Microsoft

Microsoft confirms some Windows 10 source code has leaked

A portion of Microsoft’s Windows 10 source code has leaked online this week. Files related to Microsoft’s USB, storage, and Wi-Fi drivers in Windows 10 were posted to Beta Archive this week. Beta Archive is an enthusiast site that tracks Windows releases, and asks members to donate money or …

Security

Windows 10 S succumbs to attack via Word macro-based malware

Why it matters to you<p>Windows 10 S might be more locked down, but that doesn't mean you can be any less diligent in keeping your system safe from …

Windows Store

Microsoft calls DOJ’s Supreme Court appeal in email case ‘backward’ given progress on new law

The U.S. Justice Department petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court late Friday to overturn a ruling that blocked its warrant to obtain email from a …

Judiciary

Top 10 best Linux apps of 2017

Introduction<p>While everyone knows that most Linux distributions (distros) are free to download, not everybody is aware that you also have access to …

Linux

E3 2017: Kingsway Preview - Windows 95: The RPG (Yes, it's Actually Fun)

June 24, 2017<p>Share This<p>Kingsway is not to be ignored…<p>E3 2017 is a place of big budget video games backed by millions of dollars of marketing power. …

Gaming

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Puts Keyboard-Killer In Play

Microsoft Corporation has wowed us with its innovative Surface brand. The Surface Pro, Surface Studio, Surface Laptop, Surface Book, and Surface Dial …

Microsoft Corporation

Windows Weekly 523: The Haarlem Shuffle

Mary Jo Foley and Paul Thurrott are in Haarlem with special guest Joost van Schaik from Wortell and a look at the HoloLens.<p>Tips and picks<p><b>Tip of the</b> …

DOJ asks Supreme Court to hear Microsoft email case

The Justice Department is trying to take its drawn-out fight with Microsoft over law enforcement's access to emails stored on overseas servers to the …

Privacy

DOJ applies to take Microsoft data warrant case to Supreme Court

The Department of Justice filed a motion to take a landmark case about the limits of United States warrants in the information age to the Supreme …

Privacy

Microsoft’s Whiteboard app leaks, shows the future of Windows 10 stylus support

Microsoft first demonstrated its Whiteboard app for Windows 10 back at the company’s Surface Pro event in May. While the software maker promised it will launch later this year, an early copy of Whiteboard has leaked onto the internet today. It features many of the abilities that Microsoft …

Windows 10

Microsoft Teams gets School Data Sync, OneNote class notebooks, education apps, and assignment management

Microsoft today updated Microsoft Teams with four classroom features “designed to help schools achieve more together.” The new functionality, previously limited to a select few in private preview, is now available to all Office 365 for Education customers worldwide (in 181 markets and 25 languages) …

Microsoft Office

Surface Pro review: Microsoft's best hybrid notebook plays it safe

The Surface Pro is everything we've ever wanted from Microsoft's Surface line. It fixes the few remaining problems from the Surface Pro 4, a machine that I adored. And yet it's far less exciting than its predecessors. It's the second incremental upgrade since the Surface Pro 3, and while there's …

Laptops

Dictate email messages in Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft's new Cortana-powered plug-in adds speech recognition to the desktop mail client, and can even translate your words to different languages.<p>I can dictate an email on my phone, so why can't I do likewise on my computer?<p>It's now possible, at least for Microsoft Outlook users: Microsoft's new …

Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Hyper-V: The smart person's guide

This resource guide covers essential Hyper-V information, including features, system requirements, and how Microsoft's virtualization platform …

Windows Server

Microsoft Windows 10 S Isn't as Secure as the Company Claims

One of the major pitches for Microsoft’s new Windows 10 S operating system, which only runs apps that you download from the Windows Store, is that …

Windows 10

Microsoft says 'no known ransomware' runs on Windows 10 S — so we tried to hack it

We enlisted a leading security researcher to test if Microsoft's newest, locked-down version of Windows 10 is protected against all "known" kinds of …

Information Security

It looks like the much-hyped Windows Whiteboard app has leaked

No one is immune to leaks in the tech world and today it's Microsoft's turn as a version of its anticipated Whiteboard app looks like its leaked on the web.<p>The video above from <i>WindowsBlogItalia</i> — a, well, Italian Windows blog — which purports to show the app in use, free writing, image insertion, …

Whiteboards

Microsoft Upgrades Office 365's Compliance Controls

Microsoft adds new features that help compliance officers in highly-regulated industries keep a tighter lid on sensitive information.

Microsoft Office

How You Know the CEO Is a Goner

Hint: It has nothing to do with scandals or bad behavior.<p>After a string of scandals and embarrassments, Uber's embattled CEO Travis Kalanick was forced to resign. The assumption is that he was pushed out for bad behavior. The truth is more prosaic: The other problems compounded the basic one that …

Steve Ballmer

The Microsoft Surface Laptop Is (Almost) Everything a Portable Computer Should Be

The new Surface model continues the tradition of exceptional design and build quality set by the the rest of the product family. It also comes with a brand-new Windows 10 variant, built with enhanced performance and security in mind.<p>4 1<p>Compared to the convertible Surface Book and the Surface Pro …

Laptops

Windows 10 S security brought down by, of course, Word macros

Analysis: Windows 10 S promises many good things. It currently doesn't deliver.<p>The major premise justifying Windows 10 S, the new variant of Windows …

Technology

Microsoft Whiteboard app leaks -- download Windows 10's newest inking tool

Last month Microsoft gave us a glimpse of its upcoming Whiteboard app -- now the app has leaked online. This means that we have the opportunity to …

Windows 10

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update's top 5 features

Here's our list of the top five new features and improvements coming in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update later this year.Microsoft's next major …

Apps

Carpetright is using Microsoft Dynamics to give purchasing power back to its customers

<b>Carpetright</b> customers will now know exactly when some of their most important home furnishings will be delivered, after the company signed up to</b> …

Microsoft Dynamics

Microsoft wants to make Direct Reality VR’s answer to DirectX

Just ahead of Microsoft’s media event prior to E3 (the Electronic Entertainment Expo trade show) last week the company filed a trademark for Direct Reality. Given the company’s penchant for relabelling virtual reality as mixed reality, we had hoped that would mean VR would make an appearance at its …

Virtual Reality

Two British men arrested over Microsoft hacking plot

The duo has tried, time and time again, to break into Microsoft's systems to steal customer data.<p>Two British men have been arrested by law …

Security

What is GhostHook? New technique allows hackers to bypass Windows 10 PatchGuard

GhostHook allows hackers to plant rootkits onto systems previously thought to be impenetrable.<p>A new attack technique identified by security experts …

Information Security

Check Point says Fireball malware hit 250 million; Microsoft says no

Either way, Microsoft assures us that Windows 10 S would have been immune.<p>Microsoft sparked a curious squabble over malware discovery and infection …

Amazon adds Hyper-V file support to its storage gateway

Amazon Web Services dominates the public cloud, but its hybrid cloud story is currently weak.<p>Microsoft, by contrast, is gaining strength in the cloud …

Microsoft Azure

Microsoft

<b>Unifying the selling experience with Microsoft Dynamics 365 and LinkedIn Sales Navigator</b><p>In today’s competitive business environment, sales leaders …

Microsoft Dynamics