Microsoft Announces Next-Generation Xbox: Project Scarlett
12 June 2019 | 8:03 am
Microsoft took to the 2019 E3stage on June 10 to confirm the launch of a new Xbox console. Scheduled to launch in 2020, ProjectScarlett's processor will be four times more powerful than the Xbox One X. It will not only support 8k gaming andframe rates of up to 120fps, it will also haveray-tracing and variable refresh rate support.
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An unprecedented lawsuit against Google has echoes of past efforts to rein in tech giants like Microsoft and Apple. Attempts to enforce antitrust laws have left some players in the dust, while others are fighting back.
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Eager gamers pick-up their PlayStation 5 orders from stores in Sydney but due to Covid-19 all consoles were sold through pre-orders and most delivered directly to people's homes. As a result the usual queues and campouts associated with the last generation of consoles were missing.
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Microsoft said hackers exploited a bug in its email server software, which affected organizations rather than private accounts.
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The Pentagon is looking to equip its soldiers with augmented reality technology. The US tech giant Microsoft is set to make nearly $22 billion from the deal.
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The Department of Defense is canceling a controversial $10 billion cloud computing contract that had been awarded to Microsoft (MSFT) over Amazon (AMZN) under the Trump administration. The department announced Tuesday that it is canceling the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) contract that was previously awarded to Microsoft. It will instead seek new solicitations for an updated Joint Warfighting Cloud Capability (JWCC) contract from Amazon and Microsoft.
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Microsoft is giving staff $1,500 'pandemic bonus'
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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said China was "a major threat to our economic and national security." Four Chinese nationals were charged for the hack.
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Shares in Sony slumped more by than 10 percent in Tokyo on Wednesday on news of Microsoft's $75 billion deal to buy the video games maker Activision Blizzard. Investors fear the acquisition could mean popular titles like Call of Duty would be moved exclusively to Microsoft platforms. FRANCE 24's Business Editor Stephen Carroll examines the consequences of the deal for the companies involved, and their rivals.
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