Slashdot Items Tagged "microsoft"

Date / Time Story
Friday February 12, 2016 @01:13AM Microsoft's 'Replacement' Surface Pro Charger Cable Is an Off-Brand, and Short
Friday February 12, 2016 @12:30AM Internet Archive Brings Classic Windows 3.1 Apps To Your Browser
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @12:31PM Putin's Internet Czar Wants To Ban Windows On Government PCs
Sunday February 07, 2016 @08:31PM Malware Targets Skype Users, Records Conversations
Sunday February 07, 2016 @03:37PM Microsoft's Cortana Doesn't Put Up With Sexual Harassment
Sunday February 07, 2016 @01:38AM Even With Telemetry Disabled, Windows 10 Talks To Dozens of Microsoft Servers
Saturday February 06, 2016 @05:36PM Windows 10 Gets Core Console Host Enhancements
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @01:48PM Microsoft To Acquire SwiftKey Predictive Keyboard Technology Company For $250M
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @12:19PM Windows 10 Passes Windows XP In Market Share
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @12:15AM Windows 10 Now a 'Recommended Update' For Windows 7 and 8.1 Users
Monday February 01, 2016 @01:11PM Ask Slashdot: How Do I Reduce Information Leakage From My Personal Devices?
Monday February 01, 2016 @09:21AM Microsoft Serves Cloud From the Sea Bed
Sunday January 31, 2016 @06:59PM Microsoft Edge's Private Browsing Mode Isn't Actually Private
Saturday January 23, 2016 @11:55AM Meet the guy making sure people don't hate Microsoft anymore
Saturday January 23, 2016 @11:55AM Hot Potato Exploit Gives Attackers the Upper Hand On Multiple Windows Versions
Thursday January 21, 2016 @01:15PM Dropbox launches Windows 10 app for PCs and tablets, promises mobile support &#2
Wednesday January 20, 2016 @05:19PM Microsoft Asks Node.js to Allow ChakraCore (Edge) Alongside Google's V8 Engine
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @11:31AM Microsoft To Release Educational Version of Minecraft
Thursday January 14, 2016 @10:12PM Microsoft Open Sources Edge JavaScript Code, Plans Linux Port
Sunday January 10, 2016 @09:13PM K-12 CS Efforts Earn Microsoft CEO Ringside Seat For State of the Union Address
Monday January 04, 2016 @05:17PM Why is Microsoft monitoring how long you use Windows 10?
Monday December 28, 2015 @01:13AM Microsoft CMO Confirms Development of 'Spiritual Equivalent' of Surface Phone
Tuesday December 22, 2015 @08:25AM Microsoft Buys Talko, Another Ray Ozzie Company
Thursday December 17, 2015 @05:53PM New Outlook Bug Doesn't Require Users to Interact with Emails to Be Compromised
Friday December 11, 2015 @08:44PM Microsoft Backs Down, Lets OneDrive Users Keep Their Free 15GB of Storage
Thursday December 10, 2015 @02:29PM Microsoft Offers Linux Certification. Yes, Really.
Thursday December 03, 2015 @02:55PM Why Legal Experts Are Up In Arms Over a Trade-Secrets Bill Microsoft Loves
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @12:52PM Google To Drop Chrome Support For 32-bit Linux
Sunday November 29, 2015 @02:35PM Cortana Coming To iOS, For 2000 Beta Testers
Saturday November 28, 2015 @12:32AM Hacker Cracks Lumia Bootloader, Offers Tool For Root Access and Custom ROMs
Friday November 27, 2015 @07:39AM Czech Judge Cuts Deal With Software Pirate: Get 200K YouTube Views Or Pay Huge Fine
Tuesday November 24, 2015 @12:03PM Microsoft Blames Layoffs For Drop In Female Employees
Saturday November 21, 2015 @01:10AM Happy 30th Birthday, Windows!
