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Microsoft launches AI for Cultural Heritage program

Microsoft's latest AI for Good initiative -- AI for Cultural Heritage -- aims to preserve and celebrate people, places, and historical artifacts.Read More...

Microsoft launches AI for Cultural Heritage program

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Microsoft Launches Programme to Preserve Cultural Heritage Using AI Microsoft said it will "use AI to work with non-profits, universities and governments around the world to help preserve the languages we speak, the places we live and the artefacts we treasure."...
2019-07-13 04:30

Microsoft launches Azure Lighthouse in general availability, updates Azure Migration Program At Microsoft's Inspire 2019 conference, the company launched Azure Lighthouse in general availability alongside Azure Migration Program enhancements.Read More...
2019-07-12 00:45

Ancient Afghan citadel collapses, cultural heritage sites at risk An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this week, local officials said, raising concerns about the vulnerability of the country's cultural heritage and the government's ability to protect them....
2019-06-15 10:00

6,000-Year-Old Budj Bim Named Australia’s First ‘Purely Cultural’ World Heritage Site UNESCO has given a 6,000-year-old Aboriginal cultural landscape called the Budj Bim archaeological site in Victoria, Australia the status of a World Heritage Site.  ...
2019-07-09 07:45

UN cultural agency removes birthplace of Jesus from its list of heritage sites in danger The United Nations’ cultural agency announced on Tuesday that it was removing the place that is officially recognized as the Birthplace of Jesus, from its List of World Heritage in Danger – crediting extensive restorative work on Bethlehem’s Nativity...
2019-07-03 07:30

Microsoft defends planned partner program changes, but many aren't buying it Microsoft's talk about priorities and a changing partner market as reasons for dropping internal use rights for its products isn't sitting well with many of its resellers....
2019-07-11 19:30

Hampstead launches first-ever environmental awareness program for residents In a first, the town of Hampstead launched its first green patroller. A sort of adviser on environmental matters. The project is expected to last until early August....
2019-06-18 21:15

Apple Launches Recall Program Because Some MacBook Pros 'May Pose A Fire Safety Risk' Facing overheating batteries that “may pose a fire safety risk,” Apple launched a voluntary recall and replacement program on Thursday for the 15-inch 2015 MacBook Pro with Retina Display.Read more......
2019-06-20 21:45

Microsoft’s game streaming service launches in October, but you’re going to need an Xbox Google a few days ago held its second Stadia press event of the year, revealing price and launch dates for the streaming service it first announced a few months ago. But Google is hardly the only company looking to offer buyers game streaming product...
2019-06-10 16:30

Uber Launches New Program to Get Drivers Who Can't Afford Cars to Drive Cars for Them Uber was once a modest company with modest goals: unleash the power of the free market in a heavily-regulated industry to provide on-demand, convenient rides while allowing folks with cars to make extra cash driving people around. It didn’t take long...
2019-05-30 19:30

Microsoft launches Service Mesh Interface, Visual Studio Code Kubernetes extension 1.0, and Virtual Kubelet 1.0 Microsoft has launched the Service Mesh Interface (SMI) specification, Helm 3 alpha, Visual Studio Code Kubernetes extension 1.0, and Virtual Kubelet 1.0.Read More...
2019-05-21 19:15

Kano, the kids-focused coding and hardware startup, inks deal with Microsoft, launches $300 Kano PC Kano, the London-based startup that builds hardware designed to teach younger people about computing and coding, is taking a significant step forward in its growth strategy today. The startup has inked a partnership with Microsoft that sees Kano lau...
2019-06-20 09:00

Microsoft wants to start marketing Microsoft 365 as a single product in its new fiscal year Microsoft is stepping up its efforts to market Microsoft 365 -- its subscription bundle of Windows 10, Office 365 and Enterprise Mobility + Security -- in a more integrated way. And it's reorganizing internally to try to do so....
2019-07-02 23:30

Conservatives can't win cultural wars without capitalist ones The current mini-fracas fracturing the Right has little to do with President Trump or even tone, as Sohrab Ahmari insists, but rather which trade-offs each coalition of the Right has made. No one can doubt that David French, a devout Evangelical Chri...
2019-05-31 06:30

Devendra Banhart’s cultural highlights The musician on his favourite neighbourhood gallery, Cate Le Bon’s incredible new album and a heroic meditation podcastDevendra Banhart was born in Houston, Texas, to a Venezuelan mother and an American father, both followers of the Indian religious ...
2019-07-14 11:45

The 10 Biggest Cultural Thefts in Black History Netflix’s new documentary, The Lion’s Share, chronicles the history of the song “The Lion Sleeps Tonight,” how it became a worldwide hit and—most importantly—how media companies including Disney, kept the song’s original creator, South African musici...
2019-05-30 16:30

On my radar: Florence Pugh’s cultural highlights The acclaimed actor on a wickedly funny Julia Davis podcast, gripping fiction and the album that inspired her performance in MidsommarActor Florence Pugh was born in 1996 and raised in Oxfordshire and southern Spain. Part of an arty family – her moth...
2019-07-01 19:15

Microsoft ships antivirus for macOS as Windows Defender becomes Microsoft Defender Microsoft is bringing its Windows Defender anti-malware application to macOS—and more platforms in the future—as it expands the reach of its Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) platform. To reflect the new cross-platform nature, the suite is al...
2019-05-22 18:30

What would you do if you found a wallet? Really? Then prove it | Stuart Heritage US researchers planted ‘lost’ wallets around the world to see what would happen. I’m conducting my own honesty studyStatistically, people are quite kind. The University of Michigan just spent £472,000 proving this by planting 17,303 “lost” wallets in...
2019-06-24 10:45

‘Your Heritage Is Taken Away’: The Closing of 3 Historically Black Colleges For nearly 200 years, historically black colleges and universities have educated thousands of students, but they continue to face an uncertain future....
2019-06-29 01:45

Reporting on Glastonbury 2019: 'it's a cultural event unlike any other' The Guardian’s music editor on mould-breaking headliners, round-the-clock liveblogs … and gong bathsDrenched in sweat, dancing inside a cage to propulsive disco-house surrounded by toned young men, the thought suddenly hits me: we’ve got to make a ne...
2019-07-13 16:30

Fab 5 Freddy’s Latest Cultural Coup? ‘The Archive of the Future’ The personal collection of the original “Yo! MTV Raps” host, who united the worlds of hip-hop and art, has been acquired by the Schomburg Center in Harlem....
2019-05-24 11:30

Mexico accuses fashion designer of cultural appropriation Does Carolina Herrera’s Resort 2020 line evoke ‘the playful and colourful mood of a Latin holiday’ or rip off indigenous designs? Three months after calling on Spain to apologise for its colonial abuses, the Mexican government of Andrés Manuel López ...
2019-06-13 15:45

Kim Kardashian West denies cultural appropriation in kimono row Kim Kardashian West has denied allegations of cultural appropriation after trademarking a Japanese word for her new shapewear brand, Kimono Intimates....
2019-06-28 15:15

Tony Chambers' cultural roundup for June Tony Chambers shares the best of the Barbican's new artificial intelligence show, takes a trip to Monkey Island and lights up over Doshi Levien studio...
2019-06-06 08:30

Stitch-up: online sewing community at war over cultural appropriation Boom in home-made clothes-making hides bitter divisions about size inclusivity, race and if a kimono should be called a jacket Last week, popular fashion patternmaker Papercut Patterns posted a short video on Instagram of one of their patterns being ...
2019-06-01 08:15

How UN cultural treasures helped set the stage for Game of Thrones From King’s Landing to the Iron Bank, so many of the breathtaking backdrops seen on the smash hit Game of Thrones television series are available for future generations to enjoy,  thanks to a key, but little-known role played by the United Nations cu...
2019-05-21 14:38

WorldPride: New York's best LGBTQ art, heritage and party venues As New York gets ready to celebrate WorldPride on 26 June and 50 years since the Stonewall uprising, locals pick cultural spaces, tours and nightlife that embody the city’s queer spiritThe Metropolitan Museum is marking Stonewall 50 with a gay-relate...
2019-06-20 10:00

Jodrell Bank Observatory becomes world heritage site Unesco recognises Cheshire home of Lovell telescope for contribution to astronomical researchJodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire, which has been at the forefront of astronomical research for decades, has been added to the Unesco world heritage list....
2019-07-07 21:15

Classic Fiats: taking a look through the history books at FCA's Heritage Hub Features 25 May, 2019 We take a look at some stunning classic Fiats and other Italian treasures as we delve deep inside FCA's new Heritage Hub...
2019-05-26 00:30

The Daughters of the Confederacy Who Turned Their Heritage to Political Ends “Sisters and Rebels” by Jacquelyn Dowd Hall delivers a nuanced portrait of the Lumpkin sisters, who responded to their Southern family history in powerful and public ways....
2019-06-21 12:15

The Erzgebirge want UNESCO World Heritage Site status Silver, tin and uranium were mined here for over 800 years. Now the German-Czech region of Erzgebirge/Krušnohoří has good chances of being awarded the UNESCO title. We look at Freiberg's long journey to World Heritage....
2019-07-06 06:30

UNESCO names 29 new World Heritage sites for 2019 This newest World Heritage List includes sites of cultural importance, such as architect Frank Lloyd Wright's work, and natural wonders, such as Vatnajökull National Park in Iceland....
2019-07-09 23:30

The musicians helping make climate change a cultural movement Pop stars like Lil Dicky and Grimes are using their music and their huge followings to gain vital coverage of climate change. This rise in social media-driven activism shows that a tipping point has been reached in popular culture...
2019-06-18 01:30

Japan's return to commercial whaling has no economic or cultural case The decision by Japan to resume commercial whaling should be condemned – if not for its uncertain effect on whales, then for its contempt for international agreements...
2019-07-03 01:15

Kim Kardashian Is Renaming Her Shapewear Line After Cultural Appropriation Claims Kim Kardashian is "always listening, learning and growing." Less than a week ago, the reality star and makeup mogul announced her new line of shapewear, initially called Kimono. ......
2019-07-01 19:00

NYC’s arts and cultural organizations beg for cash as execs pocket millions As New York City’s arts and cultural organizations beg for more taxpayer funding, they pay millions in pay and perks to their execs. Spending is particularly wild at the Bronx Zoo. John Calvelli, the executive vice president for public affairs at the...
2019-05-26 03:30

Rediscovering a Jewish cultural legacy at 'The Weimar Republic of Yiddishland' Held in the city of Goethe and Schiller, Yiddish Summer Weimar is the world's most prominent annual Yiddish culture event. This year it revives the Jewish creative fervor associated with Weimar-era Germany....
2019-07-12 23:30

Colonial art restitution: German museums need greater cultural awareness The German Museums Association has underscored the importance of non-European perspectives when dealing with artifacts taken during German colonialism. Restitution is harder than with Nazi-looted art, an expert said....
2019-07-02 18:30

Mexico accuses fashion house Carolina Herrera of cultural appropriation The Mexican government has called out fashion house Carolina Herrera for the "cultural appropriation" of indigenous patterns and textiles from Mexico in its latest collection....
2019-06-13 03:15

Melania Trump enjoys nature-themed Japan cultural experience TOKYO (AP) — First lady Melania Trump has had a nature-oriented Japanese cultural experience at Akasaka Palace, where she learned that bamboo trunks can create music and also serve as flower vases. Mrs. Trump and Japanese first lady Akie Abe were ent...
2019-05-27 08:15

Ancient tower collapses in Afghanistan, other cultural sites remain at risk GHAZNI, Afghanistan – An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this week, local officials said, raising concerns about the vulnerability of the country’s cultural heritage and the government’s abi...
2019-06-15 16:00

30 German mosques and cultural centers tied to Hezbollah: intel report The intelligence agency for the northern German city-state of Hamburg revealed in a hair-raising report on Monday that 30 mosques and cultural centers in the Federal Republic have ties to the US-classified terrorist organization Hezbollah....
2019-07-11 23:15

Airbnb's 'heritage travel' section is for exploring 23andMe results 23andMe has partnered with Airbnb to let users literally explore their roots. The travel website now has a special "heritage travel" section divided into the genetic populations you'd find in a 23andMe ancestry report. The regions include Sub-Sa...
2019-05-21 21:15

Inaugural Thruxton Motorsport Celebration to honour circuit's heritage This weekend's inaugural Thruxton Motorsport Celebration will feature a range of historic races to honour the heritage of the high-speed Hampshire track...
2019-05-29 20:45

Syria's lost heritage stands out in Aleppo's broken minarets The pencil minaret of the Ottoman Adliyeh mosque in Syria's Aleppo lists to one side and is scored by an ugly gash running down its flank, the result of bombing in the war....
2019-05-21 17:15

UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites for 2019 revealed Italy has reason to celebrate with a glass of something fizzy -- its Prosecco Hills region, famous for producing sparkling wine, has been named as one of the latest additions to the UNESCO World Heritage List....
2019-07-09 05:45

