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Microsoft buys DNA for data storage that could last up to 2,000 years

Microsoft has agreed to purchase ten million long oligonucleotides – for those of you running to Google, it's a type of laboratory-grade DNA – from Twist Bioscience. Microsoft plans to use the synthetic DNA to encode digital data.

Accellion, Microsoft, Egnyte, Syncplicity, IBM, BlackBerry and VMware are leaders in hybrid EFSS market, says Forrester

Accellion, Microsoft, Egnyte, Syncplicity, IBM, BlackBerry and VMware were named leaders in the market for hybrid enterprise file sync and sharing platform market, according to the latest Forrester Wave market report.

Microsoft rolls out initial preview for Skype for Business Mac, but there's not much it can do yet

Microsoft continues to expand the capabilities of Skype for Business. It will soon be heading to Macs, as the vendor introduced the preview of the appropriately named Skype for Business Mac this week.

Microsoft's record-breaking Word Flow keyboard app now available on iOS

Microsoft released Monday its iOS version of the record-breaking Word Flow keyboard app to the U.S. App Store, including new features exclusively for Apple users.

Spotlight: Microsoft, Google agree to drop regulatory complaints against each other

Microsoft and Google have agree to drop regulatory complaints against each other, according to a statements submitted to Re/code on Friday.

Microsoft adds Messaging Everywhere function to Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview build

Microsoft unveiled its latest Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build this week, adding its Messaging Everywhere function that enables users to send and receive text messages on their phones directly from Windows 10 PCs.

Microsoft aims to help IT pros get started in cloud, build a career around cloud skills

Microsoft has released two programs aimed at helping IT professionals struggling with the rush to cloud computing: How to get started with cloud and how to advance a career using cloud.

Spotlight: Comtrade launches freemium tool for managing F5 BIG-IQ environments

Boston-based ISV Comtrade is among the first to launch a freemium management pack for managing F5 environments for Microsoft System Center 2012 Operations Manager users. 

Azure Container Service goes into general availability

Microsoft's Azure Container Service is generally available as of today. After two months in preview, the new container service simplifies the deployment and configuration of containers on the...

Spotlight: Active Directory users have one year to abandon old synchronization tools

Microsoft will be retiring its old Active Directory synchronization tools and pushing customers to the newer Azure AD Connect tool.