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'Project Natick' Dries Up: Microsoft Kills Shutters Underwater Datacenter

Microsoft has shelved its experimental underwater datacenter despite "promising findings."

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White House Bans Kaspersky Sales, Citing 'Unacceptable' Security Risk

The U.S. government has ordered a ban on all sales of Kaspersky Lab software to businesses and private citizens due to concerns about cyber espionage.

Microsoft Killing SharePoint News Connector, Touts Viva as Replacement

Microsoft is preparing to retire SharePoint News connector, a capability that enabled admins to make SharePoint content accessible within Microsoft Teams.

PC and Chip Makers Are All-In on AI; Businesses Are Another Matter

Recent AI trend reports from research firm Gartner show that generative AI's impact on the enterprise IT landscape remains a mixed bag.

To Support OpenAI, Microsoft Taps Oracle for More Cloud Power

Frenemies Oracle and Microsoft are combining their respective cloud platforms to give generative AI wunderkind OpenAI more room to innovate.

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After Making Windows Recall Opt-In, Microsoft Yanks Feature from PCs Entirely

Microsoft is putting the brakes on its Windows Recall feature that was designed to "retrace users' steps."

Lax Credential Hygiene at Root of Snowflake Breach: Researchers

Security researchers at Google subsidiary Mandiant have traced the months-long Snowflake security breach to an attack group taking advantage of old credentials and weak authentication methods.

Microsoft Killing 'GPT Builder' Perk for Copilot Pro Users

A key component of Microsoft's for-pay Copilot Pro solution is being retired in one month.

Microsoft To Bolster Security for Outlook Personal Accounts

As part of Microsoft's ongoing Microsoft Secure Future Initiative (SFI), the company is readying three new security enhancements for Outlook personal accounts.

Microsoft Releases Light Security Update for June

June's monthly security update has arrived and it continues the recent trend of lighter-than-usual totals.

Microsoft Touts Windows Server 2025's GPU Partitioning Feature

In an article last week, Microsoft went into more detail about Windows Server 2025's upcoming GPU benefits.

Microsoft Will Disable Recall by Default Due to Security Concerns

Microsoft on Friday announced that its controversial new Recall feature (currently in preview) will not be activated by default for Windows users.

FTC Aims Antitrust Crosshairs at Microsoft's Weird Inflection AI Deal

Microsoft's roundabout acquisition of Inflection AI, a developer of AI chatbot technologies, has drawn unwanted scrutiny from U.S. regulators, according to a report this week by the Wall Street Journal.

Microsoft Releases Azure Bastion 'Premium' Preview

A public preview of a new, more feature-rich SKU of Microsoft's Azure Bastion virtual machine (VM) security product is now available.

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Call Center Coming Soon

Microsoft on Tuesday announced that its upcoming release of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Contact Center, a Copilot-powered cloud contact center solution, will be generally available on July 1.

Microsoft and Hitachi Strike Copilot Partnership

Microsoft's AI and cloud portfolios are expected to be rolled in to Hitachi's industry IoT software platform, thanks to a newly minted three-year partnership.

Microsoft Warns of Growing Operational Technology Device Attacks

In a recent report, Microsoft warns that the number of attacks targeting Internet-connected operational technology (OT) devices is on the rise.

Microsoft Targeting VMware Customers with Azure Licensing Change

Microsoft this week updated its licensing options in hopes to increase VMware users to migrate to Azure.

Microsoft Releases Windows Server 2025 in Public Preview

Windows Server 2025 has hit the next milestone towards full release with the availability of a public preview.

Microsoft Developing Converged Platform for Multicloud Management

Microsoft on Wednesday announced it is developing a converged platform designed to streamline risk discovery and remediation, with zero trust baked at the core.

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