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Microsoft Replicates Windows Disk Cleanup with New Settings App Option

Windows 10 1803 Spring Creators Update takes step towards removing the traditional Disk Cleanup tool as the company further pushes towards the Settings app.

Reddit AMA: Microsoft Hints at Linux Chromium Edge, Promises Not to Remove Adblockers

In a Reddit AMA, the Microsoft Edge dev team talked about its plans for its Chromium-focused future, including Linux, privacy features, and more.

Microsoft Releases First Windows 10 20H1 ISO Images

Microsoft has rolled out build 18912 ISO images for Windows 10 20H1, now available on the Fast ring for Insiders.
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Microsoft Forced to Hand Over Skype Data as Belgian Court Gets Tough

Microsoft is once again feeling the wrath of the tough European legal system and must now give Skype data to Belgian authorities in cases of criminal investigation.

Microsoft Blocks BLE Security Keys in Windows Following Vulnerability Expansion

Microsoft has blocked BLE security keys from pairing with Windows, following similar actions taken by Google recently.

Microsoft Urges Users to Patch Against BlueKeep Windows Vulnerability

Microsoft says patches exist to protect legacy Windows from the BlueKeep flaw, which is in the wild and likely to be exploited soon.

Windows 10 20H1 Preview Build 18917 Arrives on the Inside

Preview build 18917 is a Windows 10 20H1 release that adds Windows Subsystem for Linux 2.0 and adds Microsoft’s bandwidth controls for updates.

Windows 10 Preview Gives Hints at an OS and Shell Breakup

Windows 10 build 18917 hints at a separation of elements like the Action Center and Start Menu in the first half of 2020, opening the OS to a more modular experience.

Microsoft Builds New Redmond Headquarters in Minecraft

Users of Minecraft Education Edition can now explore and create within Microsoft’s upcoming new campus thanks to a commissioned build developed by Blockworks.

Microsoft Fixes Four of SandboxEscaper Disclosed Exploits During Patch Tuesday

Unfortunately, a patch for the fifth zero-day published by SandboxEscaper will not arrive until later, Microsoft confirmed.

Microsoft Brings Intuitive 3D View to Paint 3D

3D View for Paint 3D allows users to see a 360 degree view of their creations and edit them directly without moving back to the 2D view.

Microsoft’s New OneDrive for Android UI Ditches Business Design for Social Media Influence

Android users of OneDrive are receiving a new design interface through Version 5.1 of the cloud storage service.

New Microsoft Prototype Gives Outlook to Sunglass-Sized HoloLens Successors

Microsoft Researchers are working to improve hard- and software for mixed reality. With a new prototype in sunglass-format they give an outlook of what a future HoloLens successor could possibly look like.
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Mojang Lead Hints to Minecraft Update 1.10 with a New Mob

Minecraft's lead developer says that he's working on a new mob for the popular sandbox video game.

Microsoft Details Roadmap for Merging UWP and Win32 App-Experience

With Microsoft's XAML Islands v1 now live, it has shared its plans for v2 and 3, which will bring UWP and win32 apps even closer together.
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Microsoft Issues Fix for Major Windows NTLM Flaw During Patch Tuesday

Security researchers have discovered a major flaw in Windows NTLM authentication protocol that affects all Windows versions.

Xbox One Finally Gets YouTube 4K Support

A year after bringing 4K capabilities to Xbox One, the YouTube app will finally play 4K content at 60 frames per second.

Microsoft May Have Killed UWP with Win32 Game Support on Microsoft Store

Microsoft’s decision to allow Win32 games in the Microsoft Store may have ended the company’s UWP plans for the future.
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Microsoft Launches Video-based Screen Sharing for Skype for Business on iPhone

The feature offers up to 5% more reliable, a 6:1 framerate improvement, and a better low bandwidth experience. Skype for Business v6.7 also comes with some minor design and performance enhancements.
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Microsoft Could be Readying Two New Xbox One Controllers

According to a Swedish website, Microsoft is readying two new official gamepads for the Xbox One console, bringing some fresh hardware to the product.

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