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Browser War: Microsoft Raises Edge

Microsoft|Apr 25, 2021

Microsoft Edge seems to have a new tool, "ClearType" that will make the text you see on the web page smoother, clearer, and easier to read. [more]

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Microsoft follows Google and Chrome, shifts Edge to four-week release pace

Microsoft|Mar 17, 2021

Because Microsoft hitched Edge to Chromium's wagon, it had little choice but to go along with a recent Google change to release timing. [more]

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What's in the latest Edge update? Vertical tabs for all, and faster start-ups

Microsoft|Mar 14, 2021

Version 89 of Microsoft's Edge browser kills off 33 security vulnerabilities and is supposed to boost startup times by up to 41%. [more]

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Thousands of Microsoft business accounts hacked

Microsoft|Mar 8, 2021

Microsoft's email solutions used in businesses are big-hacked. Bloomberg describes it as a global security crisis after it is now known that Microsoft's Exchange systems have been hacked for several months [more]

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Microsoft’s Mesh aims for mixed-reality meetings of the future

Microsoft|Mar 4, 2021

At this week’s Ignite conference, the company unveiled the Azure-based developer SDK and offered a futuristic vision of remote collaboration. [more]

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DOWNLOAD: major Windows 10 update

Microsoft|Feb 25, 2021

Microsoft has greatly updated the latest stable version of Windows 10, 20H2 (May 2020), or 2004 if you will. [more]

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Download this Windows 10 update now

Microsoft|Feb 13, 2021

  Microsoft has released an update to Windows 10 to fix a bug that could crash devices trying to connect to Wi-Fi networks protected by WPA3 encryption. [more]

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Microsoft's smart messaging feature is coming soon

Microsoft|Jan 27, 2021

Teams will soon have an ever so small ingenious new feature: the ability to automatically send the message you tried to send offline. [more]

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LEAKED: this is the new Windows 10

Microsoft|Jan 16, 2021

In October 2019, Microsoft unveiled Windows 10X, a new operating system that is easier to operate. [more]

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Microsoft will make browsers much better in Windows 10

Microsoft|Jan 15, 2021

Because Edge is based on Chromium like Chrome (naturally enough), it also means they spend time improving their core. [more]

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Windows Disk Check could kill the disk

Microsoft|Dec 26, 2020

Windows 10 2004 and 20H2 had an error that caused chkdsk to simply corrupt disk file systems. [more]

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This version of Windows 10 is no longer supported

Microsoft|Dec 10, 2020

Last month was the end of the 1809 support, now it is 1903 that smokes. [more]

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Microsoft previews new way to upgrade Windows 10

Microsoft|Dec 5, 2020

The company is now touting 'Windows Feature Experience Packs' as a way to increase the number of features it rolls out to users over the course of a year. [more]

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Browser updates are back for Update Tuesday; testing may be needed for Windows patches

Microsoft|Nov 14, 2020

Microsoft this week released 112 updates to its Windows, browser, development and Office platforms. But there were no zero-days or reports of publicly exploited vulnerabilities for November. [more]

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Do you see what they are likely to do with Windows?

Microsoft|Nov 5, 2020

And do you think it looks better? [more]

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Microsoft pushes Edge as 'best for business' in battle with Chrome

Microsoft|Nov 4, 2020

At this year's Ignite conference, Microsoft offered up a host of reasons why its browser is better for the enterprise than Google Chrome. Do those claims stack up? [more]

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What's in the latest Edge update? Rollbacks and new browser telemetry policies

General|Nov 1, 2020

Microsoft's Edge 86 includes a "rollback" function that lets IT admins restore an earlier version of the browser and gives the built-in PDF viewer support for document tables of content. [more]

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Microsoft Planner cheat sheet

Microsoft|Oct 29, 2020

Planner gives Office 365 users a built-in task-management tool that small teams can use to track plans, tasks, and progress. Here’s our guide to using Planner on its own and within Microsoft Teams. [more]

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New Windows update setting

Microsoft|Oct 26, 2020

Looking to install a specific feature release of Windows 10 when you want it? Here's how. [more]

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Microsoft launches its second update rerun, Windows 10 20H2

Microsoft|Oct 25, 2020

The Windows 10 October 2020 Update is now available, which means enterprise users can begin testing it before embarking on a broader deployment. [more]

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Here you can download new Windows 10 right away

Microsoft|Oct 21, 2020

Microsoft only rolls out to some, but you can do it that way instead. [more]

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What's in the latest Edge update? Rollbacks and new browser telemetry policies

Microsoft|Oct 20, 2020

Microsoft's Edge 86 includes a "rollback" function that lets IT admins restore an earlier version of the browser and gives the built-in PDF viewer support for document tables of content. [more]

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Finally this happens in Windows with Android on the team!

Microsoft|Oct 17, 2020

Cut and paste across units. [more]

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Windows by the numbers: Real gains or just an illusion?

