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16 Jan 2019


Soon, Windows-based foldable devices could take on Google's 'Foldables'

The foldable phone revolution started last year, and it's only getting bigger with time.

15 Jan 2019

Microsoft Windows

Microsoft will soon end support for Windows 7: Details here

In a major, albeit expected, move, Microsoft has decided to pull the plug on Windows 7 - its much-loved desktop operating system.

12 Jan 2019


Soon, Amazon could transform your PC into a gaming machine

After paid content, Amazon could be eyeing gaming for the purpose of online entertainment.

04 Jan 2019


Microsoft's tech could help you command voice assistants 'silently'

Today, smart voice assistants can handle a range of tasks on phones and at homes.

03 Jan 2019


Microsoft Surface Go available via Flipkart, priced at Rs. 39,000

Rivaling Apple iPad Pro and Samsung Galaxy Tab S4, Microsoft's recently launched Surface Go is now available for purchase in India, exclusively via Flipkart.

02 Jan 2019


When Bill Gates did Math to cut his wedding-cake equally

Microsoft founder Bill Gates married his lady love Melinda 25 years ago on New Year's day.

IIT-Bombay sets record, gets 1,270 job offers in first phase

IIT-Bombay has set a new record in securing an all-time high in the number of job offers, as the first phase of the placement season ended last week.

21 Dec 2018


Noida: 126 arrested after cops bust fake call center

On Friday, police busted a fake call center in Noida and arrested 126 people for duping US citizens.

16 Dec 2018


Microsoft Surface Go's pre-orders open via Flipkart: Details here

Microsoft's latest Windows-based laptop-cum-tablet device, the Surface Go, is now available for pre-ordering in India via Flipkart.

12 Dec 2018


Microsoft tracks Windows 10 activity even when users opt out

Windows 10 is known to share users' activity data (like apps or websites you have opened) with Microsoft.

12 Dec 2018


Multiple bugs left Microsoft accounts vulnerable to attacks: Details here

A series of bugs left millions of Microsoft accounts - Office, Outlook, Onedrive, etc - vulnerable to attacks.

03 Dec 2018


Next year, Microsoft could launch its foldable 'Andromeda' smartphone

After being quiet for a while, Microsoft seems ready to join the bandwagon of foldable smartphones.

02 Dec 2018

Microsoft Windows

Soon, you'll see which apps use microphone on Windows 10

Microsoft is bringing a new security-focused feature into Windows 10 - the ability to check which apps are using your machine's microphone.

01 Dec 2018

US Military

Soon, US soldiers will use Microsoft HoloLens on battlefield

Soon, US Military soldiers will use Microsoft's HoloLens headsets on the battlefield.

24 Nov 2018


Microsoft becomes US' most valuable company, surpassing Apple and Amazon

Microsoft has surpassed both Apple and Amazon to become the most valuable company in the US in terms of market capitalization.

23 Nov 2018

Facebook Messenger

#TechBytes: Top 5 Mac apps to make you more productive

Just like Microsoft's Windows Store, the Mac App Store also offers a humongous collection of apps across categories.

20 Nov 2018

Windows 10

Windows 10 reopening apps on fresh startup? Try this fix

Last year, Microsoft pushed the Fall Creators Update of Windows 10, introducing a number of features and performance improvements.

07 Nov 2018


#GamingBytes: 'Big' PUBG news for Xbox gamers, teases Microsoft

PUBG or PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is extremely popular across platforms for its tactical approach to Battle Royale.

01 Nov 2018


Facebook's face-detection AI can now identify galaxies; and, it's free

An artificial intelligence (AI) program, that earlier used to recognize faces on Facebook, has been modified for a special purpose.

29 Oct 2018


Microsoft becomes second most valuable American company, overtaking Amazon

Microsoft has overtaken Amazon to become the second most valuable American company, once again.

29 Oct 2018


Bing pushed malware when users tried downloading Chrome: Details here

Microsoft's Bing search has been caught serving malware to users who tried downloading Chrome using the company's Edge browser.

