OK, it’s coming. Version 2 of the Secure Hash Algorithm, aka SHA-2, is going to take over sole authentication duty from SHA-1 in 2019. You can read more about this at Windows Support, but I’ll provide the broad strokes of what’s going on here. Long story short: SHA-1 has been around for a long, long
In a definite sign that a new fork in the Windows 10 development tree is about to form, Microsoft re-opens the Skip ahead (“Skippy”) branch to Insiders.
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Late last night, Microsoft temporarily stopped delivering Windows 10 version 1809 and Windows Server 2019, both released earlier this week. At this moment, the official download site for Windows 10 has reverted back to version 1803, and Azure Marketplace only offers Windows Server 2016 and older. Quoting Microsoft: We have paused the rollout of the
Roadmap to bring all Skype for Business features and functionality to Microsoft Teams is complete. As of today, October 1st 2018, Skype for Business will not be included for new Office 365 tenants with less than 500 seats. Existing O365 tenants currently using Skype for Business will be able to continue using it until transition
In seeking to support its vision of a modern desktop based on Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus, Microsoft announces services and an extended support time window for Enterprise and Education customers on feature upgrades.
Microsoft increases license and device count limits for subscribers to Office 365 Home and Personal, enabling more users to run the software on many more devices.
HP Inc’s Q3 earnings show strong growth for its Personal Systems division. CEO Dion Weisler credits the “Windows 7 sunset” for spurring a hardware refresh in the business sector as a “positive stimulus.”
Microsoft announced today it will stop offering Windows 10 delta updates. Windows 10 versions 1607, 1703, 1709 and 1803 will still get deltas until February 12, 2019, the date on which Microsoft will stop creating delta updates. Redstone 5, the Windows 10 version 1809 expected to be released to Windows Insiders in September (GA most
When it comes to following new Windows 10 releases out the door, guesses and speculation may prefigure what happens, but they certainly won’t get it all right. The recent public release of Windows 10 Version 1803 chews over the power of Win10 rumors versus facts.