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Microsoft is all set to build a Quantum Computer called Qubit

Microsoft has been strengthening its commitment to the field of quantum computing and is inching towards creating a scalable quantum computer called Qubit. The endeavor will be led by Microsoft executive Todd Holmdahl who will be leading the scientific and […]

Microsoft Azure Advisor is now available to customers

Microsoft has announced the availability of the public preview of Azure Advisor. What is this, you ask? Well, it’s a personalized recommendation engine designed to provide best practices when it comes down to optimally configuring Azure resources. Microsoft Azure Advisor […]

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Ask toolbar updater compromised to deliver malware

The Ask Toolbar is known for pushing 3rd-party offers and several users accidently install the bundled software along with the toolbar. It has now been found by Red Canary, that the Ask Toolbar Updater was compromised unknowingly to deliver certain […]

WhatsApp adds Video Call Support to Windows Mobile, iOS, Android

WhatsApp video calling is now available for Windows mobile, iOS, and Android devices. After being rumored and tested for long, the most anticipated feature of Video Calling is finally launched for its users across the popular platforms. Announcing the latest […]

Cortana List Skill update will help you plan your To-Do lists easily

Cortana, Microsoft’s popular artificial intelligence machine, is getting a major update this holiday season. The new ‘List Skill‘ feature on Cortana has been developed to help keep track of your various to-do lists for chores around the festivities coming up. […]

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Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 Release Candidate for PC announced

During the Microsoft Connect() 2016 event, Microsoft took the opportunity to make several new announcements. On November 16th, Microsoft made an announcement of the Visual Studio 2017 Release Candidate. Visual Studio 2017 Release Candidate is the new version of Visual […]

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Google joins the .NET Foundation Technical Steering Group

Some of the big names have joined .NET Foundation Technical Steering Group ever since inception. This year in June, Samsung also joined the group to create ARM support in .NET Core. On November 16th, the .NET Foundation announced that Google […]

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Microsoft joins Linux Foundation as Platinum Member

In an unexpected turn of events, the prestigious Linux Foundation announced that Microsoft, the world’s second most valuable corporation, had joined as a Platinum member during Microsoft Connect event held in New York.   This move comes after Microsoft has […]

You can now use Skype as a Guest with no Download or Sign-up

Skype gets easier, quicker and more convenient. You can now enjoy a Skype video call with any of your friend worldwide without even downloading the app. After adding some new features in Skype for Windows 10 Anniversary Update, the company […]

Microsoft announces General Availability of Azure Functions

The majority of the organizations are leveraging the power of the cloud to accelerate their business and transform for the future. Microsoft Azure has been the frontrunner when it comes to PaaS (Platform as a Service) and has been honoring […]

Microsoft signs agreement with Elon Musk’s OpenAI Project

Microsoft is taking a big leap in the artificial intelligence as they made yet another big announcement today. The Redmond giant is tying up with OpenAI, a non-profit research organization that is backed by super entrepreneurs including Elon Musk, Peter […]

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New WinPlock ransomware uses Fax messages to infect your PC

A new threat in the form of Fax messages can infect your PC with ransomware. This Ransomware is distributed via loads of spam emails usually carried out by attackers through intentional spamming campaigns. The subject of these emails is what […]

Microsoft Visual Studio is coming to the Mac

Microsoft today announced that Visual Studio, the company’s flagship coding software, will now finally be available on Mac OS. While this may not seem like a huge development, it certainly voids Microsoft’s age-old strategy of keeping it restricted to Windows-only. […]

Microsoft Office for Android now available on Chrome OS

It’s good news for the few Chrome OS users out there. Microsoft is today extending support for Office on Android to Chrome OS. Every Chromebook will now get complete access to all programs and services of Microsoft Office starting today. […]

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Kaspersky accuses Microsoft of unfair practices in Windows 10

Cybersecurity and anti-virus provider Kaspersky has accused Microsoft of following unfair practices in Windows 10. The company alleges that Microsoft has been using its dominant position in the operating system market to force its own security product while disabling other […]

Xbox One Backward Compatibility completes one year with Skate 3

This week marked the one-year completion since backward compatibility was announced on the Xbox One by Microsoft. This feature allows your favorite Xbox 360 games to be played on the next-gen Xbox One. Since launch, numerous titles have been converted […]

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Here come new Surface Book and Surface Dial: Get ready to buy it

The all new Microsoft Surface is now available to order, announced Microsoft. Last month, alongside the introduction of Surface Studio and Surface Dial, Microsoft also upgraded its hugely popular and flagship laptop model, the Surface Book. Although the existing configuration […]

Microsoft renews its Wearable Personal Information System Patent

It is widely known that Microsoft has no plans to continue its wearable series, with the Band 2 taken off the shelves last month, and no signs of a Band 3 in production or testing phase. But this development comes […]

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Acquisition of Opera by Chinese consortium is now complete

Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner Opera browser co-founder and now founder of the feature-rich Vivaldi browser in a personal interview with us confirmed that the takeover of Opera software by a Chinese consortium consisting of Kunlun Tech, Qihoo 360 Security and […]