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Microsoft to Invest $1 Billion in Artificial-Intelligence Startup

Microsoft plans to invest $1 billion in artificial-intelligence startup OpenAI, as the software giant seeks to enhance its Azure cloud-computing platform....

Microsoft to Invest $1 Billion in Artificial-Intelligence Startup

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Microsoft to invest $1 billion in OpenAI Microsoft Corp said on Monday it was investing $1 billion in San Francisco-based OpenAI and that the two had formed a multi-year partnership to develop artificial intelligence supercomputing technologies on Microsoft's Azure cloud computing service....
2019-07-22 17:32

Hyundai and Kia to invest in self-driving startup Aurora Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it would invest in self-driving car software startup Aurora along with Kia Motors Corp to speed up development of autonomous vehicle technologies....
2019-06-13 04:48

UPDATE 1-Hyundai and Kia to invest in self-driving startup Aurora Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it would invest in self-driving car software startup Aurora along with Kia Motors Corp to speed up development of autonomous vehicle technologies....
2019-06-13 05:48

China's Ping An to invest in education startup iTutorGroup Ping An Insurance Group Co Of China said on Friday it would invest in online education company iTutorGroup, in a move to expand its "smart education" business....
2019-07-13 17:16

Microsoft to invest $1bn in OpenAI Microsoft has announced that it will invest $1bn in OpenAI as part of a multi-year partnership with the San Francisco-based nonprofit aimed at developing AI supercomputing technologies on its Azure cloud computing service.OpenAI was founded back in 2...
2019-07-22 23:48

Snap to raise $1 billion to invest in AR, possible acquisitions Snap Inc on Tuesday said it will raise $1 billion in short-term debt and plans to invest in more media content, augmented reality features and may also buy other companies....
2019-08-06 17:48

Startup that owns TikTok now has one billion users ByteDance, the Beijing-based startup behind popular short video platform TikTok, has amassed more than one billion monthly active users across its apps....
2019-06-21 07:32

Volkswagen to invest up to 4 billion euros in digital transformation Volkswagen will invest up to 4 billion euros over the years to 2023 to digitalize its administration and production, the German carmaker said on Wednesday, adding that up to 4,000 jobs in non-production units could be cut....
2019-06-05 10:16

Snap is raising $1 billion to invest in content, AR, and possible acquisitions Snap said it will raise $1 billion in short-term debt and plans to invest in more media content, augmented reality features, and may buy other companies.Read More...
2019-08-07 11:16

Bayer to invest $5.6 billion in weedkiller research to help reputation Germany's Bayer sought to repair its reputation on Friday after damage caused by U.S. litigation over claims its glyphosate pesticide causes cancer, saying it would invest 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) in weedkiller research....
2019-06-14 15:48

Bayer to invest 5 billion euros in weedkiller research Bayer, the German crop science and chemicals group reeling from U.S. litigation over claims its glyphosate pesticide causes cancer, said on Friday it would invest 5 billion euros ($5.64 billion) in weedkiller research....
2019-06-14 11:16

Walmart to invest $1.2 billion in China to upgrade logistics Walmart Inc plans to invest 8 billion yuan ($1.2 billion) in China over the next 10 years to upgrade logistics, the U.S. retail giant said on its social media account on Monday....
2019-07-01 19:48

The Swiss Surfer Behind $2 Billion Payments Startup Checkout.com Guillaume Pousaz has built a payments firm he acquired in 2009 into a highly valued transaction processor for fast-growing internet companies that is now expanding in the U.S. and moving into other financial services....
2019-05-25 12:48

Toyota to invest $2 billion in developing electric vehicles in Indonesia Toyota Motor Corp plans to invest $2 billion to develop electric vehicles (EVs) in Indonesia over the next four years, starting with hybrid vehicles, Indonesia's coordinating ministry for maritime affairs said....
2019-06-28 05:00

Colony Capital Aims to Invest $5 Billion in Latin America Investment-management firm Colony Capital said its newly acquired business in Latin America seeks to invest $5 billion in the region in coming years, much of it in Mexico....
2019-05-22 22:16

Canada's Trudeau to invest C$15.7 billion in coast guard overhaul Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday said Canada would spend an estimated C$15.7 billion ($11.7 billion) to renew its coast guard fleet and that it would partner with a new shipyard to complete the project....
2019-05-22 21:32

Brazil's Vale will invest $1.9 billion to shut down nine dams -filing Brazilian mining company Vale SA said it will spend $1.9 billion for the decommissioning of nine tailing dams in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, according to a securities filing late on Friday....
2019-06-08 18:16

SoftBank plans to lend up to $20 billion to employees to invest in new fund: WSJ Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is planning to lend up to $20 billion to its employees, including Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, to buy stakes in its second Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/307Ljih on Saturday, citing peo...
2019-08-17 23:48

LG Display to invest $2.6 billion in OLED panel plant in South Korea LG Display said on Tuesday that it would invest 3 trillion won ($2.6 billion) in its organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels production line in South Korea....
2019-07-23 06:32

Huawei to invest $3.1 billion in Italy but calls for fair policy on 5G: country CEO China's Huawei Technologies said it would invest $3.1 billion in Italy over the next three years, as the Chinese telecoms giant called on Rome to ensure the "transparent, efficient and fair" use of its 'golden power' on 5G network development....
2019-07-16 02:00

Chinese Firms Pledge To Invest $5 Billion In Pak After Meeting Imran Khan Leading Chinese firms have told Prime Minister Imran Khan that they will invest USD 5 billion in cash-strapped Pakistan in various sectors over a period of three to five years....
2019-07-13 23:16

Brex raises $100 million at $2.6 billion valuation for startup-friendly credit card Brex, which offers corporate credit cards for startups and scale-ups, has raised $100 million at a $2.6 billion valuation -- less than a year after launch.Read More...
2019-06-11 16:48

Kano, the kids-focused coding and hardware startup, inks deal with Microsoft, launches $300 Kano PC Kano, the London-based startup that builds hardware designed to teach younger people about computing and coding, is taking a significant step forward in its growth strategy today. The startup has inked a partnership with Microsoft that sees Kano lau...
2019-06-20 10:48

With $1 Billion From Microsoft, an A.I. Lab Wants to Mimic the Brain OpenAI, now managed by start-up guru Sam Altman, wants to create a machine that can do anything the human brain can do. Skeptics wonder if it is possible....
2019-07-22 16:16

Microsoft posts a record $29.1 billion Q1. Same old, same old (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft has posted the results of the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, which runs up until September 30, 2018. Revenue was $29.1 billion, up 19 percent year on year, to set a new record for the company'...
2019-05-21 18:16

Microsoft invests $1 billion in OpenAI, which is going all-in on Azure OpenAI, a company working on AI for the public good, is committing to build with Microsoft new Azure AI supercomputing technologies, and getting a $1 billion infusion from Microsoft as part of the arrangement....
2019-07-23 04:32

Microsoft, AT&T ink cloud deal worth more than $2 billion Microsoft Corp and AT&T Inc on Wednesday said they reached a deal under which the telecommunications firm will tap Microsoft's Azure cloud service for its computing needs and provide Office 365 software to much of its 268,000-strong workforce....
2019-07-17 16:32

Microsoft Word smashes billion installs on Android Microsoft Word has been downloaded and installed more than one billion times on Google Play, joining a very small club of non-Google or Facebook-owned apps that have hit that target. What makes this feat even more incredible is that Google Docs ...
2019-07-15 19:16

Microsoft, AT&T sign cloud deal worth more than $2 billion Microsoft Corp and AT&T Inc on Wednesday said they reached a deal under which the telecommunications company will tap Microsoft's Azure cloud service for its computing needs and use Microsoft 365, which includes Office productivity software, for much...
2019-07-17 17:32

Microsoft's 'blow out' quarter beats projections by $1 billion Microsoft beat analysts' revenue projections by nearly $1 billion when it announced earnings for the fourth quarter of its 2019 fiscal year, as its cloud division Azure continues its path of strong expansion....
2019-07-19 11:32

Microsoft invests $1 billion in Elon Musk-founded OpenAI Today, Microsoft announced that it's investing $1 billion in the Elon Musk-founded company OpenAI. The two companies will work together to bring supercomputing technologies and AI to Microsoft Azure. And OpenAI will run its services exclusively ...
2019-07-23 03:32

Microsoft invests $1 billion in OpenAI to develop AI technologies on Azure OpenAI and Microsoft will partner to develop AI technologies on the latter's Azure platform, and to commercialize some of those technologies over time.Read More...
2019-07-22 16:48

Microsoft invests $1 billion in artificial intelligence lab co-founded by Elon Musk Microsoft has agreed to invest $1 billion in OpenAI, a lab co-founded by Elon Musk, to develop advanced artificial intelligence technologies.       ...
2019-07-23 00:00

Microsoft reports $33.7 billion in Q4 2019 revenue: Azure up 64%, Surface up 14%, and LinkedIn up 25% Microsoft today reported fiscal Q4 2019 earnings, including revenue of $33.7 billion, net income of $ billion, and earnings per share of $1.71.Read More...
2019-07-18 22:16

LinkedIn is moving to Microsoft's Azure public cloud three years after $27 billion acquisition LinkedIn has run its services on top of its own infrastructure. Now it will transition over to Microsoft's Azure cloud, showing trust in parent Microsoft....
2019-07-23 21:32

Microsoft wants to start marketing Microsoft 365 as a single product in its new fiscal year Microsoft is stepping up its efforts to market Microsoft 365 -- its subscription bundle of Windows 10, Office 365 and Enterprise Mobility + Security -- in a more integrated way. And it's reorganizing internally to try to do so....
2019-07-02 20:48

Microsoft ships antivirus for macOS as Windows Defender becomes Microsoft Defender Microsoft is bringing its Windows Defender anti-malware application to macOS—and more platforms in the future—as it expands the reach of its Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) platform. To reflect the new cross-platform nature, the suite is al...
2019-05-22 02:16

Jeff Bezos Cashes in $1.8 Billion of Amazon Stock, Will Keep $1.4 Billion After Taxes Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon and the world’s richest person, has cashed in $1.8 billion worth of Amazon shares, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission submitted last night. Bezos will keep an estimated $1.4 billion from...
2019-08-01 21:00

Chewy stock IPO raises more than $1 billion. Values company at $8.8 billion Chewy.com, the online pet product retailer owned by PetSmart, priced its IPO at $22 per share Thursday, above the expected range.       ...
2019-06-14 18:32

Uber Lost Another $5.2 Billion, Has Now Burned $16.2 Billion Since 2016 Uber, a company that uses rich people’s money to subsidize artificially cheap taxi rides provided by underpaid drivers, continued its streak of having never made a profit by losing another $5.2 billion in the second quarter of 2019....
2019-08-09 00:16

UAW president to GM: We invested in you, now invest in us The UAW and General Motors Co on Tuesday formally kicked off contract talks, with the union's president calling on the automaker to keep open plants it has slated for closure and to invest in its workforce after the union helped it through a governm...
2019-07-16 21:48

Where to Invest When the Fed Cuts Rates Many believe the Federal Reserve is pivoting from raising interest rates to lowering them once again. Investors say rate cuts will spur spending and potentially prolong the bull market, but that is not a sure thing....
2019-07-07 18:32

Have your first $1,000 to invest? Don't even think about the stock market Looking for a hot stock tip to get started on growing your wealth? Have your first $1,000 to invest in the market but not sure where to put it? Here's the only answer that makes sense....
2019-05-30 00:16

FCA to invest $788 million for new 500 EV production FCA installed the first robot for production of the future 500 electric vehicle assembly line at its historic plant in Turin, Italy, which will produce 80,000 units a year....
2019-07-11 14:00

What Are Frontier Markets and Why Invest in Them? If emerging markets are the wild child of the investment family, offering potentially higher rewards in return for greater risk, then what about their smaller sibling, frontier markets? These include countries such as Sri Lanka, Kazakhstan and Nigeri...
2019-05-26 20:32

Should You Invest in CDs Before Interest Rates Peak? After several post-recession seasons of pretty-much-zero interest rates on certificates of deposit, recent years have seen marked improvement. That’s thanks in part to the federal funds rate, which the Federal Reserve has raised nine times between De...
2019-06-01 04:01

That ETF That Pays You to Invest Is Probably Not a Good Idea You’ve heard of no-fee ETFs. But what about an ETF that pays you to invest in it? Sounds too good to be true, right? But it’s exactly what Salt Financial introduced last week....
2019-05-22 03:48

Looking To Invest In National Pension System? Here's All You Need To Know In NPS account, subscriber can know the value of the investment on day to day basis, according to National Securities Depository(NSDL) website - npscra.nsdl.co.in....
2019-08-03 20:16

