Windows 10 will soon get passwordless logins with Yubico’s Security Key

Source: Windows 10 will soon get passwordless logins with Yubico’s Security Key Last week, Yubico, the company behind the popular YubiKey USB authentication dongles, announced the launch of its $20 Security Key with support for the FIDO2/WebAuthn standard. With a bit of luck, FIDO2 may just herald the end of passwords and, as the company announced today, Microsoft is putting its weight behind this by announcing upcoming support for the Yubico Security Key for Windows 10 and Azure Active Directory users. This new feature is currently in limited preview and only available to Windows Technology Adoption Program users. Wider support for ...

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Microsoft partners with Lightstream Studio to bring customization tools to Mixer streamers

Source: Microsoft partners with Lightstream Studio to bring customization tools to Mixer streamers Microsoft’s Twitch competitor, Mixer, is giving streamers a new way to customize their channels. The company has entered into a partnership with Lightstream Studio to allow Mixer streamers to add images, overlays, transitions, and text to their streams, or to switch between scenes. The goal is to make it easier for creators to give their streams a more professional look-and-feel, without requiring they have a lot of technical expertise. Instead, the partnership will allow streamers to route their feed into the web-based Lightstream Studio, which can be ...

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What happened to the Windows 10 Spring Creators Update?

Source: What happened to the Windows 10 Spring Creators Update? Are you still waiting for the Windows 10 Spring Creators Update, which many expected to be released yesterday? You may be in for a long wait. According to the latest report from Windows Central’s Zac Bowden, Microsoft found a major bug in the latest release of its operating system that could push the release back by ‘a couple of weeks.’ Since Microsoft never officially announced April 10 as the release date for the Spring Creators Update, the company isn’t under a lot of pressure to ship this update as soon ...

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Skype targets podcasters and live streamers with a new feature for recording video calls

Source: Skype targets podcasters and live streamers with a new feature for recording video calls Microsoft is hoping to capitalize on the popularity of podcasts and videos to make Skype more appealing to content creators. The company is now testing a new “Skype for Content Creators” mode for its desktop app that will allow creators to place and record calls using Skype software, which can either be streamed live or imported into other apps for further editing before posting. The feature is currently in “preview” – Microsoft’s term for software that’s being tested with select users ahead of a broader, ...

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