Microsoft Excel gets co-authoring, OneNote improves ink math assistant
Microsoft has announced some new changes arriving in Office 360, including a co-authoring feature inbound for Excel. The feature has gone live for Office Insiders Fast; it is likewise already available for Excel users on the Web, Windows Mobile, Android, and iOS. Mac users still have to wait for the feature, but Microsoft says it’ll have that function available eventually. … Continue reading...
Microsoft Surface Book 2, Surface Pro 5 might skip April event
Forget the Surface Phone, there might not even be a new Surface Book or Surface Pro. At least not in Microsoft’s Spring event next month. Given what the Surface Book 2 is rumored to be, which is quite different from its predecessor, there might be no tears shed. Microsoft does have a new Surface device prepared, however, though what exactly … Continue reading...
Microsoft Surface Book 2, Surface Pro 5 might skip April event
Forget the Surface Phone, there might not even be a new Surface Book or Surface Pro. At least not in Microsoft’s Spring event next month. Given what the Surface Book 2 is rumored to be, which is quite different from its predecessor, there might be no tears shed. Microsoft does have a new Surface device prepared, however, though what exactly … Continue reading...
Cortana comes to Android lock screens and Australia
In just a few days, Samsung will finally be showing what its own Bixby personal assistant is truly capable of, but not before Microsoft has had a chance to cement the position of its own. Cortana is gaining a few new abilities, at least on Android. And to make sure more people will be able to bridge their smartphones and … Continue reading...
Microsoft Docs.com sharing site “accidentally” exposed files
Uploading files and documents to cloud services is so common these days that users don’t give a second thought about the process. They presume a level of security and privacy that these services offer. Sometimes, however, those presumptions can be proven terribly wrong, as what users of Microsoft’s document sharing service, Docs.com, found out the hard way. Apparently, it was … Continue reading...
How to install Microsoft Edge Extensions
The Anniversary Update for Windows 10 brought with it the ability to install extensions in Microsoft Edge -- and the Creators Update looks to keep them around. Here, we show you how to install extensions via the Windows Store. The post How to install Microsoft Edge Extensions appeared first on Digital Trends.
Microsoft sued as Windows 10 destroys data and damages computers in US
Three persons in the US have filed a lawsuit against Microsoft claiming that its Windows 10 update destroyed their data and damaged their computers, a media report said. The complaint, filed in Chicago’s US District Court on Thursday, said that Microsoft Windows 10 was a defective product and that its maker failed to provide adequate warning about the potential risks posed by Windows 10 installation, Britain-based online tech publication The Register reported on Friday. Microsoft “fa...
This is how OneDrive works in Windows 10
In Windows 10, OneDrive is turning into a central sync and storage hub that offers robust compatibility across apps, devices, and platforms. Here's how to make the most of the feature on your Windows-based machine. The post This is how OneDrive works in Windows 10 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Microsoft sued as Windows 10 destroys data and damages computers in US
Three persons in the US have filed a lawsuit against Microsoft claiming that its Windows 10 update destroyed their data and damaged their computers, a media report said. The complaint, filed in Chicago’s US District Court on Thursday, said that Microsoft Windows 10 was a defective product and that its maker failed to provide adequate warning about the potential risks posed by Windows 10 installation, Britain-based online tech publication The Register reported on Friday. Microsoft “fa...
OpenAI is working on teaching AI bots to develop their own language
OpenAI, the Artificial Intelligence nonprofit laboratory founded by Elon Musk, Sam Altman, Peter Thiel and others is working to lay the groundwork for something revolutionary. The company that is being backed by Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, Infosys and Y Research has been trying to teach AI bots to talk to each other in a language of their own. The interesting thing about this is that the AI bots are not just normal bots that we have been reading about since the entire bot mania started. The ...
Twitter is considering a subscription model with enhanced Tweetdeck for media professionals
Twitter Inc is considering whether to build a premium version of its popular Tweetdeck interface aimed at professionals, the company said on Thursday, raising the possibility that it could collect subscription fees from some users for the first time. Like most other social media companies, Twitter since its founding 11 years ago has focused on building a huge user base for a free service supported by advertising. Last month it reported it had 319 million users worldwide. 2 more notes on 'advance...
Microsoft Surface could be used by NFL referees to judge replays
The marketers at Microsoft might be getting a huge break next season as NFL officials are considering a rule change that would greatly benefit the company's Surface promotional partnership with the league. The post Microsoft Surface could be used by NFL referees to judge replays appeared first on Digital Trends.
Latest AdDuplex data highlights a vibrant Windows 10 ecosystem
The latest AdDuplex data provides some additional detail on how the Windows 10 market is shaking out. Specific emphasis was placed on how quickly users are upgrading their Windows 10 machines and which PCs are dominating the ecosystem. The post Latest AdDuplex data highlights a vibrant Windows 10 ecosystem appeared first on Digital Trends....
Xbox Games with Gold April lineup revealed: Assassin’s Creed and more
Microsoft has revealed which games its Xbox Live Gold members will be getting in April, and as expected, the titles cover both the Xbox One and Xbox 360 consoles. The games will be available starting on April 1 and running through up to April 30. This is similar to the free games Sony offers to its PlayStation Plus subscribers, a … Continue reading...
Xbox Games with Gold April lineup revealed: Assassin’s Creed and more
Microsoft has revealed which games its Xbox Live Gold members will be getting in April, and as expected, the titles cover both the Xbox One and Xbox 360 consoles. The games will be available starting on April 1 and running through up to April 30. This is similar to the free games Sony offers to its PlayStation Plus subscribers, a … Continue reading...
Microsoft is licensing its tech to car firms, with Toyota first to jump on board
Microsoft has detailed a new program that will make a broad swathe the company's technologies available to automobile manufacturers, with Toyota being announced as the first partner to sign up. The post Microsoft is licensing its tech to car firms, with Toyota first to jump on board appeared first on Digital Trends.
LinkedIn introduces “Trending Storylines” to deliver business news
LinkedIn plans to launch a section on its network dedicated to business news, seeking to draw users onto the service more frequently to read and talk about current events, company officials said. The updates to its website and smartphone app are the latest attempt by LinkedIn, which Microsoft Corp bought last year for $26 billion, to grow beyond its roots as a job-hunting service and to add features associated with social media. LinkedIn is calling the section “Trending Storylines.” ...
First ‘Halo Wars 2’ DLC announced, plans confirmed for monthly packs
The first of many DLC characters has been released for Halo Wars 2 and with it comes a fierce new ally named Lt. Colonel Morgan Kinsano. With her comes an army of incendiary units and game-changing abilities. The post First ‘Halo Wars 2’ DLC announced, plans confirmed for monthly packs appeared first on Digital Trends.
Xbox Wireless Controller Tech Series arrives in April with ‘Recon’
Microsoft has taken the wraps off a new lineup of Xbox One controllers, the ‘Tech Series.’ The first controllers launched under this series will arrive next month bearing the name ‘Recon Tech Special Edition,’ and as that name suggests, the controller has a distinct military style. This new product line arrives ahead of the Project Scorpio console slated to launch … Continue reading...
Microsoft Bookings rolls out, making it easier to manage business appointments
Small businesses in North America have had the option of managing their customers' appointments and schedules through Microsoft's Bookings and now the service is being rolled out to all Office 365 Business Premium subscribers. The post Microsoft Bookings rolls out, making it easier to manage business appointments appeared first on Digital Trends....