About AnkitGupta@TWCN

Ankit Gupta is a writer by profession and has more than 7 years of global writing experience on technology and other areas. He follows technological developments and likes to write about Windows & IT security. He has a deep liking for wild life and has written a book on Top Tiger Parks of India.
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You can now log into Gmail with Outlook or Yahoo account

Good news for the non-Gmail users, as they can now log into Gmail account with Outlook or Yahoo account with all features offered by Gmail. The new feature is called as Gmailify. With this feature, users can enjoy Gmail features such […]

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Bing ads introduces the Bing Network for advertising

Now advertisers across the globe have more options for advertising their products and services. Microsoft today introduced the new Bing Network. Bing announced the launch of this platform via a blog post. The new Bing Network Stephen Sirich from Bing mentions in […]

Lumia 650

Microsoft rolls out Lumia 650 with a metal design for just $199

Microsoft has released its latest Smartphone, the Lumia 650. The device comes with an attractive metal design and will go to sales in selective European markets starting February 18. Although Microsoft is aiming at business users by promoting features such […]

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Microsoft hiring program opens doors to people with Autism

While many believe that people with autism would struggle to find a competent job, Tech giant Microsoft thinks otherwise. In its endeavor to find unique talent; the company has hired 11 new employees who have autism and is looking for […]

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Google to dump Flash ads and go 100% HTML5

On Feb 09, 2016, Google announced that it will no longer display Flash ads on AdWords as well as on DoubleClick Digital Marketing. Google display ads now go 100% HTML5. Google announced about this on Google+, where it also encourages […]

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Google Project Zero exposes flaws in Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software

Google Project Zero has publicly exposed Malwarebytes for a security vulnerability that exposes its consumer version of Anti-Malware software to Man in the middle attacks. Incidentally, before going public, the issue was highlighted to the company 90 day ago by […]

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Microsoft launches new Windows 10 Security website

Microsoft recently launched new Windows 10 Security platform to combat the latest virus and malware threats. On the Windows for Business website, Microsoft mentions all aspects related to the latest Windows 10 Security platform. In order to incorporate latest security […]

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Google paid $6006 to a student who owned Google.com for a minute

Google has disclosed the amount paid to security researchers around the world who participated in company’s security awards program to find security flaws and bugs within Google. However, one reward that company would have been embarrassed to give was the […]

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Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) 5.5 is now available for download

Microsoft’s Security tool, Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) 5.5 is now available for download. The tool until now has been running in Beta phase which Microsoft has made available since December 19th 2015. However, this 29th January, Microsoft officially unveiled […]

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Windows Defender is now at par with popular Antivirus programs

A recent analysis by German Research Institute, AV-Test has revealed that Microsoft Windows Defender has improved considerably as an Antivirus program and even scores better than other popular Antivirus software in the market. It can no longer be considered as […]

Microsoft lays off Customer Success Managers from Yammer Community Team

Microsoft is axing the Yammer Community Team, and has already laid off 40 Customer Success Managers or CSMs from the social networking service. With this move, everyone is speculating whether Yammer will still remain the integral part of Microsoft enterprise or […]

Minecraft

Microsoft to launch Minecraft Education Edition

Microsoft acquired the learning game MinecraftEdu and is coming with an extended version of Minecraft for the classroom called as Minecraft Education Edition. Launched in 2011 by TeacherGaming LLC from Finland, MinecraftEDU is a version of Minecraft for the school […]

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WhatsApp will no longer charge subscription fee

Facebook-owned popular messaging app WhatsApp will no longer ask you to pay annual subscription fee as the company decides to shelve-off the charges for using the app post 1 year of free usage. WhatsApp said that users are no longer […]

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Microsoft urges Enterprises to upgrade to Windows 10

With new processors and next Gen devices at the onset, Microsoft has urged its Enterprise users to upgrade to Windows 10 to enjoy maximum performance. As a matter of fact, if you own any of the Intel’s 6th generation processors […]

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Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 11099 for Fast Ring members available

Year 2016’s first Windows 10 preview build for PC is finally here. Today, Microsoft announced the Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 11099 for Fast Ring members. This new build from Microsoft does not include any attention grabbing announcements or new […]

Firefox

Firefox to allow vulnerable SHA-1 certificates temporarily

Reversing its earlier stand of disallowing SHA-1 certificates, Firefox announced that it has temporality re-enabled support for SHA-1 certificates in its latest version. The move comes after the company noticed that some man-in-the-middle” devices (including some security scanners and antivirus […]

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Windows 10 surpasses 200 million users

Windows 10 has kick-started 2016 with astonishing numbers as Microsoft reveals that its much fancied operating system is now installed on more than 200 million devices that have been in use for at least once in December. Windows 10, also, […]

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Microsoft to Open Source Chakra; Microsoft Edge’s JavaScript engine

Today, on 5th Dec, Microsoft announced that Chakra, Microsoft Edge’s JavaScript engine, will now be open-source. With this, new opportunities will open up in the world of software, cloud-based services and Internet of Things. The core components of this engine which […]

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Microsoft to support only Internet Explorer 11 starting January 2016

Starting January 13, 2016 Microsoft will just support the latest version of its flagship browser Internet Explorer, which is version IE 11. The company will end support to older versions ie, IE 10, IE 9, IE 8 and earlier, meaning […]

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 […]

Windows Defender

Windows Defender updates definitions to remove eDellRoot

Microsoft has come to the rescue act once again as the company updates Windows Defender to periodically search and remove eDellRoot  from the user’s PC’s.  Dell has already been exposed with the potential threats that its self-signed root kit ( […]

Android

iOS and Android Apps found to be leaking sensitive user information

Amid growing concerns of smartphones being exploited to leak sensitive user’s data, a research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Harvard, and Carnegie-Mellon has revealed that mobile apps are leaking user’s information to the third parties in a massive […]

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MyMoustache.net from Microsoft Garage launched

Microsoft Garage is a place where ideas come to reality. And these are not just ideas, but it’s a stuff that no would ever think about. The Microsoft Garage Projects are a way to exhibit the talent for the think […]

Firefox Themes

Mozilla to discontinue Firefox themes

For those who are in love with Mozilla Firefox’s themes, there’s bad news. Mozilla is surely going to discontinue Firefox themes. The news about Mozilla to remove Firefox themes has come directly from Benjamin Smedberg, who is the Manager of […]