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Microsoft is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Washington, US. It produces consumer electronics, personal computers, computer software, and other related products and services. The company was founded in 1975 by Bill Gates and Paul Allen. It released the Microsoft Windows in 1985 and in 1990 it introduced the Microsoft Office Suit. Other popular software systems include the Internet Explorer, Microsoft Vista, and Edge Web browser. Its product-line includes Surface series laptops and tablets as well as Xbox video game consoles.

Microsoft Xbox TV streaming device tipped to launch next year

09 May 2022

Technology
Microsoft Xbox TV streaming device tipped to launch next year

Microsoft is expected to release an Xbox TV streaming device in the next 12 months.

Epstein among 'many things' why divorce happened: Melinda French Gates

04 Mar 2022

World
Epstein among 'many things' why divorce happened: Melinda French Gates

American philanthropist Melinda French Gates has given her first-ever interview after her divorce from Microsoft founder Bill Gates.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's son Zain Nadella dies at 26

01 Mar 2022

Business
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's son Zain Nadella dies at 26

Zain Nadella, the son of Microsoft Corporation's Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella and his wife Anu, died on Monday morning, the company said in an email to its executive staff.

Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio debuts at Rs. 1.57 lakh

16 Feb 2022

Technology
Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio debuts at Rs. 1.57 lakh

Microsoft has introduced the much-anticipated Surface Laptop Studio in India. It had first made its debut in the US last September and is touted to be the most powerful Surface laptop to date.

Microsoft Surface Pro 8 debuts in India at Rs. 1,04,500

21 Jan 2022

Technology
Microsoft Surface Pro 8 debuts in India at Rs. 1,04,500

Microsoft has launched the Surface Pro 8 in India. The laptop-cum-tablet made its global debut last year and has found its way to India now.

Microsoft Surface Pro X launched in India at Rs. 94,000

12 Jan 2022

Technology
Microsoft Surface Pro X launched in India at Rs. 94,000

Microsoft has launched the new Surface Pro X in India. The company claims that it is the thinnest and most affordable 13-inch Surface device.

Apple becomes world's first company to hit $3 trillion valuation

04 Jan 2022

Business
Apple becomes world's first company to hit $3 trillion valuation

Apple on Monday became the first company to hit a stock market value of $3 trillion. However, by the end of the day's trading session, the value slipped to $2.99 trillion as its share closed at $182.01.

Indian CEOs now manage these leading Silicon Valley technology companies

30 Nov 2021

Business
Indian CEOs now manage these leading Silicon Valley technology companies

Parag Agrawal's transition from the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Twitter to the microblogging platform's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is a landmark moment for the company.

Windows 11: Microsoft promises to fix performance issues in 2022

23 Nov 2021

Technology
Windows 11: Microsoft promises to fix performance issues in 2022

If you have upgraded to Windows 11, you are certainly not happy. To make matters worse, Microsoft has suggested its users to wait for the performance upgrades to be rolled out.

Microsoft Surface Go 3 arrives in India at Rs. 43,000

17 Nov 2021

Technology
Microsoft Surface Go 3 arrives in India at Rs. 43,000

Microsoft has launched the new Surface Go 3 in India. It starts at Rs. 42,999 and is available for pre-orders via Amazon.

Microsoft blocks Windows 11 workaround that helps avoid Edge browser

17 Nov 2021

Technology
Microsoft blocks Windows 11 workaround that helps avoid Edge browser

With Windows 11, Microsoft rubbed Microsoft Edge in our faces even more desperately and made it harder to change the default browser. Thankfully, third-party workarounds were developed to save users the inconvenience.

Microsoft Surface Laptop SE launched with Windows 11 SE

10 Nov 2021

Technology
Microsoft Surface Laptop SE launched with Windows 11 SE

Microsoft has introduced a new entry-level laptop in the US, called the Surface Laptop SE. It carries a price-tag of $249.99 (roughly Rs. 18,600) and is designed specially for students.

How Microsoft Loop fuses collaborative editing with Microsoft Office's familiarity

04 Nov 2021

Technology
How Microsoft Loop fuses collaborative editing with Microsoft Office's familiarity

Microsoft has announced a new Office-style application called Microsoft Loop designed to resemble collaborative document editors such as Notion and Coda.

