microsoft

security

Revealed: Microsoft Contractors Are Listening to Some Skype Calls

Documents, screenshots, and audio obtained by Motherboard show that humans listen to Skype calls made using the app's translation function.
Joseph Cox
8.7.19
Games Features

Gaming's Climate Dread in a 4K Streaming Ecosystem

Still preoccupied with whether they could, games and technology companies are still not stopping to think if they should.
Lewis Gordon
6.24.19
Games Podcasts

Xbox Is Building the Netflix of Games. Is That a Good Thing?

Waypoint Radio breaks down all of the news from Microsoft and Bethesda's press conferences.
Austin Walker
6.12.19
Games News

Everything We Learned About the Next Gen Xbox at Microsoft's Press Conference

The new Xbox, 'Project Scarlett,' will launch holiday 2020 with a new ‘Halo’ game.
Matthew Gault
6.11.19
Tech news

Microsoft Deleted a Massive Facial Recognition Database, But It's Not Dead

The database contained 10 million photos of 100,000 individuals including activists and journalists.
Jordan Pearson
6.7.19
microsoft

Hackers Could Read Your Hotmail, MSN, and Outlook Emails by Abusing Microsoft Support

Hackers abused a Microsoft customer support portal that allowed them to read the emails of any non-corporate account.
Joseph Cox
4.15.19
apps

This Fake Boyfriend App Bails You Out of Awkward Moments

Microsoft developer advocate Chloe Condon created an app to fake a call, to get her off the hook in unwanted social situations.
Samantha Cole
4.2.19
Big Bobis

This Guy Made a Facial Recognition Device for His Cat

Welcome to the cat surveillance state.
Daniel Oberhaus
3.5.19
open source

The Internet Was Built on the Free Labor of Open Source Developers. Is That Sustainable?

A look at the complicated business of funding open source software development.
Daniel Oberhaus
2.18.19
AI Doing Art

This AI Creates Horrifying Images Based On Your Words

Yay, researchers trained an algorithm to turn your captions into (nightmarish) images.
Sarah Emerson
8.21.18