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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.

Microsoft Kills Lenovo Superfish Adware

Windows Defender will now block and prompt users how to easily remove the adware found preinstalled on some Lenovo systems.

How To Do Math Using PowerShell, Part 1

Be warned: some simple .NET work is involved.

Creating Service Application Group Memberships

Get the job done quickly with both SharePoint and PowerShell.

New Government-Linked Spyware Found in Hard Drive Firmware

The malware used is impossible to remove from infected devices, according to Kaspersky Lab.

Why I Wasn't Surprised by Microsoft's HoloLens Reveal

Besides the timing of the announcement, many analysts and I saw this coming from a mile away.

Microsoft Outlook iOS and Android App Bugs Lead to Enterprise Privacy Concerns

The security issues have led the European Parliament to completely block access from the app.

Microsoft Addresses 41 IE Flaws in February Patch

This Month's security update also includes two additional "critical" remote code execution fixes for Windows.

Millions of Anthem Customers' Data Stolen in Breach

The company said that information including, names, birthdays, addresses and Social Security numbers were taken.

Salesforce Files Connect Provides Link to SharePoint Online and OneDrive

The new cloud connector bridges the gap between Salesforce.com and popular file stores.

Predicting the Future of System Center

As Microsoft shifts everything to a "cloud cadence," it's important to consider what impact it will have on the company's older products, especially those that have a large existing enterprise base.

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