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Top desktop as a service (DaaS) providers: Amazon, Citrix, Microsoft, VMware, and more

Desktop as a service adoption lags behind on-premise VDI, but the popularity of cloud-hosted desktops is growing. Here's a look at the top DaaS providers and th...

Top desktop as a service (DaaS) providers: Amazon, Citrix, Microsoft, VMware, and more

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Top desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) providers: Amazon, Citrix, Microsoft, VMware, and more Desktop-as-a-service adoption lags behind on-premise VDI, but the popularity of cloud-hosted desktops is growing. Here's a look at the top DaaS providers and their services....
23:13, 09/03/2019

Microsoft releases preview of its Desktop Analytics app-compatibility assessment service Microsoft's Desktop Analytics service, now in public preview, is designed to help business users check their app-compatibility levels and mitigate issues involving the latest Windows 10 feature updates....
07:13, 07/09/2019

NetApp launches virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution for VMware NetApp also partnered with VMware to jointly engineer the NetApp Kubernetes Service for VMware vSphere and NetApp Deployment Services for HCI on VMware....
18:00, 08/27/2019

Microsoft readies Office for virtual desktop services, including Windows Virtual Desktop Microsoft is adding new features to Outlook, Teams, OneDrive and other Office apps to pave the way for their use in virtualized scenarios, including with Windows Virtual Desktop....
22:26, 07/01/2019

Goodbye PCs, it's been nice knowing you. Hello, desktop as a service We'll still have PCs on our desks, but with the rise of desktop-as-a-service and software-as-a-service, we're returning to smart-terminals and time-sharing services....
00:39, 08/16/2019

Mozilla pilots its VPN service for Firefox desktop users in the US Mozilla is officially launching its Firefox Private Network VPN service for desktop users in the US. The VPN service, currently in beta, is part of a pilot experiment to test-drive new, privacy-centric products from the Firefox maker. It will be avai...
10:52, 09/11/2019

Microsoft's Skype-to-phone calling service is now registered as a telecom service in the Netherlands Microsoft's Skype service for calling landlines and mobile phones officially has been designated as a telecom service in the Netherlands and is required to meet the same obligations as other telco services....
00:00, 08/22/2019

Major Phone Service Providers Agree to Plan to Slow Robocallers Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and nine other phone service providers reached a deal with 51 attorneys general across the country to install call-blocking technology. But the deal doesn’t have a deadline....
04:26, 08/23/2019

How desktop-as-a-service makes complex IT architecture simple (VB Live) Learn how desktop-as-a-service makes underlying software invisible to users, addresses the complexity of your tech infrastructure, and more.Read More...
07:00, 08/20/2019

Microsoft is reorging its field sales team, laying off some 'Modern Desktop' salespeople Microsoft is cutting a number of field sales jobs as part of one of its regular reorgs, specifically ones involving pushing Windows as a key part of their charter....
16:13, 07/10/2019

Shanghai Fines Ride-Hailing Service Providers Didi, Meituan For Using Unlicensed Vehicles Shanghai authorities have fined ride-hailing service providers Didi Chuxing and Meituan Dianping for using unlicensed vehicles and warned their smartphone applications could be suspended if they......
17:26, 08/14/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Task Manager, virtual desktop, and mouse cursor improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18963 from the 20H1 branch with Task Manager, virtual desktop, mouse cursor, Notepad, and Chinese IME improvements.Read More...
17:39, 08/18/2019

Dell, Microsoft Expand Cloud Partnership With Azure VMware Cloud Support Dell and Microsoft have extended their partnership at the Dell Technologies World 2019 to deliver a fully native, supported, and certified VMware Cloud infrastructure on Azure....
15:39, 04/30/2019

Top cloud providers 2019: AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud; IBM makes hybrid move; Salesforce dominates SaaS The cloud computing race in 2019 will have a definite multi-cloud spin. Here's a look at how the cloud leaders stack up, the hybrid market, and the SaaS players that run your company as well as their latest strategic moves....
17:00, 05/12/2019

Is Amazon Prime worth it in Australia? Amazon's subscription service explained UPDATE: Amazon has announced the dates for Prime Day 2019. In Australia, the sale will begin at 00:01am on July 15 and go on for 48 hours till July 16 ticks across midnight. However, with plenty of deals on offer from the US storefront, Aussies will ...
10:26, 07/02/2019

Microsoft Azure: Everything you need to know about Redmond's cloud service Second only to AWS among cloud providers, Microsoft Azure is an ever-expanding set of cloud-based computing services available to businesses, developers, government agencies, and anyone who wants to build an app or run an enterprise without having to...
23:39, 05/20/2019

Microsoft Xbox previews streaming service Microsoft Xbox is previewing its upcoming game streaming service, codenamed "Project xCloud", at the annual E3 games expo in Los Angeles. The service will go head-to-head with Google's Stadia that's set to debut in November. (June 11) ...
12:00, 06/12/2019

Project xCloud: everything we know about Microsoft's cloud streaming service Last year Microsoft announced it was working on Project xCloud, a new streaming service that aims to let you play big-name games on whichever device you want, whenever you want.Project xCloud aims to leverage Microsoft’s existing data centers ...
03:52, 06/11/2019

Microsoft patents a mini speaker that could complement its Teams service If and when Microsoft moves ahead with its own portable speaker, it is more likely to fit into its Teams and smart-meetings strategy than to go head-to-head with other consumer-focused devices....
20:39, 09/10/2019

Microsoft launches fully managed Azure Blockchain Service Microsoft announced its own fully managed blockchain service. The Azure Blockchain Service is launching in preview, but some companies are already using it.Read More...
04:13, 05/03/2019

RIP Backgammon — Microsoft to shutter its Internet Games service by next year Pour one out for another gaming legend we’re losing. Microsoft revealed last week it’s no longer supporting its suite of Internet Games that have been a staple of Windows for 19 years. Games Services for Windows XP and ME will end later this month, w...
00:39, 07/12/2019

Microsoft’s latest security service uses human intelligence, not artificial Enlarge / Microsoft security experts monitoring the world, looking for hackers. (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft has announced two new cloud services to help administrators detect and manage threats to their systems. The first, Azure Sentinel, is very...
12:13, 05/02/2019

Microsoft's xCloud game streaming service begins in October Microsoft didn't give us many new details about its Project xCloud game streaming service at E3, but at least we know when it's going to arrive: this October. As you'd expect, the service will let you play Xbox titles across multiple d...
02:39, 06/10/2019

Xbox Game Pass for Steam: Everything you need to know about Microsoft's latest service Today, Microsoft announced several new steps it’s taking to contribute to the thriving PC gaming ecosystem via the successful Xbox Games Pass service. Here's what you need to know....
20:13, 05/30/2019

Microsoft’s game streaming service launches in October, but you’re going to need an Xbox Google a few days ago held its second Stadia press event of the year, revealing price and launch dates for the streaming service it first announced a few months ago. But Google is hardly the only company looking to offer buyers game streaming product...
18:26, 06/10/2019

Halo on Galaxy S10? Microsoft takes on Stadia with its own xCloud game streaming service Google detailed its vision for the future of gaming last week, when it confirmed that its new game streaming service Stadia will be launched in November. A Founder's Edition pack went for pre-order immediately for $130, including a 3-month subscripti...
12:00, 06/10/2019

Microsoft’s game streaming service will be free to Xbox owners, since it’s not part of xCloud Microsoft is expected to be one of the leading players in the future game streaming wars, but the company didn’t share too many details about its xCloud streaming platform at E3 2019. Instead, Microsoft announced that game streaming would roll ...
21:39, 06/13/2019

Microsoft delivers public preview of Azure Bastion service for remotely accessing VMs more securely Microsoft's newest Azure service, Bastion, is now in public preview and is meant to bring another level of security to remotely accessing virtual machines....
05:13, 06/19/2019

Microsoft launches Service Mesh Interface, Visual Studio Code Kubernetes extension 1.0, and Virtual Kubelet 1.0 Microsoft has launched the Service Mesh Interface (SMI) specification, Helm 3 alpha, Visual Studio Code Kubernetes extension 1.0, and Virtual Kubelet 1.0.Read More...
18:52, 05/21/2019

Microsoft's Surface Pro 6 laptop is nearly $300 off on Amazon Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider The Microsoft Surface Pro 6 is one of the most stylish and powerful 2-in-1 laptops out there. For a limited time, the device is nearly $300 off on Amazon, making it one of the lowest prices we've seen for the Sur...
11:39, 06/28/2019

Amazon, Microsoft wage war over the Pentagon's 'war cloud' Amazon and Microsoft are battling it out over a $10 billion opportunity to build the U.S. military its first "war cloud" computing system. But Amazon's early hopes of a shock-and-awe victory may be slipping away....
07:52, 07/10/2019

Amazon to End Its Restaurant Delivery Service Amazon Restaurants, which was available in nearly 200 American cities, will officially close on June 24. The company says it will focus on grocery delivery....
22:52, 06/11/2019

Amazon customer service isn’t as great as you think Dear John: Everyone talks about how great Amazon customer service is, but be forewarned: if you buy an item on the Amazon Marketplace from a third party and need support — a refund, missing parts, etc. — you’re out of luck. I would understand if you ...
09:52, 09/01/2019

Microsoft, Oracle team up on cloud services in jab at Amazon Microsoft Corp and Oracle Corp on Wednesday said they reached an agreement to make their two cloud computing services work together with high-speed links between their data centers, targeting big business users and uniting against cloud computing lea...
14:26, 06/05/2019

Deal: Microsoft Surface Pro 6 is up to $300 off on Amazon (multiple models) Microsoft newest Surface Pro 2-in-1 laptop is getting massive discounts on Amazon, but none of the deals includes any accessories. If you want a brand new device that you can use as a laptop, you should definitely try to buy a keyboard for the Micros...
10:26, 06/12/2019

Brazil's GPA taps Microsoft to test 'Amazon Go'-like technologies Brazilian food retailer GPA SA plans to open its first store to test technologies such as facial recognition and "scan & go" shopping by year-end, following in the footsteps of parent company Casino, which opened a checkout-free store in Paris last N...
18:13, 06/28/2019

FedEx to end Amazon’s contract for plane service FedEx said on Friday it has decided to not renew its contract with Amazon for US cargo delivery through FedEx Express, the unit that delivers packages on planes. The move comes as Amazon builds out its own delivery network of planes, trucks and vans,...
22:52, 06/07/2019

Amazon to shut restaurant delivery service in U.S. Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it would end its restaurant food delivery service in the U.S. later this month, giving in to intense competition from GrubHub Inc, DoorDash, Uber Technologies' Uber Eats services....
20:52, 06/11/2019

Amazon boosts its UK grocery delivery service Amazon's UK fresh food delivery service is rolling out to a number of new cities, including Glasgow, Newcastle and Liverpool. Rounding out the list is Sheffield and Portsmouth with more, currently unspecified, locations coming online later in th...
15:13, 06/13/2019

Amazon partners UK's Next for click & collect service Amazon has teamed-up with British clothing chain Next to offer a network of stores where the U.S. online retail giant's UK customers can collect their parcels....
12:26, 05/14/2019

Amazon Is Closing Its Food Delivery Service in US Amazon has said it would end its US restaurant food delivery service on June 24, giving in to intense competition from GrubHub, DoorDash, and Uber Eats....
10:13, 06/12/2019

Amazon Pantry Service Now Available in 110 Indian Cities Amazon Pantry grocery box service is now available in 110 cities in India, the company announced. The service can be used by the Amazon customers in cities like Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bhubaneswar,......
16:26, 05/30/2019

Ninja’ed: Microsoft swipes top game-streamer from Amazon’s Twitch Tyler "Ninja" Blevins sends his love to Microsoft's Mixer. (credit: Mixer / Ninja) Over the past three years, Microsoft has been relatively quiet about growing Mixer, the game-streaming site it acquired in 2016. All that changed on Thursday when the ...
01:00, 08/02/2019

Amazon and Microsoft battle for $10bn 'war cloud' contract with Pentagon Project would allow the US military to use artificial intelligence to speed up war planning and fighting capabilitiesAmazon and Microsoft are battling it out over a $10bn opportunity to build the US military its first “war cloud” computing system. Bu...
09:13, 07/10/2019

Netflix vs Amazon Prime Video: which streaming service is best for you? With so many options out there, and more soon to come in the form of Disney Plus and Apple TV Plus, choosing the best streaming service for you can be tricky.It gets even more difficult if you’re trying to choose between two of the most popula...
05:39, 05/21/2019

Amazon's nascent freight service has a truckload of rivals As Amazon.com Inc targets traditional brokerages that match shippers with truckers, it's also battling a bevy of startups - including Uber Freight and a company funded by the e-commerce giant's founder Jeff Bezos....
07:39, 05/01/2019

Amazon gets U.S. patent to use delivery drones for surveillance service Amazon.com Inc is exploring using drones not just to deliver packages but also to provide surveillance as a service to its customers, according to a patent granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office....
00:39, 06/22/2019

Amazon Gets US Patent To Use Delivery Drones For Surveillance Service Amazon.com Inc is exploring using drones not just to deliver packages but also to provide surveillance as a service to its customers, according to a patent granted by the United States Patent and......
06:26, 06/22/2019

Amazon's next foray into fashion is a personal shopping service Amazon's adventures in fashion haven't usually set the world on fire, but it might have a more appealing option: have someone else pick your apparel choices. It just launched a Personal Shopper by Prime Wardrobe service that, for $5 per mo...
06:13, 08/01/2019

