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TikTok has one more suitor, Walmart teams up with Microsoft to buy video app

Already business partners, Microsoft provides cloud computing services that help run the retailer’s stores and online shopping.

28 Aug 2020 3:36 PM

XBox maker Microsoft on Epic Games' side, says Apple’s actions will affect game creators

Apple threatened to cut off access to tools needed to maintain “Unreal Engine”, Epic’s software used by many game studios to create graphics

24 Aug 2020 5:47 PM

Microsoft Flight Simulator game gets a French update, set to take off among 'grounded' pilots

French developers Asobo Studio seek to render the piloting experience lifelike, in the first update to the Microsoft video game since 2006.

14 Aug 2020 12:37 PM

Twitter also in talks to purchase TikTok, says report

Twitter’s bid is a long shot, but it believes it would face less antitrust scrutiny than larger corporations such as Microsoft.

09 Aug 2020 3:51 PM

Here’s how Microsoft entered and managed to stay in China

The software giant has kept its business alive in the country by complying with the strict local laws on censorship.

08 Aug 2020 5:04 PM

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Trump's talk of government getting a cut of TikTok deal not legally enforceable

The President sometimes floats ideas or actions that get set aside without follow-through.

05 Aug 2020 11:31 PM

Microsoft hopes to gain social media cred with TikTok purchase

Microsoft has had limited success in social media, although it did acquire the business-focused network LinkedIn.

05 Aug 2020 6:13 PM

Trump says US should get a 'very large percentage' of TikTok sale proceeds

The US president has set a deadline of September 15 for TikTok to sell its US business or stop operations in the country.

04 Aug 2020 8:20 PM

Microsoft keen on buying TikTok US, hopes to convince Trump against ban

Tech giant says will “build on the experience TikTok users love, while adding world-class security, privacy, and digital safety protections.

03 Aug 2020 10:54 AM

TikTok's US operations could be bought by Microsoft, say reports

Microsoft a leading buyer, report New York Times and Bloomberg as Trump likely to order ByteDance to sell or face a ban on its video app.

01 Aug 2020 2:29 AM

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Cyber attacks on India rise, here's what you can do to keep your data safe

India sees second highest drive-by download attacks in Asia Pacific region in 2019, says Microsoft

29 Jul 2020 6:09 PM

With Microsoft's help, NBA fans will now feature on 17-foot video boards at games

Similar technology has been deployed by European football clubs, notably Manchester City, since play resumed.

25 Jul 2020 9:00 PM

Revenues rise but profits fall at Microsoft as taxes take a bite

Chief executive Satya Nadella said Microsoft was equipped to deal with the pandemic with its “integrated, modern technology stack.”

23 Jul 2020 9:09 PM

XBox to debut cloud gaming service in September

Gamers can continue their game wherever they left off on any of your devices, Microsoft said.

17 Jul 2020 8:25 PM

Google, Microsoft, Facebook join lawsuit against US visa rule forcing international students out

An Immigration and Customs Enforcement rule bars international students from staying in the country if their classes have gone fully online.

14 Jul 2020 4:38 PM

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Won't entertain Hong Kong user data requests, say Microsoft, Zoom joining Twitter, Facebook, Google

Police have stepped up requests on user data to pick up dissidents in the wake of the national security law being enforced.

08 Jul 2020 4:10 PM

Microsoft products will now be sold solely online, all 80 retail stores shut

It will keep four locations as Microsoft Experience Centers in London, New York, Sydney and the company’s Redmond, Washington headquarters.

27 Jun 2020 5:36 PM

Key segment of US economy, tech firms will be hit by Trump's ban on hiring H-1B workers

Google, Apple, Microsoft and other tech firms have long relied on skilled immigrants to fill key positions of engineers and data scientists.

24 Jun 2020 7:38 PM

Can't keep up with Twitch, YouTube, Microsoft gives up livestreaming gaming, ties up with Facebook

Microsoft Mixer will be shuttered on July 22, the tech giant said in a statement.

24 Jun 2020 7:10 PM

Calls to abandon facial recognition use as wrongly identified Black man seeks Detroit police apology

The Detroit police has been challenged over face recognition flaws, bias, especially as it is prone to errors identifying people of colour.

24 Jun 2020 6:44 PM

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