Microsoft claims Skype has seen a significant increase in usage recently, with more than 40 million people using the app daily.
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Microsoft is launching a new Teams app that's essentially a consumer-focused version of its team communications app Microsoft Teams.
Microsoft is combining the best of its services into a single product: Microsoft 365 Life. It includes a new Microsoft Editor, Office 365, Teams for Life, and more.
Cybercriminals are preying on people’s fear during the COVID-19 pandemic to steal sensitive information and spread malware for profit.
It looks like Microsoft is killing its Skype for Windows 10 app and will replace it with the standard desktop Skype app instead.
Microsoft is working on a new integration between Skype and Microsoft Teams that will enable Teams users to communicate with Skype users, and vice-versa.
Microsoft brings the new Fluent Design-inspired look for OneDrive to Android, introduces new dark mode, Recent view, and On This Day feature as part of massive new update.
If you have an Office 365 commercial account, you can use it to sign-in to Windows 10 instead of using a Microsoft account.
It is perhaps not coincidental that the coming Windows 10X user experience mimics that provided by Office via multiple entry-points.
Microsoft is working on a major new Outlook feature called Spaces that helps users organize their emails, Office documents, meetings, and more into different virtual spaces.
Microsoft appoints Panos Panay as head of new Devices + Windows team, moves Joe Belfiore to Office Experience Group, along with some other leadership changes.
LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner is stepping down after 11 years at the company, head of product will be taking over his position going forward.
Microsoft updates Outook for iPads with new multi-tasking features and drag-and-drop support.
A report in The Guardian claims that Skype and Cortana audio was accessed by workers in China with “no security measures.”
Microsoft is bringing Bing's Visual Search feature to more places in Windows 10 -- it's now integrated into the Search bar in Windows.
Microsoft is introducing a new integrated Do Not Disturb mode for Outlook on iOS but it only works with Office 365 and Outlook accounts.
OneDrive is getting two useful new features: file requests and save for later. But there's a catch: it's only available for business users.
It’s not just Outlook on the Web: Outlook.com, Microsoft’s consumer email service, is now a Progressive Web App (PWA) too.
And so it begins: I’ve been wondering when Microsoft would turn Outlook.com into a real web app that can replace its desktop applications.
Microsoft is introducing a brand new look for Outlook on the Mac, with new features and a faster syncing engine that brings it in line with the Outlook mobile apps.
Microsoft is putting Cortana across Outlook, and it's promising major new advancements in Cortana's natural conversational interactions for the near future.
Some eagle-eyed readers have noticed that I’ve moved to Microsoft Outlook on my smartphones, and there’s a good reason for that.
There is now a brand new Outlook app for the Galaxy Watch with a good set of features that should be enough for checking your inbox on the go.
Microsoft's new parental control features are pretty impressive, and they work across almost all your devices, including your Android phone.
OneDrive for iOS now lets you work on multiple files for viewing and editing at the same time on iPadOS.
Expandable storage on OneDrive is launching today, meaning those with an Office 365 subscription can now expand their 1TB storage in 200GB increments.
Microsoft is hosting a press event on October 2nd in NYC where the company is expected to announce new hardware.