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'Insider' Testing Program Launches for Microsoft 365

Organizations can now sign up to test drive the Microsoft 365 suite via a new "Insider" program.

Office 365 Gets Icon Redesign, AI Improvements

Microsoft this week detailed some new capabilities and improvements that will arrive for Office 365 end users and administrators by year's end.

Microsoft Teams, Skype for Business Get Presence Support for Coexistence Modes

Microsoft this week announced a new presence capability for its Teams and Skype for Business collaboration solutions that will be delivered via an Office 365 update.

SharePoint Online To Hit Some Feature Milestones in Q4

Some of the SharePoint and OneDrive milestones that Microsoft announced during its Ignite event last month are fast-approaching.

Microsoft Warns Groove Server 2010 Support Is Nearing End

Microsoft has started the support countdown for its Groove Server 2010 peer-to-peer communications product.

Microsoft Details What's On Tap for SharePoint

A raft of improvements are coming to SharePoint Online and SharePoint Server 2019 in the next few months, according to Microsoft, which provided a detailed look at the changes during a session at its Ignite conference last week.

Office 2019 Rollout Begins for Windows 10 and Mac

Office 2019, the newest edition of Microsoft's "perpetual-license" productivity suite, is now available for Windows 10 and Mac users.

Microsoft Targets Macro-Borne Malware in Office 365 ProPlus

Microsoft recently introduced a technology called Antimalware Scan Interface (AMSI) to Office 365 ProPlus, giving subscribers a new layer of protection against malicious macros.

Microsoft Updates SharePoint Framework, Explains Site 'Branding'

Microsoft recently announced some SharePoint updates related to intranet management, including the issue of adding "branding" to sites.

Microsoft's Windows and Office Support Changes Draw Analyst Approval

Microsoft's decision last week to change its Office ProPlus and Windows 10 support terms has garnered mostly positive reactions from industry analysts.

Microsoft Developing Desktop Analytics Tool for App Compatibility

Microsoft this week described an upcoming Desktop Analytics service for ensuring application compatibility, particularly when upgrading Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus.

Microsoft Revises Windows and Office Support Plans Again

Microsoft is giving organizations more time to carry out upgrades via some newly announced Windows and Office 365 ProPlus servicing terms.

Microsoft Cloud Services Stumble After Outage Hits Texas Datacenter

Various Office 365 and Azure cloud services went down this week after a Sept. 4 lightning strike temporarily disabled Microsoft's datacenters in the South Central U.S. region.

SharePoint Online, OneDrive To Bolster AI Capabilities This Year

Microsoft on Tuesday described the host of artificial intelligence (AI) features that it plans to add to SharePoint Online and OneDrive by year's end.

Microsoft Pulling the Plug on Sway for iOS This Year

Microsoft says it plans to discontinue its Sway application for Apple iOS devices on Dec. 17, 2018, and urges users to switch to using Sway via its Web portal.

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