On Thursday afternoon a number of U.S.-based (and some Europe-based) users of Microsoft SharePoint, Azure, Office 365 and other cloud services reported an outage, with the downtime lasting at least an hour.
Microsoft is preparing to significantly expand its Azure cloud platform with a raft of improvements related to artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, mixed reality and Internet of Things (IoT).
Microsoft announced this week that it will be reorganizing its Office 365 ProPlus privacy controls with an aim toward becoming more "transparent" about the information it collects.
Microsoft on Tuesday announced various Office 365 security and compliance improvements, mostly for Microsoft 365 subscribers.
OAuth 2.0 authentication will be coming to Skype for Business phones, and that change will require IT pros to make some changes by July 1, 2019.
Microsoft indicated that its container images hosted on Docker Hub weren't compromised by a security breach that was discovered by Docker last week.
Microsoft wants to drop recommending policies that enforce periodic password expirations on users of Windows systems.
Organizations using Office 365 ProPlus productivity suite applications are getting an alternative to Group Policy for managing user-based policies.
Microsoft announced on Wednesday that the Microsoft Teams PowerShell Module reached the "general availability" release stage.
Microsoft described coming additions to its News pages in SharePoint Online that will be arriving this month or the next.
The Activity Logs feature of Azure Active Directory is now integrated with Azure Monitor, according to a Microsoft announcement on Tuesday.
Microsoft on Monday announced that it's delivering its Files Restore feature for SharePoint Online and Microsoft Teams to Office 365 tenancies as early as this month.
Microsoft on Monday announced that its Azure Cost Management feature had reached the "general availability" release stage for both Azure "pay-as-you-go" customers and Azure Government tenancies.
As part of its plan to invest $5 billion in IoT technologies, Microsoft this week acquired Express Logic, which provides real-time operating systems for industrial embedded and IoT devices.
Microsoft announced this week that it has improved the preview version of its AzCopy tool to better handle Amazon Web Services (AWS) S3 data.
Microsoft's Exchange Admin Center will be getting the ability to move Google G Suite calendar, contacts and e-mail data over to the Office 365 service "in the coming weeks."
Microsoft on Wednesday announced a June U.S. ship date for one of its Surface Hub 2S conferencing room products, plus a couple of other product milestones.
Kaspersky Lab this week described more about a zero-day Windows vulnerability (CVE-2019-0859) that its researchers recently discovered, and how PowerShell was used by the exploit.
Microsoft on Friday sent letters to some of its e-mail users that their accounts may have been accessed by "individuals outside Microsoft" over the past three months.
Microsoft on Friday announced that Windows Admin Center version 1904 had reached the "general availability" (GA) milestone.