Report Predicts 5-Year Decline in Traditional IT Roles

Traditional IT professionals will need developer expertise on top of operational expertise to adapt to a cloud services world, per an IDC study.

Microsoft Fined $20M for Child Privacy Infractions

Microsoft was ordered to pay $20 million and take measures to assure child privacy, per a Monday U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announcement.

Microsoft Outlook Service Goes Down

Users of Microsoft 365 services, especially the Outlook on the Web App, experienced a service disruption on Monday, June 5.

Microsoft Announces Designer Support for Teams

Microsoft Teams will be receiving new and updated features, including support for its AI-powered Designer tool.

Windows 11 To Get Token Protection, Windows 365 Boot and Windows Autopatch

Windows 11 users are getting new features, which are expected to arrive at latest in July, per a Microsoft announcement this week.

Microsoft Edge Getting Copilot AI, plus Dev and Management Perks

The Microsoft Edge browser is getting lots of enhancements, as announced this week at Microsoft Build.

Microsoft Releases Multiple Products at Build 2023 Event

Multiple Microsoft products reached "general availability" (GA), or commercial release, at the Microsoft Build event for developers ongoing this week.

Microsoft To Use Helion's Fusion-Generated Electric Power

Microsoft and Helion have agreed to an energy deal using Helion's fusion-generated electric power.

Microsoft Injects No-Code AI Development Startup with Funding

Microsoft is investing heavily in AI app development startup firm in hopes to bring its non-technical app development to its products and services.

Microsoft Cuts Pay Raises for Employees

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella indicated in a memo that no raises will be coming this year for full-time Microsoft employees.

LinkedIn Lays Off 716 Employees

The Microsoft-owned LinkedIn careers site described plans to cut 716 personnel in a Monday announcement.

Microsoft Unveils Private Microsoft 365 Copilot Test Program

The AI-based Microsoft 365 Copilot is now at limited release via an Early Access Program.

Microsoft and AMD Looking to Compete with Nvidia with AI Processor

Microsoft and AMD may be collaborating on an AI chip to counter Nvidia's efforts, according to a Thursday report by Bloomberg.

Microsoft Ramping Up Its 'Responsible AI Program'

Microsoft this week announced it will be increasing its hiring to support its "responsible AI" efforts.

Microsoft Viva Getting AI and Glint Upgrades Soon

Microsoft on Thursday announced that Copilot artificial intelligence additions and more enhancements will be coming this year to the platform.

Office 2013 Support Officially Ends

In a final goodbye notice, Microsoft marked the end of Office 2013's product life on Wednesday.

SharePoint 2013 Workflow for Microsoft 365 Ending Support in Three Years

Microsoft has announced it will be ending support for SharePoint 2013 workflow for Microsoft 365 users over the next three years.

Microsoft Surface Hub 2S Becoming a Teams Rooms Device

Microsoft recently announced Surface Hub 2S changes, plus Signature Teams Rooms plans.

Microsoft Planning Additional Job Cuts in May

Microsoft's ongoing layoffs are hitting its home turf, with new notices affecting 1,248 people in the Redmond, Bellevue and Issaquah, Wash. areas in May.

Microsoft's Loop App Now Available in Preview

Microsoft's latest collaboration application, Loop, is now available as a public preview.