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Microsoft Launches Cortana Beta for Android Devices

Microsoft last week announced the availability of a limited beta program to test Cortana, Microsoft's virtual personal assistant, on Android devices.

Microsoft Releases Emergency Windows Security Fix

Microsoft today released a security update for all versions of Windows, including Windows 10.

Support for Windows 10 Will Last Until 2025

Microsoft today said that its next OS release will have official support for the customary 10 years.

Microsoft Updates OneNote for Android and iOS

The OneNote app for iOS and Android was updated this week.

Microsoft Expands Tech Support for Linux on Azure

Microsoft announced this week that it will offer more support for organizations trying to run Linux workloads on its Azure infrastructure, starting today.

Microsoft MVP Talks SharePoint 2016, Deprecated InfoPath and Getting Help

Microsoft plans to improve usability aspects with its forthcoming SharePoint Server 2016 product, but people still will need help when it arrives.

SharePoint Server 2016 Preview Arriving in August

Microsoft today confirmed an August "preview" release of SharePoint Server 2016, according to a report.

Office 365 E-Mail and Calendar Services Go Down

Microsoft's e-mail Office 365 service came to a halt for some users this afternoon.

Windows Server 2003 Loses Product Support

Windows Server 2003 died today as a product, but not necessarily in the hearts and minds of IT pros, nor in the networks they manage.

Microsoft Announces Premium Office 365

A new premium Office 365 enterprise suite called E5 will roll out later this year.

Microsoft Rolls Out Site Recovery and Other Azure Tools

Microsoft announced the general availability of some of its Azure cloud-based services this month.

Microsoft Announces Cortana Analytics Suite

Looking to bring its machine learning, Big data and BI offerings under one roof, Microsoft announced on Monday the new Cortana Analytics Suite.

Microsoft Announces Collaboration Solution 'Project GigJam'

During today's opening keynote at this year's 2015 Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Orlando. Fla., Microsoft unveiled its a new productivity solution called "Project GigJam."

Microsoft Previews Azure Active Directory Reporting APIs

Microsoft announced a preview of new Azure Active Directory Reporting APIs this week.

Office 365 User Tracking Improvements Arriving This Month

Microsoft is rolling out tracking and reporting improvements for subscribers to its Office 365 services, starting this month.

Microsoft Releases Office 2016 for Mac

Microsoft released its Office 2016 for Mac product today, but Office 365 subscribers are getting it first.

System Center Configuration Manager Tech Preview 2 Released

Microsoft today released Technical Preview 2 of System Center Configuration Manager.

SSH Communications Security Sees Microsoft as 'Welcome' Contributor to OpenSSH

The OpenSSH protocol goes way back, but it's recently been making the news.

Microsoft Scales Down Phone Business, Lays Off 7,800

Microsoft on Wednesday announced a major restructuring in its phone hardware business that includes the loss of 7,800 positions.

Gartner Isn't Expecting a Windows 10 Device Market Boost This Year

Gartner Inc. expects to see decreased spending on computing devices this year, and it offered mixed views about the potential influence of Windows 10.

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