Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

51-60 results from 1000 for query «microsoft»

July 10, 2018 7:44 PM Paul Allen Asks $150 Million for 120 Acres of L.A. Land

The Microsoft billionaire is selling what was named ‘Enchanted Hill’ by Greta Garbo for nearly eight times what he paid. It is one of the largest undeveloped parcels left in Beverly Hills Paul Allen, the billionaire co-founder of Microsoft, is listing one of the largest undeveloped parcels left in Beverly Hills—a sprawling 120-acre development site known 42

July 10, 2018 6:18 PM Microsoft unveils Surface Go to take on iPad

Microsoft is taking a stab at the cheap tablet market with the Surface Go, a 10-inch iPad competitor. The Go offers the look and feel of Microsoft's larger Surface tablets in a 10-inch package that weighs just over a pound and costs $399. That's half the cost of the cheapest Surface Pro tablet and comparable to Samsung's 9.7-inch Galaxy Tab S2, but still 81

July 10, 2018 4:34 PM Microsoft’s Cheap New Surface Go Will Be Surprisingly Valuable

Software giant is a bit player in tablets, but its devices still play a worthwhile role Hence the new Surface Go, a 10-inch tablet announced by Microsoft on Tuesday for a starting price of $399. That’s half the starting price of the company’s 12.3-inch Surface Pro tablet, which has been a popular device within the niche of business-focused “detachables 45

July 9, 2018 1:01 PM Sonos Can Play Its Own Tune

Speaker maker’s Amazon partnership helped boost sales, but profits still need to recover No small feat. Those “others” happen to be three of the largest and most valuable companies on the planet., Apple Inc. and Google parent Alphabet Inc. all happen to own voice-control platforms that power their own respective lines of smart speakers. Throw 50

June 18, 2018 11:25 PM Microsoft urges Trump administration to change its policy separating families at border

Microsoft is calling on the Trump administration to change a "zero tolerance" immigration policy that is separating families at the US-Mexico border. The company took a stand Monday after it was scrutinized for its working relationship with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, an agency that is enforcing the policy. ICE uses Microsoft's cloud software 75

June 17, 2018 5:15 PM Broadband official: Microsoft eyes West Virginia investment

Broadband official: Microsoft eyes West Virginia investment A West Virginia broadband council executive says Microsoft Corp. is looking to partner with an internet service provider in the state for the company's broadband expansive initiative starting in July. According to the Charleston Gazette-Mail , Broadcast Enhancement Council chairman Rob Hinton 76

June 15, 2018 11:15 AM Behemoths Have Dominated the Market Before, but Tech Is Different

That big tech companies now dominate the stock market isn’t cause for alarm, but the risks are worth noting As the race to become the first company worth $1 trillion enters the final lap, technology monopolies are dominating the stock market. The five biggest companies by market value are U.S. tech stocks: Apple, Amazon, Alphabet, Microsoft and Facebook 47

June 12, 2018 2:19 AM Microsoft Is Investing in Five Game Studios

In announcing Forza studio deal and others at E3, Xbox creator tackles critique it doesn’t have enough exclusive games LOS ANGELES—Microsoft Corp. is investing in five videogame studios, moving to address a longtime criticism that its Xbox One console doesn’t have enough exclusive games. At a press conference Sunday ahead of the industry’s annual E3 expo here, Microsoft 86

June 10, 2018 3:37 AM Electronic Arts Embraces Subscriptions for New PC Games

Nudges the videogame-publisher industry closer to fully embracing Netflix-style subscriptions Electronic Arts Inc. for the first time will let people subscribe to play its newest PC games, embracing a model analysts believe could eventually alter how people access and select which games to play. People already pay regularly for vast stores of content 88

June 5, 2018 1:03 PM Microsoft Is Buying GitHub for $7.5 Billion in Stock

The move could help the software giant convince more developers to create applications for its cloud-computing business Microsoft Corp. agreed Monday to buy coding-collaboration site GitHub Inc. for $7.5 billion in stock, one of the biggest in a string of deals by Chief Executive Satya Nadella to transform the software giant beyond its legacy products 61