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Microsoft open sources algorithm that gives Bing some of its smarts

Enlarge / The Eiffel Tower. (credit: Pedro Szekely) Search engines today are more than just the dumb keyword matchers they used to be. You can ask a question—say, "How tall is the tower in Paris?"—and they'll tell you that the E...

Microsoft open sources algorithm that gives Bing some of its smarts

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Microsoft: The open source company Enlarge The news from Microsoft's Build developer conference that surprised me most was that Microsoft will ship a genuine Linux kernel—GPLed, with all patches published—with Windows. That announcement was made with the announcement of Windows Ter...
16:32, 05/10/2019

Chromium-based Edge: What's coming next in Microsoft's open-source browser Microsoft's next version of its Edge browser is currently in a bare-bones preview release for developers. At its Build developers conference, the company unveiled a few enterprise-friendly features it plans to include in the final release of the new ...
09:48, 05/06/2019

Facebook used its AI smarts to build detailed disease prevention maps Facebook has created highly detailed population maps to help health organizations, researchers and universities tackle disease outbreaks and plan public health campaigns. They focus on population density with demographic estimates, how people move an...
09:00, 05/20/2019

It’s the algorithm’s world (we’re just living in it) One of the most controversial political theorists of the 20th century was Francis Fukuyama, who postulated that history had ended. What did he mean by that? His argument, summed up somewhat inelegantly, was that humanity had perfected the rules that ...
03:00, 05/10/2019

AI Could Predict Death. But What If the Algorithm Is Biased? Opinion: Researchers are studying how artificial intelligence could predict risks of premature death. But the health care industry needs to consider another risk: unconscious bias in AI....
09:32, 04/28/2019

IBM made a quantum algorithm that could make AI more powerful Artificial intelligence can automatically sort out data, but it struggles for some particularly complex data sets – a quantum algorithm could do better...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Google's poetry algorithm automates teen angst Roses are red, violets are blue, poetry is hard, but now a machine will do it for you. From today, you can use Google's AI to create a unique "poem portrait," an ethereal image of your self-portrait overlaid with an exclusive poem generated from...
04:00, 05/02/2019

Microsoft Build 2019: Azure, Microsoft Graph, IoT and IE mode highlights ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley handicaps Microsoft's vision to lead with its three core clouds: Azure, Microsoft 365 and gaming. Here's the plan and other goodies developers will get....
15:16, 05/11/2019

YouTube’s recommendation algorithm is trying to ruin Avengers and Game of Thrones for me Look, I know the internet is dark and full of terrors if you’re not up to date on your favorite bits of pop culture. I should know better than to think I can completely avoid the zeitgeist around Avengers: Endgame and the latest season of Game of Thr...
19:16, 04/29/2019

Microsoft Build 2019: Everything announced on Azure, IoT, Edge on Chromium, AI, Windows apps, Microsoft Graph Azure, AI and conversational bots are key themes for Microsoft's big developer conference, but the software giant also gave developers some strategic cues....
09:00, 05/09/2019

Microsoft Search rolling out to all Microsoft 365 and Office 365 commercial customers Offering businesses the ability to search for information across their internal networks, the tool should reach all supported customers by the end of May....
13:32, 05/07/2019

Google Researchers Trained an Algorithm To Detect Lung Cancer Better Than Radiologists Algorithms have screwed up in horrifying, hilarious, and unfortunate ways, so it’s nice when one with the potential to save lives nearly nails it. On Monday, Google AI researchers along with healthcare researchers published research showing that they...
03:32, 05/21/2019

"Computer Baba" Runs Maha Yagna Algorithm For Digvijaya Singh's Success In a giant yellow marquee in the heart of Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, thousands of sadhus practicing "Hath Yoga" are served food. Led by "Computer Baba", the self-styled godman and a minister in the......
03:16, 05/07/2019

Google favors left-leaning outlets CNN, New York Times in its Top Stories algorithm, study says Google’s Top Stories box provides users with articles from left-leaning news organizations such as CNN 62.4 percent of the time -- with only 11.3 percent coming from outlets that are considered conservative, according to a study by Northwestern Unive...
11:48, 05/13/2019

Intel will open three Project Athena Open labs to test next-gen laptops Intel is opening three laboratories in Taipei, Taiwan, Shanghai, China and Folsom, California to test vendors' laptop components and ensure they adhere to Project Athena's specifications. The tech giant first announced Project Athena at CES...
23:32, 05/07/2019

McIlroy to skip Irish Open to focus on Open Championship "Rory McIlroy is set to skip the Irish Open at Lahinch in July to focus on the Open Championship in his native Northern Ireland later that month, the four-times major winner has said."...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Microsoft ships antivirus for macOS as Windows Defender becomes Microsoft Defender Microsoft is bringing its Windows Defender anti-malware application to macOS—and more platforms in the future—as it expands the reach of its Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) platform. To reflect the new cross-platform nature, the suite is al...
05:16, 05/02/2019

Sources: Lakers to talk with Vogel again soon Former Magic and Pacers coach Frank Vogel made a strong impression in his interview with the Lakers and the sides are planning to talk again soon about the team's head-coaching job, league sources told ESPN....
11:16, 05/11/2019

Sources: Cardinals' Peterson gets 6-game ban Eight-time Pro Bowl CB Patrick Peterson of the Cardinals won't appeal a six-game suspension for violating the NFL's PED policy, sources told ESPN. He will be eligible to return Oct. 20....
10:16, 05/16/2019

Sources: JPP has fractured neck, may miss '19 Bucs DE Jason Pierre-Paul will likely need surgery and will visit specialists this week in the hope that he might be able to play this season after suffering a fractured neck, sources told ESPN....
12:32, 05/07/2019

Sources: NBA looks to move up start of FA talks The NBA is expected to move up the start of its annual moratorium from midnight ET on July 1 to 6 p.m. on June 30, sources told ESPN, with plans to implement the new timing for this year's free-agency period....
13:48, 05/15/2019

Sources: Vogel to interview for Lakers job Former Magic and Pacers coach Frank Vogel is traveling to Los Angeles on Thursday to interview for the Lakers' head-coaching position, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski....
12:16, 05/09/2019

Lakers, Lue end talks without deal, sources say The Lakers and Tyronn Lue, who had been a favorite to fill their head-coach vacancy because of his X's and O's knowledge and his strong relationship with LeBron James, have ended contract talks, league sources said....
18:48, 05/08/2019

Cavaliers interview four in Denver, sources say The Cavaliers are close to finishing their first round of candidate interviews for the franchise's head-coaching job after meeting with assistant coaches from the Nuggets and Trail Blazers....
06:48, 05/12/2019

After Oil, U.S. Weighs Sanctions on Iran's Other Dollar Sources The Trump administration is considering a more aggressive enforcement of its economic sanctions on Iran—targeting more companies and financial institutions that do business with the Islamic Republic in an attempt to cut off lucrative sources of U.S. ...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Sources: Jasikevicius on Grizzlies' coaching radar The Memphis Grizzlies plan to meet with Sarunas Jasikevicius to discuss their coaching vacancy, league sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Brian Windhorst. Jasikevicius is considered one of the EuroLeague's rising coaching stars....
18:32, 05/01/2019

Tesla says may seek alternative financing sources Tesla Inc said on Monday it could seek alternative financing sources although it expects cash generated from its business would be enough to fund its investments and pay down debt....
05:48, 04/29/2019

Sources: George out for camp start after surgery Thunder All-Stars Paul George and Russell Westbrook both underwent surgeries Tuesday, the team announced. While Westbrook's procedure will allow him to train this offseason, George is likely to miss at least the start of training camp, sources said....
01:16, 05/08/2019

Dad of burned toddler tried to hide from cops: sources The father of a 3-year-old found burned to death in a chained-shut car in Queens Sunday tried to hide from cops as his daughter was consumed by flames, according to police sources....
12:48, 05/06/2019

AP sources: Former CIA chief Brennan to brief Dems on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats will hear from former CIA director John Brennan about the situation in Iran, inviting him to speak amid heightened concerns over the Trump administration’s sudden moves in the region. Brennan is an outspoken cr...
22:00, 05/18/2019

Sources: Urias to be reinstated, rejoin Dodgers Left-hander Julio Urías will be reinstated from administrative leave after Major League Baseball did not obtain a security video that allegedly showed a domestic-violence incident, sources say....
00:16, 05/21/2019

Jet Airways Lenders Not Considering New Revival Proposals, Say Sources Jet Airways crisis: Struggling with a debt of more than $1.2 billion, the airline - which suspended all its flight operations last month - owes money to lessors, suppliers, pilots and oil companies.......
05:48, 05/07/2019

Sources: Grizz make it known they'd pick Morant The Grizzlies have told interested parties at the NBA draft combine that they intend to select Murray State guard Ja Morant with the No. 2 pick in the draft, provided the Pelicans take Zion Williamson at No. 1, sources told ESPN....
23:48, 05/15/2019

Sources: Wolves tab Rosas to lead basketball ops The Timberwolves have hired Rockets executive Gersson Rosas to serve as president of basketball operations, league sources told ESPN, making him the NBA's first Latino top basketball executive....
16:48, 05/01/2019

Sources: Rockets optimistic about Harden's vision The Rockets are optimistic that James Harden, who suffered contusions in both eyes and a laceration on the inside of his left eyelid in Game 2, will not have any more problems with his vision in the Western Conference semifinals, sources told ESPN....
16:48, 05/01/2019

The world's supply of rubber is in jeopardy. Can we find new sources? Rubber is essential to modern life, but the trees that provide it could be wiped out by a deadly disease. Some scrubby weeds may provide the unlikely solution...
06:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. to return $200 million in 1MDB funds to Malaysia: sources U.S. authorities will this month return $200 million stolen from Malaysia's state fund 1MDB, including money from a stake in a luxury New York hotel and from a Hollywood movie producer, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said....
04:16, 05/03/2019

AP sources: Trump officials discussed deporting families WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security officials considered arresting migrant families around the country who had final deportation orders and removing them from the U.S. in a flashy show of force. That’s according to two Homeland Security officia...
22:00, 05/13/2019

U.S. believes Iran encouraged tanker attacks: U.S. sources U.S. officials believe Iran encouraged Houthi militants or Iraq-based Shi'ite militias to carry out Sunday's attacks on four tankers near the Strait of Hormuz, two U.S. government sources said on Wednesday....
13:48, 05/15/2019

Sources: Popovich expected to sign 3-year deal Once Gregg Popovich formally commits to return for his 24th season with the Spurs, he's expected to sign a three-year contract that will keep him as the highest-paid coach in the NBA, league sources told ESPN....
12:16, 04/30/2019

KCR's Federal Front Pitch Gets New Direction From MK Stalin: Sources Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao's efforts to rope in DMK chief MK Stalin for a non-Congress, non-BJP Federal Front, did not go off the way he expected today....
11:16, 05/13/2019

Volkswagen set to announce battery production plans: sources Volkswagen's supervisory board is on the brink of announcing the automaker's entry into battery cell production, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday....
09:48, 05/13/2019

Russia to cut oil output by 10 pct in next few days as exports suffer - sources Russian oil producers have received a request from pipeline monopoly Transneft to reduce oil output by 900,000 tonnes until May 7 amid severe export disruptions due to crude contamination, two industry sources said on Friday....
09:48, 05/03/2019

KCR Knocks On MK Stalin's Door Again, Sources Say Wants Meet Tomorrow Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao has sought another appointment with DMK chief MK Stalin on Monday as the mammoth seven phase Lok Sabha election draws to a close. The sixth phase is on......
04:16, 05/12/2019

Shell pursuing $1 bln exit from Indonesia LNG project -sources Royal Dutch Shell is moving to sell its stake in Indonesia's $15 billion Abadi liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, industry and banking sources said, following on from an asset disposal programme that has raised more than $30 billion....
04:16, 05/03/2019

Sources: Vogel to coach Lakers with Kidd on staff Frank Vogel has agreed to a three-year deal to become the next head coach of the Lakers, league sources told ESPN, with Jason Kidd agreeing to become a prominent assistant coach on Vogel's staff....
06:48, 05/12/2019

Wells Fargo CEO search hobbled by pay limitations: sources Wells Fargo & Co's hunt for a new CEO is being impeded by limits on how much the bank can pay its next leader, a person close to the search and several industry insiders told Reuters....
17:00, 05/10/2019

Wells Fargo CEO search hobbled by pay limitations -sources Wells Fargo & Co's hunt for a new CEO is being impeded by limits on how much the bank can pay its next leader, a person close to the search and several industry insiders told Reuters....
15:16, 05/10/2019

Colfax nears deal to sell air and gas unit to KPS -sources Welding and valves manufacturer Colfax Corp is nearing a deal to sell its air and gas handling division to private equity firm KPS Capital Partners for more than $1.8 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday....
20:48, 05/12/2019

More Delay Likely For Assembly Polls In Jammu And Kashmir, Say Sources Assembly polls in Jammu Kashmir is not likely to be held before November, indicated sources in the home ministry. The Election Commission, they said, has asked for a second opinion on extending......
20:48, 05/01/2019

U.S. House panel aims for May 15 hearing on Boeing 737 MAX -sources The U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is tentatively planning a May 15 hearing on the now grounded Boeing 737 MAX and the Federal Aviation Administration's aircraft certification program, three people briefed on the matter said o...
13:48, 05/01/2019

The Latest: AP sources: Panel, Trump Jr. agree to interview WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a subpoena sent to Donald Trump Jr. (all times local): 5:50 p.m. The Senate Intelligence Committee has struck a deal with Donald Trump Jr. to appear for an interview next month. That’s according to two people fam...
16:16, 05/14/2019

Volkswagen sounds out buyers for MAN Energy Solutions -sources Volkswagen has approached several companies to gauge their appetite for buying MAN Energy Solutions, which makes large diesel engines for ships and power generators, people close to the matter said....
08:48, 05/06/2019

