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Microsoft offers beta fix for Ryzen performance issues on Windows 11

On Friday, Microsoft began testing a fix to eliminate the cache latency issues that have plagued PCs powered by AMD Ryzen processors running Windows 11. However, the patch, part of Windows 11 Build 22000.282, is available just to the Windows Insider Beta and Release channels—both opportunities for members of Microsoft’s beta program to test new…

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Microsoft deletes its LinkedIn profile in China

LinkedIn is leaving China. What does this mean for tech? Read More…

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Microsoft Surface Pro 8 review: A superior Windows 11 tablet

At a glanceExpert’s Rating ProsSuperior screen: larger, higher-res, higher refresh rateInking is a pleasureGood audio, with louder speakersNew optional Type Cover integrates pen wellConsWebcam might need some tweakingPen and keyboard still cost extraStill priceyOur VerdictThe Surface Pro 8 offers an excellent upgrade to Microsoft’s tablet lineup, with superior performance, inking, and audio, with good value…

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Microsoft thwarts mega-DDoS attack on Azure platform

cherezoff – stock.adobe.com 2.4Tbps DDoS attack on an undisclosed Microsoft Azure customer may have been the largest ever attempted against a single target By Alex Scroxton, Security Editor Published: 12 Oct 2021 12:14 Microsoft’s Azure Networking team have shared details of how they beat off one of the largest attempted distributed denial of service (DDoS)…

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Microsoft considering changed approach to right-to-repair

Aiming to reduce e-waste. Microsoft is re-considering its approach to right-to-repair following pressure from shareholders.As reported by Grist (via VG247), the shareholder advocacy group As You Sow filed a report in June urging Microsoft to analyse the “environmental and social benefits” of making device repair easier, so that consumers can repair their own tech.Microsoft will now…

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Microsoft taps AI techniques to bring Translator to 100 languages

October 11, 2021 9:00 AM View of a Microsoft logo on March 10, 2021, in New York. Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Today, Microsoft announced that Microsoft Translator, its AI-powered text translation service, now supports more than 100 different languages and dialects.…

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Microsoft to disable old-school macros to shield users from attacks

Home News Computing (Image credit: Microsoft) Microsoft has revealed its plan to disable Excel 4.0 macros or XLM macros for all Microsoft 365 users in a recent email sent out to its customers.First introduced back in 1992 with the release of Excel 4.0, XLM macros allow users of the company’s spreadsheet software to enter complex…

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Microsoft may finally make the Surface Pro more repairable

Home News Computing (Image credit: Future) Microsoft has always been unwavering on its repair policies in the past. However, the tech giant is considering supporting more research and policies so users can more easily repair devices like the Surface Pro 8 and its other Windows tablets, after receiving pressure from an investors group.In June 2021,…

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Microsoft commits to support “Right to Repair”

According to Grist, Microsoft plans to study how increasing access to information and parts for repairing its devices can reduce its carbon footprint. It intends to act on its findings before the end of 2022. That means making repair instruction manuals and parts available outside Microsoft’s own authorized repair network. Microsoft reached an agreement with…

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Microsoft has promised to actively look into right to repair

Microsoft has agreed to have an independent third-party study the potential impact of it making its devices easier to repair and to make changes based on those findings by the end of 2022, according to Grist and the shareholder advocacy group As You Sow. The agreement was made after As You Sow filed a shareholder…