Microsoft’s most awaited game Minecraft: education edition is available for schools in beta version now. Microsoft first announced the release of Minecraft: education edition in January this year. Now, Microsoft has launched a beta version of the game that’s available for more than 100 schools in 30 countries.Minecraft: Education Edition Price
Teachers can access the game for free till September 2016. After September, the game will be available for $1 to $5 per student per year.
This is not the complete version of the game; it is a beta version of the game. It is launched for the purpose of letting teachers test the game with their students. The changings will be made [...]
It is confirmed now; Microsoft is about to sell its entire mobile phone business to Foxconn Technologies, a Taiwanese company and HMD Global. Microsoft announced that it signed a deal to transfer all of its feature phone assets to FIH Mobile, a subsidiary of Foxconn Technology. Microsoft is selling its feature phone business in $350 million.
Around 4,500 employees will be transferred to or will have the opportunity to join either FIH technology or HMD Global. The deal also encases that FIH technologies will also purchase Microsoft’s mobile facility in Vietnam.Embed from Getty Images
Microsoft will continue to make Windows 10 mobile and will [...]
As part of its major restructuring plans, as announced on Thursday, Microsoft will gradually reduce its production of smartphones based on Google Android in favor of more affordable devices Lumia, in order to attract more customers, and focus on emerging markets. In addition, Microsoft announced plans to focus on producing the same or more expensive smartphones and fight against the Apple iPhone and Samsung Galaxy S.
“We are planning to go on with the Nokia X products Lumia running Windows,” said Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft. “We build on our success in the segment of affordable smartphones and is equal to the universal model.”
A few months ago, Microsoft announced its intention to make the Skype cloud services, but further details have not followed, despite the fact that VoIP-platform has become an important product in the company’s lineup. Now Skype has been moved into the cloud and running on Windows Azure.
According to the Corporate Vice President Scott Guthrie, each Office 365 user have access to the Windows Azure Active Directory. “Authentication, security and access control in Office 365 via Windows Azure. Xbox Live and Xbox One actively use Windows Azure. Skype, the components of which have been developed primarily here in London the center of development, now also runs on [...]