Here's how to run Android apps on Windows 11 Beta

23 Oct 2021

Technology
Here's how to run Android apps on Windows 11 Beta

Windows 11's most anticipated feature has been near-native support for Android apps. Although it wasn't available immediately upon launch, Microsoft has begun rolling it out now.

Bill Gates was advised against flirting with employee in 2008

19 Oct 2021

World
Bill Gates was advised against flirting with employee in 2008

Citing unnamed sources, a recent Wall Street Journal report claimed 13 years ago, top Microsoft executives told the company's billionaire founder Bill Gates to stop sending "flirtatious emails" to a female employee.

Windows 11 rolls out: What's new and how to upgrade?

05 Oct 2021

Technology
Windows 11 rolls out: What's new and how to upgrade?

Microsoft is finally rolling out the highly-anticipated Windows 11 operating system.

Windows 11 could seriously affect gaming performance: Here's why

04 Oct 2021

Technology
Windows 11 could seriously affect gaming performance: Here's why

The virtualization-based security (VBS) function of Microsoft's Windows 11 reduces gaming performance by up to 30%, reported hardware performance benchmarking software company, UL Benchmarks.

Windows 11 now available on Windows Insider Release Preview Channel

24 Sep 2021

Technology
Windows 11 now available on Windows Insider Release Preview Channel

Microsoft on Thursday announced that members of the Windows Insider Program in the Release Preview Channel can finally start testing out the new Windows 11 build ahead of its public release.

Microsoft Surface Go 3 debuts with faster processors, Windows 11

23 Sep 2021

Technology
Microsoft Surface Go 3 debuts with faster processors, Windows 11

Expanding its portfolio of 2-in-1 devices, Microsoft has announced the new Surface Go 3 laptop-cum-tablet at $399.99 (roughly Rs. 29,500).

Microsoft Surface Pro 8 launched with improved design and hardware

23 Sep 2021

Technology
Microsoft Surface Pro 8 launched with improved design and hardware

Alongside the Surface Laptop Studio and Surface Duo 2 smartphone, Microsoft has launched its Surface Pro 8 laptop-cum-tablet.

Microsoft announces Surface Laptop Studio with 11th-generation Intel Core processors

23 Sep 2021

Technology
Microsoft announces Surface Laptop Studio with 11th-generation Intel Core processors

Microsoft has introduced the Surface Laptop Studio as its most powerful Surface laptop to date. It carries a starting price-tag of $1,599.99 (roughly Rs. 1.18 lakh) and runs on 11th-generation Intel Core processors.

Microsoft's dual-screen Surface Duo 2 smartphone goes official at $1,500

23 Sep 2021

Technology
Microsoft's dual-screen Surface Duo 2 smartphone goes official at $1,500

Microsoft has launched its latest dual-screen Android smartphone, the Surface Duo 2.

How and why Microsoft has made account sign-ins completely passwordless

16 Sep 2021

Technology
How and why Microsoft has made account sign-ins completely passwordless

Passwords are the weakest link in a security system implementation, often being the easiest to crack.

Windows MSHTML zero-day vulnerability actively exploited for remote code execution

13 Sep 2021

Technology
Windows MSHTML zero-day vulnerability actively exploited for remote code execution

Bad actors have begun circulating tutorials and exploits on hacking forums that make use of a zero-day vulnerability in Windows MSHTML that Microsoft revealed last Tuesday.

LinkedIn discontinues Stories feature in favor of 'short-form video format'

02 Sep 2021

Technology
LinkedIn discontinues Stories feature in favor of 'short-form video format'

Microsoft-owned networking platform LinkedIn recently announced that it is shutting down its Stories feature that allowed users to post content that disappears after 24 hours, just like Instagram and Snapchat stories.

Microsoft announces Windows 11 will be released on October 5

02 Sep 2021

Technology
Microsoft announces Windows 11 will be released on October 5

After months of growing anticipation, Microsoft has finally revealed that Windows 11 will be available on October 5, 2021. The operating system will be available for new computers shipping with Windows 11 pre-installed and as a free upgrade for Windows 10 users.

