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Enpass gains Microsoft Edge extension in latest beta update

Enpass, the popular password manager, has added support for an Edge extension in its latest beta release. This extension will make accessing your passwords even easier when you need them.


Microsoft launches new Skype for Linux alpha, asks for feedback

Microsoft has unveiled a new Skype for Linux client, currently in Alpha, and available now for Linux users to download and provide feedback!


Microsoft's Bing prediction engine can now help businesses solve problems

Microsoft has launched the preview of Cortana Intelligence with Bing Predicts. The new service uses the same engine that predicted the outcome of events like the World Cup, NFL games and election results to help businesses come up with solutions to problems.


AMD corrects RX 480 power draw issue with driver update

AMD has pushed out a fresh driver update in order to correct power draw issues that have been afflicting the recently released Radeon RX 480.


Microsoft's new AppSource site helps businesses find the right apps

Microsoft has officially launched AppSource, a new way for businesses to search for apps and add-ons that work with Microsoft's products and services.


Skype now allows for sharing of files, photos and videos of up to 300MB

Microsoft is allowing all users of its Skype VoIP service to share files, photos and videos of up to 300MB each with friends and groups.


Microsoft launches free Skype Meetings video and audio chat for small businesses

Microsoft has announced the launch of Skype Meetings, a new and free video and audio chat tool for small businesses that don't have an Office 365 subscription.


Bing brings daily quizzes to its home page for everyone

Bing has been testing a daily quiz on its home page for the past month or so, and will officially launch the feature in about a month.


Merging the Microsoft HoloLens and Kinect could get us one step closer to the holodeck

Razorfish's Emerging Experiences division is experimenting with merging the technology of Microsoft's new HoloLens augmented reality headset with its Kinect motion gesture hardware. The result may help to create a version of Star Trek: The Next Generation's holodeck.


Microsoft is rolling out new travel and package tracking features for Outlook

Microsoft is rolling out new Outlook features to Office 365 subscribers. They include better ways to keep track of travel reservations and package deliveries.


Microsoft Research's hand gesture recognition tools pick up where Kinect left off

The Microsoft Research division continues to work on motion gesture recognition projects similar to the company's efforts with Kinect.


3DMark's DirectX 12 PC benchmark test Time Spy gets a preview trailer

Futuremark has released the first trailer for Time Spy, the upcoming DirectX 12 PC benchmark test for Windows 10 that will be included in a future update of 3DMark.


Microsoft Garage's latest project is a Chrome extension for shopping

The Microsoft Garage division has released an extension for Google's Chrome browser called Personal Shopping Assistant. It's designed to keep track of data from different retail sites for better price comparisons.


Microsoft Edge to see JavaScript boosts with Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Microsoft is adding JavaScript performance improvement to the Chakra engine behind the Edge web browser, which will be available for all Windows 10 users as part of the upcoming Anniversary Update.


Opera slams Microsoft's browser battery tests, claims better power savings

Browser company Opera has come out swinging against Microsoft's recent claims that its Edge browser offers the best battery life for Windows 10 PCs. Opera claims its own tests show that its browser beats Edge in battery use by over 40 minutes.


Microsoft Research is working on a way to save links inside mobile apps

A newly revealed Microsoft Research project, uLink, is working on a way for smartphone owners to quickly save and bookmark links inside mobile apps.


Office 365 Education updates include preview of PLC Groups and more

Microsoft has announced plans to update Office 365 Education subscriptions with a number of new features, including a preview of PLC Groups to help teachers share work with each other.


Breeze extension for Microsoft Edge lets users choose their new tab page

A new extension for the Microsoft Edge browser, called Breeze, has been released. It has been created to allow users of the browser to choose their new tab page.


Microsoft's Bing News PubHub is designed to help news sites get noticed

Microsoft has announced the Bing News PubHub. It is designed to give sites a way to submit their content so they can receive more exposure on the Bing news section.


AMD updates Radeon Software with Mirror's Edge Catalyst support and more

AMD has pushed an update to its Radeon Software Crimson Edition suite, adding support for Mirror's Edge Catalyst and more.


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