Slashdot Items Tagged "microsoft"

Date / Time Story
Sunday March 26, 2017 @05:49PM Microsoft Sued Over Windows 10 Upgrade Causing "Data Loss"
Monday December 12, 2016 @03:02PM Linus Torvalds Explodes at Red Hat Developer
Sunday September 04, 2016 @10:47AM Google, Apple, Mozilla, and the EFF Support Microsoft's Fight Against Gag Orders
Monday August 01, 2016 @04:33PM Microsoft's SwiftKey Suspends Sync After Keyboard Leaks Strangers' Contact Details
Thursday July 14, 2016 @04:13PM Google Hit By New Round Of Antitrust Charges In Europe
Thursday June 09, 2016 @03:32AM Class action lawsuit against Microsoft for force upgrades to Windows 10
Wednesday April 13, 2016 @12:33PM In the Age of Trump, Tech CEOs Cast Themselves As the New Statesmen
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @08:22AM Tech Firms Have An Obsession With 'Female' Digital Servants
Monday March 28, 2016 @02:12PM Microsoft Releases a Version of Windows 10 For the Chinese Government
Saturday March 26, 2016 @12:41PM You'll Soon Be Able To 'Holoport' Anywhere In the World With Microsoft VR Tech
Friday March 25, 2016 @10:01AM Chromium Being Ported To VC++, Scrubbed of Compiler Bugs
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @02:53PM After Decades of Abuse, Microsoft Adds an Anti-Macro-Malware Feature To Office
Sunday March 20, 2016 @03:05PM Snowden: What Happened In 2013 Couldn't Have Happened Without Free Software
Friday March 18, 2016 @01:16PM Microsoft Tries Hard To Play Nice With Open Source, But There's an Elephant In the Room
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @11:22AM Microsoft Denies Rogue Windows 10 Upgrades, Says Users Remain Fully In Control
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @12:06AM Microsoft Denies Rogue Windows 10 Upgrades, Says Users Remain Fully In Control
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @11:49PM Stephen Elop New Chief Innovator For Australia's Telstra
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @09:35AM Microsoft Still Accepts Bitcoin, Apologizes For 'Inaccurate Information'
Monday March 14, 2016 @02:16PM Microsoft to Open Source Minecraft-Based Project AIX
Monday March 14, 2016 @10:45AM Microsoft Store No Longer Accepts Bitcoins As Payment
Friday March 11, 2016 @01:35AM Patch Tuesday Brought Windows 10 Ad Generator
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @11:34PM Microsoft To Court: Make Comcast Give Us Windows-Pirating Subscriber's Info
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @02:50PM Microsoft Releases First Public Preview of RTVS Under MIT and GPLv2 Licenses
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @03:34PM Open Source-happy Microsoft Joins Eclipse Foundation
Monday March 07, 2016 @01:22PM Sweeping Changes At Microsoft Studios Kill Lionhead Studios and Fable
Saturday March 05, 2016 @02:19PM Another Windows 10 Update Causing Problems
Saturday March 05, 2016 @02:08AM Server Snafu Makes Microsoft Beg For CA Audit Data From Its Partners
Friday March 04, 2016 @02:29PM Microsoft Losing Ground On Windows Store and UWP For Gaming
Friday March 04, 2016 @01:31AM Windows RT Could Make a Comeback
Thursday March 03, 2016 @01:29AM Windows' Built-In PDF Reader Exposes Edge Browser To Hacking
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @11:36PM Microsoft To Unify PC and Xbox One Platforms
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @07:59PM Microsoft Brings Post-Breach Detection To Windows 10
Monday February 29, 2016 @01:18PM HoloLens For Developers Available For Pre-Order
Friday February 26, 2016 @01:29AM Microsoft Comes Out In Support of Apple In the Encryption Debate
