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Microsoft rolls out new Dynamics 365 apps powered by AI and mixed reality

Microsoft is powering its Dynamics 365 with new artificial intelligence and mixed reality applications. Dynamics 365, released around a couple of years ago, helps organizations tear down the traditional silos of customer relationship management (CRM)...

Microsoft relieves some pressure off IT departments with new managed desktop offering

Microsoft is relieving some of the pressure off IT departments with a new managed offering called Microsoft Managed Desktop (MMD). Integrated with Microsoft 365 Enterprise, device as a service and cloud-based management, the MMD aims to help organiza...

Microsoft shortens Windows 10 update cycle, providing enterprises more time to adapt changes

Microsoft is making a number of changes to its Windows 10 servicing to provide enterprises more time and flexibility in the Windows 10 update cycle. The tech giant started releasing updates to Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus from April 2017, and se...

Microsoft renovates Outlook for Windows and online for faster and customizable experience

Microsoft is rolling out a couple of new features for Outlook to allow users customize the experience, get things done faster, and stay organized. The updates include a ‘Coming Soon’ feature in Outlook for Windows, and an ‘opt-in toggle’ in Outlook o...

Skype takes a step back, removes Highlights and Capture features

Last year, Microsoft had made some main changes to the Skype to tempt younger consumers and compete with rivals like Snapchat. But the redesign ended up complicating the user experience. Now, the tech giant is taking a step back to simplify and offer...

Microsoft removes device limits for Office 365 Home and Personal subscribers

Good news for users of Office 365 Home and Office 365 Personal subscriptions! Microsoft has announced that it will increase the number of devices that can be used with these subscriptions. Currently, Office 365 Home allows installation on 10 devices ...

Azure Active Directory B2B collaboration now supports Google IDs

Microsoft is adding support for Google IDs to its Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) business-to-business (B2B) collaboration service. With this, Google has become the first third-party identity provider to support Azure AD. Azure AD B2B collaboration...

OneDrive and SharePoint get AI-powered video and audio transcription service

Microsoft continues to shower artificial intelligence love on its products and services, announcing the availability of automated transcription services for video and audio files in OneDrive and SharePoint. The new capabilities will be powered by the...

Microsoft and Tech Mahindra join hands on blockchain-based solution against spam calls in India

Microsoft and Tech Mahindra have joined hands on a new blockchain-based solution to fight against the unsolicited commercial communication (UCC) or spam calls in India. Spam calls are a big problem for the telecom subscribers in the country, and Tele...

Skype for Business Online capabilities coming to Microsoft Teams

At Microsoft Ignite conference last year, Microsoft had announced that it was planning to bring the capabilities of Skype for Business Online to Microsoft Teams. The company has now completed the roadmap to include the messaging, meeting and calling ...

More than thrice organizations use Office 365 as compared to G Suite: Bitglass report

More and more organizations across UK and Europe are shifting to applications like Office 365, G Suite, and Slack for productivity and cost benefits of public cloud. Bitglass, the Silicon Valley-based Next-Gen CASB company, recently conducted an auto...

SharePoint hub sites get significant updates ahead of Microsoft Ignite 2018

Microsoft is releasing significant updates to SharePoint hub sites that will allow enterprises to create up to 100 hub sites, adjust sites automatically, share news from anywhere, and more. SharePoint hub sites are building blocks of the intranet tha...

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