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New Azure Releases by Microsoft Include Active Directory Enhancements

Microsoft released multiple Azure products and previews yesterday, with lots of Active Directory improvements.

Microsoft Fixes Update Rollup 8 for Exchange Server 2010 SP3

Microsoft today indicated that it has rereleased Update Rollup 8 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 3, correcting a flaw.

Microsoft Buys Mobile App Analytics Company HockeyApp

Microsoft has acquired HockeyApp, a provider of mobile app crash analytic services for software developers.

Microsoft To Showcase Windows 10 for Consumers on January 21

Microsoft will disclose some of its plans for enhancing the consumer experience of Windows 10 on January 21.

Microsoft Pulls Exchange Server 2010 SP3 Update

Microsoft released a number of Exchange Server updates on Tuesday, but its Update Rollup 8 release for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 3 has now been suspended.

Microsoft Intune December Update Adding Mobile Management Perks

Microsoft is delivering updates to its Intune device management solution this week that promise to deliver new mobile capabilities.

Microsoft Said To Be Dropping SharePoint Online 'Public Sites' Feature

Microsoft may be planning to drop another SharePoint Online feature.

Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack 2014 R2 Released

The Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2014 R2 suite of tools for enterprise software management can now be downloaded.

Microsoft and Accenture Partner on Hybrid Azure Cloud

Microsoft and Accenture announced a collaboration agreement on Monday that aims to promote and support enterprise cloud use.

Windows 10 'Best Enterprise Release' Arriving Fall 2015

Microsoft plans to release Windows 10 by "late summer" or "early fall" 2015.

Microsoft Enables Lync-to-Skype Video Calling

Microsoft has enabled video calling capability between Lync and Skype.

Barnes & Noble and Microsoft To End Investment Deal

Barnes & Noble gave notice today that its deal with Microsoft will be coming to an end.

Microsoft To Roll Out Azure RemoteApp Service Next Week

Microsoft plans to roll out its Azure RemoteApp service next week and it has announced the pricing for the service today.

Next Windows 10 Preview Release Coming January 2015

Windows 10's next iteration will be a "January technical preview" release that's expected to appear sometime next month, according to a press report.

IT Worker Pay To Rise 3 Percent Next Year

U.S. IT worker salaries likely will trend upward next year, according to recent analysis by Computer Economics.

Microsoft's Windows Phone Market Share Declined in 2014

Microsoft is set to end 2014 with a smaller share of the smartphone market than it did at the end of 2013, according to a data released by market analysis firm IDC on Monday.

Microsoft Buys Mobile E-Mail Startup Acompli

Microsoft today announced that it bought mobile e-mail app provider Acompli.

Microsoft Increases Support Costs for IT Pros

Microsoft quietly raised the price of its Professional Support services for its U.S. software customers to $499 per incident.

Windows 10 Management Options Coming With New Windows Store

Microsoft plans to add Windows Store management capabilities for organizations using Windows 10 apps "in the coming months."

Microsoft Offers Explanation for Its Azure Outages

Microsoft has published an explanation for its widespread Azure outages that lasted up to 11 hours on Tuesday.

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