Traditional knowledge at ‘core’ of indigenous heritage, and ‘must be protected’, says UN Forum Traditional knowledge is at the core of indigenous identity, culture and heritage around the world, the chair of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues said at the annual event’s opening day on Monday, stressing that it “must be prot...
2019-05-21 15:30

Heritage Pharmaceuticals to pay $7 million to settle price-fixing allegations Heritage Pharmaceuticals has agreed to pay more than $7 million to settle allegations that it fixed the prices of several medicines, including a key diabetes drug, the Justice Department said....
2019-06-01 07:45

Italy's new ruins: heritage sites being lost to neglect and looting Overgrown and weathered, many historical monuments are disappearing as public funds for culture fail to match modern Italy’s inheritanceLegend has it that the grotto hidden among the craggy cliffs on San Marco hill in Sutera in the heart of Sicily ho...
2019-05-28 16:30

The Erzgebirge's claim to UNESCO World Heritage Site status Silver, tin and uranium were mined here for over 800 years. Now the German-Czech region of Erzgebirge/Krušnohoří has good chances of being awarded the UNESCO title. We look at Freiberg's long journey to World Heritage....
2019-07-07 01:00

UNESCO declares Erzgebirge region a World Heritage Site UN officials have granted protected status to the Erzgebirge region (The Ore Mountains) on the German-Czech border. The water management system in Augsburg was also declared a World Heritage Site at the Baku session....
2019-07-07 01:00

Kim Kardashian Addresses Cultural Appropriation Claims Surrounding Kimono Shapewear Line Kim Kardashian is standing by her decision to name her shapewear line Kimono. In a statement to the New York Times the KKW Beauty founder is addressing the accusations that she is......
2019-06-27 22:45

Controversy Around Netflix's Jinn Highlights a Cultural Divide in Jordan and the Middle East In the opening scene of Netflix’s first Arabic-language series, Jinn, a young woman named Mira (Salma Malhas) kisses her boyfriend, shares her plans of going to a party, and comments on how another male student is an “asshole.” On most American shows...
2019-07-11 00:30

The Spider-Man: Far From Home promo tour is becoming one long Jake Gyllenhaal cultural moment Jake Gyllenhaal has long been celebrated as an actor. His work in movies ranging from Brokeback Mountain and Nightcrawler to Enemy and Zodiac shows a genuine talent and an eye for roles challenging enough to test and strengthen his skills. Now, while...
2019-07-04 02:00

‘Game of Thrones’ is the defining pop-cultural experience of the millennial generation It could be the last show millennials will watch together, and come to define the generation the way TV series and movies have defined others.        ...
2019-05-21 14:45

Castro calls Trump Jr. a 'coward' for tweet about Harris' racial heritage 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro slammed Donald Trump Jr. on Sunday for questioning fellow Democratic hopeful Kamala Harris’ racial heritage, calling the president’s son a “coward” and saying his tweet last week was “disgusting.”...
2019-06-30 17:30

UNESCO names ancient Babylon city a World Heritage Site The UN body has described the ancient city as a "unique testimony to one of the most influential empires of the ancient world." After years of damaging interventions, Babylon will now gain protected status....
2019-07-06 06:30

| WATCH: Thai Muslim family keeps silk weaving heritage alive Over the click-clack of the teak loom, Niphon's family laments the lack of apprentice weavers at his Bangkok silk shop, as modernity lures young Muslims away from a trade their community has dominated for generations....
2019-06-03 21:15

UNESCO adds five sites to World Heritage List, including Babylon The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization added five archaeological and natural sites to its World Heritage List on Friday....
2019-07-06 03:45

Alibaba Cloud touts Asian heritage, focus as competitive advantage While coy over how the Huawei-US debacle may impact other Chinese technology vendors, Alibaba Cloud executives play up its "in Asia, for Asia" focus and investment in the region as key competitive advantage over its US competitors, including AWS, Mic...
2019-05-31 05:45

Jodrell Bank Observatory Declared UNESCO World Heritage Site The Jodrell Bank Observatory, part of the University of Manchester and home of the massive Lovell Telescope and numerous others, has received UNESCO World Heritage Site status, the BBC reported on Sunday.Read more......
2019-07-08 03:15

See Hollyhock House, California’s Newest Unesco World Heritage Site Monday: Read about how officials at the house are getting ready for more visitors. Also: Netflix’s lobby and possible justice for a ring-tailed lemur....
2019-07-16 00:30

Budj Bim Indigenous eel trap site on verge of world heritage listing Aquaculture network in Victoria, maintained over 6,600 years, faces final step in recognition processA 6,600-year-old, highly sophisticated aquaculture system developed by the Gunditjmara people will be formally considered for a place on the Unesco w...
2019-05-22 20:30

How Joy Division’s ‘Unknown Pleasures’ image went from underground album cover to a piece of cultural ubiquity Peter Saville was 22 years old when he designed the iconic cover, based on a diagram one of the band’s members discovered in a scientific encyclopedia....
2019-06-14 20:15

Ancient Iraqi city of Babylon designated UNESCO World Heritage Site The ancient city of Babylon, first referenced in a clay tablet from the 23rd century B.C., was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Friday, after a vote that followed decades of lobbying by......
2019-07-05 23:30

Augsburg's historical water system granted UNESCO World Heritage status In the Middle Ages bankers like Jakob Fugger made Augsburg an important city. But its history with water is also unique. Augsburg now wants to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site....
2019-07-08 17:45

Jaipur Designated UNSECO World Heritage Site, PM Modi Welcomes Move Rajasthan's capital Jaipur, a city known for its iconic architectural legacy, has become a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. The announcement was made after the 43rd Session of the UNESCO......
2019-07-06 13:45

Venice mayor urges Unesco to place city on world heritage blacklist Luigi Brugnaro says he has no faith in Italy’s government to resolve cruise ship problemThe mayor of Venice has urged Unesco to place the city on its world heritage site blacklist as he lambasted Italy’s transport minister for failing to endorse a pl...
2019-06-20 14:15

Ancient city of Babylon heads list of new Unesco world heritage sites UN also names national park in Iceland among sites protected for their value to humanityThe ancient city of Babylon and an Icelandic national park replete with glaciers, ice caves and volcanoes are among the sites that have been added to Unesco’s wor...
2019-07-05 20:45

Myanmar’s temple city Bagan awarded UNESCO World Heritage status UNESCO inscribed Myanmar’s ancient capital of Bagan as a World Heritage Site on Saturday, nearly a quarter of a century after the complex of Buddhist temples was first nominated for listing....
2019-07-06 16:30

Jeremy Hunt promises vote to bring back fox hunting as part of Britain's 'heritage' Getty The ban on fox hunting in the UK could be lifted, under plans by the Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt. Hunt, who is running to become the next prime minister, said he would back a new vote on legalising hunting with hounds after the next general ...
2019-07-04 14:15

Baku forum to push back against ‘rise of hate’ with strong call for cultural and religious tolerance, says UN official Just off a plane from Sri Lanka, Miguel Angel Moratinos, United Nations High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations (UNOAC), said on Wednesday that tomorrow’s 5th World Forum for Intercultural Dialogue is opening at a “very timely” moment....
2019-05-21 14:38

Social, cultural diversity ‘an enormous richness, not a threat’ Guterres declares calling on investment for a harmonious future Like a well-tuned orchestra, successful modern societies have a balance of diversity and culture, that is a source of “enormous richness, not a threat” said the UN chief on Monday, speaking alongside UN Messenger of Peace, acclaimed cellist Yo-Yo Ma ...
2019-05-27 19:45

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Press Freedom Day, Tuna Day, cultural dialogue, #GlobalGoals awards, updates on Syria, Somalia, Mali This Thursday, top stories include: the celebrations of World Press Freedom Day and World Tuna Day, events for inter-cultural dialogue in Azerbaijan and for Global Goals action in Germany, and updates from Syria, Somalia and Mali....
2019-05-21 15:15

Iran’s Nuclear Program Iran’s nuclear capabilities have been the subject of global hand-wringing for more than two decades. While Iran’s leaders long insisted the country was not building nuclear weapons, its enrichment of uranium and history of deception created deep mist...
2019-06-17 15:15

Mack Brown is back at UNC. Can he still run a program? Can a 67-year-old coach who has been out of football for six years restore dignity to a program he last coached in 1997? UNC and Mack Brown are banking on it....
2019-05-24 10:30

NB Liquor to introduce reusable bag program In a press release, ANBL board chair Rachelle Gagnon says the corporation made the decision to follow what other jurisdictions across Canada are doing....
2019-07-13 03:15

Media watchdog has beef with ABC over Catalyst program Authority finds science show breached impartiality standards in its portrayal of the beef industry as harmful to the environmentThe media watchdog has found the ABC science program Catalyst breached editorial standards for impartiality in its present...
2019-05-24 14:30

Nvidia expands colocation program around the globe As part of its efforts to build up its data center business, Nvidia is adding partners in Europe, Asia and North America to the DGX-Ready Data Center program....
2019-07-11 19:30

Introducing a New Generation of Kids to the Apollo Program On the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, these picture books show young readers the historic journey — and some of the 410,000 people who made it possible....
2019-07-02 00:30

U.S. Prepares Charges Over Venezuela's Food-Aid Program The U.S. is preparing measures ranging from criminal charges to sanctions against people involved in Venezuela’s military-run emergency food program, part of an effort to target what U.S. officials describe as a large-scale money laundering operation...
2019-05-21 23:15

Bush, Clinton to celebrate those in their leadership program DALLAS (AP) — Former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton will attend a ceremony in Dallas to recognize those who are graduating from their leadership program this year. The graduation ceremony for the almost 60 people participating in the Pres...
2019-06-27 20:15

Seven inventions from the Apollo space program we still use today It’s been nearly 50 years since NASA put a man on the moon but many of the technologies invented for the groundbreaking Apollo space program are still used in our lives on Earth today. From the tiny cameras in our cellphones to the heat-proof u...
2019-07-09 02:45

What to know about Iran's uranium enrichment program Iran has announced it was 10 days away from breaking their uranium stockpile limit. What does this mean for the Iran Deal?        ...
2019-06-17 20:30

New Appalachian leadership program seeks applicants FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says applications are being accepted for a new leadership initiative that focuses on helping young professionals in the state’s Appalachian region. Bevin says the Appalachian Regional Commission ap...
2019-06-10 11:00

U.S. starts 'unwinding' Turkey from F-35 fighter jet program The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a plan to remove the NATO ally from the F-35 fighter jet program that includes halting any new training f...
2019-06-07 20:01

U.S. Set to Bar Turkey From F-35 Program Over Russian Defense Gear The Pentagon put Turkey on notice it will cut off Turkish military pilots from training and halt Turkish purchases of the F-35 fighter jet if Ankara buys a Russian antiaircraft system....
2019-06-08 18:45

Teachers sue Betsy DeVos over loan forgiveness program A New York City Public School teacher has joined public employees from across the country in a lawsuit against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for her gross mismanagement of a loan forgiveness program, court paper said. The American Federation of Tea...
2019-07-12 03:15

New program to replace curbside recycling in Sierra Vista SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Starting July 1, Sierra Vista will be ending its curbside pickup of recyclable materials. To replace the program is a new drop-off facility where anyone can go and drop off their recyclable materials free of charge. Materi...
2019-05-23 14:15

Facebook revives its mobile data gathering program with a new app Remember when it was revealed in January that Facebook used to pay teens and gather mobile app usage data from them through an app? Well, the company shut that program down after a huge backlash, but the app’s sorta making a comeback. Facebook today ...
2019-06-12 08:00

Lockheed: No concern that Raytheon-UTC merger will affect F-35 program Lockheed Martin F-35 program manager Greg Ulmer said on Monday he had "no concern" that the proposed merger of Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp would affect the F-35 program or pressure its margins....
2019-06-17 14:30

Inside ‘the program’ churning out U.S. stars like Jack Hughes BUFFALO — The players just refer to it as “the program,” which makes it sound ominous. But to everyone else it is known as the U.S. Developmental Program, and it has produced its best crop of young hockey players ever this year, led by the presumptiv...
2019-06-03 04:45

Sources: NFL shelves full-time officiating program The NFL has put its full-time officials program on hold as part of ongoing labor talks with the NFL Referees Association, multiple sources said Thursday....
2019-07-12 08:45

Fewer psychiatrists take Medicaid patients even as the program has expanded (Reuters Health) - Fewer and fewer psychiatrists are accepting Medicaid even as increasing numbers of patients have gained mental health coverage through expansion of the program, a new study suggests....
2019-06-08 05:30

Boeing 737 program manager is retiring as Max jet remains grounded Lindblad's retirement comes as Boeing copes with the fallout of two crashes that killed 346 people. Its 737 Max jet has has been grounded since mid-March....
2019-07-12 02:00