3 steps to determine whether you've earned the right to invest You'll have to tidy up your finances before you can start investing, says Douglas A. Boneparth, president of Bone Fide Wealth in New York. Where to begin....
2019-05-21 22:48

CBOE Plans To Invest In Tradelegs CHICAGO and BOCA RATON, Fla., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that it plans to invest in Tradelegs, the developer of advanced decision-support software that institutional investors can employ to optim...
2019-05-21 22:48

FCA to invest $788M to build new 500 EV in Italy FCA installed the first robot for production of the future 500 electric vehicle assembly line at its historic plant in Turin, Italy, which will produce 80,000 units a year....
2019-07-11 17:16

5 Questions To Ask Your Advisor Before You Invest Another Dollar If trust is the foundation of a successful relationship, transparency is its cornerstone. Without transparency, it’s impossible to gain and maintain trust. This is particularly true when it comes to your financial relationships....
2019-05-21 14:48

What Are Frontier Markets and Why Invest in Them?: QuickTake If emerging markets are the wild child of the investment family, offering potentially higher rewards in return for greater risk, then what about their smaller sibling, frontier markets? These include countries such as Sri Lanka, Kazakhstan and Nigeri...
2019-05-26 04:16

How To Invest In Electronic-Gold? Here Are Key Things To Know E-gold enables investors to invest their funds into gold in smaller denomination and hold it in a demat (dematerialised) form. It provides benefits like flexibility of buying, say analysts....
2019-08-03 23:16

IAC to Invest $250 Million in Car-Sharing App Turo IAC/InterActiveCorp will pay $250 million for a stake in Turo Inc. in a deal that values the burgeoning peer-to-peer car-sharing company at more than $1 billion....
2019-07-17 06:32

How much you'll need to invest each month to retire with $2 million at age 20, 30, 40 and beyond Want to retire with $2 million? How much you'll need to save every month depends on your age. Whether you're 20 or 50, here's how to do it....
2019-08-16 19:48

Ripple to Invest Up to $50 Million in MoneyGram Ripple, a startup behind the XRP cryptocurrency, agreed to invest up to $50 million in MoneyGram International in a deal that stands to rank among the first crypto-based company investments in a major U.S. publicly listed firm....
2019-06-18 07:32

Eileen Fisher on How She Learned to Invest Investors need to think beyond returns and invest in companies that not only make money but do good, fashion designer Eileen Fisher tells host Veronica Dagher in the latest installment of the WSJ’s “Secrets of Wealthy Women” podcast....
2019-06-07 19:48

Looking To Invest In SBI Deposit Schemes? These Are The Returns You Get On fixed deposit (FD) accounts, the bank grants interest rates in a range of 5.75-7.25 per cent across different maturities, according to its website - sbi.co.in. Interest rates on recurring deposits......
2019-06-05 09:16

Vedanta To Invest Rs 20,000 Crore In New Oil Blocks Vedanta had won a total of 53 oil and gas blocks under the government's open acreage licensing policy (OALP) and Discovered Small Field (DSF) rounds....
2019-07-16 17:32

WHO to invest $136M to combat snakebites Because snakebites kill and disable hundreds of thousands of people every year, the World Health Organization unveiled a new strategy Thursday to mitigate the dangers....
2019-05-23 17:16

How To Invest In Sovereign Gold Bond: All You Need To Know Sovereign Gold Bond or SGB is a certificate scheme in which the Reserve Bank of India issues bonds on behalf of Government of India. The gold bonds will be issued every month from June till September......
2019-06-07 15:32

You can build a healthier startup without VC money As a startup founder, it may be hard to imagine not going the VC route. But you could me much better off over the long term if you go it alone instead.Read More...
2019-08-04 14:16

Berlin startup fashion label: It's all in the bag A couple of years ago, a Berlin-based entrepreneur took a risky decision of starting yet another fashion label in a crowded market and focusing on bags and backpacks. His Indian partner has helped his business thrive....
2019-06-06 12:48

A transatlantic feat for teleoperation startup In advance of the Goodwood Festival of Speed, startup Designated Driver finds it's possible for a remote driver to operate a car from 5,000 miles away....
2019-07-04 09:16

Big businesses suffer from startup FOMO Startups continue to push industries and technologies forward (and sideways) regardless of fluctuations in valuation and funding. At the same time, large companies around the world are scrambling to become part of the bustling startup culture to comp...
2019-07-11 10:32

How To Invest In Sovereign Gold Bonds? Other Details Here Sovereign gold bond (SGB) scheme, a government-run scheme, allows gold investments in non-physical form. The Sovereign Gold Bond (SGB) scheme comprises government securities denominated in gold......
2019-08-17 13:16

Bayer says to invest 5 bln euros in new weed killers Bayer said it would invest 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) in developing new weedkillers and reducing its environmental impact by 30% by 2030, as it seeks to address the fallout from U.S. class-action litigation over glyphosate....
2019-06-14 08:48

DHL says it will invest $150 million to expand U.S. healthcare business Deutsche Post DHL Group on Thursday said it will spend $150 million this year to expand its U.S. healthcare distribution network capacity by roughly 40 percent....
2019-06-13 17:00

Japan's Answer to Its Pension Problems: Invest Like the U.S. An official report advising Japanese couples to save at least $185,000 for retirement has shaken up an election race and triggered a wave of interest in investing in a country where retirees have long counted chiefly on state pensions....
2019-07-17 15:00

Brazil's Cielo cut dividend payout so it could invest more - CEO Brazilian card processor Cielo SA's dividend cut, which it announced on Friday, is intended to give it room to raise capital expenditure in a competitive market, Chief Executive Officer Paulo Caffarelli said....
2019-05-25 19:00

The one high-summer wardrobe essential to invest in With jeans, shorts or a statement cocktail skirt, there's nothing basic about the perfect cotton shirt. Emma McCarthy celebrates the revival of a classic...
2019-06-18 19:32

How much you'll need to invest each month to retire with a million dollars at age 20, 30 and beyond Want to retire a millionaire? How much you'll need to save each month, using investments that earn six percent annual returns, greatly depends on your age. Whether you're 20 or 50, here's how to do it....
2019-07-31 22:48

Renault to invest $144M in Jiangling EV venture Renault, which has had a limited presence in China, is pushing ahead with an electrification strategy that includes a new battery-powered car and hybrid versions of three existing models....
2019-07-17 17:00

Toyota to invest $600 million in China's Didi, new JV Toyota Motor Corp said on Thursday it will invest $600 million in Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing and a new joint venture to expand collaboration with the firm in China....
2019-07-25 09:16

Hyundai And Kia To Invest In Self-Driving Start-Up Aurora Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it would invest in self-driving car software startup Aurora along with Kia Motors Corp to speed up development of autonomous vehicle technologies....
2019-06-13 08:00

Beyond the Confetti: The Dark Side of Startup Success The swashbuckling creativity that drives many entrepreneurs can come with inner demons, including depression, substance abuse and other mental-health struggles....
2019-07-12 15:32

An entrepreneur’s guide to Miami’s startup ecosystem Many may have been surprised when Miami made the shortlist for the Amazon HQ2 finalists, and even more so when Amazon’s search committee made a second trip to the city in the fall of 2018.  After all, the city is very different from the ot...
2019-07-16 00:48

An entrepreneur’s guide to Brazil’s startup ecosystem The past two decades have been marked by a period of sharp peaks and troughs for Brazil, the largest country in Latin America. On one hand, the country has undergone an impressive economic transformation, which led to Forbes in 2012 naming Brazi...
2019-08-06 00:16

What it means to actually ‘disrupt’ an industry (and 3 signs your startup is doing it) Though there are many issues startup founders need to address if they wish to achieve rapid growth, few concepts are gaining as much attention as “disruption.” After all, many of the most successful companies in the world have gained thei...
2019-05-29 20:32

A San Francisco startup guide for international entrepreneurs San Francisco is hallowed ground for tech entrepreneurs. Every year thousands of founders travel to the city, set on starting the next unicorn. However, while the birthplace of Twitter and Uber certainly can provide connections, investors, and talent...
2019-08-13 20:48

Apple’s reportedly buying a self-driving car AI startup Apple seems to be accelerating its self-driving efforts again. According to a report by Bloomberg, the company’s set to buy Drive.ai – an American startup that works on AI that aids autonomous vehicles. According to The Information, this is going to ...
2019-06-10 09:32

VW ends self-driving Aurora tie-up after startup partners with FCA Volkswagen has ended its partnership with self-driving car software firm Aurora two days after the Silicon Valley startup said it would build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles with Fiat Chrysler....
2019-06-11 22:48

Startup Investment to Keep Soaring After Record Year Investment in closely held technology companies is set to keep rising after hitting a record last year, as more funds that have traditionally invested in public markets chase the returns being generated by startups, a new report shows....
2019-07-20 01:32

An entrepreneur’s guide to Indonesia’s startup scene For most, Indonesia does not immediately spring to mind as a hub for startup innovation, not least because nearby Singapore has been traditionally known as the “Silicon Valley of Southeast Asia”. However, Indonesia is fast emerging as a d...
2019-06-21 00:16

New Startup-Focused Bank Gets More Than $100 Million From Investors A group of investors has bet more than $100 million on Grasshopper Bancorp, a new digital bank that is looking to tap into the growth of technology startups and the venture-capital firms that fund them....
2019-05-30 17:32

Blackstone Buying Ad-Tech Startup for About $750 Million The deal valued the San Francisco startup at about $750 million, according to a person familiar with the matter. Blackstone is acquiring essentially all of the equity from investors, the person added....
2019-07-16 16:16

Centre To Invest Rs 100 Lakh Crore In Infrastructure, Says PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today that the government make a massive investment of Rs 100 lakh crore to develop modern infrastructure that will help double the size of the economy to $5 trillion......
2019-08-15 08:48

UPDATE 1-Bayer to invest 5 bln euros in weedkiller research Bayer, the German crop science and chemicals group reeling from U.S. litigation over claims its glyphosate pesticide causes cancer, said on Friday it would invest 5 billion euros ($5.64 billion) in weedkiller research....
2019-06-14 09:32

UAW head to GM: “It’s your turn to invest in us” The president of the United Auto Workers is telling General Motors that it’s the automaker’s turn to invest in its workers (July 16)       ...
2019-07-16 20:48

UPDATE 2-China's Huawei to invest $800 mln in new Brazil factory Huawei Technologies Co Ltd plans to build an $800 million plant in Brazil's Sao Paulo state over the next three years, the governor said, as the Chinese tech giant ramps up its Latin American presence against U.S. objections....
2019-08-10 04:48

China's Huawei to invest $800 million in new Brazil factory Huawei Technologies Co Ltd plans to build an $800 million plant in Brazil's Sao Paulo state over the next three years, the governor said, as the Chinese tech giant ramps up its Latin American presence against U.S. objections....
2019-08-10 20:16

Papa John's to invest $80 million in marketing, U.S. franchisees Papa John's International Inc said on Wednesday it would spend $80 million to boost its brand image and support its franchisees in the United States from the third quarter of fiscal year 2019....
2019-06-19 23:32

Finistere, 3 Israeli firms to invest $100 mln in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in agrifood startups in Israel....
2019-05-27 05:32

Pete Buttigieg plan would invest $50B in rural America Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled a plan Tuesday designed to help rural America grow and innovate, with billions of dollars in federal investments....
2019-08-13 23:16

Southampton continue to invest in youth after Gao Jisheng’s reshuffle The Chinese businessman has remained in the background since purchasing 80% of the club but the club has recruited shrewdly from across EuropeWhen Gao Jisheng bought 80% of Southampton for £210m in August 2017 the club’s executives did not know what ...
2019-07-22 17:16

Walmart to invest $1.2 bln in China over the next 10 years to upgrade logistics Walmart plans to invest 8 billion yuan ($1.2 billion) in China over the next 10 years to upgrade logistics, the U.S. retail giant said in a statement on its verified social media account Monday....
2019-07-01 14:32

Japan To Invest Rs 13,000 Crore In Infrastructure Projects In Northeast Japan has decided to invest Rs 13,000 crore (205.784 billion Yen) in several ongoing and new projects in the Northeast, an official statement said on Friday....
2019-06-15 01:32

Australian musicians band together to invest in solar farms Exclusive: Midnight Oil, Cloud Control, Vance Joy and Regurgitator join FEAT., a new platform encouraging their industry to back sustainabilityIn the spring of 2017, immediately after the release of the Australian band Cloud Control’s third album, Zo...
2019-06-04 04:48

UPDATE 2-Walmart to invest $1.2 bln in China to upgrade logistics Walmart Inc plans to invest 8 billion yuan ($1.2 billion) in China over the next 10 years to upgrade logistics, the U.S. retail giant said on its social media account on Monday....
2019-07-01 19:32

