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#Microsoft

# microsoft - Monday 4 January, 2016

In the space of six months, Windows 10 has reached 200 million users
# Slow And Steady
# Slow And Steady

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

Jan 4th 2016, 4:11 PM 9,247 Views 38 Comments

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
# Hacking
# Hacking

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

Dec 31st 2015, 12:30 PM 7,111 Views 9 Comments

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
# Potential Issues
# Potential Issues

Microsoft is storing users' sensitive encryption keys in the cloud

Dec 29th 2015, 2:25 PM 7,387 Views 9 Comments

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
# Tech Review

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

Dec 20th 2015, 5:30 PM 13,233 Views 15 Comments

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

# microsoft - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

600 new jobs announced for next year
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

600 new jobs announced for next year

Dec 15th 2015, 7:59 AM 13,459 Views 45 Comments

Multinationals PricewaterhouseCoopers and Microsoft made the announcements today.

# microsoft - Monday 7 December, 2015

Still using Internet Explorer after all this time? You will need to upgrade soon
# Internet Implorer
# Internet Implorer

Still using Internet Explorer after all this time? You will need to upgrade soon

Dec 7th 2015, 10:00 AM 17,490 Views 25 Comments

Microsoft is ending support for almost every version of Internet Explorer (except 11) next month and is asking users to upgrade.

# microsoft - Friday 30 October, 2015

Microsoft is giving Windows 10 pirates an easier way to go official
# Experiment
# Experiment

Microsoft is giving Windows 10 pirates an easier way to go official

Oct 30th 2015, 9:10 AM 12,208 Views 14 Comments

It’s offering a one-click purchase option to US users that pirated Windows 10, and will expand it to other countries if successful.

# microsoft - Sunday 25 October, 2015

Bill Gates was briefly overtaken as the world's richest person
# Battle Of The Super-rich
# Battle Of The Super-rich

Bill Gates was briefly overtaken as the world's richest person

Oct 25th 2015, 1:26 PM 30,324 Views 35 Comments

Zara founder Amancio Ortega is in a seesaw battle with Gates for the top spot.

# microsoft - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

This secretive company backed by Google is in the spotlight again

This secretive company backed by Google is in the spotlight again

Oct 21st 2015, 2:44 PM 11,929 Views 5 Comments

Magic Leap has been working on its own augmented reality headset for a while, but it’s slowly revealing what it can do.

# microsoft - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Microsoft just unveiled a serious competitor to Apple's Macbook Pro
# In The Crosshairs
# In The Crosshairs

Microsoft just unveiled a serious competitor to Apple's Macbook Pro

Oct 6th 2015, 5:41 PM 20,016 Views 19 Comments

And the new addition to the Surface range, which Microsoft called its first laptop, came with a twist.

# microsoft - Monday 5 October, 2015

These are the top ten brands in the world right now
# The Big Ten
# The Big Ten

These are the top ten brands in the world right now

Oct 5th 2015, 10:00 PM 49,487 Views 58 Comments

No prizes for guess number one.

Microsoft has a unique idea to help make laptop batteries last much longer
# Charged Up
# Charged Up

Microsoft has a unique idea to help make laptop batteries last much longer

Oct 5th 2015, 9:38 AM 23,248 Views 8 Comments

And it doesn’t require an entirely new type of battery.

# microsoft - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Microsoft insists it's not scanning users' emails so it can serve up better ads
# Clearing The Air
# Clearing The Air

Microsoft insists it's not scanning users' emails so it can serve up better ads

Sep 29th 2015, 1:19 PM 4,995 Views 9 Comments

The company responds to privacy fears surrounding how Windows 10 collects and uses information from users.

# microsoft - Friday 11 September, 2015

Microsoft is downloading Windows 10 to PCs even when the user doesn't want it
# Under The Radar
# Under The Radar

Microsoft is downloading Windows 10 to PCs even when the user doesn't want it

Sep 11th 2015, 2:53 PM 12,627 Views 42 Comments

The new version of Windows is downloaded through Windows Update, which is normally set to run automatically.

