Unity has selected Microsoft Azure as its cloud partner. The alliance will see developers leveraging Azure-powered technologies in the Unity engine to reach wider audiences on Xbox and PC.
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Microsoft has detailed its security processes and incident response mechanisms when it comes to hardening its cloud defenses. It has 8,500 security experts that work around the clock for this purpose.
Canonical has released Ubuntu 20.04 as a Confidential Virtual Machine on Microsoft's Azure. It's the first Linux distro to be released as a CVM, but hopefully, this situation will change.
Microsoft has patched a major issue in Azure Service Fabric affecting Linux clusters on the cloud. The service is the backbone of many Microsoft projects including Cortana/Bing and Skype for Business.
Microsoft is halting sales of its emotion-reading technologies and will also restrict access to its facial recognition tools. The company may be bolstering its stand against EU and U.S. privacy laws.
At its developer-focused Build 2022 conference today, Microsoft has announced a range of updates for its Azure services. The most interesting announcement deals with the Intelligent Data Platform.
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Microsoft has announced the general availability of "new" Azure Front Door, which is an evolution of its previous CDN of the same name, meant to cater to current hybrid working models.
Microsoft had a ton of stuff to announce at the Game Developers Conference 2022 including worldwide availability of the ID@Azure program, updates to PlayFab services, and improvements in the cloud.
Microsoft is collaborating with Nvidia to build confidential GPUs on the Azure cloud where data can be securely offloaded and processed in a trusted execution environment (TEE), ensuring privacy.
Microsoft has announced that its Startups Founders Hub is now available for all budding entrepreneurs, with access to up to $150,000 in Azure credits, and free provisioning of Microsoft 365 and Teams.
Microsoft has published details about a security vulnerability dubbed "AutoWarp" in Azure Automation service. It could enable attackers to get access to resources of other Azure customers.
Microsoft's unified CIEM solution, CloudKnox Permissions Management, provides full visibility into user and workload identities across clouds. You can sign up now to join the public preview.
New multi-cloud capabilities from Microsoft Security have been developed to secure the basis of hybrid work and digital transformations, delivering comprehensive protection to its customers.
Microsoft will not be releasing Azure Sphere OS version 22.01 due to issues in the Retail Eval channel. Now, the next version, Azure Sphere 22.02 will be released in the second half of February.
Earlier this week, Microsoft announced that it set a new record after the company successfully defended against DDoS attack with a throughput of 3.47 Tbps and a rate of 340 million packets per second.
Microsoft has apparently hired a veteran ARM chip designer Mike Filipino away from Apple. The development comes in an effort to push the Redmond firm's own in-house Azure server CPU designs.
Microsoft has formed a strategic partnership with Virgin Money UK which will see the bank move much of its workload to Microsoft Azure. The bank hopes this will support future growth.
Along with its mixed-reality announcements, Microsoft has labeled a 15% discount on its HoloLens 2 headsets for a limited time only. It has also revealed new features for Azure VMs and networking.
Microsoft has released a preview for SQL Server 2022, calling it its "most cloud-connected" release yet. Improvements on Azure include the introduction of Chaos Studio and OpenAI Service.
Microsoft has announced a bunch of improvements to its cloud security and compliance suites including enhancements to Defender for Cloud in multicloud setups and a new Defender for Business solution.
Canonical has announced that Microsoft SQL Server 2017/2019 is now available with Ubuntu Pro on Azure. It said Web, Standard and Enterprise edition of SQL Servers are available for customers.
Sega and Microsoft have announced a strategic alliance through which the two firms will collaborate to harness the power of Azure to build "Super Games" that cater to large online audiences.
Microsoft has finally made its voice typing accessibility capability more accessible in Windows 11. It features notable improvements including the fact that it's powered by Azure Speech services.
Microsoft says Azure was easily able to handle a multi-Tbps (2.4Tbps) bandwidth DDoS attack, the largest it had ever faced. This attack was more than double larger than the one it took on last year.
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The Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services is slated to hit general availability on November 1. The company's latest cloud vertical enables the financial sector to innovate using Microsoft tooling.
Microsoft has patched a security flaw in the Azure Container Instances services that allowed data to leak across customers using the same clusters. Potentially affected customers have been notified.
A major flaw in Azure Cosmos DB has exposed customer data and given admin access to it for the past couple of years. Microsoft has now patched the issue and asked customers to rotate their keys.
Microsoft has announced that Azure Government Top Secret, its cloud offering dealing with modernizing infrastructure and data management tooling for classified U.S. Government operations, has hit GA.
In the wake of rising cyberattacks and threats, Microsoft has outlined a list of steps that organizations can take to harden their cybersecurity defenses against low-skilled malicious actors.
Microsoft has enhanced its Azure Event Grid and Azure Kubernetes solutions with tighter integration to more event sources. Improvements have been made to the Partner Center for ISVs as well.
At its Inspire 2021 conference today, Microsoft has revealed several new initiatives to make it easier for customers to migrate and modernize their solutions on the company's Azure infrastructure.
In the last seven days we had the Build conference, a reveal of the Xbox and Bethesda E3 event date, and some needed improvements to shared calendars on Windows. Be sure to catch up via our overview.
Preview 4 of .NET 6 is live with support for new device targets such as Apple Silicon and WPF on ARM64. Microsoft has also announced a research initiative focused on developer well-being.
Developers utilizing Azure Synapse, Cognitive Services, AI, Cosmos DB, Database for PostgreSQL and MySQL, and SQL Database have a lot to be excited today for what Microsoft has in store for them.
Microsoft has announced that it is shutting down Azure Blockchain Service, its Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS) offering on September 10, 2021. The company has also detailed migration strategies.
As we wrap up yet another week, we take a look at the arrival of Edge Beta on Linux, new Game Pass games, a new Segoe font, and a lot more Microsoft news. Be sure to catch up via our handy overview.
Microsoft Azure has received an icon update, courtesy of the company's Fluent Design System. The new icon will be rolling out across Azure services and the website in the coming weeks.