After a long delay, Microsoft finally announced the Xbox One S for the Indian market. The console is now up for pre-order from Amazon India, Flipkart and select retailers
The AI-based automated threat investigation system as a part of Windows Defender Advance Threat Protection (WDATP) will enable Microsoft users with insight to action against modern day threats while also increasing the efficiency of the machines, the company said.
The new service means that Microsoft will secure all cloud data from hackers, but also won’t have the capability to turn over unencrypted data in response to government warrants and subpoenas without customer involvement
Technology companies’ vociferous support for the children of undocumented immigrants could set the industry up for its biggest showdown yet with President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress.
Microsoft is expected to announce at least one new Surface device at its annual ‘Future Decoded’ event at the end of October, according to a report from The Verge. Microsoft’s Panos Panay, who heads the Surface division, will be delivering a keynote address at the event.
Microsoft spends over $1 billion every year on cyber safety and security-related research and development. For the company, security is important at three key levels: Platform, intelligence and partners.
Microsoft is to update its flagship operating system next month so that the latest generation of Windows 10 hardware devices and software can tap into augmented and virtual reality technologies, executives said on Friday.
Microsoft announced the general availability of its Windows 10 Fall Creators Update general availability at IFA 2017 in Berlin. It will be available worldwide October 17. With the Fall Creators Update, the company also introduced its new Windows Mixed Reality headset.
Microsoft says the tie-up will allow Alexa customers to get access to Cortana features such as for booking meetings or accessing work calendars. Cortana users, in turn, can ask Alexa to switch on smart home devices or shop on Amazon’s website.
Skype Lite, the data-friendly version of the regular Skype, has got a new feature called ‘SMS Insights’ which will let users make this app the default SMS and organise their text messages.
Microsoft has apparently stopped selling the original Xbox One in the US and UK, indicating that the company may be preparing to phase out the four-year old game console system. By discontinuing the Xbox One, it means gamers will have to choose between the Xbox One S and the upcoming Xbox One X.
“Real-time AI is becoming increasingly important as cloud infrastructures process live data streams, whether they be search queries, videos, sensor streams, or interactions with users,” said Doug Burger, an engineer at Microsoft, in a blog post late on Tuesday.
Consumer Reports is pulling its recommendation of four Microsoft laptops after one of its surveys found that users were complaining about problems with the devices. The consumer advocacy group said Thursday that it can no longer recommend Microsoft devices.
Facebook has leapfrogged Microsoft and Google’s parent company Alphabet in securing maximum profit per employee in the second quarter of 2017 while Twitter suffered a hefty loss, a media report said. Facebook employed 20,658 persons in the past quarter.
Microsoft has killed its Word Flow keyboard for iOS, and is encouraging users to download SwiftKey Keyboard instead. Microsoft Word Flow keyboard has been removed from the App Store as well. Microsoft Word Flow for iOS was launched in April last year.