Microsoft News Roundup: EU forces Windows 11 fix, Microsoft forces Bing on Chrome, and Surface Duo runs Windows 11

What a wild week it’s been for Microsoft and Windows news. Seemingly by coincidence, the biggest news stories of the week have a theme, crossing platforms. Sea of Thieves became was the most pre-ordered game on PlayStation, developers managed to get the Surface Duo to run Windows 11, and new EU law forced Microsoft to […]

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Microsoft thinks stuffing Bing ads into Google Chrome is offering its customers ‘choice,’ except it really isn’t that

What you need to know Microsoft finds itself at the heart of more controversy with Windows users reporting ads popping up inside Google Chrome for Bing and Copilot AI.  Some were concerned it was actually malware, but Microsoft has since confirmed it is deliberate and intended behavior.  This isn’t the first time Microsoft has hit […]

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Microsoft is now 100% compliant with the European Union’s DMA regulation by letting users uninstall OneDrive, Edge, and Bing on Windows 11

What you need to know After being named a gatekeeper last year, Microsoft recently outlined several measures to comply with the European Union’s DMA regulation. One of the EU’s requirements for the organizations listed as gatekeepers is that they make their services interoperable to promote health competition and provide consumers with a wide array of […]

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Microsoft is now 100% compliant with the European Union’s DMA regulation by letting users uninstall OneDrive, Edge, and Bing on Windows 11

What you need to know After being named a gatekeeper last year, Microsoft recently outlined several measures to comply with the European Union’s DMA regulation. One of the EU’s requirements for the organizations listed as gatekeepers is that they make their services interoperable to promote health competition and provide consumers with a wide array of […]

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Microsoft Begged Apple to Adopt Bing as Safari’s Default Search Engine

Microsoft repeatedly attempted to persuade Apple to switch to Bing as the default search engine for Safari or even buy it outright, it has emerged. The information was disclosed in documents as part of Google’s ongoing antitrust case against the U.S. Justice Department (via CNBC). According to the filings, Microsoft approached Apple in 2009, 2013, […]

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EU declares Apple iMessage and Microsoft’s Edge and Bing are not gatekeepers

The EU’s Digital Markets Act (DMA) entered into force back in August with the goal of more transparent regulations over large companies like Apple and Microsoft and their core platform services. The EU initially considered Apple’s iMessage and Microsoft’s Edge, Bing and Microsoft Advertising as gatekeepers – large digital platforms with over 45 million active […]

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Apple Vision Pro : ce qu’en disent les premières personnes qui l’ont testé

Cela vous intéressera aussi [EN VIDÉO] Interview : comment est née l’intelligence artificielle ? L’intelligence artificielle vise à mimer le fonctionnement du cerveau humain, ou du moins sa logique… Aux États-Unis, les tout premiers tests réalisés par la presse spécialisée de l’Apple Vision Pro viennent d’être publiés. Est-ce que le casque de réalité mixte, qui ne […]

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Even Microsoft Copilot can’t help Bing touch the dominance in search from Google

What you need to know Bing’s market share in search remains stagnant despite Microsoft’s heavy investment in AI. Its market share stood at 3.4% at the end of last year, with Google asserting its dominance in the category with a whopping 91.6%. Microsoft could potentially be in a position to make up for this after […]

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Microsoft Edge and Bing might get a free pass from Europe’s DMA since they aren’t ‘dominant enough’ in digital markets

What you need to know It seems that Microsoft Edge and Bing might be exempted from DMA regulation. According to sources, neither service meets the threshold to warrant regulation by the European watchdog. Companies listed as gatekeepers were given a grace period of six months to comply with the DMA, which is set to lapse […]

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Google gets ready for the European DMA and details how you’ll be able to choose Microsoft Edge and Bing as your default search engine

What you need to know Google has highlighted several measures and changes it intends to make in compliance with the Digital Markets Act (DMA) after being listed as a gatekeeper by the European Commission. Some of the changes include additional consents for linked services, which will let users decide whether they want to continue sharing […]

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Samsung supercharges Galaxy S24, Plus, and Ultra with AI but spurns Bing in favor of Google

What you need to know Samsung just unveiled its Galaxy S24 lineup of smartphones. The new Galaxy S24 phones compete directly with the Google Pixel 8 family and Apple iPhone 15 lineup, thanks in large part to Samsung’s emphasis on artificial intelligence. AI powered by the phones’ Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 processor will power […]

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Google vs. Bing? Why not both? Here’s how to use two search engines simultaneously on Microsoft Edge.

