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Russian hackers are targeting sports organizations, says Microsoft

Microsoft: Russian-linked hackers targeted at least 16 athletic organizations ahead of Tokyo Olympics Microsoft on Monday revealed that a group of Russian state-sponsored hackers that calls itself “Strontium” (also commonly known as APT28 or Fancy Bear) has made “significant” attacks on anti-doping authorities and global sporting organizations across three continents […]

Microsoft’s Surface Earbuds will work with Siri, Cortana and Google Assistants

Microsoft launches Surface Earbuds that works with any virtual assistant, not just Cortana Microsoft on Wednesday announced its wireless earbuds, the Surface Earbuds, that can work with any virtual digital assistant. This means that the Surface Earbuds can be paired and used with Cortana, Alexa, Bixby, Google Assistant or Apple’s […]

Microsoft announces a Surface Phone called “Surface Duo” with Android

Microsoft unveils a foldable Android smartphone called “Surface Duo” Microsoft finally announced its highly-anticipated Surface Phone called “Surface Duo” with Android at an event in New York City on Wednesday. “Surface Duo is the first Surface to fit in your pocket. Surface Duo brings together the best of Microsoft productivity […]

Microsoft to offer Windows 7 extended security updates to small, midsize businesses

  Windows 7 to receive extended security updates from Microsoft through January of 2023 Microsoft on Tuesday announced that the company will offer Windows 7 Extended Security Updates (ESU) through January 2023 to small-and-midsize (SMBs) customers, as long as they are willing to pay for extended updates. “While many of […]

Microsoft declares general availability of Windows Virtual Desktop globally

Microsoft’s Windows Virtual Desktop Now Generally Available Worldwide After officially unveiling Windows Virtual Desktop in September last year, Microsoft on Monday announced the worldwide “general availability” of its new service. The Windows Virtual Desktop client will be available across Windows, Android, Mac, iOS, and HTML 5. “We’re excited to announce […]

Microsoft is offering up to $30,000 to hack Chromium-based Edge browser

Researchers Can Earn Up To $30,000 With Microsoft’s New Chromium Edge Browser Bounty Program Microsoft has launched a new Insider Bounty Program for its beta version of its new Chromium-based Edge browser that will reward researchers up to $30,000 for finding vulnerabilities that are unique to Edge. “We’re excited to expand […]

Apple Joins Google, Facebook And Microsoft For The “Data Transfer Project”

Apple Teams Up With Facebook, Google And Microsoft For The Data Transfer Project To Improve Data Portability Apple has officially joined the Data Transfer Project (DTP) that was launched and introduced by the search giant, Google in July 2018. The Cupertino giant has now joined Google’s list of partners that includes […]

Microsoft announces $1 billion investment in Elon Musk-backed OpenAI

Microsoft to invest $1 billion in Elon Musk co-founded OpenAI to create artificial brains Microsoft on Monday said it is going to invest $1 billion in a partnership with non-profit Artificial Intelligence (AI) research company, OpenAI co-founded by Elon Musk. Under the partnership, OpenAI services will run on Microsoft’s cloud […]

Microsoft is injecting ads to install its other apps in Android

Microsoft is invading Android apps with adverts for its other apps Microsoft has been using the ‘Share’ and ‘Open’ menu within its Android apps to show subtle adverts for its other applications. By doing so, the Redmond-based tech giant is attempting to convince its users to install other apps developed […]

Nearly 50 Million PCs at risk due to another Windows 10 update bug

Windows 10 latest update has a bug that could break VPN services Last week, Microsoft had released a new cumulative update ‘KB4501375’ (OS Build 18362.207) for its recently released Windows 10 May 2019 Update that offers a lot of bug fixes and performance improvements. The company also disclosed a significant […]