Ransomware makers using Microsoft mail flaw
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Could be risky


Ransom-seeking hackers have begun taking advantage of a recently disclosed flaw in Microsoft’s widely used mail server software, a researcher said late Wednesday - a serious escalation that could portend widespread digital disruption.

Germany badly hit by Microsoft flaw
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Thursday, 11 March 2021 10:56

Germany badly hit by Microsoft flaw


60,000 systems

More than 60,000 computer systems in Germany were exposed to a flaw that allows unauthorised users to access systems in Microsoft's email software, the head of its cybersecurity watchdog said on Wednesday.

Microsoft pulls quantum mechanics paper
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Tuesday, 09 March 2021 12:58

Microsoft pulls quantum mechanics paper


Turns out the truth cat was dead and not alive

A Microsoft-led team of physicists has retracted a high-profile 2018 paper that the company touted as a key breakthrough in the creation of a practical quantum computer.

EU gives Microsoft the rights to own Doom
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Tuesday, 09 March 2021 12:52

EU gives Microsoft the rights to own Doom


How apocalyptic

The European Commission has approved Microsoft's $7.5 billion deal to acquire ZeniMax Media, the parent company of Doom and Fallout studio Bethesda Softworks.

US government threatens to cancel JEDI
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Monday, 08 March 2021 11:21

US government threatens to cancel JEDI


The Force is not strong in this one 

Microsoft is in danger of losing a contract to provide $10 billion of cloud computing services to the Pentagon, a deal the government has threatened to scrap altogether after years of legal mess.

Apple fanboy shocked when Jobs’ Mob copies Microsoft
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Matyszczyk living with Edge

Apple fanboy and “Technically Incorrect" columnist Chris Matyszczyk must have thought he was onto a winner when he gave into the Microsoft pestering to download and try the new Edge.

Microsoft warns of Chinese attack
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Wednesday, 03 March 2021 12:19

Microsoft warns of Chinese attack


Email boxer rebellion

A China-linked cyber espionage group has been remotely plundering email inboxes using freshly discovered flaws in Microsoft mail server software.

Microsoft releases low power code
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Wednesday, 03 March 2021 12:15

Microsoft releases low power code


Wants PowerFx to become standard.

Microsoft today announced Power Fx, a new low-code language that will become the standard for writing logic customisation across Microsoft's own low-code Power Platform.

Microsoft Word gets autocorrect
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Tuesday, 23 February 2021 15:56

Microsoft Word gets autocorrect


Vole copies Smart Compose

Software King of the World Microsoft is about to jack an autocorrect function into Word which will pretty much do what Google’s Smart Compose feature does in Gmail and Docs.

Microsoft's next feature update is a bit of a snooze
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Only one real new feature

Microsoft announced the next feature release of Windows 10, Windows 10 21H1 and it only has one feature worth looking at.