microsoft teams

  1. Jan

    Revamped Microsoft Teams app rolling out to all users

    Microsoft rolls out new Teams app to all users Microsoft is rolling out its revamped Teams app for Mac and Windows users, the company announced. The tech giant rebuilt the new app, which has been available as a preview for businesses to test since March 2023, from the ground up.
  2. Jan

    Red team tool exploits Microsoft Teams flaw to send malware

    US Navy-developed tool exploits Microsoft Teams flaw to send malware US Navy red team member Alex Reid has published a tool that exploits a vulnerability in Microsoft Teams to sidestep restrictions for incoming files from outside a user's organisation. Dubbed TeamsPhisher, the tool was created...
  3. Jan

    Microsoft could offer Office without Teams

    Microsoft could remove Teams from Office package Microsoft has offered to create a version of its Office and Microsoft 365 productivity suite without the Teams video conferencing and collaboration app, Financial Times reports. The commitment comes after several parties — including Slack owner...
  4. Jan

    Microsoft reportedly making links in Outlook and Teams open in Edge

    Microsoft forcing Outlook and Teams links to open in Edge Microsoft 365 IT administrators have been informed that links in the Outlook and Teams apps will all open in the Edge browser in future, regardless of users' default browser selection. Reddit users first posted about the change late...
  5. Jan

    Video conferencing service roundup - April 2023

    Best virtual meeting apps for South African businesses Large and small businesses in South Africa often require a virtual meeting system for employee communication and collaboration. Platforms like Zoom, BlueJeans, Google Meet, Microsoft Teams, and Slack are among the most popular.
  6. Jan

    Revamped Microsoft Teams starts rolling out

    Microsoft starts rolling out revamped Teams app Microsoft started rolling out a new preview for businesses to try its overhauled Teams app on Monday, 27 March 2023. The tech giant has reworked the video conferencing app from the ground up, with Microsoft's corporate vice president of...
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    Microsoft Loop App - the Notion / Clickup Alternative

    Loops has been available within teams for a while now. But it now has its own app with a lot more co-creation functionality and I am sure with time more featurels and Copilot (AI) implementation to compete with Notion, ClickUp, Monday, Airtables and other similar apps. Of course also...
  8. Jan

    Microsoft Teams "2.0" promises big performance boost

    Microsoft readying launch of major Teams performance upgrades Microsoft is getting ready to launch a revamped version of Teams, which is expected to dramatically improve performance on PCs and laptops. Citing sources familiar with Microsoft's plan, The Verge reports that the company has...
  9. Jan

    US Army misconfigures 13,000-member email list to allow replies, hilarity ensues

    Email routing error causes hilarious chaos in 13,000 US Army inboxes A seemingly minor email routing error caused comedic chaos in US Army inboxes earlier this month, reports. The incident — initially mistaken for a "Reply All" mishap — started in the early morning of 2 February...
  10. Jan

    Microsoft changing Teams free plan and wiping business users' data

    Microsoft wiping free Teams business users' data unless they buy a paid subscription Microsoft will delete data from the free tier of its Teams productivity app for small businesses unless users upgrade to a paid version. The company recently announced a new Teams version that includes a...
  11. Jan

    Microsoft launches Teams Premium with GPT integration

    Microsoft Teams Premium launched — with AI that can take your meeting notes Microsoft has officially launched a subscription for its video conferencing platform that will give customers access to features powered by OpenAI's GPT-3.5 language model — Microsoft Teams Premium. Teams Premium will...
  12. Jan

    Microsoft gives preliminary post-incident review of cloud outage

    Why Microsoft's whole cloud was broken for hours Microsoft says the major hours-long global outage of its cloud services resulted from packet forwarding issues caused by a planned router IP address update. In a recent post-incident review, the tech giant explained that the packet forwarding...
  13. Jan

    Microsoft Teams launches community features

    Microsoft Teams taking on Facebook groups with own community feature Microsoft has launched a new communities feature for its Teams collaboration app on Android and iOS. Communities on Teams function similarly to Facebook groups, allowing users with common interests to share content in one...
  14. Jan

    Microsoft Teams reportedly gets massive speed boost

    Microsoft speeds up chat and channel switching in Teams Microsoft has substantially improved its Teams desktop clients for Mac and Windows, Bleeping Computer reports. The improvements include reduced latency in some critical scenarios when interacting with the application, with Microsoft's...
  15. Jan

    Teams stores authentication tokens in plaintext on-device - Microsoft won't fix until later

    Serious security flaw in Microsoft Teams Cybersecurity firm Vectra has uncovered a severe security vulnerability in the desktop apps of Microsoft Teams on Windows, Mac, and Linux. BleepingComputer reports that Vectra's security researchers found that the apps store user authentication tokens...
  16. Jan

    Zoom to launch "Zmail" and "Zcal" to take on Google and Microsoft

    Make way for Zmail — Zoom taking on Google with own email and calendar apps Online video conferencing company Zoom is preparing to roll out email and calendar apps, The Information reports. The apps have supposedly been in development for the past two years, with the company referring to them...
  17. Jan

    Electron security flaws patched and disclosed

    Serious security flaws discovered in software behind Microsoft Teams and Discord A group of security researchers have uncovered a range of vulnerabilities in the Electron framework used by popular desktop apps like Discord and Microsoft Teams. Motherboard reports the team detailed their...
  18. Jan

    Microsoft confirms Teams and Azure problems in South Africa

    Major Microsoft Teams and Azure outage in South Africa Network connectivity issues are affecting Microsoft services in South Africa, the company has reported. Microsoft says that the issues started as early as 10:00 in South Africa.
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    Microsoft builds enterprise-focused social networking platform into Teams

    Microsoft builds Facebook-like social platform into Teams Microsoft has launched Viva Engage, a Facebook-like application, inside Microsoft Teams. “Built on the foundation of Yammer, Viva Engage brings people together across the organisation to connect with leaders and coworkers, find answers...
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    Microsoft Teams web interface gets new features

    Microsoft Teams on Web gets feature update Microsoft has launched an update to its Teams on Web platform to improve accessibility and communication between employees who speak different languages. Microsoft Teams web users now have the option to set custom backgrounds. They can either blur the...