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Dead or Expiring Microsoft Server Products for 2024

IT pros may need to roll up their sleeves and exercise their upgrade skills soon, as some Microsoft server products will be reaching their "end of support" phases this year.

Microsoft Introduces Copilot Keyboard Key, AI Mobile Apps

Microsoft is making its first major change to the standard Windows keyboard since the 1990s with the introduction of the "Copilot Key."

Microsoft To Preview Copilot in Viva Glint This Month

Microsoft is kicking off a private preview of Copilot generative artificial intelligence within the Viva Glint employee survey app, starting this month, per an announcement.

Microsoft Disables App Installer Feature Amid Security Concerns

Microsoft on Thursday took steps to safeguard users by disabling the App Installer feature in Windows 10, following the discovery that threat actors were exploiting it to spread malware.

Report: Microsoft Named 'Leader' in AI Governance

In a recent research report by IDC, Microsoft was the only cloud giant to be labeled a "Leader" in the AI governance space.

Microsoft Highlights Certificate-Based Authentication and FIDO2 Security Advances

Microsoft cited progress on enabling phishing-resistant authentications for organizations, in a Friday announcement.

OneDrive App for Teams Now Available in New Microsoft Teams

Microsoft this month activated the OneDrive App for Teams for users of the "new Microsoft Teams," per a Thursday announcement.

Microsoft Releases Phi-2 Small Language Model

Microsoft this week has made available the latest version of its suite of small language models (SLM), Phi-2, in the Azure AI Studio model catalog.

Microsoft To Add New Single Sign-In Option for EU Windows Users

Windows 10 and Windows 11 users in the European Economic Area will be getting a new single sign-in notice, starting in January.

Microsoft Rolling Out Copilot for Academic Licensees in Early 2024

Microsoft described the 2024 availability of two Copilot products for its Academic licensees in a Thursday announcement.

Post-VMware Buy, Broadcom Kills Perpetual Licenses in Favor of Subscriptions

Broadcom is discontinuing sales of perpetual licenses for over a dozen VMware products, the company announced this week.

Microsoft Finishes 2023 with 34 Security Fixes

Microsoft's final security update of the year has arrived, packed with 34 vulnerability fixes for a range of issues from remote code execution (RCE) bugs to information disclosure and denial of service vulnerabilities.

AI Safety Initiative Formed by the Cloud Security Alliance

The AI Safety Initiative was announced on Tuesday by the Cloud Security Alliance, with Amazon, Anthropic, Google, Microsoft and OpenAI joining as partners.

Microsoft and Labor Unions Strike AI Pact

On Monday, Microsoft and the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) announced a partnership to shape the future of AI in the workforce.

Microsoft Kicks Off Surface Hub 3 Sales

Microsoft announced this week that its Surface Hub 3 videoconferencing device is now shipping.

New Microsoft Teams App for VDI Commercially Released

The new Microsoft Teams app for virtual desktop infrastructure reached "general availability" commercial-release status for business customers, Microsoft announced on Tuesday.

New Capabilities Coming Soon to Microsoft Copilot

Microsoft Copilot will be getting new capabilities soon, Microsoft noted in a Tuesday announcement.

Microsoft Announces Paid Extended Security Support for Windows 10

Microsoft this week announced a lifeline for those who will not be ready to transition from Windows 10 to Windows 11 by the OS's end of support on Oct. 14, 2025.

IBM, Meta and Others Launch AI Safety Alliance

On Tuesday, IBM and Meta announced a new alliance of over 50 members from the worlds of industry, government and education to focus on promoting and developing alternatives to closed AI systems.

Microsoft Copilot Commercially Released

Microsoft Copilot is now offered at the "general availability" commercial-release stage, per a Friday Microsoft announcement.

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