Halo's Arbiter coming to Killer Instinct

The inaugural Killer Instinct World Cup proved to be far bigger than even fans of the game could have anticipated, thanks to some great production and two days of intense matches. More..

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Windows 10 Beats Windows 8.1 In Worldwide Usage
by | Monday, February 01, 2016

Windows 10 Beats Windows 8.1 In Worldwide Usage

That's mainly because Cortana, Windows 10's personal digital assistant, does all of her web searches in Bing by default , driving users towards Bing and its search ads. Leaving aside the question of why a ...More..

Elder Scrolls Online Thieves Guild DLC gets release date and details
by | Monday, February 01, 2016

Elder Scrolls Online Thieves Guild DLC gets release date and details

Unexplored delves, powerful group bosses, and even the occasional bit of skulduggery - the Elder Scrolls Online is taking a turn to the shadier side in its next piece of DLC. More..

by | Monday, February 01, 2016

Microsoft's latest financials show Surface boom, Mobile collapse

Microsoft has reported a five percent growth in its "Intelligent Cloud" division, which includes sales of its Azure public cloud services. The company just published their Q2 fiscal 2016 earnings report, and ...More..

Facebook's Live Video Streaming to clash against YouTube and Twitter's Periscope
by | Monday, February 01, 2016

Facebook's Live Video Streaming to clash against YouTube and Twitter's Periscope

A user wanting to broadcast live video just has to tap the Updates Status much like when one wants to post a text or an image. As per the WSJ report, the live video broadcasting feature was introduced by Fa...More..

by | Monday, February 01, 2016

Windows Phone sales down by half compared to a year ago

As for the figures, in its first fiscal quarters, which ended on 31 December, the net income that was reported is almost $5 billion, or 62 cents a share, compared with $5.86 billion, or 71 cents a share, duri...More..

Microsoft gaining on Amazon in cloud
by | Monday, February 01, 2016

Microsoft gaining on Amazon in cloud

New York: Buoyed by its growing cloud business, the US-based technology giant Microsoft on Thursday announced positive results for the second quarter of fiscal 2016-17 ending December 31 that led to the a 3 p...More..

Microsoft Q2 FY16 Results Reveal Surface Increase, Dramatic Windows Phone Drop
by | Monday, February 01, 2016

Microsoft Q2 FY16 Results Reveal Surface Increase, Dramatic Windows Phone Drop

The company reported a rise in unearned revenue balances of $19.8bn, up 8% in constant currencies, representing services that have been paid for up front, but not yet delivered. Overall, Microsoft saw a boost i...More..

by | Monday, February 01, 2016

Microsoft Sales Go Backward As Windows Phone Sales Slump 49%

Search advertising revenue overall grew 21 percent on a constant currency basis. Microsoft generated $25.7 billion in revenue for Q2 2016, largely driven by its Azure and Office 365 cloud offerings. Wal...More..

by | Sunday, January 31, 2016

Rising Surface Sales Helped Microsoft Post $6.3 Billion Quarterly Profit

Microsoft's net income fell to $5 billion, or 62 cents per share, in its second-quarter ended December 31 from $5.86 billion, or 71 cents per share, a year earlier. The company pulled in revenue of $25.7 billio...More..

One Dead in Shooting at Motorcycle Show in Denver
by | Sunday, January 31, 2016

One Dead in Shooting at Motorcycle Show in Denver

The Colorado Motorcycle Expo is being held at the facility this weekend. Denver Health spokesman Dr. Kevin McVaney, the medical director for Denver Paramedics, said seven people were transported to Denve...More..

by | Sunday, January 31, 2016

Trump, Clinton still leading in new SC polls

He is followed by Cruz with 25 per cent and Marco Rubio at 18 per cent. The polls also show that Trump has a massive 19 point lead over Cruz in New Hampshire while in SC his lead is 16 points. Martin O'Malley c...More..

Oculus Rift Now Available for Pre-Order for the Price of…$599
by | Saturday, January 30, 2016

Oculus Rift Now Available for Pre-Order for the Price of…$599

Pre-ordering the Rift doesn't mean you'll be charged the moment you place your order and placing an order won't lock you into a purchase. The Oculus Rift headset will cost $900 for Kiwis. Even better? Anyone...More..

Microsoft shares surged on growth in its booming cloud business
by | Saturday, January 30, 2016

Microsoft shares surged on growth in its booming cloud business

Since assuming the CEO role in February 2014,  Microsoft  CEO Satya Nadella has been pushing the company to adapt to a world where people are increasingly using mobile gadgets in addition to PCs, and where busi...More..

by | Saturday, January 30, 2016

Microsoft (MSFT) Stock Soars in After-Hours Trading as Earnings Beat Estimates

Headline figures for the FY16 Q2 were; a total of $23.8 billion in revenue, generating $5 billion in net income, producing earnings of $0.62 per share. Intelligent Cloud (IC), which includes service revenue and...More..

by | Saturday, January 30, 2016

Microsoft's Q2 earnings are hugely impressive, buoyed by cloud revenue

Windows revenue from computer makers dropped 5 percent, though that was less than the overall PC market decline. Microsoft has admitted that they have sharply scaled back the ambitions of its money-losing s...More..

Microsoft Surface tops $1.3B for quarter, but Lumia smartphone sales plummet
by | Saturday, January 30, 2016

Microsoft Surface tops $1.3B for quarter, but Lumia smartphone sales plummet

Other Surface users took to Twitter to complain that the software update did not fix numerous issues they have with the Surface. Business Insider has reached out to Microsoft to ask when the issues will b...More..

Ouch... Microsoft only sold 4.5 million Lumia phones last fiscal quarter
by | Saturday, January 30, 2016

Ouch... Microsoft only sold 4.5 million Lumia phones last fiscal quarter

In the year-ago quarter, the company reported revenue of $26.5 billion and earnings of $0.71. Last quarter, Microsoft also announced that its commercial cloud business was on an $8.2 billion annual run ra...More..

by | Saturday, January 30, 2016

Microsoft shares get a boost from earnings report

Microsoft started off its 2016 fiscal year by implementing a change to its financial reporting structure. Investors reacted positively to the news, with shares of Microsoft trading up almost 5 percent toda...More..

by | Saturday, January 30, 2016

Facebook's earnings surge 52% based on strong mobile advertising performance

Net profit for the fourth quarter came in at $1.56 billion, a whopping increase of 123% from a year ago, when the figure stood at $701 million. Facebook shares rose 7% in after-hours trading after total rev...More..