Microsoft has signed an agreement to acquire Intentional Software, a company focused on creating productivity applications. The founder of the company, Charles Simonyi, is an ex-Microsoft employee responsible for the development of Word and Excel. Simonyi and his team will become part of the Office group.
Microsoft has announced the general availability of Azure AD business-to-business (B2B) collaboration. Organisations using Azure AD can provide their B2B partners access to documents, resources and applications while maintaining control over corporate data. Developers can use the Azure AD B2B APIs to write applications that bring two organisations together securely.
Microsoft has announced that it has started the Windows 10 Creators Update rollout as a free update for Windows 10 users. The update includes 3D in Windows 10, built-in game broadcasting, Microsoft Edge improvements and enhanced security features.
Microsoft Technology Licensing and Casio Computer have announced a new patent licensing agreement that includes broad coverage for smartwatch technologies.