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Microsoft Surface Pro X: Windows on Arm usable at long last – but, boy, are you gonna pay for it

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/18/surface_pro_x_hands_on/

9 hrs ago

Hands On Up to £1,700 for something that won't outperform its cheaper Pro 7 stablemate

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Microsoft Azure Active Directory Outage Blocks Access for 2.5 Hours

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/10/18/azure-ad-outage.aspx

23 hrs ago

Issues affecting the Azure Active Directory service blocked customers from accessing applications early on the morning of Oct. 18 for about 2.5 hours. 10/18/2019

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Good guy, Microsoft: Multi-factor auth outage gives cloudy Office, Azure users a surprise three-day weekend

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/18/microsoft_azure_mfa/

23 hrs ago

Redmond's sign-on system is so secure, nobody can get in

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KB4520062 for Windows 10 1809 may break Microsoft Advanced Threat Protection

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/18/kb4520062-for-windows-10-1809-may-break-microsoft-advanced-threat-protection/

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Microsoft released the second back of October 2019 updates for various supported Windows 10 versions on October 15, 2019. The cumulative updates, all non-security, fix various issues in Windows 10. It is […]

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Microsoft and Alibaba Back Open Application Model for Cloud Apps

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/10/17/microsoft-alibaba-open-app-model.aspx

2 days ago

Microsoft and Alibaba Cloud on Wednesday described an Open Application Model (OAM) for Web applications. 10/17/2019

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Are you a Dapr Dan? Microsoft teases runtime for Kubernetes to make microservices sparkle

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/17/dapr_rudr_open_application_model_microsoft/

2 days ago

Building blocks for devs. Because you can't be all Waity K8-y when Google's all-in

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Is AWS sponsoring Rust? Only a bit – and so is Microsoft Azure

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/15/aws_sponsoring_rust_microsoft_azure/

2 days ago

A confusing announcement from the cloud giant

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Microsoft says .NET Framework porting project is finished: If your API's not on the list, it's not getting in

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/15/net_framework_port_end/

3 days ago

Unless you ask really nicely

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Microsoft introduces new open-source specs for developing cloud and edge applications

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-introduces-new-specs-for-developing-platform-agnostic-cloud-and-edge-applications/

3 days ago

Microsoft is introducing two new specs, the Open Application Model and Dapr, with the aim of making building cloud, edge and Kubernetes apps easier.

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Microsoft releases October 2019 update previews for Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/15/microsoft-releases-october-2019-update-previews-for-windows/

4 days ago

Microsoft released cumulative updates for various supported versions of Windows on October 15, 2019. The company released preview updates for Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8.1 […]

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Microsoft adds a text cursor indicator to Windows 10

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/15/microsoft-adds-a-text-cursor-indicator-to-windows-10/

4 days ago

Where is that cursor? Have you ever asked yourself that question or similar questions? All recent versions of the Microsoft Windows operating system support an option to highlight the cursor when you […]

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Microsoft warns: Office 2010 support is ending so buy Office 365 ProPlus

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-warns-office-2010-support-is-ending-so-buy-office-365-proplus/

5 days ago

Microsoft warns Office 2010 users that in one year it will no longer provide patches.

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Microsoft Teams: The good, the bad, and the ugly

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/14/microsoft_teams_the_good_the_bad_and_the_ugly/

5 days ago

Analysis Why Teams is a key product despite its frustrations – and yes, a Linux client is on the way

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Microsoft enables Tamper Protection on Windows 10 for all Home users

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/14/microsoft-enables-tamper-protection-on-windows-10-for-all-home-users/

5 days ago

Microsoft unveiled a new security feature called Tamper Protection for the company's Windows Defender Antivirus solution in December 2018. Tamper Protection, as the name suggests, protects certain security features from tampering. One […]

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Microsoft, GitHub staff tell Satya Nadella: It's time to ice ICE, baby. Rip up those tech contracts

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/10/microsoft_github_ice/

7 days ago

Turmoil in Redmond over deals with US immigration agents

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Microsoft acknowledges Windows 10 Start Menu issue on Answers forum

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/12/microsoft-acknowledges-windows-10-start-menu-issue-on-answers-forum/

7 days ago

Some Windows 10 users reported issues with the Windows 10 Start Menu after installing the KB4517389  on computer systems running the operating system. Microsoft released the cumulative update for Windows 10 version […]

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Kiss my ASCII, Microsoft – we've got one million fewer daily active users than you, boasts Slack

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/11/slack_microsoft_teams/

a week ago

Redmond's bundled group chat app draws fire from Slackville

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Employees Demand Microsoft Cut GitHub's ICE Contract

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/employees-demand-microsoft-cut-github-s-ice-contract

a week ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The $200,000 GitHub Enterprise deal, which went through a GitHub reseller, has drawn fire in light of the Trump administration's controversial immigration policies carried about by the federal agency

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Microsoft Previews New Azure Active Directory Roles and Bulk Management Capability

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/10/10/microsoft-previews-azure-ad-roles.aspx

a week ago

Microsoft this week announced a couple of noteworthy previews of new capabilities for IT pros using the Azure Active Directory identity and access management service. 10/10/2019

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Can Amazon and Microsoft challenge Apple and Google's grip on app stores?

https://www.zdnet.com/video/how-amazon-and-microsoft-could-build-the-worlds-biggest-app-store/

a week ago

Move over, Google and Apple. Consumers want and deserve another option that is free from your undue influence. Read more: https://zd.net/2LXLM1J

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