Microsoft confirmed in a Sunday announcement that it is engaged in negotiating with Beijing-based ByteDance to buy some of its TikTok consumer social media service holdings.
Microsoft on Friday announced plans to pull back on some of Cortana's capabilities for U.S. consumers, while also promoting it as more of a personal digital assistant for Microsoft 365 business users.
Microsoft announced this week that it's possible to use the Azure Active Directory Application Proxy service with Remote Desktop Services (RDS)-based Web clients to add additional security for remote connections.
Microsoft on Wednesday issued Security Advisory ADV200011 concerning a security bypass vulnerability for the Secure Boot protection scheme in machines using the Grand Unified Boot Loader (GRUB).
Microsoft on Tuesday announced the rollout of Tasks in Teams on desktop clients for "a small group of users" with Microsoft 365 subscriptions.
Microsoft announced last week that its Lists applications are starting to arrive as early as this month for "Microsoft 365 business customers worldwide."
The Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) service now has Azure Portal integration, plus Audio/Video (A/V) Redirect support for Microsoft Teams client sessions, Microsoft announced on Monday.
Microsoft last week described the addition of two monthly subscription-based options for organizations using Microsoft Teams Rooms videoconferencing devices, and it described a few management portal updates.
Microsoft this week had lots to say about Microsoft Teams, which is getting "native" integration with Microsoft Power Platform tools, starting in preview form as early as next month, according to a July 21 announcement.
Microsoft this week announced some policy enhancements to the Insider Risk Management service for Microsoft 365 that soon will be arriving at the preview level.
Microsoft this week announced a preview of Double Key Encryption for data created with Microsoft 365 applications.
Microsoft announced on Tuesday that a preview of its new Endpoint Data Loss Prevention (DLP) service is getting distributed to Microsoft 365 E5/A5 subscribers.
Microsoft announced a preview this week of a revamped Azure Stack HCI product that runs its own operating system, known as "version 20H2."
Microsoft on Tuesday announced a public preview of Universal Print for Microsoft 365 subscribers.
Microsoft announced on Monday that the "new" Yammer Conversations Web Part for companywide chats is now available to SharePoint Online tenancies at the "general availability" commercial-release stage.
Microsoft has a "Cloud PC" effort under works that apparently will be somewhat different from existing Microsoft services, such as the Windows Virtual Desktop virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) service.
Microsoft's plans to put an early end to workflows for SharePoint 2010 Online, announced earlier this month, have elicited multiple complaints from IT pros, a petition to postpone the deprecation and a little bit of help.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on Thursday announced the release of an emergency directive on patching a Windows Server Domain Name System (DNS) vulnerability (CVE-2020-1350).
Microsoft and Citrix this week outlined the current direction of their longtime collaborative partnership efforts.
Microsoft on Tuesday released July security patches, addressing a total of 123 common vulnerabilities and exposures.