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.
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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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. […]

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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 computer becomes encrypted with AES encryption and […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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SandDance from Microsoft Research lets you visually explore your Data

The research division of Microsoft, Microsoft Research has released a new tool – SandDance a free data visualization app that allows users to get insights on their research projects. The application will be currently available as a standalone Web-based tool. […]

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Microsoft to extend support for Skylake PCs with older Windows

Although Microsoft encourages Windows users to migrate to Windows 10 as soon as possible, it has provided some breathing space for machines running the latest Skylake CPUs, not upgraded to Windows 10. Most individual users and business establishments haven’t upgraded […]

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Firefox adds Narrate Button to Reader View Toolbar

The Reader View feature in Firefox strips away clutter like background images. It is visible as an icon, displayed on the right of Firefox’s address bar where users can click on it to load the page in the mode. When […]

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Clasbook Add-in for OneNote Customer Preview now available

Trained and experienced educators play a crucial role in shaping the success an individual. A tool that has played immense role in this regards is OneNote. Most teachers, students and schools have been doing some amazing things with Class Notebooks, […]

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HERE apps will no longer work on devices running Windows 10 Mobile

Maps that are accurate, high quality help us to explore places of interest. Some of the maps, like HERE maps are designed to work even without a data connection. So, no matter how you choose to travel, HERE Maps shows […]

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Skype for Web gets 4 new Updates; the 3rd one may excite you

Users who did not have Skype application installed on their machine could still use the service for communication via Skype for Web. Now, in an effort to align the web version of the app with the existing mobile and desktop […]

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Skype calling and chat support for Office Online and OneDrive added

Earlier, it was quite bothering to switch apps when working on Office Online or OneDrive to ping your friend on Skype. Not anymore! Microsoft now enables Skype calling and chat support by rolling out a new update to Office Online […]

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Microsoft inaugurates a new Cybersecurity Center in Korea

In the wake of rising cybersecurity threats, Microsoft Korea, a subsidiary branch of Microsoft Corp. today launched its new Cybersecurity Center (CSC) in Korea. The launch of the cyber security center signals Microsoft increasing interest and raising investment in the […]