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Microsoft is testing “warning” for Windows 10 users not to install rival browsers
Sep13

Microsoft is testing “warning” for Windows 10 users not to install rival browsers

Microsoft Edge is taking its rivalry with other browsers to a whole new level. The software giant is testing “warning” for Windows 10 users not to install Chrome or Firefox. Users, according to The Verge, users have spotted a new change that appears when a user tries to install a rival web browser—Chrome or Firefox for example. A prompt warning a user when a browser other than Edge is being installed instantly appears: “You already...

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Microsoft pushes out another Skype redesign
Sep02

Microsoft pushes out another Skype redesign

Microsoft seems to have itchy fingers when it comes to pushing out new designs for Skype. The software giant has yet again pushed out a redesign, which it claims will make for a better and improved user experience. This time the company is getting rid of the Highlights feature because the feature did not “resonate with a majority of users.” According to Skype director of design Peter Skillman, it became necessary to “take a step back...

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Skype Private Conversation brings end-to-end encryption
Aug21

Skype Private Conversation brings end-to-end encryption

  Microsoft has rolled out an option for Skype to use end-to-end encryption. Called Private Conversation, the more secure alternative removes central control of encryption and puts it into each device running Skype. Microsoft says the reorganized end-to-end encryption can repel high-level attempts to intercept live communications, interfere messages, or recover old conversations. Private Conversation uses Signal Protocol,  an...

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Microsoft threatens to kick off Gab.ai from Azure over hate speech
Aug10

Microsoft threatens to kick off Gab.ai from Azure over hate speech

  Microsoft has threatened to pull its webhosting services for social network Gab after complaints over anti-Semitic posts that incited genocide and torture of Jews. The tech giant’s cloud-computing division, Azure, said it would act in 48 hours if Gab will not remove two “malicious” posts that led to the complaint, a Gab.ai post says. Microsoft said, “We have concluded that this content incites violence, is not protected...

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LinkedIn unveils more tools to enhance posting of content
Jul19

LinkedIn unveils more tools to enhance posting of content

Yesterday was good, but today seems better, but of course, the hope for a better and brighter tomorrow always inspires us to aspire for greater heights. Without a doubt, LinkedIn is one of the most dynamic platforms where you can share your content to millions of people out there and expect nothing but the best. The Microsoft-owned professional networking company has added some more tools to enhance posting of content on its platform....

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Skype for desktop upgraded with new classic design
Jul16

Skype for desktop upgraded with new classic design

Skype has rolled out a new design for its desktop app—the chat service now spots a refreshing new look. As a matter of fact, version 8.0 of the newly rolled out desktop software has a look and feel of the mobile version of the app. From September 1st, users will be forced to start using the new version as the Microsoft-owned app will no longer support previous releases. The new classic design comes with some cool new features to make...

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