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Microsoft and Sony could join forces on Azure games streaming service

The two gaming rivals have signed a memorandum of understanding Microsoft and Sony have agreed a deal to work together on video games streaming services, despite the two companies being bitter rivals in the industry. The two gaming giants have announced the signing of “memorandum of understanding” which could see Sony use Microsoft’s Azure cloud… Read More


Microsoft issues urgent Windows XP patch to prevent WannaCry-style attack

The company does not believe the vulnerability has yet been exploited, but it urges users to update PCs immediately Microsoft has issued a critical Windows update to older machines to prevent a vulnerability which could allow attacks to spread in a similar way to WannaCry. The computing giant has taken the drastic and unusual step… Read More


Microsoft unveils open source tool to safeguard Elections

ElectionGuard will use homomorphic encryption to make elections and voting more secure At its annual Build developer conference in Seattle, Microsoft unveiled software designed to make electronic voting machines more secure. The firm also announced a new version of its Microsoft 365 software aimed at political parties and campaigns, offering “high-end security” that will be… Read More


Blue cloud rising: Azure maintains steady growth

In Q3 2019, the computing giant saw a giant boost in revenue, operating income and net profit compared with the same period last year Since Microsoft announced it was predominantly focusing on its cloud business, every time it holds a quarterly earnings call Wall Street listens closely to how Azure and Microsoft’s other cloud services… Read More


Microsoft hits latest data centre rewewables target a year ahead of schedule

After hitting 60 percent renewables target ahead of schedule, Microsoft says it’s on track to hit 70 percent by 2023 Microsoft says that 60 percent of the energy used in its data centres will be drawn from renewable sources by the end of 2019, one year ahead of its own targets. In 2016, Microsoft announced… Read More



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