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Development Software, Software Category

The best new features in .NET 6

June 30, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

Microsoft .NET 6 is the culmination of the .NET unification that started with .NET 5. Cross-platform .NET 6 merges the .NET Core, .NET Framework, and Xamarin/Mono technologies into a single .NET Framework, unifying the SDK and runtime for desktop, mobile, […]


Operating systems, Windows

USB installer tool removes Windows 11’s Microsoft account requirements (and more)

June 30, 2022

Via: Ars Technica

One of the new “features” coming to the Windows 11 22H2 update is a Microsoft account requirement for all new installs, regardless of whether you are using the Home or Pro version of the operating system. And that’s too bad, […]


Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft Edge’s latest update feels so much like Pinterest

June 29, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Microsoft is taking Collections in a rather Pinterest-like direction. A new Microsoft Edge update promises several new organization features, an inspiration feed, and the ability to directly follow creators. In fact, Collections is getting the lion’s share(opens in new tab) […]


Application Software, Software Category

Browser wars veteran accuses Apple of ‘sabotaging the web’

June 27, 2022

Via: TechRadar

An engineer who has spent the last decade working across web browser projects at Google and Microsoft has ridiculed the characterization of Apple as a champion of choice. In a new blog post(opens in new tab), Alex Russell argues that […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft will soon start warning Windows 8.1 users about looming end-of-support date

June 24, 2022

Via: TechSpot

Microsoft is reportedly prepping a campaign to inform Windows 8.1 users about the operating system’s pending end-of-life status. Redmond started winding down support for Windows 8.1 on January 9, 2018, when the OS saw mainstream support come to an end. […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft delivers solid Windows-focused updates for June’s Patch Tuesday

June 17, 2022

Via: Computerworld

June’s Patch Tuesday updates, released on June 14, address 55 vulnerabilities in Windows, SQL Server, Microsoft Office, and Visual Studio (though there are oo Microsoft Exchange Server or Adobe updates this month). And a zero-day vulnerability in a key Windows […]


Software Security

New Microsoft Defender app works on iOS, macOS, Android, Windows

June 16, 2022

Via: BGR

Microsoft just launched Microsoft Defender, a brand new security application that works on any platform. Microsoft Defender has apps for Android, iOS, macOS, and Windows, providing different security features depending on the platform. Defender also doubles as a cross-platform anti-virus […]


Application Software, Software Category

Internet Explorer reaches the end of the line

June 15, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

Microsoft’s legacy Internet Explorer web browser, which roamed the internet for nearly 27 years, has been officially retired as of June 15.Version 11 of the browser is no longer supported, Microsoft announced. During the next few months, opening Internet Explorer […]


Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft Word is solving your biggest editing headache at last

June 15, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Crafting the perfect Microsoft Word document should soon be a much smoother experience thanks to a new update to the software. Microsoft has revealed it is working on a significant upgrade to Word that will allow users to easily switch […]


Development Software, Software Category

Microsoft’s New Simulation Framework FLUTE Accelerates Federated Learning Algorithm Development

June 13, 2022

Via: InfoQ

Microsoft Research has recently released Federated Learning Utilities and Tools for Experimentation (FLUTE), a new simulation framework to accelerate federated learning ML algorithm development. It opens a new direction in federated learning algorithm design and experimentation by allowing engineers and […]