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Microsoft names its next Windows 10 upgrade: '2004'

Although the name would indicate an April 2020 release, the company's past Windows upgrade tempo has rarely hit the mark.

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The best laptops: Premium laptops, cheap laptops, 2-in-1s, and more

From budget, to ultraportable, to gaming laptops, our top picks feature the best tech advances in laptop PCs, from new CPUs and GPUs to new materials, and include portables from HP, Dell, and Apple.

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Food fight: Slack and Microsoft trade barbs, sling stats in collaboration app battle

Although Slack led the way on chat-based collaboration software, Microsoft pushed back with its own Teams app. Now, the two companies are battling for enterprise hearts and minds (and users).

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Microsoft goes very small for Windows 10 1909's 'On' switch

The latest version of Windows relies on an 'enablement package' to turn on features that transform Windows 10 1903 into 1909. Microsoft now calls that move a pilot program.

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Microsoft shows off hybrid cloud management and cloud analytics tools at Ignite

Enterprises will soon have access to Azure Arc and Azure Synapse Analytics, two new services that bolster Microsoft’s cloud offerings.

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Microsoft (finally) delivers service pack-like Windows 10 1909

The latest version of Windows 10 is little more than a rerun of the May version of the operating system, though it does offer a few new features.

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Windows 10: A guide to the updates

Here's what you need to know about each update to the current version of Windows 10 as it's released from Microsoft. Now updated for KB4524570, released Nov. 12, 2019.

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An exorcism at Microsoft

CEO Satya Nadella has laid his predecessor’s ghost to rest.

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Microsoft combines Intune with ConfigMgr

Enterprises that have System Center Configuration Manager licenses now have automatic access to Intune via the new, combined Endpoint Manager.

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Microsoft sets Jan. 15 launch for its second-chance Edge

A release candidate of the Chromium-based browser can already be downloaded from Microsoft's website. The final version shows up in about 10 weeks.

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Microsoft Intune can now block unauthorized BYOD hardware

Microsoft's decision to integrate third-party mobile threat defense software is a sign of bigger things to come for the company's UEM platform.

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Cortana can now read emails out loud in Outlook for iOS

The AI-powered voice assistant will also help schedule meetings, as Microsoft continues to reposition Cortana as a powerful enterprise assistant.

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Microsoft Teams gets private channels, email integration with Outlook

Microsoft’s work stream collaboration platform is getting a slew of updates, including the long-awaited private channels and new IT admin controls.

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Do you really need a Chief Mobility Officer? (Spoiler alert: nope)

While C-level positions were all the rage when mobility was new in the enterprise, the role of CMO – while still somewhat prevalent – is now largely unnecessary and could even hurt your bottom line.

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How to block the Windows 10 November 2019 Update, version 1909, from installing

True to its trend toward simpler, less in-your-face updates, Windows 10 version 1909 presents a very genteel face — an invitation to install, rather than a “gotcha” grab for your PC. If you want to take control of your computer and...

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Visual Studio Code updates Java support

Microsoft’s code editor adds new code navigation, code actions, code snippets, and refactoring features, along with Java 13 support

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Word for Office 365 cheat sheet

Are you getting the most from Microsoft Word for Office 365 in Windows? Learn to use the best new features.

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Microsoft starts nagging Windows 7 Pro users about end of support

As the January end-of-support deadline for the aged OS approaches, Microsoft is ramping up efforts to get users to move to Windows 10.

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