Microsoft Delays End Of Support For TLS 1.0 And 1.1
Microsoft's plan to drop support for Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocols 1.0 and 1.1 in its browsers has been pushed back to the second half (2H) of 2020, the company announced this week.. Browser makers across the board have either already dropped or are in the process of dropping support for those security protocols, instead adopting TLS 1.2 or higher.
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Update: MCSA Training Kit Includes Exam Discount
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Microsoft Shows Off Web Ad Prototypes -- Microsoft
Microsoft showed off a handful of early-stage advertising projects at its headquarters Tuesday that may or may not turn up as part of Microsoft's Web advertising platform. The demonstrations come just days after Microsoft's $44.6 billion bid for Yahoo Inc., which, if successful, will boost the software maker's Web traffic and online ad revenue.
Microsoft Develops Video Ads for Grocery Carts
Microsoft Corp. is bringing digital advertising to the grocery cart. The software maker spent four years working with Plano, Texas-based MediaCart Holdings Inc. on a grocery cart-mounted console that helps shoppers find products in the store, then scan and pay for their items without waiting in the checkout line.
Little Annoyances Still Big Vista Issue -- Microsoft
Analysts noted that as many as 15 million of those copies could represent upgrade coupons given to XP buyers during the holidays, before Vista went on sale. Microsoft would not say how many of those customers installed the program, but Forrester Research analyst J.P. Gownder estimated just over 12 million U.S. consumers would have Vista by the
Gas Pumps To Sport Windows -- Microsoft Certified
Austin, Texas-based Dresser Wayne showed off a pump it plans to ship soon that will feature a version of Windows CE embedded as part of what it calls its iX Technology Platform. Besides dispensing gas, the pump -- dubbed the Ovation iX fuel dispenser -- aims to simplify drivers’ lives, according to the company.
Microsoft Puts Reference Customer Forward for SQL Cluster
BrightStreet, which initially set up DPVs on two server nodes, provides what it calls a Digital Promotions Backbone. Customers, who include manufacturers, retailers and others with an Internet presence, can set up marketing campaigns through coupons, free samples and repeat-purchase loyalty programs targeted at consumers.
IT Schools: Readers Weigh In -- Microsoft Certified
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