FedEx Says It’s Ending Express Shipping Service for Amazon The decision, while not financially significant for either company, shows how the online retailer has gone from a sought-after customer to a direct competitor of FedEx....
01:26, 06/08/2019

Amazon’s music service is actually growing more quickly than Spotify Spotify and Apple Music are the two music streaming services that tend to get the lion’s share of attention — partly because of the obvious fact that they also have the lion’s share of paying subscribers and arguably a better produc...
06:00, 07/13/2019

Amazon's Ring service may already have 200 law enforcement agency partners Amazon's Ring security service is working 200 law enforcement agencies, according to an email obtained by Motherboard. A few days ago, the publication learned that Ring forged partnerships with law enforcement agencies. Some of those partner age...
15:52, 07/30/2019

Microsoft escalates its cloud battle with Amazon after a slew of new Azure announcements This year's Microsoft Build conference is packed with Azure cloud announcements, suggesting that cloud is only becoming a bigger focus at the company....
20:39, 05/06/2019

Judge Clears Way for Amazon and Microsoft to Compete for Giant Pentagon Contract Oracle had alleged that Amazon and the Defense Department biased the $10 billion JEDI contract in Amazon’s favor, but was unable to change the Pentagon’s decision....
20:00, 07/12/2019

A big shift in cloud war between Amazon, Google, Microsoft is coming: P&G top tech exec P&G's top technology executive says the booming cloud market will contract in the next five years as customers stop paying for multiple platforms from Amazon, Microsoft and Google. P&G thinks Google will benefit as more cloud buyers focus on AI....
20:26, 04/30/2019

Reliance-Microsoft cloud tie-up poses threat to Amazon, Google in India India's Reliance Industries Ltd on Monday announced a partnership with Microsoft's Azure cloud platform, in a move that deepens the offerings of its Jio telecoms unit while posing a direct challenge to rival cloud services providers such as Amazon....
13:26, 08/13/2019

Deal: Get 3 months of Amazon Music Unlimited service for free until May 14 There are so many music streaming services that you can subscribe to in the United States, that you really must try them out before you commit to a monthly plan. Apple Music, YouTube Music, Tidal, Pandora, Spotify, and Amazon Music Unlimited are just...
01:13, 05/10/2019

Amazon has been quietly running an 'Uber for trucking' service since last year It's Amazon's first foray into the freight brokerage space, which includes major competitors like Uber Freight, C.H Robinson, and XPO Logistics....
19:26, 04/30/2019

Ahead Of Diwali, Amazon Could Launch Food Delivery Service Amazon is working with local partner Catamaran, founded by IT industrialist Narayana Murthy, and has begun hiring staff for the new operation according to the report....
20:13, 07/29/2019

U.K. health service to use Amazon Alexa to give medical advice Britain’s state run health service is teaming up with Amazon to provide medical advice for common ailments, such as migraines and flu, via the tech giant’s voice assistant Alexa. It’s all in an effort to help more patients at home and cut...
04:13, 07/11/2019

Amazon Prime Day, EA gaming service's vulnerabilities, and the basics of multicloud This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include the brand battle between Apple and Microsoft, Word documents containing malicious links, and the future of on-premises databases....
18:39, 07/03/2019

Amazon plans nationwide broadband—with both home and mobile service Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Olena_T) Amazon is seeking government permission to launch 3,236 broadband satellites that would cover nearly all of the United States and much of the rest of the world. Amazon subsidiary Kuiper Systems filed its app...
10:39, 07/09/2019

Amazon India May Soon Launch an Online Food Delivery Service Amazon is planning a foray into the burgeoning online food delivery business in India this year, two sources aware of the development said, in a move that could raise competition in an increasingly......
05:26, 07/30/2019

Amazon’s one-day delivery service depends on the work of thousands of robots This week, Amazon unveiled a new warehouse robot named Pegasus. The suitcase-sized robot is used to sort packages at dozens of the company's sprawling distribution centers....
22:26, 06/07/2019

Amazon Music adds lossless streaming tier to its service Amazon is for audiophiles. That was the surprising news on Tuesday, as the e-tailing giant unveiled a music-streaming service that delivers higher-quality audio than what can be heard on Spotify or Apple Music. The new streaming service, called Amazo...
02:26, 09/18/2019

Top "Fortnite" streamer Ninja leaves Amazon's Twitch to join Microsoft's Mixer Top video game streamer Ninja said on Thursday he was leaving Amazon.com Inc's Twitch game streaming platform to join Microsoft Corp's live streaming service Mixer....
21:00, 08/01/2019

RPT-Top "Fortnite" streamer Ninja leaves Amazon's Twitch to join Microsoft's Mixer Top video game streamer Ninja said on Thursday he was leaving Amazon.com Inc's Twitch game streaming platform to join Microsoft Corp's live streaming service Mixer....
21:00, 08/01/2019

Amazon UK now offers click and collect service from Next high street stores Don't want to wait in for the postman to deliver your Amazon parcel? The online retailer is now offering a new click-and-collect option for its customers in the UK.Amazon has partnered with high street fashion store Next to offer its customers t...
12:00, 05/14/2019

Amazon launches Personalize, a fully managed AI-powered recommendation service Amazon Personalize, an Amazon Web Services platform that facilitates and expedites the development of apps that suggest products, provide individualized search results, and customize experiences on the fly, is now generally available. Read More...
02:26, 06/11/2019

eBay takes on Amazon with Managed Delivery, a fulfillment service for U.S. sellers eBay has announced its latest initiative to take on the mighty Amazon -- Managed Delivery, a fulfillment service that's launching in the U.S. next year.Read More...
04:39, 07/25/2019

GrubHub shares jump after Amazon shuts down its restaurant delivery service Shares of online food delivery services GrubHub and Waitr Holdings jumped Tuesday after Amazon said it was shutting down its four-year-old rival service, which delivered restaurant meals to Prime members' doorsteps....
17:39, 06/11/2019

Amazon opens up Delivery Service Program to employees: Here's why it makes sense Amazon is working on standard one-day shipping and needs more saturation in its logistics network. The Delivery Service Program launched last year has created 200 small businesses. In theory, former employees would require less training to ramp up....
17:26, 05/13/2019

E-Commerce Giant Amazon Launches Flight Booking Service In India E-commerce giant Amazon on Saturday announced that the platform can be used to even book domestic flights now in addition to other services like shopping, money transfers, utility bill payments, etc....
22:00, 05/18/2019

Amazon Considers Adding ‘Surveillance as a Service’ to Delivery Drones Because Maybe Every Product Should Monitor Us It’s become abundantly clear that Amazon is interested in incorporating surveillance into many of its products and services—through the internet, in our homes, and from the sky. Read more......
20:00, 06/21/2019

Amazon.com brings Prime service to Brazil; local retail shares drop Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it will launch its Prime subscription service in Brazil, where it has struggled against tough local competition in Latin America's largest economy....
00:13, 09/11/2019

Amazon cell service? Company reportedly interested in buying Boost Mobile The Amazon Fire Phone! (credit: Andrew Cunningham) You buy everything else from Amazon, so why not cellular service? A report from Reuters claims the retail juggernaut is "considering" buying Sprint MVNO Boost Mobile. Sprint and T-Mobile are curren...
21:26, 05/31/2019

Book Publishers Sue Amazon's Audible to Block Coming Audiobook Captioning Service Seven U.S. publishers have filed a lawsuit against Audible, Amazon.com’s audiobook subscription service, alleging its plan to offer real-time captioning of some audiobook titles violates copyright law....
09:13, 08/24/2019

Tech news roundup: Amazon Prime Day, EA gaming service’s vulnerabilities, and the basics of multicloud This week’s TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include the brand battle between Apple and Microsoft, Word documents containing malicious links, and the future of on-premises databases....
06:13, 07/04/2019

Amazon is reportedly launching a food delivery service in India to rival Zomato and Swiggy After establishing a strong base with its ecommerce and streaming content business in India, Amazon is reportedly set to unveil its food delivery service in the country next month. According to a report by Mint, the company will start the service und...
12:52, 09/06/2019

Tech news roundup: Amazon Prime Day, EA gaming service's vulnerabilities, and the basics of multicloud This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include the brand battle between Apple and Microsoft, Word documents containing malicious links, and the future of on-premises databases....
18:39, 07/03/2019

Amazon plans imminent launch of online food delivery service in India: sources Amazon.com Inc is planning a foray into the burgeoning online food delivery business in India this year, two sources aware of the development said, in a move that could raise competition in an increasingly crowded market....
01:52, 07/30/2019

President Donald Trump reportedly wants to 'scuttle' the $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract that Amazon and Microsoft are fighting over (AMZN, ORCL, MSFT) Drew Angerer / Getty Images President Donald Trump reportedly wants to "scuttle" the bidding process for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) contract and start over, CNN reported. Microsoft and Amazon are the finalists for this $10 b...
23:13, 07/27/2019

UPDATE 4-FedEx to end Amazon contract for FedEx Express plane service FedEx Corp on Friday decided to not renew its contract with Amazon.com Inc for U.S. cargo delivery through FedEx Express, the unit that delivers packages on planes, a move that reflects the broader trend of the e-commerce company moving services in-h...
01:52, 06/08/2019

UPDATE 2-FedEx to end Amazon contract for FedEx Express plane service FedEx Corp said on Friday it has decided to not renew its contract with Amazon.com Inc for U.S. cargo delivery through FedEx Express, the unit that delivers packages on planes....
21:26, 06/07/2019

VMware to acquire Avi Networks Once the deal is closed, VMware will offer both built-in load balancing capabilities as part of VMware NSX Data Center, and an advanced, standalone ADC....
01:52, 06/14/2019

FedEx to end Amazon contract for FedEx Express plane service FedEx Corp said on Friday it has decided to not renew its contract with Amazon.com Inc for U.S. cargo delivery through FedEx Express, the unit that delivers packages on planes....
22:00, 06/07/2019

BIG TECH IN HEALTHCARE: How Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft are shaking up healthcare — and what it means for the future of the industry (GOOGL, AAPL, AMZN, MSFT) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Business Insider Intelligence The healthcare industry is undergoing...
12:00, 07/19/2019

VMware claims PKS for itself with Pivotal acquisition What Dell Technologies subsidiary VMware is getting for its $2.7 billion stock purchase includes the platform for deploying enterprise workloads on its hyper-converged infrastructure. But didn’t VMware have that anyway?...
02:00, 08/27/2019

Pat Gelsinger and his calculated plan for VMware As the Carbon Black and Pivotal acquisitions expand VMware’s remit, the man in charge told ZDNet every step his company has taken has been deliberate....
09:39, 08/29/2019

VMware Goes Beyond Dell Family Matters With its stock price being beaten down, software maker VMware will have to show it can juggle two complex acquisitions and while still managing some tricky Dell family relationships....
03:39, 08/24/2019

VMware updates networking and security portfolio The company says its enhanced networking and security portfolio delivers greater automation, compliance, visibility, and scale across the data centre, cloud, branch, and edge....
18:00, 08/27/2019

VMware to Buy Pivotal Software and Carbon Black Software company VMware plans to buy Pivotal Software and cybersecurity provider Carbon Black, bolstering its push to allow customers to build, manage and secure applications across devices and cloud-computing environments....
05:13, 08/23/2019

VMware adds AI assistant, other updates to Workspace One VMware is also updating the digital workplace platform with expanded endpoint management services, new multi-cloud support and a comprehensive approach to zero-trust security....
02:00, 08/27/2019

VMware's Kubernetes portfolio Tanzu 'a really big deal' Following the announcement to acquire Pivotal, VMware believes Tanzu will position it to deliver the most comprehensive enterprise-grade Kubernetes-based portfolio for modern applications....
02:00, 08/27/2019

Nvidia, VMware partner to offer virtualized GPUs The new product enables enterprises to virtualize AI, machine learning and deep learning workloads, either on premise or as part of VMware Cloud on AWS....
02:00, 08/27/2019

VMware's Pivotal purchase looks toward a containerized, not virtualized, future VMware is reabsorbing Pivotal after seven years apart, though customers looking for a radical change as a result will need to contain their excitement....
02:39, 08/30/2019

VMware talks up multi-cloud era, need to transform security Laws of physics, economics, and land will drive enterprises towards hybrid cloud environments, says VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger, who also urges the need to transform security, which has become too complex for businesses to manage....
17:00, 05/24/2019

VMware and Nvidia launch hybrid cloud on AWS for machine learning VMWare and Nvidia today launch VMware on AWS, a hybrid cloud for AI and machine learning workflows. Nvidia also introduced a new virtual GPU offering.Read More...
18:00, 08/26/2019

VMware: China-US trade dispute will split industry into two camps With the China-US trade dispute unlikely to be resolved soon, technology vendors should be prepared to support two trading blocs--one that is heavily partnered with China and the other with the US, says VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger, while Dell CEO Michae...
18:00, 08/27/2019

Dell Technologies backs VMware's Kubernetes by announcing PKS support The tech giant has announced a new way to build cloud infrastructure, a partnership with Google Cloud, VMware PKS support for its cloud platforms, and the rollout of its Data Center-as-a-service offering to US customers....
02:00, 08/27/2019

VMware buys Carbon Black and Pivotal, valued together at $4.8 billion VMware is following through on its proposal to buy Pivotal, a fellow Dell subsidiary, and expanding into cybersecurity with the acquisition of Carbon Black....
10:26, 08/23/2019

Kubernetes gameplay key to VMware strategy, but execution speed critical With containers poised to replace virtual machines, VMware's plans to go big on Kubernetes are significant to its future growth, but its speed in executing on this strategy will be critical to fend off potential competitors....
13:13, 08/29/2019

