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Microsoft Working Toward Deal to Purchase Tik Tok

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Microsoft is serious about buying Tik Tok and some outlets are reporting that the deal is expected to be done in Mid-September. President Trump on Friday announced plans to ban the app from the United States. Microsoft announced plans to buy the app in part to avoid U.S. bans from the President. According to Reuters, […]

Bill Gates Steps Down From Microsoft Board of Directors

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Tech Billionaire Bill Gates is stepping down from the Microsoft Board of Directors to focus on philanthropy full time according to new reports. According to Axios, the Microsoft founder wants to focus on global health and education humanitarian efforts. Gates and his wife Melinda started the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that focuses their philanthropy […]

Microsoft Unveiled Next-Gen Xbox Series X System At 2019 Video Game Award Show

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The next generation of Xbox was revealed at the 2019 Video Game Awards show. The next Xbox, formerly codenamed Project Scarlett, will be called Xbox Series X. The console itself was also shown (seen in the trailer below), as well as a trailer for the newly announced Senua’s Saga: Hellbade 2 from developer Ninja Theory, which Head of […]

Microsoft and Sony to Partner on New Cloud Based Sharing Technology

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In business, sometimes it’s in your best interest to work with your competition. On May 16, Microsoft and Sony have announced a partnership that includes technology and information sharing. The announcement states the two will jointly develop future cloud solutions within Microsoft Azure. The mention of Microsoft’s cloud solutions in gaming comes just as Microsoft is […]

Google is Entering the Video Game Market With the Announcement of ‘Stadia’

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Google just beat Microsoft at their own game. Google has unveiled its new gaming initiative, Stadia, detailing features for players, developers, and streamers, as well as giving an overall vision of Google’s future game streaming platform. Introducing #Stadia, an all-new way to play from Google. Coming in 2019 → https://t.co/k04HS5hrVw #GDC19 pic.twitter.com/UQvD3m4jkJ — Google (@Google) […]

Microsoft Reporting Dropping Two New Xbox Systems By 2020

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Microsoft and Xbox are set to be already on to the next one. New reports suggest that Microsoft will unveil two new Xbox hardware platforms during E3 2019 and that Halo Infinite will launch alongside them. The report says that they are the Xbox Lockheart and the Xbox Anaconda. The higher-end Anaconda containing a solid […]

Microsoft Xbox Live Soon Heading to Nintendo Switch

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Microsoft is about to do something that has never been done in the gaming industry before. Microsoft has revealed plans to bring its Xbox Live video gaming platform to the Nintendo Switch, Apple’s iOS, and Android devices, an effort that will connect players across different devices and bring Xbox games to a new audience according to […]

Co-founder of Microsoft, Paul Allen, Dead at 65

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Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft passed away today (Oct 16) at the age of 65 in Seattle. Ironically, this is the same city in which he was born. His death was a result of complications from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Allen was diagnosed with Stage 1 Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 1982. The year following that, he resigned before getting rebuffed by Gates. Allen […]

An Uneasy Partnership: Microsoft Employees Pressure Company to End Ties with ICE

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In 2018, data management is a necessary (and lucrative) business for many tech companies. After all, personal data is used in every aspect of Americans’ daily lives- from renewing drivers licenses to online banking to quickly allowing employers to run background checks for new employees. But one data management partnership that has some Microsoft employees […]

Microsoft Employees Protesting the Company for Working With ICE

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Over 100 Microsoft employees contributed to an open letter that calls for the end of the relationship between the software’s maker and Immigration and Customs Enforcement, who is responsible for separating migrant children from their families by the Mexican border. “We believe that Microsoft must take an ethical stand, and put children and families above […]

Microsoft Scores Its First Marijuana Partnership

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Word on the street is that Microsoft is sprouting up to take full advantage of the flourishing legal marijuana industry along with many other IT companies. According to a press release issued by a company called KIND Financial, it has been confirmed Microsoft will be teaming up with KIND to take the “seed to sale tracking” software […]

Facebook, YouTube, Twitter Vow to Remove Hate Speech Within 24 Hours

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Some of our favorite social media and music platforms aren’t putting up with hate speech any longer, as tech giants vow to delete all hate speech within 24 hours. Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft and YouTube will now support the European Commission code of conduct, whose goal is to prohibit hate speech before it goes viral, to […]

Snoop Dogg Posts Video Criticizing Microsoft Over XBox Live Service Outage

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Last night, the XBox Live component available through Microsoft and West Coast rap legend Snoop Dogg wasn’t tryin’ to hear it. Snoop took to social media, complaining to Microsoft CEO Bill Gates that if it doesn’t get fixed ,then the rapper is going to switch to PlayStation. “Fix your shit, man” said the rapper/actor to […]