NASA's Artemis program aims to put first woman on moon NASA's Artemis program to return astronauts to the moon is to include eight rocket launches to put a mini space station in lunar orbit by 2024. That's when it hopes to land its first female astronaut on lunar soil....
2019-05-24 11:45

Teach Your Kid About Digital Safety With the 'Be Internet Awesome' Program As parents, we’re constantly urged to teach our kids about internet safety. It’s something we must do—this is clear. But Moms and dads need more guidance because let’s face it: We ourselves are also struggling to navigate the murky waters of the web....
2019-06-29 02:45

Supreme Court Will Decide if Trump Can End DACA Program (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court will decide whether President Donald Trump can end an Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation. The justices’ order Friday sets up high-stakes legal arguments in late fall or early win...
2019-06-28 21:15

Huawei Mate 20 Pro reinstated to the Android Q beta program Last week, we told you that Google had removed the Huawei Mate 20 Pro from its list of phones that are part of the Android Q beta program. This, of course, came after the U.S. put Huawei on the Commerce Department's Entity List. This prevents the com...
2019-05-31 07:45

Facebook's Study program pays for information about the apps you use Facebook announced today that it has launched a new app for Android users called Study from Facebook. The app will be used to help the company conduct market research and all participants will be paid. This isn't an app that you can download from the...
2019-06-12 02:45

Trump Administration Rolls Out $16 Billion Farm-Aid Program President Trump rolled out a $16 billion plan to help farmers hit by the trade conflict with China and suggested Huawei Technologies Co. could potentially be a bargaining chip in settling the dispute....
2019-05-24 02:15

Governor wants Pennsylvania to join greenhouse gas reduction program Democratic Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf asked Republican lawmakers on Tuesday to authorize the state to join a program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in several Northeastern U.S. states, according to a report from the Associated Press....
2019-06-19 21:45

HII cuts first steel for Columbia-class submarine program Huntington Ingalls Industries cut the first steel plate of the Columbia ballistic missile submarine at Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia, marking the start of advance construction for the new class of subs....
2019-05-25 09:45

No expansion yet of U.S.-Mexico asylum program after Trump deal U.S.-bound asylum seekers are not yet being sent back to additional Mexican border towns to await processing after a deal on Friday called for the program to be immediately extended to the whole border, three Mexican officials said....
2019-06-10 06:15

Brazilian housing subsidies program receives $266 mln -spokesman Brazil's Regional Development Ministry has received 1 billion reais ($266.30 million) to resume the housing subsidies program Minha Casa Minha Vida, presidential spokesman Otávio do Rêgo Barros said on Monday....
2019-07-16 03:45

U.S. has no plans to cap H-1B work visa program: State Department The Trump administration has no plans to cap H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, the State Department said on Thursday....
2019-06-21 01:30

Critics say ThriveNYC job program for people with disabilities is underfunded One ThriveNYC program that secures jobs for developmentally disabled New Yorkers is underfunded — despite the city's own determination that the needs of that population are increasing, according to critics....
2019-06-05 03:45

Apollo space program spawned technologies, products still in use NASA has been erroneously credited with inventing a handful of things -- Tang, Velcro and computer chips, to name a few -- but America's space agency really is responsible for many innovations still in use....
2019-07-04 14:30

Nonprofit Expanding Resiliency Program To Rural Kentucky JAMESTOWN, Ky. (AP) — The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky is funding a program in Russell County and nine surrounding counties to help children and youth dealing with violence, addiction, and other trauma. According to a news release, the foundatio...
2019-05-28 13:30

Lexington Program Helps Teen Moms Graduate LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Family Care Center in Lexington has a program that helps young adults balance motherhood while completing their education. Peyton Marnye found out she was pregnant at 16. “I was kind of a wild child and gettin...
2019-06-07 00:30

Trump says mass migrant deportation program delayed US President Donald Trump says he'll hold back the planned sweep of migrants in 10 American citiies for two weeks. The Democrats denounced the plan as "injecting terror into our communities."...
2019-06-23 03:30

U.S. says to expand program sending asylum seekers to Mexico Mexico has agreed to take more migrants seeking asylum in the United States while they await adjudication of their cases, according to details of an agreement reached late on Friday that led President Donald Trump to call off threatened tariffs....
2019-06-08 04:30

Why Your Children's Television Program Sucks: The Garfield Show A look at the awful children’s programming you’re forced to endure before you can finally kick the kids out of the TV room to watch sports for eight hours. Image by Jim Cooke....
2019-06-17 18:30

Xiaomi to Discontinue MIUI Beta Program for Certain Smartphones Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has announced that it is changing its development policies and plans for MIUI, and limiting beta access to fewer devices....
2019-06-12 15:00

Thai court sentences ex-PM to prison over lottery program A Thai court has sentenced former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra to two years in prison over his handling of a state lottery program he initiated while in office more than a decade ago....
2019-06-06 17:00

World Food Program partly suspends aid in Yemen The United Nations World Food Program said Thursday it's partially suspended food assistance operations in Yemen after it failed to reach an agreement with the Houthi rebel leadership on distribution....
2019-06-21 15:30

Enrollment open for free summer STEM program TUCSON – Put the pencils and textbooks away – school is out for summer! But while classes have officially ended for the school year, that does not mean the learning has to stop too. To help students combat the “summer learning loss&...
2019-05-29 21:45

ICE program cuts deportation costs to just $80, local cops embrace Sheriffs on the front lines of the surging illegal immigration crisis are pushing back against pro-sanctuary advocates who claim helping Immigration and Customs Enforcement detain criminals is a budget-buster that also hurts community relations with ...
2019-06-03 21:30

Minnesota program pays homeowners to transform lawns into bee gardens A new program is offering to pay for Minnesota homeowners to convert their lawn into bee friendly areas.        ...
2019-05-31 16:45

New citizens to experience camping in Saskatchewan through Parks Canada program An excursion planned to Prince Albert National Park this summer aims to pass on knowledge and experience regarding camping-related skills to new Canadians....
2019-06-19 03:15

Here’s a reality check on NASA’s Artemis Moon landing program Enlarge / Artist's concept of a lunar lander. (credit: NASA) On Tuesday morning, NASA conducted what appears to have been a highly successful test of the launch escape system for its Orion capsule—a piece of the hardware needed to safely fly humans...
2019-07-03 16:30

In Ditching Paid Maps, Call Of Duty Finally Gets With The Program Over a decade after the original era-defining Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Activision said last week that 2019’s Duty will be a re-imagining of Infinity Ward’s Modern Warfare series. Along with the campaign trailer that dropped on May 30, the com...
2019-06-04 05:15

High schoolers across AZ start UA Health Sciences summer program TUCSON – Fifty high school students from across the state are starting a summer program called Med-Start at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Department. The students are from disadvantaged backgrounds, either educationally or financial...
2019-06-04 22:15

Trump Makes Fresh Threats Against Iran Over Its Nuclear Program The president’s push came as Washington began pressing members of the United Nations’ atomic agency at a meeting in Vienna to take a stronger stand against Tehran....
2019-07-10 23:15

AP EXPLAINS: Iran's nuclear program as 2015 deal unravels Iran announced it will exceed the uranium stockpile limit set by Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers in the next 10 days, further escalating tensions in the Mideast....
2019-06-17 15:30

Kentucky driver’s license pilot program to start June 28 FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky transportation officials say they will begin issuing new driver’s licenses this month that are designed to comply with a federal travel law. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says in a statement that it will beg...
2019-06-19 12:15

Apollo 11 at 50: Space program transfixed Americans, changed pop culture Manned space missions since 1961 have influenced pop culture -- entertainment, architecture, fashion, consumer goods and language. The Apollo 11 moon landing was the pinnacle....
2019-06-19 13:00

Trump’s war on refugees is tearing down US's life-changing resettlement program Donald Trump has for two consecutive years overseen the lowest refugee admission rates since the modern resettlement system was created in 1980Tecle Gebremicheal loves Idaho, and he wants people to know about how it has now become home after he fled ...
2019-07-03 01:45

New Red, White and Blue Program aims to help vets recover from trauma TUCSON- A behavioral healthcare facility in Tucson launched a new program aimed at helping those who put their life on the line recover from trauma. Sierra Tucson began its new Red, White and Blue Program designed for active duty military, veterans a...
2019-07-05 02:30

Federal Grant To Continue Youth-Support Services Program FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky agency says it has secured another $5 million federal grant to continue a program providing youth-support services. Kentucky’s Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities says t...
2019-06-19 12:15

Computer from NASA’s Apollo program reprogrammed to mine bitcoin Enlarge / DSKY unit of the Apollo Guidance Computer in the National Air and Space Museum. Shirriff used a different unit that belongs to a private collector. (credit: Tamorlan) Among the many technological breakthroughs of NASA's Apollo project to...
2019-07-10 05:00

Ex-officer admits to sexually abusing kids in youth program LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A former Kentucky police officer has been sentenced to five years in prison for sexually abusing two minors in the Louisville department’s now defunct youth program. The Courier Journal reports Kenneth Betts pleaded guilty in ...
2019-07-09 10:45

Summer Food Service Program Provides Meals To Kentucky Students FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – Food insecurity is a big problem in Kentucky, especially during the summer months. Between the months of May and August, children 18 and under from low-income families can receive free meals as part of the USDA’s...
2019-05-29 23:45

Turkey: Pentagon threat to remove F-35 program not in spirit of alliance The Pentagon's threat to remove Turkey from the F-35 program is not in line with the spirit of the two nation's alliance, the Middle East country's national defense minister said this week....
2019-06-12 22:45

NYC budget pact overhauls Thrive mental health program The city’s new spending plan slashes $20 million from first lady Chirlane McCray’s embattled “Thrive NYC” mental health initiative – with more than half of the money redirected to hiring licensed social workers to serve public schools. “I’ve be...
2019-06-15 02:30

Apple now accepts 2018 MacBooks into its keyboard repair program The saga of Apple's MacBook Butterfly keyboards continues. The Butterfly mechanism used in its recent MacBook lines has been prone to failure, and Apple has apologized for the issue with a repair program on top. Now, coinciding with the release ...
2019-05-22 07:45

Macron derides Weidmann's 'belated' support for ECB's bond program French President Emmanuel Macron derided Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann's "belated" support for a European Central Bank program of government bond purchases, amid talk of the German running to succeed Mario Draghi as head of the ECB....
2019-06-21 16:45

Poll: Tracking asteroids a favored focus for space program CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A new poll shows Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos over sending humans back to the moon or on to Mars. The poll by The A...
2019-06-20 09:15

Most Americans Say Returning to the Moon Shouldn’t Be a Space Program Priority Most Americans don’t think returning to the moon should be a top priority for the country’s space program, a recent poll found, despite the Trump administration’s goal to do exactly that within five years. Only 23% of Americans cons...
2019-07-08 15:15

Amazon’s FC Ready program will let employees do on-demand fulfillment work Amazon will soon begin piloting a new program at select fulfilment centers -- FC Ready -- that'll let new and existing employees sign up for extra work.Read More...
2019-06-28 23:15

Obama surprises kids at D.C. after-school program with pep talks and softball "I'm going to be on the lookout for you," the former president told the kids at Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy. "You're going to do something important. You're going to make a real difference."...
2019-05-23 19:45

'Superhuman' Poker-Playing Computer Program Beats Professionals Like chess, checkers, Go and other games, the most popular form of poker has now been mastered by the cold, heartless machinations of a computer program....
2019-07-12 12:15

Quebec will not invest in Bombardier's regional jet program -economy minister Quebec's economy minister said on Monday his government has ruled out investing in Bombardier Inc's weak-selling regional jet program, which could be sold to Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd....
2019-06-11 01:30

Facebook announces Level Up program for emerging game streamers Facebook announced its Level Up Program for emerging game creators, or livestreamers, just in time for the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). Read More...
2019-06-06 21:15

The US laid out its plan to kick Turkey out of the F-35 program if it buys Russia's S-400 Reuters The US has laid out a plan to kick Turkey out of the F-35 program over Ankara's purchase of Russia's S-400 air-defense system. The US has already said it would stop accepting Turkish pilots for F-35 training, which was one of the biggest sig...
2019-06-07 23:15

Starbucks is testing a reusable cup program at London's Gatwick Airport Starbucks is launching a reusable cup program at London's Gatwick Airport to offer customers free reusable cups they can drop off throughout the terminal before boarding their flights...
2019-06-10 19:30

Smoking cessation program for cancer patients shows potential While nearly half of cancer patients keep smoking after diagnosis, the rate of patients at the Abramson Cancer Center who used special tobacco cessation treatments increased from 0 percent to 36 percent in one year....
2019-06-27 19:45

