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Microsoft Launches 'Threat Tracker' in Office 365 Security Service

A new "Threat Tracker" capability is now generally available in Microsoft's Office 365 Threat Intelligence service, the company announced this week.

Microsoft Updates Cloud App Security Service for GDPR

Microsoft's Cloud App Security solution this week became the company's latest service to be optimized for the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) privacy law.

Windows Server 2019 Nears Home Stretch with New Preview Build

A new preview build of Windows Server 2019, build 17677, was released on Tuesday.

Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business Apps Get Support Extensions

The Windows Phone versions of the Skype for Business and Teams apps were quietly given reprieves by Microsoft earlier this month.

Microsoft Gives Support to GDPR with Updated Compliance Tools

Microsoft kicked off the start of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation on Friday with a speech by President Brad Smith and the release of multiple resources for staying in compliance.

Study: More Orgs Favor OneDrive over Other Cloud Storage

Businesses in all size categories are more likely to use Microsoft OneDrive as their cloud storage service than rivals like Google Drive, Amazon Drive and Apple iCloud.

Microsoft Talks Up New 'Modern Management' Perks in Windows 10

Microsoft this week touted the new "modern management" capabilities in Windows 10 via the recent April 2018 Update, also known as version 1803.

Report: Qualcomm Datacenter Chief Steps Down

Anand Chandrasekher, head of Qualcomm's datacenter unit, has reportedly exited the company, casting doubts on the future of Qualcomm's datacenter business.

Microsoft, Intel Share Details of New Meltdown-Like Attacks

Microsoft and Intel are scrambling to address two new security attacks that mimic "Meltdown" and "Spectre."

Microsoft Touts AI, Mixed Reality Investments in SharePoint

To kick off this week's SharePoint North America event, Microsoft on Monday outlined new features coming to SharePoint in a nearly two-hour presentation.

Microsoft Brings Advanced Threat Protection to Azure SQL

The latest addition to Microsoft's sprawling Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) product line, SQL ATP, is now available for Azure SQL Database users.

Microsoft Readies Multiple Azure AD Enhancements

Several improvements, including one related to Microsoft's partnership with Ping Identity, are coming to Azure Active Directory in May.

Office 365 Teams Direct Routing Feature Hits Preview

Microsoft Teams users now have the option to test drive the Direct Routing telephony connectivity option within the enterprise collaboration service, the company announced this week.

Microsoft Unveils Next-Gen Surface Hub Meeting Devices

The Surface Hub 2, the next version of Microsoft's large-scale touchscreen devices for meeting rooms, will become broadly available next year.

Microsoft Readies SharePoint Improvements, Launches Next-Gen Migration Tool

Microsoft last week announced some coming SharePoint enhancements, including new versions of the SharePoint Framework and the SharePoint Migration Tool.

Microsoft Launching Free 1-Year Trials for Teams in June

Starting June 1, Microsoft will allow end users -- Office 365 subscribers and non-subscribers alike -- to initiate a free one-year trial of Microsoft Teams.

Microsoft Lines Up Support for Azure Confidential Computing

Microsoft this week put the spotlight on its partners' efforts around its Azure confidential computing project.

Microsoft-Red Hat Pact Takes Shape with Managed OpenShift on Azure

A preview of Red Hat OpenShift on Azure will be released "in the coming months," Microsoft said this week in a progress report on its collaboration efforts with Red Hat.

Microsoft Opens Windows 10 April 2018 Update to Volume Licensing

Microsoft this week made the Windows 10 "April 2018 Update," known as version 1803, available to its volume licensing customers via the Microsoft Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC).

Microsoft Touts AI Advances at Build 2018

Microsoft put the spotlight on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning at Monday's kickoff of the Build 2018 conference in Seattle.

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