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Microsoft Offers $100,000 Bounty for Finding Bugs in Its Identity Services

Microsoft Offers $100,000 Bounty for Finding Bugs in Its Identity Services

July 17, 2018Mohit Kumar
Microsoft today launched a new bug bounty program for bug hunters and researchers finding security vulnerabilities in its "identity s...
Microsoft built its own custom Linux OS to secure IoT devices

Microsoft built its own custom Linux OS to secure IoT devices

April 17, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Finally, it's happening. Microsoft has built its own custom Linux kernel to power " Azure Sphere ," a newly launched tech...
Microsoft Launches Ethereum-Based 'Coco Framework' to Speed Up Blockchain Network

Microsoft Launches Ethereum-Based 'Coco Framework' to Speed Up Blockchain Network

August 13, 2017Swati Khandelwal
A growing number of enterprises are showing their interest in blockchains , but the underlying software fails to meet key enterprise requ...
Microsoft creates its own FreeBSD VM Image for Azure Cloud Computing Platform

Microsoft creates its own FreeBSD VM Image for Azure Cloud Computing Platform

June 09, 2016Mohit Kumar
This year, Microsoft impressed the world with 'Microsoft loves Linux' announcements, like developing a custom Linux-based OS for ...
Microsoft Pays $13,000 to Hacker for Finding Authentication Flaw

Microsoft Pays $13,000 to Hacker for Finding Authentication Flaw

April 04, 2016Wang Wei
A security researcher has won $13,000 bounty from Microsoft for finding a critical flaw in its main authentication system that could al...
Here's Why Microsoft Drops a Cloud Data Center Under the Ocean

Here's Why Microsoft Drops a Cloud Data Center Under the Ocean

February 02, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Where tech companies like Facebook and Google prefer to move their data centers to colder countries to reduce their air conditioning bil...
Microsoft Chooses Ubuntu Linux for their Cloud-based Azure HDInsight Big Data Solution

Microsoft Chooses Ubuntu Linux for their Cloud-based Azure HDInsight Big Data Solution

September 29, 2015Khyati Jain
Earlier this month, Microsoft surprised us all with the announcement that they built a Linux kernel-based operating system, Azure Cloud...
Microsoft has Built its own Linux Operating System

Microsoft has Built its own Linux Operating System

September 18, 2015Mohit Kumar
Sit Tight on your seats, because you're gonna get a Shock. Microsoft has developed an Operating System powered by LINUX. C...