U.S. readies sanctions, charges over Venezuela food program: sources The United States is preparing sanctions and criminal charges against Venezuelan officials and others suspected of using a military-run food aid program to launder money for President Nicolas Maduro's government, according to people familiar with the...
2019-05-22 02:45

UA College of Medicine relaunches Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway program TUCSON – The University of Arizona College of Medicine is relaunching its Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway (P-MAP) program, which was initially introduced in 2014. Students that complete the program will earn a master’s in cellular and molecular medici...
2019-05-22 07:15

U.S. starts 'unwinding' Turkey from F-35 program over Russia defense deal The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a plan to remove the NATO ally from the F-35 fighter jet program that includes immediately halting any ne...
2019-06-07 23:30

Alberta seeks to offload crude by rail program by fall Alberta Energy Minister Sonya Savage said on Thursday the Canadian province hoped to divest the government's crude by rail program to the private sector by fall, and has hired Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce to oversee the move....
2019-06-27 21:45

Researchers seek new hemp varieties to bolster Florida program Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis this week signed a bill to create a state hemp program, and there's new urgency to find varieties of the crop that can grow well in the state's subtropical environment....
2019-06-27 22:45

Architects of Post-9/11 CIA Interrogation Program to Testify Before a Military Tribunal (WASHINGTON) — Two former CIA contractors who designed the harsh interrogation program used after the Sept. 11 attacks are being summoned to testify before the military tribunal at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Psychologists James Mitc...
2019-05-21 14:45

Apple starts China app development program in services business push Apple Inc has started a program in Shanghai to help Chinese developers create apps as part of the iPhone maker's efforts to build out its services business in one of its most critical overseas markets....
2019-07-10 10:30

Apple introduces a recall program for some MacBook Pro laptops with faulty batteries The 2015 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro. [credit: Andrew Cunningham ] Today, Apple sent out a press release and published a customer support do...
2019-06-21 02:15

New York school district launching nation’s first facial recognition program A western New York school district will become the first in the country to launch a facial recognition system it says will keep kids safe in the wake of mass shootings across the country. The Lockport City School District will launch the first phase ...
2019-05-30 20:45

Donald Trump calls into TV program to defend Mexico tariff threat President Donald Trump called into a cable news program Monday to refute comments by the chief of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, who'd said his recent threat of tariffs on Mexico would cause harm to the U.S. economy....
2019-06-11 02:00

UPDATE 2-U.S. starts 'unwinding' Turkey from F-35 program over Russia defense deal The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a plan to remove the NATO ally from the F-35 fighter jet program that includes immediately halting any ne...
2019-06-07 23:30

India’s largest 4G network teams up with Facebook on a digital literacy program India‘s second biggest network provider, Reliance Jio, has teamed up with  Facebook to launch a digital literacy program for people coming online for the first time. Jio, which has over 300 million subscribers in the country, will launch this program...
2019-07-04 11:15

Turkey facing US sanctions and expulsion from F-35 program after receiving Russian S-400 missiles The United States is poised to boot NATO ally Turkey out of the F-35 joint strike fighter program after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ignored repeated warnings from Washington that he could not have both the U.S. aircraft and Russian-made air defens...
2019-07-12 18:30

NASA boss says 'no doubt' SpaceX explosion delays flight program The explosion that destroyed a SpaceX astronaut taxi in April "no doubt" delays NASA's drive to return Americans to the International Space Station from U.S. soil later this year, the U.S. space agency's chief said on Tuesday....
2019-06-19 01:45

Bernie Sanders says Social Security is the most successful government program. He's right Social Security has been providing a financial foundation for tens of millions of Americans, many of whom are retired workers, since 1940.       ...
2019-07-04 18:30

"North Korea Mass Destruction Weapons Program Violates UN Resolution": US The US State Department said Tuesday that North Korea's overall program of weapons of mass destruction violated UN resolutions, after President Donald Trump brushed off recent missile launches....
2019-05-29 04:15

Amphi Public Schools kicks off free ‘Summer Meals’ program School districts offer summer meal programs for students who rely on school for food. TUCSON – Amphitheater Public School District is kicking off its Summer Meals program on Monday. The district will hold a press conference to let families with child...
2019-06-04 08:45

Opinion: UConn rejoining the Big East means the school has given up on football program UConn is expected to exit the AAC as soon as it formally receives a Big East invitation, which will boost basketball but means football is dead.       ...
2019-06-22 22:30

Findlay Prep produced 17 NBA players. Then overnight, the controversial program shut down. The Nevada high school for elite basketball prospects was both admired and reviled over a wildly successful run. Now the players left behind are picking up the pieces....
2019-06-28 08:00

Fund Your Favorite Open-Source Projects Using Github's New Sponsorship Program We’re big fans of open source software and the ethos of freedom, security, and transparency that often drives such projects. But software development and upkeep are not cheap, and even the most capable open source developers need help now and again. ...
2019-05-24 03:30

Trump, Macron discuss Iran's nuclear program: White House U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday spoke to French President Emmanuel Macron about Iran's threat to ramp up enrichment of uranium, the White House said....
2019-07-09 00:15

Democrats push loan program to help endangered multiemployer pension plans House Democrats are set to advance legislation Wednesday to shore up endangered multiemployer pension plans by giving them low-interest federal loans and bonds, a move critics are calling a bailout. The legislation comes as unions are pressuring the ...
2019-07-10 20:15

Maduro says U.S. seeks to destroy Venezuela state-backed food program Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday accused the United States of seeking to destroy a food aid program that the government of the crisis-stricken OPEC nation says feeds some 6 million families....
2019-05-24 07:15

UPDATE 1-Quebec will not invest in Bombardier's regional jet program -economy minister Quebec's economy minister said on Monday his government has ruled out investing in Bombardier Inc's weak-selling regional jet program, which could be sold to Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd....
2019-06-11 01:30

Teachers union sues Betsy DeVos over loan forgiveness program The American Federation of Teachers union sued Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Thursday, alleging that the department has mismanaged a federal program that grants teachers and other public service workers loan forgiveness after they make 10 years of ...
2019-07-11 20:30

Kim Kardashian announces ride program for ex-prisoners at White House event TV personality Kim Kardashian announced a new program in partnership with Lyft to provide former prisoners with rides to job interviews during an event at the White House to reduce recidivism....
2019-06-15 01:15

U.S. to keep raising pressure until Iran abandons nuclear arms program: Bolton The United States will keep increasing pressure on Iran until it abandons its pursuit of nuclear weapons and ceases its violent activities in the Middle East, John Bolton, the White House national security adviser, said on Monday....
2019-07-09 00:15

NASA Selects First Commercial Moon Landing Services for Artemis Program NASA has selected three commercial Moon landing service providers that will deliver science and technology payloads under Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) as part of the Artemis program....
2019-05-31 19:45

A Full-Time IndyCar Program in 2020 Isn't 'Likely' for McLaren After Its Indy 500 Failure The 2019 Indianapolis 500 was meant to be a gauge for McLaren, to see where it sat in terms of starting a full-time IndyCar program—possibly as soon as next year. But it turned into much more than that with McLaren’s failure to qualify and overall di...
2019-05-31 06:30

Trump orders review of controversial biofuel waiver program: sources U.S. President Donald Trump has directed members of his Cabinet to review the administration’s expanded use of waivers exempting small refineries from the nation’s biofuel policy, after hearing from farmers angry about the issue during his recent Mid...
2019-06-20 19:15

Supreme Court to hear Trump bid to ditch 'Dreamers' immigration program The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether President Donald Trump acted lawfully when he moved to end a program that protects from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children,...
2019-06-28 18:15

Huawei Mate 20 Pro makes a comeback on Google's Android Q beta program When Google officially announced the Android Q beta program at Google IO 2019 in early May, it revealed 21 handsets that were part of the beta program. One of those handsets was Huawei's Mate 20 Pro, however, when the US Government put Huaw...
2019-05-31 09:15

Chobani Turns to Fair-Trade Program to Help Struggling Dairy Industry The yogurt company is teaming up with Fair Trade USA to create a label that would signal that the milk it used came from farms that treated workers and cows humanely....
2019-07-02 14:30

Scott Stringer questions ‘purpose’ of Chirlane McCray’s ThriveNYC program City Comptroller Scott Stringer raised serious concerns over the “purpose” of first lady Chirlane McCray’s ThriveNYC, saying the taxpayer-funded mental health initiative shouldn’t come “at the expense of transparency and accountability.” In a letter ...
2019-05-23 16:45

Audit finds nepotism at after-schools program that charged parents fees A Queens group awarded millions of taxpayer dollars to run summer youth jobs and after-school programs violated rules by charging parents “enrollment fees” to enroll their children while managers engaged in nepotism by placing their own k...
2019-06-29 09:30

U.S. farm state senators introduce bill to overhaul biofuel waiver program Two Midwest senators said Friday they had introduced a bill to reform the Environmental Protection Agency's biofuel waiver program, which the corn industry says helps oil companies at the expense of farmers https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-epa-...
2019-06-14 15:30

‘You can’t put a time period on grief’: Families fear program closure after MMIWG inquiry The federal justice department launched FILU in August 2016 as part of a four-year, $16.17-million commitment to programs and community-based organizations that provide specialized victim services for MMIWG families....
2019-06-02 23:45

A tale of lost WW2 uranium cubes shows why Germany’s nuclear program failed Enlarge / This is one of the 664 uranium cubes from the failed nuclear reactor that German scientists tried to build in Haigerloch during World War II. (credit: John T. Consoli/University of Maryland) When University of Maryland physicist Timothy K...
2019-06-03 14:30

Rookie Nick Bosa, DB Jimmie Ward out for 49ers' off-season program after OTA injuries Rookie Nick Bosa and veteran defensive back Jimmie Ward will miss the remainder of the San Francisco 49ers' off-season program after sustaining injuries during OTAs....
2019-05-25 00:45

Walmart expands education program for workers ahead of controversial shareholders meeting Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it is seeking to attract high school students by offering them a low-cost path to a college degree and will expand an education program it started a year ago - in a new bid to draw workers in a tight labor market....
2019-06-04 07:45

U.S. farm state senators unveil bill to overhaul biofuel waiver program Two Midwest senators said on Friday they have introduced a bill to reform the Environmental Protection Agency's opaque biofuel waiver program, which the corn industry says helps oil companies at the expense of farmers https://www.reuters.com/article/...
2019-06-14 22:00

North Korea's Weapons Program Fuels Tokyo's Trade Spat With Seoul A contentious accusation underpins a trade dispute between Japan and South Korea: Chemicals and equipment bought by South Korean companies from Japan may be helping North Korea build weapons of mass destruction....
2019-07-10 23:15

Queens rehab program under investigation faces closure amid opioid crisis A taxpayer-funded drug treatment program in Queens will be shuttered unless it gets new management, sources told The Post. The state Attorney General’s office and the state Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services are investigating the J-CAP...
2019-06-16 01:45

Watchdog agency finds security gaps in Global Entry screening program A program that allows low-risk travelers to gain expedited entry into the U.S. is criticized for lax vetting of applicants and verification procedures in a report from a watchdog agency....
2019-07-10 22:00

Ontario government announces new pilot program to help protect communities from extreme weather The program will provide eligible communities with up to 15 per cent above the estimated cost of rebuilding damaged infrastructure to make it more resilient to extreme weather....
2019-06-27 23:00

Black lung disease cases grow, while federal program’s financing suffers While the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund has been in debt since 1979, its financial situation is increasingly bleak. The trust fund’s penury is exacerbated this year’s 55 percent decrease in the coal tax, declining coal production and coal company ...
2019-07-11 14:15

NASA Administrator to Make Artemis Moon Program Announcement, Media Teleconference Set NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will make a significant announcement about the Artemis program’s lunar exploration plans at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 23, at the Florida Institute of Technology. The remarks will be carried live on NASA Television an...
2019-05-23 01:30

Boeing just announced a major leadership shuffle for its troubled 737 Max team, and the head of the program is out (BA) REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson The head of Boeing's 737 program is retiring, according to a report from Bloomberg published on Thursday. Eric Lindblad, a 34-year Boeing veteran, has been in the position for about a year. Boeing told employees that Lindblad'...
2019-07-12 14:15

NFL puts full-time referee program on hold amid labor talks Those who want to see full-time referees in the NFL will have to wait a little longer. The NFL has put its full-time officials program on hold while it engages in ongoing labor talks with the NFL Referees Association, according to ESPN. The program, ...
2019-07-12 18:15

Teachers sue Education Dept., Betsy DeVos over 'misleading' loan forgiveness program The American Federation of Teachers, one of largest educators unions in the United States, filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Department of Education, demanding it fix a loan forgiveness program it says is misleading....
2019-07-11 23:45

Pennsylvania Senate Session Descends Into Screaming Match Over Poverty Assistance Program The Pennsylvania senate’s state budget negotiations descended into chaos on Wednesday when lawmakers and activists clashed over the elimination of a cash assistance program for the state’s neediest people. The PA General Assistance Progra...
2019-06-29 19:15

