Intel Accelerated Memory Scanning offloads malware scanning to GPUs to boost performance

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/17/intel-threat-detection-technology-gpu-telemetry/ The Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities really focused people’s attention on the security of processors, and Intel has been at pains to convince users that it takes security seriously. With … Read more

Microsoft made its own IoT-ready Linux kernel for Azure Sphere OS

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/17/microsoft-azure-sphere-linux-kernel/ Microsoft has opened up its heart to Linux in recent years, but now the company has done something that would have previously been unthinkable: it has built its own … Read more

Microsoft reveals more about the ‘blocking bug’ that is delaying Windows 10 Spring Creators Update

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/17/windows-10-spring-creators-update-delay/ With the release of Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17134 (Redstone 4) to the Fast Ring, Microsoft has given a little insight into want went wrong with build 17133, … Read more

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 Spring Creators Update RTM candidate, Build 17134

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/17/new-windows-10-spring-creators-update-rtm/ Windows 10 Redstone 4 Build 17133 was widely thought to be the RTM for the forthcoming Spring Creators Update after it rolled out to Insiders on the Fast, Slow, … Read more

Microsoft launches Defending Democracy Program to protect against hacking and misinformation

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/14/microsoft-defending-democracy-program/ Concern about Russian interference in both the US presidential election and the UK Brexit referendum highlighted the importance the internet now plays in political campaigns. But as well as … Read more

It looks like there will be a new RTM build of Windows 10 as build 17134 is discovered

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/12/window-10-build-17134/ It had been thought that Build 17133 that rolled out to Windows Insiders was the RTM version of Windows 10 Spring Creators Update. But with the discovery of a … Read more

Microsoft discovers blocking bug and delays the release of Windows 10 Spring Creators Update

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/11/windows-10-spring-creators-update-delayed/ The next big update for Windows 10 has been delayed while Microsoft rushes to fix a newly-discovered bug. Known variously as Windows 10 version 1803, Cumulative Update for Windows … Read more

File Manager for Windows 10 is now available as Microsoft open sources winfile code

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/09/file-manager-windows-10/ Cast your mind back several years and you’ll remember Windows 3.0 and earlier. This was when Microsoft started to bring home computing to the masses, and for anyone raised … Read more

Microsoft releases Windows 10 Spring Creators Update Build 17133 to the Slow ring, but not for all

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/30/microsoft-releases-windows-10-spring-creators-update-build-17133-to-the-slow-ring-but-not-for-all/ Microsoft only released Windows 10 Spring Creators Update (Redstone 4) Build 17133 to the Fast ring a few days ago, but it’s already been cleared for the Slow ring. … Read more

Windows boss Terry Myerson leaves Microsoft as part of a major shakeup

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/29/windows-boss-terry-myerson-leaves-microsoft-as-part-of-a-major-shakeup/ Terry Myerson, the executive vice president of Windows, is to leave Microsoft “in the coming months”. Myerson has been at Microsoft for 21 years, and been involved in Windows … Read more

Fall Creators Update runs on 90 percent of Windows 10 PCs

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/28/9-in-10-windows-10-users-run-fall-creators-update/ While the Creators Update roll-out was not as fast as we would have liked, things are going much better with the Fall Creators Update. The latest official upgrade to Windows … Read more

Microsoft releases Windows 10 Spring Creators Update Build 17133 to the Fast ring

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/27/microsoft-windows-10-spring-creators-update-build-17133/ We’re edging ever closer to the release of the Windows 10 Spring Creators Update, due out next month. It’s believed we’re at the RTM phase now, but Microsoft will … Read more

WSL-DistroLauncher is an open source tool designed to lure Linux distros to the Microsoft Store

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/26/microsoft-linux-open-source-wsl/ Is it cool that there are Linux distributions in the Microsoft Store? Eh, I suppose. While I don’t fully trust Microsoft’s commitment to both Linux and open source, understandably, … Read more

Cortana Show Me app guides you through Windows 10’s settings

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/23/cortana-show-me-app-guides-you-through-windows-10s-settings/ If you’re not sure how to do something with Windows 10, there are plenty of guides to be found on the web. Today, however, Microsoft is launching a new … Read more

Microsoft releases Windows 10 Spring Creators Update Build 17128 to the Fast ring, and the watermark has gone!

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/23/windows-10-spring-creators-update-build-17128/ As we edge ever nearer to the final release of the Windows 10 Spring Creators Update, Microsoft is upping the rate that new builds arrive to Insiders on the … Read more

Microsoft releases Windows 10 Redstone 5 Build 17627 for Skip Ahead

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/21/microsoft-releases-windows-10-redstone-5-build-17627-for-skip-ahead/ Microsoft is busy putting the finishing touches to the Windows 10 Spring Creators Update, aka Redstone 4, but it’s already hard at work on the follow up. Redstone 5 … Read more

Download Windows Server 2019 preview ahead of the launch later this year

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/21/windows-server-2019-preview/ Microsoft has revealed details about the upcoming Windows Server 2019. Due for release later in the year, there’s a preview available for download right now, giving users the chance … Read more

Microsoft releases Windows 10 Spring Creators Update Build 17127 to the Fast ring

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/20/microsoft-releases-windows-10-spring-creators-update-build-17127-to-the-fast-ring/ New builds for the Spring Creators Update are coming thick and fast now, as Microsoft edges ever nearer to the release date for the next version of Windows 10. … Read more