The cloud continues to grow in leaps and bounds, but it’s still AWS’s world...

With the big cloud companies reporting recently, we can be sure of a couple of things: the market continues to expand rapidly and AWS is going to be hard to...

Tall Poppy aims to make online harassment protection an employee benefit – TechCrunch

For the nearly 20 percent of Americans who experience severe online harassment, there’s a new company launching in the latest batch of Y Combinator called Tall Poppy that’s giving them...

Microsoft caps off a fine fiscal year seemingly without any major missteps in its...

Microsoft is capping off a rather impressive year without any major missteps in its final report for its performance in its 2018 fiscal year, posting a quarter that seems...

With its Snowball Edge, AWS now lets you run EC2 on your factory floor...

AWS’s Snowball Edge devices aren’t new, but they are getting a new feature today that’ll make them infinitely more interesting than before. Until now, you could use the device to...

Walmart enlists Microsoft cloud in battle against Amazon – TechCrunch

Once a seemingly unstoppable retail juggernaut, Walmart’s been scrambling to define its digitally in this Amazon-defined era. This morning, the company announced that it’s struck a five-year deal with Microsoft,...

Skype 8.0 launches on desktop with HD video, and soon encryption & call recording...

Skype’s redesign launched last year was met with mixed reviews, but the company is forging ahead by rolling out a number of its new features to other platforms, including...

As facial recognition technology becomes pervasive, Microsoft (yes, Microsoft) issues a call for regulation...

Technology companies have a privacy problem. They’re terribly good at invading ours and terribly negligent at protecting their own. And with the push by technologists to map, identify and index our...

Microsoft speeds up its Azure SQL Data Warehouse – TechCrunch

Microsoft’s Azure SQL Data Warehouse, the company’s cloud-based database service for big data workloads, is getting yet another speed bump today. A few months ago, the company sped up...

Microsoft Teams gets a free version – TechCrunch

Microsoft opened up the news floodgates this morning, in the kick off to its annual Inspire event in Vegas. One of the more compelling announcements of the bunch is the...

Microsoft Whiteboard is available to all on Windows, iOS version coming soon – TechCrunch

Microsoft previewed White Board last May, alongside the new Surface Pro, eventually rolling it out in public beta in December. The collaboration app just went live to all Windows users,...