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Announces Share Repurchase Program and Increase in Quarterly Dividend CHICAGO, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a share repurchase program that authorizes the company to purchase up to $100 million of its unrestricted common stock. (Lo...
2019-05-23 20:15

Trump administration backtracks on closure of Job Corps program after bipartisan opposition from Congress A USDA and Labor Department plan to kill a U.S. Forest Service program that trains low-income young people for rural jobs ran into political realities in rural America....
2019-06-20 06:00

An Artificial Intelligence Program Just Beat 5 Poker Professionals In a Texas Hold’em Tournament (Bloomberg)— Facebook Inc. doesn’t just own the world’s largest social network — it may also own the world’s best poker player. A new artificial intelligence program the company built with Carnegie Mellon University call...
2019-07-12 01:15

Betsy DeVos Sued for Running Student Debt Relief Program Into the Ground Education Secretary Betsy DeVos oversees something called the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, which was created in 2007 and aims to incentivize public service by discharging the enrollee’s student loans after 10 years....
2019-07-12 00:45

‘We need to get a handle on the exact count,’ Doug Ford says of autism program wait list "There seems to be numbers flying all over the place from the experts to other organizations. So we need to get a handle on the exact count," the premier said in an interview with Global News Radio 640 Toronto on Tuesday....
2019-07-04 02:00

Bill de Blasio defends expansion of no-bail program for teen suspects in violent crimes Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday defended his plan to triple the number of teens who are freed from city jails without bail on violent charges including armed robbery and assault. “We’re ensuring there are real alternatives to incarceration particular...
2019-05-28 19:30

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Board Increases Quarterly Dividend; Extends Share Repurchase Program CHICAGO, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a 25-percent increase to its quarterly cash dividend to $0.15 per share from $0.12 per share and authorized the company to ...
2019-05-23 15:15

New York Medicaid program provided sex offenders with erectile dysfunction drugs through coverage: report An audit of New York state’s Medicaid program revealed that registered sex offenders in the state received $63,000 worth of erectile dysfunction drugs and other sexual treatments, according to a report....
2019-06-05 21:30

Amazon's Facial Analysis Program Is Building A Dystopic Future For Trans And Nonbinary People In 2017, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, just outside Portland, Oregon, wanted to find a man covered in dollar bills. The unidentified man, whose profile photo showed him lying on a bed covered in paper money, had been making concerning posts...
2019-06-27 19:30

Kim Kardashian West speaks alongside Trump to announce ride-hailing program for former inmates Kardashian West wasn’t the only woman Trump lauded — he spotted Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who recently announced she’s leaving her position at the White House, in the crowd and pulled her up to publicly thank her....
2019-06-14 02:15

Police union slams de Blasio’s no-bail program for teens charged in violent crimes New York City’s largest police union on Tuesday slammed Mayor de Blasio’s no-bail plan for teens charged with violent crimes, saying it “flies in the face” of the work cops do and will “doom this city.” “Pand...
2019-05-29 00:15

CORRECTED-Walmart expands education program for workers ahead of controversial shareholders meeting Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it is seeking to attract high school students by offering them a low-cost path to a college degree and will expand an education program it started a year ago - in a new bid to draw workers in a tight labor market....
2019-06-05 04:15

Microsoft's To-Do app is now available for Mac Microsoft has released To-Do for Mac, finally giving Apple users access to the task management tool on their desktops. The Mac app will allow users to work offline, view their upcoming tasks under "My Day," share to-do lists with friends and colleagu...
2019-06-18 10:45

Asteroids, research, robots: Poll shows Americans don't want a space program focused on moon Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos.       ...
2019-06-20 14:00

Microsoft Office vs LibreOffice Microsoft Office and LibreOffice are both excellent office suites, but how can you be sure which is right for you? On the surface the two look very similar, but there are some important differences to bear in mind when making your decision.   Pr...
2019-06-23 16:15

Everything Microsoft Announced At E3 2019 The first details on a powerful new Xbox console, release dates for anticipated games like Cyberpunk 2077, and another developer acquired by Xbox Game Studios led Microsoft’s packed slate of announcements for its E3 briefing on Sunday....
2019-06-10 02:45

Xbox One X is $100 off during Microsoft's E3 sale It's one of the most wonderful times of the year for gamers as E3 is upon us. Not only will the next week or so bring more game announcements than you can shake a stick at, but you can expect sales galore from many of the big hitters. Microsoft,...
2019-06-08 09:15

Microsoft Outlook is getting a much-needed facelift At last year's Ignite conference Microsoft announced an opt-in experience that would allow users to try out the new Outlook on the web and now after eight months of testing, the updated version is beginning to roll out.With its new release, the ...
2019-07-05 21:15

Microsoft is teasing Windows 1.0, and everyone is confused Microsoft is up to something. Yesterday the Windows team dropped a sizzler video on Twitter, announcing the "all-new" Windows 1.0. It posted the same video over on its Instagram account, but only after it had wiped every single other post from its pa...
2019-07-02 14:00

You can now try out Microsoft’s Edge browser for macOS Microsoft has officially announced a preview of its Microsoft Edge browser for the macOS. Microsoft originally unveiled plans for the browser at its annual BUILD developers conference held on May 6. The browser is based on Google’s open-source Chromi...
2019-05-21 14:45

Microsoft Office is getting better on virtual desktops New features are coming to Office 365 to help improve its functionality in virtualized environments, including the upcoming Windows Virtual Desktop service, according to a new blog post from Microsoft.After acquiring former partner FSLogix last year ...
2019-07-03 00:15

Former Microsoft employee gets 2 years for embezzlement SEATTLE (AP) — A former Microsoft sports marketing director has been sentenced to more than two years in prison after admitting he tried to embezzle $1.5 million — including $240,000 worth of Super Bowl tickets. U.S. District Judge Ricardo Martinez s...
2019-06-29 03:45

What new collaborations will you be doing in Microsoft's Fluid Framework? Microsoft promises a new kind of shared interactive experience inside documents. But what does that really mean, and what does SharePoint have to do with it?...
2019-05-28 17:15

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with WSL 2 Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18917 from the 20H1 branch with download, Narrator, WSL, and inking improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
2019-06-13 18:15

Someone may have just leaked all of Microsoft’s plans for E3 2019 In many ways, E3 2019 will be the last hurrah for this video game console generation. Sony has recently confirmed that it is already deep in development on its PlayStation 4 successor, and Microsoft started talking about the future of Xbox a full yea...
2019-05-21 20:45

Microsoft's Surface Pro 6 laptop is nearly $300 off on Amazon Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider The Microsoft Surface Pro 6 is one of the most stylish and powerful 2-in-1 laptops out there. For a limited time, the device is nearly $300 off on Amazon, making it one of the lowest prices we've seen for the Sur...
2019-06-28 04:30

Microsoft calls for US version of GDPR As we approach the one year anniversary of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Microsoft has outlined its vision for a US version of the regulation that would make it easier for consumers to protect their data.The com...
2019-05-21 19:45

Microsoft Wants to Protect Your Identity With Bitcoin Microsoft announced plans to use the bitcoin blockchain to create a "digital identity" that could be used to access sites and apps across the internet....
2019-05-22 11:45

Microsoft ‘still considering’ a $60 xCloud streaming console Although not much has been said about it publicly, Microsoft is still considering a cheap new micro-console that could stream games from its xCloud service, according to a new set of rumors from people who are familiar with Microsoft's plans.&#x...
2019-07-08 23:30

Microsoft Launcher getting a bucketload of new features soon As developers keep adding new features and improvements via regular updates, Microsoft's Android launcher is becoming better and better. The upcoming update promises to further enhance user experience thanks to a number of important new options and a...
2019-06-23 00:45

Hands-On With Microsoft's New Elite Controller The current Elite is already the best controller (a lot of) money can buy, but Microsoft is showing off a new and improved version at E3, which you can get a closer look at in this video....
2019-06-11 02:30

Microsoft gives Immersive Reader the AI treatment Microsoft is turning its Immersive Learning tool into an Azure Cognitive Service and partnering with do-it-yourself computer-building kit maker Kano to develop a $300 Windows 10 S Mode PC kit....
2019-06-21 05:45

Microsoft Office 365: A cheat sheet Office 365 provides the productivity tools required by a modern enterprise workforce. This guide covers key details, including available applications, system requirements, and subscription options....
2019-05-28 16:15

Microsoft Is Considering a Dedicated Office Key for Keyboards—Here's What It Should Do Microsoft introduced the Windows key on the Microsoft Natural Keyboard back in 1994, and while sometimes it can be a bit annoying (like when you accidentally hit it while playing games), the Windows key has proven itself useful enough to find its way...
2019-06-18 18:30

Microsoft posts a record $29.1 billion Q1. Same old, same old (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft has posted the results of the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, which runs up until September 30, 2018. Revenue was $29.1 billion, up 19 percent year on year, to set a new record for the company'...
2019-05-22 07:45

Battletoads gameplay revealed at Microsoft’s E3 briefing After announcing a new Battletoads at last year's Electronic Entertainment Expo, Microsoft has given us a better look at the game at its event this year.Read More...
2019-06-10 05:00

Microsoft's Windows 1.0 announcement was about 'Stranger Things' Microsoft set the internet abuzz last week when it made a cryptic announcement about the "all-new" Windows 1.0 -- and now we know why. As we'd already speculated, it's all about Stranger Things. To celebrate the return of the show -- set in...
2019-07-09 03:45

Microsoft to Test New Videogame-Streaming Project The tech giant said on Sunday it will begin publicly testing its new videogame-streaming initiative in October, just ahead of when Google’s competing service is slated to launch....
2019-06-10 05:45

Microsoft and Oracle link their cloud services to take on AWS Microsoft and Oracle reached an agreement to make their two cloud computing services work together with high-speed links between their data centers.Read More...
2019-06-06 15:45

Microsoft may still have a streaming-only console on the drawing board Microsoft’s new baby, the console codenamed Project Scarlett, is currently getting the lion’s share of attention. Despite not having a working model to show, Microsoft lavished the next-gen device with showtime during E3, including the world’s vagues...
2019-07-10 04:00

Apple's New iCloud for Windows App Now Available in Microsoft Store Apple and Microsoft have teamed up to offer a brand new iCloud experience to the Windows 10 users. The companies have released a new iCloud for Windows app that can be downloaded from the Microsoft......
2019-06-12 15:00

All the Xbox Announcements From Microsoft's E3 2019 Event At E3 2019, Microsoft gave release dates for Halo Infinite, Gears 5, unveiled Flight Simulator 2020, confirmed George R.R. Martin's Dark Souls collaboration, and brought Keanu Reeves on stage to......
2019-06-10 11:00

Microsoft unveils an even more customizable Elite controller Remember the Xbox Elite controller? Well, it's just been replaced. Microsoft says its new Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 (what a mouthful) has "over 30 new ways to play like a pro," including adjustable-tension thumbsticks and shorter h...
2019-06-10 03:30

We Put Microsoft’s Project xCloud To An Unexpected Test It’s unclear how accurately one can judge a new game-streaming service at a show like E3 here in Los Angeles, when the value of the service is going to be whether it works in normal situations. E3 ain’t a normal situation. But after Xbox chief Phil S...
2019-06-11 19:30

Double Fine joins Microsoft Studios Microsoft Studios has been on an acquisition spree over the past year or so, snatching up the likes of Ninja Theory, Playground Games, InXile, and Obsidian. During the company's marathon E3 keynote on Sunday, Microsoft announced that it has also...
2019-06-10 03:30

Apple and Microsoft made a new iCloud for Windows app Apple and Microsoft teamed up to create an iCloud Drive experience that will hopefully resolve some compatibility issues. A brand new iCloud for Windows app is available today in the Microsoft Store for Windows 10 users. The iCloud app will use the s...
2019-06-12 03:01

Microsoft’s new ‘Flight Simulator’ looks like a wild 4K ride Microsoft showed off the next version of its Flight Simulator game at E3 2019, and it looks incredible. The company began the video teaser showing off a scene from the skies that it says was captured in real-time 4K. As you might expect, the new Flig...
2019-06-10 03:30

One Year Later, Did Microsoft (And Friends) Keep Their E3 2018 Promises? E3 2019 is just around the corner, and it’s going to look very different this year without PlayStation. Before we look to the future and are blinded by the razzle-dazzle of trailers and announcements at this year’s event, we need to address what happ...
2019-06-03 20:15

Microsoft Xbox previews streaming service Microsoft Xbox is previewing its upcoming game streaming service, codenamed "Project xCloud", at the annual E3 games expo in Los Angeles. The service will go head-to-head with Google's Stadia that's set to debut in November. (June 11) ...
2019-06-12 00:45

