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  • Microsoft Talking to Sony About Cross-Play

    Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:02:54 GMT

    Microsoft Talking to Sony About Cross-Play
    Following the announcement of several games featuring cross-play between PCs and consoles, excluding the PlayStation 4, at E3 2017, a Microsoft executive has explained that they and Sony are in ongoing discussions about making cross-network play a reality
  • World of Tanks Rolls Out Console-Exclusive Solo Campaigns

    Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:02:54 GMT

    World of Tanks Rolls Out Console-Exclusive Solo Campaigns
    Back in the winter of 2014, Word of Tanks rolled onto the Xbox 360, inviting console gamers to partake in the series' previously PC-exclusive brand of massively multiplayer competitive armored warfare. The jump to Microsoft's platform proved so popular, X
  • Jurassic World Evolution Announced

    Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:02:54 GMT

    Jurassic World Evolution Announced
    Microsoft revealed Jurassic World Evolution today during its Gamescom 2017 briefing. Coming in summer 2018 to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC, this park-building sim is being created by Frontier Developments, who has worked on the RollerCoaster Tycoon ser
  • We Happy Few Release Date Announced

    Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:02:54 GMT

    We Happy Few Release Date Announced
    Compulsion Games has partnered with Gearbox Publishing to launch We Happy Few on April 13, 2018. In addition to the previously announced Xbox One and PC releases, a PS4 version will also launch on the same day. The game will be available both digitally an
  • Spotify Reportedly Coming to Xbox One

    Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:02:54 GMT

    Spotify Reportedly Coming to Xbox One
    It looks like you might be listening to your Spotify library on your Xbox One before long. A screenshot of Microsoft's Larry Hryb (aka Major Nelson) reportedly testing a Spotify app for Xbox One surfaced earlier on Reddit this week. According to The
  • Things You Take For Granted That Were Actually Invented in Singapore

    Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:02:54 GMT

    Things You Take For Granted That Were Actually Invented in Singapore
    Famous Singaporeans are a dime a dozen. Names like talented singer-songwriter Nathan Hartono or Joseph Schooling, namely the young man who beat Michae
  • Destiny, Halo Writer Joins Crackdown 3

    Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:02:54 GMT


    Former Destiny and Halo writer, Jon Goff, is helping pen Microsoft's long-awaited Crackdown 3. In an interview with Paste, Goff reflected on his perspective writing for Crackdown 3 and how it's different from his past experiences: “With Crackdown, I
  • These Photos From the BET Awards Are All You Need to Feel Like You Were There

    Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:02:54 GMT


    The BET Awards took over LA's Microsoft Theater on Sunday night, bringing out some of music's brightest names. Between an energetic performance by Bruno Mars and a powerful speech from humanitarian award recipient Chance the Rapper, it was definitely wort
  • PlayStation 4 Grabs the NPD's Top Spot for May 2017

    Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:02:54 GMT


    Sony took its spot at the top of the NPD sales list back again, with the PlayStation 4 coming in as May 2017's best selling hardware platform. Nintendo Switch, which was the top-selling console for April 2017, was credited with being the "primary catalyst
  • The 10 Most Important Stories of E3 2017

    Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:02:54 GMT

    The 10 Most Important Stories of E3 2017
    E3 2017 was filled with literally hundreds of games being revealed, receiving release dates, showing off stellar trailers, and displaying extended gameplay sequences. But as you can imagine, it's easy to miss something amidst the tornado of announcements.
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  • Startups Weekly: A new era for consumer tech

    Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:02:54 GMT

    Startups Weekly: A new era for consumer tech
    TechCrunch is out hunting for bright spots in the startup world as we all come to grips with the pandemic — particularly where checks are actually being written despite everything. D2C is back to the future First up this week, we surveyed top direct
  • The best laptops for working from home in the UK

    Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:02:54 GMT

    The best laptops for working from home in the UK
    Complaining about the office can be therapeutic. Constant criticism of the temperature, space, and snack selection is something that binds a workforce and helps everyone to get through the day. It's really not that bad, though. Sure, the office has its fa
  • It looks like Brandon Middaugh is heading up the $1B Microsoft climate fund

    Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:02:54 GMT

    It looks like Brandon Middaugh is heading up the $1B Microsoft climate fund
    Earlier this year, Microsoft made waves in the corporate community by coming out with one of the most ambitious and wide-ranging strategies to reduce carbon emissions from the company’s operations. Part of that plan was a $1 billion fund that would
  • This refurbished Xbox One X comes with 'The Witcher 3,' and it's $120 off

    Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:02:54 GMT

    This refurbished Xbox One X comes with 'The Witcher 3,' and it's $120 off
    TL;DR: As of March 27, you can get a like-new, factory refurbished Xbox One X bundled with The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for only $229.98 at Dell — that's $120 off usual pricing.  We're all just trying to find something to pass the time right now, u
  • Microsoft acquires 5G specialist Affirmed Networks

    Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:02:54 GMT

    Microsoft acquires 5G specialist Affirmed Networks
    Microsoft today announced that it has acquired Affirmed Networks, a company that specializes in fully virtualized, cloud-native networking solutions for telecom operators. With its focus on 5G and edge computing, Affirmed looks like the ideal acquisition
  • YouTube defaults to SD quality worldwide to tame bandwidth surge

    Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:02:54 GMT

    YouTube defaults to SD quality worldwide to tame bandwidth surge
    YouTube has announced that videos on the site will default to standard definition (SD) quality for the next month in order to cope with demand from the bored, housebound masses. Similar measures were undertaken by the company in Europe last week, and oth
  • The new Microsoft Surface Pro 7 is $300 off at Best Buy, with contact-free options

    Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:02:54 GMT

    The new Microsoft Surface Pro 7 is $300 off at Best Buy, with contact-free options
    TL;DR: Get the versatile Microsoft Surface Pro 7 (10th generation Intel Core i5, 8GB memory, 256GB SSD) for $899.99 at Best Buy as of March 24. That's $300 off the regular price, plus it's a better price than Amazon with faster delivery and more pickup op
  • Using 25% lower bandwidth, Disney+ launches in UK, Ireland, 5 other European countries, France to come online April 7

    Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:02:54 GMT

    Using 25% lower bandwidth, Disney+ launches in UK, Ireland, 5 other European countries, France to come online April 7
    Disney+, the streaming service from the Walt Disney Company, has been rapidly ramping up in the last several weeks. But while some of that expansion has seen some hiccups, other regions are basically on track. Today, as expected, Disney announced that it
  • Speech recognition systems have higher error rates for black people, study finds

    Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:02:54 GMT

    Speech recognition systems have higher error rates for black people, study finds
    No, you're not just imagining it. Speech recognition systems developed by the likes of Amazon, Apple, Google, IBM, and Microsoft all have higher error rates when transcribing speech from black people than when doing so for white people.  So finds a s
  • IBM, MIT, and others to use supercomputers to study coronavirus

    Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:02:54 GMT

    IBM, MIT, and others to use supercomputers to study coronavirus
    The fight against the coronavirus has a new ally: supercomputers. IBM, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and the Department of Energy announced Sunday they are spearheading the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium, which a
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  • Divesting from one facial recognition startup, Microsoft ends outside investments in the tech

    Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:02:54 GMT

    Divesting from one facial recognition startup, Microsoft ends outside investments in the tech
    Microsoft is pulling out of an investment in an Israeli facial recognition technology developer as part of a broader policy shift to halt any minority investments in facial recognition startups, the company announced late last week. The decision to withd
  • Startups Weekly: A new era for consumer tech

    Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:02:54 GMT

    Startups Weekly: A new era for consumer tech
    TechCrunch is out hunting for bright spots in the startup world as we all come to grips with the pandemic — particularly where checks are actually being written despite everything. D2C is back to the future First up this week, we surveyed top direct
  • The best laptops for working from home in the UK

    Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:02:54 GMT

    The best laptops for working from home in the UK
    Complaining about the office can be therapeutic. Constant criticism of the temperature, space, and snack selection is something that binds a workforce and helps everyone to get through the day. It's really not that bad, though. Sure, the office has its fa
  • It looks like Brandon Middaugh is heading up the $1B Microsoft climate fund

    Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:02:54 GMT

    It looks like Brandon Middaugh is heading up the $1B Microsoft climate fund
    Earlier this year, Microsoft made waves in the corporate community by coming out with one of the most ambitious and wide-ranging strategies to reduce carbon emissions from the company’s operations. Part of that plan was a $1 billion fund that would
  • This refurbished Xbox One X comes with 'The Witcher 3,' and it's $120 off

    Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:02:54 GMT

    This refurbished Xbox One X comes with 'The Witcher 3,' and it's $120 off
    TL;DR: As of March 27, you can get a like-new, factory refurbished Xbox One X bundled with The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for only $229.98 at Dell — that's $120 off usual pricing.  We're all just trying to find something to pass the time right now, u
  • Inside Udaan’s push to digitize India’s B2B retail market

    Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:02:54 GMT

    Inside Udaan’s push to digitize India’s B2B retail market
    During a recent visit, Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella reiterated his company’s commitment to India and revealed a new fund to help SaaS startups in the country. And then Nadella and Anant Maheshwari, president of Microsoft India, discusse
  • YouTube defaults to SD quality worldwide to tame bandwidth surge

    Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:02:54 GMT

    YouTube defaults to SD quality worldwide to tame bandwidth surge
    YouTube has announced that videos on the site will default to standard definition (SD) quality for the next month in order to cope with demand from the bored, housebound masses. Similar measures were undertaken by the company in Europe last week, and oth
  • Using 25% lower bandwidth, Disney+ launches in UK, Ireland, 5 other European countries, France to come online April 7

    Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:02:54 GMT

    Using 25% lower bandwidth, Disney+ launches in UK, Ireland, 5 other European countries, France to come online April 7
    Disney+, the streaming service from the Walt Disney Company, has been rapidly ramping up in the last several weeks. But while some of that expansion has seen some hiccups, other regions are basically on track. Today, as expected, Disney announced that it
  • Speech recognition systems have higher error rates for black people, study finds

    Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:02:54 GMT

    Speech recognition systems have higher error rates for black people, study finds
    No, you're not just imagining it. Speech recognition systems developed by the likes of Amazon, Apple, Google, IBM, and Microsoft all have higher error rates when transcribing speech from black people than when doing so for white people.  So finds a s
  • IBM, MIT, and others to use supercomputers to study coronavirus

    Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:02:54 GMT

    IBM, MIT, and others to use supercomputers to study coronavirus
    The fight against the coronavirus has a new ally: supercomputers. IBM, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and the Department of Energy announced Sunday they are spearheading the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium, which a
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  • Microsoft - Official Home Page

    Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:27:00 GMT

    More from the Pro you know. More powerful than ever, new Surface Pro 7 features a laptop-class Intel® Core™ processor. Xbox Live Gold and over 100 high-quality console and PC games. Play together with friends and discover your next favorite game. Get expert tips on how to use Microsoft Teams ...
  • Microsoft account | Sign In or Create Your Account Today ...

    Thu, 26 Mar 2020 11:59:00 GMT

    Just sign in and go. Access your favorite Microsoft products and services with just one login. From Office and Windows to Xbox and Skype, one username and password connects you to the files, photos, people, and content you care about most.
  • Microsoft - Official Home Page

    Fri, 27 Mar 2020 18:03:00 GMT

    More from the Pro you know. More powerful than ever, new Surface Pro 7 features a laptop-class Intel® Core™ processor. Express yourself powerfully with a thin, light, and elegant design, faster performance and up to 11.5 hours battery life. Get expert tips on how to use Microsoft Teams – free ...
  • Microsoft Support

    Wed, 25 Mar 2020 21:18:00 GMT

    Learn how to keep in touch and stay productive with Microsoft Teams and Office 365, even when you’re working remotely >
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  • Microsoft Community

    Tue, 24 Mar 2020 02:29:00 GMT

    Ask the Microsoft Community. We're here to help! Post questions, follow discussions, share your knowledge. Learn how to get started.
  • Careers at Microsoft | Microsoft jobs

    Sat, 28 Mar 2020 01:34:00 GMT

    COVID-19 notice: Microsoft is closely following the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and working on our own response including implementing processes that promote candidate and employee safety. We have shifted all in-person interviews globally to be held virtually until further notice. Read guidance on how to prepare for your virtual interviews.
  • Outlook – free personal email and calendar from Microsoft

    Tue, 24 Mar 2020 23:07:00 GMT

    Expand your Outlook. We've developed a suite of premium Outlook features for people with advanced email and calendar needs. An Office 365 subscription offers an ad-free interface, custom domains, enhanced security options, the full desktop version of Office, and 1 TB of cloud storage.
  • Office 365 login

    Wed, 08 May 2013 12:10:00 GMT

    Collaborate for free with online versions of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote. Save documents, spreadsheets, and presentations online, in OneDrive.
  • Microsoft Word - Work together on Word documents

    Sat, 28 Mar 2020 04:47:00 GMT

    Collaborate for free with an online version of Microsoft Word. Save documents in OneDrive. Share them with others and work together at the same time.

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