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Microsoft is finally updating its 26-year-old icons from Windows 95

Microsoft is giving Windows 10 a fresh coat of paint. But it's not just getting a touch-up — Microsoft is doing all the fine details, getting under the switch plates and sanding the molding.
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Microsoft has gone to great lengths to push its tech, but survey suggests many devs slipped through the .NET (the register)

Among the findings, WPF remains most-used desktop framework despite years of promotion for UWP The Microsoft-sponsored .NET Foundation has released a survey-based "State of .NET" report showing that efforts to broaden the appeal of the technology beyond its own platform have had limited success so far.… [Author: Tim Anderson]
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Melinda Gates was upset and uncomfortable after she and Bill Gates met with Jeffrey Epstein, The Daily Beast reports

Bill Gates, Jeffrey Epstein John Lamparski/Getty Images, Associated Press A meeting between the Gates and Jeffrey Epstein in 2013 reportedly left Melinda upset. The Daily Beast reported Thursday that she warned her husband about his relationship with the sex offender. The New York Times previously reported that Gates and Epstein met several times between 2011 and 2013. See more stories on Insider's business page. A meeting between Bill and Melinda Gates and convicted sex offender Jeff...
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Windows Defender Bug Fills Windows 10 Boot Drive With Thousands of Files (slashdot)

A Windows Defender bug creates thousands of small files that waste gigabytes of storage space on Windows 10 hard drives. BleepingComputer reports: The bug started with Windows Defender antivirus engine 1.1.18100.5 and will cause the C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows Defender\Scans\History\Store folder to be filled up with thousands of files with names that appear to be MD5 hashes. From a system seen by BleepingComputer, the created files range in size from 600 bytes to a little over 1KB. While th...
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800 new emoji coming to Microsoft Teams, including a skin tone picker

Microsoft is giving you more ways to express yourself in Microsoft Teams with a new expanded emoji picker that's in public preview.
Tags: News, Microsoft, Trends, Computing, Teams, Emoji, Emojis, Microsoft Teams


With new fonts and icons, Windows 10 will soon finally get a fresh design

On the same day that new system icons Windows 10 were spotted Microsoft detailed a new font that it is now planning to roll out.
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With new fonts and icons, Window 10 will soon finally get a fresh design

On the same day that new system icons Windows 10 were spotted Microsoft detailed a new font that it is now planning to roll out.
Tags: News, Microsoft, Windows, Trends, Computing, Windows 10, Sun Valley


United States: U.S. Takes Unprecedented Action To Disrupt State-Sponsored Exploitation Of Microsoft Exchange Zero-Day Vulnerabilities - Alston & Bird

On April 13, 2021, a federal district court granted a motion to partially unseal an FBI application and search warrant following the successful conclusion of an FBI operation to eradicate malicious web shells ...
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Czech Republic: How To Improve The Security Of Linux Servers? - BDO

Many services nowadays run on servers with different Linux distributions. Compared to server versions of Microsoft operating systems, they are free. They are also generally considered to be more secure, ...
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Learn valuable IT skills for Linux with this 7-course package for just $20

Microsoft has Windows. Apple has Mac OS. Between them, they're the operating systems running 92 percent of the computers in the world. And they were created, developed, owned, and sold as proprietary software by those two companies for use on their particular machines. — Read the rest
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Bill and Melinda Gates' separation agreement likely took at least a year to figure out ahead of the divorce, an expert said

Win McNamee / Getty Images Win McNamee / Getty Images Bill and Melinda Gates don't have a prenup, so they divided assets based on a separation agreement. A separation agreement is a private document in a divorce filing that splits up property. That agreement has likely been in the works for at least a year, a lawyer said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Bill and Melinda Gates filed for divorce in Washington state on May 3 and asked the court to follow a separation agre...
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One of Melinda Gates' divorce lawyers represented Donald Trump's 2 former wives Ivana Trump and Marla Maples

