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.
Microsoft Project

Microsoft’s Project Torino helps visually impaired learn Coding the easy way

Inclusive development means ensuring participation of all marginalized and excluded groups as stakeholders in development processes. Naturally, disabled or differently abled persons like visually impaired individuals also have a role to play in this process. Microsoft intends to empower them […]

Microsoft Teams

Test Drive Microsoft Teams to get hands-on experience

Microsoft Teams was designed keeping office users in mind, particularly corporate ones. It offers them corporate-wide workspace where they can have conversations as large groups or in smaller, private groups and discuss marketing strategy. The service was primarily rolled out […]

McAfee

McAfee ramps up Investment in India; Now hiring more people

Antivirus software market in India has witnessed a steady growth and finds a fair percentage of adoption amongst both the consumer as well as business. The primary reason that can be attributed to the rapid rise of the persistence of this trend […]

browser

Firefox to warn you about insecure Logins

With every subsequent release, every browser developer tries to make its browser more secure and reliable. Firefox treads along the same path. If you are not aware, the browser has a special feature that issues warning to users by default […]

chatbot

Facebook Messenger Chatbot helping Refugees seek Asylum

Artificial Intelligence can no more be labeled as mistrusted fascination. It is being increasingly used for better purposes. The most recent initiative from British-born Joshua Browder is just a proof of this. The gentleman has developed a chatbot ‘DoNotPay’ that intends […]

Office 365 group

New update for Yammer integrates it with Office 365 Groups

Individuals in an organization can discuss content right from Office applications and get smart suggestions based on their interactions using Yammer. This helps them stay productive. Another addition in the form of creation of new Yammer Groups will extend the […]

website

DMOZ.org website to close down permanently

DMOZ, one of the largest human-edited web directory maintained by a community of volunteer editors is nearing its end. The open directory project. The main page of the web site bears the following message: IMPORTANT NOTICE: As of March 14, […]

Windows 10 Mail App

Windows 10 Mail & Calendar apps get Focused Inbox, new Calendar layouts, etc.

Managing multiple tasks simultaneously requires skills and innovation. New features rolled out for Windows 10 Mail and Calendar app have been specifically designed to serve this purpose. Among other changes, the biggest addition comes in the form of Focused Inbox, […]

Missing Font

New Google Chrome Malware prompt Users to download Missing Font, Beware!

Security researchers claim cybercriminals are getting more aggressive in an attempt to target computer users. The researchers reveal they have discovered a new hacking vector for Google Chrome browser that prompts users to download a ‘Missing font’ and then tricks […]

policy

Microsoft to comply with EU Data Protection Reform Policy

If the benefits of digital technology are to be realized, it is essential to address all the inherent challenges before embracing it. As such, the European Commission put forward its EU Data Protection Reform in January 2012 to make Europe […]

Microsoft Store

Microsoft Store shares tips to Clean Out Your Computer

How often do we take time out organize all files and folders on our computer and delete ‘junk files’. Can’t recall? Well, this should be the day to begin right away! If you are not aware, the second Monday in […]

hotel ransomware

Ransomware hijacks Hotel’s Smart Lock system & locks Guest’s rooms

Most of the houses and hotel room these days are equipped with electronic doors. These locks come with one or more means of entry, which include RFID, keypad, biometric (fingerprint), or Bluetooth. Until now, locks featuring biometric identification and RFID […]

Xbox Live subscription prices in India set to be raised

Xbox Live Gold is your ticket to all the perks and services you need from Xbox Store.  As an Xbox Live Gold member, you get the most advanced multiplayer, bonus games, and exclusive member discounts in Xbox stores. The subscription […]

VPN

China tightens Great Firewall; Blocks Virtual Private Network (VPN) access

Governments of every nation selectively practice Internet censorship but in China, it is extreme due to a wide variety of laws and administrative regulations. The recent move from the Chinese government takes censorship to a next level as the authorities have […]

OneDrive for Business gets new features for simplifying Syncing process

We are increasingly integrating the digital devices with our physical world. The amount of content produced today is growing exponentially, and so is our working relationships. To maintain a right balance and productivity in this scenario, it’s essential that people […]

Microsoft

Microsoft extends Fast Track program for Windows 10 and Dynamics 365

In an effort to expand its cloud products business furthermore, Microsoft has announced a major update for its FastTrack program. Yes, beginning today, customers can use Fast Track program for migrating to Windows 10 and Dynamics 365. Earlier, the program […]

Internet-explorer-11

Microsoft to stop Security Only updates for Internet Explorer 11

Breaking away from the individual patches method, Microsoft introduced a new update approach called roll-up model for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 somewhere in 2016. The updates available in this new model included Security Monthly Quality Update (aka the Monthly Rollup), […]

Windows 10 Subscription Plan users are entitled for Free Windows 10 Upgrade

Earlier, only some software products of Microsoft such as Office were available via the subscription model. Later, the courtesy was also extended towards Windows OS that was a part of a subscription-based service for enterprise customers. The same subscription scheme has […]

Surface Studio

Surface Studio gets its first batch of Firmware updates

Microsoft has rolled out several new updates for its flagship products – Microsoft Surface Studio. The company, however, makes it clear that updates will be released in stages. This means, not every Surface will receive the update at the same […]

Microsoft highlights Best Practices to help Customers combat Cyber Threats

To mitigate Cyber threat problem, Microsoft has developed an automated platform, as part of Microsoft Azure, which provides a rapid response to a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. In addition, it shares a Cyber Defense Operations Center Strategy Brief. […]

DOD Level 5 PA

Microsoft Azure and Office 365 gets DOD Level 5 PA

After finding security features of Microsoft cloud service satisfactory, the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) has granted DOD Level 5 PA accreditation to Microsoft Azure and Office 365  for handling controlled unclassified information (CUI). CUI, basically refers unclassified information that meets […]

CES 2017 unveils new line of Windows 10 Devices for gaming

You can get your hands on the latest gadgets and devices as the global consumer electronics and technology tradeshow CES is back this year with the best of laptops and TVs. Jumping the gun on the eve of Consumer Electronic Show […]

Microsoft Schools

Microsoft School offers a new opportunity for schools worldwide

Technology has an immense role to play in education development, and Microsoft wants to be an active participant in this change. As such, the company wants to create immersive and inclusive experiences that inspire lifelong learning and stimulate the development […]

Microsoft launches new Windows Insider Blog

Feedback from users can help you build a better and more robust product. Microsoft believes this hence, allows users who own a valid Windows 10 license to sign up for early builds of the operating system via Windows Insider Program. […]