Amazon has confirmed that its Android App Store will add support for the new Android App Bundle format that Google will start requiring for new Google Play App submissions next month (via GSM Arena). This has big implications for Windows ... Read more
Amazon may have gotten its overarching win against Microsoft in the JEDI cloud contract dispute as the Department of Defense calls and end to its $10 billion cloud infrastructure overhaul. On Tuesday, July 6, 2021, the Department of Defense announced ... Read more
Could an Amazon rebel alliance with Slack, Dropbox, and others compete with Microsoft 365? Amazon has a leg up on Microsoft in a number of areas, including cloud services, and the two companies are seemingly willing to work together with ... Read more
Microsoft is bringing its Office and OneNote apps to the Amazon Appstore for the company’s Fire tablets today. The two apps will join Outlook and OneDrive in Amazon’s Appstore, which replaces the Google Play Store on Amazon’s Android-based Fire tablets. ... Read more
A new app called Alexa for Xbox has been discovered in the Microsoft Store app store. While Microsoft’s Xbox One and Xbox Series X (and S) consoles already have built-in support for the Alexa virtual assistant that allows for basic ... Read more
Microsoft and Google are amongst the two companies that mirror each other most in the tech industry. Both software companies offer a portfolio of products that are seemingly carbon copies of one another such as Gmail and Outlook, Google Docs ... Read more
With the numbers tabulated from the cloud revenue wars involving industry leaders Amazon Webs Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud, it seems that Microsoft's 2020 report stands head and shoulders above the rest. While Amazon's AWS cloud revenue was ... Read more
Ford announced earlier today that it would be going with Google Cloud in a six-year deal to help provide in-car connectivity and cloud service technology to power the company in the future. The specifics of the deal are vague at ... Read more
Late yesterday, Amazon's unsealed complaint regarding the Pentagon's $10 billion JEDI contract win going to its cross-town rival finally made its way to the light, and the information held within offers a different take on Microsoft's ultimate procurement of the ... Read more
Microsoft news recap is a weekly feature highlighting the top Microsoft news stories of the past week. Sit back, grab some coffee, and enjoy the read! Microsoft Flight Simulator is coming to Xbox Series X|S consoles in Summer 2021, watch ... Read more
Amazon has announced that Microsoft and 12 other companies have joined its Climate Pledge Initiative, a commitment to reach net-zero annual carbon emissions by 2040. The software giant is joining this initiative to promote collaboration between companies and help partners and customers meet climate goals across the board.
Extended work from home orders has fundamentally changed the way people view home offices. Where once a tiny makeshift desk of a recliner and wobbly lap-placed laptop could suffice for the occasional email triage, is now being replaced with an ... Read more
Another antitrust complaint has been filed by the European Union against Amazon. The EU's new complaint alleges that the e-commerce storefront is leveraging data captured through its sales and attribution funnels to drive down competitive prices for other merchants on ... Read more
Zoom today announced that its "Zoom for Home" line of products is coming to smart displays including Facebook portal, Google Nest Hub Max, and Amazon Echo Show. Zoom will arrive on Portal in select markets starting next month, with a Google Nest Hub Max and Amazon Echo Show to follow later this year.
Minecraft, the most popular video game and a Microsoft property since 2004 will soon move from Amazon Web Services to Microsoft Azure