An SEC filing reveals that Microsoft founder Bill Gates has gifted approximately $4.6 million in stock to an undisclosed recipient, his largest donation since 2000. It will likely fund the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which continues to do good work across the world.
The Xbox Wireless Adapter will now launch in January in the U.S., with Japan and Australia receiving the device first. Microsoft is yet to give a reason for the last minute delay.
LinkedIn says it has a responsibility to protect the information of its users, while start up hiQ believes it's an anti-competitive practice. San Fransisco Judge Edward Chen has ruled in hiQ's favor.
Nadella has called for employees to seek out diversity and celebrate it following an attack in Charlottesville which ended in the death of a left wing protestor. His memo also seems to reference a recent Google scandal regarding women in tech.
The company is expanding its cloud reach in Australia. The new Azure regions will handle unclassified and protected government workloads.
The latest additions to Bing Maps include a GeoXml Module, Ground Overlays, and more. Microsoft has also ended support for versions 6.3 and 7 of the service.
Qi Lu, one of the key developers of Cortana, says Microsoft has allowed Amazon to steal a march in the market by ignoring the significance of a dedicated device.
A leaked memo authored by Surface chief Panos Panay suggests Surface devices have high return rates. Panay says many problems have been solved, but not in time to affect a recent Consumer Reports survey.
Windows Insiders can once again Skip Ahead from the Fast Ring with the Redstone 4 PRERELEASE branch, for a limited time.
Office Insider Program members on the Fast Ring can now test a new card that provides concise information in a simpler UI layout.
Coco Framework is an open source blockchain system that will smooth passage for enterprise customers to move to blockchain.
The results of a new study suggest Microsoft’s Surface products are significantly more unreliable than rival devices. Microsoft has refuted the study and says it does not accurately reflect customer feedback.