Microsoft Invests in AI App Development Startup

Microsoft has made its next move in the AI space by investing in, which specializes in AI-assisted code and app development.

Azure Active Directory Gets 'Converged' Management for Authentication Methods

Microsoft this week announced a few Azure Active Directory improvements.

Microsoft's Secure Boot BlackLotus Patching To Extend into 2024

Microsoft this week offered guidance to address a Secure Boot vulnerability in Windows and Linux systems, but it'll likely be a long-term project for IT pros.

LinkedIn Cutting 716 Employees

The LinkedIn careers site, owned by Microsoft, is laying off 716 employees, per a Monday announcement.

Microsoft Cutting Full-Time Employee Pay Raises

Microsoft told its full-time employees on Wednesday that no raises will be coming this year.

Microsoft 365 Copilot Private Preview Expands with Early Access Program plus New Semantic Index

Microsoft on Tuesday announced a new Microsoft 365 Copilot Early Access Program for testing artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities, plus a new "Semantic Index for Copilot" to facilitate those capabilities.

Microsoft Patches 3 Zero Day Flaws in May Security Update

Microsoft's monthly security update arrived on Tuesday with a lighter-than-usual 38 bulletins to address flaws across the company's line of supported products and services.

Microsoft To Target Insecure Exchange Server E-Mail Connections

IT pros may face deadlines after some recent Exchange team announcements regarding Exchange Online.

Microsoft Commercially Releases Azure Active Directory Certificate-Based Authentication for Mobile Devices

Microsoft this week announced that its Azure Active Directory Certificate-Based Authentication (CBA) scheme for "phishing-resistant" authentications is now commercially released and ready for use with mobile devices.

Report Suggests Microsoft and AMD Collaborating on AI Chip

A Thursday report by Bloomberg stated that Microsoft and AMD are collaborating on an artificial intelligence (AI) chip as an alternative to Nvidia's AI processor market dominance with its graphics processing units (GPUs).

Microsoft Now Lets Orgs Get Windows Client 'Health' Notices via E-Mail

Organizations with E3/E5-types of Microsoft 365 or Windows Enterprise subscriptions can now get notices about issues associated with Windows client updates via e-mail, Microsoft announced on Wednesday.

Microsoft To Switch Outlook Web Links to Its Edge Browser by Default

Microsoft has given advance notice to some organizations using Outlook for Windows of a coming default switch to the Microsoft Edge browser for opened Web links.

Microsoft Introduces Copilot in SharePoint and Other Coming Features

Microsoft on Tuesday announced multiple SharePoint, OneDrive, Stream and Lists improvements to come, along with the debut of "Copilot in SharePoint."


Samsung Bans Employees' Use of ChatGPT

Electronics manufacturer Samsung has communicated to employees not to use AI tools like OpenAI's ChatGPT over privacy and security concerns.

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Microsoft Said To Be Hiring for 'Responsible AI' Efforts

Microsoft on Monday suggested that it will be hiring more talented people for its "responsible AI program."

Microsoft Previews Teams Payments App for Small Businesses

Microsoft on Monday announced a preview of a Teams Payments app for small businesses.

Microsoft Demos Azure OpenAI ChatGPT To Solve Cryptic Error Messages

Microsoft last week demonstrated how Azure OpenAI using the ChatGPT 3.5-Turbo model can help users in organizations figure out cryptic error messages.

Microsoft Offers Clarity on the Last Version of Windows 10

The last version of Windows 10 is the current 22H2 release, Microsoft explained, in a Thursday announcement.

Microsoft Bolstering Sentinel with Workspace Manager and Hunts Previews

Microsoft this week announced some Microsoft Sentinel enhancements that are either available as a public preview release or will be coming soon.

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Microsoft Drops Wait List To Try AI Powered Microsoft Designer

Microsoft on Thursday announced an expanded preview of Microsoft Designer, its generative artificial intelligence design creation application.

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