Microsoft Build 2019: Azure, Microsoft Graph, IoT and IE mode highlights ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley handicaps Microsoft's vision to lead with its three core clouds: Azure, Microsoft 365 and gaming. Here's the plan and other goodies developers will get....
01:00, 05/12/2019

Microsoft wants to start marketing Microsoft 365 as a single product in its new fiscal year Microsoft is stepping up its efforts to market Microsoft 365 -- its subscription bundle of Windows 10, Office 365 and Enterprise Mobility + Security -- in a more integrated way. And it's reorganizing internally to try to do so....
09:13, 07/03/2019

Microsoft Build 2019: Everything announced on Azure, IoT, Edge on Chromium, AI, Windows apps, Microsoft Graph Azure, AI and conversational bots are key themes for Microsoft's big developer conference, but the software giant also gave developers some strategic cues....
19:52, 05/09/2019

Microsoft Search rolling out to all Microsoft 365 and Office 365 commercial customers Offering businesses the ability to search for information across their internal networks, the tool should reach all supported customers by the end of May....
19:00, 05/07/2019

Best VPS hosting providers of 2019 Standard shared website hosting packages are cheap and user-friendly, but they're also slow, inflexible, and don't have the power or functionality that professional and business users often need.If you need more than a basic host but can&ap...
19:26, 05/23/2019

Best PaaS providers of 2019 Whether you're looking to start a new business or expand an existing one, Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solutions can be an attractive way to manage and develop not just your IT infrastructure but also the software to run it.PaaS is a world of se...
07:26, 08/03/2019

Best email providers of 2019 Getting hold of an email account is easy. Sign up with an ISP and you’ve got one account for starters. Creating an account with Google and other big names will get you more. Buy a decent web hosting package and you'll probably get enough ...
19:52, 05/06/2019

Glassdoor survey: Employees give top rating to VMware's CEO, but Zuckerberg plunges Tech company CEOs were the most popular among employees, and they dominated the annual Top 100 CEO list, but not everyone did well, with many large tech companies failing to make the list....
16:26, 06/29/2019

VMware to pay $5 billion for firms offering cloud security, developers platform VMware Inc said on Thursday it bought two providers of cloud security and cloud developer services in separate deals valued at about $5 billion, as it expands offerings for corporate clients....
03:39, 08/23/2019

VMware's proposed Pivotal acquisition shows Cloud Foundry's strength Not so long ago there were fears that Cloud Foundry and other Platform-as-a-Service programs were on their way out. VMware's proposed purchase of Pivotal shows there's a dance in the old PaaS yet....
08:13, 08/17/2019

Oracle, VMware agree to deal on cloud technology, technical support Oracle Corp and VMware Inc on Monday announced a deal designed to resolve years of tension over how Oracle handles technical support for VMware users and make it easier for them to move to Oracle's cloud computing service....
02:39, 09/17/2019

Nvidia, VMWare release cloud software to court business customers Chip supplier Nvidia Corp on Monday said it was teaming up with VMWare Inc and Amazon.com Inc's cloud division to court large businesses looking to host artificial intelligence programs in Amazon's cloud....
14:52, 08/26/2019

VMworld 2019: VMware expands its multicloud, security, Kubernetes strategies It has been a busy week for VMware. The company kicked off with the acquisitions of Pivotal and Carbon Black and then put more meat on its multicloud, container and security strategies at VMworld....
13:13, 08/29/2019

VMware acquires security start-up Intrinsic in ongoing cloud push VMware has become accepting of the corporate rush to the cloud. A new acquisition could help it make more revenue as companies adopt a modern approach called serverless computing....
04:26, 08/21/2019

VMware adjusting for a 'two trading-bloc world' as US-China trade war escalates, says CEO American companies are having to adjust accordingly to operating in two distinct Chinese and American marketplaces as the trade war escalates, Patrick Gelsinger tells CNBC....
21:39, 08/23/2019

BT and KCOM confirmed as broadband USO providers Ofcom has confirmed that BT and KCOM will deliver the Universal Service Obligation (USO), allowing anyone in the UK to demand to request a minimum standard of broadband connection.The regulator proposed the two companies would be responsible for deli...
12:26, 06/07/2019

Russia will block nine VPN providers imminently Back in March, the Kremlin's communication watchdog, Roskomnadzor, sent out letters to 10 VPN providers informing them that their services would soon be blocked in Russia unless they complied with local laws.Now the head of Roskomnadzor, Alexand...
12:13, 06/10/2019

Best CDN providers of 2019 to speed up any website A content delivery network (CDN) works to accelerate almost any website by caching its files in servers around the world. Whether your visitors come from Europe, North America, Asia or anywhere else, content is automatically served from the nearest l...
16:39, 05/24/2019

Best email hosting providers of 2019 Getting hold of an email account is easy – sign up with an ISP, register with Google, buy a website hosting account – but free and standard packages won't always deliver the quality that professional users need.Email hosting plans ...
19:13, 05/21/2019

Internet Providers Look to Cash In on Your Web Habits Internet-service providers are deciding whether to use data about their customers’ web habits to sell ads. AT&T mines surfing habits as part of a broader advertising operation....
00:39, 06/28/2019

There Are No Abortion Providers in Guam — the Governor Wants That to Change (HONOLULU) — Lourdes Leon Guerrero vigorously defended abortion rights as she campaigned to become the first female governor of Guam. She won, but now no doctors are willing to perform the procedure she fought so hard to defend. The last aborti...
23:26, 06/07/2019

Best dedicated server hosting providers of 2019 Opting for a dedicated server means that you get an entire server to yourself. There's no sharing of CPU time, RAM or bandwidth, which means your website stays responsive at all times.Shared website hosting can appear to be amazing value, with f...
19:26, 05/23/2019

President Trump says he's in favor of athletes at service academies postponing active-duty service for pro sports During a ceremony at the White House to honor Army football team, Trump said he favors letting military-school athletes defer service for pro sports.        ...
21:00, 05/06/2019

The Linux desktop's last, best shot With Microsoft cutting off support for Windows 7, the Linux desktop may finally get its day in the sun. But are Linux companies ready to take advantage of their opportunity?...
01:13, 06/04/2019

Google Podcasts comes to iOS and desktop Android users have had Google Podcasts since last summer, but iOS and desktop users will now be able to take advantage of the search giant's straightforward listening interface....
17:26, 05/10/2019

Best shared web hosting of 2019: top plans from vetted providers Shared web hosting means exactly what it says – you share a server with other users who are running their own websites from that hardware. Every customer gets a portion of that physical server for their own use. The main strength here is that ...
22:52, 08/09/2019

PG&E Braces for Power Cuts, and Rival Providers See an Opening Companies that provide home batteries and other power products are targeting customers in Northern California as PG&E prepares to pre-emptively turn off power in parts of the state to limit wildfire risks....
15:13, 07/15/2019

Abortion-rights groups challenge restrictions on providers RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As abortion opponents cheer the passage of fetal heartbeat laws and other bans on the procedure, abortion-rights groups have been waging a quieter battle in courthouses around the country to overturn less direct restrictions pass...
22:26, 05/16/2019

U.S. sues to block merger of title insurance providers The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Friday that it had filed a complaint aimed at preventing title insurance provider Fidelity National Financial, Inc. from buying rival Stewart Information Services Corp ....
21:39, 09/06/2019

These are the four transformations payments providers must undergo to survive digitization This is a preview of a detailed slide deck from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. Click here to learn more. Current subscribers can view the deck here. Rising smartphone penetration, regulations pushing user...
14:00, 07/02/2019

Why are Apple Pay, Starbucks’ app, and Samsung Pay so much more successful than other wallet providers? BI IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. In the US, the in-store mobile wallet space is becom...
00:13, 05/14/2019

One of UK's biggest care home providers appoints administrators Four Seasons Health Care (FSHC), one of Britain's biggest private care home operators, has appointed administrators after months of failed efforts to reduce its mammoth debt pile....
17:39, 04/30/2019

Group accuses EU internet providers of violating net neutrality The European Union has had net neutrality regulations in place since 2016, but some are concerned that internet service providers are playing fast and loose with those rules. A group of 45 advocate organizations, companies and individuals (including...
14:26, 05/19/2019

Best remote desktop software of 2019 Welcome to our list of the best remote desktop software in 2019. Remote desktop software allows you to access one PC from another, even if the PCs are not in the same building – or even country!There are a number of business uses for remote de...
22:39, 06/27/2019

Everything You Need to Turn Your Raspberry Pi 4 Into a Desktop Computer Last week, the Raspberry Pi Foundation released its newest tiny computer, the $35 Raspberry Pi 4, with a promise that it could be a fully functional desktop. While that claim is sort of true, you’ll need a few things to make it work as one....
03:00, 07/02/2019

Twitch unveils its own desktop broadcasting app Until now, people who stream their gameplay or lives on Twitch have done so through a PS4, Xbox One, Twitch's mobile app, Twitch Sings or third-party software. As of today, there's another option for those hoping to become the next Ninja, D...
04:00, 08/09/2019

Facebook Messenger is getting end-to-end encryption and a desktop app Facebook Messenger is getting a number of long- and oft-requested features, the company unveiled in a (now-removed) blog post ahead of its annual F8 developer conference in San Jose, California. Facebook claims that 2019 will be a "transition year" f...
17:26, 05/02/2019

Apple just unveiled the Mac Pro desktop we’ve been waiting for After going through lots of software announcements, including tvOS, watchOS, iOS 13, and iPadOS, Apple kicked off its Mac section of WWDC 2019 on Monday with the introduction of the Mac desktop we’ve been waiting for, the brand new, powerful, upgrade...
04:13, 06/04/2019

How to Get Back the Old Twitter for Desktop With a Few Clicks Apart from the GoodTwitter add-on, there's a do-it-yourself method to get back the old Twitter, but it's more of a temporary fix that will disappear when you reload the app....
09:39, 07/28/2019

The New Raspberry Pi Is Basically a $35 Desktop Computer It’s rare to come across a bespoke gadget or a cleverly hacked device that doesn’t have a tiny Raspberry Pi inside it. It’s long been one of the easiest and cheapest ways to power a custom creation, but the new Raspberry Pi, announced earlier today, ...
03:00, 06/25/2019

Cancer care providers reluctant to prescribe medical marijuana New research shows that just 46 percent of oncology providers feel comfortable recommending medical marijuana to patients, despite 73 percent saying they understand the drug could provide a benefit....
17:26, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. sues to block merger of title insurance providers The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Friday that it had filed an administrative complaint aimed at preventing title insurance provider Fidelity National Financial, Inc. from buying rival Stewart Information Services Corp....
21:39, 09/06/2019

Phone, broadband and TV providers sign new fairness rules - what it means for you Your phone, broadband and TV provider could be one of the many to sign new rules from Ofcom that aim to put fair treatment of the consumer at the heart of their businesses. Called the Fairness to Customers commitments, they were laid out by regu...
12:52, 06/03/2019

Internet Providers in Maine Will Soon Have To Get Consent Before Selling Customer Data Internet service providers gobble up a disconcerting amount of information about you—your browsing history, your geolocation information, your financial information, and a lot (a lot) more. There have been many attempts to pass state-level bills that...
05:26, 06/01/2019

Advanced hackers are infecting IT providers in hopes of hitting their customers (credit: Pixabay) A previously undocumented attack group with advanced hacking skills has compromised 11 IT service providers, most likely with the end goal of gaining access to their customers' networks, researchers from security firm Symantec sai...
23:00, 09/18/2019

Wealth clients willing to pay for financial advice, 33% switch providers: study Wealth management clients are increasingly willing to pay for financial advice as their needs evolve, choosing an average of five providers, with one-third switching managers in the past three years,......
16:00, 04/30/2019

U.S. House lawmakers ask regulators to scrutinize bank cloud providers Two U.S. lawmakers have called on a top financial regulatory panel to consider direct oversight of the cloud services big tech companies provide to banks, saying they have become a critical component of the global financial system....
21:39, 08/23/2019

Wealth clients willing to pay for financial advice, 33% switch providers -study Wealth management clients are increasingly willing to pay for financial advice as their needs evolve, choosing an average of five providers, with one-third switching managers in the past three years, global wealth consultant EY said on Tuesday....
12:39, 04/30/2019

Best email providers of 2019: Free, Paid and business services Getting hold of an email account is easy. Sign up with an ISP and you’ve got one account for starters. Creating an account with Google and other big names will get you more. Buy a decent web hosting package and you'll probably get enough ...
01:26, 08/01/2019

Turkey requires broadcast licenses for online media providers Turkey is extending its internet clampdown to media providers. The country now requires that all online content companies obtain broadcast licenses from TV regulator RTUK, which will also watch over their content. If they run afoul of RTUK's r...
06:13, 08/05/2019

How 3PL providers can thrive in light of their changing relationship with retail partners This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence,Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Third-party logistics ...
04:00, 05/04/2019

Factbox: Britain's insulin providers prepare for Brexit fallout With Britain sourcing the vast majority of the insulin needed by its 1 million diabetics from overseas, its biggest providers have had to restructure their supply chains in case a chaotic Brexit disrupts the normal arteries of trade....
20:39, 09/17/2019

Three untapped opportunities wearables present to health insurers, providers, and employers After a shaky start, wearables like smartwatches and fitness trackers have gained traction in healthcare, with US consumer use jumping from 9% in 2014 to 33% in 2018. More than 80% of consumers are willing to wear tech that measures health data &m...
07:39, 08/14/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Providers would face pay cut under Senate surprise billing legislation Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
21:00, 07/17/2019

