Tag: Microsoft

Twitter Claims That It Will ‘Enforce The Merger Agreement’ Despite Elon Musk’s Foot-Dragging Over Bots

Despite Elon Musk sending even stronger signals that he will not purchase Twitter, backing out of the deal with the social media company will not be that easy. While there’s been considerable talk about the $1 billion “breakup fee” that Musk would have to pay for nuking the deal, analysts have said that Twitter has […]

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How Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability will help the Las Vegas Raiders

We are excited to bring Transform 2022 back in-person July 19 and virtually July 20 – 28. Join AI and data leaders for insightful talks and exciting networking opportunities. Register today! In response to increasing consumer and regulatory pressures for companies to define and measure sustainability metrics, Microsoft is launching a software-as-a-service (SaaS) tool to […]

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Crippling AI cyberattacks are inevitable: 4 ways security pros can prepare

We are excited to bring Transform 2022 back in-person July 19 and virtually July 20 – 28. Join AI and data leaders for insightful talks and exciting networking opportunities. Register today! When Eric Horvitz, Microsoft’s chief scientific officer, testified on May 3 before the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, he emphasized that […]

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Microsoft launches new managed service category

We are excited to bring Transform 2022 back in-person July 19 and virtually July 20 – 28. Join AI and data leaders for insightful talks and exciting networking opportunities. Register today! Today, Microsoft announced the launch of a new managed service category called Microsoft Security Experts. The service provides organizations with support from external security […]

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Apple, Microsoft and Google announce plans to enable passwordless authentication for billions of devices

We are excited to bring Transform 2022 back in-person July 19 and virtually July 20 – 28. Join AI and data leaders for insightful talks and exciting networking opportunities. Register today! Today, Apple, Google, and Microsoft announced plans to expand support for the common passwordless sign-in standard created by the FIDO Alliance and the World […]

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How Tech Is Mobilizing to Confront the Climate Crisis

Can technology help solve the climate crisis? A lot of smart money is betting that it can. Taylor Francis, co-founder of Watershed, has raised $70 million dollars in venture capital, putting the startup’s estimated value at $1 billion within a year of establishment. Watershed aims to be a leading software platform that helps businesses cut down […]

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Xbox revenue is growing quickly even before it fully acquires Activision

GamesBeat Summit 2022 returns with its largest event for leaders in gaming on April 26-28th. Reserve your spot here! Microsoft’s Xbox gaming division is set to grow into one of the industry’s massive conglomerates upon the completion of its Activision Blizzard acquisition. But even before regulators give that deal the green light, Microsoft is seeing […]

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Drake Star: Q1 game deals hit $98.7B in value, more than all of 2022

GamesBeat Summit 2022 returns with its largest event for leaders in gaming on April 26-28th. Reserve your spot here! Microsoft’s $68.7 billion plan to buy Activision Blizzard and Take-Two’s $12.7 billion bid to buy Zynga pushed the first quarter toward a massive $98.7 billion in total value for game deals, according to a report by […]

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Microsoft Purview unveiled to simplify management of sensitive data

We are excited to bring Transform 2022 back in-person July 19 and virtually July 20 – 28. Join AI and data leaders for insightful talks and exciting networking opportunities. Register today! Microsoft today announced the launch of a platform that unifies some of its existing capabilities in data governance and risk management while adding several […]

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Microsoft launches Azure Managed Grafana service in preview

We are excited to bring Transform 2022 back in-person July 19 and virtually July 20 – 28. Join AI and data leaders for insightful talks and exciting networking opportunities. Register today! Let the OSS Enterprise newsletter guide your open source journey! Sign up here. Microsoft has announced that its Azure Managed Grafana service is now available in preview, some five […]

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Microsoft releases patch for RCP vulnerability (why you need to act quickly)

