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Microsoft cracks down on sophisticated BEC scam campaign
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Microsoft cracks down on sophisticated BEC scam campaign

The firm’s Digital Crime Unit seized a variety of malicious domains targeting Office 365 customers
20 Jul 2021
Security researchers uncover more Print Spooler vulnerabilities
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vulnerability

Security researchers uncover more Print Spooler vulnerabilities

Microsoft advises customers to disable the component entirely to prevent attacks following the PrintNightmare debacle
19 Jul 2021
Microsoft customers will be able to record, report, and reduce their emissions
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Microsoft customers will be able to record, report, and reduce their emissions

The company said that the Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability will allow organisations to meet carbon reduction and sustainability goals
14 Jul 2021
Microsoft unveils Windows 365 ‘Cloud PC’ service
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Microsoft unveils Windows 365 ‘Cloud PC’ service

This is a new cloud service that streams the ‘Windows experience’ to any device on the Microsoft Cloud
14 Jul 2021
Microsoft lowers marketplace transaction fee from 20% to 3%
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platform as a service (PaaS)

Microsoft lowers marketplace transaction fee from 20% to 3%

The tech giant says it wants to show it is investing in its partner ecosystem
14 Jul 2021
Microsoft acquires threat intelligence startup RiskIQ
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Microsoft acquires threat intelligence startup RiskIQ

The tech giant's latest security-oriented move follows its MITRE partnership and ReFirm purchase
13 Jul 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
7 Jul 2021
What is NTFS?
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What is NTFS?

All about the new technology file system by Microsoft
25 Jun 2021
Microsoft Teams will be natively integrated into Windows 11 at launch
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Microsoft Teams will be natively integrated into Windows 11 at launch

The app gets prominent placement on the Start menu while Skype fades further into the background
25 Jun 2021
IT Pro News in Review: Google Campus closed, Microsoft hits $2 trillion, and UK cities lose millions
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Business strategy

IT Pro News in Review: Google Campus closed, Microsoft hits $2 trillion, and UK cities lose millions

Catch up with the biggest headlines of the week in just two minutes
25 Jun 2021
The IT Pro Podcast BONUS: Windows 11 reactions
The IT Pro Podcast BONUS: Windows 11 reactions
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The IT Pro Podcast BONUS: Windows 11 reactions

We take a look at the successor to Windows 10
24 Jun 2021
Microsoft announces Windows 11 with redesigned UI, third-party app payments, and more
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Microsoft announces Windows 11 with redesigned UI, third-party app payments, and more

Microsoft CEO jabs Apple with “openness” rhetoric
24 Jun 2021
How to get help in Windows 10
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How to get help in Windows 10

Find out how to get expert help and support for Windows 10 from Microsoft and others
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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Careers & training

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
Windows 11 leaks in full after early build shows up online
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Windows 11 leaks in full after early build shows up online

Surface-level changes including a macOS-like user interface with rounded corners and a default light skin
16 Jun 2021
FCC commissioner calls for big tech to help bridge digital divide
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FCC commissioner calls for big tech to help bridge digital divide

FCC’s senior Republican wants the likes of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google to help pay for broadband expansion
2 Jun 2021
Microsoft Teams gets more collaborative in bid to fight Zoom
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Microsoft Teams gets more collaborative in bid to fight Zoom

Microsoft looks to distance Teams from its roots as a corporate chat app
25 May 2021
Microsoft Exchange admin portal taken offline due to expired certificate
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Microsoft Exchange admin portal taken offline due to expired certificate

This isn't the first time an expired SSL/TLS cert has downed a service
24 May 2021
Microsoft to retire Internet Explorer 11 in 2022
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Microsoft to retire Internet Explorer 11 in 2022

The iconic web browser will be absorbed into the Chromium-powered Edge from next June
20 May 2021
Microsoft rolls out Windows 10X-inspired May 2021 Update
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Microsoft rolls out Windows 10X-inspired May 2021 Update

Features such as containerising threats and a better voice typing experience make their way into the flagship OS
19 May 2021
Microsoft Teams moves beyond the workplace
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Microsoft Teams moves beyond the workplace

A personal version of the video conferencing platform offers free all-day video calls
17 May 2021
Microsoft Surface Pro review: Still worth buying?
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Microsoft Surface Pro review: Still worth buying?

Microsoft's hybrid may be four years old, but it still manages to pack a punch
17 May 2021