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Microsoft employees call on company to kill $480 million U.S. Army contract  Windows Central · 6 hours
In an open letter, Microsoft employees say that they "refuse to create technology for warfare and oppression." A group of Microsoft employees today called... more
Microsoft workers protest use of HoloLens headsets for war  ABC NEWS · 7 hours
A group of Microsoft workers is demanding the company cancel a contract supplying U.S. Army soldiers with HoloLens headsets that could help them spot adversaries on the battlefield more
Microsoft workers’ letter demands company drop Army HoloLens contract  THE VERGE · 7 hours
In a letter addressed to top executives, a group of Microsoft workers is demanding the company drop a... more
All the tech Daniel Rubino is taking to Mobile World Congress 2019  Windows Central · 7 hours
When I travel, it's always a tough choice for which PC to take with me because there are so many good ones available. This... more
Report: Microsoft to reveal next-generation consoles at E3 2019  Windows Central · 8 hours
The rumors are coming in strong! Last year, Microsoft announced at E3 2018 that it was working on the next-generation Xbox console. While there are rumors floating around that it... more
You can't miss out on these top Xbox shooters  Windows Central · 8 hours
Xbox has been long-considered the home of shooters, first shaped by its pioneering Xbox Live network atop the Halo franchise. This persists today, with most major entries to the genre... more
Windows 10 build 18343 rolls out to Insiders on the Fast ring  Windows Central · 10 hours
Windows Insiders are being met with a double-whammy of new Windows 10 preview builds today. Alongside a fresh new 20H1 preview build for Skip... more
Fallout 76 gets 2019 roadmap full of features, new main quest coming soon  Windows Central · 11 hours
Let's see if players go back to it. When Fallout 76 launched a few months ago, it was plagued with a number... more
Microsoft releases second Windows 10 20H1 build for Skip Ahead Insiders  Windows Central · 11 hours
Another preview build from Microsoft's Windows 10 20H1 development branch is now in the wild. Microsoft surprised the Windows Insider community last week by skipping ahead... more
Twitter PWA for Windows 10 adds chronological timeline toggle  Windows Central · 12 hours
Finally, a way to select the proper order of things. The Twitter Progressive Web App (PWA) for Windows 10 is finally falling in line with its brethren on other platforms... more
How AI makes Microsoft confront racism, health-care disparities, and more  Windows Central · 12 hours
Artificial intelligence is hailed as the cornerstone for technologies of the future, but present social biases have already begun molding AI in the image of the worse parts... more
The Xbox Adaptive Controller literally changed the game for this man  Windows Central · 15 hours
A few months ago, we set out to discover how the Xbox Adaptive Controller can actually adapt to its users, leading a new charge for increased... more
Stellaris delivers infectious interstellar strategy on Xbox One  Windows Central · 15 hours
Stellaris is a cult 4X space strategy game in which you build and maintain your very own interstellar empire. Can a game this complex work with a controller, though? Stellaris is a... more
Microsoft Edge lets Facebook run Flash content without consent  Windows Central · 15 hours
Though it's restricted to Facebook now, the secret whitelist previously made exceptions for 58 sites. Despite security policies requiring user permission for websites to run Flash content, Microsoft Edge has... more
Nintendo Switch to Get Xbox Game Pass, Xbox One Games: Report  Gadgets 360 · 16 hours
Microsoft may bring the Xbox Game Pass library and a select number of its own games to the Nintendo Switch according to a recent report. more
Why Microsoft NEEDS to bring Xbox Game Pass to Nintendo Switch  Windows Central · 16 hours
Rumors abound that Microsoft is planning to expand its games portfolio to Nintendo Switch, and maybe other platforms. Here's why that would be a (very) smart... more
Microsoft NEEDS to bring Xbox Game Pass to Nintendo Switch  Windows Central · 17 hours
Rumors abound that Microsoft is planning to expand its games portfolio to Nintendo Switch, and maybe other platforms. Here's why that would be a (very) smart move. In... more
Anthem Out Now for PS4, Xbox One, and Windows PC  Gadgets 360 · 19 hours
