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Microsoft: Azure delays not acknowledged for 5 hours because manager was asleep

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-azure-delays-not-acknowledged-for-5-hours-because-manager-was-asleep/

16 hrs ago

Microsoft promises better communications as Azure cracks under increased demand during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Microsoft attempts to up its Teams game with new features while locked-down folk flock to rival Zoom... warts and all

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/08/microsoft_teams_improvements/

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Changes may help, but big user requests are still missing

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Microsoft 365 Business To Get Azure Active Directory Premium P1 Perks

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2020/04/07/microsoft-365-business-azure-ad--p1.aspx

2 days ago

Subscribers to Microsoft 365 Business (which is being renamed this month to "Microsoft 365 Business Premium") will be getting Azure Active Directory Premium P1 licensing at no additional cost. 04/07/2020

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Microsoft 365 Business to gain more Azure Active Directory toys... oh, and it's called Microsoft 365 Business Premium (from 21 April)

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/06/microsoft_365_business_premium_azure_active_directory/

2 days ago

Because this Office branding shake-up isn't confusing at all

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Something something DANE cook: Microsoft pledges to wrap its email systems in secure anti-snooping protocol

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/07/microsoft_dane_office/

2 days ago

Office 365 will finally get DNSSEC-based protection later this year

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Microsoft makes more tweaks to its M365 services in light of increased remote-work demands

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-makes-more-tweaks-to-its-m365-services-in-light-of-increased-remote-work-demands/

2 days ago

Microsoft is continuing to make adjustments to various Microsoft 365/Office 365 services with the aim of providing continuity during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Microsoft Teams: How to master remote work beyond the basics

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-teams-master-remote-work-with-these-expert-tips/

3 days ago

Want to make yourself more productive with Microsoft Teams? Use these eight tips to master command-line and keyboard shortcuts, connect to external apps, and make useful content easier to find.

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How to configure custom cookie options in the new Microsoft Edge browser

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/04/06/how-to-configure-custom-cookie-options-in-the-new-microsoft-edge-browser/

3 days ago

Microsoft's new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser comes with quite a few options to manage and control cookies. Apart from blocking all cookies and blocking third-party cookies, Microsoft Edge users may also […]

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Slack hooks up with Microsoft Teams and Zoom VoIP calls

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/02/slack_teams_zoom_updates/

6 days ago

Maybe the world needs the Pidgin of voice and video right now?

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Slack hooks up with Microsoft Teams and Zoom

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/02/slack_teams_and_zoom_integration/

6 days ago

Maybe the world needs the Pidgin of voice and video right now?

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No programming language skills needed: New Microsoft 'no code' Power Apps beta is out

https://www.zdnet.com/article/no-programming-language-skills-needed-new-microsoft-no-code-power-apps-beta-is-out/

a week ago

The new public preview of the Power Apps mobile app for iOS and Android runs canvas and model-driven apps.

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Microsoft postpones TLS 1.0 and 1.1 deprecation to second half of 2020

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/04/01/microsoft-postpones-tls-1-0-and-1-1-deprecation-to-second-half-of-2020/

a week ago

Microsoft announced yesterday that its plan to disable the security protocols TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 in the company's browsers has been postponed. The company wanted to disable the security protocols in […]

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Let's get digital... digital: Microsoft Ignite switches to online-only as 2020's tech calendar clears

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/01/microsoft_ignite_goes_digital/

a week ago

2021 looking ever more virtual and distant. Did March feel like a year for you too?

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Slack delivers a beta of its Microsoft Teams Calls app

https://www.zdnet.com/article/slack-delivers-a-beta-of-its-microsoft-teams-calls-app/

a week ago

Slack also is integrating with other calling services including Zoom, Cisco Jabber, RingCentral and Dialpad.

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Microsoft Corrects Misstatement Of 775 Percent Surge In Demand For Cloud Services Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/microsoft-corrects-misstatement-of-775-percent-surge-in-demand-for-cloud-services-amid-coronavirus-outbreak

a week ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The dramatic increase Microsoft reported Saturday was just for its Teams product, and just in Italy, the cloud giant made clear after incorrectly presenting those stats for its complete cloud portfolio in all regions enforcing shelter-in-place mandates.

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Microsoft reports a 775% increase in demand for cloud services

https://www.zdnet.com/video/microsoft-cloud-services-demand-up-775-prioritization-rules-in-place-due-to-covid-19/

a week ago

Microsoft is sharing more guidance around capacity limits it is putting in place for its cloud resources caused by higher-than-usual demand due to COVID-19.

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Watch your MANRS: Akamai, Amazon, Netflix, Microsoft, Google, and pals join internet routing security effort

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/31/manrs_cdns/

a week ago

Filtering, anti-spoofing, coordination, validation to prevent crooks, spies hijacking victims' connections

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Goodbye Office 365! Hello Microsoft 365!

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/03/31/goodbye-office-365-hello-microsoft-365/

a week ago

The writing was on the wall for quite some time; Microsoft finally made the announcement that it has launched the new subscription service Microsoft 365 and that it will migrate Office 365 […]

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Microsoft releases out-of-band update for Windows connectivity issues

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/03/31/microsoft-releases-out-of-band-update-for-windows-connectivity-issues/

a week ago

Microsoft has published out-of-band updates for the Windows connectivity issue that it acknowledged last week-The updates are not available via Windows Update, WSUS or other update management systems at the time of […]

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Microsoft to enable new 5G edge computing scenarios with Azure Edge Zones, now in private preview

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-to-enable-new-5g-edge-computing-scenarios-with-azure-edge-zones-now-in-private-preview/

a week ago

Microsoft and AWS are racing to provide tighter ties between 5G and cloud services. Microsoft's strategy for this involves Azure Edge Zones and an expanding number of telco and carrier partners.

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