Watch Microsoft's E3 2019 press event here with us! Microsoft, with Sony sitting out this year, has a big show ahead of it -- and a big chance to claim all the gaming headlines. In the last 24 hours, Microsoft gave us a strong hint of major announcements on its next-gen console -- expect teraflop chat...
2019-06-10 03:30

Microsoft’s Windows 1.11 app is the perfect tie-in for ‘Stranger Things 3’ Whether you binge-watched Stranger Things 3 the day it dropped on Netflix, or you’ve decided to savor it at a slower pace, you need to check out Microsoft’s clever collaboration with the streaming service to bring the world of the show to...
2019-07-09 11:15

Amazon, Microsoft wage war over the Pentagon's 'war cloud' Amazon and Microsoft are battling it out over a $10 billion opportunity to build the U.S. military its first "war cloud" computing system. But Amazon's early hopes of a shock-and-awe victory may be slipping away....
2019-07-09 21:15

Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass is coming to PC PC players, rejoice: Microsoft is bringing its previously console-centric subscription service, Xbox Game Pass, to Windows 10. The company is promising a new, "curated library" with more than 100 titles from various third-party developers including B...
2019-05-30 19:30

Microsoft to Launch Just One Next-Gen Xbox Console, Not Two: Report Microsoft is reportedly focused on developing a single console for release next year, unlike the previous reports that had claimed the existence of two consoles....
2019-06-21 15:45

Microsoft hints at new features and big changes coming in Windows 11 When compared to Windows Vista and Windows 8, Windows 10 has been a runaway success. That’s not to say that Microsoft’s latest operating system is perfect, but it improved upon its predecessors in nearly every way and has only gotten bett...
2019-05-30 05:30

View RAW Images in Windows 10 With Microsoft's New Plugin Microsoft just released a free RAW Image extension for Windows 10 that makes viewing RAW files much easier in Windows’ File Explorer—photographers, rejoice. Instead of having to use Adobe Photoshop or other third-party apps and plug-ins to open RAW i...
2019-07-11 20:15

Microsoft: Gaming should be for everyone, shouldn’t be toxic stew Enlarge (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft's Xbox chief Phil Spencer has written a paean to video gaming, calling games a unifying force that anyone and everyone can enjoy. He rejoices in gaming's ability to sustain communities, foster friendships, and ...
2019-05-21 19:30

Microsoft's reworked Edge browser is available to try on Windows 7 Microsoft has expanded the reach of its Chromium-based Edge browser to one of its most important audiences: namely, people who have to (or want to) use older versions of Windows. The company has released Canary channel preview builds of Edge for Win...
2019-06-20 04:30

Microsoft AI creates realistic speech with little training Text-to-speech conversion is becoming increasingly clever, but there's a problem: it can still take plenty of training time and resources to produce natural-sounding output. Microsoft and Chinese researchers might have a more effective way. Th...
2019-05-27 03:45

Any eBooks you bought from Microsoft will soon disappear forever With physical goods increasingly getting replaced by a digital equivalent — from books to movies and much more — it begs the question: How does this change our common understanding of ownership? But most people probably don’t give a...
2019-07-02 19:45

Microsoft's 'Modern OS' vision: A foreshadowing of 'Lite' or more of the same? Is Microsoft's vision for 'a modern OS' something brand-new? Or is it just the next phase of the Microsoft 'Modern Desktop'? 'Modern' is in the eye of the beholder....
2019-05-29 18:15

The UK’s first Microsoft Store opens in July. Here’s what to expect Microsoft today announced that its long-awaited UK retail launch will take place on July 11, less than six weeks from now, when it opens its first London store. As you’d expect from any ambitious UK retail launch worth its salt, Microsoft has chosen ...
2019-05-30 19:15

Here’s why your Microsoft Store ebooks won’t work next month The eBook market is most closely associated with four prominent players: Apple, Amazon, Barnes and Noble’s, and Rakuten, which makes the Kobo eReaders. But it’s easy to forget that Microsoft once owned its own eBook marketplace. Now, in 2019, it’s ex...
2019-06-28 02:15

Microsoft announces new features for SharePoint and OneDrive At its annual SharePoint Conference in Las Vegas, Microsoft announced that it is adding new features to SharePoint and OneDrive for Business.The company began its presentation with the announcement of SharePoint Home Sites which it describes as ...
2019-05-22 13:30

Microsoft drops Huawei laptops from its store Microsoft has stopped selling the Huawei MateBook X Pro in its online store in the wake of the US Government’s blacklisting of the Chinese firm.The move follows news that Google will be banning Huawei smartphones and tablets from getting Andro...
2019-05-22 13:30

Microsoft hints towards a new ‘modern OS’ with seamless updates Microsoft‘s VP of Consumer and Device Sales, Nick Parker, hinted yesterday towards a new ‘modern OS‘ with seamless updates at the Computex trade show in Taiwan. According to Parker, the OS will have “enablers” and “delighters” like seamless updates, ...
2019-05-30 19:15

Microsoft Teams is now officially bigger than Slack Enlarge / A Microsoft office (not to be confused with Microsoft Office). (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft Teams may have only been around for two years, but the group-chat platform is already larger than one of its main competitors. Mic...
2019-07-12 05:45

Review: Microsoft’s Windows 1.11 is an Upside Down mess Microsoft today announced that it was the year 1985. We checked the Microsoft store to confirm this and, as Windows 1.11 was just made available, the Redmond company’s story checks out. Here’s the message, as we received it: Microsoft and Netflix hav...
2019-07-09 09:30

Microsoft continues distancing Cortana from Windows Microsoft's virtual assistant Cortana could be split off from Windows 10 to become its own separate app. The Verge reports that a beta version of Cortana has appeared on the Windows Store and is now available to download....
2019-06-29 00:30

Microsoft Testing Passwordless Sign-Ins for Windows 10 Microsoft is testing a passwordless future for Windows 10 PCs. The company has released a new build for Fast Ring insiders that adds a new option that enables passwordless sign-ins for Microsoft......
2019-07-11 14:45

Saved from obsolescence, Microsoft is now making Paint better Enlarge / A picture apparently constructed in Paint using the keyboard exclusively. (credit: Microsoft) The news for mspaint.exe aficionados is just getting better and better. Microsoft's original plan was to deprecate Paint and end its development...
2019-05-21 16:15

Xbox at E3 2019: what we want to see from Microsoft's big keynote conference It's shaping up to be a big E3 for Microsoft. With Sony skipping this year's event entirely, Microsoft's Xbox E3 2019 conference has the chance to steal the whole show. And it looks like that could be the case, with rumors circulating ...
2019-05-23 19:15

Microsoft thrives on Android, iOS as bet away from Windows pays off As Microsoft Word tops 1 billion installs on Android and Office is all over the iOS productivity rankings, the software giant has its beyond-Windows hits. Now it may have a needle or two to thread....
2019-07-15 21:00

Microsoft's next big Windows 10 update is actually pretty small We hope you liked the features added in the Windows 10 May 2019 update, because it may be a while before other noticeable upgrades happen. Microsoft committed to a biannual major release schedule for Windows 10 back in 2017, and now it confirmed that...
2019-07-02 14:00

Microsoft is teasing Windows 1.0 and other 1980s software Enlarge / Windows got the '80s treatment, but we're not sure what's actually being promoted. (credit: Aurich Lawson) Either Microsoft is gearing up for a very odd promotional effort or somebody on the Windows team has hijacked a functioning time ma...
2019-07-03 05:15

Xbox on a phone: Microsoft Project xCloud hands-on Microsoft's Project xCloud is almost ready for public consumption. In fact, it's launching in some capacity this October, with the ability to stream games from your at-home Xbox One to any device you own. The company's big E3 showcase ...
2019-06-11 08:30

Best Buy outdoes itself and Microsoft by offering the highest Surface Pro 6 discounts ever For the umpteenth time in the last few months, the popular Surface Pro 6 tablet is on sale from Microsoft at a cool $200 discount in multiple configurations. But at the exact same time, Best Buy is offering bigger savings on select models for dads an...
2019-06-07 11:30

With data centers in the UAE, Microsoft aims to rev up digital transformation Microsoft is looking to digitally transform one million businesses in the Middle East in the next three years with the official opening of two data centres in the UAE, a top company official said.The US software giant, which has been present in the U...
2019-06-19 14:30

Microsoft closes its 'specialty stores' in mall kiosks Microsoft has closed its remaining specialty stores, or in-mall kiosks, and appears to be consolidating its retail presence around full-fledged brick-and-mortar stores....
2019-06-04 22:15

Microsoft outlines new features for its Wave 2 Dynamics 365 CRM and ERP refresh Microsoft is readying 'hundreds' of new features for Dynamics 365 and its Power Platform, which it will deliver between October 2019 and March 2020 as part of its 'Wave 2' roll-out....
2019-06-11 02:45

Microsoft's Elite Series 2 Controller Feels Like an Improvement in Every Way On Sunday, Microsoft announced a new iteration of the Microsoft Elite Controller. And that is great news because while the original was a landmark concept, in practice, it was kind of junk. The Series 2, at least from my limited time with it, seems l...
2019-06-11 16:30

Microsoft’s AI generates realistic speech with only 200 training samples In a newly published paper, Microsoft researchers describe a state-of-the-art AI speech system that needs only 200 samples to achieve high accuracy.Read More...
2019-05-23 19:45

Inside the 'Bat Cave' Where Microsoft's Top-Secret Presentations are Designed Microsoft established 'Bat Cave' shortly after Satya Nadella was appointed as the CEO to modernise the development of on-stage presentations and demos....
2019-06-07 05:00

These are the features Microsoft has killed with Windows 10 May 2019 Update With every update, Windows 10 gains a lot of new features, but Microsoft also gives the elbow to some functionality, and highlights features which will no longer be developed.So, the list of features being ditched with the freshly launched May 2019 U...
2019-05-23 13:30

The Morning After: Microsoft's cheaper 15-inch Surface Book 2 Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Hey there! The birthplace of Juul (and many other players in the vape world) is closing in on an e-cigarette ban, and while Adam Sandler remains one of Netflix's big-hitters, more Stranger Things and Queer ...
2019-06-20 14:30

Microsoft wants to make 'Minecraft' easier for kids to read Microsoft is bringing its Immersive Reader to Minecraft: Education Edition. The tool will let users expand the text in character dialogue, settings and boards. Immersive Reader will dictate each word as it is highlighted, so users can follow along, a...
2019-06-21 04:45

Microsoft’s M12 leads $25 million investment in API marketplace RapidAPI Microsoft's M12 has led a $25 million investment in RapidAPI, a public API marketplace that is launching a new service today for internal APIs.Read More...
2019-06-11 14:45

Ebooks Purchased From Microsoft Will Be Deleted This Month Because You Don't Really Own Anything Anymore Anyone who bought ebooks through the Microsoft Store is in for a rude shock in the coming days. The good news? You can get a refund. The bad news? All of your books are going to be deleted this month.Read more......
2019-07-01 19:45

Microsoft To-Do for Mac: The free task tracking app's standout features Microsoft's To-Do is now available for Mac. Here are the details about the free task tracking app, including which functions have not been ported to the Mac version yet....
2019-06-27 20:30

Microsoft announces SharePoint Home Sites, Q&As in Yammer, and more At Microsoft's SharePoint Conference in Las Vegas, the company unveiled new features heading to Microsoft 365 services like SharePoint and Yammer.Read More...
2019-05-21 19:15

Microsoft Word smashes billion installs on Android Microsoft Word has been downloaded and installed more than one billion times on Google Play, joining a very small club of non-Google or Facebook-owned apps that have hit that target. What makes this feat even more incredible is that Google Docs ...
2019-07-15 18:15

Microsoft sets high expectations with next-gen Xbox announcement Microsoft on Sunday gave the world the first official details about its Xbox 2, its next-gen console that is currently referred to as Project Scarlett, setting high expectations for the future of console gaming. At the same time, Project Scarlett tea...
2019-06-10 13:30

Microsoft brings tracking prevention to its Edge browser Recently Mozilla has updated Firefox with features that block companies from tracking you across different websites, and now Microsoft is testing similar tech in its Chromium-based Edge browser. Insider beta testers with the latest Canary release on....
2019-06-28 11:45

Brazil's GPA taps Microsoft to test 'Amazon Go'-like technologies Brazilian food retailer GPA SA plans to open its first store to test technologies such as facial recognition and "scan & go" shopping by year-end, following in the footsteps of parent company Casino, which opened a checkout-free store in Paris last N...
2019-06-28 18:15

Microsoft open sources algorithm that gives Bing some of its smarts Enlarge / The Eiffel Tower. (credit: Pedro Szekely) Search engines today are more than just the dumb keyword matchers they used to be. You can ask a question—say, "How tall is the tower in Paris?"—and they'll tell you that the Eiffel Tower is 324 m...
2019-05-21 16:15

