Microsoft is discontinuing support for Skype for Business, Teams, and Yammer apps for Windows Phone. Development efforts will now be transitioned to the Android, iOS, and desktop counterparts.
Despite Microsoft's repeated requests for an extension to the standard 90-day disclosure deadline, Google has gone on to reveal a "medium" severity flaw in systems with UMCI, such as Windows 10 S.
Google has announced "Me Too Rising", a dedicated website which uses data from Google Trends to allow people to visualize the spread of the #MeToo movement and its impact worldwide.
Microsoft has announced that the desktop OneNote app won't be included in Office 2019, and new features won't be added to the current version. The company is recommending the Windows 10 app instead.
Microsoft has rolled out version 2.0 of Windows Template Studio, an extension for Visual Studio that allows developers to easily build UWP apps. The latest update features a better interface.
In order to comply with GDPR, Facebook is rolling out changes regarding how it handles customer privacy by asking users to make the decision about which data they want to share with the public.
Microsoft has released an extension for Google Chrome that protects your computer from malicious websites by essentially sending your browsing history to Microsoft for URL verification in real-time.
34 companies including Microsoft, Nokia, Facebook, HP, and Dell have signed the Cybersecurity Tech Accord, vowing to protect customers around the globe and not help governments launch cyberattacks.
It appears that T-Mobile has succumbed to customer backlash, and has vowed to hash and salt passwords before storing them. Passwords won't be visible to service agents anymore as well.
In a mind-boggling series of tweets, T-Mobile Austria's social media managers have confirmed that it stores customer passwords as plain text because its security is "amazingly good".
It appears that the first wave of Progressive Web Apps (PWA) has hit the Microsoft Store, with more than a dozen PWAs now available. More apps will likely make their way soon as well.
Microsoft has published the roadmap for Visual Studio 2017. Upcoming features include faster startup, customized install locations, and the ability to use the IDE across monitors with different DPIs.
It appears that Microsoft has started showing advertisements for Office 365 in its default Mail app on Windows 10. There doesn't appear to be an option to turn the ads off just yet.
Samsung has posted a strong earnings guidance for this quarter, saying that it made over $50 billion in sales. It also boasts nearly $15 billion in operating profit, likely due to its chip business.
New statistics from Facebook claim that as many as 87 million people may be affected by the data breach, with over 80% from the US, more than one million from the UK, and 500,000 from India.
Lindsay Lohan has lost a court appeal against GTA V again. The celebrity claims that the game features characters in her likeness, an allegation that courts have been firmly dismissing since 2016.
Microsoft has released an emergency Windows update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 systems to fix a serious memory bug that was introduced after a bungled Meltdown patch in January.
Terry Myerson is stepping down from his position as EVP of the Windows and Devices Group. Rajesh Jha, Harry Shum, and Scott Guthrie will be leading teams focused on accelerating AI and cloud efforts.
According to a report, the upcoming Windows 10 spring update has reached released to manufacturers (RTM) status with build 17133. The feature update is expected to begin its rollout on April 10.
In a rather daring move, SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk has deleted the companies' Facebook pages as part of the #DeleteFacebook challenge. The pages boasted over 5 million likes collectively.
Social media platforms Instagram and Snapchat have temporarily disabled integration with Giphy due to the presence of a "racist GIF" with racial slurs that pops up when a user types "crime".
Microsoft has clarified that there is no such thing as a "Microsoft Edition" of the Galaxy S9 handsets, and the devices do not come pre-installed with Microsoft apps, even if purchased from the firm.
It appears that Microsoft is gearing up to launch the "Surface Hub 2" this year, with upgraded hardware and software features in tow. The latter will also be brought to the original Surface Hub.
It appears that long-supporting app developer Kiloo has finally ended support for endless runner Subway Surfers on Windows phones, blaming Microsoft's "development plans" for the platform.
If you missed the Humble Store deal which gave away the Amnesia Collection for free a couple of months ago, fret not, because Steam has a similar deal lined up for a limited time only.
Microsoft's Windows Defender has reportedly prevented a "massive" coin mining malware outbreak. Users on Windows 7, 8.1, and 10 are safe, but Microsoft encouraged them to use Windows 10 or 10 S.
Microsoft has announced that it is retiring its Outlook Web Apps on Android and iOS. The apps will stop working in May 2018, and users will be required to migrate to the standard Outlook app.
Intel has announced its purpose-built Movidius Myriad X Vision Processing Unit (VPU) that will allow developers to build the "next generation" of deep neural network applications on Windows clients.
It appears that Control Flow Guard (CFG) in Windows 8.1 and 10 can be bypassed, effectively putting 500 million computers at risk. Microsoft is investigating the issue and should have a fix soon.
People still using Windows Phone 8.1 devices are having trouble with the Store - and no, it isn't related to the dearth of apps. They are being hit with error 80070020 and the usual fix isn't working.
Apart from multi-instancing support in UWP apps, Microsoft has announced the ability to build UWP console apps. Both classes of apps will also be able to take advantage of broader file-system access.
Microsoft has announced that you'll soon be able to run multiple instances of UWP apps in Windows 10 with the launch of version 1803. However, the feature is limited to desktop and IoT projects.
It appears that if you want to start anew in Metal Gear Survive without deleting your existing avatar, you'll need to pay 1,000 SV Coins. This will set you back $10 in a game that already costs $40.
Elon Musk is leaving OpenAI to avoid a potential conflict of interest, with artificial intelligence becoming a crucial component of Tesla cars. Gabe Newell and others have been welcomed as donors.
In a bid to raise the bar of excellence in devices being built for the enterprise, Google has announced the Android Enterprise Recommended program, which sets high standards for enrolled devices.
Google has exposed a "high" severity issue in Windows 10 version 1709, which allows the elevation of privilege by arbitrarily changing a file's security descriptor, but it can't be done remotely.
After Microsoft's failure to fix a flaw in its Edge browser in the allotted time, Google has publicly disclosed the bug - which allows bypassing Edge's ACG and creating an executable page in memory.
While Uber has been publishing its apps in the Windows Store since 2013, it appears that the ridesharing firm has finally lost interest in the platform and has dropped support for its Windows 10 app.
Following egregious behavior by content creators such as Logan Paul, YouTube will now be taking strict action against harmful channels, which includes suspension of ad revenue and removal from YPP.
Despite his apology, Logan Paul has learned nothing from his suicide forest fiasco, with the YouTuber again relying on shock value in his videos. YouTube has now temporarily suspended his ad revenue.