UPDATE: Microsoft Office 365 and Azure services now seem to be fully restored. Microsoft has contacted Computing with the following, rather glib, comment attributed to "a Microsoft spokesperson"...
It will help users to write more efficiently by predicting text quickly and accurately, the company claims
BT is also in the Italian courts defending fraud accustions
Improvements include faster launches, lower power consumption and a 7x7 grid view of call participants
But the next versions of SharePoint Server, Exchange Server, Project Server and Skype for Business Server are subscription-only