Xbox, Sony Hold Sales For The Game Awards 2018

The Game Awards 2018 takes place Thursday, Dec. 6 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. To celebrate, Sony and Microsoft are currently offering discounts on some of the year’s biggest games. Both companies are slashing prices on Rockstar Games’ “Red Dead Redemption 2.” The Special Edition is $69.59 on PSN and $71.99 on the Microsoft Store. Sony is also […]

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Microsoft Introduces Monthly Xbox Stream Collider Series On Mixer

Microsoft announced the Stream Collider program on its Mixer platform on Monday, a new four-episode livestream series to debut monthly on the Xbox Mixer channel. Stream Collider is a new show where the worlds of gaming and pop culture influencers “collide,” according to the official Xbox Blog. It’s meant to be a “show-within-a-stream” that you can watch online. Each episode […]

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Microsoft rises above Apple as world’s most valuable public company

Microsoft’s big bet on cloud computing is paying off as the company has surpassed Apple as the world’s most valuable publicly traded company. The software maker’s prospects looked bleak just a few years ago, as licenses for the company’s Windows system fell with a sharp drop in sales of personal computers. But under CEO Satya Nadella, Microsoft has found stability […]

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Microsoft, Nintendo Remain Committed to E3, Despite PlayStation’s Departure

Both Nintendo and Microsoft remain committed to the effectiveness of the E3 video game expo held each year in Los Angeles, despite news first reported by Variety that PlayStation’s decision to not attend next year’s show. Phil Spencer, executive vice president of gaming at Microsoft, said, “E3 is an incredible platform to showcase the vibrancy and creativity of the video […]

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IBM shares and bonds hit on $33bn Red Hat buy

IBM’s shares and bonds were hit yesterday after it confirmed its $33bn purchase of Red Hat – the world’s second-largest technology deal ever. Shares were down 3pc in afternoon trading in New York, while the company’s euro-denominated bonds were having their worst day in three years. The company’s shares are down around 20pc so far this year. The Red Hat […]

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Samaira Mehta, 10-Year-Old Coder, Already Has Google & Microsoft’s Attention

Samaira Mehta started coding when she was just 6-years-old. Despite being just 10-years-old, Samaira Mehta has acquired what Business Insider describes as a “cult-like following” thanks to her success as a computer programmer. This young coder is the CEO and founder of a company called CoderBunnyz. Receiving national recognition for her company, Samaira has spoke at more than a dozen […]

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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s cause of death revealed

Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen died in agony from septic shock, a report has revealed. The painful condition was brought on as a result of his long-time battle with non-Hodgkins lymphoma. The 65-year-old died Monday in Seattle , just weeks after announcing the return of his cancer for a third time, which had been in remission for nearly a decade. […]

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NHS WannaCry cyber-attack cost £92 million after 19,000 appointments cancelled

The WannaCry cyber attack cost the NHS an estimated £92 million, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has revealed. The breach in May last year, which affected computers worldwide, disrupted services and led to thousands of cancelled NHS appointments. A report by the Public Accounts Committee, published in April, said the health service was "unprepared" for the attack, […]

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Microsoft Surface Propels Company Into Number Five PC Maker Slot For Good Reason [Opinion]

For the first time in the U.S., Microsoft breaks into the top five PC makers. Microsoft’s hardware initiative began under Steve Balmer but was hardly a crowning achievement. The Surface brand suffered bad press, poor implementation, lack of focus, and costly write-downs. While this turnaround has some pretty big caveats, it is still big news for Microsoft, and perhaps the […]

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