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Project Olympus Hyperscale Server Products Starting To Roll Out

The Project Olympus specification is now complete and being used in product designs by hardware vendors, Microsoft announced today.

Surface Pro LTE Advanced Laptop Shipping in December

Microsoft's coming Surface Pro laptop with Long Term Evolution (LTE) Advanced connectivity will ship in "December 2017," the company announced today.

Skype Room Systems Products Starting To Sprout

Microsoft this week announced progress with Skype Room Systems (SRS) products built by its hardware partners.

Certified Skype for Business Phones Expected To Work with Microsoft Teams

Microsoft this week gave assurances that phones certified to work with its Skype for Business Online service will continue to work when capabilities get transitioned over to the Microsoft Teams service.

Western Digital Unveils World's Largest Capacity HDD

Using MAMR technology, the high-capacity hard drive disks will be perfectly suited for enterprise datacenters.

Microsoft Ends Kinect Camera Products

Microsoft is no longer manufacturing Kinect cameras, according to a press account today, citing Microsoft officials.

Major Security Flaw in Wireless Protocol WPA2 Disclosed

Security researchers on Monday revealed a major flaw in the widely used wireless network protocol WPA2.

Microsoft Announces 'Azure Data Box' for Large Data Transfers

Microsoft is developing an appliance to physically transfer large volumes of data from customer environments to its cloud.

Microsoft Announces Windows 10 S Hardware Aimed at 'Firstline Workers'

Microsoft announced on Tuesday a new line of Windows 10 S devices that are low cost and secure for employees in positions where they are the first contact to the public.

Microsoft Extends Free Upgrade Offer for Windows 10 S Users

Microsoft has extended its free upgrade offer from Windows 10 S to Windows 10 Pro until March 31, 2018 for Surface Laptop users.

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Arriving Next Month with Support for Next-Gen PCs and Mixed Reality Headsets

Microsoft plans to release the Windows 10 "fall creators update" on Oct. 17.

Microsoft Sees a Future for SATADOM Boot Drives in Windows Server 2016

Microsoft today announced plans to support the use of SATADOM boot drives with future Windows Server 2016 update releases, although an initial testing phase is still required.

Google Targets Businesses with Chrome Enterprise Offering and VMware Management Partnership

Google this week announced a new Chrome Enterprise license, its latest effort to bring the Chrome OS operating system and Chromebook laptops into the business world.

Samsung's DeX Station Review: A Viable PC Replacement?

The new Samsung Galaxy S8 Android-based Citrix Receiver is the closest thing yet to a phone that can stand in for your PC.

Microsoft Kicks Off U.S. Surface Lease Programs

Microsoft announced two Surface computer leasing plans on Tuesday, one for small and medium businesses, and another for students.

Is the Post-PC Phone Here?

The Samsung Android-based Galaxy S8 smartphone is available with a new peripheral that will let it function like a virtual Windows desktop running Office 365 natively.

Q&A: Microsoft Program Aims To Ease Windows Server 2016 Software-Defined Complexities

A senior product manager on Microsoft's Windows Server engineering team tells how the Windows Server Software Defined program works.

Microsoft Embraces Intel Xeon Scalable Processors for Project Olympus

Intel announced the general availability of its Xeon Scalable processors, which Microsoft sees as "a cornerstone" for Project Olympus.

The Once-Mighty PC's Diminished Status in Today's Mobile Era

Smartphones have gone from a curiosity to a luxury and are now a necessity.

The Verdict Is In on Windows 10 S

Thankfully, it looks like Microsoft has an out for those who want the full-fledged Windows 10 on their Surface Laptop.

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