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Microsoft's Edge browser uses a virtual machine to quarantine itself from malware

Microsoft's Edge browser will reportedly use a “mini virtual PC” to isolate itself from the rest of your system, effectively quarantining the entire browser to prevent malware from gaining access to sensitive files.
Computing

Microsoft is putting artificial intelligence to work in its Office 365 suite

Microsoft has detailed its plans to take artificial intelligence out of the lab and into your place of business, with some new features that are set to be introduced to the Office 365 suite.
Web

Pichai: India projects inspire improvements to Google services ‘around the world’

Google has been around for 18 years now, and the company is renewing its push to improve connectivity in India. CEO Sundar Pichai has written an op-ed detailing progress made in the year, and what's to come.
Mobile

Google Assistant is learning how to respond in Hindi

Google's artificially-intelligent bot, Assistant, is now available in a "Preview Edition" in Google Allo, a messaging app. Support for Hindi is coming soon, and here's everything you need to know.
Computing

Razer’s new DeathAdder Elite is its first mouse with mechanical switches

Razer has announced several new products, including an upscale version of the DeathAdder, and a giant mouse pad for gamers who like to play it slow.
Computing

Google Station aims to offer fast, reliable Wi-Fi in public venues on global basis

Following a successful year-long partnership with RailTel and Indian Railways, Google has announced a worldwide rollout of public Wi-Fi access as part of a project known as Google Station.
Home

Wink’s slim new Hub 2 works with Alexa and makes smart-home setup easier

Wink has been around the smart home ecosystem for a few years now, and now it's releasing the second version of its hub, the Hub 2. The $99 device has some new upgrades, and will be released in late October.
Home

An upward trajectory — Americans more pleased than ever with the tech in their lives

As per the latest report from the American Customer Satisfaction Index, we're more pleased than we have been in a while when it comes to our PCs, TVs, computer software, and household appliances.
Computing

A new research report shows consumers love their PCs despite the market doomsayers

The latest ACSI Household Appliance and Electronics Report shows that consumer satisfaction regarding PCs is on the rise. The report spans desktops, laptops, and tablets, and even shows that Apple's rate has steadily increased since 1994.
Computing

Microsoft’s Azure platform will power next-gen connected Renault and Nissan cars

Nissan said on Monday that the Renault-Nissan Alliance has teamed up with Microsoft to create next-generation connected services and features for automobiles. These include remotely monitoring a car and automatically paying parking fees.
Mobile

Lenovo continues Motorola integration by firing 1,100 employees

Lenovo has laid off 1,100 employees from Motorola. The company says it's a part of ongoing integration efforts that have followed its 2014 acquisition of the company. The layoffs account for 2 percent of Lenovo's global workforce.
Photography

Stocked with gadgets dating back to 1996, Lexar's testing lab is almost a museum

For its 20th anniversary, Lexar invited us to its headquarters and take a tour of the Lexar Quality Lab, where the company houses over 1,100 devices on which it tests its memory cards and USB drives.