VW, BMW invest in Swedish battery cell producer Northvolt Volkswagen and BMW are among investors in Europe's biggest lithium-ion battery plant, Sweden's Northvolt said. Separately, VW said it was buying a 20 percent stake in Northvolt, which will also build a battery factory with VW in Germany....
2019-06-12 19:16

SoftBank plans to lend up to $20 bln to employees to invest in new fund- WSJ Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is planning to lend up to $20 billion to its employees, including Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, to buy stakes in its second Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/307Ljih on Saturday, citing peop...
2019-08-17 17:32

Ford to Invest $500 Million in Rivian, a Tesla Rival Rivian is developing a pickup and an S.U.V. on a chassis that Ford plans to use for models of its own. Two months ago, Amazon led a $700 million investment....
2019-05-21 20:00

China's Alibaba to invest $100 million in Russian e-commerce JV China's Alibaba and Russia's RDIF sovereign wealth fund will each invest $100 million in a Russian joint venture, RDIF said in a statement on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 21:16

IKEA to "invest significantly" in its smart home future Recently, IKEA teamed up with Sonos to launch a pair of smart home products – the Symfonisk lamp speaker and Symfonisk bookshelf speaker – but the Swedish furniture giant isn’t going to stop there.In a public announcement, I...
2019-08-19 09:32

BHP Group to invest $283 mln in Trinidad and Tobago petroleum project Global miner BHP Group said on Thursday it has approved an investment of $283 million to fund the development of an oil and gas project in Trinidad and Tobago....
2019-08-08 01:48

BHP to invest $400 million to curb climate-changing emissions The world's biggest listed miner BHP said on Tuesday it would invest $400 million over five years to reduce emissions from its own operations and from those generated by the use of its resources....
2019-07-23 11:16

Jet Shares Hit Record Low After Report Hinduja, Etihad May Not Invest Middle Eastern carrier Etihad, which owns an about 24 per cent stake in Jet Airways, had submitted a bid for the grounded airline last month, while family-run Hinduja Group was said to be considering......
2019-06-11 12:32

Scotland urged to invest in nuclear to hit climate goals Massive increase in low-carbon energy needed to hit goal of net zero by 2045, inquiry saysScotland should consider new nuclear power stations, investing in hydrogen and installing many more windfarms to meet its climate goals, an expert inquiry has c...
2019-06-17 19:48

I don't want my money tied up for years, so what should I invest in? Ask a Fool Stocks are great for long-term investors, but if you think you might need your money soon, here's the best way to go.       ...
2019-06-17 17:16

Why foreign buyers invest in US residential real estate Chris Marlin of Lennar International says foreign buyers of U.S. property have been a "fair mixture" of seeking yield and self-use in the past few years. He also weighs in on the impact of the U.S.-China trade war on Chinese real estate investments i...
2019-06-11 09:48

Being laughed out of Silicon Valley was the best thing to happen to my startup Being dismissed by Silicon Valley VCs was humbling, but growing my company here in Bozeman, Montana turned out to be an asset, not a liability.Read More...
2019-06-03 08:32

How direct-to-consumer brands can avoid startup purgatory The smartest direct-to-consumer companies are figuring out there is a better path to growth than relying strictly on venture capital funding.Read More...
2019-06-08 23:48

Blockchain startup hacked itself to ‘save’ $13M of its users’ cryptocurrency A blockchain startup hacked its users’ wallets to save $13 million in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency from being stolen, ZDNet reports. Security researchers advised the Komodo Platform of a ‘backdoor‘ in Agama, one of its older wallet apps, that wou...
2019-06-06 20:48

Napster founder's Wi-Fi hotspot startup gives away free money Consumers already pay a large monthly bill for both their home internet and mobile plans which is why Napster's co-creator Shawn Fanning, Sproutling founder Chris Bruce and Amir Haleem set out to develop a fee-free peer-to-peer network for inter...
2019-06-13 23:48

Secretive startup SpinLaunch gets 1st launch contract for US Military The secretive startup SpinLaunch , which aims to fling satellites into space without a traditional launch pad, has just secured its first launch contract....
2019-06-21 08:16

U.S. smartphone financing tech startup PayJoy raises $20 mln PayJoy, a startup that has developed smartphone technology to facilitate access to credit in emerging markets, has raised $20 million from venture capital firm Greylock Partners, the company said on Thursday....
2019-05-23 16:32

Self-driving startup Aurora to buy lidar company Blackmore Self-driving car startup Aurora Innovation Inc said on Thursday it would buy Montana-based Blackmore, a company that develops a detection system known as lidar, used in self-driving technology....
2019-05-24 05:00

Apple is reportedly buying self-driving startup Drive.ai Apple is reportedly in the midst of acquiring Drive.ai, the cash-strapped self-driving startup that's pilot testing its autonomous shuttles in Texas. According to The Information, Cupertino is buying the firm in an effort to boost its self-drivi...
2019-06-06 15:32

A Startup Says It Can Automate Perfect Weed Even as the Earth Burns Over the years, a number of companies have claimed to make “the first” smartphone-controlled, automated home grow system. But I have thus far been only pitched by one that positions itself as a solution to growing herbs and marijuana in the age of cl...
2019-06-13 00:16

Self-Driving Startup Aurora Bets On Lidar In First Acquisition Aurora recently raised $530 million from investors including Sequoia Capital, Amazon.com Inc. and T. Rowe Price Group Inc. It's acquiring Blackmore Sensors & Analytics, a lidar startup that had raised......
2019-05-24 17:48

Data warehouse startup Yellowbrick raises $81 million Data warehouse startup Yellowbrick has raised $81 million in a round of funding led by DFJ Growth, with participation from Alphabet's VC arm GV and others.Read More...
2019-06-05 18:16

Walmart appoints new head for its startup incubator Store No. 8 Walmart Inc said on Monday it has hired Scott Eckert to run its investment arm and startup incubator, Store No. 8, whose aim is to expand the retailer's e-commerce business in partnership with retail startups, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs....
2019-06-03 18:16

Apple reportedly buys asthma-monitoring startup Apple has snapped up a company called Tueo Health, which was working on an app to help parents monitor asthma symptoms of their sleeping kids, according to CNBC. The startup's CEO and chief operating officer switched their employer to Apple on L...
2019-05-25 05:32

Toyota partners with AI startup to design robots to help at home Toyota Motor Corp. has designs on making robot helpers for your home, and has enlisted a Japanese startup that specializes in artificial intelligence to jumpstart its plan....
2019-08-08 06:32

Apple reportedly interested in acquiring a self-driving car startup Apple is currently in the process of acquiring a self-driving car startup called Drive.ai, according to a new report from The Information. The report claims that the acquisition is an “acquir-hire,” which is to say that Apple is more so i...
2019-06-07 08:16

Brazilian startup Volanty gets capital injection led by SoftBank Brazil's digital used car portal Volanty has received an infusion of 70 million reais ($17.6 million) from venture capital funds led by Japan's SoftBank and Kaszek of Argentina....
2019-08-07 23:32

These 4 recruitment tips will help your startup build the perfect team When your startup starts to grow, one of the first challenges you face is recruiting more hands to cope with the growing amount of work. For my current startup, our founding team has a combined 15 years of experience recruiting top talent and 15 year...
2019-05-30 18:01

A Chinese EV Startup Screwed Aston Martin Out Of Over $20 Million In October of 2018, Aston Martin reported that it had sold the tooling and intellectual property of the Vanquish to a mystery buyer for $26 million. Now, Aston Martin has reported that the mystery buyer was Detroit Electric and, well, Aston sharehold...
2019-08-18 17:32

Lab Startup uBiome Laying Off About Half Of Global Workforce Lab-testing startup uBiome is laying off about half its global workforce, the latest sign of turmoil after it suspended testing of its clinical products and had leadership shake-ups and an FBI search of its San Francisco offices....
2019-07-11 03:32

UPS buys stake in self-driving truck startup TuSimple The investment by UPS Ventures underscores bets that autonomous vehicle technology can expand more rapidly in commercial vehicles than in self-driving taxis....
2019-08-16 17:48

German digital banking startup N26 makes U.S. foray German digital bank N26 is launching in the United States through a phased rollout of its app-based checking account and debit card, it said on Thursday....
2019-07-11 22:32

The Startup Spotlight nominees for the Transform AI Innovation Awards Here are the nominees in the Startup Spotlight category for the inaugural Transform AI Innovation awards. Transform 2019 is July 10-11 in San Francisco.Read More...
2019-07-09 19:16

Facial-Recognition Startup Calls for Regulation Instead of Bans The co-founder of SenseTime, a Chinese artificial-intelligence startup under fire for the use of its facial-recognition technology in mass-surveillance systems, said its technology should be regulated rather than banned....
2019-05-21 17:16

To Draw Investment to Country, Invest In Judiciary, Says Economic Survey The legal bottleneck in the country with its massive backlog of cases, is a key issue that is detracting from the ease of doing business and discouraging foreign investors from investing in India, the......
2019-07-04 17:48

Amazon to Invest in Deliveroo, a Rival to Uber in Food Delivery The $575 million investment strengthens one of the biggest overseas rivals to Uber’s food-delivery division, which the ride-hailing company considers a key business....
2019-05-21 18:00

Google to invest $1bn to fight tech-fueled housing crisis Funds to support development of 20,000 new homes as San Francisco Bay Area grapples with homelessnessGoogle will invest $1bn in housing throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, a region plagued by a housing and homelessness crisis that has in part been...
2019-06-19 00:32

Bayer to Invest Billions in Weedkillers in Wake of Roundup Controversy Bayer plans to invest $5.64 billion on developing new ways to combat weeds over the next decade, as the German chemicals giant seeks to win back trust in its business in the wake of thousands of lawsuits alleging its Roundup herbicide causes cancer....
2019-06-14 19:00

SoftBank to Lend Founder and Employees Billions to Invest in Fund Softbank is leaning on its employees, including its chief executive, for cash as the firm rushes to raise an ambitious technology fund amid volatile markets....
2019-08-17 17:00

Norway wealth fund allowed to invest again in Walmart, Rio Tinto, others Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund can invest again in miner Rio Tinto and retailer Walmart after their exclusions from the fund's investments on ethical grounds were revoked, the board of the central......
2019-06-27 20:00

Fiat Chrysler to invest $4B to regain lost share in Brazil Fiat Chrysler is bringing new models to Brazil and expanding local Jeep and engine production in a bid to regain lost market share in Latin America's biggest economy....
2019-05-23 19:00

Want to invest like Warren Buffett? Here are the ins and outs of buying preferred stock Warren Buffett's latest deal involves the preferred stock of Occidental Petroleum. Here's what that means and when it could be a good option for you....
2019-05-21 22:48

Google to invest euros in new data centre in Finland - STT report Google owner Alphabet Inc said it would invest 600 million euros ($672 million) in a new data centre in Hamina, Finland, it said, according to a report by Finnish STT news agency on Monday....
2019-05-27 11:32

Five Japanese automakers invest in SoftBank-Toyota self-drive venture Five Japanese automakers including Suzuki Motor and Mazda Motor on Friday said they would each invest 2% in the on-demand, self-driving car service venture set up by SoftBank and Toyota Motor....
2019-06-28 08:00

Finistere, three Israeli firms to invest $100 million in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in agrifood startups in Israel....
2019-05-27 06:48

Pentagon says US can defend against Russian and Chinese missile threats — if it's willing to invest The Pentagon's chief of research and engineering says the military is capable of defending against missile attacks from China and Russia — should the country choose to invest in the necessary systems....
2019-08-14 09:00

Quebec will not invest in Bombardier's regional jet program -economy minister Quebec's economy minister said on Monday his government has ruled out investing in Bombardier Inc's weak-selling regional jet program, which could be sold to Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd....
2019-06-11 05:32

Google to invest euros in new data center in Finland: STT report Google owner Alphabet Inc said it would invest 600 million euros ($672 million) in a new data center in Hamina, Finland, it said, according to a report by Finnish STT news agency on Monday....
2019-05-27 10:32

Gold Bond Scheme To Open Next In August And September. How To Invest Gold bond scheme: Sovereign Gold Bond is a certificate scheme in which the Reserve Bank of India issues bonds on behalf of Government of India, through scheduled commercial banks, Stock Holding......
2019-07-19 16:16

GM to invest $150 million to boost production of heavy duty trucks General Motors Co president Mark Reuss said on Wednesday that the automaker is investing about $150 million at its Flint Assembly plant, Michigan to boost production of heavy duty trucks by another 40,000 vehicles a year....
2019-06-12 18:48

Bridgestone To Invest Over Rs. 350 Crore In India To Expand Indore Plant With this expansion, the capacity of the Indore plant will go up to over 20,000 tyres a day by 2020.This expansion will enable Bridgestone India to meet the increased demand for its products....
2019-07-10 07:16

