Microsoft this week announced that the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 Extended Security Update (ESU) program is approaching Year 2.
Microsoft this week announced the release of PowerShell 7.1, which was described as a "major update" to the scripting language.
The Microsoft Endpoint Data Loss Prevention service, used to protect data accessed on devices, reached "general availability" commercial-release status, Microsoft announced this week.
Microsoft released its November bundle of security patches on Tuesday, addressing 112 common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs).
Quest Software announced on Tuesday that it has acquired Quadrotech, a partner company providing Office 365 migration and management solutions.
Microsoft on Monday described the format of its newly improved "Security Update Guide," which is used to see monthly security patch details.
Microsoft 365 subscribers are getting the ability to use Project for the Web and the Project Roadmap app within Microsoft Teams, according to a Microsoft announcement this week.
A more unified Microsoft Search reporting capability for IT pros overseeing SharePoint Online sites will be arriving sometime next month, Microsoft announced this week.
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 this week introduced the Microsoft Azure Modular Datacenter as part of its overall Azure Space effort.
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 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.