Microsoft Acquires Education Video Platform Flipgrid

Microsoft Acquires Education Video Platform Flipgrid

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Microsoft had acquired Flipgrid, an education-focused video platform. Flipgrid is used by more than 20 million teachers and students. The video platform used to be a subscription-based service, but is now free for students and users thanks to the Microsoft acquisition. Microsoft has already integrated the Flipgrid app into Microsoft Teams in Office 365 for Education. The life science data management and collaboration platform Benchling raised $14.5 million in a series B round. The round was led by Benchmark Capital with participation from F-Prime Capital and Thrive Capital. This recent round of…

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Microsoft Pix can add business card info to your contacts

Microsoft Pix can add business card info to your contacts

Microsoft Microsoft’s AI-powered camera app Pix just got a new feature. Now you can use it to upload all of the information on a business card into your iPhone Contacts as well as check out the person’s LinkedIn account. All you have to do is open Pix and point your phone’s camera at the business card. Pix will automatically recognize that it’s a business card and ask you if you want to take action. If you do, you then have the option to add the information on the card to…

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Kaspersky Files Antitrust Complaints Against Microsoft in Europe

Kaspersky Files Antitrust Complaints Against Microsoft in Europe

Russian security software maker Kaspersky Lab has filed antitrust complaints against Microsoft with the European Commission and the German federal cartel office, it said in a statement on Tuesday. Kaspersky Lab says that Microsoft is abusing its dominance in the PC operating system market, creating obstacles for independent software security vendors by distributing its own Defender anti-virus software with the ubiquitous Windows operating system. Microsoft said in a statement on Tuesday that it had not violated any laws. “Microsoft’s primary objective is to keep customers protected,” the company said in…

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Microsoft sets Up Cyber-protection Centre in Gurgaon

Microsoft sets Up Cyber-protection Centre in Gurgaon

Showcasing its commitment to enhancing cyber-safety, US-based totally era business enterprise Microsoft on Tuesday stated it has installation a Cyber protection Engagement Centre (CSEC) in Gurgaon. The CSEC targets to force the public-private partnership to fight cybercrime, toughen cooperation with Indian agencies, authorities and educational corporations on cyber-safety. The Gurgaon centre, one of the handiest seven such centres internationally, will serve as a devoted hub for Microsoft in India and brings together Microsoft’s digital Crime Unit specialists comprising legal professionals, investigators and protection response specialists. “Our Cyber safety Engagement Centre…

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Microsoft to take away windows 10’s Wi-Fi sense Password Sharing function

Microsoft to take away windows 10’s Wi-Fi sense Password Sharing function

Microsoft released a brand new windows 10 Insider Preview construct on Tuesday, and along, made an announcement that need to make privacy enthusiasts a whole lot happier. it’s miles doing away with the debatable password sharing function of c084d04ddacadd4b971ae3d98fecfb2a experience. To take into account, the feature if enabled within c084d04ddacadd4b971ae3d98fecfb2a experience let users proportion c084d04ddacadd4b971ae3d98fecfb2a passwords with their contacts, and additionally mechanically connect with networks that their contacts had shared. c084d04ddacadd4b971ae3d98fecfb2a experience additionally we could customers automatically connect with open c084d04ddacadd4b971ae3d98fecfb2a hotspots, and that function will remain. In a blog…

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Microsoft to support home windows 10 mobile for ‘many years’, launch New gadgets

Microsoft to support home windows 10 mobile for ‘many years’, launch New gadgets

Microsoft has asserted that it is committed to the windows 10 mobile platform and is presently running on the subsequent-generation products. The company’s stance become discovered via executive vp of home windows and devices group Terry Myerson in an e-mail to several people including Microsoft executives and partners. the email from Myerson guidelines that Microsoft desires to placed aside any uncertainty about its upcoming variety of merchandise powered by using windows 10 mobile. the email from Myerson touched upon the business enterprise’s approach closer to the platform. home windows valuable…

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Microsoft Brings Its Windows Phone Word Flow Keyboard to iOS

Microsoft Brings Its Windows Phone Word Flow Keyboard to iOS

Microsoft a week ago made its Hub Keyboard app available for Apple’s iOS platform. The Redmond tech giant however, continues to keep the rival company in focus as it has announced its Windows Phone Word Flow Keyboard is now available for testers on iOS. Worth mentioning is the fact thatMicrosoft in January had revealed its plans to bring the keyboard to Apple’s mobile platform, but had not detailed a launch date. As spotted by The Verge, a new signup page asking users to “Register to Download Word Flow for iPhone”…

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Microsoft Lumia 650 Dual SIM With Windows 10 Mobile Launched at Rs. 15,299

Microsoft Lumia 650 Dual SIM With Windows 10 Mobile Launched at Rs. 15,299

Microsoft’s Lumia 650 Dual SIM smartphone has been launched in India at Rs. 15,299, and is now available to buy in the country. To recall, the smartphone had gone on sale in the country via a third-party seller earlier this week. Initially unveiled in February and listed on the company’s India site soon after, Microsoft stresses that the Microsoft Lumia 650 will offer consumers the “perfect balance between work and personal needs.” It’s worth noting that only the dual-SIM model of the Lumia 650 will be available in India. Much…

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Microsoft Lumia 650 Dual SIM Listed Online at Rs. 16,599

Microsoft Lumia 650 Dual SIM Listed Online at Rs. 16,599

For everyone anxiously waiting for the release of a new Windows Phone, Microsoft appears set to soon begin selling the Lumia 650 in India. While the company’s official India store still lists it as ‘Coming Soon’, a third-party seller has listed the smartphone for sale at Rs. 16,599 via Amazon India. The Microsoft Lumia 650 was originally unveiled in February, when Microsoft said the smartphone strikes the “perfect balance between work and personal needs.” It is the most recent Lumia to be launched, and is among a handful of smartphones…

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Microsoft Says Windows Phone Isn’t Its Focus This Year

Microsoft Says Windows Phone Isn’t Its Focus This Year

There were Android smartphones and iPhone handsets to be seen at Microsoft’s developer conference Build 2016 on Wednesday, but surprisingly, company’s own Windows Phone or Windows 10 Mobile handsets were completely out of the picture. The company also chose not to share any development it has been working on to improve the receding status of Windows Phone. There’s a reason for this: Windows Phone isn’t Microsoft’s focus this year. On day one of Build 2016, Microsoft announced tools for developers to make or port Win32, .Net, Xbox One, Surface Hub…

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