Microsoft Previews Dynamic Group Rules for Azure Active Directory

Microsoft announced a preview this week of a new Azure Active Directory feature that lets IT pros write simple and complex rules for the groups they manage.

Office 2016 for Mac Preview Now Has Rights Management Option

Microsoft has enabled encryption and information rights management protections for its Office 2016 for Mac suite of applications as an extra service.

Microsoft Considering Faster Releases of Windows 10 Previews

Microsoft may release its next build of the Windows 10 preview late this week, or it may not.

Microsoft and Samsung Knox Working on Office 365 Mobile Integration Deal

Microsoft and Samsung may be getting ready to announce a mobile management deal associated with Android-based devices.

Office 365 Clutter Feature Gets More Manageable

Microsoft has started to roll out a few management improvements to its Clutter service for Office 365 subscribers.

Office 2016 for Mac Preview Now Available

Microsoft released a preview version of its Office 2016 for Mac productivity suite today.

March Intune Update Arriving With 'Conditional Access' Support

Microsoft is rolling out an update to its Intune service this week with a few mobile device management additions.

Microsoft's Office 'Sway' Preview Updated with OneNote Tool

Microsoft has added OneNote and privacy options in an update for its Office "Sway" app.

Microsoft Embedding Intune Mobile Management Capabilities Into Office 365 Apps

Microsoft described the layered security approach it's taking in its last "Success with Enterprise Mobility" Web broadcast on Tuesday.

Microsoft Rescinds Windows Update Policy for SharePoint Server

Microsoft has rolled back its policy, established last month, of pushing SharePoint Server product updates through Windows Update.

Microsoft Unveils Upcoming Windows 10 Mobile Devices

Microsoft showed off new Windows 8.1 smartphones devices -- that will have the ability to run Windows 10 at a later date -- and presented a demo for the mobile version of its Project Spartan Web browser today at the company's Mobile World Congress (MWC) event.

Next Windows Server Rumored To Include 'Nano Server'

Microsoft's next Windows Server may include a new "Nano Server" element, according to reports.

Google Unveils Android for Work Mobile Device Management Program

Google this week unveiled its Android for Work effort, which gives organizations some mobile device management options.

Microsoft Blinks on Using Open Source Engine for Spartan Browser

Microsoft's Internet Explorer team explained today why they didn't use an open source rendering engine with Spartan.

Gartner Analyst Profiles Office 365 Products and Mobility Support

Gartner on Wednesday offered a snapshot of the Office 365 services and Office apps that Microsoft currently offers, especially with regard to mobile support.

Windows Phone Falls Further Behind in Smartphone Market

Google's Android platform finished 2014 by increasing its already dominant position in the smartphone market, while struggling Windows Phone failed to gain ground.

Microsoft Exec Talks Up System Center Configuration Manager

IT pros wondering about the fate of System Center Configuration Manager got some reassuring words this month from a Microsoft executive.

Microsoft Previews Azure Active Directory Password Rollover Feature for Social Media Accounts

Microsoft's Azure Active Directory team released a "preview" this week of an automatic password rollover feature for organizations that use shared social media accounts.

Microsoft Changing Its Retention Policy for Deleted Office 365 E-Mails

Microsoft gave notice today that it plans to change how long deleted e-mails get retained for organizations using Office 365 services.

Microsoft To Recognize Open Source Partner Contributions to Azure

Microsoft will look to honor those partners who have contributed to the company's open source initiative for the first time at this year's Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC).

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