# microsoft - Monday 7 September, 2015

This is how you take control of your privacy on Windows 10
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

This is how you take control of your privacy on Windows 10

Sep 7th 2015, 7:31 PM 13,598 Views 18 Comments

It’s been out for more than a month now but if you are concerned about what data is being shared, here’s how to change that.

# microsoft - Monday 24 August, 2015

This day 20 years ago, Windows 95 made its way into the world
# Happy Birthday
# Happy Birthday

This day 20 years ago, Windows 95 made its way into the world

Aug 24th 2015, 8:00 PM 16,604 Views 31 Comments

And it made many changes that are still present today.

Piracy sites are banning Windows 10 users because they're worried about privacy
# Cautious
# Cautious

Piracy sites are banning Windows 10 users because they're worried about privacy

Aug 24th 2015, 3:24 PM 11,241 Views 20 Comments

They claim that Microsoft is sending back identifying information about their sites when Windows 10 users visit.

# microsoft - Monday 10 August, 2015

Nokia isn't making smartphones any longer, but it's planning a comeback
# Ducks In A Row
# Ducks In A Row

Nokia isn't making smartphones any longer, but it's planning a comeback

Aug 10th 2015, 1:36 PM 11,410 Views 7 Comments

It will be late-2016 before you see one on the shelves.

# microsoft - Sunday 2 August, 2015

These are the Windows 10 features you should know about
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

These are the Windows 10 features you should know about

Aug 2nd 2015, 11:00 AM 25,317 Views 30 Comments

It looks familiar but there are many new things you can do with the latest version of Windows.

# microsoft - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Nokia has an eye on re-entering the smartphone market, but under one condition
# Possible Return
# Possible Return

Nokia has an eye on re-entering the smartphone market, but under one condition

Jul 14th 2015, 11:02 AM 24,102 Views 16 Comments

And it’s a pretty big condition in fairness.

# microsoft - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Reserved a copy of Windows 10? You might not get it on the release date
# Slow And Steady
# Slow And Steady

Reserved a copy of Windows 10? You might not get it on the release date

Jul 2nd 2015, 4:41 PM 11,250 Views 39 Comments

Microsoft is releasing the update in phases, starting off with those involved with its Windows Insider programme.

# microsoft - Monday 22 June, 2015

Microsoft caused some confusion over who exactly gets Windows 10 for free
# False Hope
# False Hope

Microsoft caused some confusion over who exactly gets Windows 10 for free

Jun 22nd 2015, 6:10 PM 17,415 Views 15 Comments

You still need an official version of Windows 7 and 8.1 to be eligible.

# microsoft - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Here's what you need to know about Windows 10 before it arrives*
# Coming Up
# Coming Up

Here's what you need to know about Windows 10 before it arrives*

Jun 2nd 2015, 5:03 PM 17,094 Views 18 Comments

*Don’t worry, you have almost two months to prepare.

# microsoft - Monday 1 June, 2015

End of an icon: The 'last ever' Windows has just been given a release date
# Windows 10
# Windows 10

End of an icon: The 'last ever' Windows has just been given a release date

Jun 1st 2015, 1:55 PM 17,086 Views 30 Comments

It’ll still be around, but there won’t be any new product launches.

# microsoft - Monday 25 May, 2015

Has Microsoft designed its best budget smartphone yet?
# Review
# Review

Has Microsoft designed its best budget smartphone yet?

May 25th 2015, 7:30 PM 17,938 Views 17 Comments

Microsoft has focused more on making its phones cheaper than on flagships, but is the Lumia 640 its best budget phone yet?

# microsoft - Friday 22 May, 2015

Most of Ireland's biggest companies aren't Irish at all
# Big Dogs
# Big Dogs

Most of Ireland's biggest companies aren't Irish at all

May 22nd 2015, 6:10 AM 29,007 Views 23 Comments

Microsoft is now the biggest company in Ireland in terms of turnover.

# microsoft - Monday 11 May, 2015

This is why Windows 10 is going to be the 'last version of Windows'
# Windows 10
# Windows 10

This is why Windows 10 is going to be the 'last version of Windows'

May 11th 2015, 1:12 PM 19,601 Views 21 Comments

Microsoft want to deliver Windows as a service, providing smaller, more frequent updates instead of major ones.

