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BI Users, Extra-enterprise Users

Windows 10 S: It’s for enterprise, too

May 4, 2017

Via: CIO

Microsoft may have stuck to its script Tuesday when it unveiled a Windows 10 spin-off aimed at the K-12 educational market, but the new operating system will be enticing to businesses as well, analysts said today. “They were very focused […]


BI Users, IT Users

Meet the new Microsoft Edge: 5 key improvements with the Creators Update

April 14, 2017

Via: CIO

Microsoft Edge’s improvements with the Windows 10 Creators Update may finally make it a browser worth talking about. It debuted to shrugs with the original Windows 10 and saw incremental improvements with the Anniversary Update. Edge is still catching up to Google […]


BI Usage, Multidimensional Analysis

What’s Microsoft after with Windows Server on ARM?

March 9, 2017

Via: CIO

It was unclear today exactly what kind of edge Microsoft might gain by partnering with Qualcomm and others to run Windows Server on ARM processors, an analyst said. “Microsoft must see something that is interesting enough to port over Azure […]


BI Users, IT Users

Microsoft still plans to ship two Windows 10 upgrades in 2017

February 22, 2017

Via: CIO

Microsoft this month reaffirmed that it will issue two Windows 10 upgrades this year, twice the number of 2016 but still shy of the firm’s original target. In a presentation 11 days ago at a Microsoft technical conference held in […]


BI Users, IT Users

Microsoft hasn’t moved the Windows 10 needle in months

February 10, 2017

Via: CIO

Microsoft has been stuck on the 400 million mark for Windows 10 for more than four months, as the head of the company’s operating systems group yesterday repeated the milestone when he spoke to developers. “We now have over 400 […]


BI Users, Business Users

Microsoft asks Trump administration for travel ban exceptions

February 3, 2017

Via: CIO

Microsoft today asked the U.S. government to create a mechanism for granting exemptions to last week’s executive order on immigration that would meet “the pressing needs of real people,” including scores of company employees and their families. In the letter […]


BI Users, Business Users

Cloud growth continues to boost Microsoft’s financials

January 27, 2017

Via: CIO

Microsoft’s focus on the cloud continues to pay off. The tech titan showed growth across all its cloud-based businesses during the last quarter ended Dec. 31, including Office, Dynamics and Azure. Reporting financial results for its fiscal second quarter on […]


BI Users, Business Users

Microsoft kills Cache, its note-taking experiment with Evernote-Google Keep aspirations

January 20, 2017

Via: CIO

When Microsoft launched its Cache note-taking experiment last year, we hoped it could become Microsoft’s version of Google Keep, if Microsoft devoted enough resources to it. Sadly, that’s not the case. In a note to users, Microsoft said Thursday that […]


Business Operations Reporting

Microsoft drops a pay-as-you-go Azure cloud option

January 11, 2017

Via: CIO

Microsoft is shifting its licensing for its Azure cloud service, eliminating the pay-as-you-go option for new Azure customers using MPSA (Microsoft Products and Services Agreement) as of February 1. Instead, they will be steered toward the company’s CSP (Cloud Solution […]


BI Users, IT Users

Here’s your first look at Windows 10’s upcoming design overhaul

January 6, 2017

Via: The Next Web

We heard last November that Microsoft was working to overhaul its design language for Windows 10’s interface as well as for first- and third-party apps on the platform. Now, MSPoweruser has obtained leaked images of that program, dubbed Project NEON. […]