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Power BI for Office 365 Getting Improvements This Summer

Microsoft's Power BI for Office 365 team fielded questions this week, offering a few hints about the next product release.

Microsoft Issues Test Version of Outlook Web App for Android

Microsoft has published a "prerelease" version of its Outlook Web App for Android at the Google Play store.

Microsoft Azure Service Affected by IPv4 Address Shortage

The worldwide IPv4 address shortage is affecting some U.S.-based Azure customers, Microsoft indicated this week.

Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2012 SP2

Microsoft released SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2 this week.

Docker 1.0 Released, Gets Microsoft Azure Support

Docker commercially released its open source application containerization solution, which is now supported on Microsoft Azure.

Microsoft Releases Preview of Azure AD Application Proxy Service

Microsoft this week released a preview version of its Azure Active Directory Application Proxy service.

Windows 8.1 Update Install Deadline Has Passed

Yesterday was the install deadline for consumer users of Windows 8.1 to move to the Windows 8.1 Update.

Microsoft Exchange Getting Expanded Public Folder Support Next Month

Microsoft announced today that it plans to expand the current public folder limit for organizations subscribing to Exchange Online or using Exchange 2013 on premises.

Google Chrome Browser Surpasses IE in U.S. Market

Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser has lost its long-time U.S. market lead to Google Chrome, according to stats published today by Adobe Digital Index (ADI).

Microsoft Releases Remote Desktop App Preview for Windows Phone 8.1

Microsoft has released yet another preview of its Remote Desktop App for Windows Phone 8.1.

Microsoft Expands Azure Services into Brazil

Microsoft opened its Azure cloud computing services in southern Brazil today.

Google Kicks Off E-Mail Encryption Security Efforts

Google this week outlined a few efforts that may help to ensure greater e-mail security via its Gmail service.

Office 365 Getting 'Document Conversations' Capability This Summer

Microsoft is adding the ability to collaborate using its Yammer social networking solution from within Office 365 document files.

Amazon Now Offering Virtual Instances of Windows Server 2012 R2

Amazon is now offering access to Windows Server 2012 R2 virtual machines as part of its EC2 service.

Windows Rumored To Get New Start Menu in 2015

Microsoft won't bring back the Start Menu to its flagship Windows operating system until next year, according to a report.

Microsoft and Salesforce Strike Partnership To Bring CRM to Windows

Yesterday Microsoft and Salesforce.com announced that they will be working together to integrate their core products with one another.

Microsoft Reveals What's Next for Internet Explorer

Microsoft officially launched this week status.modern.ie, a Web site aimed at keeping the public informed on what new features and tweaks will be making their way into future updates and versions of IE.

Windows Phone Market Share Expected To Rise Through 2018

Although not projected to overtake Android or Apple in the mobile market, Microsoft's smartphone devices will continue to see steady growth.

Microsoft Acquires Mobile Firm Capptain

Microsoft today announced it's acquiring Capptain -- a Paris-based cloud startup -- for an undisclosed amount

Agency Says IPv4 Addresses 'Nearing Total Exhaustion'

The end is nearer for IPv4, according to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).

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