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How HoloLens is helping advance the science of spaceflight

AR headsets haven’t exactly caught on with the general public — especially after the Google Glass debacle. Mixed reality technology has garnered a sizable amount of interest in a variety of professional industries, though, from medicine and education to design and engineering. Since 2015, the technology has even made its way into aerospace where NASA …

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KPGM to Work With Microsoft, Tomia and R3 on Blockchain Telecom Solutions

Business advisory firm KPGM has partnered with tech companies Tomia, Microsoft and R3 to create a blockchain-based settlements solution for the telecom industry, in anticipation of 5G network services. KPMG announced the partnership and product plans in an official blog post on July 16. As per the report, the planned blockchain solution intends to make …

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Microsoft closes fiscal 2019 with revenue spikes driven by cloud services

Enlarge / Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, speaks at the Microsoft Annual Shareholders Meeting in Bellevue, Washington, on November 30, 2016. Jason Redmond / Getty Images Microsoft has reported its financial results for the final quarter of the 2019 fiscal year. The tech giant saw notable gains in sales for Azure in its Intelligent Cloud …

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Microsoft warns 10,000 customers they’re targeted by nation-sponsored hackers

Enlarge / United Nations HQ in New York. Javier Carbajal Microsoft said on Wednesday that it has notified almost 10,000 customers in the past year that they’re being targeted by nation-sponsored hackers. According to a post from Microsoft Corporate Vice President of Customer Security & Trust Tom Burt, about 84% of the attacks targeted customers …

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The Netflix business model is bad news for indie games

Sponsored Links The Netflix model doesn’t work for video games. Neither does the Spotify plan, the HBO Go ecosystem or the Amazon Prime Video marketplace. Sure, digital distribution is king and subscription-based streaming services will absolutely become a dominant market force in gaming. But, when it comes to paying content creators, current subscription models just …

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Microsoft Teams is now officially bigger than Slack

Enlarge / A Microsoft office (not to be confused with Microsoft Office). Julien GONG Min / Flickr Microsoft Teams may have only been around for two years, but the group-chat platform is already larger than one of its main competitors. Microsoft announced that Teams has more than 13 million daily active users. The amount rises …

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Microsoft releases Windows 1.11 throwback app as a Stranger Things tie-in

Enlarge / Eleven and the gang face down weird dangers yet again in the third season trailer. YouTube/Netflix If you were one of the many people confused and curious about Microsoft’s apparent time-traveling social media blitz last week, wonder no more. As several astute fans guessed, the retro throwback was part of a collaboration with …

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Blockchain Dev Firm Launches First Smart Contracts on Microsoft’s .NET

Developers can now write smart contracts in C# on Microsoft’s .NET architecture. Blockchain development firm Stratis Group Ltd has launched the first smart contracts on Microsoft’s .NET architecture, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on July 3. The company has introduced the Cirrus Sidechain Masternodes and Stratis Smart Contracts products designed to enable …

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US Cyber Command warns of nation-state hackers exploiting Outlook

Sponsored Links Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The recent surge in state-backed hacking campaigns isn’t dying down any time soon. US Cyber Command has reported that unnamed state actors are making “active malicious use” of a 2017-era Outlook vulnerability (long since patched) to escape the email client’s sandbox and run malware on a target …

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Microsoft is teasing Windows 1.0 and other 1980s software

Enlarge / Windows got the ’80s treatment, but we’re not sure what’s actually being promoted. Aurich Lawson Either Microsoft is gearing up for a very odd promotional effort or somebody on the Windows team has hijacked a functioning time machine. Yesterday, the company posted a video boasting an “all-new Windows 1.0” to its social channels. …

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