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Does Project xCloud Mean The Death Of Gaming Consoles?

Microsoft is ling up alongside Sony and Google with a game streaming service that is likely to be the death knell for consoles. The Seattle software giant is launching Project xCloud in the autumn to compete with Sony’s PlayStation Now...

Access Alexa From Any Windows 10 Device

Just say the magic word Alexa and you can access the Amazon assistant hands free from any device running Windows 10. The latest Windows version of the upgrades the previous version which only allowed Alexa to respond if a push-to-speak...

Microsoft Update May Smash Your Windows

A brand new Windows 10 mega update is on the way - but Microsoft warns the software upgrade may crash some devices. The update is the second planned major change to the operating system this year and offers repairs for...

Microsoft Grabs GitHub In $5bn Shopping Spree

Open Source code sharing repository GitHub has been swallowed by tech giant Microsoft in a multi-billion dollar deal. The exact value of the cash to change hands remains a secret - but GitHub has 26 million users and recently had...

Microsoft Wants To Pay You For Bing Searches

Search engine Bing is readying to take on rival Google by offering to pay users who make the switch. Bing owner Microsoft has switched on a rewards program that offers prizes for every Bing search. As the search points accumulate, Bing...

CES 2017 – Car Makers Drive to Link Up with Technology

CES 2017 is the world’s biggest and brightest consumer electronics showcase where global manufacturers reveal their new gadgets and devices. The Las Vegas show is geared up to show how car makers and technology firms are accelerating towards new ways...

Microsoft Xbox One S – An Upgrade Not Far Enough

The Microsoft One S may look a lot better than its predecessor but not much seems to have changed under the bonnet. The new Xbox streams and plays video in 4K Ultra HD but besides downloading the free upgrade to...

Microsoft Pays $10,000 For Windows 10 Update Shambles

Software giant Microsoft has agreed to pay a computer owner $10,000 to avoid a court showdown after a Windows 10 automatic update left her machine unusable. The out-of-court settlement was agreed after Teri Goldstein, from California, threatened the company with...

Northern Irish boy arrested for taking down Talk Talk

Police have tracked down and arrested a 15-year old hacker from Northern Ireland who is alleged to have initiated a devastating hack on the Internet Service Provider, Talk Talk. The Metropolitan Police issued a statement to confirm the boy had...

Microsoft Warns Of $1bn Technical Support Scammers

Technology giants are warning consumers about bogus computer technical support scams that costs victims billions of dollars each year. Microsoft, Facebook and Google are alerting users to shun telephone calls from scammers who claim they work for the firms. Microsoft forecasts...
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Historic Ban For Helmet Attack NFL Player

The longest ever national Football League suspension has been handed out to Cleveland Browns’ defensive end Myles Garrett after a shameful attack on an...

Plugging Into The World’s Fastest Broadband

Britain’s Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is pledging to open the internet to every home in the UK by offering free superfast broadband - but...

Governments Worried Sick Over Heathcare Spending

Healthcare spending is a big issue for voters around the world - but which countries spend the most? The big surprise is the United States...

Is It Possible For Any Politician To Tell The Truth?

It’s fast becoming impossible for ordinary voters to know which politicians to believe. The days of honest statesmen brokering deals behind closed doors in smoke...