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Windows 10 Will Bring New Features Every 4 Months

Organizations will face a continuous update process with Windows 10 and IT pros should start setting up test groups now that that new operating system has been released.

Experts Talk Windows 10 and Microsoft's New Service Branch Options

Microsoft released Windows 10 on Wednesday, but some aspects may seem a bit sketchy for organizations considering making the move.

Windows 10 Arrives but Some Business Capabilities Are Lagging

Organizations thinking about deploying the Windows 10 operating system will have to plow through a lot of fine print, as usual, but some business features just aren't available yet.

Microsoft Officially Releases Windows 10

Windows 10, Microsoft's newest (and possibly last) OS release, is now broadly available for download and purchase.

Laplink Issues Free Windows 10 Migration Tool for Consumers

Laplink today announced the availability of a free Windows 10 migration tool for consumers.

Updated Power BI Version Hits General Availability

Microsoft today has released a revamped version of Power BI, Microsoft's cloud-based analytics and data visualization tool.

Oracle's 193-Bug Patch Includes Zero-Day Fix

Oracle this week released its latest quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU) that includes fixes for 193 issues across the company's product line.

Exchange Server 2016 Public Preview Released

Microsoft today released the first public preview of its next Exchange e-mail server version.

Microsoft's Profits Down Due to Nokia and Weak Windows Sales

The last quarter saw Microsoft with a loss in financials due to the write-down it took due to the company's Nokia acquisition and declining Windows sales.

Microsoft Releases Visual Studio 2015 and .NET Framework 4.6

Microsoft on Monday released Visual Studio 2015 and .NET Framework 4.6, the latest entries in the company's developer tools platforms meant for designing apps and services that work across various OSes and cloud-enabled environments.

Gartner Names Microsoft and VMware as Server Virtualization Leaders

Gartner has released its 2015 "Magic Quadrant" for x86 server virtualization infrastructure, which found that Microsoft and VMware are leading the pack in that market.

Microsoft Launches Cortana Beta for Android Devices

Microsoft last week announced the availability of a limited beta program to test Cortana, Microsoft's virtual personal assistant, on Android devices.

Microsoft Releases Emergency Windows Security Fix

Microsoft today released a security update for all versions of Windows, including Windows 10.

Support for Windows 10 Will Last Until 2025

Microsoft today said that its next OS release will have official support for the customary 10 years.

Microsoft Updates OneNote for Android and iOS

The OneNote app for iOS and Android was updated this week.

Microsoft Expands Tech Support for Linux on Azure

Microsoft announced this week that it will offer more support for organizations trying to run Linux workloads on its Azure infrastructure, starting today.

Microsoft MVP Talks SharePoint 2016, Deprecated InfoPath and Getting Help

Microsoft plans to improve usability aspects with its forthcoming SharePoint Server 2016 product, but people still will need help when it arrives.

SharePoint Server 2016 Preview Arriving in August

Microsoft today confirmed an August "preview" release of SharePoint Server 2016, according to a report.

Office 365 E-Mail and Calendar Services Go Down

Microsoft's e-mail Office 365 service came to a halt for some users this afternoon.

Windows Server 2003 Loses Product Support

Windows Server 2003 died today as a product, but not necessarily in the hearts and minds of IT pros, nor in the networks they manage.

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