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# microsoft - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Microsoft says Russian hackers are 'stepping up' cyberattacks targeting US presidential campaigns

Tech giant Microsoft said today it has detected and thwarted a number of hacking attempts in recent weeks.

# microsoft - Friday 7 August, 2020

China accuses US of 'political suppression' after Trump's executive order targeting TikTok

The order comes into effect in 45 days and appears to ban transactions with the Chinese owners of the app.

# microsoft - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Explainer: TikTok is on the block but why has Donald Trump given Microsoft 45 days to make a bid?

A September deadline looms for the blockbuster acquisition.

# microsoft - Sunday 2 August, 2020

Microsoft reportedly in advanced talks to buy US TikTok operation

The reports emerged as US President Donald Trump said he would ban the Chinese-owned app in the US.

# microsoft - Saturday 14 March, 2020

Bill Gates quits Microsoft board to spend more time on philanthropy

He started the company with Paul Allen in 1975.

# microsoft - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Amazon, Microsoft and Intel may be putting world at risk through killer robot developments, study says

The report surveyed major players from the tech sector about their stance on lethal autonomous weapons.

# microsoft - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Voice-control startup SoapBox Labs is working with Microsoft to prove its tech can go global

It is running a pilot in 20 schools that will help children with their literacy skills.

# microsoft - Monday 15 October, 2018

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer aged 65

The billionaire founded the software giant with Bill Gates in the 1970s.

# microsoft - Monday 9 July, 2018

'Primal fears come out': The conditions inside the Thai cave and how the rescuers are getting the boys out

Brían MacCoitir of the Irish Cave Rescue Organisation says the rescue mission is one of the most complex he has ever seen.

# microsoft - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Spectre and Meltdown: What you need to do to keep your computer safe

Patches have been issued to help protect against the flaws.

# microsoft - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Leo, Zuckerberg and Tim Cook: Varadkar's mission to woo US tech companies

Microsoft, Facebook and Apple – the Taoiseach made pitstop visits to them all this week.

# microsoft - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Looking for a new job? Microsoft is hiring another 200 people in Dublin

After all the roles are filled, it will bring the number of Microsoft employees in Ireland to 2,000.

# microsoft - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Bebo and Microsoft's founders are pumping cash into this retail tech startup

Dublin-based Pointy has closed a series A round of investment worth $6 million.

# microsoft - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Lost US Navy warship found seven decades after it was sunk in the final days of World War II

The location of the ship was unknown as no distress signal was sent.

# microsoft - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

MS Paint isn't being scrapped - but you will have to download it

Paint has been part of the Windows operating system since Windows 1.0 was released in 1985.

# microsoft - Monday 24 July, 2017

Microsoft is getting rid of Paint after over three decades

Paint has been part of the Windows operating system since 1985.

From The Daily Edge People are in mourning as it's just been announced that Microsoft Paint is being scrapped RIP Paint

# microsoft - Friday 7 July, 2017

Microsoft to cut thousands of jobs - but impact on Irish staff 'will be minimal'

The tech giant announced a major investment in its Irish operation earlier this year.

# microsoft - Monday 3 April, 2017

How Volkswagen is developing the car of the future virtually using HoloLens

Volkswagen is using augmented reality goggles to develop its next-generation of models.

# microsoft - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

TVs used to spy on people? Tech industry keen to reassure public following Wikileaks hack

Apple, Microsoft and Samsung have all said they’re looking into the report.

# microsoft - Friday 17 February, 2017

Looking for a new job? Microsoft says it is hiring 600 people in Ireland

The tech giant has big plans.

# microsoft - Friday 29 July, 2016

Today's your last chance to upgrade to Windows 10 for free

If you don’t, you will have to pay €139 instead.

# microsoft - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Windows has a 20-year-old flaw that lets printers install malware on your PC

Thankfully, a patch for it has been released.

# microsoft - Friday 8 July, 2016

From The Daily Edge Everyone is taking the piss out of this cringey email from Microsoft to its 'bae interns' How Do You Do Fellow Kids

Everyone is taking the piss out of this cringey email from Microsoft to its 'bae interns'

It contains the phrase “hella noms”. *dies*

# microsoft - Monday 4 July, 2016

Don't have Windows 10 yet? You're going to start seeing full-screen reminders now

Microsoft will stop offering its free upgrade for free on 29 July and is going for one last push.

# microsoft - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Those pushy Windows 10 upgrade alerts are getting a necessary change

Meanwhile, more than 350 million devices are running the operating system.

# microsoft - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Microsoft pays woman $10,000 for forcing Windows 10 update

The update caused her work PC to slow down and crash regularly.

# microsoft - Monday 13 June, 2016

Microsoft is buying LinkedIn for a staggering $26 billion

The deal will leave the professional network with its ‘distinctive brand and independence’.

# microsoft - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Microsoft is being criticised for the way it's getting people to install Windows 10

Some PC users are comparing the new approach to malware.

# microsoft - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Microsoft just gave its biggest hint that it will be ending Lumia phones

Its future in making phones is currently up in the air.

# microsoft - Thursday 14 April, 2016

This site is trying to avoid the mistakes made by its maker's last racist bot

CaptionBot is the latest experiment from Microsoft but good luck getting it to identify any images of Hitler.

# microsoft - Thursday 31 March, 2016

This browser feature could help Microsoft dispel the bad memories of Internet Explorer

Microsoft Edge has been slow to replace Internet Explorer and compete against other browsers, but that could change.

# microsoft - Saturday 26 March, 2016

# microsoft - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Bill Gates never attended any of the classes he signed up for at Harvard - but got A's anyway

Apart from that one course in organic chemistry.

# microsoft - Saturday 5 March, 2016

The rise of Bill Gates, from Harvard dropout to richest man in the world

He’s worth about €80 billion.

# microsoft - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Microsoft is being very pushy when it comes to updating your PC

And just to add to it, it’s ending support for Windows 8 too.

# microsoft - Monday 4 January, 2016

In the space of six months, Windows 10 has reached 200 million users

But much work remains if it wants to reach its target of one billion devices.

# microsoft - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Microsoft will start telling users if they were the target of government snooping

The policy change follows news that Chinese authorities had hacked into more than a thousand Hotmail accounts back in 2011.

# microsoft - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Microsoft is storing users' sensitive encryption keys in the cloud

The action could make it possible for malicious hackers to gain access to a person’s Windows 10 device.

# microsoft - Sunday 20 December, 2015

Microsoft's Lumia 950 is one for the hardcore fans but not for anyone else Tech Review This post contains images

Microsoft's Lumia 950 is one for the hardcore fans but not for anyone else

A new version of Windows and some extra touches might not be enough to convince non-fans to switch.

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