Shutting out the spooks and other criminals
Software Giant Microsoft has joined Mozilla and will consider blocking the SHA-1 hashing algorithm on Windows to keep the US spooks from using it to spy on users computers.
Office 365 users to kiss free storage goodbye
Microsoft had capped the unlimited free storage for Office 365 users and it has dropped the free One drive from 15GB to 5GB.
All your bases are belonging to Microsoft
Those running older versions of Windows with their updates switched on could find that Microsoft will automatically upgrade them to Windows 10 next year
Android won the war
Search engine Google looks set to scrap its Chrome OS and replace it with a consolidated version of Android that runs on PCs.
This is a dead Spartan
Microsoft’s Edge, formally known as Spartan, appears to be grinding to a halt and no-one seems to be caring much about it.
Provides a decent performance boost
Microsoft's upcoming DirectX 12 API will bring plenty of performance improvements but one the most impressive is its ability to mix GPUs and combine Radeon and Geforce graphics cards for some extra performance.
Expecting limited orders
Fruity cargo cult Apple does not appear to believe that it can beat Microsoft’s new Surface Pro, even though it copied all its key elements.
First growth in 15 years
For ages Microsoft has suffered from static growth and a share-price which was more consistent than the speed of light.
You get nothing for free
Those who really believed that Microsoft was going to not make any money off the back of Windows 10 will be disappointed to discover that the software giant is experimenting with adverts.