Thursday November 19, 2015 @10:15AM Microsoft To Provide New Encryption Algorithm For the Healthcare Sector
Tuesday November 17, 2015 @12:52PM Microsoft's Plan To Port Android Apps To Windows Proves Too Complex
Monday November 16, 2015 @07:24AM Microsoft Kills Off Zune Music Service
Saturday November 14, 2015 @03:21AM Microsoft Open Sources Its Machine Learning Toolkit
Thursday October 22, 2015 @10:00AM Microsoft To Pay Up To $15K For Bugs In Two Visual Studio Tools
Sunday October 18, 2015 @02:25PM Deja Vu: Microsoft's 2015 Surface Book Ad and Apple's 2014 'Your Verse' iPad Ad
Saturday October 17, 2015 @11:44PM Google Drops Desktop Voice Search In Chrome
Saturday October 17, 2015 @11:44PM Browser Tests Show Edge Fastest, But Weak On Standards
Saturday October 03, 2015 @01:06AM Office 2016 Proving Unstable With Apple's El Capitan
Friday October 02, 2015 @02:15PM Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 Is Shipping
Sunday September 27, 2015 @12:23AM Recalc Or Die: Excel 1.0 Developers Celebrate Their Baby's 30th Birthday
Thursday September 24, 2015 @12:11PM Fable Legends DX12 Benchmark Stressing High End GPUs
Sunday September 20, 2015 @11:36PM Skype For Microsoft Edge Will Work From the Browser, No Plug-Ins Required
Sunday September 20, 2015 @12:06PM Microsoft and Others Mean Stiff Competition For Apple iPad Pro
Friday September 11, 2015 @05:07PM Benchmark Battle, September 2015: Chrome Vs. Firefox Vs. Edge
Thursday September 10, 2015 @01:15PM Microsoft Is Downloading Windows 10 Without Asking
Thursday September 03, 2015 @11:41AM FTC: Machinima Took Secret Cash To Shill Xbox One
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @12:49PM Windows 10 Grabs 5.21% Market Share, Passing Windows Vista and Windows 8
Sunday August 30, 2015 @05:44PM NSF Makes It Rain: $722K Award To Evaluate Microsoft-Backed TEALS
Saturday August 29, 2015 @07:35AM A Courtroom Victory For Microsoft In Cellphone-Related Patent Suit
Thursday August 27, 2015 @01:02PM Since-Pulled Cyanogen Update For Oneplus Changes Default Home Page To Bing
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @12:48PM Microsoft Researchers Generate 3D Models From Ordinary Smartphones
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @08:20AM Skylake Has a Voice DSP and Listens To Your Commands
Sunday August 23, 2015 @08:43AM Windows 95 Turns 20
Sunday August 23, 2015 @12:41AM COBOL Comes To Visual Studio 2015
Friday August 21, 2015 @05:22PM Amazon Work-Life Balance Defender: Prior Employer Nearly Killed Me and My Team
Monday August 10, 2015 @07:07AM Cortana Can Now Replace Google Now On Android Devices
Sunday August 09, 2015 @01:02PM Windows 10 RSAT, Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 3 Coming This Month
Wednesday August 05, 2015 @07:25PM Compiling to JavaScript: TypeScript vs. Haxe
Tuesday August 04, 2015 @11:08AM Behind the Microsoft Write-Off of Nokia
Saturday August 01, 2015 @11:39AM Microsoft Taps PBS To Advance Its National Talent Strategy With 'Code Trip'
Saturday August 01, 2015 @10:17AM Windows 10 Upgrade Strategies, Pitfalls and Fixes As MSFT Servers Are Hit Hard
Thursday July 30, 2015 @12:03PM Windows 10 App For Xbox One Could Render Steam Machines Useless
Thursday July 30, 2015 @09:45AM A Naysayer's Take On Windows 10: Potential Privacy Mess, and Worse
Thursday July 23, 2015 @07:52AM Experiment: Installing Windows 10 On a 7-Year-Old Acer Aspire One
Friday July 17, 2015 @05:04PM A Quick Leak, As Microsoft Tests the Waters For Cortana On Android
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @08:53PM Critical Internet Explorer 11 Vulnerability Identified After Hacking Team Breach
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @04:20PM Microsoft Finally Kills Windows XP Antivirus
Sunday July 12, 2015 @12:40AM Well-Played: Microsoft Parlays NSF Video 'Remake' Into National CS K-12 Crisis
Thursday July 09, 2015 @10:08AM Microsoft Offers Washington a Bargain: More State Taxes, For More Education
Wednesday July 08, 2015 @09:05AM Microsoft To Cut 7,800 More Jobs, Mostly Hardware People
Thursday July 02, 2015 @02:58PM Microsoft Research Open Sources WorldWide Telescope
Monday June 29, 2015 @12:28AM New Leaked Build Is Evidence That Windows 10 Will Be Ready By July 29
Saturday June 27, 2015 @09:27AM Samsung To Stop Blocking Automatic Windows Updates
Monday June 22, 2015 @10:15PM The US Navy's Warfare Systems Command Just Paid Millions to Stay on Windows XP
Thursday June 18, 2015 @11:30PM Is Microsoft's .NET Ecosystem On the Decline?