AP sources: Jets, Gase trade Lee to Chiefs for 6th-rounder NEW YORK (AP) — Two people with direct knowledge of the deal say the New York Jets have agreed to trade linebacker Darron Lee to the Kansas City Chiefs for a sixth-round draft pick. The deal Wednesday night is pending a physical, according to the peo...
23:32, 05/15/2019

Toyota to produce Lexus NX at Canada plant - sources Toyota will invest hundreds of millions of dollars to produce its Lexus NX luxury crossover vehicle at a Canadian plant, government and industrial sources said on Monday....
10:16, 04/29/2019

Starbucks' China challenger Luckin set to raises $561 mln in U.S. IPO -sources Luckin Coffee Inc, the Chinese challenger to Starbucks Corp, on Thursday priced its U.S. initial public offering (IPO) at the top end of its targeted price range, raising $561 million in the biggest U.S. float by a Chinese firm this year, according t...
16:16, 05/16/2019

U.S. Congress to get classified Iran briefings next week: sources Officials from U.S. President Donald Trump's administration will conduct classified briefings on the situation with Iran next week, congressional sources said on Thursday, after both Democratic and Republican lawmakers asked for more information....
14:16, 05/16/2019

U.S. Senate intelligence panel subpoenas Trump's son: sources The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed one of the president's sons, Donald Trump Jr., to answer questions about his contacts with Russia, two congressional sources said on Wednesday....
15:00, 05/08/2019

Toyota to produce Lexus NX at Canada plant: sources Toyota Motor Corp will invest hundreds of millions of dollars to produce its Lexus NX luxury crossover vehicle at a Canadian plant, sources said on Monday, offering relief to a region where other carmakers have announced job cuts....
11:32, 04/29/2019

The Microsoft Graph is yours, not theirs The Microsoft Graph is a key component of the company's AI strategy. But what is it exactly? And how much data and what kind can Microsoft actually see?Read More...
04:48, 05/09/2019

Exclusive: China backtracked on almost all aspects of U.S. trade deal - sources The diplomatic cable from Beijing arrived in Washington late on Friday night, with systematic edits to a nearly 150-page draft trade agreement that would blow up months of negotiations between the world's two largest economies, according to three U.S...
09:32, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Toyota to produce Lexus NX at Canada plant -sources Toyota Motor Corp will invest hundreds of millions of dollars to produce its Lexus NX luxury crossover vehicle at a Canadian plant, sources said on Monday, offering relief to a region where other carmakers have announced job cuts....
12:00, 04/29/2019

Air New Zealand picks Boeing for wide-body jet order: sources Boeing Co has won a hard-fought contest to sell wide-body aircraft to Air New Zealand Ltd, beating a challenge from Europe’s Airbus, industry sources said on Monday....
01:32, 05/20/2019

EPA has received DOE input for 2018 small refinery waivers: sources The Department of Energy has given the Environmental Protection Agency its scoring results for the 40 outstanding 2018 applications made by small refineries for waivers from U.S. biofuel laws, four sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
16:48, 05/01/2019

Organic chloride in oil at Russia's Novorossiisk is rising, within limits: sources The levels of organic chloride in oil loadings from the Black Sea port of Novorossiisk have been on the rise since early May, but stayed within the allowed limit, according to three industry sources and documents reviewed by Reuters on Monday....
18:16, 05/13/2019

U.S. telecom regulators, Sprint, T-Mobile to agree on deal: sources Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc announced a series of changes to their proposed $26 billion deal on Monday, while U.S. regulators were expected to announce agreement on the conditions necessary to approve the merger, sources said....
06:32, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Starbucks' China challenger, Luckin, set to raise $561 mln in U.S. IPO -sources Luckin Coffee Inc , the Chinese challenger to Starbucks Corp, on Thursday priced its U.S. initial public offering (IPO) at the top end of its targeted price range and sold more shares than planned in the biggest U.S. float by a Chinese firm this year...
16:16, 05/16/2019

India sees little scope for Jet Airways revival - govt sources The Indian government sees little hope of a bidder emerging for debt-laden Jet Airways Ltd , which halted operations last month, two senior finance ministry officials said....
06:16, 05/05/2019

Carrefour considers sale of stake in China business: sources Carrefour, Europe largest retailer, is exploring the sale of a minority stake in its loss-making business in China and has started sounding out potential buyers, people familiar with the matter said....
04:48, 05/17/2019

Swanky new Upper East Side bar savors sources of its caviar A swanky new caviar bar on the Upper East Side is getting its eggs from a slew of overseas suppliers — as well as a sturgeon farm in Florida that’s operated by the owner. Huso — which takes its name from the Latin word for beluga sturgeon — sells cav...
20:32, 05/05/2019

Airbus considers legal action against Germany over Saudi ban: sources Airbus is considering suing the German government as its freeze on arms exports to Saudi Arabia means the company is unable to complete a border security system for the Gulf state, two people familiar with the matter said....
10:48, 05/05/2019

Donald Trump Jr. seen resisting Senate committee subpoena: sources Donald Trump Jr. is unlikely to comply with a U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee subpoena to testify about his contacts with Russia, two congressional sources said on Thursday as the president publicly defended his eldest son....
12:32, 05/09/2019

India sees little scope for Jet Airways revival: government sources India's government sees little hope of a bidder emerging for debt-laden Jet Airways Ltd, two senior finance ministry officials said, even as thousands of employees plead with the government for a rescue....
10:48, 05/05/2019

Carige's temporary administrators summon trade unions: sources The temporary administrators in charge of Banca Carige have summoned union representatives for an urgent meeting, two sources close to matter said on Thursday....
04:32, 05/09/2019

Allergan to prevail in vote over CEO Saunders' chairman role: sources Allergan Plc is on course to defeat a shareholder resolution tabled by David Tepper's hedge fund Appaloosa LP that would have forced the drugmaker's CEO Brent Saunders to immediately give up his role as chairman, people familiar with the matter said ...
18:00, 04/30/2019

Opposition Plans An Unusual Request For President After Polls: Sources With two more rounds of elections to go, Opposition parties are planning to meet the President after the elections are over, to impress upon him not to call the single largest party to form the......
12:48, 05/07/2019

Brazil's Itaú plans to close 400 branches in two years -sources Brazil's largest private lender, Itaú Unibanco Holding SA, plans to close 400 branches in the country over the next two years, two sources with knowledge of the matter said....
14:16, 05/13/2019

Apple’s new iPhone 11 design leaked by multiple reliable sources This week, we should learn when Samsung will finally release its first smartphone with a foldable display, the Galaxy Fold. The handset was supposed to launch last month but in addition to being a terribly ugly handset, it also ended up being a piece...
07:16, 05/13/2019

KCR's "1996 Formula" Revolves Around Prime Minister From South: Sources A Prime Minister from south India in a non-BJP, non-Congress concoction at the centre is Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao's mission, say sources, as his meeting with his Kerala counterpart......
01:00, 05/07/2019

Lions Gate offered to sell Starz to CBS for $5.5 billion: sources Lions Gates Entertainment offered to sell cable channel Starz to CBS Corp for $5.5 billion after rebuffing a lower offer, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters....
16:00, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 2-Volkswagen sounds out buyers for MAN Energy Solutions -sources Volkswagen has approached several companies to gauge their appetite for buying MAN Energy Solutions, which makes large diesel engines for ships and power generators, people close to the matter said....
09:32, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-KKR, GIC betting on India's power sector with $400 mln investment -sources Global investment firm KKR & Co Inc is leading a deal to acquire a controlling stake in India Grid Trust (IndiGrid), in a bet on the country's rapidly growing power sector, people familiar with the transaction told Reuters....
08:32, 04/30/2019

Microsoft 365 Gets More Privacy Controls Microsoft has added new features to Microsoft 365 that include controls to automatically expire or revoke access to encrypted emails and data investigation capabilities....
05:32, 05/01/2019

How Microsoft is using AI to improve accessibility Microsoft sees AI as the key that'll unlock new and innovative accessibility technologies. Here's how it's applying it both within and outside of its teams.Read More...
09:48, 05/06/2019

Microsoft Plays Nice At the opening keynote for Build, Microsoft’s annual developer conference in Seattle, we heard more about Starbucks than Windows. A ten-minute demo about how Starbuck’s ordering system interacts with Azure, Microsoft’s growing cloud-based computing p...
13:32, 05/11/2019

What’s Going to Happen With Microsoft Next Week? On Monday, while many of us dissect the latest episode of Game of Thrones, thousands of developers will convene in Seattle to talk about all things Microsoft at its annual Build conference. Where once that meant speculating about cool new laptops or ...
13:32, 05/04/2019

Bahrain’s Investcorp hires Citi, JPMorgan for loan refinancing – sources Bahrain-based alternative investment manager Investcorp has mandated Citi and JPMorgan to coordinate the refinancing of a $400 million loan, sources familiar with the matter said on Sunday....
11:16, 05/19/2019

Sony and hedge fund manager Dan Loeb call truce: sources The much anticipated rematch between hedge fund manager Dan Loeb and Sony Corp. has been put on hold — for now, The Post has learned. In April it emerged that Loeb was gearing up to take a second shot at breaking up the Japanese electronics maker, de...
17:00, 05/08/2019

Algerian police arrest brother of former president, two former intelligence chiefs: sources Algerian police have arrested Said Bouteflika, the youngest brother of former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, and two former intelligence chiefs, Generals Bachir Athmane Tartag and Mohamed Mediene, security sources said on Saturday....
14:48, 05/04/2019

UPDATE 2-Seven banks face EU antitrust fines for forex rigging - sources Barclays, Citigroup , HSBC, JPMorgan and three other banks are set to be fined by EU antitrust regulators in coming weeks for rigging the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market, two people familiar with the matter said....
11:32, 05/09/2019

MOVES-Centerview hires M&A banker Brooke from Goldman Sachs -sources Boutique investment bank Centerview Partners Holdings LP has hired Tyler Brooke, a managing director at Goldman Sachs Group Inc who specializes in mergers and acquisitions and shareholder activism defense, people familiar with the matter said on Wedn...
11:00, 05/08/2019

Taiwan's Foxconn readies chip boss to succeed Gou as chairman: sources Foxconn is poised to nominate chip unit boss Liu Young to succeed Terry Gou as chairman in a surprise choice by the iPhone assembler, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said....
12:32, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 4-Lions Gate offered to sell Starz to CBS for $5.5 billion - sources Lions Gates Entertainment offered to sell cable channel Starz to CBS Corp for $5.5 billion after rebuffing a lower offer, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters....
13:48, 05/17/2019

Deutsche Bank talks with UBS on asset management deal stall: sources Talks have stalled between Deutsche Bank and UBS on a tie up of their asset management businesses due to differences over who would control the combined entity, people familiar with the matter said....
08:48, 05/13/2019

Lions Gate's Starz rejected CBS's $5 billion offer about two months ago, sources say Shares of Lionsgate were halted due to volatility on Friday afternoon after rumors that CBS had made an informal offer to buy Starz from the media company spiked the stock nearly 15 percent....
23:16, 05/17/2019

Exclusive: China's BAIC seeks to buy 5 percent Daimler stake - sources China's BAIC Group is seeking to buy a stake of up to 5 percent in Daimler as a way to secure its investment in Chinese Mercedes-Benz manufacturing company Beijing Benz Automotive, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters....
05:48, 05/11/2019

Foxconn's chip boss tipped to be Taiwanese group's next chairman: sources The world's largest contract manufacturer Foxconn is poised to nominate the head of its chip business as chairman to succeed Terry Gou, who plans to run in Taiwan's presidential election, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said....
22:32, 05/12/2019

Kraft Heinz launches sale of baby food unit: sources U.S. packaged food giant Kraft Heinz has launched the sale of its baby food brand Plasmon with preliminary bids due by the end of next week, two sources close to the matter said....
06:32, 05/09/2019

Exxon Mobil evacuates foreign staff out of Iraqi oilfield - sources Exxon Mobil has evacuated all its foreign staff members out of Iraq's West Qurna 1 oilfield and is flying them out to Dubai, three sources told Reuters on Saturday....
04:00, 05/18/2019

Hedge fund Vor Capital secures investment from Borealis Strategic: sources Borealis Strategic Capital Partners, which invests in new hedge funds, has written its first check to commit capital to Europe-oriented stock fund Vor Capital, two people familiar with the matter......
13:00, 04/28/2019

Thomas Cook sets May 7 deadline for interest in airline business: sources Thomas Cook has set a deadline of May 7 for expressions of interest in its airline business, with Indigo Partners and Lufthansa among the likely bidders, sources said....
09:48, 05/01/2019

Billionaire Jeff Bezos to unveil plans for moon presence, sources say Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos will unveil plans on Thursday for missions to the moon tailored to the U.S. government's renewed push to establish a lunar outpost in just five years, people familiar with the matter said....
09:32, 05/09/2019

Japan's SoftBank taps into Mexican fintech startup Clip: sources Japan's SoftBank Group invested about $20 million in Mexican payments startup Clip early this year, one of its first Latin America deals as it launches a $5 billion technology fund in the region, said three people familiar with the matter....
11:32, 05/06/2019

AB InBev's Asia business files for Hong Kong IPO of at least $5 billion: sources The Asia business of Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer, filed on Friday a draft prospectus for an initial public offering (IPO), which two sources with knowledge of the matter said could be worth at least $5 billion....
00:00, 05/10/2019

RPT-UPDATE 2-Seven banks face EU antitrust fines for forex rigging - sources Barclays, Citigroup , HSBC, JPMorgan and three other banks are set to be fined by EU antitrust regulators in coming weeks for rigging the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market, two people familiar with the matter said....
00:32, 05/10/2019

CORRECTED-Dow Texas lockout may end after fire-hit tank farm reopens -sources The reopening of a portion of a Deer Park, Texas, petrochemical tank farm after a massive mid-March fire may lead to the end of a lockout of union workers at a neighboring Dow Inc plant, said four people familiar with the matter....
13:00, 05/10/2019

Trump plans official launch of re-election campaign in mid-June: sources President Donald Trump, facing a potentially difficult path to winning a second term in November 2020, plans an official rollout to his re-election campaign in mid-June, the four-year anniversary of his first run, sources said on Monday....
17:00, 05/20/2019

