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Microsoft launches a new programming language ‘Bosque’ designed for writing simple code

Meet Bosque, Microsoft’s new programming language with no loops and conditions Microsoft Research recently introduced a new open-source programming language called ‘Bosque’ that is “designed for writing code that is simple, obvious, and easy” for humans and machines to understand. According to Mark Marron, Microsoft’s computer scientist and chief developer […]

RIP: Microsoft kills Windows 10 Sets feature

Microsoft’s Sets feature appears to be dead for now Microsoft has decided to discontinue its “Sets” feature that was originally expected to debut in the forthcoming Windows 10 May 2019 Update. Over the weekend, Rich Turner, a Senior Product Manager at Microsoft responsible for the Windows Console, broke the news […]

Microsoft’s latest patch crashes antivirus programs of Sophos, Avira, Avast, McAfee

Microsoft’s recent security update affecting anti-malware software from Sophos, Avira, Avast, McAfee Microsoft’s recently released April 9 monthly rollup update is causing compatibility issues with anti-malware software from Sophos, Avira, ArcaBit, Avast, and McAfee. The antivirus titles that are affected are Sophos Endpoint and Sophos Enterprise Console, Avira antivirus software, ArcaBit […]

Windows Zero-Day Vulnerability Allow Hackers To Take Complete Control Over PC

Microsoft patch zero-day vulnerability discovered by Kaspersky Labs Microsoft last week released a patch for a Windows zero-day vulnerability that could allow hackers to take full control over a targeted device. Kaspersky Lab researchers, Vasily Berdnikov and Boris Larin, who discovered the zero-day vulnerability last month reported the vulnerability to […]

Windows 10 now no longer requires you to ‘safely remove hardware’

Windows 10 now allows you to safely remove USB by just pulling it out, Microsoft confirms With the release of Windows 10 version 1809, Microsoft is finally addressing the issue of accidentally removing USB drive or shutting down your computer without ejecting it first. Microsoft is changing the default setting […]

Microsoft officially rolls out Launcher version 5.3 for Android

Microsoft Launcher version 5.3 for Android rolls out with a new weather widget, To-Do integration and more Last month, Microsoft had started beta testing the first major version of its popular Launcher 5.3 for Android that included several improvements. For those unaware, Microsoft Launcher (formerly known as Arrow Launcher) is an […]

Microsoft and OpenClassrooms team up to prepare students for AI jobs

Microsoft collaborates with OpenClassrooms to recruit and train 10,000 students for AI-learning program Redmond giant Microsoft on Wednesday announced its partnership with France-based leading online education-to-employment platform, OpenClassrooms to train and prepare students for artificial intelligence (AI) jobs in the workplace. “As AI is changing the way we work and […]

Microsoft’s Windows 10 May 2019 Update to give users better control over updates

Microsoft gives control of feature updates back to users with Windows 10 May 2019 Update Microsoft has confirmed that its next feature update named ‘May 2019 update’ will bring “significant changes” to the Windows update process. “We are excited to announce significant changes in the Windows update process, changes designed […]

Microsoft announces Windows Defender ATP for Mac

Microsoft’s Windows Defender ATP coming soon to Mac Microsoft has announced the Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) enterprise platform for macOS. However, Windows Defender ATP is now called Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) for Mac, which offers full antivirus and threat protection along with the ability to launch […]

Microsoft demonstrates first fully automated DNA data storage with a ‘hello’

Microsoft successfully automates DNA-based data storage system Researchers from Microsoft and the University of Washington having been working since 2016 on developing one of the first complete DNA-based data storage system that can actually shrink the space needed to store digital data. The storage system will have random-access readability and error correction […]