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Microsoft

Microsoft revamps Office website for business and school users
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Microsoft Office

Microsoft revamps Office website for business and school users

Customers will see new personalization and content creation features this week
11 Mar 2022
Microsoft's emissions rose 22.7% in 2021 despite carbon negative pledge
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cloud computing

Microsoft's emissions rose 22.7% in 2021 despite carbon negative pledge

The company said that Scope 3 emissions are the “most difficult to control and reduce”
11 Mar 2022
Microsoft partners commit to 2050 net zero target
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channel

Microsoft partners commit to 2050 net zero target

Latest data shows majority of Microsoft partners, which make up 1% of VAT registered companies, are planning to hit the UK's sustainability goals
10 Mar 2022
Microsoft Patch Tuesday fixes Windows 11 system reset bug
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vulnerability

Microsoft Patch Tuesday fixes Windows 11 system reset bug

A host of fixes are available to Windows administrators as Microsoft patches three critical RCEs flaws
9 Mar 2022
Microsoft completes $19.7 billion acquisition of Nuance
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mergers and acquisitions

Microsoft completes $19.7 billion acquisition of Nuance

The conversational AI firm will complement Microsoft’s cloud services for healthcare
7 Mar 2022
Leaked Nvidia certificates used to sign malware bypassing Windows detection
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malware

Leaked Nvidia certificates used to sign malware bypassing Windows detection

Windows admins are advised to implement custom policies to avoid seemingly legitimate malware making its way into corporate environments
7 Mar 2022
Microsoft delays Office 365 and Microsoft 365 price hike
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Microsoft Office

Microsoft delays Office 365 and Microsoft 365 price hike

There will now be a transitional grace period for those businesses worst hit by the changes
3 Mar 2022
Microsoft releases TypeScript 4.6 with a score of new features
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software development

Microsoft releases TypeScript 4.6 with a score of new features

The latest iteration of the programming language brings never-before-seen features and lots of improvements to make developers' lives easier
2 Mar 2022
Microsoft PowerToys update delivers better window management
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operating systems

Microsoft PowerToys update delivers better window management

The open source tool also makes a key step in its journey to ARM support
1 Mar 2022
Microsoft teases 'controversial' changes to C# programming language
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Development

Microsoft teases 'controversial' changes to C# programming language

The preview features are still in development and have attracted mixed feedback from the developer community
24 Feb 2022
Windows 11 will soon warn users on unsupported PCs
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Microsoft Windows

Windows 11 will soon warn users on unsupported PCs

The warnings do not hamper PC performance or prevent users from accessing their systems
23 Feb 2022
Microsoft Surface Go 3 review: Boldly going where we’ve already gone before
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Laptops

Microsoft Surface Go 3 review: Boldly going where we’ve already gone before

Microsoft’s latest budget 2-in-1 fails to stand out against the wider Surface range
21 Feb 2022
Hackers caught dropping malware into Microsoft Teams chats
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malware

Hackers caught dropping malware into Microsoft Teams chats

The self-administering files can take complete control of a user's system after a single click
18 Feb 2022
Microsoft releases analysis of Web3 'ice phishing' attack
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phishing

Microsoft releases analysis of Web3 'ice phishing' attack

New phishing method targets an immature technology stack on the next generation of the internet
17 Feb 2022
New Windows 11 build brings a host of new features
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Microsoft Windows

New Windows 11 build brings a host of new features

Update adds features requested by the community as well as improvements to productivity, accessibility, and the UI
17 Feb 2022
What is Microsoft Edge? Everything you need to know
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web browser

What is Microsoft Edge? Everything you need to know

Microsoft's replacement for Internet Explorer now functions as a genuine alternative to Chrome
15 Feb 2022
NTU Singapore teams with Microsoft to enhance Smart Campus
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digital transformation

NTU Singapore teams with Microsoft to enhance Smart Campus

Microsoft 365 and Teams Phone help facilitate online collaboration and remote learning at the university
14 Feb 2022
IT Pro News In Review: Nvidia breaks off Arm deal, FCDO security attack, Microsoft to disable VBA
IT Pro News In Review: Nvidia breaks off Arm deal, FCDO security attack, Microsoft to disable VBAvideo
mergers and acquisitions

IT Pro News In Review: Nvidia breaks off Arm deal, FCDO security attack, Microsoft to disable VBA

Catch up on the biggest headlines of the week in just two minutes
11 Feb 2022
Microsoft Teams now uses 50% less power than when it first launched
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collaboration

Microsoft Teams now uses 50% less power than when it first launched

It has been a long-term goal of Microsoft to make the Team experience equitable across high and low-performance hardware
10 Feb 2022
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday fixes 70 vulnerabilities after a troublesome January update
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cyber security

Microsoft's Patch Tuesday fixes 70 vulnerabilities after a troublesome January update

Microsoft will be hoping for a bug-free round of patches after admins complained of January's updates breaking more components than they fixed
9 Feb 2022
Microsoft Teams is getting a new LinkedIn integration
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video conferencing

Microsoft Teams is getting a new LinkedIn integration

Chat participants will see each others' social network profiles from March
8 Feb 2022
Microsoft disables VBA macros in Office by default following years of complaints
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Microsoft Office

Microsoft disables VBA macros in Office by default following years of complaints

The move has been widely welcomed by the security industry, though concerns remain over the ease of implementation
8 Feb 2022
Microsoft PowerToys update improves accessibility
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Development

Microsoft PowerToys update improves accessibility

Better mouse visibility accompanies new File Explorer add-ons
1 Feb 2022
Picus Security joins the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association
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cyber security

Picus Security joins the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association

The association integrates Picus’ cyber-resilience platform with Microsoft Defender for Endpoint and Microsoft Sentinel
1 Feb 2022