Microsoft launched Teams Premium with AI functions based on GPT-3.5: notes and tasks will be recorded even if you were absent

Users of Microsoft Teams Premium will have access to new features – generation of notes and tasks using AI, as well as improved protection of the content…

Bing will receive an improved version of ChatGPT (GPT-4) in the coming weeks – faster and “human”

Bing, Microsoft’s search engine, will be integrated with ChatGPT in the coming weeks, and it’s likely that the chatbot will work based on the GPT-4 language model….

DirectStorage makes PCIe 3.0 SSDs as fast in games as PCIe 5.0 drives – Forspoken test data

SSDs with different PCIe interfaces tend to provide significantly different performance in typical high workload applications due to bandwidth limitations. But it seems that the difference between…

Microsoft, GitHub and OpenAI seek dismissal of copyright infringement lawsuit against Copilot, a code auto-completion tool

Microsoft, GitHub and OpenAI are accused of copyright infringement for using the license code to build the Copilot tool. We help Copilot is an artificial intelligence tool…

Microsoft earned $52.7 billion in the second quarter – Windows and Xbox “did not work” well, unlike cloud technologies

Microsoft published its financial report for the second quarter of 2022 amid the announcement of large-scale layoffs at the company. The software maker had $52.7 billion in…

Explorer in Windows 11 will receive an improved interface, integration with Microsoft 365 and file tags

Microsoft is working on a major update to Explorer in Windows 11. It should improve the program’s user interface and add new features. According to Windows Central,…

Microsoft will shut down AltspaceVR, its own social mixed reality platform, on March 10 after downsizing the team that worked on it

Earlier, Microsoft cut more than 10,000 employees, including those who worked in the mixed reality department. We help Microsoft will shut down AltspaceVR, a social virtual reality…

Sound settings in the test version of Windows 11 copy the work of the third-party EarTrumpet utility

Microsoft copies the features of the popular audio program for Windows. In the latest Windows 11 test build, you can enable a new volume mixer, very similar…

Microsoft will lay off 11,000 employees. Most of the cuts will affect engineering departments – Bloomberg

Microsoft is expected to announce the cuts today when it reports for the fiscal quarter ended Dec. 31, 2022. We help Updated [18:15]: Microsoft has officially confirmed…

Microsoft will make the ChatGPT chatbot publicly available on the Azure cloud

Microsoft Corporation has announced that it will soon add OpenAI’s ChatGPT artificial intelligence to its Azure cloud service. The company is considering significantly increasing its stake in…

EU to review deal between Microsoft and Activision Blizzard for compliance with antitrust laws – Reuters

Microsoft’s potential deal to buy Activision Blizzard risks hitting another snag on its way to closure. According to Reuters, the European Union intends to check the agreement…

Swiss startup Climeworks captured CO2 from the atmosphere and put it underground. The result was confirmed for the first time by independent auditors

Microsoft, Stripe and Shopify are the first companies to pay Climeworks upfront for CO2 filtration and subsequent storage. The Swiss company said that the success of the…

Google and NVIDIA have sided with Sony in raising concerns about Activision Blizzard’s deal with Microsoft to the US regulator

Google and NVIDIA have raised concerns with the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) about Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard. In doing so, the companies joined Sony in…

RIP Surface Duo – Microsoft has probably abandoned the form factor of a complex dual-screen device

According to Windows Central, there’s no point in waiting for a foldable Surface Duo 3. The same type of device as the Surface Duo 1 and 2…

Microsoft employees in the USA will receive unlimited vacations from January 16 – sick leave and vacations will not be canceled in the corporation

Microsoft is giving its full-time employees in the U.S. unlimited vacation, Human Resources Director Kathleen Hogan said in an email. We help “The place, time and way…

Microsoft 365 Basic – a new subscription for $2 per month with 100 GB of cloud storage, which will be available worldwide from January 30

Microsoft is offering a new Microsoft 365 subscription for just $1.99 per month, designed to replace OneDrive’s 100GB storage option with some extra features. We help A…

In 2022, global spending on mobile games fell by 5% to $110 billion. The reason is excessive “frugality” of players caused by inflation

In 2022, users spent only $110 billion on mobile games (down 5% from 2021), but the number of first installs increased by 8% to a record 90…

Media: Microsoft invests $10 billion in OpenAI – the developer of the chatbot ChatGPT, which generates frighteningly human texts

Microsoft was in talks to invest $10 billion in OpenAI, an artificial intelligence laboratory launched a few years ago with the financial support of Elon Musk and…

Vall-E is Microsoft’s new AI technology that very accurately imitates a person’s voice based on a 3-second sample

Microsoft researchers have created a new model of artificial intelligence, Vall-E, capable of reproducing a voice identical to a human. Vall-E is said to be trained on…

Microsoft will end support for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 on January 10, 2023 – they will no longer receive security updates

As of January 10, Microsoft will stop providing security updates and technical support for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 operating systems. Microsoft Edge browser stopped supporting these…

Not just Bing: Microsoft is trying to integrate OpenAI’s GPT language model with Word, Outlook and PowerPoint

Microsoft has already included an unknown version of GPT in Word’s AutoComplete feature and is working on further integration of the language model in PowerPoint and Outlook….

Microsoft challenges Google – in March 2023 the ChatGPT chatbot will be integrated with the Bing search engine

Microsoft plans to launch a version of Bing that will use ChatGPT to generate answers to search queries. We help AI technology ChatGPT, created by OpenAI, could…

A preliminary hearing on the FTC’s lawsuit against Microsoft is set for January 3

In December, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed a lawsuit to block Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard. And now the date of the first pretrial hearing…

New Windows 11 features in 2023: tablet mode, full-screen widgets, improved search and more

In 2022, Microsoft presented two important functional updates for Windows 11. The first of them, under the number 22H2, was released in September, the second, the so-called…

Excel will receive “smart” autofill in the web version of Microsoft 365 – using formulas will become much easier

Microsoft has added some handy automation features to the web version of Excel (which comes with Microsoft 365, formerly known as Office 365), its spreadsheet software. New…