No more passwords in 2023? How “access keys” work

No more passwords in 2023?  How "access keys" work

Soon the end of the hassle of passwords? The giants of new technologies want to put an end to this form of authentication, which remains the most commonly used online until now despite its weaknesses in terms of security and the challenge for internet users to keep complex passwords up to date and different in … Read more

How Microsoft will liquidate Internet Explorer

End of support for Internet Explorer 11 as a desktop application dates back to June 15, 2022. However, there has been no removal of this web browser from devices. On some versions of Windows 10, IE11 will be permanently disabled on February 14, 2023. Such deactivation will take place within the framework of the distribution … Read more

Microsoft, Amazon, Meta and TomTom join forces to offer free maps

The Linux Foundation, a non-profit organization that promotes free software and especially GNU/Linux operating systems, welcomes a new initiative with the Overture Maps Foundation. As the name suggests, this new fund focuses on cards that are becoming more and more central. Faced with proprietary solutions on the market, led by Google Maps, this foundation for … Read more

Microsoft Bans Developers Who Distributed Malicious Windows Drivers – ICT News

Microsoft Bans Developers Who Distributed Malicious Windows Drivers - ICT News

Microsoft has deleted the accounts of a few third-party developers after they were found to have caused the company to classify malware in the form of hardware drivers as safe. The incident was revealed last week, but dates back to October. Security firms SentinelOne, Mandiant and Sophos discovered that hackers wanted to spread their ransomware … Read more

Microsoft Edge says goodbye to old Windows

At the same time for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, the ultimate version of the Microsoft Edge browser is now known. It will be one version 109 of Microsoft Edge which is scheduled for release the week of January 12, 2023. It will be the same with a version 109 of the WebView2 Runtime. No … Read more

Microsoft wants to connect 10 million people with Viasat

Microsoft wants to connect 10 million people with Viasat

Through a partnership with the US operator Viasat, Microsoft announces its intention to extendInternet access via satellite to 10 million people worldwide by the end of 2025, half of them in Africa. This includes priority internet connection coverage for 5 million people in Egypt, Senegal and Angola. Microsoft talks about providing an Internet connection, often … Read more

Microsoft is fixing what it broke

With an update KB5021255 for Windows 11 22H2Microsoft is fixing an issue that affected Job list. This screen issue appeared in late November, thanks to… an update from Microsoft. However, the latter was optional and in preview. In any case, the issue affecting Task Manager has now been announced as fixed by Microsoft. It manifested … Read more

Microsoft launches cashback program

Microsoft launches cashback program

A few weeks ago, sony announced the launch of its program PlayStation stars which aims to reward the most loyal players by making them earn points over purchases or challenges in their games, so that they can then buy goods in the dedicated store: games, content, goodies or even consoles. Microsoft did not immediately respond … Read more

Microsoft is working on a multipurpose app for mobiles

Microsoft is working on a multi-functional app for iOS and Android that can offer online shopping, messaging, web search, news feed and other businesses. According to The information who got some tips about this development, which is still at a very preliminary stage, the initiative for this project is from Satya Nadella, the head of … Read more

Microsoft is planning a status indicator for VPN connections on Windows 11

After releasing Windows 11’s big update for the year, 10:22 PM, Microsoft is not planning to slow down on Windows 11 development. Indeed, the company has given its operating system a new feature. ©diy13/123RF.COM This takes the form of a VPN status indicator with which Microsoft aims to improve the technology on its PC operating … Read more