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Microsoft Releases Virtual Machine Converter 3.0

Microsoft's Virtual Machine Converter (MVMC )3.0, made available for download Monday, has brought back the ability to do physical-to-virtual (P2V) conversions.

Exchange Online Protection Getting Security Enhancements

Microsoft provided an update today about its future Exchange Online Protection plans.

Microsoft Releases October SharePoint Cumulative Updates

Microsoft released October cumulative updates (CUs) for both SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013 this week, with lots of caveats.

Microsoft To Deliver a New Build of Windows 10 Tech Preview

Microsoft indicated this week that it plans to deliver another build of the Windows 10 technical preview, which will be "coming soon."

IE To Block Outdated Silverlight Plug-ins Next Month

Internet Explorer will begin blocking outdated Silverlight ActiveX plug-ins, starting on Nov. 11.

Microsoft Previews Azure Active Directory Audit Capabilities

Microsoft added some auditing and reporting capabilities to its Azure cloud computing service this week.

PC Shipments Decrease in Q3

Worldwide PC shipments declined in the third quarter, according to analyses published this week by IDC and Gartner Inc.

Microsoft Touts Its Surface Pro 3 for Business Use

Microsoft pitched its Surface Pro 3 PC product line to business users today, offering a promo and a new support program.

Windows Intune To Be Called 'Microsoft Intune'

Microsoft plans to rename Windows Intune, calling it "Microsoft Intune" with its next major update release.

Microsoft Improves Office 365 Document Collaboration

Microsoft has improved document collaboration capabilities for its Office 365 subscribers.

Microsoft Azure Gets Disaster Recovery and Cache Support

Microsoft has rolled out two new cloud-based solutions in recent days, including Disaster Recovery to Azure and Redis Cache services.

Samsung Case Shows Microsoft Reaping Billions from Android Use

Microsoft had been collecting more than $1 billion a year from Samsung via an Android cross-licensing contract, a court record disclosed on Friday.

Windows 10 Said To Simplify App Deployments via Improved Store

A recent Microsoft blog post offered some interesting details about Windows 10 before it got pulled.

SQL Server 2008 SP4 Released

After releasing SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3 earlier in the week, Microsoft followed up with the release of the final service pack for the first revision of SQL Server 2008.

Microsoft's New Office 365 Plans for SMBs Now Available

Microsoft's Office 365 subscription plan reorganization for small-to-medium businesses took effect today.

Microsoft Unveils New Sway Office App

Microsoft today unveiled a preview of a new Office app for putting together content called "Sway."

Microsoft Promises Enterprise Perks With Windows 10

Microsoft pitched the business side of Windows 10 today after announcing the upcoming operating system at a San Francisco press event.

Windows 10 Will Be Microsoft's Next Operating System

Microsoft's next major Windows release will be called "Windows 10."

Microsoft Releases Final SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack

Microsoft has rolled out another version of SQL Server 2008, dubbed Release 2 Service Pack 3.

Microsoft Cites New Patch Guidance for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 R2

Microsoft indicated this week that the patch cycle for Windows 8.x and Windows Server 2012 R.x systems follows a different approach than in the past.

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