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Microsoft Build

Here are the top six announcements from Microsoft Build 2018

Microsoft Build 2018 came and went, and as expected, the software giant made several big announcements, many of which have the power to change Microsoft forever. You see, it’s clear the company is moving to focus on new things, and […]

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Microsoft releases .NET Framework 4.7.2

Microsoft has announced a new version of the .NET Framework, and as expected it comes with new features and fixes. The .NET Framework 4.7.2 can be installed on Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 SP1 and the relative server versions. […]

Microsoft Azure Sphere will be a boon for IoT devices

Microsoft recently announced Azure Sphere, a solution to secure billions of microcontroller-powered devices including the IoT devices which are deployed globally by a number of companies every year. Azure Sphere comprises of mainly three parts – Aan operating system, Azure […]

Microsoft introduces AI training courses for the general public

All the spotlight of the tech world is currently focussed on Artificial Intelligence, This technology is potentially so powerful that it has already begun to change the way we see the world. Digital assistants like Cortana are getting smarter day […]

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Now developers can deploy ANY Linux flavor as Windows Subsystem for Linux

With the release of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update in August 2016, Microsoft added a new feature called Windows Subsystem for Linux. Here, any user running Windows 10 Pro could run the Linux terminals from their Windows 10 desktop environment. Earlier, […]

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Indian Microsoft Garage facility debuts in Hyderabad, India

Microsoft has unveiled its first Garage facility in India at its Hyderabad campus in Telangana. Spread over an area of 8000 sq. ft, this is Microsoft second-largest Garage facility following its 11,000-sq-ft Garage facility in Redmond. Microsoft Garage comes to […]

Mature version of Microsoft Edge browser for Android and iOS is out now

All interested users can now download and run Microsoft’s in-house flagship browser – Edge on their Android and iOS devices, respectively. The full-blown version of Edge browser is out! Its support for rival platforms will enable users to get a […]

Azure for Students – New Cloud computing service for Students

Today, cloud computing competency is a hard skillset that most recruiting firms desire their employees to be equipped with. As such, Microsoft has stepped up to the challenge of bracing the upcoming job seekers with cloud computing. Yes, Microsoft via […]

Microsoft aims to help the blind with Soundscape for iOS devices

Previously we have seen Microsoft release a new app that would help the visually impaired people to experience the world around them. This app was called Seeing AI. This app made use of the camera of the iOS device and […]

Microsoft and Xiaomi jointly sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

A joint agreement between Microsoft and Xiaomi (Chinese electronics and software company) will likely see both working together on key technologies of future – Artificial Intelligence and Cloud computing. Yes, based on the signing of a strategic MoU, Xiaomi and […]

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Microsoft starts making paid Fonts available in the Microsoft Store

Microsoft has been quietly preparing a new version of Windows 10 that is due to be released in the very near future (anticipated in April) and is codenamed Redstone 4. Under the new update, it is predicted that Microsoft will […]

Be My Eyes app lends tech support via Microsoft Disability Answer Desk

Apart from helping its customers become more productive and achieve more, Microsoft’s mission is to empower people with disabilities. In pursuance of this objective, the company has partnered with a Danish startup – Be My Eyes to provide technical assistance […]

New Microsoft Surface Pro released in India at Rs 64,999

Microsoft has just released the fifth generation of Surface Pro in India. Priced at Rs 64,999 it replaces Surface Pro 4 which was launched in India 2016. That being said the all-new Surface Pro retains some of the older bits […]

Microsoft will now support email addresses in Indian languages

Microsoft appears to be the first large tech company to understand the growth that’s happening in India’s tech world. An announcement by the Redmond giant signals their intention to allow support for addresses in several Indian languages. The news is […]

Microsoft for Startups program unveiled

Microsoft has reinforced its commitment towards providing startups with a mix of marketing help, technology and more by launching Microsoft for Startups program. Earlier too, the software giant had been encouraging startups via several initiatives like BizSpark credits for Azure, […]

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Microsoft Edge and Windows 10 now support Progressive Web Apps

Microsoft has always been a victim of not having much useful and updated apps in their Microsoft Store. Now, in order to overcome this Microsoft is using a new strategy and bringing support for Progressive Web Apps (PWA) on Microsoft […]

The Surface Laptop now comes with a Core m3 processor

Microsoft announced the Surface Laptop earlier in May 2015 at the MicrosoftEDU event. The device was just a laptop and not a convertible like the other Surface Devices. The Surface Laptop came with Windows 10S and Microsoft allowed a free […]