Abortion providers report 'alarming' rise in picketing, vandalism and trespassing Last year, trespassing hit highest level since 1999 while vandalism occurred at highest rate since 1990US abortion providers reported an “alarming escalation” in incidents of disruption and intimidation in 2018, according to new findings report by th...
08:26, 05/25/2019

Threat to Missouri abortion clinic leaves neighboring providers scrambling With reproductive rights under aggressive attack, clinics across state lines are bracing for an influx of women seeking careDr Erin King felt a weight lift off her shoulders – at least for a few minutes.The executive director of Hope Clinic in Granit...
09:00, 06/01/2019

Best DTP software 2019: top desktop publishing apps Desktop Publishing (DTP) software allows you to create newsletters, magazines, and brochures simply and easily, by controlling the layout and design of documents.The specific advantage DTP has over normal document programs is that it allows for the p...
15:13, 06/29/2019

How to get Parallels Desktop for Mac working after the installation becomes corrupted Parallels Desktop allows users to virtualize many OSs for various computing needs. Corruption from a rogue update or other scenario can halt usage and prevent creation of new VMs after reinstalling....
11:26, 08/06/2019

Pandora finally made a native desktop app Pandora has finally rolled out a desktop app, so you don't have to be stuck using its web player on a browser anymore if you want to play music on your computer. It doesn't play podcasts yet, and it doesn't quite have all the features ...
16:00, 05/21/2019

The best PC case 2019: top cases for your desktop computer If you’re setting out to build one of the best PCs you can muster, it’s tempting to channel all of your energy into finding the best processors, SSDs, RAM and, of course, the best graphics card. But, you should focus on finding the best...
20:52, 05/09/2019

CHEAP: Get $530 off an Alienware Aurora desktop computer Dell’s Alienware brand focuses on gaming computers. They’re typically quite expensive, but thanks to a deal, you can now get $530 off a new Alienware Aurora desktop computer, bringing the price down to $1,599.99. Here’s what you get for your money: S...
20:26, 07/05/2019

Parallels Desktop 15 for Mac moves to Metal for DirectX 11 and more Parallels Desktop 15 running Windows 7 and 11. [credit: Parallels ] Today, popular virtualization software Parallels Desktop 15 for Mac bec...
15:00, 08/13/2019

Ban Websites Pirating Movies: Delhi High Court Orders Internet Providers The Delhi High Court has directed internet service providers (ISPs) to block access to websites like tamilrockers, eztv, katmovies and limetorrents which are allegedly engaged in unauthorised......
08:13, 08/13/2019

Trump 'conscience' rule for medical providers facing legal challenge in California Critics are assailing the Trump administration's so-called "conscience" rule that allows health-care providers to refuse medical treatment to people, even in emergencies....
05:26, 05/08/2019

Slack's latest update should make its desktop app more efficient Slack has become an essential part of the daily workflow for many of us, but its desktop app has perhaps been in need of a little TLC. An update is rolling out over the next few weeks that Slack claims will make the app more efficient and help you ge...
23:00, 07/22/2019

Netflix is testing a desktop pop-out player so you never have to stop watching Imagine how much Netflix binge watching you could do if minor inconsiderations like work, emails, or social networks weren't getting in the way. Well, that might well be easier in the future, thanks to a pop-out player Netflix is testing for Win...
17:00, 06/22/2019

Slack's desktop apps get dark mode options The dark mode trend looks like it's here to stay, with more and more companies introducing black color schemes for their apps. The latest feature in Slack for desktop is support for dark mode to save your eyes when you're burning the midnig...
21:26, 09/12/2019

Plex’s new desktop app packs a fresh look, streamlined downloads Plex has a brand new app for Windows and Mac that offers a streamlined way to download the things you want to watch and listen to offline. The feature was previously called Sync, but it's now called Downloads -- a much clearer term. Your downloa...
02:39, 08/16/2019

Mac Pro 2019 – first look: Apple's desktop designed to never leave you wanting The Mac Pro 2019 is the Apple computer that's designed to never leave you wanting. Unless, of course, you're at Apple WWDC 2019 and yearn to actually touch it.We got a first look at the new Mac desktop replacement for the Mac Pro 2013, and ...
00:26, 06/04/2019

Starting today, everyone’s desktop version of Twitter will look completely different If you open Twitter on the web today and are greeted with a completely new look, don’t be surprised. The company is starting to roll out an all-new user interface today for the desktop version of the social network, and there’s a lot that...
11:26, 07/16/2019

MSI crams an unlocked, desktop-class Core i9 into its new laptop MSI's Titan-series laptops can only be described as an Absolute Unit, and with a laptop this beefy, you need a chip that can keep up. That's why the new GT76 Titan is packing an unlocked, desktop-class Core i9 into its hefty frame....
18:00, 05/24/2019

Google makes Remote Desktop access much easier If you've ever found yourself in the unenviable position of helping a friend or relative with computer issues, you'll know how frustrating it is to do so over the phone, having to repeatedly yell "Click the X!" when you know you could proba...
15:26, 06/06/2019

Coda turns desktop documents into apps for your phone There’s a neat little app recently been released that could improve your productivity and turn a document into an app -- but only if you have an iPhone or iPad....
22:00, 05/31/2019

MacOS Catalina is Apple's next desktop operating system Where does macOS go from here? Sailing, apparently. Apple announced today that the next version of macOS (10.15) will be known as Catalina. And one of the big new features is a complete rethink of iTunes, which is now broken out into individual Music...
02:00, 06/04/2019

Australian internet providers told to block websites hosting Christchurch terror video E-safety commissioner given power to monitor sites and order offending websites to be blockedAustralian internet service providers have been ordered to block eight websites hosting video of the Christchurch terrorist attacks.In March, shortly after t...
07:52, 09/09/2019

Australian Internet Providers Ordered to Block Eight Sites Found Hosting Christchurch Footage Australia’s eSafety Commissioner ordered the country’s internet service providers to block eight sites for purportedly hosting footage of the Christchurch massacre, the Guardian reported Sunday, protocol officials recently outlined at this year’s G7 ...
05:39, 09/09/2019

Dell Beats Profit Estimates on Higher Desktop Sales Dell beat Wall Street profit estimates on Thursday, helped by higher demand for desktops, as well as a focus on more profitable contracts within its server unit in China....
08:00, 08/30/2019

Google is down; outage affects mobile and desktop apps in the U.S. and overseas (it's over) If you're having trouble accessing Google Assistant, Google Search, Gmail, Google Drive or other Google apps, you're not alone. According to DownDetector.com, all of these aforementioned apps are not working. We noticed the problem when trying to set...
04:13, 06/03/2019

How to upload a video to YouTube and customize its settings on desktop and mobile Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider It's free and easy to upload a video to YouTube, and you can upload as many videos as you want with nearly no limits. You can upload videos from the YouTube website in a browser, or using your mobile app on a ph...
02:39, 07/30/2019

Google expands Flutter mobile app SDK to the web, desktop, and embedded devices Google's Flutter open source mobile UI framework is now a multi-platform UI framework, supporting the web, desktop, mobile, and even embedded devices.Read More...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Google declutters its news tab on desktop search pages with a fresh look The News tabon Google’s search results pages is a pretty big deal when you’re trying to keep up with the world: for many people, it’s their quickest way to find news stories on topics they’re interested in. The search giant is now revamping this sect...
07:52, 07/12/2019

How to play Google’s addictive Wimbledon game on your phone or desktop July means the tennis world is abuzz with action and drama, as the Wimbledon final approaches. As a nod to this epic sporting event, Google has released a hidden tennis game you can play on your browser or phone. Here’s what you have to do to find it...
07:52, 07/12/2019

2 health care providers, dozens of people charged in alleged $115M Medicare kickback scheme Two health care providers and 28 individuals - including one of the provider’s CEOs, 13 doctors, five nurses and a social worker – were charged for their alleged involvement in a $115 million Medicare kickback scheme in California, the Justice Depart...
13:13, 09/06/2019

How to send a Google Calendar invite to anyone using the desktop site or a mobile device iJeab / Shutterstock.com To send a Google Calendar invite, all you need is the email or phone number of the person you want to invite. Google Calendar's "invite" feature allows users to send meeting or event invitations which will be automatically s...
09:13, 09/06/2019

Fedora 30 brings immense quality of life improvements to Linux on the desktop Fedora 30 brings the usual mix of performance improvements and new packages, though progress in Fedora and associated projects makes Linux on the desktop easier to use....
13:26, 04/30/2019

How to make your Twitter account private on desktop or mobile, and choose who can see your tweets Associated Press You can make your Twitter account private and ensure that only the people you want to see your posts can. Public Twitter accounts are accessible both to users of the site, and anyone on the internet who finds your profile. It only t...
04:52, 07/24/2019

Gizmodo The New Raspberry Pi Is Basically a $35 Desktop Computer | Jalopnik Boeing Has So Many Groun Gizmodo The New Raspberry Pi Is Basically a $35 Desktop Computer | Jalopnik Boeing Has So Many Grounded 737 Max Planes Waiting to Be Fixed They’re Parking Them in the Employee Parking Lot | Kotaku Outer Wilds Is One Of The Best Games I’ve Ever Played...
04:00, 06/25/2019

How to add a promotion on your LinkedIn profile on desktop or mobile, and share your new job title with your network Shutterstock/wichayada suwanachun It's possible to add a promotion on LinkedIn and boost your professional reputation when you move up at your job. You can easily update your LinkedIn profile to include your new job status, and even choose to share...
09:13, 09/06/2019

Microsoft ships antivirus for macOS as Windows Defender becomes Microsoft Defender Microsoft is bringing its Windows Defender anti-malware application to macOS—and more platforms in the future—as it expands the reach of its Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) platform. To reflect the new cross-platform nature, the suite is al...
12:13, 05/02/2019

Dell beats profit estimates on higher desktop sales; shares rise 9% Dell Technologies Inc beat Wall Street profit estimates on Thursday, helped by higher demand for desktops, as well as a focus on more profitable contracts within its server unit in China, sending the company's shares up 9% in extended trading....
03:26, 08/30/2019

Dell launches OptiPlex 7070 Ultra, crams desktop into monitor stand Dell is increasingly aiming its PC portfolio at end users with strong design as well as IT departments looking to navigate everything from upgrades to open floor plan issues....
14:00, 08/21/2019

Oculus forces Virtual Desktop to stop streaming SteamVR apps to Quest Oculus is forcing the developer of a popular Windows streaming app for Quest to remove support for SteamVR app and game streaming to the wireless headset.Read More...
18:26, 06/12/2019

Dell beats profit estimates on higher desktop sales, shares surge Dell Technologies Inc beat Wall Street profit estimates on Thursday boosted by a higher demand for its cloud services and personal computers, sending its shares up 6% in extended trading....
23:39, 08/29/2019

Mark Shuttleworth sees increased demand for enterprise Ubuntu Linux desktop Canonical's real money comes from the cloud and Internet of Things, but AI and machine learning developers are demanding -- and getting -- Ubuntu Linux desktop with enterprise support....
22:26, 04/30/2019

Parallels Desktop 15 for Mac review: Metal support brings improved graphics performance Parallels Desktop 15 supports a wider range of PC software than ever before, and is a genuine 'best of both worlds' option that allows Mac users to run key Windows business apps....
15:39, 08/30/2019

Asus ROG Zephyrus, STRIX and desktop gaming PCs with upto 9th gen Intel processors launched in India Asus, on Tuesday, updated its ROG lineup with upto 9th generation Intel processors and latest NVIDIA graphics in India. The new ROG gaming laptop lineup now includes-- ROG STRIX G G531 and G731, ROG STRIX Scar III, ROG Zephyrus M GU502, Zephyrus S GX...
15:39, 07/09/2019

iPadOS, coming “this fall”: Thumb drives, more gestures, “desktop-class” browsing [Updated] Enlarge (credit: Samuel Axon) In addition to expected updates to WatchOS and iOS, Apple's Monday WWDC keynote included an announcement of a new iOS fork: iPadOS. This new updated OS focuses squarely on the larger-screen capabilities of iPads—though...
12:39, 06/04/2019

PayPal intros B2B commerce platform for marketplaces, e-commerce providers The PayPal Commerce Platform bundles together PayPal's AI and machine learning-powered fraud and risk protection tools, its compliance services, and its bevy of online payments acceptance tools....
18:39, 06/03/2019

HP adds AMD Ryzen processor options to Pavilion Gaming Desktop, Gaming 15 Laptop PCs The Pavilion Gaming 15 is HP's first gaming notebook to feature an AMD processor, while the Pavilion Gaming Desktop gets a fresh chassis design that saves space while making user upgrades easier....
17:39, 08/22/2019

HP Pavilion Gaming 15 Laptop, Pavilion Desktop Launched at Gamescom The new HP Pavilion Gaming 15 laptop price in the US will start at $799.99 (roughly Rs. 57,400), while the Pavilion Desktop price will begin at $699.99 (roughly Rs. 50,100)....
23:39, 08/20/2019

How to change your Netflix password on desktop or mobile, even if you don't know your current password Associated Press Your Netflix password protects your account's payment information and prevents other people from watching video without your permission. You can change your Netflix password at any time via the Account settings menu on the Netflix w...
23:26, 06/07/2019

eBay promises a ‘Crash Sale’ on Amazon Prime Day if Amazon’s website crashes By now, word is out that this year’s version of Black Friday in July for Amazon — its annual Prime Day deals event — will be stretched to two days this time around, in addition to offering Amazon Prime subscribers more than a millio...
11:52, 06/26/2019

