Microsoft’s ‘Recall’ Feature Draws Criticism From Privacy Advocates

May 24, 2024 at 02:32PM Microsoft is introducing “Recall,” an AI-powered feature that enables users to find and remember content on their PC. The technology takes periodic snapshots, storing them locally and fully encrypted. However, this has raised privacy concerns, as critics worry about potential exposure of sensitive information. Microsoft assures users of control and … Read more

Microsoft’s new Windows 11 Recall is a privacy nightmare

May 22, 2024 at 12:07PM Microsoft’s new AI-powered Windows 11 Recall feature allows users to easily access and search through snapshots of their screen activity. While designed to prioritize user privacy and control, concerns have been raised about potential privacy risks and security vulnerabilities. Microsoft reassures that Recall data is encrypted and stored locally, but … Read more

Microsoft Hires Influential AI Figure Mustafa Suleyman to Head up Consumer AI Business

March 20, 2024 at 12:15PM Mustafa Suleyman has been appointed as the CEO of Microsoft AI, overseeing the company’s consumer AI products and research, including Copilot, Bing, and Edge. Microsoft is also hiring the chief scientist at Suleyman’s AI company, Inflection, and top engineers and researchers, strengthening its position in the competitive AI industry. From … Read more

Windows 10 KB5033372 update released with Copilot for everyone, 20 changes

December 12, 2023 at 01:19PM Microsoft has released the KB5033372 cumulative update for Windows 10 21H2 and 22H2, containing security patches and notable changes to the operating system. The update introduces Copilot for Windows, new experiences for Home/Pro devices, and enhancements to app defaults and Windows Update notifications. Installation instructions and known issues are provided. … Read more

Microsoft Debuts AI Bug-Bounty Program, Offers $15K

October 13, 2023 at 01:26PM Microsoft has introduced an AI bug-bounty program for researchers to identify vulnerabilities in its Bing generative AI chatbot and AI integrations. Rewards for eligible submissions range from $2,000 to $15,000. The program covers AI-powered Bing on, as well as integrations in Microsoft Edge, the Microsoft Start app, and Skype … Read more