Microsoft Paying $7.5 Billion For Software Development Platform GitHubMicrosoft said that it is paying $7.5 billion in stock for the popular coder hangout GitHub, a platform where software developers can go to host and review each other's code.
Bill Gates Gives $44M To Influence State Education ReformBillionaire philanthropist Bill Gates saw an opportunity with a new federal education law that has widespread repercussions for American classrooms.
White House Hosts AI Summit With Tech FirmsTop U.S. tech executives and researchers are heading to Washington, D.C. where the White House is hosting the "Artificial Intelligence for American Industry" event.
Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence On Microsoft AgendaMicrosoft's annual Build conference for software developers kicks off on Monday, giving the company an opportunity to offer updates on its computing platforms and services.
Microsoft Putting Windows On Back Burner To Focus On CloudMicrosoft is giving Windows a demotion and leaning into the cloud. CEO Satya Nadella told employees that Terry Myerson, leader of the Windows group, is leaving the company.
Microsoft To Ban 'Offensive Language' & Monitor Your Private AccountMicrosoft is cracking down on what people say while using their services. The tech giant plans to ban accounts that use "offensive language" and will go through private data to "investigate" users.
Apple Looks To Return To Head Of Class In Education MarketApple is hoping to return to the head of the class in the competition to get high-tech products into U.S. classrooms.
Bitcoin Called 'Unstable' By Microsoft, Dropped As A Payment MethodMicrosoft employees told reporters at Bleeping Computer that the cryptocurrency's market was too volatile to keep using for online transactions.
What's On Center Stage At The CES Tech Show? Your VoiceAs the annual CES gadget show kicks off in Las Vegas this week, manufacturers are expected to unveil even more voice-controlled devices — speakers and beyond — as Amazon and Google make their digital assistants available on a wider array of products.
Bill Gates Invests $100 Million To Combat Alzheimer'sBill Gates says he's giving $100 million to help fight Alzheimer's disease.
Microsoft Rolls Out New Windows 10 Update And LaptopsMicrosoft has begun rolling out an update to its Windows 10 operating system, hoping to spark enthusiasm for its virtual- and augmented-reality ambitions.
Macy's Using Microsoft AI To Handle Service RequestsMicrosoft, through its research into artificial intelligence, has created a virtual assistant that can be used by companies to respond to customer service requests. Macy's has already started to use the technology.