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Microsoft previews Visual Studio update with added Linux love, many new features

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/24/microsoft_previews_visual_studio_update_with_improved_linux_support_many_new_features/

4 hrs ago

Develop on Windows, deploy to Linux: an increasingly common pattern

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That Windows 7 Wallpaper Bug Microsoft introduced? Buy ESU to get it fixed

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/26/that-windows-7-wallpaper-bug-we-introduced-buy-esu-to-get-it-fixed/

4 hrs ago

Microsoft released a final cumulative update for the company's Windows 7 operating system on the January 2020 Patch Day before support ended officially. KB4534310 fixes several security issues on machines running Windows […]

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Free Software Foundation suggests Microsoft 'upcycles' Windows 7... as open source

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/24/windows_7_open_source/

yesterday

'Its life doesn't have to end!'

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Microsoft releases KB4534321 and KB4534308 for Windows 10 version 1809 and 1803

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/24/microsoft-releases-kb4534321-and-kb4534308-for-windows-10-version-1809-and-1803/

2 days ago

Microsoft has released two updates for the company's Windows 10 operating system. KB4534321 for Windows 10 version 1809 and KB4534308  for Windows 10 version 1803 include non-security improvements and changes only. Both […]

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From WordPad to WordAds: Microsoft caught sneaking nagging Office promos into venerable text editor beta

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/22/microsoft_ads_wordpad/

3 days ago

Hidden for now, probably coming to a desktop near you, soon, ish

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Microsoft will install a Bing Search extension in Chrome on some customer systems

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/23/microsoft-will-install-a-bing-search-extension-in-chrome-on-some-customer-systems/

3 days ago

Microsoft revealed today that it plans to install an extension in Google Chrome called Microsoft Search in Bing for some customers that will make Bing the default search engine in the browser […]

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WindiLeaks: 250 million Microsoft customer support records dating back to 2005 exposed to open internet

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/22/microsoft_support_database_leak/

3 days ago

Quickly shuttered partially redacted leaky DB included 'internal notes marked as confidential'

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Microsoft Cops to Azure Error that Exposed 250 Million Accounts

https://mcpmag.com/articles/2020/01/22/microsoft-azure-error-exposed-250m.aspx

4 days ago

Microsoft this week revealed that a misconfigured database hosted in its Azure cloud may have compromised millions of customer support case records.

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Chrome suddenly using Bing after installing Office 365 Pro Plus... Yeah, that might have been us, mumbles Microsoft

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/22/office_365_bing/

4 days ago

Bad-a-Bing, badda-boom: Netizens complain of browser hijacking

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Microsoft boffin inadvertently highlights .NET image woes by running C# on Windows 3.11

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/22/developer_underlines_c_image_problem_by_running_it_on_windows_311/

4 days ago

Old? Windows-only? Community struggles with '40-year-old male' problem

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Microsoft to launch its first cloud region in Israel in 2021

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-to-launch-its-first-cloud-region-in-israel-in-2021/

4 days ago

Microsoft now has 56 announced cloud regions, as of its latest addition, Israel, which is coming online next year.

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Microsoft discloses security breach of customer support database

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-discloses-security-breach-of-customer-support-database/

4 days ago

Five servers storing customer support analytics were accidentally exposed online in December 2019.

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Microsoft makes performance, speed optimizations to ONNX machine-learning runtime available to developers

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-makes-performance-speed-optimizations-to-onnx-machine-learning-runtime-available-to-developers/

5 days ago

Microsoft is making new additions to the open-sourced ONNX Runtime to provide developers with access to advances it has made to deep-learning models used for natural-language processing.

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It's Friday, the weekend has landed... and Microsoft warns of an Internet Explorer zero day exploited in the wild

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/18/roundup_january_17/

7 days ago

Roundup Plus, WeLeakInfo? Not anymore!

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Microsoft Enables Azure AD Connect To Join Unconnected AD Forests

http://mcpmag.com/articles/2019/12/06/azure-ad-connect-unconnected-ad-forests.aspx

a week ago

To bridge scattered Active Directory "forests," Microsoft is introducing a preview of a new "Cloud Provisioning" feature for the Azure Active Directory Connect service.

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Microsoft Azure Sentinel SIEM Service Goes Live

http://mcpmag.com/articles/2019/09/25/microsoft-azure-sentinel-ga.aspx

a week ago

In preview since February, Microsoft's cloud-based security information and event management (SIEM) solution became generally available this week.

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Microsoft Launches Preview of Azure Private Link

http://mcpmag.com/articles/2019/09/18/microsoft-preview-azure-private-link.aspx

a week ago

Organizations looking to add another layer of security to their Azure service connections can now access a preview release of Azure Private Link, announced by Microsoft this week.

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Microsoft Purchases Movere To Support Azure Migrations

http://mcpmag.com/articles/2019/09/04/microsoft-purchases-movere.aspx

a week ago

Microsoft on Wednesday announced it was buying Movere, a partner that helps companies transition toward using cloud services.

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Microsoft Readies OneDrive 'Personal Vault' Feature and Other Improvements

http://mcpmag.com/articles/2019/06/25/microsoft-readies-onedrive-personal-vault.aspx

a week ago

More storage options and a new secure "Personal Vault" feature are coming to the Microsoft OneDrive cloud storage service.

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Microsoft Boosts Azure AD Security, Introduces 'Identity Hub'

http://mcpmag.com/articles/2019/04/03/microsoft-boosts-azure-ad-security.aspx

a week ago

Microsoft this week announced the general availability of its new Azure Active Directory Password Protection feature, which aims to diminish the threat of password spray attacks.

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