Tag: Microsoft

Microsoft is betting ChatGPT will make Bing useful

Science May 25, 2023 0 Comments

Microsoft has announced the first results of its recent $10 billion investment in the research lab OpenAI. Its long-overlooked and frequently maligned Bing search engine is getting a revamp courtesy of ChatGPT integration, alongside the company’s Edge web browser. Per a presentation from Microsoft headquarters on Tuesday, CEO Satya Nadella laid out how the company’s revitalized Bing is meant to…

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How Microsoft became tech’s good guy

Technology September 22, 2018 0 Comments

Once upon a time, Microsoft symbolized all that was wrong with the tech world: greedy, monopolistic, single-mindedly focused on profits while caring little about the public good. In the heyday of Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer, the company ran roughshod over competitors in its attempt to corral the worldwide market for both operating systems and application software. But today, Microsoft…

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Microsoft tries to take on the Chromebook once more

Software September 19, 2018 0 Comments

If I were in charge of Microsoft, besides fully embracing Linux for the desktop, I’d give up on trying to challenge Google’s Chromebooks with lightweight versions of Windows. It hasn’t worked before, and it won’t work now. But I’m not in charge of Windows. Indeed, since Terry Myerson was shown the door in March 2018, no one in Microsoft’s mahogany row has represented…

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Microsoft partners with Lenovo for cheap school laptops

Computer January 23, 2018 0 Comments

Chromebooks in education market. Microsoft is taking on Google’s Chromebooks and Apple’s iPads in the education space through a new hardware partnership with Lenovo that aims to push Windows into the classroom. The two companies have launched four low-cost PCs running Windows 10 that are specifically aimed at users in education. Despite the low cost, Microsoft says the new devices will…

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Microsoft Surface Laptop review

Computer December 22, 2017 0 Comments

The Surface Laptop couldn’t have come at a worse time, but that doesn’t mean that it’s a lackluster product. Quite the opposite really. Instead, nowadays, it’s an affordable alternative to the Surface Book 2for those users who don’t plan on taking advantage of the detachable display. In other words, the Surface Laptop is a more traditional notebook compared to some of…

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Microsoft Surface Pro review

Computer December 21, 2017 0 Comments

We wouldn’t blame you for having missed Microsoft’s 12 Days of Deals across Windows 10 devices. After all, it only lasted for 12 days. But, what you might not have realized is that – even without a discounted price attached – the 2017 Surface Pro is already sold at a justifiable expense. It’s the follow-up to the Surface Pro 4, and although it…

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Google Rolls Out New Chrome Security Feature to Combat Microsoft

Computer December 8, 2017 0 Comments

The internet can be a marvelous thing that gives us access to all the world’s information. However, it also gives us access to all the world’s malware. Every browser maker has implemented tougher security in recent years, but Google and Microsoft are particularly intent on competing with each other. In the latest volley, Google has rolled out a major new enterprise…

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Microsoft Confirms Windows Phone Is Officially Dead

HARDWARE October 19, 2017 0 Comments

We’ve known for a while that the Windows Phone was dying. But over the weekend, Microsoft has publicly confirmed that the platform is — officially — dead. Joe Belfiore, Microsoft’s Windows 10 chief, admitted in a series of tweets on Sunday that the company will no longer be developing new features or hardware for the Windows 10 Mobile operating system. Belfiore tweeted…

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