Microsoft Kills WordPad After 23 Years

Along with the end of the long-running text editor, Microsoft will also be cutting support for TLS 1.0 and 1.1, starting this month.

Microsoft Will Unbundle Teams from Office Business Products in EU Countries

Microsoft announced on Thursday that it is unbundling its Teams collaboration product from the bulk of its Microsoft 365 and Office 365 productivity suites, but just in European Union (EU) member countries and Switzerland.

Microsoft Ending Visual Studio for Mac Product Next Year

Microsoft on Wednesday announced the coming "retirement" of its Visual Studio for Mac IDE product.

Microsoft Bolstering Entra Cross-Tenant Access Settings

Microsoft on Wednesday announced coming improvements to its Entra cross-tenant access settings capability for organizational collaborations.

Microsoft Releases Group Policy Analytics Tool for Assessing MDM Migrations

Microsoft on Tuesday announced the release of a Group Policy analytics tool that's designed to show which on-premises policies for Windows 10 and Windows 11 clients will have support when using mobile device management tools.

Microsoft Previews Multitenant Collaborations on Teams Windows Clients

Microsoft on Monday announced a preview of a new administrative setting that synchronizes multitenant access for users of the Microsoft Teams Windows desktop application.

Microsoft Rolling Out Bing Chat Enterprise on Windows Copilot Preview

Microsoft on Monday announced that it is now "beginning to roll out Bing Chat Enterprise in the Windows Copilot Preview for eligible commercial customers."

Microsoft Adds New Controls for Windows 11 Optional Updates

Microsoft this week announced the availability of a new policy that gives IT pros more control over the delivery of monthly Windows 11 optional updates, including nonsecurity patches and new features.

Microsoft Edge for Business Now Arriving Automatically

Microsoft this week announced that Microsoft Edge for Business was released for "all supported platforms, including mobile."

Microsoft Entra API-Driven Provisioning Preview Eases HR App Integrations

Microsoft on Wednesday announced a preview of "Microsoft Entra API-driven provisioning," which promises to ease HR data sharing with Microsoft's identity and access management solutions.

Cameyo Launches Virtual App Delivery Services with Google ChromeOS

Cameyo on Tuesday announced the integration of its Virtual App Delivery services with Google's ChromeOS, adding to existing Linux and Windows support.

Windows 365 on VMware Horizon Cloud Now Available as a Preview Release

Microsoft on Monday announced that its Windows 365 desktop-as-a-service offering is now integrated with the VMware Horizon Cloud virtual desktop infrastructure service.

Microsoft Ending Its Azure Kinect Camera-Sensor Products

Microsoft announced on Thursday that it plans to stop offering its Azure Kinect Developer Kit, although it will still license its depth-sensing camera technology to partners.

Microsoft Defender for Identity Adds More Certificate Abuse Detections

Microsoft Defender for Identity now has a new sensor to further detect certificate abuses by attackers, per a Wednesday announcement.

Microsoft Reissues August Security Patch for Exchange Servers

Microsoft this week announced that it reissued August security update packages for Exchange Server 2016 and Exchange Server 2019.

Universal Print Now Supports Scanned QR Codes Using Android or iOS Devices

Microsoft announced on Monday that the "secure release" feature of Universal Print-supported printers now works with QR codes scanned by Android or iOS devices.

Microsoft Offering New Defender Vulnerability Management Standalone Product

Microsoft this week announced multiple improvements across its enterprise-grade security products.

Microsoft Unveils Copilot in Dynamics 365 Field Service for Frontline Workers

Microsoft on Wednesday introduced a preview of Copilot in Dynamics 365 Field Service, along with describing multiple other "frontline worker"-type product positionings.

Microsoft August Patch Tuesday: 1 Zero-Day Security Flaw Addressed

In the wake of last month's massive security update, Microsoft has released a smaller number of fixes for August.

Microsoft Edge for Business Arriving this Month for Entra ID Users

Microsoft Edge for Business will be arriving during the week of Aug. 17, Microsoft announced on Friday.

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