Similar to Apple's very own Silicon SoC (M1), which now powers this year's Macs, Microsoft is about to build its own hardware platform around a customized ARM chip. The final product will be used in servers and Surface products.
Guido van Rossum, the legendary creator of the Python programming language, has joined Microsoft’s Developer Division. He is also known for his work at Google and Dropbox, and for many other notable and influental projects.
Microsoft names former McAfee CEO Christopher Young as new head of Business Development. The company today announced that he will replace Peggy Johnson's position.
Microsoft has introduced a new website that unifies support articles and troubleshooting guides for Microsoft 365 and Windows. The new resource resolves some of the long standing issues with Windows Update history pages, cumulative updates, and Office updates.
The Redmond software giant has finally finished the rebranding procedure for its Bing search system. The company today announced the name change, and also introduced a new logo for the search engine.
Alleged source code for Windows XP leaked online this week. First appearing on the 4chan anonymous board, the file data also includes most of the previously leaked product source codes, like Windows Server 2003, MS DOS 3.30, MS DOS 6.0, Windows 2000, Windows CE 3, Windows CE 4, Windows CE 5, Windows Embedded 7, Windows Embedded CE, Windows NT 3.5, Windows NT 4, and Xbox.
ZeniMax Media is a company that owns well known game studios Bethesda, id Software, Arkane, and other studios that created plenty of popular games. The full list includes Bethesda Softworks, Bethesda Game Studios, id Software, ZeniMax Online Studios, Arkane, MachineGames, Tango Gameworks, Alpha Dog, and Roundhouse Studios.
This year's Ignite conference will be a two-part online event. One part of Ignite 2020 will come in September, from September 22 - 24. The the other is planned for early 2021. Both parts will be free, digital-only 48-hour events. You can now register to it.
Microsoft's Panos Panay would be joining board of directors of Sonos. Sonos is a company which specializes in smart speakers and soundbars.
Microsoft has announced that their Ignite conference which is company's annual event for IT profs and devs, will be quite a different from what it is used to be. Like company's recent events, the conference will be splint into two virtual sessions.