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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 […]

Changing browser experience

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 […]

docs.microsoft.com

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 […]

WhatsApp

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 […]

Line doing away with MixRadio to focus on Asian market

MixRadio is on the way out folks, the former Microsoft music service that was once own by Nokia will be shuttered in the near future. Its current owner, Line, is breaking down its ambitions to Asia, and MixRadio is not […]

Microsoft Azure

Microsoft under fire after taking part in U.S. Presidential campaign

Many might not have realized it, but Microsoft is currently rooted in the Presidential election proceedings going on in the United States. We understand the software giant is the one behind a tool designed for the Democrat and Republican caucuses. […]

Windows Phone is close to death and that’s a problem

After Microsoft’s recent earning call, many pundits have declared Windows Phone a dead platform with no hope of ever rising from the ashes. In a lot of ways, we have to agree, especially with the moves the software giant has […]

Microsoft PowerApps opens for Invites

Technology can be defined as the application of latest knowledge. It has changed the way we do our work today, different what it was a few years ago. Mobile revolution has played a significant role in this regard. To take […]

Raspberry Pi Zero

Availability of Rasberry Pi Zero priced at $5 announced

A new cult has entered the world of computers that is offering computers at extremely cheap prices. The UK based company Raspberry Pi has brought their latest computer Raspberry Pi Zero, which will cost you only $5. Moreover, for promotion […]

Get into the Halloween spirit with free Ashampoo Halloweenizer

If your door rings this week and you’re greeted by a few small zombies, witches and vampires … don’t be surprised, it’s HALLOWEEN again. Just in time for Halloween, Ashampoo again has come up with a new spooky skin for […]

Microsoft opens its first Flagship Store in New York City

Microsoft’s first flagship retail store is now open the New York City. The grand opening was done yesterday on October 26, 2015. The MS Store located at 677, 5th Avenue is just a few blocks away from the Apple’s store in the […]

Patreon

Patreon donation site’s user data published online after hack

If you have ever made any donation via crowd funding website Patreon, your personal details and donations details are supposedly published online. A recent hack on the website reportedly resulted in a huge data theft which include the names, addresses […]

China creates own operating system Neokylin

So it seems China has taken one huge step to rid itself of Microsoft’s Windows operating system. Another reason why the company recently treated President Xi Jinping like a king. The government of China has released a new operating system […]

Microsoft-NATO information-sharing partnership agreement Re-signed

Microsoft is engaged in partnerships with different governments around the world to help them build a secure network for protecting and sharing data. High profile data breaches have become a common sight. As such an organisation capable of providing information […]

Would it benefit Microsoft to acquire AMD?

There have been rumors of Microsoft making plans to acquire AMD and all its assets. But what if it actually happened, how would it benefit the software giant going forward? AMD is a company that has been around for quite […]

Antivirus creator John McAfee launches Cyber Party, enters Presidential Race

The presidential race in 2016 might be a bit surprising with the entry of John MacAfee in presidential elections 2016 candidates. John MacAfee, the founder of software firm McAfee has already filed the paperwork with Federal Election commission and is […]