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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.

Microsoft Building FPGA-Enhanced Servers To Address Moore's Law Limits

A Microsoft Research team this week offered a glimpse of the datacenter future using programmable chips.

Microsoft Previewing Azure Machine Learning Service in July

Microsoft is planning to roll out a preview of its Azure machine learning service, called "Azure ML," next month.

Microsoft Ending Some SharePoint Online Plans This Month

Microsoft is retiring some of its SharePoint Online and Office Online plans by the end of this month.

Microsoft Offers Workaround for Office 2013 Users Affected by June Patch

Microsoft offered a workaround late last week for some Office 2013 users who got tripped up by the company's June Patch Tuesday release.

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.

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