Anthem for PS4, Xbox One, and Windows PC is out now for all after timed exclusivity via EA Access, Origin Premier, and Origin Access. more
Anthem launches on Xbox One and PC  Windows Central · 24 hours
Everyone can pretend to be Iron Man now! Anthem is a shared-world third-person shooter from BioWare. BioWare is the studio behind famous franchises like Dragon Age and Mass Effect. The title launched on February... more
Microsoft’s has another codename for 'Windows Lite' ...  Windows Central · 1 day
Microsoft's upcoming lightweight version of Windows has a new codename in the mix, according to sources familiar with the matter. Late last year, reports of a new Microsoft OS called "Windows Lite"... more
New Surface Go firmware updates bring handful of fixes  Windows Central · 1 day
Curiously, the latest release notes largely mimic the Surface Go's last batch of updates. Microsoft has released another batch of firmware updates for the Surface Go, bringing a small batch... more
Microsoft bringing Dynamics 365 mixed reality apps to Android and iOS  Windows Central · 1 day
Dynamics 365 Product Visualize for iOS Microsoft's augmented reality business apps are expanding from HoloLens to Android and iOS. HoloLens is has been Microsoft's main avenue... more
Edge search bar now suggests bookmarks, people for enterprise users  Windows Central · 1 day
Bing search in Microsoft Edge is getting a big boost for enterprise users. Microsoft this week announced that it's bolstering Bing search in Microsoft Edge for its business... more
Can I improve loading times in Anthem?  Windows Central · 1 day
Best answer: Yes, you can. On an Xbox One you'll want to use an external solid-state drive (SSD). For PC, an SSD is also recommended, specifically an internal M.2. Microsoft: Anthem Standard Edition ($60)... more
Microsoft Edge allows Facebook to run Flash content without consent  Windows Central · 1 day
Though it's restricted to Facebook now, the secret whitelist previously made exceptions for 58 sites. Despite security policies requiring user permission for websites to run Flash content, Microsoft... more
How to sync Microsoft To-Do and Cortana Reminders with macOS  Windows Central · 1 day
If you're an avid user of Microsoft's To-Do service or a big fan of Cortana's Reminders feature, but you have a macOS device in the mix with all... more
Eye tracking could be in the cards for HoloLens 2  Windows Central · 1 day
HoloLens 2 could allow you to gaze and blink your way through AR interactions. We already know of some confirmed and rumored upgrades due to debut with the... more
Best Xbox One games expected between February 25 and March 1  Windows Central · 1 day
Be on the lookout for these titles! Every week, numerous games launch on Xbox One, but which ones truly stand out? Here are some of the... more
Robin Hood director Otto Bathurst signed to Showtime’s Halo series  THE VERGE · 1 day
Showtime has announced it has hired Black Mirror and Robin Hood director Otto Bathurst to direct... more
Lost Planet series and more join Xbox backward compatibility  Windows Central · 1 day
Lost Planet is spectacular! Ever since Xbox One backward compatibility was announced, gamers have been asking for a few high-profile games. While the majority of requests revolve around the Call... more
Mini keyboard and more features are rolling out to Xbox Insiders soon  Windows Central · 1 day
We really needed a new keyboard. Microsoft has been aggressively updating the Xbox One's interface since launch, but it looks like the biggest changes... more
Estonians kick off online voting for March election  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Balloting has started for next month's general election in Estonia, a day after Microsoft warned that hackers linked to Russia allegedly had targeted democratic institutions in Europe more
Microsoft’s new codename for 'Windows Lite' is ....  Windows Central · 2 days
Microsoft's upcoming lightweight version of Windows isn't called "Windows Lite" anymore, according to sources familiar with the matter. Late last year, reports of a new Microsoft OS called "Windows Lite" began to... more
Should you buy digital or physical Xbox One games?  Windows Central · 2 days
Best answer: If you value convenience, Xbox Play Anywhere, or Game Pass above all, digital is your best bet. If you're motivated most by getting the best price, then you... more
Take $450 off the price of the touchscreen Microsoft Surface Laptop today  Windows Central · 2 days
