E-mails exposed on Wednesday by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) indicated that Microsoft was actively trying to sell biometric and facial recognition technology to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) over the past two years.
Microsoft this week announced some minor name changes to its Windows 10 update process and its test releases, and it rolled out a new baseline tool for IT pros to help with Windows 10 Group Policy settings.
Microsoft and the SAS Institute Inc. are expanding their partnership, with Microsoft Azure serving as SAS' preferred cloud service provider, according to a Monday announcement.
Microsoft announced a couple of notable Excel features this month for people who keep track of financial matters.
Microsoft's announcement that it will condition the sale of facial recognition technology to U.S. police departments based on human rights got a reaction from the Trump administration.
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Microsoft this week announced a few milestones for its Azure Files cloud-based file share service.
Microsoft this week announced a preview of nested virtualization on Windows 10 machines using AMD processors.
Some optional Windows Server security implementations will become mandatory for Microsoft's hardware partners to include in their products, starting in January.
Microsoft this week announced the arrival of a new Community Hub feature in Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager.
Microsoft this week provided an update on its years-long efforts to foster a decentralized identity approach to user authentications.
Microsoft on Tuesday released a total of 129 security patches, with 11 rated "Critical" and 118 deemed "Important" in severity.
Functional proof-of-concept code for a Server Message Block 3.1.1 vulnerability in newer Windows systems has been published, the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency warned on Friday.
Microsoft this week reminded IT pros that PC connections through virtual private networks can sometimes lead to time synchronization issues, possibly causing reduced functionality for end users.
Microsoft this week announced that it is working on a more simplified way for an organization to leverage local end user Internet connections when accessing Microsoft Stream and Microsoft 365 Live Events video feeds.
Microsoft this week announced that it had released Host Integration Server 2020, which lets Microsoft technologies talk with IBM mainframe solutions.
Microsoft this week announced a few May updates for SharePoint Online tenancies.
Microsoft this week indicated in an announcement that the MSIX App Attach capability in the Windows Virtual Desktop service can now be tried via a preview of the Windows 10 Enterprise Multisession operating system.
Microsoft announced on Friday that that ability to use the "authentication session management capabilities" of the Azure Active Directory Conditional Access service is now at the "generally available" commercial-release stage.
Microsoft this week announced that the ability to automatically classify documents using Microsoft Information Protection's sensitivity labels feature is now commercially released.
Microsoft described product milestones this week for two of its SharePoint migration tools.