microsoft

Gaming

Xbox Has New Guidelines on How to Talk Trash Without Getting Banned

Microsoft's new community standards say Xbox gamers should trash talk by saying, "That was some serious potato aim. Get wrecked."
Nicole Carpenter
5.2.19
microsoft

Microsoft Outlook Email Breach Targeted Cryptocurrency Users

Earlier this month, Motherboard revealed that contents of Microsoft's email services were compromised. Multiple victims now say that hackers stole their cryptocurrency.
Joseph Cox
4.29.19
china

Microsoft Employees Support Chinese Developers Fighting for Fair Labor Practices

Thirty employees at Microsoft and GitHub stood in solidarity with the Chinese tech labor protest 996.ICU.
Sarah Emerson
4.22.19
Games Podcasts

It's 2012 All Over Again: We've Got 'Dragon's Dogma' Fever

There's also that PlayStation 5 stuff?
Patrick Klepek
4.19.19
Games News

Sony Reveals First Details on PlayStation 5

The company is promising lightning-fast loading times, thanks to a built-in SSD, the ability to output 8K graphics, and more. As for games? We'll have to wait.
Patrick Klepek
4.16.19
microsoft

Hackers Could Read Your Hotmail, MSN, and Outlook Emails by Abusing Microsoft Support

Hackers abused a Microsoft customer support portal that allowed them to read the emails of any non-corporate account.
Joseph Cox
4.14.19
Motherboard

This Fake Boyfriend App Bails You Out of Awkward Moments

Microsoft developer advocate Chloe Condon created an app to fake a call, to get her off the hook in unwanted social situations.
Samantha Cole
4.1.19
tech

Venezuela’s Government Appears To Be Trying to Hack Activists With Phishing Pages

Security researchers and activists exposed a brazen attempt to steal Venezuelan usernames and passwords for popular email and social media websites such as Gmail, Facebook, Microsoft Live, and Twitter.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.15.19
open source

The Internet Was Built on the Free Labor of Open Source Developers. Is That Sustainable?

A look at the complicated business of funding open source software development.
Daniel Oberhaus
2.14.19
climate change

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Writes a Letter Roasting Silicon Valley Giants

Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Chellie Pingree penned a letter to the CEOs of Google, Facebook, and Microsoft schooling them on climate change.
Samantha Cole
1.29.19
Microsoft Edge Browser

Microsoft Putting Edge on Chromium Will Fundamentally Change the Web

The move will allow deeper integration of Chromium and Chrome on Windows, which will lead to major improvements in performance and battery life.
Owen Williams
12.7.18
S.E.T.I.

How Paul Allen Saved the American Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

The Microsoft co-founder single-handedly revolutionized the American search for extraterrestrial intelligence at a time when no public institutions wanted to touch it.
Daniel Oberhaus
10.16.18
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