Microsoft Opens Skype UserVoice Site for Feature Requests

Users can now make requests to Microsoft regarding Skype. The company has opened a new UserVoice website for users to offer advice on the future of the service.

Reported Chromebook Dual-Boot Feature Shows Even Google Needs Windows 10

Google is developing a new Chromebook dual-boot ability that will let users run Windows 10 on their Chrome OS machines.

Microsoft Store Testing New Membership Category

Available on the Insider, the new Membership section of the Microsoft Store seems to be a place Microsoft can sell subscription-based services.
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Report: Intel to Launch 9th-Generation Core Processors in October

Among them will be the Intel Core i9-9900K, with 8 cores and 16 threads. Joining the flagship will be a new Core i7 and Core i5.
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New Surface Pro Firmware Makes Surface Pen More Accurate

Microsoft has finally fixed a problem with the Surface Pro where the Surface Pen was not accurately interacting with the screen.

Power BI Desktop’s August Update Brings Python Integration, Export to PDF, and More

Power BI's August update introduces a number of important features, from a Spark connector to custom Scatter Chart visuals, theming, bookmark groups, and more.

Microsoft Store Booths Ask Volunteers to Offer Personal Data for Mixed Reality development

At some Microsoft Store locations, the company is asking customers to provide mixed reality data for future products.

Tim Cook Takes Aim at Spotify, Apple Music is “Not in it for the...

Apple CEO Tim Cook says Apple Music uses human curators because the company loves the art in a direct swipe at Spotify’s algorithms.

Microsoft’s AltSpaceVR Social Network Gets Custom World Creations and More

AltSpaceVR now lets users create a custom world where their friends can play games, watch YouTube videos, chat, and create art.
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Microsoft Teams Gets Adobe XD Integration for Prototype Comment Sharing

Microsoft Teams has scored integration with Adobe XD, enabling comment notifications, rich information links, and more.

iOS 12 Appears to Improve iPhone’s Portrait Mode with Better Edge Details

iOS 12 appears to greatly increase iPhone's edge detection, allowing it to detect individual hairs in Portrait Mode and decrease its historic business.

Microsoft Edge Makes Waves on Android as Play Store Rating Overtakes Google Chrome

Microsoft Edge for Android is now one of the highest rated browsers on Android, moving ahead of Chrome and drawing with Firefox. The accolade shows the success of the company's cross-platform push.
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Microsoft Azure Threatens to Drop ‘Free Speech’ Social Network Gab over Anti-Semitic Posts

Social network Gab has received a notice letter from Microsoft Azure for anti-semitism on its platform. Despite its own Terms of Use restricting hate speech, the platform has been heavily critical of Microsoft's threat.

Apple Explains Decision to Keep InfoWars App on App Store

Despite deleting Alex Jones’ podcasts, Apple says the InfoWars livestreaming application will remain on the App Store.

Windows 10 Preview Build 17733 Introduces Dark Theme for File Explorer

The latest Insider preview for Windows 10 Redstone 5 finalizes Microsoft’s plans for the dark theme on File Explorer, while making many changes to the Narrator.

Google Adds Chrome 68 Support for Windows 10 Notifications

Chrome 68 browser notifications will now appear in the Windows 10 Action Center, rolling out to users this week.

Windows Community Toolkit 4.0 Launches with Fluent Design Elements

Microsoft has launched version 4.0 of the open Windows Community Toolkit, also adding two new Microsoft Graph controls.

Microsoft’s Project Natick Fish Cam Brings Us Up Close and Personal with Underwater Storage

Microsoft has placed a camera at its Project Natick underwater datacenter site off the coast of Scotland, streaming fish interacting with mass storage.

Microsoft Windows 10 to Get Secure Sandbox Feature Called InPrivate Desktop

InPrivate Desktop is currently in preview and runs with Windows 10 Enterprise. It allows organizations to safely execute programs in a sandboxed environment.
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Microsoft Announces Ethereum Proof-of-Authority on Azure

Microsoft is embracing blockchain in enterprise with Ethereum POA on Azure, which could drive adoption and development in the crypto community.


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