Microsoft’s Kinect Finds New Life as a Ghost Hunting Tool in Australia

Electric Engineer Graham Lewis has fashioned a device from a Kinect which he believes can pick up spirits. Early tests revealed a small figure in Sydney's Station Q.
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ReCore: Definitive Edition Is Now Available to Preorder from the Microsoft Store

ReCore: Definitive Edition will release on August 29 and will bring the T8-NK Corebot frame, which was hastily removed from the base game. It will also include a new adventure, titled 'Eye of Obsidian'.
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Microsoft Releases ‘Windows 10 Accounts’ Chrome Extension for Automatic Sign-in to Azure AD Services

Windows 10 Accounts lets Azure AD users sign into their regular account and experience automatic sign-in on Office 365, OneDrive for Business, and more. It's available today in the Chome web store.

HMD Global Announces the Nokia 8, Its First Flagship Mobile Device

The Nokia 8 features a Snapdragon 835 processor, 4 GB RAM, and dual 13MP back cameras. It will debut in September alongside the latest Samsung and Apple devices.

EU-Funded PlusPrivacy Helps Users Protect and Sell Their Online Data

PlusPrivacy lets users intervene in the data websites collect, allowing for easy adjustment of privacy settings, tracker blocking, and the trading of that information for goods and services. It's available today as a Google Chrome extension.

Microsoft President Brad Smith Makes Personal Visit to Middle School Student Who Wrote Him...

Microsoft Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith paid a visit to Silverland Middle School to award a resourceful student with a Surface Laptop. The resulting video highlights the importance of early mathematical education.

Microsoft Reduces Brute Force Attack Threat with Azure JIT VM Access

JIT VM Access for Azure limits the exposure to brute force and port scanning attacks by only opening a port for a defined time and only allowing access to approved users.

The Microsoft Store Is No Longer Selling Lumia Phones in the US

With the removal of the Nokia Lumia 735 from the Microsoft Store, the company is no longer selling any first-party phones online.

Xbox One X Pre-Order Information Coming Today?

Microsoft teases information regarding Xbox One X for today. The most likely announcement is the reveal of when the console will be available for pre-order.
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OneNote for Windows 10 Gets Cleverer with August Update

OneNote on Windows 10 now supports Text to Math, Smart Lookup, and the ability to add online images. Other new features include improved tables and a zoom function.

Microsoft Debuts Azure Event Grid for Event-Programming Developers

Developers building event-based and serverless apps can use Azure Event Grid for a seamless development tool. The service supports an array of Azure services and is currently in preview.

Microsoft Rolls Out Windows 10 Anniversary Patch

A week after Patch Tuesday, Microsoft is back with a Windows 10 Anniversary cumulative update. This release solves several issues, but does not address a problem with the Windows Update history.