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In Massive Breach, Yahoo Confirms Theft of 500 Million Accounts

Information from "at least 500 million user accounts" has been stolen from Yahoo's network over the span of two years, the company confirmed on Thursday.

Microsoft Finally Retires Windows 10 Upgrade App

An update issued by Microsoft this week will delete the infamous "Get Windows App" from users' systems.

Which Public Cloud Will Win the Microsoft Channel?

In the two-horse race between AWS and Microsoft Azure in the public cloud, only one can be considered to have a robust ecosystem of platform partners. And it's not Microsoft.

Exchange 2016 Gets Windows Server 2016 Support

Microsoft on Tuesday released the latest cumulative updates (CUs) to Exchange Server 2013 and Exchange Server 2016, bringing the usual hotfixes and, in the case of the latter, long-awaited support for Windows Server 2016.

Juggling Clouds: Partnering with Both Microsoft and AWS

By most measures, the public cloud market is a two-horse race between AWS and Microsoft. Partners are increasingly seeing the benefits of tying their fortunes to both cloud vendors, but doing so requires a good deal of training, planning and trust.

Guthrie: Azure and AWS Competing on Features, Not Price

Microsoft's top cloud executive this week signaled a shift away from the tradition of intense price-based competition between Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) and Azure.

Microsoft To Host Q&As for Windows 10 Upgrade Tool

Microsoft is opening up its technical team to questions from users of its new Upgrade Analytics solution, currently in preview.

Microsoft Previews Active Directory Features in Azure Portal

Microsoft's Azure portal management tool is getting new Azure Active Directory features, which the company unveiled on Monday.

Assessing Microsoft's Windows 10 Revolution, One Year In

Microsoft rewrote its whole playbook for taking a new client OS to market with the Windows 10 release. A year later, the company's financials and analyst reports reveal how well it's working out -- for Microsoft and the ecosystem.

Microsoft Readies New Azure AD Products for Launch

Two new products bearing Microsoft's Azure Active Directory (AD) brand are expected to exit the preview stage next week.

Microsoft Cutting Support for SmartScreen Spam Filters

Starting Nov. 1, Microsoft will stop providing updates for its SmartScreen e-mail spam filters, the company said earlier this month.

Microsoft Opens U.K. Datacenters for Office 365, Azure

Microsoft took steps to expand its cloud footprint this week with the launch of new datacenter locations in the United Kingdom.

Azure Stack Was Microsoft's Summer Surprise

Microsoft's announcement of a more restrictive deployment model for Azure Stack, in addition to its delayed release, has left lots of partners scrambling.

Microsoft Outlines Upcoming SharePoint Online, Office 365 Enhancements

Microsoft this week announced a number of end-user improvements coming to Office 365 Groups and SharePoint Online.

Microsoft Says To Get Used to Windows 10's Update Model

The latest messaging from Microsoft indicates that organizations have little choice but to adapt to Windows 10's servicing model to keep their Windows clients and servers -- including older versions -- updated and patched.