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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Outlook Office 365 being blocked by Malwarebytes

Anyone who has the premium version of Malwarebytes installed on their PC and self-protection module enabled might be running into the problem! For no apparent reason, whenever a user tried to access his outlook.office365.com account, Malwarebytes displayed an error message […]

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11 year old Indian-origin boy hacks Bluetooth devices using Rasberry Pi

Internet of Things (IoT) aims at integrating digital devices more with the physical world for the betterment of humans. However, as the technology gets increasingly pervasive, we should bear in mind few concerns. For instance, is the technology failsafe for […]

OneNote app for Windows 10 v17.8241.5759 gets a huge update

Windows users might have noticed, there are 2 versions of OneNote app. One is available as a Desktop app while other can be downloaded from the Windows Store. The latter has four important things missing: Non-paragraph styles like headings Bulleting […]

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UIWIX Ransomware too exploiting SMB Vulnerabilities in Computer Systems

Barely, has the fear about WannaCrypt Ransomware subsided, comes the news that even before WannaCrypt, there was this UIWIX Ransomware that was also exploiting SMB Vulnerabilities.  The newly discovered malware assigns a unique machine ID to each infected computer by […]

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MicrosoftEDU – Microsoft’s new initiative for Students

Keeping students motivated should be the starting point of learning. Motivation comes from innovations that help students understand why learning is important to them. Microsoft attempts to define this relationship via its latest initiative – MicrosoftEDU. MicrosoftEDU – Microsoft’s New […]

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Webroot Antivirus flags Windows system files as malware

It’s a rare sight to witness antivirus products flagging genuine websites as phishing websites and authentic files as malware, as has been the case with Webroot Antivirus. The program that claims to provide real-time protection for PC’s and Mac’s mistakenly […]

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Edge and Internet Explorer browsers Start Page displaying Sponsored Ads

If you are a Windows user, you must have observed, Microsoft Edge browser displays “Where to next?” screen by default whenever you launch the browser. In addition to it, the browser now displays ‘Sponsored’ ads. The change can be noticed […]

Creators Update breaks Windowed G-sync; here is the fix!

Sometimes, trouble comes uninvited as has been the case for Windows 10 Creators Update. Recent reports suggested that Creators Update breaks Windowed G-sync. A user of Windows observed, that the new build breaks Windowed G-Sync following the installation of driver […]

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Skype for Business Cloud PBX updated with New Features

Communication plays a vital role when it comes to getting things done. Tools and applications that enable easy communication are increasingly becoming popular. For example, Skype for Business. It has become the backbone for enterprise voice and video meetings. As […]

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Microsoft Azure Advisor, Resource Health, Monitor now Generally Available

In a recent announcement, Microsoft Azure announced the general availability of Azure Advisor, Azure Resource Health, and Azure Monitor. All of the above are now generally available to provide users a more robust monitoring and alerting capabilities. Microsoft Azure Services […]

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Potential Burn hazard prompts recall of Xbox One 2X Smart Chargers

Electronic devices cannot always remain immune to problems. Sometimes, even certified accessories can run into unforeseen problems. The latest Xbox One controller charging station is a case in point. Approximately, 121,000 units of the popular Energizer Xbox One 2X Smart […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]