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Azure App Service Premium Tier promises greater scaling, deployment

Of particular interest to developers last week was the release of Microsoft Azure App Service. The service aims to make it easier to build web and mobile apps for any platform or device.

Microsoft beefs up Office 365 with MDM capabilities

Following up on a pledge made at TechEd Europe in October, Microsoft announced on Monday that it is offering built-in mobile device management for Office 365 for commercial users.

Microsoft partners with Good to offer first containerized version of its Dynamics CRM mobile app

Microsoft is teaming with enterprise mobility management firm Good Technology to provide the first containerized version of its Dynamics customer relationship management mobile app.

Microsoft draws the line between Spartan and IE 11 on Windows 10

Microsoft has changed its stance, and now says that only Project Spartan will have access to the new Edge rendering engine; IE11 will also use Trident exclusively.

Unit4 brings ERP business to US

Unit4, a Netherlands-based ERP company that has been around for 30 years with a focus on the service industry, announced this week that it is officially expanding its business into the U.S.

New Azure services boost Microsoft's hybrid cloud strategy

Microsoft has introduced new and updated Azure services aimed at helping developers, as well as in maintaining business continuity strategies. Included in its two rounds of announcements this week are Azure App Service, as well as updates to Site Recovery and Backup that the company has dubbed Availability on Demand.

Microsoft unveils Windows 10 tools to create universal apps

Microsoft has unveiled new Windows 10 tools to give developers a better picture of how to put together a universal app.

Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Twitter and others call for major reform in government surveillance law

Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Twitter and other members of the Reform Government Surveillance, along with other tech firms and privacy advocates, sent a letter [pdf] Wednesday to President Barack Obama and key members of Congress calling for reform of the government surveillance law.

Patch Tuesday analysis: Critical Microsoft vulnerabilities could be mitigated by removing admin rights

A year-long analysis of the Patch Tuesday security bulletins in 2014 found that removing admin rights would mitigate 97 percent of all critical vulnerabilities reported by Microsoft.

5 enterprise apps that do mobile right

It seems like everyone is scrambling to offer productivity apps for mobile workers these days. Well, here are the top five most popular mobile enterprise apps, according to Wendyann Lewis with TabTimes.