Category: <span>Microsoft</span>

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You can now install Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) with a single command

In the latest Windows Insider Preview builds, you can install everything you need to run WSL just by running wsl.exe --install. Today Microsoft announced that this functionality is now officially backported to Windows 10 version 2004 and higher. Using wsl --install Microsoft says the process to set up WSL was previously too complicated, involving turning on multiple settings and […]
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Skype now supports 1:1 Together mode, has new Scenes

One of the coolest video conferencing developments in recent years has been Together Mode, which places participants in virtual scenes. Microsoft led with this with Teams, but has also brought the feature to Skype. Previously this was confined to larger meetings, but in the latest news, Skype now supports Together mode for 1:1 calls, adding […]
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Microsoft releases Visual Studio 2022 Preview 2 with updated icons, Live Preview and more

Microsoft today announced the release of Visual Studio 2022 Preview 2 with new features. This preview release of Visual Studio 2022 comes with updated icons that are clearer and easier to distinguish. Also, the Preview 2 now supports several languages including English, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Czech, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), […]
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Confirmed: Microsoft to acquire RiskIQ, a leader in threat intelligence and attack surface management

Early today, we reported that Microsoft is planning to acquire RiskIQ for more than $500 million in cash. Microsoft has now officially announced the acquisition. RiskIQ is a cybersecurity company that offers relevant and actionable security intelligence to protect attack surface of an organization. “The vision and mission of RiskIQ is to provide unmatched internet […]
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You will soon be able to automatically delete Meeting Recordings in Microsoft Teams

Microsoft recently announced that users will be able to automatically record Microsoft Teams meetings.  Meeting organizers will be able to set a meeting to auto-record by checking the “Record automatically” setting from their Meeting Options page. This option can be enabled for a single meeting occurrence or for a series. The meeting will automatically start […]
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Many frustrated Insiders unable to install Windows 11 Dev build despite meeting hardware criteria

The roll-out of Microsoft first Windows 11 Insider build has been a bit rocky today, with many users unable to upgrade due to not meeting the hardware criteria, despite Microsoft saying this would not be an issue. Microsoft promised: “All Windows Insiders who have already been installing builds from the Dev Channel on their PCs up through […]
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