Category: Microsoft

Microsoft Outage Locks Users Out of Office Suite, Email
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Microsoft Outage Locks Users Out of Office Suite, Email

A recent issue with Microsoft’s Office 365 platform left many users completely locked out of Microsoft Office, Outlook, and Microsoft Teams which many have used as their primary means of work communication during the coronavirus pandemic. TechCrunch reports that Microsoft has begun investigating an authentication outage that looked Office 365 users out of the platform…

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Microsoft set to acquire Bethesda parent ZeniMax for $7.5B
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Microsoft set to acquire Bethesda parent ZeniMax for $7.5B

Microsoft this morning announced plans to acquire ZeniMax Media Inc. for $7.5 billion in cash. The gaming holding company is the parent to a number of high profile publishers, including Bethesda Game Studios, id Software, ZeniMax Online Studios, Arkane, MachineGames, Tango Gameworks, Alpha Dog and Roundhouse Studios. Once approved, the deal would bring some of…

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Microsoft Surface Duo review
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Microsoft Surface Duo review

In the early days, Microsoft had misgivings about calling the Surface Duo a phone. Asked to define it as such, the company has had the tendency to deflect with comments like, “Surface Duo does much more than make phone calls.” Which, to be fair, it does. And to also be fair, so do most phones.…

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DoD reaffirms Microsoft has won JEDI cloud contract, but Amazon legal complaints still pending
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DoD reaffirms Microsoft has won JEDI cloud contract, but Amazon legal complaints still pending

We have seen a lot of action this week as the DoD tries to finally determine the final winner of the $10 billion, decade-long DoD JEDI cloud contract. Today, the DoD released a statement that after reviewing the proposals from finalists Microsoft and Amazon again, it reiterated that Microsoft was the winner of the contract.…

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Microsoft pursuing TikTok purchase with September 15th deadline, may invite U.S. investors to participate
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Microsoft pursuing TikTok purchase with September 15th deadline, may invite U.S. investors to participate

Microsoft has posted a statement today on its corporate blog that says it will continue discussions on a potential TikTok purchase in the U.S.. As a part of the statement, it says that it may invite other “American investors” to participate on a minority basis. The company says that this is a result of conversations…

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