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Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

Microsoft is acquiring LinkedIn for $26.2 billion, $196 per LinkedIn share, to be specific. This will be an all-cash deal and won’t be affecting the branding and independence of LinkedIn, says Microsoft. The sole aim of this deal is to […]

Microsoft releases its own Distribution of FreeBSD operating system

Microsoft earlier was averse to the idea of Open-source software but that’s a thing of the past. The recent announcement from the software giant indicates the change of guard. Yes, Microsoft has decided to add Azure support of FreeBSD. As […]

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Microsoft Intune to utilize TeamViewer for Remote Assistance

The Easy Assist Capability of Microsoft Intunee will now reportedly be replaced by TeamViewer. With an aim to provide a remote assistance to the Windows PC users, TeamViewer had announced its integration with Microsoft Intune device management solution. This new […]

Windows bridge for iOS updated with new features and bug fixes

Microsoft has been putting in a lot of efforts in ramping up its presence beyond the Windows ecosystem. Now the company has announced that it will be adding support for several iOS layout APIs and will also be blending it […]

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Microsoft Apache Spark gets a much needed push with renewed commitment

Microsoft has been betting big on its Apache Spark ecosystem and as a result has announced several products that will exit the public preview and will be available for the general public. This announcement is a tell-tale sign that shows […]

Microsoft partners with Movivio to launch a free Internet initiative

Billions of people worldwide will soon get an affordable access to the internet, thanks to Microsoft Affordable Access Initiative. The plan is to help people worldwide with an affordable access to the Internet – and Movivio has recently joined the […]

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Microsoft Research Project Florence lets you talk to Plants

Thanks to Project Florence, you can now talk to the plants in your garden. We have been hearing and reading that talking to plants or playing music near plants help them grow better. Gardeners believe that plants benefits from human […]

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. […]

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Microsoft implements Web Notifications for Edge on Windows 10

People who are running the Windows Insider Preview release 14.14312 are already getting a hang of the future, where Microsoft Edge pushes the website notifications for the Windows 10 desktop and tablets. These web notifications for the Edge browser are […]

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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 ends shady tech support ads on Bing

Finally Microsoft decided to get rid of all the shady third-party ads that promises Windows and Microsoft related tech support from Bing. Most times, these ads are not from companies seeking to genuinely help computer users, so we’re pleased to […]

Microsoft building 4 Data Centers in Ireland

Microsoft is doing some interesting work in Ireland right now that will cost the company $1 billion. From what we have come to understand, the software giant is moving to build 4 data centers in Dublin, though we have no […]

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 unveils Tattio, a Skin Wearable

The job of a researcher is to anticipate developments in the future. Researchers at Microsoft realize this well. As such they have embarked on the mission to explore how technology could be effectively used to augment the human body via […]

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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 […]

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New Outlook.com will not be compatible with Windows Live Mail 2012

Microsoft has served a reminder for its customers intending to shift to new Outlook.com. The description on the official page hints users migrating to new outlook.com would no longer be able to use Windows Live Mail 2012 to access the […]

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Microsoft to store data on a DNA-based archival Storage System

The amount of unstructured data for large enterprises continues to grow. As such, there is a need for them to deploy more storage setups that can preserve data for the long haul while also providing rapid access and performance. The […]

Windows market share drops below 90% for the first time

Windows market share has dropped below the 90% threshold for the first time in the decade. Despite the introduction of its latest Windows 10 operating system, there is a substantial drop noticed in Microsoft’s total market share. As per the […]

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Microsoft updates OneNote with video sharing and other new features

Microsoft has updated its information management app, OneNote, with a series of features, most notably providing an access to insert videos. If you use OneNote, then after Microsoft’s April update you will be able to insert videos from portals such […]

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Microsoft adds Facebook Messenger support to BOT framework

Barely a month old Microsoft’s BOT Framework, will now have Facebook Messenger as a supported channel. Microsoft introduced Bot framework at Build 2016, a service that allows developers to build and connect intelligent bots to interact with the users wherever […]

Microsoft blocks other browsers from using Cortana

Microsoft has invested a lot of effort in making Windows 10 well-endowed when it comes to search capabilities. The search in Windows 10 is beyond the regular search and is more of an intuitive and helpful feature. I have been […]

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. […]