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With cyberattacks becoming more prevalent and sophisticated, Microsoft has officially launched its Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) software designed to simplify IT security for enterprises on their own infrastructure. The product uses some of the fancy technology, like machine learning, that Microsoft uses to protect customers in its Azure cloud platform. Let's see what other good stuff it has put into ATA.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.


Integration with Active Directory (AD) is a key selling point for Microsoft's Windows Azure cloud service, but managing multiple AD instances hasn't really been an option. The latest Azure updates introduce the ability to easily create new AD instances directly from the Azure console.


A seemingly minor but sensible update to the online sign-in page for Office 365: there are no longer separate sign-in options for 'Keep me signed in' and 'Remember me'. How many users would have been able to tell the difference?


After almost seven years in development, Samba 4.0 was officially released in late 2012, adding Active Directory domain controller features to the popular interoperable file server solution. So what happens now?