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Microsoft Teams Said To Be on Track for Q1 Rollout

Microsoft this week touted its Microsoft Teams chat service, even though it's still just available at the beta-test stage.

Focused Inbox E-Mail Sorting Feature Delayed for Some Outlook Users

Microsoft has provided updated information about its Focused Inbox feature for Outlook e-mail clients.

Microsoft Beats Quarterly Revenue Expectations

Microsoft reported better-than-expected revenues and earnings-per-share (EPS) for the second financial quarter, which ended on Dec. 31.

Microsoft Announces Office 365 E-Discovery Changes, Plus New WebParts and Yammer Capabilities

Microsoft used its Microsoft Tech Community forums this week to announce Office 365 product changes and additions.

Microsoft Adds New Features to Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection

Microsoft announced that a couple of new features have been added to its Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection e-mail security service.

Microsoft Cites January Improvements to Office 365

Microsoft announced a few new enhancements for Office 365 subscribers available this month.

Microsoft Goes Live with OneDrive for Business Improvements

Microsoft announced today that it has released new OneDrive for Business improvements for its commercial Office 365 subscribers, including file synchronization and management enhancements.

Windows 10 Creators Update To Get New Security Center

Microsoft plans to add a new Security Center feature when the Windows 10 "Creators Update" operating system rolls out.

Microsoft Power BI Gets Azure Active Directory Reports

A new Microsoft Power BI capability is available today that adds enhanced Azure Active Directory reporting capabilities for organizations.

Windows Management Framework 5.1 Now Available

Microsoft announced the commercial release of Windows Management Framework 5.1 this week, which delivers the latest PowerShell 5.0 improvements.

Windows 10 Version 1507 To Lose Support in March

Microsoft issued two Windows 10 announcements today for IT pros tasked with updating and deploying the operating system.

SharePoint Online Users Getting Network Conditional Access Protection

Microsoft will issue a preview of a new conditional access capability for organizations using SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business, starting on Friday.

Webhooks Now Available for SharePoint Online Developers

Microsoft this week announced that a webhooks developer capability for SharePoint Online is now ready for commercial use by developers.

Windows Update for Business Could Thwart Client Management Controls

Microsoft recently explained some nuances about its Windows 10 update services that could be frustrating for IT pros.

Microsoft Buys Simplygon To Gain 3D Optimization Technologies

Microsoft today announced the acquisition of Simplygon, a Swedish maker of three-dimensional (3D) solutions used in games graphics engines and virtual reality applications.

Microsoft To Separate IE Patches from Security-Only Updates Next Month

Microsoft today announced a couple of changes on how it plans to deliver Windows security updates for organizations.

Microsoft Replacing Old Security Bulletins Portal Next Month

Microsoft's venerable "Security Bulletins" portal, which lists monthly software patch releases, will get replaced next month as Microsoft goes live with its new "Security Updates Guide" portal.

Microsoft Goes Live with Office 365 StaffHub Scheduling Service

Microsoft today started offering its Office 365 StaffHub service worldwide.

Microsoft Highlights Windows Hello Companion Device Progress

Microsoft's partners have been busy producing alternative means for verifying user identities without passwords via Windows Hello.

Microsoft To Direct First-Time Azure Buyers to Partners

Microsoft announced a licensing change this week that will affect first-time buyers of Azure services, starting next month.

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