The official Microsoft Partner Twitter account has shared the dates for the upcoming Inspire conference. This digital-only two days event will take place on July 14-15. In the following tweet, Microsoft Partner has notified users that the registration will open in June, but the specific date remains unknown.
The Financial Times reports that Microsoft attempted to buy Pinterest with little to no success. Pinterest is an image-sharing social network with a market cap of $53.96 billion. It is no stranger to Microsoft, and two companies have many times partnered on different Microsoft products. For example, Pinterest was among the first developers to support dual-screen experiences on Surface Duo. Also, the social network is integrated into Microsoft Edge's collection feature.
Microsoft today introduced the new Microsoft Viva platform, which builds on the capabilities of Teams and Microsoft 365 and is split into four distinct features. It is a new Employee Experience Platform (EXP).
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.