Your PC in the Cloud

Windows PCs as a service is now a real thing. Microsoft announced Windows 365 Cloud PC: a way to run Windows on a private, secure, virtual machine and access it using practically any type of device from anywhere you can connect to the internet. This is a big deal. Continue Reading →
The Biden administration and Western allies formally blamed China for a massive hack of Microsoft Exchange email server software earlier this year. Shelly Palmer talks with Bianca Peters and Kerry Drew about what it means and why you should care. Original Airdate: July 20, 2021 Continue Reading →

Will Cortana dream?

Microsoft is not joking. Stick a fork in Cortana... it's done! If you are one of the dozens of Cortana users wondering why the Cortana content you created (such as reminders and lists) aren't working on your mobile devices, it's not an April Fools' joke: Microsoft announced last July that it would end support for the Cortana mobile app on March 31, 2021. Continue Reading →
Microsoft has confirmed that Chinese hackers were responsible for the attacks it announced on March 2 that exploited vulnerabilities in the standalone version of its Exchange Server mail and calendar software. Continue Reading →
Today is a dangerous day for companies that have on-premises versions of Microsoft Exchange Server. Yesterday, March 2, Microsoft announced that it detected multiple 0-day exploits being used in limited and targeted attacks, which means that the hackers know they only have a couple of days left to exploit the hack until the vulnerability is patched. Continue Reading →

Microsoft Office 365 Outages

Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer talks about the recent Microsoft Office 365 outages and what you can (and should) do to prepare for this kind of digital disruption with Kerry Drew and Robert Moses on Fox 5's Good Day New York. Original Airdate: September 29, 2020 Continue Reading →

Slack vs. Microsoft

Slack has filed an antitrust complaint in the EU against Microsoft for bundling Microsoft Teams with its Office suite of products. It's deja vu all over again — remember the browser insanity of decades past? — and it raises the same questions. Continue Reading →