This is the first-generation version, but it still comes with plenty of powerful features. Microsoft's Surface Laptop is down to $849 at Best Buy... more
Estonians kick off online voting for March 3 election  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Balloting has started in online voting pioneer Estonia for next month's election, a day after Microsoft said hackers linked to Russia allegedly had targeted democratic institutions in several European countries more
Microsoft bringing Dynamics 365 mixed reality solutions to smartphones  TechCrunch · 2 days
Last year Microsoft introduced several mixed reality business solutions under the Dynamics 365 enterprise product umbrella. Today, the company announced it would be moving these to smartphones in the spring,... more
Age of Empires news set for Inside Xbox this March  Windows Central · 2 days
Microsoft is teasing "exciting announcements" for Age of Empires in March. Microsoft has discussed fresh news ahead of Age of Empires, its iconic real-time strategy (RTS) series for... more
Google's New Cloud Boss Has Big Task to Catch Rivals, Reuters Data Shows  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
Alphabet's cloud computing division remains a distant third behind Amazon.com and Microsoft in terms of global revenue, according to analysts' estimates. more
Jump Force runs at native 4K resolution on Xbox One X  Windows Central · 2 days
This is one of the biggest differences between versions. Jump Force is a fighting game where you can play as a variety of famous anime characters... more
Windows 10 build 18342 now available for Fast ring Insiders  Windows Central · 2 days
All aboard the Fast ring. If you're a Windows Insider enrolled in the Fast ring, there's a fresh Windows 10 test build to check out today. ... more
Explore Greece in Assassin's Creed Odyssey for only $20 on Xbox One and PS4  Windows Central · 2 days
Pick your side. The video game Assassin's Creed Odyssey is down to $19.99 on Xbox One at Amazon today. Unfortunately,... more
How to get the Wraith Knife in Apex Legends  Windows Central · 2 days
Best answer: Wraiths Kunai and her other heirlooms are only available through Apex Packs. There is, we are told, a one-in-500 chance of you receiving it so all you can... more
Microsoft launches new Office app for Windows 10  THE VERGE · 2 days
Microsoft is making a new Office app available to Windows 10 users today. It’s replacing the “My Office” app that... more
How to sell your old Xbox so you can buy a new One X  Windows Central · 2 days
The original Xbox One launched back in 2013, now followed by a range of successors, and recently topped with Xbox... more
Microsoft launches new Office Windows 10 app for everyone  Windows Central · 2 days
The revamped Office app replaces the old "My Office" as Microsoft's productivity launchpad. Microsoft's new Office app for Windows 10 is ready for primetime. ... more
Anthem is built as a multi-player game, but solo players are still welcome  Windows Central · 2 days
Best answer: Yes, Anthem is playable as an exclusively single-player online experience. While designed for four players, BioWare has accounted for those... more
Microsoft To-Do for Windows 10 adds multiple account support for Insiders  Windows Central · 2 days
Microsoft To-Do for Windows 10 is catching up with its Android sibling. If you're constantly keeping up with work and personal tasks in Microsoft To-Do, the... more
Paradox Mods is an open modding platform for Xbox One and PC  Windows Central · 3 days
We need more tools! Modding is quite rare on consoles, and only Bethesda supports it at the moment in Fallout 4 and The Elder... more
5 things we're dying to see at Microsoft Build 2019  Windows Central · 3 days
The Build developer conference is Microsoft's yearly chance to talk about its future software efforts. With that in mind, here's what we're hoping to see Microsoft talk about... more
Alien: Isolation and more join Xbox Game Pass soon  Windows Central · 3 days
Xbox Game Pass keeps on getting better and better. A few weeks ago, Microsoft announced that Batman: Return to Arkham was coming to Xbox Game Pass alongside a slew of... more
Microsoft says Russian hackers targeted European researchers - CNET  CNET · 3 days
A group linked to Russian government agencies targeted more than 100 people researching electoral integrity and public policy. more
Crackdown 3 Wrecking Zone party support expected in 2 to 3 weeks  Windows Central · 3 days
