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Microsoft Fixing SQL Server 2012 SP2 Slipstream ISO Problem

Microsoft announced this week that it is having problems with ISO releases of SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2.

Nadella Outlines Microsoft Organizational Changes

Major engineering and organizational moves will be made by Microsoft over the next month, according to CEO Satya Nadella.

SharePoint Server Cumulative Updates Now Arriving Every Month

Microsoft now delivers its SharePoint Server cumulative update (CU) releases on a monthly basis.

Microsoft To Change Office 365 SMB Plans This Fall

Microsoft is planning changes to three of its Office 365 plans for small-to-medium businesses (SMBs), starting on Oct. 1.

Microsoft Enhancing Azure Management, Expanding U.S. Locations

Microsoft is adding improvements to its Azure Portal preview, which are expected to arrive next week.

Microsoft Kicks Off Simpler Online Services Terms for Organizations

Microsoft released a new "Online Services Terms" document this month that affects volume licensing customers using its hosted services.

Gartner Predicts Windows Phone To Hit 10 Percent Market Share by 2018

According to market researcher Gartner, Microsoft's Windows Phone platform is on course for a major growth spurt over the next four years.

Remote Desktop App 8.1.2 Preview for Windows Phone 8.1 Released

Microsoft released a new "preview" test version of its Remote Desktop App for Windows Phone 8.1 last week.

Microsoft Offers Explanations for Lync and Exchange Service Outages

Microsoft provided a somewhat more detailed public description of its Office 365 service outages that occurred earlier this week.

Microsoft Releases Windows RT Azure RemoteApp Client

Microsoft released its Azure RemoteApp client for Windows RT devices this week.

UPDATE: Microsoft Ending E-Mail Security Notifications on July 1

Microsoft issued a notice today that it plans to no longer deliver its security alerts via e-mail, starting on July 1.

Google Announces Google Drive for Work and Other Enterprise Cloud Improvements

Google announced enterprise-grade improvements to some of its cloud-based services at its Google I/O event this week.

Microsoft Issues an Update to Windows Update

Microsoft this week issued an update to its Windows Update/Microsoft Update client that aims to strengthen security for certain Windows users.

Microsoft Changes IE 11 Password Handling on Windows 8.1

Microsoft changed how Internet Explorer 11 handles password information on forms with the aim of giving users more control.

Microsoft Execs Define IT's Role in a Hybrid Cloud World

Microsoft on Monday held its second webcast on the benefits of using a hybrid cloud infrastructure.

Microsoft Restores Exchange Online Service after Tuesday Outage

Microsoft had an Exchange Online service outage in the North American region that lasted most of the day on Tuesday, June 24.

Microsoft Increases OneDrive Storage Sizes, Lowers Additional Storage Costs

Microsoft today unveiled plans to double the free storage in the OneDrive cloud storage platform, to increase OneDrive storage for consumer versions of Office 365 and to cut the price for purchasing additional storage.

Office 365 Roadmap Program Promises Clarity on Software Updates

Microsoft is attempting to make its Office 365 software release changes more visible and predictable for organizations.

Los Angeles County Moving to Office 365 Services

Los Angeles County has contracted with Microsoft Consulting Services to support more than 100,000 public-sector employees in the county using Office 365 services.

HTML5 on Track for W3C Finalization by Year's End

The HTML5 Web specification that's used in browsers today is on track for "Recommendation" status.

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