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Microsoft Pays $28,000 To Researchers For Finding IE 11 Bugs

Microsoft Pays $28,000 To Researchers For Finding IE 11 Bugs

Microsoft’s browser, Internet Explorer, has long been lambasted and criticized for providing inadequate security. However, the company seems adamant on providing better security features in IE 11. To that end, Microsoft recently paid $28,000 to six researchers who were able to find key bugs in IE 11.

By On October 9, 2013 1 Response
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Microsoft Started Recycling Outlook.com Email Accounts

Microsoft Started Recycling Outlook.com Email Accounts

We all know that Yahoo is recycling email accounts. And now like Yahoo, software giant Microsoft has started recycling email accounts too.

By On October 6, 2013 Respond
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Windows 8.1 And Windows 8.1 Pro Available For Pre-order

Windows 8.1 And Windows 8.1 Pro Available For Pre-order

Since Microsoft released Windows 8.1 to manufacturers, people have been eagerly waiting for the official release of this OS. It’s not unknown now that Microsoft will release Windows 8.1 officially on October 18. And now, Windows 8.1 is available for pre-order.

By On October 5, 2013 1 Response
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Using Internet Explorer? You Need To Install This Fix-It To Protect Your PC

Using Internet Explorer? You Need To Install This Fix-It To Protect Your PC

Remember the Internet Explorer vulnerability reported by Microsoft itself back in September 17th? The vulnerability later used to exploit a wide range of PC running Windows and Internet Explorer. This risk is critical, here we have brought a temporary solution by Microsoft TechNet.

By On October 2, 2013 Respond
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Start Button Is Coming Back With Windows 8.1

Start Button Is Coming Back With Windows 8.1

When Microsoft launched Windows 8, a major concern for the users was the sheer absence of the ‘Start’ button in the OS. Apparently, the company has taken a cue from the customer feedback. The new Windows 8.1 ad dished out by Microsoft hints at the return of ‘Start’ on Windows 8 platform.

By On September 30, 2013 1 Response
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Microsoft May Bring More ARM Based Windows Tablets Soon

Microsoft May Bring More ARM Based Windows Tablets Soon

When Microsoft released Surface tablets powered by Windows 8, almost everyone was very much excited. These tablets have enabled Microsoft garnering a lot of people’s attraction. However, now Microsoft has hinted that it might bring a lot of Windows ARM based Windows RT tablets soon, hoping that those tablets would be able to gain same attraction of people like the predecessors.

By On September 20, 2013 1 Response
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Microsoft Offers Up To $350 For iOS, Android And Blackberry Devices

Microsoft Offers Up To $350 For iOS, Android And Blackberry Devices

Apple recently launched a trade-in program to encourage customers to bring in their older iOS devices. However, Microsoft is now running a far more lucrative deal by offering up to $350 as part of a trade-in program for iOS, Android as well as Blackberry devices.

By On September 19, 2013 1 Response
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Nokia Was Secretly Developing Android Phone Before Microsoft’s Purchase

Nokia Was Secretly Developing Android Phone Before Microsoft’s Purchase

We know that Microsoft has bought Nokia’s handset division for $7.17 billion. This clearly means that future Nokia phones will run on Windows OS. But lately it’s been reported that Nokia was developing an Android phone before Microsoft purchased it.

By On September 15, 2013 Respond
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Microsoft Offers $200 Gift Card On iPad Trade-In

Microsoft Offers $200 Gift Card On iPad Trade-In

Microsoft launched its Surface tablets a while ago and although Surface line-up hasn’t gained much traction in the market, Microsoft isn’t backing down. The company recently launched an iPad trade-in program, offering a $200 gift card in exchange for such iPads which have been ‘gently used.’

By On September 13, 2013 Respond
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Microsoft Is Working On Siri Rival Called ‘Cortana’

Microsoft Is Working On Siri Rival Called ‘Cortana’

When Apple unveiled Siri, it was hailed as one of the best voice-based personal assistants. The crown remains with Siri to this day. Now, it is being reported that Microsoft is readying a voice-based personal assistant of its own called ‘Cortana.’

By On September 13, 2013 Respond
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Xbox One Dashboard Seen In Leaked Video

Xbox One Dashboard Seen In Leaked Video

Xbox One is yet to hit the markets and so far, Microsoft hasn’t shown Xbox One dashboard to the public yet. But a new leaked video now shows off Xbox One console, controller as well as the dashboard screen, giving us the first actual peek at it.

By On September 10, 2013 Respond
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AT&T Drops Price Of Nokia Lumia 1020, Now At $199.99

AT&T Drops Price Of Nokia Lumia 1020, Now At $199.99

After the Amazon’s promo deal, AT&T is now offering the Nokia’s 41-megapixel camera phone Lumia 1020 for $199.99 with a two-year contract. The Windows Phone originally launched for $299 back in July.

By On September 8, 2013 Respond
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Microsoft’s Xbox One To Be Released On November 22

Microsoft’s Xbox One To Be Released On November 22

Microsoft’s Xbox One, the newest video game console will be available in stores on November 22. Microsoft announced Wednesday in an event and includes the next-generation video game console will cost $499.99 and is available for pre-order at the Microsoft store and other retailers like Amazon Online store.

By On September 5, 2013 Respond
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Picture Passwords In Windows 8 Offer Weak Security, Say Researchers

Picture Passwords In Windows 8 Offer Weak Security, Say Researchers

In Windows 8, Microsoft has offered Picture Gesture Authentication (PGA) system which lets you manipulate an image to set password. However, researchers have now confirmed that PGA offers very weak security because PGA passwords are really easy to crack.

By On September 4, 2013 Respond
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Microsoft Buys Nokia’s Handset Division For $7.17 Billion

Microsoft Buys Nokia’s Handset Division For $7.17 Billion

Microsoft and Nokia have been working together ever since Windows Phone platform was launched. Nokia has been the primary brand supporting the platform. Now, Microsoft has acquired Nokia’s handset division in a deal that rakes in $7.17 billion.

By On September 3, 2013 1 Response
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