Microsoft’s next Xbox is coming in 2020 with 8K graphics and SSD storage At its E3 briefing today, Microsoft announced Project Scarlett, the working name for its next-generation Xbox game console – and it sounds like it’s going to be a real powerhouse. I don’t mean to use that term lightly – if Microsoft is to be believed...
2019-06-10 08:45

Microsoft warns wormable Windows bug could lead to another WannaCry (credit: Pixabay) Microsoft is warning that the Internet could see another exploit with the magnitude of the WannaCry attack that shut down computers all over the world two years ago unless people patch a high-severity vulnerability. The software m...
2019-05-21 14:37

Microsoft leases new office building in downtown Manhattan Microsoft has signed a downtown lease for a major office outpost in New York City, The Post has learned. The tech giant this week signed its lease for about 70,000 square feet of space with the new owners of 300 Lafayette St., who have just closed th...
2019-05-21 14:31

Microsoft wasted its best opportunity to get the jump on Sony at E3 2019 When Sony announced last fall that it would be skipping E3 for the first time ever in 2019, my mind started racing. Sony dominated the current console generation with the PS4, but with a new generation approaching, it was going to give Microsoft the ...
2019-06-10 21:45

Microsoft warns users about email security scam Security researchers at Microsoft have issued a warning concerning an ongoing spam wave which utilizes malicious RTF documents to infect users' systems with malware.According to the company, the spam wave is specifically targeting European users...
2019-06-10 21:45

All the New Details About Microsoft Xbox Project Scarlett and xCloud Sony and Google have spared few details about their next-gen video game systems, but Microsoft has been quieter about how it plans to deliver games in the future. Sure we heard a few details about the console, codenamed Scarlett, and the cloud servic...
2019-06-10 02:15

Microsoft is shutting down its internet board and card games Microsoft has already given users of older Windows versions some not-so-subtle hints that it's time to move on. Now, it's giving them more of a push by removing things dear to their hearts: their board and card games. The software giant i...
2019-07-15 00:30

Microsoft is reportedly testing two exciting new Surface models A rumor earlier this week claimed that Microsoft is working on a Surface notebook based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8cx platform that was designed for 2019 Windows 10 devices, and we now have more details on the matter. It appears that Microsoft w...
2019-06-27 22:45

Microsoft starts rolling out Windows 10 May 2019 Update Microsoft started rolling out the Windows 10 May 2019 Update on May 21, 2019. The company also launched a Windows health dashboard to track its progress.Read More...
2019-05-21 23:45

Microsoft kicks off the rollout of the Windows 10 May Update 1903 Microsoft's Windows 10 May Update/1903 is available to consumers and business customers as of today, May 21. It's available through WSUS, Windows Update for Business and VLSC starting today, too....
2019-05-21 22:30

Microsoft starts public tests for 'Halo: Reach' on PC Halo: Reach is now playable on PC... for a handful of very early adopters. Microsoft and 343 Industries have shared a slew of Master Chief Collection update news, including word that it has started a public test of Reach on Windows PCs that lasts thr...
2019-06-29 23:15

Microsoft E3 2019 live blog: we're here and ready for the Xbox Two We're live from the Microsoft Xbox E3 2019 conference at Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles. We'll be bringing you all the biggest Xbox news and announcements as they happen. So what are we expecting? The worst kept secret of the show is...
2019-06-10 09:30

Microsoft teases Xbox Scarlett in E3 countdown videos Microsoft has been tweeting out videos counting down the days until its E3 2019 keynote presentation - and it’s been hiding hints to its next-gen Xbox Two (more formally called 'Xbox Scarlett') consoles in them.Look at the buildings ...
2019-06-09 07:00

E3 2019 liveblog: all the news from Microsoft's Xbox conference Join the Guardian’s video games editor Keza MacDonald and correspondent Keith Stuart for live news from the Xbox E3 2019 press conference: will we see a new console? 10.06pm BST 10.06pm BST For some reason, my favourite driving game ever is getting ...
2019-06-09 23:15

Microsoft, Adobe and SAP are making progress in their campaign against Salesforce Adobe, Microsoft and SAP are pointing to more customers for their Open Data Initiative, which frees data from normally siloed software and puts them together for enrichment....
2019-07-15 18:15

Microsoft unveils new Xbox console to be released next year The device will be four times more powerful than the Xbox One X console and be powered by an Advanced Micro Devices chip, the company said during its Xbox E3 conference in Los Angeles....
2019-06-10 05:45

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner says being a Microsoft executive is 'a dream job' Jeff Weiner told CNBC's Jon Fortt that, about three years after the Microsoft acquisition, he gets to work with "an extraordinary group of individuals."...
2019-06-19 21:45

Microsoft stops asking you to change your Windows 10 password every 60 days Microsoft has finally removed its 60-day password expiration policy from its Windows 10 security baseline, claiming there are better ways to keep users secure. This means organizations using Windows 10 won’t have to force their users to change passwo...
2019-06-03 16:15

Microsoft's latest IntelliMouse revival is a pro model for gamers If you pine for the nostalgia of Microsoft's revived IntelliMouse but want the performance of a thoroughly modern gaming mouse, you're in luck. After months of availability in China, Microsoft has released the gaming-oriented Pro IntelliMou...
2019-05-28 20:30

Microsoft's Classic IntelliMouse Returns With Its Cord Still Intact Twenty years ago, Microsoft vastly improved how we all point and click with the introduction of its IntelliMouse Explorer that used a small camera to track movements instead of an easily dirtied rolling ball. Countless iterations were released over t...
2019-05-28 20:30

Microsoft is testing a major change to Windows keyboards Microsoft is apparently considering adding a dedicated Office key to keyboards, and the move is absolutely brilliant if you think about it. Microsoft’s productivity suite is one of the company’s biggest moneymakers, maybe the best collect...
2019-06-18 23:30

Microsoft Opens First European Store in London's West End Microsoft will open its first European retail store in London on Thursday, showcasing technology ranging from Xbox games and Surface tablets to augmented reality and LinkedIn masterclasses....
2019-07-11 14:45

How Microsoft hopes to preserve privacy while gathering AR map data Researchers at Microsoft detail an attack vector for augmented reality map data, and a method that might help to preserve privacy in those same maps.Read More...
2019-06-13 22:00

Microsoft’s Project Scarlett might be the most backwards-compatible console ever In the midst of the rest of the news from E3, Microsoft quietly revealed it’d no longer be adding older games to its Backwards Compatibility program, but that it would be striving to make those games already part of its library capable of running on ...
2019-06-13 11:00

Microsoft resumes sales of Huawei laptops online The action reflects the evolving dynamic for U.S. companies that have done business with Huawei, which has been caught in the middle of growing U.S.-China trade tension....
2019-06-17 23:15

Microsoft finally releases Hyper-V Server 2019 Microsoft has made Hyper-V Server 201, which it first released last fall, available on its Evaluation Center and plans to deliver it to Visual Studio Subscription customers by June 19....
2019-06-17 22:30

Microsoft's first UK store opens in London on July 11th It's been several years in the making, but Microsoft has finally announced an opening date for its flagship store in London. Its first physical retail premises in the UK will open to the general public on July 11th in Oxford Circus, covering 21,...
2019-05-30 13:45

Microsoft isn’t planning for Project Scarlett to be the last Xbox console Before the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 launched in 2013, there was some speculation about whether or not there would be another console generation in the traditional sense. With everything going digital, would Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo still feel ...
2019-06-14 08:15

Microsoft says mandatory password changing is “ancient and obsolete” (credit: ABC Photo Archives / Getty Images) Microsoft is finally catching on to a maxim that security experts have almost universally accepted for years: periodic password changes are likely to do more harm than good. In a largely overlooked post p...
2019-06-04 03:15

Is Microsoft teasing a Netflix tie-in? Stranger Things have happened Microsoft yesterday took to Twitter and Instagram to tease social media denizens with a cryptic Windows 1.0 video. After you check your calendar to make sure it’s still 2019, check out the posts below: Introducing the all-new Windows 1.0, with MS-Dos...
2019-07-03 11:15

This week in tech history: Microsoft shows us the Surface At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical te...
2019-06-17 00:15

Deal: Grab Microsoft's premium Surface Headphones for $100 off Microsoft made a risky move when it decided to launch the Surface Headphones, a premium product that directly competes with the likes of Sony WH-1000XM3 and Bose QC35 II headphones when it comes to price.The main advantage of Microsoft's headphones i...
2019-06-16 03:30

Microsoft joins Hyperledger blockchain technology community Microsoft is joining the Hyperledger open source community for blockchain projects today, the latest move by a tech giant toward blockchain applications.Read More...
2019-06-18 19:45

Microsoft to open first European store in central London Firm shows commitment to UK with shop, which features a gaming lounge and AR devicesMicrosoft is opening its first European store on Oxford Street, in London, featuring a McLaren Senna car customised as an Xbox driving simulator, a gaming lounge and ...
2019-07-10 18:15

Canada says Microsoft and Facebook will do more to help ensure security of election Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc have agreed to help boost the security of Canada's October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bots, a top government official said on Monday....
2019-05-28 01:30

Microsoft is selling a cut-back 15-inch Surface Book 2 for $1,999 When Microsoft introduced the Surface Book 2 in 2017, it added a 15-inch screen option. While that gave the Macbook Pro some serious competition, it still started at $2,499. Now, Microsoft is offering a 15-inch Surface Book 2 configuration for $1,999...
2019-06-19 21:30

New Microsoft patent teases Surface Pro 7 with USB Type-C – finally Microsoft's presumed Surface Pro 7 could take the product line's accolades to the new level with the long-awaited inclusion of a USB Type-C port, based on details in a patent discovered by Windows United and shared by HotHardware.Microsoft&...
2019-05-25 04:30

Microsoft releases Windows 1.11 throwback app as a Stranger Things tie-in Enlarge / Eleven and the gang face down weird dangers yet again in the third season trailer. (credit: YouTube/Netflix) If you were one of the many people confused and curious about Microsoft’s apparent time-traveling social media blitz last week, w...
2019-07-09 05:30

Project xCloud: everything we know about Microsoft's cloud streaming service Last year Microsoft announced it was working on Project xCloud, a new streaming service that aims to let you play big-name games on whichever device you want, whenever you want.Project xCloud aims to leverage Microsoft’s existing data centers ...
2019-06-06 04:15

Microsoft Has Started Testing the Next Windows 10 Update Build Microsoft has finally revealed its plans for the next major Windows 10 feature release. The upcoming 19H2 update is expected to be a cumulative update with new features turned off by default....
2019-07-02 15:15

Microsoft says its Teams app is bigger than Slack and growing faster The success of Teams, in relation to Slack, is an example of how Microsoft can make hits out of young products by distributing it to existing customers....
2019-07-11 23:15

xCloud, Microsoft’s answer to PlayStation Now, can stream 3,500 games While Microsoft’s game-streaming service isn’t ready for primetime yet, it’s further along than anyone thought: Project xCloud, which is currently being beta tested by Microsoft employees, can already stream 3,500 games from the ...
2019-05-25 04:30

Microsoft wants more durable hinges to stop laptops from breaking A new patent has been published which suggests that Microsoft is looking into ways to make the hinge in future Surface devices more durable – while making those devices ever thinner.The patent, called “high strength hinge mechanism ...
2019-06-19 14:30

Leak shows Microsoft's very purple 'Fortnite' Xbox One S Microsoft's rumored Fortnite Xbox One appears to be real... and it wouldn't just be a basic software bundle. WinFuture claims to have obtained images and details of the system, and the Xbox One S variant would come in a very, very conspicu...
2019-05-26 02:30

Deal: Microsoft Surface Pro 6 is up to $300 off on Amazon (multiple models) Microsoft newest Surface Pro 2-in-1 laptop is getting massive discounts on Amazon, but none of the deals includes any accessories. If you want a brand new device that you can use as a laptop, you should definitely try to buy a keyboard for the Micros...
2019-06-12 13:30

Microsoft, Oracle team up on cloud services in jab at Amazon Microsoft Corp and Oracle Corp on Wednesday said they reached an agreement to make their two cloud computing services work together with high-speed links between their data centers, targeting big business users and uniting against cloud computing lea...
2019-06-05 17:30

Soccer: Visa partners with U.S. Soccer to boost women's program ahead of World Cup Visa on Thursday announced a "substantial investment" in the future of women's soccer as they agreed a five-year partnership with the U.S. Soccer Federation, just eight days before the start of the women's World Cup in France....
2019-05-30 21:30

Asus Trade Up Your Graphics program could make upgrading your graphics card more affordable Asus has announced a new program called Trade Up Your Graphics, which aims to make it more affordable for its customers to upgrade to the latest Nvidia graphics cards.The program will give customers up to £270 cash rebate when they trade in thei...
2019-07-01 20:15

