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Microsoft Launches Previews of Flow, PowerApps

Public previews of two new Microsoft services, Flow and PowerApps, became available on Friday.

No Coding Required: How To Develop IP Without Developers

Just about everybody seems to think that the only way to create your own IP is to become a developer. As one Microsoft partner shows, that's not the case.

Microsoft Gives Intune an App Management Boost

Microsoft this week announced upcoming additions to its Intune service aimed at mobile application management (MAM).

Microsoft Assures of Commitment to Windows 10 Mobile

Microsoft intends to support its smartphone platform "for many years," according to a leaked internal e-mail attributed to Terry Myerson, chief of Microsoft's Windows and Devices Group.

Microsoft Updates Windows Server 2016, System Center 2016 Previews

Microsoft released the latest beta versions of both Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 on Wednesday.

Skype for Business Hits Preview for Mac, Office 2016 Perks Announced

Microsoft on Tuesday launched an invite-only preview of its Skype for Business product for Mac clients.

Microsoft Makes Yammer 'External Groups' Live

Users of Microsoft's enterprise social networking service can now collaborate with people outside their organizations.

Dell Launches IoT Program, Includes Microsoft as Partner

Microsoft is among over two dozen companies that have joined Dell's newly launched effort to create an Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem.

Microsoft, Google To Stop Calling Regulatory Foul on Each Other

Microsoft and Google have declared a ceasefire on filling legal complaints against each other with government regulators.

Nadella Hails Office 365 as Key to Microsoft's Platform Growth

During Microsoft's third-quarter earnings call last week, CEO Satya Nadella touted Office 365 as a new cornerstone of Microsoft's embrace-and-extend philosophy that once made Windows the standard for business computing.

Microsoft's Q3 Earnings Miss Despite Surge in Cloud Business

Microsoft's transition to the cloud hit some speed bumps the third quarter of its fiscal 2016.

Microsoft's Skype Bot Gets Mac and Web Support

Microsoft this week added support for Mac and Web clients to its consumer Skype bot client previews.

Intel Cuts 12K Jobs as It Pivots Away from PC Business

With prospects low for a revival in the PC market, Intel this week announced a significant restructuring that will reduce its workforce by 11 percent, or 12,000 employees.

SQL Server 2016 Nears Completion with 'Final' Release Candidate

Microsoft recently issued the final release candidate (RC) of its upcoming SQL Server 2016 product.

Microsoft Goes Live with Azure Container Service

Microsoft's Azure Container Service became commercially available on Tuesday, alongside the launch of a new open source project from partner Mesosphere.

Microsoft Enables Browser-Based Skype Calls Without Plug-Ins

Microsoft recently launched a preview of a new Skype capability that would enable voice and video calls via the Edge browser without the use of browser plug-ins.

Survey: Businesses Keen on Office 365 Despite Some Qualms

Enterprise adoption of Microsoft's Office 365 suite is very high, according to a recent poll of IT decision makers by market researcher Gartner Inc.

Microsoft Prepares Rollout of OneDrive for Business Improvements

Microsoft plans to roll out several enhancements to its OneDrive for Business product over the next couple of months.

Microsoft To Streamline MPN Competencies

Microsoft on Tuesday announced a major, cloud-oriented streamlining of the Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) competencies that it uses to identify and validate the expertise of its partners.

Microsoft Sheds Light on Windows Hello Integration with Edge

The team behind Microsoft Edge recently explained how the browser works with Windows 10's "Windows Hello" feature to let users access Web sites without passwords.