Category: Microsoft

Microsoft says it will fix an Internet Explorer security bug under active attack
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Microsoft says it will fix an Internet Explorer security bug under active attack

Microsoft has confirmed a security flaw affecting Internet Explorer is currently being used by hackers, but that it has no immediate plans to fix. In a late-evening tweet, US-CERT, the division of Homeland Security tasked with reporting on major security flaws, tweeted a link to a security advisory detailing the bug, describing it as “being…

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Microsoft Lands Huge Win With GTA V Xbox Game Pass Addition
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Microsoft Lands Huge Win With GTA V Xbox Game Pass Addition

Grand Theft Auto V now available on Xbox Game Pass. Rockstar Games hit limited to console. Xbox Game Pass cements itself as the best subscription service around. Xbox announced Friday that Rockstar Games’ Grand Theft Auto V is now available as part of the Xbox Game Pass subscription service on console.Grand Theft Auto V Now…

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Microsoft (MSFT) and Apple (AAPL) are Now Bigger than Germany’s Entire Stock Market
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Microsoft (MSFT) and Apple (AAPL) are Now Bigger than Germany’s Entire Stock Market

With a combined valuation of $2.499 trillion, Apple and Microsoft have surpassed Germany’s stock market. Both conglomerates had an exceptionally strong 2019 with solid sales across many departments. These companies highlight the robustness of the U.S. economy. Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) have surpassed Germany’s entire stock market in valuation amid the greatest…

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Microsoft adds Māori to translator as New Zealand pushes to revitalize the language
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Microsoft adds Māori to translator as New Zealand pushes to revitalize the language

The benefits of machine translation are easy to see and experience for ourselves, but those practical applications are only one part of what makes the technology valuable. Microsoft and the government of New Zealand are demonstrating the potential of translation tech to help preserve and hopefully breathe new life into the Māori language. Te reo…

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Microsoft Just Gave a Big Tease About Xbox Project Scarlett Price
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Microsoft Just Gave a Big Tease About Xbox Project Scarlett Price

Microsoft confirms that Xbox Project Scarlett will compete with the PS5 on price. Xbox boss Phil Spencer said the console wouldn’t be “out of position” on price. Analysts have suggested that the console will cost $500. Speaking to The Verge, Xbox boss Phil Spencer said that Xbox Project Scarlett would “not be out of position…

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Microsoft announces its xCloud streaming service and a truckload of new games are coming in 2020
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Microsoft announces its xCloud streaming service and a truckload of new games are coming in 2020

Microsoft has announced a vague intention to launch its xCloud game streaming service sometime in 2020, and dropped a double handful of new titles that will arrive on it and the existing Game Pass subscription. It seems that next year will indeed be the opening battle in the streaming wars to come. The announcements came…

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