Microsoft 365 Copilot Now Generally Available

Microsoft 365 Copilot has reached the "general availability" commercial-release stage for certain business subscribers.

Windows 11 Version 23H2 Now Available, with Copilot Preview

Microsoft released Windows 11 version 23H2, including a Windows Copilot preview.

SolarWinds Sued by SEC for Misleading Investors

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced a lawsuit on Monday against SolarWinds Corp. for misleading investors.

Microsoft Ending Windows Insider MVP Designations

Microsoft is planning to end its Most Valuable Professional designation for Windows Insider Program participants.

Microsoft and iFixit Team on Surface Device Repairs

iFixit now offers replacement parts for Microsoft Surface devices.

Microsoft Enables Windows 11 Passwordless Option

Organizations with Entra ID-joined Windows 11 devices can now switch them over to passwordless authentications using a new policy option.

Microsoft's Q1 Earnings Beat Analyst Expectations

Microsoft's fiscal-year 2024 first-quarter earnings beat analyst expectations.

Microsoft Won't Fix Office 2016 and 2019 Issues with Microsoft 365

Microsoft no longer tests how its Office 2016 and Office 2019 products work with Microsoft 365 services.

Windows LAPS Gets Entra ID and Intune Support

Entra ID and Intune support for Windows Local Administrator Password reached the "general availability" stage.

Copilot in Power Apps Now Generally Available

Microsoft commercially released Copilot in Power Apps this week.

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Report: Microsoft 365's Largest New Customer Might Be Amazon

In an unlikely development, Amazon and Microsoft have reportedly entered into a billion-dollar agreement around Microsoft 365.

Intune Gets Privilege Management Controls for Windows 365 Users

Microsoft Intune's Endpoint Privilege Management capability now works with the Windows 365 service.

Microsoft's LinkedIn Cuts 668 Jobs

LinkedIn, a careers site owned by Microsoft, is cutting "approximately 668 roles."

Microsoft Viva Gets Skills and Amplify Apps

Microsoft highlighted multiple Viva product enhancements this week in an announcement.

Report Finds No Joy in 2023 IT Jobs Market

The 2023 IT jobs market has remained rocky, per recent analysis by IT consulting firm Janco Associates, with AI possibly affecting the numbers.

ESU Support Commences for Windows Server 2012

Microsoft's Windows Server 2012 products have exited "Extended" support, kicking off Extended Security Update sales.

New AvePoint Opus Offers Foundation for AI Data Models

AvePoint introduced Opus, its new artificial intelligence-based "information lifecycle management" solution.

Microsoft Begins ESU Sales for SQL Server 2014

SQL Server 2014 is still a supported product into mid-2024, but Microsoft has opened partner sales of Extended Security Updates for it this month.

New OneDrive Bringing Copilot AI

Microsoft unveiled "the third generation of OneDrive," bringing Copilot artificial intelligence and more.

Business Connectivity Services Ending for Microsoft 365

Microsoft plans to block Business Connectivity Services used by Microsoft 365 customers next year, steering them to Power Apps instead.