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Microsoft Adds GDPR Improvements to Office 365, Azure

With the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements set to become law on May 25, Microsoft is working to get its cloud services and customers compliant.

Microsoft Floods RSA Conference with Security Announcements

Microsoft gave a thorough progress report on its security portfolio at the RSA security conference this week.

Microsoft Killing OneNote Desktop App for Office 2019

It's the end of the road for Microsoft's OneNote desktop application, as Microsoft plans to cease development on the product beyond the current OneNote 2016 version.

SharePoint UI and Migration Tool Previews Coming This Month

Previews of SharePoint Online user interface improvements will arrive in the coming week, plus there's a new migration tool beta available, Microsoft announced on Wednesday.

Microsoft Ending SharePoint Online Public Newsfeed This Summer

Microsoft plans to end the "native" SharePoint Online public newsfeed for Office 365 tenancies in June, and instead steer organizations toward Team News, Communication Sites or Yammer feeds for company posts.

Teams and Skype for Business Get Joint Management Portal

Microsoft's plan to merge Skype for Business Online into its Teams service went another step further this week.

Microsoft Plans To Add Retention Policies to Teams

Office 365 users will get the ability to set retention policies for Microsoft Teams by mid-April, Microsoft announced recently.

Office 365 Getting More Excel and SharePoint Capabilities

Microsoft recently began rolling out new improvements and feature previews to Office 365 subscribers as part of its March update.

Microsoft Launching New Business Conference in July

Microsoft plans to host a brand-new conference this summer that's focused on its business intelligence (BI) technologies, as well as its various "365"-branded products.

Office 365 To Get SharePoint Hub Sites Feature

Microsoft is preparing to roll out its SharePoint Hub Sites intranet feature to select Office 365 users by the end of March.

Microsoft Bringing Its Datacenter Footprint to China, Middle East

In a bid to expand the global reach of its Azure and Office 365 services, Microsoft this week shared plans to increase its number of cloud datacenter regions worldwide.

Microsoft Pulls Plug on Outlook Web Apps for iOS and Android

Microsoft's Outlook Web App mobile client e-mail applications for Android, iPad and iPhone devices will be phased out over the next few months, the company said this week.

Microsoft Teams Guest Access Extended to Consumer E-Mails

People with consumer e-mail addresses will soon be able to join an organization's collaboration spaces via an upcoming feature upgrade in Microsoft Teams.

Microsoft Readying Previews of New SharePoint Online WebParts

Office 365 subscribers will begin seeing previews of new and updated SharePoint Online WebParts in about two weeks' time, according to Microsoft.

Symantec, Microsoft Partner on Azure and Office 365 Security

As part a collaboration with Microsoft announced Wednesday, Symantec is extending its Web Security Service to Office 365 and the Azure cloud platform.

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