GM to invest $24 mln in Fort Wayne plant, boost pickup production General Motors Co said on Thursday it would invest $24 million to increase truck production at its assembly plant in Fort Wayne, Indiana, which makes Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra models....
2019-05-30 20:48

Everything But The House: Ohio's hottest startup plots a comeback Everything But The House rose to fame as Ohio's hottest startup, selling second-hand goods on the Internet. Now it's plotting a comeback.       ...
2019-07-17 02:32

Exclusive: GM CEO defends plan to sell Ohio plant to startup General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra on Wednesday defended the automaker's plan to sell an assembly plant in Ohio, arguing the plan to sell the plant to an electric vehicle start-up was thoroughly vetted and had a chance of success....
2019-06-05 21:48

Musk’s newest startup is venturing into a series of hard problems Enlarge / Elon Musk in Idaho in 2015. (credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Tonight, Elon Musk has scheduled an event where he intends to unveil his plans for Neuralink, a startup company he announced back in 2017, then went silent...
2019-07-17 03:48

After historic rocket launch, Chinese startup to ramp up missions Beijing-based startup iSpace is planning up to eight commercial rocket launches next year, after last week becoming China's first privately funded firm to put a satellite into orbit, its executives told Reuters....
2019-07-31 21:48

Chinese rocket startup puts satellites into orbit for first time A rocket developed by iSpace put satellites into orbit after a launch from a state facility in northwestern China on Thursday, marking the first successful orbital launch by a privately funded Chinese firm....
2019-07-31 21:48

Ford Brings in Startup to Test Walking Robot Deliveries Walking robots deployed from self-driving vans to deliver mail parcels could be seen marching up to homeowners’ doorsteps as early as next year, as part of a Ford-Agility Robotics pilot program....
2019-05-22 19:48

Software giant Oracle sues blockchain startup over similar name Software giant Oracle is suing a blockchain venture capital startup for trademark infringement and “cybersquatting,” reports Computer Reseller News. Oracle, based in Redwood City, California, has alleged CryptoOracle LLC and its owner Louis Kerner pu...
2019-08-16 15:16

Blockchain startup Ripple buys $30 million stake in MoneyGram Blockchain firm Ripple has bought $30 million worth of shares and warrants in MoneyGram International Inc, the two companies said on Monday, as they partner to use Ripple's product for cross-border payment and foreign exchange settlement....
2019-06-18 06:48

Google invests in augmented reality tech startup Hello TeamSolar Hello TeamSolar has partnered with Google to create augmented reality (AR) technology focused on customized experiences in particular locations.Read More...
2019-06-05 17:48

Startup Aurora Partners With FCA to Develop Autonomous Commercial Vehicles Earlier this year, Aurora Innovation, a self-driving startup, raised over half a billion dollars from investors. It looks like the company is still doing okay, as Aurora announced yesterday that they’ll be partnering with Fiat Chrysler to start deve...
2019-06-11 10:16

Canada backs startup to boost data on space debris The Canadian government's contracting arm is backing a proposed new satellite system that will use big data analytics to provide commercially available data about the Earth and its orbit amid growing concerns about the risks posed by space debris....
2019-06-16 17:32

Digital Banking Startup Overcomes Setbacks to Raise $170 Million A digital bank with operations across Europe which recently launched in the U.S. has raised another $170 million in its latest funding round, pushing its valuation to $3.5 billion....
2019-07-18 20:16

Wellness startup’s generic Viagra ads flout Facebook rules Enlarge / The Facebook login screen. (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) On television and radio, the ads are fairly innocuous: “Hey guy,” a female narrator says playfully in one TV spot for Hims, a men’s wellness brand that sells prescription drugs...
2019-07-05 14:48

Toyota turns to AI startup to accelerate goal of robots for the home Toyota and Preferred Networks Inc. said they will carry out joint research to develop so-called service robots that are "capable of learning in typical living environments."...
2019-08-07 15:16

Berlin startup Adjust raises $227 million in bet on mobile ad growth Adjust, a Berlin startup specializing in audience measurement and fraud prevention in mobile advertising, said on Wednesday it had raised $227 million to invest in expanding its platform and growing in new markets....
2019-06-12 15:32

Chinese startup Xiaohongshu's app pulled from China Android stores Chinese startup Xiaohongshu, which allows users to post product reviews and share shopping experiences, said on Thursday it will conduct a self-examination and correct its content after its app was removed from Android stores in China this week....
2019-08-01 13:16

Powerhouse: the startup making solar the most accessible energy in the world It’s one of the only incubators focused on solar companies – but Powerhouse is part of a larger movement to nurture new companies in the low-carbon futureIt started with a crowdfunding startup, an investment from Prince, and the idea to help new sola...
2019-05-21 14:38

Former Opel CEO Neumann joins board of U.S. self-driving software startup Former Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann has joined the board of California-based Apex.AI, which is working to make open-source self-driving software reliable enough to be used in commercially available vehicles....
2019-05-24 22:48

HSBC-backed startup aims to become LinkedIn of global trade In a first of its kind initiative, HSBC Holdings Plc is backing the launch of a technology startup that aims to connect small-and-medium-sized manufacturers with component suppliers in different parts of the world as part of its trade banking push....
2019-06-24 06:00

Reliance to Buy Majority Stake in Shopping Tech Startup Fynd Reliance has announced it will be buying a stake in Fynd, an Indian technology startup that is funded by Google and works as an inventory management platform....
2019-08-05 14:16

It's Here. Elon Musk's Startup To Reveal How To Link Brain With Computers Tesla Founder and CEO Elon Musk's startup Neuralink is developing ultra-high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces - something that only exists in sci-fi movies at the moment - to connect humans and......
2019-07-13 08:48

AI startup Gather uses drones and computer vision for warehouse inventory Gather is made up of robotics graduates from Carnegie Mellon University and uses drones and computer vision to carry out inventory for warehouses.Read More...
2019-08-16 13:16

PayPal backs Swedish financial tech startup Tink PayPal Holdings Inc has invested 10 million euros ($11.2 million) in Tink, a Swedish company that enables banks and financial technology startups to access financial data more easily, the companies said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 09:00

AI Startup Boom Raises Questions of Exaggerated Tech Savvy Engineer.ai says it uses artificial intelligence to help automate app-development. Current and former staffers say the company inflates its technical prowess to attract customers and investors....
2019-08-14 12:32

Chinese space startup revs up for reusable rocket race Chinese startup LinkSpace on Saturday completed its third test of a reusable rocket in five months, stepping up the pace in China's race to develop a technology key to cheap space launches in an expected global boom in satellite deployment....
2019-08-10 18:16

U.S. smartphone financing tech startup PayJoy raises $20 million PayJoy, a startup that has developed smartphone technology to facilitate access to credit in emerging markets, has raised $20 million from venture capital firm Greylock Partners, the company said on Thursday....
2019-05-24 05:00

Popular mattress startup Casper makes really impressive sheets — and they're 40% off right now Casper Casper is known first and foremost for its mattresses, but it has also expanded into making bedding products like sheets and pillows. I tried a selection from its Cool Supima line and was rewarded with a comfortable sleep experience: The cott...
2019-08-19 21:00

UPDATE 1-Quebec will not invest in Bombardier's regional jet program -economy minister Quebec's economy minister said on Monday his government has ruled out investing in Bombardier Inc's weak-selling regional jet program, which could be sold to Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd....
2019-06-11 05:32

UPDATE 2-GM to invest $150 mln to boost heavy-duty pickup truck production General Motors Co president Mark Reuss said on Wednesday that the automaker is investing about $150 million at its Flint Assembly plant, Michigan, to boost production of heavy duty trucks by another 40,000 vehicles a year....
2019-06-12 18:48

GM to invest $150 million to boost heavy-duty pickup truck production General Motors Co president Mark Reuss said on Wednesday that the automaker is investing about $150 million at its Flint Assembly plant, Michigan, to boost production of heavy duty trucks by another 40,000 vehicles a year....
2019-06-12 19:16

Toyota may invest about $550 mln in China ride-hailing firm Didi - Nikkei Toyota Motor Corp is considering investing about 60 billion yen ($550 million) in Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing, the Nikkei business daily reported on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 03:48

Iberdrola to launch Irish retail arm, invest $112 million in renewables by 2025 Spanish utility Iberdrola will this week launch an Irish retail business and plans to invest over 100 million euros ($112 million) in renewable energy and storage projects in Ireland and Northern Ireland by 2025, it said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 02:16

Walmart's Flipkart, Indian startup settle dispute over sharp discounting Walmart unit Flipkart has settled a legal dispute with an Indian startup that alleged it suffered losses because its products were sharply discounted on the global retailer's website....
2019-06-14 17:01

Avis enlists Israeli startup to turn rental car data into cash Avis Budget Group Inc has enlisted an Israeli startup to help turn data from its car rental fleet into cash, as more auto industry players look to tap a potential $750 billion market for vehicle information....
2019-08-01 06:32

The CEO of pogo stick-sharing startup Cangoroo insists his company isn’t a hoax I just got off the phone with Adam Mikkelsen, founder and CEO of shared mobility startup Cangoroo, who insists that his company is totally real. Wait, I’m getting ahead of myself. Let’s back up. Cangoroo is a pogo stick-sharing startup that hails fro...
2019-05-22 23:16

Nice Bones You Got There, Shame If a Startup Was to Start Renting Out Pogo Sticks Good news for anyone who’s ever wanted to mix the inherent danger of the trampoline with the thrill of getting nowhere slowly, while simultaneously wondering whether their skeletons should be in more shards. Sweden-based startup Cangoroo is planning ...
2019-06-02 23:48

TikTok’s parent company appears to have acquired AI music startup Jukedeck TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, appears to have acquired a startup that makes AI-generated music called Jukebox, an AI suite that generates custom music. Users can then edit the track to adjust length, tempo, and climax. While the news hasn’t bee...
2019-07-24 03:48

Chinese Startup iSpace Plans Up To 8 Commercial Rocket Launches Next Year Beijing-based startup iSpace is planning up to eight commercial rocket launches next year, after last week becoming China's first privately funded firm to put a satellite into orbit, its executives......
2019-07-31 20:48

TikTok Parent ByteDance Said to Acqui-Hire AI Music Startup Jukedeck At least five employees of Jukedeck, including founder Ed Newton-Rex, have updated their LinkedIn profiles to say they started work at ByteDance's AI lab as early as April....
2019-07-24 14:00

Cannabis Startup Surterra Wellness Appoints Former Kellogg CFO as Finance Chief Surterra Wellness Inc. Tuesday named former Kellogg Co. CFO Fareed Khan as its next finance chief, the cannabis startup’s latest senior appointment as it seeks to capitalize on legal marijuana sales....
2019-07-09 19:00

How an engineer at a crypto-security startup lost $100K in a SIM-swapping hack Nobody is immune to SIM-swapping attacks – and one engineering lead at a cryptocurrency security startup had to learn this lesson the hard way. In a blog post, Sean Coonce, engineering manager at security-oriented cryptocurrency startup BitGo, has de...
2019-05-21 16:48

Facebook's cryptocoin Libra could become a worldwide currency, says CEO of fintech startup Tally "It literally threatens the governments that issue currency, the banks that store it and the actual transmission network," Tally's Jason Brown says....
2019-06-18 21:32

Louisville gamer startup is changing the negative stereotypes around video games Nonprofit Louisville Makes Games wants to challenge video game developer stereotypes and educate the next generation of gamers and developers.       ...
2019-08-10 06:00

Eliza review: Startup culture meets sci-fi in a touching, fascinating tale Enlarge / Main character Evelyn looks upon her hometown of Seattle in the fascinating new visual novel Eliza. (credit: Zachtronics) "You're a computer," a graduate student says in a huff, directly to my face. "You don't know what [relationships] a...
2019-08-12 22:16

U.S. startup accuses Huawei executive of involvement in trade-secrets theft: WSJ A Silicon Valley chip startup has accused a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman Eric Xu, of participating in a conspiracy to steal its trade secrets, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing court documen...
2019-05-23 00:16

Intuit buys data analytics startup as part of AI expansion efforts Intuit plans to use the acquisition of Origami Logic to better analyze multiple data sets, which would allow for more personalized services and products across its portfolio....
2019-05-28 23:48

Volvo invests in Israeli startup that links doctors with crash data Utilizing sensors aboard almost all vehicles, MDGo says it can gather the necessary data to measure the forces applied to both occupants and vehicles, and then infer the nature and severity of injuries....
2019-07-23 02:00

VW gives startup infusion of cash, talent, potential to grab global AV leadership Investment from the world's largest automaker in an expanding partnership with Ford provides the potential for autonomous vehicle startup Argo to scale at a global level....
2019-07-15 08:00

