Windows 11 Start menu ads are now rolling out to everyone — The Verge

Microsoft is starting to enable ads inside the Start menu on Windows 11 for all users, writes Tom Warren. 

The Coca-Cola Company commits $1.1B to Microsoft Cloud and AI partnership

The Coca-Cola Company and Microsoft announced a five-year partnership on Tuesday. As part of the collaboration, Coca-Cola has committed $1.1 billion to Microsoft Cloud and generative AI capabilities. 

AMD launches AI chips for business PCs

AMD has announced new Ryzen PRO 8040 Series mobile processors and Ryzen PRO 8000 Series desktop processors with AI capabilities.

Cloud Software Group commits $1.65B to Microsoft Cloud and AI

Cloud Software Group, a consortium of companies including Tibco, Citrix, NetScaler, have committed $1.65 billion to Microsoft for cloud and its generative AI capabilities, as part of an eight-year strategic partnership agreement.

Microsoft to separate Teams and Office globally amid antitrust scrutiny — CNBC

Microsoft will sell its chat and video app Teams separately from its Office product globally, the U.S. tech giant said on Monday, according to the report.