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Why Apple and Microsoft should be allies, not rivals

https://www.zdnet.com/video/why-apple-and-microsoft-belong-together-like-a-burger-and-fries/

2 months ago

Imagine Siri with the back-end capabilities of Cortana or Apple Watch with Azure's machine learning services. Read more: https://zd.net/2OvrTSZ

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About Security Intelligence Updates for Microsoft Defender

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/31/about-security-intelligence-updates-for-microsoft-defender/

2 months ago

If you administrate systems protected by Windows Defender, the default antivirus solution that is included in Windows, you may have noticed that Windows Update downloaded a definitions update called Security Intelligence Update […]

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Bit barn raising Arizona: Thirsty Microsoft mounts blazing saddle, plants 3 solar-powered server farms

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/07/31/microsoft_arizona_data_centers/

2 months ago

What, under its actual name?

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Cloud spending becoming more concentrated among the big guns: AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud

https://www.zdnet.com/article/cloud-spending-becoming-more-concentrated-among-the-big-guns-aws-microsoft-azure-google-cloud/

2 months ago

In IaaS and PaaS the top five vendors accounted for 63% of all spending, according to IDC data.

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Microsoft will drop Skype for Business Online on July 31, 2021

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-will-drop-skype-for-business-online-on-july-31-2021/

2 months ago

As part of its Skype for Business Online to Teams transition, Microsoft will enable Skype consumer users to communicate with Teams ones using chat and calling starting in Q1 2020.

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Dutch cheesed off at Microsoft, call for Rexit from Office Online, Mobile apps over Redmond data slurping

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/07/30/dutch_office_online_mobile/

2 months ago

Cloggies less than chilled out over Windows telemetry

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Windows 10 recovery: Microsoft borrows Apple's Mac cloud reinstall feature

https://www.zdnet.com/article/windows-10-recovery-microsoft-borrows-apples-mac-cloud-reinstall-feature/

2 months ago

Microsoft is planning to make it easier to recover a Windows 10 machine with a new cloud download option.

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Microsoft Bolsters Azure Data Offerings With Acquisition Of BlueTalon

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/microsoft-bolsters-azure-data-offerings-with-acquisition-of-bluetalon

2 months ago

by Kyle Alspach The acquisition will bring enhanced capabilities around data security and data governance in the Azure cloud platform, according to Microsoft.

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Only Microsoft Edge Enterprise will support Internet Explorer Mode

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/29/only-microsoft-edge-enterprise-will-support-internet-explorer-mode/

2 months ago

Work on the Chromium-based version of Microsoft Edge continues. Microsoft has published beta versions of the upcoming web browser for various operating systems up until now. The company uses the same classifications […]

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Microsoft buys data-access control vendor BlueTalon

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-buys-data-access-control-vendor-bluetalon/

2 months ago

BlueTalon, based in Redwood City, Calif, will become part of Microsoft's Azure Data Governance Group.

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Microsoft releases KB4505903 for Windows 10 version 1903

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/27/microsoft-releases-kb4505903-for-windows-10-version-1903/

2 months ago

Microsoft released the second cumulative update for Windows 10 version 1903, KB4505903, on Friday evening to the public. The company tested the update previously in Insider versions to give it another round […]

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The democratisation of IT: Amazon and Microsoft own half the cloud infrastructure market

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/07/26/half_of_all_public_cloud_money_goes_to_amazon_and_microsoft/

2 months ago

Choice? Yes, we've heard of it too

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Don't press the red b-... Windows Insiders' rings hit by surprise Microsoft emission

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/07/24/dont_press_the_red_b_windows_insiders_hit_by_a_surprise_microsoft_emission/

2 months ago

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Microsoft renames Office Online to Office

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/25/microsoft-renames-office-online-to-office/

2 months ago

Microsoft announced yesterday that it decided to rename Office Online, a suite of Office applications on the Web, to just Office. Applications such as Word Online or Excel Online will be called […]

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Why Apple and Microsoft belong together like a burger and fries

https://www.zdnet.com/article/why-apple-and-microsoft-belong-together-like-a-burger-and-fries/

2 months ago

Bury the bad blood and pass the ketchup: Not a merger, but a 10-year (at least) strategic agreement to integrate the two companies' respective platforms and technologies. Imagine Siri with the back-end capabilities of Cortana or Apple Watch with Azure's machine learning services.

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Microsoft explains in-place upgrades from Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2019

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/23/microsoft-explains-in-place-upgrades-from-windows-server-2008-r2-to-windows-server-2019/

2 months ago

The end of support for Windows 7 Service Pack 1 in January 2020 marks the end of support for Windows Server 2008 R2 as well; like customers who run Windows 7 on […]

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Microsoft's LinkedIn unit commits to starting to move its services to Azure

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsofts-linkedin-unit-commits-to-starting-to-move-its-services-to-azure/

2 months ago

In 2017, LinkedIn had no plans to move off its own datacenters, in spite of having been purchased by Microsoft a year earlier. But plans have changed and Azure is (unsurprisingly) its new target.

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Microsoft Investing $1B In OpenAI To Advance AI In Azure Cloud

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/microsoft-investing-1b-in-openai-to-advance-ai-in-azure-cloud

2 months ago

by Donna Goodison 'AI is one of the most transformative technologies of our time and has the potential to help solve many of our worlds most pressing challenges,' Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says.

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Microsoft is set to shake up Dynamics 365 pricing and packaging again

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-is-set-to-shake-up-dynamics-365-pricing-and-packaging-again/

2 months ago

Microsoft plans to make some pricing and licensing changes to its Dynamics 365 CRM and ERP family as of October 1, according to information it shared with its partners recently.

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Microsoft says Windows as a Service has major advantages

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/22/microsoft-says-windows-as-a-service-has-major-advantages/

2 months ago

Microsoft changed the traditional development, testing, and delivery of Windows operating system versions and updates with the release of Windows 10. The traditional approach saw the release of a new major version […]

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