X
X

Download The Newsmen Mobile App

And Stay Updated with Latest News

Install Now

Microsoft

Microsoft-building
Microsoft retires facial recognition tool that identifies emotions
IANS -
The tech giant said that it will not provide open-ended API (application programming interface) access to technology that can scan people's faces and purport to infer their emotional states based on their facial expressions or movements. The decision has been taken as part of Microsoft's 'Responsible AI Standard', a framework to guide how it builds AI systems.
Internet-Explorer
Microsoft bids adieu to iconic Internet Explorer after 27 years
IANS -
In 2015, Microsoft for the first time confirmed to shun Internet Explorer and said it will use a new name for its upcoming browser successor, codenamed 'Project Spartan'. "We'll continue to have Internet Explorer, but we'll also have a new browser called Project Spartan, which is codenamed Project Spartan. We have to name the thing," then Microsoft's marketing chief Chris Capossela had said.
Microsoft-Xbox
Microsoft Xbox arrives on Samsung Gaming Hub
IANS -
Samsung Gaming Hub is available on 2022 Smart TVs including Neo QLED 8K, Neo QLED 4K, QLEDs2 and 2022 Smart Monitor Series. Powered by Tizen, Samsung Gaming Hub will become the world's first Smart TV platform to include the Xbox app on Smart TVs. With this partnership, Samsung Gaming Hub users are now able to stream over 100 high-quality games, through the Xbox app, including blockbuster titles like Halo Infinite and Forza Horizon 5.
Microsoft-tech
Microsoft Edge 'Drop' feature to bring file, note sharing across devices
IANS -
According to Windows Central, the new feature, which was spotted and shown off by Neowin, looked like it will work with both mobile devices and PCs. "Your files and notes will be available across all your signed in mobile and PC devices," said the description of the tool. Drop, which is part of a controlled rollout, works with OneDrive, allowing people to store large amounts of content.
Advertisement
Microsoft-dongle
Soon stream Xbox games via affordable Microsoft dongle
IANS -
A Microsoft spokesperson told Windows Central that the existing version of 'Keystone' needs a little more time to bake before going live. "Our vision for Xbox Cloud Gaming is unwavering, our goal is to enable people to play the games they want, on the devices they want, anywhere they want. As announced last year, we've been working on a game-streaming device, codename Keystone, that could be connected to any TV or monitor without the need for a console," a Microsoft spokesperson said in a statement.
Microsoft
Microsoft announces voting for best Windows apps
IANS -
The company said there are three categories of apps to vote for, which are, file management, utility and open platform. "We would like to recognise apps which are amazing, beautiful, and useful -- the apps which make your day better, more productive, or more enjoyable. This vote is about you and the apps you love to use," Microsoft said on the voting form.
Microsoft-Teams
Microsoft rolls out new feature for Office Insiders on iOS
IANS -
According to Windows Central, the Insider version of Word on iOS now supports listening to documents even when a device's screen is locked. Additionally, the Insider Office Mobile app now keeps track of PDF email attachments sent to Outlook. The documents will appear within the Shared tab in Office Mobile.
Microsoft-brings-Arm-chip-support-to-Azure-virtual-machines
Microsoft brings Arm chip support to Azure virtual machines
IANS -
Azure VMs with Ampere Altra Arm-based processors will offer up to 50 per cent better price-performance than comparable x86-based VMs for scale-out workloads, Microsoft officials said. These new VMs are also for Web servers, application servers, open-source databases, gaming servers, media servers, and more, they added.
Advertisement
Windows-11
Windows 11 gets new desktop watermark on unsupported hardware
IANS -
In a new update to Windows 11, a watermark has appeared on the desktop wallpaper for unsupported systems, alongside a similar warning in the landing page of the settings app, reports The Verge. The tech giant had been testing these changes last month, but they are now rolling out to Release Preview just ahead of a full release to all Windows 11 users in the coming days.
Google-acquires-micro-LED-startup-Raxium
Google acquires microLED startup Raxium
IANS -
Google has reportedly acquired Raxium, a five-year-old startup focused on developing microLED displays for AR and VR applications. The terms of the deal are unknown, but Google put a value of $1 billion on Raxium, according to a report from The Information. microLED is similar to OLED in that it doesn't use a backlight, instead each pixel emits its own light.
Advertisement
Advertisement