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Discord walked away from Microsoft talks, may pursue an IPO

A month after reports that Microsoft sought to buy the hot voice chat app Discord surfaced, those talks are off, a source familiar with the deal confirmed to TechCrunch. Discord is considering plans to stay independent, possibly charting a path to it.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxApr 20th, 2021

5 investors discuss the future of RPA after UiPath’s IPO

We spoke to five investors to find out more about RPA. The general consensus? We're just getting started. Robotic process automation (RPA) has certainly been getting a lot of attention in the last year, with startups, acquisitions and IPOs.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 54 min. ago

Microsoft scraps its next-gen Windows 10X OS to focus on Windows 10 in 2021

Microsoft's lightweight Windows 10X operating system is not coming in 2021, as the company reportedly wants to focus on regular Windows 10 instead......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 55 min. ago

Microsoft Shelves Windows 10X, It is not Shipping in 2021

In late 2019, Microsoft announced Windows 10X, a new flavor of Windows 10 designed for dual-screen PCs. Windows 10X, Microsoft said at the time, will power dual-screen PCs from Asus, Dell, HP, Lenovo, and of course Microsoft. But it appears Microsoft.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 55 min. ago

Microsoft is finally updating its 26-year-old icons from Windows 95

Microsoft is giving Windows 10 a fresh coat of paint. But it's not just getting a touch-up — Microsoft is doing all the fine details, getting under the switch plates and sanding the molding......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News12 hr. 55 min. ago

5 investors discuss the future of RPA after UIPath’s IPO

We spoke to five investors to find out more about RPA. The general consensus? We're just getting started. Robotic process automation (RPA) has certainly been getting a lot of attention in the last year, with startups, acquisitions and IPOs.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 54 min. ago

Microsoft Is Finally Ditching Its Windows 95-Era Icons

Microsoft is now planning to refresh the Windows 95-era icons you still sometimes come across in Windows 10. The Verge reports: Windows Latest has spotted new icons for the hibernation mode, networking, memory, floppy drives, and much more as part of.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

Microsoft Bing opens Content Submission API as beta

This now only helps expedite indexing but also bypassing crawling, reducing server resources necessary for being indexed by Microsoft Bing. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article......»»

Category: internetSource:  searchenginelandRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

You CAN Get Started 3D Printing

In this episode of Make:cast, Make: books editor, Patrick DiJusto talks 3D Printing with the authors of Getting Started with 3D Printing, Second Edition, Liza Wallach Kloski and Nick Kloski. Liza and Nick run HoneyPoint3D, which started in 2012 as a.....»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

With new fonts and icons, Windows 10 will soon finally fresh design

On the same day that new system icons Windows 10 were spotted Microsoft detailed a new font that it is now planning to roll out......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

800 new emoji coming to Microsoft Teams, including a skin tone picker

Microsoft is giving you more ways to express yourself in Microsoft Teams with a new expanded emoji picker that's in public preview......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

The amazing story behind the making of Hublot’s $422,000 all-sapphire watch

Hublot's CEO talks about the technical challenge behind the Big Bang Integral Tourbillon Full Sapphire watch, which is made almost entirely from sapphire......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Microsoft exec confirms Xbox consoles have never been profitable

Epic's lawyer Wes Earnhardt questioned Wright about the Xbox ecosystem and whether it made a profit through hardware sales. "How much margin does Microsoft earn on the sale on the Xbox consoles?" he asked. "We don't. We sell the consoles at a loss,".....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

This month"s cumulative update for Windows 10 is a must if you"re seeing random high CPU usage

Windows 10 is now installed on over 1.3 billion devices, after adding 300 million monthly active users over the last 12 months. As with any operating system that's so widely used, Microsoft is constantly working to add more functionality and improve.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Windows 10"s Sun Valley update revamps icons used since Windows 95

Windows Latest spotted the revamp in the latest preview builds of Sun Valley, which is set to land in October or November. In addition to adding new icons for File Explorer and other apps, Microsoft is updating the icons inside the Shell32.DLL......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Best cheap Microsoft Surface Pro deals for May 2021

Microsoft Surface devices run the gamut when it comes to features and pricing, and with the lineup expanded with two new models for 2019, it’s not as easy as it was to find the right one for your needs. To help you out, we’ve scoured the web to b.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

At trial, Epic and Apple squeeze Microsoft over Xbox, xCloud restrictions

Questions over Xbox restrictions, xCloud's iOS struggles serve as comparison points. The monkey wrench of the legal system. (credit: Aurich Lawson) Microsoft Vice President of Xbox Business Development Lori Wright took center stage at the Epic.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

A Quick Introduction to Microsoft Azure Purview

Microsoft Azure Purview, first introduced in December 2020, is a cloud PaaS that provides a unified view of data sources across an organization. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Emerging open cloud security framework has backing of Microsoft, Google and IBM

Each of the big cloud platforms has its own methodology for passing on security information to logging and security platforms, leaving it to the vendors to find proprietary ways to translate that into a format that works for their tool. The Cloud Sec.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Phrase match is now the same across Microsoft Advertising and Google Ads; Wednesday’s daily brief

Plus, nearly half of TikTok users have purchased something they saw on the platform Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article......»»

Category: internetSource:  searchenginelandRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

The morality and efficacy of going public earlier

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. For this week’s deep dive Natasha and Alex and Chris dug into the world of the IPO. Not just the numbers and the.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021