Microsoft 365 outage hits Outlook and Teams
An outage of multiple Microsoft 365 services is causing delays and login issues.
The outage affects users of Exchange Online, Teams, SharePoint, Graph API and Universal Print. Some cannot send emails. Others cannot access Microsoft 365 at all.
"Users may encounter delays and experience failur... Read more
‘Content health’ by Stack Overflow will automatically flag inaccurate or old content
Stack Overflow – a question and answer site for enthusiast and professional programmers – sets out new “content health” that seeks and flags obsolete content.
Having a searchable and robust information record makes it relatively easier for employees to seek data from various organization... Read more
Microsoft announces new updates for One Note web app and Teams
OneNote web app is getting new improvements. According to Microsoft, the new improvements include enhanced copy and paste functions, tweaks on background picture setting, the capability to modify the sizes of embedded videos, new mode switcher, improved zooming capabilities, backtracking features, ... Read more
Microsoft reports it has more than 270M monthly active users on Teams
Microsoft announced on Tuesday that the company now has more than 270 million monthly active Teams users as of 2022 Q2. That number has risen from 250 million monthly active users in July 2021.
During the Q2 2022 earnings call, Officials also reported that it now has more than 1.4 billion monthl... Read more
Microsoft will play a bigger role in devices from Zebra and Samsung
Microsoft announces multiple collaborations and integrations with frontline employee platforms. The tech giant is strengthening ties with Samsung, Zebra Technologies, Workday and Espressive.
According to Microsoft, usage of Teams grew by 400 percent among frontline workers in the past two years.... Read more
Microsoft confirms ‘mute notifications’ will arrive in February
Microsoft announced an upcoming update for the Microsoft 365 suite of tools. The update will allow users to mute notifications. Microsoft sent a message to customers on the Microsoft 365 message centre saying that they would be able to turn off notifications during meetings and events by February.
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Recordings from Microsoft Teams automatically deleted after 60 days
Recordings of Microsoft Teams conversations will now be automatically deleted after 60 days. Microsoft added the functionality in the December update.
With the arrival of the December update, recordings in OneDrive or SharePoint are automatically deleted after a period of 60 days. The setting is... Read more
Microsoft Teams Rooms gets updated across the board
Microsoft is introducing various Microsoft Teams Rooms updates in January 2022. Usability stands to benefit.
The improvements primarily touch on Meet Now, which entails a quick way to host and join conferences. Meet Now will be brought in line with the Meet functionality currently available in t... Read more
Microsoft rolls out end-to-end encryption for Teams video calls
Microsoft updates its Teams collaboration platform with new end-to-end encryption features. Full encryption currently applies only to one-to-one Teams video calls. Group conversations cannot use the security functionality for the time being.
The end-to-end encryption is not set by default for ev... Read more
Microsoft and Meta integrate Workplace into Teams
Microsoft and Meta announce intent to more closely work together in integrating other's business solutions. An initial collaboration involves the integration of Microsoft Teams into Meta's Workplace collaboration platform.
With the collaboration, Microsoft Teams users gain access to content avai... Read more