Microsoft finds bug in Intel ME
Published in Processors
Friday, 09 June 2017 12:15

Microsoft finds bug in Intel ME


There is even malware exploiting it

Microsoft's security team has come across a malware family that uses Intel's Active Management Technology (AMT) Serial-over-LAN (SOL) interface as a file transfer tool.

Microsoft hits back against Russian Kaspersky
Published in News


We are perfectly legal


Software King of the World Microsoft has hit back at the anti-virus outfit Kaspersky’s complaint to the EU.

Kaspersky sues Microsoft over Windows 10
Published in News
Wednesday, 07 June 2017 12:06

Kaspersky sues Microsoft over Windows 10


Microsoft has been playing monopoly again

Russian security software maker Kaspersky Lab has filed antitrust complaints against Microsoft with the European Commission and the German federal cartel office.

Ballmer says tech companies should be like basketball teams
Published in News


Funded by a loudmouth screaming on the sidelines


The shy and retired former Microsoft boss Steve “there’s a kind of hush” Ballmer said that the IT industry can learn a lot from professional sports.

Windows 10 on Snapdragon 835 has incredible standby
Published in Notebooks


Four to five times better than some Intel

Qualcomm talked a bit here at the Computex show about  Snapdragon 835 running Windows, and we had a chance to see a demo and chat with Qualcomm’s Don McGuire VP of product marketing and Pete Bernard, a Principal Group Program Manager partner and customer engagement R&D chap at Microsoft. 

Qualcomm shows Windows 10 on Snapdragon 835
Published in News


Qualcomm set to disrupt the current Mobile PC market

Today Qualcomm announced OEM partners for Snapdragon Mobile PCs and we have a few more details about the Snapdragon 835 powered WIndows 10 powered platform. 

Surface Pro copied Apple too much
Published in Notebooks
Tuesday, 30 May 2017 13:52

Surface Pro copied Apple too much


Not the design –  the gouging of users

While Microsoft makes a Surface Pro which is far better than Apple products, the software giant has copied Jobs’ Mob’s marketing and price gouging antics.

Microsoft creates Chinese Windows 10 Government edition
Published in News


Allows its own encryption


Software King of the World Microsoft has issued a version of Windows 10 which is just for the Chinese government.

Microsoft splashes out on some more security
Published in News


Buys security firm for $100 million

Software king of the world, Microsoft has written a $100 million cheque for the security outfit Hexadite.

Microsoft to release Surface next month
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 24 May 2017 12:07

Microsoft to release Surface next month


Expect moans from the Tame Apple Press 

Microsoft is set to release its anticipated Surface Studio device in the UK next month and we are expecting to see lots of complaints from the Tame Apple Press.