Microsoft|Oct 8, 2020

A sudden spike of Windows' overall share led to increased user numbers for both Windows 10 and Windows 7. [more]

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Top web browsers 2020: Chrome takes a punch, Firefox stays alive

IT|Oct 6, 2020

September wasn't a good month for Google's Chrome browser, which saw a decline in user share; Microsoft's Edge, however, won over some converts. [more]

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If you see this, you must back up immediately

Microsoft|Oct 3, 2020

Windows 10 beta version warns you before it's too late. [more]

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Microsoft Patch Alert: September 2020

Microsoft|Sep 29, 2020

The September patches kicked up a bit of dust, but things look pretty stable now. I’m still skeptical of Windows 10 version 2004, but it’s getting closer to stable. Give it another month. [more]

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Microsoft will bundle updates to streamline patching

Microsoft|Sep 14, 2020

Microsoft plans to change how it delivers updates to some parts of Windows 10, saying the new bundling tactic will end confusion and streamline the OS's regular refreshes. [more]

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Top web browsers 2020: Firefox, IE, Chrome all fall

IT|Sep 3, 2020

Firefox took the biggest market-share hit in August as Mozilla’s financial woes continue. [more]

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Microsoft sets new support deadlines for IE11 and Edge

Microsoft|Aug 20, 2020

With the Chromium-based version of Edge now in place, Microsoft is looking to move on from its older browsers – IE11 and the original Edge. [more]

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Microsoft set to bring touch control to non-touch laptops, a new patent reveals

Microsoft|Aug 17, 2020

According to a new patent filed by Microsoft, old generation laptops will be compatible with modern touch controls in the near future. The Redmond-based technology company wants to provide old generation non-touch laptops with touch control via an external device. [more]

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Surface Duo will be launched in a very short time.

Microsoft|Aug 12, 2020

Here are several new photos [more]

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Microsoft is making GitHub more like Facebook but only for developers

Microsoft|Jul 31, 2020

GitHub wants to be more like a social media service to keep the developers engaged with its website. The Microsoft-owned source code management service currently hosts more than 50 million developers on its platform. Apparently, Microsoft has plans to make the overall coding experience... [more]

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Inspire 2020: Microsoft Teams gets Rooms Premium, DataFlex, new frontline worker features

Microsoft|Jul 24, 2020

Teams Rooms Premium is a new a 24/7 management and monitoring service available from Microsoft and its partners; it costs $50 per device monthly. [more]

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Microsoft closes all the stores

General|Jun 27, 2020

But no one loses the job, fortunately. Microsoft is giving up all stores and in other countries, they have their own outlets. [more]

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Microsoft gives up Mixer - sends users to Facebook Gaming next month

Microsoft|Jun 24, 2020

Over and out after four years. Four years ago, Microsoft bought a service called Beam. [more]

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Microsoft recognizes: Surface Earphones are disobeying

Microsoft|May 26, 2020

Customers are still waiting for answers. [more]

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This is the date everyone gets new Windows 10

Microsoft|May 3, 2020

The May update can be downloaded from the test channels. [more]

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Bluetooth is completely gone in Windows 10, WiFi is struggling and blue screens are showing up

Microsoft|Apr 21, 2020

Hits many different machines. [more]

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Now Windows gets the best of Mac and Alfred

Microsoft|Apr 19, 2020

Integrates Spotlight and Alfred alternative into Power Toys. [more]

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Patch Tuesday is tomorrow. Get your system locked down.

Microsoft|Apr 14, 2020

With all the problems we’re having, the last thing you need is a bum patch throwing your system (or your family's systems) for a loop. Take a couple of minutes right now and make sure you have Windows automatic updating set to pause. Tell your friends, too. [more]

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Windows is finally getting what everyone has asked for

Microsoft|Apr 13, 2020

Smarter media control. [more]

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SEE NEW WINDOWS: Microsoft launches the Start menu full of functionality

Microsoft|Apr 10, 2020

This is what Microsoft is working on. [more]

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Microsoft with Skype crisis response: removes login requirements, copies Zoom

Microsoft|Apr 4, 2020

Do as Zoom with link sharing and no Microsoft account requirements. During the corona crisis, Microsoft has finally found that it must be easy to start meetings and stay in touch. [more]

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Skype does NOT disappear

Microsoft|Apr 1, 2020

Microsoft refuses ... for the time. [more]

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Slack to integrate Microsoft Teams calling feature

General|Mar 30, 2020

The popular team collaboration software maker has seen a spike in use as remote working becomes more common in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak. [more]

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Should Microsoft do this with Windows 10?

Microsoft|Mar 26, 2020

Windows 7 Control Center in Windows 10 on the way out. [more]

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Windows may silently have broken your battery life - now the bug fix is here

Microsoft|Mar 25, 2020

Windows 10 failed to close programs. [more]

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Bill Gates completely finished in Microsoft

Microsoft|Mar 15, 2020

Retires as a board member. [more]

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It was never okay for Google to do this to Edge surfers

Google|Mar 10, 2020

And now they end it. [more]

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Microsoft Defender comes for iOS and Android

Microsoft|Feb 22, 2020

Later this year. Smartphones are becoming increasingly complex and virus threats are also increasing in scope. Microsoft is now planning to launch Defender antivirus software for both iOS and Android. [more]

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Windows 7 users cannot be turned off by the PC

Microsoft|Feb 11, 2020

Microsoft may be forced to roll out a new update. [more]

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Gigantic Microsoft blister: 250 million inquiries were searchable

Microsoft|Jan 23, 2020

Email addresses and IP addresses visible. [more]

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Emotet Malware Targeted United Nations Via Phishing Attack

General|Jan 17, 2020

As reported, a phishing attack targeted United Nations with Emotet malware. The dedicated email phishing campaign targeted 600 UN email addresses. [more]

Google promises to support chrome on windows 7 until july 2021

Google|Jan 14, 2020

Although Microsoft support for the aging OS ends this week, Google plans to continue updating its popular browser for Windows 7 until July 2021. [more]