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Microsoft Takes Student Privacy Pledge
Tuesday, October 7th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Microsoft and a dozen other companies are taking a pledge to protect student’s data. The pledge was created by the Future of Privacy Forum and the Software & Information Industry Association as a way help students...


Hackers Charged With Stealing More Than $100 Million In Data From Microsoft and U.S. Army
Wednesday, October 1st, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Four hackers have been charged with breaking into Microsoft and the U.S. Army’s computer system, stealing more than $100 million in “intellectual property.” According to The Guardian, the four men reportedly stole simulator software for the...


Microsoft To Unveil Windows 9 Today During Press Event
Tuesday, September 30th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) –  Today is the day that many Microsoft fans have been waiting for, the unveiling of Windows 9 at the company’s press event in San Fransisco. Earlier this month the tech giant sent out invitations to the...

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Microsoft Lays Off Another 2100 Employees
Friday, September 19th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) –  Microsoft laid off 2,100 employees yesterday as part of its restructuring plans to cut 14% of its worldwide workforce over the next year as its new CEO strives to remake the company. A spokesman for the...

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Microsoft Announces Windows Event For September 30
Tuesday, September 16th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Microsoft has officially issued invites to its next Windows media event that is slated for September 30th in San Francisco. “Join us to hear what’s next for Windows and the enterprise,” reads the invite that was...

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Windows 9 Is “Coming Soon,” Says Microsoft China
Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Microsoft’s Chinese division confirmed its upcoming Windows 9 operating system today on a post to Chinese social media site Weibo. “Microsoft’s latest OS Windows 9 is coming soon, do you think the start menu at the...

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Microsoft Rumored To Unveil Windows 9 On September 30th
Friday, August 22nd, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Microsoft’s new operating system, Windows 9, is expected to be unveiled at the end of September, reports The Verge. According to “sources familiar with Microsoft’s plans,” the tech giant will release the OS at a special...

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Microsoft Azure Hit With Global Outage Earlier This Week
Wednesday, August 20th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Microsoft’s cloud computing service, Azure, was hit with a global outage earlier this week causing service disruptions for thousands of customers. According to GeekWire, the outage, which occurred on Monday, lasted for around five hours and...


Windows 9 Tech Preview To Be Available In Late September
Monday, August 18th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Microsoft is expected to debut its new operating system, Windows 9, in the coming months during a “technology preview,” according to sources familiar with the matter. The operating system, dubbed “Threshold”, is said to improve “Window’s...

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Nokia Chinese Employees Protest Microsoft’s Massive Job Cuts
Monday, August 4th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Microsoft employees from its newly acquired Nokia division held a two day protest over the weekend objecting the company’s decision to lay off thousands of its staff. According to ZDNet, hundreds of Chinese employees gathered at...

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