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Microsoft releases Windows 10 SDK Preview Build 17686

Windows 10 SDK preview build 17686 now available for developers Last week, Microsoft had rolled out the Windows 10 SDK preview build 17682. And yesterday, the software giant rolled out the Windows 10 SDK Insider Preview Build 17686 for developers. This newly released SDK doesn’t add anything in the way […]

Microsoft deploys underwater Datacenter off the Scottish coast

Microsoft deploys underwater datacenter off the Scottish coast Microsoft tested a self-sustaining underwater datacenter called ‘Project Natick’, which according to the company is quick to deploy and can be used to save the energy needed to cool the servers on land. The U.S. tech giant submerged the experimental data center […]

Microsoft acquires Four Gaming Studios including ninja theory

Microsoft buys four game studios to boost Xbox exclusives Xbox chief Phil Spencer at an Xbox briefing at the Electronic Entertainment Expo 2018 (E3 2018) held in Los Angeles on Sunday, announced that Microsoft has acquired four gaming studios to help the company bring more titles to Xbox and PC. […]

5 Best GitHub Alternatives To Host Open Source Projects

Not happy with Github being acquired by Microsoft? Here are the best 5 GitHub alternatives GitHub, the largest source-code repository in the world, has been in news lately. Thanks to Microsoft who recently announced that it would purchase the hosted Git (version control system) service GitHub Inc. for $7.5 billion […]

Microsoft to buy GitHub for $7.5 billion in an all-stock deal

Confirmed: Microsoft will acquire GitHub for $7.5 billion We had reported recently that Microsoft is in serious talks of acquiring GitHub, the largest source-code repository in the world. In an announcement made in a blog post on Monday, Microsoft has now officially confirmed that it would buy privately held coding […]

Microsoft in talks to buy GitHub, valued at $2 billion

Microsoft could soon acquire code-repository GitHub at a price of around $5 billion Microsoft, the software giant, is reportedly in serious talks of acquiring GitHub, the largest source-code repository in the world, reports Business Insider. For those unaware, GitHub, is a web-based hosting service for software development projects that allows […]

Microsoft is actively working on Surface Phone running Andromeda OS, leak suggests

New Windows 10 code in the latest SDK hint at upcoming Surface Phone Just at a time when one was unsure if Microsoft was pursuing the often-rumored fabled Surface Phone, some more indication that the tech giant is still actively working on the device surfaced recently. Thanks to Twitter user WalkingCat, […]

Microsoft’s AI bot can make phone calls and chat with humans

Microsoft reveals ‘Xiaoice’ AI bot that can place phone calls like Google’s Duplex Following in the footsteps of Google is another Silicon Valley tech giant Microsoft, who recently showcased an AI (artificial intelligence) chatbot that is capable of making real phone calls to humans. For those unaware, earlier this month […]

Microsoft is coming up with low cost iPad alternative

Microsoft plans to take on Apple’s iPad by launching low-cost Surface tablet Microsoft is planning to compete head-to-head with Apple’s cheaper iPad model by debuting its new line of low-cost Surface tablets as early as the second half of 2018, reports Bloomberg citing people familiar with the company’s plans. According to […]

Microsoft offers 95 Percent Revenue Share to Windows App developers

Microsoft is all set to entice more developers (non-game) by dangling higher revenue split in front of them. At Build 2018 conference, Microsoft announced a new developer partnership stake, according to which all the non-game developers would be getting the 95% of the revenue earned from application sales. This step is […]