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Lloyds Bank jumps onboard Microsoft"s Windows Hello secure payment tech

Microsoft joins forces with Lloyds Banking Group for more secure payments via Windows Hello. Allowing users to ditch their passwords completely, Microsoft has joined forces with the Lloyds Banking Group to pioneer new, quicker, and safer securi.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  techradarApr 17th, 2017

Headline trauma: Making excuses for Microsoft

Anytime Microsoft has a bad quarter it’s a great time to practice your creative writing skills.Writing for the very nice people and day trading aficionados and charming contrarians and alien face-huggers at Business Insider, Matt Weinberger has.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News2 hr. 4 min. ago

Weekly Rewind: Go karts on the high seas, security bots, and NASA probes

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from this week. The pos.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 49 min. ago

Military social network wants you to hire a vet for your next tech opening

 Veteran-focused social platform Sandboxx wants to pair its community members with experts who can ease their transition back into the workforce — and hopefully even land them a job. Global firm Betts Recruiting will join the self-descri.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 12 min. ago

Arcserve Jumps into the Archiving Software Market with Acquisition of New Email Archiving Technology

This IDC Market Note details the acquisition of FastArchiver by Arcserve and the planned release of Arcserve UDP Archiving. On April 26, Arcserve announced the acquisition of FastArchiver and its addition to the Arcserve UDP portfolio. The move marks.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News12 hr. 20 min. ago

Tencent to open AI research center in Seattle

 Chinese tech conglomerate Tencent will be opening a new AI research center in Seattle, according to The Information. The company has long had a core office in Palo Alto, but this will be its first major machine intelligence R&D effort in the co.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 21 min. ago

How seven mesh routers deal with Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)

The recent wave of new mesh router systems has brought with it changes besides the obvious increase in Wi-Fi range. For example, these mesh routers are more likely to insist on WPA2-AES encryption, as many have dropped support for the less secure.....»»

Category: networkingSource:  cwRelated News14 hr. 41 min. ago

Microsoft Announces Q3 FY 2017 Results

This week, Microsoft announced their earnings for the third quarter of their 2017 fiscal year. Despite missing some expectations in a few segments, Microsoft’s revenue was up 8% to $22.1 billion, and gross margin was up 10% to $14 billion, res.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News15 hr. 21 min. ago

Microsoft reinstates My People for Windows 10, connecting you to your BFFs

Microsoft’s feature for connecting you to close friends, known as My People, may have been cut from the Creators Update, but it has resurfaced as part of the latest Windows Insider build (16184) for Windows 10 PCs.With the Creators Update finis.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News16 hr. 13 min. ago

A Tech Bro Charged Thousands for an Island Getaway That Turned Into The Hunger Games [UPDATED] 

The distance between expectation and reality makes fools of us all, but it made the well-heeled attendees of an exclusive music festival in the Bahamas look particularly moronic late Thursday night. For tickets that started at $1,200 and went as high.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News16 hr. 13 min. ago

AI can now duplicate anyone"s voice based on just one minute of training

Do you remember the cool Mission Impossible tech that lets Tom Cruise’s character mimic the voice of any other character? Well, a Montreal-based startup called Lyrebird just invented it for real. The post AI can now duplicate anyone's voice ba.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 13 min. ago

Protecting your PDFs with a password is easier than you think, and you don’t even have to pay

Do you need to secure a PDF from prying eyes? This guide provides you with step-by-step instructions on how to password protect it so that no one can mess with your precious docs. The post Protecting your PDFs with a password is easier than you think.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 13 min. ago

How to master the start menu in Windows 10

In Windows 10, Microsoft has combined the best of older versions of the Start Menu and Screen into a new and surprisingly flexible way to manage your computer. This guide has everything you need to master it. The post How to master the start menu in.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 13 min. ago

Microsoft finally adds My People feature in latest Windows Insider build

Microsoft released Windows Insider preview build 16184 today, continuing its trek toward the next major Windows 10 update code-named Redstone 3. Today's release adds in the My People feature that was left out of Creators Update. The post Microsoft fi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 13 min. ago

Microsoft hires former FTC figure for new privacy role

 On Friday, Microsoft announced that it will create a new role for former Federal Trade Commissioner Julie Brill. Brill will take the lead on privacy, data protection and regulatory issues at Microsoft as the corporate vice president and deputy.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 5 min. ago

Report Shows Another Diversity Challenge: Retaining Employees

An anonymous reader shares a report: Women, blacks and Latinos are far more likely to quit jobs in tech than white or Asian men, according to a new report by the Kapor Center for Social Impact. The Oakland nonprofit commissioned an online survey by t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News17 hr. 41 min. ago

How seven mesh routers deal with Wi-Fi protected setups

The recent wave of new mesh router systems has brought with it changes besides the obvious increase in Wi-Fi range. For example, these mesh routers are more likely to insist on WPA2-AES encryption, as many have dropped support for the less secure.....»»

Category: networkingSource:  cwRelated News17 hr. 41 min. ago

‘10 Concerts’ Facebook Meme May Reveal More Than Musical Tastes

Privacy experts said the specific answers posted in response to the meme could be used by marketers to target ads or by hackers to breach secure accounts......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News17 hr. 41 min. ago

Bits: Daily Report: Cloud Computing Asserts Itself

Amazon Web Services has become the profit engine of the internet retailer. Can it stay ahead of rivals like Microsoft and Google?.....»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News17 hr. 41 min. ago

Why is Microsoft trying to turn its Surface business into the next Nokia?

Microsoft is developing a worrying habit of neglecting its hardware products. At first glance, it's easy to mistake the Surface Pro 4 for the Surface Pro 3. Microsoft's third-quarter financial results were published yesterday, and they had ma.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News17 hr. 49 min. ago

Microsoft Sets a Soft Expiration Date on Standalone Office Deployments, More News

Wehn Satya Nadella stepped in as CEO of Microsoft, the Redmond, Wash.-based company set a clear vision for its future — a future in the cloud and in services. What was never made clear was where this left users of its standalone Office softw.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News18 hr. 4 min. ago