Microsoft moves to support affordable housing in its Seattle base

Microsoft wants to advance affordable housing in Seattle near its Redmond base, and is committing $500 million towards that goal. Microsoft has been based in Redmond, near Seattle’s Puget Sound region since its founding in 1979. Since that time it’s grown to become one of the biggest technology companies in the world, but it says

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Bill Gates real estate investment firm will build a “Smart City” in Arizona

Ex-Microsoft CEO Bill Gates has just snapped up 25,000 acres of land in Arizona to build a “Smart City”

Microsoft launches Android beta version of its Flow automation app

Microsoft is upping its automation game in the workplace with a new tool called Flow, that’s now available on Android.

The Ascendancy of Smart Homes & the Gold Mine Underneath

Juniper Research just released a report that projects the so-called “smart home” market to reach $60 billion by 2017. Powered by the trends in smart entertainment, monitoring, health, and smart control, the fast emerging growth segment is one of the brightest spots for investment for the coming years and months.

Mortgage Scammers Using Search Engines To Target Homeowners

The three most popular search engines – Google, Yahoo! and Bing – are being examined by federal investigators who are trying to track down scammers using the websites as platforms to advertise fraudulent schemes that target homeowners, according to a report by the Associated Press. Typical ads placed online by scammers include promises of assistance

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