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Microsoft Could be Working on Its Own Version of the Chromebook

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By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Google could soon have a competitor of its own scale where its Chromebooks are concerned. Apparently, Microsoft could be working on an operating system of its own that could put the company toe-to-toe with Google’s Chromebooks. And it appears as if an announcement of the same could follow at the Redmond giant’s event next month. (more…)

Initial Leaks for Microsoft’s Surface Pro 5 Are Here, Disappointingly No Drastic Changes Expected

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By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Post the release of the surprisingly innovative Surface Studio, we’ve now come to expect more of Microsoft’s hardware ambitions. The Redmond giant surely outdid itself last year, but we’re not sure if the same could be said for the upcoming hybrid computer release. (more…)

Analysts Believe Microsoft Azure Brought in Revenues Worth $2.7Bn in 2016

25 Feb azure-app-service

By Simran Agarwal, The Tech Portal

Microsoft’s cloud platform business is utilized by business and tech-friendly users across the globe. Microsoft further extended platform’s usability to data centers, a few months. The platform further stepped in the self-driving and autonomous ecosystem recently as well. Microsoft unveiled a new Azure-based cloud platform helping automakers deliver a next-generation driving experience, earlier in January. It seems like such hard work in the mentioned field bore results for Microsoft. (more…)

Microsoft Will Now Let Enterprises Lease Surface Hub Devices

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By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Microsoft is all for marketing its products as a service. First we had Windows 10 touted as a continuous service rather than a platform. Next, Microsoft announced that it would be introducing Surface hardware into enterprises through a leasing program. The company is now expanding the scope of that service to include the Surface Hub as well. (more…)

Microsoft Awarded Patent for AR Tech That Helps You Find Lost Items in the Real World

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By Simran Agarwal, The Tech Portal

Microsoft is all set to take Augmented Reality to next level with its latest patent received. Augmented reality (AR) till now was only seen as to project virtual information but the said patent claims that in near future it will also be channelized to function in our physical space too. The Redmond giant has been granted a patent named ‘Object Tracking’ by the U.S. Patent Application and Trademark office for its application in the real world. (more…)

Microsoft Ventures Launches Brand New Fund for AI Startups, Invests in Tact and Element AI

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By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Microsoft is betting big on AI. Cortana, the company’s various chatbots are all the proof you need to be realize the truth of that. It is now looking to ramp up its presence in the field in a big way and towards that, has announced a brand new fund focused on startups that work with Artificial Intelligence. The fun doesn’t end there though and it has also announced itself as the maiden backer for Element AI. (more…)

Microsoft Has Officially Closed Its LinkedIn Acquisition

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By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Days after getting the required regulatory approval from the European Union, Microsoft has finally closed its mammoth, $26.2 Billion LinkedIn acquisition. The social network for professionals is now officially part of the Redmond based tech behemoth, although it will largely continue functioning independently. (more…)

Microsoft HoloLens is Coming to Japan

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Microsoft Corp. announced on Tuesday that Microsoft HoloLens, the world’s first self-contained holographic computer running Windows 10, will be available for preorder in Japan starting Dec. 2. Devices will begin to ship in early 2017. (more…)

Microsoft to Hike Prices by 22% in the UK Due to Financial Uncertainty over Brexit

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By Disha Manocha, The Tech Portal

Since summer of this year, the outcome of the Brexit vote has resulted in a considerable amount of financial uncertainty in the UK. The government has not yet reached a decision on the road ahead after it invokes Article 50, which will effectively trigger an exit from the European Union. But some major tech companies have already moved to cushion the impact of the falling pound, and are raising their prices. (more…)

Microsoft May Launch a New Surface Device at an October 26 Event

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By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Get your hands up Surface fans. Microsoft has started sending out cryptic invites for s special, October 26th event and it is highly likely that we will be feasting our eyes upon a brand new, all in one device. The event is also expected to play host to some software announcement associated with the next Windows 10 updates and perhaps some news about the company’s Xbox platform. (more…)