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Microsoft says it disrupts activities of China-based hacking group

Washington, US: The corporate vice president of Microsoft's Customer Security and Trust (CST) team, Tom Burt, said Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit (DCU) has disrupted the activities of a China-based hacking group that has been termed "Nickel" by the American multinational technology company.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella sells half of his shares in company

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella sold half of his shares in the company presumably due to an upcoming Washington state law imposing a 7 per cent tax on long-term capital gains over $250,000 that is due to take effect in 2022, the media reported on Monday.

Microsoft says it warned Bill Gates for flirtatious emails to female employee in 2008: Report

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates was warned against sending flirtatious e-mails to a female employee but the matter was dropped after he told them he would stop the act, the company revealed on October 18, according to media reports.

LinkedIn to close ops in China over restrictive regulations

Sunnyvale/Sputnik: Microsoft Corp. LinkedIn says it has decided to close the social network function of its platform in China due to tougher censorship regulations.

Chinese govt denies carrying out cyber-attack against Microsoft

Wellington/UNI: China on Tuesday denied that it carried out a major cyber-attack against tech giant Microsoft.

'Chinese hackers' hit Western Australia's parliament email network system

Sydney: Alleged Chinese hackers have hit the e-mail network of Western Australia's parliament, media reports said.

Microsoft hacking and China: Biden administration expected to form task force

Washington: US President Joe Biden-led administration is expected to form a task force to deal with major cyber intrusions that Microsoft said this week were linked to China, media reports said.

Microsoft accuses China of e-mail server cyber attack, Beijing says it combats cyber attacks in all forms

IT giant Microsoft recently claimed a group of hackers linked to China hacked into its popular email service that allowed them to gain access to computers.

Microsoft says ByteDance refused to sell its TikTok’s US operations

Washington/Sputnik: ByteDance, the Chinese parent company of video-sharing app TikTok will not be selling parts of TikTok’s operations to Microsoft, the American tech giant announced on Monday.

Bill Gates leaves Microsoft board as he plans to focus on philanthropy

Washington/UNI: Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is stepping down from its board of directors in order to focus more on his philanthropic work, the company announced.

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen passes away

New York, Oct 16 (IBNS): IT giant Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has passed away.

MS Paint is here to stay, confirms Microsoft

Washington, July 25 (IBNS): Giving relief to several people across the globe, IT major Microsoft on Tuesday announced that its MS Paint software will stay.