Microsoft's latest Crackdown 3 developer update further details its upcoming plans. Microsoft has debuted its latest in-house Xbox-exclusive, Crackdown 3, for Xbox One and... more
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Gets Loot Boxes With Latest Update  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 loot boxes land with the Operation Grand Heist update for PS4, Xbox One, and Windows PC. more
Microsoft Says It Has Found Another Russian Operation Targeting Prominent Think Tanks  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Microsoft has identified a Russian government-affiliated operation targeting prominent think tanks that have been critical of Russia more
Russian hacking campaign spotted ahead of EU elections  Sky News · 3 days
Microsoft has detected a hacking campaign targeting democratic institutions ahead of the European Union elections this year, from a group believed to be sponsored by the Russian government. more
Windows 10 Spotlight stopped working? Here's the fix.  Windows Central · 3 days
If Windows Spotlight isn't working or the images don't change, use this guide to fix these issues. On Windows 10, Windows Spotlight is a feature that downloads and sets Bing images as... more
Why Daimler moved its big data platform to the cloud  TechCrunch · 3 days
Like virtually every big enterprise company, a few years ago, the German auto giant Daimler decided to invest in its own on-premises data centers. And while those aren’t... more
Microsoft 'Web Activities' Chrome Extension Enables Windows 10 Timeline Feature  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Microsoft is calling it Web Activities, and this extension will let users see their Chrome browsing activities across all Windows 10 devices and inside Microsoft Launcher for Android... more
Microsoft releases Windows 10 fixes with fresh cumulative updates  Windows Central · 3 days
It's time to fire up Windows Update once again. Last week was February's official "Patch Tuesday," but Microsoft is following up with another round of fresh fixes for Windows 10... more
Northern Red Sea coral reefs may survive a hot, grim future  ABC NEWS · 3 days
As the outlook for coral reefs across a warming planet grows grimmer than ever, scientists in Israel have discovered a rare glimmer of hope more
Google to Buy Data Migration Company Alooma in Cloud Push  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Google said on Tuesday it will buy data migration company Alooma, as part of efforts to catch up with bigger cloud service rivals Amazon.com and Microsoft. more
Darkest Dungeon II is in the works, new metagame confirmed  Windows Central · 3 days
We're getting another one! Darkest Dungeon is a surprisingly hardcore adventure game which blends a lot of different mechanics. Imagine The Oregon Trial, but it takes place in... more
WTF is up with Microsoft's HoloLens 2 Teaser? #WeekInMicrosoft No. 2  Windows Central · 3 days
A lot can happen with Microsoft in a short period of time, so we started a new program on YouTube to give you a quick-fix news... more
How good is the surround in an Xbox wireless headset?  Windows Central · 3 days
Best answer: Overall, the quality of surround sound in Xbox wireless headsets varies widely. For the absolute best surround sound experience, you should buy the Astro A50 wireless... more
Metro Exodus is further streamlined for the Xbox Adaptive Controller  Windows Central · 3 days
More developers should do this. Metro Exodus is a post-apocalyptic first-person shooter which has garnered a lot of interest in recent months. The game is a sequel to... more
Crackdown 3 was the most-played new game at launch  Windows Central · 3 days
It's doing surprisingly well. Crackdown 3 was supposed to launch many months ago, but was pushed back to February 15 to polish up the experience. Luckily, it's available right now... more
What to expect from the PlayStation 5  THE VERGE · 3 days
It’s that time again in the console generation. Your games look better than ever, but you’re starting to notice stutters and glitches... more
Watch Microsoft's MWC 2019 live stream right here  Windows Central · 3 days
Microsoft is making its first big appearance at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in quite a while this year, and you'll be able to stream the company's keynote as it happens. ... more
Strategy game ‘Age of Wonders: Planetfall’ goes up for preorder on Xbox One  Windows Central · 4 days
Another challenger enters the arena. A few months ago, Paradox Interactive — the publisher behind games like Cities: Skylines and Surviving Mars... more
