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Microsoft’s Build 2016 conference to take place on March 30

Microsoft’s next Build conference starts on March 30 in San Francisco. The Build 2016 conference will be held between March 30 and April 1 next year. The announcements at the event are said to be around ‘the future of Microsoft and Technology’. //Build is back in San Francisco, Mar 30 – Apr 1! Developers, join us

Microsoft will support Windows 10 mobile till January 2018

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Unlike iOS and Android, Microsoft offers just one version for a longer period of time along with regular updates and newer builds for users. Microsoft has now confirmed that they will provide support to Windows 10 mobile till the end of 2017 for all users. According to Microsoft, the company will make updates available for the operating system, including

You can’t turn off automatic updates in windows 10

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Microsoft will force Windows 10 Home users to download and install updates to its operating system without any options to turn them off. A final version of the OS, distributed to testers this week, contains a clause in the end user license agreement (EULA) that reveals Windows 10 users will receive “automatic updates without any

Microsoft’s bold ambitions for future

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Underscoring three bold ambitions for Microsoft, the tech giant’s India-born CEO Satya Nadella today said the company will focus on personal computing, reinvention of productivity and business process and building an intelligent cloud platform. Nadella, 47, was addressing over 12,000 Microsoft partners, senior company executives, technology experts and analysts during the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference

Microsoft announces Azure Data Catalog

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Microsoft is introducing Azure Data Catalog. Still in preview, it’s a cloud tool for registering and finding data repositories registered by companies.

When a data set is registered, the company can assign it metadata and descriptors. As users discover the data, they can add their own tags or descriptions to help future users find it.

Microsoft’s Westminster: Developers can now port from iOS, Android to Windows 10

Microsoft isn’t leaving any stone unturned to ensure that is meets its target of 1 billion downloads of Windows 10. To ensure that a substantial number of apps are found on Windows 10, Microsoft has now announced Project Westminster. In a post on the Windows blog, Kiril Seksenov, and Engineer on the Microsoft Edge Web

Microsoft to cut 7,800 jobs; writes off $7.6 billion in Nokia deal

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In a major restructuring of its mobile devices business, US tech giant Microsoft on Wednesday said it is writing off US $7.6 billion it spent on acquiring Nokia and will cut 7,800 jobs, but was silent on India impact. “I want to update you on decisions impacting our phone business… We anticipate that these changes,

Windows still runs on 90% of computers around the world

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According to NetMarketShare, as of June 2015 Windows was still operating on more than 90% of the computers in the world. The July 29 release of Windows 10 should cement Microsoft’s hold on computers, though the company has faced several challenges in breaking into the mobile market. Microsoft’s operating system runs on 90.85% of the

The new Microsoft Edge browser logo

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Microsoft’s new Edge browser was supposed to mark a break from Internet Explorer. Yet the Edge logo, added to a preview version of Windows 10

The famous blue “e” with the orbital rings around it has symbolized Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser since 1996 (IE 3 was the first version to sport the logo). But in recent years, the “e” has become synonymous with bugs, security problems and outdated technology.

Upcoming Windows 10 Mobile camera supports Face tracking

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The latest version of Windows Camera on Windows 10 Mobile now supports a feature not present in Windows Phone 8.1

Window Camera version 5.38.2004 now supports face tracking via the front facing camera, which should help those who want to frame the best shot.