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Microsoft Pilots Encrypted DNS in Windows 10 Preview

Windows 10 testers can now try Domain Name System (DNS) over HTTPS encryption, known as "DoH," which promises enhanced Internet privacy.

Microsoft Unveils Next-Gen Surface Book and Surface Go PCs

Microsoft has taken the wraps off new Surface PC models and peripherals that are set to become available for purchase over the coming weeks.

Microsoft, VMware Advance Their Joint Azure Solution

An update to the Azure VMware Solution, a first-party Azure service that's built and supported by Microsoft and endorsed by VMware, was released as a preview this week.

Windows 10X 'Pivots' to Single Screens; Foldable Surface Devices Delayed

Initially touted as Windows 10 for dual-screen devices, Microsoft's forthcoming Windows 10X OS will now launch just on single-screen devices.

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Microsoft Brings Windows Virtual Desktop Closer into Azure Fold

After staying mostly under the radar since its launch last September, Microsoft's Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) service is poised for a significant revamp.

Public Cloud Regularly Runs Orgs over $1 Million Per Year

A recent Flexera survey of 750 enterprises and SMBs indicates robust spending on public cloud services, with a strong reliance on multicloud and hybrid cloud approaches.

SharePoint Roadmap: Migration Tool for SharePoint Online Coming

Microsoft's roadmap for its various Microsoft 365 products has been updated, indicating several new features are poised to roll out to SharePoint Online tenancies this month.

Windows 10 Spring 2020 Update Hits Release Preview Stage

The first of two Windows 10 feature updates planned for this year is near completion.

Aging Windows, SharePoint and Dynamics Products Get 6-Month Extension

In response to the "current public health situation," Microsoft is extending the life of many of its key products that were originally slated to reach their support deadlines this year.

In Q&A, Microsoft Details Its Plans for Project Cortex

Microsoft talked up its emerging "knowledge network" technology for Microsoft 365, dubbed Project Cortex, in a Q&A this week.

Microsoft Adds Linux Perks to Windows 10, Talks 'Windows Hassles'

Microsoft unveiled a couple of notable capabilities in its latest Windows 10 test build, including a new feature to give users easier access to Linux distro files.

Premium-Level Azure AD Coming to Microsoft 365 Business

Users of Microsoft 365 Business will be able to access Azure Active Directory Premium P1 licensing free of charge, Microsoft said this month.

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Microsoft Makes Run at 5G, Edge Computing with Azure Edge Zones

Microsoft is promising to enable new edge computing scenarios for partners and developers with Azure Edge Zones, which became available as a preview this week.

Coronavirus Shelter-in-Place Rules Boosting Microsoft Services

Microsoft recently shared some statistics on the growth of its services since widespread "shelter-in-place" mandates due to novel coronavirus concerns have taken effect.

Microsoft Axes SharePoint Events as COVID-19 Precaution

Multiple SharePoint-related events this year have been cancelled, postponed or made virtual as a consequence of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.