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Microsoft has released another patch for Windows 10 build 9879 and this time it is patching a hole in IE's Flash Player; the download is available now.
Microsoft's Band has been selling out and is hard to find at this time, but the question remains, is this device incredibly popular or did Microsoft underestimate demand for the device?
Microsoft is suing the IRS after the agency failed to provide information requested after the company filed a 'freedom of information' request for a contract pertaining to an audit.
Microsoft has revealed a few details about the insider program for users who want to test Windows 10, including that most users choose to stay in the 'slow' ring for receiving new builds.
Anthony Noto, the CFO for Twitter has accidentally revealed plans that the company is about to try to buy another company by tweeting the intent rather than via direct message.
Microsoft wants to 'win' Black Friday with some massive discounts on games. Titles such as Sunset Overdrive, FIFA 15 and Call of Duty Advanced Warfare have had their prices slashed.
Sony Pictures, the company's studio division, has been hacked last night and left with a warning message. The hackers behind the attack claim to have access to the company's sensitive info.
You can now join the VLC beta test for the upcoming Windows Phone application. This will be the first semipublic preview of the long-awaited app after the x86 version went public almost two years ago.
Amazon is looking to make waves this holiday season and has expanded its partnership with the Royal Mail to now include over 10,000 post offices as official Amazon PickUp Locations.
Where would we be without Bing, or specifically, any search engine? Search engines help us with everything and now the Bing team wants to help you get your act together for Thanksgiving.
Andrus Ansip, the EU's digital leader has come out against some proposed moves in Italy and other countries which would weaken the important net neutrality rules that Europe is putting in place.
It looks like Insecam's operator is now seeking employment. Instead of hosting over 73,000 camera feeds on the site, it simply has an advert for a programmer looking for employment.
The Y70 Touch is Lenovo's largest touchscreen laptop to date and it's built for gaming, video editing and to be an all-around work horse for the modern era.
Jolla unveiled the impressive Jolla Tablet last week. Marc Dillon, COO and co-founder of Jolla also took the time to discuss the past, present, and future of Jolla at Slush 2014.
Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 9879 to the 'slow' ring which means that all Windows Insider groups now have access to the latest build of Windows 10.
Windows Phone users will be happy to know that all of the Angry Birds games are now available for free. This is a limited time offer and perfect timing for the holidays.
Microsoft has released the ISOs of Windows 10 build 9879 and you can download them after the jump, provided you fill out a simply form before downloading.
Microsoft has released a new patch for Windows 10 build 9879 and the company is referring to this update as the 'November' update for the OS.
A Kickstarter campaign requiring $250,000 to be fully funded, will allow its creators to build a peripheral gaming device which will suck the blood out of you, literally.
If you want a white Xbox One, be prepared to pay a premium for the console as the device is in short supply with most retailers showing that the product is out of stock.
T-Mobile has announced that its customers will be able to stream music from Xbox Music, Google Play, SoundCloud and a number of smaller providers without any data caps or costs on that data.
Microsoft has released another commercial that puts Siri against Cortana and this time around, it's the HTC One M8 with Windows Phone and the Dot View case taking charge and making fun of Siri.
'Tis the season for giving, and here at Neowin, we want to share the Holiday cheer with all of our readers, so will be doing giveaways for the rest of the year. First up: The Thecus N5550 NAS!
Windows Phone 8.1 on the Lumia 925 and 1020 not only introduced awesome new features such as a notifications screen, it also brought with it stability issues, and now Microsoft has acknowledged this.
Although it may sound hilarious and far fetched, malware can use just about anything as a vehicle to your PC, especially when a USB charger is involved, as one executive and IT department discovered.
Apple is teaming up with some of the biggest names in the App Store to help raise funds for fighting HIV/AIDS. A special campaign is underway for this year's World AIDS Day on December 1st.
The entry level Lumia 635 is now even more affordable with Microsoft and AT&T shaving nearly 60% off its price. The 4G handset is currently available for only $39 at Microsoft's online store.
PC gamers can expect a crisper, more detailed world in Dragon Age: Inquisition, though precisely how crisp and detailed will depend on your setup.
This week saw devastating Azure outages, lot's of Black Friday deals and plenty of Windows 10 news which included a kernel change in our in-depth tech roundup of the week.
Limbo hasn't even been talked about being made for the Xbox One console yet, but apparently early adopters of the Xbox One are going to get it for free sometime in the future.
A highly evasive trojan named 'Citadel' is now attacking password managers. It can bypass most threat detection systems to access sensitive data without the user knowing making it highly dangerous.
Today, Microsoft Bangladesh teamed up with the Coca-Cola Company to sponsor an event that would aim to set the first official world record of number of people in a single selfie photo.
Interested in replacing your normal light bulb with an LED? Want one that can display any color you want? Or that can stream music over Bluetooth? If so, read our review of the Playbulb color MiPow.
Thanks to a posting on MSDN, Microsoft has confirmed that the kernel will jump from 6.4 to 10 which is a large jump and could impact some software once the change is rolled out.
Smartphones based on Google's Android One platform are having a tough time in the price sensitive Indian market, where they are facing stiff competition from the likes of Motorola and Xiaomi.
Thinking of buying a Chromebook during this holiday season? Google is offering an amazing promotion through which you'll be able to save almost $240 by getting 1TB of Google Drive storage free.
The Silent Base 800 emphasizes form over function with a goal of achieving the best cooling performance possible at ultra low noise levels while still offering ample space for high-end components.
Microsoft's head of the Windows Insider program has said that the company plans to hold off on releasing the 9879 build of Windows 10 for the 'slow' ring users until early next week.
Microsoft has been releasing Cortana vs Siri commercials for some time and the latest version goes after the iPhone 6 and how Siri has not been improved with iOS 8.
The Bing homepage has added the option of high-definition backgrounds/wallpaper downloads, better captions, a carousel style news feed and easy access to Office Online applications.
Microsoft has had a rough time this week when it comes to outages with Azure, the Windows Store and even Bing being knocked offline which is an alarming trend the company can't afford to continue.
Xbox Live Gold members are getting a special treat tomorrow when they'll be able to download and play Sunset Overdrive in full, including multiplayer - as long as they can finish the game in 24 hours.
According to the latest bits of information about newer builds of Windows 10, the kernel version is showing up as 10.0 which is a huge jump from 6.4 in the previous builds
The Office client for Android has been updated and it now includes support for Dropbox. This is where users can store and share their files in the cloud, while Dropbox documents now show up in Office.
Xiaomi claims it'll overtake both Apple and Samsung and become the biggest smartphone manufacturer in the next ten years but that currently sounds like attention seeking rather than a business plan.
Amazon is rumored to expand into a new market, that of hotel bookings and travel. And the rumored service, called simply Amazon Travel, may arrive as early as January 1st of next year.
Google has agreed to settle a patent dispute between itself and the Rockstar consortium, an assembly of companies including Apple and Microsoft that own Nortel's old intellectual property.
After Taylor Swift removed her music catalogue from Spotify, she faced quite some criticism from people claiming that she had 'sold her soul to Google', her spokesperson put these rumors to bed.
Microsoft's Xbox One has finally sold 1 million units in the UK, beating out the PS4 in total sales for three weeks in a row - but still falling behind in overall sales to Sony's console.