Microsoft To Ban 'Offensive Language' And Monitor Your Private AccountThe tech giant is planning to ban accounts that use "offensive language" and will go through your private data to "investigate" users.
Data Often Left Unsecured As More Companies Rely On Cloud-Based SystemsIt's part of our mobile-connected lifestyle: storing much of our personal information on the cloud as backup to keep it safe. But the cloud has leaks that have put millions of Americans’ private information at risk.
Fears Next Global Cyberattack Could Hit Infrastructure, Nuclear Plants, RailwaysA cybersecurity expert says the biggest cyberextortion attack in history is going to be dwarfed by the next big ransomware attack.
Microsoft Says Updates Protect Windows Users From Alleged NSA MalwareMicrosoft said the company had already built defenses against nine of the 12 tools disclosed by TheShadowBrokers, a mysterious group that has repeatedly published NSA code.
Hackers Release NSA Tools That Could Compromise Millions Of PCsMalicious code published Friday appeared to exploit previously undiscovered weaknesses in older versions of Microsoft's Windows operating system.
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube And Microsoft Team Up To Fight TerrorismTechnology companies are teaming up to identify and remove online terrorist content, but how they define terrorist content remains unclear.
Microsoft Email Encourages Interns To 'Get Lit' At Tech MixerAn internal, Microsoft email that encouraged interns to "get lit" is sparking a bit of a backlash.
Microsoft To Buy LinkedIn For $26.2 BillionMicrosoft says it is buying professional networking service site LinkedIn for about $26.2 billion.
Microsoft, Facebook Team Up To Build Undersea Internet CableMicrosoft and Facebook are building a new underwater Internet cable that will cross the Atlantic Ocean, carrying customers' data between North America and Southern Europe.
Microsoft Hangs Up On Its Smartphone Business, Cuts Another 1,850 JobsMicrosoft is cutting 1,850 jobs and will book a $950 million writedown as it attempts to salvage a rocky entrance into the smartphone market.
Microsoft Pulls AI-Powered Chatbot Tay After Offensive TweetsThe Silicon Valley was abuzz Friday after Microsoft was forced to shut down its experimental artificially intelligence driven chatbot Tay after it began posting inappropriate tweets.
Microsoft Apologizes For Go-Go Dancers At San Francisco Game Developers PartyThe head of Microsoft's Xbox division says the after-hours entertainment "was not consistent or aligned to our values."