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Microsoft Tries To Clear Office 2016 Confusion in Q&A

Microsoft published a Q&A this week aimed at answering some common questions about the newly released Office 2016, which can seem confusing for those trying to access it.

Microsoft Adds Security, UI Improvements to OneDrive for Business

Microsoft on Wednesday announced a few improvements to OneDrive for Business, including a new sync client, new user experience improvements in browsers and in mobile apps, and enhanced IT management controls.

Microsoft Rolls Out Exchange Server 2016

Microsoft on Thursday released Exchange Server 2016, its next-generation messaging server product for on-premises deployments.

Breaking Up with Windows Phone: It's Not You, Microsoft, It's the Apps

It seems tired to complain that there aren't enough apps for Windows Phone. And yet, the complaint persists because it's valid.

AzureCon: Microsoft Launches Azure IoT, Many Other Services

Microsoft launched multiple new Azure services on Tuesday, some of them as previews and others as general availability releases, as part of its AzureCon Web event.

Microsoft Acquires Partner Apps for Office 365

Microsoft on Monday announced that it has acquired project and portfolio management (PPM) apps from two of its partners, Sensei Project Solutions Inc. and Projectum ApS.

Microsoft Readies Azure-Based Big Data Offerings

Microsoft on Monday gave an update on some forthcoming additions to its Big Data portfolio, including Azure Data Lake Store.

Microsoft Gives Guidance on Windows 10 Servicing and Deployment

Microsoft recently published two documents aimed at giving organizations some guidance regarding Windows 10 servicing models and deployment scenarios.

Microsoft Buys Adxstudio's 'Portals' Business To Bolster Dynamics CRM

Microsoft on Monday announced its acquisition of "key product and technology assets" owned by longtime Dynamics partner Adxstudio.

Microsoft Updates SCCM 2016 Technical Preview

Microsoft on Wednesday rolled out an update to the third technical preview (TP3) of its System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2016 product.

Microsoft: Large 'Configuration Change' Caused Skype Outage

Microsoft on Wednesday issued a brief explanation for the lengthy outage that affected its consumer Skype product on Sept. 21.

Office 2016: A Few Caveats To Watch Out For

Office 2016, the newest version of Microsoft's flagship productivity suite for Windows, was officially launched on Tuesday, Sept. 22, but its availability may depend on what kind of customer you are.

Office 2016 Released, Features Collaboration Improvements

As expected, Office 2016, Microsoft's next-generation productivity suite for Windows, became generally available on Tuesday.

Microsoft Restores Skype Service After 12-Hour Outage

The consumer version of Skype, Microsoft's voice and video calling service, was unavailable for a significant part of Monday.

Microsoft Using Linux in Azure Cloud Switch Platform

Microsoft raised eyebrows last week when it revealed that its new Azure Cloud Switch (ACS) datacenter operating system has a Linux core.

Revamped Office 365 Admin Center Rolls Out

Microsoft on Thursday launched a preview of its newly designed Office 365 Admin Center.

Office 365 Import Service Released to Preview

Organizations looking to migrate large amounts of data to Microsoft's datacenters can now test drive the new Office 365 Import Service option.

Microsoft, Salesforce Announce New Integrated Offerings

Sometime rivals Microsoft and Salesforce.com this week shared their latest plans to integrate their various enterprise productivity offerings.

Microsoft Extends Partnership with Salesforce to Cloud-Based IoT

At Wednesday's Dreamforce conference keynote, the spotlight was on Microsoft's partnership with CRM rival Salesforce.com.

Microsoft Brings Windows 10 Start Menu to Windows RT

Windows RT users are mostly shut out of the new features available in Windows 10, but they can at least take advantage of Windows 10's Start Menu.