Microsoft Chides Google For Disclosing Windows 8.1 Security Hole Issue
Jan14

Microsoft Chides Google For Disclosing Windows 8.1 Security Hole Issue

Microsoft has come criticized Google for making public its details about security vulnerability in Windows 8.1 48 hours before the software giant was scheduled to patch the bug, reports Geek Wire. Microsoft claimed that Google’s action was putting users at risk by rejecting its request to wait until the fix is released. “Although following through keeps to Google’s announced timeline for disclosure, the decision feels less like...

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Microsoft Said To Be Secretly Working On A New Web Browser To Replace IE
Dec30

Microsoft Said To Be Secretly Working On A New Web Browser To Replace IE

Rumours are rife that software giant Microsoft is secretly working on a new web browser to replace Internet Explorer. According to experts, the new browser, which is codenamed Spartan, will be launched on January 21 when the company is expected to display its Windows 10 for the very first time. The report also said that the new browser will look more like Google Chrome, and is expected to be faster than the Internet Explorer....

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Microsoft Previews Skype Translator For The First Time
Dec16

Microsoft Previews Skype Translator For The First Time

Microsoft has made the first public preview of Skype Translator available, which is a new service for real-time language translator. The company had earlier announced that a public preview of the Skype Translator would be made available before the end of 2014; and now that pledge has been fulfilled. Last November, Microsoft started taking signups for the preview. “Today, we are excited to announce the first phase of the Skype...

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Microsoft Sway Adds New Features, Now Available To All
Dec16

Microsoft Sway Adds New Features, Now Available To All

Microsoft has announced additional features for its Sway, and has also made it available to all. The tool, which enables you to tell your story without any stress will now be available to everyone without any limitation. While making the announcement, Microsoft revealed that the tool has achieved a great deal in terms of requests to join and a million unique visitors; this the company achieved in ten weeks since the preview website of...

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Microsoft Integrates Bing Search Directly Within Office Online
Dec12

Microsoft Integrates Bing Search Directly Within Office Online

Microsoft has integrated its search engine, Bing into Office Online, the software company announced on Wednesday. It means you will now be able to search for terms on Bing within your documents. The new feature is called Insight, and will research selected term and serve you information from places such as Wikipedia or pictures from Bing Images. “Imagine you came across something new in a document that you are working on and want to...

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Microsoft Adds Bitcoin To Its Payment Option
Dec12

Microsoft Adds Bitcoin To Its Payment Option

Bitcoin continues to grow in strength and popularity as more companies continue to adopt it as a digital payment option. Now Microsoft has joined the growing lists as the software giant announced it has added the digital currency as a payment option for payment for Xbox Games and mobile content. The company (Microsoft) announced its US-based customers can now use Bitcoin to add money to their accounts, which can now be used to...

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