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.
UN, Microsoft Announce $5M Partnership On Human RightsMicrosoft says it's contributing $5 million over five years to the U.N. human rights office, which the Geneva-based agency calls a "landmark partnership" that could prod other big private-sector donors to follow suit.
Microsoft Says Windows 10 On 500 Million DevicesMicrosoft said that 500 million devices are now running Windows 10, its latest operating system. That is up from 400 million last September, but far short of the company's 1 billion goal by 2018.
Microsoft Lawsuit Vs. Secret Government Searches Moves AheadA judge refused the U.S. government's request to throw out a lawsuit from Microsoft that claims a federal law is unconstitutional because it prohibits technology companies from telling customers when the government demands their electronic data.
Celebrity Autographs Get Digital Twist For Social MediaGiving a fan an autograph, and ensuring its authenticity, suddenly has a high-tech twist that's perfect for social media. Microsoft is using their Windows 10 inking technology to reinvent the traditional autograph.
Tech Leaders To Make Peace Or Press Case With TrumpSilicon Valley leaders were among Donald Trump's most outspoken opponents during the presidential campaign. But on Wednesday, they will come face-to-face with the President-Elect.
Windows Flaw Was Used By Hackers Linked To RussiaMicrosoft said that a newly discovered flaw in its Windows software was used by a hacking group that other researchers have linked to Russia's government. The flaw was detected by researchers at Google.
Microsoft Adding Ways For Xbox Gamers To Group UpMicrosoft is adding an online feature called "looking for group," making it easier for gamers who share the same passions to meet and play with each other online, a step toward curbing online harassment.