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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.

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 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.

Microsoft Misses Financial Estimates for Q3

On Thursday, Microsoft said it expects a higher effective tax rate from licensing shifts and revenue deferrals, along with lower-than-expected earnings per share (EPS), during its quarterly earnings report.

Microsoft Rolls Out Free Cloud Support and Educational Resources for IT Pros

Microsoft today announced free new educational resources for IT pros who may be coming to grips with Microsoft's cloud-centric shift.

Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2016 RC3

In a blog posted on Friday, Microsoft announced that the final release candidate for SQL Server 2016 is now available.

Microsoft Expands Skype Bot Client Support

Microsoft is continuing to issue consumer Skype bot client previews, adding new Mac and Web client support this week.

Azure Container Service Goes Live with Mesosphere DC/OS Integration

Today Microsoft announced the commercial availability of its Azure Container Service, while its partner Mesosphere announced the launch of a new open source DC/OS project.

Microsoft Indicates Demise for Older Active Directory Sync Tools

Microsoft gave notice on its older Active Directory synchronization tools, giving IT pros almost a year to move to its newer Azure Active Directory Connect tool.

Microsoft Previews Skype Calls Using Edge Without Plug-Ins

Microsoft is previewing Skype voice and video communications using its Edge browser without the use of browser plug-ins.

Office 365 Poll Shows Wide Adoption Despite Some Challenges

The popularity of Office 365 applications and services among organizations remains high, according to new survey results.

Exchange Server 2007 Losing Support Next Year

Microsoft gave notice this week that Exchange Server 2007 will be falling out of support in less than a year.

OneDrive for Business Getting Enhancements This Year

Microsoft announced some OneDrive for Business improvements coming this week and later this year.

Edge Browser's Windows Hello Use Outlined by Microsoft

Microsoft explained a bit more this week how its Edge Web browser will enable access without passwords.

SQL Server 2005 Product Support Has Expired

Microsoft signaled the end of support today for its SQL Server 2005 product.

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