Microsoft (MSFT) news recap: working on finding a cure for cancer, committed to being 50% green and more

Jack Wilkinson

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Microsoft (MSFT) news recap is a weekly feature highlighting the top Microsoft news stories of the past week. Sit back, grab some coffee, and enjoy the read!

Microsoft plans to shift to 50% renewable energy use by 2018

Microsoft has committed itself to using 50% renewable energy use across its business by 2018 with a further commitment of 60% going into the 2020s.

Twitter might be for sale, and Microsoft could be an interested party

Twitter could be for sale and a new report claims that Microsoft may be interested in buying it, following its recent acquisition of LinkedIn.

Microsoft has added some new key members to its HoloLens team

As Microsoft continues to work on its augmented reality headset, HoloLens, the company is expanding the team working on it, with 2 major figures joining the team.

Microsoft researchers look for a cure for cancer through machine learning

Microsoft is working on finding a cure for cancer by using machine learning. They hope to be able to get closer to finding a cure for an issue that has plagued the human race for many years.

That’s it for now – keep an eye on WinBeta for the latest Microsoft news.