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New Microsoft power station could power 18,000 homes

New Microsoft power station could power 18,000 homes | Microsoft: News,Books,Tips,Downloads | Scoop.it
Microsoft takes matters of infrastructure into its own hands in order to support its Dublin data centers, plus more key news stories from the past month.
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Microsoft tries to stem its self-made collaboration-tool confusion | ZDNet

Microsoft tries to stem its self-made collaboration-tool confusion | ZDNet | Microsoft: News,Books,Tips,Downloads | Scoop.it
Microsoft is using this week's Ignite conference to try to help clarify its collaboration-tool strategy. Here's how SharePoint, Teams and Yammer figure in the mix.
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Microsoft aims 365 at an enormous overlooked market – front-line workers

Microsoft aims 365 at an enormous overlooked market – front-line workers | Microsoft: News,Books,Tips,Downloads | Scoop.it
With its new Microsoft 365 F1 subscription, the company plans to target millions of employees on the front lines of their organizations.
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Bill Gates Has Finally Switched To Android - CuriousPost

Bill Gates Has Finally Switched To Android - CuriousPost | Microsoft: News,Books,Tips,Downloads | Scoop.it
It seems like folks at Microsoft are taking u-turn towards technologies and products that it once slashed. It is a well-known fact that Microsoft is left far behind Android in the war of operating systems mobile and desktop combined) Microsoft lost its bet on the mobile operating system by bidding on Nokia and windows os…
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Why CIOs don't care about Windows 10 | ZDNet

Why CIOs don't care about Windows 10 | ZDNet | Microsoft: News,Books,Tips,Downloads | Scoop.it
The list of things that tech chiefs care about is long, but where should something like Windows 10 factor?
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FAQ: How to install, reinstall, upgrade and activate Windows 10 | ZDNet

FAQ: How to install, reinstall, upgrade and activate Windows 10 | ZDNet | Microsoft: News,Books,Tips,Downloads | Scoop.it
Here's what you need to know before you repair, reinstall, or upgrade Windows 10 including details about activation and product keys.
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Microsoft, Red Hat Partner For Linux On Azure - InformationWeek

Microsoft, Red Hat Partner For Linux On Azure - InformationWeek | Microsoft: News,Books,Tips,Downloads | Scoop.it
The deep partnership makes Red Hat Linux the preferred choice on Azure. It also calls for a first-of-its-kind colocated center, staffed by technicians from both companies, to provide support for enterprise customers.
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Windows 10 tip: Jump through your list of installed apps | ZDNet

Windows 10 tip: Jump through your list of installed apps | ZDNet | Microsoft: News,Books,Tips,Downloads | Scoop.it
The Windows 10 Start menu includes a handy scrolling list of all the apps and desktop programs you've installed. It also offers a hidden alphabetical index. Here's how to make that index visible.
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Microsoft Says It’s Not Sharing Windows 10 Telemetry Data with Anyone

Microsoft Says It’s Not Sharing Windows 10 Telemetry Data with Anyone | Microsoft: News,Books,Tips,Downloads | Scoop.it
Microsoft and security company FireEye recently signed a partnership on improving Windows Defender with more advanced capabilities, but according to one report, the deal included more than that.
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Microsoft's SQL Server Next for Linux, Windows hit public preview | ZDNet

Microsoft's SQL Server Next for Linux, Windows hit public preview | ZDNet | Microsoft: News,Books,Tips,Downloads | Scoop.it
Microsoft's next version of SQL Server is available in public preview form for both Linux and Windows. Microsoft also is introducing SQL Server 2016 SP1.
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THE END TIMES ARE HERE: Microsoft embraces Google, Apple, Samsung and even Linux in one go (MSFT, GOOG)

THE END TIMES ARE HERE: Microsoft embraces Google, Apple, Samsung and even Linux in one go (MSFT, GOOG) | Microsoft: News,Books,Tips,Downloads | Scoop.it

MicrosoftIf 2016 weren't weird enough already, here's something else to add to the notion that the end times are approaching: Microsoft i
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How to Install and Use the Linux Bash Shell on Windows 10

How to Install and Use the Linux Bash Shell on Windows 10 | Microsoft: News,Books,Tips,Downloads | Scoop.it
Windows 10’s Anniversary Update offers a big new feature for developers: A full, Ubuntu-based Bash shell that can run Linux software directly on Windows.
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Microsoft won't provide extended support for Office 2007 products beyond October 2017 deadline | ZDNet

Microsoft won't provide extended support for Office 2007 products beyond October 2017 deadline | ZDNet | Microsoft: News,Books,Tips,Downloads | Scoop.it
IT administrators take note: Microsoft's Office 2007/Exchange 2007 wave of client and server software is set to exit support in October 2017, and extended custom support agreements are going away.
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Windows XP: Not dead yet!

