Microsoft

Bug fixes and app updates arrive with latest Windows 11 preview build
A screenshot of the Windows 11 Start Menu
Microsoft Windows

Bug fixes and app updates arrive with latest Windows 11 preview build

Snipping Tool, Calculator, Clock, Mail, and Calendar apps all receive changes in what is likely to be the final patch before launch
17 Sep 2021
Podcast transcript: Are foldable phones more than a fad?
The IT Pro Podcast Transcript: Are foldable phones more than a fad?
Mobile

Podcast transcript: Are foldable phones more than a fad?

Read the full transcript for this episode of the IT Pro Podcast
17 Sep 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: Are foldable phones more than a fad?
The IT Pro Podcast: Are foldable phones more than a fad?
Mobile

The IT Pro Podcast: Are foldable phones more than a fad?

We take a look at the newest smartphone category
17 Sep 2021
Microsoft appoints Brad Smith as vice chair
Microsoft president and vice chair Brad Smith
Careers & training

Microsoft appoints Brad Smith as vice chair

Smith will continue to report to CEO Satya Nadella as the tech giant's president
15 Sep 2021
Microsoft patches Internet Explorer zero-day under active attack
Bug surrounding by computer code and jargon
vulnerability

Microsoft patches Internet Explorer zero-day under active attack

The latest wave of Patch Tuesday fixes also included several updates to address the Print Spooler component in Windows
15 Sep 2021
Microsoft launches skills programme for 150,000 students in India
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Careers & training

Microsoft launches skills programme for 150,000 students in India

The tech giant is hoping to provide India’s youth with technology skills for employability through this virtual internship
15 Sep 2021
Fuze deepens partnership with Microsoft Teams
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video conferencing

Fuze deepens partnership with Microsoft Teams

Fuze for Teams gains direct routing solution and enhanced add-on capabilities
14 Sep 2021
Microsoft cancels October office return as it ponders "great reshuffle"
Microsoft Satya Nadella on stage
flexible working

Microsoft cancels October office return as it ponders "great reshuffle"

CEO Satya Nadella voices concerns over the complexity of the "hybrid work paradox"
10 Sep 2021
Google and Microsoft's hybrid work battle shows the narrative is just as important as the technology
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collaboration

Google and Microsoft's hybrid work battle shows the narrative is just as important as the technology

Two of the biggest workspace collaboration players have finally decided what ‘the new normal’ means to them and their customers
9 Sep 2021
Hackers exploit Windows zero-day to target users with Office files
The Microsoft Word software on a computer screen
vulnerability

Hackers exploit Windows zero-day to target users with Office files

This ‘reliable and dangerous’ flaw is being abused to launch remote code execution attacks against specific targets
8 Sep 2021
Microsoft helps protect Amazon rainforest with AI project
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Microsoft Azure

Microsoft helps protect Amazon rainforest with AI project

Microsoft AI for Good project funds rainforest protection project
2 Sep 2021
Windows 365 review: Can Windows in the cloud replace your PC?
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cloud computing

Windows 365 review: Can Windows in the cloud replace your PC?

A solid start for cloud-based Windows, although not without performance problems
2 Sep 2021
Microsoft Surface Pro review: Still worth buying?
Surface Pro
Laptops

Microsoft Surface Pro review: Still worth buying?

Microsoft's hybrid may be four years old, but it still manages to pack a punch
1 Sep 2021
Microsoft announces new Spring Cloud offering on Azure
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cloud computing

Microsoft announces new Spring Cloud offering on Azure

A VMware collaboration aims to make Azure more enterprise Java friendly.
1 Sep 2021
Windows 11 rollout will begin on 5 October
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operating systems

Windows 11 rollout will begin on 5 October

The phased release will see all eligible devices offered the upgrade by mid-2022
31 Aug 2021
Microsoft Exchange Server flaw lets attackers misconfigure mailboxes
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vulnerability

Microsoft Exchange Server flaw lets attackers misconfigure mailboxes

Microsoft has patched the ProxyToken vulnerability before any evidence of exploitation has emerged
31 Aug 2021
Microsoft updates Windows 11 minimum requirements
Windows 11 splash screen
Microsoft Windows

Microsoft updates Windows 11 minimum requirements

New OS will be compatible with more CPUs after feedback from users
30 Aug 2021
Tech giants pledge billions for cyber security
The White House is the daytime
cyber security

Tech giants pledge billions for cyber security

Supply chain security and education commitments feature heavily at White House meeting
26 Aug 2021
Microsoft hires AWS veteran Charlie Bell for VP role
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Careers & training

Microsoft hires AWS veteran Charlie Bell for VP role

His specific role within the tech giant is thought to be subject to a non-compete clause signed while at AWS
26 Aug 2021
How to speed up Windows 10
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Microsoft Windows

How to speed up Windows 10

Does Windows 10 feel a bit sluggish for you? Read on for tips and tricks to speed up the OS
19 Aug 2021
Microsoft accused of making it harder to ditch Edge in Windows 11
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operating systems

Microsoft accused of making it harder to ditch Edge in Windows 11

Competitors claim the tech giant has made changing default browsers unnecessarily complicated
19 Aug 2021
SES and Microsoft team up to boost Azure's satellite connectivity
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Microsoft Azure

SES and Microsoft team up to boost Azure's satellite connectivity

SES will co-locate and operate four of its eight satellite stations at Azure data centers
18 Aug 2021
Hackers are using Morse code to bypass phishing controls
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phishing

Hackers are using Morse code to bypass phishing controls

JavaScript files were encoded in ASCII then in Morse to hide code
13 Aug 2021