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Microsoft Windows 10 Redstone 4 test build 17040: Lots of fixes, plus a few minor features

Microsoft is continuing to roll out many fixes plus a few minor features in its latest Windows 10 test build for PC Insiders.

Stardock introduces Groupy windows-management tool for Windows 7, 8.1, 10

Stardock's new Groupy app, now in beta, is designed to make Windows desktops work like tabbed browsers.

Microsoft Office 365 users to get LinkedIn-powered Resume Assistant

Microsoft is tying together LinkedIn Insights and Word to create a new Resume Assistant feature for Office 365 users.

Microsoft introduces new secure firmware spec via the Open Compute Project

Microsoft is tackling the security piece of datacenter hardware with the latest phase of its OCP 'Project Olympus' efforts.

Microsoft rolling out Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, available today

Microsoft's newest feature update for Windows 10 is now available to mainstream users for PCs. Technically savvy users can grab the final bits starting today, October 17.

Microsoft to shutter its Groove Music service and migrate users to Spotify

Microsoft is dropping out of the music streaming game and instead partnering with Spotify, further reducing the number of first-party consumer-specific cloud services Redmond offers.

Microsoft opens up testing of Azure Data Box, its Amazon Snowball rival

Microsoft is seeking testers for its alternative to Amazon's AWS Snowball: Its Azure Data Box data-transfer appliance and service.

Microsoft readies new Dynamics 365-branded HCM apps, virtual customer service agents

Microsoft is expanding its Dynamics 365 lineup with new modular SaaS apps, and is selling customizable virtual support-agent services under the 'Dynamics 365 AI' brand.

Microsoft's expected Surface Pro with LTE: Possible specs, pricing leak

A UK retailer may have outed the possible specs and pricing of Microsoft's expected Surface Pro LTE devices.

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.

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