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A major bug is forcing Microsoft to rebuild Skype for Windows

Skype has fallen foul of a security flaw that can allow attackers to gain system-level privileges to vulnerable computers, Microsoft has confirmed. However, the company won’t immediately fix the issue because doing so would require a complete code overhaul. The bug was discovered by security researcher Stefan Kanthak, who says the Skype update can be …

Dragon Ball FighterZ roundup: Touch-of-deaths, Senzu healing glitch, and more!

Air-dash style fighters are always attractive for their free-form combo possibilities. It’s probably no surprise that the logical conclusion of such open-ended combo systems are touch-of-death combos, and our submissions are starting to reflect that. Let’s jump into the SRK tipline and see what the community is up to! KOF combo maker COMBONAUTS tries his hand …

Microsoft acquires classroom collaboration startup Chalkup to expand Microsoft Teams

Microsoft is beefing up its Slack-like collaboration software, Microsoft Teams, with the technology (and the founder) from collaboration software startup Chalkup. Following the acquisition, Microsoft says it will bring some of the features Chalkup had built to the Microsoft Teams for Education product experience. Chalkup was founded in 2013 by CEO Justin Chando, who’s joining …

Microsoft makes it easier to preview Windows apps

This won’t “radically change WIP as we know it”. This is just us trying to make it easier for those who want to test app updates on both Insider builds or retail. More to come. https://t.co/f4gvixos6h — Brandon LeBlanc (@brandonleblanc) February 11, 2018 The program was picked up by Thurrott.com, and currently enables would-be testers …