New Amazon Echo gear on the way? Amazon teases big Seattle launch event At this rate, you’re going to need to build an extension on your house to accommodate all the Amazon Echo speakers out there: Amazon has just announced that it’s going to be hosting a large launch event in Seattle at the end of this mon...
23:13, 09/12/2019

‘Amazon. Try Not to Think About It.’ John Oliver Celebrates Amazon Prime Day on Last Week Tonight In anticipation of Amazon Prime Day, John Oliver dedicated Sunday night’s Last Week Tonight to e-commerce—specifically conditions in warehouses operated by online retailers. According to Oliver, working in such facilities can be, well, da...
01:00, 07/04/2019

Amazon Echo in your wishlist? Amazon's dropping prices before Black Friday Amazon has slashed the price of its Amazon Echo, Amazon Echo Plus (first generation), and Amazon Echo Dot speakers – all of which are 'Certified Refurbed' by the tech giant. That means these deals are for Amazon Echo speakers th...
20:13, 09/17/2019

South American countries denounce decision to give Amazon control of .amazon domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision to grant global retailer Amazon the rights to the .amazon domain.Read More...
13:39, 05/27/2019

FedEx Is Ending a Major Amazon Deal As Amazon Builds a Rival Shipping Network FedEx is snipping another tie with Amazon as the e-commerce giant emerges as a competitor by building its own shipping network. The ground-delivery contract with Amazon won’t be renewed when it expires at the end of this month, FedEx said in an...
02:26, 08/08/2019

The corporate spat is over between Google and Amazon: YouTube is again available on Amazon Fire TV Corporate spat saw Google refuse to allow products on Amazon devices & vice versa. But Google Home & Nest Hub products still not available on Amazon.       ...
14:00, 07/09/2019

THE RISE OF AMAZON ADVERTISING: This is exactly what Amazon is doing to siphon billions of ad dollars from Google and Facebook and why brands love it (AMZN, FB, GOOGL) This is a preview of The Rise of Amazon Advertising research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Digital Media industry research reports. You might already have access to our premium Busi...
01:13, 07/08/2019

U.S. senators ask Amazon CEO if 'Amazon's Choice' deceives consumers Two U.S. senators asked Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos on Monday how the "Amazon's Choice" badge on certain products is determined and whether the mark deceives consumers into purchasing "products of inferior quality."...
06:39, 08/13/2019

RGB Gaming Keyboard USB Wired Gaming Keyboard with Dedicated Media Controls, Multiple Color Rainbow LED Backlit, Spill-Resistant and Durable Design for Desktop, Laptop RGB Gaming Keyboard USB Wired Gaming Keyboard with Dedicated Media Controls, Multiple Color Rainbow LED Backlit, Spill-Resistant and Durable Design for Desktop, Laptop...
07:13, 09/15/2019

Anker Gaming Mouse with 6Dpi Levels (800, 1600, 2400, 3200, 4800, and 6400), 1000 Hz Polling Rate, Programmable Buttons, Ergonomic USB Computer Mouse, RGB Gamer Desktop Laptop PC Gaming Mouse Anker Gaming Mouse with 6Dpi Levels (800, 1600, 2400, 3200, 4800, and 6400), 1000 Hz Polling Rate, Programmable Buttons, Ergonomic USB Computer Mouse, RGB Gamer Desktop Laptop PC Gaming Mouse...
02:26, 05/12/2019

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite vs Kindle Oasis: which Amazon ereader should you buy? If you’re looking for a great ereader, you've probably scoped out the Amazon Kindle range, a diverse series that touches a lot of price points. Amazon is one of, if not the, biggest name in ereader market with the largest virtual library ...
00:52, 08/27/2019

Microsoft's To-Do app is now available for Mac Microsoft has released To-Do for Mac, finally giving Apple users access to the task management tool on their desktops. The Mac app will allow users to work offline, view their upcoming tasks under "My Day," share to-do lists with friends and colleagu...
06:26, 06/18/2019

Microsoft Surface Pro 7: what we want to see Microsoft has been consistently designing some of the best Windows tablets and 2-in-1 laptops for years with its Surface lineup. When the Surface Pro 6 launched however, back in October 2018, there were relatively few improvements over the 2017 model...
03:13, 07/18/2019

The Microsoft Graph is yours, not theirs The Microsoft Graph is a key component of the company's AI strategy. But what is it exactly? And how much, and what kind, of data can Microsoft see?Read More...
07:52, 05/09/2019

Microsoft Office vs LibreOffice Microsoft Office and LibreOffice are both excellent office suites, but how can you be sure which is right for you? On the surface the two look very similar, but there are some important differences to bear in mind when making your decision.   Pr...
19:52, 06/23/2019

Microsoft is listening to you via your Xbox One If you haven’t had enough stories about contractors listening in on your conversations, good news: we’ve found even more of them. This time the contractors in question work for Microsoft and have been listening to you through your trusty Xbox One. Th...
04:26, 08/22/2019

Microsoft says Huawei ban is 'Unamerican' Microsoft has come out in support of Huawei, arguing the current sanctions on the beleaguered Chinese firm are “unamerican”.Earlier this year, the US Department of Commerce effectively blacklisted the Chinese mobile giant on national se...
16:13, 09/09/2019

Microsoft HoloLens 2 to Become Available in September Microsoft's Executive VP of Artificial Intelligence & Research at Microsoft, Harry Shum, has revealed that HoleLens 2 will be available in September....
16:26, 08/29/2019

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3: what we want to see The original Surface Laptop is more than two years old now, but when it first came out, stuck with Windows 10 S Mode, it didn’t make that much sense compared to the rest of the Surface lineup. Still, when the Surface Laptop 2 was finally relea...
03:13, 07/24/2019

Microsoft Plays Nice At the opening keynote for Build, Microsoft’s annual developer conference in Seattle, we heard more about Starbucks than Windows. A ten-minute demo about how Starbuck’s ordering system interacts with Azure, Microsoft’s growing cloud-based computing p...
20:26, 05/11/2019

Microsoft to invest $1bn in OpenAI Microsoft has announced that it will invest $1bn in OpenAI as part of a multi-year partnership with the San Francisco-based nonprofit aimed at developing AI supercomputing technologies on its Azure cloud computing service.OpenAI was founded back in 2...
23:26, 07/22/2019

Everything Microsoft Announced At E3 2019 The first details on a powerful new Xbox console, release dates for anticipated games like Cyberpunk 2077, and another developer acquired by Xbox Game Studios led Microsoft’s packed slate of announcements for its E3 briefing on Sunday....
00:00, 06/10/2019

How Microsoft is using AI to improve accessibility Microsoft sees AI as the key that'll unlock new and innovative accessibility technologies. Here's how it's applying it both within and outside of its teams.Read More...
22:26, 05/06/2019

Xbox One X is $100 off during Microsoft's E3 sale It's one of the most wonderful times of the year for gamers as E3 is upon us. Not only will the next week or so bring more game announcements than you can shake a stick at, but you can expect sales galore from many of the big hitters. Microsoft,...
18:52, 06/07/2019

Microsoft 365 Gets More Privacy Controls Microsoft has added new features to Microsoft 365 that include controls to automatically expire or revoke access to encrypted emails and data investigation capabilities....
14:52, 05/01/2019

Amazon Echo vs Amazon Echo Dot: which Alexa speaker is best for you? When you’re thinking of buying a smart speaker, choosing the right model can be really tricky; even if you’ve settled on a brand, the best smart speaker brands often have a number of different models for every occasion. If you ...
20:26, 06/03/2019

How much to tip when the service is bad Tipping is the custom in the United States. But that doesn't mean Americans agree on how much to tip, and when — if ever — it's acceptable not to tip....
18:00, 08/29/2019

How Microsoft’s Fluid Framework flows Microsoft's Fluid Framework sounds complex and ethereal, but it's really just a novel approach to an old problem, more or less using existing tools.Read More...
17:52, 05/08/2019

Microsoft Azure: A cheat sheet This comprehensive guide about Microsoft Azure includes common use cases, technical limitations, and what to know before adopting the cloud computing platform....
23:26, 05/10/2019

Wunderlist founder wants to buy his app back from Microsoft Four years after selling his company to Microsoft, 6Wunderkinder cofounder Christian Reber wants to buy the product back from the software giant. Read More...
00:26, 09/07/2019

Microsoft Office is getting better on virtual desktops New features are coming to Office 365 to help improve its functionality in virtualized environments, including the upcoming Windows Virtual Desktop service, according to a new blog post from Microsoft.After acquiring former partner FSLogix last year ...
03:13, 07/03/2019

Microsoft changes Windows 10’s update model Enlarge / New changes to Windows' deployment policies will hopefully mean more time for testing and fewer chances for major public breakage. (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft outlined new directions for Windows 10's update model in a pair of blog posts...
19:52, 07/24/2019

Microsoft teases 'Minecraft' AR for your phone Microsoft has something big in store for Minecraft fans. The company used the start of Build 2019 to offer a teaser for an augmented reality Minecraft experience for phones. The clip doesn't say much about what the experience entails, although...
21:13, 05/07/2019

Microsoft's redesigned To Do app ties into more of its services Microsoft is continuing its quest to replace Wunderlist with its entirely in-house offering. The software maker has unveiled a redesigned To Do app for desktop and mobile that both offers a fresher look and, crucially, tighter integration with Micro...
00:00, 09/10/2019

Microsoft gives Immersive Reader the AI treatment Microsoft is turning its Immersive Learning tool into an Azure Cognitive Service and partnering with do-it-yourself computer-building kit maker Kano to develop a $300 Windows 10 S Mode PC kit....
01:00, 06/21/2019

Microsoft vs. Google: Why this browser war isn't about privacy At Microsoft's just-concluded Build developers conference, questions about privacy and trust took center stage. Yet despite multiple opportunities, the company took almost no jabs at its arch-rival Google. Why is Microsoft so hesitant to use privacy ...
00:26, 05/11/2019

Microsoft is teasing Windows 1.0, and everyone is confused Microsoft is up to something. Yesterday the Windows team dropped a sizzler video on Twitter, announcing the "all-new" Windows 1.0. It posted the same video over on its Instagram account, but only after it had wiped every single other post from its pa...
14:00, 07/02/2019

Hands-On With Microsoft's New Elite Controller The current Elite is already the best controller (a lot of) money can buy, but Microsoft is showing off a new and improved version at E3, which you can get a closer look at in this video....
02:26, 06/11/2019

Microsoft isn’t working on a streaming-only Xbox right now Rumors may have pointed to Microsoft working on a cloud-centric Xbox console, but Head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, has confirmed that is not that the case. In an interview, the executive told Gamespot that his team is "not working on a streaming-only cons...
15:00, 08/16/2019

Microsoft is evolving by focusing on people The Microsoft of today would have been unrecognizable just a few years ago. That was clearer than ever at this week's Build conference, where the company once again did its best to court developers. Azure, AI, Edge and Office 365 were all hot to...
22:26, 05/09/2019

Microsoft has a patent to help you keep track of your adventures When you're traveling on an exciting new adventure, sitting down to write about everything that happened each day may be the last thing you feel like doing. Microsoft appears to be taking aim at this hurdle with an AI-powered system for automati...
05:39, 05/21/2019

Microsoft Launcher getting a bucketload of new features soon As developers keep adding new features and improvements via regular updates, Microsoft's Android launcher is becoming better and better. The upcoming update promises to further enhance user experience thanks to a number of important new options and a...
23:39, 06/22/2019

Microsoft Outlook is getting a much-needed facelift At last year's Ignite conference Microsoft announced an opt-in experience that would allow users to try out the new Outlook on the web and now after eight months of testing, the updated version is beginning to roll out.With its new release, the ...
22:39, 07/05/2019

LinkedIn is migrating to Microsoft Azure Microsoft-owned LinkedIn is moving its infrastructure to Azure as part of a multi-year migration, explains Mohak Shroff, LinkedIn's SVP of engineering.Read More...
00:13, 07/24/2019

What new collaborations will you be doing in Microsoft's Fluid Framework? Microsoft promises a new kind of shared interactive experience inside documents. But what does that really mean, and what does SharePoint have to do with it?...
12:52, 05/28/2019

Someone may have just leaked all of Microsoft’s plans for E3 2019 In many ways, E3 2019 will be the last hurrah for this video game console generation. Sony has recently confirmed that it is already deep in development on its PlayStation 4 successor, and Microsoft started talking about the future of Xbox a full yea...
02:00, 05/21/2019

Microsoft calls for US version of GDPR As we approach the one year anniversary of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Microsoft has outlined its vision for a US version of the regulation that would make it easier for consumers to protect their data.The com...
23:13, 05/21/2019

Microsoft ‘still considering’ a $60 xCloud streaming console Although not much has been said about it publicly, Microsoft is still considering a cheap new micro-console that could stream games from its xCloud service, according to a new set of rumors from people who are familiar with Microsoft's plans.&#x...
00:13, 07/09/2019

You can now try out Microsoft’s Edge browser for macOS Microsoft has officially announced a preview of its Microsoft Edge browser for the macOS. Microsoft originally unveiled plans for the browser at its annual BUILD developers conference held on May 6. The browser is based on Google’s open-source Chromi...
15:13, 05/21/2019

Microsoft to invest $1 billion in OpenAI Microsoft Corp said on Monday it was investing $1 billion in San Francisco-based OpenAI and that the two had formed a multi-year partnership to develop artificial intelligence supercomputing technologies on Microsoft's Azure cloud computing service....
15:52, 07/22/2019

With $1 Billion From Microsoft, an A.I. Lab Wants to Mimic the Brain OpenAI, now managed by start-up guru Sam Altman, wants to create a machine that can do anything the human brain can do. Skeptics wonder if it is possible....
18:52, 07/22/2019

