Microsoft Is Buying LinkedIn For $26 Billion

Microsoft Is Buying LinkedIn For $26 Billion

Sophie Gallagher  13.06.2016
Microsoft has announced today that it is in the process of buying professional networking site LinkedIn. The technology giant will be paying...
The Busyness Bind: How It Holds Women Back, and Why We Let It

The Busyness Bind: How It Holds Women Back, and Why We Let It

Neela Bettridge  28.05.2016
Headhunters are trying to talk to more women about senior roles. But one recently told me that the overwhelming majority of women he approaches...
Microsoft Is Banning Easy Passwords On All Its Accounts

Microsoft Is Banning Easy Passwords On All Its Accounts

Thomas Tamblyn  27.05.2016
Remembering all the passwords in your life might seem like a lot of effort but they exist for a reason. To help encourage better...
Microsoft Accused Of 'Tricking' People Into Upgrading To Windows 10

Microsoft Accused Of 'Tricking' People Into Upgrading To Windows 10

Thomas Tamblyn  25.05.2016
Microsoft has got itself in a spot of bother. The company has been accused of playing a 'nasty trick' on those people who haven't yet...
After 10 Years Service, Microsoft Is Saying Goodbye To The Xbox 360

After 10 Years Service, Microsoft Is Saying Goodbye To The Xbox 360

Thomas Tamblyn  21.04.2016
Microsoft has announced that it will no longer be making the Xbox 360 video games console. The Xbox 360, launched in 2005, has...
Saying Farewell to a Decade Of Xbox 360

Saying Farewell to a Decade Of Xbox 360

Alan Boiston  20.04.2016
So looking back, it is with a certain sadness that the Xbox 360 ceases production today, not only the last great console launch but one...
Still Running QuickTime On Windows? You'll Want To Delete It, And Fast

Still Running QuickTime On Windows? You'll Want To Delete It, And Fast

Nitya Rajan  15.04.2016
The U.S. government have advised Windows PC users to get rid of Apple's QuickTime video player due to two new bugs in the software.  Their...
Think Tay Is Bad? Microsoft's Terrifying Vision Of The Future Is Filled With Chatbots

Think Tay Is Bad? Microsoft's Terrifying Vision Of The Future Is Filled With Chatbots

Thomas Tamblyn  31.03.2016
Microsoft's chatbot Tay returned yesterday for one last triumphant victory lap during which it promoted drug use in front of the police...
Ricky Gervais Just Got Compared To Hitler By Microsoft's Chatbot

Ricky Gervais Just Got Compared To Hitler By Microsoft's Chatbot

Nitya Rajan  24.03.2016
Ricky Gervais has been compared with Hitler by an unlikely source on Twitter - Microsoft's chatbot, Tay. In an attempt to engage "millennials"...
Rise of the Humans

Rise of the Humans

Michel Van der Bel  23.03.2016
If you don't work in the tech industry, it's easy to get the impression that AI systems are just ticking things off the list one by one...

Meet 'Tay', Microsoft's Eerily Intelligent AI That'll Talk To You On Twitter

Thomas Tamblyn  23.03.2016
Meet 'Tay', Microsoft's meme-obsessed AI that you can now find happily chatting on Twitter with anyone that'll talk to it. Take a quick...
Bill Gates Dancing At The Windows 95 Launch Is Peak Geek And Is Truly Glorious

Bill Gates Dancing At The Windows 95 Launch Is Peak Geek And Is Truly Glorious

Nitya Rajan  12.02.2016
Video footage of Bill Gates dancing at the Windows 95 launch has given Twitter a wonderful reason to smile again. Tech journalist Owen...
Apple Has Another Top Secret Project, But This Time They're Not Working On A Car...

Apple Has Another Top Secret Project, But This Time They're Not Working On A Car...

Thomas Tamblyn  1.02.2016
Apple has a top secret team of experts which are working on virtual reality and augmented reality headsets to rival the likes of the HTC...
Buddy Up, Big Guy: Why Getting Big Companies to Collaborate With Small Creative Innovators Will Benefit Everyone

Buddy Up, Big Guy: Why Getting Big Companies to Collaborate With Small Creative Innovators Will Benefit Everyone

Caroline Norbury  29.01.2016
But the creative sector MUST take more responsibility ITSELF for investing in the small, innovative businesses that make the UK's global...