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Microsoft Warns Windows 7 Is Dangerous To Use [Updated] - Forbes;

Microsoft Warns Windows 7 Is Dangerous To Use [Updated] - Forbes

ForbesMicrosoft Warns Windows 7 Is Dangerous To Use [Updated]ForbesDo you use Windows 7? Microsoft MSFT +0.29% says you are placing yourself in danger… January 19th Update - Microsoft has now removed this article from its website. No explanation was given, but the motivation seems obvious: it was disingenuous ...and more »

Report: Microsoft Opening Windows 10 Ebook Store - PC Magazine;

Report: Microsoft Opening Windows 10 Ebook Store - PC Magazine

PC MagazineReport: Microsoft Opening Windows 10 Ebook StorePC MagazineMicrosoft reportedly plans to open an ebook store in Windows 10. According to MSPoweruser, which snuck a peek at an international platform build, the new digital shop will be available to desktop and mobile users. Readers can simply visit the dedicated ...and more »

Microsoft acquires Simplygon, a premier developer of automatic 3D data-optimization solutions - MSPoweruser;

Microsoft acquires Simplygon, a premier developer of automatic 3D data-optimization solutions - MSPoweruser

MSPoweruserMicrosoft acquires Simplygon, a premier developer of automatic 3D data-optimization solutionsMSPoweruserMicrosoft today announced that they are acquiring Simplygon, a premier developer of automatic 3D data-optimization solutions. They are a leader in 3D game optimization, dedicated to helping creators and users of 3D data across industries optimize ...and more »

Microsoft to Businesses: Upgrade to Windows 10 or Face Serious Security Risks - Business News Daily;

Microsoft to Businesses: Upgrade to Windows 10 or Face Serious Security Risks - Business News Daily

Business News DailyMicrosoft to Businesses: Upgrade to Windows 10 or Face Serious Security RisksBusiness News DailyAttention all businesses: Upgrade from Windows 7 or risk serious security consequences. That's the message Microsoft is sending this week with the news that extended support for the 8-year-old operating system is set to end in 2020. In other words, the ...and more »

Microsoft buys Simplygon to simplify rendering VR and AR models - Computerworld;

Microsoft buys Simplygon to simplify rendering VR and AR models - Computerworld

ComputerworldMicrosoft buys Simplygon to simplify rendering VR and AR modelsComputerworldMicrosoft is betting that less is more in 3D design, with the acquisition of the Swedish developer of a 3D data optimization system, Simplygon. Simplygon takes 3D models in a number of formats, and reduces the volume of data used to describe them by ...and more »

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Microsoft warns business users to upgrade from "long-outdated" Windows 7 - TechSpot

TechSpotMicrosoft warns business users to upgrade from "long-outdated" Windows 7TechSpotMicrosoft may have stopped using bullying tactics to get people upgrading from Windows 7 to Windows 10, but the company is still encouraging everyone to make the move. A new post from Microsoft Germany warns that the older OS is no longer “fit” to be ...and more »

Microsoft tries (again) to get people off Windows 7 - Computerworld

Microsoft tries (again) to get people off Windows 7ComputerworldNot for the first time, Microsoft is casting aspersions on Windows 7, the highly successful version of its OS that was a nice rebound after the Vista disaster, saying the aging OS is becoming increasingly hard to secure. It's not an unreasonable or ...and more »

Windows 10 Game Mode and Drivers: what we know so far - Ghacks Technology News;

Windows 10 Game Mode and Drivers: what we know so far - Ghacks Technology News

Ghacks Technology NewsWindows 10 Game Mode and Drivers: what we know so farGhacks Technology NewsMicrosoft will introduce a truckload of new features in the Creators Update for Windows 10, including the new Game Mode feature and one where drivers may get installed automatically when certain Store games are downloaded and installed on a device ...and more »

Don't get too excited about the new Windows 10 Game Mode speed boost - PCGamesN;

Don't get too excited about the new Windows 10 Game Mode speed boost - PCGamesN

PCGamesNDon't get too excited about the new Windows 10 Game Mode speed boostPCGamesNThe upcoming Creators Update for Windows 10 will bring a bunch of new features to Microsoft's flagship OS, including a new Game Mode. But if you were hoping for a mega gaming speed boost for your PC you might be disappointed. Want a genuine free ...and more »

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Reportedly Adding Ebook Store to Windows 10 - TCC;

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Reportedly Adding Ebook Store to Windows 10 - TCC

TCCMicrosoft Corporation (MSFT) Reportedly Adding Ebook Store to Windows 10TCCMicrosoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is reportedly adding an ebook store to Windows 10 OS, according to a report by MSpoweruser. Support for EPUB version on Microsoft Edge was added last year, which the site claims was the first step towards adding ...and more »