JPMorgan, Microsoft Team Up on Blockchain JPMorgan Chase is tapping Microsoft’s cloud-based services to boost its blockchain platform, aiming to make it easier, faster and cheaper for companies to build and deploy blockchain applications....
04:52, 05/03/2019

Microsoft: The open source company Enlarge The news from Microsoft's Build developer conference that surprised me most was that Microsoft will ship a genuine Linux kernel—GPLed, with all patches published—with Windows. That announcement was made with the announcement of Windows Ter...
05:39, 05/11/2019

Wunderlist creator wants to buy the app back from Microsoft Microsoft's acquisition of the Wunderlist team is creating friction years after the fact. The founder of 6 Wunderkinder, Christian Reber, has offered to buy back the task app to prevent Microsoft from shutting it down. There are people who "stil...
14:39, 09/09/2019

Save over $100 or 20% on a Microsoft Surface Go tablet Last July, Microsoft launched its Surface Go line of tablets in order to compete with Apple's lower-end iPad tablets. The Surface Go slates are equipped with a Gorilla Glass 3 protected 10-inch display carrying a 1200 x 1800 resolution. Under the hoo...
06:39, 05/03/2019

Microsoft posts a record $29.1 billion Q1. Same old, same old (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft has posted the results of the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, which runs up until September 30, 2018. Revenue was $29.1 billion, up 19 percent year on year, to set a new record for the company'...
13:39, 05/02/2019

Microsoft Office 365: A cheat sheet Office 365 provides the productivity tools required by a modern enterprise workforce. This guide covers key details, including available applications, system requirements, and subscription options....
15:00, 05/28/2019

Microsoft says HoloLens 2 will be released next month In a report consisting of a total of just 39 words, Reuters reported late Wednesday evening that Microsoft will release its new HoloLens 2 augmented reality headset sometime in September. Why mention that the report only contains 39 words? Well, apar...
00:52, 08/30/2019

Google Sheets vs Microsoft Excel Google Sheets and Microsoft Excel are two of the best options for working with spreadsheets, allowing you to manage figures, make calculations, create graphs and charts, and much more.Google Sheets started life as a very basic spreadsheet application...
18:26, 06/03/2019

Microsoft President to Companies: Know What You Stand For Technology companies increasingly enmeshed in social issues need to decide on principles to guide them as they face challenges related to regulatory compliance and customer trust, said Brad Smith, president of Microsoft....
04:26, 09/15/2019

Microsoft Wants to Protect Your Identity With Bitcoin Microsoft announced plans to use the bitcoin blockchain to create a "digital identity" that could be used to access sites and apps across the internet....
20:52, 05/14/2019

Slack Intensifies War of Words With Microsoft Competition is heating up between Microsoft and its smaller rival Slack Technologies, as the companies battle in the market for providing software that helps workers communicate and complete a range of office tasks....
03:39, 09/06/2019

We have some questions about Microsoft’s ‘Mac Book’ advert Sometimes, like a soothsayer of shittiness, you know something is terrible before you even see it. And one of those things is Microsoft’s new advert for its Surface 2 laptop. In this… opus, a man literally called Mac (short for Mackenzie) Book talks ...
19:26, 08/01/2019

Microsoft Word uses AI to improve your writing Microsoft is about to challenge Grammarly (not to mention Google) on its home turf. The company is developing an Ideas feature for Word's online version that uses AI to suggest grammar changes, among other assists. In addition to catching basi...
07:13, 05/07/2019

Microsoft set to report earnings after the bell Analysts think Microsoft's Azure cloud growth slowed in the fiscal fourth quarter. But Windows revenue could benefit from better-than-expected PC sales....
22:00, 07/18/2019

The Morning After: Sony and Microsoft are teaming up Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. It's Friday. We'll have to wait until next week for SpaceX's Starlink launch, but, for now, there's a review of Beats new true-wireless earbuds and an unexpected online-gaming alignment betwe...
23:00, 05/17/2019

Jio, Microsoft to Partner for Cloud Solutions Reliance Industries (RIL) on Monday announced partnership of its subsidiary Reliance Jio Infocomm with Microsoft in the technology space, including creation on cloud solutions....
20:01, 08/12/2019

High Hopes for Microsoft Beyond the Cloud? On Monday, while many of us dissect the latest episode of Game of Thrones, thousands of developers will convene in Seattle to talk about all things Microsoft at its annual Build conference. Where once that meant speculating about cool new laptops or ...
18:00, 05/04/2019

The Morning After: Microsoft, Linux and Windows 10 Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. The week started with Microsoft's big developer conference, and at 1 PM ET, we'll be coming to you live from Google I/O 2019. Until then, check out the big news about Linux, and the first new iPhone ga...
14:39, 05/07/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with WSL 2 Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18917 from the 20H1 branch with download, Narrator, WSL, and inking improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
07:52, 06/13/2019

All the ways you can get Microsoft Office for free The Microsoft Office Suite — Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, OneNote, Access and Publisher — has long been the standard when it comes to digital office software. Microsoft has moved the Office programs from discs and downloads to a subscription ser...
01:39, 09/19/2019

Microsoft teams up with the VA to help wounded warriors 22 VA rehabilitation centers around the country will receive Xbox adaptive controllers specially designed for gamers with mental or physical disabilities....
21:13, 05/03/2019

Microsoft may actually be committed to PC gaming this time Microsoft is serious about PC gaming. It has said that before, but now it's finally proving it with a decent new Xbox app and a focus on Game Pass.Read More...
06:26, 06/25/2019

Best Microsoft Office alternatives in 2019 Microsoft Office remains the most popular productivity suite for documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and more - but with IT departments needing to balance budgets, a range of alternatives have become increasingly attractive.This is not least beca...
17:26, 06/17/2019

Deal: Microsoft Surface Pro 6 prices are down again Lately, Microsoft has been on a roll when it comes to offering discounts on its 2-in-1 tablets, with both the Surface Pro and the more affordable Surface Go seeing various temporary price cuts. Now, Microsoft is once again allowing US customers to sa...
05:00, 05/05/2019

Microsoft Warns of Monster Bug, In a Week of Them Microsoft took the unusual step of warning that a computer bug it has now patched could be used by a cyber weapon similar to the WannaCry worm, which spread across the globe two years ago....
20:00, 05/15/2019

“Everything as a service” is coming—but we’re not there quite yet Enlarge / Artist's impression of the datacenter as a service. (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) For the past decade, information technology and cloud computing vendors have increasingly pushed the virtualization and abstraction of every possible part...
00:39, 09/05/2019

Why Is The Dealer Always Trying To Buy My Car When I Take It In For Service? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we will talk about dealers trying to buy your car when you have it serviced, buyi...
02:00, 08/31/2019

Everything as a service: Is this the end of CapEx? The Cloud Revolution allowed compute and storage to be delivered as a service. This has proven to be a popular model for the enterprise, though will this acceptance endure for specialized services?...
08:00, 07/03/2019

Microsoft HoloLens 2 needs to get into living rooms sooner rather than later Watching someone use Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 while holding a conversation with you is almost as good of a demonstration as using it yourself. It’s a glimpse at the wild future of computing in store for us – all of us – mere...
02:39, 05/10/2019

Microsoft Testing Passwordless Sign-Ins for Windows 10 Microsoft is testing a passwordless future for Windows 10 PCs. The company has released a new build for Fast Ring insiders that adds a new option that enables passwordless sign-ins for Microsoft......
22:00, 07/11/2019

Some Microsoft Surface devices are throttling down to 400MHz A Windows feature meant to keep a device from overheating is causing Microsoft's Surface Pro 6 and Surface Book 2 to run at a cripplingly slow speed. The problem seems to stem from a firmware update that was released on August 1st, according to ...
02:39, 08/16/2019

Saved from obsolescence, Microsoft is now making Paint better Enlarge / A picture apparently constructed in Paint using the keyboard exclusively. (credit: Microsoft) The news for mspaint.exe aficionados is just getting better and better. Microsoft's original plan was to deprecate Paint and end its development...
22:52, 05/16/2019

Microsoft redesigns To Do to make it look more like its Wunderlist predecessor Microsoft is giving its To Do task-management app a makeover which makes it look more like Wunderlist, the task manager that Microsoft acquired and plans to shut down in favor of To Do....
03:00, 09/10/2019

Taylor Swift Once Threatened to Sue Microsoft Over Its 'Tay' Chatbot Smith, in his new book titled "Tools and Weapons: The Promise and the Peril of the Digital Age," said that it all went wrong with Tay, including its name....
14:13, 09/12/2019

Microsoft Insists Improvements in AI Need Not Come at the Cost of Privacy Microsoft announced a "zero-code" experience for the people who don't write code and brought a "code-first" machine learning experience for developers and data scientists at the Build 2019 conference....
03:39, 05/16/2019

Do Not Install Your Microsoft Surface's August Updates (for Now) If you own one of Microsoft’s latest Surface devices—the Surface Book 2 or Surface Pro 6—you’ll want to pause Windows Updates for a little while, because Microsoft’s latest firmware could absolutely tank your system’s performance. If your laptop is a...
16:13, 08/16/2019

AT&T teams with Microsoft on 5G, AI, cloud, and edge innovations The carrier and software giant will work together on next-generation networking and cloud applications, relying on AT&T's 5G network and Microsoft's Azure.Read More...
22:00, 07/17/2019

Everything Microsoft Showed On Today's Inside Xbox Microsoft showed off Gears of War 5's horde mode, NBA 2k20's career mode, and the new games coming to Game Pass during its latest episode of Inside Xbox....
23:52, 08/19/2019

Microsoft hints at new features and big changes coming in Windows 11 When compared to Windows Vista and Windows 8, Windows 10 has been a runaway success. That’s not to say that Microsoft’s latest operating system is perfect, but it improved upon its predecessors in nearly every way and has only gotten bett...
03:13, 05/30/2019

Microsoft Edge now has a realistic human voice Microsoft Edge can now read websites aloud to you using voices so natural, they could be mistaken for real people.The new voices are included in the latest Edge Insider builds, and we expect it to appear in the release version very soon. To give them...
17:00, 08/15/2019

The UK’s first Microsoft Store opens in July. Here’s what to expect Microsoft today announced that its long-awaited UK retail launch will take place on July 11, less than six weeks from now, when it opens its first London store. As you’d expect from any ambitious UK retail launch worth its salt, Microsoft has chosen ...
15:52, 05/30/2019

Microsoft makes Google’s BERT NLP model better Microsoft AI researchers used methods laid out by in part by Google AI chief Jeff Dean for its MT-DNN achieve state-of-the-art language understanding.Read More...
21:52, 05/16/2019

Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass is coming to PC PC players, rejoice: Microsoft is bringing its previously-Xbox exclusive subscription service, Xbox Game Pass, to Windows 10. The company is promising "a curated library" with more than 100 titles from various third-party developers including Bethesd...
15:13, 05/30/2019

Review: Microsoft’s Windows 1.11 is an Upside Down mess Microsoft today announced that it was the year 1985. We checked the Microsoft store to confirm this and, as Windows 1.11 was just made available, the Redmond company’s story checks out. Here’s the message, as we received it: Microsoft and Netflix hav...
05:13, 07/09/2019

Skills gap holding back AI adoption, says Microsoft Microsoft is witnessing a skills gap for companies to take advance Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies and implement it in real commercial applications. Speaking exclusively to TechRadar Middle East, Kevin Dallas, Corporate Vice-President for A...
13:13, 05/01/2019

Review: The Microsoft Pro Intellimouse is a really, really lovely mouse I know you come to this site for deep, contemplative thought on the technological issues of the day, but sod it: the Microsoft Pro Intellimouse is really bloody lovely, and if you need a new mouse, you should buy this one. Job done. Time to go to the...
09:52, 06/27/2019

Microsoft invests in seven AI projects to help people with disabilities Today marks the eighth annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day, and for the second year, Microsoft is awarding grants to AI projects meant to make the world more inclusive. The grants are part of a five-year initiative that will invest $25 million....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Microsoft tycoon's superyacht on sale for $325M If you've ever wanted to own a 414-foot luxury superyacht that once belonged to late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, now you can -- for $325 million....
01:52, 09/10/2019

Microsoft hints towards a new ‘modern OS’ with seamless updates Microsoft‘s VP of Consumer and Device Sales, Nick Parker, hinted yesterday towards a new ‘modern OS‘ with seamless updates at the Computex trade show in Taiwan. According to Parker, the OS will have “enablers” and “delighters” like seamless updates, ...
12:52, 05/30/2019

How to try Microsoft’s Chromium-powered Edge Beta Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Towards the end of 2018, Microsoft surprised everyone by announcing it was shifting Edge from a custom engine to...
12:26, 08/24/2019

Microsoft’s AI hallucinates unique whisky flavors When whisky is made in Scotland it’s called scotch. When it’s made in Kentucky it’s called whiskey – the Irish also add the “E”. But when it’s made in Sweden, based on a recipe created by Microsoft‘s AI, we just call it amazing. Swedish distillery Ma...
06:52, 05/16/2019

Microsoft, AT&T ink cloud deal worth more than $2 billion Microsoft Corp and AT&T Inc on Wednesday said they reached a deal under which the telecommunications firm will tap Microsoft's Azure cloud service for its computing needs and provide Office 365 software to much of its 268,000-strong workforce....
16:26, 07/17/2019

What Microsoft's upcoming 'outsourcing' licensing changes could mean for your business Enterprise customers relying on Microsoft 'Bring Your Own License' option to run Windows Server, SQL Server and other enterprise software in Amazon's or Google's clouds may be in for a rude awakening this fall....
18:13, 08/13/2019

