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Microsoft's Ready To Play Ball

This spring will be a busy one for Microsoft, as the company tries to convince enterprises to jump onboard its upcoming products and services.

The Case for DIY User Training

Making some quick training videos for end users could save time, money and IT headaches.

Data, Done Big

The term is not just a buzzword. The trick is to figuring out how to get Big Data to work for you.

Google Issues Warning on Rogue Chinese Digital TLS Certs

The company has warned that the bogus Internet certs could be used in man-in-the-middle attacks.

Will Windows 10 Become a Subscription Model?

As Microsoft continues its march toward a subscription-centric business model, customers are on the hunt for the hidden gotchas.

Controlling Access to the SharePoint Designer Tool

SharePoint's Designer tool can be customized to allow and block access to some of its more powerful features.

A First Look at Cortana on Windows 10

Can the virtual assistant be useful when tethered to a desktop computer?

Microsoft Reveals Windows Hello Biometrics for Windows 10

Also, the company announced a new security tool that will use Windows 10 device authentication over user passwords.

How To Use the Windows Reliability Monitor

The feature, found in Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012, can help troubleshoot issues by providing a history of the OS.

Getting a Handle on E-Mail Clutter in Office 365

Office 365's Clutter feature looks to simplify your inbox by recognizing which e-mails are not important to you based off of behavior.

First Impressions of the Word and Excel Previews

It looks like Microsoft is sticking with what has worked for earlier versions, while refining the experience for touch-based devices.

March Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Releases 5 'Critical' Updates

Also included is a fix for the widespread FREAK bug.

How To Connect to Office 365 Through PowerShell

While the process is relatively simple, the steps need to take are a bit confusing.

Windows Server Is Undergoing ‘Deep Refactoring'

Microsoft is breaking the current trend of expedited release cycles with the surprising news that the next System Center and Windows Server won't be arriving until 2016.

The Age of Containers

With Docker leading the charge with its partnership with Microsoft, it's time for IT to seriously plan for containers in the enterprise.

Microsoft Ignite: The Corporate White Paper of Conferences?

With Microsoft's focus shifting away from the educational portion of its past conferences, the company's next big event may be all flash and no substance.

New Freeware Exposes Active Directory Permissions

IT auditing software provider Netwrix released a free tool to help security teams reduce risk of inside jobs by reporting permissions in Active Directory and file shares.

Will the New Microsoft Universal Apps Strategy Succeed?

More than Windows 10 itself, the Microsoft "Universal Apps" strategy is a true, bet-the-business initiative for the company.

Apple's OSes Top 'Most Vulnerable' List of 2014

Both Apple and Linux finished the year with more security flaws than Microsoft's OSes.

How To Do Math Using PowerShell, Part 2

We build on part one to find more math operators in .NET that can be used in PowerShell.

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