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Spring Windows 10 Release To Allow Password-Free Sign-Ins

Microsoft is previewing a new passwordless sign-in feature based on FIDO2 that's expected to arrive with the Windows 10 spring release.

Understanding Background Jobs in PowerShell

Synchronous code execution is fine for small scripts, but for more time-consuming scripts, consider running your code in the background as a job. Here's how.

'Project Honolulu' Now Live as Windows Admin Center

The new "Windows Admin Center," previously codenamed "Project Honolulu," is now production-ready.

CPU Fixes for Spectre Variant 2 Roll Out from AMD

Chipmaker AMD recently issued microcode updates to its OEM partners that protect Windows 10 systems against Spectre variant 2 attack methods.

Storage in Spotlight with Latest Windows Server Preview

A new channel-release preview of Windows Server build 17639 released this week includes two new features: a so-called "Storage Migration Service" and improvements to the Storage Replica feature.

Microsoft To Update Azure Active Directory's Login Design

A new user interface for carrying out Azure Active Directory logins will take effect in June, Microsoft announced this month.

Microsoft Gives Guidance for Setting Up Hybrid Cloud Printing

Microsoft recently gave an overview of how to set up Hybrid Cloud Print, a Windows Server 2016 feature that can tap Azure Active Directory to enable printing for bring-your-own-device Windows 10 clients and domain-joined Windows 10 clients.

Intel's Spectre Patch Rollout Will Skip Some Processors

Intel's guidance publication for April indicates that it isn't planning to release microcode updates for some of its processors to prevent Spectre attack methods.

Microsoft Resurrects Windows 3.0's File Manager for Windows 10

The '90s-era File Manager that first debuted in Windows 3.0 can now be used on Windows 10 as an open source Visual Studio solution.

New Office 365 Connection Service Hits Preview

A new Web service that publishes network data endpoints that are used to connect to Office 365 services is now in preview.

Find Data in Excel Using PowerShell

For those times when converting Excel files to .CSV just doesn't make sense.

Microsoft Makes Its In-House AI Training Program Public

Microsoft is giving the general public access to artificial intelligence training courses that mirror its own internal AI education program.

Microsoft Takes Wraps Off 'Project VAST' for Security

Microsoft recently unveiled the newest addition to its security arsenal: Project VAST, a tool designed to surface security problems visually.

New Windows Server Semiannual Channel Release Coming by Midyear

Version 1803, the designation for the next semiannual channel release for Windows Server, will arrive in the first half of this year, Microsoft said recently.

Microsoft's Remote Desktop Web Client Hits Preview

A new browser-based Remote Desktop Web Client is now available for preview from Microsoft.

Microsoft Courts Linux Devs by Open Sourcing WSL

Microsoft this week published some Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) open source code on the GitHub repository.

Working with PowerShell History

Using these three commands, PowerShell allows you to read and manipulate just about every aspect of your command history.

Microsoft Rolls Out Next-Gen Azure Monitor Alerts

Microsoft recently added two "next-generation" Azure Monitor alert capabilities -- "metric alerts" and "log alerts."

AMD Readies Patches for Its Own Processor Security Hole

Recently publicized processor security issues have chip maker AMD scrambling to develop firmware updates.

Microsoft Enables MySQL, PostgreSQL on Azure Database

Both MySQL and PostgreSQL are now generally available on the Azure Database service, Microsoft announced recently.

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