Microsoft isn’t forcing Windows 11 22H2 users to 23H2 after all
Update, Laura Herijgers, 1/03, 10:50 am: Windows 11 22H2 will continue to receive all updates. Microsoft previously reported that this version of Windows 11 would only receive security updates after February 2024.
Microsoft indicates that it will provide Windows 11 22H2 with all updates for a ... Read more
Copilot Windows 11 gets plug-ins and new skills
New capabilities of Windows Copilot make the AI assistant more useful. Among other things, Microsoft is adding plug-ins that connect to third-party applications, which should make PC use more straightforward with AI.
Microsoft is continuing to add new features to Copilot. Within the 365 portfoli... Read more
Windows 10 Pro PCs will get invited by Microsoft for Windows 11 in April
Windows 10 Pro systems will receive a proactive invitation to update to Windows 11 in April 2024. These systems depend on Microsoft for updates.
Microsoft is busy pushing current Windows 10 users to upgrade to Windows 11. According to the tech giant, this stems from security concerns but perhaps... Read more
LLM for Europe: Mistral AI puts Europe on the AI map
A French AI start-up signed partnerships with AWS and Microsoft this week. Will Europe have its own OpenAI? Primarily, Microsoft's interest in this start-up is important to answer that question. After all, this company before worked exclusively with OpenAI.
Mistral AI was already praised by Eur... Read more
Cognizant and Microsoft together make migration to Azure easier
Cognizant and Microsoft are set to work more closely together to make it easier for companies to move to Azure. In addition, the collaboration should help customers better utilize AI capabilities on the cloud platform.
The expansion of the collaboration between Cognizant and Microsoft involves t... Read more
Google Cloud accuses Microsoft Azure of monopoly practices
Google Cloud accuses Microsoft of engaging in monopoly practices to drive its cloud services. That could harm the development of emerging technology, such as GenAI, it states.
Google Cloud has recently resumed solid criticism of its rival Microsoft over its cloud activities, Reuters writes. Thi... Read more
Visual Studio gets new out-of-process designer for .NET apps
An improved 32-bit out-of-process designer should support legacy 32-bit Windows Forms (WinForms) applications. With this modification, Microsoft is trying to solve a problem that arose in November 2021, when the first 64-bit version of Visual Studio 2022 was introduced.
WinForms is a framework f... Read more
Patch Tuesday update does not complete installation on Windows 11
The monthly Patch Tuesday update for Windows is causing problems for end users with Windows 11 22H2 and -23H2 systems. This reports Microsoft in its Windows release health dashboard.
According to the tech giant, users with Windows 11 version 22H2 or 23H2 may experience problems when installing t... Read more
Google: Microsoft offered to sell Bing to Apple
Microsoft offered Bing for sale to Apple in 2018, but Apple would not be interested because of the search engine's quality.
That's what Google claims in a legal battle. Google's claim was made public last weekend. The lawsuit against Alphabet relates to the possible monopoly around search engine... Read more
Windows 11 24H2 eliminates need to reboot after update
Microsoft plans to introduce "hot patching" when Windows 11 24H2 launches. In the latest Dev Channel build, certain users can already install an intermediate update without rebooting their PC. Required reboots won't be a thing of the past entirely, however.
Behind the scenes, Microsoft is busy w... Read more