jeremy Chardy        ...
17:48, 05/09/2019

Minjee Lee overcomes triple bogey at LA Open Minjee Lee overcame a triple bogey to take the lead into the final round of the Hugel-Air Premia LA Open. Lee shot a 4-under 67 at Wilshire Country Cl...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Tsitsipas breaks through on clay to win Estoril Open Top-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece defeated Pablo Cuevas 6-3, 7-6 (4) in the Estoril Open final to claim his first clay-court title on Sunday &#...
03:48, 05/06/2019

Kerber out of Madrid Open with ankle injury "Angelique Kerber has been forced to withdraw from the Madrid Open, she said on Tuesday, after the fourth seed at the event injured her ankle in pract...
20:00, 05/07/2019

Open up U.S. market, EU says in riposte to Pentagon threat U.S. fears about losing European defense contracts are unfounded, Brussels told Washington on Thursday after the Pentagon demanded the European Union ...
20:48, 05/16/2019

Nancy Pelosi sounds like she’s more open to impeachment than ever before Pelosi throws out that Trump is “becoming self-impeachable,” that the country is in a “constitutional crisis” and is talking about the “i” word a lot ...
00:32, 05/10/2019

FRENCH OPEN '19: How much do you know about the Paris Slam? FRENCH OPEN '19: See how much you know about the year's second Grand Slam tennis tournament by taking this AP quiz     ...
04:16, 05/24/2019

Sharapova (shoulder) withdraws from French Open Two-time champion Maria Sharapova announced her withdrawal from the French Open on Wednesday, as she continues to recover from a right shoulder injury...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Daniil Medvedev Looks to Come Back at the French Open His clay season has been mixed. He reached the semifinals in Monte Carlo and the finals in Barcelona, but lost his opening matches in Madrid and Rome....
07:32, 05/24/2019

The Latest: French Open play done for day because of rain Play has been suspended for the day at the French Open because of rain with 10-time champion Rafael Nadal in the third set of his match   &...
21:32, 05/15/2019

| French Open 'far away' for Thiem after Barcelona triumph Dominic Thiem insisted that Roland Garros is still "far away" after following up his shock win over Rafael Nadal by beating Daniil Medvedev in the Bar...
02:48, 04/29/2019

Amazon to open first Go store that accepts cash NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon launched its high-tech Go convenience store a year ago, where shoppers can pull items off the shelf and walk out. Now it’...
07:32, 05/07/2019

New Volkswagen ID.3: name confirmed and order books open News 9 May, 2019 Volkswagen ID.3 name confirmed for brand's first ID. model, as order books open and launch edition model is detail...
13:48, 05/09/2019

Nick Kyrgios withdraws from French Open PARIS (AP) — French Open organizers say Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from the clay-court Grand Slam tournament. The reason for the Australian playerR...
15:48, 05/24/2019

These are the restaurants and stores open on Memorial Day. Plus, who is closed Costco is closed for Memorial Day but most major retailers and restaurant chains are open for the holiday Monday and several will be running sales. &...
12:16, 05/24/2019

Djokovic upset in 4th round at Miami Open Top seed Novak Djokovic was upset by Roberto Bautista Agut 1-6, 7-5, 6-3 in the fourth round of the Miami Open. The world No. 1 was looking to win his...
02:32, 05/17/2019

How Juniper is moving to an open-source mindset Randy Bias, Juniper Networks’ VP of Technology and Open Source Software, tells ZDNet about Juniper's upcoming open source projects and what it'll take...
01:16, 05/21/2019

Michelle Wie withdraws from US Women’s Open with injury CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Michelle Wie has withdrawn from next week’s U.S. Women’s Open to continue her recovery from a hand injury. Wie ann...
21:48, 05/24/2019

Tennis: Sharapova withdraws from French Open Twice champion Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the French Open after failing to recover fully from shoulder surgery, the former world number one sa...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Krost fashion brand to open pop-up in Soho Samuel Krost is opening a two-week pop-up in Soho for his eponymous Krost brand. Located at 158 Mercer St., just steps from Houston Street., for its r...
04:16, 05/15/2019

Berrettini beats Krajinovic to win Hungarian Open "Italy\u0027s Matteo Berrettini came back from a set down to beat Serbia\u0027s Filip Krajinovic 4-6 6-3 6-1 to win the Hungarian Open in Budapest on ...
15:32, 05/01/2019

May clinging on as Tory MPs spark open warfare Theresa May is clinging on to her premiership after furious Conservative MPs granted her some light relief by deciding not to change party rules that ...
06:32, 05/23/2019

| McIlroy confirms participation in Scottish Open Rory McIlroy has confirmed his participation in the Scottish Open with the four-time Major champion bringing further star power to the Renaissance Clu...
15:32, 05/22/2019

Federer latest withdrawal from Italian Open "Roger Federer has pulled out of his Italian Open quarter-final clash against Stefanos Tsitsipas due to an injury in his right leg, organisers said on...
16:16, 05/17/2019

