Microsoft Dev Box Now Ready for Commercial Use

Microsoft Dev Box, a service that lets developers set up remotely accessible environments for their software projects, has reached the "general availability" stage.

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Microsoft Explains Azure OpenAI Servicing and Privacy

Microsoft explained how Azure OpenAI large language model servicing works, adding assurances about privacy, too, in a Friday announcement.

Windows 11 Copilot Preview Getting Released to Dev Channel Testers

An early preview of Windows Copilot for Windows 11 is starting to roll out to Windows Insider Program testers on the Dev Channel, Microsoft announced on Thursday.

Microsoft Outlook and Teams Service Problems Fixed

Microsoft indicated that it fixed service issues with Outlook on the Web on June 27, followed by Microsoft Teams issues on June 28.

Rubrik and Microsoft Extend Partnership for AI-Based Security

Rubrik announced on Wednesday a further evolution of its partnership with Microsoft with the integration of the security firm's Security Cloud services in Microsoft Sentinel and Azure OpenAI Service.

Microsoft Nods at AI with 2023 Partner of the Year Awards

The latest batch of Microsoft "Partner of the Year" winners includes gestures that underscore the company's embrace of AI technologies.

Microsoft 365 Copilot Requirements Unveiled

Microsoft this month described early software licensing requirements for its emerging Microsoft 365 Copilot product.

Microsoft Previews Azure Quantum Elements with Copilot AI

Microsoft this week described quantum computing advances, plus new resources for researchers.

Microsoft June Service Outages Due to Denial of Service Attacks

Microsoft on Friday explained that its "early June" service outages happened because of distributed denial of service (DDoS) interruptions by an attacker labeled "Storm-1359."

Copilot AI Coming to Dynamics 365 ERP

New artificial intelligence "Copilot" capabilities are getting added to Microsoft 365 Dynamics enterprise resource management solutions.

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Azure Firewall Now Enables Easier Product Upgrades

Microsoft this week announced easier Azure Firewall product-tier upgrades, plus a new Structured Logs capability.

Exoprise Service Watch Gets Real-Time Alarms for Microsoft and Other Services

Exoprise Service Watch added three enhancements for IT departments overseeing software-as-a-service app issues.

Windows 11 Getting Multi-App Kiosk Mode

Organizations using Windows 11 with the latest "Configuration Update" now have access to two new features.

Microsoft Outlines AI Commitments to Customers

Microsoft outlined three "customer commitments" aimed at organizations that may use its emerging artificial intelligence technologies.

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Microsoft Entra ID Governance Commercially Released

Microsoft this week described additions to its Microsoft Entra identity and access management products.

Report Predicts 5-Year Decline in Traditional IT Roles

Traditional IT professionals will need developer expertise on top of operational expertise to adapt to a cloud services world, per an IDC study.

Microsoft Fined $20M for Child Privacy Infractions

Microsoft was ordered to pay $20 million and take measures to assure child privacy, per a Monday U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announcement.

Microsoft Outlook Service Goes Down

Users of Microsoft 365 services, especially the Outlook on the Web App, experienced a service disruption on Monday, June 5.

Microsoft Announces Designer Support for Teams

Microsoft Teams will be receiving new and updated features, including support for its AI-powered Designer tool.

Windows 11 To Get Token Protection, Windows 365 Boot and Windows Autopatch

Windows 11 users are getting new features, which are expected to arrive at latest in July, per a Microsoft announcement this week.