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Microsoft announces Xbox content small amounts tools to combat poisonous comments

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEMay 20, 2019, 6:40 PM UTC / Source: CNBC.comAs Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and other social platforms come under fire for enabling hateful speech, Microsoft is stepping up to thwart toxic comments among its 63 million Xbox live users.Gaming…

Microsoft tops $1 tn as it predicts more cloud development

Microsoft Corp on Wednesday briefly topped $1 trillion in value for the first time after executives predicted continued growth for its cloud computing business. The Redmond, Washington-based company beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit and revenue, powered by an unexpected boost in Windows revenue and brisk growth in its cloud business which has reached…

How Microsoft is helping other companies hire people with autism

April is Autism Awareness Month. Autism Spectrum Disorder affects one percent of the world’s population, about 3.5 million, or one out of 59 American births according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the Autism Society. Autism Spectrum Disorder encompasses a range of conditions that present challenges with speech, social skills, non-verbal communication,…

Microsoft launches 2 brand-new cybersecurity choices ahead of international security conference

Seemingly, everyday customers who choose to live, at least part of their lives ‘online,’ trade small amounts of their data and security for convenience and accessibility. Login credentials, social security numbers, mother’s maiden names, credit card info, street and email addresses, phone numbers and more, are all pieces of personal information bandied about on the…

Microsoft is pursuing three mobile goals and smartphones isn’t one of them

Microsoft’s smartphone efforts failed, but its still pursuing three distinct mobile strategies. Smartphones and mobile, though used synonymously are not the same. Simply put, all smartphones are mobile devices, but not all mobile devices are smartphones. The evolution of the smartphone model including the slate-shaped hardware, app-based ecosystem, carrier-dominated communication, financial and distribution infrastructure and…

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