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Microsoft Brings Python Language Update to SQL Server

A new SQL Server update focuses on the Pyodbc module and brings enhancements to developers using Python. Among the changes are official customer support and Jupyter Notebooks availability.

Microsoft Global Human Rights Statement Gets Updated for Connected World

In a blog post today, Steve Crown said the company has updated the Microsoft Global Human Rights Statement to reflect changes and challenges of technology. Microsoft has teamed with UC Berkeley on a new initiative to make human rights awareness a part of business education.

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Build 14393.479 to Production Ring

Windows 10 Build 14393.479 improves the reliability of PowerShell and fixes several issues with Windows Explorer, Windows Hello, Super-Floppy devices and more.

Cortana for Android and iOS Gets New Look along UK Release

A new, simplified look is based on the customer feedback, delivering a better feel for the apps. The Android app is now available in the UK, while the iOS users will have to wait a little bit longer.

12 Days of Deals: Get up to 70% off Select Windows 10 Tablets

For today only, customers can get a Windows 10 tablet for as little as $49, as well as up to $250 in savings on other devices.

Microsoft Inspire Announced as Rebranded Worldwide Partner Conference

Microsoft Inspire will take place in Washington D.C. from July 9-13 2017. The company says the new name reflects the way Microsoft and its partners inspire each other.

Microsoft Updates Sticky Notes for Windows 10 Insiders

The latest release of Sticky Notes has arrived on the Windows Insider Program Fast Ring. This update adds a number of new features such as hyperlinks to Cortana and the ability to strike out completed tasks.

Microsoft to Offer ‘Windows Server Premium Assurance’ in Early 2017, Providing 16 Years of...

Windows Server Premium Assurance will roll out in January of 2017, starting at 5% of the current license cost and scaling up to 12% over time.

Microsoft Research Employees Recognized as ACM Fellows

Seven employees of the Microsoft Research team are among 53 Association for Computing Machinery fellows for 2016. The program awards professionals who have made innovations and contributions to computing.

Microsoft to Release Visio Diagramming Tool on iPhone, iPad and the Web

Visio is now available on the web, out of preview on iPad, and is coming soon to iPhones. Users can view and share documents, but editing is unavailable at this time.

Satya Nadella Details First Steps for Microsoft-LinkedIn Integration

Microsoft's LinkedIn integration will bring its identity and network to Outlook and Office, notifications to the action center, and combine Sales Navigator and Dynamics 365.

Skype Preview Update Brings Real-time Voice Translation to Insiders

The latest Skype Preview brings real-time voice translation, offline video messages, missed call forwarding and more.
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