Tag: Microsoft

Microsoft might be getting rid of the rounded corners on Chromium-based Edge

Earlier today, Microsoft updated the Canary branch of Chromium-based Edge to v79.0.300.0. The update brought general bug fixes and improvements to the web browser. In the new update, Microsoft also made some UI changes and the company seems to be ditching the rounded corners. First spotted by a Reddit user,

Sony confirms PlayStation 5 holiday 2020 release date

The PlayStation 5, Sony’s next-generation video game console, will officially release in holiday 2020. The new console, which is set to release alongside Microsoft’s competing Project Scarlett, will also be called — as many assumed — the PlayStation 5. “The name of our next-generation machine is ‘PlayStation 5’ (PS5), and

New leak gives us the first look at the upcoming Microsoft Surface devices

Microsoft is holding their annual hardware event on October 2 and the company has been teasing new Surface devices. Apart from that, Microsoft is also teasing “one more thing” suggesting this might be one of the biggest events for Microsoft in recent years. While we have a rough idea of

Microsoft sheds light on the role of AI and Machine Learning in assessing Windows 10 update rollouts

Microsoft has been under fire recently for messing up Windows 10 updates yet again. The company had to release a major cumulative update to patch all the bugs in the May 2019 Update. Later a former Microsoft employee released a video explaining how Microsoft used to test Windows and what

Microsoft makes some UI changes to “Global Media Controls” in Edge Canary

Microsoft is rolling out a new update for Edge Canary which bumps the web browser to v79.0.284.0. The update also brings a couple of UI changes to the web browser. About a month ago, Microsoft added Global Media Control to Edge Canary. The feature makes it easy to control the

Microsoft enables Tracking Protection on the latest Edge Dev and Canary builds

At Build 2019, Microsoft announced the new Tracking Protection features for Microsoft Edge. The new features allowed users to take control of what gets shared with the websites and to allow users to block websites from tracking them online. The company noted that the Tracking Protection feature will be rolling

Microsoft will pay $26 million for violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Jul 22, 2019 at 14:57 GMTMicrosoft has decided to pay $26 million fine for violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Microsoft as a corporation did not involve in any corrupt practice, but a group of Microsoft Hungary employees sold Microsoft produces to local resellers at a discount, and those partners,

“A ripoff of the Windows Research Kernel”: Microsoft kernel engineer on ReactOS

Axel Rietschin, kernel engineer at Microsoft, termed ReactOS “a ripoff of the Windows Research Kernel that Microsoft licensed to universities.” Axel, a Senior Software Engineer (Windows Base Kernel, Container Technologies) wrote on Quora: “I think it’s a ripoff of the Windows Research Kernel that Microsoft licensed to universities under an

Microsoft announces new features to improve Office apps in virtualized environments

Microsoft today announced new capabilities to improve Office apps experience in virtualized environments for enterprise customers. To improve the speed and reliability of virtualized Office apps, Microsoft has now fully integrated FSLogix container technology with Office apps. This feature is now available for free to all enterprise customers with following

Another Microsoft folding Windows 10 device patent emerges

The rumor of Microsoft spending time to make theire first foldable PC has been there for quite some time now. However, we haven’t got any official notification from the Redmond giant yet. Today we have another patent that provides some new perspectives to the much-rumored Microsoft’s folding PC. Titled “FLEXIBLE

Microsoft to launch AI Digital labs in India, will bring benefits to 1.5 lakh students

Microsoft will launch AI Digital Labs in India in collaboration with 10 higher educational institutions, according to a report on Zeenews. This collaboration aims to train 1.5 lakh students in the country. The institutions covered under this program are BITS Pilani, BML Munjal University, ISB, Kalpataru Institute of Technology, KL

Massive vulnerability in Microsoft NTLM protocol discovered, and patching is not enough to protect you

A massive new vulnerability has been found in Microsoft’s NTLM authentication protocol which could result in remote code execution on any Windows machine or authenticate to any web server that supports Windows Integrated Authentication (WIA) such as Exchange or ADFS. The two critical Microsoft vulnerabilities that consist of three logical