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @09:54PM Reasons To Use Mono For Linux Development
Tuesday June 16, 2015 @06:56AM Microsoft Announces Customizable Xbox Elite Wireless Controller
Sunday June 14, 2015 @12:51AM Toshiba Introduces a Cortana Keyboard Button For Windows 10
Saturday June 13, 2015 @04:10PM Surface Pro 3 Handily Outperforms iPad Air 2 and Nexus 9
Saturday June 13, 2015 @09:31AM Sony and Microsoft's Failed Releases Since E3 2014
Friday June 12, 2015 @06:34PM Microsoft's Skype Drops Modern App In Favour of Old-Fashioned Win32 App
Friday June 12, 2015 @06:54AM Microsoft Research Paper Considers Serving Web-ads From Localhost
Thursday June 11, 2015 @11:54AM Ask Toolbar Now Considered Malware By Microsoft
Wednesday June 10, 2015 @10:55PM Kaspersky Lab Reveals Cyberattack On Its Corporate Network
Saturday June 06, 2015 @01:41AM Microsoft Lets EU Governments Inspect Source Code For Security Issues
Thursday June 04, 2015 @01:35PM Microsoft To Release Low-Cost Windows 10 With Bing Branding
Monday June 01, 2015 @06:40AM Windows 10 RTM In 6 Weeks
Sunday May 31, 2015 @12:06PM MinGW and MSVCRT Conflict Causes Floating-Point Value Corruption
Saturday May 23, 2015 @12:32AM 25 Years Today - Windows 3.0
Wednesday May 20, 2015 @12:36PM Learn About The Technology Education And Literacy in Schools Program (Video #2)
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @01:11PM Learn About The Technology Education And Literacy in Schools Program (Video)
Tuesday May 12, 2015 @12:20PM Microsoft Is Confident In Security of Edge Browser
Friday May 08, 2015 @07:25PM What Might Have Happened To Windows Media Center
Thursday May 07, 2015 @06:33AM Microsoft Releases PowerShell DSC For Linux
Tuesday May 05, 2015 @11:06AM Single Verizon IP Address Used For Hundreds of Windows 7 Activations
Sunday May 03, 2015 @11:31PM Microsoft's AI Judges Age From Snapshots, With Mixed Results
Saturday May 02, 2015 @02:45PM Microsoft Releases Visual Studio Code Preview For Linux, OS X, and Windows
Friday May 01, 2015 @07:56PM Square Enix Witch Chapter Real-Time CG DX12 Demo Impresses At Microsoft BUILD
Thursday April 30, 2015 @10:02AM Microsoft Announces Windows Holographic Platform
Thursday April 23, 2015 @11:35AM iTunes Stops Working For Windows XP Users
Friday April 17, 2015 @11:18PM Microsoft Open Technologies Is Closing: Good Or Bad News For Open Source?
Friday April 17, 2015 @12:53PM Exploit For Crashing Minecraft Servers Made Public
Wednesday April 15, 2015 @11:33PM Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Found In Windows HTTP Stack
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @10:29AM Microsoft Starts Working On an LLVM-Based Compiler For .NET
Monday April 06, 2015 @12:01AM Mono 4 Released, First Version To Adopt Microsoft Code
Sunday April 05, 2015 @11:58PM Kinect For Windows Is Dead; Long Live Kinect For Windows Via USB
Saturday April 04, 2015 @11:00PM Second Technical Preview of Windows Server 2016 Arriving This Spring
Saturday April 04, 2015 @01:23PM Microsoft Celebrates 40th Anniversary
Saturday April 04, 2015 @12:13AM The Most Highly Voted Requests In Windows 10 Feedback Pool
Thursday April 02, 2015 @02:10PM Visual Studio 2015 Can Target Linux; Android Apps Anywhere Chrome Can Run
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @12:03PM Microsoft Considered Giving Away Original Xbox
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @09:26AM License Details Hint MS Undecided On Suing Users of Its Open Source Net Runtime
Saturday March 28, 2015 @12:36AM New Screenshots Detail Spartan Web Browser For Windows 10 Smartphones
Saturday March 21, 2015 @08:23AM South Korea Begins To Deprecate ActiveX
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @03:48PM Microsoft Blacklists Fake Finnish Certificate
Monday March 16, 2015 @12:54PM Is Microsoft Trying to Become "King of Search" With Cortana Strategy?
