Not very good at its job
People interested in such things have discovered that Microsoft’s hardware monitoring resource is giving information which is about as accurate as a Ukraine war report on Russian television.
More integration than you can poke a stick at
Microsoft has updated the Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA) to Android 12.1 and shipped improvements to Android integration with Windows, networking, the camera in apps, and the Settings app.
Does not want to anger Brussels
Software King of the World Microsoft is attempting to avoid a full anti-trust inquiry in Europe by changing the terms and conditions of its cloud business.
Don’t mention prominent Chinese dissidents
Software King of the World Microsoft is in hot water after its Bing search engine was caught censoring the names of prominent Chinese dissidents, and national political leaders.
Fixes app installation failures
Microsoft has released an important out-of-band (OOB) update which resolves an issue that was leading to app installation failures from the Microsoft Store.
First cloud provider to manage it
Microsoft Ampere Altra-based Azure servers are now Arm SystemReady SR certified making them the first cloud solution provider (CSP) server to do so.
Worried about losing Voles
Software King of the World Microsoft plans to "nearly double" its budget for Volish salaries and boost the range of stock compensation it gives some workers by at least 25 per cent, an effort to retain staff and help its voles cope with inflation.
Sorry Cato, companies do not reward courage
PowerShell inventor Jeffrey Snover has aired some grievances about how his indispensable tool once got him demoted.
Apple, Google and Microsoft are supporting a common passwordless sign-in standard created by the FIDO Alliance and the World Wide Web Consortium. The new capability will allow websites and apps to offer consistent, secure, and easy passwordless sign-ins to consumers across devices and platforms.
2022 might not be the year of Linux on the desktop after all
One of the problems that Linux has now that it has been more widely adopted by Microsoft is that Volish engineers keep finding flaws.