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Microsoft Bans Most Common Passwords in Attempt to Keep Its Users Safe | News | Lifestyle | The Independent
Science & Tech  (tags: Internet, Microsoft, Passwords, technology, LinkedIn, tech, safety, computer, computers )

- 151 days ago -
I have my doubts this will work, but thanks for trying. Use a password manager & save yourself some trouble. The site calls the feature âEUR~dynamic banningâEUR(TM) and it is supposed to solve the biggest problem with passwords
Recently Bought a Windows Computer? Microsoft Probably Has Your Encryption Key
Science & Tech  (tags: computer, internet, investigation, safety, technology, Microsoft, backdoors, spying, surveillance, privacy violation, Orwellian Agenda )

- 301 days ago -
One of the excellent features of new Windows devices is that disk encryption is built-in and turned on by default, protecting your data in case your device is lost or stolen. But what is less well-known is that, if you are like most users and login to..
'Free' Windows 10 Has High Cost To Windows 7 And Windows 8 Users
Science & Tech  (tags: Microsoft, computers, environment, Gizmos, humans, internet, NewTechnology, performance, research, society, technology, world )

- 496 days ago -
Are you tempted by Windows 10? On paper you should be: it combines the best of Windows 8 with a desktop similar to Windows 7, it works across PCs, phones and tablets and âEUR" best of all âEUR" it will be free. Actually scrap that last partâEUR¦
Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 - (Video)
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, microsoft, Microsoft Windows 10, technology, internet, performance, society, concept, design, business )

- 639 days ago -
Microsoft has lifted the curtain much higher on Windows 10, showing off a whole slew of new features that will be coming to PCs and phones later this year. Microsoft Windows 10 in 90 seconds - watch video.
Microsoft Fixes '19-Year-Old' Bug With Emergency Patch
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, safety, investigation, humans, computer, microsoft, emergency patch, IBM, Windows, Office, bug )

- 709 days ago -
IBM researchers discovered the flaw, which affects Windows and Office products, in May this year - but worked with Microsoft to fix the problem before going public. The bug had been present in every version of Windows since 95, IBM said.
E.U. Fines Microsoft $732 Million Over Browser
Science & Tech  (tags: Microsoft, EU, penalty, anti-trust law, IE, computer, technology, business )

- 1329 days ago -
The penalty Wednesday stemmed from an antitrust settlement in 2009 that called on Microsoft to give Windows users in Europe a choice of Web browsers, instead of pushing them to Microsoft's Internet Explorer.
Help Clean Up The Dirtiest Thing On The Internet! TAKE ACTION!
Science & Tech  (tags: internet, coal, technology, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, environment, healthconditions, humans, Sustainabililty, discovery, interesting, study, research )

- 1651 days ago -
Apple, Amazon and Microsoft all use asthma-inducing, climate destroying coal to power the "cloud" that stores your emails, photos, music and videos. Take action now & tell these companies to clean the cloud. GREENPEACE petition!
Microsoft Office 365 Goes Live
Science & Tech  (tags: Microsoft, Microsoft Office, software, technology )

- 1945 days ago -
Microsoft launched much awaited its cloud-based productivity and collaboration suite - Office 365 on Tuesday.Microsoft's Office 365 is an online version of its Office software that combines to exchange e-mail, share point collaboration, the Office Web....
Microsoft Announced Global Availability of Internet Explorer 9
Science & Tech  (tags: news, NewTechnology, tech, technology, world, computers, computer, discovery, Microsoft, Internet Explorer 9, IE9, Internet Explorer, online, browsers, software )

- 2050 days ago -
Microsoft announced the launch of the latest version of the world's most-used browser with the release of Windows Internet Explorer 9 in 39 languages at an event at the SXSW Interactive conference. Internet Explorer 9 is Microsoft's most-downloaded browse
Microsoft's Internet Explorer Loses Top Spot to Firefox
Science & Tech  (tags: microsoft, firefox, internet explorer, browser, web )

- 2119 days ago -
The search engine took a 38.1pc market share across the continent in December, surpassing Internet Explorer's 37.5pc - the first time Microsoft has lost the top spot in a leading market.
Hotmail E-Mails 'Missing' From Accounts
Science & Tech  (tags: hotmail, email, microsoft, accounts )

- 2121 days ago -
A number of people with Hotmail accounts have posted complaints on Microsoft forums complaining that their e-mails have been deleted.
10 Kinds of People You Encounter on Xbox Live
Science & Tech  (tags: Xbox, Microsoft, Video Games, Online, Relaxation )

- 2163 days ago -
Thanks to Xbox Live and other online services, you can play with people anywhere in the world - with friends and aliens. Sounds interesting tho.
Microsoft To Acquire 3D Chipmaker Canesta
Science & Tech  (tags: Kinect, Microsoft, chips, technology )

- 2184 days ago -
Canesta Inc., which makes 3-D imaging chips, has agreed to be bought by Microsoft Corp. for an undisclosed amount.The deal announced Friday comes less than a week before Microsoft is set to start selling Kinect, an add-on for Xbox 360 that can interpret
Microsoft Buying Adobe Would Solve 'The Apple Problem' For Both
Science & Tech  (tags: microsoft, adobe, apple, computer )

- 2206 days ago -
The New York Times is reporting that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has recently been at a secret meeting with Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen to discuss topics including the two companies' mutual competitor, Apple.
Microsoft Profits Hit $4.5bn on Windows 7 Sales
Science & Tech  (tags: microsoft, windows, technology, business )

- 2286 days ago -
Microsoft has reported profits of $4.52bn (£2.96bn) for the three months between April and June - up 48% on the same period last year.

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