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Microsoft Improving Windows 10 Log File Access with Fall Creators Update

Microsoft will make it a little easier to read update log files with the release of the Windows 10 "fall creators update" (version 1709).

Microsoft Exec Hints at the Death of Windows Mobile

Microsoft exec Joe Belfiore on Sunday sent a tweet that signaled the end for Windows 10 Mobile.

Microsoft Previews Azure Active Directory Access Control Features

Microsoft is highlighting three Azure Active Directory previews for controlling user access to network resources.

Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 4

Microsoft today announced that the final service pack for SQL Server 2012 is now available for download.

Microsoft Branching Out with Advanced Threat Protection Services

Microsoft's progress with its Advanced Threat Protection services seemed to be a unifying theme at Ignite.

Microsoft Previewing Edge Browser Apps for iPhone and Android Smartphones

The Microsoft Edge browser is coming in preview form to iOS- and Android-based devices, according to a Microsoft announcement today.

Microsoft Announces 'Azure Data Box' for Large Data Transfers

Microsoft is developing an appliance to physically transfer large volumes of data from customer environments to its cloud.

SharePoint Server 2019 Expected To Have InfoPath, PowerApps and Sync Client Support

Microsoft hasn't said much about SharePoint Server 2019, except that a preview is expected to arrive in mid-2018.

Microsoft Touts New Windows 10 Deployment Approach

Microsoft's Windows 10 deployment direction dispenses with the traditional imaging process and instead relies on Azure Active Directory domain joins, mobile device management (MDM) and self-provisioning by end users.

Microsoft To Deliver Monthly Feature Updates to SQL Server 2017

Microsoft announced this week that a faster update release pace will be coming to its newly announced SQL Server 2017 product.

Microsoft Cloud App Security Getting Conditional Access Protections

Microsoft Cloud App Security will get a new capability that adds conditional access protections to software-as-a-service applications.

System Center Configuration Manager and Microsoft Intune To Get 'Comanagement'

Microsoft introduced a new "comanagement" capability this week for use with its System Center Configuration Manager and Microsoft Intune client management products.

Microsoft Joins the Open Source Initiative

Microsoft this week announced that the company has joined the Open Source Initiative (OSI).

Additional Microsoft 365 Options Coming Next Week

Starting in October, Microsoft 365 will cover a larger swath of customers with extended licensing options.

Microsoft Announces Windows 10 S Hardware Aimed at 'Firstline Workers'

Microsoft announced on Tuesday a new line of Windows 10 S devices that are low cost and secure for employees in positions where they are the first contact to the public.

Microsoft Unveils SharePoint Server 2019 and Other Coming Improvements

Microsoft disclosed SharePoint and OneDrive progress this week, which also included a brief mention of a coming SharePoint Server 2019 product, among many other details.

Windows Server 2016 Version 1709 Getting Released Next Month

Microsoft affirmed this week that Windows Server 2016 version 1709 will arrive in "early October," kicking off the first "semi-annual channel" release for the product.

Microsoft Announces Office 2019 Coming Next Year

Microsoft this week announced that the next on-prem version of Office will drop in the second half of 2018.

Microsoft Ignite: Nadella Highlights Quantum Computing Efforts

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella kicked off Microsoft Ignite 2017 conference with a keynote focusing on the company's focus on quantum computing.

Microsoft Outlines Teams Vision and Skype for Business Plans at Ignite

Today, Microsoft indicated that the Microsoft Teams client will eventually replace the Skype for Business Online client in the near future.

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