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#Microsoft

# microsoft - Monday 15 October, 2018

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer aged 65 RIP

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer aged 65

The billionaire founded the software giant with Bill Gates in the 1970s.

# microsoft - Monday 9 July, 2018

'Primal fears come out': The conditions inside the Thai cave and how the rescuers are getting the boys out

Brían MacCoitir of the Irish Cave Rescue Organisation says the rescue mission is one of the most complex he has ever seen.

# microsoft - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Spectre and Meltdown: What you need to do to keep your computer safe

Patches have been issued to help protect against the flaws.

# microsoft - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Leo, Zuckerberg and Tim Cook: Varadkar's mission to woo US tech companies

Microsoft, Facebook and Apple – the Taoiseach made pitstop visits to them all this week.

# microsoft - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Looking for a new job? Microsoft is hiring another 200 people in Dublin

After all the roles are filled, it will bring the number of Microsoft employees in Ireland to 2,000.

# microsoft - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Bebo and Microsoft's founders are pumping cash into this retail tech startup

Dublin-based Pointy has closed a series A round of investment worth $6 million.

# microsoft - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Lost US Navy warship found seven decades after it was sunk in the final days of World War II

The location of the ship was unknown as no distress signal was sent.

# microsoft - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

MS Paint isn't being scrapped - but you will have to download it

Paint has been part of the Windows operating system since Windows 1.0 was released in 1985.

# microsoft - Monday 24 July, 2017

Microsoft is getting rid of Paint after over three decades

Paint has been part of the Windows operating system since 1985.

From The Daily Edge People are in mourning as it's just been announced that Microsoft Paint is being scrapped RIP Paint

# microsoft - Friday 7 July, 2017

Microsoft to cut thousands of jobs - but impact on Irish staff 'will be minimal'

The tech giant announced a major investment in its Irish operation earlier this year.

# microsoft - Monday 3 April, 2017

How Volkswagen is developing the car of the future virtually using HoloLens

Volkswagen is using augmented reality goggles to develop its next-generation of models.

# microsoft - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

TVs used to spy on people? Tech industry keen to reassure public following Wikileaks hack

Apple, Microsoft and Samsung have all said they’re looking into the report.

# microsoft - Friday 17 February, 2017

Looking for a new job? Microsoft says it is hiring 600 people in Ireland

The tech giant has big plans.

# microsoft - Friday 29 July, 2016

Today's your last chance to upgrade to Windows 10 for free

If you don’t, you will have to pay €139 instead.

# microsoft - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Windows has a 20-year-old flaw that lets printers install malware on your PC

Thankfully, a patch for it has been released.

# microsoft - Friday 8 July, 2016

From The Daily Edge Everyone is taking the piss out of this cringey email from Microsoft to its 'bae interns' How Do You Do Fellow Kids

Everyone is taking the piss out of this cringey email from Microsoft to its 'bae interns'

It contains the phrase “hella noms”. *dies*

# microsoft - Monday 4 July, 2016

Don't have Windows 10 yet? You're going to start seeing full-screen reminders now

Microsoft will stop offering its free upgrade for free on 29 July and is going for one last push.

# microsoft - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Those pushy Windows 10 upgrade alerts are getting a necessary change

Meanwhile, more than 350 million devices are running the operating system.

# microsoft - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Microsoft pays woman $10,000 for forcing Windows 10 update

The update caused her work PC to slow down and crash regularly.

# microsoft - Monday 13 June, 2016

Microsoft is buying LinkedIn for a staggering $26 billion

The deal will leave the professional network with its ‘distinctive brand and independence’.

# microsoft - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Microsoft is being criticised for the way it's getting people to install Windows 10

Some PC users are comparing the new approach to malware.

# microsoft - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Microsoft just gave its biggest hint that it will be ending Lumia phones

Its future in making phones is currently up in the air.

# microsoft - Thursday 14 April, 2016

This site is trying to avoid the mistakes made by its maker's last racist bot

CaptionBot is the latest experiment from Microsoft but good luck getting it to identify any images of Hitler.

# microsoft - Thursday 31 March, 2016

This browser feature could help Microsoft dispel the bad memories of Internet Explorer

Microsoft Edge has been slow to replace Internet Explorer and compete against other browsers, but that could change.

# microsoft - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Microsoft pulls 'teen girl' chatbot after it learned to become a racist in just a day Tay

# microsoft - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Bill Gates never attended any of the classes he signed up for at Harvard - but got A's anyway

Apart from that one course in organic chemistry.

# microsoft - Saturday 5 March, 2016

The rise of Bill Gates, from Harvard dropout to richest man in the world

He’s worth about €80 billion.

# microsoft - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Microsoft is being very pushy when it comes to updating your PC

And just to add to it, it’s ending support for Windows 8 too.

# microsoft - Monday 4 January, 2016

In the space of six months, Windows 10 has reached 200 million users

But much work remains if it wants to reach its target of one billion devices.

# microsoft - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Microsoft will start telling users if they were the target of government snooping

The policy change follows news that Chinese authorities had hacked into more than a thousand Hotmail accounts back in 2011.

# microsoft - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Microsoft is storing users' sensitive encryption keys in the cloud

The action could make it possible for malicious hackers to gain access to a person’s Windows 10 device.

# microsoft - Sunday 20 December, 2015

Microsoft's Lumia 950 is one for the hardcore fans but not for anyone else Tech Review This post contains images

Microsoft's Lumia 950 is one for the hardcore fans but not for anyone else

A new version of Windows and some extra touches might not be enough to convince non-fans to switch.

# microsoft - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

600 new jobs announced for next year

Multinationals PricewaterhouseCoopers and Microsoft made the announcements today.

# microsoft - Monday 7 December, 2015

Still using Internet Explorer after all this time? You will need to upgrade soon

Microsoft is ending support for almost every version of Internet Explorer (except 11) next month and is asking users to upgrade.

# microsoft - Friday 30 October, 2015

Microsoft is giving Windows 10 pirates an easier way to go official

It’s offering a one-click purchase option to US users that pirated Windows 10, and will expand it to other countries if successful.

# microsoft - Sunday 25 October, 2015

Bill Gates was briefly overtaken as the world's richest person Battle Of The Super-rich This post contains videos

Bill Gates was briefly overtaken as the world's richest person

Zara founder Amancio Ortega is in a seesaw battle with Gates for the top spot.

# microsoft - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

This secretive company backed by Google is in the spotlight again

This secretive company backed by Google is in the spotlight again

Magic Leap has been working on its own augmented reality headset for a while, but it’s slowly revealing what it can do.

# microsoft - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Microsoft just unveiled a serious competitor to Apple's Macbook Pro

And the new addition to the Surface range, which Microsoft called its first laptop, came with a twist.

# microsoft - Monday 5 October, 2015

These are the top ten brands in the world right now

No prizes for guess number one.

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