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Microsoft Turing Image Super Resolution promises to do away with low-res images everywhere

Did you ever have to look at or work with bad quality images? Maybe an image from an old camera that is low resolution, a badly taken photo of an eBay auction item, or a post on a forum that showed only the thumbnails but not the full images? There is often little that you can do to improve the quality of such images.  While you may be able to find...

Pwn2Own 2022: Windows 11, Ubuntu, Firefox, Safari, Tesla and more hacked

The hacking event Pwn2Own took place from May 18 to May 20 of 2022. This year, security researchers managed to hack Windows 11 and Ubuntu, Firefox, Safari, Microsoft Teams, a Tesla and other targets successfully during the three days of the event. Source: Zero Day Initiative Pwn2Own is a yearly event that brings together security researchers from...

Mozilla patches two critical security issues in Firefox and Thunderbird

Mozilla published updates for its Firefox and Firefox ESR web browsers on May 20, 2022. The Thunderbird development team released a patch for the email client as well. The security updates patch two critical security issues in the Firefox web browser and Thunderbird. Here is the list of products with updates: Firefox 100.0.2 Firefox ESR 91.9.1...

Here is why Microsoft continues to add unpopular features to Windows

Microsoft plans to release two feature updates for its Windows operating systems later this year. Work on future feature updates continues unhindered as well, and the first builds of the 2023 feature update version are already available. One of the recent changes to these 2023 feature update preview builds is a new desktop search widget. Enabled...

How to enable the search widget in Windows 11 Insider Preview Builds for testing

Microsoft introduced a search bar on the desktop in Build 25120 that was released yesterday to the Dev Channel in the Insider Preview Program. The feature is being tested on a limited basis, so not everyone has access to it. But, if you can't want to try it, we show you how to enable the search widget in Windows 11 right now. How to enable the search...

Windows Server out-of-band update addressing authentication issues released

Microsoft released updates for various Windows Server versions that address issues that were experienced after installation of the May 2022 security updates. The updates address the authentication issues and the Microsoft Store app installation issues. The released updates are not distributed via Windows Update, but only available as manual downloads...

Windows 11 now available for all compatible devices according to Microsoft

The release version of Microsoft's Windows 11 operating system is now available for all compatible devices according to Microsoft. The designation for broad deployment is an important milestone, as it is used by organizations to determine the readiness of the operating system for broader deployment on devices. The Windows release health dashboard...

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The Advanced Cyber Security Career Advancement Bundle is a comprehensive course bundle that includes 6 certification prep courses for industry standard certifications. Here is what is included: CISA Certification Gain expertise in the acquisition, development, testing & implementation of information systems Learn the guidelines, standards,...

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25120 introduces a search bar on the desktop

Microsoft has released Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25120 to users in the Dev Channel. It introduces a search bar on the desktop What's new in Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25120 The Redmond company is calling it a "lightweight interactive content". Why not call it what it is, that is a desktop widget. You will need to reboot the computer...

Mozilla expects to launch extensions Manifest V3 support in Firefox in late 2022

Mozilla plans to introduce support for the extensions Manifest V3 in the organization's Firefox web browser in late 2022. Preview versions are already available in development editions of the web browser. While Mozilla plans to introduce support for Manifest V3 in Firefox, it won't remove support for APIs that are essential to privacy extensions....

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