Anti-malware engine triggers remote hacks after mere file scan
Microsoft has released an emergency patch for the malware scanning engine inside Windows Defender and other Windows products that allows remote attacks to be issued by sending an infected email or instant message to a user.
Cortana-powered rival to Amazon, Google and Apple home speakers
Microsoft, the so-called fourth major pillar of the information technology software sector - we can discount IBM - has just revealed a first glimpse at its upcoming smart home speaker that will go head to head with competition from Amazon, Google and Apple in the personal digital assistant category later this fall.
People are just not aware of it yet
After missing the smartphone boom, Microsoft is gearing itself to be at the forefront of the next one and is saying that the technology pioneered and propped up by Apple is doomed.
Forcing itself onto the Edge
Software king of the world Microsoft is set to undo itself completely over Windows 10 by forcing punters to use its Edge browser and its god-awful Bing search engine.
Apple, Google and Microsoft need no education
A hardware war is brewing over the US education market with Apple, Google and Microsoft mud-wrestling for the hearts and minds of educators and school districts.
A transition from full-fledged Win32 apps to UWP
Microsoft is preparing to bring its full suite of Office desktop applications to the Windows Store, according to a statement from Windows chief Terry Myerson during the company’s education-focused event on Tuesday morning.
With some restrictions, it's fair to say
During a press event in New York City today, Microsoft Windows boss Terry Myerson took the stage to announce Windows 10 S, a new version of the company’s operating system designed at undermining the rise of low cost Chromebooks in American classrooms.
14.5 hour battery life, 2.76 pounds, Windows 10 S
During Microsoft’s “Learn What’s Next” event this morning in New York City, the company showed off a new Surface Laptop for $999 aimed primarily at students with a focus on extending battery life beyond its nearest competition.
First time since Surface 2 in 2013
Last week we wrote that Qualcomm is preparing to release a Snapdragon 835-based Windows 10 notebook by the end of 2017, ending three and a half years of x86 dominance that has proliferated the industry since the discontinuation of Windows RT in late 2013.
Out of ten vendors, Microsoft and MSI lead the pack
According to the latest report from AdDuplex, which collects statistics from Windows 10 machines, only 10 percent of eligible PCs have the Creators Update (version 1703) installed, while 82.1 percent are on the Anniversary Update (version 1607) released last summer.