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Cortana Taking Center Stage with Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Microsoft has affirmed a few Windows 10 anniversary update details that surfaced in recent media reports this week.

Azure Active Directory B2C Service Goes Live

Microsoft's Business to Consumer (B2C) Azure Active Directory service is now commercially available in North American markets.

Microsoft's Server Management Tools Now Supports Windows Server 2012

Microsoft's emerging Server Management Tools suite now supports Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2, the company announced on Wednesday.

Microsoft Highlights Coming Yammer Integrations and IT Controls

Microsoft continued its Yammer emphasis this month by highlighting new features to come.

Microsoft Authenticator Client Access Improvements Arriving Next Month

Microsoft is unifying the code base used for its two client authentication solutions, with changes expected to show up next month.

Microsoft Offers Early Preview of 'Modern' SharePoint Online Lists

Microsoft is seeking early feedback from Office 365 users on its "modern" SharePoint Online Lists feature, which adds some user experience improvements.

System Center Configuration Manager Update 1606 Released

Microsoft today announced Update 1606 for System Center Configuration Manager, which is a new "current branch" release for the product.

Microsoft Upgrade Analytics Preview Adds Windows 10 Migration Support

Microsoft released a preview of a new Windows 10 upgrade planning tool called "Upgrade Analytics."

Microsoft Azure Security Center Goes Live

Microsoft announced today that its Azure Security Center service has reached "general availability" commercial release.

French Agency Cites Windows 10 Privacy Concerns

An agency in France wants Windows 10 to conform with the country's data privacy laws.

Microsoft Promising Web Transport Improvements with Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 'Redstone' Releases

Microsoft's coming Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 upgrades will add some Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) improvements, company announced this week.

Microsoft Bookings Service Unveiled for Office 365 Business Subscribers

Microsoft is previewing a new "Bookings" Office 365 service that helps organizations schedule appointments with customers.

Microsoft Previews Azure Active Directory Certificate Support for Android and iOS Office 365 Apps

Microsoft announced two new Azure Active Directory previews this week.

Azure Active Directory Certificate Rollover Occurring August 15

Microsoft has scheduled its next Azure Active Directory certificate rollover to take place on Monday, Aug. 15, 2016.

Microsoft Shares Up on Q4 Earnings Beat

Microsoft shares were up more than 3% in after-hours trading Tuesday on a fourth quarter earnings report that beat analyst estimates on earnings per share and revenues.

Microsoft Releases Preview of Stream Video Sharing Service for Orgs

The future of business communications could be a lot of things, but for Microsoft, it's about video sharing.

Microsoft Previews Office 365 Network Community Portal

A new Office 365 Network community was unveiled late last week in preview form.

Microsoft Launches 'Professional Degree' Pilot Program

Microsoft has entered the testing stage of its new Big Data and Internet of Things (IoT) cert and training programs.

Microsoft Unveils Windows Surface Subscription Options

Microsoft on Tuesday at the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Toronto announced Windows 10 Enterprise E3 in CSP [Cloud Service Provider] and Surface as a Service programs.

Microsoft Releases Skype for Linux Alpha Client

Microsoft today announced an "alpha" test release of a new Skype for Linux client for consumer users of its Skype voice-over-IP, instant messaging and videoconferencing service.

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