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September 29, 2017 12:50 AM One man’s journey from welfare to world’s hottest videogame

Three years ago, Brendan Greene was on welfare in his hometown of Kildare, Ireland, getting an earful from social workers about how he should stop wasting time developing free computer games. “They were telling me to look for jobs or I’ll be cut off,” says Greene. “I kind of ignored them.” Good call. The ideas he crafted in those days led to what is now the hottest 75

September 28, 2017 4:00 AM Microsoft Bing Search Engine to Focus on PC Market, Says CEO Satya Nadella

Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella said on Wednesday the company's search engine, Bing, will focus on expanding in the PC search market after losing its deal with Apple's voice assistant Siri. "Bing is a big business growing at a strong double-digit rate, and we see a significant opportunity for us even on the PC side," Nadella said at a Reuters 48

September 26, 2017 7:59 PM Sony Isn’t Planning a Nintendo Switch Competitor Any Time Soon

The Nintendo Switch is selling well, but it’s not enough for Sony to sell a competing handheld gaming console that also connects to televisions. Sony’s head of video gaming Andrew House told Bloomberg News during a gaming conference in Tokyo last week that Sony isn’t planning a competing Switch device. One of the reasons House cites is the fact that more people 54

September 26, 2017 1:31 PM Microsoft commits to deliver next Office client, servers by second half 2018

Yes, Virginia, there will be another version of the Microsoft Office perpetual client, as well as SharePoint, Exchange and Skype for Business Servers, all coming in the latter half of 2018. Microsoft is going to ship new on-premises releases of Office client, SharePoint Server, Exchange Server and Skype for Business Server in the second half of calendar 58

September 26, 2017 2:57 AM Technology should empower people, be accessible: Satya Nadella

ORLANDO: Asserting that every piece of technology should help "embellish the capability of human beings", Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella underscored the need for technology to provide new levels of inclusiveness. "As we talk about technology, what we in particular as technologists and decision-makers will have to keep in mind are the timeless values that drive 74

September 25, 2017 11:33 PM Artificial intelligence not a threat to humanity, says Microsoft CEO in new book

Advances in artificial intelligence should be used to help humans and machines work together, rather than to create competition between them in everything from chess matches to the job market, Microsoft Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Satya Nadella wrote in his new book, “Hit Refresh.” “The first choices we get to make are choices around the design of AI, and let’s 73

September 25, 2017 8:24 PM 7 things to know before upgrading to MacOS High Sierra 10.13

There's a little bit here if you're an intense user of some applications, but the big story is a possible vulnerability that would let a hacker steal your Keychain contents. Update 4 p.m. Sept. 25: A previous version of this story advised readers not to update due to a Keychain security vulnerability reported by ZDNet earlier today. Turns out this vulnerability 71

September 25, 2017 8:08 PM Satya Nadella aims to make Microsoft mighty

Satya Nadella, the Microsoft CEO who kept the company relevant as its primary PC software business faded, could write a book about the challenges he faced. And he has ... but it's not a tell-all memoir. Instead, Nadella, who has worked at the company since the early 1990s, has positioned himself as the embodiment of the story Microsoft wants to tell about 140

September 25, 2017 7:10 PM Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says the company had the chance to buy Minecraft well before 2014, but passed

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's new book "Hit Refresh" tells a different version of the company's $2.5 billion purchase of Minecraft studio Mojang than we've heard before. The version we know: Markus "Notch" Persson, the original creator of Minecraft, was getting tired of the pressures of running Mojang and tweeted out his willingness to sell. Numerous 41

September 25, 2017 7:04 PM 19 minutes with Microsoft’s CEO: A new book, a new culture and a ‘complete nonsense answer’

Microsoft's chief executive Satya Nadella's book is part memoir, part leadership guide, part futurist vision of technology. (Gregor Fischer/dpa via AP) Do you worry it could be a risk to write a book now, so early in your tenure? That, if the success you’ve had so far doesn’t continue, the book could come back to haunt you? Few CEO successions have been as closely 51