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Microsoft rolls out Gestures App for Lumia Windows Phones

Good news for Windows Phone Lumia users? Microsoft has come out with a Gestures app that allow users to control some of the functionality of the phone without touching the display. Although the released app is in beta stage currently, […]

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Microsoft previews Skype Translator – See how it works

When technology moves forward by leaps and bounds miracles happen. Well, this is not a miracle, but certainly a brilliant example of what technology can do. Skype Translator is here and making stir in the world of technology! Didn’t get […]

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WordPress under attack; SoakSoak compromises 100K+ websites

WordPress being the most popular CMS has always been a target for the hackers and cyber criminals and the latest malware attack has compromised around 100,000 WordPress sites. The Russian malware SoakSoak was first noticed on Sunday morning when it […]

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Microsoft, Google, Adobe, other ICT companies pulling out from Russia

Microsoft and Google could well join Adobe Systems as the latest Western Tech giants to pull out from the Russian operations. In light of the new Russian regulations, Adobe Systems shut down its Russian offices this September while other Tech […]

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Facebook drops Bings Search engine results

Facebook has silently dumped the Bing search engine results and they will no more be displayed on Facebook. Facebook has been using the Microsoft Bing Search results since the year 2010, but the refurbished Facebook search offerings will now include […]

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Bing brings ‘Safe preference’ for child safety

Protecting your children from cyber criminals is a tedious job; especially when they are using your computers to surf the web. Our computer’s web surfing setting is done as per our requirement. However, such setting may put our children’s online […]

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LastPass and Dashlane now let you change all passwords in one click

LastPass and Dashlane, two popular password managers have just introduced an interesting new feature – one that lets you change all you passwords with a click. If one of your online accounts has been hacked or if you are using […]

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Microsoft rolls out MSN apps suite for iOS & Android

Now users of iOS and Android phones can also enjoy various MSN apps; as Microsoft has rolled out MSN apps suite for iOS and Android devices. With this initiation, Microsoft has broadened the reach to its apps. Various MSN apps […]

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Microsoft starts accepting BitCoins as a mode of payment

Microsoft has started the Bitcoin-trading apps allowing the users to buy apps, games and more for Windows, Windows Phone, and Xbox in exchange of digital currencies. Users can now add your Bitcoins to their Microsoft account at current market value […]

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Operation Global III Ransomware Decryption Tool released

Operation Global III is the latest ransomware to hit town, which encrypts your data and ask for a ransom in exchange. This ransomware reportedly is more dangerous than previous ransomware infections. The current ransom asked is $250 USD payable in […]

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Minecraft Pocket Edition now available for Windows Phone

The most popular block building game Minecraft Pocket Edition is finally available for Windows Phone 8.1 device. In just less than 3 months of Mojang been acquired by Microsoft for $ 2.5 billion, the Minecraft developer had promised to release […]

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Bing lists their 3 important search ranking factors for websites

While Google may be a very popular search engine, there are many people who use Bing daily in order to get information on some or the other topic. Although there are many relevant document present on the web to satisfy […]

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HERE Drive+ receives an update; 18 new countries added

Here Drive+, the voice-guided navigation app from HERE suite of navigation apps has received a new update lately thereby adding 18 new countries and territories. With this latest update, the app is now serving a total of 118 countries. The […]

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Try Windows 10 TP without installing it

With more than a million users within a week of  the release of Windows 10 TP its going along nicely, Microsoft is receiving feedback from the users. A newer build too has been released since the launch of the program. […]

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Microsoft updates Next Lock Screen app for Android

Microsoft recently updated its Next Lock Screen app for Android devices. This 6.4M sized app is updated to its next version v1.3.9664 and promises to deliver its users a refreshed experience. This new update supports all the devices running Android […]

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Bing Image Search Integrated To Sway

It’s been a while since Microsoft announced Sway as its interactive presentation app which helps users create and share their web-based expressions and ideas straightaway using images, text, videos etc. Expanding their list of built-in sources the company today announced […]

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OneDrive Android app gets custom pin timeouts, shake for feedback, etc.

The OneDrive for Android app has been updated to Version 2.9.3. Microsoft is continuing providing regular updates to the OneDrive apps. It has now updated its Android app with custom pin timeouts, shake for feedback, Push notifications for shared files […]

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ESET joins the Facebook security vector

Facebook, being the most popular social media network is a big target for scams and thus the team has decided to partner with security vendor ESET. This is the third security vector of Facebook this year. Earlier in May, the […]

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Microsoft ends support to Clip Art

Clip Art is officially closed on Office products! Yes, you read right. Microsoft announced that it is ending support of Clip Art in Microsoft Office products. Effectively, it means that from here on if you are looking to find online […]

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FIN4: Phishing Threat Alert From FireEye

A new cyber-attack has recently been discovered by the a Silicon Valley security firm FireEye. These attacks mainly target the Wall Street Companies and are reportedly being carried by a highly educated group FIN4. This sophisticated phishing attack basically targets […]

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Autodesk offers its design software free for students worldwide

There’s a reason to rejoice for design students across the globe. Autodesk, the software giant in US that makes design software for various industries; announced that it has made its design software free for all the design students as well […]

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Microsoft acquires email startup Acompli

CEO Satya Nadella finally confirmed Microsoft’s acquisition on email startup Acompli, confirming his focus on cross-platform technologies. The deal was reportedly executed for more than $200 million. Acompli is an email startup with several useful features like prioritizing your important […]

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Mozilla showcases its new Search Interface in Firefox

Mozilla Firefox, once again, is bringing a new and refreshing change in the world of search engines. Now, with a single click, you can search for the relevant information and that too, from a selected source with the help of […]

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Google launches Devices and Activity Dashboard and Security Wizard

Online security threats are getting more and more sophisticated with time and thus, it is very important to keep your protection tools update. Google today announced a new set of security tools for Google Apps users, especially the business users. […]

System says: “A cat sitting on top of a bed”

Human says: “A person sitting on bed behind an open laptop computer and a cat sitting beside and looking at the laptop screen area”

Microsoft talks of Automatic Image Captioning software system

The Microsoft Research Team has always been known for its inventive applications and a very innovative piece of software is soon to be added in its lineup. The team is busy developing an Automatic Image Captioning Software system these days. […]

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Regin, an international spying Trojan active since 2008, says Symantec

Symantec has discovered a dangerous spying Trojan called as Regin that could have been involved in spying operations against government bodies internationally. What’s most shocking about this Trojan is the fact that it has operated for so many years without […]

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Citadel Trojan starts attacking Password Managers

It’s a discovery made by IBM’s Trusteer Researchers that cybercriminals are now using a new weapon to cause threat to your online security. In this new way of security breach, cybercriminals are using Citadel Trojan to compromise authentication solutions and […]