What you need to know Microsoft Edge’s Sidebar makes it easy to view results from two different search engines within the browser. If you have Google or Bing open in the main portion of Edge, Sidebar search will show results from the other search engine. Search results update automatically as you enter new queries, and […]

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Google might actually let you search with Bing in its own Pixel Launcher, proving miracles really can happen

What you need to know In a recent preview build of Android on the Google Pixel, a hidden setting relating to web search was spotted in the Pixel Launcher.  This setting would allow you to swap out Google search in the Pixel Launcher for another, such as Microsoft Bing.  Up to now, there’s no official […]

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Bonne surprise : Microsoft sort une app gratuite pour utiliser ChatGPT-4 sur Android !

Microsoft Copilot est disponible sur le Play Store pour les smartphones Android. C’est une façon de disposer de l’IA GPT-4 gratuitement et d’exploiter l’ensemble des IA normalement payantes d’OpenAI. Cela vous intéressera aussi [EN VIDÉO] Découvrez le métier d’ingénieur en intelligence artificielle ! MicrosoftMicrosoft vient de jouer la carte de la discrétion en ajoutant, sans […]

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Edge : Microsoft essaye encore de vous faire passer à Bing

Microsoft a mis en place un nouveau popup pour vous inciter à mettre Bing comme moteur de recherche par défaut dans Edge. Une pratique que la firme a déjà tenté par le passé. On ne peut pas nier que Microsoft cherche à améliorer ses produits régulièrement. Les fréquentes mise à jour de Windows 11 par […]

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Microsoft is once again pissing off Edge users who prefer Google over Bing

What you need to know A new pop-up on Microsoft Edge tries to corral people into switching search engine.  If you have your default search engine set to Google, widely regarded as superior to Bing, Microsoft will ask you if you want to swap.  Although we weren’t able to reproduce the pop-up in Europe, it […]

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Microsoft Copilot se dote de GPT-4 Turbo et DALL-E 

Image : Microsoft. Neuf mois après le lancement de son chatbot alimenté par l’IA Bing Chat, Microsoft l’a renommé : il s’appelle désormais Copilot. Microsoft a annoncé cette semaine de nouvelles fonctionnalités dans Copilot, destinées à optimiser encore davantage les performances de l’IA. Dans un billet de blog, Microsoft a révélé les nouvelles fonctionnalités que les utilisateurs […]

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GPT-4 Turbo is on the way to Microsoft Copilot but there are a ‘few kinks’ to work out first

What you need to know Copilot (formerly known as Bing Chat) will soon support GPT-4 Turbo. GPT-4 Turbo has an updated knowledge cutoff of April 2023 and a larger 128k context window. Microsoft’s Mikhail Parakhin said that his team “still need to iron out a few kinks” when it comes to getting GPT-4 Turbo to […]

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Comment utiliser Copilot (anciennement Bing Chat) ?

Image : Maria Diaz/ZDNET. Il y a un peu plus d’un an, OpenAI lançait ChatGPT, le célèbre chatbot alimenté à l’intelligence artificielle. Microsoft est par la suite devenu l’un des plus gros investisseurs de l’entreprise. Tirant parti de ces investissements, le géant du logiciel a renforcé son propre moteur de recherche, Bing, grâce à l’IA générative. […]

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Microsoft demonstrates how it’s training small language models to reason better than ChatGPT and BIng Chat

What you need to know Microsoft recently published a new blog post highlighting its efforts toward teaching small language models how to reason. It unveiled Orca 2, a small language model demonstrating strong reasoning abilities by imitating the step-by-step reasoning traces of more capable LLMs like ChatGPT and Bing Chat. According to benchmarks, Orca 2 […]

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