Former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott nominated to Fox Corp's board
The development comes as media magnate Rupert Murdoch steps down as chairman of the company
September 23, 2023, 7:12 AM
Activision Blizzard: Biggest gaming deal in history set to be cleared by UK regulator
Progress follows months-long battle between Competition and Markets Authority and Microsoft
September 22, 2023, 8:15 AM
Microsoft to release unified AI assistant Copilot next week
It will be available as an app in Windows 11 and Microsoft 365 as well as through browsers Edge and Bing
September 21, 2023, 6:39 PM
Open AI's ChatGPT records third monthly drop in traffic in August
The wildly popular artificial intelligence chatbot was launched in November
September 09, 2023, 3:00 AM
Microsoft commits to legally protect users of its AI services
The Copilot Copyright Commitment will shield users from IP infringement claims
September 08, 2023, 6:56 AM
Abu Dhabi's G42 teams up with Microsoft to boost cloud infrastructure in the UAE
They will also focus on AI solutions for areas such as health, life sciences, energy, sustainability and projects of national significance
September 05, 2023, 3:05 PM
Microsoft deal to buy Activision gets reboot from British regulators
In an unusual move, the $69 billion deal is being reconsidered by the UK's Competition and Markets Authority
August 22, 2023, 9:06 AM
Samsung and Microsoft introduce new hardware attestation to protect Galaxy device users
On-device solution adds an additional layer of device protection for Galaxy users wherever they work
July 28, 2023, 4:00 AM
Microsoft shares slide despite 20% surge in profits
Company’s net income was driven by strong productivity and cloud businesses but revenue guidance for the quarter was missed
July 25, 2023, 11:11 PM
Why Microsoft and Activision Blizzard's antitrust victory could revive US dealmaking
Lawyers say companies may now feel emboldened to move ahead with mergers and acquisitions even in the face of regulatory challenges
July 22, 2023, 4:00 AM
Microsoft and Activision Blizzard extend merger deadline to October 18
Move will give companies more time to win approval from UK authorities and includes new termination fees of up to $4.5bn
July 19, 2023, 3:21 PM
Facebook parent Meta makes its ChatGPT rival Llama public
Meta's newly accessible AI model created in rare collaboration with Microsoft
July 18, 2023, 10:00 PM
Goodbye, Calibri: Microsoft rolls out new default font Aptos
After 15 years, there's a new typeface for Outlook and Word on the way
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July 15, 2023, 10:07 AM
US agency loses bid to block $69bn Microsoft-Activision deal
Path clear for companies to close the US's largest gaming agreement
July 15, 2023, 4:11 AM
US State Department was target of Chinese hacking
Hackers focused on customer email accounts, Microsoft says
July 12, 2023, 8:08 PM
Microsoft's Activision deal can proceed, US judge rules
Washington's antitrust enforcer told by judge it 'has not shown a likelihood it will prevail on its claim'
July 11, 2023, 6:50 PM
Microsoft to lay off more employees on top of 10,000 job cuts announced in January
Company to cut 276 permanent staff in its home state of Washington
July 11, 2023, 2:57 PM
Microsoft and Snowflake bring generative AI to data cloud services
The US companies will implement programmes to boost their strategies and collaboration, taking joint solutions directly to customers
July 11, 2023, 10:23 AM
Comedian Sarah Silverman and two authors sue Meta and OpenAI for copyright infringement
Lawsuits allege Facebook's parent company and ChatGPT maker used copyrighted material to train chatbots
July 10, 2023, 4:08 AM
Microsoft and Nvidia among investors in Inflection AI's $1.3bn funding round
The US start-up is developing a personal assistant and companion named Pi
June 29, 2023, 5:02 PM