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Chrome Bug Allowed Hackers to Find Out Everything Facebook Knows About You

With the release of Chrome 68, Google prominently marks all non-HTTPS websites as 'Not Secure' on its browser to make the web a more secure place for …

Information Security

The Old New Thing

IoT in Action: Building secure, sophisticated solutions

With a compound annual growth rate of 28.5 percent forecasted by 2020, the global Internet of Things (IoT) market is exploding, and the technology …

Announcing VNet service endpoints general availability for MySQL and PostgreSQL

<i>This blog post was co-authored by Anitha Adusumilli, Principal Program Manager, Azure Networking.</i><p>We recently made Azure database services for MySQL …

Installing certificates into IoT devices

Lots of folks are moving to X.509 certificate-based authentication as they start to use the Azure IoT Hub Device Provisioning Service, which is …

Azure #HDInsight Apache Phoenix now supports Zeppelin

<i>The HDInsight team is excited to announce Apache Zeppelin Support for Apache Phoenix</i><p>Phoenix in Azure HDInsight<p>Apache Phoenix is an open source, …

Update Management: Reboot control

Update Management has added a new option for update deployments. When you edit or create a new update deployment, there's a field called <b>Reboot …

New VS15.8 Feature Breaks WDK 1803 (with Workaround)

Continual Updates: Love Them or Hate Them? Either Way, Peter Rants<p>It is difficult for me to convey how very much I <b>*dislike*</b> having both my tools and …

Microsoft Visual Studio

General availability

We're excited to announce the general availability of virtual network service endpoints for Azure Database for MySQL in all regions where the service …

General availability

We're excited to announce the general availability of virtual network service endpoints for Azure Database for PostgreSQL in all regions where the …

Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18219

Hello Windows Insiders!Today, we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18219 (19H1) to Windows Insiders who have opted in to Skip</b> …

Windows 10

Advanced Analytics is coming into Azure Portal

We see Azure Monitor users are using both the Log Search page and the Analytics portal to accomplish their tasks. The Analytics portal offers …

simplifying big data analytics architecture

<i>Fast Interactive BI, data security and end user adoption are three critical challenges for successful big data analytics implementations. Without</i> …

Windows 10 SDK Preview Build 17733 available now!

Today, we released a new Windows 10 Preview Build of the SDK to be used in conjunction with Windows 10 Insider Preview (Build <b>17733</b> or greater). The …

Windows 10

Read only and constant variables

When you create a variable you usually want to be able to change its value – the clue is in the term variable. Sometimes though you might want to use …

Manipulating Registry User Hive

Reading and writing values to the HKEY_LOCAL_USER hive in the registry is easy, because this hive is the same for all users. How would you read or …

Cybersecurity

.NET Core 2.1 August Update

We released .NET Core 2.1.400-SDK. See .NET Core 2.1.400-SDK release notes for complete details on the release.<p>Quality Updates<p>CLI<p>A full list of the …

Splitting on a

Splitting strings is usually easy – you use the –split operator or the Split() method. Occasionally you may hit a problem – for instance splitting on …

Parsing

Managing Windows Features (Part 2)

In Windows 10, unlike in Windows Server, you cannot use the Get-WindowsFeature and Add-WindowsFeature cmdlets to manage Windows features.<p>However, for …

Windows 10

Converting PowerShell to Markdown

I have been working a lot with markdown documents over the last year or so, primarily due to all the books I’ve been working on published at …

Python Programming

Email Phishers Using New Way to Bypass Microsoft Office 365 Protections

Phishing works no matter how hard a company tries to protect its customers or employees. Security researchers have been warning of a new phishing …

Microsoft Office

The Old New Thing

Introducing Driver Module Framework

The Microsoft Devices team is excited to announce the release of an open source framework for Windows driver developers — <b>Driver Module Framework …

JavaScript

Comma

(Originally published November 8, 2017) The Usage Detail API offers a daily breakdown of consumed quantities and estimated charges by enrollment, and …

Improvements to meter names and impacts to Power BI content pack reporting

Last November, Microsoft announced a new version of the Power BI content pack for Azure Enterprise users called Microsoft Azure Consumption Insights. …

Microsoft Releases Patches for 60 Flaws—Two Under Active Attack

Get your update caps on. Just a few minutes ago Microsoft released its latest monthly Patch Tuesday update for August 2018, patching a total of 60 …

Information Security

Azure Site Recovery powers Veritas Backup Exec Instant Cloud Recovery for DR

Microsoft Azure Site Recovery (ASR) offers Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) for applications running in Azure and on-premises. Using ASR, you …

Announcing Windows Server 2019 Insider Preview Build 17733

Hello Windows Insiders!Today we are pleased to release a new build of the Windows Server vNext Long-Term Servicing Channel (LTSC) release that …

DevOps

Announcing Windows Admin Center Preview 1808

Hello Windows Insiders!Thank you for your continued interest in the Windows Admin Center insider preview! If you are new to the preview, check out …

SDKs

AI’s next breakthrough is you!

All of us have creative ideas – ideas that can improve our lives and the lives of thousands, perhaps even millions of others. But how often do we act …