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Measuring the carbon impact of web browsing

Search, simple click, simple letter typed in the search box have an impact on the environment when browsing Internet. Under Windows, the user spends on average 60% of his time in the browser; all of his actions can be measured and therefore can be optimized to reduce carbon emissions. How can we change our behavior? How to know your ...


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How to rename a NIC

Q: Is there a simple way to rename a NIC, especially inside a Hyper-V VM? A: You can change the name of any Windows NIC using PowerShell - whether the NIC is in a physical host or a Hyper-V VM. NICS and NIC names One thing that can quickly become confusing when using Hyper-V with multiple VMs and VM Switches is how fast the network adapters...


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Case Study: dnata digitally transforms air cargo ground operations with Microsoft 3D technology and Azure.

The aviation industry relies heavily on service providers to efficiently transport cargo between locations. Related processes which are part of what is known as ground operations, are poised to experience tremendous growth, according to Boeing’s World Air Cargo Forecast (2020-2039), “Overall, world air cargo traffic will more than double ...


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Static Analysis Fixes, Improvements, and Updates in Visual Studio 2019 version 16.10

The C++ static analysis team is committed to making your C++ coding experience as safe as possible. We are adding richer code safety checks and addressing high impact customer feedback bugs posted on the  C++ Developer Community page. Thank you for engaging with us and giving us great feedback on the past releases and early previews leading ...


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Surface Duo Design Kit update

Hello designers, Today we are excited to share you with an update to the Design Kit for the Microsoft Surface Duo that’s available on Figma for download. The latest update to our Design Kit version 0.4 includes: In this blog post we want to highlight details of the guidelines, principles, and...