Sunday March 15, 2015 @07:38AM Microsoft Has Received 1 Million Pieces of Feedback For Windows 10
Thursday March 05, 2015 @09:58AM Microsoft Convinced That Windows 10 Will Be Its Smartphone Breakthrough
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @10:55AM What Would Minecraft 2 Look Like Under Microsoft?
Saturday February 28, 2015 @09:21AM Why I'm Saying Goodbye to Apple, Google and Microsoft
Tuesday February 24, 2015 @03:24PM Hackers Using PowerShell, WMI to Evade Detection
Friday February 20, 2015 @07:42AM Microsoft's First Azure Hosted Service Is Powered By Linux
Thursday February 12, 2015 @09:08AM Microsoft Fixes Critical Remotely Exploitable Windows Root-Level Design Bug
Tuesday February 10, 2015 @08:49AM EU Parliament Blocks Outlook Apps For Members Over Privacy Concerns
Tuesday February 10, 2015 @08:35AM Microsoft To Offer Azure Credits To Compete With IBM, AWS
Monday February 02, 2015 @12:31AM Users as guinea pigs for Windows 10
Friday January 30, 2015 @08:21PM How, and Why, Apple Overtook Microsoft
Monday January 26, 2015 @12:30AM DirectX 12 Lies Dormant Within Microsoft's Recent Windows 10 Update
Sunday January 25, 2015 @09:22AM Brought To You By the Letter R: Microsoft Acquiring Revolution Analytics
Sunday January 25, 2015 @09:18AM Microsoft Are About To Buy Revolution Analytics
Wednesday January 21, 2015 @09:42PM Microsoft Reveals Windows 10 Will Be a Free Upgrade
Monday January 19, 2015 @11:03AM Chinese government hacks Microsoft's Outlook service
Monday January 19, 2015 @11:02AM Windows 10: Can Microsoft get it right this time?
Friday January 16, 2015 @11:18AM Google Releases More Windows Bugs
Tuesday January 13, 2015 @09:39AM Microsoft Ends Mainstream Support For Windows 7
Monday January 12, 2015 @01:22PM Google Throws Microsoft Under Bus, Then Won't Patch Android Flaw
Friday January 09, 2015 @08:51AM Microsoft Restricts Advanced Notification of Patch Tuesday Updates
Thursday January 01, 2015 @09:06AM UK Arrest Over Xbox Live and Playstation Network Outages
Monday December 29, 2014 @02:35PM Microsoft is building a new browser as part of its Windows 10 push
Thursday December 25, 2014 @12:07PM Nokia's Back In the Tablet Business, With the Android Lollipop-Based N1
Sunday December 21, 2014 @01:35AM 65,000 Complaints Later, Microsoft Files Suit Against Tech Support Scammers
Thursday December 18, 2014 @05:46PM Ars Reviews Skype Translator
Thursday December 18, 2014 @12:09AM Over 9,000 PCs In Australia Infected By TorrentLocker Ransomware
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @05:06PM What Will Microsoft's 'Embrace' of Open Source Actually Achieve?
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @10:20AM Skype Unveils Preview of Live English-To-Spanish Translator
Monday December 15, 2014 @11:48AM Microsoft To Open Source Cloud Framework Behind Halo 4 Services
Sunday December 14, 2014 @01:06PM Facebook Drops Bing Search Results
Sunday December 14, 2014 @01:33AM Canada Waives Own Rules, Helps Microsoft Avoid US Visa Problems
Saturday December 13, 2014 @04:06PM Canada Waives Own Rules, Helps Microsoft Avoid US Visa Problems
Saturday December 13, 2014 @03:06PM Facebook has dumped search results from Microsoft's Bing
Thursday December 11, 2014 @09:28AM Microsoft Quietly Starts Accepting Bitcoin As Payment Method
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @12:21PM Microsoft's New Windows Monetization Methods Could Mean 'Subscriptions'
Tuesday December 02, 2014 @12:20PM Microsoft's Age-Old Image Library 'Clip Art' Is No More
Saturday November 29, 2014 @11:31PM Forbes Revisits the Surface Pro 3, Which May Face LG Competition
Friday November 21, 2014 @06:35PM Windows Kernel Version Bumped To 10.0
Tuesday November 18, 2014 @12:13PM Microsoft Releases Out-of-Band Security Patch For Windows
Monday November 17, 2014 @12:59PM World's Youngest Microsoft Certificated Professional Is Five Years Old
Monday November 17, 2014 @12:29AM Billionaire Donors Lavish Millions On Crowdfunding Project
Sunday November 16, 2014 @12:13AM Visual Studio 2015 Supports CLANG and Android (Emulator Included)
Saturday November 15, 2014 @09:42AM New Trial Brings Skype to (Some) Browsers
Saturday November 15, 2014 @07:05AM Microsoft Aims To Offer Windows 10 Upgrades For All Windows Phone 8 Lumias
Thursday November 06, 2014 @07:28PM CNN Anchors Caught On Camera Using Microsoft Surface As an iPad Stand
Thursday November 06, 2014 @05:45PM Microsoft Makes Office Mobile Editing Free As in Freemium
Tuesday November 04, 2014 @01:21PM Ask Slashdot: Single Sign-On To Link Google Apps and Active Directory?
