Microsoft Planning Additional Job Cuts in May

Microsoft's ongoing layoffs are hitting its home turf, with new notices affecting 1,248 people in the Redmond, Bellevue and Issaquah, Wash. areas in May.

Microsoft's Loop App Now Available in Preview

Microsoft's latest collaboration application, Loop, is now available as a public preview.

Microsoft To Add ISV Designations to MCPP

Microsoft's top partner executives detailed several changes it plans to make to the 6-month-old Microsoft Cloud Partner Program (MCPP).

AI Powered Microsoft 365 Copilot Shows Off Impressive Capabilities

Microsoft this week demonstrated how its natural language AI capabilities in Microsoft 365 Copilot will widely extend across the company's products and services.

Microsoft Releases SharePoint Server Subscription Edition Update 23H1

Microsoft unveiled update 23H1 for the SharePoint Server Subscription Edition (SE) product and a handful of service and plan changes this week.

AI Ethics Team Gutted at Microsoft

The team that managed the ethics surrounding Microsoft's artificial intelligence (AI) software development was laid off this month.

Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Viva Sales 'Copilot' AI Solutions Preview Launched

New Microsoft Dynamics 365 "Copilot" artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities are now available in preview form, according to a Monday announcement by Microsoft.

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Mobile World Congress 2023: Microsoft Expands Wireless Azure Services

A handful of Azure for Operators improvements and additions for 5G communications service providers (CSPs) were unveiled by Microsoft this week atthe Mobile World Congress 2023 in Barcelona, Spain.

Additional Licensing Options Coming to Microsoft Syntex Document Processing

A Microsoft Syntex pay-as-you-go licensing option will be comin in March for document processing.

Deeper Control Support Coming to Windows Update for Business Deployment Service

Microsoft has increased the control users have when installing Windows client drivers and firmware.

Layoffs Hit Microsoft's LinkedIn

Just days after reports that it has gutted its core metaverse staff, Microsoft is said to be laying off employees within the LinkedIn professional networking site.


Microsoft Lays Off Core Metaverse Team

According to a Thursday report by The Information (paywalled), those working on Microsoft's Industrial Metavers Core team has been cut.

GitHub Announces Widespread Layoffs

Open source developer repository GitHub (which is owned by Microsoft) announced this week that it would be reducing its workforce by 10 percent.

Microsoft Edge To Get New Adobe Acrobat PDF Engine

Microsoft and Adobe have collaborated on "natively embedding" new Adobe Acrobat PDF technology into the Microsoft Edge browser for Windows 10 and Windows 11 systems, according to a Wednesday Microsoft announcement.

Microsoft Brings AI Enhancements to Bing and Edge

Microsoft has launched a new version of its Bing search engine, powered by OpenAI's ChatGPT-4 AI.

Microsoft Outlook Hit with Worldwide Outage

Microsoft's Outlook service went down for about 12 hours on Feb. 6, according to the company.

Dell Slashes 6650 Jobs

Dell is cutting five percent of its workforce (6,650 jobs), the company announced on Monday.

Microsoft Committed to Mixed Reality and HoloLens 2

Microsoft is reassuring the public that it still is focused on mixed-reality products, including Microsoft Mesh and the HoloLens 2 headset.

ChatGPT Integration Added to Microsoft Viva Sales

Microsoft announced on Thursday that ChatGPT 3.5 AI model is now available in Microsoft Viva Sales.

Microsoft's AI-Driven Teams Premium Now Live

Microsoft Teams Premium, which features OpenAI technology, is now available.