News & Reviews: Microsoft
Microsoft advances cybersecurity investments in Asia-Pacific with Transparency Center and Cybersecurity Center LaunchLast Updated: Oct 05, 2016
Yesterday in Singapore, Microsoft launched its first combined Transparency Center and Cybersecurity Center (Asia-Pacific region). The purpose of the joint facility is to bring together Microsoft capabilities in a single location in Asia-Pacific to deliver a holistic approach to serving the security needs of both the public and private sector and building a trusted and secure computing environment, a critical enabler for digital transformation.
Last Updated: Aug 24, 2016
A new partnership has been announced by Microsoft and Lenovo, which will see the company’s products to be pre-loaded with the other’s productivity apps such as Word, Skype and OneDrive.
Last Updated: Aug 17, 2016
It's been two weeks now since Microsoft rolled out their Windows 10 Anniversary Update for PC, Windows Mobile users have been waiting patiently for their turn on the update, but it's finally out now. Devices that support Windows 10 Mobile will definitely get it first.
Last Updated: Aug 04, 2016
During the presentation from Microsoft Malaysia's Windows 10 Anniversary update yesterday, there was no word on when the Windows 10 Mobile update would come, as it was only mentioned that it will come in the next few weeks. But don't fret, Windows 10 Mobile owners, because we might just get a hint of the next scheduled release date.
Last Updated: Aug 03, 2016
Today marks the 10th anniversary of Windows (in ETD timezone) by Microsoft and as promised, a new Windows 10 Anniversary update has arrived and it's free for all Windows 10 users worldwide, featuring new upgrades such as Windows Ink, Windows Hello, a more accessible and power-efficient Microsoft Edge browser, advanced security features for both consumers and enterprises, such as the Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (WDATP) and Windows Information Protection. Below are some details of how it works:
Last Updated: Jul 28, 2016
Just recently at InstructureCon, Canvas by Instructure, a leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) technology company that makes software that makes people smarter have made an announcement of their integration with Microsoft Office 365 to provide instructors and learners around the world with an improved educational experience.
Last Updated: Jul 01, 2016
As you may be already aware, a free Windows 10 upgrade will be ending on 29 July this month. If you haven't upgraded it, here's one good reason to do so, because since Microsoft Corp. decided that the free upgrade isn't enough, they have announced that on 2 August, a Windows 10 Anniversary Update will be coming to all Windows 10 devices for free. So what can the free upgrade offer?
Last Updated: Jun 21, 2016
While the Google browser Chrome is popular all over the world, it is resource hungry. It eats memory and battery like a hungry baby, and while Google has promised that they will try and fix this, no big difference is seen as of yet. Microsoft is drilling down the point further with the battery test that they did, comparing major web browsers of today.
Last Updated: Jun 10, 2016
According to a study by Forrester Consulting, there are still too many organizations in the sector lacking a thorough understanding of cloud-related banking regulations in order to completely embrace and take advantage of cloud computing. The study was commissioned by Microsoft, ‘Cloud is Critical to Digital Transformation in the Asia Pacific Financial Sector’, evaluated cloud adoption trends among FSI in Asia Pacific and gauged their knowledge and perceptions of cloud-related financial regulations.
Last Updated: Jun 02, 2016
An agreement between Microsoft and Xiaomi sees the two to cross license patents between them. At the same time Xiaomi will be preinstalling Microsoft apps such as Skype and Office into newly shipped devices come September.