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Defence finally ditches XP for Windows 10...
100,000 Defence users have made the migration from the operating system that Microsoft officially stopped delivering support for in 2014.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-22 07:01 UTC
Windows 7's support deadline may expire in July, if you don't apply this patch...
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Windows users still running Windows 7 already face a deadline of Jan. 14, 2020, when Windows 7 support expires. But if you routinely block updates, break that habit briefly to allow an upcoming March patch. Otherwise, Windows 7 support will effectively st
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-19 23:23 UTC
Microsoft's web browser now warns users about untrustworthy news: Here's how your favorite publications stack up...
Microsoft's new version of its popular web browser now warns users about potentially untrustworthy news sources. The service it uses is called NewsGuard — a third-party application that's run by journalists (including a Business Insider boar
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-23 20:48 UTC
Microsoft Pledges $500 Million to Boost Affordable Housing...
(Bloomberg) -- Microsoft Corp. said it will spend $500 million to develop affordable housing in the Seattle area, responding to a growing regional housing crisis that has strained the finances of many lower- and middle-income residents.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-17 03:16 UTC
Windows 10 Becomes the World's Number One Desktop Operating System...
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Santa brought Microsoft the biggest achievement in a long time, as Windows 10 managed to overtake Windows 7 and become the world's number one desktop operating system.Figures provided by NetMarketShare reveal that Windows 10 is now the leading desktop
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-03 08:11 UTC
Multiple bugs left Microsoft accounts vulnerable to attacks: Details here...
A series of bugs left millions of Microsoft accounts - Office, Outlook, Onedrive, etc - vulnerable to attacks. They stemmed from a Microsoft-owned subdomain and were capable of handing login access tokens to a malicious attacker - giving him direct access to accounts. But, the risk has been averted.
By shubham400 on 2018-12-12 07:58 UTC
Microsoft Reportedly Developing A New Web Browser Based On Chromium To Replace Edge...
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Microsoft Edge might soon be going away. The company is apparently developing a new web browser based on Chromium, and it might arrive as soon as the Windows 10 19H1 development cycle.
By ceres on 2018-12-04 16:51 UTC
Microsoft Might Have Killed Off Windows Hotfixes...
Microsoft is believed to have retired Windows hotfixes, as the company now directs users to the latest updates and patches published for their version of the operating system.While an announcement in this regard isn't available just yet, there are sig
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-05 12:55 UTC
I Used Windows 7 for One Week and Now I Like It More than Windows 10...
Depending on who you ask, Windows 10 is very close to overtaking Windows 7 or it has already managed to do it, with its market share increasing every single month.And while there's no doubt that more and more users move to Windows 10, many still consi
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-05 12:40 UTC
Microsoft has added $20 to the price of Windows 10 Home, but there are sales elsewhere...
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Microsoft may have quietly raised the price of Windows 10 Home by $20 just over a month ago, but don't worry, you can find cheaper prices from some legitimate retailers. Microsoft confirmed that in August it started charging $139 for Windows 10 Home R
By ceres on 2018-10-09 20:10 UTC
Windows 10's latest update is deleting some users' documents...
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Microsoft's latest Windows 10 October 2018 Update is wreaking havoc on some users' documents by deleting them. Microsoft is currently investigating the issues
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-05 16:47 UTC
#Windows10: Features to be ditched after October 2018 Update...
Over the years, Microsoft has fine-tuned its OS with some interesting upgrades, giving us a clean Settings section, new Paint 3D app, et al. However, the company also has a knack for ditching things, with some key features being removed with the Oct 2018 Update of Windows 10. Here are the details.
By shubham400 on 2018-09-20 04:39 UTC
Microsoft Released the Windows 7 & 8.1 KB4343901 & KB4343898 Cumulative Updates...
In this article we will outline the cumulative updates for Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2008. There are numerous fixes and security updates resolved with these updates, so it is strongly advised that everyone install them as soon as possible
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-15 00:14 UTC
Microsoft buys GitHub for $7.5 billion, promises to keep it independent and open...
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"Software" isn't just part of Microsoft's name, it's the heart of the company, and now it owns one of the most popular code repositories in the world. On Monday, Microsoft announced that it's acquiring GitHub for $7.5 billion. Deve
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-04 15:05 UTC
Microsoft Buys GitHub, and Some People Are Pissed...
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Microsoft is officially buying Github, the internet's largest source code repository, for a cool $7.5 billion in stock, with Microsoft VP Nat Friedman assuming the role of GitHub's CEO. The acquisition isn't without its detractors, who say the
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-04 15:04 UTC
Bill Gates used to memorize the license plates of Microsoft employees to keep tabs on them...
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates told BBC Radio 4 that he memorized his employees' license plate numbers to track their work hours.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-25 14:29 UTC
Easily exploited flaw in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine allows total system compromise...
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A critical and extremely easily exploitable vulnerability in the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine (MMPE) has been patched through an out-of-band security update pushed out by Microsoft on Tuesday. "Administrators of enterprise antimalware deploymen
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-05 18:32 UTC
Microsoft pledges $5B Internet of Things investment over 4 years...
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Microsoft said Wednesday it plans to invest $5 billion in the complicated-but-exciting world of Internet of Things over the next four years. In a blog post, Corporate Vice President of Azure Julia White didn't go into detail about how the $5 billion w
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-04 18:43 UTC
Microsoft's Windows 7 Meltdown fixes from January, February made PCs MORE INSECURE...
You'll want to install the March update. Like right now if you can avoid broken networking Microsoft's January and February security fixes for Intel's Meltdown processor vulnerability opened up an even worse security hole on Windows 7 PCs and
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-28 22:36 UTC
What a load of codswallop; sard off Microsoft!...
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You might have noticed and deleted an email from Microsoft this morning, informing you of a change in their Services Agreement with you. Fortunately someone over at The Inquirer actually read the update and noticed a particularly egregious update, if you
By ceres on 2018-03-28 17:48 UTC
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