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Microsoft halves number of Windows 10 updates
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Microsoft halves number of Windows 10 updates

The operating system is shifting to an annual release cycle similar to Windows 11
17 Nov 2021
Sega enters cloud gaming agreement with Microsoft
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Sega enters cloud gaming agreement with Microsoft

The Japanese giant will use the Azure platform to develop its global online gaming community
2 Nov 2021
Microsoft and Oracle slammed over 'anti-competitive' software practices
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Microsoft and Oracle slammed over 'anti-competitive' software practices

Research takes aim at the industry, and the two tech giants in particular, for long-running anti-competitive practices
26 Oct 2021
Windows 365 is generally available: Here's how to get started with Microsoft's Cloud PC service
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Windows 365 is generally available: Here's how to get started with Microsoft's Cloud PC service

How much does Windows 365 cost, what packages are available, and is it suitable for my business?
22 Oct 2021
IAR Systems and Secure Thingz partner to streamline Azure IoT migration
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IAR Systems and Secure Thingz partner to streamline Azure IoT migration

Joint solution expedites device development and deployment for Azure IoT and RTOS platforms
19 Oct 2021
WANdisco makes LiveData platform for Azure generally available
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Microsoft Azure

WANdisco makes LiveData platform for Azure generally available

The service automates on-premises data migration to Azure cloud
18 Oct 2021
Microsoft mitigated 'largest ever' 2.4Tbps DDoS attack
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Microsoft mitigated 'largest ever' 2.4Tbps DDoS attack

The record-breaking attack targeted one of the company's European Azure customers in August
12 Oct 2021
Microsoft fixes bug preventing Azure Virtual Desktop security updates
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Microsoft fixes bug preventing Azure Virtual Desktop security updates

The bug has been a problem since July
8 Oct 2021
Azure Container Instances users urged to ​​revoke privileged credentials after flaw discovery
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Azure Container Instances users urged to ​​revoke privileged credentials after flaw discovery

Microsoft says action needed "out of an abundance of caution" rather than as a response to a specific threat
9 Sep 2021
Microsoft helps protect Amazon rainforest with AI project
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Microsoft helps protect Amazon rainforest with AI project

Microsoft AI for Good project funds rainforest protection project
2 Sep 2021
Microsoft Power Apps misconfiguration exposes 38 million records
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Microsoft Power Apps misconfiguration exposes 38 million records

Sensitive data including contact tracing, COVID vaccine status as well as names and email addresses have been leaked
24 Aug 2021
SES and Microsoft team up to boost Azure's satellite connectivity
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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
Microsoft releases Fusion ransomware detection tool for Azure
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Microsoft releases Fusion ransomware detection tool for Azure

Fusion Detection for Ransomware uses machine learning to spot malicious activity across a user's network
10 Aug 2021
Microsoft shuts down Windows 365 free trials after significant demand
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Microsoft shuts down Windows 365 free trials after significant demand

The widely anticipated Cloud PC service launched on Monday with configurations available between £17 and £134.60 per user, per month
5 Aug 2021
Microsoft acquires security startup CloudKnox
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Microsoft acquires security startup CloudKnox

The tech giant continues to expand its security portfolio to secure its own cloud services
22 Jul 2021
What is Azure Database for PostgreSQL?
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What is Azure Database for PostgreSQL?

We look at Microsoft's cloud implementation of the open source database
16 Jul 2021
Microsoft bolsters Azure with AT&T 5G deal and security collaboration
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Microsoft bolsters Azure with AT&T 5G deal and security collaboration

The firm acquire’s AT&T’s Network Cloud platform while integrating MITRE's ATT&CK framework
1 Jul 2021
Demystify Azure migration
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Demystify Azure migration

Navigate your business to Azure to see the benefits of public cloud
18 Jun 2021
Microsoft reveals plans for massive cloud expansion in China
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Microsoft reveals plans for massive cloud expansion in China

The company is planning four new data centres in China to meet surging demand for its services
18 Jun 2021
Microsoft's Nadella now holds dual role of CEO and chairman
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Microsoft's Nadella now holds dual role of CEO and chairman

It's the first time the same executive has held both roles since co-founder Bill Gates stepped down in 2014
17 Jun 2021
NSW Police Force is using AI to analyse CCTV footage
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NSW Police Force is using AI to analyse CCTV footage

The Australian police force expects to migrate its Insights AI/ML platform to Microsoft's Azure cloud
7 Jun 2021
Microsoft adds more services to its Azure Arc multi-cloud management stack
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Microsoft adds more services to its Azure Arc multi-cloud management stack

More Azure services can now run in any CNCF-conformant Kubernetes cluster
25 May 2021
Microsoft to shut down Azure Blockchain Service
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Microsoft to shut down Azure Blockchain Service

The platform is no longer accepting new members ahead of its closure in September
13 May 2021