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Application Software, Mobile Apps, Software Category

Microsoft takes on Google News with new app for iPhone, Android, and Windows 10

June 21, 2018

Via: BGR

All the tech giants out there now have their own News portal. We’ve got Apple News on iOS devices and coming to Macs soon, we’ve got Google News on the web and via mobile apps, and Facebook is about to […]


Software Security

Microsoft launches ambitious blockchain project to help creators get paid

June 21, 2018

Via: The Next Web

It seems that Microsoft isn’t done experimenting with blockchain technology. Microsoft and Ernst & Young (EY) announced the launch of a blockchain solution for content rights and royalties management on Wednesday. The blockchain solution is first implemented for Microsoft’s game […]


Operating systems, Software Category, System Software, Windows

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 Insider build adds SwiftKey support

June 15, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

ONE OF THE ETERNAL ANNOYANCES of Windows 10, apart from all the other annoyances, has been the lack of support for third-party virtual keyboards. Using a tablet running the operating system really brings home how much we’ve come to depend on […]


Development Software, Software Category

Microsoft reportedly developing cashier-free technology for retailers

June 14, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Reuters reports that the Windows maker is developing a system similar to Amazon’s that tracks what shoppers add to their carts as they walk around a store. The company has reportedly shown the technology to retailers around the world and […]


Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft begins rolling out a simplified ribbon for Office

June 14, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

MICROSOFT HAS UNVEILED a new version of its Office suite user interface, all ready for the imminent release of Office 2019. The main change is a long-overdue simplification of the ‘ribbon’ interface which has been overhauled for web-based services such […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft fixes Cortana flaw that let hackers bypass Windows 10’s lock screen

June 13, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

MICROSOFT HAS PATCHED a flaw in its Cortana virtual assistant that could enable hackers to bypass the lock screen on Windows 10 machines. The fix included in Microsoft’s latest Patch Tuesday bug fix bundle, which comprises 12 updates intended to […]


Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft is redesigning Office to simplify the user experience

June 13, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Microsoft on Wednesday announced a series of changes in store for its Office suite of productivity applications. Inspired by a new culture of work, the changes are designed to meet the demands of customers who tell Microsoft they love the […]


Application Software, Development Software, Software Category

Introducing SPFx, the SharePoint Framework for business apps

June 12, 2018

Via: InfoWorld

One of the oldest parts of Microsoft’s modern development platform is SharePoint. The successor to its original ASP-based Site Server intranet tool, SharePoint is a lot more than another enterprise content management tool. While it’s often ignored, left to host […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft will stop offering forum support for Windows 7, 8.1, RT, and more

June 11, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

MICROSOFT HAS ANNOUNCED its latest cunning rouse to stop its customers from using the products that they bought legitimately. From next month, the company will cease to operate forum support for Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows RT, Microsoft Security Essentials, […]


Application Software, Software Category

How to create a Microsoft SQL Server failover cluster in the Google Cloud

June 6, 2018

Via: InfoWorld

While the cloud continues to grow in popularity for many, if not most, enterprise applications, IT departments remain reluctant to trust public clouds, including the Google Cloud Platform, for business-critical Microsoft SQL Server applications. Their primary concern is the increased […]