It's been a very busy week in the Microsoft world, primarily due to the Ignite conference this week. Join us as we unpack that, Windows update woes, and more in our Microsoft Weekly digest.
Microsoft has recently revealed that a KB update in August's Patch Tuesday effectively breaks printing for some organizations by repeatedly requiring admin credentials when printing.
The first stable version of Debian 11 (codenamed "bullseye") has been released earlier today by the Debian Project. It comes with a lot of new packages and features, like exFAT support, and more.
According to a report, Microsoft's PrintNightmare security flaw is being exploited by a ransomware group called Vice Society. This group is apparently using an associated DLL to infect systems.
Following a number of reports that this month's Patch Tuesday updates for Windows 10 were causing blue screens of death with certain printers, Microsoft has now acknowledged the problems.
Mozilla has launched Firefox 86. It comes with a new anti-tracking tool, support for simultaneous Picture-in-Picture videos, a better printing screen, and performance and stability enhancements.
If you have ever wanted to see 3D printing taken to a whole new level, Weta Workshop is offering a behind the scenes look at its various creations for the upcoming film, Ghost in the Shell.
After admitting that it had pushed an update to some of its printers that forcibly disabled third-party cartridges, HP now says it will offer an optional update to remove that 'security feature'.
HP has agreed to purchase Samsung's printer business in a deal worth $1.05 billion - and under the terms of the acquisition, Samsung will acquire between $100 million and $300 million of HP shares.
Microsoft has now finally added printing support to its first major update for its Office for iPad apps, along with SmartGuides in PowerPoint and even more improvements.
Office apps for the iPad lack many features included in the full desktop applications, including the ability to print - but Microsoft hints that this function could be introduced if users demand it.
The United States Department of the State has forced Defense Distributed to remove the blueprints from their website. Although the site has complied, has the genie already been let out of the bottle?
The world may be in for a shock because it looks like we'll soon have the ability to use a 3D printer to create a fully working plastic firearm. What does this mean for the future?
Microsoft has revealed more information on how Windows 8 app developers can add printing features into their software, using the print contract to communicate with the print platform.
Time for another infographic! Today we look at the countries with the largest printing industries, including the USA, UK and Japan, and explores the sectors in which printing is most prominent.
Next year, over 314 million inkjet cartridges will be sold in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and 942 million cartridges that will be sold across the world in 2012; or thirty cartridges per second
Did you know that if you stacked all the pages printed in the world in 2010 in one giant stack, they would reach to the moon? That's 356,400 kilometers - more fun facts inside.
In a new post on the official Windows 8 blog, Microsoft talks about how it has improved the printing features in the next version of the Windows operating system, along with printing with Windows RT.
British researchers have developed a laser setup capable of erasing toner from a printed paper and enabling its reuse. The process works well for three times in a row at least.
Printing company Moo has joined a venture with Facebook in order to bring the Timeline profile design to the world of business cards, after the newer profile design went public.
Inkless printing company ZINK Imaging has completed its purchase of Konica Minolta's manufacturing facility in North Carolina, enabling ZINK to step-up production of paper for its Zero-Ink print process. ZINK Paper is special photo paper...
Hewlett-Packard Co. on Wednesday announced its entry into the $35 billion retail-photo-printing market, introducing a self-service photo kiosk and an in-store photo studio that will initially installed in Albertsons Inc. supermarkets and Longs Drug Stores....
This week the gang at PowerUser.tv discuss a biomedical breakthrough that allows doctors to print human organs, more privacy and anonymity slipping away on the Net thanks to the US Senate and chipmakers,...
Cypress Semiconductor and the UK's Cambridge Silicon Radio (CSR) have teamed up on a low-cost Bluetooth attachment for USB printers that allows wireless printing directly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. The USB dongle combines Cypress' USB On-The-Go...
With feverish demand for digital cameras fueling growth in the photography industry, manufacturers hope to persuade consumers that printing pictures is just as important as snapping them. Printing of digital photos, whether...
A group of six digital still camera makers and printer vendors, including Sony and Hewlett-Packard, have jointly proposed a new industry standard that allows images recorded by a digital still camera to be printed out...