"If you have a decentralized identifier I can verify, say, where you went to school and I don’t need you to send me all of the information," says Joy Chik, corporate vice president for Microsoft's cloud and enterprise identity division.
People can use the generator when signing up for a new account or when changing an existing password.“Microsoft Edge offers a built-in strong password generator that you can use when signing up for a new account or when changing an existing password,” members of Microsoft’s Edge team wrote.
Console gaming is starting to look more and more like Netflix: Instead of buying a disc at the store and popping it in at home, subscription services from Sony and Microsoft allow you to access tons of games for a monthly price, or even stream them without the need for a long download.
For example, AMD says that its Security Processor will work alongside Pluton to act as the hardware root of trust for the silicon chips in a system and their firmware, while Pluton can provide the root of trust for Windows.
“I don't think that the Chinese government will be upset with Microsoft if the TikTok deal goes ahead,” says Anupam Chander, a professor at Georgetown University who studies China.“I don't think that the Chinese government will be upset with Microsoft if the TikTok deal goes ahead.”.
Now, thanks in part to a new partnership with Microsoft, Kano is releasing the Kano PC, a cheap, powerful, and repairable Windows laptop aimed at the education market.Microsoft, which has struggled of late against iPads and Chromebooks in the education market, gets a new way to put Windows into schools.
Best known for innovative, tablet-like hardware designs, Microsoft has expanded its Surface line over the years and now offers a full family of computers, from a standard laptop to a giant desktop.Last year, Microsoft added a 15-inch model to its Surface Laptop line.
In a 2013 poll by Spiceworks, 26 percent of respondents projected that they wouldn't migrate away from Windows XP before Microsoft ended support for that operating system in 2014.
But this is the first instance where I’ve seen it being used on a mass scale," says Marcus Hutchins, a malware researcher for security firm Kryptos Logic who was one of the first to build a working proof-of-concept for the BlueKeep vulnerability.
Microsoft today warned Windows users of seven new vulnerabilities in Windows that, like BlueKeep, can be exploited via RDP, a tool that lets administrators connect to other computers in a network.
In a video, Ninja explained the move, saying, "It's the same me, just a different platform," and pointing out that his first game as a professional player was Halo , so returning to the Microsoft fold is, maybe, a little like coming home.
Ars Technica reporter Dan Goodin brings the news of a major new privacy failure recently unearthed by security researchers: widely used Chrome and Firefox browser extensions scraped and sold the data of more than 4.1 million people, until the researcher alerted Google and Mozilla.
Microsoft Build, the company's annual developer conference, begins on Monday in Seattle. We're also likely to hear updates about Azure, Microsoft's cloud computing service, and the new vision for Windows.
Between January 1 and March 28 of this year, hackers used a set of stolen credentials for a Microsoft customer support platform to access account data like email addresses in messages, message subject lines, and folder names inside accounts.
The protesters asked Nadella to address claims of discrimination against women in promotion and advancement, as well as claims of sexual harassment, raised as part of a widespread discussion that has been building steam on internal company forums for the past two weeks.
Microsoft's programming language TypeScript has become one of the most popular languages among developers, at least according to a report published by the analyst firm RedMonk this week.
The Best Xbox One Deals, Bundles, and Essentials Online Microsoft With its impressive performance and support for the latest television tech, the Xbox One X is the go-to console for enthusiasts.
Microsoft Wants Cortana to Play Nicely With Amazon and Google Would it be better to make Cortana a skill on Amazon's Alexa, asks Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.