About HemantSaxena@TWCN

The author Hemant Saxena is a post-graduate in technology and has an immense interest in following Microsoft and other technology developments around the world. Quiet by nature, he is an avid Lacrosse player.
Google

Google faces class action lawsuit over gender-based pay discrimination

It seems all is not well with Google. A new class-action lawsuit filed by its former three employees suggest that career opportunity and pay equality is not same for women employees when compared to its male counterpart within the organization. […]

security

These D-Link router vulnerabilities will never be patched

Security vulnerabilities never end. They just change the form in which they manifest. This theory holds true for users running D-Link DIR-850L AC1200 Dual Band Gigabit Cloud router. According to the security researcher Pierre Kim, the product features over ten […]

Bashware

Windows 10 Linux subsystem can be compromised by Bashware

A report from Check Point Security Research suggests that Subsystem for Linux (WSL), a newly introduced feature in Windows 10 ( a hybrid concept which allows a combination of Linux and Windows systems to run at the same time) could […]

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Office assistant Clippy returns as an extension for Visual Studio

Microsoft Office assistant – Clippy once labeled as a mindless bundle of code has made a comeback as Visual Studio extension. Yes, Eros Fratini recently unveiled Clippy VS an open source v0.1 extension that brings Clippy to Visual Studio. Clippy […]

SteelSeries Apex M750 keyboard launched

Advancement in technology has changed the way we communicate with others. We have become increasingly reliant on websites and apps to facilitate our interpersonal interactions. Keyboard has become an indispensable tool in facilitating such a type of communication. It has […]

Microsoft Research

Microsoft spills more details on its real-time AI Project Brainwave

Microsoft’s idea of building a hardware platform for real-time Artificial Intelligence has progressed into its advanced stage. Yes, Project Brainwave that promises speedy machine learning in the cloud is nearing its development. The company made some major announcements about it […]

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Intel 8th Generation Core processor launched

Innovation is crucial to the continuing success of any organization. It helps develop something unique. The new family of processors from Intel claim to offer the same. Yes, in its latest pursuit to make its processors more robust, Intel announced […]

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Microsoft launches Ether-based Coco Framework for enterprise blockchain networks

Although Blockchain technology has attracted the interest of large enterprises, its development across the financial sector has largely remained indifferent. Microsoft wants to shed this reticence through the release of its Coco Framework, a new open-source foundation for enterprise blockchain […]

powerpoint malware

Just opening a PowerPoint Slide Show could infect your PC with malware

Instances of the use of malware-laced PowerPoint files that infect your PCs with malware are well known but the recent ongoing spam campaign highlights a worrying trend. A simple PowerPoint trick makes it possible to drop malware without even requiring […]

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Minecraft’s Minecoin Earth announced; to be streamed online

Ever since its inception, Minecraft game has witnessed a steep rise in its followers. The trend is likely to be continued for few more years via Minecon Earth, an online live streaming show. Earlier, the same occasion was celebrated as […]

Mozilla Firefox 55 shipped with improved features

In its latest pursuit to make the browser more user-friendly, Mozilla released Firefox 55, the browser that ships with WebVR support. The added capability means no need to download an individual app to experience the world of virtual reality. Following […]

Read Aloud

Microsoft Office 365 introduces Read Aloud feature and more

Last month, Microsoft hosted Inspire partner conference where it announced new apps and updates available for its Office software. In addition to it, the Redmond giant made series of announcements for Office 365 subscribers that would help them present ideas […]

TrendMicro releases Machine-Learning Toolkit to scan websites

TrendMicro releases Machine-Learning Toolkit to scan websites

The sole activity undertaken by data researchers, reverse engineers, and security professionals to provide the first line of defense against any security threats is data collection. It helps in manual data analysis through multiple repetitive operations which help in developing […]

Windows 10 Creators Update is now available for all Windows 10 customers

There has been a change in the roll-out scheme of Windows 10 Creators Update. Beginning now, Microsoft will make the version fully available for all compatible devices running Windows 10 globally via Windows Update. The change of policy also suggests […]

Windows Help Me Choose website launched for Windows device buyers

If you aren’t sure about which Windows device to choose for your busy life, a new tool from Microsoft will help you find the right one. Known as Windows Help Me Choose, the ingenious tool will walk interested buyers through […]

Project Spartan

Adobe to kill Flash by 2020

The Photoshop giant, Adobe is giving up the development of its multimedia browser plugin – Flash. Yes, the company has announced it will discontinue Flash updates after 2020. No further updates following the mentioned date will mark the end of […]

drawing app

Microsoft Paint will be available in the Windows Store for free

A few days ago, we learned that Microsoft was axing the popular Microsoft Paint tool with the roll out of new Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. However, Microsoft has now clarified that MS Paint will be available in the Windows […]

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Windows 10 Autumn Creators Update …. coming soon

Two months ago in a press release, Microsoft unveiled, the next major update to Windows 10 would be titled ‘Fall Creators Update’. However, now, we see Windows 10 Fall Creators Update would be rebranded as Autumn Creators Update. This could […]

Facebook

India surpasses the US as Facebook’s No.1 User

India has surpassed the US to become Facebook’s largest country audience. The country now has over 241 million active users in comparison to 240 million in the US. What appears quite puzzling about this news is, despite low Internet penetration, […]

Chrome

Particle Chrome Extension changes face; Turns into an Adware

Browser Extensions are small programs that add new features to your browser and help personalize your browsing experience. Most popular browsers like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, etc. support these extensions. Although beneficial, these extensions can be used for baleful purposes […]

Games

Xbox Controller is offering free Rubberized Grips with every Purchase

In addition to letting Xbox users personalize their Xbox Wireless Controller with different possible color combinations, Xbox Designer Lab is offering an exciting deal. The online customization program is giving away free rubberized grips to buyers purchasing any Xbox Design […]

NotPetya is not a Ransomware; its a Wiper, say security researchers now!

Petya…NotPetya… now Not a Ransomware! Reports from leading security researchers suggest NotPetya, an infection that invaded computers worldwide is a Wiper (since it overwrites parts that a disk needs to run) and not a Ransomware. An analysis of the encryption […]

Scam

Microsoft reveals how it employs AI to track down Tech Support Scams

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has many applications. It is poised to make our life simple and secure. Companies like Microsoft are trying to adapt to this modern technology as quickly as possible to use it to their advantage. For instance, AI techniques […]

gmail

Gmail to stop reading your emails

The long-standing practice of scanning users’ email contents inside Gmail to deliver targeted ads has been stopped by Google. Yes, this activity will no more be pursued by Google, owing to privacy concerns. Privacy advocates have been pressing for this […]

Internet Of Things

Kaspersky creates IoT Honeytraps to study the activities of IoT botnets

Kaspersky recently conducted an experiment where it highlighted inherent risks associated with the large-scale integration of digital devices with our physical world. it suggested that integrating more and more devices with the Internet makes the susceptible to trojans and malware […]