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Windows 10 uses AI in new system for updates

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One of the complaints of  Windows 10  users is that many times when they are working and an update occurs that restarts the computer, interrupting what they are doing. Microsoft previously took some measures to control this problem but still, users keep complaining that updates in some cases keep restarting the operating system when they are using the device. Now to try to fix this that is still a problem for many, when the user has a pending update Microsoft changed the logic it used to reboot through a new system that is better adapted and proactive. Microsoft says that it uses artificial intelligence to carry out this task and for this, it trained a predictive model that can with enough certainty predict when is the best time to restart the device. This system not only checks if the user is using the device before rebooting, the new system also predicts if the user stopped using the device temporarily and will return shortly. Microsoft used this model in internal devices wit

Microsoft Mesh is the platform that Microsoft is creating for a virtual office in augmented reality

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  Microsoft Mesh, the next great service from Microsoft. Using increased reality and high-speed Internet connections, they imagine  an improved reality platform where virtual meetings stop being only on screens  and jump into the 3D world to have virtual human and objects in the environment in which we find ourselves. This is one of the latest innovations introduced by  Microsoft in the field of augmented reality  and is rather an idea of ​​ what they hope to create in the near future. Microsoft shows a multitude of examples where Microsoft Mesh is useful in a first demonstration video. Please use this link to watch Introducing Microsoft Mesh . For example, in the video, we can see how it  can be especially useful for work team meetings .  In these situations, it is typically around a table with a virtual product such as a model of a building or the flight path of an airport. Microsoft also proposes its  use for academic learning,  for example, with a teacher or tutor sitting ne

WhatsApp Account stealing. If someone asks you for a six-digit code that you have just received on WhatsApp, DO NOT GIVE IT:

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The last person you distrust is your mother. If she sends you a message requesting a code because the poor thing has been involved and you give it to her. The next moment, you can no longer use your WhatsApp account. Your mother was not your mother,  but a cracker who has impersonated her from her phone number . For a few months, we have seen a new form of identity theft arrive:  writing to you from the number of your own acquaintances and relatives so that you do not suspect . It is a chain attack to take over your WhatsApp account and continue the attack by writing to your contacts, and so on. It is a very effective method because once someone is impersonated it is much easier to follow the chain and get hold of their contact accounts. We have contracted several people who have been contacted by these attackers. "I sent you a 6-digit code by mistake. Can you pass it on to me?" First of all, what is this code they ask of you? In order to protect your account, WhatsApp se

SAP and Microsoft want the collaboration application to drive the jump to the cloud

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Microsoft and SAP have announced a new step in the strategic alliance they signed a couple of years ago:  Microsoft Teams will be integrated into all SAP solutions . However, this agreement is rather symbolic, since true the objective of this agreement is to reinforce the cloud services that both companies offer from the others on their respective platforms. Microsoft and SAP signed an agreement in 2019 that was focused on accelerating the development of SAP S4 / Hana on the Microsoft Azure platform. The announcement made now implies that Teams will become integrated into the entire SAP application suite, including ERP S4 / Hana, SAP SuccessFactors and SAP Customer Experience, by the middle of this year. According to those involved, this agreement is a way to mitigate the impact of teleworking and remote work that has been imposed after the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. The CEO of SAP, Christian Klein, defends that by integrating Microsoft Team into SAP applications "we are

US relaxing the rules against Huawei

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Since the United States made the decision to impose its blockade on Huawei more than a year ago, the American companies that collaborated with them have had to discontinue their businesses. However, this commercial blockade is gradually being relaxed, different companies have been gaining  special licenses  to continue doing business with Huawei. The last company is perhaps one of the most important,  Qualcomm, which will supply 4G chips to Huawei again .   With the blockade by the United States government  in Huawei, they saw practically no options for the development of their mobile chips . Huawei not only lost the possibility of using Qualcomm chips but also of manufacturing their own  by relying on TSMC  and American technologies, it even  effected with the screens . 4G chips for Huawei smartphones Things are moving, according to the media , Qualcomm is again licensed to sell some 4G processors to Huawei . Qualcomm did not specify which products Huawei is allowed to sell but told t

Microsoft Teams will allow to use multiple accounts simultaneously

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Microsoft will allow  a user can use Teams with several accounts at the same time  when using the desktop version in Windows of this application. This feature will be enabled in stating of December and Microsoft is planning for having in it on Mac shortly after Windows. In the mobile version of Teams both in iOS and Android, this possibility is already activated. According to the roadmap, users of Microsoft Teams may add accounts, change their profile pictures and switch between accounts and organizations in the settings of the application. Users should already aware that, until this update arrives, if a user wants to change accounts using Microsoft Teams on their PC, they must log out and start a new one. Or use in incognito mode tab if you use Teams from the browser. Personal and professional use As of December, it will no longer be necessary to disconnect from an account, but it will be possible to have several active accounts and to exchange between them more easily. The featur

