Microsoft News Blog Index

Insights and news from a selection of blogs by Microsoft employees and product teams, including links to featured Microsoft communities.To search for additional Microsoft blogs and communities, please see BlogMS  – a listing of official Microsoft team blogs – or the Microsoft Blog Directory  – an index of blogs by Microsoft employees.

Microsoft Company Blogs

The heart of the jungle: How five young technologists changed their communities, the jungle and themselves

Oct. 02, 2014
Even in the jungle, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It will also be one of the only times to catch Sara Stifler, Sathya Narayanan Subramanian,…

The Official Microsoft Blog

The heart of the jungle: How five young technologists changed their communities, the jungle and themselves

Oct. 02, 2014
Even in the jungle, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It will also be one of the only times to catch Sara Stifler, Sathya Narayanan Subramanian,…

Next at Microsoft

September 2014 Security Bulletin Release Webcast and Q&A

Sept. 12, 2014
Today we’re publishing the September 2014 Security Bulletin Webcast Questions & Answers page. We fielded four questions on various topics during the webcast,…

Security Response Center

Congratulations to the Imagine Cup 2012 Winners!

July 16, 2012
I wish I could be in two places at once, but it was physically impossible for me to be in Australia for the Worldwide Imagine Cup finals. More than 350 students…

Education Insights

INHOPE 2.0: hotline group looks to reinvent itself

Oct. 02, 2014
Building on its primarily European roots, INHOPE, the international association of Internet hotlines, is seeking a “new path forward,” and is determined to be…

Microsoft on the Issues

CDP Recognizes Microsoft as a Leader in Addressing Sustainability, Climate Change

Sept. 22, 2014
Today,the CDP, a not-for-profit organization providing a global system for companies and cities to measure, disclose, manage and share vital environmental…

Microsoft Green Blog

Developer Tools

Edge Show 121 – Azure Resource Manager | Edge

Oct. 02, 2014
See why Azure resource manager is so important for anyone who uses Azure, an enabler of a key DevOps practice using infrastructure and configuration as code,…

Channel 9

Azure Toolkit for Eclipse with Java Update: Zulu, Java SDK, Bug Fixes

Aug. 14, 2014
Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc. (MS Open Tech), has released a new update to the Azure Toolkit for Eclipse with Java. Check out the Details on

Interoperability @ Microsoft

Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 CTP 2 (And More) Available

Sept. 22, 2014
We have four releases today. First, Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 CTP 2 is available, including a few features (e.g. performance improvements for the Visual C++…

Visual Studio

Microsoft Dynamics

Safeguard Your Business with Microsoft Dynamics ERP in the Cloud

Oct. 01, 2014
As a business owner or manager, there are more than a few things that might be keeping you up at night. Profitability, data security, employee retention—just to…

The Edge – Microsoft Dyanmics ERP

How To control the decimal point in Real values in AX ?

Aug. 11, 2013
To control the decimal point in real value do the following : 1- right click on the real field and choose properties 2- go to NoOfDecimals property and put any…

Microsoft Dynamics Community

New feature coming in 2015! Create custom Help for your users

Sept. 26, 2014
Applies to: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015, Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online 2015 Update Have you ever wanted to customize the default CRM Help content and extend it…

Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Entertainment and Devices

The Evil Within is Now Available for Digital Preorder and Download on Xbox One

Oct. 01, 2014
Content:The Evil Within Check pre-order price and availability in your Xbox LIVE region Game Description: XBOX ONE GAME EXPECTED TO […] The post The Evil…

Xbox Live’s Major Nelson


Propose New Time—a new feature for Outlook Web App in Office 365

Sept. 03, 2014
We all have lots of meetings, which means our schedules are busy and it’s often hard to find a good time when everyone can meet. Now, with the Propose New Time…

Outlook 2010 Team Blog

Download our free Office 2010 migration guides

Sept. 07, 2010
Over on the The Microsoft Office Blog there is a post that links to some migration guides for Microsoft Office 2010: “Whether you’re coming from an older…

Microsoft Office 2010 Engineering

Online Services Division

Windows 8 Ads-in-Apps and Windows Phone Premium Inventory Now on the Microsoft Advertising Exchange

Sept. 16, 2014
Today, we’re pleased to announce that the Microsoft Advertising Exchange (or MAX, as it is commonly known), is now serving ad inventory for Windows Phone and…

Microsoft Advertising

New Blog for Microsoft Tag, follow us!

Oct. 19, 2010
Tag community, I’m glad to announce that we’ve moved our official Microsoft Tag blog under our new website. You can now follow our latest news regarding…

Microsoft Tag

Servers and Infrastructure

You’re invited to help us celebrate an unlikely pairing in open source

April 16, 2013
We are just days away from reaching a significant milestone for our team and the open source and open standards communities: the first anniversary of Microsoft…

Port 25 – The Open Source Community at Microsoft

Forefront TMG Service Pack 2 Now Available

Oct. 11, 2011
We are happy to announce the availability of Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) 2010 Service Pack 2 (SP2). The service pack is available for download…

Forefront Team Blog

Cloud + Enterprise Release Announcements for September 10, 2014

Sept. 10, 2014
This is a blog post of a new ongoing series of consolidated updates from the Cloud + Enterprise team. In today’s mobile first, cloud first world, Microsoft…

STB News Bytes

System Center 2012 R2 – Infrastructure Monitoring | TechNet Video

June 10, 2014
Join Andrew McMurray as we examine what is new with infrastructure monitoring in System Center 2012 R2

TechNet Edge

August updates for Windows Server 2012 R2

Aug. 05, 2014
In today’s Windows Experience blog, we communicated our intent to deliver regular improvements to Windows in order to address feedback quickly while continuing…

Windows Server

Take Advantage of EOPs new Bulk Mail Detection

Sept. 25, 2014
Bulk mail is often mistaken for spam and is starting to become a larger problem for organizations. EOP is not very aggressive out of the box when it comes to…

Exchange Team Blog


Internet Explorer and the Windows 10 Technical Preview

Oct. 01, 2014
Today, the Windows 10 Technical Preview was launched to give an early look at what’s next for Windows. Only available to install by joining the Windows Insider…

Internet Explorer

Press Tools

Innovation Stories

Digital Transformation