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Windows 10 Management Options Coming With New Windows Store

Microsoft plans to add Windows Store management capabilities for organizations using Windows 10 apps "in the coming months."

Microsoft Offers Explanation for Its Azure Outages

Microsoft has published an explanation for its widespread Azure outages that lasted up to 11 hours on Tuesday.

Microsoft Azure Services Hit By Widespread Outages

Microsoft reported widespread "partial disruptions" of its Azure cloud computing services last night, although the issues are now listed as "mitigated."

Mozilla Firefox Leans Toward Yahoo Search Powered by Bing

Mozilla announced a five-year partnership deal today with Yahoo on browser search integration for the U.S. market.

Microsoft Starting To Preview Its Office 365 Video Service

Microsoft announced a preview today of a new video service for certain Office 365 subscribers.

Microsoft Identity Manager Preview Now Available

Microsoft announced the preview release today of its latest identity and access management product.

Microsoft Intune Updates Arriving This Week

Microsoft is rolling out November updates to its Intune device management service this week.

Office 365 ProPlus Users To Get OneDrive in January

Microsoft clarified a bit more when its OneDrive for Business service will arrive for its Office 365 ProPlus subscribers.

Analysts Highlight Microsoft Windows Per-User Licensing Nuances for Organizations

Organizations likely will need a little guidance with Microsoft rolling out its new Windows per-user licensing, coming next month.

Microsoft Releases Azure Operational Insights Preview

Microsoft released a preview of its Azure Operational Insights service today.

Microsoft Is the Second Richest Company

Due to strong stock growth and a massive slide in oil prices over the past few months, Microsoft's market cap surpassed that of Exxon Mobil Corp. when markets closed this afternoon.

Microsoft Buys Aorato To Bolster Azure Active Directory

Microsoft announced today that it has acquired Aorato Ltd., a provider of identity and access management security solutions for organizations.

Office 365 Business Users Getting New 'Clutter' E-Mail Feature

Microsoft is now starting to roll out its new "Clutter" e-mail prioritization feature to its Office 365 business users.

Microsoft To Rename Lync as 'Skype for Business' Next Year

Microsoft announced plans this week to rename Lync, its unified communications platform for organizations.

Faster IT Deployment Plan Needed for Microsoft Zero-Day Flaw Patches

IT should incorporate a different, faster procedure when applying critical zero-day vulnerability fixes.

IT Jobs Trended Upward in October

IT jobs grew better than average in October, according to analyses by research firms.

Microsoft Issues Rebate Program for Consumer iPad Office 365 Subscribers

Microsoft has established a refund offer for qualifying iPad Office 365 consumer edition users.

Microsoft Releases Preview of Office Apps for Android Tablets

Microsoft released a preview of Office apps for Android tablets today, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Office iPad and iPhone Users Can Now Create and Edit Docs for Free

Microsoft has broadened Office apps privileges today for Apple mobile device users.

Samsung Claims Microsoft Voided Android Deal with Nokia Buy

Samsung has filed its response Microsoft's breach-of-contract legal claims.

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