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Microsoft is forcibly installing PWAs on Windows 10
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Microsoft is forcibly installing PWAs on Windows 10

Users have the option to uninstall the forced update
15 Oct 2020
Zapier integration lets you connect 2,000+ apps to Microsoft Teams
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Zapier integration lets you connect 2,000+ apps to Microsoft Teams

Teams users can install Zapier and establish new workflows without leaving Teams
1 Oct 2020
Microsoft unveils Azure for Operators to unlock 5G potential
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Microsoft unveils Azure for Operators to unlock 5G potential

Service will help operators to future-proof networks and drive down costs
30 Sep 2020
Microsoft 365 outage hits Azure, Outlook, and Teams
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Microsoft 365 outage hits Azure, Outlook, and Teams

The cloud-based productivity tools are now back online after more than five hours of downtime
29 Sep 2020
Windows XP source code allegedly leaked online
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Windows XP source code allegedly leaked online

The suspected Microsoft operating system files were spread on the anonymous forum 4chan
25 Sep 2020
Microsoft lays out water-positive plans for next decade
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Microsoft lays out water-positive plans for next decade

Microsoft plans to focus its water savings on 40 high-stress basins worldwide
24 Sep 2020
Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare launches Oct. 30
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Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare launches Oct. 30

Development will continue, as Microsoft plans to support and grow the health care ecosystem
23 Sep 2020
Chrome vs Firefox vs Microsoft Edge
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Chrome vs Firefox vs Microsoft Edge

We put the web's three most popular browsers head-to-head
23 Sep 2020
Big data is 'giving us an edge over hackers' for the first time, says Microsoft CISO
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Big data is 'giving us an edge over hackers' for the first time, says Microsoft CISO

Massive amounts of network, endpoint, application and identity signals are being used to train machine learning models and improve detection
17 Sep 2020
Nokia simplifies Microsoft Azure integration
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Nokia simplifies Microsoft Azure integration

Microsoft Azure IoT Edge Modules such as Modbus can now be deployed on the Nokia DAC edge server
16 Sep 2020
MFA bypass allows hackers to infiltrate Microsoft 365
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MFA bypass allows hackers to infiltrate Microsoft 365

Hackers could exploit errors in the ‘inherently insecure’ protocol implemented on widely-used cloud services
15 Sep 2020
Microsoft retrieves underwater data centre after two years
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Microsoft retrieves underwater data centre after two years

Clean energy moonshot housed 864 servers in a container off the coast of Orkney
15 Sep 2020
Oracle confirms bid to become TikTok's "trusted tech partner"
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Oracle confirms bid to become TikTok's "trusted tech partner"

Oracle has confirmed it may be within striking distance of a deal with Bytedance after Microsoft’s efforts failed
14 Sep 2020
What is Microsoft Edge? Everything you need to know
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What is Microsoft Edge? Everything you need to know

Microsoft's replacement for Internet Explorer now functions as a genuine alternative to Chrome
9 Sep 2020
Walmart joins Microsoft in TikTok takeover bid
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Walmart joins Microsoft in TikTok takeover bid

Joint venture faces stiff competition from a $20 billion bid from Oracle
28 Aug 2020
Microsoft extends support for Windows 10 version 1803
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Microsoft extends support for Windows 10 version 1803

Enterprise users will now continue to receive security updates until May 2021
28 Aug 2020
Microsoft announces general availability of Immersive Reader for remote learners
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Microsoft announces general availability of Immersive Reader for remote learners

Updated features aim to engage learners and make content more easily accessible
25 Aug 2020
Microsoft will stop supporting Internet Explorer in 2021
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Microsoft will stop supporting Internet Explorer in 2021

From next year the browser will no longer be supported by Microsoft 365 services including OneDrive and Outlook
18 Aug 2020
Microsoft's Surface Duo arrives 10 September
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Microsoft's Surface Duo arrives 10 September

Microsoft's dual-screen Android phone finally arrives and will cost $1,399
12 Aug 2020
How many call participants is too many?
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How many call participants is too many?

We’ve all been on calls trying to get a word in, but virtual meetings are about to get more crowded…
7 Aug 2020
Trump’s demand for cut of TikTok sale could face legal challenge
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Trump’s demand for cut of TikTok sale could face legal challenge

The Fifth Amendment could prevent a potential fee attached to Microsoft’s TikTok acquisition
5 Aug 2020
Microsoft tripled bug bounty payouts to $13.7m last year
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Microsoft tripled bug bounty payouts to $13.7m last year

The figure is more than double Google’s payout for 2019 and was divided among 327 security researchers
5 Aug 2020
Microsoft won't reopen its offices until January 2021
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Microsoft won't reopen its offices until January 2021

The software giant is planning a six-stage "hybrid" approach for the reopening of its offices in the US
3 Aug 2020