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Microsoft Pauses MSPAC Donations until February, Promises Consequences for Some Congress Members

Microsoft says MSPAC political donations are suspended until next month: “The company believes that opposition to the Electoral College undermined American democracy and should have consequences.”

Microsoft Reverses Decision to Double Xbox Live Gold Subscription Prices

Last week Microsoft increased prices across Xbox Live Gold membership tiers, but outrage at the decision as seen the company change its mind.

Microsoft Rolls Out Windows 10 Cumulative Updates to the Insider Program

Build 19042.782 is available for Windows 10 20H2 users on the inside, while build 21296 is for the Dev channel and Windows 10 21H1.

Windows 10: Debuts Tool to Help Developers Work with Win32 APIs in More Programming...

Microsoft’s win32metadata helps Windows 10 developers work with Win32 APIs more easily in more programming languages.

Apple Ready to Join the VR Party with Headset Launch in 2022

Apple has been one of the big tech hold outs in the VR space, but that could change in 2022 with the launch of a VR headset.

Samsung Display Advances Laptop Gaming With 90Hz OLED Screens

Samsung Display says it is developing the world’s first 90Hz OLED displays for gaming laptops, with the first shipping this March.

Microsoft Proposes Windows 10 Sun Valley Rounded Corners

Microsoft has proposed new rounded corners for Windows 10 Sun Valley on GitHub, potentially coming to Windows apps and menus.
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Malwarebytes Confirms SolarWinds-Related Attack Through Microsoft 365 and Azure

Security company Malwarebytes says it has been targeted by a SolarWinds-related attack coming from Microsoft services.

Here’s Microsoft’s Windows 10X Running on a Surface pro 7 and M1 MacBook

Windows hacker XDeltaXForce has got the upcoming Windows 10X running on a Surface Pro 7 and here are the results.

Microsoft Teases Affordable LTE Windows 10 Laptops and Classroom Pen 2 Update

Microsoft has made Bett Education Conference announcements, including new LTE Windows 10 PCs, a Classroom Pen 2, and Reflect for Microsoft Teams.

Microsoft Give Users of Cortana Control Over Voice Recording Access

Microsoft says users of Cortana and other voice-enabled service can now opt in or out of allowing the company to accessing audio recordings.

Microsoft Research VinVL Makes Vision-Language Breakthrough

VinVL is a Microsoft Research project that brings leading image encoding in the VL space and will be a part of Azure Cognitive Services.

HoloLens 2 Preview Update Brings Chromium Microsoft Edge

HoloLens 2 is finally getting the new Microsoft Edge experience, although with some limitations because of version availability.

GitHub Admits “Errors of Judgement” When Firing Jewish Employee Over “Nazi” Comment

GitHub admits mistakes were made when an employee was fired related to comments made during the Capitol riots.

Microsoft Azure PlayFab Expands to More Regions, Gains AMD VM Support

Microsoft’s Azure PlayFab cloud gaming service is now available in four new regions, while AMD virtual machines are now available for the platform.

Surface Duo Owner Claims Microsoft’s Smartphone Caused Burns When Charging

A Surface Duo owner took to Reddit to say their handset caused burns on the hand and the device when plugged in.

Microsoft’s Windows 10 News Feed Reaches Dev Channel Testing

Windows 10 News Feed is available in preview on the Dev channel, but remains limited to Insiders located in specific countries.
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Microsoft Cloud for Retail Announced as a Vertical Cloud Solution

Microsoft Cloud for Retail follows Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare as a vertical cloud offering a bundle of Microsoft Cloud services.

Windows 10X to Feature Anti-Theft Protection

Anti-theft Protection in Windows 10X is a feature that stops others from accessing a device without a PIN of Microsoft Account password.

Google Discloses Chrome Attacks Targeting Windows and Android

Google Project Zero has detailed major exploits in the Chrome browser against Windows and Android that happened last year.

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