Can the virtual assistant be useful when tethered to a desktop computer?
Also, the company announced a new security tool that will use Windows 10 device authentication over user passwords.
The feature, found in Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012, can help troubleshoot issues by providing a history of the OS.
Office 365's Clutter feature looks to simplify your inbox by recognizing which e-mails are not important to you based off of behavior.
It looks like Microsoft is sticking with what has worked for earlier versions, while refining the experience for touch-based devices.
Also included is a fix for the widespread FREAK bug.
While the process is relatively simple, the steps need to take are a bit confusing.
Microsoft is breaking the current trend of expedited release cycles with the surprising news that the next System Center and Windows Server won't be arriving until 2016.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
With Docker leading the charge with its partnership with Microsoft, it's time for IT to seriously plan for containers in the enterprise.
With Microsoft's focus shifting away from the educational portion of its past conferences, the company's next big event may be all flash and no substance.
- By Greg Shields
IT auditing software provider Netwrix released a free tool to help security teams reduce risk of inside jobs by reporting permissions in Active Directory and file shares.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
More than Windows 10 itself, the Microsoft "Universal Apps" strategy is a true, bet-the-business initiative for the company.
- By Mary Jo Foley
Both Apple and Linux finished the year with more security flaws than Microsoft's OSes.
We build on part one to find more math operators in .NET that can be used in PowerShell.
Windows Defender will now block and prompt users how to easily remove the adware found preinstalled on some Lenovo systems.
Be warned: some simple .NET work is involved.
Get the job done quickly with both SharePoint and PowerShell.
- By Spike Xavier
The malware used is impossible to remove from infected devices, according to Kaspersky Lab.
Besides the timing of the announcement, many analysts and I saw this coming from a mile away.
The security issues have led the European Parliament to completely block access from the app.