BEIJING/SHANGHAI, Aug 3: Microsoft Corp said it will push ahead with talks to acquire the U.S. operations of Chinese-owned short-video app TikTok, a potential blockbuster deal that could re-shape the social media industry and further inflame crumbling U.S.-China relations.

SEATTLE, Oct 16: Paul G. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist who invested in conservation, space travel, arts and culture and professional sports, died Monday. He was 65.

WASHINGTON DC, Aug 22: Microsoft’s claim that it had identified an entity behind a recent phishing attack as a Kremlin-linked group is most likely hollow, as the tech-giant couldn’t have adequately verified the hacker’s identity, experts have told RT.

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella said last week tech developers have a responsibility to prevent a dystopian ‘1984’ future as the US technology titan unveiled a fresh initiative to bring artificial intelligence into the mainstream.

PARIS, April 15: Up-to-date Microsoft customers are safe from the purported National Security Agency spying tools dumped online, the software company said Saturday, tamping down fears that the digital arsenal was poised to wreak havoc across the internet .

From March 1, people will no longer be able to log in to version 7.16 of Skype for Windows desktop and older versions and version 7.18 of Skype for Mac.

SAN FRANCISCO, June 29: As Windows 10 approaches its first birthday, Microsoft is adding new features — giving its Cortana digital assistant more capabilities and offering people new ways to sign into websites and apps without passwords.