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Google Launches Beta of Managed Active Directory Service

Google is test-driving a new service that effectively makes it a managed service provider of Microsoft's Active Directory product.

Google, Dell Make Enterprise Play with Chromebook Line

Google and Dell this week launched "the first Chromebook Enterprise devices," a joint effort to extend the Web-based Chromebook's footprint.

SharePoint Online Gets Feature Boost, While MVPs Talk Migration

Microsoft has been sprucing up SharePoint Online, adding new features for end users and touting the need for organizations to migrate to "modern" SharePoint.

Microsoft Rolls Out SQL Server 2019 RC 'Refresh'

A release candidate of the forthcoming SQL Server 2019 product can now be downloaded from Microsoft's Evaluation Center page.

Microsoft, Tech Leaders Back Confidential Computing Consortium

The Linux Foundation on Wednesday announced the formation of a new group that aims to ensure the security of processed data.

Microsoft's Chromium-Based Edge Revamp Hits Beta Release Stage

The first beta release of Microsoft's Chromium-based Edge Web browser is now available to testers.

Microsoft Opens Up About Windows Virtual Desktop

Amid signs that the release of Windows Virtual Desktop is imminent, Microsoft is setting aside some time next week to answer questions about the emerging service.

Microsoft Previews Whiteboard Support in Teams Rooms Devices

A preview of a new Microsoft Teams Rooms feature will enable organizations to use images of physical whiteboards as a dynamic space for videoconferencing.

Microsoft Warns of Heightened Threat of 'BlueKeep' Attacks

Older Windows systems using Microsoft's Remote Desktop Services are at acute risk of remote code execution attacks due to the "BlueKeep" vulnerability.

MSP Adds Support for Microsoft's Managed Desktop Solution

Microsoft's Managed Desktop service has a new partner backer in the form of London-based IT Lab Group.

Azure Dedicated Host Service Hits Preview

Microsoft is test-driving a new service that gives organizations access to unshared or "dedicated" Azure hardware infrastructure.

Skills Gap Aside, Machine Learning Growing Sharply

Despite some obstacles, it's boom times for machine learning.

Microsoft: Updated Azure SQL Database SLA Is Industry Best

Microsoft claims its new service-level agreement for Azure SQL Database offers the most guaranteed uptime compared to its competitors.

Microsoft Hanging Up on Skype for Business Online

The Skype for Business Online service will end on July 31, 2021.

Microsoft Boosts Data Governance Chops with BlueTalon Acquisition

BlueTalon, a provider of data governance and compliance solutions, has been acquired by Microsoft for an undisclosed amount.

Microsoft May Be Dumping Windows 10's Live Tiles

An "accidentally released" Windows 10 build appears to offer an interesting clue into Microsoft's plans for the operating system's Start menu.

Microsoft Rebrands 'Office on the Web' to Just 'Office'

Microsoft's "Office on the Web" product (also referred to as "Office Online") will hereafter be called just "Office."

Microsoft Invests $1 Billion in Next-Level AI Research

Research outfit OpenAI and Microsoft have inked a $1 billion deal around artificial general intelligence (AGI), considered the holy grail of AI research.

Microsoft Streamlining Office 365 App Activations

The Office 365 app installation experience should get a little easier for end users starting as early as next month.

Microsoft Gives Its Chromium-Based Edge Browser an Enterprise Boost

The upcoming Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser is getting a few feature tweaks aimed at enterprise and business users.

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