Tag: Microsoft

Microsoft hikes cost of licensing its software on rival public clouds, introduces Azure ‘Dedicated’ Hosts

Microsoft has introduced a preview of Azure Dedicated Host, which provides a physical server hosted on Azure and not shared with other customers. Alongside this new service, the company has made licensing changes that will make Microsoft software more expensive for some customers of AWS, Google and Alibaba. Although an Azure dedicated host is a

Microsoft, once considered a stodgy software maker, has outperformed tech unicorns since 2015

In November 2015, tech investor Marc Andreessen weighed in on a hot debateabout whether Silicon Valley’s start-ups were frothy from all the cash propping up so-called unicorns, or venture-backed companies valued at $1 billion or more. Andreessen noted at a Fortune conference that the whole class of billion-dollar start-ups, headlined by Uber and Airbnb, was “worth half of Microsoft, ” and

Microsoft Files Patent for Three-Way Video Calling on Foldable Device

Microsoft’s foldable device project codenamed Andromeda has been delayed, as per a report that emerged earlier this month. Despite the talks of internal uncertainty around this upcoming device, Microsoft has gone ahead and patented technology that will allow for “three-way video calling on hinged multi-screen device” which is also the title of the patent filed