Microsoft To Donate Chakra JavaScript Engine to Open Source Community

The technology behind Microsoft's Chakra JavaScript engine will be handed over to the open source community, the company announced on Saturday

Browsium Releases New Browser and Web App Tracking Solution

Browsium today rolled out a new tool for tracking compatibility issues associated with Web applications and browsers.

Microsoft Ending Two Azure Cache Services Next Year

Microsoft has gone all-in with its Azure Redis Cache service and plans to stop offering a couple of alternative cache services next year.

Microsoft Floats Licensing Details on Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016

Microsoft published a few licensing details this month about its forthcoming Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 products.

Microsoft Finally Releases Its Azure Portal Management Solution

Microsoft announced this week that its Azure Portal solution has reached the "general availability" milestone.

IT Pros Give Early Views on Windows Server 2016

IT pros mostly are interested in the coming Hyper-V features of Windows Server 2016, a survey published today revealed.

Microsoft Rolls Out Azure Container Service Preview

Microsoft issued a preview today of its Azure Container Service for public testing.

Microsoft Adds Debian Linux to the Azure Marketplace

Microsoft has added the open source Debian GNU/Linux operating system as an "endorsed distribution" to its Azure Marketplace.

Microsoft Improves Enterprise Mode Tools for IE

Microsoft added a few enhancements this month to help organizations better address their Internet Explorer app compatibility woes.

Microsoft Unveils PowerApps Dev Tools for Business Users

Microsoft this week unveiled its Azure-based PowerApps development tools that supposedly make it easier for business users to create or extend corporate Web applications.

New Skype for Business Features Released for Office 365 Subscribers

Microsoft today announced that some Skype for Business features, as enabled via Office 365 services, are now commercially available.

Microsoft Releases Latest SQL Server 2012 Service Pack

Microsoft has announced that SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 3 is now available.

Microsoft Cites 'Serious Issue' with Deployment Kit for Windows 10

Microsoft today issued a warning about an updated version of its Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) for Windows 10.

Citrix Announces Corporate Restructuring, Layoffs

IT firm Citrix announced that it will be restructuring its company, which includes spinning off its "GoTo" line of products and layoffs for about 1,000 employees.

Microsoft Updates Office 365 Modern Authentication

Microsoft's so-called "Office 365 modern authentication" feature is at the updated preview stage, per an announcement this week.

SharePoint 2016 Beta 2 Released

Microsoft on Wednesday released the second SharePoint Server 2016 beta.

Microsoft Looks To Shake Up Mobile Strategy

Microsoft is looking to refocus its mobile efforts in the wake of poor consumer sales numbers.

Office 2016 'Insider' Program Launches

Microsoft on Friday launched something akin to Windows Insider, but for Office 2016.

Microsoft Puts Hold on Android App Porting on Windows Phone

According to inside sources, Microsoft's "Project Astoria," which looked to ease porting of Android-based apps to Windows 10 Mobile through emulation, has been put on hold indefinitely.

Microsoft Reissues Outlook Patch After Reported User Crashes

Microsoft rereleased a security update for Microsoft Outlook after users reported bugs after installing, including system crashes.

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