Microsoft sees growth potential in Vancouver, president States

Microsoft President Brad Smith says the tech provider anticipates growing past the 750 jobs it originally expected to make in Vancouver. Smith said when the firm opened its Microsoft Canada Excellence Centre, now called Microsoft Vancouver, in June 2016, it expected hiring about 750 workers. Presently, a spokesman said 800 employees are employed throughout product … [Read more…]

Microsoft sees growth potential in Vancouver, president States

Microsoft President Brad Smith says the tech provider anticipates growing past the 750 jobs it originally expected to make in Vancouver. Smith said when the firm opened its Microsoft Canada Excellence Centre, now called Microsoft Vancouver, in June 2016, it expected hiring about 750 workers. Presently, a spokesman said 800 employees are employed throughout product … [Read more…]

Microsoft pushes AR/VR Attributes with upcoming Windows 10 Upgrade

Microsoft is set to upgrade its flagship operating system to allow the most recent generation of Windows 10 hardware devices and applications to tap virtual and augmented reality, among a selection of new features, executives said Friday. The significant software update, its fourth upgrade, will be offered beginning Oct. 17 to present customers of Windows … [Read more…]

Microsoft pushes AR/VR Attributes with upcoming Windows 10 Upgrade

Microsoft is set to upgrade its flagship operating system to allow the most recent generation of Windows 10 hardware devices and applications to tap virtual and augmented reality, among a selection of new features, executives said Friday. The significant software update, its fourth upgrade, will be offered beginning Oct. 17 to existing clients of Windows … [Read more…]

Wall Street braces for end of share lockup

A flood of Snap Inc stocks held back because the initial public offering of the Snapchat owner could begin to trade freely week, pressuring. Beginning on Monday and expanding into August, early investors, employees and other insiders in the Snapchat operator can sell shares for the first time since its $3.4-billion March IPO, the third-largest … [Read more…]

Samsung poised to unseat Intel

Intel’s more than just two decade-long reign as the king of this silicon-based semiconductor is poised to end Thursday when South Korea’s Samsung Electronics elbows the U.S. manufacturer aside to become the leading manufacturer of computer chips. Thursday, Samsung reported profit and earnings. Analysts say it probably nudged Intel from the quarter aside as the … [Read more…]