Centre Asks Top Court Collegium To Rethink Elevation Of 2 Judges: Sources A recommendation to elevate two judges to the Supreme Court by the top court's collegium has run into trouble, with the Centre insisting on a re-think. The collegium's letter of recommendation has......
12:48, 05/07/2019

CORRECTED-Allergan to prevail in vote over CEO Saunders' chairman role-sources Allergan Plc is on course to defeat a non-binding shareholder resolution tabled by David Tepper's hedge fund Appaloosa LP that would have instructed the drugmaker's CEO Brent Saunders to immediately give up his role as chairman, people familiar with ...
23:32, 04/30/2019

Volkswagen approaches potential buyers of MAN Energy Solutions unit -sources Volkswagen has approached several companies to gauge their appetite for buying MAN Energy Solutions, a unit which makes large diesel engines used in ships and power generators, people close to the matter said....
05:32, 05/06/2019

Saudi sovereign fund invests indirectly in Arabian Centres IPO -sources Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF), the kingdom's sovereign wealth fund, has indirectly invested in the $747 million initial public offering of mall operator Arabian Centres, sources familiar with the matter said....
04:32, 05/10/2019

Foxconn's chip boss tipped to be Taiwanese group's next chairman -sources The world's largest contract manufacturer Foxconn is poised to nominate the head of its chip business as chairman to succeed Terry Gou, who plans to run in Taiwan's presidential election, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said....
20:48, 05/12/2019

Chinese EV maker CHJ seeks to raise up to $500 million in growth push: sources Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker CHJ Automotive is seeking to raise $300 million to $500 million in its latest funding round, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said, joining its peers in tapping more investors to finance growth....
03:32, 04/30/2019

U.S. official to propose new powers for mobile carriers to block robocalls-sources U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai will propose on Wednesday granting mobile phone companies new powers to block the rising number of unwanted "robocalls", industry officials briefed on the plans said....
06:16, 05/15/2019

Exxon Mobil evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield: sources Exxon Mobil has evacuated all of its foreign staff from Iraq's West Qurna 1 oilfield and is flying them out to Dubai, three sources told Reuters on Saturday....
04:16, 05/18/2019

USTR Lighthizer to meet Motegi for trade talks in Japan on May 24: sources U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will visit Japan on May 24 to meet with Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi to accelerate trade talks ahead of a summit meeting scheduled a few days later, two sources with direct knowledge of the plan said ...
01:32, 05/20/2019

U.S.-China trade talks stall over draft deal revisions: sources The United States and China made no progress in trade talks this week in Washington as U.S. negotiators rejected Chinese Vice Premier Liu He's arguments in favor of China's proposed legal changes to a draft agreement, two sources familiar with the ta...
17:00, 05/10/2019

RPT-Thomas Cook sets May 7 deadline for interest in airline business -sources Thomas Cook has set a deadline of May 7 for expressions of interest in its airline business, with Indigo Partners and Lufthansa among the likely bidders, sources said....
01:48, 05/02/2019

Tiger Woods to celebrate Masters win at White House next week, sources say Tiger Woods is set to make a trip to the White House on Monday to attend a ceremony hosted by President Trump in recognition of his recent triumph in the Masters tournament, multiple sources told Fox News....
00:00, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Dow Texas lockout may end after fire-hit tank farm reopens -sources The reopening of a portion of a Deer Park, Texas, petrochemical tank farm after a massive mid-March fire may lead to the end of a lockout of union workers at a neighboring Dow Inc plant, said four people familiar with the matter....
16:48, 05/09/2019

6 jail guards indicted for illegal visitor strip searches: sources Six female city Corrections officers have been indicted on felony and misdemeanor charges involving illegal strip searches and body cavity searches of female visitors, sources told The Post on Sunday. The half-dozen suspects, including a captain, are...
01:00, 05/06/2019

Second Venezuelan opposition lawmaker seeks refuge in Italian embassy: sources Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Americo De Grazia entered the Italian embassy in Caracas on Thursday after a pro-government legislative body stripped him of parliamentary immunity, three sources close to the legislator said....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Exclusive: Anadarko to pursue deal talks with Occidental Petroleum - sources Anadarko Petroleum Corp, the U.S. oil and gas exploration and production company that agreed this month to sell itself to Chevron Corp for $33 billion, decided on Sunday to begin negotiations to sell itself to Occidental Petroleum Corp instead, accor...
20:48, 04/28/2019

U.S. EPA proposes hike in biofuel mandate to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020: sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed increasing the volume of biofuels refiners must blend into their fuel annually to 20.04 billion gallons in 2020, from 19.92 billion gallons in 2019, according to two sources familiar with the matt...
20:16, 05/09/2019

Microsoft has a patent to help you keep track of your adventures When you're traveling on an exciting new adventure, sitting down to write about everything that happened each day may be the last thing you feel like doing. Microsoft appears to be taking aim at this hurdle with an AI-powered system for automati...
12:16, 05/20/2019

The Morning After: Microsoft, Linux and Windows 10 Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. The week started with Microsoft's big developer conference, and at 1 PM ET, we'll be coming to you live from Google I/O 2019. Until then, check out the big news about Linux, and the first new iPhone ga...
05:00, 05/07/2019

Microsoft is evolving by focusing on people The Microsoft of today would have been unrecognizable just a few years ago. That was clearer than ever at this week's Build conference, where the company once again did its best to court developers. Azure, AI, Edge and Office 365 were all hot to...
12:16, 05/09/2019

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella comes to Red Hat Summit If the mountain won't come to Muhammad, then Muhammad must go to the mountain. Or, in this case, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella came to Red Hat Summit to announce a new Microsoft/Red Hat partnership: Azure Red Hat OpenShift....
19:00, 05/07/2019

Microsoft Word uses AI to improve your writing Microsoft is about to challenge Grammarly (not to mention Google) on its home turf. The company is developing an Ideas feature for Word's online version that uses AI to suggest grammar changes, among other assists. In addition to catching basi...
09:32, 05/06/2019

Microsoft vs. Google: Why this browser war isn't about privacy At Microsoft's just-concluded Build developers conference, questions about privacy and trust took center stage. Yet despite multiple opportunities, the company took almost no jabs at its arch-rival Google. Why is Microsoft so hesitant to use privacy ...
13:48, 05/10/2019

Deal: Microsoft Surface Pro 6 prices are down again Lately, Microsoft has been on a roll when it comes to offering discounts on its 2-in-1 tablets, with both the Surface Pro and the more affordable Surface Go seeing various temporary price cuts. Now, Microsoft is once again allowing US customers to sa...
20:32, 05/04/2019

Microsoft posts a record $29.1 billion Q1. Same old, same old (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft has posted the results of the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, which runs up until September 30, 2018. Revenue was $29.1 billion, up 19 percent year on year, to set a new record for the company'...
06:32, 05/02/2019

Microsoft teams up with the VA to help wounded warriors 22 VA rehabilitation centers around the country will receive Xbox adaptive controllers specially designed for gamers with mental or physical disabilities....
16:32, 05/03/2019

Microsoft teases 'Minecraft' AR for your phone Microsoft has something big in store for Minecraft fans. The company used the start of Build 2019 to offer a teaser for an augmented reality Minecraft experience for phones. The clip doesn't say much about what the experience entails, although...
10:00, 05/07/2019

How Microsoft’s Fluid Framework flows Microsoft's Fluid Framework sounds complex and ethereal, but it's really just a novel approach to an old problem, more or less using existing tools.Read More...
09:00, 05/08/2019

Save over $100 or 20% on a Microsoft Surface Go tablet Last July, Microsoft launched its Surface Go line of tablets in order to compete with Apple's lower-end iPad tablets. The Surface Go slates are equipped with a Gorilla Glass 3 protected 10-inch display carrying a 1200 x 1800 resolution. Under the hoo...
17:48, 05/02/2019

The Morning After: Sony and Microsoft are teaming up Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. It's Friday. We'll have to wait until next week for SpaceX's Starlink launch, but, for now, there's a review of Beats new true-wireless earbuds and an unexpected online-gaming alignment betwe...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Microsoft Wants to Protect Your Identity With Bitcoin Microsoft announced plans to use the bitcoin blockchain to create a "digital identity" that could be used to access sites and apps across the internet....
05:00, 05/14/2019

Microsoft Warns of Monster Bug, In a Week of Them Microsoft took the unusual step of warning that a computer bug it has now patched could be used by a cyber weapon similar to the WannaCry worm, which spread across the globe two years ago....
07:48, 05/15/2019

Someone may have just leaked all of Microsoft’s plans for E3 2019 In many ways, E3 2019 will be the last hurrah for this video game console generation. Sony has recently confirmed that it is already deep in development on its PlayStation 4 successor, and Microsoft started talking about the future of Xbox a full yea...
18:16, 05/20/2019

Microsoft Azure: A cheat sheet This comprehensive guide about Microsoft Azure includes common use cases, technical limitations, and what to know before adopting the cloud computing platform....
11:32, 05/10/2019

You can now try out Microsoft’s Edge browser for macOS Microsoft has officially announced a preview of its Microsoft Edge browser for the macOS. Microsoft originally unveiled plans for the browser at its annual BUILD developers conference held on May 6. The browser is based on Google’s open-source Chromi...
01:48, 05/21/2019

Microsoft Paint isn't going anywhere, and gets new accessibility features Microsoft has been making a strong push toward accessibility in the past year, with the Xbox Adaptive Controller proving to be one of the best Xbox One accessories. Now, the company is adding accessibility features to one of its most popular, long-st...
16:00, 05/15/2019

JPMorgan, Microsoft Team Up on Blockchain JPMorgan Chase is tapping Microsoft’s cloud-based services to boost its blockchain platform, aiming to make it easier, faster and cheaper for companies to build and deploy blockchain applications....
13:32, 05/02/2019

Exclusive: Advent readies new $2.2 billion Latam private equity fund - sources U.S. private equity firm Advent International Corp is preparing to launch a $2.2 billion fund to invest in Latin American companies, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
13:00, 04/28/2019

Anadarko likely to deem Occidental's buyout offer superior to Chevron's bid on Monday: Sources Anadarko is likely to determine that Occidental's buyout offer is superior to the agreement its board reached last month with Chevron, sources tell CNBC's David Faber....
14:32, 05/06/2019

OPEC has two main options for June meeting, both foresee output rise: sources Saudi Arabia and Russia are discussing two main scenarios for a meeting of OPEC and its oil-producer allies in June and both frameworks propose increased crude output from the second half of 2019, two sources familiar with the matter said. ...
10:16, 05/19/2019

| WATCH: Palestinians agree on Gaza ceasefire: Hamas, Islamic Jihad sources Palestinian leaders in Gaza have agreed a ceasefire with Israel, three officials with knowledge of the talks said, after the most serious flare-up since a 2014 war....
06:48, 05/06/2019

Exclusive: Hedge funds target Centene, may oppose WellCare deal - sources Hedge funds Corvex Management LP and Sachem Head Capital Management LP have built stakes in U.S. health insurer Centene Corp and are exploring challenging its planned $17.3 billion acquisition of WellCare Health Plans Inc, people familiar with the ma...
15:48, 05/06/2019

EPA stalls biofuel waiver transparency plan after White House blowback: sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has suspended work on its plan to publish the names of refineries securing exemptions from federal biofuels law after receiving blowback from the White House and parts of the oil industry, according to four so...
19:16, 04/30/2019

Sources: Call of Duty 2020 In Upheaval As Treyarch Takes Over, Plans Black Ops 5 Next year’s Call of Duty has gone through a major upheaval, as publisher Activision informed developers this week that studios Raven and Sledgehammer, which had until now led the project, will no longer be in charge. Instead, according to three peopl...
13:00, 05/18/2019

U.S. EPA stalls biofuel waiver transparency plan after White House blowback: sources The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has suspended work on its plan to publish the names of refineries securing exemptions from federal biofuels law after receiving blowback from the White House and parts of the oil industry, according to four so...
15:00, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Exxon Mobil evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield - sources Exxon Mobil has evacuated all of its foreign staff from Iraq's West Qurna 1 oilfield and is flying them out to Dubai, three sources told Reuters on Saturday....
04:00, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Airbus lands MBDA boss Bouvier to steer strategy -sources European missile maker MBDA's chief executive is returning to Airbus as head of strategy as the planemaker seeks to modernise its factory system and explores future options in defence, two people familiar with the matter said....
09:16, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Global private equity firms to bid for Hitachi's chemical unit - sources Global private equity firms Bain Capital, Carlyle Group and KKR & Co are among potential bidders for Japanese conglomerate Hitachi Ltd's chemical unit, three people familiar with the situation told Reuters....
00:32, 05/17/2019

Ardian close to buying Cerberus-owned wind farms in Spain- sources French investment fund Ardian is close to buying wind farms from Spanish renewables group Renovalia in a 550 million euro ($617.87 million) deal, two sources with knowledge of the deal said, marking a move into green energy where buyer interest is ho...
14:16, 05/13/2019

India's BJP preparing for return to power as exit polls predict victory: sources India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is to meet coalition partners to discuss a new government, two BJP sources said on Monday, after exit polls predicted a clear general election victory for the party led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi....
05:32, 05/20/2019

Italian bank fund won't plug entire Carige capital hole: sources Italian banks will not step in to plug a capital shortfall at regional lender Banca Carige after U.S. fund manager BlackRock pulled out of a planned rescue bid, sources said, making a state bailout for the bank more likely....
08:48, 05/13/2019

Automakers expect White House to delay decision on auto tariffs: sources Automakers expect U.S. President Donald Trump to delay a decision due next week on whether to impose steep tariffs on imported cars and auto parts on national security grounds for up to six months as talks continue with the European Union and Japan....
13:32, 05/08/2019

