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Users rage against Microsoft for integrating "buy now, pay later" app into Edge

Microsoft announced plans a few weeks ago to build the Zip app directly into its Edge browser. The short-term financing service gives users the option to sign up on checkout pages when they enter their credit card number. It also appears as a prompt.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotDec 1st, 2021

Winter Olympics: Athletes Advised To Use Burner Phones In Beijing

New submitter sperm shares a report from the BBC: The Beijing Winter Olympics app that all Games attendees must use contains security weaknesses that leave users exposed to data breaches, analysts say. The My2022 app will be used by athletes, audienc.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News9 hr. 13 min. ago

Can Microsoft buy Activision? Here’s what may kill the deal

Microsoft announced that it plans to buy Activision Blizzard for nearly $70 billion, but the companies have a long road ahead before the deal closes......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 41 min. ago

Microsoft Teams walkie-talkie comes to Android and iOS

Microsoft Teams' walkie-talkie feature, which ensured easier communication for emergency workers during the pandemic, is now on Android and iOS......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 41 min. ago

The Surface Pro 7+ is $400 off at Walmart today

This Microsoft Surface Pro 7+ deal is made even sweeter with the bundled Black Type Cover. Don't hesitate on this huge price reduction......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 13 min. ago

Microsoft Surface Laptop 5: Everything we know so far

Microsoft hasn't talked much about a Surface Laptop 5, but that won't stop us from putting together this guide with everything we know and want......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 13 min. ago

Microsoft fixes Patch Tuesday bug that broke VPN in Windows 10 and 11

IPSEC and L2TP VPN connections could fail after installing January's updates. Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) Microsoft's monthly Patch Tuesday updates for Windows are generally meant to fix problems, but that isn't how it alw.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News13 hr. 41 min. ago

Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard purchase is a disaster for gaming

It probably won't be in the next couple of years, but the repercussions of Microsoft's Activision Blizzard deal are coming......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 13 min. ago

Safari and iOS users: Your browsing activity is being leaked in real time

Unfixed bug violating the Internet's most foundational rules is easy to exploit. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) For the past four months, Apple’s iOS and iPadOS devices and Safari browser have violated one of the Internet’.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News14 hr. 41 min. ago

Owl wing design reduces aircraft, wind turbine noise pollution

Trailing-edge noise is the dominant source of sound from aeronautical and turbine engines like those in airplanes, drones, and wind turbines. Suppressing this noise pollution is a major environmental goal for some urban areas......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 12 min. ago

4 takeaways from Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard bombshell

Microsoft's plans to acquire Activision Blizzard will entirely change the gaming landscape. Here's what you need to know......»»

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

Will Activision Blizzard games be Xbox exclusive? Look at history

Microsoft is likely going to do with Activision Blizzard the same thing it did with Bethesda's games, just on a larger scale......»»

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

Microsoft set to purchase Activision Blizzard in $68.7 billion deal [Updated]

Industry-shaking purchase could grow Xbox's sizable slate of exclusive franchises. Enlarge Microsoft announced plans on Tuesday morning to purchase gaming mega-publisher Activision Blizzard for a record-setting $68.7 billio.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News16 hr. 41 min. ago

Microsoft To Buy Activision Blizzard in $69 Billion Video Game Mega-Deal

Microsoft will buy the video game publisher Activision Blizzard in a $69 billion deal that would reshape the gaming landscape. From a report: The deal, if completed, would bring together Microsoft, which owns the Xbox game platform and the Xbox Game.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News17 hr. 13 min. ago

Microsoft to acquire Activision Blizzard in $68.7 billion deal

Microsoft on Tuesday announced plans to acquire Activision Blizzard in a blockbuster deal worth nearly $70 billion. It's one of the biggest acquisitions in the tech industry in recent years, one that will boost Microsoft's standing in the growing gam.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News17 hr. 13 min. ago

Microsoft set to purchase Activision Blizzard in $68.7 billion deal

Industry-shaking purchase could grow Xbox's sizable slate of exclusive franchises. Enlarge Microsoft announced plans on Tuesday morning to purchase gaming mega-publisher Activision Blizzard for a record-setting $68.7 billio.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News18 hr. 13 min. ago

Microsoft is acquiring Activision Blizzard in shocking deal

Microsoft announced its upcoming acquisition of Activision Blizzard and what will come with it......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 hr. 41 min. ago

Microsoft investors call gives more details on Activision Blizzard purchase

Microsoft's CEO alluded to Activision Blizzard's record of cultural toxicity as well, saying the company will have significant work to do......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 hr. 41 min. ago

Image: Rolling stones on Mars

There's more to this image of Mars than first meets the eye: nestled in the detail of the cliff face that cuts through this scene are signs of geology in motion. Zooming in reveals several boulders that have fallen from the cliff edge, leaving small.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Microsoft warns of destructive disk wiper targeting Ukraine

Ukrainian authorities blame Russia for attacks as geopolitical tensions escalate. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Over the past few months, geopolitical tensions have escalated as Russia amassed tens of thousands of troops alon.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Chromebook "Nearby Share" to Get "Self Share" to Send Files to Our Own Devices

Google is tweaking the Nearby Share feature to allow users to share files to their own devices. The new feature called 'Self Share' is now under development. Dinsan Francis writes via Chrome Story: Google recently launched a new feature called Nearby.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022