McAfee acquires TunnelBear, a leading consumer VPN company

TunnelBear is known for its products like the TunnelBear VPN and the recently launched TunnelBear password manager. The latest news is that McAfee has closed the acquisition of TunnelBear and with this, the former is aiming to enhance its Advanced […]

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All editions of Windows 10 will now get Windows 10 S

Recently, the Windows team disclosed its plans for Windows 10 S on Twitter. According to these tweets, Windows 10 in S mode will be offered to all Windows 10 editions very soon. You will now be to buy a new […]

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 […]

Windows Analytics will make your PC more secure now

Recently we reported about Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities that were really terrifying as they took advantage of an architecture based flaw in different processors. These vulnerabilities were present in the chip no matter what architecture, generation, brand or platform based […]

Annabelle is a dud Ransomware

In the past couple of years, we have seen a range of Ransomware making rounds on the internet. Strangely enough, this also included a Ransomware that faked encrypting files and pulled a bluff. While the intent of most ransomware is […]

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 […]

uTorrent bug allows attackers to control your computer remotely

uTorrent is arguably the most popular BitTorrent client. The app allows users to connect to a peer-to-peer network and download/share files. In a recent turn of events, it is discovered that two versions of uTorrent are found susceptible to attacks. […]

Artificial intelligence

How Windows Defender’s Artificial Intelligence stopped the malware outbreak

Ever imagined that a new malware attack stopped in its tracks by Artificial Intelligence? This possibility is brought to life by Microsoft with its antivirus, Windows Defender. According to a blog on Microsoft Secure, Windows Defender AV’s layered machine learning […]

A Telugu (Indian Vernacular) character can crash iPhone

I use an Apple iPhone 7 as my daily driver, and despite being an accomplished device, the iPhone (or rather the iOS in general) does get rundown by bugs. Last year around there was a bug which shut down the […]

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, […]

Security

Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 get Windows Defender ATP support

Microsoft has been striving hard to make the Windows 10 as safe and secure as possible. With the cyberthreats looming large it only makes sense for Microsoft to take the initiative and help people stay safe and secure. Windows Defender […]

Google Drive Comment functionality extended to Microsoft Files

Lately, the gap between different platforms is immensely shrinking. Google has now announced that it will be extending the Google Drive’s comment capabilities to Microsoft files, PDFs and images. With this functionality in place, users will be able to comment […]

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Google will soon start marking HTTP pages as “Non-Secure”

Google Chrome has been pushing the websites to migrate to the more secure HTTPS encryption as opposed to the current HTTP encryption. Starting from now the browser will mark all the websites on HTTP as “Non-secure.” Remember the padlock icon […]

AADHAR

Mozilla writes an open letter on AADHAR and India’s data privacy laws

Ever since its inception, Aadhaar has been embroiled in running battles with an assorted group of privacy and rights activists. They fear the huge biometric database is susceptible to the threat of information leak. Moreover, it has few or no […]

Progressive Web Apps

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 […]