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SharePoint Online Character Support Coming This Year

Microsoft is planning to activate the use of two additional characters this year in file and folder names for its SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business applications.

Microsoft Online Services Agreements Now Restricted to One-Year Terms

Organization now can only establish Microsoft Products and Services Agreements (MPSA) for a one-year term.

Office 365 Groups Now Has Retention, Label and Restore Controls

Microsoft today announced three new tools for IT pros managing Office 365 Groups.

Microsoft Outlines Privacy Changes in Windows 10 Creators Update

Microsoft today described some new privacy options that will be appearing in the Windows 10 "creators update."

Microsoft Promising To Enhance Windows Server 2016 Remote Management

Microsoft claims to be working on a new remote management option for Windows Server 2016 users.

Microsoft Releases Office 365 Threat Intelligence and Data Governance Services

Two Microsoft Office 365 security products were commercially released today, including the Threat Intelligence service and the Advanced Data Governance solution.

Windows No Longer Most Popular OS Among Internet Users

According to a report released by StatCounter, Android has taken the top spot from Windows as the most popular OS in terms of global Internet usage across desktop, laptop, tablet and mobile platforms.

Microsoft Ending Access Services for SharePoint Online

Microsoft plans to end Access Services for SharePoint Online, starting in June.

Microsoft Adds Office 365 Capabilities and Management Tools

Microsoft added some Office 365 capabilities this month, including administrative tools for IT pros and a preview of Microsoft Graph reporting APIs.

Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update Available on April 25

The Windows 10 Mobile "creators update" operating system will be arriving for Windows Phone devices, starting on April 25, Microsoft announced today.

Windows 10 Creators Update Current Branch Arriving April 11

Microsoft plans to start delivering its new Windows 10 "creators update" globally, starting on April 11, according to an announcement.

Dell Adding Quad-Core Processors to Thin Client

Dell this week announced that it is refreshing its Wyse thin client line aimed at virtual workspace environments with quad-core processors.

Skype for Business Online Adds Cloud PBX Features

The Skype for Business service is getting a few new feature additions, Microsoft announced this week.

Microsoft Intune Now Integrated with Skycure Mobile Threat Analytics

The Microsoft Intune mobile management service now works with Skycure's mobile device protection service, Microsoft announced this week.

Microsoft Releases System Center Configuration Manager 1702

Microsoft this week announced the availability of version 1702 of System Center Configuration Manager.

Office 365 Outlook Users Hit With Log-In Problems

Users of Office 365 services experienced connection problems late Friday afternoon, with outages seemingly concentrated in the western U.S. states.

Microsoft Deprecating Exchange 2016 Edge Role on Windows Server 2016

Microsoft announced this week that it has changed its support policy for the Edge role on Exchange Server 2016, but only when it's used on Windows Server 2016.

Microsoft Releases Reporting Module for PowerShell Desired State Configuration

Microsoft announced the availability of a new Windows PowerShell module this week that adds reporting capabilities for Windows operating systems maintained using Desired State Configuration (DSC).

Microsoft Fixes OneDrive for Business Linux Problem

Microsoft has fixed an issue that slowed access to OneDrive and OneDrive for Business for Linux users, but not for Windows users.

Azure Active Directory Preview of Ping Identity Solution Arriving This Week

Microsoft is planning to preview its collaborative work with Ping Identity this week, providing organizations with a more streamlined way to get single sign-on access to header-based Web applications.

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