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Microsoft is giving its Office for iOS and Android apps a makeover

December 5, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has been working on remaking its Office mobile apps for iOS and Android in terms of design and functionality. On December 5, the company provided some details on what it’s been doing, including on how it is making these […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft: This new Windows Terminal preview gives you multiple panes

November 27, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has released Windows Terminal preview version 0.7 with a new ‘panes’ feature that allows users to split the Terminal window into multiple panes and have several command prompts open simultaneously within the same tab. The key difference with previous […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft christens Windows 10 20H1 as Windows 10 2004; preps to start testing 20H2

November 26, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft is nearing the finish line with its spring 2020 Windows 10 feature update. Today, November 26, officials said they’ve finalized on the business name for 20H1 and that they’re gearing up to start testing its successor. As it has […]


Application Software, Operating systems, Software Category, Windows

Windows 10: Microsoft unmasks the mysterious ‘G’ app stopping you shut down

November 22, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has offered up an explanation for a strange app named ‘G’ that for some reason has been preventing Windows 10 users from shutting down their PCs. The mysterious G shutdown blocker has generated concerns from Windows 10 users for […]


Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft Among Companies Granted U.S. License to Sell Software to Huawei

November 21, 2019

Via: Fortune

Microsoft Corp. said it was granted a license to do business with China’s Huawei Technologies. “On November 20, the U.S. Department of Commerce granted Microsoft’s request for a license to export mass-market software to Huawei,” the Redmond, Wash.-based company said […]


Operating systems, Windows

High-Severity Windows UAC Flaw Enables Privilege Escalation

November 20, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Researchers disclosed details of a high-severity Microsoft Windows vulnerability that could give attackers elevated privileges – ultimately allowing them to install programs, and view, change or delete data. The bug stems from User Account Control (UAC), a security feature of […]


Application Software, Development Software, Software Category

Facebook is moving to Microsoft’s Visual Studio Code for internal development

November 20, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Facebook has a long history of partnering with Microsoft on different projects, such as a recent one focused on deepfake detection algorithms that could help big social platforms prepare for a world where everyone with a computer and internet access […]


Operating systems, Windows

‘Windows Update’ Installs Cyborg Ransomware

November 19, 2019

Via: Threat Post

A malicious spam campaign that informs victims it contains a “critical Windows update” instead leads to the installation of Cyborg ransomware, researchers have found. Further, they were able to access its builder, which can be used to create malware variants. […]


Application Software, Mobile Apps, Software Category

Hands-on: Google Stadia works as advertised, but lacks a killer app

November 18, 2019

Via: The Next Web

While both Microsoft and Sony are waiting until next year to release their next generation of game consoles, Google is beating them to the fight. With the launch of its streaming console: Google Stadia tomorrow, we see the search giant’s […]


Application Software, Software Category

Office 365 Admins Targeted in Ongoing Phishing Scam

November 18, 2019

Via: Threat Post

A phishing campaign that uses legitimate organizations’ Office 365 infrastructure to send emails has emerged onto the cyberscam scene. According to Michael Tyler at PhishLabs, cybercriminals are looking to compromise Microsoft Office 365 administrator accounts to send out phishing lures […]