Microsoft's partners have been busy producing alternative means for verifying user identities without passwords via Windows Hello.
Microsoft announced a licensing change this week that will affect first-time buyers of Azure services, starting next month.
Microsoft this week signaled that its SharePoint Framework for developers is in the final testing phases before general release to production environments.
Microsoft plans to change some of the privacy controls associated with Windows 10, with two main additions coming this spring.
Microsoft is delivering a few noteworthy features in this week's "fast-ring" test release of Windows 10, known as build 15002.
Microsoft has completed its integration of SharePoint Team Sites with Office 365 Groups, and this new feature is expected to reach all SharePoint Online subscribers by the end of this month.
Microsoft has published a "Preferred Practices for Office 365 ProPlus Deployment" guide for IT pros.
Microsoft shed a bit of light on its new Office 365 management improvements late last month.
The year 2017 will bring notable end-of-life milestones for IT shops managing older Microsoft software, such as the 2007 versions of Exchange Server and SharePoint Server.
Microsoft explained this week that the current version 1.2 of the Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) for Windows 10 is just for organizations using Windows 10 build 1607, the "anniversary update."
Microsoft this week announced a preview of a new "OneDrive Admin Center" Web portal for IT pros.
Yahoo this week provided details about another security breach that exposed the data of "more than one billion user accounts."
Microsoft announced plans this week to further ease the use of the Adobe Flash Player in Windows 10.
Microsoft released updates this week for its supported Exchange Server products.
Docker this week released a public beta of Docker for Azure.
Microsoft's "patch Tuesday" release this month contains a fix for an Internet connection problem that reportedly had widespread effects on Windows 10 machines.
Microsoft has dropped its plans to implement a proposed "Enterprise Advantage" contract option that would have given organizations potentially better bulk software purchasing discounts.
Microsoft this week unveiled coming licensing additions that will extend patch support for Windows Server or SQL Server products for six more years.
Microsoft this week described some coming improvements to the Azure management portal.
Microsoft announced a partnership with Qualcomm this week at its WinHEC event in Shenzhen, China.