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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 Hanging Up on Skype for Business Online

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

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 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, AT&T Ink Deal Around Microsoft 365, AI and Edge Computing

Microsoft put the spotlight on its strategic collaborations during Day 3 of Inspire, chief among them a "multiyear" alliance with AT&T.

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Ahead of Inspire, Microsoft Touts Teams Improvements and Partner Perks

Microsoft talked up its Teams collaboration service as part of the run-up to Inspire, including its more than "13 million daily active users."

Microsoft Reverses on Windows Server 2019 Support for Office 365 ProPlus

Microsoft now plans to support the use of Office 365 ProPlus on Windows Server 2019, even for organizations using it in VDI scenarios.

Microsoft Teams To Inherit Kaizala Pro Capabilities

Some "pro" features of Microsoft's Kaizala mobile chat application will be folded into Microsoft Teams over the next 12 to 18 months.

Microsoft Prepares To Flip Switch on Teams for Office 365 Users

As early as July 9, organizations with existing Office 365 Business or Office 365 ProPlus subscriptions could have the Teams app automatically activated for them.

New Features Added to Microsoft 365 Business Subscriptions

Microsoft's productivity and collaboration plan for businesses with fewer than 300 users is getting two new features: conditional access security and trouble-ticket tools for administrators.

Microsoft Lets Orgs Save Their Office 365 Settings in Its Cloud

A recent update to Office 365's Office Customization Tool will let organizations save their configuration files in Microsoft's cloud datacenters to access later.

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Microsoft Updates Office 365, Releases New Tooling

Microsoft unveiled several Office 365 improvements recently, including a new Windows desktop release, as well as improved setup and branding capabilities.

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Microsoft's 2019 SharePoint Conference: The Top Announcements

Microsoft's recent SharePoint Conference was a typically dense affair, with announcements spanning Microsoft 365 and Office 365.

Microsoft Test Drives 'Information Barriers' for Teams

Microsoft this week announced a preview of a new communications blocking capability for its Teams collaboration service called called "Information Barriers."

Microsoft Promises More Transparency with Office 365 ProPlus Data Collection

In an effort to become more "transparent" about the information it collects on users, Microsoft this week announced plans to reorganize its Office 365 ProPlus privacy controls.

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