Microsoft may not provide Windows 11 updates to older computers

29 Aug 2021

Technology
Microsoft may not provide Windows 11 updates to older computers

Microsoft has clarified that it won't block the installation of Windows 11 on computers with older CPUs if you update using the ISO disk image.

Now experience Windows 11 on your phone or computer browser!

28 Aug 2021

Technology
Now experience Windows 11 on your phone or computer browser!

If you're eager to experience Windows 11 firsthand but don't want to open the proverbial can of worms by joining the Windows Insider program, you can do so by visiting a website.

Microsoft pulls support for Android-based Office apps for Chromebook users

28 Aug 2021

Technology
Microsoft pulls support for Android-based Office apps for Chromebook users

Software giant Microsoft is reportedly planning to end support for the Android-based apps that Chrome OS users rely on for editing documents on their Chromebooks.

How to change your default browser on Windows 11

23 Aug 2021

Technology
How to change your default browser on Windows 11

Microsoft retired Internet Explorer earlier this year in favor of its Chromium-based Edge browser ahead of Windows 11's debut. However, the operating system will make your life difficult if you prefer using third-party browsers.

Microsoft Teams will be introducing new feature called 'Top Hits'

14 Aug 2021

Technology
Microsoft Teams will be introducing new feature called 'Top Hits'

Earlier this year, Microsoft made its enterprise-grade Teams video conferencing tool free for all to use. Now, the tool has got a new feature called Top Hits aimed at improving the program's search functionality.

Microsoft is testing feature-rich Night Mode for Xbox consoles

09 Aug 2021

Technology
Microsoft is testing feature-rich Night Mode for Xbox consoles

Following in the footsteps of the other popular smartphone and desktop operating systems, tech giant Microsoft has revealed that it is working on a new Night Mode for its Xbox gaming consoles.

Report suggests Xbox Series X restock likely in India soon

01 Aug 2021

Technology
Report suggests Xbox Series X restock likely in India soon

Earlier this month, when Microsoft presented its earnings report, CEO Satya Nadella said that the Xbox Series X and S were the company's "fastest-selling consoles ever."

Here are all the key points from Microsoft's earnings report

29 Jul 2021

Business
Here are all the key points from Microsoft's earnings report

Microsoft has posted its financial results for the fourth quarter of the fiscal year 2021. The company reported $46.2 billion in revenue, and $16.5 billion as its net income.

Microsoft issues critical security update to patch PrintNightmare vulnerability

07 Jul 2021

Technology
Microsoft issues critical security update to patch PrintNightmare vulnerability

Microsoft was recently notified of a critical zero-day vulnerability on all computers running recent versions of Windows.

Here's how to install Windows 11 Insider Preview for free

30 Jun 2021

Technology
Here's how to install Windows 11 Insider Preview for free

We have already seen Microsoft officially unveil Windows 11. The Silicon Valley giant has also announced that the users of Windows 10 will receive a free upgrade.

Microsoft finally announced Windows 11 with support for Android apps

25 Jun 2021

Technology
Microsoft finally announced Windows 11 with support for Android apps

Since Microsoft teased Windows 11 at its developer conference last month and we saw a pre-release build leak online, we haven't had a deeper look at what's changed besides the cosmetic appearance of the new operating system.

NewsBytes Briefing: Twitter loses safe harbor in India, and more

17 Jun 2021

Technology
NewsBytes Briefing: Twitter loses safe harbor in India, and more

Twitter seems to have lost the dangerous game of chicken it has been playing with the Indian government.

Microsoft announces Windows 10 retirement, teases launch of next-generation Windows

13 Jun 2021

Technology
Microsoft announces Windows 10 retirement, teases launch of next-generation Windows

Microsoft has recently announced that it will end support for Windows 10 on October 14, 2025.

Move over consoles, Microsoft will now develop Xbox streaming sticks

11 Jun 2021

Technology
Move over consoles, Microsoft will now develop Xbox streaming sticks

It is no secret that the availability of gaming consoles including the PlayStation 5 and the Xbox Series X has taken a hit due to the ongoing global chip shortage.

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