Microsoft published a preliminary root cause analysis about the major Azure outage earlier this week. The outage affected hundreds of millions of people as it caused Teams, Office 365, Xbox Live, and other Microsoft services to go down.
Zack Snyder's Justice League saw one last delay due to the recent Microsoft Azure outage. The virtual premiere of the film was delayed by six hours. Luckily, the launch on HBO Max seems to be on schedule.
Microsoft recently completed its investigation of the SolarWinds attack. The investigation determined that the attackers managed to download portions of the source code of three Microsoft services but that they did not gain access to customer data.
Microsoft Azure AI is being used to create realistic voices ranging from fictional characters to chatbots for an insurance company. Microsoft discusses how it's done and why it's important to be careful about how it's used in a recent blog post.
PUBG, a popular battle royale game, is officially making the transition to Microsoft Azure on all platforms, including its mobile variant. PUBG works on Xbox Series X|S day one, with smoother framerates.
Leaked screenshots and details emerged surrounding the rumored Cloud PC service from Microsoft. The images and information shed light on the service that will allow people to access Cloud PCs from their computers.
Microsoft is set to expand its cloud with big, new investments in Austria and Brazil. The company announced plans to launch its first cloud region in Austria, while investing further in Brazil with a new datacenter and digital skilling initiatives.
CES is going all-digital next year, and it's tapping Microsoft to power the experience. Microsoft and CTA announced today that Microsoft services like Teams, Azure, and Power Platform will all be used to put together next year's show.
After announcing the move back in July, the Microsoft Azure team has confirmed that Minecraft Realms, the private server platform for Minecraft, has completed its transition to Azure, a big move for the Mojang Studios and Microsoft.
Microsoft announced that it will exclusively license OpenAI's GPT-3 model to advance artificial intelligence. The technology could be used for a wide variety of things, including converting languages and summarizing code.
A new report from CNBC claims Microsoft is seeking similar contracts to JEDI with foreign governments. The new business could help Microsoft's bottom line while also securing US allies' networks in the future.
Following its winning $10 billion bid for the Pentagon's JEDI contract, Microsoft is reportedly seeking similar deals with foreign governments. That's despite the current JEDI contract being tied up in court after a challenge from Amazon.