Microsoft muscles in on first wave of the metaverse
The metaverse is theoretically the future of the internet, a 3D virtual world where people will be able to interact using sensors, lenses and other gadgets.
Microsoft to buy gaming giant Activision Blizzard for US$69 billion
Acquiring the troubled but highly successful Activision will make Microsoft the third-largest gaming company by revenue, behind Tencent and Sony, Microsoft said – a major shift in the booming gaming world.
Russian hackers behind fresh US cyberattack, says Microsoft
The software giant's Threat Intelligence Center says the Nobelium group is attempting to gain access to customers of cloud computing services and other IT service providers.
Tech giants seek meeting with PM on foreign ship cable waiver
Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Amazon are seeking the reinstatement of an exemption revoked last year under the previous government.
Millions of Microsoft-stored data records mistakenly exposed
The data included names, addresses, financial information and Covid-19 vaccination statuses.
CNN fires staff for coming to work unvaccinated against Covid-19
Many major companies are now pushing back their return-to-work dates as Covid-19 rates rise again.
Tech giants’ profits soar in pandemic boom but regulation looms
Analysts say it's likely that these latest results will lead to further calls for regulatory scrutiny to curb their dominance.
US accuses China of massive Microsoft hack
The US coordinated its statement with allies – the European Union, Britain, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Japan and Nato.
Microsoft taking Xbox games directly to TVs
The Xbox team is working with TV makers to embed software that will let video games typically enjoyed on its consoles be played directly from the cloud, requiring only hand-held controllers.
Microsoft pioneer Bill Gates to divorce after 27 years of marriage
Washington state community property laws mean the couple's US$100 billion fortune could be divided equally between them.
High value, not high tech, will refresh investments
Malaysia’s new investment strategy to be announced this week must avoid the fundamental error that equates high tech with high value when social costs are not taken into account.
Microsoft to establish first datacentre region in Malaysia
This is part of its 'Together with Malaysia' initiative which PM Muhyiddin says will amount to at least RM4 billion over the next five years.