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Cybersecurity, Security

Azure will now protect SMBs from DDoS attacks

November 22, 2022

Via: Techradar

Microsoft have announced(opens in new tab) that a new SKU for its cloud computing platform Azure’s DDoS Protection offering, which it says is specifically designed with SMBs in mind, is now available in public preview. Dubbed “IP Protection” the latest […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Nvidia and Microsoft are building a supercomputer in the cloud

November 17, 2022

Via: Techradar

NVIDIA and Microsoft are collaborating on a new cloud-based AI-focused supercomputer, which they claim will be “one of the most powerful in the world” when complete. The new machine will leverage the supercomputing infrastructure of Microsoft Azure(opens in new tab) […]


Computing, Data Management

Microsoft tightening Azure security with “granular” permissions

November 14, 2022

Via: Techradar

All of Azure DevOps REST APIs are now getting granular Personal Access Tokens (PAT). The goal of the change, which was met with glee in the cybersecurity community, is to minimize the potential damage of a leaked PAT credential. Announcing […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

iCloud Photos is coming to Windows 11

November 10, 2022

Via: Techradar

Microsoft has begun the rollout of iCloud photo library integration within Windows 11, in the form of an update to the Photos app. The announcement(opens in new tab) on the Windows Experience Blog from Dave Grochocki, Principal Product Manager Lead […]


Computing, Operating Systems

New Windows 11 update proves Microsoft is afraid of Apple

November 9, 2022

Via: Techradar

It’s no little secret that Apple has found great success after it ditched Intel and began making its own M1 and M2 chips to power its MacBooks and Macs, and Microsoft has clearly been looking on enviously, especially considering changes […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft .NET 7 makes its official debut

November 8, 2022

Via: Info World

Microsoft has rolled out the production release of .NET 7, the latest version of the company’s cross-platform, open-source software development platform. The update brings performance enhancements, C# language upgrades, and a roster of cloud-native, container-based development capabilities. Key themes of […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Here we go again – Microsoft accidentally shows the next update for Windows 11

November 1, 2022

Via: Techradar

The next update to Windows 11, called ‘Moments 2’, has accidentally been showcased in a YouTube video, which is rumored to get the upcoming update to Photos and a better Taskbar for tablet devices. According to Windows Latest(opens in new […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Using Microsoft Teams on mobile should soon be a lot more enjoyable

October 31, 2022

Via: Techradar

Getting the most out of Microsoft Teams on your smartphone could soon be a lot easier thanks to an update rolling out now. First revealed back in September, the video conferencing company has revealed that transcription for 1:1 calls and […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Has Microsoft accidentally leaked what Windows 12 could look like?

October 14, 2022

Via: Techradar

Microsoft has allegedly showcased the next major version of Windows with a user interface that features a floating Taskbar alongside a translucent information bar at the top of a display. According to Zac Bowden at Windows Central(opens in new tab), […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft’s DirectStorage 1.1 will soon boost PC game load times with GPU decompression

October 14, 2022

Via: The Verge

Microsoft is bringing GPU decompression to Windows PC games soon. After launching DirectStorage earlier this year, GPU decompression promises to be the next step in the ongoing effort to improve game load times on PCs. Microsoft says it’s “one of […]


Computing, Data Management

Microsoft debuts PostgreSQL support to Cosmos DB, multiple Azure updates

October 12, 2022

Via: Info World

Microsoft on Wednesday kicked off its annual Ignite conference with multiple updates to Azure cloud services including additions to its Dev Box developer environment, PostgreSQL support for Cosmos DB, invite-only access to the DALL·E 2 OpenAI image-generating software, expansion of […]


Computing, Software & Applications

New Microsoft 365 app replaces Microsoft’s Office app with new features and design

October 12, 2022

Via: The Verge

Microsoft is rebranding its built-in Office apps on Windows to Microsoft 365. While the existing app is mainly used for quick access to Office apps, this new Microsoft 365 one is designed to really leverage Microsoft’s Graph network to provide […]


Gadgets, Mobile

This is Microsoft’s Xbox game streaming device

October 10, 2022

Via: The Verge

Microsoft’s head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, has just revealed the company’s dedicated Xbox game streaming device. Spencer published a photo of the device on Twitter, where you can see it sitting on top of his shelf in his Microsoft office […]


Computing, Software & Applications

VS Code 1.72 enhances Git source control

October 7, 2022

Via: Info World

The latest version of Microsoft’s Visual Studio Code code editor focuses on improvements to the toolbar and autoscrolling, as well as Git repos. Unveiled October 6, Visual Studio Code 1.72 is also known as the September 2022 release, as it […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft Teams is finally adding this vital business tool to help save your business

September 29, 2022

Via: Techradar

Businesses of all sizes will be able to get paid through Microsoft Teams, adding a whole new dimension to the service. The video conferencing platform is integrating payments as it looks to become even more helpful for businesses everywhere by […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft .NET 7 bolsters WebAssembly support

September 28, 2022

Via: Info World

Microsoft’s .NET 7 software development platform, due as a production release in November, improves support for running .NET on WebAssembly in JavaScript-based apps. Developers can use the expanded WebAssembly support in .NET 7 to reuse .NET libraries from JavaScript or […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Microsoft finally confirms the release date for Windows 10’s major 2022 update

September 26, 2022

Via: Techradar

In the midst of Windows 11 gaining its first major update, Microsoft also confirmed that a 22H2 update for Windows 10 is scheduled to arrive in October. However, if you’re looking for huge features to further hold you off from […]


Hacking, Security

Microsoft SQL servers targeted in ransomware attacks

September 26, 2022

Via: Techradar

An ongoing campaign is looking to distribute the FARGO ransomware(opens in new tab) to as many Microsoft SQL servers as possible, experts have found. According to cybersecurity researchers at AhnLab Security Emergency Response Center (ASEC), threat actors are picking up […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft .NET 7 enters release candidate phase

September 16, 2022

Via: Info World

.NET 7, the next generation of Microsoft’s cross-platform, open source developer platform, has reached the release candidate (RC) stage. .NET 7 emphasizes performance along with capabilities such as .NET MAUI (Multi-platform App UI), cloud-native development, and support for the ARM64 […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Microsoft Azure is taking its cloud into space

September 15, 2022

Via: Techradar

Microsoft’s plans to extend its cloud operations into space are well underway, with the company having recently announced some new progression on its extra-terrestrial mission. The latest announcement(opens in new tab) includes a preview of Azure Orbital Cloud Access, which […]