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Microsoft And Baidu Are Working On Self-Driving Cars

07/18/2017, Baidu, often referred to as the Google of China, has been working on its own self-driving car technology and it has now teamed up with one of the biggest tech companies on the planet to further advance the futuristic technology. While Microsoft has long...

Surface Pro Hibernation Issue Fix Released By Microsoft

07/16/2017, Some users of Microsoft’s new Surface Pro have been complaining about a hibernation issue with their new device. Microsoft has now released a fix for the hibernation issue. A new firmware update has been released by Microsoft which takes care of the...

Microsoft Reportedly Designing New Xbox Console

07/13/2017, Microsoft launched the Xbox One back in 2013 and then followed it up with the Xbox One S last year. The company officially unveiled the Xbox One X a few weeks back and is due to release it in the fall this year. Word on the street is that Microsoft has...

Microsoft Closing Surface Hub Factory In Oregon

07/13/2017, The Surface Hub is a giant 85 inch 4K display from Microsoft that’s aimed at businesses that require a powerful computing solution that can also double as a space for collaboration and presentation. Microsoft has been selling this product for over a...

Microsoft And BMW Bring Skype To Cars

07/13/2017, Microsoft today announced that it’s expanding its partnership with BMW to bring Skype to the German manufacturer’s cars. Skype for Business will now get a place in BMW’s iDrive system. This functionality will enable BMW owners to attend...

PowerPoint Presentation Translator Now Available To All

07/12/2017, Microsoft has confirmed today that the PowerPoint Presentation Translator is available to any and all users starting today. The company announced this feature at its Build 2017 conference last month. It’s a feature developed by the company’s...

New Microsoft App Describes The World For The Visually Impaired

07/12/2017, Microsoft has released a new iPhone app today called Seeing AI which relies on computer vision to describe the world to the visually impaired. The app is meant to make life easier for users who are blind or otherwise visually impaired. The app is powered...

Support For Windows Phone Has Officially Ended

07/11/2017, For a while Microsoft’s Windows Phone was seen as a contender for the mobile space. It never quite had the same momentum compared to iOS and Android, but back then Microsoft was pushing pretty hard to make it work, going as far as acquiring Nokia’s...

Microsoft Wants To Beam Internet Over Unused TV Frequencies

07/11/2017, Microsoft is going to announce its plans to beam broadband internet over unused channels of television spectrum today. This white space internet service is going to utilize the unused spectrum between those channels of TV spectrum to broadcast internet...

Download Ubuntu From Windows Store Starting Today

07/11/2017, It was confirmed by Microsoft at its annual Build developer conference earlier this year that Ubuntu will soon be available for download directly from the Windows Store. This would certainly make the process of getting Ubuntu on the system a lot easier...

Microsoft 365 Is A New Way To Purchase Office And Windows

07/10/2017, Microsoft has kicked off its annual partner conference today and announced a new offering called Microsoft 365. It’s an effort on the company’s part to get its business customers to purchase Office and Windows together. Microsoft 365 is...

Windows Phone 8.1 Mainstream Support Ends Tomorrow

07/10/2017, Microsoft hasn’t really been active in the smartphone market lately but it has been providing support for the handsets that are still out there. There are still quite a few people holding on to their Windows Phone 8.1 smartphones. They would want to...

New Windows 10 Mobile Device Reportedly In Development

07/09/2017, It has been a while since Microsoft came out with a new smartphone. Many have written obituaries for the company’s smartphone business seeing as how it has more or less given up on the market. The company recently said that it’s looking to...