We're in the podcast studio at Microsoft Ignite. Here's the biggest news from the show!
- Microsoft Search - Arguably the biggest news from the show and the first concrete example of how Microsoft can add features across Windows, Office, and web thanks to Microsoft 365.
- Microsoft is rolling out Surface Hub 2 in stages. We went hands-on: here's what we saw.
- Windows Virtual Desktop - A redo of Azure Remote App, but also a new way for commercial customers to utilize their existing licenses and extend Windows 7 support for free.
- Office 2019 begins rolling out to commercial customers first
- Related: Microsoft clarifies Office 2019 (perpetual) vs. Office 365
- Office Ideas is AI coolness
- Microsoft Teams is the fastest-growing business app in Microsoft's history
- Microsoft is further integrating LinkedIn and Office
- OneDrive for Mac is picking up Files on Demand.
- Cortana Enterprise Skills Kit - What is this? And what does it say about the future of Cortana?
- Azure Digital Twins, Azure Sphere general availability, and Windows IoT Central services
It's not all about Ignite
- Microsoft is bringing Skype to Alexa.
- Related: What does THIS say about Cortana?
- Sticky Notes 3 is coming to Windows 10 1803+
- Google's Chrome faux pas says a lot about trust, plus how this is important to Microsoft's customers
- Two video game bits - Telltale Games is shutting down and PSNow adds game downloading
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- Microsoft to unify search across Windows 10, Office 365 and Bing with Microsoft Search
- Microsoft staggers rollout of Surface Hub 2, with hardware in 2019; new software in 2020
- Surface Hub 2 to Have a Staged Rollout
- Hands-On with Surface Hub 2
- Microsoft to bring multi-user virtualization to Windows and Office with Windows Virtual Desktop service
- Microsoft starts rolling out Office 2019 for Windows and Mac
- Office 2019 vs. Office 365: What’s Really Happening
- Microsoft Now Uses AI to Help You Create Better Presentations, Spreadsheets on Office Apps
- What's next for Teams, Microsoft's 'fastest growing business app' in company history
- LinkedIn Is Coming to Office Apps
- OneDrive Files On-Demand Coming to the Mac
- Microsoft tries again to win developers with new Cortana Enterprise Skills Kit
- Microsoft readies previews of Azure Digital Twins, Azure Sphere secure-edge service
- Skype calling coming to Amazon Alexa devices later this year
- Skype Hammers Another Nail in Cortana’s Coffin
- Sticky Notes 3 is Now Rolling Out on Windows 10
- Oh, Google
- Telltale Games is Shutting Down
- PlayStation Now Picks Up Game Downloading