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# microsoft - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Microsoft announces 18,000 job cuts in global workforce

Cuts are part of Microsoft’s effort to integrate the Nokia business and are expected to have a limited impact on Irish operations.

# microsoft - Monday 23 June, 2014

Microsoft takes on Google Drive by doubling free OneDrive storage

Ordinary OneDrive users will have access to 15GB of storage for free, matching it with Google’s cloud storage service.

# microsoft - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Microsoft to build new Dublin headquarters and take on 200 extra staff

The company will spend hundreds of millions of euro, employing over 200 construction workers.

# microsoft - Friday 20 June, 2014

NUI Maynooth team chosen to compete in major student tech competition

The three computer science students, whose app provides info on buildings’ accessibility for those with mobility impairments, will compete in the Imagine Cup 2014 World Finals in Seattle at the end of July.

# microsoft - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge What the hell is E3 and why is everyone talking about it? E3 2014

What the hell is E3 and why is everyone talking about it?

Here’s everything you need to know.

# microsoft - Monday 9 June, 2014

So here are the games Xbox One announced at E3 2014

The return of Halo and Crackdown as well as the latest edition to both the Assassin’s Creed and Call of Duty series all featured.

# microsoft - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Microsoft reveals real-time language translator for Skype calls

The feature allows users to speak to each other in their native language, which Skype then translates in real-time.

# microsoft - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Microsoft had a smaller Surface tablet in the works, but delayed it at the last minute

Microsoft decided not to announce the 8-inch Surface mini because it felt it wasn’t different enough from rival products and wouldn’t be successful.

# microsoft - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Microsoft introduces Surface Pro 3 as 'the tablet that will replace your laptop'

The 12-inch tablet weighs 800g and will be released in Ireland at the end of August.

# microsoft - Friday 16 May, 2014

Ireland's top company is...

The Irish Times top 1000 companies is out, and here’s what it says.

# microsoft - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Microsoft will finally complete its Nokia deal this week, but there are a few changes

The €5.4 billion deal was originally supposed to be completed a month ago but was delayed as Microsoft waited for regulatory authorities in Asia to approve the deal.

# microsoft - Thursday 10 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge It's finally time to say goodbye to Internet Explorer 6 Good Riddance

It's finally time to say goodbye to Internet Explorer 6

Internet Explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close.

# microsoft - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Microsoft says goodbye to XP by releasing Windows 8.1 update

Although Windows 8.1 users will only have a few weeks to install the update if they want to receive future security updates.

# microsoft - Monday 7 April, 2014

Now Microsoft and Yahoo are creating their original TV shows

The two companies are planning on releasing their own original TV shows which would compete against the likes of Netflix and Amazon.

# microsoft - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Microsoft brings Siri rival Cortana and an updated look to Windows Phone

The new update should arrive in a couple of months, although new phones with Windows 8.1 installed will be available sooner.

# microsoft - Monday 24 March, 2014

Nokia will have to wait until next month before Microsoft deal passes

The deal has been approved by EU and US authorities but has been delayed until next month as it waits for approval from regulatory authorities in Asia.

# microsoft - Friday 21 March, 2014

Microsoft admits it snooped on blogger's emails to track company leaks

The decision was taken after an ex-Microsoft employee leaked early copies of Windows 8 and Windows 7 to a tech blogger.

# microsoft - Monday 24 February, 2014

Nokia moves into new territory by launching its first Android smartphone

The Nokia X will run Android apps, but will replace services like Google Maps and Drive with its own versions.

# microsoft - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Sony has sold 5.3 million Playstation 4 consoles worldwide

The company has sold another 1.1 million consoles this year, adding to the 4.2 million consoles it sold in 2013.

# microsoft - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Microsoft could be bringing Android apps to Windows Phone

If Microsoft goes ahead with the idea, the first Android apps won’t appear until 2015 at the earliest.

# microsoft - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Microsoft appoints Nadella as its new CEO

Nadella, who has been with Microsoft since 1992 and was executive vice president of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise group, will take up the role with immediate effect.

# microsoft - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Column: Ireland is excluded from some of the world's most fascinating scientific research

As a non-member of CERN, we are missing out on unique opportunities to collaborate with our European neighbours in cutting-edge work – as well as the revenue opportunities it brings.

# microsoft - Sunday 26 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge If you were a child of the 90s you will love this new ad Memory Lane

If you were a child of the 90s you will love this new ad

Pogs, bum bags, and Tamagotchi, oh my!

# microsoft - Friday 24 January, 2014

Xbox One and Surface tablet sales results helps Microsoft boost revenue

The company recorded $6.56 billion in net income during the last quarter, an 2.8 per cent increase from the same period last year.

# microsoft - Monday 6 January, 2014

Google teams up with automakers to bring Android to cars

The first cars with Android integration are expected to launch at the end of the year.

# microsoft - Thursday 19 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Bill Gates did a Secret Santa with someone on the internet Ah Thanks Bill

Bill Gates did a Secret Santa with someone on the internet

He gave her a stuffed cow. Sound?

# microsoft - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Microsoft sells more than 2 million Xbox One consoles in 18 days

The Xbox One has sold an average of 111,111 units a day since it first launched.

# microsoft - Monday 9 December, 2013

Major tech companies ask US government to reform surveillance laws

The companies which include Facebook, Microsoft and Google are demanding the government to allow greater transparency and accountability when requesting public data.

# microsoft - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Buyers' Guide: Which tablet should you get?

Tablets have grown in popularity since the iPad first appeared in 2010, but which one is right for you?

# microsoft - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge WATCH: Ireland AM is really blown away by the Xbox One Xbox Whoa

WATCH: Ireland AM is really blown away by the Xbox One

There’s been nothing like this on the market before. NOTHING.

# microsoft - Monday 25 November, 2013

The 5 at 5: Monday

All the latest on the car bomb explosion in Belfast, the search for a missing Wexford fisherman, and new developments in the London slavery case.

Microsoft looking to hire 95 people in Ireland

Four other companies have also released jobs announcements this morning.

# microsoft - Friday 22 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Playstation and Xbox had this cute exchange on Twitter Console Wars

Playstation and Xbox had this cute exchange on Twitter

Two multinational corporations, getting cosy. AWWWW.

Microsoft pens doctor's note to give players more time to play Xbox

Now you can get off work by telling your boss you have Zombie Flu. Possibly.

Playstation 4 Vs Xbox One: Which comes out on top?

With the Xbox One released today and the PS4 a week away, which one should you invest your time and money in?

# microsoft - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Instagram launches on Windows Phone, but runs into problems already

The app launched in beta mode last night, but confusion over whether the app could take photos or not meant it was anything but smooth.

# microsoft - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Microsoft Windows was launched 28 years ago today, and here’s how it looked Safe To Turn Off

Microsoft Windows was launched 28 years ago today, and here’s how it looked

On this day in 1985, your desktop looked like this.

# microsoft - Friday 27 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge Bill Gates says CTRL-ALT-DELETE was a mistake Login

Bill Gates says CTRL-ALT-DELETE was a mistake

Did you try turning it off and turning it back on again?

# microsoft - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about junior doctors going on strike, AIB saying some customers just don’t want to pay their mortgages, and John Waters (briefly) going to jail.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.