Microsoft submerging server racks into boiling liquid
Microsoft recently revealed a new datacentre cooling process that involves submerging its server racks into boiling liquid to improve power and energy efficiency.
This forms part of the company’s multi-purpose approach to make datacentres...
Microsoft ad taunts MacBook by calling it a "BackBook"
Microsoft recently posted a new ad to promote the capabilities of its 2-in-1 convertible PC – the Surface Pro.
To highlight the efficiency of the Surface Pro, Microsoft India compared it to a conventional Apple MacBook laptop, which it has...
Windows 10 redesigns icons
Microsoft is rolling out a number of changes to Windows 10 that aim to update the interface of its native applications.
These include Windows Explorer, which will now sport a selection of new icons, replacing old Explorer icons for various objects.
In a recent blog...
Microsoft launches Surface Book 3 convertible in South Africa
Microsoft has announced that it will expand its Surface device range in South Africa with the launch of the Surface Book 3.
The device is available for consumers in retail from Incredible Connection stores, the company said.
Microsoft warns of new ransomware threat
Microsoft Corp. has detected and blocked a “new family of ransomware” that was being used against servers that still hadn’t patched vulnerabilities after last week’s major security breach.
The updates it released on Friday are a temporary measure to...
Microsoft ends support for old Edge browser
Microsoft has officially ended support for its legacy Edge browser, the company announced in a blog post.
It has been over a year since Microsoft launched its new Chromium-based Edge browser for desktop, and the company has quickly replaced the old...
Microsoft blames Chinese hacking group for email service attack
A sophisticated attack on Microsoft Corp.’s widely used business email software is morphing into a global cybersecurity crisis, as hackers race to infect as many victims as possible before companies can secure their computer...
These two South African-born billionaires are outperforming Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft
Monster Beverage Corporation, an American firm run by Rodney Sacks and Hilton Schlosberg, is the top-performing company in the S&P 500 Index over the last 30 years.
What is not common knowledge is that both...
Microsoft is working on its own PC chips
Microsoft Corp. is working on in-house processor designs for use in server computers that run the company’s cloud services, adding to an industrywide effort to reduce reliance on Intel Corp.’s chip technology.
The world’s largest software maker is using...
Criminals who scammed Microsoft out of R4 million nailed
The Hawks and United States law enforcement have arrested three men suspected of scamming Microsoft through business email compromise (BEC) fraud.
In a statement issued on Thursday, they said that the suspects allegedly created a...
Demo – How Microsoft Compliance Manager helps you stay POPIA compliant
All South African organisations need to ensure that they are compliant with POPIA or else they will risk major fines.
To achieve this, organisations must ensure they have the right tools and technologies at their disposal.
On Android it is a pain to Navigate the cursor if want to edit text. Latest SwiftKey update now has Cursor Control, something I first saw on Google Keyboard (Gboard). The SwiftKey Cursor Control however can also move up and down paragraphs and lines of text.
If you used the Beta version, you...
Microsoft cloud platforms hit by global outage
Microsoft suffered an outage yesterday which brought down a variety of its most popular cloud services – including Teams, Outlook, and Office 365.
The outage affected users across the world and was first reported by Microsoft at 23:25 last night...
Microsoft rolls out the ability to run Android apps on your Windows 10 PC
Microsoft has announced that its upgraded Your Phone functionality is gradually rolling out to Windows 10 users across the world.
"We are excited to announce that the Your Phone apps feature which was highlighted during...
The price of a gaming PC as powerful as the Xbox Series X
Microsoft is expected to launch its next-generation console - the Xbox Series X - near the end of 2020.
Xbox team head Phil Spencer has said the new console will boast four-times the performance of the company's current-generation...
Microsoft kills 12-month Xbox Live subscriptions
Microsoft is no longer selling annual subscriptions to its Xbox Live Gold online service.
According to a report from TrueAchievements on 17 July, the 12-month subscription option was removed from Microsoft's online store in every territory in...
Microsoft launches new Windows 10 File Recovery app
Microsoft has launched a new application for Windows 10 which allows users to recover accidentally deleted files.
The app is named File Recovery, and it is available to download from the Microsoft Store.
Microsoft wants its Edge browser to be a powerful PDF reader
Microsoft has detailed a number of features coming to its new Chromium-based Edge Internet browser which will greatly improve the experience of reading PDF files in the application.
In a roadmap detailing upcoming features for the...