Foxconn poised to nominate chip boss as Taiwan group's next chair: sources iPhone assembler Foxconn is poised to nominate its chip unit head as group chairman to succeed Taiwan presidential hopeful Terry Gou, in what is internally seen as a surprise move, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said....
01:16, 05/13/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Dow Texas lockout may end after fire-hit tank farm reopens -sources The reopening of a portion of a Deer Park, Texas, petrochemical tank farm after a massive mid-March fire may lead to the end of a lockout of union workers at a neighboring Dow Inc plant, said four people familiar with the matter....
13:00, 05/10/2019

Exclusive: Banks to invest around $50 million in digital cash settlement project - sources Several of the world's largest banks are in the process of investing around $50 million to create a digital cash system using blockchain technology to settle financial transactions, according to people familiar with the plans....
17:32, 05/16/2019

Poll Officer Dissented In 5 Cases Of Clean Chit To PM, Amit Shah: Sources Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah have been given seven clean chits by the Election Commission since Tuesday over complaints by the opposition of alleged poll code violations.......
00:48, 05/04/2019

Venezuela's crude upgraders scale back output as exports dwindle-sources PUNTO FIJO, Venezuela/CARACAS, May 15 (Reuters) - V enezuela's crucial oil upgraders have stopped processing heavy crude because a decline in exports due to U.S. sanctions has left the OPEC nation without sufficient storage space, seven sources famil...
09:16, 05/15/2019

Could the death of UWP apps spell the end for the Microsoft Store? Microsoft’s UWP (Universal Windows Platform) apps could soon be dead, according to well-known Microsoft insider Paul Thurrott, which means the future of the Microsoft Store – where the apps are purchased – could be in doubt.In an...
03:00, 05/02/2019

With ElectionGuard, Microsoft is trying to fix a growing global problem Microsoft has announced the ElectionGuard software developer kit (SDK), along with a new tool within Microsoft 365 called CampaignGuard, at Build 2019 in Seattle, Washington. Both of these pieces of software will attempt to secure elections, and make...
10:16, 05/06/2019

Microsoft and Red Hat launch Kubernetes autoscaling project Microsoft introduced several new Kubernetes offerings today, including Kubernetes Event-Driven Autoscaling (KEDA), an open source project with Red Hat.Read More...
09:48, 05/06/2019

Microsoft warns of a monster computer bug, in a week of them Microsoft Corp. took the unusual step of warning that a computer bug it has now patched could be used by a cyber weapon similar to the WannaCry worm, which spread across the globe two years ago....
07:48, 05/15/2019

Microsoft lays down the law for 'trash talk' on Xbox Possibly the worst thing about gaming online is the verbal abuse. Both kids and adults alike find a newfound freedom when blasting shotgun shells into complete strangers, and it's easy for tensions to run high in competitive environments.But no ...
03:00, 05/02/2019

Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 has become the AR industry’s dullest thud So far, HoloLens 2 looks a lot like its predecessor: boring and unlikely to get the mainstream attention it needs to become more than a footnote in history.Read More...
18:32, 05/06/2019

Microsoft's Fluid Framework is a new take on document collaboration  Where do we go beyond web-based productivity apps like Google Docs and the Office 365 suite? That's what Microsoft is aiming to explore with Fluid Framework, a "componentized document model for shared interactive experiences." In plain English, ...
08:48, 05/06/2019

Microsoft Insists Improvements in AI Need Not Come at the Cost of Privacy Microsoft announced a "zero-code" experience for the people who don't write code and brought a "code-first" machine learning experience for developers and data scientists at the Build 2019 conference....
09:32, 05/15/2019

Skills gap holding back AI adoption, says Microsoft Microsoft is witnessing a skills gap for companies to take advance Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies and implement it in real commercial applications. Speaking exclusively to TechRadar Middle East, Kevin Dallas, Corporate Vice-President for A...
04:16, 05/01/2019

Microsoft just teased an AR Minecraft game for phones While Microsoft spent most of the day focusing on enterprise solutions, including a way to protect elections from malicious software, it ended the Build 2019 keynote with a surprise announcement for a new augmented reality (AR) Minecraft experience c...
13:48, 05/06/2019

Microsoft wants to secure elections and political campaigns Get the jokes about voting booths crashing left and right out of your system: Microsoft announced today that it's taking a few steps towards election security. First up is ElectionGuard, an open source software development kit that will offer pu...
08:48, 05/06/2019

Microsoft wants its Azure servers to be as durable as tardigrades Microsoft is working to improve the reliability of its Azure infrastructure on multiple fronts, including via 'Project Tardigrade,' its effort to enable a cloud app to survive platform failure....
11:00, 05/14/2019

This $50 bundle can turn you into an Microsoft Excel whiz You can not only learn all the hidden nooks and crannies that keep Excel so popular after 30-plus years, but prep to get certified as an Excel expert with the training found in The A to Z Microsoft Excel Certification Training Bundle. It’s a giant in...
09:48, 05/13/2019

Saved from obsolescence, Microsoft is now making Paint better Enlarge / A picture apparently constructed in Paint using the keyboard exclusively. (credit: Microsoft) The news for mspaint.exe aficionados is just getting better and better. Microsoft's original plan was to deprecate Paint and end its development...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Microsoft unveils Minecraft Earth, the new AR hotness In celebration of Minecraft‘s tenth anniversary, Microsoft played its Pokemon GO card and released an augmented reality phone app that shows the game pasted over the real world, called Minecraft Earth. This is perhaps the most novel way of incorporat...
16:32, 05/17/2019

Microsoft Edge is getting an Internet Explorer mode There are some big changes ahead for Microsoft's Edge browser. In December, the company announced that it'll be moving over to Chromium, the open source project that powers Google's Chrome. But that's not all: Microsoft announced ...
08:48, 05/06/2019

Microsoft makes Google’s BERT NLP model better Microsoft AI researchers used methods laid out by in part by Google AI chief Jeff Dean for its MT-DNN achieve state-of-the-art language understanding.Read More...
14:16, 05/16/2019

What to expect at Microsoft Build 2019: AI, Azure, and more Microsoft's Build 2019 (May 6 to May 8) will discuss AI, IoT, Azure, Microsoft 365, Windows 10, HoloLens, GitHub, Visual Studio, .NET, Xbox, and more.Read More...
14:48, 05/02/2019

Here's Microsoft's new plan to keep Cortana alive and differentiated Microsoft is looking to breathe new life into Cortana by enabling its digital assistant to handle more complex queries, starting with people-centric, productivity-based ones. Here's how this will work....
12:48, 05/08/2019

Microsoft’s TORC will let you feel squeezable objects in AR and VR Conveying the elasticity of an object in AR or VR could made the difference between carrying a virtual ball and actually feeling its texture in your hand.Read More...
14:48, 05/02/2019

Microsoft rolls out new cloud services for AI and blockchain Microsoft Corp on Thursday announced new tools for software makers aimed at making technologies such as artificial intelligence and blockchain easier for businesses to use....
17:00, 05/02/2019

Microsoft invests in seven AI projects to help people with disabilities Today marks the eighth annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day, and for the second year, Microsoft is awarding grants to AI projects meant to make the world more inclusive. The grants are part of a five-year initiative that will invest $25 million....
18:48, 05/16/2019

Microsoft designs an Xbox controller with Braille Microsoft is clearly invested in adaptive gaming controllers. Its Xbox Adaptive Controller for Xbox One and PC was the star of its latest Super Bowl ad. The company spent more than a year designing accessible packaging, and it recently teamed up with...
15:16, 05/07/2019

Microsoft Surface Studio 2 review: in a class of its own Stunning all-in-one PC that slides to become drawing tablet is held back by high price and old chips The Surface Studio 2 is Microsoft’s beautiful all-singing, all-dancing, all-in-one desktop computer that is quite unlike anything else on the market....
05:10, 05/01/2019

Microsoft keeps hiding Azure revenue numbers, but why? CIOs want to know that they're betting on a winner, but they might already have enough data for Microsoft Azure without getting revenue numbers, too....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Surface Laptop 2 gets up to $300 saving in the Microsoft Store Microsoft has cut the price of its Surface Laptop 2 by up to $300, so if you've been thinking of buying this excellent device – which is one of our picks for the best laptop money can buy – then now is an ideal time to grab it.The ...
08:16, 05/17/2019

For under $15, you can become a certified Microsoft network or security expert You can school up on all aspects of Microsoft offerings and earn company-approved certification with the Microsoft Network and Security Fundamentals Certification Bundle. It’s on sale now for hundreds of dollars off, just $14.99 from TNW Deals....
15:32, 04/29/2019

Microsoft has patented an Xbox One controller with braille Microsoft has been driving to make gaming more accessible. Last year, the company launched the Xbox Adaptive Controller in an effort to help gamers with disabilities play Xbox. But it hasn't stopped there.According to a new patent (spotted by Wi...
08:32, 05/07/2019

Microsoft’s AI hallucinates unique whisky flavors When whisky is made in Scotland it’s called scotch. When it’s made in Kentucky it’s called whiskey – the Irish also add the “E”. But when it’s made in Sweden, based on a recipe created by Microsoft‘s AI, we just call it amazing. Swedish distillery Ma...
18:00, 05/15/2019

Microsoft's Web Browser for Macs Has Leaked Online Mac users who are tired of Chrome, Firefox, and Safari just got a new (if not totally official) way to browse the web. Monday evening, a Twitter user named h0x0d posted download links for developer builds of the macOS version of Microsoft’s Edge brow...
10:16, 05/07/2019

Microsoft HoloLens 2 needs to get into living rooms sooner rather than later Watching someone use Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 while holding a conversation with you is almost as good of a demonstration as using it yourself. It’s a glimpse at the wild future of computing in store for us – all of us – mere...
18:32, 05/09/2019

All the New Details About Microsoft's Rebooted Edge Browser Microsoft is rebuilding its Edge browser using the same Chromium foundation blocks that sit underneath Chrome, and thanks to this week’s Build 2019 conference, we now know a lot more about what the revamped browser has to offer. Here are the details ...
10:16, 05/07/2019

Microsoft’s Edge for macOS arrives in preview Fifteen years after Microsoft walked away from the Mac browser scene, it's back with Edge -- currently in semi-stable beta forms for curious testers.Read More...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Microsoft Azure: Everything you need to know about Redmond's cloud service Second only to AWS among cloud providers, Microsoft Azure is an ever-expanding set of cloud-based computing services available to businesses, developers, government agencies, and anyone who wants to build an app or run an enterprise without having to...
13:48, 05/20/2019

Exclusive: Tesla expects global shortage of electric vehicle battery minerals -sources Tesla Inc expects global shortages of nickel, copper and other electric-vehicle battery minerals down the road due to underinvestment in the mining sector, the company's global supply manager for battery metals told an industry conference on Thursday...
03:16, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkish banks in no rush to sell problem loans, focused on restructurings -sources Turkish banks told foreign investors they were in no rush to sell problem loans on their books, and were focused on restructuring them, three people present at a meeting discussing bad debt on Thursday in Istanbul told Reuters....
04:32, 05/10/2019

Blast injures South African tourists near Egypt's Giza pyramids: security sources An explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people on Sunday, mostly South African tourists, near a new museum being built close to the Giza pyramids in Egypt, two security sources said....
09:16, 05/19/2019

Donald Trump Jr. agrees to closed-door interview with Senate Intel Committee: sources The Senate Intelligence Committee has struck a deal with Donald Trump Jr. to appear for a closed-door interview next month, pulling the two sides back, for now, from a confrontation over a subpoena as part of the panel’s Russia investigation....
20:32, 05/14/2019

Trump denies reports of White House infighting over Iran, slams ‘bulls--t’ sources President Trump on Friday denied reports of infighting among White House advisers over the situation with Iran, as he ripped reporters for citing anonymous sources in stories about his administration....
13:32, 05/17/2019

Goldman Sachs bought Commerzbank's claim in Saudi's biggest debt saga -sources Goldman Sachs has bought a claim against The International Bank Corporation (TIBC), a Bahraini bank whose default 10 years ago triggered the biggest financial crisis in Saudi Arabia, three sources familiar with the matter said....
04:16, 05/14/2019

Exclusive: Sequoia China to cut up to 20 percent of investment staff as tech growth slows - sources Sequoia Capital China, widely viewed as a bellwether for Chinese tech investment, is set to lay off as much as 20 percent of investment staff as a slowdown in the country's tech sector saps appetite for risk, said two people with knowledge of the mat...
04:32, 05/06/2019

Exclusive: Tesla expects global shortage of electric vehicle battery minerals - sources Tesla Inc expects global shortages of nickel, copper and other electric-vehicle battery minerals in the near future due to underinvestment in the mining sector, the company's head of minerals procurement told an industry conference on Thursday, accor...
10:32, 05/02/2019

Goldman Sachs bought Commerzbank's claim in Saudi's biggest debt saga: sources Goldman Sachs has bought a claim against The International Bank Corporation (TIBC), a Bahraini bank whose default 10 years ago triggered the biggest financial crisis in Saudi Arabia, three sources familiar with the matter said....
04:16, 05/14/2019

News Roundup: Microsoft Build, Google I/O, Sapphire Karen Roby gives us a snapshot of the news covered this week on TechRepublic and ZDNet. The stories include 3 major conferences, a telecommunications data breach and a look at the amount of CIO's implementing AI....
13:48, 05/09/2019

News roundup: Microsoft Build, Google I/O, and SAP Sapphire Karen Roby gives a snapshot of this week's news coverage on TechRepublic and ZDNet. The stories include three major conferences, a telecom data breach, and the number of CIOs implementing AI....
13:48, 05/09/2019

Dell Technologies and Microsoft expand partnership through VMware The tech giants launch new Azure VMware Solutions and Microsoft and VMware reveal they're working together on digital workspace offerings and future cloud integrations....
18:32, 04/29/2019

Hell freezing over? Microsoft readies its own Linux for Windows I told you Microsoft might be building its own Linux distro. They're not there yet but this new Microsoft Linux kernel for Windows Subsystem for Linux is a big step in that direction....
11:48, 05/07/2019

Microsoft to spend $100 mln on Kenya, Nigeria tech development hub Microsoft Corp will invest $100 million to open an Africa technology development centre with sites in Kenya and Nigeria over the next five years, the company said on Tuesday....
05:48, 05/14/2019

