Author: Pradeep

Brydge announces standalone precision trackpad for Windows PCs

Accessory maker Brydge has recently announced W-Touch, a wireless standalone trackpad for Windows PCs and laptops. Featuring a massive touch area of 140 mm x 84 mm, the W-Touch brings Apple Magic Trackpad-like experience for Windows. The W-Touch also supports multi-finger gestures. Whether you’re a creative genius or a productivity machine, the W-Touch brings every […]
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Report: Microsoft to invest $100 million in ShareChat

ShareChat is an Indian social media platform with over 60 million monthly active users across 15 languages of India. It directly competes with ByteDance’s Helo app in India. Livemint today reported that Microsoft is in talks with ShareChat to invest around $100 million. Interestingly, after the Indian government banned TikTok last year in the country, […]
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Samsung Galaxy Book S with Intel Core i5 hybrid processor now available for $949

Early this year, Samsung started selling the Galaxy Book S laptop with Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. In May, Samsung announced the Intel-version of the same laptop. This new Intel variant Galaxy Book S is powered by Core i5-L16G7 Lakefield processor (Intel Core processor with Intel Hybrid Technology). The Galaxy Book S is the first laptop in […]
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Outlook for Windows crashes immediately after starting up, Microsoft is investigating the issue

For many users around the world, Outlook for Windows client is crashing immediately after starting up. Microsoft is aware of this issue and currently investigating to find the cause. The latest update could be the cause of this issue. Meanwhile, users can access their mail through Outlook.com and Outlook mobile apps. We’re investigating whether a […]
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Bose AR platform is dead, apps will stop working within 30 days

Back in 2018, Bose announced its audio AR platform along with a premium sunglass called Frames. Frames sunglasses allowed users to stream music and information, take and make calls, and access virtual assistants. Using the Bose AR platform, applications utilized contextual audio to deliver first-of-a-kind experiences. Since the audio AR platform didn’t become what Bose […]
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Microsoft Bing Maps is switching to TomTom for base map data

Bing Maps Platform is powered by multiple data providers including HERE, TomTom and OpenStreetMaps. Back in 2016, TomTom first announced a partnership with Microsoft to bring enterprise-grade location-based services to Azure, based on TomTom’s maps, traffic and navigation software. Last year, Microsoft announced an expanded partnership with TomTom to bring TomTom’s maps and traffic data across […]
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Microsoft open sources GW-BASIC interpreter

Microsoft today announced that it is open sourcing GW-BASIC. In 1983, Microsoft released GW-BASIC for the IBM PC XT and compatibles. GW-BASIC is a BASIC interpreter derived from IBM’s Advanced BASIC/BASICA (a port of Microsoft BASIC) You can check out the source code of Microsoft GW-BASIC on GitHub today. The source code of GW-BASIC is written in assembly language. […]
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Microsoft to acquire CyberX, an Israel-based IoT security company

Microsoft to acquire CyberX, an Israel-based IoT security company

CyberX is an Israel-based startup that is developing a cybersecurity platform to reduce IoT/OT risk and preventing costly outages, safety and environmental incidents, theft of intellectual property, and operational inefficiencies. CyberX clients include three of the top 10 global pharmaceutical companies, three of the top 10 US energy utilities; multiple government agencies including the US Department […]
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Facebook now allows users to transfer their photos directly to Google Photos

Facebook now allows users to transfer their photos directly to Google Photos

Back in 2018, Facebook along with Microsoft and Google announced the Data Transfer Project (DTP). The aim of this new project is to build a framework with open-source code that can connect any two online service providers, enabling a seamless, direct, user initiated portability of data between the two platforms. Late last year, Facebook started […]
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Microsoft Bing partners with GoFundMe to help small businesses affected by COVID-19

Microsoft Bing partners with GoFundMe to help small businesses affected by COVID-19

Microsoft Bing today announced its partnership with GoFundMe to help small businesses affected by COVID-19. Any small business owner having a Bing Places for Business account can now easily set up a GoFundMe fundraiser to get financial support from the community. To maximize the reach of fundraiser, Microsoft Bing will promote the GoFundMe fundraiser on […]
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Google Podcasts app now available on App Store for iOS devices

Google Podcasts app now available on App Store for iOS devices

Google today announced the release of Google Podcasts app for iOS devices in Apple App Store. With Google Podcasts app, you can subscribe and listen to all your favorite podcasts, explore show and episode recommendations, browse popular and trending shows in comedy, news, sports, and more. Google Podcasts iOS app allows you to customize your […]
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Microsoft Teams to get several new features including real-time noise suppression in the coming months

Microsoft Teams to get several new features including real-time noise suppression in the coming months

With COVID-19 (coronavirus) continuing to impact people around the world, teams and schools everywhere are moving to remote work and distance learning. This has resulted in increased usage of communication tools like Microsoft Teams, Slack, Zoom, Hangouts and others. Recently, Microsoft shared that they saw a 500 percent increase in usage of Teams meetings, calling, […]
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Samsungs new 512GB eUFS 3.1 memory can store 8K videos and large-size image files without buffering

Samsung’s new 512GB eUFS 3.1 memory can store 8K videos and large-size image files without buffering

Samsung today announced that it has started the mass production of 512GB eUFS 3.1 for use in flagship smartphones. This new 512GB eUFS 3.1 offers three times the write speed of the previous 512GB eUFS 3.0. Samsung mentioned that eUFS 3.1 breaks the 1GB/s performance threshold in smartphone storage for the first time in the […]
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Microsoft Teams is not working as expected for some users

Microsoft Teams is not working as expected for some users

Microsoft Teams is not working as expected for some users around the world. Microsoft has acknowledged the outage. Microsoft has now informed users that it is investigating messaging-related functionality issue. Microsoft will provide an update with further information soon. We’re investigating messaging-related functionality problems within Microsoft Teams. Please refer to TM206544 in your admin center […]
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