Talks that Microsoft was planning to kill off its beloved MS Paint application led to a flood of nostalgic lament Monday, but the tech giant has now reassured Windows users that the beloved computer graphics app is here to stay. Howls of protests and mournings, as well as some fairly...
When it all comes to an end! Redmond-based software firm, Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday (effective July 11th, 2017) announced it's officially ending support for their most popular version of its mobile operating system (OS); Windows Phone 8.1 OS. Meaning, the firm won't be pushing any sort of updates, security patches,...
Microsoft on Friday released a new Windows 10 Insider Preview build - changes how the system reacts to DPI adjustments. Users will no longer have to log out and log back in to fix blurry desktop apps, which are mostly related to old Win32 apps, after docking, undocking, and remoting. Presently, if...
A new chatbot by Microsoft, powered by artificial intelligence has stirred controversy, by saying the holy book Quran is "very violent," media reported. According to Buzzfeed News, although Microsoft programmed Zo, a chatbot designed for teenagers on the Kik messaging app, to avoid discussing politics and religion, it recently told a user that the Quran is...
Microsoft has apologized for accidentally releasing builds from some of its internal branches for PC and mobile that were rolled out due to the "inadvertent deployment" to the engineering system that controls the release of builds to the Windows Insiders. Microsoft was forced to apologize late on Friday night after...
Microsoft on Thursday announced a major redesign of its mobile app, including a “Highlights” feature that lets customers snap photos and videos that will be temporarily visible to their connections. The feature carries a strong resemblance to Snapchat’s “Stories.” That format has been growing in popularity within social and messaging...
Microsoft is planning to start storing its data on strands of DNA within the next few years, the company's computer architects have revealed. Microsoft expects to have an operational storage system using DNA within a data centre by the end of the decade, according to a report in MIT Technology...
Earlier this year, Redmond-based software firm, Microsoft Corp. announced that it was working on a solution that allows Git client to scale to really huge repos. The new solution was dubbed GVFS (Git Virtual File System); which virtualizes the file system beneath your repo and makes it appear as...
Microsoft at its much-anticipated "Microsoft Event" in Shanghai launched the all-new Surface Pro 2-in-1. The Redmond giant touts that the new Surface Pro is the company's "most versatile laptop." Starting at $799, the exterior of the Surface Pro looks a lot like previous models. A close looks reveals a slightly...
Today Microsoft revealed plans to deliver the complete, intelligent Microsoft Cloud for the first time from datacentres located in Africa. This new investment is a major milestone in the company’s mission to empower every person and every organisation on the planet to achieve more, and a recognition of the enormous...