Microsoft, Sony partner on streaming games, chips and AI Microsoft Corp and Sony Corp on Thursday said they struck a strategic partnership in which Sony would use Microsoft's cloud for streaming games and media and the two would work together to develop new image sensors....
10:32, 05/16/2019

The Microsoft Outlook hackers are stealing victims’ Bitcoin Earlier this month, hackers accessed the emails of numerous Microsoft Outlook users after snatching the credentials of one of the company’s customer support reps. But now it turns out the hackers were also able to steal users’ cryptocurrency. One aff...
03:16, 04/30/2019

Microsoft's Official Examples Of "Acceptable Trash Talk" Are A Joy Microsoft updated the company’s “Community Standards for Xbox” earlier this week, and while this is normally not news, the content is so damn wholesome that it’s worth a closer look....
06:16, 05/02/2019

Microsoft offers software tools to secure elections Microsoft has announced an ambitious effort to make voting secure, verifiable and subject to reliable audits by registering ballots in encrypted form so they can be accurately and independently tracked long after they are cast. Two of the three top U...
17:48, 05/07/2019

Microsoft, Sony reveal game-streaming partnership Microsoft and Sony are exploring how the two could collaborate on cloud-based gaming and content-streaming, as well as on smart sensors for Sony consumer products....
12:48, 05/16/2019

Microsoft announces cloud gaming partnership with Sony Microsoft and Sony, makers of the eternally-competing Xbox and PlayStation consoles, respectively, today announced they were partnering up to find “joint development of future cloud solutions in Microsoft Azure to support their respective game and co...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Microsoft teams up with JP Morgan to shill enterprise blockchains Microsoft and American bank JP Morgan are teaming up to make it easier to put enterprise businesses on the blockchain. Yesterday, Microsoft announced, that it’s partnered with the American banking giant to try to spearhead the adoption of JPM’s enter...
04:48, 05/03/2019

Microsoft releases first test version of its Edge browser for Mac Last month, Microsoft released a preview of its new, Chromium-powered Edge browser for Windows 10. Now, you can test drive the browser with macOS, too. For the most part, the macOS Canary build comes with the same features you'll find in the Win...
11:16, 05/20/2019

Piecing together Microsoft's 'people-centric' computing strategy Microsoft's vision for how it can put people at the center of its future computing experiences pulls together everything from its coming Fluid Framework to more collaboration-friendly devices and furniture....
16:32, 05/08/2019

Microsoft launches Azure cloud services for AI and blockchain Microsoft has announced a series of new Azure services and developer technologies ahead of its Build conference next week that will make it easier for developers to to create new AI, mixed reality, IoT and blockchain projects.The company will help de...
12:48, 05/03/2019

Microsoft wants to close the UWP, Win32 divide with 'Windows Apps' Is Microsoft's UWP going away? Is the Microsoft Store on its way out? Microsoft Corporate VP Kevin Gallo explains the latest twists in Microsoft's long and winding Windows developer platform strategy....
12:48, 05/08/2019

Update: You can now officially install Microsoft Edge on macOS UPDATE (21 May): Microsoft has officially released the preview version of its Chromium-based Edge browser for macOS and it's available for download from the Microsoft Edge Insider website now. Mac keyboard shortcuts, and Touch Bar and trackpad s...
01:16, 05/21/2019

AI for Earth: How Microsoft is using Azure to build a more sustainable world Microsoft's Azure machine learning tech is being put to good use in a grant program designed to give computing resources to scientists working on environmental sustainability programs....
11:32, 04/28/2019

Microsoft announces new Minecraft Earth AR game for Android and iOS Microsoft teased a brand new Minecraft-related AR (augmented reality) mobile game about two weeks ago and confirmed it recently. It's called Minecraft Earth and it will launched on Android and iOS devices at some point this summer.Besides announcing ...
20:00, 05/18/2019

Where to buy Microsoft Office: all the cheapest prices and deals in May 2019 Looking to buy Microsoft Office for the best price in the land? You're in luck as our comparison charts are constantly hunting for the cheapest Microsoft deals 24/7.You could buy an Office subscription from Microsoft directly, but it's ofte...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Microsoft files patent for controller with Braille readout Microsoft has apparently applied for a patent for a new Xbox controller with the ability to show visually-impaired gamers what’s on screen via a haptic Braille readout. If we ever see this controller, it could open up gaming for a whole new group of ...
19:00, 05/06/2019

Microsoft and Sony to collaborate on game-streaming technology together Microsoft is helping Sony on its next game console - or at least the game-streaming service that will be running on it: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Sony CEO Kenichiro Yoshida today announced their partnership and the pair’s plans to work t...
13:48, 05/16/2019

Microsoft releases Visual Studio dev kit for Ethereum dapps Microsoft is further broadening its suite of enterprise-grade blockchain tools with the launch of a Visual Studio development kit for Ethereum and its own Azure blockchain. The Redmond giant tech firm officially announced the launch of the dev kit in...
07:16, 05/07/2019

Microsoft’s next Surface Pen could be a smart stylus usable across all devices The next version of the Surface Pen could be a much smarter stylus capable of being used across all your devices, automatically switching between different profiles and configurations as appropriate, if a recently discovered patent (spotted by Window...
06:16, 04/30/2019

Microsoft leases new office building in downtown Manhattan Microsoft has signed a downtown lease for a major office outpost in New York City, The Post has learned. The tech giant this week signed its lease for about 70,000 square feet of space with the new owners of 300 Lafayette St., who have just closed th...
14:00, 05/15/2019

Watch Microsoft's Build 2019 keynote here at 11:30AM ET We're thick in the middle of developer conference season -- Facebook's F8 event took place last week, and Google I/O kicks off tomorrow. Today, however, all eyes are on Microsoft: Build 2019 starts in just a few hours with a keynote present...
08:48, 05/06/2019

Microsoft adds requested new feature for the Your Phone Companion app Microsoft's Your Phone Companion app allows users to sync their Android phone with their Windows 10 PC. Texts, notifications, and photos can be sent to your desktop or laptop from any phone running Android 7 or higher. With certain Android handsets i...
12:32, 05/18/2019

Bookmark This Site to Try Microsoft's New Windows PowerToys This Summer Remember PowerToys? They were those Windows 95- and Windows XP-era utilities that granted you features beyond what “regular” Windows users could do within their operating systems, like: opening a command prompt directly to a folder (instead of having...
08:16, 05/15/2019

Microsoft's Cortana will eventually sound more like a real assistant Virtual assistants like Microsoft's Cortana, Amazon's Alexa and Google's have finally made voice-controlled computing a reality. But talking to them still feels basic -- shouting commands isn't exactly how you'd interact with...
16:16, 05/06/2019

Microsoft’s plan for Edge: Integrated IE compatibility, better privacy Microsoft has outlined its plans for the next stage of development for the new Chromium-based Edge browser, and those plans include a trio of new features. The first is a big nod to enterprise customers: a built-in Internet Explorer mode. Chrome has ...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Microsoft warns wormable Windows bug could lead to another WannaCry (credit: Pixabay) Microsoft is warning that the Internet could see another exploit with the magnitude of the WannaCry attack that shut down computers all over the world two years ago unless people patch a high-severity vulnerability. The software m...
15:16, 05/14/2019

Microsoft 'Builds' its data story, in the cloud and at the edge On the day after Cinco de Mayo, it's Christmas for Azure database pros. Cosmos DB, Azure Database and Azure SQL Data Warehouse all see significant updates....
09:48, 05/06/2019

Microsoft wants to apply AI ‘to the entire application developer lifecycle’ Visual Studio IntelliCode offers code completion and style inference, but Microsoft wants to apply AI and machine learning to help developers at every step.Read More...
14:00, 05/20/2019

Microsoft looks to turn the Web into a more collaborative canvas with Fluid Framework Compound documents are back. Microsoft's newest approach to making them happen is via its 'Fluid Framework,' coming to users and developers late this year....
09:48, 05/06/2019

Microsoft partners with distillery to create world’s first AI whiskey Microsoft has helped distill the first-ever whiskey that has been developed by artificial intelligence. The tech giant, which is usually associated with more sober products, teamed up with a Swedish whiskey distillery to find the perfect recipe. Deta...
08:00, 05/14/2019

Microsoft Botched Its First HoloLens Demo of Build 2019 Anything can happen during a live event. Or not happen. As it just so happens, Microsoft Build 2019 opened up with a whole lot of nothing thanks to a botched HoloLens 2 demo.Read more......
11:32, 05/06/2019

Microsoft’s offers software tools to secure elections Microsoft is announcing an ambitious effort intended to make U.S. voting more secure and verifiable. The company will offer free open-source software that several top U.S. elections vendors say they will explore incorporating into their voting equipm...
09:48, 05/06/2019

Sony blindsides PS5 team with news of Microsoft partnership The team-up announced last week between gaming’s eternal blood rivals, Microsoft and Sony, came as a surprise to many — including, apparently, Sony’s PlayStation team. Other industry whispers suggest that Nintendo might also be considering a team-up ...
15:16, 05/20/2019

Microsoft rolls out AI and robotics toolkit in limited preview At Build 2019, Microsoft announced a preview program for building intelligent agents with Microsoft AI and Azure tools that can autonomously run physical systems.Read More...
09:48, 05/06/2019

Microsoft’s Cortana gains conversational AI, becoming an ‘intelligent agent’ Over at Build 2019 in Seattle, Washington, Microsoft has revealed its plans to push forward with making Cortana a smarter digital assistant which offers more natural and conversational interactions.This is something Microsoft has been banging the dru...
10:16, 05/06/2019

Exclusive: India orders anti-trust probe of Google for alleged Android abuse - sources India's antitrust watchdog has ordered an investigation into Alphabet Inc's unit Google for alleged abuse of its popular Android mobile operating system to block rivals, two sources aware of the matter told Reuters....
05:16, 05/10/2019

Sony and Microsoft ink key entertainment deal ahead of PS5 and next-gen Xbox launch Sony and Microsoft are huge rivals in the gaming business, with each company set to unveil new hardware in the not too distant future. In a surprising move, the two companies have inked an entertainment-related partnership with plenty of time left to...
04:32, 05/17/2019

This week in tech history: Microsoft announces its first 'real' laptop At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical te...
07:16, 05/04/2019

What Microsoft and Sony’s streaming partnership means for gaming’s future Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty / Hanna-Barbera) In a rare move, console rivals Microsoft and Sony announced a major collaboration on Thursday to join forces on a potentially huge new gaming sector: the cloud. The companies announced today t...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Microsoft, Sony to Partner on Cloud Technology for Gaming Services Microsoft and are teaming up to work on cloud and game-streaming technologies, an unusual partnership between two longtime videogame rivals facing new threats from some of tech’s biggest names....
16:16, 05/16/2019

Microsoft publishes first Edge for macOS preview, promises to make it truly “Mac-like” Enlarge (credit: Microsoft) One of the most important ways that Microsoft wants to make the new Chromium-based Edge different from the current EdgeHTML-based Edge is in its support for other platforms. The original Edge was, for no good reason, ti...
19:16, 05/20/2019

Sony and Microsoft team up on cloud-based gaming and entertainment In an unlikely turn of events, Microsoft and Sony announced today that they are to tackle the future of entertainment. The companies are planning to work together to build future cloud solutions in Microsoft Azure that will support gaming and content...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Microsoft's new software detects hacking, tracks ballot through the system Microsoft Corp. has launched new software that makes it more difficult to hack elections, detects whether a cyber intrusion has occurred and determines whether the results are compromised....
10:00, 05/06/2019

Microsoft And Sony Announce Vague Cloud Gaming Partnership Microsoft said today that it will partner with Sony, its chief rival in the gaming console space, on “new cloud-based solutions for gaming experiences.” It’s unclear what exactly the new collaboration will ultimately lead to, but the move is still a ...
00:32, 05/17/2019

Rivals in gaming, Microsoft and Sony team up on cloud services For the last two decades, Sony and Microsoft’s gaming divisions have been locked in all-out war against one another: on price, on hardware, on franchises, on exclusives… you name it. But it seems they’ve set their enmity aside tem...
17:48, 05/16/2019

AI Weekly: Microsoft, machine learning framework interoperability, and ONNX Microsoft and Facebook made the Open Neural Network Exchange (ONNX) for interoperability between frameworks and hardware optimized for machine learning.Read More...
17:32, 05/03/2019

Microsoft patented a braille-displaying controller accessory for the blind Those rows of dots would display in-game text as finger-readable braille dots. Last year, Microsoft released its highly customizable Adaptive Controller as a way to further engage with gamers facing a variety ...
10:32, 05/09/2019

Microsoft launches fully managed Azure Blockchain Service Microsoft announced its own fully managed blockchain service. The Azure Blockchain Service is launching in preview, but some companies are already using it.Read More...
14:48, 05/02/2019

Microsoft adds more AI, mixed-reality, IoT services to its Azure line-up A couple days ahead of Build 2019, Microsoft is showcasing some new AI, MR, IoT and blockchain capabilities powered by Azure which it will be showing off at its developer confab....
14:48, 05/02/2019

Password1, Password2, Password3 no more: Microsoft drops password expiration rec For many years, Microsoft has published a security baseline configuration: a set of system policies that are a reasonable default for a typical organization. This configuration may be sufficient for some companies, and it represents a good starting p...
04:48, 05/02/2019

Microsoft introduces Power BI Embedded enhancements and PowerApps updates Microsoft announced improvements heading to Power BI and PowerApps, including Power BI Embedded enhancements and life cycle management tools.Read More...
09:48, 05/06/2019

Microsoft's return to its nerdy roots is good news for developers Microsoft spent years trying to be cool and failed. Now that Microsoft is content to be nerdy, with the most impressive developer tooling around, it's a real contender in the cloud....
15:16, 05/11/2019

Microsoft to spend $100 million on Kenya, Nigeria tech development hub Microsoft Corp will invest $100 million to open an Africa technology development center with sites in Kenya and Nigeria over the next five years, the company said on Tuesday....
06:48, 05/14/2019

