Microsoft introduces several new capabilities to Office 365 and Surface devices

In addition to announcing several new devices at its Surface event, Oct. 2, 2019, Microsoft also shared its progress on several innovations including touch, digital pen and utilizing voice across Office 365 and

Published on: October 8th, 2019 Pragya Sehgal

Microsoft returns to making phones, teases dual-screen Surface Duo

NEW YORK --- In an unexpected move, Microsoft unveiled the Surface Duo, a foldable Surface tablet smartphone, at its Surface launch event in New York. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kU78s9ExFFA It's difficult to judge exactly what role

Published on: October 3rd, 2019 Tom Li

What you can expect from Microsoft’s Surface hardware event

Microsoft’s Fall Surface Hardware Event is expected to unveil a host of devices. Microsoft has revealed that they will be expanding their Surface family by launching at least one Surface device at the

Published on: October 1st, 2019 Pragya Sehgal

Microsoft releases new features, updates for Dynamics 365

Microsoft Corp. released a wide swath of updates and releases for its Dynamics 365 suite this week, largely focussed on AI-powered insight tools and new applications for the world of retail. AI-powered insight

Published on: September 23rd, 2019 Buckley Smith

Microsoft’s Exchange Server 2010 has its end of support pushed back by nine months

Microsoft Corp. is pushing back its January 14, 2020 end of support date for Exchange Server 2010 by nine months. In a blog post published this morning, Greg Taylor, Microsoft's director of product

Published on: September 16th, 2019 Alex Coop

Microsoft lends the OneEleven scaleup community a helping hand

Microsoft for Startups initiative has a new addition: the Canadian-born OneEleven scaleup community. The Microsoft for Startup program aims to inject $500 million into startups that are struggling to take off. By enrolling

Published on: September 4th, 2019 Tom Li


Microsoft to drop Skype for Business Online and replace with Teams in 2021

Two years after hinting at plans to phase out Skype for Business Online and replace it with Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Corp. made it official this week. Microsoft announced in a blog post that

Published on: July 31st, 2019 IT Business Staff

Microsoft’s cloud services strategy paying off, according to Q4 earnings

Microsoft Corp. expanded its partnerships with some key companies in 2019, and Satya Nadella, Microsoft's chief executive officer, attributed the company's strong commercial cloud business performance in Q4 to those recent moves. "Azure

Published on: July 22nd, 2019 Buckley Smith

Microsoft Teams gets new features, now has 13 million daily active users

Microsoft Teams, the enterprise-focused communication platform, announced a handful of new features for users across industries this week. Time management for first-line workers Teams will be getting two new time management features designed

Published on: July 12th, 2019 Tom Li

Microsoft announces $500,000 investment in Leonardo Dicaprio Foundation at Collision

Microsoft Corp. is furthering its efforts to combat environmental issues in partnership with the Leonard DiCaprio Foundation, as it announced a $500,000 USD investment to allow for additional grants to be issued through

Published on: May 23rd, 2019 Buckley Smith

Microsoft partnership makes Dell’s cloud strategy very interesting, analysts say

LAS VEGAS --- Knowing it couldn’t dominate the public cloud space the way Microsoft and AWS have, Dell Technologies has decided to take a different approach with its cloud strategy, and according to

Published on: April 30th, 2019 Alex Coop

TD Bank chooses Microsoft Azure, says hyperscalers have ‘upped their game’

Microsoft Azure has become TD Bank Group’s go-to cloud provider for all of its big data and artificial intelligence (AI) needs, the bank announced recently, further signaling large enterprises’ increasing comfort around the

Published on: April 29th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – China’s Mars simulator; Microsoft won’t sell AI to cops; Blackberry Messenger dead

China builds a Mars simulator to emulate life on the Red Planet; Microsoft refused to sell facial recognition technology to law enforcement agencies; Blackberry Messenger has finally met its end Our first story

Published on: April 22nd, 2019 Buckley Smith