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Exchange Server Cumulative Updates Unlock .NET Framework 4.6.1

Microsoft released cumulative updates for Exchange Server 2016 and Exchange Server 2013 this week, clearing the way for .NET Framework 4.6.1 use by organizations.

Microsoft Flow iOS Mobile App Released

Microsoft this week released a mobile iOS application designed to track workflows that are created with the Microsoft Flow mashup service.

Microsoft Claims PC Power Savings with Edge Browser

Microsoft claimed today that its Edge browser beats out rivals in terms of energy efficiency.

Microsoft Releases Office 365 Update 1602 Deferred Channel

Microsoft this month released Office 365 update 1602 "deferred channel," which includes new features for Office applications, as well as security updates.

Microsoft Buys Wand To Bolster Bing Chat Bot Efforts

Microsoft announced today that it bought startup company Wand Labs Inc.

Microsoft June Patch Breaks Group Policy Settings for Some Orgs

One of Microsoft's 17 patch Tuesday security releases issued this month has caused problems with Group Policy Object settings for some organizations that applied it.

Microsoft and US-CERT Issue Office Malware Advice

Microsoft today warned of a somewhat new tactic being used to spread malware via Office files.

Microsoft Releases Office 365 Admin App 3.0

Microsoft announced the release of its Office 365 Admin App version 3.0 for Android and Windows Phone mobile devices today.

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.

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