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First Preview of Chat from Microsoft Teams begins rolling out to Windows Insiders

Hello Windows Insiders, today we’re beginning to roll out new Windows 11 consumer experiences to bring you closer to the people you love, your friends and family, using Microsoft Teams. This includes a sleek new Chat flyout right off the taskbar as
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Extending the Context Menu and Share Dialog in Windows 11

Windows 11 brings refinement to contextual file operations in the right-click context menu and share dialog. These are extensible by apps, including unpackaged Win32 apps. 
The
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Conversation about skills and learning

It can be really hard to tell which skills are important to get hired on and to be successful on a capable and important team at a big tech company. Some of the stereotypes of what’s required are true enough, but there is much more to the story.
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Minions x Minecraft DLC now available in Minecraft Marketplace

Minions x Minecraft DLC has launched in Minecraft Marketplace, bringing to that world a look for every plan, ruse, or misadventure. They are always ready to go the extra mile.
Minions a
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Releasing Windows 10 Build 19043.1147 (21H1) to Release Preview Channel

Hello Windows Insiders, today we’re releasing 21H1 Build 19043.1147 (KB5004296) to the Release Preview Channel for those Insiders who are on 21H1.
NOTE: Windows Insiders in the Beta Channel on 21H1 will not re
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Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19044.1147 (21H2)

Hello Windows Insiders, today we are announcing Windows 10, version 21H2 as the next feature update to Windows 10. As part of today’s announcement, we’re also releasing 21H2 Buil
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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22000.71

Hello Windows Insiders, today we are releasing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22000.71 to everyone in the Dev Channel!
Changes and Improvements
We’re introducing a new entertainment widget! The entertainment w
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Build and Debug C++ with WSL 2 Distributions and Visual Studio 2022

This post is written by Erika Sweet, a Program Manager on Microsoft’s C++ Team.

Visual Studio 2022 introduces a native WSL 2 toolset for C++ development. This toolset is available now in Visual Studio 2022 version 17.0 Preview 2. WSL 2 is the new,
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Build and Debug C++ with WSL 2 Distributions and Visual Studio 2022

Visual Studio 2022 introduces a native WSL 2 toolset for C++ development. This toolset is available now in Visual Studio 2022 version 17.0 Preview 2. WSL 2 is the new, recommended version of the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) architecture that provides better Linux file system performance,
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.NET Framework July 2021 Security and Quality Rollup

Yesterday, we released the July 2021 Security and Quality Rollup Updates for .NET Framework.

Quality and Reliability

This release contains the following quality and reliability improvements.

ClickOnce
Addresses a regression introduced in previous updates. We now honor WinTrust policy setting “Ignore timestamp revocation checks”
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Windows Terminal Preview 1.10 Release

It’s Windows Terminal release day! This release introduces Windows Terminal Preview to version 1.10 and Windows Terminal will be updated to version 1.9 soon. Windows Terminal will include all of the features listed in the 1.9 blog post except for the default terminal setting and the ability to edit actions using the settings UI.
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ASP.NET Core updates in .NET 6 Preview 6

.NET 6 Preview 6 is now available and includes many great new improvements to ASP.NET Core.

Here’s what’s new in this preview release:
Improved Blazor accessibility

Required Blazor component parameters

Efficient byte array transfers for JavaScript interop

Optional parameters for view component tag helpers

Angular template updated to Angular 12

OpenAPI support for minimal APIs

Inject services into minimal APIs without [FromServices] attribute

Configure the accept socket for Kestrel

IHttpActivityFeature

Long running activity tag for SignalR connections

WebSocket compression

SignalR WebSockets TestServer support

New OnCheckSlidingExpiration event for controlling cookie renewal

ClientCertificateMode.DelayCertificate
Get started

To get started with ASP.NET Core in .NET 6 Preview 6,
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Announcing Entity Framework Core 6.0 Preview 6: Configure Conventions

Today, the Entity Framework Core team announces the sixth preview release of EF Core 6.0. The team continues work on the features you helped prioritize. In addition to adding new capabilities, we are closing the gap between EF Core and EF6.
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Announcing .NET 6 Preview 6

We are happy to release .NET 6 Preview 6. Preview 6 is the second to last preview before we enter the RC period. There will be two RCs. This release itself is relatively small, while Preview 7 will be bigger. After that,
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Announcing .NET MAUI Preview 6

Today with .NET 6 Preview 6 we are shipping our latest progress on .NET Multi-platform App UI (MAUI). This release we are all-in on Visual Studio 2022 Preview 2. This also marks the first time we are shipping .NET MAUI as a workload installation.
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Microsoft unveils Windows 365 — ushering in a new category of computing

Windows 365 will deliver a full, personalized PC experience from the cloud to any device, giving workers and organizations power, simplicity and security for hybrid work. REDMOND, Wash. — July 14, 2021 — Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday announced Windows 365, a cloud service that introduces a new way to experience Windows 10 or Windows 11 […]
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Microsoft announces quarterly earnings release date

REDMOND, Wash. — July 13, 2021 — Microsoft Corp. will publish fiscal year 2021 fourth-quarter financial results after the close of the market on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, on the Microsoft Investor Relations website at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/Investor/. A live webcast of the earnings conference call will be made available at 2:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Microsoft (Nasdaq […]
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.NET July 2021 Updates – 5.0.8 and 3.1.17

Today, we are releasing the .NET July 2021 Updates. These updates contains reliability and other improvements. See the individual release notes for details on updated packages.

You can download 5.0.8 , 3.1.17 versions for Windows, macOS, and Linux, for x86, x64,
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Microsoft and NEC expand strategic partnership to boost business resiliency and growth

TOKYO and REDMOND, Wash., July 13, 2021 — Microsoft Corp. (Microsoft) and NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) on Tuesday announced an expansion of their decades-long collaboration. Through a new multi-year strategic partnership, the companies will leverage Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365, NEC’s network and IT expertise, including 5G technologies, and each other’s AI and IoT solutions […]
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Candified LeBron James comes to Candy Crush Saga in ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ in-game event

As movie goers around the world await the release of “Space Jam: A New Legacy,” Candy Crush Saga is rolling out an in-game adventure in partnership with King and Warner Bros.
From July 6-19, Candy Crush Saga players can interact with the stars,
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Microsoft announces redemption notice

REDMOND, Wash. — July 8, 2021 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) (the “Company”) today announced it will redeem all of the Company’s outstanding 2.125% Notes due Dec. 6, 2021 (ISIN XS1001749107), issued in the principal amount of €1,750,000,000 (the “Notes”). The Notes will be redeemed on Sept. 6, 2021, pursuant to their terms and conditions for an […]
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Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22000.65

Hello Windows Insiders,
We are so excited to have so many of you running the first preview of Windows 11 and we’re busy looking at all your feedback that’s coming in. Today we are releasing an update (Build 22000.65) to everyone in the Dev Chann
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Microsoft announces 2021 Partner of the Year Awards winners and finalists

Partners recognized for innovative solutions and making more possible for customers worldwide REDMOND, Wash. — July 8, 2021 — Microsoft Corp. on Thursday announced the winners and finalists of the 2021 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards. The annual awards recognize Microsoft partners demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. […]
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