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Microsoft Offers Free Skype Meetings and Releases New Mac Client Preview

Microsoft this week made a couple of Skype announcements, including improvements to a Skype for Business Mac client that's at the private preview stage, as well as a new free Skype Meetings offering.

Microsoft COO Kevin Turner Announces Departure

Microsoft's COO Kevin Turner announced that he will be leaving the company at the end of July to helm Citadel Securities as CEO and will be vice chairman of Citadel LLC.

Microsoft Changing Virtualization Tools Support Policy for Windows 10 Pro Users

Microsoft this week announced a coming change to its support for two virtualization tools, but it just applies to Windows 10 Pro edition users.

Microsoft To Offer Secure Productive Enterprise Licensing Later This Year

Microsoft today unveiled a new upper-tier software licensing offering for organizations that will be arriving this year, approximately in Q4.

Microsoft Offers More Advice on Group Policy Patch Problems

Microsoft this week offered yet another explanation about how its June security patch can break Group Policy Object (GPO) settings for organizations and how to address the changes.

Microsoft Aims To Ease Purchasing With New 'Enterprise Advantage' Licensing Option

Microsoft today unveiled a new option that will expand upon its current Microsoft Products and Services Agreement (MPSA) program.

Microsoft Turns on Office 365 June Improvements

Microsoft is turning on new capabilities this month for its Office 365 subscribers.

Microsoft Broadens Azure Active Directory Role-Based Controls for IT Pros

Microsoft has added greater flexibility to its role-based access controls for IT pros using the Azure Active Directory service.

Microsoft Redesigning Deceptive Windows 10 Update 'Nagware' App

Microsoft is promising to roll out a modified Get Windows 10 (GWX) application this week that will be "clearer" in terms of the user's experience.

Plaintiff Tells Why She Sued Microsoft After Windows 10 Upgrade

Microsoft has lost a California lawsuit charging that an unauthorized Windows 10 upgrade disrupted a business, and the plaintiff today explained her case.

System Center Configuration Manager Tech Preview 1606 Available

Microsoft this month released System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) Technical Preview 1606.

Microsoft Previews Azure Active Directory Conditional Access for Exchange and SharePoint Online

Microsoft today announced Azure Active Directory Conditional Access support for Exchange Online and SharePoint Online services, which is now at the preview stage.

Microsoft Planning To Launch Azure Information Protection Service This Year

Microsoft unveiled a new information protection service that will get commercially released sometime later this year.

Microsoft Explains Group Policy Changes Caused by June Security Patch

Microsoft's Directory Services team has now published a more thorough explanation about how a June security patch, MS16-072, will change Group Policy functionality for organizations.

Microsoft Releases SharePoint iOS Mobile App

Microsoft today released its SharePoint mobile application for Apple iOS devices.

Microsoft Flow iOS Mobile App Released

Microsoft this week released a mobile iOS application designed to track workflows that are created with the Microsoft Flow mashup service.

Exchange Server Cumulative Updates Unlock .NET Framework 4.6.1

Microsoft released cumulative updates for Exchange Server 2016 and Exchange Server 2013 this week, clearing the way for .NET Framework 4.6.1 use by organizations.

Microsoft Claims PC Power Savings with Edge Browser

Microsoft claimed today that its Edge browser beats out rivals in terms of energy efficiency.

Microsoft Releases Office 365 Update 1602 Deferred Channel

Microsoft this month released Office 365 update 1602 "deferred channel," which includes new features for Office applications, as well as security updates.

Microsoft Buys Wand To Bolster Bing Chat Bot Efforts

Microsoft announced today that it bought startup company Wand Labs Inc.

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