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."
Scammers Call Posing As Microsoft Employees To Fix Computer VirusResidents in Santa Cruz County are warned to be aware of a scam targeting people with Microsoft computers.
Ex-Microsoft CEO Says He's Taken 4 Percent Stake In TwitterLos Angeles Clippers owner and former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has bought a 4-percent stake in Twitter, a vote of confidence in the struggling messaging company.
Google Takes Aim At Microsoft's Corporate Customers With New ChromebookGoogle’s latest Chromebook laptop will be specially designed for corporate customers in an effort to get more workers off machines powered by Microsoft’s dominant Windows software.
China Opens Its Borders To Foreign Video Game ConsolesChina is lifting a longtime ban on foreign video game consoles being sold anywhere in the country
Microsoft Cracking Down On Revenge Porn In Search ResultsAlong with a slew of websites and social media platforms, Microsoft is beefing up its policies around "revenge porn" and opting for a new system to help victims report abuse.
Facebook Becomes Virtual Friends With Microsoft In Gaming WorldGamers will be able to stream Xbox One games Facebook's Oculus Rift virtual reality headset through computers running on Windows 10.
U.S. Running Out Of Internet Addresses; Costly Upgrade Await Companies Which Need MoreIf you need a new Internet protocol address for your organization, you may want to hop on it. The group responsible for handing out those addresses says they are running out according to the Wall Street Journal.
Rumors Of Yelp Or Salesforce Deals Appear To Be FadingBuyers may not be as plentiful for Yelp aYelp's stock skyrocketed on reports it was considering selling itself, with a host of big-name firms being possible suitors.
Microsoft Reportedly Considering Bid For San Francisco’s Salesforce.comMicrosoft is possibly looking at bidding for San Francisco-based cloud computing company Salesforce.com, according to a published report.