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Samsung Mass Producing Industry’s First 512-Gigabyte NVMe SSD in a Single BGA Package for More Flexibility in Computing Device Design

Samsung Electronics, the world leader in advanced memory technology, announced today that it has begun mass producing the industry’s first NVMe* PCIe solid state drive (SSD) in a single ball grid array (BGA) package, for use in next-generation PCs and…

#AzureAD Connect Health for Sync is now GA!

Howdy folks! Today I’m happy to get to share the news that Azure AD Connect Health for Sync is now Generally Available (GA)! Connect Health for ADFS has been one of the most rapidly adopted Azure AD capabilities we’ve ever built so…

NSA Hacker Chief Explains How to Keep Him Out of Your System

IT WAS THE talk most anticipated at this year’s inaugural Usenix Enigma security conference in San Francisco and one that even the other speakers were eager to hear. Rob Joyce, the nation’s hacker-in-chief, took up the ironic task of telling a…

Schedule meetings faster with FindTime—a Microsoft Garage project

FindTime is an add-in for Outlook that helps you come to consensus on a meeting time across companies. Have you ever spent more time deciding when to meet than actually meeting? FindTime offers intelligent suggestions on what days and times…

Intel Skylake Support on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1

Last week at CES we were excited to see Windows 10 devices from many of our partners, including Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, Lenovo, LG, Samsung, and Toshiba win over 50 major awards, including Best of CES, Best 2-in-1, Best Gaming…

Blue Screen Diagnostic Tool

If you are troubleshooting a blue screen error (aka BSOD/STOP error), the following tool is extremely helpful in identifying the problem. It parses the memory dump file that is generated when the error occurs and makes it easier to identify…

Troubleshooting Azure VPNs

In today’s Ask the Admin, I’ll show you how to enable VPN gateway diagnostics and download the resulting logs from Azure storage. A site-to-site VPN enables you to securely connect your on-premise network to the Azure cloud, enabling users to…

Sign in page branding and cloud user self-service password reset for Office 365

Paul Andrew is technical product manager for Identity Management on the Office 365 team. Today we are adding two Identity and Access Management features to the Office 365 subscription, which were previously only available with an additional Azure Active Directory…