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1 year ago

You can watch Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference 2016 right here

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You can watch Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference 2016 right here

Microsoft is preparing to run this year's Worldwide Partner Conference and you'll be able to enjoy the keynote right here.

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1 year ago

All the important Microsoft news stories for July 10th, 2016

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All the important Microsoft news stories for July 10th, 2016

Welcome to our weekly ICYMI for all things Microsoft-related! This week we're looking at rumors about new Surfaces, tons of Fast Ring builds as the Anniversary Update closes in, the departure of COO Kevin Turner departs and more!

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1 year ago

Microsoft uses virtual reality to help inspire kids with autism

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Microsoft uses virtual reality to help inspire kids with autism

Microsoft UK recently hosted a workshop that used virtual reality to help kids with autism prepare to enter work environments.

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1 year ago

Star Wars actor John Boyega to be judge for Microsoft's Imagine Cup finals

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Star Wars actor John Boyega to be judge for Microsoft's Imagine Cup finals

Star Wars: The Force Awakens actor John Boyega will be one of the judges in Microsoft's 2016 Imagine Cup finals.

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1 year ago

Petition asks for Pokémon Go to be brought over to Windows 10

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Petition asks for Pokémon Go to be brought over to Windows 10

A petition making the rounds is asking for the Pokémon Go augmented reality game to be brought over to Windows 10 on PC and Mobile.

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1 year ago

New Bot Framework brings new features for Skype, Slack and more

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New Bot Framework brings new features for Skype, Slack and more

Microsoft has announced that an important update is being released for the Bot Framework which comes largely from feedback that has been received. Improvements will be made to cards, and Slack, Skype and Facebook Bots will be gaining some new features.

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1 year ago

Notion Ink launches the new Able Windows 10 2-in-1 in India

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Notion Ink launches the new Able Windows 10 2-in-1 in India

With the new Notion Ink Able, the company has upped the hardware and refined the chassis to offer a decent Windows 10 experience in a compact package. The 2-in-1 with removable keyboard works as a pretty good tablet as well as a laptop.

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1 year ago

Microsoft has found a way to store 200MB of data in synthetic DNA

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Microsoft has found a way to store 200MB of data in synthetic DNA

Microsoft and the University of Washington have created synthetic DNA that is able to store 200MB of data. The DNA could hold, among other things, an HD version of a music video from OK Go!

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1 year ago

Kevin Turner leaves Microsoft after 11 years to become CEO at Citadel Securities

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Kevin Turner leaves Microsoft after 11 years to become CEO at Citadel Securities

Microsoft's Kevin Turner has left the company after 11 years. The chief operating officer will be heading to Citadel Securities to take on the position of CEO.

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1 year ago

All the important Microsoft news stories for July 2, 2016

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All the important Microsoft news stories for July 2, 2016

ICYMI is our round-up of Windows, Microsoft, Windows Central, and other news from the past week. We know you love to stay informed, but sometimes life gets in the way. That's why we're here to recap the big stories, In Case You Missed It.

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1 year ago

Microsoft reportedly paid much more for LinkedIn due to bidding from Salesforce

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Microsoft reportedly paid much more for LinkedIn due to bidding from Salesforce

A new report claims Microsoft's price to acquire LinkedIn was 22% more than planned, due to several bids from Salesforce.

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1 year ago

Cindy Rose named as Microsoft UK's next CEO, taking the seat in November

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Cindy Rose named as Microsoft UK's next CEO, taking the seat in November

Microsoft UK's current CEO, Michel Van der Bel today announced that he will be stepping down from his position at the company. Cindy Rose, who was named as the successor in the announcement, will take to the UK throne on November 1.

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1 year ago

Wunderlist Chief Design Officer leaves for Microsoft's Outlook team

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Wunderlist Chief Design Officer leaves for Microsoft's Outlook team

Benedikt Lehnert, Chief Design Officer for Wunderlist, has announced that he is leaving to join Microsoft's Outlook team as Director of Product Design for iOS, Android and Mac.

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1 year ago

Microsoft and Sprinklr team up to create new experience management suite

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Microsoft and Sprinklr team up to create new experience management suite

Microsoft has announced a new partnership with Sprinklr, which creates experience management customer service platforms for businesses. The two companies will collaborate on a new experience management suite powered by Azure.

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1 year ago

Windows 10 Anniversary Update will also hit mobile on August 2

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Windows 10 Anniversary Update will also hit mobile on August 2

Microsoft plans to roll out the Windows 10 Anniversary Update to PCs and other capable hardware on August 2, but now we have confirmation that mobile devices will also receive the update on that very same day.

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