From Cortana's Android takeover and Lenovo's latest shenanigans, to "shit" broadband Down Under, and the end of the 'affordable flagship', it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
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Following a failed attempt to get a two year old page on Reddit pulled the proper way, a Russian censorship agency has instead ordered all ISPs to block the site entirely.
These are tumultuous times indeed for Reddit where, following the resignation of its CEO, VP of Engineering Bethanye Blount has also departed, both of them leaving within a week.
Reddit has been the site of great friction over the past week, with former employee and AMA moderator Victoria Taylor's termination causing site wide protests.
After working 9 months to update their code and webpages in preparation, reddit has finally made the leap to become HTTPS-only, and will begin encrypting all traffic on June 29th.
The internet has a pervasive culture of completely uninhibited expression, at the expense of common decency. But with Twitter and reddit moving to ban harassment, we're shown that change is overdue.
In order to support gender equality, Reddit CEO Ellen Pao recently stated that the company will no longer allow potential employees to negotiate their salary or benefits with the organization.
Earlier today, Microsoft took to Reddit to answer questions about the upcoming Surface 3 and after the jump we have compiled the highlights of the community interview
While Windows 10 is under development, a pair of hackers/artists have taken the time to develop a web operating system called Windows 93, which spoofs the classic look of the OS back in the 90's.
Microsoft has announced that they will be offering 'official support' for the Xbox One on Reddit by using special accounts that are designated as official Microsoft support staff.
Today, Bill Gates joined Reddit for his third AMA ("Ask Me Anything"). He discussed a wide range of topics including philanthropy, technology, and some tidbits about his personal life.
Reddit has chosen to offer some of its stats from 2014, showing that they are a step closer to becoming the "front page of the internet," with a nice infographic for your pleasure.
Bill Gates joins the Reddit Exchange Gift Secret Santa event again this year, and not only surprises his beneficiary with his generous gifts , but also donates to an organization in her name.
The CEO of a half-billion dollar site resigned over an apparently strange and weird matter which could otherwise be solved by mutual discussion, but were there any other deeper reasons besides it?
Third-party software doing a wildcard search for Windows 9* installations might be the reason why Microsoft skipped over the name altogether, according to a redditor claiming to work for Microsoft
Microsoft has just announced some new apps that will be coming to the Xbox One. This includes ReddX, the first Reddit app designed for a TV experience with full account and voice command support.
The development team behind Internet Explorer took to Reddit today to talk about the browser and one of the questions that was asked was whether or not Microsoft had ever considered rebranding it.
A redditor has dumped online 40GB of files from Gamma International's servers, including the FinFisher Suite spyware's source code, support history, and various internal documents.
A boy got the shock of his life recently after turning on his Xbox after a decade. He discovered his late father's ghost car, which was recorded when he clocked the best time on a rally game.
Microsoft's Surface team, including leader Panos Panay, will be holding their latest AMA session on Reddit at 1 pm Eastern time today and we will be watching if any interesting tidbits are revealed.
Microsoft's Windows Phone leader Joe Belfiore took a bunch of questions from Reddit readers today during his AMA session and offered quite a few details about what's next for the mobile OS.
Microsoft's Windows Phone head Joe Belfiore will be answering questions in a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" session on Friday, May 2, at noon Eastern time (9 a.m. Pacific).
Windows 8 UX designer talks about the decisions behind the Metro interface, as well as why they were made, and why its a necessary evil that power users must endure.
Bill Gates took to Reddit today and described what his new role will include at Microsoft since he has stepped down as the Chairman of the Board following Nadella's CEO announcement.
Over 5,000 websites, including Reddit, Tumblr, Mozilla and others, will participate in "The Day We Fight Back" on Tuesday as a protest against mass spying operations from agencies like the NSA.
The internet has banded together to fight against mass surveillance. February 11th will be an international day of protest with banners and widgets strewn across popular websites such as Reddit.
Microsoft chairman Bill Gates sent some "Secret Santa" gifts as part of Reddit's holiday gift program to a woman named Rachel, which included a real cow bought in her name for a family in need.
Hundreds of complaints regarding UI features, Xbox TV and Kinect have surfaced in an unofficial feedback website. Many users say basic Xbox 360 functions are not being included with the latest device.
Members of Microsoft's Windows team took part in a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) session today to answer some questions from the assembled online audience about Windows 8.1.
Microsoft reveals some more tidbits of information about their new Surface tablets as part of their Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) event that followed the press event in New York City.
Samsung's advertisement for its 840 EVO was published on Youtube over a month ago. It wasn't until recently when Youtubers and Redditors called it "painful", "abdominal" and "cringe worthy".
Today's AMA session with team members from Microsoft's SkyDrive team offered some information on how SkyDrive handles storing of images depicting nudity, hints on a file size limit change and more.
An anonymous Reddit user claims Microsoft has hired several "high-profile" marketing firms to post positive comments on social media outlets about its upcoming Xbox One console.
People have often complained that Windows Phone's multitasking is slow compared to other platforms, although diving into the reason why reveals that it's actually the app's fault and not the OS
Neowin sat down with Alan Schaaf, CEO and Founder of Imgur, to talk about a wide range of subjects such as where he got the idea for Imgur from, how Imgur is doing and where it's going in the future.
Reddit are introducing the ability to up vote, or down vote ads depending on their relevancy to you. If an advert is unsuitable, Reddit will hide it if you down vote the ad.
Fusion has been released on the Play Store for Android, after several months of design and code work. The app was designed by the community and built by one guy, making it quite a remarkable addition.
Bill Gates took to Reddit today and we know that digging through Reddit's comments can be a bit of a chore, so we compiled all of his answers in an easy to read format.
Bill Gates is holding his first ever Reddit AMA session today, but an animated version of Gates has already answered a few questions ahead of time in a new video.
Microsoft has announced that Surface general manager Panos Panay will be hosting a "Ask Me Anything" session on Reddit on Wednesday starting at 12:30 pm Eastern time.
The family of the late Internet activist and Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz have released an official statement, blaming US attorneys and MIT for contributing to Swartz's suicide this weekend.
It is with great sadness that Aaron Swartz, the co-author of the RSS 1.0 specification and one of the three Reddit co-owners, has taken his own life at the age of relatively young 26.
Reddit app Baconit for Windows Phone has been updated to version 2.5 adding some useful new features including Windows Phone 8 support, lock screen notifications and new live tiles.
Reddit announced today that it is expanding its Reddit gold program to help pay for its server costs, which now include paying for 3.8 billion (with a b) page views a month.
Reddit and other major websites experienced outages thanks to a problem at one of Amazon's cloud-based server operations located in its Northern Virginia center.
Facebook has just added a new recommendations bar feature for external websites, allowing its users to find articles that their Facebook friends like and want to share with others.
The previously revealed Internet Defense League has formally launched today with plans to place real world "cat signals" around the world as part of its launch plans.
Links to Imgur were blocked by Facebook for a period of time on Monday, because the site was accidentally deemed "spammy." The engineer responsible for the error apologized on Reddit.
Digg, the long lost darling of the internet, has reportedly been acquired by Betaworks, the company behind Bitly, for a mere $500,000, a far cry from the $200 million Google offered them back in 2008.
Reddit and many other major websites went down on Saturday afternoon and evening due to a bug that didn't take into account the "leap second" that was added to the world's clocks.