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Microsoft, Xiaomi sign collaboration pact for AI, cloud computing services

Microsoft and Xiaomi are exploring how Xiaomi could potentially use more Microsoft AI and cloud services, including Bing, Cortana, cognitive services and more, in its product line in the future.

Running Windows 10? Here's how Microsoft plans to milk more profits out of its cash cow

PC sales are down. Windows licensing revenue is flat. In its financial disclosures, Microsoft says it's actively looking for new monetization opportunities. Here's where you're likely to be asked to pay up.

Windows 10 on Arm: HP Surface-like 2-in-1 is up for pre-order but will cost you $1,000

HP is ready to ship its first Always Connected PC based on Qualcomm's Arm-based Snapdragon 835 processor.

Windows 10 tip: Search for any file by date

Finding the right file can be frustrating, especially if you have a large number of files in multiple subfolders. If you know approximately when that file was saved, though, you can narrow the search quickly.

Holoportation is still on Microsoft's mixed-reality radar

Microsoft is promising an ambitious year on the mixed-reality front. And, seemingly, holoportation/teleportation is still part of its vision.

MWC 2018: Intel working on 5G PCs and phones

Intel has announced that it is working with Spreadtrum on producing a 5G phone and with Lenovo, Dell, HP, and Microsoft on producing 2-in-1 5G PCs to be ready by the second half of 2019.

Microsoft's DNA storage breakthrough could pave way for exabyte drives

Scientists develop a more efficient way to find and selectively retrieve files stored on DNA.

Windows 10 security: Google exposes how malicious sites can exploit Microsoft Edge

Microsoft misses Google's 90-day deadline, so Google has published details of an exploit mitigation bypass.

Meltdown-Spectre flaws: We've found new attack variants, say researchers

Intel and AMD may need to revisit their microcode fixes for Meltdown and Spectre.

Microsoft Visual Studio Code tool is now part of the Anaconda Python distribution

Microsoft is continuing to bang the AI drum with its developer tools, with its latest announcement that VS Code is shipping as part of the Anaconda Python distribution

Microsoft releases first Windows 10 'Redstone 5' test build; adds new app preview program

Microsoft released some minor new features to its latest Windows 10 Redstone 4 build, as well as its first Redstone 5 one.

Microsoft touts HoloLens rentals, business uses for mixed reality

The Microsoft AR/VR pendulum seems to be swinging back toward emphasizing the potential business use of HoloLens and mixed reality headsets.

Microsoft targets startups with $500 million in Azure-related resources

Microsoft is launching a new program aimed at attracting more startups to its Azure cloud.

Microsoft brings Scale-Up to Sydney's new startup hub

The startup hub in Sydney's CBD houses Fishburners, Stone & Chalk, Tank Stream Labs, and The Studio, as well as Microsoft's Scale-Up accelerator program.

Microsoft delivers free Meltdown-Spectre assessment tool for IT pros

Protecting an organization from attacks based on two widespread and potentially deadly security vulnerabilities requires monitoring software, firmware, and antivirus updates. New capabilities in Microsoft's Windows Analytics service display that status on a single dashboard.

Microsoft to integrate Chalkup's classroom collaboration tech into Teams

Microsoft is going to integrate Chalkup's classroom collaboration technology into Microsoft Teams for Education, as Chalkup shuts down in June.

Cloud providers ranking 2018: How AWS, Microsoft, Google Cloud Platform, IBM Cloud, Oracle, Alibaba stack up

Here's a look at the annual run rates, hybrid cloud strategies and approaches to artificial intelligence and machine learning among the public cloud providers.

?The most popular Linux desktop programs are...

The most recent Linux Questions poll results are in, and the the winners of this popular desktop Linux survey have been revealed, with many expected winners and at least one big Microsoft surprise.

Microsoft to add Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection support for Windows 7 this summer

Microsoft is adding Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8.1 to the list of protected end-points covered by Windows Defender ATP, starting this summer.

No more Windows 10 passwords? Microsoft says Hello to palm-vein biometrics

Microsoft and Fujitsu team up to enable palm-vein authentication on Windows 10 as part of Windows Hello.

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