Thursday February 25, 2016 @02:22PM Microsoft Telemetry Collection, Explained
Thursday February 25, 2016 @01:25AM Windows 10 Now Showing Full Screen Ads On Lock Screen
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @04:52PM Microsoft To Acquire Xamarin
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @02:02PM Attackers Can Turn Microsoft's Exploit Defense Tool EMET Against Itself
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @11:53AM Bill Gates Sides With FBI In Apple Spat
Monday February 22, 2016 @10:27AM Windows 10 Forced Update Resets Default Apps To Microsoft Products
Monday February 15, 2016 @03:31PM Harvard: Prospective CS50 AP Teachers Must cc:Microsoft On Training Applications
Sunday February 14, 2016 @07:47PM Microsoft Plans To Make Windows 10, Xbox One Game "Crossbuys" A Habit
Friday February 12, 2016 @02:13AM Microsoft's 'Replacement' Surface Pro Charger Cable Is an Off-Brand, and Short
Friday February 12, 2016 @01:30AM Internet Archive Brings Classic Windows 3.1 Apps To Your Browser
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @01:31PM Putin's Internet Czar Wants To Ban Windows On Government PCs
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @01:10PM Microsoft Launches Windows 10 Update History Site To Share Update Release Notes
Sunday February 07, 2016 @04:37PM Microsoft's Cortana Doesn't Put Up With Sexual Harassment
Sunday February 07, 2016 @02:38AM Even With Telemetry Disabled, Windows 10 Talks To Dozens of Microsoft Servers
Saturday February 06, 2016 @06:36PM Windows 10 Gets Core Console Host Enhancements
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @02:48PM Microsoft To Acquire SwiftKey Predictive Keyboard Technology Company For $250M
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @01:19PM Windows 10 Passes Windows XP In Market Share
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @01:15AM Windows 10 Now a 'Recommended Update' For Windows 7 and 8.1 Users
Monday February 01, 2016 @02:11PM Ask Slashdot: How Do I Reduce Information Leakage From My Personal Devices?
Monday February 01, 2016 @10:21AM Microsoft Serves Cloud From the Sea Bed
Sunday January 31, 2016 @07:59PM Microsoft Edge's Private Browsing Mode Isn't Actually Private
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @12:31PM Microsoft To Release Educational Version of Minecraft
Thursday January 14, 2016 @11:12PM Microsoft Open Sources Edge JavaScript Code, Plans Linux Port
Sunday January 10, 2016 @10:13PM K-12 CS Efforts Earn Microsoft CEO Ringside Seat For State of the Union Address
Monday December 28, 2015 @02:13AM Microsoft CMO Confirms Development of 'Spiritual Equivalent' of Surface Phone
Tuesday December 22, 2015 @09:25AM Microsoft Buys Talko, Another Ray Ozzie Company
Friday December 11, 2015 @09:44PM Microsoft Backs Down, Lets OneDrive Users Keep Their Free 15GB of Storage
Thursday December 10, 2015 @03:29PM Microsoft Offers Linux Certification. Yes, Really.
Thursday December 03, 2015 @03:55PM Why Legal Experts Are Up In Arms Over a Trade-Secrets Bill Microsoft Loves
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @01:52PM Google To Drop Chrome Support For 32-bit Linux
Sunday November 29, 2015 @03:35PM Cortana Coming To iOS, For 2000 Beta Testers
Saturday November 28, 2015 @01:32AM Hacker Cracks Lumia Bootloader, Offers Tool For Root Access and Custom ROMs
Friday November 27, 2015 @08:39AM Czech Judge Cuts Deal With Software Pirate: Get 200K YouTube Views Or Pay Huge Fine
Tuesday November 24, 2015 @01:03PM Microsoft Blames Layoffs For Drop In Female Employees
Saturday November 21, 2015 @02:10AM Happy 30th Birthday, Windows!