Microsoft acquires Sweden-based 3D tech products maker Simplygon - International Business Times UK;

Microsoft acquires Sweden-based 3D tech products maker Simplygon - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKMicrosoft acquires Sweden-based 3D tech products maker SimplygonInternational Business Times UKMicrosoft on Tuesday, 17 January confirmed that it acquired Sweden-based firm Simplygon, which develops automatic 3D data-optimised solutions. The company is yet to reveal the amount of acquisition deal. With this purchase, the Redmond based tech ...and more »

Microsoft's Latest Purchase Can Help Windows 10 Enable “3D for Everyone” - Softpedia News;

Microsoft's Latest Purchase Can Help Windows 10 Enable “3D for Everyone” - Softpedia News

Softpedia NewsMicrosoft's Latest Purchase Can Help Windows 10 Enable “3D for Everyone”Softpedia NewsMicrosoft has just announced the acquisition of Simplygon, a Sweden-based company that's focused on developing automatic 3D data-optimization solutions. While the company hasn't revealed specific terms of the deal, it goes without saying that Simplygon ...and more »

Now we know what Microsoft's upcoming 'Game Mode' for Windows 10 will do [Updated] - ExtremeTech;

Now we know what Microsoft's upcoming 'Game Mode' for Windows 10 will do [Updated] - ExtremeTech

ExtremeTechNow we know what Microsoft's upcoming 'Game Mode' for Windows 10 will do [Updated]ExtremeTechUpdate: 1/25/2017: An earlier version of this story mistakenly reported that Game Mode's performance improvements would be limited to adjustments of the Windows 10 game DVR option. While the upcoming Creators Update may include the option to disable ...and more »

Leaked Windows 10 build shows Creators Update is getting an ebook store - BetaNews;

Leaked Windows 10 build shows Creators Update is getting an ebook store - BetaNews

BetaNewsLeaked Windows 10 build shows Creators Update is getting an ebook storeBetaNewsGoogle has one, Apple has one, Amazon has one, so Microsoft seems to feel that it should have one too. We're talking ebook stores, and a leaked version of Windows Mobile reveals that this is something that is due to be added to the Windows Store.and more »

Microsoft acquires 3D data-optimization software Simplygon - 3D Printing Industry;

Microsoft acquires 3D data-optimization software Simplygon - 3D Printing Industry

3D Printing IndustryMicrosoft acquires 3D data-optimization software Simplygon3D Printing IndustryMicrosoft have announced the acquisition of Sweden based software Simplygon. The purchase will allow Microsoft access to Simplygon's 3D data optimization solutions and could prove a useful asset to the companies 3D printing ambitions. Optimizing the ...and more »

Microsoft acquires 3D data optimisation company Simplygon for undisclosed amount - Tech2

Microsoft acquires 3D data optimisation company Simplygon for undisclosed amountTech2Microsoft has acquired Swedish automatic 3D data optimisation company Simplygon. The announcement follows close on the heels of Microsoft acquiring Maluuba, a Canadian artificial intelligence startup. The acquisition of Simplygon will help accelerate ...and more »

Microsoft Buys Simplygon To Boost Its 3D Strategy - iTech Post

Microsoft Buys Simplygon To Boost Its 3D StrategyiTech PostThe startup Simplygon is acquired by Microsoft to support company's strategy of expanding on the 3D market. <br /> (Photo : Andrew Burton/Getty Images). Microsoft acquires 3D specialist Simplygon in a move that is part of company's "3D for everyone" ...and more »

First look at Windows 10's upcoming store for e-books - MSPoweruser;

First look at Windows 10's upcoming store for e-books - MSPoweruser

MSPoweruserFirst look at Windows 10's upcoming store for e-booksMSPoweruserWe were today able to get an early look at the new e-books store in an internal build of Windows 10 Mobile, but the feature is also going to be available for PCs and tablets running Windows 10. The new e-book store will be integrated into the Windows ...and more »

Microsoft to get its own ebook store in Windows 10 update - SlashGear;

Microsoft to get its own ebook store in Windows 10 update - SlashGear

SlashGearMicrosoft to get its own ebook store in Windows 10 updateSlashGearMicrosoft has almost matched its platform rivals Google and Apple in most digital content save for one. While it already does apps, games, videos, and music, it so far hasn't done digital books yet. That, however, will be changing in the upcoming ...and more »

Microsoft acquires Simplygon, to help enable its

Microsoft acquires Simplygon, to help enable its "3D for everyone" vision - Neowin

NeowinMicrosoft acquires Simplygon, to help enable its "3D for everyone" visionNeowinIn its continuing efforts to bring 3D to its many users of Windows 10 around the world, Microsoft has acquired Simplygon, a Swedish firm. Developing automatic 3D optimization solutions, the firm was developed by Donya Labs, which was founded in 2006.and more »