Meanwhile, the new head of ChatGPT maker OpenAI said Monday that he would launch an investigation into the firing of Sam Altman -- a corporate shakeup that shocked the artificial intelligence world.
Microsoft completed its purchase of video game-maker Activision Blizzard for $69 billion on Friday, closing one of the most expensive tech acquisitions in history that could have repercussions across the video game industry.
The violation was alleged over how Microsoft collected and kept the data of children who signed up to use Xbox.
Subpoenas have been sent to the chief executives of the five largest tech companies as congressional Republicans moved to investigate what they assert is widespread corporate censorship of conservative voices House Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan issued the subpoenas Wednesday as the latest in a series of escalations by a party that has long promised to investigate Big Tech’s content moderation.
The tech giant described its new agreement as the third stage of a growing partnership with San Francisco-based OpenAI that began with a $1 billion investment in 2019.
Microsoft is cutting 10,000 workers, almost 5% of its workforce, joining other tech companies that have scaled back their pandemic-era expansions.
Internet Explorer was first introduced in 1995 with the launch of Windows 95 and for some time was the most popular browser to surf the web.
Microsoft is buying Activision Blizzard in a $68.7 billion mega-deal, allowing the company to accelerate mobile gaming and provide building blocks for the metaverse.
Microsoft said Thursday it is opening an inquiry into how it responds to workplace sexual harassment and gender discrimination, including its handling of allegations about co-founder Bill Gates.
Microsoft executives in 2008 warned Bill Gates to stop sending flirtatious emails to a female employee but dropped the matter after he told them he would stop, the company revealed Monday.
Microsoft told employees Thursday that it has indefinitely delayed their return to U.S. offices until it’s safer to do so.
Amid ongoing labor reforms in a notoriously overworked Japanese market, Microsoft performed an experiment to see how reducing the work week to four days would affect productivity.
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