Thursday November 19, 2015 @11:15AM Microsoft To Provide New Encryption Algorithm For the Healthcare Sector
Tuesday November 17, 2015 @01:52PM Microsoft's Plan To Port Android Apps To Windows Proves Too Complex
Monday November 16, 2015 @08:24AM Microsoft Kills Off Zune Music Service
Saturday November 14, 2015 @04:21AM Microsoft Open Sources Its Machine Learning Toolkit
Thursday October 22, 2015 @11:00AM Microsoft To Pay Up To $15K For Bugs In Two Visual Studio Tools
Sunday October 18, 2015 @03:25PM Deja Vu: Microsoft's 2015 Surface Book Ad and Apple's 2014 'Your Verse' iPad Ad
Sunday October 18, 2015 @12:44AM Google Drops Desktop Voice Search In Chrome
Sunday October 18, 2015 @12:44AM Browser Tests Show Edge Fastest, But Weak On Standards
Saturday October 03, 2015 @02:06AM Office 2016 Proving Unstable With Apple's El Capitan
Friday October 02, 2015 @03:15PM Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 Is Shipping
Sunday September 27, 2015 @01:23AM Recalc Or Die: Excel 1.0 Developers Celebrate Their Baby's 30th Birthday
Thursday September 24, 2015 @01:11PM Fable Legends DX12 Benchmark Stressing High End GPUs
Monday September 21, 2015 @12:36AM Skype For Microsoft Edge Will Work From the Browser, No Plug-Ins Required
Sunday September 20, 2015 @01:06PM Microsoft and Others Mean Stiff Competition For Apple iPad Pro
Friday September 11, 2015 @06:07PM Benchmark Battle, September 2015: Chrome Vs. Firefox Vs. Edge
Thursday September 10, 2015 @02:15PM Microsoft Is Downloading Windows 10 Without Asking
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @01:49PM Windows 10 Grabs 5.21% Market Share, Passing Windows Vista and Windows 8
Sunday August 30, 2015 @06:44PM NSF Makes It Rain: $722K Award To Evaluate Microsoft-Backed TEALS
Saturday August 29, 2015 @08:35AM A Courtroom Victory For Microsoft In Cellphone-Related Patent Suit
Thursday August 27, 2015 @02:02PM Since-Pulled Cyanogen Update For Oneplus Changes Default Home Page To Bing
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @01:48PM Microsoft Researchers Generate 3D Models From Ordinary Smartphones
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @09:20AM Skylake Has a Voice DSP and Listens To Your Commands
Sunday August 23, 2015 @09:43AM Windows 95 Turns 20
Sunday August 23, 2015 @01:41AM COBOL Comes To Visual Studio 2015
Friday August 21, 2015 @06:22PM Amazon Work-Life Balance Defender: Prior Employer Nearly Killed Me and My Team
Monday August 10, 2015 @08:07AM Cortana Can Now Replace Google Now On Android Devices
Sunday August 09, 2015 @02:02PM Windows 10 RSAT, Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 3 Coming This Month
Wednesday August 05, 2015 @08:25PM Compiling to JavaScript: TypeScript vs. Haxe
Tuesday August 04, 2015 @12:08PM Behind the Microsoft Write-Off of Nokia
Saturday August 01, 2015 @12:39PM Microsoft Taps PBS To Advance Its National Talent Strategy With 'Code Trip'
Saturday August 01, 2015 @11:17AM Windows 10 Upgrade Strategies, Pitfalls and Fixes As MSFT Servers Are Hit Hard
Thursday July 30, 2015 @01:03PM Windows 10 App For Xbox One Could Render Steam Machines Useless
Thursday July 30, 2015 @10:45AM A Naysayer's Take On Windows 10: Potential Privacy Mess, and Worse
Thursday July 23, 2015 @08:52AM Experiment: Installing Windows 10 On a 7-Year-Old Acer Aspire One
Friday July 17, 2015 @06:04PM A Quick Leak, As Microsoft Tests the Waters For Cortana On Android
Sunday July 12, 2015 @01:40AM Well-Played: Microsoft Parlays NSF Video 'Remake' Into National CS K-12 Crisis
Thursday July 09, 2015 @11:08AM Microsoft Offers Washington a Bargain: More State Taxes, For More Education
Thursday July 02, 2015 @03:58PM Microsoft Research Open Sources WorldWide Telescope
Monday June 29, 2015 @01:28AM New Leaked Build Is Evidence That Windows 10 Will Be Ready By July 29
Saturday June 27, 2015 @10:27AM Samsung To Stop Blocking Automatic Windows Updates
Friday June 19, 2015 @12:30AM Is Microsoft's .NET Ecosystem On the Decline?
