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Official: Office 365 Personal, Home axed next month... and replaced by Microsoft 365 cloud subscriptions

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/30/microsoft_office_changes/

12 hrs ago

Plus: Edge sharpened, Teams upgrades promised

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Microsoft to rebrand some Office 365 commercial plans as 'Microsoft 365'

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-to-rebrand-some-office-365-commercial-plans-as-microsoft-365/

yesterday

Just when you thought you had a handle on what Microsoft 365 is, Microsoft is changing some (but not all) of the branding around it.

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Microsoft rebrands Office 365 consumer subscriptions to M365; adds more new features for same price

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-rebrands-office-365-consumer-subscriptions-to-m365-adds-more-new-features-for-same-price/

yesterday

Microsoft's Office 365 consumer subscriptions are getting a makeover, plus some new features around Teams, Family Safety and Excel aimed at consumers.

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Pepper Money aims to future-proof with Microsoft Azure and Office 365 shift

https://www.zdnet.com/video/pepper-money-aims-to-future-proof-with-microsoft-azure-and-office-365-shift/

6 days ago

The company wanted to take back control of its technology environment from a high reliance on third-party providers.

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Microsoft throttles some Office 365 services to continue to meet demand

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-throttles-some-office-365-services-to-continue-to-meet-demand/

7 days ago

Microsoft is making temporary adjustments to OneNote, SharePoint and Stream video conferencing features in order to try to maintain Microsoft 365 and Office 365 performance.

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Freed from the office, home workers roam sunlit uplands of IPv6... 2 metres apart

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/23/covid19_ipv6_uptick/

7 days ago

Clouds, silver linings etc.

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Pepper Money aims to future-proof with Microsoft Azure and Office 365 shift

https://www.zdnet.com/article/pepper-money-aims-to-future-proof-with-microsoft-azure-and-office-365-shift/

2 weeks ago

The company wanted to take back control of its technology environment from a high reliance on third-party providers.

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Moving home with Office 365? Avoid smashed crockery and cracked mirrors

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/10/quadrotech_regcast_office_365/

3 weeks ago

Make tenant-to-tenant migration woes a thing of the past with the help of Quadrotech

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MPs to grill Post Office and Fujitsu execs on Horizon IT scandal after workers jailed over accounting errors

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/04/post_office_fujitsu_horizon_parliament_grilling/

4 weeks ago

Flawed platform was used to throw fraud charges about

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EU court tells prudish IP office to fack off for balking at 'fack ju' trademark application

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/28/fack_ju_eu_judgment/

4 weeks ago

Germans didn't think goofball film title was 'morally unacceptable', judges rule

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Admins beware! Microsoft gives heads-up for 'disruptive' changes to authentication in Office 365 email service

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/26/disruptive_authentication_change_coming_to_exchange_online_microsoft_details_help_for_admins/

a month ago

Basic authentication will be OFF for Exchange Online email and other services from October 2020

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Admins beware! Microsoft gives heads-up for 'disruptive' changes to authentication in Office 365 email service

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/26/exchange_online_microsoft/

a month ago

Basic authentication will be OFF for Exchange Online email and other services from October 2020

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Duped into running bogus virus scans at Office Depot? Dry your eyes with a small check from $35m settlement

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/21/ftc_office_depot_fefunds/

a month ago

Treat yourself to a meal out or a case of bevvies... or an appetizer in SF or NYC

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When the air gap is the space between the ears: A natural gas plant let ransomware spread from office IT to ops

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/19/dhs_confirms_ransomware_attack/

a month ago

Mystery facility hit by 'commodity' infection thought to be Ryuk

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A Look at Microsoft's new Office app for Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/20/a-look-at-microsofts-new-office-app-for-android/

a month ago

Microsoft published its new Office application for Android and iOS on February 19, 2020 designed to improve the Office experience on mobile devices. The new Office application was in preview for a couple […]

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Microsoft says more than 25 percent of Office 365 licenses now sold through Microsoft 365

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-says-more-than-25-percent-of-office-365-licenses-now-sold-through-microsoft-365/

2 months ago

Microsoft has a multi-pronged plan to try to move customers of Windows, Office and enterprise mobility = security point products to its M365 bundle.

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Microsoft to Office 365 ProPlus users: This new feature cuts malicious docs risks

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-to-office-365-proplus-users-this-new-feature-cuts-malicious-docs-risks/

2 months ago

Microsoft rolls out previews for an improved experience when using Office Protected View.

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Here's how Office 365 users can get a custom email address -- without corporate headaches

https://www.zdnet.com/article/heres-how-office-365-users-can-get-a-custom-email-address-without-corporate-headaches/

2 months ago

Want the credibility that comes with a custom email domain instead of a generic gmail.com or outlook.com address? Microsoft has quietly rolled out that option for its Office 365 Home and Personal subscribers, but there are a few catches.

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Clunk, whirr, buzz, whine. Shared office space can be a riot and sounds like one too

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

2 months ago

Something for the Weekend, Sir? And what about my buttocks, eh?

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Don't drown in that Office 365 migration you've been putting off: There's help at hand – in the form of automation magic

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/24/office_365_tenant_to_tenant_migration/

2 months ago

Shifting an installation is complex yet not impossible, says Quadrotech

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