Microsoft's Surface Laptop 3 may come in a 15-inch model To date, you've had to buy a Surface Book 2 if you've wanted a Microsoft-made laptop larger than 13.5-inches. Soon, though, you might not have to spend quite so much to get a large surface. The historically accurate WinFuture claims that Mi...
23:00, 09/14/2019

Microsoft launches AI for Cultural Heritage program Microsoft's latest AI for Good initiative -- AI for Cultural Heritage -- aims to preserve and celebrate people, places, and historical artifacts.Read More...
08:52, 07/12/2019

CRM Watchlist 2019: The big engines that could (Part 2B, Microsoft) Microsoft, another of this year's CRM Watchlist winners, is perhaps the most complex of all because of the clarity of their vision and because they are dedicated to carrying it out - from products/services and partnerships to corporate social good. H...
04:13, 08/13/2019

Microsoft is making its Office 365 security better for businesses In an effort to help security teams deal with the barrage of critical alerts they receive daily, Microsoft has made its Automated Incident Response in Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) available to all enterprise customers.The software gian...
04:39, 09/11/2019

One Year Later, Did Microsoft (And Friends) Keep Their E3 2018 Promises? E3 2019 is just around the corner, and it’s going to look very different this year without PlayStation. Before we look to the future and are blinded by the razzle-dazzle of trailers and announcements at this year’s event, we need to address what happ...
19:39, 06/03/2019

Microsoft wants its Azure servers to be as durable as tardigrades Microsoft is working to improve the reliability of its Azure infrastructure on multiple fronts, including via 'Project Tardigrade,' its effort to enable a cloud app to survive platform failure....
23:13, 05/14/2019

Microsoft may still have a streaming-only console on the drawing board Microsoft’s new baby, the console codenamed Project Scarlett, is currently getting the lion’s share of attention. Despite not having a working model to show, Microsoft lavished the next-gen device with showtime during E3, including the world’s vagues...
11:39, 07/10/2019

This $50 bundle can turn you into an Microsoft Excel whiz You can not only learn all the hidden nooks and crannies that keep Excel so popular after 30-plus years, but prep to get certified as an Excel expert with the training found in The A to Z Microsoft Excel Certification Training Bundle. It’s a giant in...
21:39, 05/13/2019

Microsoft unveils Minecraft Earth, the new AR hotness In celebration of Minecraft‘s tenth anniversary, Microsoft played its Pokemon GO card and released an augmented reality phone app that shows the game pasted over the real world, called Minecraft Earth. This is perhaps the most novel way of incorporat...
00:00, 05/18/2019

View RAW Images in Windows 10 With Microsoft's New Plugin Microsoft just released a free RAW Image extension for Windows 10 that makes viewing RAW files much easier in Windows’ File Explorer—photographers, rejoice. Instead of having to use Adobe Photoshop or other third-party apps and plug-ins to open RAW i...
22:39, 07/11/2019

Apple and Microsoft made a new iCloud for Windows app Apple and Microsoft teamed up to create an iCloud Drive experience that will hopefully resolve some compatibility issues. A brand new iCloud for Windows app is available today in the Microsoft Store for Windows 10 users. The iCloud app will use the s...
00:26, 06/12/2019

Microsoft is listening to you via your Xbox One (Update: not anymore) Update (August 22, 2019): In a story published on August 21, Microsoft told Vice it’s stopped listening to recordings from Xbox products: We stopped reviewing any voice content taken through Xbox for product improvement purposes a number of months ag...
10:00, 08/22/2019

Microsoft's 'Modern OS' vision: A foreshadowing of 'Lite' or more of the same? Is Microsoft's vision for 'a modern OS' something brand-new? Or is it just the next phase of the Microsoft 'Modern Desktop'? 'Modern' is in the eye of the beholder....
15:39, 05/29/2019

Master raw data with this $13 Microsoft Access training Microsoft Access is the perfect tool for learning how databases work, then advancing to the management, security and growth concerns large organizations share. With the Microsoft Access Complete Course: Beginner to Advanced ($12.99, over 90 percent o...
16:00, 07/28/2019

Apple's New iCloud for Windows App Now Available in Microsoft Store Apple and Microsoft have teamed up to offer a brand new iCloud experience to the Windows 10 users. The companies have released a new iCloud for Windows app that can be downloaded from the Microsoft......
20:52, 06/12/2019

We're Liveblogging Microsoft's E3 2019 Press Conference Josh Rivera and Gita Jackson are here to walk you through the highs, lows, and awkward cheering of Microsoft’s E3 2019 press conference! You can watch the press conference here or experience it vicariously below....
22:39, 06/09/2019

Microsoft looks ready to add another Windows 10 Edition to its list Microsoft and its PC partners may be ready to take the wraps off a new Windows 10 Home edition that potentially would work on more powerful PCs than those which ship with reguar Windows 10 Home....
00:26, 05/29/2019

Surface Laptop 2 gets up to $300 saving in the Microsoft Store Microsoft has cut the price of its Surface Laptop 2 by up to $300, so if you've been thinking of buying this excellent device – which is one of our picks for the best laptop money can buy – then now is an ideal time to grab it.The ...
16:13, 05/17/2019

Microsoft Warns of a Monster Computer Bug, In a Week of Them Microsoft took the unusual step of warning that a computer bug it has now patched could be used by a cyber weapon similar to the WannaCry worm, which spread across the globe two years ago....
09:39, 05/15/2019

We Put Microsoft’s Project xCloud To An Unexpected Test It’s unclear how accurately one can judge a new game-streaming service at a show like E3 here in Los Angeles, when the value of the service is going to be whether it works in normal situations. E3 ain’t a normal situation. But after Xbox chief Phil S...
18:00, 06/11/2019

Microsoft Teams is now officially bigger than Slack Enlarge / A Microsoft office (not to be confused with Microsoft Office). (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft Teams may have only been around for two years, but the group-chat platform is already larger than one of its main competitors. Mic...
05:52, 07/12/2019

Microsoft Surface Studio 2 review: in a class of its own Stunning all-in-one PC that slides to become drawing tablet is held back by high price and old chips The Surface Studio 2 is Microsoft’s beautiful all-singing, all-dancing, all-in-one desktop computer that is quite unlike anything else on the market....
18:52, 05/01/2019

For under $15, you can become a certified Microsoft network or security expert You can school up on all aspects of Microsoft offerings and earn company-approved certification with the Microsoft Network and Security Fundamentals Certification Bundle. It’s on sale now for hundreds of dollars off, just $14.99 from TNW Deals....
16:52, 04/29/2019

Microsoft invests $1 billion in OpenAI, which is going all-in on Azure OpenAI, a company working on AI for the public good, is committing to build with Microsoft new Azure AI supercomputing technologies, and getting a $1 billion infusion from Microsoft as part of the arrangement....
16:39, 07/22/2019

Why Microsoft could be dropping the ball on software piracy Search for “cheap microsoft office” on Bing, Microsoft’s own search engine and you might be surprised to see what gets displayed. Outside the usual Microsoft adverts and search results are a bunch of websites all vying for your a...
01:26, 07/19/2019

Microsoft teases a 'modern OS' with 'seamless updates' Microsoft made a nod towards a possible new operating system at Computex in Taipei this week, when corporate vice president of consumer and device sales Nick Parker took to the stage to outline the company's future OS ambitions. While the event ...
14:52, 05/29/2019

Microsoft designs an Xbox controller with Braille Microsoft is clearly invested in adaptive gaming controllers. Its Xbox Adaptive Controller for Xbox One and PC was the star of its latest Super Bowl ad. The company spent more than a year designing accessible packaging, and it recently teamed up with...
05:26, 05/08/2019

Microsoft to Launch Just One Next-Gen Xbox Console, Not Two: Report Microsoft is reportedly focused on developing a single console for release next year, unlike the previous reports that had claimed the existence of two consoles....
17:26, 06/21/2019

Why Apple and Microsoft belong together like a burger and fries Bury the bad blood and pass the ketchup: Not a merger, but a 10-year (at least) strategic agreement to integrate the two companies' respective platforms and technologies. Imagine Siri with the back-end capabilities of Cortana or Apple Watch with Azur...
15:52, 07/24/2019

Microsoft keeps hiding Azure revenue numbers, but why? CIOs want to know that they're betting on a winner, but they might already have enough data for Microsoft Azure without getting revenue numbers, too....
17:00, 04/28/2019

Any eBooks you bought from Microsoft will soon disappear forever With physical goods increasingly getting replaced by a digital equivalent — from books to movies and much more — it begs the question: How does this change our common understanding of ownership? But most people probably don’t give a...
12:52, 07/02/2019

Best accessories for Microsoft Surface Book 2 in 2019 This article originally appeared on Windows Central and has been inducted into our Back to School guide. Your Microsoft Surface Book 2 is a fantastic Ultrabook as is, but a few accessories could make your life easier. Whether you're looking for ...
23:52, 08/06/2019

Here’s why your Microsoft Store ebooks won’t work next month The eBook market is most closely associated with four prominent players: Apple, Amazon, Barnes and Noble’s, and Rakuten, which makes the Kobo eReaders. But it’s easy to forget that Microsoft once owned its own eBook marketplace. Now, in 2019, it’s ex...
03:52, 06/28/2019

What to expect at Microsoft Build 2019: AI, Azure, and more Microsoft's Build 2019 (May 6 to May 8) will discuss AI, IoT, Azure, Microsoft 365, Windows 10, HoloLens, GitHub, Visual Studio, .NET, Xbox, and more.Read More...
04:13, 05/03/2019

Xbox at E3 2019: what we want to see from Microsoft's big keynote conference It's shaping up to be a big E3 for Microsoft. With Sony skipping this year's event entirely, Microsoft's Xbox E3 2019 conference has the chance to steal the whole show. And it looks like that could be the case, with rumors circulating ...
19:26, 05/23/2019

Microsoft unveils an even more customizable Elite controller Remember the Xbox Elite controller? Well, it's just been replaced. Microsoft says its new Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 (what a mouthful) has "over 30 new ways to play like a pro," including adjustable-tension thumbsticks and shorter h...
02:39, 06/10/2019

With ElectionGuard, Microsoft is trying to fix a growing global problem Microsoft has announced the ElectionGuard software developer kit (SDK), along with a new tool within Microsoft 365 called CampaignGuard, at Build 2019 in Seattle, Washington. Both of these pieces of software will attempt to secure elections, and make...
19:52, 05/06/2019

Double Fine joins Microsoft Studios Microsoft Studios has been on an acquisition spree over the past year or so, snatching up the likes of Ninja Theory, Playground Games, InXile, and Obsidian. During the company's marathon E3 keynote on Sunday, Microsoft announced that it has also...
02:39, 06/10/2019

Microsoft's Web Browser for Macs Has Leaked Online Mac users who are tired of Chrome, Firefox, and Safari just got a new (if not totally official) way to browse the web. Monday evening, a Twitter user named h0x0d posted download links for developer builds of the macOS version of Microsoft’s Edge brow...
19:13, 05/07/2019

Microsoft to Test New Videogame-Streaming Project The tech giant said on Sunday it will begin publicly testing its new videogame-streaming initiative in October, just ahead of when Google’s competing service is slated to launch....
10:00, 06/10/2019

Microsoft Azure now lets you set up your own private servers Microsoft has announced the preview launch of a new cloud service called that will allow customers to run their virtual machines on single-tenant physical services.The company says that Azure Dedicated Host could be quite useful for businesses runnin...
07:26, 08/03/2019

Microsoft’s new ‘Flight Simulator’ looks like a wild 4K ride Microsoft showed off the next version of its Flight Simulator game at E3 2019, and it looks incredible. The company began the video teaser showing off a scene from the skies that it says was captured in real-time 4K. As you might expect, the new Flig...
02:39, 06/10/2019

Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 has become the AR industry’s dullest thud So far, HoloLens 2 looks a lot like its predecessor: boring and unlikely to get the mainstream attention it needs to become more than a footnote in history.Read More...
22:26, 05/06/2019

Battletoads gameplay revealed at Microsoft’s E3 briefing After announcing a new Battletoads at last year's Electronic Entertainment Expo, Microsoft has given us a better look at the game at its event this year.Read More...
08:52, 06/10/2019

Microsoft's next big Windows 10 update is actually pretty small We hope you liked the features added in the Windows 10 May 2019 update, because it may be a while before other noticeable upgrades happen. Microsoft committed to a biannual major release schedule for Windows 10 back in 2017, and now it confirmed that...
13:39, 07/02/2019

Microsoft AI creates realistic speech with little training Text-to-speech conversion is becoming increasingly clever, but there's a problem: it can still take plenty of training time and resources to produce natural-sounding output. Microsoft and Chinese researchers might have a more effective way. Th...
06:13, 05/27/2019

Microsoft is teasing Windows 1.0 and other 1980s software Enlarge / Windows got the '80s treatment, but we're not sure what's actually being promoted. (credit: Aurich Lawson) Either Microsoft is gearing up for a very odd promotional effort or somebody on the Windows team has hijacked a functioning time ma...
03:52, 07/03/2019

Watch Microsoft's E3 2019 press event here with us! Microsoft, with Sony sitting out this year, has a big show ahead of it -- and a big chance to claim all the gaming headlines. In the last 24 hours, Microsoft gave us a strong hint of major announcements on its next-gen console -- expect teraflop chat...
02:39, 06/10/2019

Watch Microsoft's E3 2019 Presentation Live, Right Here E3 is even more upon us with Microsoft’s press conference at 4pm Eastern/1pm Pacific. We’re expecting new games and updates from the numerous studios Microsoft has picked up in the last year, some Game Pass news, and I wouldn’t be surprised to see a ...
21:39, 06/09/2019

