Researchers from Microsoft, Intel and Red Hat this week turned the spotlight on a newly discovered execution side-channel attack method they've dubbed "Foreshadow."
Microsoft recently gave some insight into how it schedules the release of new Office 365 ProPlus features.
Microsoft's forthcoming Windows Server 2019 product will include "software-defined datacenters" (SDDCs) among its top 10 supported networking features, the company said recently.
A prominent Microsoft MVP says Microsoft should only deliver new Windows 10 and Office feature updates once a year.
Microsoft's new MSIX packaging solution, which the company eventually plans to make the centerpiece of its deployment toolset, is now available as a preview from the Microsoft Store.
Microsoft recently announced that PowerShell Core 6.1 is expected to hit general availability at the end of August, but warned that compatibility with some Windows PowerShell modules will arrive later.
In response to public requests for a primer on Microsoft's monthly update servicing for Windows 10, John Wilcox, a contributor to the Microsoft Tech Community, recently shared some details of the company's update release process.
The latest "semiannual channel" release of Microsoft's device and server management system will arrive in the next few weeks, Microsoft said on Tuesday.
The latest test build of Windows Server 2019 (build 17723) was released this week to Windows Insider Program participants with new features related to bandwidth control and Kubernetes.
Users of the Microsoft Edge browser can now test an alternative means of carrying out user authentications besides passwords.
An announcement last week by Microsoft's Customer Service and Support team indicated that Windows patches from Microsoft's July 10 "update Tuesday" release may have caused SQL Server failures after reboot.
A preview release of Azure Active Directory Activity Logs, which show up in Azure Monitor, is now available, Microsoft announced last week.
Microsoft has released the "commercial previews" of the 2019-branded editions of its Exchange Server and Skype for Business products.
.NET Framework updates that Microsoft released as part of its most recent "update Tuesday" rollup on July 10 are giving some organizations headaches, the company acknowledged recently.
The Azure File Sync service, which Microsoft first unveiled at last year's Ignite conference and is designed to enable centralized file shares, is now generally available.
Microsoft admitted this week that organizations using Lync Server 2013, Skype for Business Server 2015 and Exchange Server took a hit after applying its July 10 "update Tuesday" patches.
After a four-month preview phase, Windows Server's Remote Desktop Web client is now production-ready in 18 languages, Microsoft announced on Monday.
Microsoft is replacing its "Premium Assurance" support offering for SQL Server and Windows Server with a new Extended Security Updates program.
Microsoft will stop releasing Windows 10 "delta updates" after Feb. 12, 2019, the company announced last week, pushing organizations to use "express updates" each month instead.
Windows 10 version 1803 (also known as the April 2018 Update and previously code-named "Redstone 4") is now in the semiannual channel (SAC) release stage, Microsoft said this week, though what that designation means for organizations is a little unclear.