Microsoft’s latest security service uses human intelligence, not artificial Enlarge / Microsoft security experts monitoring the world, looking for hackers. (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft has announced two new cloud services to help administrators detect and manage threats to their systems. The first, Azure Sentinel, is very...
05:16, 05/02/2019

How Microsoft reinvented itself as a master of the tech universe | John Naughton Long written off by as a parable of missed opportunities, Bill Gates’s firm has become the third in history to be valued at $1tnIt may have escaped your attention, but Microsoft recently became the third company in history to reach a valuation of one...
15:32, 05/12/2019

How Microsoft found a Huawei driver that opened systems to attack Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Huawei MateBook systems that are running the company's PCManager software included a driver that would let unprivileged users create processes with superuser privileges. The insecure driver was discovered by Mi...
05:16, 05/02/2019

Microsoft Surface Pro 6 scores $200 discount today only in its most affordable variant Microsoft was ranked fifth among the world's top tablet vendors in a recent market report, and although the popularity of the Surface line is obviously primarily owed to the power and productivity of the 2-in-1 Windows 10 setups, another crucial fact...
09:00, 05/15/2019

Microsoft 3Q19 revenue up 14% on the back of strong cloud and, uh, Windows? (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) In the third quarter of its 2019 financial year, which ran up until March 31, 2019, Microsoft's revenue was $30.6 billion, up 14 percent year on year. Operating income was up 25 percent to $10.3 billion, net incom...
04:48, 05/02/2019

Microsoft Surface Headphones with Cortana and noise cancellation go $100 off list to $250 Microsoft is one of the many companies widely rumored to be preparing a frontal attack on Apple's crazy successful AirPods, but before that can happen, the Redmond-based tech giant unveiled a pair of premium over-the-ear headphones with built-in Cort...
01:00, 05/18/2019

Microsoft is prepping a new Surface Pro 6 variant for heavy multitaskers on a budget After Microsoft waited almost two years to upgrade the 2015-released Surface Pro 4 and another 16 months to revise the 2017 generation of the popular 2-in-1 tablet, it's hard to predict when a Surface Pro 7 might see daylight. That could happen in ju...
23:16, 05/17/2019

Microsoft releases first Chromium-based Edge preview for MacOS Microsoft officially has released the 'Canary' version of its Chromium-based Edge browser for MacOS. Developer and beta previews for MacOS are 'coming soon.'...
13:48, 05/20/2019

Microsoft's security chief explains why the company is eliminating passwords Microsoft's Bret Arsenault, who serves as its top cybersecurity executive, discussed the top issues facing his company and its clients, and offers advice for smaller firms on how they can get better at eliminating the simplest attacks....
12:16, 05/01/2019

Microsoft courts developers with Windows Terminal and Subsystem for Linux 2.0 Microsoft is aiming to make developers' lives easier with the addition of Windows Terminal and Subsystem for Linux 2.0. Learn how you can potentially benefit....
13:32, 05/07/2019

ProBeat: Microsoft and Sony deal validates Google Stadia Gaming rivals Microsoft and Sony have partnered to work together. This is a direct response to Google's Stadia, and all comes back to the cloud and AI.Read More...
14:00, 05/17/2019

China Telecom outage takes down Apple, Microsoft and AWS for 7 hours China Telecom recently experienced a significant outage that lasted nearly eight hours and affected many Western sites and services such as Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, Slack, SAP and others.The network monitoring company ThousandEyes first discovered t...
16:00, 05/15/2019

Trump administration to give Border Patrol agents authority to decide asylum claims on the spot: Sources The Department of Homeland Security is racing to implement a plan that would give federal law enforcement on the border the authority to conduct interviews with asylum seekers who fear returning to their home countries, according to two sources with ...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with File Explorer and accessibility improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18894 from the 20H1 branch with File Explorer and accessibility improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
04:48, 05/09/2019

Windows 10 update pushes Microsoft closer to a password-free future With its Windows 10 May 2019 update, Microsoft is getting one step closer to eliminating passwords. The company's Windows Hello has earned its FIDO2 certification -- an industry standard that deems Windows Hello a secure authenticator. Now, user...
12:16, 05/09/2019

Tech news roundup: Microsoft Office 365, Facebook scandal, and AI adoption This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a security warning from Microsoft, a rundown of the Facebook privacy scandal, and a look at the highest paying internships for 2019....
03:32, 05/16/2019

Microsoft and Sony team up for video games in the cloud, but what's it mean for gamers? Microsoft and Sony battle it out console video game dominance. But they are teaming up to make cloud gaming services as good as video streaming.        ...
09:32, 05/18/2019

Microsoft patches Windows XP, Server 2003 to try to head off 'wormable' flaw Citing a potential 'wormable' flaw in Remote Desktop Services, Microsoft is patching not just Windows 7, but its no-longer-supported XP and Windows Server 2003 OS variants, as well....
12:16, 05/14/2019

Microsoft pushes ahead with conversation transcription, virtual microphone arrays Microsoft Research's 'Project Denmark' technology allows users to use the microphones in phones and laptops to create a virtual array that can handle conversation transcription and more....
13:48, 05/10/2019

Microsoft’s bringing some nifty improvements to Chromium-based Edge and Chrome Microsoft is working on making Chromium-based Edge and Google’s Chrome browser smoother when it comes to scrolling, and also aiming to help out with performance problems when Chrome starts up slowly on lower spec PCs.This is all part of what M...
05:00, 05/08/2019

Microsoft Build 2019 Postmortem: Bring on the graph, but hold the glitz It was hard to top last year’s demonstration of the new Microsoft 365 experienced powered by the Microsoft Graph. The focus this year shifted to how the graph could break down application and device silos to make everyday applications more user-centr...
08:16, 05/08/2019

Microsoft tips new Edge browser features, election security tech SEATTLE—Much of the news coming out of this year's Microsoft Build developer conference has already been announced, including Windows 10 updates, the next HoloLens 2, and specific new capabilities for Azure, artificial intelligence, mixed reality, cl...
16:16, 05/06/2019

Microsoft cloud annualized run rate hits $13bn in strong first quarter Microsoft posted revenue of $20.5 billion in the first quarter of its 2017 financial year, a negligible rise on the same quarter last year. Operating income was $5.2 billion, down 8 percent year on year, net income was $4.7 billion, down 4 percent, a...
06:32, 05/02/2019

Google, Microsoft work together for a year to figure out new type of Windows flaw Enlarge (credit: Marco Verch / Flickr) One of the more notable features of Google Project Zero's (GPZ) security research has been its 90-day disclosure policy. In general, vendors are given 90 days to address issues found by GPZ, after which the fl...
05:16, 05/02/2019

These photos of Google's and Microsoft's CEOs show how far they've taken their rivalry (GOOG, MSFT) Google and Microsoft each held their annual developer conferences the same week this year. It's a sign of the rivalry between the two tech giants. Google and Microsoft both revealed new mottos during the events, and the slogans were eerily similar. V...
01:00, 05/08/2019

A big shift in cloud war between Amazon, Google, Microsoft is coming: P&G top tech exec P&G's top technology executive says the booming cloud market will contract in the next five years as customers stop paying for multiple platforms from Amazon, Microsoft and Google. P&G thinks Google will benefit as more cloud buyers focus on AI....
09:16, 04/30/2019

Nikkei rises on tech gains; Sony jumps on buyback, Microsoft tie-up Japan's Nikkei share average jumped on Friday and looked set to end the week with a slight gain, led by rallies in Sony and technology shares, though concerns about U.S.-China tensions kept many investors cautious....
20:16, 05/16/2019

Asphalt 9: Legends, other Gameloft titles get Microsoft Xbox Live support Gameloft and Microsoft have teamed up to offer gamers streamlined access to popular Xbox Live features and functionality newly available on mobile. The first Gameloft titles to get Xbox Live support are Asphalt 9: Legends, Asphalt 8: Airborne, and Dr...
17:00, 05/06/2019

Microsoft's Solitaire Is Finally Getting Honored in the Video Game Hall of Fame It’s hard to imagine a video game dominating more screen time than Microsoft’s Solitaire has since first introduced with Windows 3.0 in 1990. It’s been the go-to distraction for procrastinators for almost three decades, and it’s finally being honored...
17:16, 05/02/2019

Microsoft brings redesigned Apple Watch notifications to Outlook users A quick heads up for those of you who are using Outlook for iOS on a regular basis. It looks like Microsoft has decided to revamp the Outlook notifications for Apple Watch, so if own the wearable device, you should start seeing them after you downloa...
14:00, 05/20/2019

Microsoft escalates its cloud battle with Amazon after a slew of new Azure announcements This year's Microsoft Build conference is packed with Azure cloud announcements, suggesting that cloud is only becoming a bigger focus at the company....
12:32, 05/06/2019

Microsoft Making the Text You Type Into Chrome in Incognito Mode Private Microsoft is working with the Chromium open source project to improve usability and privacy, as it prepares to launch its own Chromium-based version of the Microsoft Edge browser....
02:32, 05/03/2019

Microsoft Build 2019 preview: Azure is the star, and Windows is a bit player Ten years ago, Microsoft announced the official release of Azure and pitched "three screens and a cloud" at its signature developers conference. Today, its developer pitch is all about Azure....
05:00, 05/06/2019

Microsoft refuses to deny that it will block Windows 10 updates on Huawei laptops Google’s decision to block Android updates for Huawei smartphones has been making waves around the world, but owners of Huawei laptops – such as the Huawei MateBook 14 – have been left wondering if Microsoft will follow suit and ...
04:32, 05/20/2019

Microsoft-Owned GitHub Hit by Hacker Holding Code Repositories for Ransom Hackers have hit open source software development platform GitHub, removing code repositories and asking ransom from developers in order to restore their source codes....
11:48, 05/04/2019

Report: Sony employees caught off guard by Microsoft cloud partnership Enlarge / The kinds of Azure server racks that could soon play host to Sony content under a recent cooperation deal. Following Microsoft and Sony's surprising announcement of a cloud gaming partnership last week, Bloomberg has a bit of behind-the-...
09:48, 05/20/2019

Google unveils new $999 smart glasses for businesses, undercutting Microsoft's HoloLens on price Google announced Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 on Monday, a new set of smart glasses that's catered toward businesses and costs $999. Google has focused on business use cases after its first model failed among consumers....
09:16, 05/20/2019

Microsoft Patent Imagines an Xbox Controller Customized for Gamers With Visual Impairment Microsoft’s Xbox Adaptive Controller was a big leap towards making gaming accessible to all players—not just those who can hold and manipulate the console’s standard controllers. Now it looks like the company is planning to expand its accessibility e...
10:16, 05/07/2019

Microsoft is addressing tough paradigms on the intelligent edge with Azure Data Boxes Computing on the edge takes many forms. Sometimes it's a tiny $1 chip. Sometimes it's a refrigerator-sized data box that you have to mail to Microsoft.Read More...
16:48, 05/10/2019

Microsoft joins group seeking to avoid historic climate change lawsuit Legal immunity would squash raft of climate lawsuits launched by cities and counties across the US seeking compensation for damages Microsoft has joined a conservative-led group that demands fossil fuel companies be granted legal immunity from attemp...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Microsoft workers decry grueling '996' working standard at Chinese tech firms A letter on Github demanded companies comply with labor laws, limiting workers to 40 hours a week versus a 12-hour day standardMicrosoft employees have published a letter on the software development platform Github in solidarity with tech workers in ...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Microsoft exec: Windows 10 upgrade cycle is driving sales growth — and it's only halfway done Microsoft will stop supporting Windows 7 and Office 2010 in 2020. As customers move to newer products, Microsoft will be able to sell them additional tools, an executive said Tuesday....
13:32, 05/14/2019

Microsoft teases Minecraft AR game for smartphones, full reveal coming this month It's hard not to try and copy the success of Pokemon GO when you have a game like Minecraft that's at least just as popular as Nintendo's propriety. It appears that Microsoft has just discovered another potential golden goose, an augmented reality ve...
13:00, 05/06/2019

Microsoft plans to have software tools to make elections secure ready this summer Microsoft says it has developed software tools to make voting in elections more secure. The "ElectionGuard" software will be available this summer.        ...
12:48, 05/07/2019

Google Stadia takes on Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo with new online game platform Google's Stadia, announced at the Game Developers Conference Tuesday, will make games available on Chrome browsers on PCs, computers, phones and TVs.        ...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Nikkei rises as techs lead gains; Sony jumps on buyback, Microsoft tie-up Japan's Nikkei share average jumped on Friday, led by Sony and technology shares, but ended the week with a slight loss amid concerns about rising U.S.-China trade tensions....
00:32, 05/17/2019

Non-invasive glucose monitor EasyGlucose takes home Microsoft’s Imagine Cup and $100K Microsoft’s yearly Imagine Cup student startup competition crowned its latest winner today: EasyGlucose, a non-invasive, smartphone-based method for diabetics to test their blood glucose. It and the two other similarly beneficial finalists pre...
12:00, 05/08/2019

Sony shares skyrocket after the company announces partnership with Microsoft, share buyback Shares of Japanese conglomerate Sony surged in morning trade on Friday after the company announced the previous day a share buyback of more than $1 billion....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Microsoft rolls out a new Windows 10 20H1 test build with broader dictation support Windows 10 20H1 test build 18885, available to Fast Ring testers, includes a number of fixes. And Android notification support is coming to the Microsoft Your Phone app, as well....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Microsoft’s Azure Cognitive Services adds reinforcement learning for recommendations and doodle recognition AI Microsoft's Azure Cognitive Services introduced new AI tools today including Peronalizer, which uses reinforcement learning to improve recommendations.Read More...
14:48, 05/02/2019

Report: Microsoft And Sony's Cloud Gaming Collaboration Caught The PlayStation Team By Surprise It was a surprise to say the least last week when news broke of a vague agreement between Microsoft and Sony—normally arch rivals in the console gaming space—to team up on “new cloud-based solutions for gaming experiences”. If you think you were shoc...
00:00, 05/20/2019

