From April 21, Office 365 will be knowns as Microsoft 365, and the suite of apps will contain a variety of new features.
Microsoft, along with partners in 35 countries have taken down the Necurs botnet, responsible for infecting over nine million computers.
Today Microsoft announced the public release of its new Microsoft Office app for iOS. It combines Word, Excel, and PowerPoint into a single office suite. It integrates the company’s Lens technology so you can convert images you take with your smartphone into editable Word and Excel documents, scan PDFs, and capture whiteboards with automatic digital enhancements to make the content easier to read. But you can also make quick notes, sign PDFs, scan QR code’s, and transfer your files between devices. App Store: Free (Offers In-App Purchases)
Users can now apply to test Microsofts Project XCloud game streaming service on iOS devices via the TestFlight program.
Andrew Orr and Bryan Chaffin join host Kelly Guimont to discuss a decade of iPad, how it surprised the Windows team, and how it has evolved.
Former Windows chief Steven Sinofsky wrote a blog post about how his team were caught off guard by the iPad.
The success of iPhone (140K apps & 3B downloads announced that day) blinded us at Microsoft as to where Apple was heading. Endless rumors of Apple’s tablet *obviously* meant a pen computer based on Mac. Why not? The industry chased this for 20 years. That was our context.
It’s a good read. Everyone expected Apple to compete with netbooks. They did, but not by creating their own Mac netbook.
Apple and Microsoft are sending representatives to a meeting hosted by the Carin Alliance to support its effort to make access to health data easier for patients.
Apple, working alongside Microsoft, BMW, and others, has urged EU Commissioner Thierry Breton to take action against patent trolls.
Microsoft has released its Edge Chromium browser based on Google’s open-source Chromium browser engine for Mac users.
Microsoft has created an automated tool codenamed Project Artemis that can help detect patterns of communication used by predators to target kids.
Building off the Microsoft patent, the technique is applied to historical text-based chat conversations. It evaluates and “rates” conversation characteristics and assigns an overall probability rating. This rating can then be used as a determiner, set by individual companies implementing the technique, as to when a flagged conversation should be sent to human moderators for review. Human moderators would then be capable of identifying imminent threats for referral to law enforcement…
Microsoft was the company that also helped developed PhotoDNA, an automated tool to detect child abuse images. Now it’s moving to text.
Andrew Orr & John Martellaro join host Kelly Guimont to discuss Microsoft following CCPA nationwide, and new vs nostalgic streaming content.
Microsoft has pledged to abide by California’s privacy law in the rest of the United States, saying it is a strong supporter for the law.
Today Microsoft announced a new app called Office. It combines Word, Excel, and PowerPoint into a single app.
Apple recently started selling Microsoft’s Xbox wireless controller on its online store. Currently though it’s unavailable for purchase.
In a blog post today Microsoft says that Iranian hackers attacked a U.S. presidential campaign, current and former U.S. government officials, journalists covering global politics and prominent Iranians living outside Iran.
Four accounts were compromised as a result of these attempts; these four accounts were not associated with the U.S. presidential campaign or current and former U.S. government officials. Microsoft has notified the customers related to these investigations and threats and has worked as requested with those whose accounts were compromised to secure them.
No word yet on what time President Trump asked Iran to interfere with our elections.
Microsoft announced a range of new products today, one of which is a Surface Duo phone with two screens and running Android 9 Pie.
John Martellaro and Charlotte Henry join host Kelly Guimont to talk about the leaked TV+ Pricing and the latest AI hire at Microsoft.
The Big Tech gang is complete. Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, and now Microsoft were caught listening to user audio queries.
Announced at Black Hat 2019 today, Microsoft launched the Azure Security Lab, as well as doubling its top Azure bug bounty to US$40,000.
The Azure Security Lab takes the idea to the next level. It’s essentially a set of dedicated cloud hosts isolated from Azure customers so security researchers can test attacks against cloud scenarios. The isolation means researchers can not only research vulnerabilities in Azure, they can attempt to exploit them.
The Azure Security Lab isn’t open to the public — you have to apply. Microsoft is promising quarterly campaigns for targeted scenarios with added incentives, including exclusive swag. Security researchers will also be able to engage directly with Azure security experts.
John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the evolution of the CBS/DirecTV standoff, and a new ad from Microsoft.