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Energy Plan Enables Microsoft to Buy More Green Power
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft will be able to buy its own, greener power on the open market under a plan approved by Washington state regulators.
Under the agreement with Puget Sound Energy, the software giant will assume the costs and risks of buying its own power supply...
Microsoft Going Deeper Into ‘Mixed Reality’
SEATTLE (AP) — Microsoft is expanding its exploration of a new technological frontier that allows people to mix the real world with three-dimensional projections of life-like images.
An update of Microsoft's Windows 10 software will include features for playing games and watching video in …
US fights Microsoft’s Bid to Tell Users When Feds Take Data
SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department wants a judge to throw out a lawsuit from Microsoft and keep a law that prohibits technology companies from telling customers when the government demands their electronic data.
Microsoft says its customers have a constitutional right to know when the g…
Microsoft Cuts More Jobs in Troubled Mobile Unit
NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft is cutting 1,850 jobs and will book a $950 million writedown as the company continues its attempts to salvage a rocky entrance into the smartphone market.
The company acquired Nokia's phone business in 2014, seeking to capitalize on and the fast-growing industry, …
Amazon, Microsoft: Uphold Gay Anti-discrimination Decision
RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — Prominent Washington businesses from Amazon to Microsoft say the Washington Supreme Court should uphold a decision ordering a Richland florist to stop discriminating against same-sex couples.
The Tri-City Herald reports that 14 businesses, which also include REI, Expedia, Group…
Microsoft Windows 10
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Have you gotten around to upgrading your computer to Windows 10? If the answer is no, it might soon be yes, whether you want it to be or not. Microsoft is stepping up its efforts to deploy the new version of the operating system to your computer. And...
Techno Fan’s Dream, CES Gadget Show Opens Today in Vegas
AS VEGAS (AP) — The CES gadget show, which officially opens at 9:00 a.m. today in Las Vegas, has begun catering more heavily to startups hoping to break through the noise. The sprawling show has sections for wearable fitness gadgets, drones, autonomous vehicles, education, virtual reality…
Washington State Sues Firm, Alleges Tech Support Scam
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state is suing one of the world's largest independent tech support companies, saying it routinely scams customers into buying software and services they don't need.
Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed the lawsuit Wednesday against iYogi, which boasts of 3 mil…

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