Chinese Space Startup Completes Third Test Of Reusable Rocket In 5 Months Chinese startup LinkSpace on Saturday completed its third test of a reusable rocket in five months, stepping up the pace in China's race to develop a technology key to cheap space launches in an......
2019-08-10 15:48

Huawei Executive Accused by U.S. Startup of Involvement in Trade-Secrets Theft CNEX Labs, a chip startup backed by Microsoft Corp. and Dell Technologies, has accused a senior executive at Huawei Technologies of participating in a conspiracy to steal its trade secrets, according to a court filing....
2019-05-23 00:32

GV joins $50 million investment in ‘wearable therapy’ startup Cala Health Cala Health, a startup that's developing "wearable therapies" to tackle hand tremors, has raised $50 million in a round of funding from GV and others.Read More...
2019-05-21 15:16

GM expected to invest $150 million to boost truck output in Flint, Michigan - sources General Motors Co is expected to announce on Wednesday it is investing about $150 million at its Flint Assembly in Michigan to boost production of heavy duty trucks, sources briefed on the matter said....
2019-06-11 22:48

GM expected to invest $150 million to boost truck output in Flint, Michigan: sources General Motors Co is expected to announce on Wednesday it is investing about $150 million at its Flint Assembly in Michigan to boost production of heavy duty trucks, sources briefed on the matter said....
2019-06-12 00:00

Chamillionaire, E-40 Join Forces to Invest in Minority Startups: 'We Have to Create More Diversity in This Industry' While recording artist and entrepreneur Chamillionaire might be laying low these days on the Billboard charts, he’s been making plenty of noise as an angel investor. And with a portfolio that includes investments in Lyft, Ring (acquired by Amazon for...
2019-05-31 20:32

Toyota may invest about $550 million in China ride-hailing firm Didi: Nikkei Toyota Motor Corp is considering investing about 60 billion yen ($550 million) in Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing, the Nikkei business daily reported on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 05:48

Australia urged to invest in recycling manufacturing after Indonesia sends rubbish back Kickstart the domestic market so Asian countries rejecting Australian waste is no longer a problem, industry suggestsIndonesia and other countries rejecting Australian waste will no longer be a problem if governments quickly invest in recycling manuf...
2019-07-10 20:32

Canadian government backs startup NorthStar to boost data on space debris NorthStar's proposed system calls for the 2021 launch of a new constellation of small satellites that will use an array of hyperspectral, infrared and optical sensors to continuously monitor and analyze the Earth's ecosystems and orbit....
2019-06-16 21:32

Tiger Global Fuels India's Startup Boom, Examining "A Dozen Deals" The ultra-secretive New York-based hedge fund has closed investments in at least half of these startups -- nearly all of them in fintech or enterprise software segments....
2019-07-11 06:48

Facebook's WhatsApp hires senior exec from London remittances startup: sources Facebook Inc's WhatsApp has hired a senior executive from London-based money transfer startup WorldRemit, three people familiar with the matter said this week....
2019-06-29 00:32

Linux security startup Capsule8 raises approximately $6.5 million led by Intel Capital Capsule8 has received a multimillion-dollar investment from Intel Capital. The startup will use the money to protect Linux production environments.Read More...
2019-08-07 22:00

UPDATE 1-U.S. startup accuses Huawei executive of involvement in trade-secrets theft -WSJ A Silicon Valley chip startup has accused a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman Eric Xu, of participating in a conspiracy to steal its trade secrets, the Wall Street Journal reported https://www.wsj.com/articles/huawe...
2019-05-23 07:48

Mike Tyson’s latest startup mixes entertainment, games, fighting, and blockchain Fight to Fame is a new entertainment platform that hopes to boost fighters with the help of film, blockchain, and the star power of former boxer Mike Tyson.Read More...
2019-08-13 18:00

Delivery startup Rappi partners with Visa to offer pre-paid cards in Brazil Delivery startup Rappi is partnering with Visa Inc to offer a prepaid card linked to its digital wallet in Brazil, expanding the product's rollout from Mexico and Colombia, where Rappi was founded, executives from the two companies told Reuters....
2019-06-20 06:00

French photo startup Meero joins unicorn club after $230 million fundraising French startup Meero, which offers online editing and production tools for photographers, has raised $230 million in a boost for the country's technology and start-up scene that President Emmanuel Macron hopes will boost the overall economy....
2019-06-19 16:32

Azim Premji-Backed Software Startup Latest Indian Tech Unicorn Icertis, which competes with SAP SE and Oracle Corp. to help businesses manage contracts in the cloud, has raised $115 million, propelling it to unicorn status as investors flock to enterprise......
2019-07-17 14:32

Veteran German auto boss joins board of U.S. self-driving software startup A company working to make open-source self-driving software reliable enough to be used in commercially available vehicles said it had hired a former German car boss as it seeks to expand its reach....
2019-05-24 05:00

Bill Gates and Travis Kalanick invest in A.I. chip start-up using light to move data Luminous wants to use silicon photonics — a way to move data quickly with light — to build a chip that can outperform Google's latest AI hardware....
2019-06-04 15:00

Rocket Report: Teachers invest in SpaceX, Russia plans to study reusable launch Enlarge / The mighty Delta IV Heavy rocket takes to the skies. (credit: Aurich Lawson/United Launch Alliance) Welcome to Edition 2.06 of the Rocket Report! Happy Fourth of July to everyone, a time when most Americans watch rockets of a different so...
2019-07-04 22:48

Self-driving car startup Gatik emerges from stealth with $4.5 million in seed funding and Walmart partnership Gatik, a business-to-business self-driving startup based in Palo Alto, emerged from stealth with $4.5 million in funding and a Walmart partnership.Read More...
2019-06-07 03:00

MOVES-Facebook's WhatsApp hires senior exec from London remittances startup -sources Facebook Inc's WhatsApp has hired a senior executive from London-based money transfer startup WorldRemit, three people familiar with the matter said this week....
2019-06-29 00:00

Walmart faces major India test over unit Flipkart's legal spat with startup An Indian startup's legal challenge against a Walmart unit claiming losses caused by sharp discounting of its products is winning support from other online sellers, in what is shaping as a key test of how the giant retailer operates in the country....
2019-06-04 14:32

A Texas Startup Claims To Have Made The Biggest Advancements In Electric Motor Designs In Over A Century Fundamentally, electric motors haven’t changed all that much since they were developed well over a century ago: they’re still electromechanically spinning rotors inside of stators. There a Texas startup, though, that claims to have developed the firs...
2019-08-12 20:00

Twitter acquires Fabula AI, a machine learning startup that helps spot fake news Twitter has acquired Fabula AI, a London-based machine learning startup that helps spot fake news and that will underpin a new research group.Read More...
2019-06-03 16:48

U.S. startup accuses Huawei executive of involvement in trade-secrets theft: Wall Street Journal A Silicon Valley chip startup has accused a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman Eric Xu, of participating in a conspiracy to steal its trade secrets, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing court documen...
2019-05-25 02:16

Public Broadband and Paying Farmers to Fight Climate Change: Here’s How Elizabeth Warren Would Invest in Rural America Rural America encompasses 19% of the United States’ population, generates 99% of its wind energy and cultivates the overwhelming majority of its agriculture. Yet, people who live in rural communities are more likely to fall beneath the federal ...
2019-08-08 02:32

Everything we know about uBiome, the startup that convinced Silicon Valley that testing poop was worth $600 million, and then saw its top leaders depart amid an FBI investigation Erin Brodwin uBiome was founded in 2012 on the promise of helping ordinary people understand the bacteria living in and on them, known as their microbiome. The company eventually raised $105 million from investors and reached a valuation of $600 mil...
2019-07-02 04:00

Game of Thrones Star Joins Board of Cryptocurrency Startup for Vegans, and No We Didn't Just Throw Darts at a Wall Covered in Buzzwords In a post Thrones pivot, Jerome Flynn, better known as the Bronn of the Blackwater and one half of Robson & Jerome, has taken on an advisory position with a cryptocurrency startup aimed at promoting vegan lifestyle choices and ethical food produc...
2019-05-21 23:16

Why NBA stars like James Harden and LeBron James invest in soccer clubs Even though MLS clubs cannot compete with the other US sports leagues in terms of income, soccer is seen as a growing market for wealthy athlete-investorsJames Harden’s summer of soccer continues. Earlier this month, the 2018 NBA Most Valuable Player...
2019-07-22 17:16

Deutsche Bank CEO to invest 25% of fixed salary in bank's shares - source Deutsche Bank Chief Executive Officer Christian Sewing is planning to invest a quarter of his fixed salary in the bank's shares, a person with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 13:48

Deutsche Bank CEO to invest 25% of fixed salary in bank's shares: source Deutsche Bank Chief Executive Officer Christian Sewing is planning to invest a quarter of his fixed salary in the bank's shares, a person with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 14:16

Freedom Robotics raises $6.6M to take the hassle out of founding a robotics startup After years — decades even — of promises, the robotics industry is finally beginning to realize its potential. Nowhere is this phenomenon clearer than in the world of warehouse automation. Freedom Robotics, a new Bay Area-based startup, came out of s...
2019-07-24 05:16

Car-Sharing Startup Getaround Bets on Ride Sharing With SoftBank After raising a $300 million investment led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund, Getaround is hoping to profit from ties to the tech giant’s other portfolio companies....
2019-07-09 10:48

Microsoft's To-Do app is now available for Mac Microsoft has released To-Do for Mac, finally giving Apple users access to the task management tool on their desktops. The Mac app will allow users to work offline, view their upcoming tasks under "My Day," share to-do lists with friends and colleagu...
2019-06-18 02:01

Microsoft Surface Pro 7: what we want to see Microsoft has been consistently designing some of the best Windows tablets and 2-in-1 laptops for years with its Surface lineup. When the Surface Pro 6 launched however, back in October 2018, there were relatively few improvements over the 2017 model...
2019-07-18 03:48

Microsoft Office vs LibreOffice Microsoft Office and LibreOffice are both excellent office suites, but how can you be sure which is right for you? On the surface the two look very similar, but there are some important differences to bear in mind when making your decision.   Pr...
2019-06-23 18:32

Everything Microsoft Announced At E3 2019 The first details on a powerful new Xbox console, release dates for anticipated games like Cyberpunk 2077, and another developer acquired by Xbox Game Studios led Microsoft’s packed slate of announcements for its E3 briefing on Sunday....
2019-06-10 03:16

Xbox One X is $100 off during Microsoft's E3 sale It's one of the most wonderful times of the year for gamers as E3 is upon us. Not only will the next week or so bring more game announcements than you can shake a stick at, but you can expect sales galore from many of the big hitters. Microsoft,...
2019-06-07 18:48

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3: what we want to see The original Surface Laptop is more than two years old now, but when it first came out, stuck with Windows 10 S Mode, it didn’t make that much sense compared to the rest of the Surface lineup. Still, when the Surface Laptop 2 was finally relea...
2019-07-23 22:16

Jio, Microsoft to Partner for Cloud Solutions Reliance Industries (RIL) on Monday announced partnership of its subsidiary Reliance Jio Infocomm with Microsoft in the technology space, including creation on cloud solutions....
2019-08-12 15:32

Google Sheets vs Microsoft Excel Google Sheets and Microsoft Excel are two of the best options for working with spreadsheets, allowing you to manage figures, make calculations, create graphs and charts, and much more.Google Sheets started life as a very basic spreadsheet application...
2019-06-03 17:48

Microsoft calls for US version of GDPR As we approach the one year anniversary of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Microsoft has outlined its vision for a US version of the regulation that would make it easier for consumers to protect their data.The com...
2019-05-21 20:16

Microsoft Office is getting better on virtual desktops New features are coming to Office 365 to help improve its functionality in virtualized environments, including the upcoming Windows Virtual Desktop service, according to a new blog post from Microsoft.After acquiring former partner FSLogix last year ...
2019-07-02 20:00

Microsoft ‘still considering’ a $60 xCloud streaming console Although not much has been said about it publicly, Microsoft is still considering a cheap new micro-console that could stream games from its xCloud service, according to a new set of rumors from people who are familiar with Microsoft's plans.&#x...
2019-07-08 22:32

Microsoft changes Windows 10’s update model Enlarge / New changes to Windows' deployment policies will hopefully mean more time for testing and fewer chances for major public breakage. (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft outlined new directions for Windows 10's update model in a pair of blog posts...
2019-07-25 01:48

Microsoft Wants to Protect Your Identity With Bitcoin Microsoft announced plans to use the bitcoin blockchain to create a "digital identity" that could be used to access sites and apps across the internet....
2019-05-21 18:32

Someone may have just leaked all of Microsoft’s plans for E3 2019 In many ways, E3 2019 will be the last hurrah for this video game console generation. Sony has recently confirmed that it is already deep in development on its PlayStation 4 successor, and Microsoft started talking about the future of Xbox a full yea...
2019-05-21 18:01

