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Office 2016 'Insider' Program Launches

Microsoft on Friday launched something akin to Windows Insider, but for Office 2016.

Microsoft Puts Hold on Android App Porting on Windows Phone

According to inside sources, Microsoft's "Project Astoria," which looked to ease porting of Android-based apps to Windows 10 Mobile through emulation, has been put on hold indefinitely.

Microsoft Reissues Outlook Patch After Reported User Crashes

Microsoft rereleased a security update for Microsoft Outlook after users reported bugs after installing, including system crashes.

ScaleOut Software Promising To Ease Microsoft AppFabric Replacement Woes

ScaleOut Software today announced an enhancement to its AppFabric replacement technology.

Microsoft To Expand Its European Service Regions Next Year

Microsoft has plans to expand its datacenter capacity for delivering services in both the United Kingdom and Germany, per announcements made this week.

SharePoint Server 2016 Beta 2 Coming This Month

The second beta of SharePoint Server 2016 will be released at the end of this month, according to Microsoft officials.

Nintex as a SharePoint Forms Creation Tool Option

An expert at consulting firm Aptera Inc. recently offered a glimpse of SharePoint forms creation using Nintex's solution.

Microsoft To Acquire Information Protection Firm Secure Islands

Microsoft on Monday announced that it is in the process of acquiring Israeli-based security firm Secure Islands Technology, Ltd.

Microsoft's Lync Room Systems To Become More Like Skype

Lync Room Systems will become Skype Room Systems tomorrow via a software update issued by Microsoft.

Microsoft's Windows Store for Business Plans Starting To Gel

Microsoft is talking a bit more about its forthcoming Windows Store for Business service.

Microsoft Buys Mobile Data Labs for Office 365 Services

Microsoft today announced the purchase of Mobile Data Labs Inc., a maker of mileage-tracking solutions for Android and iOS mobile devices.

Microsoft Previews Sync Checking in Azure Active Directory Connect Health

Microsoft rolled out a preview this week of a new synchronization-checking capability in its Azure Active Directory Connect Health solution.

Microsoft Updating Office 365 Admin Center Preview

Microsoft is adding improvements to its Office 365 Admin Center, which is currently available at the preview stage.

Microsoft Starts Final Clock on Windows 7 Pro OEM Sales

Sales of new PCs running the Windows 7 Professional edition will start to end next year.

Microsoft Intune Can Now Block Access Based on OS Versions

Microsoft's Intune mobile device management solution can now block device access to company resources based on the version of the client operating system used.

Microsoft Ending Its Forefront Web Protection Services Next Month

Microsoft's Forefront Threat Management Gateway Web Protection Services will be coming to an end next month.

Microsoft Previews Azure Resource Health Service

Microsoft released a preview of its Azure Resource Health service last week.

Microsoft Making Changes To Accelerate Windows 10 Upgrades

Microsoft announced some Windows 10 upgrade changes this week, mostly affecting consumer users.

Microsoft Rolling Out Office App Updates This Month

Microsoft's various Office applications are getting enhancements, both this month and in November.

Microsoft Outlines Remote Tools Support for Nano Server

Microsoft provided an update this week on its Nano Server solution, as well as the tools needed to deploy and manage it.

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