Powerhouse US women’s soccer team driving boom in youth soccer program sign-ups The team’s smashing success is sending enrollment in youth soccer programs into overdrive, turning 10-year-olds into seasoned analysts, and even winning over a few boys, coaches and young players....
2019-07-07 03:15

EE launches UK's first 5G network in six cities Mobile carrier EE has launched the UK's first 5G network in six cities, ushering in a new era of connectivity for not only our smartphones, but a whole host of smart devices.EE's 5G network has been switched on in London, Edinburgh, Cardiff...
2019-05-30 11:30

SpaceX launches 60 little satellites, more to come SpaceX has launched 60 tiny satellites, the first of hundreds and even thousands that founder Elon Musk plans to put in orbit for global internet coverage. (May 24)        ...
2019-05-25 00:45

Target launches same-day delivery across the US Target is expanding its same-day delivery service to just about everyone. The giant retailer announced today that customers in 47 states will now be able to place orders on Target.com and have them delivered in as little as one hour. Deliveries will....
2019-06-13 19:15

5G finally launches in the UK – but is it really worth it? We spent two weeks with a 5G phone to find out if it really lives up to the hypeThe future of mobile phones is finally here. You can go out and buy a 5G phone, and if you happen to be in one of the six cities across the UK in which EE’s 5G network is...
2019-06-21 08:30

Europe has best 4G ahead of 5G launches Europe continues to have the best 4G networks in the world, although coverage is becoming increasingly ubiquitous across the globe according to new figures from Opensignal.Opensignal’s application collects billions of measurements from million...
2019-05-29 12:45

Cboe Plans to Introduce New Lead Market Maker Incentive Program for its Cboe Listed ETP Marketplace CHICAGO – June 14, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced it plans to introduce a new Lead Market Maker (LMM) incentive program with enhanced market quality requirements o...
2019-06-14 17:45

FBI sued by 16 women claiming agency’s training program is ‘good old boy network’ 16 women have sued the FBI, saying they were the victims of sexual harassment during training from their male instructors.        ...
2019-05-30 20:45

Lexington Humane Society Introduces “Check Me Out Program” In Lexington LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – The Lexington Humane Society has launched a unique program that helps shelter dogs and allows you to get involved. Through the “Check Me Out” program, you can pick up an adoptable pup and spend a couple of ...
2019-06-19 00:30

Microsoft's built-in Linux kernel for Windows 10 is ready for testing Just as promised, Microsoft has delivered a built of Windows 10 to members of its Insiders beta program that includes Windows Subsystem for Linux 2. It was announced just last month at the Build event, and the tech included in Preview Build 18917 (20...
2019-06-13 15:00

Microsoft is axing internal use rights for its products for its reseller partners Microsoft is discontinuing internal use rights for product licenses, as well as cutting previously included on-premises support incidents provided to its reseller partners....
2019-07-06 17:15

Microsoft, Alphabet reportedly plan to shift production out of China Several major U.S.-based technology companies are planning to shift substantial production out of China, spurred by a bitter trade war between Washington and Beijing, the Nikkei reported on Wednesday, citing sources....
2019-07-03 14:30

Microsoft leads enterprise SaaS market revenue race The enterprise SaaS market continues to grow at an extraordinary pace and according to a new report from Synergy Research, enterprise SaaS revenue managed to pass the $100bn run rate this quarter.Microsoft and Salesforce led the charge at first and s...
2019-06-28 23:15

Microsoft's Gears of War mobile game is now open for pre-registration on Android and iOS One year after its official reveal, Microsoft's Gears of War mobile game with a twist is finally open for pre-registration on Android and iOS. The Coalition and Funko have teamed up for the release of the Gears of War mobile game, which is why all th...
2019-06-12 13:30

Motorola has kept quiet about the Moto Z4's surprising support for a Microsoft accessory Officially set to be launched on Verizon tomorrow, the Motorola Moto Z4 might be known for the continued support it brings for Motorola's modular Moto Mod accessories, especially the 5G Moto Mod. Attaching the latter on the back of the Moto Z4 (or ev...
2019-06-14 07:45

Microsoft's Project Scarlett Xbox Console to Release in 2020 Microsoft unveiled on Sunday its next-generation Xbox console, known as "Project Scarlett," which is set to hit store shelves during the 2020 holiday season....
2019-06-10 08:30

Microsoft starts testing Windows 10 19H2 in the Slow Ring Microsoft is starting to test its Windows 10 19H2 feature release, which will basically be similar to a Cumulative Update with new features turned off by default....
2019-07-02 00:30

Microsoft filed a patent for dual-screen dawn simulation Redmond's 2017 patent describes a first screen, a second screen, and a controller that activates the screens based on when 'dawn' is determined by the user or their device's geographical location....
2019-07-05 09:30

Is the Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Microsoft's biggest Surface Pro rival? When reviews editor Cherlynn Low spent some time with Samsung's Galaxy Book 2 back in October, she determined that the brilliant display, long-lasting battery and LTE connectivity made a compelling argument for owning the tablet. While it would ...
2019-07-05 00:30

CERN leaves Microsoft programs behind for open-source software A price tag hike has CERN, one of the world's leading scientific research organizations, moving from Microsoft programs for more affordable open-source software....
2019-06-13 11:45

Microsoft Flight Simulator embodies Game Pass’s potential Microsoft Flight Simulator was a big surprise at E3 2019. It's not a game that appeals to everybody, but that doesn't matter as much on Game Pass.Read More...
2019-06-18 01:30

Another patent teases some kind of foldable device coming from Microsoft It's been quite the year for foldable devices, though actually getting them on sale has proved a struggle for companies dealing with the cutting-edge tech. Now a newly published patent teases another folding gadget on the way from Microsoft.On t...
2019-06-29 20:30

Microsoft Azure experts are averaging $130K a year; get their skills for $19 Knowing how to use Azure, then construct, grow and secure a truly scalable cloud network is the heart of this training bundle. After getting familiar with the platform, your Azure training will take you through building a system infrastructure, insta...
2019-06-23 02:15

Report: Microsoft still planning a low-cost, streaming-focused Xbox At this year's E3, Microsoft had a lot to say about its high-end Xbox One successor (code-named "Project Scarlett") and about its previously announced (and newly demoed) Project Xcloud streaming gaming service. But the company was less forthcoming ab...
2019-07-04 13:30

Foldable Microsoft Surface with Android app compatibility rumored for 2020 Rumors of a foldable Microsoft Surface product have been circulating for well over a year now, but the latest leak offers up more possible details than ever before.Speaking with Forbes, British analytics outfit IHS Markit claimed that a smaller folda...
2019-06-24 05:15

Gizmodo Ebooks Purchased From Microsoft Will Be Deleted This Month Because You Don’t Really Own Anyt Gizmodo Ebooks Purchased From Microsoft Will Be Deleted This Month Because You Don’t Really Own Anything Anymore | Jalopnik At $4,800, Could This Rebuilt-Titled 2007 Dodge Magnum 5.7 Salvage a Win? | Kotaku Cyberpunk 2077's Special Cover Art Is V...
2019-07-01 19:00

Microsoft makes OneDrive more secure with Personal Vault for Android and iOS Microsoft has just announced it's making OneDrive more secure with the addition of Personal Vault, a protected area that can only be accessed by the owner of the account, which features a strong authentication method or a second step of identity veri...
2019-06-28 06:45

Windows 10 gets a lot of little fixes – and Microsoft reminds us it’ll start to force updates Windows 10 has received a second set of (optional) cumulative updates for June, comprising of a raft of minor tweaks and fixes for both the April 2018 Update and October 2018 Update, while Microsoft also took the time to remind those still using the ...
2019-06-19 14:30

Microsoft releases first test build of Windows Server 20H1 Microsoft's first test build of Windows Server 20H1 includes some new VM tool and Azure integration functionality, plus more updates to the Windows Admin Center....
2019-06-18 23:45

Microsoft Excel can provide real-time stock data You might use Excel to track your budget, but your investments? That's less likely when stock prices change from moment to moment. Now, though, you don't have to think much about it. Microsoft has teamed with Nasdaq and market info provi...
2019-06-05 18:45

Microsoft’s Windows 10 May 2019 Update is now out, new ‘Light’ theme included Keeping to its promise of semiannual updates, Microsoft today announced it’s made the next big version of Windows 10 available. The simply-named Windows 10 May 2019 update isn’t as packed with features as its predecessors, but there are still a few t...
2019-05-22 06:45

Microsoft details 'Modern OS,' its vision for a future operating system At Computex 2019, major tech companies are showing off their newest products and  visions for the future of computing. Microsoft is also sharing its vision for the future in a blog post that highlights the path forward for the future of Windows ...
2019-05-29 23:30

Deal: Save over $100 on a Microsoft Surface Go tablet with Type Cover The most recent device coming from Microsoft, the Surface Go is an excellent choice for those looking to buy a lightweight, yet powerful laptop. Aside from the convenient price, Microsoft's Surface Go offers maximum portability and a range of accesso...
2019-05-29 17:15

Microsoft adds new calendar-related feature to Outlook for Android There's nothing more frustrating than having to check two, three or sometimes four apps just to make sure that you won't be late to your meeting or that you don't miss your flight. As we continue to heavily rely on our smartphones for our agendas, we...
2019-06-09 02:45

Microsoft Pro IntelliMouse aims to be the perfect mouse for gaming and work Microsoft is again revamping the classic IntelliMouse, this time adding features to make it more suitable for gamers.The Microsoft Pro IntelliMouse boasts an upgraded tracking sensor which is more sensitive to let you move and aim with greater precis...
2019-05-29 14:15

Microsoft acquires Drawbridge to bolster LinkedIn's marketing platform Microsoft plans to use Drawbridge's digital identty management technology, which uses machine-learning techniques, to grow LinkedIn's Marketing Solutions product....
2019-05-29 04:15

Microsoft looks ready to add another Windows 10 Edition, Home Ultra, to its list Microsoft and its PC partners may be ready to take the wraps off a new Windows 10 Home edition that potentially would work on more powerful PCs than those which ship with reguar Windows 10 Home....
2019-05-28 20:45

UPDATE 1-Canada says Microsoft and Facebook will do more to help ensure security of election Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc have agreed to help boost the security of Canada's October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bots, a top government official said on Monday....
2019-05-28 01:30

Microsoft, Alphabet team up to teach quantum computer programming The very concept of a quantum computer can be daunting, let alone programming it, but Microsoft thinks it can offer a helping hand. It's partnering with Alphabet's X and Brilliant on an online curriculum for quantum computing. The course ...
2019-05-27 01:45

Microsoft admitted to private Linux developer security list Linux developers recognize Microsoft's contributions to Linux and security -- by letting the company's Linux developers in its closed linux-distro security list....
2019-07-08 22:45

Microsoft is bringing Xbox Game Pass to PC with over 100 games at launch We’re still a couple weeks out from E3 2019, but Microsoft decided not to wait that long to reveal that its Xbox Game Pass subscription service is coming to PC. Although it has the same name as the Xbox One service, Microsoft says that Xbox Gam...
2019-05-30 17:15

As developer toolchains consolidate, Microsoft takes pole position Developers may be tiring of siloed, best-of-breed solutions and are increasingly looking to vendors to pull disparate tools together, giving Microsoft an edge....
2019-06-05 15:45

Amazon and Microsoft battle for $10bn 'war cloud' contract with Pentagon Project would allow the US military to use artificial intelligence to speed up war planning and fighting capabilitiesAmazon and Microsoft are battling it out over a $10bn opportunity to build the US military its first “war cloud” computing system. Bu...
2019-07-10 02:15

Microsoft saved Minecraft Earth's AR gameplay reveal for Apple One thing missing from Microsoft's initial Minecraft Earth announcement? Actual gameplay. Strangely enough, it looks like Microsoft saved that honor for Apple, as it just debuted the first live footage of the game at the company's WWDC keyn...
2019-06-03 23:30

Microsoft discreetly wiped its massive facial recognition database Microsoft has been vocal about its desire to properly regulate facial recognition technology. The company's president, Brad Smith, appealed directly to Congress last year to take steps to manage the tech, which he says has "broad societal ramifi...
2019-06-06 18:30

Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass Subscription Service is Coming to PC Microsoft is bringing the Xbox Game Pass subscription service over to the PC ecosystem. Xbox Game Pass for PC will offer access to more than 100 titles on Windows 10 for a monthly fee....
2019-05-31 11:45

Microsoft is showing a dual-screen Surface device to employees Rumors of Microsoft making a dual-screened Surface appear to be solidifying, although you may need to adjust your expectations. Sources for The Verge claim the company held an internal event where it offered a peek at future Surface device, includin...
2019-06-03 20:45

Apple, Google and Microsoft are fighting to keep your encrypted chats private Just as more tech companies are starting to see the light when it comes to privacy and security, intelligence agencies would still like to be able to spy on encrypted communication, whether it’s text chats or calls. The same goes for the Britis...
2019-05-31 08:00