UK casts doubt over Nvidia’s Arm acquisition over security risks

UK casts doubt over Nvidia’s Arm acquisition over security risks

By Christy Gren - Aug 04, 2021

UK considers blocking Nvidia’s Arm acquisition due to potential risks to national security. The $40 billion takeover faces similar fate in America, China and the European Union.

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Microsoft-Google Pact off, as ad tech and other issues gain center stage

Microsoft-Google Pact off, as ad tech and other issues gain center stage

By Anna Domanska - Jun 30, 2021

The gloves are off, and it is open season for Microsoft and Google, as they end a six-year truce to not litigate against each other or carry grievances to the regulators.

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Some Microsoft employees stayed at data centers during Pandemic to keep all systems going

Some Microsoft employees stayed at data centers during Pandemic to keep all systems going

By Anna Domanska - Jun 20, 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic ravaging the world for more than a year has forced companies and organizations to find viable solutions to keep the business going. Most found a solution in w

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Microsoft suffers second worldwide outage in two weeks

Microsoft suffers second worldwide outage in two weeks

By Anna Domanska - Apr 02, 2021

Microsoft’s Azure cloud services, as well as Teams, Office 365, OneDrive, Skype, Xbox Live and Bing were all inaccessible due to the outage. Even the Azure Status page was report

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Microsoft wins $22 billion contract for HoloLens headsets from US Army

Microsoft wins $22 billion contract for HoloLens headsets from US Army

By Anna Domanska - Apr 01, 2021

Microsoft has been given a $22 billion contract by the U.S. Army to supply its augmented reality headsets for the troops. The Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) headsets

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Microsoft wants Pinterest, but the hobby site is not interested

Microsoft wants Pinterest, but the hobby site is not interested

By Anna Domanska - Feb 12, 2021

Microsoft’s acquisition in the last few years includes LinkedIn, GitHub and Minecraft. It bought LinkedIn for $26 billion in 2016. It paid $7.5 billion for GitHub. Last year, it

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Microsoft partners with Cruise to commercialize self-driving vehicles

Microsoft partners with Cruise to commercialize self-driving vehicles

By Anna Domanska - Jan 19, 2021

Microsoft Corp. is joining hands with Cruise, the self-driving subsidiary of General Motors., to help accelerate the commercialization of driverless autonomous vehicles. The Redmon

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Microsoft to shed more staff at MSN as it turns to AI

Microsoft to shed more staff at MSN as it turns to AI

By Christy Gren - Jul 15, 2020

Microsoft is laying off its MSN team amid a controversial shift to artificial intelligence for editorial choices. AI will now curate and edit news that is presented on the MSN webs

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Microsoft will go carbon negative by 2030

Microsoft will go carbon negative by 2030

By Anna Domanska - Jan 22, 2020

Tech giant Microsoft is aiming at removing all the carbon dioxide it ever emitted on the planet’s atmosphere by the year 2050. The company is committed and is extensively working

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