Internet


Microsoft Promising Web Transport Improvements with Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 'Redstone' Releases

Microsoft's coming Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 upgrades will add some Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) improvements, company announced this week.

Microsoft Claims PC Power Savings with Edge Browser

Microsoft claimed today that its Edge browser beats out rivals in terms of energy efficiency.

Microsoft WebGL Browser Technology Going Open Source

Microsoft announced this week that some of its technology used for WebGL graphics rendering in its Microsoft Edge browser is being released as open source code in the GitHub repository.

Microsoft Publishes Windows 10 App Compatibility and Microsoft Edge Policy Lists

Microsoft now has a site that IT pros can check to see if an application is compatible with Windows 10.

Microsoft Expands Cloud Infrastructure with Undersea MAREA Project

Microsoft has been expanding its cloud services infrastructure of late, including a new trans-Atlantic subsea cable that's being built in partnership with Facebook.

New IE and Edge Browser Controls Coming This Summer

Microsoft is planning some Group Policy enhancements for organizations using both the Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge browsers.

Microsoft Expands Azure Active Directory Domain Services Preview

Microsoft has bolstered its Azure Active Directory Domain Services offering, which is currently at the preview stage.

Microsoft Edge and IE To Stop Trusting SHA-1 Certificates This Summer

Microsoft's Internet browsers will stop trusting Web sites using SHA-1 certificates for security, starting this summer.

Remove QuickTime from Windows Immediately To Avoid New Security Threats

Administrators and users should uninstall QuickTime from all Windows-based systems following the discovery of two vulnerabilities in the software that Apple has stopped supporting.

Microsoft Previews Skype Calls Using Edge Without Plug-Ins

Microsoft is previewing Skype voice and video communications using its Edge browser without the use of browser plug-ins.

Edge Browser's Windows Hello Use Outlined by Microsoft

Microsoft explained a bit more this week how its Edge Web browser will enable access without passwords.

Microsoft Previews Flash Pause Capability in Edge Browser

Microsoft inched away from Adobe Flash this week with a new "auto-pause" capability that's available in preview with the Microsoft Edge browser.

Microsoft Cites Progress for its Edge Web Browser

Microsoft gave a progress report this week on its relatively new Edge browser.

Microsoft Releases Azure Service Fabric for Scalable Apps

Microsoft had more developer news on Day 2 of its Build event, this time mostly focused on its Azure cloud computing resources.

Backdoor Encryption Battle Takes Center Stage

Concerns about restrictions on encryption took center stage at the annual RSA Conference where experts and government officials discussed the precedent that Apple's legal battle with the FBI could set.

Microsoft Previews Extensions for Its Edge Browser

Microsoft unveiled a new extensions capability for its Edge Web browser this week, but it's just available for limited testing.

Microsoft Ending RC4 Support in Edge and IE Next Month

Microsoft will pull the plug on support for the RC4 cipher used with its Edge and Internet Explorer 11 browsers, starting next month.

W3C Using FIDO To Improve Password-Based Web Security

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) announced this week that it has formed a new Web Authentication Working Group to improve Web access security.

Are Apps Really the Death of the Web?

While apps have grown in popularity, especially for mobile users, don't expect to see the end of the Web as we know it any time soon.

Office 365 and Edge: What is Microsoft's End Game?

Here's a speculative look on how Microsoft's new browser plays into its Office 365 strategy.

Office 365 Watch

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.