How Reliance Jio Platforms became India’s biggest telecom network – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Months after India’s richest man launched his telecom network, his chief rival, Sunil Mittal, was already struggling to contain his frustration in the public. That tycoon Mukesh Ambani would try to win subscribers by offering them voice calls for free wasn’t a surprise for anyone, said Mittal at the World Economic Forum in January…

No-code industrial robotics programming startup Wandelbots raises $30 million – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Dresden, Germany-based Wandelbots – a startup dedicated to making it easier for non-programmers to ‘teach’ industrial robots how to do specific tasks – has raised a $30 million Series B funding round led by 83North, an with participation from Next47 and Microsoft’s M12 venture funding arm. Wandelbots will use the funding to help it…

Microsoft moves its Windows 10 Insider Program from rings to release channels – TechCrunch

[ad_1] For the last few years, Microsoft has given Windows enthusiasts the ability to opt in to early release “rings,” with the choice to pick between “fast” and “slow” rings, as well as a relatively stable “release preview” option. Today, the company announced a major change to this program as it is moving to release…

Silq is a new high-level programming language for quantum computers – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Quantum computing hardware continues to improve to the point where we may actually see real-world use cases in the next few years and so it’s probably no surprise that we are also seeing a steady increase in research projects that focus on how to best program these machines. One of the newest efforts in…

Microsoft employees call for company to cancel its police contracts – TechCrunch

[ad_1] In a new letter addressed to executive leadership, a group of Microsoft employees is demanding that the Seattle-area company end its existing law enforcement contracts. As reported by OneZero, the letter, sent via email, emerged out of a Facebook group for young employees at the company. It addresses Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Executive…

Homeland Security warns over ‘wormable’ Windows 10 bug – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Homeland Security’s cybersecurity advisory unit is warning Windows 10 users to make sure that their systems are fully patched, after exploit code for a “wormable” bug was published online last week. The code takes advantage of a security vulnerability patched by Microsoft back in March. The bug caused confusion and concern after details of…

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Exploit code for wormable flaw on unpatched Windows devices published online

[ad_1] A researcher has published exploit code for a Microsoft Windows vulnerability that, when left unpatched, has the potential to spread from computer to computer with no user interaction. So-called wormable security flaws are among the most severe, because the exploit of one vulnerable computer can start a chain reaction that rapidly spreads to hundreds…

Minecraft Dungeons has charm and potential, but needs lot more time in the furnace – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Minecraft is one of the most popular games on the planet, so it’s natural that Microsoft, after buying creator Mojang some years back, would attempt to apply the genre’s playful, blocky aesthetic to other genres. After modest success with the Story Mode adventure game and Pokémon GO-like Minecraft Earth, they’ve tried their hand at…