Microsoft computers hacked in a series of recent cyberattacks affecting bigwig tech firms

After a series of cyberattacks having recently affected bigwig tech companies like Apple and Facebook, a late Friday statement by Microsoft has revealed that the company's computers had also been hacked in the same way as the other attacks.

Microsoft’s online services hit by outages; Xbox Live and Windows Azure users affected

According to an IGN report, the online services of software giant Microsoft have apparently been hit all across the world; with several Xbox Live and Windows Azure users having been affected by extended outages.

Microsoft’s February ‘Patch Tuesday’ release addresses 57 vulnerabilities

Microsoft released its February 2013 `Patch Tuesday' updates on February 12, issuing 12 security bulletins - five of them rated as `critical' - that addressed as many as 57 vulnerabilities in the company's Windows, Office, Internet Explorer (IE), Exchange Server and the .NET Framework.

Microsoft sets up production studio in California to develop original content for Xbox

According to a recent revelation by Nancy Tellem, Corporate VP of Microsoft LA Studios, Microsoft has staffed up a production studio in Santa Monica, California, with nearly 150 employees who are working to develop original content for the company's popular Xbox 360 gaming console.