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Microsoft 365 redesign debuts as Windows 11 preview is released
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Microsoft 365 redesign debuts as Windows 11 preview is released

The overhaul to the cloud-based office suite also includes support for Arm's 64-bit architecture
29 Jun 2021
The most exciting features coming to Windows 11
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The most exciting features coming to Windows 11

Microsoft's new OS features native Android apps, direct Teams integration, and more
25 Jun 2021
Microsoft accused of ‘abusing its power’ in reseller revolt
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Microsoft accused of ‘abusing its power’ in reseller revolt

Reseller ValueLicensing says recent efforts to push customers to cloud services have destroyed its business model
8 Apr 2021
Microsoft launches bug bounty programme for Teams
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Microsoft launches bug bounty programme for Teams

The programme will award bug hunters up to $30,000 for the most severe exploits
25 Mar 2021
Microsoft to launch standalone Office 2021 suite
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Microsoft to launch standalone Office 2021 suite

The Office 2019 successor will be released alongside Office LTSC for commercial customers
19 Feb 2021
SolarWinds hackers hit Malwarebytes through Microsoft exploit
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SolarWinds hackers hit Malwarebytes through Microsoft exploit

They accessed company emails after abusing a dormant email protection product within the Office 365 tenant
20 Jan 2021
Microsoft more than doubles file size limit for SharePoint, Teams, and OneDrive
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Microsoft more than doubles file size limit for SharePoint, Teams, and OneDrive

Increase will benefit businesses and individuals
14 Jan 2021
Microsoft Office arrives on Apple Silicon Macs
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Microsoft Office arrives on Apple Silicon Macs

The updated universal apps will also work on Intel-powered machines
16 Dec 2020
Microsoft anonymises Productivity Score feature after privacy backlash
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Microsoft anonymises Productivity Score feature after privacy backlash

Privacy experts had slammed the feature as a "snooper’s charter" for bosses to spy on workers
2 Dec 2020
Microsoft Teams no longer works on Internet Explorer
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Microsoft Teams no longer works on Internet Explorer

Users of Microsoft's legacy browser will need to upgrade to Edge in order to use the web conferencing service
30 Nov 2020
Microsoft Teams to provide multi-account support
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Microsoft Teams to provide multi-account support

Desktop users will be able to add accounts, change profile picture and switch between accounts
5 Nov 2020
Microsoft Office for iPad gets mouse and trackpad support
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Microsoft Office for iPad gets mouse and trackpad support

The iOS app update also brings a new start screen and a ribbon of feature menus
27 Oct 2020
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
Microsoft suffers second global outage in a week
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Microsoft suffers second global outage in a week

Tech giant has rolled back another update after it caused further instability with Microsoft 365 services
1 Oct 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
Microsoft hints at standalone successor to Office 2019 suite
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Microsoft hints at standalone successor to Office 2019 suite

The firm appears to U-turn on plans to scrap 'perpetual licence' editions of Microsoft Office
24 Sep 2020
Every Microsoft Teams update from Ignite 2020
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Every Microsoft Teams update from Ignite 2020

UI improvements, feature updates, new functionality, and a glimpse at Teams' future on Android
23 Sep 2020
Microsoft aims to simplify security portfolio with Defender rebrand
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Microsoft aims to simplify security portfolio with Defender rebrand

Move coincides with updates for Azure Sentinel, Azure Defender, and Defender for Endpoint
22 Sep 2020
T-Mobile launches new small business plans with Microsoft 365
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T-Mobile launches new small business plans with Microsoft 365

Plans will give customers access to Office apps, cloud services and security features
22 Sep 2020
Defence in depth: Closing the gaps in Microsoft 365 security
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Defence in depth: Closing the gaps in Microsoft 365 security

Exploring the security challenges facing organisations with a reliance on Microsoft 365
2 Sep 2020
Microsoft launches automatic transcribe for Word online
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Microsoft launches automatic transcribe for Word online

AI-based service is free to Office 365 subscribers, but comes with a five-hour monthly upload limit
26 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
Slack files antitrust complaint against Microsoft
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Slack files antitrust complaint against Microsoft

Teams is a "weak, copycat product" tied to Microsoft's dominant Office 365 Suite, says Slack
22 Jul 2020