Microsoft debuts a new version of its To Do app as Wunderlist founder expresses remorse – gpgmail

Microsoft several years ago acquired the popular iOS app Wunderlist with the intention of building out its own list-making productivity app that brings the best of Wunderlist’s feature set to a larger group of mobile consumers. This is a similar path as Microsoft took with email app Accompli, which later became Microsoft Outlook for mobile […]

Microsoft Releases First Windows 10 PowerToys Add-Ons

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. In an earlier technological era when desktops ruled and laptops were briefcases, Microsoft released a suite of Windows 95 extensions called PowerToys. Despite a committed fan base, PowerToys faded away in newer versions of Windows, but Microsoft announced some months […]

Top VCs on the changing landscape for enterprise startups – gpgmail

Yesterday at gpgmail’s Enterprise event in San Francisco, we sat down with three venture capitalists who spend a lot of their time thinking about enterprise startups. We wanted to ask what trends they are seeing, what concerns they might have about the state of the market, and of course, how startups might persuade them to […]

Microsoft: Latest Windows 10 1903 Update Can Cause CPU Spikes, Break Desktop Search

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Earlier this week, reports surfaced that some Windows 10 users are having problems with Windows 10 1903. The latest cumulative update released for the OS, KB4512941, can cause CPU usage to surge to 30 percent or even as high as […]

Atlassian launches free tiers for all its cloud products, extends premium pricing plan – gpgmail

At our TC Sessions: Enterprise event, Atlassian co-CEO Scott Farquhar today announced a number of updates to how the company will sell its cloud-based services. These include the launch of new premium plans for more of its products, as well as the addition of a free tier for all of the company’s services that didn’t […]

Reps from DHS, the FBI and the ODNI met with tech companies at Facebook to talk election security – gpgmail

Representatives from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the Department of Homeland Security met with counterparts at tech companies including Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter to discuss election security, Facebook confirmed. “The purpose was to build on previous discussions and further strengthen strategic collaboration regarding the security […]

Microsoft Demos Touch-Optimized Desktop in Latest Windows 10 Insider Build

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Microsoft’s touch-friendly tile UI arrived in Windows 8 where it was forced upon everyone all the time. Microsoft learned its lesson from that, and Windows 10 only uses the full-screen tiles in tablet mode. In the latest Insider build, Microsoft […]

Xbox Live is down for many – gpgmail

If you were trying to sneak in a quick game on Xbox Live during your Friday afternoon lunch break and found that you can’t get online: don’t worry, you’re not alone. While Microsoft’s Xbox Live Status page still says all things are good to go (Update: Microsoft’s status page has now caught up with the outage, […]

Skype upgrades its messaging feature with drafts, bookmarks and more – gpgmail

Skype is best known for being a video calling app and, to some extent, that’s because its messaging feature set has been a bit underdeveloped. Today, the company is working to change that image with a series of improvements to Skype’s chatting features aimed at further differentiating it from rival apps. One of the most […]

Microsoft Will Publish exFAT Spec, but Linux Devs Aren’t Happy

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Microsoft has announced that it will publish the technical implementation details of the exFAT standard and allow support to be integrated into the Linux kernel at a future date. This is a major change for Microsoft, which once weaponized its […]