Microsoft Announces The First Technical Preview Of Azure Stack

 With Azure Stack, Microsoft wants to bring its Azure cloud computing services into its customers’ data centers. Today, the company announced that it will launch the first ...

Microsoft Moves Its CNTK Machine Learning Toolkit To GitHub And MIT License

 Microsoft today announced that it is making it easier for developers to use its Computational Network Toolkit (CNTK) to build their own deep learning applications. The company ...

Watch Microsoft Venture’s London Accelerator Right Here

 TechCrunch is pleased to host the live video stream of the Microsoft Ventures London Accelerator demo day. Watch the presentations right here starting at 3:30p GMT on January ...

Microsoft Adds Apple Pencil Support To Office

 The Apple Pencil was billed as a tool that could assist both creatives and professionals. Microsoft, a company known fairly well for assisting professionals with pretty much ...

Microsoft Announces A Dropbox App For Windows 10 Tablets & PCs, Windows 10 Mobile App “Coming Soon”

 Microsoft and Dropbox unveiled an expansion of their partnership today with the debut of a native application for Windows 10 devices. The app, which will work on both Windows ...

Microsoft Pledges To Provide Nonprofits With $1B Worth Of Its Cloud Computing Resources

 Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella today announced that his company will donate $ 1 billion in Microsoft Cloud services to nonprofits over the course of the next three years. The plan ...

Microsoft To Launch “Minecraft Education Edition” For Classrooms This Summer, Following Acquisition Of Learning Game

 Microsoft is further expanding on its investment in Minecraft, bought in 2014 for $ 2.5 billion, by acquiring a learning game called MinecraftEdu for an undisclosed sum. The ...

Apple, Microsoft, Samsung And Other Tech Firms Implicated In Child Labor Report

 Apple, Samsung and Microsoft are among a host of tech companies and carmakers implicated in a new report that sheds light on apparent child labor practices in the sourcing of ...

Apple, Microsoft, Samsung And Other Tech Firms Implicated In Child Labor Report

 Apple, Samsung and Microsoft are among a host of tech companies and carmakers implicated in a new report that sheds light on apparent child labor practices in the sourcing of ...

Microsoft Drops Prices For Some Azure Instances By Up To 17%

 Microsoft has long said it would match AWS’s prices for compute, storage and bandwidth. Earlier this month, Amazon dropped the price of some of its general purpose, compute- ...

Microsoft Today Ends Support For Windows 8, Old Versions Of Internet Explorer

 Microsoft’s push towards Windows 10 continues. Today, Microsoft is ending support for Windows 8, as well as older versions of its Internet Explorer web browser, IE 8, IE ...

Samsung Partners With Microsoft For Windows 10 IoT Effort

 Samsung has made its name in mobile as the world’s biggest maker of Android devices. But it looks like it has different plans in mind when it comes to connected devices ...