Tag archive for ‘Microsoft’
By admin On Saturday, January 16th, 2021
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Microsoft, Oracle & Co full speed ahead on Covid-19 vaccine passports, citing incipient government demand

US tech and health behemoths have joined forces to roll out yet another Covid-19 vaccination passport, dangling a return to international travel but raising more questions about the future of privacy. Along with More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020
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Microsoft and Google join Facebook’s legal battle against Israeli NSO Group

Microsoft and Google join Facebook’s legal battle against Israeli NSO Group Tech giants, in addition to Cisco, Linkedin and others, filed an amicus brief in support of Facebook’s lawsuit More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020
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Personal data of 1 million Swedes leaked to Facebook, Google & Microsoft by country’s biggest insurer

Sweden’s largest insurer, Folksam, has revealed that it accidentally leaked sensitive private data from one million of its customers to some of the world’s biggest tech companies. Folksam confirmed on More...

By admin On Friday, October 16th, 2020
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The government lost 16,000 Coronavirus cases because they missed a GCSE-level Microsoft Excel error

Boris Johnson’s Tories have been slammed for “weapons grade incompetence” after it was revealed that their “world-beating” Test and Trace system somehow managed to miss almost 16,000 More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020
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‘Copycat product’: Slack says Microsoft is breaking antitrust laws by bundling Teams software into Office suite

Slack has filed a competition complaint before the European Commission against tech giant Microsoft, accusing the company of “anti-competitive practice” and “abusing its market dominance.” Slack, the internal More...

By admin On Monday, July 6th, 2020
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Big reveal: Microsoft announces showcase of first-party games release for XBox Series X

Microsoft is planning a July 23 showcase to highlight new titles for its upcoming console, the Xbox Series X. Last time, the Xbox One had less than half the number of exclusives of its PS4 counterpart, will this More...

By admin On Friday, June 26th, 2020
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Microsoft shuts up shop: Tech giant PERMANENTLY closing most of its retail stores

In the face of Covid, Microsoft has announced a new approach to retail that involves shutting most of its brick-and-mortar stores and converting the remainder into experiential playgrounds. Whilst the supply of More...

By admin On Friday, June 26th, 2020
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Leaked Microsoft document cements theory of second next-gen console

Codenamed Lockhart, the cheaper, less powerful model could be the first in a range of “Project Scarlett consoles”, and points to a key part of Microsoft’s pricing strategy. Project Scarlett, Microsoft’s More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 9th, 2020
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No more ‘blacklists’ & ‘slaves’? Microsoft developer rekindles calls to make coding POLITICALLY CORRECT

In wake of the George Floyd protests, a developer has published a blog post detailing how to rename the “oppressive” coding vocabulary, which includes such terms as “master,” “slave,” “blacklist” More...

By admin On Saturday, May 30th, 2020
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AI to choose your news? Microsoft to get rid of journalists & replace them with ROBOTS

It appears no one is safe from the rise of the bots: Microsoft has announced that it will be axing its team of journalists that work for MSN.com, and replacing them with news-savvy artificial intelligence. The tech More...