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Windows Piracy Remains A Major Threat

Shiver me timbers! Microsoft has conducted its own investigation on the new PC market in Asia, and found that Windows piracy is quite a thing over there. It’s downright insane — the number of computers that are

Vanadium, Vibranium Are The Next Codenames For Windows 10

Looks like Redmond is at it again! The company, famed as much for renaming and rebranding, as it is for software and services has new codenames for Windows 10. Earlier this year we learned that the software

Microsoft Finally Updates Its By The Numbers Website

Fresh statistics! Get your fresh statistics here! It was back in the good old days of 2015 that Redmond launched the Microsoft By the Numbers website, designed to offer interesting tidbits of information about the company and

Is Microsoft Even Listening To Windows Insiders?

Boy oh boy, Microsoft sure had quite an October! The company had a rather colorful launch of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, with the release plagued by several issues before being paused. Everything from data loss

Microsoft Bringing Xbox Game Pass To PC

We have a new contender! After notable success on the Xbox platform, Microsoft has now revealed plans to bring its Game Pass subscription service to PC. This is a service similar to Netflix, where gamers pay $9.99

Microsoft Q1 2019 Revenue Soars To $29.1 Billion

With cloud and gaming spearheading growth for the technology giant. As promised, Microsoft is here with its Q1 2019 earnings reports, with the numbers painting a very interesting picture. As always. The report for the first quarter

Windows 10 Timeline Coming To The Web?

There is evidence of a new Timeline implementation, folks. Looks like Microsoft is gearing up to bring this useful Windows 10 feature to another handy location. The web, of all things. Redmond has been working to expand

You Can Now Gift Apps On The Microsoft Store

Apps and avatars, both. If you recall, it was back in May that Microsoft launched game gifting on PCs through its Store, promising to expand this functionality to include PC and Xbox applications in the future. The

Microsoft Cofounder Paul Allen Passes Away

Sad. Paul Allen, the cofounder of Microsoft, and the one who picked the name of the company, died today at the age of 65 while undergoing treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma. After having previously defeated cancer back in

Canalys CEO Still Thinks Microsoft Will Kill Off Surface

And that too, in 2019. The Surface line of hardware has been growing from strength to strength, but there is no shortage of people who believe that the brand is on its death bed. Even as Redmond