Microsoft is teasing Windows 1.0, and everyone is confused Microsoft is up to something. Yesterday the Windows team dropped a sizzler video on Twitter, announcing the "all-new" Windows 1.0. It posted the same video over on its Instagram account, but only after it had wiped every single other post from its pa...
2019-07-02 17:48

Microsoft gives Immersive Reader the AI treatment Microsoft is turning its Immersive Learning tool into an Azure Cognitive Service and partnering with do-it-yourself computer-building kit maker Kano to develop a $300 Windows 10 S Mode PC kit....
2019-06-20 20:32

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with WSL 2 Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18917 from the 20H1 branch with download, Narrator, WSL, and inking improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
2019-06-13 09:48

Microsoft Launcher getting a bucketload of new features soon As developers keep adding new features and improvements via regular updates, Microsoft's Android launcher is becoming better and better. The upcoming update promises to further enhance user experience thanks to a number of important new options and a...
2019-06-23 03:48

LinkedIn is migrating to Microsoft Azure Microsoft-owned LinkedIn is moving its infrastructure to Azure as part of a multi-year migration, explains Mohak Shroff, LinkedIn's SVP of engineering.Read More...
2019-07-23 19:48

Microsoft Is Considering a Dedicated Office Key for Keyboards—Here's What It Should Do Microsoft introduced the Windows key on the Microsoft Natural Keyboard back in 1994, and while sometimes it can be a bit annoying (like when you accidentally hit it while playing games), the Windows key has proven itself useful enough to find its way...
2019-06-18 19:48

We have some questions about Microsoft’s ‘Mac Book’ advert Sometimes, like a soothsayer of shittiness, you know something is terrible before you even see it. And one of those things is Microsoft’s new advert for its Surface 2 laptop. In this… opus, a man literally called Mac (short for Mackenzie) Book talks ...
2019-08-01 17:48

Hands-On With Microsoft's New Elite Controller The current Elite is already the best controller (a lot of) money can buy, but Microsoft is showing off a new and improved version at E3, which you can get a closer look at in this video....
2019-06-11 02:16

Microsoft Office 365: A cheat sheet Office 365 provides the productivity tools required by a modern enterprise workforce. This guide covers key details, including available applications, system requirements, and subscription options....
2019-05-29 09:32

Microsoft could replace the Menu key – which you probably never use – with a new Office key Of all the keys on your keyboard, the Menu key – which sits to the right of the spacebar – is likely to be the least used, and Microsoft wants to change that by making it a dedicated Office key.This is according to prolific Microsoft le...
2019-06-18 14:01

Microsoft’s SMS Organizer will declutter your texts Microsoft's SMS Organizer is sort of a personal assistant for your text messages. The Android app is half-spam blocker, half-scheduling system. It got its start as a Microsoft Garage project and was unveiled in India last year. Now, XDA-Develope...
2019-08-20 00:16

Microsoft Outlook is getting a much-needed facelift At last year's Ignite conference Microsoft announced an opt-in experience that would allow users to try out the new Outlook on the web and now after eight months of testing, the updated version is beginning to roll out.With its new release, the ...
2019-07-06 01:48

Former Microsoft employee gets 2 years for embezzlement SEATTLE (AP) — A former Microsoft sports marketing director has been sentenced to more than two years in prison after admitting he tried to embezzle $1.5 million — including $240,000 worth of Super Bowl tickets. U.S. District Judge Ricardo Martinez s...
2019-06-29 03:00

What new collaborations will you be doing in Microsoft's Fluid Framework? Microsoft promises a new kind of shared interactive experience inside documents. But what does that really mean, and what does SharePoint have to do with it?...
2019-05-28 17:32

Microsoft's Surface Pro 6 laptop is nearly $300 off on Amazon Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider The Microsoft Surface Pro 6 is one of the most stylish and powerful 2-in-1 laptops out there. For a limited time, the device is nearly $300 off on Amazon, making it one of the lowest prices we've seen for the Sur...
2019-06-28 04:32

Microsoft isn’t working on a streaming-only Xbox right now Rumors may have pointed to Microsoft working on a cloud-centric Xbox console, but Head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, has confirmed that is not that the case. In an interview, the executive told Gamespot that his team is "not working on a streaming-only cons...
2019-08-16 15:16

Amazon, Microsoft wage war over the Pentagon's 'war cloud' Amazon and Microsoft are battling it out over a $10 billion opportunity to build the U.S. military its first "war cloud" computing system. But Amazon's early hopes of a shock-and-awe victory may be slipping away....
2019-07-09 21:48

Microsoft wants to know how you feel about Windows 10’s Start menu Windows 10’s Start menu is one of the most carefully watched and polarizing parts of the operating system’s UI – historically, it has been a very sensitive subject – and apparently Microsoft wants to know how people feel a...
2019-06-05 11:16

Battletoads gameplay revealed at Microsoft’s E3 briefing After announcing a new Battletoads at last year's Electronic Entertainment Expo, Microsoft has given us a better look at the game at its event this year.Read More...
2019-06-10 01:48

Apple's New iCloud for Windows App Now Available in Microsoft Store Apple and Microsoft have teamed up to offer a brand new iCloud experience to the Windows 10 users. The companies have released a new iCloud for Windows app that can be downloaded from the Microsoft......
2019-06-12 13:16

Double Fine joins Microsoft Studios Microsoft Studios has been on an acquisition spree over the past year or so, snatching up the likes of Ninja Theory, Playground Games, InXile, and Obsidian. During the company's marathon E3 keynote on Sunday, the Microsoft announced that it has ...
2019-06-09 23:32

Microsoft unveils an even more customizable Elite controller Remember the Xbox Elite controller? Well, Microsoft has a new one. The company says its new Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 (what a mouthful) has "over 30 new ways to play like a pro," including adjustable-tension thumbsticks and updated trig...
2019-06-09 23:32

Microsoft Announces Project Scarlett, The Next-Gen Xbox Microsoft today teased some of its first plans for Project Scarlett, the next-generation Xbox, and the buzzwords make it sound impressive: up to 120 frames-per-second, a solid state drive, ray-tracing, and so on. It’ll be out in the fall of 2020....
2019-06-10 03:16

Microsoft Xbox previews streaming service Microsoft Xbox is previewing its upcoming game streaming service, codenamed "Project xCloud", at the annual E3 games expo in Los Angeles. The service will go head-to-head with Google's Stadia that's set to debut in November. (June 11) ...
2019-06-12 01:48

Microsoft and Oracle link their cloud services to take on AWS Microsoft and Oracle reached an agreement to make their two cloud computing services work together with high-speed links between their data centers.Read More...
2019-06-06 03:00

Microsoft's Windows 1.0 announcement was about 'Stranger Things' Microsoft set the internet abuzz last week when it made a cryptic announcement about the "all-new" Windows 1.0 -- and now we know why. As we'd already speculated, it's all about Stranger Things. To celebrate the return of the show -- set in...
2019-07-08 19:16

Microsoft’s new ‘Flight Simulator’ looks like a wild 4K ride Microsoft showed off the next version of its Flight Simulator game at E3 2019, and it looks incredible. The company began the video teaser showing off a scene from the skies that it says was captured in real-time 4K. As you might expect, the new Flig...
2019-06-09 23:32

One Year Later, Did Microsoft (And Friends) Keep Their E3 2018 Promises? E3 2019 is just around the corner, and it’s going to look very different this year without PlayStation. Before we look to the future and are blinded by the razzle-dazzle of trailers and announcements at this year’s event, we need to address what happ...
2019-06-03 23:48

Apple and Microsoft made a new iCloud for Windows app Apple and Microsoft teamed up to create an iCloud Drive experience that will hopefully resolve some compatibility issues. A brand new iCloud for Windows app is available today in the Microsoft Store for Windows 10 users. The iCloud app will use the s...
2019-06-11 22:32

Watch Microsoft's E3 2019 press event here with us! Microsoft, with Sony sitting out this year, has a big show ahead of it -- and a big chance to claim all the gaming headlines. In the last 24 hours, Microsoft gave us a strong hint of major announcements on its next-gen console -- expect teraflop chat...
2019-06-09 23:32

Microsoft teases next-gen Xbox news at E3 event Many have suspected that Microsoft would talk about its next Xbox at its E3 event, and that now appears to be virtually guaranteed. Gamers have discovered that Microsoft's E3 countdown videos have included background references to "R255 G36 B0,"...
2019-06-09 23:32

Everything Microsoft Showed On Today's Inside Xbox Microsoft showed off Gears of War 5's horde mode, NBA 2k20's career mode, and the new games coming to Game Pass during its latest episode of Inside Xbox....
2019-08-19 21:48

Microsoft starts rolling out another new Android app, SMS Organizer Microsoft's SMS Organizer, which started as a Garage incubation project, is an example of another of the company's growing stable of Android productivity applications ....
2019-08-19 23:48

Saved from obsolescence, Microsoft is now making Paint better Enlarge / A picture apparently constructed in Paint using the keyboard exclusively. (credit: Microsoft) The news for mspaint.exe aficionados is just getting better and better. Microsoft's original plan was to deprecate Paint and end its development...
2019-05-21 14:32

Microsoft to Test New Videogame-Streaming Project The tech giant said on Sunday it will begin publicly testing its new videogame-streaming initiative in October, just ahead of when Google’s competing service is slated to launch....
2019-06-10 07:16

Review: Microsoft’s Windows 1.11 is an Upside Down mess Microsoft today announced that it was the year 1985. We checked the Microsoft store to confirm this and, as Windows 1.11 was just made available, the Redmond company’s story checks out. Here’s the message, as we received it: Microsoft and Netflix hav...
2019-07-09 08:32

Microsoft’s Windows 1.11 app is the perfect tie-in for ‘Stranger Things 3’ Whether you binge-watched Stranger Things 3 the day it dropped on Netflix, or you’ve decided to savor it at a slower pace, you need to check out Microsoft’s clever collaboration with the streaming service to bring the world of the show to...
2019-07-09 13:16

Why Apple and Microsoft belong together like a burger and fries Bury the bad blood and pass the ketchup: Not a merger, but a 10-year (at least) strategic agreement to integrate the two companies' respective platforms and technologies. Imagine Siri with the back-end capabilities of Cortana or Apple Watch with Azur...
2019-07-24 17:48

Mac Book says Microsoft Laptops are better than Apple’s MacBooks Ever since Apple released those viral Mac vs. PC ads many years ago, Microsoft has tried to come up with funny comparisons of its own — but none of them really stuck. What you’re about to see is easily the best bad anti-MacBook commercial...
2019-08-01 23:32

Microsoft Azure now lets you set up your own private servers Microsoft has announced the preview launch of a new cloud service called that will allow customers to run their virtual machines on single-tenant physical services.The company says that Azure Dedicated Host could be quite useful for businesses runnin...
2019-08-03 02:32

Microsoft to Launch Just One Next-Gen Xbox Console, Not Two: Report Microsoft is reportedly focused on developing a single console for release next year, unlike the previous reports that had claimed the existence of two consoles....
2019-06-21 16:48

Microsoft: Gaming should be for everyone, shouldn’t be toxic stew Enlarge (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft's Xbox chief Phil Spencer has written a paean to video gaming, calling games a unifying force that anyone and everyone can enjoy. He rejoices in gaming's ability to sustain communities, foster friendships, and ...
2019-05-21 21:01

Xbox at E3 2019: what we want to see from Microsoft's big keynote conference It's shaping up to be a big E3 for Microsoft. With Sony skipping this year's event entirely, Microsoft's Xbox E3 2019 conference has the chance to steal the whole show. And it looks like that could be the case, with rumors circulating ...
2019-05-23 19:01

View RAW Images in Windows 10 With Microsoft's New Plugin Microsoft just released a free RAW Image extension for Windows 10 that makes viewing RAW files much easier in Windows’ File Explorer—photographers, rejoice. Instead of having to use Adobe Photoshop or other third-party apps and plug-ins to open RAW i...
2019-07-11 20:48

Microsoft's reworked Edge browser is available to try on Windows 7 Microsoft has expanded the reach of its Chromium-based Edge browser to one of its most important audiences: namely, people who have to (or want to) use older versions of Windows. The company has released Canary channel preview builds of Edge for Win...
2019-06-20 09:32

Microsoft hints at new features and big changes coming in Windows 11 When compared to Windows Vista and Windows 8, Windows 10 has been a runaway success. That’s not to say that Microsoft’s latest operating system is perfect, but it improved upon its predecessors in nearly every way and has only gotten bett...
2019-05-30 11:32

Microsoft launches AI for Cultural Heritage program Microsoft's latest AI for Good initiative -- AI for Cultural Heritage -- aims to preserve and celebrate people, places, and historical artifacts.Read More...
2019-07-11 23:32

