Microsoft Releases SharePoint Server SE Version 24H1

Microsoft released SharePoint Server Subscription Edition version 24H1, per a Tuesday announcement.

Microsoft 365 Use by European Commission Failed Privacy Law

The European Commission broke European Union data protection regulations with its use of Microsoft 365 services.

Microsoft Updates New Outlook for Windows Plans

Microsoft outlined plans for switching organizations over to the "new" Outlook for Windows e-mail and calendar app.

Microsoft Admits Source Code Accessed by Midnight Blizzard

A "Midnight Blizzard" attack group not only accessed Microsoft corporate e-mails late last year, but also accessed source code.

Veeam and Microsoft Team on Backup and Copilot AI Solutions

Veeam and Microsoft's partnership is getting extended to backup-as-a-service and Copilot AI collaborations.

Windows Subsystem for Android To Lose Support in 2025

Microsoft plans to end support for Windows Subsystem for Android in Windows 11.

Microsoft Broadens Secure Software Development Initiative

Microsoft described its latest "Secure Future Initiative" efforts this week.

Microsoft Edge API To Support Ads Without Tracking

Microsoft is working on an Ad Selection API to address the impending disuse of third-party cookies in its Edge browser.

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.

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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.

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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.

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Google Posits ChromeOS Flex for Aging Client Hardware

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

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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.

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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.