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Microsoft Releases SharePoint Framework Developer Preview

Microsoft today released its first "developer preview" of the SharePoint Framework.

No 'Golden Keys' Released with Windows Secure Boot Slip Up

There were no actual software keys involved when anonymous researchers claimed that Microsoft had leaked so-called "golden keys" to the Windows secure boot protection scheme, according to an industry veteran.

Microsoft Clarifies Windows 10 Peer-to-Peer Update Controls

Organizations have some Group Policy control options over Microsoft's recently described "Delivery Optimization" update service for Windows 10 clients.

Microsoft Bringing Monthly Update Model to Windows 7 and Windows 8.1

Microsoft will be imposing a monthly update servicing model for users of the Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 operating systems, starting in October.

Microsoft Explains Rationale for Azure Stack Hardware Limitation

Microsoft chatted up Azure Stack this week in preparation for its September Ignite conference.

Microsoft Reinstates Skylake Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 Support Policies

Microsoft's truncated support policy for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users of Intel "Skylake" processors has been rolled back.

Microsoft Denies Windows PC Secure Boot Compromise

Anonymous security researchers are claiming that Microsoft has compromised the Windows "secure boot" protection scheme.

Microsoft Offers Tips To Eliminate Code-Based Sandbox Use in SharePoint

Microsoft this week offered some guidance for organizations dealing with the coming demise of code-based sandbox support in SharePoint sites.

Microsoft Bringing 'Delivery Optimization' with Windows 10 Version 1607

Organizations planning to get the Windows 10 "anniversary update" may also experience a somewhat different client update scheme.

RC4 Support in Microsoft Edge and IE Going Away with August Patch

Microsoft announced today that it really is ending RC4 support in its Edge and Internet Explorer 11 browsers.

System Center Configuration Manager Will Require KB3159706 for Windows 10

System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) users could face a somewhat bumpy ride with the arrival of Windows 10 version 1607.

Browsium Releases 4.0 Browser Management Products and New Client

Browsium updated its three Web browser management solutions on Monday and released a new client application that unifies them.

Edge Browser Gets Improvements in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Microsoft is touting its Edge browser improvements with the release this week of the Windows 10 "anniversary update" version 1607 (build 14393.10).

Microsoft Shortens Rollback Period with Windows 10 Update Version 1607

Microsoft has changed the time period associated with operating system rollbacks with Windows 10 version 1607, decreasing it to 10 days.

Microsoft Publishes Enterprise Privacy Policy

Organizations now have new privacy policies to observe when using Microsoft's enterprise products, including Microsoft's servers and online services.

Microsoft Opens HoloLens Development Program to Public

Microsoft's augmented reality hardware HoloLens is moving out of the invite-only stage and giving more of the public an opportunity to develop and test the platform.

GoTo and LogMeIn Merger Eyeing Identity and Telephony Markets

The business collaboration and online meetings markets will get a consolidation of sorts with the merger of Citrix's GoTo products with LogMeIn products, forming a new business entity.

Microsoft Clarifies Windows 10 'Anniversary Update' Servicing and Features

IT pros have lots of new materials to plough through when contemplating Microsoft's newest major Windows 10 update release.

Microsoft Updating Windows To Kill Off Its Journal Application

Microsoft wants its Windows Journal note-taking app gone because it's considered to be a security risk.

Microsoft Pulls Plug on SharePoint Online Managed Code Sandbox

Microsoft announced last Friday that it is pulling support for a capability that lets organizations use a server-based sandbox to run managed code for SharePoint Online sites.

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