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Does Microsoft's brass still believe it has a chance in the phone market?

With one of Microsoft's most celebrated Windows Phone customers, the NYPD, expected to dump their devices for iPhones, is there really even a toehold for Microsoft in the business-phone space?

Microsoft turns Windows 10 Fall Creators Update focus to 'stabilization' as of Build 16273

Microsoft's latest Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Update test build, No. 16273, is almost entirely about bug fixes, as it closes in on 'release to the world' (RTW).

Microsoft to cease work on its GigJam collaboration service

Microsoft is halting work on its GigJam collaboration service in September, two years after its initial launch and before it ever exited preview.

Microsoft, Red Hat extend their partnership with container support

Following a similar alliance with Amazon earlier this year, Red Hat is committing to add more support for Windows Server and Azure with its container platform.

Microsoft takes the wraps off new Azure Event Grid service

Microsoft is kicking off a preview of its Azure Event Grid, a service to assist programmers building event-based and serverless applications.

Microsoft 365 Business public preview goes live August 2

Microsoft is ready to let SMB users start kicking the tires of its coming $20 per user per month Microsoft 365 subscription bundle.

Microsoft's Windows 10 to get eye-tracking functionality

Microsoft is working to add eye-tracking technology to Windows 10, initially as an accessibility feature.

A Windows 10 smart thermostat is coming from Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls is using Windows 10 IoT Core, Cortana voice activation and back-end Azure insight services to power a new thermostat.

Microsoft brings Version History support to all files in OneDrive

Microsoft is adding version history support for all OneDrive files, but has no new ETA for its promised OneDrive differential sync capability.

Microsoft is doubling down on machine reading as part of its AI focus

Microsoft is ramping up its focus on machine learning as part of the company's growing artificial-intelligence push. Here are a few of the fronts where the company is concentrating.

Windows 10 virtualization available from Microsoft cloud partners starting this Fall

Microsoft is adding more options for users who want to virtualize Windows 10 desktops. Here's what's new and how much it will cost.

Microsoft's SQL Server 2017 for Linux and Windows moves ahead with first Release Candidate

Microsoft is making available its first public near-final Release Candidate for its SQL Server 2017 database, which will run on Linux and Windows Server, both.

Microsoft delivers 'AI-powered' Presentation Translator add-in for PowerPoint

Microsoft is providing a progress report on its AI efforts across the company and delivering some AI-influenced apps and APIs.

Microsoft to close Surface Hub manufacturing facility; cut 124 jobs

Microsoft officials said they remain committed to the company's large-screen Surface Hub conferencing systems in spite of the closure of an Oregon manufacturing plant for the devices.

Microsoft wraps cloud subscription services into new Microsoft 365 bundles

Microsoft is taking another crack at getting enterprise and business customers to use more of its cloud services with new Microsoft 365 bundles.

Microsoft Azure Stack is ready to order from Dell EMC, HPE and Lenovo

Microsoft's first three server partners are starting to take orders for Microsoft's hybrid-computing Azure Stack appliances.

Drilling down on Microsoft's new plan to sell to consumers

Microsoft is revamping its sales structure and plans in the hopes of digitally transforming not just its business customers, but consumers, too.

Microsoft's Nano Server: What to expect this fall

Microsoft is changing the positioning and feature set of Nano Server with the coming fall feature release of Windows Server 2016. Here's what to expect.

More changes coming to Microsoft's Windows as a Service strategy

Microsoft is continuing to tweak its Windows 10 patching and updating strategy, and plans to hold off until 2019 before releasing another version of Windows 10 designated as its Long Term Servicing Branch.

Microsoft Build 2017 buzzword bingo: On the edge

What Microsoft is doing in the edge computing/distributed computing space may be a big topic at this week's Build 2017 developer conference. Here are a few clues as to why.

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