Microsoft helps Apple sort out a serious malware problem
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Been around since 2015, Apple didn't notice

Software King of the World, Microsoft rushed to help save the fruity cargo cult Apple which was suffering from a serious security problem since 2015.

Microsoft's second-generation Surface Book loses support
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End of a error 

Microsoft's second-generation laptop tablet Surface Book will no longer receive firmware and driver updates after today.

Microsoft president Brad Smith says he is worried about deep fakes
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Or did he say it?

Microsoft President Brad Smith said his biggest concern around artificial intelligence was deep fakes, realistic-looking but false content.

Surface Pro X tablet’s camera stopped working
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Armless error

Microsoft's ARM-based Surface Pro X tablet is having problems taking pictures of its owners and their lunch.

Chinese-state hackers compromised "critical" US cyber infrastructure
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Microsoft said they were intelligence gathering

Microsoft has warned that Chinese state-sponsored hackers, known as "Volt Typhoon," have compromised "critical" US cyberinfrastructure across various industries focusing on gathering intelligence.

Win32 apps sent to isolation
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Win32 apps sent to isolation

Playing with sandcastles In Windows 11 sandbox

At its Build 2023 conference this week, Microsoft announced Windows 11 will run Win32 apps in isolation mode soon.

Gamers bid to stop Activision Blizzard takeover fails
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All Playstation gamers

A federal judge has refused to grant a requested preliminary injunction that would have stopped Microsoft's continuing effort to buy Activision Blizzard. 

Sabrent announces Rocket Q M.2-2230 NVMe Gen 4 SSD series
Published in PC Hardware

Perfect for those Steam Decks, Surfaces, and upcoming Asus ROG Ally

Sabrent has launched its newest Rocket Q NVMe Gen 4 SSDs that will come in M.2 2230 form-factor, and in capacities of up to 2TB, making them perfect for upgrading the Steam Deck, Microsoft Surface, upcoming ASUS ROG Ally handheld console, or any other device that is limited to M.2 2230 SSD form-factor.

Telcos wants Big Tech help to pay for 5G upgrades
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Want EU to make it happen

Big tech companies accounting for more than five per cent of a telecoms provider's peak average internet traffic should help fund the rollout of 5G and broadband across Europe, according to a draft proposal by the telecoms industry. 

EU regulators look at Microsoft's Azure
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Claims that Vole is nibbling at rivals again

Microsoft's Azure cloud business has been targeted by the European Union's antitrust arm, amid concerns the US software firm is leveraging its market power to squeeze out rivals.