Microsoft today released a new preview for PCs with Windows Security improvements. This build is from the RS5 branch, which represents the Windows 10 update the company plans to release later this year. Windows 10 is being developed as a service, meaning it receives new features on a regular basis. Microsoft has released five major updates so far: November Update, Anniversary Update, Creators Update, Fall Creators Update, and April 2018 Update. In a build released earlier this month, Microsoft renamed Windows Defender Security Center as Windows Security. I mentioned at the time that it’s certainly not rare for Microsoft to rename a feature, but it is rare for the company to make it simpler. In any case, the Windows Security Center (WSC) service now requires antivirus products to run as a protected process. Products that do not will not appear in the Windows Security user interface. Furthermore, Windows Defender Antivirus will remain enabled side-by-side with these products. You … [Read more...] about Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Windows Security improvements
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In spring 2016, Microsoft was ready to go public with some important data: The company said it had nearly eliminated the gender gap in pay among its employees.Women made 99.8 cents for every dollar made by men in the same role.The software giant marshaled a public-relations rollout for the triumphant news, including outreach to the media and an all-employee email.But at 10:02 p.m. the night before the data was published, a human-resources employee wrote to Gwen Houston, the leader of the Microsoft diversity initiatives, with a warning.“I expect this to land poorly” the HR manager wrote, citing distrust she was seeing among women at the company when Microsoft discussed its efforts to diversify its workforce. “They’ll look at this as a cover up.”She was right.After the announcement, Microsoft’s human-resources chief received dozens of emails from employees picking apart the data. Many said their experiences ran contrary to the upbeat tone of the … [Read more...] about ‘I felt so alone’: What women at Microsoft face, and why many leave
posted on 02 Sep 2013, 23:54 3 1. asingha94 (Posts: 295; Member since: 08 Apr 2012) What the f**!!The deal announced at perfect time!!So that was the plan!! posted on 03 Sep 2013, 00:09 11 6. LetsBeHonest (Posts: 1548; Member since: 04 Jun 2013) Yes... As expected... posted on 03 Sep 2013, 01:01 10 7. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010) The penultimate mole - drive Nokia's share price into the toilet and then MS swoops in for the kill. posted on 03 Sep 2013, 01:02 0 8. Commentator (Posts: 3722; Member since: 16 Aug 2011) So who's the ultimate mole? posted on 03 Sep 2013, 12:00 0 20. timepilot84 (Posts: 113; Member since: 16 Aug 2012) He should be lauded for saving Nokia from the Symbian/MeeGo s**t show. posted on 02 Sep 2013, 23:57 5 2. gigantos (Posts: 63; Member since: 25 Jul 2013) Bill Gates should make a better choice, someone ouside, more innovative. posted on 03 Sep 2013, 00:05 1 5. lalalaman (Posts: 638; … [Read more...] about Comments for : Did Stephen Elop just become the presumptive next CEO of Microsoft?
posted on 18 May 2014, 23:51 4 1. JocularJ (Posts: 186; Member since: 27 Apr 2011) I really hope the highest configuration of the surface 3 doesnt come with a measly 512MB of native storage, maybe PA meant 512GB? Please edit posted on 19 May 2014, 01:44 4 13. Alan01 (Posts: 472; Member since: 21 Mar 2012) Thanks for the heads up....whenever I see 512 my mind quickly goes to 512MB of RAM from the old days, or a low-end phone. posted on 18 May 2014, 23:53 2 2. ihavenoname (Posts: 1693; Member since: 18 Aug 2013) "At the other end of the scale is the $1949 price tag for a Surface Pro 3 with an i7 chip, 8GB of RAM and 512MB of native storage." posted on 19 May 2014, 00:01 5 3. StraightEdgeNexus (Posts: 3689; Member since: 14 Feb 2014) 512mb for full windows 8. posted on 19 May 2014, 00:17 4 5. 0xFFFF (Posts: 3806; Member since: 16 Apr 2014) Looks like you've got a special friend. How nice. posted on 19 May 2014, 07:23 1 24. jojon (Posts: … [Read more...] about Comments for : More info leaks about Microsoft Surface Pro 3 and Microsoft Surface mini tablets
Everyone needs a great word processor, and Microsoft Word is one of the best thanks to its wide format support, integration with other Office apps and huge range of high-quality templates.However, that power and convenience doesn’t come cheap, even with the Microsoft Office 365 subscription model, which spreads the cost throughout the year. Thankfully, free word processing software has come a long way in recent years, and there are some great alternatives to Word that don’t cost a penny.Lightweight distraction-free writing software has its place, but here we’re looking for fully-featured word processors with support for templates, advanced formatting, and compatibility with Microsoft file formats. You could switch to any of these programs today and begin working immediately. We update this guide regularly, so you know you're always getting the most accurate information about the best software available right now.1. WPS Office FreeThe best free alternative to … [Read more...] about The best free alternative to Microsoft Word 2018: word processing without the price tag