Microsoft Modern Keyboard With ‘Hidden’ Fingerprint Scanner Launched

HIGHLIGHTS New Microsoft Modern Keyboard comes with a fingerprint scanner It has been priced at $129.99 (roughly Rs. 8,500) The fingerprint scanner is embedded inside the right Windows key Microsoft on Thursday silently unveiled a new keyboard, called the Microsoft Modern Keyboard. Priced at Rs. $129.99 (roughly Rs. 8,500), the new Modern Keyboard is listedRead More

WannaCry attacks prompt Microsoft to release Windows updates for older versions

The new patches include updates to Windows XP. Photograph: Jeff Christensen/Getty Images View more sharing options Shares 222 Alex Hern @alexhern Wednesday 14 June 2017 12.26 BSTLast modified on Wednesday 14 June 2017 12.50 BST Microsoft has released new security updates for older versions of Windows as it warns of potential cyber-attacks by government organisations. The patchesRead More

How Apple Lost Last Week to Microsoft

Last week, Apple and Microsoft had dueling product launch events. And in the tech version of this “Who wore it better?” contest, the winner seems to be: Microsoft. That’s right. At least in the microcosm of last week, Microsoft has made Apple look like the square, after lifting the veil on a 28-inch touchscreen all-in-oneRead More

Microsoft Planner Collaboration Tool Launched for Android and iOS

HIGHLIGHTS The app is eligible for Office 365 work and school subscription only Planner was launched last year in June It competes with services like Trello and Asana Microsoft Planner that was first only available on the Web, but it has now arrived on mobile as well. The Microsoft Planner app for Android and iOSRead More

Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Rolls Out World’s Largest Aeroplane, the Stratolaunch

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft’s Paul Allen has been building world’s largest aeroplane It is called Stratolaunch, will be larger than Howard Hughes’ 1947 plane It’s not to carry passengers, but rather rockets The initial construction on the massive aeroplane Paul Allen has been quietly building in the California desert is complete, and the vehicle, which would beRead More

Microsoft Releases Windows XP Security Patches for Additional Protection Against WannaCry-Like Cyber-Attacks

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft officially ended support for Windows XP in 2014 The company issued free security patches for Windows XP last month Microsoft has advised users to move to the latest versions of Windows Microsoft was criticised last month for not providing free security patches to Windows XP users early enough to help protect against WannaCryRead More

Windows Mixed Reality Development Kits Now Available for Pre-Orders; Microsoft Unveils Motion Controllers

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft earlier said it will ship development kits in March The new VR controllers will not work with HoloLens The new controllers don’t require any external sensors In March this year, Microsoft announced that the company will start shipping development kits for Windows Mixed Reality (earlier called Windows Holographic) later in the month itself.Read More

Microsoft launches new Azure intellectual property protections

Microsoft wants to help its cloud customers feel better protected from intellectual property lawsuit threats. To that end, the company is launching a new feature that’s designed to give them additional shielding. The Azure IP Advantage program provides a trio of benefits. First, Microsoft will indemnify all Azure customers from intellectual property infringement claims resultingRead More