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This is not a drill: Microsoft admits Windows Phone is dead for real
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 It’s time to say goodbye for real this time. Windows Phone’s death has been slow and painful, but, as CNET spotted, the head of Microsoft’s Windows division finally admitted you shouldn’t expect [...]
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Microsoft just purchased all of GE’s newest Irish wind farm capacity for the next 15 years
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 Microsoft signed an agreement with GE today to purchase every last bit of the wind energy from GE’s brand-new 37-megawatt Tullahennel wind farm located in County Kerry, Ireland for the next 15 years. This is a big [...]
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Microsoft acquires social virtual reality app AltspaceVR
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 At a special event today in San Francisco, Microsoft announced that it has acquired social VR app AltspaceVR. The virtual reality social networking app allows users across headset and web platforms to join 3D chat rooms [...]
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Microsoft’s Azure Functions adds support for Java
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 Azure Functions, Microsoft’s platform for building serverless applications, has long supported a variety of programming languages but it’s adding an important one today: Java. Fittingly, the company made thi [...]
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Microsoft is bringing its Edge browser to Android and iOS
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 While Microsoft is still officially working on the mobile version of Windows 10, it’s no secret that the company has all but given up on building its own mobile ecosystem. That only leaves Microsoft with one optio [...]
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Africa Roundup: MEST, Airbus and Microsoft expand in Africa, while Afrostream shutters
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 MEST appointed Aaron Fu as its new Managing Director, as the Accra based incubator scales up its presence across Sub-Saharan Africa. Founded in 2008, MEST operates as a training program and seed fund for African innov [...]
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Samsung joins Microsoft’s VR parade with its new high-end headset for Windows 10
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 Microsoft is getting ready to launch the next major update to Windows 10. Part of this update includes full support for Windows Mixed Reality. After lining up support and headsets from partners like Acer, Dell HP and Le [...]
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Microsoft’s Mixed Reality platform is now open to SteamVR developers
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 It’s no secret that Microsoft’s Mixed Reality platform will support SteamVR games over time. That’s a big deal because Steam is, after all, the largest store for buying PC games and Microsoft needs a l [...]
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Microsoft will soon shutter its music store and streaming service, move users to Spotify
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 You can’t fault Microsoft for trying, but Groove Music, its Spotify competitor, never took off. Today, the company is admitting defeat. Microsoft today announced it will soon shutter both its Groove Music Pass str [...]
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