Microsoft hints towards a new ‘modern OS’ with seamless updates Microsoft‘s VP of Consumer and Device Sales, Nick Parker, hinted yesterday towards a new ‘modern OS‘ with seamless updates at the Computex trade show in Taiwan. According to Parker, the OS will have “enablers” and “delighters” like seamless updates, ...
2019-05-30 18:01

The UK’s first Microsoft Store opens in July. Here’s what to expect Microsoft today announced that its long-awaited UK retail launch will take place on July 11, less than six weeks from now, when it opens its first London store. As you’d expect from any ambitious UK retail launch worth its salt, Microsoft has chosen ...
2019-05-30 18:01

Microsoft AI creates realistic speech with little training Text-to-speech conversion is becoming increasingly clever, but there's a problem: it can still take plenty of training time and resources to produce natural-sounding output. Microsoft and Chinese researchers might have a more effective way. Th...
2019-05-27 05:00

Microsoft drops Huawei laptops from its store Microsoft has stopped selling the Huawei MateBook X Pro in its online store in the wake of the US Government’s blacklisting of the Chinese firm.The move follows news that Google will be banning Huawei smartphones and tablets from getting Andro...
2019-05-22 11:48

Here’s why your Microsoft Store ebooks won’t work next month The eBook market is most closely associated with four prominent players: Apple, Amazon, Barnes and Noble’s, and Rakuten, which makes the Kobo eReaders. But it’s easy to forget that Microsoft once owned its own eBook marketplace. Now, in 2019, it’s ex...
2019-06-28 03:48

Microsoft continues distancing Cortana from Windows Microsoft's virtual assistant Cortana could be split off from Windows 10 to become its own separate app. The Verge reports that a beta version of Cortana has appeared on the Windows Store and is now available to download....
2019-06-28 21:32

Microsoft Testing Passwordless Sign-Ins for Windows 10 Microsoft is testing a passwordless future for Windows 10 PCs. The company has released a new build for Fast Ring insiders that adds a new option that enables passwordless sign-ins for Microsoft......
2019-07-12 02:16

AT&T teams with Microsoft on 5G, AI, cloud, and edge innovations The carrier and software giant will work together on next-generation networking and cloud applications, relying on AT&T's 5G network and Microsoft's Azure.Read More...
2019-07-18 01:32

Microsoft Teams is now officially bigger than Slack Enlarge / A Microsoft office (not to be confused with Microsoft Office). (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft Teams may have only been around for two years, but the group-chat platform is already larger than one of its main competitors. Mic...
2019-07-12 03:48

Why Microsoft could be dropping the ball on software piracy Search for “cheap microsoft office” on Bing, Microsoft’s own search engine and you might be surprised to see what gets displayed. Outside the usual Microsoft adverts and search results are a bunch of websites all vying for your a...
2019-07-19 02:00

Microsoft teases a 'modern OS' with 'seamless updates' Microsoft made a nod towards a possible new operating system at Computex in Taipei this week, when corporate vice president of consumer and device sales Nick Parker took to the stage to outline the company's future OS ambitions. While the event ...
2019-05-29 15:01

Microsoft Is Eavesdropping on Your Skype and Cortana Activity A number of companies are starting to have reservations about using real people to “improve” their digital assistants by reviewing what you’ve said to your smart speaker or phone. I’m willing to bet that Microsoft will also soon about-face on this pr...
2019-08-07 18:32

Samsung Galaxy Book S vs Microsoft Surface Pro 6 Samsung surprised us all with the recent reveal of the Samsung Galaxy Book S, its latest notebook that aims to redefine what we can expect from a Windows 10 laptop – while taking aim at the likes of Microsoft’s Surface Pro 6.The Surface...
2019-08-11 14:48

Microsoft announces new features for SharePoint and OneDrive At its annual SharePoint Conference in Las Vegas, Microsoft announced that it is adding new features to SharePoint and OneDrive for Business.The company began its presentation with the announcement of SharePoint Home Sites which it describes as ...
2019-05-22 11:48

Microsoft may still have a streaming-only console on the drawing board Microsoft’s new baby, the console codenamed Project Scarlett, is currently getting the lion’s share of attention. Despite not having a working model to show, Microsoft lavished the next-gen device with showtime during E3, including the world’s vagues...
2019-07-10 08:16

Microsoft thrives on Android, iOS as bet away from Windows pays off As Microsoft Word tops 1 billion installs on Android and Office is all over the iOS productivity rankings, the software giant has its beyond Windows hits. Now it may have a needle or two to thread....
2019-07-15 17:48

What Microsoft's upcoming 'outsourcing' licensing changes could mean for your business Enterprise customers relying on Microsoft 'Bring Your Own License' option to run Windows Server, SQL Server and other enterprise software in Amazon's or Google's clouds may be in for a rude awakening this fall....
2019-08-13 23:48

Consider Buying Microsoft Office Before It Becomes a Subscription Service The good news: You can still buy a standalone version of Microsoft Office (for now) instead of paying Microsoft regular money for a subscription. The bad news, however, is that you can no longer get a super-cheap, one-off copy of Office via Microsoft...
2019-08-14 13:00

Microsoft is set to shake up Dynamics 365 pricing and packaging again Microsoft plans to make some pricing and licensing changes to its Dynamics 365 CRM and ERP family as of October 1, according to information it shared with its partners recently....
2019-07-23 04:32

Microsoft is teasing Windows 1.0 and other 1980s software Enlarge / Windows got the '80s treatment, but we're not sure what's actually being promoted. (credit: Aurich Lawson) Either Microsoft is gearing up for a very odd promotional effort or somebody on the Windows team has hijacked a functioning time ma...
2019-07-03 04:16

Any eBooks you bought from Microsoft will soon disappear forever With physical goods increasingly getting replaced by a digital equivalent — from books to movies and much more — it begs the question: How does this change our common understanding of ownership? But most people probably don’t give a...
2019-07-02 15:32

Microsoft's next big Windows 10 update is actually pretty small We hope you liked the features added in the Windows 10 May 2019 update, because it may be a while before other noticeable upgrades happen. Microsoft committed to a biannual major release schedule for Windows 10 back in 2017, and now it confirmed that...
2019-07-02 12:32

Best accessories for Microsoft Surface Book 2 in 2019 This article originally appeared on Windows Central and has been inducted into our Back to School guide. Your Microsoft Surface Book 2 is a fantastic Ultrabook as is, but a few accessories could make your life easier. Whether you're looking for ...
2019-08-07 02:48

Microsoft wins multibillion-dollar cloud deal from AT&T Microsoft's effort to catch Amazon Web Services in cloud got a major boost from a new deal with AT&T and an agreement to build out services for 5G....
2019-07-17 17:32

Microsoft teases Xbox Scarlett in E3 countdown videos Microsoft has been tweeting out videos counting down the days until its E3 2019 keynote presentation - and it’s been hiding hints to its next-gen Xbox Two (more formally called 'Xbox Scarlett') consoles in them.Look at the buildings ...
2019-06-09 08:32

Microsoft, Adobe and SAP are making progress in their campaign against Salesforce Adobe, Microsoft and SAP are pointing to more customers for their Open Data Initiative, which frees data from normally siloed software and puts them together for enrichment....
2019-07-15 20:01

Head in the cloud(s): the return of Microsoft Flight Simulator An unexpected revamp of Microsoft’s classic flying simulator could usher in a new era of cloud function for gamesFlight Simulator was once one of the jewels in Microsoft’s crown, as close to synonymous with PC gaming as it’s possible to get. The seri...
2019-07-24 16:32

Microsoft joins Hyperledger blockchain technology community Microsoft is joining the Hyperledger open source community for blockchain projects today, the latest move by a tech giant toward blockchain applications.Read More...
2019-06-19 03:48

Microsoft demos its bid at creating 'secure' voting systems Microsoft is keen to show that its election security system is more than just a theoretical exercise. The company has demonstrated the first voting system to use its ElectionGuard tech, promising a vote that's both easier and more trustworthy. ...
2019-07-18 05:00

Microsoft warns users about email security scam Security researchers at Microsoft have issued a warning concerning an ongoing spam wave which utilizes malicious RTF documents to infect users' systems with malware.According to the company, the spam wave is specifically targeting European users...
2019-06-10 19:32

Microsoft’s next Xbox is coming in 2020 with 8K graphics and SSD storage At its E3 briefing today, Microsoft announced Project Scarlett, the working name for its next-generation Xbox game console – and it sounds like it’s going to be a real powerhouse. I don’t mean to use that term lightly – if Microsoft is to be believed...
2019-06-10 09:32

Microsoft sets high expectations with next-gen Xbox announcement Microsoft on Sunday gave the world the first official details about its Xbox 2, its next-gen console that is currently referred to as Project Scarlett, setting high expectations for the future of console gaming. At the same time, Project Scarlett tea...
2019-06-10 13:48

Microsoft's Elite Series 2 Controller Feels Like an Improvement in Every Way On Sunday, Microsoft announced a new iteration of the Microsoft Elite Controller. And that is great news because while the original was a landmark concept, in practice, it was kind of junk. The Series 2, at least from my limited time with it, seems l...
2019-06-11 15:16

E3 2019 liveblog: all the news from Microsoft's Xbox conference Join the Guardian’s video games editor Keza MacDonald and correspondent Keith Stuart for live news from the Xbox E3 2019 press conference: will we see a new console? 8.26pm BST Here’s a photo from our tech editor Alex Hern, who’s in the room early fo...
2019-06-09 21:32

Microsoft releases Windows 1.11 throwback app as a Stranger Things tie-in Enlarge / Eleven and the gang face down weird dangers yet again in the third season trailer. (credit: YouTube/Netflix) If you were one of the many people confused and curious about Microsoft’s apparent time-traveling social media blitz last week, w...
2019-07-09 01:16

The Morning After: Microsoft's cheaper 15-inch Surface Book 2 Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Hey there! The birthplace of Juul (and many other players in the vape world) is closing in on an e-cigarette ban, and while Adam Sandler remains one of Netflix's big-hitters, more Stranger Things and Queer ...
2019-06-20 14:16

Microsoft unveils new Xbox console to be released next year The device will be four times more powerful than the Xbox One X console and be powered by an Advanced Micro Devices chip, the company said during its Xbox E3 conference in Los Angeles....
2019-06-10 01:16

Windows 10: Has Microsoft cleaned up its update mess? (Spoiler: no) Four years after the debut of "Windows as a service," Microsoft continues to tweak the Windows Update for Business rules. And if you don't know how to play the game, you're likely to be surprised with unexpected updates....
2019-07-16 21:16

Microsoft To-Do for Mac: The free task tracking app's standout features Microsoft's To-Do is now available for Mac. Here are the details about the free task tracking app, including which functions have not been ported to the Mac version yet....
2019-06-27 20:32

Microsoft wants to make 'Minecraft' easier for kids to read Microsoft is bringing its Immersive Reader to Minecraft: Education Edition. The tool will let users expand the text in character dialogue, settings and boards. Immersive Reader will dictate each word as it is highlighted, so users can follow along, a...
2019-06-20 21:48

Microsoft is shutting down its internet board and card games Microsoft has already given users of older Windows versions some not-so-subtle hints that it's time to move on. Now, it's giving them more of a push by removing things dear to their hearts: their board and card games. The software giant i...
2019-07-15 04:00

Microsoft is selling a cut-back 15-inch Surface Book 2 for $1,999 When Microsoft introduced the Surface Book 2 in 2017, it added a 15-inch screen option. While that gave the Macbook Pro some serious competition, it still started at $2,499. Now, Microsoft is offering a 15-inch Surface Book 2 configuration for $1,999...
2019-06-20 01:32

Coles partners with Microsoft to transform its business for the future Under the partnership, Coles is building an enterprise data platform in Azure to bolster its analytics capabilities and enable the use of artificial intelligence to drive innovation through its supply chain and physical stores....
2019-07-09 08:16

Microsoft is reportedly testing two exciting new Surface models A rumor earlier this week claimed that Microsoft is working on a Surface notebook based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8cx platform that was designed for 2019 Windows 10 devices, and we now have more details on the matter. It appears that Microsoft w...
2019-06-27 20:32

New Microsoft Flight Simulator Looks Uncannily Like Real Life Announced today and releasing in 2020, the upcoming Microsoft Flight Simulator looks greater than fiction. Apparently, its hyper-realistic graphics are a product of AI technology and satellite data....
2019-06-10 03:16

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner says being a Microsoft executive is 'a dream job' Jeff Weiner told CNBC's Jon Fortt that, about three years after the Microsoft acquisition, he gets to work with "an extraordinary group of individuals."...
2019-06-19 20:00

