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Friday, 27 May 2016

Microsoft and NUS sign a MOU to collaborate on data science education and research

Microsoft and NUS sign a MOU to collaborate on data science education and research

Microsoft and the National University of Singapore (NUS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, cementing their commitment to data science education and research.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella delivers his keynote address at Microsoft Developer Day Singapore

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella delivers his keynote address at Microsoft Developer Day Singapore

This morning, at the National University of Singapore (NUS), Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella took to stage at Microsoft Developer Day event to share the company's vision.

Facebook and Microsoft join forces to lay Internet cable across the Atlantic

Facebook and Microsoft join forces to lay Internet cable across the Atlantic

The undersea cable, called MAREA, is 6,600km long and has a bandwidth of 160Tbps (terabits per second).

Thursday, 26 May 2016

Microsoft rumored to be launching new Xbox TV streaming devices and Xbox consoles

Microsoft rumored to be launching new Xbox TV streaming devices and Xbox consoles

According to reports, Microsoft is expected to announce new Xbox TV streaming devices at E3, and possibly new Xbox consoles in the near future.

Microsoft cuts 1,850 jobs to streamline smartphone business

Microsoft cuts 1,850 jobs to streamline smartphone business

Microsoft announced plans to streamline its smartphone hardware business which will see the cutting of 1,850 jobs and restructuring cost of almost a billion dollars.

Sunday, 22 May 2016

Microsoft begins auto-scheduling Windows 10 upgrades, whether you want it or not

Microsoft begins auto-scheduling Windows 10 upgrades, whether you want it or not

The one-year window to upgrade to Windows 10 for free closes on 29 July, and Microsoft has begun to automatically schedule updates to the new OS on certain user PCs, in what seems an attempt to maximize the number of Windows 10 users.

Saturday, 21 May 2016

Microsoft combines all updates since Windows 7 SP1's release into one giant update

Microsoft combines all updates since Windows 7 SP1's release into one giant update

For system admins still deploying Windows 7 SP1 on new PCs, this is a godsend.

Thursday, 19 May 2016

Nokia will start making phones and tablets again

Nokia will start making phones and tablets again

After a long absence, Nokia is returning to the smartphone and tablet market again. But this time, it is going with Android.

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Microsoft will sell its feature phone business to Foxconn for US$350 million

Microsoft will sell its feature phone business to Foxconn for US$350 million

Microsoft is selling its feature phone business to a Foxconn subsidiary for US$350 million. The deal applies only to its feature phone business, and the company will continue to develop Windows 10 Mobile.

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

Microsoft unlocks framerates on UWP apps for smoother Windows 10 gameplay

Microsoft unlocks framerates on UWP apps for smoother Windows 10 gameplay

Microsoft is rolling out a Windows 10 update that will allow apps and games based on its Universal Windows Platform (UWP) to uncouple their framerates from the monitor's refresh rate. UWP-based games will also now support AMD FreeSync and NVIDIA G-Sync for smoother gameplay.

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