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OpenBSD bugs, Microsoft's bad update, a new Nork hacking crew, and more

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/07/security_summary/

4 days ago

Meanwhile, the DOJ sets its sights on money mules

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Microsoft's M365 subscription for consumers now looking like a spring 2020 thing

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsofts-m365-subscription-for-consumers-now-looking-like-a-spring-2020-thing/

a week ago

Microsoft's plan to turn Office 365 consumer subscriptions into 'Microsoft 365 Life' ones is continuing to take shape. The new reveal date is looking like spring 2020.

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Talk about Teams-work... Get Microsoft's collab-ware set up correctly, right from the start

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/26/teams_right_from_the_start/

2 weeks ago

Sponsored Quadrotech highlights tips and pitfalls with Office-365-bundled software

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Microsoft's Kubernetes Changes Include Confidential Computing Boost

https://mcpmag.com/articles/2019/11/21/microsoft-kubernetes-changes.aspx

3 weeks ago

Microsoft now offers "confidential computing" data protections for Kubernetes workloads in conjunction with Intel's hardware-based Software Guard Extensions solutions on Azure DC-Series virtual machines.

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Microsoft's 'Project Teleport' Aims To Create Containers Much Faster on Azure

https://redmondmag.com/blogs/scott-bekker/2019/11/microsoft-project-teleport.aspx

3 weeks ago

Much of Azure's promise relates to dynamic flexibility, yet the design of Docker containers can cause lag when used in a truly serverless environment like Azure. That's the disconnect that Microsoft's new "Project Teleport" aims to address. 11/21/2019

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After Google Cloud and AWS, Salesforce adds Microsoft's Azure to its portfolio

https://www.zdnet.com/video/salesforce-pledges-to-use-microsoft-azure-to-power-its-marketing-cloud/

3 weeks ago

Salesforce has cloud agreements to use Amazon's and Google's clouds for various workloads, making it a multi-cloud poster child.

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Microsoft's first build of Armium Edge now lurks in Canary channel – go have a play if you dare

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/14/arm64_chromium_edge/

4 weeks ago

Plus: Windows 10 19H2 quietly shuffles out of the shadows

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‘Unmistakable Bias’: AWS Challenges Microsoft’s JEDI Cloud Win

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/-unmistakable-bias-aws-challenges-microsoft-s-jedi-cloud-win

4 weeks ago

by Donna Goodison 'Numerous aspects of the JEDI evaluation process contained clear deficiencies, errors and unmistakable bias -- and its important that these matters be examined and rectified,' an AWS spokesperson says.

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It's official: AWS is challenging Microsoft's $10 billion JEDI contract win

https://www.zdnet.com/article/its-official-aws-is-challenging-microsofts-10-billion-jedi-contract-win/

4 weeks ago

Amazon has filed officially to protest Microsoft's win of the $10 billion U.S. Department of Defense JEDI cloud contract.

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Microsoft's new storage system can hold Superman movie in bit of glass

https://www.zdnet.com/video/microsoft-heres-why-we-just-stored-the-whole-superman-movie-inside-a-bit-of-glass/

4 weeks ago

Microsoft says its latest collaboration with Warner Bros could help store data for generations to come.

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Imagine OLE reinvented for the web and that's 90% of Microsoft's Fluid Framework: We dig into O365 collaborative tech

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/05/microsoft_previews_fluid_framework/

a month ago

Ignite 'We want to break down barriers, move ideas seamlessly across applications, across people, across devices'

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Microsoft's Hybrid 2.0 strategy: Azure Arc, Azure Stack Hub, Azure Stack Edge explained

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsofts-hybrid-2-0-strategy-azure-arc-azure-stack-hub-azure-stack-edge-explained/

a month ago

At Ignite 2019, Microsoft is announcing new branding and a new strategy meant to make Azure the place IT pros will manage their edge, on-premises and multi-cloud software and services. Here's my best attempt to demystify the new hybrid announcements.

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Microsoft's new Project service is now available worldwide

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsofts-new-project-service-is-now-available-worldwide/

a month ago

Microsoft's new Project service is rolling out throughout most of the world. And a new Project Plan 1 offering is available for purchase as of October 29.

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Microsoft's cloud keeps printing cash, Surface not so much as Windows giant pockets $119m profit a day

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/24/microsoft_q1_fy2020/

2 months ago

Nadella says 'accelerating our innovation', we say...

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Microsoft's commercial cloud fuels better-than-expected Q1 results

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsofts-commercial-cloud-fuels-better-than-expected-q1-results/

2 months ago

Many of Microsoft's product lines fared well in the first quarter as the commercial cloud continued to gain momentum.

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Hey Cortana... I mean Google: Microsoft's ex-digital assistant boss to take the reins at G Suite

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/22/cortana_boss_to_head_up_gsuite/

2 months ago

Javier Soltero looks forward to making a 'profound impact' on people's lives

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Microsoft’s Windows Into Azure Plan Breaks Legacy Desktop Deployment Model

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/microsoft-s-windows-into-azure-plan-breaks-legacy-desktop-deployment-model

2 months ago

by Steven Burke We are moving to a world where Windows will be consumed out of Azure with the best security, economics and performance, said IGEL North America CEO Jed Ayres. If you cant find a way to add value to that, you are cooked.

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Microsoft's Azure Data Box Edge gets rugged, portable option

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsofts-azure-data-box-edge-gets-rugged-portable-option/

2 months ago

Microsoft is readying a ruggedized version of its Data Box Edge data-transfer appliance and service, targeted heavily at government customers.

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This won't end well. Microsoft's AI boffins unleash a bot that can generate fake comments for news articles

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/02/ai_news_bot/

2 months ago

Updated Please no, we don't need a machine-learning troll farm

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HMRC chief digital wonk Jacky Wright takes flight back to Microsoft's light

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/26/hmrc_jacky_wright_microsoft/

2 months ago

'I am so proud of all that we have achieved in my two years'

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