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Microsoft Announces Education AI Enhancements

Microsoft on Thursday unveiled a handful of AI initiatives aimed at educators and students, including new and enhanced features in Microsoft Copilot and Microsoft Loop.

Microsoft Previews Copilots for Viva Engage and Power BI

Microsoft this week released new Copilot generative artificial intelligence previews, this time for Viva Engage and for Power BI.

Microsoft Launches Copilot Pro for $20 a Month

Microsoft on Monday announced the availability of a new paid version of its AI companion: Copilot Pro.

Microsoft Expands Free Azure AI for Startups Program

Microsoft announced on Thursday that it has expanded its free Azure artificial intelligence resource program for startup developer companies.

Microsoft Hints at Security Copilot Integration in 2024

Microsoft suggested that artificial intelligence will aid attackers, and so defenders will need AI tools, too, per a Wednesday announcement.

Microsoft Releases 49 Fixes for First Patch Tuesday of 2024

Microsoft is kicking off 2024 just how it ended the previous year – with a smaller-than-usual monthly cumulative security update.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Buying Juniper Networks for About $14B

Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced the acquisition of Juniper Networks on Tuesday for about $14 billion in equity.

Public Citizen Calls for Investigation of OpenAI's Nonprofit Status

The nonprofit consumer-advocate organization Public Citizen has asked California's attorney general to investigate OpenAI's nonprofit status, per a Tuesday announcement.

Dead or Expiring Microsoft Server Products for 2024

IT pros may need to roll up their sleeves and exercise their upgrade skills soon, as some Microsoft server products will be reaching their "end of support" phases this year.

Microsoft Introduces Copilot Keyboard Key, AI Mobile Apps

Microsoft is making its first major change to the standard Windows keyboard since the 1990s with the introduction of the "Copilot Key."

Microsoft To Preview Copilot in Viva Glint This Month

Microsoft is kicking off a private preview of Copilot generative artificial intelligence within the Viva Glint employee survey app, starting this month, per an announcement.

Microsoft Disables App Installer Feature Amid Security Concerns

Microsoft on Thursday took steps to safeguard users by disabling the App Installer feature in Windows 10, following the discovery that threat actors were exploiting it to spread malware.

Report: Microsoft Named 'Leader' in AI Governance

In a recent research report by IDC, Microsoft was the only cloud giant to be labeled a "Leader" in the AI governance space.

Microsoft Highlights Certificate-Based Authentication and FIDO2 Security Advances

Microsoft cited progress on enabling phishing-resistant authentications for organizations, in a Friday announcement.

OneDrive App for Teams Now Available in New Microsoft Teams

Microsoft this month activated the OneDrive App for Teams for users of the "new Microsoft Teams," per a Thursday announcement.

Microsoft Releases Phi-2 Small Language Model

Microsoft this week has made available the latest version of its suite of small language models (SLM), Phi-2, in the Azure AI Studio model catalog.

Microsoft To Add New Single Sign-In Option for EU Windows Users

Windows 10 and Windows 11 users in the European Economic Area will be getting a new single sign-in notice, starting in January.

Microsoft Rolling Out Copilot for Academic Licensees in Early 2024

Microsoft described the 2024 availability of two Copilot products for its Academic licensees in a Thursday announcement.

Post-VMware Buy, Broadcom Kills Perpetual Licenses in Favor of Subscriptions

Broadcom is discontinuing sales of perpetual licenses for over a dozen VMware products, the company announced this week.

Microsoft Finishes 2023 with 34 Security Fixes

Microsoft's final security update of the year has arrived, packed with 34 vulnerability fixes for a range of issues from remote code execution (RCE) bugs to information disclosure and denial of service vulnerabilities.

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