According to online reports, Redmond-based software firm, Microsoft Corp. will be shutting down its open-source project hosting website that allows programmers to host and share the code of their projects; CodePlex effective December 15th, 2017. This was announced by the company's Corporate VP Brian Harry. Brian said that the CodePlex is...
Microsoft announced that it’s bringing support for Playable Ads to Windows 10, a feature which will allow users to see how an app works without having to download or install it first. The program’s preview launched last week in the Windows Dev Center. Once advertisers start to take advantage of it,...
Redmond-based software firm, Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday launched Visual Studio 2017 bringing new capabilities for developers to build any type of application for any platform. Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 is an integrated development environment (IDE), supporting developers of all types of applications, for every platform, in nearly every language. Its predecessor,...
Windows Insiders, a global community of people using technology to make a lasting impact on the world has opened applications for fellows from the East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda. The community aims at building and sustaining meaningful relationships with entrepreneurs and problem-solvers who think deeply about...
Microsoft back in August last year announced that they would be rolling out two major updates for latest operating system; Windows 10 later this year, but did not provide any timeline for the rollout of the updates. However, the first update which is said to be the 'Windows 10 Creator' is...
Gemalto is presenting the newest release of its On Demand Connectivity and eSIM technology for Windows 10 devices, in connection with Microsoft. Gemalto's release is compliant with the latest specifications and guidelines for remote SIM provisioning as laid out by the GSM Association. Roanne Sones, General Manager, Strategy and Ecosystem...
The reported earning of Microsoft from the second quater released yesterday(Thursday) show that newly-acquired LinkedIn made $228 million in revenue towards its bottom line, but also lost $100 million in net income. In total, Microsoft generated $26.1 billion in revenue for the quarter, meaning LinkedIn’s contribution is less than 1 percent. If we are to...
According to research firm Oxfam International; an international confederation of charitable organizations focused on the alleviation of global poverty, Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates' fortune is growing at 11% per year since 2009 which will make him the world's first trillionaire in the next 25 years, at the age of 86...
Microsoft is working on a new "Game Mode" feature for Windows 10 that will enhance the PC gaming experience of users making it run faster. It will arrive with the Creators Update later this year, and some elements have started rolling out to Windows Insider Preview users. The announcement came...
The latest Insider Preview builds of the Windows 10 Creators Update include a feature called Dynamic Lock, which will attempt to detect when you are no longer present in front of your PC, and lock the device for extra security. Internally referred to as 'Windows Goodbye', the feature intelligently locks your device...