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Microsoft Launches Desktop Analytics Service for Windows Devices

Now generally available, Desktop Analytics gives organizations dashboard views of their managed Windows "endpoints, applications and drivers."

Microsoft Unveils SQL Server IoT 2019, Other IoT Advances

Microsoft expanded its IoT lineup this week, announcing the general availability of NXP support in Windows 10 IoT Core and the forthcoming release of SQL Server IoT 2019.

Microsoft Broadens Partnerships with New Microsoft Surface Devices

Microsoft unveiled its coming Surface PC and device innovations on Wednesday, which also showcased partner efforts.

Microsoft Drops Volume Licensing Requirement for Windows 7 Extended Security Updates

The change opens Microsoft's patch extension program to smaller and midsize organizations, but only if they are using the Professional or Enterprise editions of Windows 7. 

How Microsoft Uses Machine Learning To Improve Windows 10 Upgrades

Microsoft data scientists described how the company uses machine learning algorithms to ensure Windows 10 upgrades are rolled out successfully at organizations.

Microsoft Ending Windows Analytics in January

The Windows Analytics suite of Windows 10 upgrade utilities will "retire" on Jan. 31, 2020, with Desktop Analytics taking its place, Microsoft announced on Friday.

Microsoft Opens Up About Windows Virtual Desktop

Amid signs that the release of Windows Virtual Desktop is imminent, Microsoft is setting aside some time next week to answer questions about the emerging service.

Microsoft May Be Dumping Windows 10's Live Tiles

An "accidentally released" Windows 10 build appears to offer an interesting clue into Microsoft's plans for the operating system's Start menu.

Windows 10 Version 1903 Set for Wider Availability

Microsoft alerted users that those not presently using the most current version of Windows 10 will soon be prompted to make the switch.

Microsoft's Desktop Analytics for Windows 10 Hits Preview

Organizations can now begin to use to Desktop Analytics to measure the compatibility of their applications with Windows 10.

Microsoft Brings Chromium-Based Edge Browser to Older Windows OSes

Microsoft has released Edge previews for Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1, which previously didn't support Microsoft browsers beyond Internet Explorer 11.

Microsoft Ends Development on Windows To Go

The May 2019 update of Windows 10, also known as version 1903, will be the last Windows client OS to have support for Windows To Go.

Microsoft Describes Its 'Modern OS' Vision for Emerging PC Hardware

Modern PCs need a "modern operating system," Microsoft said at the recent Computex hardware event in Taipei.

Windows 10 and Windows Server Updates Come with Some Caveats

Organizations must change some settings in their deployment tools before rolling out version 1903 of both Windows 10 and Windows Server.

Microsoft Rolls Out Latest Versions of Windows 10, Windows Server

Microsoft on Tuesday announced the general availability of the latest "semiannual channel release" versions of both Windows 10 and Windows Server.

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