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  1. Chris

    Microsoft submerging server racks into boiling liquid

    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...
  2. Chris

    Microsoft ad taunts MacBook by calling it a "BackBook"

    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...
  3. Chris

    Windows 10 redesigns icons

    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...
  4. Hanno Labuschagne

    Microsoft launches Surface Book 3 convertible in South Africa

    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. The...
  5. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft warns of new ransomware threat

    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...
  6. Hanno Labuschagne

    Microsoft ends support for old Edge browser

    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...
  7. Hanno Labuschagne

    Microsoft blames Chinese hacking group for email service attack

    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...
  8. Hanno Labuschagne

    These two South African-born billionaires are outperforming Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft

    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...
  9. Vorastra

    Microsoft’s Power Automate Desktop is now free for all Windows 10 users

    https://techcrunch.com/2021/03/02/microsofts-power-automate-desktop-is-now-free-for-all-windows-10-users/
  10. Nod

    Windows 10 bug corrupts your hard drive on seeing this file's icon

    Source: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/windows-10-bug-corrupts-your-hard-drive-on-seeing-this-files-icon/
  11. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft is working on its own PC chips

    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...
  12. Jamie McKane

    Criminals who scammed Microsoft out of R4 million nailed

    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...
  13. Jamie McKane

    Demo – How Microsoft Compliance Manager helps you stay POPIA compliant

    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.
  14. RedViking

    SwiftKey now has Cursor Control

    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...
  15. Hanno Labuschagne

    Microsoft cloud platforms hit by global outage

    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...
  16. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft rolls out the ability to run Android apps on your Windows 10 PC

    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...
  17. Jamie McKane

    The price of a gaming PC as powerful as the Xbox Series X

    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...
  18. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft kills 12-month Xbox Live subscriptions

    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...
  19. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft launches new Windows 10 File Recovery app

    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.
  20. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft wants its Edge browser to be a powerful PDF reader

    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...
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