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Exchange 2013 SP1 Will Run on Windows Server 2012 R2

Microsoft announced a few details this week about its coming Service Pack 1 for Exchange Server 2013.

UPDATE: Outages Reported for Windows Azure, Office 365 and Outlook.com

Windows Azure today apparently experienced a large outage.

Microsoft's Devices and Services Direction Outlined by Larson-Green

The new "One Microsoft" reorganization aims to bring devices and services together in a way that will connect people across their work and home lives.

Office 365 Status-Check Mobile App Released

Microsoft today announced the release of an app that would let Office 365 admins monitor service status from mobile devices.

Service Pack 1 for Office 2013 Products Arriving Early Next Year

Microsoft today indicated that it plans to deliver Service Pack 1 "early next year" for its Office 2013-branded products.

Free My Server 2012 R2 Apps for Remote Management Released

Microsoft released its free My Server 2012 R2 applications this month for Windows clients and Windows Phone devices.

UPDATE: SharePoint Online Getting Touch Improvements

Microsoft is improving the touch experience for SharePoint Online users.

Nokia Shareholders Approve Microsoft Buyout

Nokia announced on Tuesday that its shareholders overwhelmingly approved Microsoft's purchase of "substantially all" of its devices and services business.

Windows Phone 'Office Remote' App Now Available

Microsoft today released an app that would let Windows Phone 8 users remotely launch, control and interact with Office 2013 files in a presentation setting.

Microsoft Rights Management Service Now Available

Microsoft announced late last week that it is now offering its Rights Management Service commercially.

Microsoft Warns of Storage Spaces Flaw in Windows Server 2012 R2

Microsoft today warned of a problem with using the Storage Spaces feature of Windows Server 2012 R2 when used with Windows Azure.

Microsoft Unveils New 'Products and Services' Volume Licensing Option

Microsoft plans to roll out a new volume licensing offering next month.

Remote Desktop Protocol 8.1 for Windows 7 Available

Microsoft this week released a Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) 8.1 update for Windows 7 Service Pack 1.

SUSE Management Pack for Microsoft System Center Released

SUSE announced a solution this week that lets IT pros manage Linux servers from Microsoft's System Center management suite.

Windows Update Will Disable 'Broken' RC4 Encryption

Microsoft on Tuesday released an update that will disable the compromised RC4 stream cipher on Windows systems.

MAP Toolkit 9.0 Beta Assesses New Server and Cloud Enrollment Licensing Scenarios

A beta test version of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 9.0 was released this week.

Microsoft's Huge Q3 Windows Phone Market Gain

According to figures released today by research firm IDC, worldwide shipments of Windows Phone devices increased 156 percent year-over-year for the third quarter.

IE 11 Includes Default Encryption Protection

Microsoft's Internet Explorer 11 browser supports the latest Transport Layer Security standard by default.

Microsoft Adds Coauthoring to Office Web Apps

Microsoft is delivering most of the improvements to its Office Web Apps that it promised back in June.

IE 11 for Windows 7 Now Available

Microsoft released Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 systems today.

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