Roughly 108 days ago, Microsoft released its Advance Threat Protection service into preview for its eager enterprise customers looking to an early look at latest productivity, security, and device management capabilities coming to Windows 10.
Now, three months later, Microsoft’s threat analytics team has felt confident enough in the feedback they’ve received to release its Advance Threat Analytics (ATA) v 1.7 for public consumption.
Security remains one of Microsoft’s most important goals in Windows 10. The company has been working on improving security in Windows for quite some time now, and their efforts have resulted in a Windows 10 that is perceived by many (including the company’s corporate clients) as more secure. Today, Microsoft announced another effort at improving Windows 10 security, specifically the removal of support for the RC4 cipher from Internet 11 and Edge.
What was going on in the Microsoft Devices Group during the Xbox One's design phase? The 2013 console launched in a hideous state—and I mean that from a purely aesthetic angle. (We could go on about its other launch issues.) The system's staggering size and VCR-like design left a lot to be desired, and the result was an entertainment-center eyesore that was somehow larger than 2005's Xbox 360.
Microsoft has updated its Node.js Tools for Visual Studio package, improving IntelliSense ease-of-coding capabilities and enhancing performance, debugging, and unit testing. The upgrade also supports the recently released Node.js 6.
Version 1.2 of the open source tool enables development of enterprise Node.js applications using Microsoft's signature Visual Studio IDE. The upgrade works with Visual Studio 2015.
Since May, a number of Surface Pro 3 owners have been dealing with surprisingly weak battery life for the two-year-old device. The problem hits some users so severely that their battery lasts only an hour or two after a full charge. Now, Microsoft says it thinks it can fix the issue.