A composite image showing, from left to right: Ivana Trump, Melinda Gates, and Marla Maples. Mitchell Gerber/Dave Pedley/Ron Galella via Getty Images One of Melinda Gates' divorce lawyers has previously worked for Marla Maples and Ivana Trump. The leading lawyer, Robert Cohen, has a star-studded roster of former clients. The Gates announced their split on Monday. They have a separation agreement rather than a prenup. See more stories on Insider's business page. One of the divorce l...
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China can't stop talking about the Bill and Melinda Gates divorce

The divorce of Bill and Melinda Gates has sent shockwaves though China, where the Microsoft co-founder has achieved a level of fame unlike almost any other Western entrepreneur.
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China can't stop talking about the Gates' divorce

The divorce of Bill and Melinda Gates has sent shockwaves though China, where the Microsoft co-founder has achieved a level of fame unlike almost any other Western entrepreneur.
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Melinda Gates could become world’s second-richest woman

Lack of prenuptial agreement with Bill Gates could herald $73bn divorce settlement as fears focus on future of couple’s charityMelinda Gates, a philanthropist and campaigner for female empowerment, could be about to become the world’s second-richest woman, with a fortune estimated at $73bn.In her divorce petition filed on Monday at King County superior court in Seattle, Washington, Melinda Gates stated that her marriage to multibillionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, one of the richest men ...
Tags: Microsoft, World news, US news, Divorce, Bill Gates, Rich lists, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Melinda Gates, King County, Seattle Washington, The super-rich


The incredible life and career rise of Melinda Gates - one of the world's richest and most powerful women

She heads a foundation with a $40 billion endowment. Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Melinda Gates is one of the most powerful women in the world, according to Forbes. She could be worth $73 billion if she and Bill Gates split their fortune equally in the divorce. Gates will continue in her role as co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. See more stories on Insider's business page. Melinda Gates is the fifth most powerful woman in the world, ...
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Melinda French Gates will not change her name after her divorce, according to court documents

Melinda French Gates speaks onstage at a February 2019 event. Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for THR Melinda French Gates will not change her name as part of her divorce, court documents show. Gates and her husband, the Microsoft founder Bill Gates, announced their divorce Monday. The two were married for 27 years. See more stories on Insider's business page. Melinda French Gates will not change her name as part of her divorce from Microsoft founder Bill Gates, court documents show.Accordin...
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Bill Gates is America's biggest owner of private farmland, and his 242,000 acres could be split in his divorce

Bill and Melinda Gates. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Bill Gates owns more private farmland in the US than anyone else, an analysis by The Land Report found. His 242,000 acres of farmland stretch across 18 states from Washington to Florida, according to the report. The land could be split between the Microsoft founder and his wife Melinda Gates after their divorce. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Microsoft cofounder and philanthropist Bill Gates owns 242,000 acres of ...
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10 Things in Politics: The Instagram account behind DC's best gossip

Good morning, and May the Fourth be with you. Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics, your weekday look at the biggest stories in DC and beyond. Sign up here to receive this newsletter.Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:A very DC diversion is this anonymous Instagram accountBill and Melinda Gates are ending their 27-year marriageRep. Liz Cheney is in hot water with some fellow Republicans, againOne thing to look out for today...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Supreme Court, Microsoft, Obama, California, US, Newsletter, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Fbi, Ronald Reagan, House, New York Times, Bill Gates


Here's how to learn everything in Microsoft Excel while paying a price you choose

You've likely used Microsoft Excel before, but seriously…have you ever REALLY used Microsoft Excel before? We've all tinkered with this heritage spreadsheet maker for simple data organization or basic tables and lists. But the reason this venerable software has been one of the leading productivity apps in history is because of its versatility. — Read the rest
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Bill and Melinda Gates are ending their 27-year marriage. Here's how the Microsoft cofounder spends his $129 billion fortune, from a luxury-car collection to incredible real estate.

