Published: Nov 16, 2021
The multiplayer beta for "Halo Infinite" is now open to players on Xbox and PC, Microsoft announced during a livestream celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Xbox console. The surprise release comes well in advance of the full games Dec. 8 release date.
Published: Oct 26, 2021
Microsoft Corp. said the hackers behind the SolarWinds cyberattack are engaged in a fresh campaign to compromise global networks by targeting the tech supply chain, including resellers and providers of cloud technology.
Published: Oct 14, 2021
Microsoft, which has faced pressure from employees and shareholders over contracts with governments and law enforcement agencies, agreed to commission an independent human rights review of some of those deals.
Published: Jul 20, 2021
The United States, the European Union, NATO and other world powers on Monday accused the Chinese government of a broad array of malicious cyber activities, blaming its Ministry of State Security and hackers allegedly linked to it for a sophisticated attack on Microsofts widely used email server software earlier this year.
Published: Jun 11, 2021
One day in December 2014, Kareem Choudry - now the corporate vice president of Microsoft cloud gaming - and his team walked into Xbox chief Phil Spencers office with an Xbox One console. On that device, they booted up "Perfect Dark Zero," an Xbox 360 launch title.
Published: May 24, 2021
Justin Millman has always fixed things. He tinkered with gadgets before opening a repair shop in Westbury, N.Y., a few blocks south of the Long Island Expressway. Students from a nearby school started trickling in with their busted devices, and business was brisk enough that Millman worked only on those. Each month he now fixes about 2,000 iPads and Chromebooks, computers that, since the pandemic, have become education essentials.
Published: Mar 25, 2021
Microsoft's latest takeover targets have baffled some analysts and investors who are well aware of the company's spotty track record in consumer businesses and social media. What's the appeal, they wonder, in digital properties such as TikTok, Pinterest Inc. or now Discord Inc., a chat app that's popular with gamers?