Microsoft has disabled the ability to upload custom gamerpics on Xbox One, in an effort to “streamline moderation” during coronavirus lockdown.
Media and tech giants have pledged to work together to tackle harmful coronavirus disinformation.
NHS staff are being given free access to Microsoft’s Teams communication platform to help colleagues stay in touch during the Covid-19 outbreak.
Tweets which promote fake treatments for the coronavirus or deny expert guidance will be marked as harmful and removed, the social network site said.
Facebook is making its advanced Workplace platform available to governments and emergency services for free in a bid to help those dealing with the coronavirus.
Facebook and Google are among the technology firms that have joined forces to protect and inform people during the coronavirus outbreak.
Microsoft has teased gamers with a taste of the speeds they can expect from its next-generation Xbox console.
Microsoft’s Bing search engine has launched a new interactive map which allows users to track the number of cases of Covid-19 around the world.
Communication and collaboration tool Microsoft Teams suffered problems as people across the UK and Europe work from home due to the coronavirus.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has said he is stepping down from the company’s board to focus on philanthropy.
The Pentagon is reconsidering its awarding of a major cloud computing contract to Microsoft after rival tech giant Amazon protested over what it called a flawed bidding process.
Microsoft has cancelled the in-person aspect of its annual developer conference in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
Technology giants and social media firms have “failed” in attempts to prevent access to child sex abuse images, allowing for “an explosion in online-facilitated” crimes against children, an inquiry has found.
The UK’s internet service providers have said they are “ready” to handle any extra broadband demand if more people work from home as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.
A blueprint for keeping children safe on the internet, created by a collection of governments, has been unveiled and endorsed by major technology companies.
Microsoft has said its next-generation Xbox console will be its “most powerful console ever”, with processing technology four times more powerful than the Xbox One.
US federal regulators are stepping up their investigation of the market dominance of five giant tech companies, demanding detailed information on their acquisitions back to 2010.
Amazon wants to depose US President Donald Trump over the tech company’s losing bid for a 10 billion dollar (£7.7 billion) military contract.
The LinkedIn professional networking service is getting a new chief executive.
Microsoft has reported another solid quarterly report card to Wall Street, as it ploughs ahead in selling its cloud computing services to big businesses and the government.
Microsoft has pledged that within the next 30 years it will remove all the carbon it has emitted since it was founded in 1975.
PC users running Windows 7 have been warned to upgrade to avoid possible cyber attacks as support for the software ends.
More foldable smartphones and a new generation of games consoles are likely to be among the biggest new gadgets of 2020.
Microsoft has unveiled its next video games console – the Xbox Series X – which the firm says will be the “most powerful” ever.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates says we would all be using Windows Mobile today instead of Android if an antitrust case had not been lodged against it in the late 90s.
Xbox is to launch a new payment scheme which will enable gamers to buy an Xbox console and get access to a range of video games without any upfront cost.
An “always on” work culture driven by emails and out-of-hours calls is taking its toll on people’s mental health and their ability to juggle their personal life, according to research.
Microsoft has said that hackers linked to the Iranian government have targeted a US presidential campaign, as well as government officials, media targets and prominent expatriate Iranians.
The boss of Microsoft’s Surface devices says the company does not call its new Surface Duo a phone because that is a “limiting word”.
Will.i.am has accused Microsoft over the design of its new headphones, claiming the firm copied his own audio product.