Microsoft Purchases CyberX

Forrester IT

Today, Microsoft announced that it has acquired Waltham, MA-based IoT and industrial control system (ICS) security vendor CyberX. While the purchase price was not disclosed, media reports are speculating that the purchase price was somewhere between $150M-$165M.

ConfigMgr Microsoft Edge Chromium SQL Query | Custom Report | SCCM

Anoop

Let’s help to analyze the Edge chromium-browser installation using ConfigMgr Microsoft Edge Chromium SQL Query. Also, try to find out the legacy Microsoft Edge browser installation using SCCM. Microsoft introduced the new version of Edge based on chromium.

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Deploy Microsoft Edge Browser with SCCM Endpoint Manager

Anoop

Let’s see how easy you can deploy New Microsoft Edge browser using Endpoint Manager SCCM. SCCM team created an out of box experience to create an SCCM application for new edge browser (chromium based) deployment (Deploy Microsoft Edge Browser). Subscribe YouTube Channel [link].

Microsoft is permanently closing all physical retail stores

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Microsoft will permanently close its retail stores and put its resources into online channels, after closing the outlets in late March due to COVID-19. Business Commerce Enterprise Marketing category-/News Covid-19 Microsoft Microsoft Store

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How to Upgrade Microsoft Edge Browser Using ConfigMgr|MECM

Anoop

Learn how to upgrade Microsoft Edge chromium based browser using ConfigMgr. I have a blog post to explain Deploy Microsoft Edge Patches with SCCM Software Updates. Related Post – How to Deploy Microsoft Edge Browser (client installation) to Windows 10 devices.

Microsoft Teams is getting AI-powered features Together Mode, Dynamic View, suggested replies, and Cortana

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Microsoft Teams is getting new features powered by AI, including Together Mode, Dynamic View, Cortana, suggested replies, and speaker attribution. Business Cloud Dev Enterprise Media Mobile category-/Computers & Electronics/Software Cortana Microsoft Microsoft Teams

Microsoft gives business developers new tools to build Teams apps

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Microsoft wants to help business developers building Teams apps with a Visual Studio extension, Power Platform integrations, and a custom app submission.

Microsoft VDI Story WVD Concept Setup Guide Myths Known Issues

Anoop

Introduction Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) is a new VDI offering from Microsoft. The post Microsoft VDI Story WVD Concept Setup Guide Myths Known Issues appeared first on SCCM Intune Real World Enterprise Experience Blog by Anoop C Nair. Subscribe YouTube Channel [link].

How Microsoft is handling cloud capacity constraints

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In just seven days last month, Teams went from 14 customers with 100,000 users to 20 customers, and Jared Spataro, corporate VP of Microsoft 365, predicts companies will never “go back to working they way that we did,” he said at the time. […].

Microsoft, Cisco Integrate Their Cloud and IoT Services

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Microsoft and Cisco this week announced the “seamless integration” of the two companies’ Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud products, enabling more edge computing scenarios.

Microsoft Learning Certification Exams Updates Ignite 2019

Anoop

In this post, we will see what are the updates Microsoft is planning in terms of Microsoft certification and exams. Some of these information are shared by Microsoft Ignite 2019. Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link].

Microsoft and Salesforce.com are buddies? Get nervous

David Linthicum

Microsoft and its new SaaS pal, Salesforce.com, announced a surprise partnership around Office 365. Cloud Computing The Industry Standard Microsoft Microsoft Azure Microsoft Office 365 Salesforce.com Cloud Computing

Microsoft Teams overtakes Slack with 13 million daily users

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Microsoft is finally revealing exactly how many people are using its Slack competitor Microsoft Teams. The software maker says that more than 13 million people are using Microsoft Teams daily, along with more than 19 million weekly active users. This is the first time Microsoft has revealed an active user count, and the company’s previous […]. News Microsoft

Microsoft promises new Skype features despite Teams for consumers launch

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Microsoft is launching Teams for consumers, but Skype will get new features. Just look at Facebook: Instagram, Messenger, and WhatsApp exist. Read More.

Microsoft pledges to upskill 25 million workers for the ‘COVID-19 economy’

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Microsoft announced new initiatives around digital skills, including cash grants, opening access to data, and a new learning tool inside Microsoft Teams.

Make No Mistake — Microsoft Is A Security Company Now

Forrester IT

Microsoft has announced support for macOS in its rebranded Microsoft Defender ATP product, taking this product from being an offering that could be considered an add-on for hardening its own operating system to a multiplatform security solution.

Microsoft’s Jeff Teper: Teams ‘will be even bigger than Windows’

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Jeff Teper, corporate vice president for Microsoft 365, wants Microsoft Teams, the company's Office 365 chat-based collaboration tool, to eclipse Windows.

Microsoft Strengthens Its RPA Portfolio With Softomotive Acquisition

Forrester IT

Today, Microsoft announced the planned acquisition of Softomotive, a UK-headquartered robotic process automation (RPA) software company with roots in Greece.

Microsoft debuts WhiteNoise, an AI toolkit for differential privacy

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During Build 2020, Microsoft debuted a number of privacy- and fairness-focused enhancements to Azure Machine Learning, including the WhiteNoise toolkit.

Service Providers Begin To Get With The New Dynamic At Microsoft

Forrester IT

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella made a statement last year at a media briefing that has stuck with me: “ Our business model fundamentally is about creating more surplus outside us.

