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A reminder of the Microsoft price changes that occurred from January 2017 onwards

April 5th, 2017 by Mark Daly in ilicomm News No Comments »
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A reminder of the Microsoft price changes that occurred from January 2017 onwards. Effective as of January 1, 2017, Microsoft has increased British pound pricing to harmonise prices for enterprise software and cloud services within the EU/EFTA region.  Microsoft periodically assess the impact of local pricing of our products and services to ensure there is reasonable […]

Microsoft Price Increase

March 8th, 2017 by Mark Daly in ilicomm News No Comments »
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A reminder of the Microsoft price changes that occurred from January 2017 onwards. Effective as of January 1, 2017, Microsoft has increased British pound pricing to harmonise prices for enterprise software and cloud services within the EU/EFTA region.  Microsoft periodically assess the impact of local pricing of our products and services to ensure there is reasonable […]

Microsoft attacks Google’s Windows hack alert

November 2nd, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Google published details of the yet-to-be-fixed bug on Monday after giving Microsoft a week to react. Google said the issue was “particularly serious because we know it is being actively exploited”. Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-37833146

UK commits £1.9B to National Cyber Security Strategy, working with Microsoft and more

November 1st, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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The recent rush of allegations against countries like Russia and China and their possible roles in cyber attacks on countries like the U.S. have prompted a big move from the UK: the government said today that it plans to invest £1.9 billion ($2.3 billion) over the next five years in a new cyber defence plan, called […]

Microsoft Warns about Malware dressed up as Security Essentials

October 31st, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Security is the growing and huge concern in the increasingly connected world where we live. The computers are plagued by malware for years, in spite of having several tools available which work to thwart it. Read more: http://www.spamfighter.com/News-20559-Microsoft-Warns-about-Malware-dressed-up-as-Security-Essentials.htm

Microsoft’s October 2016 patch rollup: 10 bulletins, 4 zero-days

October 14th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Microsoft’s October 2016 security updates have launched its new “rollup” monthly routine with 10 bulletins, with five marked critical. Read more: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2016/10/14/microsofts-october-2016-patch-rollup-fixes-5-critical-flaws/

Microsoft’s new reality – HoloLens comes to UK

October 12th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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This is a big week for virtual reality, with Sony’s PlayStation VR headset going on sale on Thursday. But Microsoft, which has steered clear of VR, is going down a different path with what it calls mixed reality – a term it prefers for some reason to augmented reality. It has just announced that its […]

How to Use System Restore in Windows 7, 8, and 10

September 28th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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System Restore is a Windows feature that can help fix certain types of crashes and other computer problems. Here’s how it works, how to set it up, and how to use it when things go awry. We’re going to be using Windows 10 in this article, but System Restore has been around a long time–and […]

Microsoft’s UK data centres power up cloud services

September 7th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Microsoft has announced that its first UK cloud computing data centres are up and running. The facilities are located in London, Durham and Cardiff. They should help the US company sell its online services to the public sector and other bodies that handle sensitive data. The Ministry of Defence is among those set to adopt […]

Malware-ridden Word docs lead to Microsoft alert blurt

September 1st, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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MICROSOFT HAS taken the trouble to warn Windows users about an attack that takes what trust people have left in the software and throws it out of the window. The firm explained that the problem involves macros and the use of social engineering. People are tricked into downloading and then enabling malicious content that ultimately […]

Microsoft Excel blamed for gene study errors

August 25th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Microsoft’s Excel has been blamed for errors in academic papers on genomics. Researchers trying to raise awareness of the issue claim that the spreadsheet software automatically converts the names of certain genes into dates. Gene symbols like SEPT2 (Septin 2) were found to be altered to “September 2”. However, Microsoft, which released the first version […]

Microsoft reveals secret HoloLens processor specs

August 23rd, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Microsoft has finally revealed exactly what’s inside its HoloLens headset.  While The Verge got exclusive access to a deconstructed HoloLens developer edition back in April, Microsoft has been keeping the details of its special Holographic Processing Unit (HPU) very secret.  Microsoft revealed most of the HoloLens specifications earlier this year, and the special HPU is designed to […]

What’s New in Windows 10’s Anniversary Update

August 2nd, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Windows 10’s second big update, dubbed the “Anniversary Update”, arrives on August 2, 2016. This is a huge update that touches every corner of the operating system. It includes many, many more changes than the November update did. The Anniversary Update will report itself as version 1607, despite the fact that it technically launched in August […]

Windows 10 Anniversary review: It took Microsoft 30 years, but the new Start menu, Edge browser, apps and Cortana make Windows 10 the best Windows yet

August 2nd, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Cortana will get new capabilities and seem smarter. If you have a Surface tablet with a Surface Pen, you’ll be able to do a whole lot more with it. As well as scribbling reminders in the sticky notes app, you’ll be able to draw more easily thanks to a virtual ruler that’s much like the […]

Microsoft to cut 2,850 more jobs

August 1st, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Microsoft plans to shed an additional 2,850 jobs globally over the next 12 months across its smartphone hardware business and global sales division. The announcement, made quietly in a government filing last week, takes Microsoft’s total planned job cuts to 4,700, or about four percent of its workforce. Nine hundred of the layoffs in the […]

Microsoft is updating Windows 10 again, in its latest bid to win you back

August 1st, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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A new update to Microsoft’s Windows 10 is coming, but you’re forgiven if you didn’t know. It turns out not many people are going to tell you. Admittedly, there’s not much to talk about. The list of refinements for Microsoft’s free paper-anniversary update to Win 10 can fit on a small sheet with less than […]

You Can Still Get Windows 10 for Free from Microsoft’s Accessibility Site

August 1st, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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The free Windows 10 upgrade offer may technically be over, but it isn’t 100% gone. Microsoft still provides a free Windows 10 upgrade to anyone who checks a box saying they use assistive technologies on their computer. This offer will end at some point, but Microsoft hasn’t announced when. How This Free Upgrade Offer Works Microsoft […]

Microsoft confirms exact cut off time for free Windows 10 update

July 29th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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FROM TONIGHT, a year will have passed, Windows 10 will become a paid-for product and, if you’ve not grabbed your free upgrade despite an entire year of Updategate and nag screens, it will be too late. For anyone having last minute jitters and wanting an upgrade, a Microsoft spokesperson has confirmed to The INQUIRER that […]

One Year Later: Did Microsoft Listen to Windows 10 Complaints?

July 28th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Windows 10 is an odd beast. It’s a worthy upgrade to Windows 7, and a big improvement from Windows 8. But Microsoft made quite a few decisions people weren’t happy about. So, a year into Windows 10, with a new update on the way, we ask: Did Microsoft listen to the complaints? After all, Windows 10 is […]

You have until Friday to upgrade to Windows 10 for free!

July 27th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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If you’re rocking Windows 7/8.1, you only have a few days left to make your decision Windows 10 has been a free upgrade for Windows 7/8.1 users for the past year, but the deadline for that freebie is about to expire towards the end of this week. So if you’ve been on the fence, and […]

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