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Intel, Microsoft, Google Scramble for Solutions as Patches Slow Systems

Major tech companies, including Intel, Microsoft and Google, scrambled to calm the mood this week after a large number of computer users reported performance problems linked to security updates for the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities. A firestorm of criticism has erupted over the response to the chip flaws, which researchers at Google’s Project Zero discovered […]

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Microsoft OneNote Updated with App Shortcuts and Office Lens Integration

Microsoft refocused its smartphone strategy in 2015, pivoting from first-party Nokia Lumia hardware to cross-platform software. Operating system agnosticism’s worked well for the company — recently, it entered into partnerships with Samsung, Huawei, and other OEMs. And its application development efforts on Android and iOS have only accelerated. Microsoft now offers a variety of apps for […]

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Microsoft Gives Productivity Tools More AI Chops

Microsoft has announced new AI features and functionality for several of its flagship products and services. Harry Shum, EVP of Microsoft Artificial Intelligence and Research, demonstrated some of the new capabilities at an event in San Francisco on Wednesday. Building on the progress the company has made in integrating AI over the past year, the […]

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Microsoft is Working on a Smartphone Companion App for Windows Photos

ARM compatibility. Tabbed multitasking. A timeline-based workflow. The Microsoft’s Insider program is the proving ground for experimental Windows features, and the new and improved Photos application is no exception. According to Italian blog Aggiornamenti Lumia, which spotted it on Tuesday, a yet-to-be-announced companion app for iOS and Android devices will let users quickly transfer pics […]

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