Microsoft warns organizations of consent phishing attacks

Tech Republic Security

In this type of phishing campaign, attackers trick people into giving a malicious app consent to access sensitive data, says Microsoft

Microsoft Customer Connection Program Digital Badges | Rewards

Anoop

Microsoft seems to build a new community program more focused on enterprise clients. New Microsoft values direct interaction & contributions with product groups and enterprise clients. ITPro Digital Badges featured Microsoft Customer Connection Program

New Microsoft Edge Browser Deployment with Intune MEM

Anoop

Microsoft Edge browser deployment guide using Endpoint Manager Intune. Related Post Deploy Microsoft Edge Browser with SCCM Endpoint Manager Introduction As per Microsoft, the new chromium based edge browser is the only one browser required […].

Microsoft Intune for SCCM Admins Part 2

Anoop

In post 1, I covered the basics tips to start learning Microsoft Intune for SCCM admins. Learned from SCCM Experience Microsoft learned from their SCCM experience […]. Intune featured How to learn Intune Microsoft Intune for SCCM Admin SCCM Admins Learn Intune

Microsoft acquires RPA startup Softomotive to bolster Power Automate

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Microsoft has acquired RPA startup Softomotive to bolster its robotic process automation platform, the tech giant announced. Read More.

Magic Leap names ex-Microsoft EVP Peggy Johnson as CEO

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Microsoft doubles down on IoT cybersecurity with CyberX acquisition

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Microsoft acquired industrial control systems cybersecurity startup CyberX to shore up its position in the autonomous systems market. Read More.

Wunderlist Joins Microsoft

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Tuesday, June 2 Microsoft and Wunderlist announced their joining of forces. I've been using and recommending Wunderlist to others for months and can see why Microsoft was so interested in them. Now we all have to hope Microsoft keeps Wunderlist focused on what matters most to us. Here is the news: Microsoft has indeed added Wunderlist to its growing collection of fabulous productivity apps, the companies confirmed today.

Microsoft debuts Windows Package Manager for your dev environment

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At Build 2020, Microsoft released Windows Package Manager in preview and new Microsoft PowerToys: Run and Keyboard Remapper. Read More.

Deploy Microsoft Edge Patches with SCCM Software Updates|ConfigMgr Part 1

Anoop

Let’s see how you can enable and deploy Microsoft Edge patches with Configuration Manager Software Updates. I have already published a post that explains how to Deploy Microsoft Edge Browser (client installation) to Windows 10 devices. Subscribe YouTube Channel [link].

Microsoft Intune for SCCM Admins Part 1

Anoop

I’m hoping to give some fair bit of idea about Microsoft Intune for SCCM admins. The post Microsoft Intune for SCCM Admins Part 1 appeared first on SCCM Intune Real World Enterprise Experience Blog by Anoop C Nair. Subscribe YouTube Channel [link].

2020-2021 Microsoft MVP Award for Intune ConfigMgr Contributions

Anoop

2020-2021 Microsoft MVP Award for Intune ConfigMgr Contributions. The post 2020-2021 Microsoft MVP Award for Intune ConfigMgr Contributions appeared first on How to Manage Devices by Anoop C Nair. Awards featured Microsoft MVP Award 2020Subscribe YouTube Channel [link].

AI researchers create testing tool to find bugs in NLP from Amazon, Google, and Microsoft

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A testing tool called CheckList found mistakes in commercially available AI from Amazon, Google, and Microsoft; CheckList won Best Paper award at ACL.

Microsoft’s AI generates voices that sing in Chinese and English

Venture Beast

In a paper, researchers at Microsoft detail an AI system that can generate singing voices by training on publicly available data. AI Big Data Business Dev ai artificial intelligence machine learning Microsoft music research singing song

Tech Titans Google And Microsoft Are Transforming Cybersecurity

Forrester IT

Last April, we outlined how the “Tech Titans” (Amazon, Google, and Microsoft) were poised to change the cybersecurity landscape by introducing a new model for enterprises to consume cyber security solutions.

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Microsoft’s partnership with Facebook Gaming could mean future VR support for Xbox

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Microsoft is killing Mixer and shifting the program to Facebook Gaming, the Xbox company should reevaluate its earlier plans for VR. Read More.

Virtual Application Delivery with Microsoft App-V

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It might be a surprise to you that Microsoft App-V has actually been around for a while. Microsoft acquired a company called Softricity in 2006. Post-acquisition, Microsoft rebranded Softricity’s application virtualization suite into App-V.

BBC launches Beeb voice assistant in partnership with Microsoft

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The BBC has launched an early beta version of its previously announced Beeb voice assistant in partnership with Microsoft. Read More.

ProBeat: Microsoft’s AI supercomputer was the best of Build 2020

Venture Beast

At Build 2020, OpenAI showed Microsoft's supercomputer not just completing code and offering suggestions, but writing code from English instructions.

Microsoft Warns About Attacks on Exchange Servers

SecureWorld News

Microsoft is warning customers to take some immediate steps to protect their exchange servers. Microsoft: defend your Exchange Servers. After noticing a massive spike in attacks during April, Microsoft is urging organizations with Exchange email servers to shore up their defenses.

Microsoft: Cyber-Criminals Are Targeting Businesses Through Vulnerable Employees

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Microsoft has warned that cyber-criminals are preying on people’s vulnerable psychological states during the COVID-19 pandemic to attack businesses.

Intune Endpoint Security Policies Microsoft Endpoint Manager Updates

Anoop

Sneak peak of Microsoft Endpoint Manager security topics discussed in the section hosted by Paul Mayfield, Terrell Cox, and Micro-Scott. The post Intune Endpoint Security Policies Microsoft Endpoint Manager Updates appeared first on SCCM|Intune|WVD|Azure| Windows by Anoop C Nair.

Windows 10 Evidences Transitions at Microsoft

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When Microsoft released Windows 8 two years ago, its massive departure from its predecessor made a big splash in the technology community. News Trends microsoft Microsoft Windows Twitter Windows 10 Windows 7 Windows 8