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Oculus lowers minimum PC specifications to get VR to more users

Oculus Rift held a press event on Thursday to announce the latest updates on the VR front. Among them was a big update that will now allow users with lower PC specifications to hop onto the VR bandwagon, which earlier […]

Microsoft announces new AI group with 5,000 employees

After months of speculation, Microsoft on Thursday announced that a separate team has been formed inside the organization that will focus primarily on the company’s AI product efforts. Microsoft also mentioned that over 5,000 of their engineers and computer scientists […]

Latest update for Microsoft Docs online greatly improvises on all quarters

The latest update to Microsoft Docs Online has brought into play a slew of new features that will eventually help enhance users enhance their experience with the tool. The improvements have been across several parameters and hopefully armed with the […]

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Microsoft Ignite 2016: What to expect at the event

If you are a Microsoft enthusiast or follower, you probably don’t need any introduction to Microsoft Ignite, the annual event that covers all the enterprise-based hardware and software launched by Microsoft. While it may show its prowess on the consumer […]

Microsoft creates a record in Speech Recognition technology

Microsoft recently announced that it had achieved a new milestone in pursuit of their Speech Recognition Technology, being developed in their labs. According to the company, its best single system has achieved a WER (Word Error Rate) rate of just […]

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Sophos detected Windows process as malware; now patched

The Sophos endpoint verification surprised its user a couple of days ago when it started false alarming users about a malware. The program identified a legit Windows process Winlogon.exe file as malware Troj/FarFli-CT. This issue cropped up on Sophos Console, Sophos […]

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Interns at Microsoft Garage lead the way, become Doers, not talkers

Microsoft Garage Interns have made a difference at Microsoft. Students have created multiple new projects as part of their internship program with many among them receiving great accolades from their mentors and public. Microsoft took to the Fire Hose blog to […]

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Ultimate Windows Tweaker 4.2 supports Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Ultimate Windows Tweaker 4.2 has been released with several new tweaks and will support Windows 10 Anniversary Update v1607. Not only does the tool offer more than 200 tweaks, it even lets you create a system restore point, run System […]

This Fingerprint Reader brings Windows Hello to all computers

Windows Hello is one of those features folks are looking forward to using when the Windows 10 Anniversary Update comes around, but one must first have a compatible computer. However, if you don’t, this little USB fingerprint reader could do […]

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Microsoft Stream, a stream video services for businesses launched

Microsoft has announced a video sharing service for businesses called as Microsoft Stream. The new video service aims to provide businesses the facility to upload, share and tag videos within the organization. Using Microsoft Stream users can watch videos on […]

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DDoS attackers using large CCTV botnet for attacks

DDoS is a commonly seen attack on important websites and web portals. Today’s technological advents have successfully mitigated DDoS or Distributed Denial of Service attacks. However, the DDoS authors are now using unique and unrecognizable techniques for the attacks. A […]

154 million Voter Records exposed in the U.S.

The latest data breach exposed the 154 million voter records which includes not only voter registration data but many personal details like addresses, Facebook profiles, income details, education, gun-ownership, age, gender, languages one knows, phone numbers and much more. This […]

Microsoft and Facebook to lay Subsea Cable across the Atlantic

With an aim to provide reliable internet connection to the customers, Facebook and Microsoft jointly announced their plans to lay a massive internet cable across the Atlantic. This new giant sub-sea cable MAREA will reportedly provide up to 160 terabits […]

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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Microsoft to ban “Terrorist Content”

No “terrorist content” will now onwards be allowed in Microsoft’s services like Outlook email service, Xbox Live and consumer document-sharing service. The company recently announced its newly framed policies to crack down the terrorist content from its major consumer services. […]

Military Appreciation Month

Celebrate Military Appreciation Month with Microsoft

It’s May and it’s the Military Appreciation Month and this time you can celebrate it with Microsoft. Confused how? Well. this time Microsoft has merged forces with the USO (United Services Organization) to thank the deployed service members during Military […]

Microsoft to shut down the Sunrise calendar app

Microsoft is killing its Sunrise Calendar App which it acquired last year. The team recently announced in a blog post, that the app will soon be pulled out from Google Play Store as well as iOS Store. However, the official […]

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Microsoft introduces new documentation site docs.microsoft.com

Based on the feedback gathered from the interviews of hundreds of developers and IT Pros, Microsoft has introduced a documentation site called as docs.microsoft.com. To start with, Microsoft is first revamping the existing content infrastructure on TechNet and MSDN. TechNet […]

Parents used Microsoft Sway to tell Cancer story

Microsoft Sway is a brilliant software, so it comes as no surprise to see a parents of a child with Cancer using the platform to tell their story. It’s quite touching, and we do hope the child pulls through commandingly. […]

Docker For Windows

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, […]

Microsoft 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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WhatsApp ending support for Windows Phone 7.1, Blackberry, etc.

For those using a Windows Phone 7 device, it is time to jump ship because WhatsApp will no longer be updated for that platform beginning later in the year. This is a huge blow for those who might not be […]

New York Fashion Week

New York Fashion Week dazzled with 3D printed garments

New York Fashion Week saw some great designs this time. However, what really caught audience’s attention was the 3D printed garments. The New York Fashion Week took place between 10th and 18th Feb 2016. Many designers from various parts of […]

Scammers posing as Microsoft employees are on the rise

Ever came across scammers who claim they are from Microsoft? If not, you’re in luck because many have fallen victim to these guys. You see, no one wants to have problems with their beloved computers, which is why these guys […]