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Microsoft To Drop Support for 'Hybrid MDM' Scheme in 2019

Starting Sept. 1, 2019, Microsoft will drop support for hybrid mobile device management (MDM) using Microsoft Intune and System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) -- a model it calls "hybrid MDM."

Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business Apps Get Support Extensions

The Windows Phone versions of the Skype for Business and Teams apps were quietly given reprieves by Microsoft earlier this month.

Microsoft Extends OneDrive Sharing Beyond Windows

OneDrive's file-sharing and collaboration capabilities are coming to Office for Mac, as well as to iOS and Android mobile applications, Microsoft announced this week.

Microsoft Pulling Three Office 365 Apps from Windows Phone

Three Windows Phone applications are set to get "retired" on May 20, 2018: Skype for Business, Teams and Yammer.

Microsoft Pulls Plug on Outlook Web Apps for iOS and Android

Microsoft's Outlook Web App mobile client e-mail applications for Android, iPad and iPhone devices will be phased out over the next few months, the company said this week.

Microsoft Brings AI-Based Security to Intune with Pradeo Deal

A newly announced pact between Microsoft and mobile security firm Pradeo will bring additional security protections to businesses using Microsoft's Intune mobile device management (MDM) solution for iOS and Android devices.

CES 2018: New Windows 10 PCs Try To Do Everything, Everywhere

A gallery of standout devices from this year's showcase.

'Phablets' Overtake Midsized Smartphones in Mobile Market Shift

The so-called "phablet" form factor is being adopted at a faster rate than medium-sized smartphones, according to mobile analytics company Flurry.

Microsoft Brings Edge Browser to iOS and Android Devices

Microsoft this week announced the general availability of Edge browser apps for Android and iOS devices.

Microsoft Integrates Intune with Google for Android Security

Intune, Microsoft's mobile management service, can now tap Google Play Protect to deliver security protections to Android devices.

Microsoft Confirms It Has Sidelined Windows Mobile Development

A recent Tweet by Joe Belfiore, the public face of Microsoft's Windows Phone/Windows Mobile business over the past few years, has effectively signaled the end of the company's mobile efforts.

Microsoft Edge Apps for iOS and Android Hit Preview

Microsoft on Thursday announced previews of its Edge browser for iOS- and Android-based devices, as well as a preview of Microsoft Launcher for Android.

Microsoft Bringing 'Comanagement' to Intune and SCCM

Two of Microsoft's client management products, System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) and Intune, got a new "comanagement" capability last week.

Microsoft Intune Gets Security Boost with Zimperium Support

The Microsoft Intune mobile management solution, part of the Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) suite, can now integrate with Zimperium, bringing added security protections for iOS and Android users.

Microsoft Readies Improved Intune Migration Process

A new Microsoft Intune migration process will make it easier for organizations to switch from what Microsoft calls a "hybrid" mobile management approach to a "standalone" mobile management approach.

Apple Makes Another Enterprise Push with Accenture Pact

In a bid to increase the iOS platform's presence in the enterprise market, Apple has inked a partnership with global consulting giant Accenture.

VMware Extends Its MDM Solution to Windows 10

VMware now lets organizations connect Windows 10 PCs to their enterprise networks using its AirWatch mobile device management (MDM) system.

Microsoft Test Drives Conditional Access for macOS

Microsoft this week launched a preview of "conditional access" restrictions for devices based on Apple's macOS operating system.

Microsoft Adds Role-Based Access Control to Intune

Microsoft this week announced the addition of role-based access control (RBAC) capabilities to its Intune mobile management service.

Office 365 ProPlus Apps Get Intune Deployment Option

Intune, Microsoft's mobile management service, now has the ability to launch Office 365 ProPlus productivity applications for end users.

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