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Microsoft is working on InPrivate Desktop sandbox feature for Windows 10

Windows 10 may get a new ‘InPrivate Desktop’ security feature It seems like Microsoft is looking to add a new security feature in Windows 10 (Enterprise) that it calls “InPrivate Desktop”. This possible upcoming new security feature was initially discovered by Bleeping Computer who captured it with a screenshot that contained relevant […]

Microsoft Is Trying To Prevent Unexpected Windows 10 Update Reboots

Windows 10 updates: Microsoft AI will soon stop updates from unexpectedly rebooting your PC Ever since Microsoft launched its new operating system, Windows 10 three years ago, a feature that has constantly annoyed its users is its ability to start installing updates on the system without user consent, even while […]

Microsoft releases first test build of Windows 10 19H1 for Insiders

Microsoft releases two new Windows 10 preview builds, 17723 and 18204 Yesterday, Microsoft released the first Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18204 codenamed ‘19H1’ (also known as Redstone 6) to Windows Insiders who are in the Skip Ahead ring. Looks like Microsoft is no longer going to use Redstone codenames […]

Microsoft announces open-source Quantum Katas project on GitHub to teach Q# programming

Microsoft launches a free series of programming exercises to learn quantum computing Quantum computer is touted as the next big leap in technology. Microsoft has been working on to build a robust ecosystem for quantum computing for quite some time now. Recently, the software giant announced the release of Quantum Katas, an […]

Microsoft announces Identity Bounty program that offers payouts up to $100,000

Microsoft’s new bounty program pays up to $100,000 for finding bugs in its Identity Services Microsoft on Tuesday announced a new bug bounty program for bug hunters and security researchers that focuses on protecting consumer data online. For those unaware, a digital identity is the body of information about an individual, organization […]

Microsoft rumored to be working on its own Android smartphone

Is Microsoft planning to release its own Android powered smartphone? Last year, Microsoft had discontinued its Windows 10 Mobile-powered Lumia series of phones, withdrew the Lumia project citing disappointing sales and exited the smartphone market. However, the company has not stopped creating or adapting software for Android and iOS smartphones to […]

Microsoft wants the government to regulate use of facial recognition technology

Microsoft asks Congress to regulate facial recognition technology to protect human rights Facial recognition technology is commonly used as a method of authentication across devices and organizations. While the technology that recognizes a person’s face from a photo or through a camera offers a wealth of uses, it at the […]

Microsoft Notepad For Windows Gets Its First Major Update In Years

Microsoft to update Windows Notepad App, includes the Ability to Zoom Notepad, a simple text editor for Microsoft Windows and a basic text-editing program, has got its first major update in years. For those unaware, Notepad was first released as a mouse-based MS-DOS program in 1983, and has been included in all versions […]

Microsoft is working on” next generation’ security OS, hints synaptics

Synaptics hints that Microsoft’s next-generation operating system will have enhanced biometric features It’s been three years since Microsoft introduced its last desktop operating system, Windows 10 in July 2015. The tech giant has since been regularly upgrading, improving and developing the current operating system (OS) with a continuous stream of […]

Concept Images of Microsoft’s Surface Andromeda Device Leaked

New user renders imagine laptop and gaming modes on Microsoft’s Andromeda foldable device Recently, Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President of Devices and one of the heads behind Surface products, Panos Panay had taken to Twitter to tease the picture of two wooden photo frames adjoined by a hinge, hinting at the […]