About AnkitChawla@TWC

A constant learner of gadgets, Ankit has been writing about technology and the internet, in general, for the past three years, and has written for several well-known media outlets.

Surface Hub announces Subscription options for Premium Users

The Surface Hub team announced that the platform would now be offering subscription-based models, for business customers and premium consumers, to buy or lease the Surface Hub’s features. This big announcement comes as a result of their studies involving the […]

Microsoft invites schools to participate in Microsoft Schools Program

Microsoft is finally inviting schools from all across the world to participate in their newly announced Microsoft Schools Program. This program is meant for schools aiming to integrate technology smoothly into their education process. Microsoft Schools Program Microsoft Schools are […]

Clear Linux OS now available in Azure Marketplace

Microsoft today announced the much-awaited availability of Clear Linux OS for Intel Architecture in the Azure Marketplace. Clear Linux OS is a free and open source Linux distribution software built from the ground up for cloud and data center environments and built to complement the […]

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Windows Hello now supports multiple secured companion devices

Windows Hello is Microsoft’s latest brainchild for resolving the need for entering a secure password each time you log into Windows 10 machines. The company today announced that Windows Hello now supports more than 100 unique devices across categories like […]

Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15002 for PC is now out

Taking preview updates for developers forward at a steady rate, Microsoft today announced the rollout of Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15002 for PC. All Windows Insiders in the Fast Ring will have access to this new update. Let’s go […]

Intel unveils its 7th-generation Intel Core processors

Taking forward the development in hardware technology, Intel today announced the 7th-Gen upgrade to their lineup of Intel Core processors for 2 in 1 convertibles and laptops. 7th-generation Intel Core processors This new lineup introduces a new media engine that is […]

Microsoft moves a step towards a fully functional road safety AI in India

With an estimated 1.25 million fatalities each year, road accidents are definitely right up there when it comes to the top causes of deaths in the world. It is particularly important to know, middle-income and low-income countries bear a disproportionate […]

Microsoft wins $927 million contract with US Department of Defense

Big news on the enterprise end came for Microsoft this week when the US Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) announced that a $927 million, 5-year contract to provide technical support had been awarded to the tech giant. This move is […]

Methbot ‘BOT farm’ makes $5 million a day through Ad Fraud

Online fraud vigilante firm, WhiteOps, recently discovered ‘Methbot‘ – a new illegal ad campaign that makes around $3-5 million a day by committing fraud with ad operators across the United States. Methbot Bot Farm Controlled by a group of individuals […]

Cortana is coming to Businesses with intelligent Bots and Natural Learning

Microsoft announced that they are encouraging efforts to help democratize Artificial Intelligence (AI) by focusing on conversational computing, which combines the power of natural language with advanced machine intelligence to help people engage with technology in more natural and personal […]

Dropbox Windows 10 app makes its debut on the Xbox One

Dropbox, the cloud storage management service, today announced that their Windows 10 app would be available for Xbox One soon, with the app now based on the new Universal Windows Platform. Dropbox app on XBox One With the new UWP, […]

Microsoft Visio Viewer app launched for Web and iOS

Microsoft Visio, the diagramming and vector graphics application, is finally coming to web browsers (Visio Online Preview) as well as the iPad (Visio Viewer for iPad), enabling users to share or access diagrams from remote locations, gain operational insights and explore […]

Assassin’s Creed III is now available for free download on UPlay

Continuing their 30th anniversary celebrations, Ubisoft today announced that their popular video game – Assassin’s Creed III – will now be available free of cost under their special ‘Ubi 30’ campaign, which sees a new game go free every month. […]

KPMG and Microsoft form unique a IoT alliance in India

Auditing firm, KPMG, and Microsoft today joined hands to announce a strategic alliance over Internet Of Things (IOT), to help accelerate the digital transformation of business enterprises in the Indian market. This unique IoT Advisory will help enterprises deploy solutions that […]

17 Tech Predictions from Microsoft Researchers for 2017

A year is a long time when we talk about innovation and advancement in the field of technology, especially computer science. So, when Microsoft got their top 17 woman researchers to talk about the expectations in 2017, on the event […]

Microsoft to further expand its accessibility efforts in 2017

On the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Microsoft announced that it would be rolling out major updates on their platform to aid accessibility for the differently abled. Starting off with company policies, Microsoft is determined to provide […]

Microsoft 3D Builder now available on Windows 10 Mobile and Xbox

Microsoft rolled out some major updates for their 3D Builder app, which comes pre-installed on all Windows 10 PC devices. With this new update, the app will now be available on all Windows 10 devices – including Windows 10 Mobile […]

Power BI is now free for non-profit organisations

Power BI, the interactive tracking software from Microsoft, will now be available free of cost for all non-profit organization users. This has been done to empower multiple NGOs to use software to effectively track and monitor their inflows and outflows. […]

Clip Layer is Microsoft’s new app that lets you share information easily

Sharing information on mobiles devices has increased since the world shifted to smaller, portable devices for communication. Copy paste is one of the most common methods used by people around the world to spread certain information with others. From the […]

The Best Cyber Monday Deals on Amazon

Whether you are looking to purchase a new smartphone or a computer, there is never a better time to do that than Cyber Monday which is on November 28th, 2016. It is that part of that sale when the online […]

Locky Ransomware spreading via Facebook Messenger

In what is being seen as an imminent attack by Locky Ransomware, certain files on Facebook Messenger are being reported to have downloaded Nemucod Downloader on the victim’s computer and spreading Locky onto the machine. Bart Blaze, a renowned security […]

Xbox One game streaming with Oculus Rift coming to Windows 10

Microsoft announced that Oculus Rift owners will now be able to stream their Xbox One games onto their Windows 10 devices with the launch of the new Xbox One Streaming to Oculus Rift app, which will be available for free on […]

Netflix in 4K now exclusively available on Windows 10 devices

Microsoft today announced that 4K content from Netflix is now available exclusively for compatible PCs and 2-in-1 devices on Windows 10, including all their new shows coming up this month. Netflix 4K content will only be supported on the Microsoft Edge browser. […]

Vivaldi browser 1.5 lets you control smart home lighting and more!

The popular Vivaldi browser has a major update coming your way. The version 1.5 of their web browser brings along some unique features; it gives you the power to control the color of smart-home lighting through browsing. Its founder Jon had […]

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The best Black Friday Deals from Microsoft

Thanksgiving is around the corner, and also are Black Friday sales. Every gadget store and brand is gearing up to pump out great deals. So, if you want to buy some cool tech, there is never a better time than […]