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Leaks suggest Microsoft Surface Pro 8 will have 120Hz display, Thunderbolt support

Last week, the outlet has reported that the Surface Pro 8 would ship without USB-A ports, in favour of USB-C and Thunderbolt

20 Sep 2021 4:01 PM

Users can now completely remove passwords from Microsoft account

Instead of signing in through passwords, users can access the company's services using alternative authentication methods

18 Sep 2021 3:03 PM

Microsoft Office 2021 consumer release to come out in October

Microsoft will support Office LTSC for five years, and the company has also committed to another perpetual version of Office for the future

17 Sep 2021 2:58 PM

How tech can help India reach vaccine goals and slow down its COVID-19 disaster

India’s vaccine chain has to protect against contamination before vaccines arrive, using tamper-proof seals and a transparent supply chain

30 Aug 2021 9:57 PM

Microsoft's new Xbox night mode lets users dim controller's LED brightness

The Xbox night mode allows for a lot of customization, including different dimming levels and an optional blue light filter

09 Aug 2021 11:58 AM

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Microsoft in talks to buy stake in OYO: Sources

OYO's survival through the COVID crisis and resurgence shows that it is a company with strong fundamentals and high value potential

30 Jul 2021 7:12 PM

Microsoft adds Android apps to Windows 11 using Amazon's appstore

Apps will be listed in the new Windows Store

25 Jun 2021 2:18 PM

Internet Explorer to 'retire' on June 15, 2022: Microsoft

Once the most-used web browser, Internet Explorer had been on a steady downward trajectory for nearly two decades

21 May 2021 1:14 PM

Microsoft to let employees work from home permanently: Report

In its memo, the company said it is possible for its workers to relocate across the United States or perhaps even overseas

10 Oct 2020 9:54 AM

Microsoft adds gaming firm ZeniMax Media to XBox kitty

ZeniMax is the parent of Bethesda Softworks, publisher of popular game franchises including Dishonored, Doom, Fallout and Elder Scrolls.

22 Sep 2020 4:11 PM

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US government not upfront about hackers targeting elections, so Congress relies on tech firms for alerts

With the Trump administration blocking what Congress learns about election threats, private companies are called upon to fill the breach.

19 Sep 2020 8:37 PM

Trump still scrutinising Oracle-TikTok deal, regrets that US won’t get a slice of the pie

Some Republicans raise concerns that ByteDance would maintain access to information on the 100 million TikTok users in the US.

17 Sep 2020 9:00 PM

US government considers Oracle's bid for TikTok, but China says deal won't go through

The bid would be handled by a government panel that reviews foreign transactions for national security concerns.

15 Sep 2020 5:32 PM

Microsoft warns of Russia, China hackers' attempts to influence US elections

Foreign activity groups have stepped up efforts targeting the election as had been anticipated, Microsoft corporate vice president Tom Burt.

11 Sep 2020 5:02 PM

Pentagon reaffirms deal with Microsoft for cloud computing despite Amazon's allegations of bias

However, the contract can’t move forward yet due to a court order putting it on hold as Amazon pursues a lawsuit over the bidding process.

05 Sep 2020 9:50 PM

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Microsoft launches software to detect deepfakes ahead of US election

The software analyses an image or each frame of a video, looking for evidence of manipulation that could be invisible to the naked eye.

03 Sep 2020 8:26 PM

Trump repeats demand for piece of TikTok sale deal as September 15 deadline approaches

“Well, I told them that they have until September 15th to make a deal; after that, we close it up in this country,” the US President said.

02 Sep 2020 7:11 PM

What do the young want? Walmart will be able to find out of it has TikTok on board

Among other things, Walmart could use TikTok to promote sellers from its online marketplace, which it’s trying to develop to rival Amazon.

29 Aug 2020 8:25 PM

TikTok has one more suitor, Walmart teams up with Microsoft to buy video app

Already business partners, Microsoft provides cloud computing services that help run the retailer’s stores and online shopping.

28 Aug 2020 3:36 PM

XBox maker Microsoft on Epic Games' side, says Apple’s actions will affect game creators

Apple threatened to cut off access to tools needed to maintain “Unreal Engine”, Epic’s software used by many game studios to create graphics

24 Aug 2020 5:47 PM

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