Accessing Windows 10 drivers classified as "optional updates" will be more of a manual seek-and-install type of experience, starting on Nov. 5, 2020, Microsoft explained in a Wednesday announcement.
Microsoft on Thursday announced some Excel and Power BI enhancements that add "connected data types" on top of the standard strings and numbers options.
Microsoft Research has changed the name of its "differential privacy" platform from "WhiteNoise" to "SmartNoise," according to a Wednesday announcement.
Microsoft last week announced that users of Surface Hub 2S videoconference screens soon will be getting the latest Windows 10 feature update.
Microsoft has joined the MEF, a nonprofit industry association that aims to standardize various software-defined networking (SDN) technologies used by service providers and enterprises.
Microsoft last week explained that IT pros can use an Update Compliance application addition to the Azure Portal to tell when Windows 10 feature updates get blocked.
Microsoft this week announced the availability of the Microsoft Edge browser for Linux systems, which is currently available as a preview for participants in the Microsoft Edge Insider Program.
Microsoft on Thursday announced that some Salesforce.com customers can try a "pilot" of Salesforce for Microsoft Teams.
Microsoft on Tuesday provided an update about its efforts, along with partners, to take down the Trickbot criminal network, which uses servers and devices to spread ransomware.
Microsoft this week introduced the Microsoft Azure Modular Datacenter as part of its overall Azure Space effort.
Microsoft on Tuesday announced the "semiannual channel" release of Windows 10 version 20H2, otherwise known as the "October 2020 Update," and it also released Windows Server version 20H2.
Microsoft issued two "out-of-band" security updates late last week.
Microsoft this week described the launch of a so-called "Zero Trust Deployment Center," which essentially is a Web page landing point for accessing Microsoft documents on its zero-trust security approach.
Worldwide revenue in the IT and business services sector decreased 1.9 percent in the first half of 2020 in comparison with the same period last year, according to updated stats announced this week by research and consulting firm IDC.
Microsoft on Monday noted the end of support for Office 2010 and Office 2016 for Mac, which are "perpetual-license" versions of Microsoft's productivity suite software.
Microsoft's October bundle of security patches, released on Tuesday, brings fixes for just 87 common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs) across Windows, Office, SharePoint and many other software products.
Microsoft described its years-long effort working with the courts, software security firms and telcos to eliminate the Trickbot criminal network.
A preview of Microsoft's Continuous Access Evaluation (CAE) security solution is now available for Azure Active Directory users that have configured Conditional Access policies, Microsoft announced on Friday.
Microsoft issued a Thursday announcement promising to deliver improved Azure-based tools to developers working on "intelligent edge devices" that use Arm-based processors and artificial intelligence solutions.
Big Blue announced a major restructuring move on Thursday that would split its operations between its managed infrastructure business and its hybrid cloud and AI solutions.