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.
Sprightly

Microsoft Garage launches Sprightly app for Android

Microsoft refuses to resist its urge when it comes to releasing apps for other platforms like Android. As such, the software giant released Sprightly, a free digital – content creation app for Android users. The app is yet another offering […]

Facebook

Be cautious while sharing Links on Facebook Messenger App

Advantages, online world offers are aplenty, however, it carries with it a baggage of risks too. For instance, we as users are rarely bothered about how much data a company can gather about us from nothing more than our first […]

Azure Linux

Sign up for the Preview of Azure Service Fabric on Linux

Service Fabric makes the work of managing and developing cloud applications simpler. Its deployment is simple and manageable since applications are built and run in small building blocks — known as microservices. Microsoft had earlier introduced Azure Service Fabric somewhere […]

OneDrive

Microsoft limits Data Transfers on OneDrive Free account

Microsoft throws yet another surprise for its OneDrive customers. Unfortunately, the announcement generates more disappointment rather than enthusiasm. Microsoft has secretly set a limit for data transfers for the OneDrive Free account. Data Transfers limited on OneDrive Free accounts The […]

ransomware

New ransomware targets Office 365 users in Australia

Malware and ransomware mostly find their way to our machine via email. After a little work to fix the problem we dismiss it just as an attempt to access data. In reality, the situation is more worrisome. It is more […]

threat landscape in EU

Worrying changes in the European Union Threat Landscape

IT security professionals try building high-performance security tools keeping in view the changing nature of the threat landscape. However, they note two fundamental issues have stayed constant. First, the threat landscape continuously evolves and gains sophistication. Second, attackers remain a […]

Free BSD

Microsoft releases its own Distribution of FreeBSD operating system

Microsoft earlier was averse to the idea of Open-source software but that’s a thing of the past. The recent announcement from the software giant indicates the change of guard. Yes, Microsoft has decided to add Azure support of FreeBSD. As […]

TeamViewer accounts getting hacked

TeamViewer enhances security; rolls out 2 new features

TeamViewer appears to be in the denial mode over the recent controversy that revealed its customers’ accounts were hacked. The service suggested that the issue was related to the recent leak of account information from MySpace and Tumblr. In an […]

Windows sales

Microsoft dominates Detachable Devices Market

As we are moving away from traditional desktop computers to more portable and detachable devices, co-detachable devices are assuming importance. This is not a generalized observation, but an established truth reported by IDC. Detachable Devices Market The uptake in the […]

decrypt files

TeslaCrypt ransomware shuts down; Master Key released

In a surprising move, developers of TeslaCrypt ransomware have made their malware defunct. The developers of the ransomware have changed the message on their last operation site and rendered an unconditional apology for the inconvenience caused to all whose data […]

Google Chrome

Chrome to stop Page Roll Back when you accidentally hit Backspace

While filling any form if we accidentally push the backspace button, the Google Chrome browser instantly navigates to previous page. This default behavior turns the backspace key into an irritant. Fortunately, Chrome has come up with a solution for it. […]

report

Spam emerges at the main tool to target Internet users

New findings from Kaspersky Labs signal some worrying facts. The report suggests Spam has emerged as the favorite tool for fraudsters to target Internet users. It also reports the mails with malicious attachments has increased significantly in the recent years. […]

Fireeye

Cerber Ransomware emerging as a major threat

A study reveals, the Cerber ransomware attacks have been showing an upward trend continuously. The ransomware mainly exploits a security flaw that targets PCs running on Windows. When infected, the data on infected computers becomes encrypted with AES encryption and […]

tattio

Microsoft unveils Tattio, a Skin Wearable

The job of a researcher is to anticipate developments in the future. Researchers at Microsoft realize this well. As such they have embarked on the mission to explore how technology could be effectively used to augment the human body via […]

outlook.com premium

New Outlook.com will not be compatible with Windows Live Mail 2012

Microsoft has served a reminder for its customers intending to shift to new Outlook.com. The description on the official page hints users migrating to new outlook.com would no longer be able to use Windows Live Mail 2012 to access the […]

Microsoft Azure

Microsoft to store data on a DNA-based archival Storage System

The amount of unstructured data for large enterprises continues to grow. As such, there is a need for them to deploy more storage setups that can preserve data for the long haul while also providing rapid access and performance. The […]

maps

Google tracks every movement of its users, says report

No user is free from online tracking! The Internet giant – Google was embroiled in several controversies over the issue of tracking its users which raised many concerns over privacy of users who carry their smartphones with them. Our Smartphones […]

microsoft cloud resource

Microsoft rolls out free Tools to help IT Pros adopt Cloud Technology

As the volume of data continues to increase with the rise in business establishments, so does the adoption and deployment of cloud storage services for providing a backup. In an effort to encourage cloud adoption further, Microsoft has introduced two […]

Microsoft-Cortana

Instant Translation in Cortana now supports 4 more languages

Microsoft announced that its digital voice assistant Cortana will support instant translations for its French, German, Italian, and Spanish versions of Windows 10. What does it mean? When a user is running Windows 10 in the above mentioned languages and […]

Skype

Microsoft offers Plugin-free Skype for users

Skype has been a huge success for Microsoft. It keeps the world talking! The ease of use is what makes the app so special. However, earlier, Skype required you to download the application for chatting and calling on desktop and […]

windows-10-logo

Current Branch for Business (CBB) Windows 1507 updated to Windows 1511 Build

Microsoft, recently unveiled the Windows 10 1511 Build to the Current Branch for Business (CBB). The recent build intends to replace the original business Build version, 1507. As we know, Microsoft handles Windows 10 for business differently than the consumer […]

bing code

Bing Partners with HackerRank to bring Interactive Code Editing to Search

Microsoft’s search engine Bing, and HackerRank recently have teamed up to offer millions of programmers an easy way to find useful search results. Until now, the regular practice for programmers has been to resort to search engines to get answers […]

windows ink

Windows Apps will get improved Pen Support with Windows Ink

Feedback always inspire innovation! Learning from this experience, Microsoft has attempted to accommodate styluses in its latest Windows 10 update. Yes, Microsoft is looking forward to put all the power of Windows in the tip of your pen via Windows […]

office_2016

Microsoft modifies schedule for releasing non-security Office Updates

Microsoft has changed the scheme of things via which it delivers security and non-security Office updates every month. The company’s Office Sustained Engineering Team announced that all important update schedule change will now be rolled out simultaneously with all future […]

Windows-10-Anniv-SDK

Windows 10 Anniversary SDK Update promises new experiences for Developers

Following the release of Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14295 for Windows Insiders, Microsoft, today, released the corresponding SDK v10.0.14295.1000 for developers, dubbed – Windows 10 Anniversary SDK. The name essentially marks Windows 10’s first birthday and includes multitude of […]

Docker For Windows

Docker for Windows Beta now available

The Docker Toolbox is a popular installer for quickly installing and setting up a Docker environment on your Windows computer. However a replacement for it called the Docker for Windows has been announced, which brings before users various enhancements. Currently, […]

Office Forms

Microsoft Office Forms, all set to challenge Google Forms

Google Forms offers a variety of beautiful, pre-made themes for creating your surveys. All your data is automatically organized in Google Sheets and stored in Google Drive so that you can access them anywhere. The company had expertise in this […]