Today marks the end of Windows 7 and Windows 8.1
Microsoft ceases support for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 starting today. Users are advised to upgrade to Windows 11 or Windows 10.
Today marks the end of Windows 7. Users will no longer receive security updates and technical support. According to StatCounter, Windows 7 powers 11 percent of all des... Read more
Microsoft acquires data processing unit startup Fungible
Microsoft confirmed the acquisition of Fungible, a promising startup that manufactures data processing units (DPUs).
In December, reports emerged that Microsoft had acquired Fungible, a startup fabricating datacenter hardware known as data processing units (DPUs). The deal was estimated to be wo... Read more
‘Microsoft wants to invest €9 billion in ChatGPT’s OpenAI’
Microsoft is considering an investment of more than €9 billion in the developer of ChatGPT, Bloomberg reports based on sources familiar with the matter.
According to the rumours, the tech giant wants to invest $10 billion (about €9 billion) in OpenAI over a period of several years. Bloomber... Read more
‘Microsoft integrates ChatGPT into Word and Outlook’
Microsoft is reportedly integrating ChatGPT into Word and Outlook. Insiders report the integrations will enable AI-based email writing and sentence completion.
ChatGPT has the world's attention. OpenAI recently made the tool generally available. Users can generate texts and code based on intuiti... Read more
VSCode Marketplace poses security risks, researchers warn
The online marketplace could easily host malicious VSCode extensions, Aqua Security says.
Researchers from Aqua Security have recently discovered that attackers can easily trick unknowing developers into downloading malicious files disguised as popular Visual Studio Code extensions. "In original... Read more
‘OpenAI in talks over investment that values company at $29 billion’
The new deal would reportedly double OpenAI’s previous valuation from 2021.
OpenAI, the creator of ChatGPT is in talks to sell shares in a tender offer that would value the company at about $29 billion, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
Elon Musk and Sam Altman co-founded Op... Read more
Microsoft warns of Windows Server 2012/R2 end-of-life
Microsoft issued another warning about Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2's reaching end-of-life status in October this year. The giant urges users to update to newer versions or Azure Virtual Machine instances.
All support for Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2 ceases on October 10. Though mainstream... Read more
‘Microsoft teams up with OpenAI to launch AI-powered Bing service’
The company hopes to use OpenAI's ChatGPT to create a search platform that will challenge Google.
Microsoft is reportedly getting ready to launch a version of its Bing search engine that will leverage the AI behind ChatGPT, according to a report in The Information.
ChatGPT is a creation of S... Read more
‘Notepad in Windows 11 may get tabs’
The Notepad application may get tab functionality in Windows 11. This has emerged from a leaked Twitter message from an unnamed Microsoft employee, several tech sites report.
From the leaked Twitter message , it would appear that the 40-year-old Notepad application in Windows 11 is about to get ... Read more
French watchdog fines Microsoft €60 million over cookies
French data protection authority CNIL has penalized Microsoft €60 million ($64 million) for forcing advertising cookies on customers.
Microsoft received the largest fine imposed by the CNIL this year because it failed to provide users of its Bing search engine with a sufficient way to decline ... Read more