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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 computer scienceRead 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