Microsoft Details Xbox Series X Backward Compatibility: Double FPS and 1000s of Games

Xbox Series X will support titles from Xbox, Xbox 360, and Xbox One and improve the performance of each game.

Microsoft’s Windows Spellcheck Arrives on Edge and Chrome

Developed by Microsoft with help from Google, Windows Spellcheck is a new standard tool for Chromium-based browser.

Microsoft Depreciates Legacy Edge and Removes Cortana in Windows 10 May 2020 Update

Microsoft has listed depreciated and removed features from Windows 10 May 2020 Update, including Edge and Cortana.

Microsoft Blocks Windows 10 May 2020 Update on Memory Integrity Enabled PCs

Microsoft says an error with incompatible drivers means users cannot update to Windows 10 May 2020 Update if Memory Integrity is enabled.
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Microsoft Releases Windows Server Version 2004

Windows Server version 2004 is not available, coinciding with the launch of Windows 10 Version 2004, and focused on a smaller footprint.

Microsoft and Workday Announce Cloud Partnership

Microsoft and Workday are partnering to bring Microsoft Azure to Workday Adaptive Planning alongside integration with Microsoft Teams.

Microsoft MRTK Examples Hub Brings More Features to the MRTK-Unity Project

Users of the Microsoft Reality Toolkit (MRTK) can now use MRTK Examples Hub to see sample scenes from the toolkit.

Microsoft Lists Could Enjoy Instant Success in the Collaboration Market

Microsoft Lists was announced last week and could jump straight into the task management market as a leader.

Microsoft Windows Package Manager Accused of Copying Open Source AppGet Tool

The developers of AppGet says Microsoft’s new Windows Package Manager (winget) copies his tool following a meeting with the company last year.

Microsoft Aims Universal Print for a Q4 2020 Release

Universal Printer is a cloud-based printer platform that is currently in preview. Microsoft wants a full launch later this year.

Microsoft’s Outlook Spaces (Project Moca) Reaches Office Insiders

Outlook Spaces, a project management services that competes with Trello, is now rolling out to Office Insider members.

Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services Receives Pronunciation Assessment

Microsoft also announced Speaker Recognition improvements for Azure Cognitive Services, as well as an update to Personalizer.

Microsoft Sticks with Skype, Issues Major Update with 3X3 Video Call Support

Skype is not giving way to Microsoft Teams just yet. Version 8.60 adds support for nine participants on a video call and many other new features.

Slack CEO: Microsoft “Unhealthily” Focused on Using Microsoft Teams to Kill Slack

Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield says Microsoft Teams is not a Slack competitor, so Microsoft’s obsession with competing makes no sense.

Windows 10 May 2020 Update Launch Coming This Week as Microsoft Adds Release Information

Microsoft has updated its release information page for Windows 10 May 2020 Update, suggesting the update is coming soon.

Microsoft Edge Easter Egg Surf Game Now Available to Everyone

The Microsoft Edge Easter Egg game teased last November has left preview and is now available to all Edge users.
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Facebook Accuses NSO Group of Targeting Users in New Pegasus Spyware Campaign

Investigators claim NSO Group is behind a campaign to infiltrate Facebook by mimicking the company’s login page.

Microsoft Acknowledges Windows 10 KB4556799 Bug Causing BSOD Crashes

Windows 10 KB4556799 appears to have its fair share of bugs, including causing BSODs. Microsoft says a fix is coming.

Microsoft Demos Supercomputer Built with OpenAI

Microsoft demoed the supercomputer it built with OpenAI that was announced at Build 2020, showing impressive results.

Microsoft Surface Patent Sparks Smart Speaker Hopes

A new patent for a Microsoft Surface smart speaker suggests the company is finally working on a smart home device.