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Users of Azure Site Caching Service Get HTTPS Custom Domain Support

Verizon, an Azure Content Delivery Network (CDN) service partner with Microsoft, now provides HTTPS support for custom domains, Microsoft announced this week.

Microsoft Planning Added Character Support for SharePoint Online File Names

Microsoft gave notice to developer partners working with SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business services that it is beginning efforts to phase in file-name support for the # and % characters in its application programming interface (API).

Microsoft Kicks Off Legal Indemnity Program for Azure Users

Microsoft today initiated a new program that promises legal indemnification protections against intellectual property (IP) claims for organizations using Microsoft Azure services.

Microsoft Flow Getting Workflow Ownership Controls and Gmail Support

Microsoft this week announced of a few new capabilities for Microsoft Flow, its workflow automation tool.

Microsoft Previews Azure Active Directory Policy Server Extension

Microsoft announced a public preview today of a new Azure Active Directory capability that could simplify identity and access networking issues for some organizations.

US-CERT Gives Notice of SMB Security Flaw in Windows Systems

The U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) published a vulnerability warning this week about a zero-day security exploit involving the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol in Windows systems.

Mobile Outlook iOS Users Get Add-In Apps

Microsoft announced today that new add-in applications are available for Apple iOS users of Microsoft's Mobile Outlook e-mail client.

Azure Active Directory Tenant Restrictions Now Available

Microsoft added a couple of new Azure Active Directory capabilities this week, including a new control capability that's available commercially.

Microsoft Touts Edge Browser Improvements in Windows 10 Creators Update

The Microsoft Edge browser will get some improvements with the Windows 10 "creators update."

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.

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