All the New Details About Microsoft's Rebooted Edge Browser Microsoft is rebuilding its Edge browser using the same Chromium foundation blocks that sit underneath Chrome, and thanks to this week’s Build 2019 conference, we now know a lot more about what the revamped browser has to offer. Here are the details ...
16:52, 05/07/2019

All the Xbox Announcements From Microsoft's E3 2019 Event At E3 2019, Microsoft gave release dates for Halo Infinite, Gears 5, unveiled Flight Simulator 2020, confirmed George R.R. Martin's Dark Souls collaboration, and brought Keanu Reeves on stage to......
14:52, 06/10/2019

Microsoft rolls out new cloud services for AI and blockchain Microsoft Corp on Thursday announced new tools for software makers aimed at making technologies such as artificial intelligence and blockchain easier for businesses to use....
01:52, 05/03/2019

Microsoft to announce new Surface devices on October 2 It’s that time of year again: Microsoft has new Surface devices to announce. The company today sent out invites for its next big event, taking place in New York on October 2. An image of a Windows logo being etched onto metal makes it pretty clear th...
01:39, 08/28/2019

Microsoft drops Huawei laptops from its store Microsoft has stopped selling the Huawei MateBook X Pro in its online store in the wake of the US Government’s blacklisting of the Chinese firm.The move follows news that Google will be banning Huawei smartphones and tablets from getting Andro...
13:52, 05/22/2019

Microsoft drops the 'Online' name from its Office web apps The next time you fire up any of the web versions of Microsoft's Office applications, you might notice something slightly different about them. Starting "relatively soon," Microsoft is dropping the "Online" branding of its Office Online suite an...
07:39, 07/25/2019

Microsoft just teased an AR Minecraft game for phones While Microsoft spent most of the day focusing on enterprise solutions, including a way to protect elections from malicious software, it ended the Build 2019 keynote with a surprise announcement for a new augmented reality (AR) Minecraft experience c...
23:26, 05/06/2019

Microsoft Announces Project Scarlett, The Next-Gen Xbox Microsoft today teased some of its first plans for Project Scarlett, the next-generation Xbox, and the buzzwords make it sound impressive: up to 120 frames-per-second, a solid state drive, ray-tracing, and so on. It’ll be out in the fall of 2020....
00:00, 06/10/2019

Facebook teams up with Microsoft and MIT to fight deepfakes With deepfakes expected to pose a major challenge in the upcoming 2020 election and beyond, Facebook detailed one way in which it plans to take on the problem. As part of a new partnership that involves, among others, Microsoft, MIT and the Universit...
05:39, 09/06/2019

Microsoft wants to secure elections and political campaigns Get the jokes about voting booths crashing left and right out of your system: Microsoft announced today that it's taking a few steps towards election security. First up is ElectionGuard, an open source software development kit that will offer pu...
07:13, 05/07/2019

Microsoft Unveils New Version of Its To Do App to Replace Wunderlist Microsoft has unveiled a redesigned To Do app for desktop and mobile that offers a fresher look along with tighter integration with the company's services....
19:26, 09/10/2019

Microsoft is set to shake up Dynamics 365 pricing and packaging again Microsoft plans to make some pricing and licensing changes to its Dynamics 365 CRM and ERP family as of October 1, according to information it shared with its partners recently....
05:13, 07/23/2019

Microsoft’s Windows 1.11 app is the perfect tie-in for ‘Stranger Things 3’ Whether you binge-watched Stranger Things 3 the day it dropped on Netflix, or you’ve decided to savor it at a slower pace, you need to check out Microsoft’s clever collaboration with the streaming service to bring the world of the show to...
04:39, 07/09/2019

Microsoft Is Eavesdropping on Your Skype and Cortana Activity A number of companies are starting to have reservations about using real people to “improve” their digital assistants by reviewing what you’ve said to your smart speaker or phone. I’m willing to bet that Microsoft will also soon about-face on this pr...
18:00, 08/07/2019

Microsoft's Windows 1.0 announcement was about 'Stranger Things' Microsoft set the internet abuzz last week when it made a cryptic announcement about the "all-new" Windows 1.0 -- and now we know why. As we'd already speculated, it's all about Stranger Things. To celebrate the return of the show -- set in...
22:39, 07/08/2019

Microsoft HoloLens 2 release date could be just weeks away UPDATE: A Microsoft spokesperson told TechRadar Pro that “As we announced in February, Microsoft HoloLens 2 will begin shipping later this year. We have started collecting expressions of interest for HoloLens 2 preorders and, as part of our st...
13:13, 08/30/2019

Quitting the five tech giants: Could you manage without Microsoft? Even though Microsoft is no longer as ubiquitous in our computing lives as it once was, it could be argued the company is stronger than ever before. We're at the penultimate point in our quitting project: can you live without Redmond?...
18:26, 05/26/2019

Mac Book says Microsoft Laptops are better than Apple’s MacBooks Ever since Apple released those viral Mac vs. PC ads many years ago, Microsoft has tried to come up with funny comparisons of its own — but none of them really stuck. What you’re about to see is easily the best bad anti-MacBook commercial...
02:39, 08/02/2019

Microsoft continues distancing Cortana from Windows Microsoft's virtual assistant Cortana could be split off from Windows 10 to become its own separate app. The Verge reports that a beta version of Cortana has appeared on the Windows Store and is now available to download....
17:52, 06/28/2019

Microsoft may extend Windows 7 end of life for some users Microsoft will continue to provide support Windows 7 for some users despite the official software end of life rapidly approaching.Business customers subscribing to certain versions of Windows 7 will be able to enjoy an extra year of support for the a...
19:39, 08/27/2019

Microsoft's reworked Edge browser is available to try on Windows 7 Microsoft has expanded the reach of its Chromium-based Edge browser to one of its most important audiences: namely, people who have to (or want to) use older versions of Windows. The company has released Canary channel preview builds of Edge for Win...
13:52, 06/20/2019

Microsoft and Oracle link their cloud services to take on AWS Microsoft and Oracle reached an agreement to make their two cloud computing services work together with high-speed links between their data centers.Read More...
04:26, 06/06/2019

Microsoft’s TORC will let you feel squeezable objects in AR and VR Conveying the elasticity of an object in AR or VR could made the difference between carrying a virtual ball and actually feeling its texture in your hand.Read More...
22:52, 05/02/2019

Microsoft and Red Hat launch Kubernetes autoscaling project Microsoft introduced several new Kubernetes offerings today, including Kubernetes Event-Driven Autoscaling (KEDA), an open source project with Red Hat.Read More...
17:39, 05/06/2019

Microsoft: Gaming should be for everyone, shouldn’t be toxic stew Enlarge (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft's Xbox chief Phil Spencer has written a paean to video gaming, calling games a unifying force that anyone and everyone can enjoy. He rejoices in gaming's ability to sustain communities, foster friendships, and ...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Microsoft president sides with Huawei in battle with US While Huawei is still battling with the US ban, it has found some comforting words from its long term ally, Microsoft. The company’s president and Chief Legal Officer, Brad Smith, told Bloomberg Businessweek in an interview the Chinese company is bei...
14:13, 09/09/2019

Microsoft has patented an Xbox One controller with braille Microsoft has been driving to make gaming more accessible. Last year, the company launched the Xbox Adaptive Controller in an effort to help gamers with disabilities play Xbox. But it hasn't stopped there.According to a new patent (spotted by Wi...
16:52, 05/07/2019

NBC revives ‘A.P. Bio’ for its streaming service Dropping A.P. Bio is never a good idea. NBC has approved the Lorne Michaels-produced comedy for a third season -- but will feature it exclusively on its upcoming streaming platform, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The network just last month ele...
05:26, 07/18/2019

The rise of robots-as-a-service Just as cable companies include set-top box costs in their monthly bill, robot makers will sell subscriptionss of hardware/software bundles.Read More...
04:52, 07/01/2019

A car's service history: what is it really worth? Dealers should provide ‘clear and accurate info’ We hit the showrooms to find out when ‘full service history’ is not all it seems and whether dealers play fair over it To discover how lightly a full service history is treated, I visited a used ca...
09:26, 09/02/2019

Everyone Hates Customer Service. This Is Why. Technology lets companies see how badly they can treat consumers, right up until the moment they bolt. They track how long people will wait, how many ads they will tolerate and their tone of voice. “There is more data available on just how disgruntle...
15:26, 08/03/2019

TV à la carte: Which streaming service is right for you? The streaming television channel wars encompass everything from known prestige programming behemoths Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime Video to more niche services like the Anglophile-catering BritBox and Acorn TV....
03:13, 08/27/2019

WWII Vet Honored For Service (LEX 18)– A Kentucky man was received France’s Legion of Honor Medal Friday for his service in World War II. The medal is France’s highest award for merit. It was given to Lawrenceburg native Alvin Perry for his work defending Franc...
02:00, 06/08/2019

The Hotel Historian Is at Your Service Part reference librarian, part gossip columnist, the hotel historian has become an increasingly popular figure in high-end hotels or inns with actual history....
19:39, 08/07/2019

Microsoft joins Hyperledger blockchain technology community Microsoft is joining the Hyperledger open source community for blockchain projects today, the latest move by a tech giant toward blockchain applications.Read More...
03:00, 06/19/2019

This week in tech history: Microsoft shows us the Surface At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical te...
19:13, 06/16/2019

Retired IAS Officer And Microsoft CEO's Father BN Yugandhar Dies At 80 Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella's father and former IAS officer BN Yugandhar died on Friday after a brief illness. He was 80 years old....
22:52, 09/13/2019

Microsoft finally releases Hyper-V Server 2019 Microsoft has made Hyper-V Server 201, which it first released last fall, available on its Evaluation Center and plans to deliver it to Visual Studio Subscription customers by June 19....
03:26, 06/18/2019

Microsoft, Sony reveal game-streaming partnership Microsoft and Sony are exploring how the two could collaborate on cloud-based gaming and content-streaming, as well as on smart sensors for Sony consumer products....
21:52, 05/16/2019

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner says being a Microsoft executive is 'a dream job' Jeff Weiner told CNBC's Jon Fortt that, about three years after the Microsoft acquisition, he gets to work with "an extraordinary group of individuals."...
19:26, 06/19/2019

Microsoft wins multibillion-dollar cloud deal from AT&T Microsoft's effort to catch Amazon Web Services in cloud got a major boost from a new deal with AT&T and an agreement to build out services for 5G....
16:52, 07/17/2019

Microsoft October Event 2019: will we see a new Surface device? Microsoft has officially issued invitations to the press for an October 2 event held in New York City. While the company has made no allusions as to what it plans to show off during the event, there have been plenty of leaks and rumors in the past fe...
17:00, 09/18/2019

Microsoft demos its bid at creating 'secure' voting systems Microsoft is keen to show that its election security system is more than just a theoretical exercise. The company has demonstrated the first voting system to use its ElectionGuard tech, promising a vote that's both easier and more trustworthy. ...
05:26, 07/18/2019

Microsoft resumes sales of Huawei laptops online The action reflects the evolving dynamic for U.S. companies that have done business with Huawei, which has been caught in the middle of growing U.S.-China trade tension....
23:39, 06/17/2019

Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo join forces against lootboxes The three big console makers have just pledged to put an end to the “gambling” aspect of lootboxes, meaning the gaming industry might finally put this whole shady moneymaking operation behind us — and not a moment too soon. The Federal Trade Commissi...
00:52, 08/09/2019

Microsoft removes Cortana from the Xbox One in latest update Microsoft is retooling the Xbox Home page yet again, and this time, in addition to “streamlining” the interface, they’re also dropping Cortana as the default voice assistant. It feels like Microsoft has retooled the Xbox One‘s user interface so many ...
10:39, 07/25/2019

Microsoft's dual-screen tablet could run Android apps Microsoft could release a radically different Surface as early as the first half of 2020. Rumors about a dual-screen tablet have been circulating since last year, and the company reportedly showed a similar device to employees earlier this month. Now...
04:52, 06/25/2019

Microsoft posts record Q4 results despite Xbox slowdown We're all used to hearing how well Microsoft has been doing by now, so the company's earnings report for Q4 2019 comes as no surprise. Once again, the tech giant performed well, delivering a "record fiscal year." CEO Satya Nadella attribute...
05:26, 07/19/2019

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's Father BN Yugandhar Dies Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella's father and former IAS officer B.N. Yugandhar passed away in Hyderabad on Friday after brief illness....
18:00, 09/14/2019

How to assign a drive letter to Microsoft OneDrive in Windows 10 Bypass synchronization and save data directly to your OneDrive by assigning a specific drive letter to it using network mapping in File Explorer for Windows 10....
20:01, 08/13/2019

Microsoft is testing a major change to Windows keyboards Microsoft is apparently considering adding a dedicated Office key to keyboards, and the move is absolutely brilliant if you think about it. Microsoft’s productivity suite is one of the company’s biggest moneymakers, maybe the best collect...
21:00, 06/18/2019

Microsoft’s AI generates realistic speech with only 200 training samples In a newly published paper, Microsoft researchers describe a state-of-the-art AI speech system that needs only 200 samples to achieve high accuracy.Read More...
18:52, 05/23/2019

Microsoft announces cloud gaming partnership with Sony Microsoft and Sony, makers of the eternally-competing Xbox and PlayStation consoles, respectively, today announced they were partnering up to find “joint development of future cloud solutions in Microsoft Azure to support their respective game and co...
05:39, 05/17/2019