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Microsoft lifts Windows 11 block on some Intel systems after 2 years

Windows Notepad languished without new features for years while more modern text editors, like Notepad2 and Notepad++, were developed and released.Microsoft has finally lifted a compatibility hold blocking Windows 10 users from updating to Windows 11 on systems with Intel Smart Sound Technology (SST) audio drivers and Intel 11th Gen Core processors. The company first…
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Windows 11 Notepad finally gets spellcheck and autocorrect

Windows Notepad languished without new features for years while more modern text editors, like Notepad2 and Notepad++, were developed and released. Suddenly, in May 2018, Microsoft announced that they were adding Unix and Mac compatibility by adding support for Unix & Mac EOL characters. All of these features are considered standard in a text editor,…
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Microsoft announces big spend on artificial intelligence in Spain.

US digital giant Microsoft has announced it will spend billions on data centres for artificial intelligence in Spain, in addition to the major investment projects it plans in Germany. Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez and Microsoft manager Brad Smith announced on Monday that €1.95 billion ($2.1 billion) would be invested over a period of two…
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Microsoft lays off 1,900 employees, following Activision acquisition

Microsoft lays off 1,900 employees, about 9% of gaming unit, following Activision acquisition Microsoft is cutting nearly 2,000 jobs in its gaming unit, or about 9% of gaming-related staff. The layoffs come three months after the tech giant completed its $69 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard, the company’s largest acquisition ever. They impacted employees working…
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