This 10-year-old coder is already so successful she’s already caught the attention of Google and Microsoft

Samaira Mehta 10-year-old Samaira Mehta has become a kid-coder-to-watch in Silicon Valley. When she was just eight and she built a game called CoderBunnyz to help teach other kids how to code. The game earned her national recognition and she began holding workshops for kids, many of them at Google. Google was so impressed, it […]

Leaders in Silicon Valley, entertainment, and professional sports are remembering Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen, who died after a battle with cancer at 65

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Paul Allen, the cofounder of Microsoft and billionaire philanthropist, died Monday afternoon after battling non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The 65-year-old Seattle native is best-known for having launched Microsoft with Bill Gates, but he also operated the venture-capital firm Vulcan Ventures, and staked his claim on sports franchises as the owner of the Seattle Seahawks […]

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies from cancer at 65

It’s a sad day for the technology world, as Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has died at the age of 65 due to complications from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The tech pioneer had been grappling with the cancer for years and received treatment for it in 2009, but announced that it had returned on October 1st. He leaves […]

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer at 65

Published time: 15 Oct, 2018 22:24 Edited time: 15 Oct, 2018 22:33 Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with Bill Gates, has passed away after a two-week battle with relapsed non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Allen announced in early October that the cancer of the lymphatic system, for which he was treated in 2009, had returned. He wrote that […]

How Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft are shaking up healthcare — and what it means for the future of the industry (GOOGL, AAPL, AMZN, MSFT)

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Business Insider Intelligence The healthcare industry is undergoing a profound transformation. Costs are skyrocketing, consumer demand for more accessible care is growing rapidly, and healthcare companies are unable to keep up. See […]

Microsoft promises to defend—not attack—Linux with its 60,000 patents

Enlarge (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft has made billions from its extensive library of software patents. A number of Android vendors, including Samsung, pay the company a royalty on each phone they ship to license patents such as the ones covering the exFAT file system. But that situation may be coming to an end with the announcement […]

Microsoft says it fixed a Windows 10 update bug that deleted folders

Last week the October 2018 update for Windows 10 had barely arrived before Microsoft was forced to pause its rollout, as a few users complained of missing files. Now Microsoft says it has identified and fixed the problem, which was related to a feature called “Known Folder Redirection (KFR)” and an attempt to remove extra […]

LinkedIn, a Microsoft company, bought an employee surveying company in a deal said to be valued at over $400 million (MSFT)

Chip Somodevilla/Getty LinkedIn announced its intent to buy the employee survey software company Glint in a deal said to be valued at more than $ 400 million.  Glint specializes in employee surveys measuring satisfaction with management, compensation, and other internal issues.  The company last raised $ 20 million in November 2017, at a $ 220 million valuation.  […]

Xbox Games news: Great news for Xbox One owners as Microsoft reveal Project xCloud

Xbox One owners have been told about an interesting new service is being built by Microsoft with their console games collection in mind. The new Project xCloud, something that was talked about briefly at E3 2018, has been officially revealed today by the tech giant. Microsoft is gearing up to make some significant changes to […]