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Microsoft said Thursday in a blog post that hackers tied to a massive intrusion of dozens of U.S. government agencies and private companies sneaked further into its systems than previously thought, although the intrusion doesn’t appear to have caused any additional harm
On Sept. 21, it was announced that for $7.5 billion, Microsoft would be purchasing ZeniMax Media Inc. Will this acquisition mean huge franchises like “The Elder Scrolls,” “Fallout,” “Doom,” “Dishonored” and “Wolfenstein” would become exclusive to Xbox and PC moving forward?
American companies promising to hire more Black employees in leadership roles and teach their workforce about racism are getting a message from President Donald Trump’s administration: Watch your step if you want to keep doing business with the federal government.
After a series of leaks in the past week, Microsoft on Wednesday confirmed its next video game consoles will be released on Nov. 10. I say consoles because the company has revealed it will offer two options this time around: the beefy Xbox Series X for $500 and the less-powerful, disc drive-less Xbox Series S for $300.
For decades, the excitement surrounding the release of new gaming consoles has always been matched by the assortment of games that launch with it, with the games becoming an event within themselves in bearing the critical potential to sell the systems.
Microsoft, with a market value recently topping $1.5 trillion and annual revenue topping $143 billion, was once an aging tech giant that had grown complacent and overly dependent on its Windows and Office software cash cows.
President Donald Trump's demand that the U.S. government get a cut from a potential Microsoft purchase of TikTok is the latest unprecedented scenario in an unprecedented situation.
Mixer, the video game streaming site acquired by Microsoft in 2016 to expand its digital footprint, will be shutting down, transitioning its community of streamers to Facebook Gaming, a rival platform, instead.
SEATTLE – Microsoft joined the list of tech giants who’ve decided to limit the use of their facial-recognition systems, announcing that they will not sell the controversial technology to police departments until there is a federal law regulating the technology.
For more than a decade, video games have been steadily shifting away from physical sales toward digital distribution, much the same as music and film. The transition creates opportunities for game publishers and consumers alike.
A government watchdog agency said Wednesday the Pentagon’s process for awarding a highly lucrative cloud computing contract to Microsoft was in line with legal and government purchasing standards.
The Pentagon is reconsidering its awarding of a major cloud computing contract to Microsoft after rival tech giant Amazon protested what it called a flawed bidding process.
Microsoft has the brand recognition, network-effect advantage and resources to continue winning in the markets it serves.
A federal judge on Thursday ordered a temporary halt of Microsoft’s work on a $10 billion military cloud contract, a win for Amazon, which sued the U.S. government last year for awarding the contract to its rival.
Federal regulators are ramping up their investigation of the market dominance of giant tech companies, demanding detailed information on five companies’ acquisitions of smaller firms back to 2010.
Amazon wants President Donald Trump to submit to questioning over the tech company’s losing bid for a $10 billion military contract.
A federal judge says it’s likely that Microsoft was trying to avoid or evade paying U.S. taxes and is ordering the company to hand over financial documents from more than a decade ago.
CEO Satya Nadella said Thursday that the commitment will happen “not just across our direct emissions, but across our supply chain, too.”
One year after Microsoft announced it was committing $500 million toward affordable housing in the Seattle area, it’s upping that by half.
The National Security Agency has discovered a major security flaw in Microsoft’s Windows operating system and tipped off the company rather than exploit it for its own intelligence needs.