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Microsoft Rolls Out SQL Advanced Threat Protection

Microsoft this week announced SQL Advanced Threat Protection, which is described as "a new security package" for Azure SQL Database users.

Microsoft Adds Azure AD Improvements and PingFederate Preview

Microsoft announced a number of improvements to Azure Active Directory this month.

Microsoft Releases Preview of Direct Routing for Teams

Microsoft announced this week that it's possible to preview its Direct Routing telephony connectivity option for use with Microsoft Teams.

New Surface Hub 2 Meeting Room Products Expected in 2019

Microsoft on Tuesday described the Surface Hub 2, its next video-conferencing and whiteboarding big-screen touch device for meeting rooms.

Microsoft Previews Project Brainwave Hardware for 'Real-Time' AI

Microsoft announced the preview of Project Brainwave, "programmable hardware" that sits on Intel's FPGA chips and is designed to help "greatly speed up" AI calculations.

Microsoft Adding Dev Perks with SharePoint Framework 1.5

Microsoft delivered some SharePoint Framework news at its Build developer conference last week.

Microsoft To Turn On Free One-Year Teams Trials on June 1

Microsoft gave notice last week that it will enable end users to initiate a free one-year trial of Microsoft Teams, and these free trials can be triggered by both Office 365 subscribers and non-Office 365 subscribers, starting on June 1.

Microsoft's Custom Functions for Excel Preview Adds AI and 'Service-Connected Code' Capability

Microsoft provided an update during this week's Build Conference event for developers regarding custom functions for Excel and related capabilities.

Azure Confidential Computing Project Getting Added Partner Support

Microsoft this week offered a progress report on its Azure confidential computing project, mostly highlighting its partner efforts.

Windows 10 Version 1803 Available on Volume Licensing Portal

Microsoft announced on Wednesday that Windows 10 version 1803, also known as the "April 2018 Update," is available from the Microsoft Volume Licensing Service Center.

Red Hat Bringing OpenShift Container Orchestration to Microsoft Azure

Red Hat and Microsoft offered a progress report on their collaboration efforts this week and promised to deliver a preview of Red Hat OpenShift on Azure "in the coming months."

Microsoft Readying Kubernetes on Azure with New Developer Perks

Microsoft announced during this week's Build Conference that its Azure Kubernetes Service, formerly known as "managed Kubernetes on Azure," will reach general availability status "in the next few weeks."

At Build 2018, Microsoft Goes All-In on AI

Artificial intelligence and machine learning took center stage at the Microsoft Build 2018 conference in Seattle on Monday.

Developers Getting More Support for Microsoft Teams

A number of developer enhancements are coming soon in preview to Microsoft Teams, according to a Monday announcement coinciding with the Microsoft Build developer event.

Windows 10 IoT Gets Dev and OEM Perks with April 2018 Update

The Windows 10 IoT April 2018 Update was released earlier this week, with Microsoft promising that it'll make edge devices "more powerful."

SharePoint Online and OneDrive Getting Multiple Improvements This Month

The improvements include a number of items specific for IT pros with regard to managing security, storage limits and site migrations.

Microsoft Previews SDK for Windows Admin Center, Releases RSAT and Command Documentation

The Windows Admin Center's software development kit is now available as a preview, Microsoft announced on Thursday.

Microsoft Outlines April Office 365 Improvements

Microsoft is blurring the lines of its Office 365 and Microsoft 365 messaging with its April product update announcements, which were quite plentiful.

How To Get Windows 10 April Update Version 1803

The Windows 10 April 2018 Update was officially released on Monday, but getting it can be somewhat nuanced.

Office 2019 Commercial Preview Now Available

The Office 2019 "commercial preview" for Windows 10 is available as of today, according to a Microsoft announcement.

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