Windows XP: Not dead yet! | Microsoft: News,Books,Tips,Downloads | Scoop.it
The reasons that companies hold on to Windows XP boil down to not wanting to spend the money to upgrade. That's not a good long-term plan.
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Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16296 for PC

Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16296 for PC | Microsoft: News,Books,Tips,Downloads | Scoop.it
UPDATE 9/26: We have released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16296 for PC to Windows Insiders in the Slow ring. Hello Windows Insiders! Today we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 162…
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Chime in: How is Windows 10 build 16296 holding up?

Chime in: How is Windows 10 build 16296 holding up? | Microsoft: News,Books,Tips,Downloads | Scoop.it
Build 16286 for Windows 10 is in the Fast ring, and we want to know how well it's holding up for you.
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FAQ: How to manage Windows 10 updates | ZDNet

FAQ: How to manage Windows 10 updates | ZDNet | Microsoft: News,Books,Tips,Downloads | Scoop.it
If you've spent years mastering the ins and outs of Windows Update, prepare to do some unlearning. Windows 10, with its emphasis on "Windows as a Service," rewrites almost all the rules of updates and upgrades. Here's what you need to know.
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How to Enable Full-Disk Encryption on Windows 10

How to Enable Full-Disk Encryption on Windows 10 | Microsoft: News,Books,Tips,Downloads | Scoop.it
Windows 10 sometimes uses encryption by default, and sometimes doesn’t—it’s complicated. Here’s how to check if your Windows 10 PC’s storage is encrypted and how to encrypt it if it isn’t. Encryption isn’t just about stopping the NSA—it’s about protecting your sensitive data in case you ever lose your PC, which is something everyone needs.
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What is Microsoft Windows 10 Long Term Servicing Branch? - Definition from WhatIs.com

What is Microsoft Windows 10 Long Term Servicing Branch? - Definition from WhatIs.com | Microsoft: News,Books,Tips,Downloads | Scoop.it
Microsoft Windows 10 Long Term Servicing Branch is one of three licensing structures available for operating system updates in Windows 10 Enterprise.
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9 Windows 10 Features You Can Safely Disable

9 Windows 10 Features You Can Safely Disable | Microsoft: News,Books,Tips,Downloads | Scoop.it
Windows 10 is packed with features, but a lot of them are unnecessary. Here's how to safely prune unwanted features off your Windows 10 system for a more streamlined experience.
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Microsoft plans 'comprehensibly' compatible Windows 10 for Linux tools

Microsoft plans 'comprehensibly' compatible Windows 10 for Linux tools | Microsoft: News,Books,Tips,Downloads | Scoop.it
Despite all these vital developments towards Linux platform, Microsoft has not yet impressed the open source community.
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All the Ways You Can Still Get Windows 10 for Free

All the Ways You Can Still Get Windows 10 for Free | Microsoft: News,Books,Tips,Downloads | Scoop.it
Windows 10’s free upgrade offer is officially over. But, unofficially, free copies of Windows 10 are still available. There are quite a few ways you can still get Windows 10 for free, without using a pirated license.
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Microsoft joins the Linux Foundation, 15 years after Ballmer called it 'cancer'

Microsoft joins the Linux Foundation, 15 years after Ballmer called it 'cancer' | Microsoft: News,Books,Tips,Downloads | Scoop.it
Former Microsoft CEO might have labeled Linux "a cancer" 15 years ago, but things couldn't be any different this week. Microsoft, the software giant that has built its empire o
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Windows 10 tip: Protect removable storage devices with BitLocker encryption | ZDNet

Windows 10 tip: Protect removable storage devices with BitLocker encryption | ZDNet | Microsoft: News,Books,Tips,Downloads | Scoop.it
Do you use a USB flash drive, MicroSD card, or portable hard drive to keep backups of important files?
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When will Microsoft end support for your version of Windows or Office? | ZDNet

When will Microsoft end support for your version of Windows or Office? | ZDNet | Microsoft: News,Books,Tips,Downloads | Scoop.it
As we count down to the New Year, the support clock is ticking. Microsoft will pull the plug on Windows Vista and Office 2007 in mere months. So how long until Windows 7, Office 2010, and other currently supported versions reach the end of the line?
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