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Microsoft Beam2 is now live globally

Microsoft Beam2 Live is now available globally. After being in its Beta trial version for a few months, the major update to Beam is now available for users globally. Matt Salsa Mendi, co-founder of Beam, announced this major update via […]

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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), […]

Microsoft updates OneNote Class NoteBook, Learning tools and Office Lens

Microsoft has been striving hard lately to make OneNote Class Notebook one of the best teaching tools thus eventually allowing teachers and students to be productive. Microsoft has now launched updates for OneNote Class Notebook, Learning Tools, and Office Lens, […]

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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 announces Data Science Utilities version 0.11

Data Scientists at Microsoft had announced an early public preview of Team Data Science Process (TDSP) in order to support secure collaboration within enterprise data science organization. With this, the TDSP would eventually help users structure their data and science […]

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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 […]

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Microsoft Garage to open new locations

Microsoft Garage has amazed us with all the innovative stuff it has come out with so far. The impromptu innovation center from Microsoft lets its employees work on a side project and access Microsoft’s ocean of resources. This has let […]

Scalebound’s cancellation is a huge blow to the Xbox One

Microsoft’s video game line-up for the Xbox One and Windows 10 in 2017 is looking bleak after the company officially announced the cancellation of Scalebound. The title was first shown at E3 2014, and yet again in 2016. Before the […]

Windows VR Headsets from Acer, Dell and HP show up at CES 2017

Virtual Reality is the future of competing according to some, and that is why Microsoft has decided to take an interest in it. The company announced not too long ago that several of its partners are creating VR headsets for […]

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 helps Bing users stay and eat healthy this new year

Microsoft has been dedicatedly improving the Bing search engine and it was only a few weeks ago that it had reported about Bing’s Holiday features. Bing also hit the headlines after it allowed users to store media items and other […]

The Command Prompt is not going anywhere, clarifies Microsoft

A while ago there was a rumor that MS-DOS had met its death and an article in a widely read publication was quoted as follows, “Say goodbye to the MS-DOS command prompt.” Needless to say, the news caught pace and […]

Microsoft files for a Dynamic Display Resolution patent

Microsoft’s latest patent application reveals an interesting piece of technology that we might very well see in the immediate feature. As all of us know the resolution of the display is only as good as the distance between the screen […]

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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. […]

Microsoft Flow gets DocuSign, Survey Monkey and OneNote support

Earlier this year Microsoft announced Microsoft Flow, a workflow management tool which is also available for Android and iOS platforms. The interface started offering an option to blend in two or more services in order to create workflows which will […]

Microsoft moves a step towards a fully functional road safety AI in India

With an estimated 1.25 million fatalities each year, road accidents are definitely right up there when it comes to the top causes of deaths in the world. It is particularly important to know, middle-income and low-income countries bear a disproportionate […]

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Microsoft wants your suggestions to improve the Windows Developer Blog

The success of any operating system largely depends upon its ability to satisfy user’s requirements. User feedback is therefore of utmost important to all kinds of product development. Effective feedback, both positive and negative, is very helpful in getting suggestions […]

Microsoft wins $927 million contract with US Department of Defense

Big news on the enterprise end came for Microsoft this week when the US Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) announced that a $927 million, 5-year contract to provide technical support had been awarded to the tech giant. This move is […]

Microsoft reveals its future roadmap for Planner in Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Planner has already done what it has promised to do, i.e to bring teams together, help them plan the tasks, documents and also conversations in order to be more efficient and productive. Office 365 users can also use the […]

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Windows Server and SQL Server Premium Assurance announced

Another great news from Microsoft before the eve of Christmas. Microsoft recently announced that they are going to offer Windows Server Premium Assurance and SQL Server Premium Assurance to the Microsoft product users. With these new premium assurances, Microsoft products […]

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Microsoft introduces Payment Request API for simpler web payments

It seems Microsoft has become the Santa Claus for the developers much before Christmas Eve. With Windows 10 Creators Update and latest Windows Insider Preview builds, Microsoft brought several new updates; exclusively for the developers. Recently, i.e. on December 15th, […]

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Now users can control Flash on Microsoft Edge with click-to-run feature

It’s been a while when Microsoft started discouraging the use of Flash due to reasons like performance, stability, and security. Over the past one year, Microsoft is suggesting website owners migrate their Flash based websites to something more secure like […]

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Microsoft introduces applications to help developers make smart BOTs

Microsoft has announced 2 new applications to make it easier for the developers create smart bots. Here is a bit about both, QnA Maker and Bing Location Control. QnA Maker Service QnA Maker is a free, easy-to-use, REST API- and […]

Cortana on IoT devices

Cortana on IoT devices with screens to appear in 2017

How about a talking fridge that tells you about the stock going low or what you have stored in the fridge? Well, this will be possible in the near future as Microsoft’s very own personal assistant, Cortana, is all set […]