An Xbox controller with a built-in Braille display is Microsoft’s latest gaming accessibility play Microsoft has been leaning into accessibility in gaming lately, most visibly with its amazing Adaptive Controller, and a new patent suggests another way the company may be accommodating disabled gamers: an Xbox controller with a built-in Braille dis...
13:00, 05/06/2019

Auschwitz exhibit to open in NYC An extensive exhibit on Auschwitz, the Nazi concentration camp, will open next week in New York and includes 700 Holocaust artifacts, most never before seen in the United States. (May 2)        ...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Australia's Lee wins LA Open Australian Minjee Lee claimed her first victory of the season at the LPGA's LA Open in California on Sunday, finishing four strokes ahead of South Korean Kim Sei-young at Wilshire Country Club....
19:32, 04/28/2019

We Need To Change The Way We Open Our Car Doors I saw another report today of someone on a bicycle getting doored into traffic and dying. It’s common in the U.S. to simply fling your door open as you’re getting out of the car. It’s common enough that there’s a trope in television and movies of ope...
22:32, 05/17/2019

Exxon evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield: Iraqi official, sources Exxon Mobil has evacuated all of its foreign staff from Iraq's West Qurna 1 oilfield and is flying them out to Dubai, a senior Iraqi official and three other sources told Reuters on Saturday....
07:00, 05/18/2019

Exclusive: FBI targets Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, GE, Philips in Brazil graft case - sources The FBI is investigating corporate giants Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, General Electric and Philips for allegedly paying kickbacks as part of a scheme involving medical equipment sales in Brazil, two Brazilian investigators have told Reuters....
04:48, 05/17/2019

Federer to play in Italian Open Coming off his first clay event in three years, Roger Federer announced Saturday he'll play in next week's Italian Open to prepare for the French Open....
09:48, 05/11/2019

The Center For Opportunity set to open in June TUCSON — Several months ago in Cleveland, Joe Lanckiewicz hopped on a greyhound bus. When it stopped in Tucson, he got off, anxious to start over. “I got carried away with drug abuse, got tired of the winters and I came out her to get a n...
05:16, 05/18/2019

The Osakas’ Brief Sister Act at the Miami Open Mari Osaka, ranked 338th, is the big sister of Naomi, and she got a wild-card entry, playing her first WTA main draw match on Thursday. She acquitted herself well in a 6-2, 6-4 loss....
11:32, 04/28/2019

Joe Biden says he’s open to breaking up Facebook HAMPTON, N.H. — Joe Biden said he would be open to breaking up Facebook, a sign of the deep skepticism among many Democratic presidential contenders about the power of massive technology firms. In an interview on Monday with The Associated Press, the...
20:16, 05/13/2019

FBI: 850 open investigations into domestic terrorism Officials from the Justice and Homeland Security departments say they have more than 850 open investigations into domestic terrorism across the country, and the threat continues to grow....
12:16, 05/08/2019

Dragon Age 4: everything we know so far about the open secret of a sequel They say good things come to those who wait and we’re hopeful that will be the case for Dragon Age fans who are patiently hanging on for news of the fourth instalment in the franchise. After being an open secret for so long, Dragon Age 4 ...
12:48, 05/03/2019

New Statue of Liberty Museum set to open A new museum opening at the Statue of Liberty is giving visitors another opportunity to explore its history and the impact the iconic structure has had on the world. (May 13)        ...
05:32, 05/15/2019

11 best open world games on PC today Now that gaming PCs are more powerful than ever before, the best PC games have evolved in ways no one would have seen coming a decade ago. If you want proof, just take a look at the best open world games on PC. Even traditionally linear franchises ar...
16:00, 05/15/2019

Second DMZ hiking trail to open in Cheorwon in June The second inter-Korean border trail along the Demilitarized Zone that demarcates South and North Korea will be opened to civilian hikers next month, officials said Monday....
11:00, 05/20/2019

Cboe Bitcoin Futures Open for Trading CHICAGO – December 10, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Cboe bitcoin futures (XBT) began trading exactly as planned at 5:00 p.m. CT on Sund...
06:32, 05/01/2019

Sharapova (shoulder) withdraws from French Open Two-time champion Maria Sharapova announced her withdrawal from the French Open on Wednesday, as she continues to recover from a right shoulder injury....
15:16, 05/15/2019

Is Madrid or Rome a better predictor for the French Open? With three weeks until Roland Garros, we compare the two big clay tournaments leading up to the French Open and what we've learned from them over the years....
07:00, 05/02/2019

Mertens, Ostapenko bow out of Stuttgart Open in first round "Belgium\u0027s Elise Mertens and Latvia\u0027s Jelena Ostapenko were among Tuesday\u0027s first round exits at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart on a day where other high-profile players withdrew without playing a single match."...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Berrettini beats Krajinovic to win Hungarian Open "Italy\u0027s Matteo Berrettini came back from a set down to beat Serbia\u0027s Filip Krajinovic 4-6 6-3 6-1 to win the Hungarian Open in Budapest on Sunday."...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Teichmann wins Prague Open for 1st WTA title Swiss qualifier Jil Teichmann rallied in the decisive set to defeat Karolina Muchova 7-6 (5), 3-6, 6-4 in the Prague Open final on Saturday for her first WTA title        ...
08:32, 05/04/2019

Tennis: Sharapova withdraws from French Open Twice champion Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the French Open after failing to recover fully from shoulder surgery, the former world number one said on Wednesday....
15:16, 05/15/2019

Djokovic upset in 4th round at Miami Open Top seed Novak Djokovic was upset by Roberto Bautista Agut 1-6, 7-5, 6-3 in the fourth round of the Miami Open. The world No. 1 was looking to win his 850th match but fell short.        ...
07:32, 05/16/2019

Arizona’s famed ‘The Wave’ might open to the masses Internet influencers and the selfie-obsessed are known for their disregard of nature — by trampling over rare blooms, ruining Burning Man with Instagram culture and even dying for the perfect photo. Which is why it’s so hard to believe th...
03:48, 05/15/2019

Minjee Lee overcomes triple bogey at LA Open Minjee Lee overcame a triple bogey to take the lead into the final round of the Hugel-Air Premia LA Open. Lee shot a 4-under 67 at Wilshire Country Club to reach 11-under 202, a stroke ahead of Nanna Koerstz Madsen       &#...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Federer latest withdrawal from Italian Open "Roger Federer has pulled out of his Italian Open quarter-final clash against Stefanos Tsitsipas due to an injury in his right leg, organisers said on Friday."...
07:00, 05/17/2019

| #YouKnowMe women open up following Alabama's abortion law Twitter users share their abortion stories under the hashtag #YouKnowMe after the Alabama Senate passed the most restrictive abortion Bill in the US....
11:48, 05/17/2019

How Juniper is moving to an open-source mindset Randy Bias, Juniper Networks’ VP of Technology and Open Source Software, tells ZDNet about Juniper's upcoming open source projects and what it'll take to get them off the ground....
13:48, 05/20/2019

Fig launches new open-ended crowdfunding program Instead of using the 30-day campaign model, Open Access follows a milestone-based system. It also allows developers to get money from backers immediately.Read More...
20:48, 05/08/2019

| French Open 'far away' for Thiem after Barcelona triumph Dominic Thiem insisted that Roland Garros is still "far away" after following up his shock win over Rafael Nadal by beating Daniil Medvedev in the Barcelona Open final....
14:00, 04/28/2019

Hyundai Venue Pre-Launch Bookings Open The all-new Hyundai Venue will be launched in India on May 21 and the Korean carmaker has finally started accepting bookings. Bookings for the Venue starts today for an amount of Rs. 21,000 at......
03:48, 05/02/2019

Who's shining, who's struggling with a month 'til the French Open What we learned from last week's WTA and ATP events, including Petra Kvitova's rise, Dominic Thiem peaking at the right time, and Naomi Osaka handling the pressure of No. 1....
11:48, 04/29/2019

VIX Futures Open Interest Reaches New High CHICAGO, IL -- January 11, 2013 -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) announced that open interest in futures on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® Index) reached a new all-time high of 438,038 contracts this morning. This morning's high surpassed t...
21:16, 05/01/2019

Krost fashion brand to open pop-up in Soho Samuel Krost is opening a two-week pop-up in Soho for his eponymous Krost brand. Located at 158 Mercer St., just steps from Houston Street., for its run from May 18 to May 31, Krost will be debuting its new Second Semester collection of tees, hoodies...
19:32, 05/14/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro Pre-Bookings Now Open at Amazon India OnePlus 7 Pro pre-bookings are now open via Amazon in India. The consumers, who pre-book the phone, will be eligible for free screen replacement worth Rs. 15,000....
02:32, 05/03/2019

New Volkswagen ID.3: name confirmed and order books open News 9 May, 2019 Volkswagen ID.3 name confirmed for brand's first ID. model, as order books open and launch edition model is detailed...
03:48, 05/09/2019

Tsitsipas breaks through on clay to win Estoril Open ESTORIL, Portugal (AP) — Top-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece defeated Pablo Cuevas 6-3, 7-6 (4) in the Estoril Open final to claim his first clay-court title on Sunday. Tsitsipas’ two other titles were on hard courts at Marseille in Februar...
17:00, 05/05/2019

Del Potro says to play singles at Madrid Open Juan Martin Del Potro will return to singles action in the Madrid Open this week after 10 weeks out with a knee injury, the Argentine said on Tuesday....
15:00, 05/07/2019

Del Potro set to play singles at Madrid Open "Juan Martin Del Potro will return to singles action in the Madrid Open this week after 10 weeks out with a knee injury, the Argentine said on Tuesday."...
08:32, 05/07/2019

Kerber out of Madrid Open with ankle injury "Angelique Kerber has been forced to withdraw from the Madrid Open, she said on Tuesday, after the fourth seed at the event injured her ankle in practice ahead of her scheduled round of 32 match against Petra Martic."...
10:00, 05/07/2019

Uber's first investors open up about their wild ride Mike Walsh was busy trying to manage his doomed software company in 2009 when he agreed to take a 15 minute meeting with a little-known figure in the tech industry named Ryan Graves....
09:48, 05/10/2019

Nancy Pelosi sounds like she’s more open to impeachment than ever before Pelosi throws out that Trump is “becoming self-impeachable,” that the country is in a “constitutional crisis” and is talking about the “i” word a lot this week....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Amazon to open first Go store that accepts cash NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon launched its high-tech Go convenience store a year ago, where shoppers can pull items off the shelf and walk out. Now it’s adding a decidedly low-tech feature by accepting cash. Its new store opening in New York City Tues...
21:16, 05/06/2019

War of Will wins wide-open Preakness Stakes War of Will wins the Preakness in a race lacking star power. It was the first time since 1996 that the Kentucky Derby winner didn't run in Preakness.        ...
23:32, 05/18/2019

Djokovic reaches Madrid Open quarterfinals MADRID (AP) — Novak Djokovic eased into the Madrid Open quarterfinals by beating Jeremy Chardy 6-1, 7-6 (2) on Thursday. Djokovic dominated the first set and won the final four points of the tiebreaker in the Magic Box. He racked up a 13th consecutiv...
07:32, 05/09/2019

Novak Djokovic reaches 3rd round at Madrid Open MADRID (AP) — Top-ranked Novak Djokovic advanced to the third round of the Madrid Open with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Taylor Fritz on Tuesday. Djokovic broke Fritz’s serve once in the first set and twice in the second, conceding only one break opport...
07:48, 05/07/2019

| US Catholic abuse victims sue to open Vatican archives Five Americans who were sexually molested by Catholic priests will sue the Vatican to get the names and details of priests involved in abuse, an attorney for the group has said....
02:32, 05/14/2019

Cannes Film festival set to open with zombie comedy The 72nd Cannes Film Festival is set to open Tuesday with the premiere of Jim Jarmusch’s zombie comedy “The Dead Don’t Die” and the introduction of Alejandro Inarritu’s jury...
01:32, 05/14/2019

WFE Open Letter to Global Financial Policy Makers ##GlossaryLink value='1'##Following the General Assembly of the World Federation of Exchanges in Milan on 13 and 14 October, the WFE wrote an open letter to global financial policy makers about the role exchanges can play in the current economic situ...
00:32, 05/02/2019

New Peugeot 208: reservations open for petrol, diesel and EV models All-new 208 deliveries begin in early 2020 with 508-inspired styling and tech; EV model promises 211-mile range Peugeot has begun taking reservations for its next-generation 208 supermini, which will be offered with a choice of petrol, diesel and el...
05:32, 05/01/2019

American Keys overpowers Wozniacki to win Volvo Car Open American Madison Keys overpowers former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki 7-6 (5), 6-3 to win Volvo Car Open in Charleston        ...
16:16, 05/15/2019

World number one Osaka exits Madrid Open "World number one Naomi Osaka lost in three sets to unseeded Swiss Belinda Bencic in the Madrid Open quarter-finals on Thursday as Simona Halep, Sloane Stephens and Kiki Bertens completed the final four line-up."...
17:16, 05/09/2019

Chile's Valparaíso: an open air graffiti and mural art gallery Graffiti artists have turned the Chilean port of Valparaíso into a gigantic open-air art gallery, an attraction which now draws tourists from across the globe....
05:00, 05/10/2019

Improved Osaka reaches Madrid Open quarters World number one Naomi Osaka delivered an improved display to reach the quarter-finals of the Madrid Open on Wednesday, beating Aliaksandra Sasnovich 6-2 6-3 while Petra Kvitova and Simona Halep also made it into the last eight....
19:00, 05/08/2019

University at Albany to open time capsule from 1964 ALBANY, N.Y. — University at Albany officials will be opening a time capsule sealed inside a campus building in 1964. The ceremony on Tuesday is part of the state school’s 175th anniversary celebration. The time capsule was sealed into the corn...
04:48, 05/07/2019

CBOE Holdings to Open London Office in July CHICAGO, June 7, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that it plans to open its first international business development office in London in July....
13:32, 05/01/2019

