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Microsoft fixes broken Windows 10 update that blocked Internet connectivity, broke DHCP

Microsoft fixes broken Windows 10 update that blocked Internet connectivity, broke DHCP Last week, Microsoft pushed an update to Windows 10 that broke DHCP and knocked some users offline until they rebooted their systems.The update is believed to have been part of cumulative update KB 3201845, which was released on December 9.

Meet Microsoft's new chatbot, Zo: Now with (hopefully) 100% less Nazism

Meet Microsoft's new chatbot, Zo: Now with (hopefully) 100% less Nazism On March 23 2016, Microsoft’s first public chatbot, Tay, came online and began to learn at a geometric rate.Unfortunately, it took less than 12 hours for Tay to move from a bright-spirited collection of poorly considered responses to an alt-right ideologue.

Microsoft finally admits that its malware-style Get Windows 10 upgrade campaign went too far

Microsoft finally admits that its malware-style Get Windows 10 upgrade campaign went too far First, it made Windows 10 free and available to anyone running Windows 7 or Windows 8.First Windows 10 became a “Recommended” download instead of an optional one.

Skype while driving: Volvo to integrate Skype into semi-autonomous vehicles

Skype while driving: Volvo to integrate Skype into semi-autonomous vehicles “Volvo’s vision is to produce a seamless transition from the office to the car allowing us to spend less time behind a desk,” says Duggan.“As autonomous driving technology develops, reducing the need for drivers to have their full attention on the road, new concepts are being developed which will allow them to better utilise their time while travelling,” he explains.

Windows 10 free upgrades are still unofficially available

Windows 10 free upgrades are still unofficially available Officially, Windows 10’s free upgrade period ended six months ago.Unofficially, anyone who still wants to upgrade off a valid Windows 7, 8, or 8.

Microsoft's latest Windows update breaks multi-monitor gaming

Microsoft's latest Windows update breaks multi-monitor gaming What’s more likely is that at least some people wind up with nonfunctional multi-monitor gaming setups, at least until they stumble on this issue.If you’ve used Microsoft Windows for any length of time, you’re aware that the OS has its own built-in mechanisms for determining which software and hardware are already installed in your machine.

Nintendo Switch launch event kicks off at 11 PM Thursday, pre-orders start Friday morning

Nintendo Switch launch event kicks off at 11 PM Thursday, pre-orders start Friday morning No, we can’t stuff a 120-150W TDP console from 2013 into a tablet from 2017, but the Wii U’s power consumption was vastly lower — around 30-40W when gaming.That kind of advance is possible, particularly considering that the Wii U was built on older 40/45nm technology, not 28nm.

Microsoft is Changing How the Xbox Controller’s Home Button Works

Microsoft is Changing How the Xbox Controller’s Home Button Works In a recent Xbox Wire post, the company revealed that an upcoming update will allow gamers to press the ‘Home’ button on their Xbox One controller to go to a revamped Guide screen, which allows for faster access to a few select features.This new guide screen will appear as an overlay, so as to not interrupt whatever application the gamer currently has open.

Minecraft Announced for Nintendo Switch

Minecraft Announced for Nintendo Switch Now, Nintendo has officially confirmed that the upcoming system’s library will grow even more so by receiving its own version of 4J Studios’ and Mojang’s sandbox and construction simulation game, Minecraft.As it happens, the listing doesn’t even so much as provide a release date, as it just confirms that Minecraft is indeed in production for the Nintendo Switch.

Microsoft warns Windows 7 is dangerously insecure in 2017

Microsoft warns Windows 7 is dangerously insecure in 2017 Although, Microsoft says the public patches might not be enough to keep Windows 7 safe anyway.Markus Nitschke, the head of Windows at Microsoft Germany posted a rundown of the situation on Microsoft’s Technet site.

Now we know what Microsoft's upcoming 'Game Mode' for Windows 10 will do

Now we know what Microsoft's upcoming 'Game Mode' for Windows 10 will do A few weeks ago, sharp-eyed users spotted something new in a Windows 10 Insider Preview build — reference to a new “Game Mode.But a new investigation suggests the new feature won’t make much difference for the vast majority of Windows 10 gamers.

Why can't Microsoft get Windows 10 updates right?

Why can't Microsoft get Windows 10 updates right? No single OS feature touches more users than Windows Update.It’s easy to blame the problems with Update on the massive variety of hardware, and decades of legacy software, that Microsoft feels compelled to support in Windows.

Sony's silence on PlayStation VR could spell trouble for the fledgling market

Sony's silence on PlayStation VR could spell trouble for the fledgling market A few months ago, Sony launched the PlayStation VR after several years of work.Next, there’s early evidence that the PSVR’s sales figures may not have been to the company’s liking.

From Microsoft to Xero to Trump, oh my

From Microsoft to Xero to Trump, oh my It was officially confirmed yesterday Xero chairman Chris Liddell will step down from the board, following news he’s on his way to take up a role with US president-elect Donald Trump.It was revealed Liddell had accepted an assistant role with Trump, a move he said meant he had to step down from his current role at Xero.

Upcoming Windows 10 update reduces spying, but Microsoft is still mum on which data it specifically collects

Upcoming Windows 10 update reduces spying, but Microsoft is still mum on which data it specifically collects There’s some good news for privacy-minded individuals who haven’t been fond of Microsoft’s data collection policy with Windows 10.First, Microsoft has launched a new web-based privacy dashboard with the goal of giving people an easy, one-stop location for controlling how much data Microsoft collects.

Halo Wars 2 Open Beta is Live; Watch a Gameplay Tutorial

Halo Wars 2 Open Beta is Live; Watch a Gameplay Tutorial After a very successful open beta period last summer during E3 2015, the tactical real time strategy title, Halo Wars 2, is now only a month away from release.This time around however, this second test features the recently revealed Blitz, a card-based game mode that shakes up the core foundations of the standard gameplay in Halo Wars 2.

For the strategy vets at Creative Assembly, 'Halo Wars 2' is a fresh challenge

For the strategy vets at Creative Assembly, 'Halo Wars 2' is a fresh challenge The most exciting thing we know about Halo Wars 2 right now?Where Total War features a cast of thousands and an emphasis on historically authentic warfare, Halo Wars 2 pits the ragtag crew of a single battleship against an alien threat.

The Town of Light Horror Game Coming to PS4 and Xbox One

The Town of Light Horror Game Coming to PS4 and Xbox One it brought forth their gripping psychological horror adventure title, The Town of Light, to PC gamers around the world.Following this announcement came yet another one: The Town of Light will also be available for Microsoft‘s Xbox One.

Xbox Chief Spencer Teases Progress on Project Scorpio, Says He’s ‘Really Happy’

Xbox Chief Spencer Teases Progress on Project Scorpio, Says He’s ‘Really Happy’ This year, however, Microsoft is poised to bridge the gap thanks to its upcoming powerhouse console, Project Scorpio, which is set to release during the holidays.And according to Xbox boss Phil Spencer, Project Scorpio is coming along nicely.