Microsoft Copilot Commercially Released

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

Windows Server vNext To Bring Hotpatching for All and Other Perks

Microsoft will be bringing a bunch of improvements to Windows Server in its "vNext" release, per a November Microsoft Ignite presentation.

Microsoft Aims To Deliver 'Confidential AI' in Partnership with Nvidia

Microsoft extolled ongoing efforts to deliver "confidential AI" to Azure customers in a Wednesday announcement.

Microsoft Previews Free Azure Expert Assessment for Cloud Migrations

Microsoft this week announced a free new Azure Expert Assessment option, currently at preview, to help organizations shift their workloads to Microsoft services.

Microsoft Previews SharePoint Embedded for App Developers

Microsoft on Tuesday announced a public preview of SharePoint Embedded, a resource for application developers using Microsoft 365 apps and services.

Exchange Server 2019 To Get Final Updates in 2024

Organizations running Exchange Server 2019 won't be getting an H2 cumulative update (CU) this year, a Microsoft announcement this month explained.

AI 'Secure by Default' Agreement Signed by 18 Countries

Government bodies from 18 countries, including the U.S., have agreed to AI security guidelines developed by the U.K.

OpenAI Hires Altman Back from Microsoft

OpenAI, whose ChatGPT technology has become the linchpin of Microsoft's current AI efforts, has reinstalled Sam Altman as CEO just days after firing him.

Broadcom Acquisition of VMware to Close Wednesday

Broadcom's $69 billion acquisition of VMware is set to close on Wednesday, Nov. 22, the two companies announced.

UPDATED: Amid Executive Turmoil at OpenAI, Microsoft Poaches Altman for 'AI Research Team'

It was a chaotic weekend of executive musical chairs at OpenAI, the company that's arguably at the lead of today's enterprise AI tech boom.

Microsoft Introduces SharePoint Premium, its Syntex Successor

Microsoft this week described SharePoint Premium as part of its Microsoft Ignite event announcements.

Windows 365 and AVD Get Windows App and More

Microsoft this week announced various Windows management and service improvements.

Microsoft Consolidating Windows Client Patching with Windows Autopatch

Microsoft announced a bunch of Windows management perks during Ignite week.

Nadella's Ignite Talk Highlights Copilot AI, Cloud Systems and Microsoft Fabric

Satya Nadella, Microsoft's chairman and CEO, announced, "We are the Copilot company," during Wednesday's Ignite keynote.

Microsoft Unveils New Chips to Power AI and Cloud at Ignite

Microsoft will soon be deploying its own custom chips to power the company's AI and cloud services.

Microsoft Goes Big with Multiple Copilots at Ignite Event

Microsoft's Ignite event happening this week elicited the declaration that "Microsoft is the Copilot company" now, and there were lots of product announcements attesting to it.

Microsoft Targets 5 Zero-Day Flaws in November Security Patch

The second Tuesday of the month is here, and with that comes the arrival of Microsoft's cumulative security update for November, packed with fixes for a modest 63 flaws.

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GitHub Announces Copilot Chat Availability, Unveils Copilot Enterprise

Github, the Microsoft-owned open source code repository, made a handful of generative AI-based announcements on Wednesday, including the upcoming general availability of Github Copilot Chat and Github Copilot Enterprise.

Microsoft To Use Oracle Cloud for Bing AI Search

In an attempt to meet the demand of Microsoft's AI services, the company has signed a multi-year deal to use Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) for compute resources

Microsoft Says Prep Now for Quantum Computing Enabled Attacks

Organizations can prepare today for future attacks that could be enabled by breakthroughs in quantum computing, Microsoft suggested, in a Nov. 1 post.

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