Technical previews promise many new features Multiple licensing schemes and easy upgrades THE wait is almost over. Although not an official date, it is now clear that Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 will launch at Microsoft’s Ignite conference later this year.
7 in 10 people believe that technology will be a catalyst in improving the quality of life, according to a survey by Microsoft Corp, which also found Singapore as the most admired city in Asia Pacific.
So Microsoft is buying LinkedIn in for a whopping US$26bil! Most analysts are sceptical because of the pricetag and Microsoft’s poor M&A track record, but others are seeing a surprising synergy there.
Microsoft's purchase of Linkedin for US $26.2 billion caught a lot of people by surprise. But the acquisition makes no sense when you consider the overlap between the customers of both companies. Linkedin's future profitability is also doubtful.
Over the years, Microsoft has proved itself to be a untrustworthy partner for PC game developers and publishers. With revenues shrinking in other sectors, the company might be forced to make Windows Store the exclusive sales portal for all Windows games and software. Or it could demand royalties from competing sales portals such as Steam.
Windows 10 features coming to Xbox Includes Cortana and Windows Store IF all marriages were made in heaven, as the saying goes, then Microsoft's Xbox division would be on top of the world at the moment. But as too many people can attest, marriages can also be made in hell or at least, purgatory.
Windows Holographic for all VR/ AR devices Including HoloLens and third-party hardware
Halo multiplayer for PC gamers Only for Windows 10 customers AFTER ignoring PC gaming for years and promoting its Xbox console, Microsoft is now desperate to woo PC gamers again. But it still cannot quite bring itself to treat PC gamers on the same footing as Xbox owners.
Licensed to Chinese company NetEase Customised version for China in future MOJANG is bringing its blocky builder to China via tech company NetEase, Inc. Long-term, the company is hoping to create a tailor-made version of Minecraft for China.
Upgraded version with VR capabilities Smaller version for game streaming