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Pentagon hands USD 10 billion 'war cloud' deal to Microsoft, snubs Amazon

The Pentagon emphasized in an announcement that the process was fair and followed procurement guidelines.

26 Oct 2019 10:19 AM

Microsoft's latest VR project is a virtual walk in the park

The DreamWalker VR system allows users to experience immersive experiences in open locations while travelling along a familiar route.

23 Oct 2019 7:59 AM

EU data watchdog raises concerns over Microsoft contracts

Preliminary results of an investigation into Microsoft contracts with EU bodies complying relevant data protection rules raised concerns

22 Oct 2019 10:25 AM

SAP in three-year cloud partnership with Microsoft

SAP is due to update investors on strategy at a capital markets’ day in New York on Nov 12.

21 Oct 2019 3:43 PM

Windows 10 November update inches closer to release

Microsoft announced the November update two weeks ago.

21 Oct 2019 11:12 AM


Microsoft keyboards now offer dedicated Office, emoji keys

The Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard comes with the dedicated Office key that replaces the right-hand Windows key.

14 Oct 2019 7:29 AM

Microsoft Windows 10 November 2019 update available for testers

Microsoft said that it is a small update that focuses on performance improvements and quality enhancements.

12 Oct 2019 2:42 PM

Microsoft patents 'vibrating' floor mat that stops you from crashing into furniture

The filing describes the floor mat to also include markers that a VR headset could scan to establish or adjust a safe zone.

06 Oct 2019 11:11 AM

Microsoft urges users to install this security update immediately

The update fixes a security flaw in some Internet Explorer versions that allowed remote attackers to run malicious code on devices.

25 Sep 2019 4:29 PM

Retired IAS officer and Microsoft CEO's father B N Yugandhar passes away at 80

He was the top bureaucrat in the Rural Development Ministry when PV Narasimha Rao was the Prime Minister.

14 Sep 2019 9:49 AM


Microsoft's 'Teams' platform will now support eight Indian languages

Strong support for Hindi has been added to Teams on Desktop and Web while its mobile version has been localized in eight Indian languages.

13 Sep 2019 6:57 PM

Microsoft patent hints at Google Home Mini rival

Microsoft appears to be working on a new portable speaker that could potentially rival the Google Home Mini in terms of design.

11 Sep 2019 1:23 PM

Microsoft redesigns To-Do app as it seeks to replace Wunderlist

The tweaked app now offers a number of background images and colour templates.

10 Sep 2019 8:03 AM

CBSE And Microsoft join hands to build up capacity for AI Learning for Schools

The 1000 teachers nominated by CBSE will undergo a 3-day project-based training for practical, hands-on knowledge of Microsoft 365 tools.

06 Sep 2019 8:42 PM

Facebook, Microsoft launch contest to detect deepfake videos

Social media companies have been especially under pressure to curb the threat of deepfakes- which uses AI to create hyper-realistic videos

06 Sep 2019 10:59 AM


Hybrid Windows 10 PCs won't support auto-enabled tab mode anymore

Users will have to manually activate the tablet mode from the Action Center.

31 Aug 2019 10:40 AM

Microsoft partners with Indian govt for Digital Governance Tech Tour

AI and intelligent technologies are becoming all-pervasive today, driving change across businesses, communities and governments.

27 Aug 2019 7:25 PM

Windows 10 1903 update messes up your Bluetooth audio pairing

A new support document by the company warns that issues with Bluetooth pairing and audio quality will arise after the 4505903 update.

26 Aug 2019 10:51 AM

Citrix set to launch desktop as a service solution for Microsoft

Easily integrate Azure-hosted virtual desktops with on-premises Active Directory and other corporate resources.

22 Aug 2019 7:27 PM

No plans for Xbox exclusive games for Switch or PS4: Microsoft

Microsoft will only concentrate on Xbox games for now.

22 Aug 2019 11:54 AM