About AnkitGupta@TWCN

Ankit Gupta is an Engineering graduate & an MBA post graduate. He brings with himself 3 years plus global writing experience on technology, travel & finance. He follows technological developments, especially on gadgets. Apart from having an interest in following Microsoft, he also has a deep liking for wild life, & travels to various wildlife conservatories, to be with nature.
Google for Jobs

Google For Jobs starts rolling out

Job hunting has always been one tedious job for job seekers, but Google is here to make this easy. With a new feature called as Google for Jobs, Google is trying to turn its search engine into an employment engine too. Google […]

Windows Defender

Security Is A Priority says Microsoft, and details its Security process

Without even taking the name of the Russian antivirus company in a blog post, Microsoft has indirectly responded to Kaspersky, detailing its security process. The company posted a defense of their Windows Defender practices which has been a cause of […]

Microsoft stream

Microsoft Stream launched; Successor to Office 365 Video?

More than a decade ago, Microsoft had launched Soapbox (video streaming service) which failed drastically and was discontinued.  Then they launched Office 365 Video in April 2015; this one targeted business users who needed to upload and share content. It […]

SOREBRECT

Fileless, Code-injecting Ransomware starts making the rounds

As if WannaCrypt was not bad enough! We now have another Ransomware threat to deal with in the form of SOREBRECT. Security software company, Trend Micro, discovered SOREBRECT couple of months ago where it was found to have infected systems […]

Windows Server Semi-annual Channel

Windows Server Semi-annual Channel Preview arriving soon

With the introduction of Windows 10, Windows Server will get more frequent feature updates. Due to this new model, users will be able to take advantage of the new features without any delay. This is highly useful for the users […]

Chrome browser

Chrome browser might be secretly recording you

It isn’t a secret anymore that browsers (or any application for that matter) record users’ information and even use it. Unfortunately, it seems Chrome browser too has joined this ‘league’. The latest privacy issues found in HTML 5 video and […]

Banking Trojan

Now simply hovering over the link will install this Banking Trojan

Malware embedded within malicious links are very common. In such malware, the user is prompted to click the link for the malware to do its job. But, researchers at Trend Micro have recently exposed a malware which only needs you […]

Xbox One X

Microsoft introduces Xbox One X, World’s most powerful gaming console

At the Electronic Entertainment Expo, Microsoft introduced its latest games console, the Gen-next and powerful version of the Xbox One, named as Xbox One X. The release comes after many months of speculation, and the company honored its promise of […]

malware

Zusy PowerPoint Malware does not need Macros to spread

Malware often comes in a package that looks harmless. As soon as the victim clicks on it, malware starts spreading like an open can of worms and takes control of the victim’s PC. Typically, in such attacks, when the user […]

Chrome 59

Chrome 59 released with Material Design as default

le has released Chrome 59 for Windows, Linux and macOS. The latest version includes a number of important security fixes and features. The most notable among them is the arrival of Material Design on the desktop. Chrome 59.0.3071.86 is being […]

Fireball

Fireball malware infects 250 million computers worldwide

A high volume Chinese threat operation was recently discovered by Check Point Threat Intelligence and research teams that have infected more than 250 million computers worldwide. It is said that this newly installed Chinese malware Fireball takes over the target […]

Yahoo Pipes

Pipes is the new Yahoo Pipes alternative being launched

Yahoo Pipes, the web application from Yahoo and discontinued in 2015, now has a replacement. Pipes has been launched with new features. Yahoo Pipes was a web application used by the developers and programmers to manipulate, aggregate and mashup content from […]

Microsoft Planner

Microsoft Planner mobile app now available for iPhone and Android

It seems Microsoft is pretty serious about making Microsoft apps available for iPhone and Android. This time, the new Microsoft Planner app is made available for iPhone and Android phones. The Microsoft Planner is an extension to the existing Planner […]

Microsoft Build 2017

List of the biggest announcements at Microsoft Build 2017 conference

The month of May this year can be celebrated as the ‘new announcement and launches month’ for Microsoft. Just a few days back, Microsoft launched new Surface Laptop and the new Windows 10 S operating system along with it. This […]

Google Docs phishing scam

Google fixes the sophisticated Google Docs Phishing Scam

The Google Docs Phishing Scam that was making rounds on the internet and also spreading wildly has been fixed by Google. Google mentioned on its Twitter account that they have taken action against the Google Docs phishing scam. According to […]

Windows 10 S Surface laptop

Microsoft to launch Windows 10 S Surface laptop

Those who are in love with Microsoft’s Surface Laptops, you can now own one with Windows 10 S operating system. As Microsoft’s team states, this will be a good choice for the students. The best part of Windows 10 S […]

Google Earth

Web version of Google Earth made available by Google

Google has released the web version of Google Earth and its own home page. According to the Google team, the new version of Google Earth is a whole new experience of exploring the world. The new version is not a […]

Interactive Azure platform

Microsoft releases more details in the Interactive Azure Platform

Microsoft had launched the Interactive Azure Platform last year i.e. in May 2016. The cloud platform from Microsoft got the interactive touch so as to help users to know the new and big features on Microsoft Azure. The interactive Azure […]

Game Emulators banned from the Windows Store

Microsoft’s new Windows store rule states that Apps that emulate a game system are not allowed on any device thereby ending the era of Game emulators from its store platform. The company updated its policies and was quick to implement […]

Malwarebytes impacting Windows 10 Creators Update

Malwarebytes disabling Windows Defender in Windows 10 Creators Update

A user of Malwarebytes has posted on its forums that the program has some major issue with the Windows 10 Creators Update. The user said that Malwarebytes is disabling Windows Defender program in Windows 10 Creators Update. Malwarebytes deactivating Windows […]