Tuesday June 16, 2015 @07:56AM Microsoft Announces Customizable Xbox Elite Wireless Controller
Sunday June 14, 2015 @01:51AM Toshiba Introduces a Cortana Keyboard Button For Windows 10
Saturday June 13, 2015 @05:10PM Surface Pro 3 Handily Outperforms iPad Air 2 and Nexus 9
Saturday June 13, 2015 @10:31AM Sony and Microsoft's Failed Releases Since E3 2014
Friday June 12, 2015 @07:34PM Microsoft's Skype Drops Modern App In Favour of Old-Fashioned Win32 App
Friday June 12, 2015 @07:54AM Microsoft Research Paper Considers Serving Web-ads From Localhost
Thursday June 11, 2015 @12:54PM Ask Toolbar Now Considered Malware By Microsoft
Saturday June 06, 2015 @02:41AM Microsoft Lets EU Governments Inspect Source Code For Security Issues
Thursday June 04, 2015 @02:35PM Microsoft To Release Low-Cost Windows 10 With Bing Branding
Monday June 01, 2015 @07:40AM Windows 10 RTM In 6 Weeks
Sunday May 31, 2015 @01:06PM MinGW and MSVCRT Conflict Causes Floating-Point Value Corruption
Saturday May 23, 2015 @01:32AM 25 Years Today - Windows 3.0
Wednesday May 20, 2015 @01:36PM Learn About The Technology Education And Literacy in Schools Program (Video #2)
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @02:11PM Learn About The Technology Education And Literacy in Schools Program (Video)
Tuesday May 12, 2015 @01:20PM Microsoft Is Confident In Security of Edge Browser
Friday May 08, 2015 @08:25PM What Might Have Happened To Windows Media Center
Thursday May 07, 2015 @07:33AM Microsoft Releases PowerShell DSC For Linux
Tuesday May 05, 2015 @12:06PM Single Verizon IP Address Used For Hundreds of Windows 7 Activations
Monday May 04, 2015 @12:31AM Microsoft's AI Judges Age From Snapshots, With Mixed Results
Saturday May 02, 2015 @03:45PM Microsoft Releases Visual Studio Code Preview For Linux, OS X, and Windows
Friday May 01, 2015 @08:56PM Square Enix Witch Chapter Real-Time CG DX12 Demo Impresses At Microsoft BUILD
Thursday April 30, 2015 @11:02AM Microsoft Announces Windows Holographic Platform
Saturday April 18, 2015 @12:18AM Microsoft Open Technologies Is Closing: Good Or Bad News For Open Source?
Friday April 17, 2015 @01:53PM Exploit For Crashing Minecraft Servers Made Public
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @11:29AM Microsoft Starts Working On an LLVM-Based Compiler For .NET
Monday April 06, 2015 @01:01AM Mono 4 Released, First Version To Adopt Microsoft Code
Monday April 06, 2015 @12:58AM Kinect For Windows Is Dead; Long Live Kinect For Windows Via USB
Sunday April 05, 2015 @12:00AM Second Technical Preview of Windows Server 2016 Arriving This Spring
Saturday April 04, 2015 @02:23PM Microsoft Celebrates 40th Anniversary
Saturday April 04, 2015 @01:13AM The Most Highly Voted Requests In Windows 10 Feedback Pool
Thursday April 02, 2015 @03:10PM Visual Studio 2015 Can Target Linux; Android Apps Anywhere Chrome Can Run
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @01:03PM Microsoft Considered Giving Away Original Xbox
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @10:26AM License Details Hint MS Undecided On Suing Users of Its Open Source Net Runtime
Saturday March 28, 2015 @01:36AM New Screenshots Detail Spartan Web Browser For Windows 10 Smartphones
Saturday March 21, 2015 @09:23AM South Korea Begins To Deprecate ActiveX
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @04:48PM Microsoft Blacklists Fake Finnish Certificate
Thursday March 05, 2015 @10:58AM Microsoft Convinced That Windows 10 Will Be Its Smartphone Breakthrough
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @11:55AM What Would Minecraft 2 Look Like Under Microsoft?
Saturday February 28, 2015 @10:21AM Why I'm Saying Goodbye to Apple, Google and Microsoft
Friday February 20, 2015 @08:42AM Microsoft's First Azure Hosted Service Is Powered By Linux
Thursday February 12, 2015 @10:08AM Microsoft Fixes Critical Remotely Exploitable Windows Root-Level Design Bug
Tuesday February 10, 2015 @09:49AM EU Parliament Blocks Outlook Apps For Members Over Privacy Concerns
Tuesday February 10, 2015 @09:35AM Microsoft To Offer Azure Credits To Compete With IBM, AWS
Friday January 30, 2015 @09:21PM How, and Why, Apple Overtook Microsoft
Monday January 26, 2015 @01:30AM DirectX 12 Lies Dormant Within Microsoft's Recent Windows 10 Update
