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Microsoft's Shielded VMs Designed To Add Security Against Rogue Admins

Microsoft this week talked more about its Shielded Virtual Machines datacenter security technology.

Microsoft Adds Windows Update to Server Management Tools

Microsoft has added Windows Update to its emerging Server Management Tools, which are currently available at the preview stage.

Office 365 Improvements Include Outlook Troubleshooting Tool

Microsoft described Outlook improvements this week, along with other Office 365 news.

Group Policy Can't Be Used To Manage Nano Server

Microsoft's emerging Nano Server deployment option can't be managed using Group Policy controls, the company noted this week, in an announcement.

Microsoft Expands Azure Active Directory Domain Services Preview

Microsoft has bolstered its Azure Active Directory Domain Services offering, which is currently at the preview stage.

Office Online Server Now Available for MSDN Subscribers

Microsoft today released Office Online Server to its MSDN subscribers.

Windows 10 Upgrade Offer and GWX 'Nagware' To End After July 29

Microsoft sent a message to Windows 10 upgrade holdouts this week that its free upgrade offer will be ending on July 29.

Microsoft Issues Fix for WSUS Update Problem

Microsoft has announced a fix today for its flawed update, known as "KB3148812".

Windows 10 Pro Edition Loses Group Policy Store-Blocking Capability

Microsoft has limited the ability of IT pros to control Windows Store access with the Windows 10 Pro edition, according to a report.

Microsoft Releases SharePoint Server 2016 and Highlights Office 365 Integration Vision

SharePoint Server 2016 and Office Online Server have reached "general availability" status as of May 4.

Microsoft Edge and IE To Stop Trusting SHA-1 Certificates This Summer

Microsoft's Internet browsers will stop trusting Web sites using SHA-1 certificates for security, starting this summer.

Microsoft's SQL Server 2016 To Be Released June 1

Microsoft today announced that its next SQL Server version will hit general availability status on June 1.

PowerApps and Microsoft Flow Previews Released

Microsoft announced a public preview of its PowerApps developer tools solutions today, plus a new Microsoft Flow component.

Microsoft Moving Intune Health Dashboard into Office 365 Portal

Microsoft plans to move its Intune Service Health mobile management dashboard into its Office 365 management portal.

Microsoft Intune Gets Additional Mobile Client Management Capabilities

Microsoft announced some mobile application management progress this week for its Intune service.

Microsoft Issues New Previews of Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016

Microsoft today announced that Technical Preview 5 for both Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 can now be downloaded and tested.

Yammer External Groups Feature Now Available

Microsoft today turned on a new "external groups" collaboration feature in its Yammer enterprise social networking service.

Microsoft Unveils Skype for Business for Mac Preview and Office 2016 Perks

An initial preview of Microsoft's emerging Skype for Business for Mac client is available today, but it's just for invite-only IT pro testers.

Microsoft Warns WSUS Users About Flawed KB3148812 Update

Microsoft is advising organizations running Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) to defer installing its update KB3148812, which was released earlier this week.

Microsoft and Google Agree To Withdraw Regulatory Complaints

Microsoft and Google are said to be burying the hatchet when it comes to filing legal complaints against each other via government regulatory agencies.

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