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Getting Started with Azure's Text-to-Speech API

Azure Cognitive Services is letting developers create natural-sounding speech even without a lot of expertise in machine learning. Here's how.

Researchers Warn of RAMBleed Side-Channel Attacks

A newly discovered side-channel attack method called "RAMBleed" can expose information from memory chips, including encryption key information, according to academic researchers.

Next-Gen Linux Integration Debuts in New Windows 10 Preview Build

Microsoft is giving its Windows Insider Program participants a chance to try version 2 of Windows Subsystem for Linux in its latest Windows 10 "fast-ring" preview release.

Conditional Access, Other Admin Features Added to Microsoft 365 Business

Microsoft 365 Business subscribers can now take advantage of Microsoft's conditional access security service, as well as new trouble-ticket features for administrators.

Microsoft's June Patch Release the Largest 'In Recent Memory'

The June edition of Microsoft's monthly security patch rollout addresses 88 common vulnerabilities and disclosures (CVEs), the largest "in recent memory," according to a Trend Micro analyst.

IT Pros Can Now Save Office Configurations in Microsoft's Cloud

IT pros will soon be able to save their Office 365 configuration files in Microsoft's cloud datacenters to access later, thanks to a recent update to the Office Customization Tool.

Creating a Custom Voice Font with Azure Cognitive Services

Using the custom voice feature in Microsoft's Azure Cognitive Services product, you can train a computer to sound like yourself -- or anyone else, for that matter.

PowerShell 7 Preview Released

PowerShell 7, Microsoft's latest scripting solution for IT pros and developers, has hit its "first preview" milestone, Microsoft announced this week.

Microsoft Pushes Its May Patches To Stop RDS Worm

Microsoft recently urged organizations to install its May security patches to prevent attackers from exploiting a "wormable" vulnerability in Remote Desktop Services.

Deploying Windows 10 and Windows Server 1903: Some Caveats for IT Pros

Microsoft recently detailed some changes organizations should make before rolling out version 1903 of Windows 10 and Windows Server, as well as its plans for Windows 10 "targeted" channel releases and new perks for Windows Update for Business users.

Converting Text to Speech with Azure Cognitive Services and PowerShell

Thanks to the AI features in Microsoft's cloud, text-to-speech technology can render more realistic results than ever.

Version 1903 of Windows 10 and Windows Server Released

Microsoft rolled out version 1903 of both Windows 10 and Windows Server on Tuesday, marking the latest "semiannual channel release" versions of both products.

Microsoft Tool for Scanning Third-Party Software Gets Update

Microsoft announced Attack Surface Analyzer 2.0 this week, describing changes in the updated -- and now open source -- software.

Security Roundup: Mircrosoft Patches Arrive as New Intel CPU Flaw Surfaces

Tuesday marked several important security developments for IT pros.

Managing Azure Cognitive Service Accounts with PowerShell

Here's how to start taking advantage of Microsoft's suite of artificial intelligence APIs.

Microsoft Shares Security Tips, Earns FIDO2 Nod for Windows Hello

With system administrators increasingly being targeted by hackers, Microsoft this week shared some security tips for organizations.

Microsoft Readies BitLocker Management Features for SCCM, Intune

IT pros managing BitLocker-encrypted drives on devices will soon have access to some new capabilities, Microsoft announced this week.

Understanding PowerShell Scriptblocks

Scriptblocks are a ubiquitous part of PowerShell and are a construct that every PowerShell developer should understand.

Microsoft Debuts Open Source Windows Terminal, Linux Kernels for Windows

Microsoft made some key open source-related announcements at its Build conference this week, including the debut of Windows Terminal, an open source command-line console for Windows 10 that consolidates multiple tools.

Microsoft (Partially) Releases Threat Experts Security Service

A key component of Microsoft's new threat-hunting service for organizations is now ready for use in production environments.

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