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Windows 10 Preview Updated as Microsoft Ramps Up Build and Ignite Events

Microsoft released its latest Windows 10 preview (build 10061) yesterday to its "fast-ring" testers, warts and all.

Microsoft Q3 Revenue Up 6% in Bad PC Market

Microsoft reported its fiscal-year 2015 third-quarter financial results today that beat analyst expectations despite a poor PC market.

Mobile Version of Windows 10 Preview Gets Bug Fix Update

Microsoft released a "minor update" for its Windows 10 technical preview for smartphones on Tuesday.

Microsoft Releases Outlook for Android Native App

Microsoft today released Outlook for Android, its native e-mail client app for Android devices.

Microsoft Issues Updated Beta of New Identity Manager Product

An updated public "preview" of the forthcoming Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM) product was announced today.

Microsoft Rolling Out Improved Reporting for Office 365 E-Mail Troubles

Microsoft's Office 365 subscribers will soon get enhanced "nondelivery reports" designed to simplify e-mail troubleshooting.

Microsoft Rolls Out Azure Premium Storage Service

Microsoft announced various Azure cloud computing improvements this month, with some services hitting "general availability" status, including a storage service.

Windows 10 Launching 'End of July' per AMD

Windows 10 will launch at the "end of July," according to Microsoft hardware partner AMD.

Microsoft Expands Office 365 Message Size Limit to 150MB

Microsoft has increased the maximum size of an e-mail message that can be sent by an organization using its cloud-based Office 365 services to 150MB.

Yahoo and Microsoft Agree to Search Deal Modification

Yahoo and Microsoft on Thursday announced a change to its search partnership deal that was originally struck in 2009.

Microsoft Pulls SQL Server 2014 SP1 Due to Install Problems

Microsoft released SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1 this week, but later pulled it after install errors surfaced.

Next SharePoint Server Product Now Expected in Q2 2016

Microsoft announced today that it will slip the general availability date for its forthcoming SharePoint Server 2016 product to next year.

Windows Patch Tuesday Hole Being Used in Zero-Day Attacks

Just one day after Microsoft released its monthly security patch, attackers had already reverse-engineered one of the bulletins and have been using it in active attacks.

Microsoft To Unveil Exchange Server 2016 Next Month

Microsoft is promising a "first look at Exchange Server 2016" at its Ignite conference coming up in May.

Microsoft Acquires BI Provider Datazen

Microsoft announced the acquisition of Toronto-based Datazen Software, a mobile business intelligence (BI) solutions startup.

Microsoft Delve Mobile Apps Now Available for Android and iOS Devices

Microsoft released mobile apps this week for its Office 365 Delve social networking solution.

SQL Server 2005 Losing Microsoft Product Support Next Year

Organizations running SQL Server 2005 have less than a year before the product's lifecycle support will come to an end.

Researchers Discover SMB Security Flaw in All Windows Versions

Security firm Cylance has reportedly uncovered a Windows security issue that could lead to attackers stealing user credentials.

Microsoft Planning to End Windows Server AppFabric Support Next Year

Microsoft gave notice this month that it plans to end product support for its Windows Server AppFabric 1.1 solution.

Microsoft Announces Exchange Online Advance Threat Protection for Office 365

Microsoft on Wednesday announced new security tools for Office 365 users that aim to harden e-mail from phishing and malware attacks.

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