Rivals Microsoft and Sony Strike Pact for Gaming, Cloud Services

Microsoft Corp. and Sony Corp., bitter rivals in the game console market, are exploring partnerships in cloud-computing and artificial intelligence, including the use of Microsoft’s Azure for their own video and content-streaming services. By working together, the two companies aim to provide more enhanced entertainment experiences for their customers worldwide, including building better platforms for […]

Data Sheet—Zuckerberg Needs a Slap, Google I/O vs. Microsoft Build, Bird Rides the Strugglebus

To start you week, three really good tech-oriented things I’ve consumed recently: * Bloomberg BusinessWeek’s cover story on Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is a snappily written and illuminating take on the man who has presided over his company’s reinvention. This story has been told over and over. And yet, the yarn about how and why […]