Category Archives: Microsoft Company

Microsoft launched new Feedback Portal for Edge and Teams

Earlier this month, we learned about Microsoft's plans to introduce a new Feedback website for various services and apps to replace the aging UserVoice platform. It did not take too long for Microsoft to launch the Feedback portal. It is now available in preview for all users to publish their feedback about Microsoft Teams and Edge. The software giant announced the Feedback portal in a post on the Tech Community Forums. Continue reading

Build 2021: Satya Nadella teases major Windows redesign

Microsoft has been largely silent about its plans for Windows this year, although some information is still leaking online. For example, we've known for quite some time that Microsoft is working on a major update to the Windows user interface, codenamed Sun Valley. For its announcement, the company is preparing a special event, which should take place in the coming weeks. Continue reading

Build 2021: Microsoft announced Project Reunion 0.8

Microsoft at the Build 2021 conference today announced a preview version of Project Reunion 0.8. You may be aware of this platform which is designed not only to unite the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) and Win32, but also to separate the APIs from the operating system, so that they will no longer require an up-to-date version of Windows to use them. Continue reading

Where to watch the Microsoft Build 2021 Developer Conference

This year's Developers Conference, Microsoft Build 2021, starts just in an hour. Like last year, the event will only be held in the virtual format due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Here's how you can watch its sessions for free of charge. Only a quick online registration on the official website is required. The conference will be held from 25 to 27 May. Continue reading

Microsoft brings back Bug Bash to make Windows 10 21H2 more stable and reliable

As a part of the Windows Insider program, Microsoft, from time to time, hosts special bug-hunting events called "Bug Bash." During Bug Bash, Microsoft publishes "quests" - special tasks made to test the quality and stability of the new code, spot bugs, and gather more feedback and diagnostic data. Bug Bashes were an important part of the Windows Insider program, with two or even three "bashes" during a development cycle of a new update. For some reason, Microsoft hasn't hosted these events for the past few years. Luckily, the company is back with another Bug Bash to polish the next Windows release and fix as many bugs as possible. Continue reading

Microsoft is looking to acquire Discord for $10 billion

Unsuccessful attempts to buy TikTok and Pinterest did not discourage Microsoft, which is one of the world's most valuable companies, from looking for another promising acquisition. Recently, Microsoft bought ZeniMax Media, the parent company of famous game publishers, such as Bethesda Softworks, Arkane Studios, and Machine Games. Now, Bloomberg reports that the software giant wants to buy a popular gaming chat service, Discord. Continue reading