Category: Microsoft

Microsoft Really is Getting Your Xbox Series X to Run Like a Fridge
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Microsoft Really is Getting Your Xbox Series X to Run Like a Fridge

Microsoft has taken a different approach to Sony when it comes to releasing information about its next-gen systems. The latest info dump talks about how the Series X will feature amazing cooling capabilities while still being ‘whisper-quiet’. This information shows how important keeping your systems cool will be from now on. Xbox has gone for…

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Microsoft moves its 2020 Build developer conference online
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Microsoft moves its 2020 Build developer conference online

May is traditionally a month of big developer conferences, with Facebook F8, Google I/O and Microsoft Build often happening within the same two-week period. But not this year. After F8 and I/O were already canceled in favor of online events, Microsoft is now unsurprisingly following suit, too, and canceling the in-person element of Build, which…

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Microsoft will pay hourly workers regular wages even if their hours are reduced because of COVID-19 concerns
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Microsoft will pay hourly workers regular wages even if their hours are reduced because of COVID-19 concerns

As more COVID-19 cases are identified in the United States, some companies are asking employees to work from home if possible. But that impacts the jobs of people who work in on-site operations, including many who are paid by the hour. Today Microsoft said that it will continue paying all vendor hourly service providers in…

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Microsoft launches 100X100X100 program to help Indian B2B SaaS startups
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Microsoft launches 100X100X100 program to help Indian B2B SaaS startups

As Indian startups begin to make inroads in the world of SaaS, Microsoft has taken notice. The American tech giant today launched 100X100X100, a program aimed at business-to-business SaaS startups. Microsoft said Monday that 100X100X100 will bring together 100 companies and 100 early and growth startups. Each committed company will spend $100,000 over a course…

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Gamer-Friendly Microsoft is Missing the Obvious Official Xbox Emulator
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Gamer-Friendly Microsoft is Missing the Obvious Official Xbox Emulator

Backward compatibility is important to numerous people. So far only the Xbox One has any decent level of backward compatibility with previous generation consoles. Microsoft should release a commercially available software emulator of the original Xbox console. Backward compatibility is pretty important to a lot of people. It allows older games to remain archived, so…

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Microsoft shares rise after it beats revenue, profit expectations, Azure posts 62% growth
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Microsoft shares rise after it beats revenue, profit expectations, Azure posts 62% growth

Today Microsoft reported its fiscal 2020 second quarter (calendar Q4 2019) results, including revenue of $36.9 billion (up 14%), net income of $11.6 billion (up 38%) and diluted earnings per share of $1.51. Investors had expected the company to report profit of $1.32 per share off revenue of $35.67 billion. The street had anticipated net…

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Apple, Microsoft and Amazon Earnings Can Make or Break the Stock Market This Week
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Apple, Microsoft and Amazon Earnings Can Make or Break the Stock Market This Week

Several big companies are set to release their earnings report this week. An earnings miss might halt the impressive runs of Apple and Microsoft. An encouraging earnings call might catalyze a breakout for Amazon. Investors are turning pessimistic as fear of the coronavirus continues to grow. The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the week down…

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