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Box and Microsoft Collaborating on Office Online Apps

Box has integrated its storage service with Office Online, the two companies announced today.

Microsoft Planning Strict Update Requirements When Windows 10 Arrives

Microsoft is planning to compel organizations to install updates to Windows 10 by a certain period of time.

Azure Active Directory Connect Arriving This Month

Microsoft plans to release Azure Active Directory Connect commercially in "the next week or two."

Microsoft Will Switch PC Skype Users to Desktop Version Next Month

Microsoft will push an update to PC users of its "modern" Skype for Windows app, starting next month.

Office 365 Getting E-Mail Client Authentication Improvements This Month

Microsoft is adding Android and iOS Outlook client authentication improvements this month for its Office 365 Exchange Online subscribers.

Microsoft's Edge Browser Won't Be an Option for Some Organizations

Organizations considering Windows 10 upgrade options will be steered, to a great degree, by Microsoft's coming service-branch options, which will affect browser choice.

Microsoft Updating Its Office 365 Web Apps Interface

Microsoft has enhanced the user interface of its Office 365 Web applications for business subscribers.

Microsoft Turns on Its Advanced Threat Protection Service for E-Mail

Microsoft's Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) solution, an Exchange Online e-mail security feature, went live this month.

Report Cites Security Concerns in Microsoft's BitLocker Disk Encryption

A deep dive into Microsoft's BitLocker full-disk encryption technology was posted by Glenn Greenwald's The Intercept on Thursday.

Microsoft Improving Office 365 E-Mail Archiving

Microsoft indicated this week that it plans to smooth out its e-mail archiving process for customers using Office 365 E3 or E4 plans.

Windows 10 Upgrade Possibilities Explained

A single Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) has been answering Windows 10 upgrade questions this week, even when Microsoft won't.

Microsoft Integrating OpenSSH into Windows and PowerShell

Microsoft's PowerShell team is now contributing to the development efforts of the open source OpenSSH community.

Microsoft Buys Software List Company 6Wunderkinder

Microsoft purchased software list maker 6Wunderkinder GmbH for an amount ranging between $100 million and $200 million.

Microsoft Aligning Azure Active Directory for Windows 10 Mobile Device Management Scenarios

Microsoft is bringing a little more clarity to how Windows 10 will be used with traditional premises-based Active Directory, as well as with its Azure Active Directory service.

Microsoft Expected To Hike User CAL Prices in August

Microsoft reportedly is planning to increase the cost of its user Client Access Licenses for premises-based server deployments by 13 percent, starting on August 1.

Microsoft Updates Its StorSimple 8000 Hybrid Storage Appliance

Microsoft issued an update today to its StorSimple storage management product.

Microsoft Releases Preview of SQL Server 2016

Microsoft released a preview of SQL Server 2016 that can be downloaded today.

Microsoft Bringing Cortana Capabilities to Android and iOS Devices

Microsoft plans to deliver Windows 10 "companion apps" for use on Android and iOS devices, including its Cortana personal assistant app.

Microsoft Outlines App Management Using Intune-Configuration Manager Combo

Microsoft's mobile application management vision with Intune and System Center Configuration Manager is coming into sharper focus.

Microsoft Rolling Out Security Enhancements for Outlook, Intune and OneDrive for Business

Microsoft expects to release a new "managed Outlook app" sometime this quarter that will enable enhanced data security protections for organizations.

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