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Microsoft Releases Phone-based Windows 10 Technical Preview

Microsoft today released a limited Windows 10 technical preview for smartphones, only available on six select Lumia devices.

Microsoft Improves File Capabilities in Office Online Apps

Microsoft announced improvements today to its Office Online apps that run in Web browsers.

Microsoft Buys Calendar App Maker Sunrise Atelier

Microsoft has acquired Sunrise Atelier, a New York City-based startup company that makes calendar software for Android, iOS and Mac devices.

Microsoft and Samsung Settle Android Contract Dispute

Microsoft and Samsung announced this week that a lawsuit concerning Android intellectual property payments has been settled.

Microsoft Shelves Next-Gen Forms for SharePoint 2016

Microsoft's next-generation forms technologies for SharePoint Server 2016 and SharePoint Online seem to have hit a stall, if not a dead end.

February Intune Update Extends Office Rights Management to Android Devices

Microsoft is planning to deliver a February service update to its Intune mobile management service, starting as early as today.

Next Windows Server Getting More Cloud Optimized

The next Windows Server product under development by Microsoft will be getting "deep refactoring" architectural changes oriented toward cloud scenarios.

Microsoft Previews Touch-Enabled Office Apps for Windows 10

Microsoft released preview versions of some of its touch-enabled Office apps for Windows 10 today.

Microsoft Outlines Security Protections Using Azure Active Directory

Microsoft officials talked today about how the company's Azure Active Directory (AD) service is using machine learning to thwart cyberattacks.

Microsoft Rolls Out New Cloud Platform Roadmap

Microsoft announced a "cloud platform roadmap" Web site late last week that aims to provide insights about its server and cloud software development efforts.

Microsoft Hints at Windows 10 'Servicing Branches' To Come

Microsoft talked a bit more today about Windows 10 as a service, future update management options and how organizations might be affected.

Next Windows Server and System Center Products Arriving 2016

Microsoft now plans to release its next Windows Server and System Center products sometime in 2016.

Microsoft Releases Updated OneDrive App for iOS and Mac Sync Preview

Microsoft released an updated OneDrive app for iOS devices this week as part of its broader efforts to deliver a unified business and personal cloud storage experience.

Amazon Announces New Enterprise E-Mail Service

Amazon Web Service (AWS) announced the preview of its new enterprise e-mail service called Amazon WorkMail this week.

Microsoft Spills Details on Windows 10 and Device Sizes

It's turning out that size will matter somewhat when it comes to Microsoft's leading-edge Windows 10 operating system.

Microsoft Clarifies How the Spartan Browser Will Support Legacy Sites and Apps

Microsoft answered a few questions about its leading-edge Spartan Web browser on Tuesday.

Windows Server 2003 To Lose Security Update Support in July

Organizations trying to upgrade Windows Server 2003 before the end of its product lifecycle have another worry, namely, the impending loss of security supp

Microsoft Q2 Earnings Up, but OEM Sales Decline

Microsoft reported second quarter earnings for fiscal-year 2015 today, largely meeting analyst expectations.

Microsoft Releases New Windows 10 Test Build With Cortana

Microsoft's latest Windows 10 preview test release is arriving today via the Windows Update service.

Microsoft's Spartan Browser To Kick Off New Rendering Engine

Microsoft will draw a line in the sand of sorts when it releases its new browser for Windows 10, which goes by the code name "Spartan."

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