Microsoft acquires Xbox moderation technology company

Microsoft has announced that it has acquired Two Hat, a company that specializes in content moderation. It has not been disclosed how much money is involved in the acquisition by Microsoft. Two Hat already provided services to Microsoft. For example, Two Hat’s moderation technology is used to manage communities of Xbox, Minecraft and MSN. With … Read more

Software Update: Pidgin 2.14.6

Version 2.14.6 of Pidgin has been released. This multi-protocol instant messaging program can handle the networks of AIM, Bonjour, Gadu-Gadu, Google Talk, Groupwise, ICQ, irc, MSN, MySpaceIM, QQ, Silc, Simple, Sametime, XMPP, Yahoo and Zephyr. During installation, you can choose from as many as seventy different languages ​​and add spell check. Downloads are available for … Read more

Software Update: Pidgin 2.14.5

Version 2.14.5 of Pidgin has been released. This multi-protocol instant messaging program can handle the networks of AIM, Bonjour, Gadu-Gadu, Google Talk, Groupwise, ICQ, irc, MSN, MySpaceIM, QQ, Silc, Simple, Sametime, XMPP, Yahoo and Zephyr. During installation, you can choose from as many as seventy different languages ​​and add spell check. Downloads are available for … Read more

Microsoft makes News and Interests for Windows 10 taskbar widely available

Microsoft has begun adding the News and Interests feature to the Windows 10 taskbar. It will be a phased distribution, starting with users who have previewed the April 2021 Cumulative Update. In the coming months, News and Interests should become widely available, Microsoft reports. By default, this feature shows the weather, personalized based on the … Read more

Software Update: Pidgin 2.14.2

Version 2.14.2 of Pidgin has been released. This multi-protocol instant messaging program can handle the networks of AIM, Bonjour, Gadu-Gadu, Google Talk, Groupwise, ICQ, irc, MSN, MySpaceIM, QQ, Silc, Simple, Sametime, XMPP, Yahoo and Zephyr. During installation, you can choose from as many as seventy different languages ​​and add spell check. Binaries are available for … Read more

Hackers crack the Maza forum for cybercriminals

The Maza forum, notorious for exchanging criminal data, has been hacked and hackers have revealed details of accounts. This concerns almost three thousand users, whose contact details have been exposed, among other things. The leaked data of Maza users concerns 2,982 accounts with user IDs, names, email addresses, obfuscated passwords, certificate data and contact details … Read more

Software Update: Microsoft Edge 88.0.705.50

Microsoft has released version 88 of Edge. This Chromium-based browser is available for Windows 7 and above, and macOS. There are also versions for Android and iOS. In version 88, which will be rolled out over several days, security has been improved, among other things. For example, http content in an https website is automatically … Read more

Microsoft acquires platform for free online esports tournaments

Microsoft has acquired Smash.gg. The platform reports this on the homepage of its website. Smash.gg allows users to host free online esports tournaments. The functioning of the platform will not change according to the website. The owner of Smash.gg reports the acquisition on his website . “Since we started in 2015, our goal has been … Read more

Software Update: Pidgin 2.14.1

After a long silence, version 2.14 of Pidgin was released yesterday and a successor is now available that should solve some minor problems. This multi-protocol instant messaging program can handle the networks of AIM, Bonjour, Gadu-Gadu, Google Talk, Groupwise, ICQ, irc, MSN, MySpaceIM, QQ, Silc, Simple, Sametime, XMPP, Yahoo and Zephyr. During installation, you can … Read more