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How Microsoft wants to erase 45 years of carbon emissions

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Microsoft is the latest company to pledge to cut its carbon emissions to zero, but it also says it will go further — here's how.

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Microsoft is now adding new features to Google Chrome

Added: 27.01.2020 20:48 | 19 views | 0 comments

Here's what it looks like when rivals start cooperating.

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When Quantum Computers Come, They May Speak Microsoft

Added: 27.01.2020 17:18 | 1 views | 0 comments

Microsoft has been working on a language for a computer that doesn't exist. The company unveiled the language -- as yet unnamed -- at its Ignite conference in Orlando, Florida. Part of its Visual Studio product, it will run on a quantum simulator and quantum computer. "Quantum computing is the next phase in computing," said Jack E. Gold, principal analyst at J.Gold Associates.


SQL Server 2017 Embraces Linux, Docker

Added: 27.01.2020 17:18 | 0 views | 0 comments

Microsoft on Monday announced the general availability of SQL Server 2017, now with support for Linux, at its Ignite conference in Orlando. The company first announced its plans for the newest iteration of its database software a year and a half ago. This is the first version of SQL Server to run on Windows Server, Linux and Docker, noted Scott Guthrie, EVP, cloud and enterprise, at Microsoft.


Sony's Foolish Failure to Learn From Microsoft's Mistake

Added: 27.01.2020 17:18 | 0 views | 0 comments

Microsoft has learned a lot of very hard lessons over the last couple of decades, and it continues to surprise and annoy me that other firms seem to have the suicidal tendency to learn the same lessons the hard way. It is far better and cheaper to avoid the mistakes of others, but firms like Apple, Google and, most recently, Sony seem to want to experience past Microsoft disasters first hand.


Companies Cheer Completion of Open-Design Transatlantic Internet Cable

Added: 27.01.2020 17:18 | 2 views | 0 comments

Microsoft on Friday announced completion of the Marea undersea cable, which stretches 4,400 miles between Virginia Beach, Virginia, and Bilbao, Spain. A joint project of Microsoft, Facebook and global telecommunication infrastructure company Telxius, the cable lies more than 17,000 feet below the ocean's surface. It is the first cable to link Virginia and Spain.


Ford Motor Puts Design Strategy Under the HoloLens

Added: 27.01.2020 17:18 | 4 views | 0 comments

Ford Motor Company on Thursday unveiled details about its use of Microsoft's HoloLens augmented reality technology in the automotive design process. Ford's design teams have swapped out their clay-sculpting tools -- a staple of the automotive world since the 1930s, when Harley Earl introduced them at General Motors -- for mixed reality headsets and visualization software.


AI-generated Björk hotel lobby soundscape made me hear the weather

Added: 25.01.2020 1:21 | 10 views | 0 comments

Microsoft's musical partnership with Björk produces calming choral music based on weather patterns and birds. I want it at home.

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Microsoft Edge is here for Windows 10 and MacOS. How to download the new browser now

Added: 24.01.2020 21:19 | 14 views | 0 comments

Thanks to its new Chromium underpinnings, Microsoft's new Edge browser can now handle Chrome extensions on Windows 10 and MacOS.

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Microsoft says it will cut emissions to be carbon negative by 2030

Added: 24.01.2020 17:21 | 11 views | 0 comments

Microsoft says that by 2030 it will remove more carbon from the environment than it emits, and by 2050 it plans to offset all emissions the firm has made since 1975

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