Alibaba to open first e-commerce trade hub in Europe Belgium is the first European country to sign up to the Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP), an initiative proposed by Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma i...
21:16, 05/01/2019

| #YouKnowMe women open up following Alabama's abortion law Twitter users share their abortion stories under the hashtag #YouKnowMe after the Alabama Senate passed the most restrictive abortion Bill in the US....
19:00, 05/17/2019

Cboe Bitcoin Futures Open for Trading CHICAGO – December 10, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, toda...
21:32, 05/01/2019

Second DMZ hiking trail to open in Cheorwon in June The second inter-Korean border trail along the Demilitarized Zone that demarcates South and North Korea will be opened to civilian hikers next month, ...
09:48, 05/20/2019

Hyundai Venue Pre-Launch Bookings Open The all-new Hyundai Venue will be launched in India on May 21 and the Korean carmaker has finally started accepting bookings. Bookings for the Venue s...
12:16, 05/02/2019

Ireland must be open to some international tax changes -finance minister Ireland must be open to considering a broader concept of how companies are taxed in the modern digitalized world, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe sai...
18:16, 05/23/2019

Is Madrid or Rome a better predictor for the French Open? With three weeks until Roland Garros, we compare the two big clay tournaments leading up to the French Open and what we've learned from them over the ...
15:32, 05/02/2019

VIX Futures Open Interest Reaches New High CHICAGO, IL -- January 11, 2013 -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) announced that open interest in futures on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® I...
19:48, 05/02/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro Pre-Bookings Now Open at Amazon India OnePlus 7 Pro pre-bookings are now open via Amazon in India. The consumers, who pre-book the phone, will be eligible for free screen replacement worth...
10:16, 05/04/2019

War of Will wins wide-open Preakness Stakes War of Will wins the Preakness in a race lacking star power. It was the first time since 1996 that the Kentucky Derby winner didn't run in Preakn...
11:32, 05/19/2019

Mertens, Ostapenko bow out of Stuttgart Open in first round "Belgium\u0027s Elise Mertens and Latvia\u0027s Jelena Ostapenko were among Tuesday\u0027s first round exits at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stutt...
15:32, 05/01/2019

Who's shining, who's struggling with a month 'til the French Open What we learned from last week's WTA and ATP events, including Petra Kvitova's rise, Dominic Thiem peaking at the right time, and Naomi Osaka handling...
21:00, 04/29/2019

Arizona’s famed ‘The Wave’ might open to the masses Internet influencers and the selfie-obsessed are known for their disregard of nature — by trampling over rare blooms, ruining Burning Man with I...
23:00, 05/14/2019

| Nadal, Federer on French Open collision course Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer were placed in the same half of the draw for the French Open on Thursday meaning the two longtime rivals could meet in ...
22:16, 05/23/2019

| Woods to play Memorial ahead of US Open Tiger Woods confirmed Thursday that he will play next week's Memorial Tournament as he aims to rediscover his best form ahead of next month's US Open....
22:16, 05/23/2019

Teichmann wins Prague Open for 1st WTA title Swiss qualifier Jil Teichmann rallied in the decisive set to defeat Karolina Muchova 7-6 (5), 3-6, 6-4 in the Prague Open final on Saturday for her fi...
23:32, 05/04/2019

Uber's first investors open up about their wild ride Mike Walsh was busy trying to manage his doomed software company in 2009 when he agreed to take a 15 minute meeting with a little-known figure in the ...
16:00, 05/10/2019

The Latest: US player Sam Querrey withdraws from French Open PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 11:35 a.m. French Open organizers say American player Sam Querrey has withdrawn from...
11:48, 05/26/2019

Alfredsson earns 2-stroke win at US Senior Women’s Open SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (AP) — Helen Alfredsson has won the U.S. Senior Women’s Open by two strokes. Alfredsson shot an even-par 72 at Pine Needles...
04:32, 05/20/2019

Troubled Tennessee cemetery to re-open on limited basis MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee cemetery where hundreds of burials were mishandled is re-opening on a limited basis five years after it was shut dow...
22:16, 05/22/2019

Golf: Recovering Wie withdraws from next week's U.S. Women's Open Former U.S. Women's Open champion Michelle Wie has pulled out of next week's major tournament because of continuing wrist problems, she said on Friday...
02:00, 05/25/2019

Michael Chang: ‘I chat with Ivan when I see him. But never about the French Open’ Thirty years on from his Paris triumph, the 1989 champion on underarm serving, toppling Lendl and how Tiananmen Square tinged success with sadnessIt i...
17:32, 05/23/2019

Osaka adjusting to clay in time for French Open "Naomi Osaka believes she is finally getting to grips with claycourt tennis as she is about to start her first grand slam as the top seed at this year...
17:16, 05/24/2019