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Microsoft Offers Azure Virtual Machines F-Series

Microsoft released a new F-Series of Azure Virtual Machines this month.

Microsoft Adding New Office 365 Groups Admin Capabilities

Microsoft is delivering some new Office 365 Groups management capabilities to its commercial and education subscribers, starting as early as today.

Microsoft WebGL Browser Technology Going Open Source

Microsoft announced this week that some of its technology used for WebGL graphics rendering in its Microsoft Edge browser is being released as open source code in the GitHub repository.

Microsoft Releases FreeBSD 10.3 Image in Azure Marketplace

Microsoft published its FreeBSD 10.3 server image in the Azure Marketplace this week, representing yet another open source milestone for the company.

Azure Active Directory Enterprise State Roaming for Windows 10 Released

Microsoft commercially released its Azure Active Directory Enterprise State Roaming service for Windows 10 clients this week.

Microsoft Intune Getting TeamViewer for Remote Help Support

TeamViewer announced this week that its remote assistance solution will be a part of the Microsoft Intune device management solution.

SharePoint Online Modern Document Libraries Arriving This Month

Microsoft is starting to deliver its "modern document libraries" user experience improvements in SharePoint Online to its Office 365 commercial subscribers, which is happening as early as this month.

Microsoft Publishes Windows 10 App Compatibility and Microsoft Edge Policy Lists

Microsoft now has a site that IT pros can check to see if an application is compatible with Windows 10.

Microsoft's Legal Team Explains Protections for Corporate Data

Microsoft today answered a few questions about how its legal team looks at data privacy issues for its cloud services customers.

Microsoft Promising to Bring Configuration Manager Capabilities to Intune

Microsoft offered further guidance late last month on opting between its two client management solutions.

Microsoft Planner Now Available to Office 365 Subscribers

The Microsoft Planner service has gone live and is being rolled out gradually to Office 365 business and education subscribers worldwide, starting as early as today.

Microsoft's Windows 7 Convenience Rollups Choking on Some VMware VMs

Microsoft's "convenience rollups" for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 aren't playing well with some VMware virtual machines (VMs), the two companies warned this week.

Azure Active Directory ID Preview Gets Some Improvements

Microsoft's Identity Protection preview for its Azure Active Directory service got some new capabilities this week.

Microsoft Launches Advanced Security Management Service for Office 365

Microsoft is starting to roll out its Advanced Security Management service today for its Office 365 E5 subscribers.

Microsoft and Xiaomi Ink Android Mobile Device Deal

Microsoft and Xiaomi Inc. announced an intellectual property deal this week that will put Microsoft Office and Skype on Xiaomi's Android-based tablets and mobile phones.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Hits General Availability 

Microsoft's latest database platform arrived on schedule on Wednesday.

Microsoft Makes It Easier To Move SQL Server Licenses to Azure

Organizations with Enterprise Agreements (EAs) can now move their existing SQL Server licenses to Azure Virtual Machines using prebuilt images, Microsoft announced late last week.

Microsoft Bringing New Security Scan Option to Windows 10 This Summer

Microsoft will add a new malware scanning option for consumers with the Windows 10 "anniversary update" release that's coming this summer.

Microsoft Remote Desktop App for Windows 10 Arriving Next Month

Microsoft announced this week that its Remote Desktop application for Windows 10 clients will be exiting its current preview state in "the next couple of weeks."

Microsoft Expands Cloud Infrastructure with Undersea MAREA Project

Microsoft has been expanding its cloud services infrastructure of late, including a new trans-Atlantic subsea cable that's being built in partnership with Facebook.

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