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Ex-Microsoft CEO helps Harvard double its computer science department

Ex-Microsoft CEO helps Harvard double its computer science department

  Steve Ballmer, the former CEO of Microsoft, has made a massive gift to his alma mater, Harvard, that will enable the renowned university to double its computer science faculty by adding a dozen new professors. Ballmer tells The Harvard Crimson that he hopes the donation will help Harvard’s computerRead More

Microsoft will announce its acquisition of the creators of Minecraft on Monday

A rumor began going around the internet a few days ago that Microsoft was discussing an acquisition of Mojang, the company behind the wildly popular Minecraft. New reports suggest that the surprise $2.5 billion deal will be officially announced by Microsoft on Monday. There are numerous reasons why Microsoft wouldRead More

Game Makers could make greener consoles, but don’t