Sunday January 25, 2015 @10:22AM Brought To You By the Letter R: Microsoft Acquiring Revolution Analytics
Sunday January 25, 2015 @10:18AM Microsoft Are About To Buy Revolution Analytics
Tuesday January 13, 2015 @10:39AM Microsoft Ends Mainstream Support For Windows 7
Monday January 12, 2015 @02:22PM Google Throws Microsoft Under Bus, Then Won't Patch Android Flaw
Friday January 09, 2015 @09:51AM Microsoft Restricts Advanced Notification of Patch Tuesday Updates
Thursday January 01, 2015 @10:06AM UK Arrest Over Xbox Live and Playstation Network Outages
Thursday December 25, 2014 @01:07PM Nokia's Back In the Tablet Business, With the Android Lollipop-Based N1
Sunday December 21, 2014 @02:35AM 65,000 Complaints Later, Microsoft Files Suit Against Tech Support Scammers
Thursday December 18, 2014 @06:46PM Ars Reviews Skype Translator
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @11:20AM Skype Unveils Preview of Live English-To-Spanish Translator
Monday December 15, 2014 @12:48PM Microsoft To Open Source Cloud Framework Behind Halo 4 Services
Sunday December 14, 2014 @02:06PM Facebook Drops Bing Search Results
Sunday December 14, 2014 @02:33AM Canada Waives Own Rules, Helps Microsoft Avoid US Visa Problems
Thursday December 11, 2014 @10:28AM Microsoft Quietly Starts Accepting Bitcoin As Payment Method
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @01:21PM Microsoft's New Windows Monetization Methods Could Mean 'Subscriptions'
Tuesday December 02, 2014 @01:20PM Microsoft's Age-Old Image Library 'Clip Art' Is No More
Sunday November 30, 2014 @12:31AM Forbes Revisits the Surface Pro 3, Which May Face LG Competition
Friday November 21, 2014 @07:35PM Windows Kernel Version Bumped To 10.0
Tuesday November 18, 2014 @01:13PM Microsoft Releases Out-of-Band Security Patch For Windows
Monday November 17, 2014 @01:59PM World's Youngest Microsoft Certificated Professional Is Five Years Old
Monday November 17, 2014 @01:29AM Billionaire Donors Lavish Millions On Code.org Crowdfunding Project
Sunday November 16, 2014 @01:13AM Visual Studio 2015 Supports CLANG and Android (Emulator Included)
Saturday November 15, 2014 @10:42AM New Trial Brings Skype to (Some) Browsers
Saturday November 15, 2014 @08:05AM Microsoft Aims To Offer Windows 10 Upgrades For All Windows Phone 8 Lumias
Thursday November 06, 2014 @06:45PM Microsoft Makes Office Mobile Editing Free As in Freemium
Tuesday November 04, 2014 @02:21PM Ask Slashdot: Single Sign-On To Link Google Apps and Active Directory?
Sunday November 02, 2014 @04:56PM Windows 8 and 8.1 Pass 15% Market Share, Windows XP Drops Below 20% Mark
Tuesday October 28, 2014 @01:48PM OEM Windows 7 License Sales End This Friday
Tuesday October 28, 2014 @08:36AM Microsoft Works On Windows For ARM-Based Servers
Saturday October 25, 2014 @03:05AM Ballmer Says Amazon Isn't a "Real Business"
Friday October 24, 2014 @07:20PM Microsoft Now Makes Money From Surface Line, Q1 Sales Reach Almost $1 Billion
Wednesday October 22, 2014 @02:16PM Microsoft, Ask.com, Oracle Latest To Be Sued Over No-Poach Deal
Tuesday October 21, 2014 @01:05PM 'Microsoft Lumia' Will Replace the Nokia Brand
Tuesday October 21, 2014 @12:38AM More Eye Candy Coming To Windows 10
Monday October 20, 2014 @04:47PM Microsoft Gearing Up To Release a Smartwatch of Its Own
Sunday October 12, 2014 @06:19PM Microsoft's Quantum Mechanics
Sunday October 12, 2014 @12:22PM Microsoft Develops Analog Keyboard For Wearables, Solves Small Display Dilemma
Saturday October 11, 2014 @12:11PM Windows Users, Get Ready For a Bigger-Than-Usual Patch Tuesday
Thursday October 02, 2014 @08:09AM How Hackers Accidentally Sold a Pre-Release XBox One To the FBI
Thursday October 02, 2014 @07:40AM Will Windows 10 Finally Address OS Decay?
Thursday September 25, 2014 @01:10PM Microsoft On US Immigration: It's Our Way Or the Canadian Highway
Saturday September 20, 2014 @01:14AM Microsoft Kills Off Its Trustworthy Computing Group
Friday September 12, 2014 @12:57PM Windows Tax Shot Down In Italy
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @11:31AM Steve Ballmer Authored the Windows 3.1 Ctrl-Alt-Del Screen
Sunday September 07, 2014 @01:41PM Protesters Blockade Microsoft's Seattle Headquarters Over Tax Breaks