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Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft says 500M devices are now running Windows 10, up from 400M in September 2016   —  Microsoft is announcing today that 500 million active machines are now running Windows 10.  The latest statistic comes almost 8 months after the company revealed 400 million devices were running Windows 10.
May 10, 2017, 11:05 AMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
What to expect from this week's Microsoft Build 2017: Cortana speakers and skills, more bots and Edge extensions, Windows 10 update, but no new Surface hardware   —  Microsoft is hosting its annual Build developers conference in Seattle this year.  The first keynote kicks off on Wednesday …
May 10, 2017, 4:25 AMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Docs show Microsoft's plan to turn Windows 10 PCs into Echo rivals with HomeHub feature, which includes an “always on” welcome screen for lists, notes, more   —  Microsoft has been working on a new HomeHub feature for Windows 10 to better compete with devices like Amazon's Echo.
May 9, 2017, 2:37 PMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
WhatsApp service restored after two-hour outage   —  It's been a bit of a rough day if you enjoy using the internet.  Google Docs experienced a widespread phishing attack, sending the internet into panic.  Now WhatsApp has been down for more than an hour, and users of the popular Facebook …
May 3, 2017, 6:05 PMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft will add Windows 10 AR feature called View Mixed Reality that lets users insert 3D imagery from 3D Paint into real-time video   —  Microsoft is planning to bring a View Mixed Reality feature to Windows 10 later this year.  It's designed to let Windows 10 users augment 3D objects …
May 2, 2017, 10:05 PMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
What to expect at Microsoft's education-focused hardware event: Chromebook competitor, Windows 10 Cloud   —  Microsoft is hosting a special hardware and software event in New York City this week on May 2nd.  The software giant has consistently used New York to launch new Surface devices, but this event will be slightly different.
May 1, 2017, 7:50 PMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft tests power throttling background apps in pre-RTM build of Windows 10 to save up to 11% battery life, currently only for Skylake and Kaby Lake systems   —  Microsoft is planning to throttle the amount of power that background apps can use to improve battery life in Windows 10.
Apr 18, 2017, 8:15 PMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft says Windows exploits disclosed by Shadow Brokers have been patched on all currently supported versions of Windows   —  Microsoft says it has already patched the Windows exploits released by the Shadow Brokers group.  The hacking tools, likely originating from the NSA …
Apr 15, 2017, 9:50 AMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
A look at Windows 10 Creators Update's best features: picture-in-picture, dynamic lock, Paint 3D, Night Light, better privacy controls, Inking in Windows photos   —  Microsoft has been testing its latest Windows 10 Creators Update in recent months, and it's now ready to roll out to existing machines.
Apr 11, 2017, 2:00 PMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft ends support for Windows Vista, more than 10 years after it arrived late to market and was met with widespread criticism   —  Vista support ends today  —  Microsoft is bidding farewell to Windows Vista, more than 10 years after it first debuted.  Support for Windows Vista ends today …
Apr 11, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context

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