Microsoft Launches Programme to Preserve Cultural Heritage Using AI Microsoft said it will "use AI to work with non-profits, universities and governments around the world to help preserve the languages we speak, the places we live and the artefacts we treasure."...
2019-07-12 23:48

All the New Details About Microsoft Xbox Project Scarlett and xCloud Sony and Google have spared few details about their next-gen video game systems, but Microsoft has been quieter about how it plans to deliver games in the future. Sure we heard a few details about the console, codenamed Scarlett, and the cloud servic...
2019-06-10 19:32

Microsoft is testing a major change to Windows keyboards Microsoft is apparently considering adding a dedicated Office key to keyboards, and the move is absolutely brilliant if you think about it. Microsoft’s productivity suite is one of the company’s biggest moneymakers, maybe the best collect...
2019-06-18 18:48

Microsoft says new ElectionGuard software averts U.S. election hacks Software giant Microsoft has unveiled new technology it says will upgrade security in U.S. voting machines, and ensure all ballots are counted and authentic....
2019-07-18 17:32

Microsoft says its Teams app is bigger than Slack and growing faster The success of Teams, at least in relation to Slack, is an example of how Microsoft can make hits out of young products just by distributing it to its large collection of customers....
2019-07-11 21:16

Ebooks Purchased From Microsoft Will Be Deleted This Month Because You Don't Really Own Anything Anymore Anyone who bought ebooks through the Microsoft Store is in for a rude shock in the coming days. The good news? You can get a refund. The bad news? All of your books are going to be deleted this month.Read more......
2019-07-01 19:16

Microsoft agrees to pay $25M to settle Hungary bribery case Software and tech giant Microsoft has agreed to pay more than $25 million to settle a Hungarian bribery case, the U.S. Justice Department announced Monday....
2019-07-23 01:01

Microsoft E3 2019 live blog: we're here and ready for the Xbox Two We're live from the Microsoft Xbox E3 2019 conference at Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles. We'll be bringing you all the biggest Xbox news and announcements as they happen. So what are we expecting? The worst kept secret of the show is...
2019-06-10 07:32

Microsoft settles corruption charges over bribery scheme Microsoft said it would settle a federal corruption charge that it was involved in an illegal bribery scheme in Hungary and pay $25 million in fines to put the matter to rest....
2019-07-23 02:16

Deal: Microsoft Surface Pro 6 is up to $300 off on Amazon (multiple models) Microsoft newest Surface Pro 2-in-1 laptop is getting massive discounts on Amazon, but none of the deals includes any accessories. If you want a brand new device that you can use as a laptop, you should definitely try to buy a keyboard for the Micros...
2019-06-12 09:32

Microsoft isn’t planning for Project Scarlett to be the last Xbox console Before the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 launched in 2013, there was some speculation about whether or not there would be another console generation in the traditional sense. With everything going digital, would Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo still feel ...
2019-06-14 09:00

Microsoft to open first European store in central London Firm shows commitment to UK with shop, which features a gaming lounge and AR devicesMicrosoft is opening its first European store on Oxford Street, in London, featuring a McLaren Senna car customised as an Xbox driving simulator, a gaming lounge and ...
2019-07-11 04:16

Microsoft’s Project Scarlett might be the most backwards-compatible console ever In the midst of the rest of the news from E3, Microsoft quietly revealed it’d no longer be adding older games to its Backwards Compatibility program, but that it would be striving to make those games already part of its library capable of running on ...
2019-06-12 22:16

Microsoft looks to 'do for data sharing what open source did for code' Microsoft is working to standardize data-sharing terms via pre-designed licensing agreements, the first of which now are available for preview and comment....
2019-07-23 20:48

How Microsoft hopes to preserve privacy while gathering AR map data Researchers at Microsoft detail an attack vector for augmented reality map data, and a method that might help to preserve privacy in those same maps.Read More...
2019-06-13 21:00

Microsoft Has Started Testing the Next Windows 10 Update Build Microsoft has finally revealed its plans for the next major Windows 10 feature release. The upcoming 19H2 update is expected to be a cumulative update with new features turned off by default....
2019-07-02 13:00

Microsoft Will Pay Out $26 Million in Settlement Over Hungarian Bribery Scheme Microsoft will pay out $26 million in a settlement to resolve charges that its staff bribed government officials in Hungary, the Washington Post reported on Monday, with President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith telling staff in an email the matte...
2019-07-23 11:48

Microsoft sinks $1B into OpenAI to build ‘supercomputer AI’ for Azure Microsoft has invested $1 billion in Elon Musk-founded (Musk has since departed) artificial intelligence company OpenAI in an effort build supercomputer AI technologies for its Azure cloud services. The two companies will join forces to build large-s...
2019-07-23 15:01

Is Microsoft teasing a Netflix tie-in? Stranger Things have happened Microsoft yesterday took to Twitter and Instagram to tease social media denizens with a cryptic Windows 1.0 video. After you check your calendar to make sure it’s still 2019, check out the posts below: Introducing the all-new Windows 1.0, with MS-Dos...
2019-07-03 01:48

Microsoft’s M12 leads $25 million investment in API marketplace RapidAPI Microsoft's M12 has led a $25 million investment in RapidAPI, a public API marketplace that is launching a new service today for internal APIs.Read More...
2019-06-11 16:48

Microsoft starts public tests for 'Halo: Reach' on PC Halo: Reach is now playable on PC... for a handful of very early adopters. Microsoft and 343 Industries have shared a slew of Master Chief Collection update news, including word that it has started a public test of Reach on Windows PCs that lasts thr...
2019-06-30 11:48

Deal: Grab Microsoft's premium Surface Headphones for $100 off Microsoft made a risky move when it decided to launch the Surface Headphones, a premium product that directly competes with the likes of Sony WH-1000XM3 and Bose QC35 II headphones when it comes to price.The main advantage of Microsoft's headphones i...
2019-06-15 21:32

Microsoft wasted its best opportunity to get the jump on Sony at E3 2019 When Sony announced last fall that it would be skipping E3 for the first time ever in 2019, my mind started racing. Sony dominated the current console generation with the PS4, but with a new generation approaching, it was going to give Microsoft the ...
2019-06-10 23:48

Microsoft is selling Huawei laptops again – but that might not be good news You may recall that Huawei laptops were removed from Microsoft’s online store in May, following the US government’s blacklisting of the Chinese manufacturer’s devices, but these notebooks have now reappeared on the Microsoft Stor...
2019-06-18 14:01

Microsoft posts record Q4 results despite Xbox slowdown We're all used to hearing how well Microsoft has been doing by now, so the company's earnings report for Q4 2019 comes as no surprise. Once again, the tech giant performed well, delivering a "record fiscal year." CEO Satya Nadella attribute...
2019-07-18 23:32

Microsoft finally releases Hyper-V Server 2019 Microsoft has made Hyper-V Server 201, which it first released last fall, available on its Evaluation Center and plans to deliver it to Visual Studio Subscription customers by June 19....
2019-06-18 00:48

Microsoft outlines new features for its Wave 2 Dynamics 365 CRM and ERP refresh Microsoft is readying 'hundreds' of new features for Dynamics 365 and its Power Platform, which it will deliver between October 2019 and March 2020 as part of its 'Wave 2' roll-out....
2019-06-11 03:48

Microsoft resumes sales of Huawei laptops online The action reflects the evolving dynamic for U.S. companies that have done business with Huawei, which has been caught in the middle of growing U.S.-China trade tension....
2019-06-17 22:48

Microsoft brings tracking prevention to its Edge browser Recently Mozilla has updated Firefox with features that block companies from tracking you across different websites, and now Microsoft is testing similar tech in its Chromium-based Edge browser. Insider beta testers with the latest Canary release on....
2019-06-28 09:16

Microsoft Opens First European Store in London's West End Microsoft will open its first European retail store in London on Thursday, showcasing technology ranging from Xbox games and Surface tablets to augmented reality and LinkedIn masterclasses....
2019-07-12 02:16

Brazil's GPA taps Microsoft to test 'Amazon Go'-like technologies Brazilian food retailer GPA SA plans to open its first store to test technologies such as facial recognition and "scan & go" shopping by year-end, following in the footsteps of parent company Casino, which opened a checkout-free store in Paris last N...
2019-06-28 21:00

Microsoft's Focus on Big Customers Propels Cloud Sales Microsoft’s bet on delivering business software over the internet is paying off, thanks to the tech giant’s ability to understand the needs of its corporate customers and help them adjust to a rapidly changing market....
2019-07-24 13:16

Xbox on a phone: Microsoft Project xCloud hands-on Microsoft's Project xCloud is almost ready for public consumption. In fact, it's launching in some capacity this October, with the ability to stream games from your at-home Xbox One to any device you own. The company's big E3 showcase ...
2019-06-11 06:48

Microsoft joins the XR Association, which promotes responsible AR/VR development The XR Association, or XRA, now counts Microsoft among its membership, joining founding members Google, Facebook, Sony, HTC Vive, and Samsung.Read More...
2019-07-21 17:32

Microsoft wants to make Mixer less toxic – but is it enough to beat Twitch? Microsoft has announced measures it’s adding to its Twitch competitor Mixer to tackle the toxicity that can sometimes feel prevalent in the gaming community – especially when it comes to game streaming.The goal is to make Mixer a more p...
2019-07-24 12:48

Microsoft apps infected in major malvertising campaign Microsoft users are being warned to beware a dangerous new malware family that is seeing malicious code into Windows apps.Security researchers at Confiant have uncovered a wide-ranging malvertising campaign that has been targeting apps and services f...
2019-07-22 16:01

This week in tech history: Microsoft shows us the Surface At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical te...
2019-06-16 21:16

Microsoft will pay $25 million to settle Hungary bribery charges Microsoft is on the hook at home for alleged crimes abroad. The company has agreed to pay about $25 million in settlements with both the Justice Department and SEC over charges that its Hungary subsidiary violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.....
2019-07-23 16:48

Do Not Install Your Microsoft Surface's August Firmware Updates If you own one of Microsoft’s latest Surface devices—the Surface Book 2 or Surface Pro 6—you’ll want to pause Windows Updates for a little while, because Microsoft’s latest firmware could absolutely tank your system’s performance. If your laptop is a...
2019-08-17 12:16

Microsoft is using Dynamics 365 to manage Windows Update releases Here's how Microsoft is using its own Dynamics 365 Customer Service offering to manage the publishing of not just Windows 10, but previous Windows client and server updates via Windows Update....
2019-08-19 23:48

These are the features Microsoft has killed with Windows 10 May 2019 Update With every update, Windows 10 gains a lot of new features, but Microsoft also gives the elbow to some functionality, and highlights features which will no longer be developed.So, the list of features being ditched with the freshly launched May 2019 U...
2019-05-23 13:32

Cramer's lightning round: The reason investors should own Microsoft "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer rings the lightning round bell, which means he's giving his answers to callers' stock questions at rapid speed....
2019-08-20 01:16

Inside the 'Bat Cave' Where Microsoft's Top-Secret Presentations are Designed Microsoft established 'Bat Cave' shortly after Satya Nadella was appointed as the CEO to modernise the development of on-stage presentations and demos....
2019-06-06 18:48

Microsoft leases new office building in downtown Manhattan Microsoft has signed a downtown lease for a major office outpost in New York City, The Post has learned. The tech giant this week signed its lease for about 70,000 square feet of space with the new owners of 300 Lafayette St., who have just closed th...
2019-05-21 22:32

Project xCloud: everything we know about Microsoft's cloud streaming service Last year Microsoft announced it was working on Project xCloud, a new streaming service that aims to let you play big-name games on whichever device you want, whenever you want.Project xCloud aims to leverage Microsoft’s existing data centers ...
2019-06-06 00:00

Microsoft releases two new Windows 10 19H2 test builds Microsoft is adding some minor new features to its latest Windows 10 19H2 test builds, but only some Slow Ring testers will see them right off the bat. Here's why....
2019-08-09 07:32

Microsoft's Classic IntelliMouse Returns With Its Cord Still Intact Twenty years ago, Microsoft vastly improved how we all point and click with the introduction of its IntelliMouse Explorer that used a small camera to track movements instead of an easily dirtied rolling ball. Countless iterations were released over t...
2019-05-28 20:48

Microsoft: Cloud gaming is “inevitable” but “years” from mainstream Enlarge / Project xCloud running Gears of War 4 at an E3 Microsoft Theater demonstration. With the planned 2019 launch of Project Xcloud, Microsoft isn't ignoring the game industry's current mania for streaming gaming. But in a recent interview wi...
2019-08-15 02:48

Microsoft: Russian hackers are using IoT devices to infiltrate networks A state-sponsored Russian hacking group has been taking advantage of Internet of Things devices' poor security measures to infiltrate corporate networks, according to Microsoft. The company has revealed that researchers from Microsoft's Thr...
2019-08-07 00:48