After a gap of over 17 years, the Redmond giant has managed to cross the $600 billion mark. Back in 2000, at the peak of the dot-com era, Microsoft had for the first time hit the milestone.
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Tit for tat? Google has revealed multiple Windows exploits over the years & has even criticized Microsoft for being slow to patch it. Now, Microsoft is returning the favor by finding a bug in Chrome.
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The all-new Echo comes with a dedicated bass tweeter and a modified, shorter design. The company held a surprise hardware event where it launched a slew of products pertaining to the Echo line.
After research showed that English language users had to cut down their text more often compared to languages such as Korean and Japanese, Twitter will trial doubling the limit with a subset of users.
Mark this under what was already known but never proven: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella was against the company's acquisition of Nokia. In his book, Hit Refresh, Nadella opens a can of worms. Bless him.
Apple has released the latest iteration of its macOS operating system, High Sierra. The free update comes with functionality such as Apple File System (APFS), HEVC Support, Metal 2, and VR support.
Life is Strange grew almost a cult-like status after it came out. This prequel by new developer Deck Nine hopes to cash in on the nostalgia of the original while trying to stand out of its shadow.
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The popular gaming portal, which was launched 14 years ago, has seen enormous success across all platforms to become a Goliath in the gaming world. The company steams ahead with this achievement.