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Microsoft Chooses Sweden for its “Most Sustainable” Data Centers for Azure

Microsoft says it is building its energy conscious Azure data centers ever, with two locations entering development in Sweden.

Windows Subsystem for Linux Gains OpenSUSE Leap 15.1 Support

OpenSUSE Leap 15.1 is the latest Linux distribution to be made available on Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) through the Microsoft Store.

Microsoft Bing Reaches 10th Anniversary with Little Progress

Microsoft is celebrating the 10th anniversary of Bing, but while the search engine has increased feature support, it has failed to topple Google.
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Windows Vulnerability Leaves 1 Million Devices Open to WannaCry-Like Attack

Researchers say the BlueKeep vulnerability in Windows is still active despite a recent Microsoft patch, with one million devices affected.

Microsoft Details Modern OS That Could be Windows 10 Lite

At Computex, Microsoft discussed its development of a modern OS that could be its Windows 10 Lite version of the platform.

Dell Teases Windows 10 Home Ultra Edition at XPS 13 Launch

While launching its new generation XPS 13 2-in-1, Dell seemed to leak a new Windows 10 Home Ultra edition for PCs.

Apple Launches New iPod Touch with iOS 12 Support

Apple has introduced its latest generation iPod Touch model, with the A10 chip from the iPhone 7 providing 2x performance gains.
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Microsoft Patent Describes Surface Pro Stylus Mouse Replacement

A new patent describes a new stylus technology for Surface Pro stylus that will allow the same functionality as a mouse.
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Intel Announces 10th Gen Ice Lake Processors

At Computex, Intel revealed its 10th generation 10nm Ice Lake processors, alongside a new GPU generation and Thunderbolt 3 support for Wi-Fi 6 Gig+.
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Microsoft’s Chromium Edge Stops Working with the New Youtube

YouTube's latest design has suddenly stopped working with Chromium Edge. The high degree of issues with Google services in recent times have led some to speculate that it's intentional.
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Fable 4 Shows up on Microsoft’s Mixer Streaming Service after Third-Party Slip Up

Fable 4 briefly appeared on Microsoft's Mixer streaming site after a third party listed the game as a title. It's unclear if the company had inside knowledge.

Lenovo’s 5G Laptop Will Be the First to Launch with the Snapdragon 8cx

Lenovo'sProject Limitless will be the first 5G PC with the Snapdragon 8cx, which is set to be competitive with Intel's ultrabook processors.
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Facebook’s Ex Security Chief Says the Company Should Ditch Zuckerberg for Microsoft’s Brad Smith

Former Facebook security chief Alex Stamos believes that splitting up the company would not fix the underlying problems with the company. Instead, he recommends hiring someone like Microsoft's Brad Smith as CEO.
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Microsoft Ireland Moved $77 Billion to the US Last Year after Trump’s Tax Cut

Microsoft Research Ireland paid 140 times more in dividends to the US than previous fiscal years. Its shift accounted for 11% of the $665 billion bought back into the US in the period.

Windows 10 on ARM: Snapdragon 8cx Beats Intel i5 in Breakthrough Benchmark

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8cx SoC has performed admirably against the competition in benchmarks, managing to beat one of Intel's most popular ultrabook chips with improved battery life.

Microsoft Partners with Brilliant on Quantum Computing Course

Microsoft has developed a Quantum Computing course that is available on Brilliant.org and focuses on Q# development.

GitHub Announces Acquisition of Dependabot Automated Update App

Dependabot is an app that automates dependency updates. GitHub says the tool has been directly integrated into projects.
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Microsoft Garage Debuts Read My World Adult Literacy Software

Read My World is a Microsoft Garage project for Android that identifies objects in content and pronounces them to the user.

Microsoft Working on Type Cover Redesign for Surface Pro 7

A new patent shows the Surface Pro 7 could feature a Type Cover with a magnetic strip and thinner profile, allowing for easier handling of the device.

Microsoft Confirms Windows Sandbox Problem in Windows 10 Version 1903

Some builds of Windows 10 May 2019 Update are causing the Windows Sandbox feature to not start up. Microsoft says a fix is coming next month.