Bill Gates has an estimated net worth of $129 billion. Thierry Chesnot/Getty Images Bill Gates and his wife of 27 years, Melinda French Gates, are getting a divorce. Gates, the cofounder of Microsoft, has a fortune worth $130.5 billion. Gates indulges in a few luxuries, but he mainly spends through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Bill and Melinda Gates are ending their 27-year marriage.The couple announced the news in a statement...
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Inside the life of Bill Gates' daughter Jennifer, an elite equestrian who stands to inherit 'a minuscule portion' of her father's $130 billion fortune

An accomplished equestrian, Jennifer Gates will reportedly receive a "minuscule portion" of her father's wealth. Richard Shotwell/AP Images Jennifer Gates, 24, is the eldest child of the philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates. Gates is set to receive a "minuscule portion" of her father's wealth. Here's what the life of the billionaire Microsoft cofounder's eldest daughter is like. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jennifer Gates, 25, is the eldest daughte...
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Bill and Melinda Gates are ending their marriage after 27 years

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Bill and Melinda Gates married in 1994, and the Microsoft cofounder said they were ending their union. The Gates spends much of their $130 billion fortune on charity through the Bill and Melinda Foundation. The pair have three children together. See more stories on Insider's business page. Bill and Melinda Gates are ending their marriage of 27 years, the billionaire Microsoft cofounder tweeted on Monday."After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on o...
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Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, wife Melinda Gates, announce divorce after 27-year marriage

Bill Gates, who co-founded Microsoft, and his wife Melinda, are divorcing after 27 years of marriage.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Sony is teaming up with Discord to bring the chat service to Playstation next year

Matt Monath Photography for Business Insider Sony is launching a partnership between PlayStation and the videogame chat service Discord nest year. As part of the partnership, Sony is investing an undisclosed amount of money into Discord. Discord had turned down a $12 billion acquisition from Sony rival Microsoft in April. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sony is launching a partnership with Discord to bring the video-game chat service to PlayStation next year, the company ...
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Red Dead Online and Psychonauts headline May 2021’s Xbox Game Pass lineup

Microsoft announced the latest batch of Xbox Game Pass titles for May 2021. The list includes Red Dead Online, Psychonauts, and more.
Tags: Gaming, News, Microsoft, Trends, Xbox, Xbox Game Pass


Caitlyn Jenner says transgender girls shouldn't get to participate on girls' sports teams because it 'just isn't fair'

Caitlyn Jenner accepts the Arthur Ashe award for courage at the ESPY Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, July 15, 2015. Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP California candidate for governor Caitlyn Jenner said transgender girls should not be allowed to play on girls' sports teams. Jenner, a trans woman, former athlete, and reality star, made the comments in an interview with TMZ. There have been at least 36 bills targeting trans athletes in the US this year. See more stories on Insid...
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Microsoft announces Windows 10 May 2021 Update (version 21H1) (OSNews)

The Windows 10 May 2021 Update has been finalized and Build 19043.928 is likely to be the release candidate. Unsurprisingly, May 2021 Update will begin rolling out to millions of users around the world in May, and it will ship with a few minor improvements, mostly for enterprise customers.Microsoft has officially named the version 21H1 update as “May 2021 Update” and published the final bits in the Release Preview Channel. I wish Microsoft would rethink its obtuse versioning and naming scheme...
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These Excel University courses will teach you the app's most powerful features for $30

Microsoft Excel is one of those programs everyone has used at one time or another. In fact, 750 million people, almost 10 percent of the global population, has noodled around with Excel's spreadsheets, cells, and pivot tables before. But while 750 million people may have engaged with Excel, that doesn't mean 750 million people are interacting with it as a key tool in their daily workflow like accountants or finance experts would. — Read the rest
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A guide to using RSS feeds, the files that contain real-time updates from websites

An RSS feed is essentially a list of content - articles, posts, or podcasts - consolidated in one location. Tom Werner/Getty Images An RSS feed is a file that contains a summary of updates from a website, often in the form of a list of articles with links. RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication, and it offers an easy way to stay up to date on new content from websites you care about. You can read an RSS feed using a program or website called an RSS reader. Visit Insider's Tech Refe...
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