Not taken seriously: Microsoft’s former third-party relations director, Kevin Bachus, shared that the Japanese video game giant reportedly “just laughed their asses off” when Microsoft made the offer 20 years ago.
Microsoft Japan saw an increase in productivity after conducting a successful three-day weekend experiment.
Known as the Work-Life Choice Challenge Summer 2019, the company carried out a “Working Reform Project” that lasted the entire month of August, according to Nikkei Business Publications via SoraNews24.
Employees from both Amazon and Microsoft in Seattle were recently exposed to be using their company email accounts to engage in Asian sex trafficking.
Newsweek recently obtained multiple emails sent by the so-called “prostitution hobbyists” between 2014 and 2016 sourcing trafficked Asian sex workers from pimps and brothels with names such as Golden Blossom, AsianCandy777 and 7HeavenofAsia.
Massive Chinese tech company Tencent just hit a new milestone, exceeding 3.99 trillion Hong Kong dollars ($510 billion) in market value.
Tencent joins tech giants such as Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, Alphabet and Apple which have over $500 billion valuation — surpassing Jack Ma’s Alibaba in the process.
Chiang Wen Jun, also known as Hibidi, leads a very interesting double life that many people might want for themselves.
That’s because the 26-year-old Singaporean is a corporate banker by day and a professional FIFA gamer by night. Fun after a long day’s work, yes?
Microsoft founder Bill Gates now has his own account on WeChat, the most popular social network in China with more than 800 million monthly active users.
Gates first joined the Tencent-owned messaging app on Saturday with a 30-second video clip welcoming Chinese netizens to his account in Mandarin, according to Mashable.
Rinna, an AI “schoolgirl” developed by Microsoft Japan, shocked followers after going from being ecstatic to becoming suicidal — all in a single blog post.
All was well when Rinna posted her first blog entry on October 3. The site, new and official, was made to commemorate her acting debut, RocketNews24 said.
“Hey Bae Intern! <3”
The greeting above is exactly how Microsoft started its invitation for interns to an event set on July 11. Not exactly professional, but it’s easy to see how the Redmond, Washington tech giant was just trying to be cool.
Internet access to some parts of the world is either extremely limited or non-existent. It’s no secret that the Philippines has one of the worst Internet services in the world.
However, there are now free sponsored Wifi hotspots in stores across the Philippines to help with the country’s incredibly slow and unbelievably expensive Internet problem. A startup called Wifi Interactive Network (WIN) is on a mission to bring Internet to the masses using a novel business model.
Microsoft recently discovered the shocking result of introducing their newest AI chat robot modeled after a teen girl to the internet — she became a full blown sex-crazed Nazi in less than a day.
The chat bot, named Tay, was marketed as “The AI with zero chill” and learned about the world and how to respond to other people through the conversations she had with humans on Twitter, Kik and GroupMe. She also uses millennial slang and was already fully aware of pop culture icons.
In the early days of Microsoft, a workaholic Bill Gates had an unusual way of tracking how long his employees worked.
In an interview with the BBC’s Kirsty Young on Radio 4, Gates revealed some details about his youth and his college days with Paul Allen, who would later become Microsoft’s co-founder, including the time he memorized all of his employees license plates:
Just about everyone and their mothers has played at least one of the four iconic games that came with older Windows operating systems — Solitaire, Minesweeper, Hearts and FreeCell — but not everyone knows that the games were designed for purposes greater than entertainment.
Solitaire is a card game that has existed since the late 1700s. It’s the oldest Windows game and dates back to the 3.0 version released in 1990. While many believe that Solitaire was designed to flaunt an interactive digital deck of cards, the game was actually created to familiarize computer users with the drag and drop feature of the mouse.