Conspiracy theorists think Microsoft will remotely disable their computer for sharing alternative news

Conspiracy theorists think Microsoft will remotely disable their computers to stop misinformation

The claim is fake and came from a fake news site that continues to fool conspiracy theorists online.

On Feb 13, 2024 by Mikael Thalen

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‘Anathema to the open source movement.’: Github users revolt over new login requirement for searches

The change outraged the community.

On Nov 28, 2023 by Marlon Ettinger

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‘The way my jaw dropped’: Microsoft Word autocorrects ‘gunman’ because it’s more ‘inclusive.’ It backfires

'Microsoft Word keeping me a feminist.'

On Oct 31, 2023 by Braden Bjella

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Gab users are making AI-generated images of Hitler in a Pixar movie

'How long before they shut it down?'

On Oct 11, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

Microsoft Word auto-corrects student's paper to say 'poor' instead of 'economically disadvantaged'

‘Microsoft said get to the point’: Microsoft Word auto-corrects student’s paper to say ‘poor’ instead of ‘economically disadvantaged’

"It really said 'if u broke just say that.'"

On Oct 9, 2023 by Tiffanie Drayton

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How the FTC flubbed its chance to freeze Microsoft’s Blizzard Activision acquisition

Here's the latest.

On Sep 19, 2023 by Jack Grauer

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ChatGPT for kids just launched—is it a good idea?

Pinwheel wants its chatbot to tell children stories, prepare them for tests, and learn. Experts have questions

On Aug 8, 2023 by Andrea Guzman

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Data leak from far-right forum Poast reveals daycare owner with Nazi avatar

Current and former employees from Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Tesla are present.

On Jul 31, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

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‘If you want to scream or swear or say anything after the meeting, wait till that light is off’: Worker shares PSA about camera for Teams meetings

'I pause until I see the light turn off.'

On Jun 2, 2023 by Melody Heald

Corporate worker explains how she finds out someone at her company got fired

‘That’s how I found out I got terminated’: Corporate worker shares how she finds out about firings at her company

'Never a good sign when they disappear from the system overnight.'

On May 14, 2023 by Maya Wray

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‘I witnessed people being murdered’: Bank employee said she watched Louisville mass shooting while Microsoft Teams meeting

'I don’t know how else to say that.'

On Apr 11, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

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Hacker uncovers backdoor that can change Bing’s top search results

Microsoft patched the issue and awarded the researcher $40,000.

On Mar 30, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

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‘Boomers in my office tried to push this’: Remote worker says she was ‘cold-called’ on Microsoft Teams

'Happens to me all the time while I'm green. I have to join solo meetings to avoid it.'

On Mar 24, 2023 by Vladimir Supica

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Investors are selling off Google and Microsoft stock—and experts think it’s because of ChatGPT

Could ChatGPT be the beginning of the end of big tech dominance?

On Dec 12, 2022 by Chris Stokel-Walker

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‘No need to do a mouse jiggler’: Career coach shares hack on how to stay ‘active’ on Microsoft Teams when working from home

'Or look for a non-toxic workplace where they don't care?'

On Oct 31, 2022 by Lauren Castro