Category: Microsoft

Deal Alert: Microsoft Surface Laptop Go with 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD now available for just $699

Back in October, Microsoft announced Surface Laptop Go, the lightest and most affordable Surface Laptop. Surface Laptop Go is ultra-light at 2.45 lbs (1.1 kg) with a portable profile comprised of premium materials and it is available in three metal color options of Ice Blue, Sandstone, and Platinum. You can now get the Surface Laptop […]
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Microsoft details Satin, a new AI powered audio codec that powers Teams

Skype invented the Silk audio codec and transformed the VoIP industry. Silk is an adaptive variable bitrate codec that can seamlessly switch from delivering narrowband (8 kHz) speech at ultra-low bandwidth of 6 kbps to offer a near-transparent quality speech at higher bit rates. After acquiring Skype, Microsoft started using Silk audio codec in its […]
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Microsoft announces several new updates to its partner program

Microsoft’s partners influence more than 95% of Microsoft’s commercial business revenue. During the State of the Partner Ecosystem digital briefing today, Microsoft announced several new updates to its partner program that will allow partners to co-innovate and develop next-generation Microsoft-based solutions. You can read about the partner program updates below: Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program: […]
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Microsoft Edge Legacy will be removed with April’s Windows 10 Update Tuesday release

Microsoft today announced that Microsoft Edge Legacy desktop application will be removed with April’s Windows 10 Update Tuesday release. The new Microsoft Edge browser will be installed as part of the Windows 10 cumulative monthly security update releasing on April 13, 2021. Following Windows 10 versions will be affected by this change: Windows 10, version […]
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Microsoft surpassed $5 billion in gaming revenue for the first time, Xbox Live now has more than 100 million users

Microsoft announced the results for the quarter ended December 31, 2020. Revenue was $43.1 billion and operating income was $17.9 billion. Microsoft’s gaming business had a great quarter with some record numbers. Xbox content and services revenue increased 40% when compared to last year. Microsoft also surpassed $5 billion in gaming revenue for the first […]
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Microsoft releases Windows 10 Build 21296 with converged clipboard history design and several bug fixes

Microsoft today announced the release of Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 21296 (RS_PRERELEASE) to Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel. This new build comes with the converged clipboard history design, the ability to manage Storage Spaces from within Settings and several bug fixes. What’s new in Windows 10 Build 21296: Changes and Improvements We’re starting […]
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Concerns remain about Microsoft Teams employee analytics

Microsoft was embroiled in a controversy last year when they unveiled their new Productivity Score feature, an element of their new Microsoft Workplace Analytics tool, which would assign a number to how well an employee was engaging with their work and colleagues using electronic communication, with many calling the micro-managing surveillance dystopian. Microsoft responded to […]
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Hackers offers to sell Microsoft, Cisco, more source code related to Solarwinds incident

We reported last week that Microsoft’s investigation of the Solarwinds hack discovered that hackers appear to have compromised some of their internal accounts and had viewed some Microsoft source code. Now a hacker is offering to sell access to the Windows 10 source code for $600,000. Gallery The news was reported by security researcher Jake […]
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