Microsoft updates Office Online Server, announces release schedule

Microsoft updates Office Online Server, announces release schedule

Microsoft updated the Office Online Server for data centers and announced Windows and Office will see two major updates a year.

04/21/17

The AMD Effect might be back—and that’s a good thing

The AMD Effect might be back—and that’s a good thing

AMD is going to make Intel fight for every sale it gets, and that only benefits the consumer.

04/21/17

Microsoft touts the Edge browser’s battery-friendly traits

Microsoft touts the Edge browser’s battery-friendly traits

Microsoft says the Edge browser is more battery-friendly than the competition, using up to 31% less power than Google Chrome and 44% less than Mozilla Firefox.

04/17/17

Microsoft rumor: New Surface device that runs Windows Cloud

Microsoft rumor: New Surface device that runs Windows Cloud

Microsoft’s May 2 event could include the launch of a Windows Cloud device—perhaps the CloudBook.

04/14/17

Security researcher blasts Tizen: 'May be the worst code I've ever seen'

Security researcher blasts Tizen: 'May be the worst code I've ever seen'

Israeli security researcher criticizes Tizen, a Samsung-backed Android alternative, for its many security flaws.

04/13/17

Major zero-day flaw found in Microsoft Word

Major zero-day flaw found in Microsoft Word

The Microsoft Word vulnerability is exploited via attached .rtf files. If you click on it, malware is installed without you knowing. A fix is in the latest Patch Tuesday release.

04/12/17

Microsoft buys open-source container developer Deis

Microsoft buys open-source container developer Deis

Microsoft’s purchase of open-source developer Deis reflects the company’s commitment to container technology.

04/10/17

Privacy settings may be the Creators Update’s biggest change

Privacy settings may be the Creators Update’s biggest change

Microsoft tries to quell user anger over its nosy OS by adding privacy settings to Windows 10 Creators Update.

04/07/17

Microsoft Surface beats Apple iPad in JD Power tests

Microsoft Surface beats Apple iPad in JD Power tests

JD Power tests show the Microsoft Surface beats all tablets, including Apple’s iPad, in user satisfaction.

04/07/17

Microsoft shutters CodePlex in favor of GitHub

Microsoft shutters CodePlex in favor of GitHub

Microsoft’s plan to shut down CodePlex, the company's code-hosting site for open-source project, in favor of GitHub is now official.

04/03/17

Do you own your social media contacts or does your employer?

Do you own your social media contacts or does your employer?

A fight at conservative news outlet The Blaze over Tomi Lahren’s Facebook page could set precedent on if you own your social media contacts.

03/30/17

Microsoft signs off on Windows 10 Creators Update final code

Microsoft signs off on Windows 10 Creators Update final code

Microsoft officially signed off on Build 15063 as the final code for the Windows 10 Creators Update and is making it widely available for download.

03/28/17

Windows Insider Program surpasses 10 million users

Windows Insider Program surpasses 10 million users

How much participants in the Windows Insider Program are contributing is debatable, but the program has definitely grown.

03/28/17

Hadoop fails to live up to the promise and the hype

Hadoop fails to live up to the promise and the hype

The cost and complexity of Hadoop keep people from achieving anything, according to big data experts.

03/28/17

Now WikiLeaks threatens to disclose software vulnerabilities

Now WikiLeaks threatens to disclose software vulnerabilities

One WikiLeaks disclosure condition is similar to Google’s: Companies must patch software vulnerabilities with in 90 days.

03/23/17

Windows 10 Creators Update: Microsoft removes, depreciates features specific to IT professionals

Windows 10 Creators Update: Microsoft removes, depreciates features specific to IT professionals

Microsoft removes and depreciates features in its Windows 10 Creators Update that apply to commercial IT environments.

03/23/17

Samsung announces competitor to Siri, Cortana

Samsung announces competitor to Siri, Cortana

Samsung’s digital assistant, Bixby, adapts to humans and has three new elements not found in Apple’s Siri or Microsoft’s Cortana.

03/21/17

Microsoft ends updates for Windows 7/8.1 on new processors

Microsoft ends updates for Windows 7/8.1 on new processors

Microsoft has stopped issuing updates for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users who run Kaby Lake, Bristol Ridge and Qualcomm’s 8996 processor or newer.

03/17/17

Microsoft announces AI Immersion Workshop

Microsoft announces AI Immersion Workshop

Microsoft’s AI Immersion Workshop will include tutorials to help developers create real-world, intelligent apps that use AI and machine learning.

03/15/17

FBI trained Geek Squad techs on law-enforcement tactics, new records show

FBI trained Geek Squad techs on law-enforcement tactics, new records show

Evidence shows the FBI trained Best Buy's Geek Squad technicians on law-enforcement operational tactics. Best Buy denies the claim.

03/14/17

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