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Office Online Server Now Available for MSDN Subscribers

Microsoft today released Office Online Server to its MSDN subscribers.

Windows 10 Upgrade Offer and GWX 'Nagware' To End After July 29

Microsoft sent a message to Windows 10 upgrade holdouts this week that its free upgrade offer will be ending on July 29.

Microsoft Issues Fix for WSUS Update Problem

Microsoft has announced a fix today for its flawed update, known as "KB3148812".

Windows 10 Pro Edition Loses Group Policy Store-Blocking Capability

Microsoft has limited the ability of IT pros to control Windows Store access with the Windows 10 Pro edition, according to a report.

Microsoft Releases SharePoint Server 2016 and Highlights Office 365 Integration Vision

SharePoint Server 2016 and Office Online Server have reached "general availability" status as of May 4.

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.

Microsoft's SQL Server 2016 To Be Released June 1

Microsoft today announced that its next SQL Server version will hit general availability status on June 1.

Microsoft Moving Intune Health Dashboard into Office 365 Portal

Microsoft plans to move its Intune Service Health mobile management dashboard into its Office 365 management portal.

PowerApps and Microsoft Flow Previews Released

Microsoft announced a public preview of its PowerApps developer tools solutions today, plus a new Microsoft Flow component.

Microsoft Intune Gets Additional Mobile Client Management Capabilities

Microsoft announced some mobile application management progress this week for its Intune service.

Microsoft Issues New Previews of Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016

Microsoft today announced that Technical Preview 5 for both Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 can now be downloaded and tested.

Yammer External Groups Feature Now Available

Microsoft today turned on a new "external groups" collaboration feature in its Yammer enterprise social networking service.

Microsoft Unveils Skype for Business for Mac Preview and Office 2016 Perks

An initial preview of Microsoft's emerging Skype for Business for Mac client is available today, but it's just for invite-only IT pro testers.

Microsoft Warns WSUS Users About Flawed KB3148812 Update

Microsoft is advising organizations running Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) to defer installing its update KB3148812, which was released earlier this week.

Microsoft and Google Agree To Withdraw Regulatory Complaints

Microsoft and Google are said to be burying the hatchet when it comes to filing legal complaints against each other via government regulatory agencies.

Microsoft Misses Financial Estimates for Q3

On Thursday, Microsoft said it expects a higher effective tax rate from licensing shifts and revenue deferrals, along with lower-than-expected earnings per share (EPS), during its quarterly earnings report.

Microsoft Rolls Out Free Cloud Support and Educational Resources for IT Pros

Microsoft today announced free new educational resources for IT pros who may be coming to grips with Microsoft's cloud-centric shift.

Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2016 RC3

In a blog posted on Friday, Microsoft announced that the final release candidate for SQL Server 2016 is now available.

Microsoft Expands Skype Bot Client Support

Microsoft is continuing to issue consumer Skype bot client previews, adding new Mac and Web client support this week.

Azure Container Service Goes Live with Mesosphere DC/OS Integration

Today Microsoft announced the commercial availability of its Azure Container Service, while its partner Mesosphere announced the launch of a new open source DC/OS project.

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