reader comments 79 with 53 posters participating Share this story Last December, the United Nations warned of an overlooked but critical “emerging terrorist threat”: extremists radicalizing members of online gaming communities. Despite ample interest in saving gamers from such exploitation, experts say that a lack of research funding on the topic has put the gaming ..
Enlarge / Using Teams in a browser is actually safer than using Microsoft’s desktop apps, which are wrapped around a browser. It’s a lot to work through. reader comments 69 with 45 posters participating Share this story Microsoft’s Teams client stores users’ authentication tokens in an unprotected text format, potentially allowing attackers with local access ..
Getty Images | Bloomberg reader comments 77 with 40 posters participating Share this story Microsoft’s $75 billion acquisition of video game maker Activision Blizzard faces in-depth probes in Brussels and the UK following growing concerns the deal is anti-competitive and will exclude rivals from accessing the blockbuster game Call of Duty. It comes as the ..
Getty Images reader comments 29 with 24 posters participating Share this story Microsoft said on Wednesday that it recently identified a vulnerability in TikTok’s Android app that could allow attackers to hijack accounts when users did nothing more than click on a single errant link. The software maker said it notified TikTok of the vulnerability ..
Enlarge / Microsoft says its latest cloud licensing terms are meant to give customers more flexibility and cost control—just not on Amazon, Google, or Alibaba servers. Getty Images reader comments 52 with 39 posters participating Share this story Facing European antitrust scrutiny, Microsoft has made it easier to virtualize its software on non-Microsoft cloud infrastructure—just ..
Enlarge / It’s more than a decade old, but Portal 2 remains a premiere co-op puzzle game. reader comments 41 with 32 posters participating, including story author Share this story Starting September 16, Portal 2 will be the last Xbox 360 game made available for free to Xbox Live subscribers via the Games for Gold program. ..
Microsoft has started putting ads in Outlook on iOS and Android and the response from users has been less than accepting. What’s the deal. In Outlook users have two options for organizing their inbox. You have a “focused” tab with important mail and an “other” tab with everything else. Previously Microsoft had only put the ..
reader comments 114 with 75 posters participating Share this story To help combat caste-based discrimination, the Indian government saves spots at the best Indian universities for lower-caste students, who often take that opportunity and turn it into a tech job in Silicon Valley. In the US, discrimination laws don’t specifically protect citizens based on caste, ..
Aurich Lawson reader comments 40 with 36 posters participating Share this story DuckDuckGo, the privacy-minded search company, says it will block trackers from Microsoft in its desktop web browser, following revelations in May that certain scripts from Bing and LinkedIn were getting a pass. In a blog post, DuckDuckGo founder Gabriel Weinberg says that he’s ..
Enlarge / Microsoft Teams running on a Mac. reader comments 90 with 71 posters participating Share this story Microsoft has announced plans to roll out an Apple Silicon-native version of Microsoft Teams, but the release isn’t going to happen overnight. In a blog post on its website, Microsoft claims the update will offer “a significant ..