Facebook

Facebook to introduce auto expiring posts and more

Facebook, one of the most popular social networking, has slowly become more of noise. The original idea where it could have been used for conversation, connecting people seems to be getting lost. It is almost taken over by videos, stuff […]

Microsoft AI

Microsoft launches AI Business School to help companies in AI decision making

Microsoft announced a Business School in Artificial Intelligence (AI) to help business leaders make the right business decision while integrating AI across their operations. The AI Business School will exclusively serve Business Leaders while covering a host of AI-related topics […]

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Adobe Shockwave to be discontinued for Windows

If you grew up with the Internet, I am sure you know about Adobe Shockwave. A plugin which we all had installed at some point to play multimedia applications and video games. Released by Macromedia in 1995, later acquired by […]

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BigBobRoss ransomware decrypter tools released by Emsisoft & Avast

Emsisoft & Avast have released BigBobRoss ransomware decrypter tools. Just like many lesser viruses and malware, the BigBobRoss ransomware was a silent criminal. Its sheen was hidden behind the more notorious ransomware like Matrix, Wannacry, etc. The problem here was […]

Windows Calculator is now Open Source

The Windows Calculator has grown from being a basic calculator to an advanced one. Going further, Microsoft has announced to open source Windows Calculator on GitHub. The most significant advantage which I see is all those calculator apps for Windows […]

Ransomware encounters have declined significantly, says Microsoft

Microsoft has published the latest Security Intelligence Report. This report is published every year and offers an insight into the security threats and how they have been affecting the stakeholders. This year’s report is comforting as it talks about the […]

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Excel will now let you convert a Photo table into a spreadsheet

Microsoft aims to make your workplace more productive and efficient. This seems to be the agenda of the recent releases as well. Hence, the new capabilities released in February include several important security updates and use of Artificial Intelligence in […]

Microsoft discontinues Microsoft Health Dashboard Applications and Services

Microsoft took the Microsoft Band support page to announced the end of support for the Microsoft Health Dashboard applications and services. This means that this can be considered as the endgame for Microsoft’s Health and Fitness services’ strategy. Microsoft Health […]

Microsoft announces Azure Sentinel and Threat Experts

With the power of their Azure cloud services, Microsoft is aiming to build a great secured platform for the businesses based on the cloud. Today, Microsoft announced two new security offerings which are powered by their cloud services – Microsoft […]

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Firefox 66 to come with Windows Hello support

Mozilla has decided to offer a new login method for users. The company has announced that it will add support to Windows Hello starting from Firefox 66. With this in place, users will be able to login to their Windows […]

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Hololens 2 from Microsoft is now official

Hololens is Microsoft bringing a new category of devices with Mixed Reality and Windows 10. Interacting and working with holograms made it futuristic, magical, productive as well as mobile. But there were some complaints with the device initially. But no […]

Microsoft announces Azure Kinect at MWC Barcelona

Kinect was originally paired up with the Xbox 360 for its motion-sensing capabilities. This meant that people gaming on the Xbox 360 could use their body and hands to interact with the game. But with Xbox One, this approach was […]

The NEW Office app is now public and available for all users

Microsoft has announced a new Office app that is available for Windows 10 users. The new app is all set to replace the “My Office.” It was initially offered to Windows Insiders and now the app is available for everyone. […]

Windows 10 File Explorer will be able to browse Linux Files

Microsoft had announced Windows Subsystem for Linux with Windows 10 v1607. It has been about two and a half years since then, and the Linux flavor distros in the Microsoft Store have been growing at a good rate with major […]

Microsoft releases Web Activities browser extension for Chrome

The Windows 10 Timeline feature is now supported by Google Chrome for all the webpages you visit. Web Activities is a Timeline integrated Chrome extension from Microsoft. It can show all the pages you visit in the timeline. Web Activities […]

8 Cryptojacking apps removed from the Microsoft Store

Are Windows 10 apps safe? Are apps safe simply because they are on the Microsoft Store? Well, cybersecurity firm Symantec has reported that eight apps on the Microsoft Store were engaged in Cryptojacking. Cryptojacking is the malicious practice of using […]

Microsoft replaces Windows Update Business SAC-T with single SAC

Most of us are aware that Microsoft is releasing two Semi-Annual Channel releases each year. This is done so as to simplify and align Windows servicing terminology with Office. The updates are meant only for Windows Update for Business. Meanwhile, […]

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Microsoft highlights dangers of using Internet Explorer

Microsoft is making users aware of the perils of using Internet Explorer as their default browser, suggesting that you switch to another browser. Microsoft’s cybersecurity specialist in a blog post said that although it is fine to use Internet Explorer […]

Firefox Fission will avert nasty Spectre-style attacks

One of the most widely feared and an unpopular, unpleasant instance experienced in the online world was the discovery of Spectre. The vulnerability affected nearly every computer chip (modern processors) manufactured in the last 20 years and impacted system performance […]

Skype Feature

Microsoft adds Background Blur feature to Skype

Depending on your platform or a device, Skype offers different options and features for its users. The latest version offers even more! It adds background blur in Skype video calls. With this new feature available, Skype users can reduce the […]

Windows Updates did not work on 29th Jan due to data corruption

Since a week, Microsoft’s Windows Updates were broken for a bunch of people around the world. The error that Windows Updates threw was, “Error encountered. We couldn’t connect to the update service. We’ll try again later, or you can check […]

Google+

Google+ for Consumers shutdown timeline revealed

Last year in October 2018, Google Plus’s (Google+’s) data was leaked and about 500,000 Profile were affected by this leak. Google acknowledged this issue and announced that they will soon be shutting down Google+. Later, another bug was detected that […]

55% of PCs are using outdated applications, says Avast

Avast warned the world about a security threat that needs more attention than people expected. The Avast 2019 PC Trends Report by the digital security giant reveals that over 55% of personal computers in the world are using outdated applications, […]

IE11 will be supported on Windows Server 2012 and Embedded 8

Earlier, Microsoft had decided to abandon the entire old version of Internet Explorer. Internet Explorer 11 has been the only IE version on the block since then, with the exception of Windows Server 2012 and Windows Embedded 8 Standard because […]

Microsoft announces Project Rome SDK for Android and iOS

Taking the cross-platform endeavors to the next level Microsoft has announced Project Rome SDK for Android and iOS. Project Rome lets developers write apps that are compatible with multiple platforms and allows them to switch between the devices. Project Rome […]

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Windows Media Player & Media Center to stop displaying Metadata

Microsoft Windows’ two media main media products – Windows Media Player & Windows Media Center are to experience a major change. The company has decided to push changes to the metadata, after which many users would be unable to view […]

Facebook to merge Instagram, Messenger, and WhatsApp

Facebook remains the king of the Social Media platform worldwide as they own the majority of major services like WhatsApp and Instagram. They continue to dominate a user’s social life virtually. Now a new report says that Mark Zuckerberg, the […]