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Microsoft announces to introduce new version of Windows for school going students

The American tech company Microsoft has announced to introduce a new version of Windows 11 for school-going students. According to Microsoft, Windows 11 is specially designed to run on low-cost laptops. This version of Windows would run on laptops manufactured

Microsoft takes over Apple due to global supply chain problem

Microsoft has taken over Apple as the world’s most valuable company following Cupertino and Aramco. World’s famous tech company Apple’s stock market value has lowered by Microsoft in 2021. On Friday, Microsoft now sits at a market value of $2.46

Bill Gates’ daughter marries her Egyptian fiancé in Muslim ceremony

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates’ eldest daughter has married her Egyptian fiancé in a Muslim ceremony. Bill Gates and his ex-wife Melinda Gates has walked down their eldest daughter Jennifer to the aisle together. Jennifer Gates had a lavish style wedding

Microsoft to shut down LinkedIn in China

SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft is pulling the plug on LinkedIn in China nearly seven years after its launch, marking the retreat of the last major US-owned social network in China as authorities tighten their control over the internet. LinkedIn said in

You can now sign into a Microsoft Account without password

SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft now lets you remove passwords from Microsoft accounts as its embraces a passwordless future. The software giant will let consumers sign into their Microsoft accounts with its Microsoft Authenticator app, Windows Hello, a security key, or an

Microsoft launches new Windows 11 operating system

SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft has unveiled Windows 11, its first major operating system revamp since 2015 with new changes that take direct aim at Apple’s lucrative App Store business model. Windows 11, which will hit the market by the end of

Microsoft blames error for not showing images of Tiananmen ‘tank man’

SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft blamed “accidental human error” for its Bing search engine not showing image results for the query “tank man” in the United States and elsewhere on the Tiananmen Square crackdown anniversary. Many users including in the United Kingdom,

Microsoft wins $21.9bn military contract to supply AR headsets

WASHINGTON: Microsoft said it has won a deal to sell the US Army augmented reality headsets based on its HoloLens product and backed by Azure cloud computing services. The contract could be worth up to $21.88 billion over 10 years.

LinkedIn restored after users report outages

SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft Corp’s professional networking site LinkedIn said it had resolved a technical glitch on its platform after thousands of users reported difficulties in accessing the website. Downdetector, an outage tracking website, showed there were close to 26,000 incidents

Microsoft’s Bing ready to step in if Google exits Australia

SYDNEY: Software giant Microsoft is confident its search product Bing can fill the gap in Australia if Google pulls its search over required payments to media outlets, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said. Australia has introduced laws that would force internet

Microsoft to establish first regional data centre in Taiwan

TAIPEI: Microsoft has announced to build its first cloud-computing data center in Taiwan and turn it into a key operating hub in the region amid uncertainty created by an intensifying US-China war. The US software giant said the company also

Microsoft teams up with Elon Musk’s SpaceX for space initiative

SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft is partnering with billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk-led SpaceX and others as it expands its cloud-computing platform into space. The partnership would allow Microsoft to connect its Azure cloud computing platform to SpaceX’s network of low-Earth orbiting satellites,

Microsoft’s offer to buy TikTok’s US operations rejected

WASHINGTON: US tech giant Microsoft said its offer to buy TikTok was rejected as the deadline looms for the Chinese-owned video app to sell or shut down its US operations. TikTok has been at the center of a diplomatic storm

Microsoft, Zoom stop Hong Kong data requests

SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft and Zoom joined other internet firms that have stopped considering requests by Hong Kong’s government for information on users after China imposed a sweeping new security law. Microsoft and Zoom said they are halting consideration of data

Remembering child prodigy Arfa Karim

The eighth death anniversary of the youngest Pakistani computer prodigy Arfa Karim Randhawa is being observed today. Arfa Karim earned laurels at the ripe young age of nine when she become the youngest Microsoft Certified Profession. She was invited by

Microsoft Japan experiments four-day work week: report

JAPAN: Microsoft Japan experimented with a four-day work week for a month and gained promising results. According to the Guardian’s report, the US IT giant in Japan closed offices on each Friday in August. The 2,300 full-time employees got special

Microsoft beats Amazon for Pentagon’s $10 billion contract

WASHINGTON: Microsoft has won the Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud computing contract, the Defense Department said on Friday, beating out favorite Amazon. The contracting process had long been mired in conflict of interest allegations, even drawing the attention of President Donald