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Centrica becomes latest blue-chip company to choose Microsoft Azure

The owner of British Gas is supporting its business with a number of Microsoft’s cloud services to ensure staff have the latest technology to help customers. Centrica, the international energy and services company which also runs plumbing firm DynoRod and US energy retailer Direct Energy, is moving its UK data … Read more »

Microsoft at London Tech Week: in pictures

London Tech Week featured conferences, showcases and forums aimed at helping startups, entrepreneurs, enthusiasts, students and companies. Microsoft was a headline partner of the event, which featured speakers such as Cindy Rose, the company’s UK CEO, and Ben Medlock, the founder of SwiftKey. Here’s what happened:   … Read more »

Perception and Refunct: the latest games you should play this weekend

The latest set of games to hit the Windows Store this week serves up everything from a soothing obstacle-laden world designed to help you relax and unwind, to dinosaur-riding, rocket-wielding explosive mayhem (and everything in between): Refunct Refunct is a first-person platformer that sees you jumping off walls, pipes, lifts and springboards, … Read more »

Xbox lets UK gamers customise their controllers with Design Lab

Xbox is launching its controller customisation programme in the UK, Microsoft has announced. The Xbox Design Lab allows gamers to choose the colours of their accessory and engrave it with a personal message. Up until now the service has only been available in the US and Canada, with hundreds of … Read more »

Xbox at E3: media briefing

Xbox held a media briefing on Sunday at E3, the annual videogame conference and show at the Los Angeles Convention Center, in California. Find out all the latest on Xbox by watching the video below: … Read more »