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Microsoft Dublin Datacenter Case Getting Supreme Court Review

The U.S. Supreme Court today ordered a review of an appellate court's ruling in favor of Microsoft in a search-warrant case involving Microsoft's cloud services.

Major Security Flaw in Wireless Protocol WPA2 Disclosed

Security researchers on Monday revealed a major flaw in the widely used wireless network protocol WPA2.

Windows 10 Found To Violate Dutch Privacy Law

A Dutch regulatory authority has found that Microsoft's privacy measures in the Home and Pro editions of the Windows 10 "anniversary update" and the "creators update" operating system editions are violating the country's privacy law.

Windows 10 'Fall Creators Update' Bringing Console Improvements

Microsoft will be delivering major Windows and Linux Console changes with the arrival of the Windows 10 "fall creators update" next week.

Some WSUS Users Get Unbootable PCs After Microsoft Goof

Organizations using Microsoft's Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) tool to control Windows client updates may have ended up with dead PCs this week after a Microsoft release mistake.

Microsoft Clarifies Windows 10 Dual-Scan Behavior for System Center Configuration Manager Users

Microsoft this week explained a bit more about the effects of using System Center Configuration Manager with Windows Update for Business deferral policies.

Microsoft Improving Windows 10 Log File Access with Fall Creators Update

Microsoft will make it a little easier to read update log files with the release of the Windows 10 "fall creators update" (version 1709).

Microsoft Exec Hints at the Death of Windows Mobile

Microsoft exec Joe Belfiore on Sunday sent a tweet that signaled the end for Windows 10 Mobile.

Microsoft Previews Azure Active Directory Access Control Features

Microsoft is highlighting three Azure Active Directory previews for controlling user access to network resources.

Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 4

Microsoft today announced that the final service pack for SQL Server 2012 is now available for download.

Microsoft Branching Out with Advanced Threat Protection Services

Microsoft's progress with its Advanced Threat Protection services seemed to be a unifying theme at Ignite.

Microsoft Previewing Edge Browser Apps for iPhone and Android Smartphones

The Microsoft Edge browser is coming in preview form to iOS- and Android-based devices, according to a Microsoft announcement today.

Microsoft Announces 'Azure Data Box' for Large Data Transfers

Microsoft is developing an appliance to physically transfer large volumes of data from customer environments to its cloud.

SharePoint Server 2019 Expected To Have InfoPath, PowerApps and Sync Client Support

Microsoft hasn't said much about SharePoint Server 2019, except that a preview is expected to arrive in mid-2018.

Microsoft Touts New Windows 10 Deployment Approach

Microsoft's Windows 10 deployment direction dispenses with the traditional imaging process and instead relies on Azure Active Directory domain joins, mobile device management (MDM) and self-provisioning by end users.

Microsoft To Deliver Monthly Feature Updates to SQL Server 2017

Microsoft announced this week that a faster update release pace will be coming to its newly announced SQL Server 2017 product.

Microsoft Cloud App Security Getting Conditional Access Protections

Microsoft Cloud App Security will get a new capability that adds conditional access protections to software-as-a-service applications.

System Center Configuration Manager and Microsoft Intune To Get 'Comanagement'

Microsoft introduced a new "comanagement" capability this week for use with its System Center Configuration Manager and Microsoft Intune client management products.

Microsoft Joins the Open Source Initiative

Microsoft this week announced that the company has joined the Open Source Initiative (OSI).

Additional Microsoft 365 Options Coming Next Week

Starting in October, Microsoft 365 will cover a larger swath of customers with extended licensing options.

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