# microsoft - Friday 8 May, 2015

Microsoft has created the first cheap Surface you will actually want
# Review
# Review

Microsoft has created the first cheap Surface you will actually want

May 8th 2015, 6:15 AM 23,985 Views 22 Comments

Think of the Surface 3 as a jack of all trades, but a master of none.

# microsoft - Monday 4 May, 2015

This is what your living room would look like while wearing Microsoft's HoloLens
# Trippy
# Trippy

This is what your living room would look like while wearing Microsoft's HoloLens

May 4th 2015, 2:27 PM 14,062 Views 9 Comments

Want a virtual dog? No problem.

# microsoft - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Microsoft has built an addictive website that guesses how old you are From The Daily Edge

Microsoft has built an addictive website that guesses how old you are

Apr 30th 2015, 9:11 PM 13,874 Views 4 Comments

Warning: your ego might get bruised.

# microsoft - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Microsoft has some massive plans to make Windows relevant again
# Aiming High
# Aiming High

Microsoft has some massive plans to make Windows relevant again

Apr 29th 2015, 8:06 PM 13,931 Views 19 Comments

And it aims to have Windows 10 running on one billion devices in the next two to three years after its release.

# microsoft - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Twitter is going crazy on rumours Google wants to take it over
# All In A Twitter
# All In A Twitter

Twitter is going crazy on rumours Google wants to take it over

Apr 8th 2015, 12:13 PM 9,437 Views 18 Comments

But the ship has well and truly sailed if the tech giant wanted a cheap deal.

# microsoft - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Microsoft's latest laptop hybrid is smaller, lighter and cheaper
# Surface 3
# Surface 3

Microsoft's latest laptop hybrid is smaller, lighter and cheaper

Mar 31st 2015, 3:05 PM 11,728 Views 19 Comments

Could it be third time lucky with the Surface 3, which runs the full version of Windows.

# microsoft - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

These fake Apple employees try talking people into buying rival products instead
# Mischievous
# Mischievous

These fake Apple employees try talking people into buying rival products instead

Mar 25th 2015, 10:50 AM 15,558 Views 22 Comments

“Honestly, I would just sell it and go Microsoft instead.”

# microsoft - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

9 of the harshest digs about the demise of Internet Explorer
# Goodbye Exporer
From The Daily Edge
# Goodbye Exporer

9 of the harshest digs about the demise of Internet Explorer

Mar 18th 2015, 4:19 PM 6,744 Views 1 Comment

RIP lil guy.

Microsoft is going to give everyone Windows 10 for free, even pirates
# Yo Ho Ho
# Yo Ho Ho

Microsoft is going to give everyone Windows 10 for free, even pirates

Mar 18th 2015, 2:51 PM 17,867 Views 50 Comments

Those who pirated an earlier version of Windows will be allowed to upgrade to Windows 10.

# microsoft - Saturday 7 March, 2015

The Lumia 535 is big, bright and cheerful, but it's very basic
# Review
# Review

The Lumia 535 is big, bright and cheerful, but it's very basic

Mar 7th 2015, 6:30 PM 11,855 Views 12 Comments

Microsoft is making its phones as cheap as possible, but does the Lumia 535 end up sacrificing quality for price?

# microsoft - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Microsoft are set to build a spanking new €134 million campus in Dublin
# Shiny New Windows
# Shiny New Windows

Microsoft are set to build a spanking new €134 million campus in Dublin

Mar 5th 2015, 7:15 PM 34,546 Views 45 Comments

The two-year project should create 150 construction jobs in the capital

# microsoft - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Here we go again? Microsoft Windows is starting to slide
# Earnings
# Earnings

Here we go again? Microsoft Windows is starting to slide

Jan 27th 2015, 6:49 PM 19,998 Views 22 Comments

For one, its biggest source of revenue will likely take a hit later this year when Windows 10 is released.

# microsoft - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Why are people getting so excited about Microsoft's new headset?
# Holographic
# Holographic

Why are people getting so excited about Microsoft's new headset?

Jan 22nd 2015, 12:36 PM 9,327 Views 27 Comments

Microsoft’s HoloLens promises to blend both the virtual and real-world, and it may just work.