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  1. Microsoft is placing a big bet on its new Surface family

    Osnews.com - Technology 05.24 / 20:53 osnews.com
    A week after introducing the Surface Laptop to the world, he's sitting in a room in Microsoft's Building 88 ready to show off his team's latest creation: the new Surface Pro. At first glance, it looks a lot like 2015's Surface Pro 4, but it's part of a bigger lineup of the entire Surface family that Microsoft is now ready to take worldwide. For the first time in Surface history, Microsoft will start shipping two new products (Surface Pro and Surface Laptop) worldwide at launch. June…
  2. Microsoft Surface Pro event: What was launched and how to watch

    Pocket-lint.com - Technology 05.24 / 20:39 www.pocket-lint.com
    Microsoft held a special event in Shanghai on Tuesday 23 May, which it used to announce three Surface devices.Two of them had been previously revealed at other recent events, the Surface Laptop and Surface Studio, although it was revealed that they…
  3. Microsoft Said To Buy Cyberecurity Firm Hexadite for $100 Million

    Newsfactor.com - Technology 05.24 / 19:49 newsfactor.com
    Redmond may not be saying anything, but reports indicate that Microsoft has agreed to buy Israeli cybersecurity firm Hexadite for $100M. Hexadite uses AI to analyze and address small-scale network…
  4. Firebrand Training launch new Microsoft Azure Apprenticeship programmes

    Firebrand partner with Microsoft to launch new Azure apprenticeship programmes. Four new IT apprenticeships will teach young professionals Azure skills and support Microsoft’s commitment to 30,000 new apprentices by 2…
  5. Microsoft Said To Buy Cyberecurity Firm Hexadite for $100 Million

    Redmond may not be saying anything, but reports indicate that Microsoft has agreed to buy Israeli cybersecurity firm Hexadite for $100M. Hexadite uses AI to analyze and address small-scale network…
  6. Get Translations from your Smartphone or Watch with Microsoft Translator

    Getconnectedmedia.com - Technology 05.24 / 19:04 getconnectedmedia.com
    iOS, Android | Free   Although Google Translate is the go-to app for language translations, Microsoft’s Translator app offers something new: a smartwatch app. Microsoft Translator launched in August a…
  7. Geared Up: Microsoft’s new Surface Pro explained, and Nintendo takes a summer road trip

    Geekwire.com - Technology 05.24 / 18:42 geekwire.com
    Microsoft continued its stream of Surface announcements this week with the new Surface Pro — notably not called the Surface Pro 5, even though it’s a successor to the Surface Pro 4. The company is billing it as a fast and powerful alternative to devices like the iPad Pro and is avoiding the “tablet” label by calling it a “versatile laptop.” Microsoft said the new device will feature up to 13.5 hours of battery life and the “fastest digital pen on the pla…
  8. Microsoft brings scalable Git to Visual Studio in improved GVFS

    InfoWorld - News 05.24 / 18:34 www.infoworld.com
    Microsoft has been mapping out plans to improve its Git Virtual File System (GVFS), including linking it to the Visual Studio IDE and getting it supported in third-party Git clients.GVFS is an attempt to scale the Git software version control system to extremely large projects and teams, virtualizing the .git folder and working directory. In GVFS, only portions of a repo and files are downloaded, providing developers just the portions they need at the time. The software features a …
  9. Microsoft Announces Launch Date For Xbox One Game Pass Subscription Program

    IBTimes - Mobile 05.24 / 18:29 ibtimes.com
    Xbox One owners will soon get a new way to play a lot more Xbox games without needing to spring for a new bookshelf or extra disc space. Microsoft confirmed Wednesday its Xbox Game Pass subscription program will launch June…
  10. Xbox 360 architect is spearheading Microsoft’s quantum computing project

    Digital Trends - Computing 05.24 / 18:29 digitaltrends.com
    Microsoft's Todd Holmdahl, who oversaw the hardware design of the Xbox 360, is now hard at work on the company's ambitious plans to catch up with its rivals in the field of quantum computing. The post Xbox 360 architect is spearheading Microsoft’s quantum computing project appeared first on Digital…
  11. Microsoft Confident Xbox Scorpio “Will Be the Very Best Console Version of Games This Year”

