Some bosses think their people do less when working from home

Microsoft has become the leader of productivity over many decades. Can you imagine doing your day to day work without their software?  So, it’s no surprise the tech giant recently conducted a major new survey into productivity in the workplace – and some of the results might surprise you.  Researchers surveyed 20,000 people working for […]

Your business’s Windows updates might be failing because of this one simple thing…

If you’re the kind of person who installs security updates on all of your devices as soon as they become available, don’t start polishing your halo just yet. Because Microsoft’s just released a piece of information which might explain why your Windows machine is STILL out-of-date… despite all your care. Updates are crucial for all […]

Microsoft blocks 1,000 malicious emails a second

Microsoft’s recently revealed that more than 35.7 billion malicious emails were sent to its customers last year. Fortunately for us, the tech giant blocked 1,000 of these malicious emails every second of 2021. That’s about 31.5 million seconds. Many of these attempted attacks came in the form of phishing emails – where attackers attempt to […]

Never use your browser’s password manager

Microsoft is always introducing new features and services to keep your people safe online, and your data secure. As a business owner or manager, you should already know that weak or reused passwords are one of the biggest risks to data security. A new update coming soon to Microsoft Edge will give you access to […]

Three new Teams features to look forward to

The use of Microsoft Teams has just exploded in the last few years, and it now boasts 270 million people using it every month. Of course, it was the right tool at the right time when we all rushed to working from home at the start of the pandemic. But the growth of Teams has […]

Is this the end of passwords… forever?

No-one likes passwords. Creating them. Remembering them. Typing them in. Your whole mood can change when an application you’re using suddenly logs you out, and you have to go through login all over again. It’s frustrating for everyone. So, here’s some very welcome news, courtesy of Microsoft, Apple, and Google. The tech giants have joined […]

At last! Google Chrome’s going to block disruptive notifications

At last! Google Chrome’s going to block disruptive notifications When you’re browsing it can feel like you’re being bombarded with things other people want you to see. Not only do we have to click on permissions for cookies and tracking, but now a lot of websites ask for our permission to send us notifications. And […]

Microsoft’s taking a responsible leadership position on AI

Microsoft’s decided to retire and rework an AI tool that could not only recognize our facial features, but also identify our mood. Azure Face is an emotion recognition tool. These are highly criticized by experts who believe they violate human rights. Microsoft has just published the updated version of its Responsible AI Standard. It wants […]