Windows 10 plans a major update of its interface in 2021

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Microsoft is preparing to launch a major update to the Windows 10 interface next year, according secures  Windows Central . This fine-tuning of the system would also imply, according to the sources, a major renovation of the appearance of the Start menu, the activity centre and the Explorer. The arrival of these changes would come hand in hand with the launch of Windows 10 Cobalt, which is expected for the second half of 2021, probably when we are experiencing Christmas next year. These changes in the interface would arrive with Windows 10 Cobalt towards the end of the second half of next year This facelift, according to what the media publishes, would be described internally as a "refreshing and modernizing" project of what the Windows desktop experience is today. The renovation that was needed. A facelift that had been necessary Fluent Design arrived  a few years ago  to give some excitement to using Windows 10 with a new design language that, however, has been the

Coinbase launches crypto debit card in the US with 1% Bitcoin reward

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Major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced today that its customers in the United State can now join a waiting list to acquire a Coinbase card, which is a Visa debit card, which facilitates its customers to spend crypto for payments and purchases. online and in-store, anywhere Visa is accepted. The Coinbase card now available in Europe can also be used for ATM cash withdrawals in the America Coinbase has called this new feature the easiest and fastest way to spend your cryptocurrencies around the world.   Crypto debit card The Coinbase card would not be the first to allow users to spend cryptocurrency on purchases, as several other debit cards around the world already offer the same crypto payment option. However, these services often require customers to add funds to the card in order to make payments with it. But according to Coinbase, the new card would cut out the middlemen and instead fund the card directly from the user's Coinbase account. Additionally, the Coinba

Microsoft is adding AI-based noise cancellation to Teams

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Microsoft Teams has added a host of great new features that seem to outperform Zoom in the video conferencing space. Microsoft Teams added many new features to overcome zooming in the video conference space. What's new? The first is a great new feature that can transform your video calling experience: Microsoft is adding AI-based noise cancellation to teams starting in November. According to the latest Windows, who first reported on the feature, the new Teams feature will use the company's artificial intelligence technology to reduce background noise in meetings. It does this by analyzing the video stream and reducing the sounds produced in the background. Examples of the type of noise it can pick up and block out include fans, pen clicks, or microphone problems. The "High" setting part of the feature is an update to current functionality to give people more noise suppression if needed, Microsoft  said . Hopefully, this also means that the feature will detec

Microsoft Stream includes screen recording function

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Microsoft set out to  conquer the business market in the field of video with a new platform  for  streaming  and hosting of videos: Microsoft Stream 3 years ago. Thanks to its integration with Office 365, Steam allowed video sharing within other applications (SharePoint, Microsoft Teams and Yammer) and assigned a video channel to each group of Office 365 users. Despite having some advanced functions (allowing, for example, to perform voice searches or use facial recognition to jump to parts of the video in which a certain person appears ), in this time the role of the platform has been quite discreet. A new feature Now, however, Microsoft has decided to start adding new features to Stream; If already at the beginning of this year it began to support live video annotations , today it has begun to implement the screen recording function, for now as a limited beta to some users, which will be progressively activated. Depending on the content we want to share, Microsoft Stream wi

Android 11 is now official

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After months of  developer preview  released and beta versions,  Android 11 is finally official . Google has released the latest version of its mobile operating system packed with new features. And also, only some  smartphones  will be able to update from day one, this time it is not limited only to the brand's Pixels. Android 11 has begun to arrive since September 8, 2020,  to the first devices after Google  officially announced it . It is a firm version that finally comes after polishing characteristics in four  versions of   developer previe w   and three  beta versions . Let's see  what's new and how to install it. The most relevant changes in Android 11   Main features: Notifications improvements:  Notifications that are from conversations in messaging apps now have a dedicated space and can be prioritized or managed directly from this section. Controls in home automation:  From the standard menu you can now control the devices connected by

Microsoft Teams keep updates new features

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I had brought a few articles about new Teams features that Microsoft introduced. This time also this article contained further updates that Microsoft released. Video calls will be less boring with Mode Together . One of the Microsoft applications that has gained the most strength as a result of the current pandemic the situation that we are experiencing, is Teams. The tool of the company based in Redmond to improve teamwork, whether in professional or educational environments and that in recent weeks we have seen how it has been reinforced with new functions and improvements. More possibilities like the ones that now come with the latest updates. New features among which is the so-called dynamic view that facilitates work when sharing files or the possibility of joining all the participants in a video call in a kind of virtual room thanks to " Mode Together ”. Video calls, more dynamic of all the innovations that this update brings, it cannot be denied that the

Google Chrome: How to reduce Memory and CPU consumption

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Google Chrome is one of the most used browsers in the world by millions of users thanks to its design, versatility and search potential, but like any system made by humans, it is included to errors and one of the most notable by the user is the error associated with excessive CPU consumption. This slows down normal operating system operations, application crashes, computer restarts, and more. Although there is no exact reason on the part of Google as to why this happens, I will bring you some practical advice for its correction. Due to this bad management of the browser, our system is negatively affected by that incessant consumption of resources that ends up collapsing our usual use. If we have several tabs or windows open, consumption will be significantly increased and what to say if we also have many extensions installed. Do not allow Google Chrome and its applications to run in the background Google Chrome allows staying loaded in memory even when we close the brow