5 Surface Pro keyboards that cost less than Microsoft's Type Covers  Windows Central · 4 days
Like all things Surface, Microsoft's Pro Type Covers are pricey. In fact, it's tough to find an official Microsoft Surface Pro Type Cover for less than... more
Microsoft Office alternative: A year of WPS Office Premium for $18 - CNET  CNET · 4 days
Sayonara, Microsoft Office! That's a fraction of what you charge for your overstuffed suite. more
The 23.8-inch HP EliteDisplay monitor is down to a new low price  Windows Central · 4 days
This HP EliteDisplay Video Conferencing Monitor is Certified for Skype. HP's EliteDisplay E240c Video Conferencing Monitor is on sale today at Woot for $134.99.... more
Scalebound to Be a Nintendo Switch Exclusive: Report  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
It appears that cancelled Xbox One and Windows 10 exclusive Scalebound may grace the Nintendo Switch. more
How to preload additional accounts on Windows 10  Windows Central · 4 days
If you use more than one account to access your emails and apps, use this guide to add them to your Windows 10 primary account to allow apps easier and faster access.... more
Anthem Day One Update Patch Notes Revealed  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
Shared-world sci-fi shooter Anthem release date is February 22 for PS4, Xbox One, and Windows PC and in the lead up to this, Anthem gets a substantial day one patch. more
Microsoft releases official Windows 10 Timeline extension for Google Chrome  Windows Central · 4 days
Are you a Google Chrome user who wants to take advantage of Windows 10's Timeline feature? Now you can with this official extension from Microsoft. Microsoft has released... more
On this week's podcast ... New 20H1 builds, HoloLens 2 teasers, and more  Windows Central · 4 days
This week on the Windows Central Podcast: Windows 10 in 2020, CShell for 20H1, Win32 on HoloLens 2, and more We're back... more
This week's Xbox Deals with Gold feature Destiny and Red Dead Redemption  Windows Central · 4 days
Microsoft has debuted a new week of sales across Xbox One and Xbox 360 games. Every week Microsoft and certain publishers discount numerous games... more
Best Xbox One Games for Kids in 2019  Windows Central · 4 days
Xbox isn't just for the big boys and girls. It's great for kids too! If you're unsure which Xbox games are suitable for younger gamers, we've got you covered. These games are... more
Fastest way to earn coins in Anthem  Windows Central · 4 days
Best answer: In short, you gain coins by completing missions and playing the game. You can earn coins fast by completing the toughest missions, doing the daily and weekly trials, and using alliance bonuses... more
Microsoft Teams was down for four hours today  THE VERGE · 4 days
Microsoft’s Slack competitor, Microsoft Teams, was down for hours today. Users were having issues connecting to the chat service, leaving... more
Microsoft's HoloLens and Surface creators are the company's secret weapon  Windows Central · 4 days
Microsoft's Surface and HoloLens creators may be among the company's secret weapons in the war for dominance in personal computing. Microsoft has been pivoting from a Windows PC-centric... more
Microsoft Teams has been down for two hours  THE VERGE · 5 days
Microsoft’s Slack competitor, Microsoft Teams, has been down for hours today. Users are having issues connecting to the chat service,... more
These are the five best Surface Go sleeves available right now  Windows Central · 5 days
The Surface Go is a cute Windows 10 tablet with a big heart, and you'll want to keep it nice and safe with one of these... more
Crash Team Racing Remake Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Price for India Revealed  Gadgets 360 · 5 days
Crash Team Racing remake Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled for PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch has a price for India. more
Windows 10 auto updates keep bugging you? Here's how to stop them.  Windows Central · 5 days
If you're fed up with Windows 10 installing updates automatically, then use this guide to stop this behavior and decide when to install them.... more
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Nintendo Switch to Get Xbox Game Pass, Xbox One Games: Report
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Robin Hood director Otto Bathurst signed to Showtime’s Halo series
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