25 Oct 2018

Microsoft Windows

Windows Zero-day vulnerability capable of deleting files uncovered

A new zero-day vulnerability that can be exploited to delete Windows system files has been uncovered by a security researcher.

22 Oct 2018


Latest Windows 10 plagued by another file-compromising bug: Details here

Ever since the latest iteration of Windows 10, aka the October 2018 update (build 1809), started rolling out, users have been facing a number of problems.

17 Oct 2018


Indians are getting better at dodging tech support scams: Survey

A survey conducted by Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit has revealed Indians are getting better at dodging scam calls or messages claiming to provide technical support and fooling people into paying money.

16 Oct 2018

Bill Gates

Microsoft co-founder, Paul Allen, dies aged 65

Paul Allen, the man who started Microsoft alongside Bill Gates, has passed away at the age of 65.

15 Oct 2018


Facing audio issues from Windows 10 update? Here's a fix

After a bug that deleted files without permission, Windows 10 users are facing another major problem - lack of audio.

06 Oct 2018


Windows 10 update deleting files: Here's what you can do

Microsoft is facing flak for letting a bug slip into the latest version of Windows 10 or the famously dubbed October 2018 update.

03 Oct 2018

Microsoft Windows

Here's how you can get Windows 10 October 2018 Update

Yesterday, Microsoft released the latest iteration of Windows 10, officially dubbed October 2018 Update, with a host of new features, improvements.

03 Oct 2018

Gaming Bytes

#GamingBytes: Minecraft beats Fortnite in terms of popularity

Fortnite, by Epic Games, has become a cultural phenomenon worldwide, drawing 80 million players monthly.

02 Oct 2018


India is shining a spotlight on sanitation: Bill Gates

Congratulating the Modi government for "shining a light on sanitation," Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder and co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), said India must now use innovations and technology to build on Swachh Bharat Mission's success.

26 Sep 2018


#GamingBytes: Fortnite exclusive bundle comes to Xbox One S

Fortnite, by Epic, is one of the most popular Battle Royale games.

20 Sep 2018

Windows 10

#Windows10: Features to be ditched after October 2018 Update

As Microsoft gears up to introduce Windows 10 October 2018 Update, it is time to know which features will fall on the chopping block.

09 Sep 2018


Microsoft announces October 2 event: Expected product launches

It seems that new Microsoft Surface devices are on their way.

28 Aug 2018

Nokia Mobiles

HMD Global gets Nokia's PureView trademark from Microsoft

Back in 2014, Microsoft acquired Nokia's Devices and Services division for $7.5 billion.

27 Aug 2018


Tech Mahindra, Microsoft to use blockchain technology against spam calls

In a bid to crack down on spam marketing calls and SMSes, Tech Mahindra, on Monday, announced a partnership with Microsoft that will use blockchain technology to fight the spam call menace.

13 Aug 2018


CBSE joins hands with Microsoft for preventing question paper leaks

After facing embarrassment and criticism following the leak of Class 10 and 12 exam papers earlier this year, the CBSE, in a bid to prevent such instances in the future, has partnered with tech giant Microsoft.

11 Aug 2018

Satya Nadella

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella sells $35mn-worth shares in biggest sale

Microsoft's Indian-origin CEO Satya Nadella has netted over $35 million after selling almost one-third of his common shares in the software giant.

09 Aug 2018

Microsoft Windows

#TechBytes: How to officially install Windows on Mac

It's not common knowledge that Microsoft Windows can be installed on MacBooks, but Apple officially supports running both macOS and Windows on its devices.

08 Aug 2018


Will Microsoft's new Surface line-up work for India? Unlikely

On Tuesday, Microsoft launched its new Surface line-up in India comprising two devices - the Surface Laptop, and the Surface Book 2.

28 Jul 2018


6 best-rated Xbox One games of 2018 you should play

Xbox One is Microsoft's eighth-generation gaming console released in 2013. Despite a rough start, Xbox One started picking up steam and is among the most popular home video-game consoles.