We are excited to bring Transform 2022 back in-person July 19 and virtually July 20 – 28. Join AI and data leaders for insightful talks and exciting networking opportunities. Register today! Earlier this week, Microsoft released 117 security patches for April patch Tuesday, including CVE-2022-26809, a CVSS 9.8 rated vulnerability In Remote Procedure Call (RPC) […]

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Tech Confronts the Climate Crisis

Author Caitlin Hamilton moderated a session on climate justice. From left: Hamilton, Heather Toney of EDF, Justine Lucas of the Clara Lionel Foundation, and Suzanne DiBianca of Salesforce. The inaugural Techonomy Climate conference in Mountain View, CA was a tremendous success. It addressed issues ranging from fusion nuclear power to synthetic biology, satellites to solar […]

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Microsoft announces major new Windows 11 security features for 2022

We are excited to bring Transform 2022 back in-person July 19 and virtually July 20 – August 3. Join AI and data leaders for insightful talks and exciting networking opportunities. Learn more about Transform 2022 Microsoft on Tuesday unveiled new and updated Windows 11 security features that are set to arrive later in 2022, including […]

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Microsoft Will Now Make It Easier For Windows 11 Users To Switch Default Browsers

Switching default apps and browsers in Windows 10 was pretty easy and straightforward, but for some reason, in Windows 11 Microsoft made the process slightly more complicated and not as obvious, so for those who aren’t as tech savvy and haven’t fully explored Windows 11’s settings, it can be troublesome. However, there is good news […]

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Google Cloud security survey is ‘aggressive’ move vs. Microsoft

We are excited to bring Transform 2022 back in-person July 19 and virtually July 20 – August 3. Join AI and data leaders for insightful talks and exciting networking opportunities. Learn more about Transform 2022 A new survey commissioned by Google Cloud brings pointed criticism against Microsoft over the security of its platforms for government […]

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Microsoft Azure Defender for IoT vulnerabilities could lead to ‘full network compromise’

We are excited to bring Transform 2022 back in-person July 19 and virtually July 20 – August 3. Join AI and data leaders for insightful talks and exciting networking opportunities. Learn More Researchers at SentinelOne’s SentinelLabs today disclosed five critical vulnerabilities in Microsoft Azure Defender for IoT. The vulnerabilities have a severity score as high […]

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Using A Studio Display With A Windows PC Seems Unnecessarily Complicated

When Apple launched the Studio Display, it was clear that the company was targeting Mac users. However, the Studio Display is still a display at the end of the day, and Apple later confirmed that the display would work with Windows, but there are several caveats involved where Windows users might not be able to […]

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Microsoft discloses its findings on hacker group Lapsus$

Did you miss a session at the Data Summit? Watch On-Demand Here. The threat actor known as Lapsus$ operates with a “pure extortion and destruction model” and unlike other hacker groups, “doesn’t seem to cover its tracks,” according to Microsoft security researchers. Lapsus$ claims to have breached and leaked data on a number of major […]

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Hacking group claims to leak Microsoft source code

Did you miss a session at the Data Summit? Watch On-Demand Here. A threat actor that has previously stolen and leaked data from Nvidia and Samsung now claims it has posted Microsoft source code for Bing, Bing Maps and Cortana on its Telegram channel. The threat actor, Lapsus$, which is believed to operate in South […]

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SlashNext launches anti-phishing solution for Microsoft 365

Join today’s leading executives online at the Data Summit on March 9th. Register here. Today, software-as-a-service (SaaS) -based anti-phishing provider SlashNext announced the launch of SlashNext email protection for Microsoft 365. The phishing protection solution for Microsoft 365 users that it claims stops 95% more spear phishing attempts than other cloud-native email security services.  SlashNext’s […]

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With Mandiant, Google can challenge Microsoft’s security dominance

Join today’s leading executives online at the Data Summit on March 9th. Register here. Recent years have seen Microsoft emerge as the company to beat in cybersecurity, with an extensive suite of security offerings and an unparalleled view into business applications, cloud workloads and devices. Really, who could take them on? Who would even dare […]

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