Sunday November 02, 2014 @03:56PM Windows 8 and 8.1 Pass 15% Market Share, Windows XP Drops Below 20% Mark
Tuesday October 28, 2014 @12:48PM OEM Windows 7 License Sales End This Friday
Tuesday October 28, 2014 @07:36AM Microsoft Works On Windows For ARM-Based Servers
Saturday October 25, 2014 @02:05AM Ballmer Says Amazon Isn't a "Real Business"
Friday October 24, 2014 @06:20PM Microsoft Now Makes Money From Surface Line, Q1 Sales Reach Almost $1 Billion
Wednesday October 22, 2014 @01:16PM Microsoft,, Oracle Latest To Be Sued Over No-Poach Deal
Tuesday October 21, 2014 @12:05PM 'Microsoft Lumia' Will Replace the Nokia Brand
Monday October 20, 2014 @11:38PM More Eye Candy Coming To Windows 10
Monday October 20, 2014 @03:47PM Microsoft Gearing Up To Release a Smartwatch of Its Own
Sunday October 12, 2014 @05:19PM Microsoft's Quantum Mechanics
Sunday October 12, 2014 @11:22AM Microsoft Develops Analog Keyboard For Wearables, Solves Small Display Dilemma
Saturday October 11, 2014 @11:11AM Windows Users, Get Ready For a Bigger-Than-Usual Patch Tuesday
Thursday October 02, 2014 @07:09AM How Hackers Accidentally Sold a Pre-Release XBox One To the FBI
Thursday October 02, 2014 @06:40AM Will Windows 10 Finally Address OS Decay?
Thursday September 25, 2014 @12:10PM Microsoft On US Immigration: It's Our Way Or the Canadian Highway
Saturday September 20, 2014 @12:14AM Microsoft Kills Off Its Trustworthy Computing Group
Friday September 12, 2014 @11:57AM Windows Tax Shot Down In Italy
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @10:31AM Steve Ballmer Authored the Windows 3.1 Ctrl-Alt-Del Screen
Sunday September 07, 2014 @12:41PM Protesters Blockade Microsoft's Seattle Headquarters Over Tax Breaks
Monday September 01, 2014 @07:49AM Microsoft Shutting Down MSN Messenger After 15 Years of Service
Sunday August 31, 2014 @09:07AM Post-Microsoft Nokia Offering Mapping Services To Samsung
Thursday August 28, 2014 @09:51PM Microsoft Ships Replacement Patch With Two Known Bugs
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @12:24PM New Windows Coming In Late September -- But Which One?
Sunday August 24, 2014 @01:03AM For Microsoft, $93B Abroad Means Avoiding $30B Tax Hit
Wednesday August 20, 2014 @03:55PM Professor Steve Ballmer Will Teach At Two Universities This Year
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @03:52PM Ballmer Leaves Microsoft Board
Monday August 18, 2014 @01:09AM Microsoft considered changing the name Internet Explorer to bury its reputation
Friday August 15, 2014 @01:35AM Microsoft Black Tuesday Patches Bring Blue Screens of Death
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @12:30PM Microsoft Research Brings Kinect-Style Depth Perception to Ordinary Cameras
Monday August 11, 2014 @02:01PM Microsoft Surface Drowning?
Sunday August 10, 2014 @12:21PM Chicago Mayor Praises Google For Buying Kids Microsoft Surfaces
Saturday August 09, 2014 @08:28AM Add a TV Tuner To Your Xbox (In Europe)