Microsoft has laid off its Industrial Metaverse Core team, amounting to about 100 people, according to a Thursday report by The Information (paywalled).
Microsoft on Thursday described a new approach that will be applying the brakes a bit on its "continuous innovation" delivery of new Windows features to organizations.
Microsoft and Adobe have collaborated on "natively embedding" new Adobe Acrobat PDF technology into the Microsoft Edge browser for Windows 10 and Windows 11 systems, according to a Wednesday Microsoft announcement.
Microsoft this week announced a preview of an automated way to block employees from spilling sensitive company information.
Microsoft on Tuesday announced that it has launched a new version of its Bing search engine, powered by OpenAI's ChatGPT-4 AI.
Microsoft Outlook had service issues overnight on Feb. 6, lasting about 12 hours until the problem was said to have been addressed.
Dell announced on Monday that it was cutting five percent of its workforce, which amounts to about 6,650 jobs.
Microsoft this week gave assurances regarding its commitments toward continuing some of its mixed-reality products, including Microsoft Mesh and the HoloLens 2 headset.
Microsoft on Wednesday announced that Teams Premium – which comes with OpenAI hooks – is now generally available.
Microsoft Viva Sales now has access to the ChatGPT 3.5 artificial intelligence (AI) model, which is available at the preview stage, Microsoft announced on Thursday.
The Microsoft Azure Load Testing service is now commercially released, according to a Wednesday Microsoft announcement.
Cybersecurity company Proofpoint on Tuesday described attacks that lulled users into authorizing permissions for malicious cloud apps because they may have trusted Microsoft's "Verified Publisher" screening.
Microsoft announced earlier this month that its Office 365 Government Secret service offering is now at the "general availability" release stage.
Microsoft this week announced that its Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management solution can now scan Windows devices that are lacking certain agent support.
The U.S. Department of Justice announced on Thursday that the Hive ransomware group's international network has been "dismantled."
Microsoft this week described a five-hour service incident that occurred on Wednesday Jan. 25, which was said to have affected its Exchange Online service, as well as other Microsoft 365 services.
Some Microsoft customers experienced service delays or timeouts on Tuesday, lasting about two hours and 40 minutes, according to a Jan. 25 "Azure Status History" page entry.
The Biden White House on Tuesday announced the release of a final report (PDF download) outlining a three-year plan to build a National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource (NAIRR).
Some of Microsoft's developer teams involved with the company's mixed reality and augmented reality work have been eliminated.
Microsoft is expanding its partnership with OpenAI, maker of the AI-based ChatGPT and image generating tool DALL-E, with an influx of cash.