Microsoft Outlines Password Best Practices for Azure Active Directory Users

Microsoft on Monday offered a checklist of best practices for identity security when using Azure Active Directory or Windows Server Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS).

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The Ordinary Engineering Behind the Horrifying Florida Bridge Collapse

The people of Sweetwater, Florida were supposed to wait until early 2019 for the Florida International University-Sweetwater University City Bridge to open. Instead, they will wait about that long for an official assessment from the National Transportation Safety Board of why it collapsed just five days after its installation, killing at least six people.

via The Engineering Behind the Horrible Florida Bridge Collapse | WIRED

A year after Microsoft announced To-Do, Wunderlist still wins — and that’s too bad

Using Cortana, Wunderlist and the Harman Kardon Invoke speaker together has improved our Executive Editor Daniel Rubino’s life. But the combo also made it clear that Microsoft is taking too long with To-Do.

via Microsoft To-Do [1 Year Later]: Wunderlist Still Wins | Windows Central

How to download APPX from Microsoft Store

Gone are the days when Windows Store users were allowed to download XAP or APPX files manually for offline installations. With the introduction of Microsoft Store, Microsoft discontinued the option. Now, users are only allowed to install applications from the Store itself. This does not mean that you cannot install APPX files on your Windows 10 machine. But the main thing is getting an APPX file. For this, we will be using a tool called Fiddler. But first, let us learn what an APPX file is, What is Fiddler and is this safe? We will be looking at all these questions one by one.

via How to download APPX from Microsoft Store