Cisco Wants To Climb Back the Way Microsoft Did

The networking giant says it has turned a corner in its attempt to adapt to the cloud era. From a report: Cisco is hardly a failure. It produces billions of dollars in annual profits and is generally regarded as stable and well-run. But investors fea.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotOct 13th, 2021

Windows 11 Android app support rolls out to Windows Insiders

From today, beta channel Windows Insiders can preview the Android app experience on eligible devices. Insiders will find a limited selection of Android applications in the Microsoft Store that should look and feel like ordinary Windows 11 apps. Users.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News4 min. ago

Amazon’s Android apps come to the latest Windows 11 beta

Android app support has higher system requirements than Windows 11 itself. Enlarge / Android apps listed in the Microsoft Store. (credit: Microsoft) Windows 11 shipped without the promised support for Android apps from the Ama.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News2 hr. 4 min. ago

Mercedes-Benz and Microsoft HoloLens 2 show off augmented reality"s impact in the automotive space

For customers that bring in a hard-to-solve problem, it was common for Mercedes-Benz to call in a flying doctor, an expert from HQ that would fly in and get hands-on with an issue. That could take days to arrange, not to mention the costs and environ.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News4 hr. 31 min. ago

Microsoft Flight Simulator Game of the Year Edition lands on November 18 with DX12 support

Jorg Neumann, head of Microsoft Flight Simulator, revealed in a recent blog post that the Game of the Year Edition will include five new aircraft – the Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet, the VoloCity, the Pilatus PC-6 Porter, the CubCrafters NX Cub and th.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News4 hr. 31 min. ago

Windows 11"s latest printing issue requires admin access to print in certain scenarios

Microsoft revealed the recently discovered problem on Windows 11's known issues page. The bug results in a prompt demanding admin credentials when users attempt to print in environments where both the print server and print client are situated in dif.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News4 hr. 31 min. ago

Microsoft not done acquiring game studios following $7.5 billion Bethesda buyout, says Xbox head

The Wall Street Journal recently interviewed Microsoft's vice-president of gaming and head of the Xbox division Phil Spencer. During the publication's Tech Live event, Spencer confirmed Xbox is still willing to buy more game studios should suitable o.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News4 hr. 31 min. ago

Enthusiast manages to run Windows 11 on a single-core Intel Pentium 4 chip from 15 years ago

We’ve previously detailed on how you can bypass Microsoft’s TPM and CPU requirements to get Windows 11 running on your unsupported PC. And while that may be running an incompatible chip from just a few years ago, it turns out Microsoft actually s.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News4 hr. 31 min. ago

Xbox Game Pass subs have grown 37%, but Microsoft execs won"t be happy

Axios reports that Xbox Game Pass subs skyrocketed 86% between mid-2019 and mid-2020, jumping 86%—beating its target of 71%. The company wasn’t expecting FY2021 to be as successful so targeted a 48% growth goal, but XGP fell short......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News4 hr. 31 min. ago

Microsoft 365 will tell your boss if you"re misbehaving online

Upcoming Microsoft 365 updates will help companies crack down on risky online behavior......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News8 hr. 4 min. ago

Honor strengthens smartphone marketing in overseas channels

Honor, a spinoff from Huawei, has been re-establishing its partnerships with US-based vendors including Qualcomm, Microsoft and Intel since early 2020 and has risen to third place in terms of share in China's smartphone market. The company is now als.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News13 hr. 32 min. ago

Microsoft Officially Deprecates UWP

Microsoft continues to baby-step around the obvious, but it has officially deprecated the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) as it pushes the desktop-focused Windows App SDK (formerly called Project Reunion) and WinUI 3 as the future of Windows applica.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 4 min. ago

Microsoft is finally dropping UWP app support Windows App SDK, here"s why

Microsoft is finally dropping UWP app support Windows App SDK, here"s why.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News22 hr. 32 min. ago

Microsoft seems to be pushing developers away from UWP Windows apps

Microsoft could be getting ready to move on from Windows past by moving developers away from the UWP apps......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 19th, 2021

Bill Gates was told to stop "inappropriate" emails with Microsoft employee in 2008, report says

Years before Microsoft's board investigated a romantic relationship that founder Bill Gates had with an employee, Gates was told by fellow executives to stop inappropriately emailing with a different employee, Microsoft confirmed on Monday......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsOct 19th, 2021

Xbox Game Pass finally brings Outriders to PC today

Microsoft announced 11 new games coming to Xbox Game Pass in October, some of which are available starting today......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 19th, 2021

Microsoft Flight Simulator gets a Game of the Year Edition on Game Pass

Microsoft Flight Simulator is getting a new Game of the Year edition update coming to consoles, PC, and Game Pass......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 19th, 2021

Microsoft Surface Laptop Go is so cheap at Best Buy it could be a mistake

Save $150 on this fantastic Microsoft Surface Laptop Go at Best Buy for a limited time only.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 19th, 2021

Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable vs. Microsoft Surface Pro 8

The Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable won out over the Surface Pro 7, but the Surface Pro 8 takes back the top spot......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 18th, 2021

Security Threat Analyst Accuses Microsoft of Hosting Malware on Office365"s OneDrive

Slashdot reader juul_advocate quotes ITWire: A British tech researcher, who quit working as a security threat analyst with Microsoft a few months back, has called on his former employer to act speedily to remove links to ransomware on its Office365.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 17th, 2021

Microsoft is toying with a new way to roll out Windows 11 updates

Update Stack Packages in Windows 11 will deliver new update improvements outside of major OS updates......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsOct 16th, 2021