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Microsoft Goes Live with Cloud App Security Service

Microsoft is now selling its Cloud App Security service.

Microsoft Previews Flash Pause Capability in Edge Browser

Microsoft inched away from Adobe Flash this week with a new "auto-pause" capability that's available in preview with the Microsoft Edge browser.

Windows 10 'Anniversary Update' Preview Released with Linux Bash

Microsoft today released a preview of its Windows 10 "anniversary update" to early testers.

Microsoft Bringing Windows 10 Hyper-V Containers and PowerShell Dev Perks

Microsoft indicated late last week that it will build Hyper-V containers natively into Windows 10.

Microsoft Cites Progress for its Edge Web Browser

Microsoft gave a progress report this week on its relatively new Edge browser.

Microsoft Sees Progress with 'Configuration Manager as a Service'

More than 38 percent of organizations have upgraded to the latest System Center Configuration Manager update release, Microsoft reported today.

Microsoft Changes Patch Policy on SQL Server Cumulative Updates

Microsoft's SQL Server engineering team wants IT pros to keep up with cumulative update installations.

Snover Highlights DevOps and Nano Server at Build Event

The DevOps message was in force this week at Microsoft's Build event.

Microsoft Releases Azure Service Fabric for Scalable Apps

Microsoft had more developer news on Day 2 of its Build event, this time mostly focused on its Azure cloud computing resources.

Microsoft Adds Support for Linux Bash Shell on Windows

Microsoft explained a little more about its support for the Bash shell on Windows, as unveiled during its Build keynote talk on Wednesday.

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 'Anniversary Update' Preview at Build Event

Microsoft today confirmed that a major Windows 10 feature update will be arriving this summer, although the preview is available today.

Microsoft Bringing Office 365 Connectors to Groups Social Networking

Microsoft is broadening the availability of Office 365 Connectors, its feature for end users that's designed to facilitate connecting services and newsfeeds to Office 365 Groups.

Microsoft Begins Shipping Surface Hub Meeting Room Machines

Microsoft has started shipping its big-screen Surface Hub videoconferencing and white-boarding products, the company announced today.

Microsoft Exec Suggests Windows 10 Management Will Need Intune Too

Microsoft this week offered guidance on its two main products for managing Windows 10 devices, both desktop and mobile.

Microsoft Enhances Group Policy Controls for Office 2016 Macro Threats

Microsoft has ratcheted up IT pro controls to thwart malware that could spread through Office 2016 macros.

Microsoft's SQL Server 2016 Hits Release Candidate 1 Milestone

SQL Server 2016 Release Candidate (RC) 1 is now available, nearly feature-complete, according to Microsoft.

Azure Active Directory Connect Health for Sync Tool Released

Microsoft today announced that its latest tool for checking Azure Active Directory synchronization issues is now "generally available."

Microsoft Previews Extensions for Its Edge Browser

Microsoft unveiled a new extensions capability for its Edge Web browser this week, but it's just available for limited testing.

Microsoft Adds Another Year to Windows Intel Skylake Support

Microsoft has extended its Windows 7/8.1 product support on Intel Skylake devices for an additional year.

Microsoft Ending RC4 Support in Edge and IE Next Month

Microsoft will pull the plug on support for the RC4 cipher used with its Edge and Internet Explorer 11 browsers, starting next month.

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