Cloud services

Alibaba closes quantum computing research lab

Alibaba Group Holding has closed its quantum computing research laboratory. This information was published by Bloomberg. This means that the Chinese e-commerce and cloud technology operator is considering further cuts to boost profits. The laboratory equipment will be transferred to Zhejiang University in Hangzhou. The closure will also lead to ... Read more

Microsoft increases quarterly revenue by 13% to $56.5 billion

Microsoft Corporation increased its revenue by 13% to $56.5 billion in the first fiscal quarter ended September 30. This is the largest increase in the last six quarters, reports Bloomberg. Microsoft’s profit for the period increased by 27% to $22.3 billion. The strong result was the result of the growth ... Read more

The British Competition and Markets Authority has blocked the deal between Microsoft and Activision Blizzard

The British Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has officially announced that it has banned Microsoft from buying Activision Blizzard. CMA said it took the step because it feared the deal would have a negative impact on the fast-growing cloud gaming market for years to come and lead to less innovation ... Read more

Microsoft signed a 10-year agreement with the Ukrainian game cloud service Boosteroid

Yesterday, March 14, Microsoft officially announced the conclusion of a 10-year agreement with Boosteroid, according to which the company’s games will be added to the catalog of Ukrainian gaming cloud service. In addition to its own Xbox games, the agreement also covers Activision Blizzard’s projects, including the Call of Duty ... Read more

iCloud for Windows corrupts videos, and some users have seen other people’s photos and videos in their libraries

Recently, support for Apple iCloud services for the Windows operating system received significant extension, among which the iCloud Photo feature has already started to fully work. But there were some problems with the services. According to user complaints, the service corrupts some videos. For example, videos recorded on iPhone 13 ... Read more

Microsoft limited new customers for its cloud services due to support for Ukraine

The data centers of the leading cloud service from Microsoft in the UK for some time until recently did not accept new customers, as all available resources were involved in the needs of the Ukrainian government, which increased dramatically after the start of the full-scale invasion. The American tech giant ... Read more