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Microsoft warns of Internet Explorer flaw that could give hackers ‘complete control’

internet-explorerMicrosoft has warned users of security flaw in the company’s Internet Explorer browser that could allow hackers to take “complete control” of a user’s computer.

The glitch affects versions 6 to 11 of Internet Explorer, which collectively account for more than 50 per cent of global web traffic.

The company has issued a security advisory regarding the flaw and says that it is currently exploring ways to fix the vulnerability.

“On completion of this investigation, Microsoft will take the appropriate action to protect our customers, which may include providing a solution through our monthly security update release process, or an out-of-cycle security update, depending on customer needs,” wrote the company. Continue reading

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella may unveil iPad version of Office on March 27

Satya-NadellaThe new boss, Satya Nadella who is now the current CEO of Microsoft is going to have his first big press appearance and address industry executives in San Francisco on March 27. Sources said that Satya Nadella may unveil an iPad version of the company’s Office software suite during this juncture. What can be better than this occasion to launch the company’s most profitable product for Apple Inc’s popular tablet. Microsoft said in an invitation to reporters that Nadella will discuss “news related to the intersection of cloud and mobile” but waned to comment on the particulars of the CEO’s appearance.

Finally the most anticipated dream will come true for many populaces by the hit of iPad and Continue reading

Jonathan Ross Joins Xbox While Ashton Kutcher Joins Lenovo

Microsoft_lenovoMicrosoft has announced that Jonathan Ross will be joining them as executive producer, while Ashton Kutcher has been unveiled as product engineer for Lenovo.

Microsoft is really pushing its upcoming Xbox One console as a media platform, rather than a dedicated gaming console. They aim to combine the features of a gaming device with Internet and streaming TV, access to rented films, and as a means of accessing various other types of media. In order to help them towards this end, the manufacturing and software giant has enlisted Jonathan Ross to join their team as an executive producer.

On the appointment, Ross said “I’m thrilled to be joining forces with Microsoft Studios” and he went on to say that his “love of games, movies and TV made this partnership a no-brainer. And they said they’d give me an Xbox One for free, so how could I possibly refuse?” Continue reading