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Microsoft Launcher 4.6 brings new features to Android

Microsoft released a new beta version of launcher for Android which has several new features. The latest version 4.6 will be available with a built-in Cortana. Now, when the launcher will be installed by the user, they will be able to access the assistant conveniently. The personal assistant can make … Read more »

Microsoft’s SMS Organizer is a neat and useful SMS app for Android

Microsoft’s SMS Organizer lives up to its name, simply sorting messages into a number of categories. The inbox is divided into personal, transactional, promotional, archived, and blocked, which you can access with a tap. What SMS Organizer accomplishes is bringing all the different useful features together in a single place, … Read more »

Microsoft’s cloud computing business grows, stock edges up

Microsoft Corp beat Wall Street’s profit forecast, helped by growth in its cloud computing business, but took a $13.8 billion one-time charge due to the new U. S. tax law. Stock of the world’s largest software company, which have risen almost 50 percent over the past 12 months, initially fell … Read more »

Microsoft lists parental controls to keep your kids safe online

In its bid to protect kids from cyber bullying and harassment, Microsoft listed options for families and parents to ensure children are protected when they are online with Windows 10. According to Microsoft’s “Digital Civility Index”, it has been observed that 64 percent Indian youth are at risk to online … Read more »

Microsoft is banking on hybrid services to win the race for cloud

Microsoft is helping clients with large legacy systems see the ease of using the cloud by offering hybrid services. Meetul Patel, Chief Operating Officer, Microsoft India, said, “Hybrid offerings are really important as they allow people to carry their work online or offline depending on their requirements. Our hybrid cloud … Read more »

Microsoft Teams updated, gets an app store to counter slack

Microsoft has announced new updates to its chat and productivity program, Teams. Microsoft called the update the biggest one since Teams’ launch in March. With the newer updates, users can leverage apps in various new ways and command apps to take quick actions directly from the command box. One of … Read more »

Microsoft acquires cloud gaming start-up PlayFab

Microsoft announced that it has acquired PlayFab, a start-up with cloud-based tools for game developers. PlayFab’s portfolio of services includes content management, documentation, forums and A/B testing. “Incorporating PlayFab’s experience, growing network of game developers and powerful gaming-as-a-service platform into our product offering is an important step forward for gaming … Read more »