    Microsoft launched their Xbox Game Pass today. The post Microsoft Confident Xbox Scorpio “Will Be the Very Best Console Version of Games This Year” appeared first on PlayStation…
  12. Microsoft Officially Announces the Windows 10 "China Government" Edition

    Techpowerup.com - Gadgets 05.24 / 18:02 techpowerup.com
    Remember that piece regarding Microsoft's Windows 10 for the chinese government? Well, Microsoft has just officially announced it in its Shanghai presentation today. In a joint-venture with China's government, CETC (China Electronics Technology Group), CMIT (a conglomerate of China-based manufacturers), and Lenovo, the Redmond-based company has apparently managed to deliver what they themselves thought impossible: a version of their operating system that doesn't spy on its users. Lenovo,…
  13. Microsoft Says Creators Update Rollout is “On Track”

    Thurrott.com - Windows 05.24 / 18:01 thurrott.com
    Six weeks after Microsoft first began rolling out the Windows 10 Creators Update, the software giant says things are still very much "on track." The post Microsoft Says Creators Update Rollout is “On Track” appeared first on…
  14. Microsoft Said To Buy Cyberecurity Firm Hexadite for $100 Million

    Newsfactor.com - Technology 05.24 / 17:50 newsfactor.com
    Redmond may not be saying anything, but reports indicate that Microsoft has agreed to buy Israeli cybersecurity firm Hexadite for $100M. Hexadite uses AI to analyze and address small-scale network…
  15. Microsoft is worth more than Dallas: Analyst warns of destabilization as tech giants grow more valuable than cities

    Geekwire.com - Technology 05.24 / 17:42 geekwire.com
    The world’s largest tech companies are worth more than the gross domestic product (GDP) of most U.S. cities, according to new research from Bank of America Merrill Lynch. The report, titled “Occupy Silicon Valley,” compares the market caps of tech giants to the GDPs of the top U.S. cities. By that metric, Google and Apple are worth more than all U.S. cities except Los Angeles and New York (those with the largest economies). Microsoft is outpaced by just L.A., New York, and Chicago. Amazon…
  16. Microsoft Publisher Sale for This Week's Deals with Gold

    Co-optimus.com - Games 05.24 / 17:41 co-optimus.com
    Last week Microsoft was running a "Backwards Compatibility" sale for their weekly "Deals with Gold," meaning you could pick up a bunch of older Xbox 360 titles for cheap. This week, they're offering discounts on some of their first-party title, including Halo 5, Gears of War 4, and Halo Wars 2. Those three are perhaps the biggest titles on the full list, but there are a few other good deals in there: Dead Rising 4: Deluxe Edition - $47.99 Forza Horizon 3 and…
  17. Microsoft Officially Introduces the Next Generation of Surface Pro

    Highsnobiety.com -Fashion 05.24 / 17:34 www.highsnobiety.com
    This week Microsoft has officially unveiled its all-new Surface Pro. Pegged as “the most versatile laptop on the planet,” the revamped device now welcomes up to 13.5 hours of battery life, is more than 2.5 times faster than Surface Pro 3, and provides unmatched versatility and mobility in a new, lighter, more refined design. The…
  18. Altec to Exhibit at nVerge 2017—a One-Day Conference Focused on Microsoft, Oracle + NetSuite, SAP and Other Business T

    Bio-medicine.org - Medecine 05.24 / 17:14 bio-medicine.org
    Laguna Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 24, 2017 Altec Products, Inc., a leader in enterprise document management and workflow solutions, announced today its participation in nVerge 2017 – a one-day technology conference in San Diego, CA. At nVerge 2017, Altec will be highlighting DocLink , Al…
  19. ITA and Microsoft discuss cloud for government

    Arabianindustry.com - Technology 05.24 / 17:12 arabianindustry.com
    Workshop discusses how cloud solutions can empower digital…
  20. Microsoft Said To Buy Cyberecurity Firm Hexadite for $100 Million

    Redmond may not be saying anything, but reports indicate that Microsoft has agreed to buy Israeli cybersecurity firm Hexadite for $100M. Hexadite uses AI to analyze and address small-scale network…