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Microsoft Puts Slack On Internal List of ‘Prohibited and Discouraged’ Software

Microsoft Puts Slack On Internal List of ‘Prohibited and Discouraged’ Software (geekwire.com) Posted by EditorDavid on Sunday June 23, 2019 @09:34AM from the permanent-mute dept. PolygamousRanchKid shares a report: GeekWire obtained an internal Microsoft list of prohibited and discouraged technology — software and online services that the company doesn’t want its employees using as part…

Microsoft Is Putting the Sexy Into Unsexy Software

Microsoft Is Putting the Sexy Into Unsexy Software (theverge.com) Posted by BeauHD on Friday May 24, 2019 @07:20PM from the new-and-shiny dept. Microsoft’s redesigned SharePoint platform is proof that Microsoft is serious about making their software more stylish. “It’s colorful, pretty, and makes SharePoint seem sexy instead of the boring corporate intranet website that most…

Microsoft Paint to stay part of Windows 10 after all

Microsoft had been planning to remove its popular Paint app from Windows 10, but the company has now reversed course. The software maker had been warning Windows 10 users for months that Paint would be removed, and those warnings vanished in the latest May 2019 Update (1903). “Yes, MSPaint will be included in 1903,” says…

Microsoft teases its Edge web browser for macOS

Microsoft first released its Edge Chromium browser as early Canary and Dev builds on Windows last month. While Windows 10 users can test the new browser, Mac owners have been waiting to hear more details about when Edge will be available on macOS. Microsoft doesn’t have any solid dates to announce just yet, but the…