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Thursday, November 26, 2020

Archive for the 'Microsoft News' Category

‘Is Bing Censoring Chinese Search Results in the U.S.?’ – ‘Mashable’

The latest post on ‘Mashable’ is titled “Is Bing Censoring Chinese Search Results in the U.S.?”. Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai says, “Microsoft‘s search engine Bing may be censoring some search results in Chinese — even when the searcher is in the United States. When searching for a term that’s controversial in China, like the Dalai Lama, Bing displays very different results if you search in Chinese than in English. The filtered searches were first noticed by activists at GreatFire, an anti-censorship group in China, and first reported by The Guardian“. Is... [...]

‘Satya Nadella Is Microsoft’s New CEO; Bill Gates Out As Chairman’ – ‘ReadWrite’

The latest post on ‘ReadWrite’ is titled “Satya Nadella Is Microsoft’s New CEO; Bill Gates Out As Chairman”. Dave Smith says, “Microsoft has found its next CEO. Satya Nadella, the company’s 46-year-old enterprise and cloud chief, will succeed departing CEO Steve Ballmer, Microsoft confirmedon Tuesday. To learn more about Nadella, check out Microsoft’sspecial page it created just for the announcement. “Our industry does not respect tradition—it only respects innovation,” Nadella said. “The opportunity ahead for Microsoft is vast, but to seize it, we must... [...]

‘Microsoft: SkyDrive Is Out, OneDrive Is In’ – ‘Mashable’

The latest post on ‘Mashable’ is titled “Microsoft: SkyDrive Is Out, OneDrive Is In”. Pete Pachal says, “Microsoft is renaming SkyDrive as OneDrive. The company’s cloud file-storage service, which launched in 2007, will soon be rechristened with the new name, and all SkyDrive products will eventually migrate to OneDrive.com.The name change comes months after Microsoft agreed to rebrand SkyDrive after a legal dispute with UK-based Sky Broadcasting. Microsoft says “OneDrive” reflects its intention to recast its cloud service as the “one place for all... [...]