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New IE and Edge Browser Controls Coming This Summer

Microsoft is planning some Group Policy enhancements for organizations using both the Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge browsers.

Microsoft Expands Azure Active Directory Domain Services Preview

Microsoft has bolstered its Azure Active Directory Domain Services offering, which is currently at the preview stage.

Microsoft Edge and IE To Stop Trusting SHA-1 Certificates This Summer

Microsoft's Internet browsers will stop trusting Web sites using SHA-1 certificates for security, starting this summer.

Remove QuickTime from Windows Immediately To Avoid New Security Threats

Administrators and users should uninstall QuickTime from all Windows-based systems following the discovery of two vulnerabilities in the software that Apple has stopped supporting.

Microsoft Previews Skype Calls Using Edge Without Plug-Ins

Microsoft is previewing Skype voice and video communications using its Edge browser without the use of browser plug-ins.

Edge Browser's Windows Hello Use Outlined by Microsoft

Microsoft explained a bit more this week how its Edge Web browser will enable access without passwords.

Microsoft Previews Flash Pause Capability in Edge Browser

Microsoft inched away from Adobe Flash this week with a new "auto-pause" capability that's available in preview with the Microsoft Edge browser.

Microsoft Cites Progress for its Edge Web Browser

Microsoft gave a progress report this week on its relatively new Edge browser.

Microsoft Releases Azure Service Fabric for Scalable Apps

Microsoft had more developer news on Day 2 of its Build event, this time mostly focused on its Azure cloud computing resources.

Backdoor Encryption Battle Takes Center Stage

Concerns about restrictions on encryption took center stage at the annual RSA Conference where experts and government officials discussed the precedent that Apple's legal battle with the FBI could set.

Microsoft Previews Extensions for Its Edge Browser

Microsoft unveiled a new extensions capability for its Edge Web browser this week, but it's just available for limited testing.

Microsoft Ending RC4 Support in Edge and IE Next Month

Microsoft will pull the plug on support for the RC4 cipher used with its Edge and Internet Explorer 11 browsers, starting next month.

W3C Using FIDO To Improve Password-Based Web Security

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) announced this week that it has formed a new Web Authentication Working Group to improve Web access security.

Are Apps Really the Death of the Web?

While apps have grown in popularity, especially for mobile users, don't expect to see the end of the Web as we know it any time soon.

Office 365 and Edge: What is Microsoft's End Game?

Here's a speculative look on how Microsoft's new browser plays into its Office 365 strategy.

Microsoft Recommends IE 11 Upgrades To Meet Its Browser End of Life Deadline

Microsoft is recommending that its older Internet Explorer browsers be upgraded to IE 11 first before "uninstalling" them to meet the Jan. 12 end-of-support deadline.

Some IE Users Getting Browser End of Life Warnings Next Week

Microsoft plans to issue warnings to those Internet Explorer users who continue to run versions of the browser that have fallen out of support after a Jan. 12 deadline.

Microsoft Support Ending in 2016 for IE, .NET Framework and SQL Server Versions

The year 2016 will see the end of "extended support" for some Microsoft products.

Browsium Releases New Browser and Web App Tracking Solution

Browsium today rolled out a new tool for tracking compatibility issues associated with Web applications and browsers.

Microsoft Ending Two Azure Cache Services Next Year

Microsoft has gone all-in with its Azure Redis Cache service and plans to stop offering a couple of alternative cache services next year.

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