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

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 "Microsoft is looking to acquire Discord for $10 billion"

Panos Panay is super-excited for “the next generation of Windows”

Panos Panay, Microsoft's chief product officer, briefly spoke at the Ignite 2021 virtual session. While the Windows chief did not make any major announcements, he vaguely teased the upcoming changes in Windows 10. Panos is very excited about the subject. Continue reading "Panos Panay is super-excited for “the next generation of Windows”"

Microsoft has announced the dates for Inspire 2021

The official Microsoft Partner Twitter account has shared the dates for the upcoming Inspire conference. This digital-only two days event will take place on July 14-15. In the following tweet, Microsoft Partner has notified users that the registration will open in June, but the specific date remains unknown.  Continue reading "Microsoft has announced the dates for Inspire 2021"

Microsoft reportedly tried to buy the Pinterest social network

The Financial Times reports that Microsoft attempted to buy Pinterest with little to no success. Pinterest is an image-sharing social network with a market cap of $53.96 billion. It is no stranger to Microsoft, and two companies have many times partnered on different Microsoft products. For example, Pinterest was among the first developers to support dual-screen experiences on Surface Duo. Also, the social network is integrated into Microsoft Edge's collection featureContinue reading "Microsoft reportedly tried to buy the Pinterest social network"

Python creator Guido van Rossum has joined Microsoft

Guido van Rossum, the legendary creator of the Python programming language,  has joined Microsoft’s Developer Division. He is also known for his work at Google and Dropbox, and for many other notable and influental projects. Continue reading "Python creator Guido van Rossum has joined Microsoft"

Christopher Young of McAfee is now Microsoft executive vice president of business development

Microsoft names former McAfee CEO Christopher Young as new head of Business Development. The company today announced that he will replace Peggy Johnson's position. Continue reading "Christopher Young of McAfee is now Microsoft executive vice president of business development"

Microsoft has launched a better support web site for Windows and Office

Microsoft has introduced a new website that unifies support articles and troubleshooting guides for Microsoft 365 and Windows. The new resource resolves some of the long standing issues with Windows Update history pages, cumulative updates, and Office updates. Continue reading "Microsoft has launched a better support web site for Windows and Office"

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