Borrowing from your 401(k) is easy. But should you really break open that piggy bank? Nearly 3 in 10 Americans dip into retirement savings, says Transamerica. It pays for higher education, lowering debt and covering medical costs.        ...
04:00, 05/20/2019

"942 Bombings Since 2014, PM Needs To Open His Ears": Rahul Gandhi Hours after 16 security personnel were killed in blast triggered by Maoists in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi took on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, after he claimed that "since......
22:48, 05/01/2019

Serena pulls out of Italian Open with knee injury Serena Williams pulled out of the Italian Open on Tuesday due to a persistent knee injury which casts doubt on her participation in the French Open which begins this month....
11:16, 05/14/2019

VIX Futures Open Interest Hits New Record: Over 280,000 Contracts CHICAGO, March 6, 2012 - CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that open interest in CBOE Volatility Index (VIX index) futures reached new all-time highs on Monday, March 5 and Thursday, March 1. On March 5, open interest hit 282,314 contr...
22:48, 05/01/2019

Serena Williams withdraws in Rome but says she will be fit for French Open American has been dealing with a knee injury this yearWorld No11 had been due to face her sister, VenusSerena Williams has withdrawn from the Premier 5 tournament in Rome, the last big event before this month’s French Open.Williams said she has been ...
09:48, 05/14/2019

Federer clinches 1,200th career win at Madrid Open Back on clay and back winning matches, Roger Federer has reached yet another landmark: a 1,200th career victory more than two decades after his first professional win....
03:48, 05/10/2019

Hip injury forces Halep to pull out of Stuttgart Open "World number two Simona Halep said she has been forced to withdraw from the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart after suffering a hip injury in the Fed Cup over the weekend."...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Kansas water park where boy died appears unlikely to open KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas water park where a 10-year-old boy was decapitated isn’t hiring lifeguards, advertising or selling tickets with less than a month left before its typical Memorial Day weekend opening date. Schlitterbahn remains ...
10:16, 05/07/2019

Croatia's WWII divisions in the open as Merkel visits Croatia's divisions over its World War II legacy will be out in the open when German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits the country to drum up support for moderate, conservative candidates in the upcoming elections to the European Parliament....
06:32, 05/17/2019

Nick Kyrgios Is Disqualified After Tantrum at the Italian Open Kyrgios walked off the court in a fit of rage after throwing a chair onto the red clay and was defaulted from his second-round match against Casper Ruud....
09:48, 05/16/2019

Taliban Open New Front Against Aid Workers While Talking Peace The group was unusually harsh in its rhetoric toward main target, pointing out U.S. ties, even as peace talks with American envoys continued in Qatar....
07:48, 05/09/2019

Seeded Qiang, Siniakova through to Prague Open quarters Third-seeded Qiang Wang reached the quarterfinals of the Prague Open by defeating Mandy Minella 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 on Wednesday        ...
15:48, 05/02/2019

Minjee Lee wins LA Open for 5th LPGA Tour title Minjee Lee won the Hugel-Air Premia LA Open on Sunday at Wilshire Country Club for her fifth LPGA Tour title, closing with a 3-under 68 for a four-stroke victory        ...
18:48, 04/28/2019

| Osaka pulls out of Rome in French Open scare World No 1 Naomi Osaka has pulled out of the Italian Open before Thursday's quarter-finals with injury just a week before the start of the French Open....
03:48, 05/17/2019

Nadal to face Thiem in Barcelona Open semifinals Rafael Nadal brushes off challenge from German Jan-Lennard Struff to earn 7-5, 7-5 win and a place in the Barcelona Open semifinals        ...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Pima County to open pools for Memorial Day weekend TUCSON – It’s time to grab your towel and sunscreen because Puma County will soon open its nine public swimming pools. Pima County says all pools will open for Memorial Day weekend on May 25. Four pools (Wade McLean, the Northwest YMCA, Manzanita and...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Federer, Nadal and Osaka win on busy day at Italian Open Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Naomi Osaka all advance with routine wins in the first of their two matches on a busy Thursday at the Italian Open        ...
07:32, 05/16/2019

| Osaka into Round 3 as Italian Open resumes after washout World No 1 Naomi Osaka eased into the third round of the WTA Tour's Italian Open with a straight sets win over Dominika Cibulkova under the sunshine in Rome....
05:16, 05/16/2019

Actress hopes to open more doors for more Native Americans NEW YORK (AP) — Newcomer Sivan Alyra Rose represents a rarity as one of the few people of Native American descent to star in a Netflix series. But she hopes her breakthrough will encourage more opportunities for women like her. The show centers aroun...
10:16, 05/09/2019

Maria Sharapova out of French Open, citing right shoulder PARIS (AP) — Two-time French Open champion Maria Sharapova has pulled out of the year’s second Grand Slam tournament because of her injured right shoulder. Sharapova announced her withdrawal on Instagram on Tuesday. She wrote: “Sometimes ...
13:16, 05/15/2019

Phil Mickelson’s work toward elusive US Open begins now Phil Mickelson had a very Phil Mickelson round on Saturday in the third round of the PGA Championship. It was a wild one, featuring just six pars in 18 holes. The problem was, he carded just three birdies to go with nine bogeys. The end result was a ...
17:32, 05/18/2019

US President Trump 'open to talk' to 'threatening' Iran US President Donald Trump has hinted that he is ready to talk to the Iranian leadership amid increasing tensions between Washington and Tehran. At the same time, he said the Iranians have been "threatening."...
14:16, 05/09/2019

Nadal outlasts Djokovic for ninth Italian Open win Rafael Nadal withstood a brave fightback from Novak Djokovic to earn his ninth Italian Open title with a 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 victory over the world No. 1 in Rome....
15:32, 05/19/2019

Spain's Socialists are open to negotiating deals with rivals A senior Socialist official in Spain says her party is ready to negotiate deals with rival parties after it won a general election but failed to obtain a parliamentary majority....
07:48, 04/30/2019

Court: University fails to follow open-records law FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — An appeals court says the University of Kentucky failed to follow open-records law in a dispute with the campus newspaper over its pursuit of documents in a sexual harassment investigation. A three-judge Court of Appeals panel r...
18:16, 05/17/2019

| Daniel, Fucsovics progress from rainy 1st day of Munich Open Rain ended play early on the first day of the Munich Open with just Taro Daniel and the eighth-seeded Marton Fucsovics booking their places in the second round....
13:32, 04/29/2019

Daniel, Fucsovics progress from rainy 1st day of Munich Open Rain ended play early on the first day of the Munich Open with just Taro Daniel and the eighth-seeded Marton Fucsovics booking their places in the second round        ...
13:32, 04/29/2019

Spy on your smart home with this open source research tool Researchers at Princeton University have built a web app that lets you (and them) spy on your smart home devices to see what they’re up to. The open source tool, called IoT Inspector, is available for download here. (Currently it’s Mac O...
11:48, 04/28/2019

| Dominant Djokovic wins Madrid Open title Novak Djokovic joined Rafael Nadal as a 33-time Masters champion when he swept to victory over Stefanos Tsitsipas to claim a third Madrid Open title....
13:16, 05/12/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks open lower as chipmakers fall NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. A sell-off in shares of chipmakers is pushing U.S. stocks lower as Wall Street begins trading Monday. Companies are taking steps to comply with the Trump adm...
08:32, 05/20/2019

Tsitsipas to face Cuevas in Estoril Open final ESTORIL, Portugal (AP) — Top-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated David Goffin 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 to reach the Estoril Open final on Saturday. Tsitsipas will play for the title against Pablo Cuevas, who beat Alejandro Davidovich Fokina 3-6, 6-2, 6-2. Tsitsi...
16:00, 05/04/2019

Khloe Kardashian Is Open to Marriage--But Isn't Ready to Date Yet It's been three months since Khloe Kardashian broke up with Tristan Thompson. However, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star isn't ready to reenter the dating game just yet.......
10:00, 05/20/2019

Arizona ski resort plans record by staying open until May 19 FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona ski resort is planning its longest season by remaining open through mid-May. The Arizona Daily Sun reports the Arizona Snowbowl in Flagstaff expects operate until May 19 due to favorable weather conditions and a rec...
10:48, 05/03/2019

Redmi 7 Goes on Open Sale via Amazon, Mi.com, Mi Home Stores The Redmi 7's biggest highlight is its Aura Smoke gradient design, apart from its large 4,000mAh battery, Snapdragon 632 SoC, and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection....
04:00, 05/20/2019

Polls open in Australian election; opposition tipped to win CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Polling stations have opened in eastern Australia in elections that are likely to deliver the nation’s sixth prime minister in as many years. Opinion polls suggest the conservative Liberal Party-led coalition will los...
18:16, 05/17/2019

Polls open in North Macedonia’s presidential election SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Polls have opened in North Macedonia for a presidential election runoff between two top vote-getters from the first round. More than 3,400 polling stations opened at 7 a.m. Sunday. The two candidates, Stevo Pendarovski ...
22:32, 05/04/2019

Halep to face Bertens in Madrid Open final "Simona Halep reached her fourth Madrid Open final with a 6-2, 7-6(2), 6-0 win over Belinda Bencic, while Kiki Bertens beat Sloane Stephens 6-2 7-5 in straight sets on Friday."...
14:32, 05/10/2019

Serena Williams set to return from injury at Italian Open ROME (AP) — Serena Williams is set to return from injury at the upcoming Italian Open. Tournament director Sergio Palmieri tells The Associated Press that he spoke with Williams’ agent and that Williams “has already reserved her rooms and...
06:48, 05/03/2019

Federer loses to Thiem in Madrid Open quarterfinals Roger Federer wastes two match points, loses in three sets to Dominic Thiem in Madrid Open quarterfinals        ...
14:00, 05/10/2019

| Korhonen makes major stride with China Open win Mikko Korhonen pipped Benjamin Hebert in a nerve-jangling playoff to win the 25th Volvo China Open and secure his place in this month's PGA Championship....
05:16, 05/05/2019

Dell's pre-installed software left PCs open to hijacking In another example of a problem that is sadly familiar, Bill Demirkapi found a vulnerability in the support software that Dell installs on most of its new PCs. His method tricks the SupportAssist software -- intended as a way to easily update drivers...
03:16, 05/04/2019

Korhonen beats Hebert in playoff to win China Open Mikko Korhonen of Finland held his nerve on the first playoff hole to edge Benjamin Hebert and complete his comeback to win the Volvo China Open on Sunday        ...
04:00, 05/05/2019

Garin beats Berrettini to win Munich Open final Cristian Garin of Chile defeated Matteo Berrettini 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (1) to win the Munich Open final on Sunday, less than a month after he claimed his first ATP title in Houston        ...
11:16, 05/05/2019

Prosecutors open Istanbul elections probe; re-run still looms Turkish prosecutors launched 32 investigations into allegations of irregularities in Istanbul's local elections and summoned more than 100 polling station officials for questioning as suspects, state-owned Anadolu news agency said on Thursday....
09:32, 05/02/2019

14-year-old Chinese golfer moves into top 50 at China Open First he made the cut, now he's inside the top 50. There's no holding back 14-year-old Chinese golfer Kuang Yang in his first-ever European Tour event        ...
07:00, 05/05/2019

US stock futures point to cautious Tuesday open U.S. equity futures were slightly positive on Monday evening as traders weighed the details of an ongoing trade war between the United States and China....
21:16, 05/13/2019

“And this, my good man, is a special chamber that you can open and shout swears into while getting y “And this, my good man, is a special chamber that you can open and shout swears into while getting your face bathed in various healthful steams and smokes.”...
09:00, 05/06/2019

Defending champ Zverev off to winning start at Munich Open Two-time defending champion Alexander Zverev stretched his winning streak at the Munich Open to nine matches with a 7-5, 6-1 win over Argentina's Juan Ignacio Londero on Wednesday        ...
11:00, 05/01/2019

VOTE: Who's going to win 2019 French Open women's singles title? "Can Serena Williams win her first Grand Slam since her comeback at the 2019 French Open, or will Simona Halep defend her first major title from Roland Garros last year?"...
09:16, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Students called doctor’s behavior ‘open secret’ COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on an investigation into a former Ohio State team doctor (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Findings from an investigation into sexual abuse allegations involving a late Ohio State University team doctor say many students ...
08:00, 05/17/2019

China's door to talks with U.S. on trade always open -state media China's door to talks with the United States about their trade dispute is always open, but China will not yield on important issues of principle, state media said on Sunday....
10:00, 05/12/2019

| Brilliant Rohwer claims Investec Royal Swazi Open Martin Rohwer claimed his first Sunshine Tour title in spectacular fashion as he led from the opening to the closing round of this season’s edition of the Royal Swazi Open....
13:16, 05/04/2019

Tennis: Kyrgios thrown out of Italian Open after on-court outburst Nick Kyrgios was defaulted from his second round Italian Open clash against Norway's Casper Ruud on Thursday after the hot-headed Australian hurled a chair on to the court....
07:48, 05/16/2019

Back on top: Nadal beats Djokovic for 9th Italian Open title Rafael Nadal is right back where he wants to be after winning Italian Open title with victory over Djokovic        ...
11:16, 05/19/2019

Roger Federer Gets the Pope Treatment on a Chaotic Day at the Italian Open While Federer was awed by the way fans responded to him at the Italian Open, other players were struggling to cope with poor conditions on and off the court....
18:48, 05/16/2019

Maria Sharapova withdraws from French Open: ‘I really miss you Paris’ • Two-times champion still struggling with shoulder injury• ‘Sometimes the right decisions aren’t always the easiest ones’Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the French Open because of a shoulder problem. The two-times Roland Garros champion has not p...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Cardiff relegated, Tottenham loss blows open race for top 4 There’ll be no last-day battle for survival in the English Premier League, with Cardiff becoming the third and final team to be relegated on Saturday. What looks to be going to the wire, however, is the race for Champions League qualification. ...
13:32, 05/04/2019

'SNL' cold open has fake Republicans tackling 'What if?' questions about Trump “Saturday Night Live” put a question to top Republicans during its “Meet the Press” cold open sketch: “What would it take for President Trump to lose your support?" ...
01:32, 05/12/2019