Kaspersky has issued an advisory about people getting their machines infected with malware by downloading fake Windows 11 installers like "86307_windows 11 build 21996.1 x64 + activator.exe".
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The Redmond tech giant has confirmed that the Microsoft Store for Business and Microsoft Store for Education are being killed off in Q1 2023. The portals are not supported on Windows 11 either.
Twitter has announced that it has finalized the scope of its Brand Safety audit to be conducted by the Media Ratings Council (MRC). The pre-assessment for this audit is kicking off soon.
Following the purchase of RiskIQ and ReFirm Labs, Microsoft has now acquired CloudKnox Security to offer unified privileged access and entitlement management in multi-cloud and hybrid environments.
In a letter to shareholders, Netflix has confirmed its plan to enter the gaming space. The company says that it will initially focus on mobile games and offer them to subscribers at no extra cost.
Google has announced a bunch of privacy- and security-focused improvements for Chrome 92. It has also stated that phishing detection is now 50 times faster and drains lower battery than before.
Microsoft has announced that the first public preview of SharePoint Server Subscription Edition, now available for download. IT admins can directly upgrade to it from SharePoint Server 2016.
Facebook has announced new content sensitivity controls in Instagram, with configurations allowing you to better moderate what kind of content you want to see in the Explore tab of the platform.
Microsoft has announced that it has started testing Team's native integration with Windows 11 for some Insiders today. Given that it is still being tested, there are a few limitations to note.
Chrome 92 will be rolling out later today. It contains a bunch of exciting features including enhancements to PWAs, Bluetooth device filtering, and deprecation of a problematic payment handler config.
Microsoft has reported that digital civility has taken a turn for the worse in the second and ongoing year of the pandemic. 18 out of the 22 surveyed countries reported net-negative stats.
Microsoft has detailed some legal activity that it is engaged in to restrict the use of malicious infrastructure such as typosquatted domains - called "homoglyphs" - that are used for impersonation.
Microsoft Teams users have been able to utilize meetings apps in pre-, in-, and post-meeting experiences on desktop since November. The capability is now being made available on mobile devices too.
Microsoft has highlighted numerous limitations in the design of the context menu in Windows 10 and detailed the enhancements it is making to its counterpart in Windows 11 to improve usability.
Developers now have up until March 31, 2022, to integrate Google Play billing into their apps if they sell digital goods. However, developers will have to file an appeal for an extension.
After releasing mitigations for a cyberattack that utilizes "DevilsTongue" malware developed by an Israeli company recently, Microsoft says that it is cracking down on private-state offensive actors.
A new report claims that Netflix may be expanding into the video games space as early as next year. While the distribution format and experience is unknown, the firm will reportedly not charge extra.
Twitter has announced that it is killing off Fleets next month. This news comes in just nine months after the feature's global launch. The company says that Fleets was not being used as intended.
Microsoft has announced some major changes to its commercial marketplaces including the reduction of transaction fees to 3%, separate pricing and the ability to sell software directly in Teams.
Microsoft has enhanced its Azure Event Grid and Azure Kubernetes solutions with tighter integration to more event sources. Improvements have been made to the Partner Center for ISVs as well.
At Inspire 2021, Microsoft has announced the Cloud for Sustainability initiative that will help organizations to measure and track their carbon emissions and also take act upon intelligent insights.
At its Inspire 2021 conference today, Microsoft has revealed several new initiatives to make it easier for customers to migrate and modernize their solutions on the company's Azure infrastructure.
Microsoft has issued an advisory about a cyberattack from a Chinese group targeting SolarWinds' products. A hotfix has been released but organizations are still advised to review guidance.
Google has been fined a whopping €500 million ($592 million) in France for failing to reach an agreement with news agencies about how they will be compensated for their content being displayed.
BlueMail developer Blix has frequently alleged that Apple unfairly suppresses the competition and has stolen its patented IP. However, its antitrust lawsuit has been thrown out of court yet again.
Google has revealed its Android Game Development Kit (AGDK), which is a set of tools and libraries to make game development easier and optimize the delivery and performance of games.
A new report claims that Apple may not include LiDAR technology in some of its upcoming iPhones after all. The depth measurement capability may only be reserved for the more premium iPhone 13 models.
A 27-year-old has been arrested for selling altered save data for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. The item had a price tag of $32 and included any perks and stats desired by the buyer.
Following the auctioning of a sealed Super Mario Bros. NES copy for $660,000 back in April, a 1987 copy of The Legend of Zelda has now sold for $870,000, making it the most expensive game sold ever.
Google has announced the Android ML Platform. Coming this year, it will make on-device inference easier by offering a consistent API and deeper integration with the OS without too many dependencies.
Microsoft has detailed its roadmap for Visual Studio Code for Java development. The company plans to enhance inner-loop development, build tools, security, and performance in the next six months.
Despite claims to the contrary, Microsoft says that its PrintNightmare patch works as intended. It states that security researchers who are calling it ineffective are using insecure configurations.
Google is deprecating support for Play Services on Android Jelly Bean. After SDK version 21.30.99's release in August, developers will have to utilize workarounds to add new components to their apps.
Citing internal emails, a new report claims that Microsoft is offering a $1,500 "pandemic bonus" to almost all of its employees. GitHub, LinkedIn, and ZeniMax staff are apparently not eligible.
Qualcomm has announced its first self-branded handset called "Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders". The device is designed by Asus, costs $1,499, and will be available in August 2021.
Microsoft has released version 126.96.36.199 of Skype Insider Preview. It packs interesting features such as support for animated backgrounds, customized call reactions, and split windows on Android.
OnePlus has admitted to throttling certain popular apps such as Facebook, Instagram, Chrome, Microsoft Office, and more on its OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro handsets. It says that it does this for optimization.
Microsoft has announced that it is suspending the SQL Server on Windows Containers Beta program due to ecosystem challenges and usage patterns. It has recommended the Linux counterpart instead.
U.S. IT firm Kaseya was rocked by a massive ransomware attack over the weekend in an attack that potentially affects thousands of companies. The responsible group has now demanded $70M in Bitcoin.