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Microsoft Previews a More Unified Sign-In Approach for Applications

Microsoft announced a preview this week of its next-generation programming model that aims to consolidate user sign-ins with Azure Active Directory (AD) and Microsoft account.

Mobile Skype for Business Preview Released

Microsoft this week began accepting applications for the preview program of its Skype for Business apps for iOS and Android mobile devices.

Microsoft To Release Next Preview of Windows Server 2016 and RSAT for Windows 10 This Month

Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 3 will be arriving this month, along with new Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 10.

Windows DVD Player for Windows 10 Released

Microsoft's DVD Player for Windows 10 is now available in the Windows Store, but it's just free for some users.

Windows 10 Bits Reportedly Clogging Bandwidths on Some Networks

Recent media reports have been citing bandwidth hits from Windows 10 updates, even when PC upgrades weren't scheduled.

Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 Now Generally Available

The Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 product hit "general availability" release status today, meaning that it's available for commercial deployments.

Microsoft Releases 'First' Windows 10 Cumulative Update

It's been just seven days since Microsoft had its official launch of Windows 10 on July 29, but today the company issued its "first" cumulative update to the new operating system.

Microsoft Sway Released Worldwide to Office 365 Subscribers

Microsoft's Sway presentation and design solution is now generally available worldwide for certain Office 365 subscribers.

Microsoft's Tools for Windows 10 Starting To Arrive

Microsoft today released updates to its latest System Center Configuration Manager products that will enable Windows 10 operating system deployments, but a few Windows 10 tools are still lagging.

Windows 10 Will Bring New Features Every 4 Months

Organizations will face a continuous update process with Windows 10 and IT pros should start setting up test groups now that that new operating system has been released.

Experts Talk Windows 10 and Microsoft's New Service Branch Options

Microsoft released Windows 10 on Wednesday, but some aspects may seem a bit sketchy for organizations considering making the move.

Windows 10 Arrives but Some Business Capabilities Are Lagging

Organizations thinking about deploying the Windows 10 operating system will have to plow through a lot of fine print, as usual, but some business features just aren't available yet.

Microsoft Officially Releases Windows 10

Windows 10, Microsoft's newest (and possibly last) OS release, is now broadly available for download and purchase.

Laplink Issues Free Windows 10 Migration Tool for Consumers

Laplink today announced the availability of a free Windows 10 migration tool for consumers.

Updated Power BI Version Hits General Availability

Microsoft today has released a revamped version of Power BI, Microsoft's cloud-based analytics and data visualization tool.

Oracle's 193-Bug Patch Includes Zero-Day Fix

Oracle this week released its latest quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU) that includes fixes for 193 issues across the company's product line.

Exchange Server 2016 Public Preview Released

Microsoft today released the first public preview of its next Exchange e-mail server version.

Microsoft's Profits Down Due to Nokia and Weak Windows Sales

The last quarter saw Microsoft with a loss in financials due to the write-down it took due to the company's Nokia acquisition and declining Windows sales.

Microsoft Releases Visual Studio 2015 and .NET Framework 4.6

Microsoft on Monday released Visual Studio 2015 and .NET Framework 4.6, the latest entries in the company's developer tools platforms meant for designing apps and services that work across various OSes and cloud-enabled environments.

Gartner Names Microsoft and VMware as Server Virtualization Leaders

Gartner has released its 2015 "Magic Quadrant" for x86 server virtualization infrastructure, which found that Microsoft and VMware are leading the pack in that market.

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