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Microsoft Surface Pro 7+ review: More minus than plus
Microsoft Surface Pro 7+
Hardware

Microsoft Surface Pro 7+ review: More minus than plus

This mid-generation upgrade takes two steps forward and one step back
9 Apr 2021
Microsoft is submerging servers in boiling liquid to prevent Teams outages
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data centres

Microsoft is submerging servers in boiling liquid to prevent Teams outages

The tech giant is said to be the first cloud provider running two-phase immersion cooling in a production environment
7 Apr 2021
Acuant joins Microsoft to enable seamless identity verification on Azure AD
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Microsoft Azure

Acuant joins Microsoft to enable seamless identity verification on Azure AD

Acuant’s My Digital ID relieves users from repeatedly sharing sensitive information
6 Apr 2021
IT Pro News in Review: Microsoft to buy Discord, Intel plays catch-up and the end of LG smartphones
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Business strategy

IT Pro News in Review: Microsoft to buy Discord, Intel plays catch-up and the end of LG smartphones

Catch up on the top stories of the week in just two minutes
26 Mar 2021
Microsoft will put hybrid work into practice with HQ reopening
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flexible working

Microsoft will put hybrid work into practice with HQ reopening

Employees will be given the choice to return to the office, to continue working remotely, or to do a mixture of both
23 Mar 2021
Microsoft acquires rapid prototyping firm The Marsden Group
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mergers and acquisitions

Microsoft acquires rapid prototyping firm The Marsden Group

The tech giant says the deal will enable it to create new customer value through experimentation and deep industry solutions
17 Mar 2021
Restricting admin rights heavily mitigates impact of Microsoft flaws
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vulnerability

Restricting admin rights heavily mitigates impact of Microsoft flaws

Businesses may have dampened the effects of a 48% year-on-year rise in vulnerabilities by simply restricting privileges
17 Mar 2021
Microsoft releases one-click patch for Exchange vulnerability
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cyber attacks

Microsoft releases one-click patch for Exchange vulnerability

The quick fix is aimed at small organisations that do not have dedicated IT teams
16 Mar 2021
Exchange Server attacks increase 10 times in a week
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Security

Exchange Server attacks increase 10 times in a week

US most attacked by hackers exploiting four zero-day vulnerabilities
15 Mar 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
12 Mar 2021
How to get help in Windows 10
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operating systems

How to get help in Windows 10

Find out how to get expert help and support for Windows 10 from Microsoft and others
12 Mar 2021
Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 might offer both AMD and Intel chips
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Laptops

Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 might offer both AMD and Intel chips

The next-generation Surface Laptop will reportedly offer more processor options
9 Mar 2021
Microsoft-led scientists retract quantum "breakthrough" research
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high-performance computing (HPC)

Microsoft-led scientists retract quantum "breakthrough" research

The team have retracted their findings after problems found with the original data
9 Mar 2021
Microsoft was warned about Exchange Server flaws two months ago
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cyber attacks

Microsoft was warned about Exchange Server flaws two months ago

The European Banking Authority is the latest major public body to be compromised by the mass hack
9 Mar 2021
Microsoft's Apprenticeship Connector will help SMBs find digital apprentices
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Careers & training

Microsoft's Apprenticeship Connector will help SMBs find digital apprentices

The partnership with GetMyFirstJob aims to stem a widening crisis, with new apprenticeship starts collapsing between 2019 and 2020
8 Mar 2021
‘Hundreds of thousands’ of victims in Microsoft Exchange Server attacks
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hacking

‘Hundreds of thousands’ of victims in Microsoft Exchange Server attacks

Even if you patched the same day Microsoft released fixes, there’s every chance a web shell is on your server
8 Mar 2021
Microsoft targets tab hoarders with new Edge features
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Microsoft targets tab hoarders with new Edge features

New features include vertical tabs and an easier-to-access browsing history
5 Mar 2021
CISA orders agencies to fix Microsoft vulnerabilities abused by Chinese hackers
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Security

CISA orders agencies to fix Microsoft vulnerabilities abused by Chinese hackers

Agencies must patch or disconnect the vulnerable software
4 Mar 2021
Microsoft doubles down on zero trust security policies
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enterprise security

Microsoft doubles down on zero trust security policies

New features across Azure, Microsoft 365 and Defender aim to protect customers against external breaches and insider threats
2 Mar 2021
Microsoft Azure Percept promises to make edge computing a doddle
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Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure Percept promises to make edge computing a doddle

The company hopes to create an edge ecosystem that rivals the success of the Windows operating system
2 Mar 2021
Microsoft takes on Slack with new Teams Connect feature
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Microsoft takes on Slack with new Teams Connect feature

The firm has unveiled a slew of collaboration-focused Teams updates and hardware for the hybrid workforce
2 Mar 2021
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
26 Feb 2021
Microsoft open sources CodeQL queries used in Solorigate inquiry
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Security

Microsoft open sources CodeQL queries used in Solorigate inquiry

The tool enables developers to scan their code for potential compromises
26 Feb 2021