Windows 365: A new way to experience Microsoft Windows 10, 11

Microsoft has lifted the lid on a major new service called Windows 365 that's designed to give customers a new way to engage with Windows 10 and Windows 11 . Windows 365 At its annual Inspire conference, the company offered up the first official details about the long-rumored service, which allows users to stream a Windows desktop to their device … Continue reading Windows 365: A new way to experience Microsoft Windows 10, 11

Microsoft to end support for Windows 10

With a new version of Windows, potentially called Windows 11, scheduled to launch by the end of this month, Microsoft has announced that support for Windows 10 will end on 14 October 2025. Photo by Stefan Coders on Pexels.com This includes the Windows 10 Home Pro and the Pro versions for Education and Workstations. The … Continue reading Microsoft to end support for Windows 10

The U.S. Department of Defense awards $1 contract to Microsoft

The Pentagon has shelled out more than $11 billion over the past couple of years to develop it's cloud strategy, and it's not done yet. The U.S. Department of Defense is planning to enter into additional contracts planned for cloud services and migration and integration solutions. On Friday Microsoft entered the picture, the latest beneficiary … Continue reading The U.S. Department of Defense awards $1 contract to Microsoft

Bill Gates reclaims ‘world’s richest person’ title from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos is taking a fall from his perch as the world's richest person, mostly because Amazon's stock price has fallen. That cut into Bezos' wealth, Bloomberg reports, though not so you'd notice. Bezos is at $107.1 billion at the moment, about $300 million less than Gates, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. It's the first time Microsoft's … Continue reading Bill Gates reclaims ‘world’s richest person’ title from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

Microsoft boss responds to allegations of sexual harassment

Microsoft is revamping its practices for investigating workplace allegations after a group of women shared stories of discrimination and sexual harassment. CEO Satya Nadella sent a letter to employees about the changes Monday. Nadella says the company is increasing support services for workers who say they’ve experienced misbehavior, including a new “Employee Advocacy Team” to … Continue reading Microsoft boss responds to allegations of sexual harassment

Microsoft to retire its Wallet App in February, 2019

Microsoft Wallet app, the company’s cashless mobile payment app, will be discontinued at the end of February, the company said on its website. “Starting on Feb. 28, 2019, the Microsoft Wallet app will be officially retired,” the company said. The wallet app let users load debit or credit card info into the app on their phones … Continue reading Microsoft to retire its Wallet App in February, 2019

Microsoft breaks record with latest stock market value

  For the first time in eight years, Microsoft Corp's stock market value overtook that of Apple's, with shares of the Windows maker rising 0.6 percent to end the week at $110.89. On Friday, Microsoft managed to not only become the world's most valuable listed company, but also succeeded at reclaiming the number one spot … Continue reading Microsoft breaks record with latest stock market value

Probe LinkedIn and Microsoft antitrust issues, Salesforce begs EU

Earlier in June, Microsoft bought LinkedIn for a reported $26.2 billion, reasserting itself as one of the biggest players in the world's technology market. The business deal between these two companies in different sectors was one of the smartest mergers today. Image shows Jeff Weiner, chief of LinkedIn, left, Satya Nadella, chief of Microsoft, and Reid Hoffman, executive … Continue reading Probe LinkedIn and Microsoft antitrust issues, Salesforce begs EU

WHY MICROSOFT WANTED LINKEDIN.

Microsoft’s announcement, on Monday, that it would purchase LinkedIn—its biggest acquisition ever, at more than $26b—brought to mind an earlier takeover attempt, almost a decade ago. Back in the mid-aughts, Microsoft’s C.E.O. at the time, Steve Ballmer, flew to Palo Alto to try to convince Mark Zuckerberg, the young C.E.O. of Facebook, to let Microsoft … Continue reading WHY MICROSOFT WANTED LINKEDIN.

Microsoft To Buy LinkedIn In $26bn Deal.

Microsoft is set to buy LinkedIn in a deal worth $26bn and the new entity will employ over 2,000 people in Ireland, Independent reports. The offer of $196 per share represents a premium of 49.5 percent to LinkedIn's Friday closing price. Image: LinkedIn "Today is a re-founding moment for LinkedIn," Reid Hoffman, chairman of LinkedIn's board, … Continue reading Microsoft To Buy LinkedIn In $26bn Deal.