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Tuesday, 5 Jul 2016

Microsoft goes all out with full-screen prompts to get you to upgrade to Windows 10

Microsoft goes all out with full-screen prompts to get you to upgrade to Windows 10

Microsoft has taken to showing Windows 7 and 8.1 users a full-screen notification that the Windows 10 free upgrade offer ends on 29 July.

Monday, 4 Jul 2016

Microsoft may release a new Surface device this year, and three more in 2017

Microsoft may release a new Surface device this year, and three more in 2017

One app developer saw hints of Microsoft's plans for its Surface line-up on a recent visit to the software giant's office. If true, this could mean a Surface device in 2016, and up to three in 2017.

Thursday, 30 Jun 2016

Microsoft to release Windows 10 Anniversary Update on August 2

Microsoft to release Windows 10 Anniversary Update on August 2

The Anniversary Update is free for all Windows 10 users, which according to Microsoft, there are now 350 million of them.

Tuesday, 28 Jun 2016

Microsoft paid this woman US$10,000 for an unwanted Windows 10 installation

Microsoft paid this woman US$10,000 for an unwanted Windows 10 installation

Microsoft is paying US$10,000 in damages to a travel agency owner after a work PC that was upgraded to Windows 10 automatically stopped functioning.

Tuesday, 21 Jun 2016

Microsoft Edge found to give up to 53% more battery life

Microsoft Edge found to give up to 53% more battery life

Microsoft has just published results from tests by the Microsoft Edge team that show that Microsoft Edge delivers 36-53% more battery life on machines running Windows 10 than competing browsers.

Tuesday, 14 Jun 2016

Microsoft's new consoles: Xbox One S and 'Project Scorpio', the most powerful console yet

Microsoft's new consoles: Xbox One S and 'Project Scorpio', the most powerful console yet

Microsoft announced the much anticipated Xbox One S console, which will be 40% smaller than the original Xbox One and comes in a refreshing "robot white" color scheme. Wished they launched a more powerful console? The upcoming Project Scorpio would fit the bill perfectly.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on the LinkedIn acquisition

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on the LinkedIn acquisition

Read Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s internal memo to staff about why Microsoft is buying LinkedIn.

Microsoft surprise buys LinkedIn for US$26.2 billion — but why?

Microsoft surprise buys LinkedIn for US$26.2 billion — but why?

Microsoft has just surprised everybody by buying LinkedIn for US$26.2 billion — but the big question is why?

Wednesday, 8 Jun 2016

EIU's latest report highlights major impediments faced by SEA governments when adopting new technology

EIU's latest report highlights major impediments faced by SEA governments when adopting new technology

The Economist Intelligence Unit has released a report that highlights the major impediments faced by governments in Southeast Asia, when adopting new technology.

Tuesday, 7 Jun 2016

Microsoft launches its Malware Infection Index 2016, tracking key cybersecurity threats in APAC

Microsoft launches its Malware Infection Index 2016, tracking key cybersecurity threats in APAC

Microsoft has just launched its Malware Infection Index 2016 that keeps track of key major malware infections. Check out what other insights this index has to offer!

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