Microsoft will shut down AltspaceVR on March 30

Microsoft AltspaceVR

Microsoft announces the closure of the AltspaceVR platform. The American giant focuses on Mesh. Microsoft has decided to scale back its ambitions a bit when it comes to the metaverse. In fact, in a blog post discovered by VentureBeatthe Redmond company announces that it will close AltspaceVR, the social virtual reality platform it acquired in … Read more

Meta, Twitter, Microsoft and others urge US Supreme Court to disallow algorithm lawsuits they say could destroy the Internet

Meta, Twitter, Microsoft and others urge US Supreme Court to disallow algorithm lawsuits they say could destroy the Internet

Meta, Microsoft, Twitter and other tech companies have come to Google’s defense in a series of legal notices filed Thursday in a U.S. Supreme Court case that could fundamentally change the way the Internet works. Companies are urging Supreme Court justices to address Gonzalez v. Google, which aims to decide whether online businesses should be … Read more

Microsoft and Viasat Partner to Bring Internet Access to Underserved Communities | THD

Microsoft and Viasat Partner to Bring Internet Access to Underserved Communities |  THD

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT ) and Viasat (NASDAQ: VSAT ) announced a new partnership to bring Internet access to 10 million people worldwide, including 5 million in Africa. Viasat, a global communications company, is the first satellite partner working with Microsoft’s Airband Initiative and together they will deepen Airband’s work in the Democratic Republic of the … Read more

our opinion on this ideal speaker for remote work

our opinion on this ideal speaker for remote work

Microsoft has presented an interesting new accessory for telecommuters. The Microsoft Audio Dock aims to combine the convenience of a USB C docking station with a speaker equipped with microphones suitable for audio calls and listening to music. Source: Edouard Patout for Frandroid The Microsoft Audio Dock is an accessory for telecommuters that integrates connectivity … Read more

Google, the last tech giant to announce a massive layoff plan, following Microsoft, Meta and Amazon

Google, the last tech giant to announce a massive layoff plan, following Microsoft, Meta and Amazon

Visitors take photos of a mock-up of Android, Google’s logo, during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, on January 5, 2023. PATRICK T. FALLON / AFP After the hiring frenzy of the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s time for layoffs: Google is the latest US tech giant to announce a massive workforce reduction plan. … Read more

Microsoft will add tabs to Windows Notepad

Bloc Notes Windows

Microsoft is testing the integration of a tabbed navigation system into its Notepad app with Insider members. After Windows File Explorer, it’s Noteblok’s turn to taste the joy of tabs. In the last one build of Windows 11 released by Microsoft in the developer channel of its program Insider, the Redmond company has implemented a … Read more