Microsoft

You can now test Android apps on Windows 11
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Microsoft Windows

You can now test Android apps on Windows 11

The feature allows users to install apps directly from the Amazon Appstore
21 Oct 2021
Microsoft shares more details about Android apps in Windows 11
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft shares more details about Android apps in Windows 11

Developers shouldn't expect saved state to be secure
20 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 to shutdown LinkedIn in China
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Careers & training

Microsoft to shutdown LinkedIn in China

The company will launch a new jobs platform without a social feed or the ability to share posts and articles
15 Oct 2021
The future of productivity
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Whitepaper

The future of productivity

Driving your business forward with Microsoft Office 365
13 Oct 2021
Microsoft fixes bug preventing Azure Virtual Desktop security updates
Microsoft Teams on Windows 11
Microsoft Azure

Microsoft fixes bug preventing Azure Virtual Desktop security updates

The bug has been a problem since July
8 Oct 2021
Microsoft backs right to repair following investor revolt
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Hardware

Microsoft backs right to repair following investor revolt

The tech giant will investigate the effects of giving customers access to parts and repair documentation
8 Oct 2021
Microsoft to acquire goal-tracking startup Ally
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mergers and acquisitions

Microsoft to acquire goal-tracking startup Ally

The Seattle-based company's software will be integrated into Microsoft's Viva platform
8 Oct 2021
Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services will launch next month
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Cloud

Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services will launch next month

The new platform has been designed to address the control frameworks and regulatory requirements facing the industry
6 Oct 2021
FileCloud announces integration with Microsoft Teams
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communications

FileCloud announces integration with Microsoft Teams

Integration allows Team users to share files across on-premises networks, storage devices, and FileCloud Online
5 Oct 2021
Windows 11 has problems with Oracle VirtualBox
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Microsoft Windows

Windows 11 has problems with Oracle VirtualBox

Microsoft confirms compatibility issues as new operating system makes its debut
5 Oct 2021
How to install Windows 11
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Microsoft Windows

How to install Windows 11

You'll need to check your system requirements before you upgrade to the latest version of Microsoft's OS
5 Oct 2021
Google claims it is the most searched for term on Bing
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web browser

Google claims it is the most searched for term on Bing

The tech giant argues that its dominance is down to popularity rather than anti-competitive behaviour
1 Oct 2021
Microsoft and India’s Ministry of Labour to skill 10 million jobseekers
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Careers & training

Microsoft and India’s Ministry of Labour to skill 10 million jobseekers

The initiative aims to equip jobseekers with the skills to bridge India’s digital divide
1 Oct 2021
Microsoft Store opens to third-party storefronts
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Store opens to third-party storefronts

The newly-redesigned app store will launch alongside Windows 11 on 5 October
29 Sep 2021
Microsoft to scrap Basic Authentication in Exchange Online
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft to scrap Basic Authentication in Exchange Online

The tech giant has announced October 2022 as the cut-off date for Exchange Online tenants
27 Sep 2021
New FamousSparrow hacking group caught targeting hotels
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vulnerability

New FamousSparrow hacking group caught targeting hotels

Microsoft Exchange ProxyLogon flaw used in attacks
24 Sep 2021
Microsoft unveils new Surface Pro, Go, Duo and Studio devices
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Laptops

Microsoft unveils new Surface Pro, Go, Duo and Studio devices

The new hybrid devices have been built to showcase Windows 11
22 Sep 2021
Bug fixes and app updates arrive with latest Windows 11 preview build
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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
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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
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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