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Rabia comes from a solid IT background and has been writing professionally about Microsoft products and other technology for four years. Rabia has also written for OnMSFT.com as well as Windows Report. She is always up to date on the latest trends in the IT Industry and has done extensive research in the data science industry.


Cloud Computing

Build 2024: Microsoft Announces New Azure Virtual Machines for AI and Cloud-Native Workloads

Microsoft announced this morning the public preview of the Cobalt 100 Arm-based virtual machine (VM). The company has also announced the general availability of the new Azure ND MI300X v5 VM series. Microsoft first unveiled its Arm-powered chip Cobalt 100 chip for general-purpose and cloud-native workloads in November last year. The Azure Cobalt CPU is…

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Hero approved Microsoft 365

Build 2024: Microsoft Unveils New Team Copilot to Boost Productivity with Process Automation

Microsoft continues to improve Copilot for Microsoft 365 which became generally available for commercial customers in November 2023. The company is getting ready to introduce new Team Copilot to help teams enhance collaboration and streamline project management. “Team Copilot expands Copilot beyond a personal assistant to act on behalf of a team, a department, oran…

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Hero approved Microsoft 365

Build 2024: Microsoft Teams and Loop Add New Collaboration Features

Microsoft detailed today several new features coming to Microsoft Teams and Loop to help users collaborate more effectively with colleagues. The company is adding support for custom emojis and reactions in public preview to Microsoft Teams chats next month. Custom emojis and reactions In Microsoft Teams, custom emoji support is one of the top-requested features…

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Teams hero approved 2

Build 2024: Microsoft Teams Premium Gets New AI Features and Data Protection Capabilities

Microsoft unveiled several updates for its Microsoft 365 suite of services at the annual Build developer conference. The company announced today several new AI-powered features and additional data protection capabilities for Microsoft Teams Premium customers. Microsoft Teams will add intelligent recap support for meetings with only transcription enabled. It will allow meeting participants to access…

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Microsoft 365 Apps

Build 2024: Microsoft Launches Fluid Framework 2.0 in Preview

Microsoft has announced a public preview of the new Fluid Framework 2.0 today at its Build 2024 conference. The latest update to the company’s open-source platform is designed to let developers quickly build real-time collaborative apps. Microsoft’s Fluid Framework debuted back in 2019. It enables developers to build low-latency applications that support real-time collaboration across…

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Microsoft Edge

Build 2024: Microsoft Edge for Business Gets New Security Features to Prevent Data Leaks

At its Build conference this morning, Microsoft unveiled new security features coming to its Edge for Business experience that launched in August 2023. These new capabilities are designed to protect organizations against data leaks and security vulnerabilities. Microsoft Edge for Business is a new dedicated work experience that allows users to better separate their better…

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Network Security

Build 2024: Microsoft Expands Copilot for Azure Preview to All Customers

Microsoft is broadening access to Copilot for Azure preview to all customers, promising enhanced cloud management capabilities. This expansion comes with a host of new features designed to streamline operations, optimize IT environments, and bolster security. Microsoft Copilot for Azure enables customers to ask questions, write commands, and design and configure services. It leverages data…

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Copilot PC hero approved

Microsoft’s New Copilot+ PCs Boast Advanced AI Experiences

Microsoft has just unveiled its new Copilot+ PCs, a new category of devices powered by Snapdragon X Elite and X Plus chips optimized for AI workloads. The company also announced several new AI-powered experiences set to debut with these Copilot+ PCs this summer. “Copilot+ PCs are the fastest, most intelligent Windows PCs ever built,” said…

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Microsoft Azure

Microsoft to Enforce MFA for All Azure Customers in July

Microsoft is stepping up its security game for Azure customers by mandating multi-factor authentication (MFA) starting in July 2024. This move aims to bolster account protection by requiring users to verify their identity through multiple methods, significantly reducing the risk of unauthorized access and data breaches. Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is a security feature that requires…

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Hackers Exploit Windows Quick Assist App to Deploy Black Basta Ransomware

Microsoft has warned customers about a new wave of social engineering attacks where cybercriminals exploit its Quick Assist app. The company acknowledged that a financially motivated threat actor (tracked as Storm-1811) has been deploying Black Basta ransomware since mid-April, posing a significant threat to users. Quick Assist is a remote assistance tool that helps to…

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