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Published: Sat, 03 Dec 2016 02:25:14 +0000

Last Build Date: Sat, 03 Dec 2016 02:25:14 +0000

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How and why Microsoft is stepping up its focus on 'families' with Windows 10

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:05:00 +0000

Windows 10's Home Hub feature set could be a step along Microsoft's long-term goal of making households, and not just workplaces, more productive and connected.(image)

Microsoft Ventures' newest investments: Private cloud, analytics, texting and IoT

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:56:00 +0000

Microsoft Ventures has made 14 publicly disclosed investments in startups since its founding in May. Here's who is on the list.(image)

Microsoft releases a new Windows 10 Creators Update build to Windows Phone Insiders

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 18:29:00 +0000

Ahead of next week's WinHEC China event, Microsoft has released a new Windows 10 Mobile test build for Fast Ring phone Insiders, 14977.(image)

Microsoft anoints Windows 10 Anniversary Update as 'Current Branch for Business'

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:28:00 +0000

Microsoft has designated the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, initially released in early August, as ready for business users to deploy en masse.(image)

Microsoft's SQL Server Next: What's under the covers

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 20:22:24 +0000

How does Microsoft plan to bring parity to its SQL Server releases for Linux and Windows as it moves forward? Its 'Drawbridge' library OS virtualization technology is playing a role.(image)

Microsoft offers concessions to EU regulators over LinkedIn purchase: Report

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 19:50:00 +0000

UPDATED: Microsoft is said to be offering concessions to European Union antitrust regulators in the hopes of getting approval for its pending LinkedIn purchase.(image)

Microsoft's x86 on ARM64 emulation: A Windows 10 'Redstone 3' Fall 2017 feature

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 17:01:00 +0000

Microsoft is planning to enable x86 on ARM64 emulation in Windows 10 by Fall 2017 with its 'Redstone 3' release, sources say, thanks to codename 'Cobalt.'(image)

Microsoft adds 3D Paint to latest Windows 10 Creators Update test build

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 10:00:00 +0000

Microsoft is beginning to add more of the larger, creator-focused features coming to its next Windows 10 release with this week's Build 14971 for Fast Ring Insider testers.(image)

Microsoft delivers test builds of Visual Studio for Mac, Visual Studio 2017 for Windows

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 15:34:00 +0000

Microsoft is releasing a first Visual Studio for Mac preview, as well as a near-final Release Candidate of Visual Studio 2017 for Windows.(image)

Microsoft's SQL Server Next for Linux, Windows hit public preview

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 15:31:00 +0000

Microsoft's next version of SQL Server is available in public preview form for both Linux and Windows. Microsoft also is introducing SQL Server 2016 SP1.(image)

Microsoft won't provide extended support for Office 2007 products beyond October 2017 deadline

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 17:56:00 +0000

IT administrators take note: Microsoft's Office 2007/Exchange 2007 wave of client and server software is set to exit support in October 2017, and extended custom support agreements are going away.(image)

Microsoft releases preview of its Azure cloud bot-as-a-service

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 16:19:00 +0000

Microsoft is making a preview available of its Azure cloud bot-as-a-service, which is built on top of Azure Functions serverless compute capability.(image)

Microsoft adds Outlook Customer Manager to Office 365 SMB plan

Mon, 14 Nov 2016 17:05:16 +0000

Microsoft is adding a new customer relationship management tool that is accessible via Outlook to its Office 365 Business Premium plan for no additional cost for subscribers.(image)

Microsoft to deliver Visual Studio for Mac

Mon, 14 Nov 2016 14:39:00 +0000

Microsoft is readying a preview of Visual Studio for Mac, which is an 'evolution' of the Xamarin Studio IDE.(image)

How to turn off Microsoft's newest Office 365 pop-up ads

Thu, 10 Nov 2016 13:49:00 +0000

Microsoft is targeting Office 365 users who aren't using locally installed Office 2016 apps with a new pop-up ad. Here's how to turn off that notification.(image)

Microsoft quietly fixes second Surface Pro 3 battery problem

Thu, 10 Nov 2016 00:23:00 +0000

Microsoft has issued a firmware fix meant to fix a second Surface Pro 3 battery issue affecting some users.(image)

Microsoft releases Windows 10 Creators Update test build 14965

Wed, 09 Nov 2016 18:19:05 +0000

The latest Windows 10 Creators Update test build for PCs and phones, No. 14965, adds some new monitor-control, inking and other capabilities.(image)

Could and should Microsoft enable Windows 10 Mobile on Intel?

Tue, 08 Nov 2016 20:12:00 +0000

Windows 10 Mobile, for now at least, is an operating system for ARM-based devices only. But could -- and should -- it one day also power Intel-based tablets and phones?(image)

Microsoft rolls out first SharePoint Server 2016 Feature Pack

Tue, 08 Nov 2016 18:05:00 +0000

The first Feature Pack for the on-premises version of SharePoint Server 2016 is available for download and includes features for both admins and end-user customers.(image)

What's happening with Microsoft's Skype messaging everywhere feature

Tue, 08 Nov 2016 15:29:00 +0000

The Skype messaging everywhere (SMS Relay) feature is slowly but surely moving ahead, and not just for Windows or Skype Insiders only.(image)