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Microsoft Expands Copilots with Finance and OneDrive Additions

New Microsoft Copilot generative artificial intelligence products and capabilities were described this week.

Microsoft Surface Hub 2S OS Upgrades Available

Microsoft Surface Hub 2S users can now upgrade those devices to run the Teams Rooms on Windows operating system at no extra cost.

Windows 11 Upgrade Prompts Coming in April

Microsoft plans to issue messages to Windows users in April, prodding them to upgrade to Windows 11 version 23H2.

KKR Buys VMware's Virtual Desktop Business from Broadcom for $4B

There's yet another new chapter in the VMware saga: Its End User Computing (EUC) business, which includes several enterprise virtual desktop staples, has been divested by current owner Broadcom.

Microsoft Announces 11 AI Access Principles

Microsoft described 11 corporate "AI access principles," aimed at fostering an artificial intelligence-based economy.

Intel To Manufacture AI Semiconductors for Microsoft

In what is estimated to be a $15 billion deal, Intel will supply Microsoft with its upcoming line of semiconductors.

Google Posits ChromeOS Flex for Aging Client Hardware

Organizations can use the ChromeOS Flex operating system to stave off trashing their old client hardware.

Microsoft and OpenAI Disrupt AI Use by Nation-State Attackers

Microsoft and OpenAI blocked five state-sponsored hacking groups from using OpenAI's large language models "in support of malicious cyber activities."

Windows Secure Boot Updates Coming This Year

Secure Boot on Windows Unified Extensible Firmware Interface PCs is getting updated, starting this year.

'New' Copilot in Teams App Now Arriving

A "new Copilot experience in Microsoft Teams" is currently rolling out to subscribers.

Microsoft Introduces Sudo for Windows

This week's release of Windows 11 Insider Program preview build 26052 is bringing Sudo for Windows.

Microsoft Quantum Computing Getting DARPA Funding

A U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency program is continuing to fund Microsoft's quantum computing efforts.

CISPE and Microsoft in Cloud Competition Talks

The Cloud Infrastructure Services Providers in Europe organization and Microsoft are in discussions to resolve competition issues in Europe.

Microsoft Previews Face Check for Identity Verifications

Face Check in Microsoft Entra Verified ID is now available as a preview.

Microsoft Beefs Up the Intune Suite

Microsoft added three new capabilities to its Intune Suite.

Microsoft Copilots for Sales and Service Now at General Availability

The Copilot for Sales and Copilot for Service artificial intelligence products are now commercially released.

Apple Vision Pro Getting Microsoft 365 Apps

Microsoft 365 apps, including Microsoft Teams, will be available for use on the Apple Vision Pro headset, starting on Feb. 2.

Microsoft Introduces SharePoint Embedded in Visual Studio Code

Microsoft has added a Visual Studio Code extension for SharePoint Embedded preview.

Microsoft Unveils Windows Server 2025 Product Name

The new name of Microsoft's next Windows Server product is "Windows Server 2025," Microsoft revealed on Friday.

Hewlett Packard E-Mails Exfiltrated by Midnight Blizzard

Hewlett Packard Enterprise's e-mail was tapped by a threat actor called "Midnight Blizzard" for several months last year.